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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith


Table of Contents by Author

“A.”
On the Peace
Catch

“A. B.”
To My Country
Parody on a Well-Known English Song
Adieux from the Wife of a French Officer of Dragoons, on his quitting Rotterdam to join the Army of Italy

“A. C.”
Ode to Moderation
Sonnet to Peace

Adney, Thomas
Elegiac Sonnet Written on the Murder of the Late unfortunate Monarch of France
Sonnet

“A Foremast-Man”
Ode to the Fleas of Walcheren

“A Jacobin”
Ode to Anarchy

“All My Eye”
The Soliloquy of a Sailor

“An Amatuer”
The Bo-Peep Squadron

“An Ignorant Cockney”
A Dramatic Fragment

[Anonymous Authors]
Anon

“An Orphan”
On a Late Noble Action

Ashby, Samuel
The True Story
Ode On the Surrender of Paris to the Allies, March 30, 1814

Ashton, John
Bonaparte’s Bridge

Austin, W.
Invasion Anticipated. An Ode

Austin, William
Britain’s Genius Triumphant

“A Young Lady”
The Spanish Mother

“A. Z.”
An Old Soldier’s Answer

“B”
The Don’s Dilemma

Badworth, Capt. Jos.
Half-Pay
Soldier Bob Rusty’s Night Cap

"Mr. Balfour"
Parody

Bisset, James
Supposition.—A New Song
Impromptu, On the Price of Dollars, bearing the Impression of the King’s Head, being raised from 4s. 9d. to 5s.

Black, John
Ode, To the Sons of Britain and America

Bloomfield, Robert
To the British Channel

“B. N.”
Mary of Carron

Bowles, William Lisle
The Winds

Braine, Richard
Serious Advice to Bonaparte

“Britannicus”
To the Inhabitants of the British Empire

Brown, John
Europa Reviviscens

“B. S.”
The Mottos Translated

Buller, S.
Epicedium On the Death of Lord Nelson

“C.”
To the Tyrants Infesting France

"Mr. Campbell"
The Soldier’s Dream

Campbell, Thomas
Alteration of the Old Ballad “Ye Gentlemen of England”
On the Battle of Hohenlinden

“Captain Morris”
A New Song

“Carolus”
Lines, Composed in the Stone-gallery, above the Dome of St. Paul’s

Case, William Jr.
Ode on the late glorious Victory of the 1st of August 1798

“C. E.”
Written the Night of the Illuminations For the Battle of Vittoria

Cobbold, John Spencer
Reason Uttering a Soliloquy Over A Field of Battle

Cornwall, P.
Napoleon

Courtier, Peter L.
Ode to Peace

“C. P.”
Imitation of Campbell’s “Hohenlinden”

"Dr. Crane"
On the Death of Captain Westcott

Crowe, William
[In evil hour, and with unhallow'd voice]

“C. S. B.”
The Devil at Malmaison

Cunningham, William
On the Peace
A Sonnet

“Cypher”
The Political Christian

Davenport, Richard A.
Sonnet To France
Sonnet To Napoleon, Returned to Paris, Dec. 1812

Day, Thomas
The Disgusted Patriot

Daye, Eliza?
Evening
Thoughts on the Late Proceedings in France

Deacon, W. W.
Reflections on the Present War

Dibdin, Charles
The Briton’s Alphabet
Ca N’ira pas
Song

Dinsmoore, Robert or Samuel Denne
Ode, On Hearing that Bonaparte had Suppressed the English Newspapers in France

Duncombe, John
Ode to Peace

“D. W. D.”
The Depredations of the Rats

Dyer, George
On the Return of a Festival
Freedom and Peace

“E. C.”
Peace Preferable to War

“E. G.”
The New Mariners, For 1808

“E. C. G.”
Written After Seeing Opie’s Picture of the Tired Soldier in the Late Exhibition

