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The Sceptic, Edited by Nanora Sweet and Barbara Taylor

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Lord Byron

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Felicia Dorothea Hemans

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Sweet, Nanora Louise Ziebold. "The Bowl of Liberty: Felicia Hemans and the Romantic Mediterranean." Diss. U of Michigan, 1993.

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--- and Julie Melnyk, eds. Felicia Hemans: Reimagining Poetry in the Nineteenth Century. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001.

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