Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters. Joanna Baillie.
Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters
Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters
Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters
Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters
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Metrical Legends of Exalted Characters.

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821.

Second edition. xxxvi, 373pp. 8vo. Boards, uncut, prinbted worn paper label on the spine, with oval paper label of the Settle Literary Society on upper cover. Very Good. Item #315004

With a 6 lines of a poem tipped onto the front pastedown from Felicia Hemans in the fifth stanza of her poem "To Wordsworth."
Reading in part:
True Bard and holy-thou not even
Was, by some secret gift of soul or eye,
In every spot beneath the smiling sun
Sees where the springs of living waters lie..."

Extract from Mrs. Hemans lines to Wordsworth, copied by Joanna Baillie Hampstead June 9, 1828"

Poems of William Wallace ( a purported relative) , Christopher Columbus, and Lady Grizel Baillie, inspired by her friend Sir walter Scott's heroic ballads.

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