[Commonplace book], 1835-1836.

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Charlton, Elizabeth. [Commonplace book], 1835-1836.

[Commonplace book], 1835-1836.

Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of about 175 poems and short prose excerpts on love, death of loved ones, nature, and the sea, as well as numerous hymns and other religious verses. The volumes include multiple poems by Felicia Hemans; Maria Jane Jewsbury Fletcher; Southey, Moore, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Bernard Barton. Prose excerpts include several by Washington Irving, as well as William and Mary Howitt's Book of the Seasons and James Montgomery's Lectures on Poetry and General Literature.

2 v. (103, 214 p.) ; 20 x 17 cm.

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