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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 Date

1793
January 1793 An Ode on the Restoration of Freedom to France
February 1793 Louis XVI. to His Subjects
March 1793 Church and King
March 1793 Sonnet to Rational Liberty
March 1793 Elegiac Sonnet Written on the Murder of the Late unfortunate Monarch of France
April 1793 A Fragment, Supposed to be Written near the Temple On the Night Before the Murder of Louis the Sixteenth
July 1793 The Humble Petition of the British Jacobins to their Brethren of France
July 1793 A Word to the Wise
3 August 1793 The Drum
September 1793 On the Present unhappy Situation of the Queen of France, and her Son
7 September 1793 The Disgusted Patriot
11 September 1793 The Miners' Song
14 September 1793 The Bishop of London's Opinion on War
21 September 1793 The Favorite Song
October 1793 Peace Preferable to War
October 1793 Stanzas, supposed to be written whilst the late Queen of France was sleeping, by her attendant in the Temple
5 October 1793 Epitaph on General Custine
October 1793

Peace More Desirable Than War

12 October 1793 To the Continental Despots
November 1793 Evening
15 November 1793 A Favourite Song
16 November 1793 Effects of War
2 December 1793 France and England
14 December 1793 The Genius of France
1793 Thoughts on the Late Proceedings in France
31 December 1793 Lines by John Gabriel Stedman
   
1794
18 January 1794 Translation of the Hymn for the Feast celebrated at Paris on account of the Re-capture of Toulon
February 1794 To My Country
1 February 1794 A Sure Way to Prevent the Threatened Invasion by the French
15 February 1794 Sonnet
22 February 1794 Effects of War
1 March 1794 To the Tyrants Infesting France
8 March 1794 Impromptu on the Late Fast
15 March 1794 Hymn
May 1794 The Field of Battle
June and July 1794 The Republicans to the Devil
19 July 1794 A Card to Subscribers
July 1794 Song
August 1794 The Farmer and Labourer
1794 The annex'd elegy is on a graveston in the churchyard at Hythe
May and August 1794 Ode to the Memory of the British Officers, Seamen, and Soldiers, who have fallen in the present War
6 September 1794 The Tender's Hold, Or, Sailor's Complaint
13 September 1794 Ode to War
13 September 1794 Epigram
4 October 1794 A New Song
29 November 1794 The Triumph of Freedom
December 1794 Hymn to the Guillotine
December 1794 On A Late Victory at Sea
December 1794 Half-Pay
   
1795
1795 The Soldier
1795 Ode, Written on the Opening of the Last Campaign
21 January 1795 Good Advice
1795 Lines Written on the Capture of Gen. Kosciusko
1795 Ode. On The Present Times, 27th January 1795
29 January 1795 January, 1795
5 February 1795 The Political Christian
1795 The Vision
6 February 1795 Reflections on the Present War
28 February 1795 Sonnet to W. Wilberforce
March and May 1795 Anna's Complaint; Or the Miseries of War
May 1795 The Armed Yeoman
22 June 1795 The Widow
5 August 1795 The Military Hobby; or, John Bull Humbugg'd
1 October 1795 Kate of Dover
24 October 1795 Anticipation
27 October 1795 On Mister Surgeon Thelwall
29 October 1795 Song, by Della Crusca, On Lord Howe, And the Action of the First of June
2 November 1795 The Weird Jacobins
3 November 1795 Song
16 November 1795 Portrait of a Jacobin
19 November 1795 On the Five Kings of France
26 November 1795 A Dramatic Fragment
1795 An Elegy on my Sailor
1795 Ode to Moderation
   
1796
4 January 1796 Sonnet to Peace
9 January 1796 Robespierre's English
January 1796 Ode to Peace
22 January 1796 Thomas and Kitty
17 March 1796 Supposition.—A New Song
2 April 1796 [In evil hour, and with unhallow'd voice]
May 1796 Anarchy: A Sonnet
May and October 1796 Pro Patria Mori
August 1796 Cautions to England Against Waste, Corruption, and False Friends
November 1796 The Don’s Dilemma
December 1796 Political Integrity
1796 On the Death of Lieutenant-Colonel Buller
1796 Lines Occasioned by Mr. Sheridan’s Poem on the Death of Col. Buller
1796 An Elegy on War
   
