[Commonplace book], [ca. 1816]. (Archival material, 1816) [WorldCat.org]
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[Commonplace book], [ca. 1816].

Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : English
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Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of over 200 serious, sentimental, or occasional poems by various authors, including personal acquaintances. In addition to poems by Samuel Coleridge, Mary Wortley Montagu, Letitia Barbauld, Felicia Hemans, Jonathan Swift, and others, the volume also includes several by Charlotte Smith, including To fortitude; Sonnet; and To the South Downe; as well as several by Miss M.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: commonplace books
Named Person: Barbauld, Mrs.; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Hemans, Mrs.; Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady; Jonathan Swift; Barbauld, Mrs.; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Hemans, Mrs.; Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady; Jonathan Swift
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
OCLC Number: 702177021
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Binding: half calf over marbled boards.
Description: 1 v. (165 p.) ; 18 x 12 cm.

Abstract:

Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of over 200 serious, sentimental, or occasional poems by various authors, including personal acquaintances. In addition to poems by Samuel Coleridge, Mary Wortley Montagu, Letitia Barbauld, Felicia Hemans, Jonathan Swift, and others, the volume also includes several by Charlotte Smith, including To fortitude; Sonnet; and To the South Downe; as well as several by Miss M. Warton, "only ten years old;" and by Miss Caroline Symmons, age eleven. The collection also contains several epitaphs of infants and an Elegy by Miss Seward; lighter poems include To a harpsichord; On a balloon purse; and Epitaph on a favorite house-dog. Many poems are addressed to individual women.

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