Elsdale, Samuel
The Sea-Fight

“E. P.”
The Soldier’s Prayer In the Field of Battle

“E. R.”
The Apes: A Fable from the Italian

“F. A.”
The Emigree

Fawcett, Joseph
War Elegy

Fitzgerald, William Thomas
Britons, to Arms!!!
The Battle of Waterloo

“Frater”
War Song

“F. S. N. D”
[The Duke to the Emperor offer'd his fist]

“G.”
The Dying Soldier

“Gambols”
The Congress at Christmas

Garrick, David
France and England

“G. C.”
Song
To Buonaparte
On Murat’s Summons to Sir J. Stuart to surrender Sicily, in order to spare the Effusion of Blood

George, William
Military Economy

“G. F. S.”
A New Song

“G. H. T.”
The Exile, A Sonnet

“G. K. W.”
Translation of the Hymn for the Feast celebrated at Paris on account of the Re-capture of Toulon

“H. D. B.”
Song

“Mr. Hook”
Kate of Dover

Howelles, Charles
Spain

“H. R.”
War the Source of Riches

Hucks, J.?
Sonnet

Hunt, Leigh (James Henry)
The Field of Battle
The Olive of Peace
Walcheren Expedition
Bellman's Verses for 1814

“H. W. T.”
Jupiter and the Frogs

“I. H.”
The Inscrutable Ways of Providence

“I. H. G.”
Lines Written on a Swallow, that took Refuge in the Ward Room of His Majesty’s Sea Captain, Off Brest, November 10, 1805

Irving, J.
Deeds of Glory

“Jack Bull”
On Mister Surgeon Thelwall

“J. B.”
A Fast-Day Hymn
The Want

“J. D.”
Acrostic on Bonaparte

“J. D. Rusticus”
To a dead Jack-Ass

“J. H.”
The Frogs and Crane

“J. K. C.”
Thoughts Suggested by the Approach of a Regiment of Soldiers

“J. L.”
Ships, Colonies, and Commerce

“J. M. E.”
Impromptu, On Reading Buonaparte’s Abdication of the Throne

“J. N.”
Song, For the Tweedale Volunteers

“John Bull”
Glee In the New Tragedy of “Much Ado About Nothing”

“Junius”
The Soldier’s Adieu

“L. A.”
Epigram

“Leo”
Song
The Soldier at Night

Llywd, Richard
Richard Llwyd, the Bard of Snowden

Mant, Richard
War Song

“Marie”
Address to a Warrior

“Matho”
An Elegy on War

Mavor, William Fordyce
Sonnet to Rational Liberty

Mayne, John
English, Scots, and Irishmen
The Muffled Drum
Rosabell
Mary Marton
The Curieux
Nelson—A Dirge

Meara, D. A. O.
Wellington’s Welcome

Merry, Robert
The Wounded Soldier

“M. F.”
Lines Written on Reading in the Edinburgh Review Some Remarks on the Continuation of the Slave Trade by Spain and Portugal
Parody on Bonaparte’s Letter to the Bishops of France After the Battle of Moskwa

Mitford, Mary Russell
The Pen and the Sword
Napoleon’s Dream

“Mrs. Moody”
Anna’s Complaint; Or the Miseries of War

“Musaeus”
Dialogue Betwixt Peace and War

“N.”
Paris Fashions

“Nauticus”
A War Poem
Billy Moor
The Battle of Trafalgar

Norgate, Thomas Starling
Lines Written on the Capture of Gen. Kosciusko

“O.”
On the Present State of Spain

O’Connor, Arthur
[The pomp of courts, and pride of kings]

Ogilvie, John?
The Sailor’s Farewel

“O, L, E, O, N.”
Picture of France

Opie, Amelia (Alderson)
Ode, Written on the Opening of the Last Campaign
Ode. On The Present Times, 27th January 1795
The Orphan Boy’s Tale
Lines Written at Norwich On The First News of Peace

“P.”
The Flight of Bonaparte from the Battle of Krasnoi: or The Three “Offs”