1797
8 January 1797 Ode to Anarchy
January 1797 The Depredations of the Rats
25 April 1797 Mutiny at Portsmouth
May 1797 Reflections on a Field of Battle
June 1797 Reason Uttering a Soliloquy Over A Field of Battle
July 1797 Soldier Bob Rusty’s Night Cap
22 August 1797 A Family Dialogue, on a Son’s Wishing to Go to Sea
August 1797 Lines Written by Anna Seward, After Reading Southey’s “Joan of Arc”
August 1797 Ode to Peace
October 1797 Britain’s Triumph, or the Dutch Well Dressed
October and November 1797 The Female Exile
4 December 1797 La Sainte Guillotine
11 December 1797 The Soldier’s Friend
   
1798
January 1798 Poor Mary!
March 1798 The Runaway Fox
May 1798 The Bo-Peep Squadron
18 September 1798 Suum Cuique
September 1798 The Invasion of 1796
October 1798 and 1804 Song
8 November 1798 The Age of War
November and December 1798; 8 January 1799 Poor Tom
November 1798 Nelson’s Victory
November 1798 On the Death of Captain Westcott
December 1798 Britain’s Pre-Eminence
1798 On the Return of a Festival
1798 The Dying Soldier
1798 A Fast-Day Hymn
   
1799
1799 Buonaparte
1799 The Soldier’s Funeral
January 1799 Verses, Addressed to a Female Republican
January 1799

On the Consecration of the Colours of The Military Association of ———

 

February 1799 [The pomp of courts, and pride of kings]
14 March 1799 Verses on seeing the Military Association going to Church on the Fast-Day in their Uniform
March 1799 The Triumph of Britons
April 1799 Dialogue Betwixt Peace and War
August 1799 The Emigree
August 1799 Written After Seeing Opie’s Picture of the Tired Soldier in the Late Exhibition
1799; April 1801 A War Poem
1799 The Wounded Soldier
   
1800
1800 The Battle of Blenheim
1800; March 1802 The Orphan Boy’s Tale
June 1800 Sonnet
July 15 and August 5 1800 Colin’s Return to Sea
November 1800 The Generous Soldier
27 December 1800 A New Song
1800 The Fruits of the War
   
1801
18 March 1801; 1806; 4 September 1807 Alteration of the Old Ballad “Ye Gentlemen of England”
May 1801 On Lord Nelson’s sending a flag of truce to Copenhagen in the midst of victory
2 June 1801 Stanzas
June 1801 Billy Moor
18 August 1801 On the French Navy Being Cover’d with Glory
August 1801 The Beggar Girl
11 September 1801 The Field of Battle
September 1801 On the Invasion of Egypt by the French
15 October 1801 The Olive of Peace
21 November 1801 Freedom and Peace
November 1801 Lines, Composed in the Stone-gallery, above the Dome of St. Paul’s
November 1801 On the Peace
17 November 1801 Ode to Peace
28 and 30 December 1801 The Widow
1801 Impromptu, On Being Told that the Present War is for the Preservation of Property
1801; 1802 War Elegy
   

1802

1802 The Camp
March 1802 Acrostic on Bonaparte
May 1802 On the Peace
July 1802 (All Hail the Shouting Trumpet)
2 July 1802 The Spirit of the Volunteers
24 August 1802 Ode, to France
24 August 1802 Paris Fashions
June and August 1802 The Pilot that Moor’d Us in Peace
September 1802 Ode, On Hearing that Bonaparte had Suppressed the English Newspapers in France
1802 A Sonnet
1802 Lines Written at Norwich On The First News of Peace
1802 The Sailor’s Farewel
   
1803
July 1803 War Song
July 1803 and 1804 Britons, to Arms!!!
July 1803 and July 1806 On the Battle of Hohenlinden
August 1803; 1804; 1 July 1805 The Oracle Consulted
August 1803 [What's to be done to save the State?]
July and August 1803 The Voice of the British Isles
August 1803 Serious Advice to Bonaparte
October 1803; 1804 Buonaparte’s Will
October 1803 Mary of Carron
November 1803 Stop to a Stride
November 1803 [The subjoined Verses were intended as an Anthem]
November 1803; 1804 Harlequin’s Invasion
27 December 1803 For Christmas Day, 1803
1803 The Orphan Sailor-Boy
1803 The Soldier’s Prayer In the Field of Battle
September 1803 English, Scots, and Irishmen
1803 To a dead Jack-Ass
1803 A British War Song
1803; 1804; 27 November The Ploughman’s Ditty
   
