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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 400

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Title

Angelica's Ladies Library; or, Parents and Guardians Present. With Eight Elegant Plates, Designed by A. Kauffman, and H. Bunbury

Imprint

London, J. Hamilton, 1794.


Call number

WPRP 400

Physical Description

vi, 440 p. 8 plates 20 cm

Citation

Not in Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women; multiple copies in Worldcat.

Notes

Engraved title vignette. Eight engraved plates.  Dedication "To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty," signed: John Hamilton.

Epigraph

“Ev’ry moral charm,
                  That leads in sweet captivity the mind
                  To Virtue”                                     Thomson

Contents

DR. GREGORY’S LEGACY TO HIS DAUGHTERS

1

MARMONTEL’S SHEPHERDS OF THE ALPS

47

GUALTHERUS AND GRIFELDA, BY CHAUCER

73

LOVE AND JEALOUSY, BY DRYDEN

105

LADY PENNINGTON’S ADVICE TO HER DAUGHTER

107

AULD ROBIN GRAY

167

MARCHIONESS OF LAMBERT’S ADVICE TO HER DAUGHTER

169

LOVE AND HONOUR, BY WILLIAM SHENSTONE, ESQ.

213

MOORE’S FABLES FOR THE FEMALE SEX

215

FABLE I. THE EAGLE AND THE ASSEMBLY OF BIRDS

217

FABLE II. THE PANTHER, THE HORSE, AND OTHER BEASTS

223

FABLE III. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM

227

FABLE IV. HYMEN AND DEATH

229

FABLE V. THE POET AND HIS PATRON

232

FABLE VI. THE WOLF, THE SHEEP, AND THE LAMB

236

FABLE VII. THE GOOSE AND SWANS

240

FABLE VIII. THE LAWYER AND JUSTICE

244

FABLE IX. THE FARMER, THE SPANIEL, AND CAT

249

FABLE X. THE SPIDER AND THE BEE

253

FABLE XI. THE YOUNG LION AND THE APE

256

FABLE XII. THE COLT AND THE FARMER

260

FABLE XIII. THE OWL AND THE NIGHTINGALE

264

FABLE XIV. THE SPARROW AND THE DOVE

268

FABLE XV. THE FEMALE SEDUCERS

283

FABLE XVI. LOVE AND VANITY

302

LOVE AND HONOUR

317

LOVE AND HOPE, BY LORD LYTTELTON

319

LOVE AND JEALOUSY, BY THE SAME

325

LORD HALIFAX’S ADVICE TO HIS DAUGHTER

329

LADY ANN BOTHWELL’S LAMENTATION

395

MRS. TALBOT’S REFLECTIONS

399

LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ANNET

435