“Pacifcus”
Effects of War

Penwarne, John
Imitation of the Ancient Ballad

“Philanthropos”
Effects of War

“Poor Paddy”
The Military Hobby; or, John Bull Humbugg’d

Porteous, Beilby
The Bishop of London’s Opinion on War

“Quiz”
Impromptu, On Being Told that the Present War is for the Preservation of Property

“Ralpho”
Little Epigrams on the Great Emperor

“R. B.”
A Small Tribute to the Character of British Seamen

“R. C.”
To the Memory of Sir Ralph Abercrombie

Redding, Cyrus
Moscow

“Rhadamanthus”
Bonaparte’s Coronation

“R. H. B.”
The Bull-Dogs

Rickman, Thomas
Extempore on the Invasion of Walcheren

“R. M.”
Song, by Della Crusca, On Lord Howe, And the Action of the First of June

Robinson, Mary
A Fragment, Supposed to be Written near the Temple On the Night Before the Murder of Louis the Sixteenth
January, 1795
The Camp

“R. P. C.”
Bonaparte’s Soliloquy

“R. T.”
Song. The Worn Soldier

Rushton, Edward
Ode, to France

Rutt, John Towell
Anticipation

“S.”
Verses, Addressed to a Female Republican

“Sandy”
The Widow

"Scoto-Britannus”
Thomas and Kitty

Scott, Andrew
The Sailor’s Ghost

Scott, John
The Drum

Scott, Walter
Bonaparte
For A’ That and A’ That

Seward, Anna
Lines Written by Anna Seward, After Reading Southey’s “Joan of Arc”

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
On the Death of Lieutenant-Colonel Buller

“Shillelagh”
The Fruits of the War

Shilletoe, John
Portrait of a Jacobin

Smith Charlotte
On the Present unhappy Situation of the Queen of France, and her Son
The Female Exile

“S. M. W****G.”
A Tear for Albion.—1808

“Sorrowful Solomon”
[Epigram]

Southey, Robert
The Soldier’s Funeral
The Battle of Blenheim

Stedman, John Gabriel
Lines by John Gabriel Stedman

Stedman, John Gabriel and “Lord Fortescue”
The annex’d elegy is on a gravestone in the churchyard at Hythe
An Elegy on my Sailor

Stott, Thomas
The Oracle Consulted
Buonaparte’s Will
A New Song, On the Renewed Threat of Invasion
Recipe To make a French Legion of Honour
The Triple Loss
Ode to Columbia
The New French Grammar Analysed
Bonaparte and Commerce

Swift, Edmund L.
The Orphan Sailor-Boy

“S. W. X. Z.”
The British Soldier

“T”
From an Unpublished Poem. Ascribed to Ossian

“T. B.”
The Plains of Vittoria; Or, The Death of the Brave

“T. J. J.”
The Soldier’s Embarkation

“T. M.”
The Widow

“T. O.”
On A Late Victory at Sea

Trotter, Thomas
On a Learned Acquaintance Turning Soldier

Tucker, William
The Battle of Talavera

Turner, John
The Inhabitants of the British Empire Congratulated on the Return of Peace, 1815

“T. W.”
[The subjoined Verses were intended as an Anthem]

“Valdarno”
Reflections on a Field of Battle

“Vox Populi”
To the People of Spain

“W”
War Songs. No. 1
War Songs. No. 2

“W. A.”
Stanzas
National Discord
Lines written after reading an account of the Late Battle

“W. C**E.”
The Dying Patriot

Whitefoord, Caleb
On Mr. West’s Picture of the Death of Lord Nelson

Whitehouse, John
Ode to War

Williams, Helen Maria
Ode to Peace

“W. N. H.”
Poor Mary!

Wolcot, John
Hymn to the Guillotine
Poor Tom
The Triumph of Britons

“W. R.”
For Christmas Day, 1803

“W. R. N.”
Peace More Desirable Than War

“X. Y.”
On the Consecration of the Colours of The Military Association of ———

Yearsley, Ann
Anarchy: A Sonnet

“Y. N. S.”
[What's to be done to save the State?]

Young, William
The Armed Yeoman

“Y. Y.”
Parody of the Song Called “The Dream”

 




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