1804
11 January 1804 Parody on a Well-Known English Song
31 January 1804 Adieux from the Wife of a French Officer of Dragoons, on his quitting Rotterdam to join the Army of Italy
14 February 1804 The Briton’s Alphabet
February 1804 To Buonaparte
28 February 1804 Ode on the Anniversary of the Birthday of Burns
March 1804 Song, For the Tweedale Volunteers
April 1804 The Soldier’s Return
July 1804 Impromptu, On the Price of Dollars, bearing the Impression of the King’s Head, being raised from 4s. 9d. to 5s.
July 1804 A New Song, On the Renewed Threat of Invasion
25 September and October 1804 Recipe To make a French Legion of Honour
12 October 1804 A New Song to an Old Tune
October 1804 Parody of the Song Called “The Dream”
14 December 1804 Bonaparte’s Coronation
1804 Ca N’ira pas
1804 To the Memory of Sir Ralph Abercrombie
1804 Bonaparte's Soliloquy
1804 The British Heroes
1804 Parody
1804 Richard Llwyd, the Bard of Snowden
1804 Erin Go Bra
1804 The Frogs and Crane
1804; 1805 A New Song of Old Sayings
1804 The Soldier’s Dream
   
1805
February 1805 Picture of France
February 1805 Song
March 1805 The Inscrutable Ways of Providence
July and 17 August 1805 The Muffled Drum
August 1805 The Mottos Translated
19 September 1805 From an Unpublished Poem. Ascribed to Ossian
1 October 1805 Lord Castlereagh’s Patriotism
8 November 1805 Dirge on the Death of Lord Nelson
15 November 1805 The Want
22 November 1805 Horatio’s Death
19 November 1805 Nelson and Buonaparte
November 1805 The Battle of Trafalgar
November 1805 Epicedium On the Death of Lord Nelson
December 1805 Tom’s Triumph
   
1806
30 January 1806 Lines Written on a Swallow, that took Refuge in the Ward Room of His Majesty’s Sea Captain, Off Brest, November 10, 1805
February 1806 The Triple Loss
8 April 1806 The Bed of Roses
May 1806 The Bull-Dogs
June 1806 Invasion Anticipated. An Ode
August 1806 Ode to War
August 1806 Song
28 October 1806 Rosabell
8 November 1806 Song
1806 War Song
   
1807
February 1807 Britain’s Genius Triumphant
February 1807 Mary Marton
March 1807 The Soldier at Night
July 1807 To the Inhabitants of the British Empire
11 August 1807 The Royal Feast
August 1807 Tilsit Fair
August 1807 The Soldier’s Embarkation
October 1807 The Exile, A Sonnet
26 November 1807 [Ode On the Big-Endiuns]
November 1807; 5 January 1808 Imitation of the Ancient Ballad
11 December 1807 The New Mariners, For 1808
December 1807; 9 September 1808; 1811 To the British Channel
   
1808
15 February 1808 Song on the New Affair of Copenhagen (not Lord Nelson’s)
22 March 1808 Ode to Columbia
March 1808 Song. The Worn Soldier
26 March 1808 A Danish Tale (A La Southey)
March and April 1808 The Curieux
May 1808; 25 April 1809 The New French Grammar Analysed
14 July 1808 The Choice
14 July 1808 [Epigram]
July 1808 Jupiter and the Frogs
July 1808 Sonnet to Peace
July 1808 Spain
15 August 1808 King Joe and Jo-king
6 September 1808 A Consolatory Epigrammatic Dialogue
20 September 1808 To Sir A. W.
20 September 1808 The Substance of a Long Convention
September 1808 Military Economy
19 October 1808 An Imitation
7 November 1808 Catch
   
