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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 397

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Editor

Mrs. Riddell

Title

The Metrical Miscellany; Consisting Chiefly of Poems Hitherto Unpublished

Imprint

London, T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803


Call number

WPRP 397

Physical Description

xi, 257 p. 23 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 73.

Notes

First edition, London, 1802. Includes a large number of original selections by the editor, Mrs. Riddell.

Epigraph

“Scegliea tra vaghi fiori e verdi erbette
Ogni foglietta lieta,
Tessendo a Febo nove ghirlandette,
Mentre di Pindo, per l’ombrose valle,
Passava il fiume piu leggiadro in vista.”

Contents

IMITATION OF THE IDYLLIUM OF MOSCHUS ON THE DEATH OF BION

HON. HEN. ERSKINE

1

HORACE, ODE 16, LIB. 2, IMITATED

IDEM.

10

HORACE, ODE 2, LIB. 5, IMITATED

IDEM.

13

THE EMIGRANT, AN ECLOGUE

IDEM

17

THE SLAVE’S COMPLAINT

R.

23

“O’ER THE VINE-COVER’D HILLS AND FAIR VALLEYS OF FRANCE, &C.

IDEM

26

“UNFOLD, FATHER TIME, THY LONG RECORDS UNFOLD &C.

IDEM

28

THE DIRGE OF BELGIUM

T.

30

ROUSSEAU’S TOMB AT ERMENONVILLE

 

33

ODE TO THE POPPY

MRS. O’NEIL

37

LUCY’S GIFT

W. SMYTH

40

THE DREAM

DR. DARWIN

43

ODE TO THE RIVER DARWENT

IDEM

45

THE RETROSPECT

47

LINES TO A FRIEND WHO HAD RECOMMENDED THE PRECEPTS OF THE STOIC SCHOOL TO THE AUTHOR’S ADOPTION

MARIA RIDDELL

49

LESBIA’S HARP

MARIA RIDDELL

50

EPISTLE TO HENRY FUSELI, R.A.

ROSCOE

52

ADDRESS SPOKEN AT THE LIVERPOOL THEATRE AFTER THE SUDDEN DEATH OF PALMER THE COMEDIAN

IDEM

56

EPILOGUE TO THE STRANGER

MARIA RIDDELL

60

ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG LADY

HON. H. ERSKINE

63

THE PASSAGE OF THE MOUNTAIN OF ST. GOTHARD

GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE

68

INSCRIPTION WRITTEN ON AN HERMITAGE IN ONE OF THE ISLANDS OF THE WEST INDIES

MARIA RIDDELL

75

ANSWER TO MRS. N—‘S QUESTION, “WHAT IS GRACE?”

78

TO MISS ---, ON HER MARRIAGE

80

BY MR. --- ON THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE

 

83

STANZAS ON A BOWER FACING THE SOUTH

W. SMYTH

84

LINES WRITTEN ON A GARDEN SEAT

IDEM

87

THE REVERIE

MARIA RIDDELL

89

TO-MORROW

A.L. BARBAULD

91

THE FAREWELL

MARIA RIDDELL

92

ODE TO A YOUNG LADY

L.

94

BY A LADY ON OBSERVING SOME WHITE HAIRS ON HER LOVER’S HEAD

 

96

SONG, “FROM THE LIGHT DOWN,” &C.

 

98

VERSES TO LAURA

H.F. SOUME

99

LOVE AND MUSIC

101

ON MARIA SINGING

N.

102

ON A HANDSOME MOTHER AND SON, EACH BEREFT OF ONE EYE

R.B. SHERIDAN

102

THE VOW

103

THE NURSING OF LOVE

W. SPENCER

104

THE BLUSH

IDEM

106

“MARK’D YOU HER CHEEK OFROSEATE HUE” &C.

R.B. SHERIDAN

107

THE KISS

107

TO DELIA

R.B. SHERIDAN

108

“SWEET AERY DREAM” &C.

MARIA RIDDELL

109

ODE TO THE ZEPHYRS

L.