1809
3 January 1809 A Political Parody
27 January 1809 Glee In the New Tragedy of “Much Ado About Nothing”
March 1809 War Songs. No. 1
March 1809 War Songs. No. 2
27 April 1809 First Siege of Saragossa
May 1809 The Spanish Mother
June 1809 The Winds
1809 On the Burning of the French Bridges Over the Danube, by the Austrians
July 1809 The Sea-Fight
September 1809 The Battle of Talavera
25 October 1809 Additional Verse to “God Save the King”
October 1809 Extempore on the Invasion of Walcheren
December 1809 The Sailor’s Ghost
1809 An Old Soldier’s Answer
1809 The Devil at Malmaison
   
1810
7 and 8 January 1810 Walcheren Expedition
23 January 1810 Europa Reviviscens
19 February 1810 The Disastrous Administration
24 March 1810 The Pen and the Sword
March 1810 On a Late Noble Action
May 1810 On Mr. West’s Picture of the Death of Lord Nelson
25 August 1810 Ode to the Fleas of Walcheren
October 1810 On Murat’s Summons to Sir J. Stuart to surrender Sicily, in order to spare the Effusion of Blood
20 November 1810 Bonaparte and Commerce
December 1810 The True Story
1810 A Tear for Albion.—1808
1810 A Small Tribute to the Character of British Seamen
   
1811
March 1811 Ships, Colonies, and Commerce
August 1811 Bonaparte
26 October 1811 Poor Joe
7 November 1811 Sequel to Poor Joe
1811 Address to a Warrior
1811 Sonnet To France
1811 The Dying Patriot
   
1812
28 August 1812 The Absent Soldier’s Lament
14 September 1812 Lines Written on Reading in the Edinburgh Review Some Remarks on the Continuation of the Slave Trade by Spain and Portugal
September 1 and 17; November 1812 Nelson—A Dirge
1 November 1812 Ode, To the Sons of Britain and America
27 November 1812 Parody on Bonaparte’s Letter to the Bishops of France After the Battle of Moskwa
November 1812 Epigram
15 December 1812 Little Epigrams on the Great Emperor
22 December 1812 The Flight of Bonaparte from the Battle of Krasnoi: or The Three “Offs”
1812 Thoughts Suggested by the Approach of a Regiment of Soldiers
1812 Stanzas
   
1813
1 and 2 January 1813 The Apes: A Fable from the Italian
February 1813 The Soldier’s Adieu
February 1813 National Discord
April 1813 The British Soldier
1 May 1813 War the Source of Riches
9 and 13 June 1813 [The Duke to the Emperor offer'd his fist]
6 and 7 July 1813 The Plains of Vittoria; Or, The Death of the Brave
July 1813 The Cockle Shell and the Sea
7 August 1813 Hudibras Improved!
14 August 1813 Written the Night of the Illuminations For the Battle of Vittoria
28 August 1813 The Crimp Serjeant
19 November 1813 Epigram on the Frequent Defeats of the French Army
1813 Bonaparte’s Bridge
   
1814
1814 Napoleon’s Dream
1 January 1814 Mutat Fortuna Nomina Rerum
23 January 1814 Bellman's Verses for 1814
30 January 1814 A Modern Ballad
1 February 1814 Buonaparte’s Title to the Emperor of the French Vindicated
April 1814 Impromptu, On Reading Buonaparte’s Abdication of the Throne
10 May 1814 Epigram
13 June 1814 The Good Old Times
2 July 1814 Squib
26 July 1814 The Soliloquy of a Sailor
July 1814 For A’ That and A’ That
30 August; 13 September 1814 Wellington’s Welcome
August 1814 On the Present State of Spain
24 December 1814 The Congress at Christmas
1814 Sonnet To Napoleon, Returned to Paris, Dec. 1812
1814 Deeds of Glory
   
1815
20 January 1815 Imitation of Campbell’s “Hohenlinden”
29 January 1815 Petition for a New War!
30 January 1815 Moscow
March 1815 [A Droll Ballad]
5 April 1815 A New Song
31 August; October 1815 Epistle from Tom Cribb to Big Ben, Concerning some Foul Play in a Late Transaction
August 1815 The Battle of Waterloo
August 1815 Ode On the Surrender of Paris to the Allies, March 30, 1814
1 October 1815 To the People of Spain
21 October 1815 Napoleon
1 November 1815 Lines written after reading an account of the Late Battle
December 1815 The Inhabitants of the British Empire Congratulated on the Return of Peace, 1815

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