111

OLIVIA SLEEPING

W. SMYTH

113

ODE TO SPRING

V.

115

ODE TO WISDOM

V.

117

THE RELAPSE

E.

118

LIBERTY, AN ELEGY

120

THE MAID WITH BOSOM COLD

W. SMYTH

123

TO A LILY FLOWERING BY MOON-LIGHT

W. ROSCOEJUN

126

TO LAURA

W. SMYTH

128

TO LAURA AT PARTING

IDEM

131

STANZAS ON A WILTED LEAF

132

ELEGIAC BALLAD

MRS. D.S.

134

FAREWELL TO LOVE

M.

136

STANZAS TO ---

M.D.

137

ODE TO FANCY

L.

138

ODE TO FOLLY

141

DIRECTIONS TO THE PORTER

144

ODE TO A FOUNTAIN

146

IL PERDUTO BEN’

MARIA RIDDELL

149

THE VISIONARY

W. SPENCER

151

STANZAS FOR MUSIC

W. SMYTH

152

STANZAS FOR MUSIC

T.J. MATHIAS

154

LINES WRITTEN AT THE CLOSE OF THE DAY

MARIA RIDDELL

155

THE RUIN, FROM THE ITALIAN OF PETROCHI

157

THE MOURNER’S APPEAL

W. SMYTH

159

“WITH EYE, THAT O’ER LIFE’S FLEETING SCENE

W.P.

161

CORIN’S ADIEU

MARIA RIDDELL

163

MAY DAY

MARIA RIDDELL

164

WRITTEN ON THE BLANK LEAF OF A LADY’S BOOK OF MANUSCRIPT POEMS

ROSCOE

166

SONNET TO DR. C.

IDEM

167

STANZAS FROM THE LATIN OF ANGELUS POLITIANUS

IDEM

168

TO A PAINTER. EPIGRAM FROM THE GREEK.

R. CUMBERLAND

169

ON READING “THE SORROWS OF WERTER”

BY A LADY

170

ON A BUTTERFLY BURSTING FROM ITS CHRYSALIS IN A LADY’S HAND

DR. SHAW

171

DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING A TEA VASE DARWIN

DARWIN

173

TO MRS. F ON THE WRITERS BIRTH DAY

HON. C.J. FOX

175

INSCRIBED ON THE TEMPLE OF FRIENDSHIP AT ST. ANN’S HILL

HON. R. FITZPATRICK

176

WRITTEN IN THE ALBUM AT CREWE HALL

LORD PALMERSTON

177

NAUTRE AND THE MUSES, EPIGRAM

MRS. R****

178

PROLOGUE TO “THE GRAVE”

W. SPENCER

179

PROLOGUE TO “THE FASHIONABLE FRIENDS”

IDEM

181

CAPELL’S GHOST, A PARODY

T.

184

ON THE GENIUS OF CHATTERTON, ODE

T.

189

ON THE DEATH OF SIR WILLIAM JONES

W.P.

193

ON THE DEATH OF CAPT. CHARLES BUNBURY

H.F. SOAME

195

ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LADY

197

DANAE

T.S.

199

YARICO TO INKLE

HON. CHARLES F**

202

MAIA’S BIER

E.

206

ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF CAPT. J. WOODLEY

MARIA RIDDELL

209

THE BANKS OF NITH

MARIA RIDDELL

212

THE REMEMBRANCE

MARIA RIDDELL

214

ON A RED-BREAST

MARIA RIDDELL

216

FAREWELL TO NITHSDALE

MARIA RIDDELL

219

THE COMPLAINT

MARIA RIDDELL

221

CARLOS AND ADELINE

MARIA RIDDELL

224

ALWYN AND RENA

HON. CHARLES F**

228

LINES WRITTEN ON THE TOMB OF TWO LOVERS

HON. H. ERSKINE

231

BETH-GELERT

W. SPENCER

234

EGBERT AND INA

HON. CHARLES F**

239

THE MOURNER AND LOVE

T. SMYTH

251