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Poems by, and in the hand of, Robert Southey, Written by R. Southey in about 1800-1829

MS. Eng. poet. e. 10
Held at the Weston Library

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Poems by, and in the hand of, Robert Southey:

  1. 'Σονθεοϛ Ιιας', two copies
  2. 'The Haunted House'
  3. 'Lines on reading ... [the verses] of Della Crusca' on the Sorrows of Werter
  4. 'Thoughts on walking in a garden'
  5. 'Elegy on the death of George Lord Rodney'
  6. 'Elegy on the death of Sir Joshua Reynolds'
  7. 'To Lavinia'
  8. 'To Hospitality'
  9. 'To Content'
  10. 'To Peace'
  11. 'The Nightingale'
  12. 'The tear of Sensibility to Lavinia'
  13. 'My own Birthday Ode Aug. 12, 1793. Æt. 19'
  14. 'Zimri', 1788
  15. 'Edwin and Ethelinda'
  16. 'The Death of St. Paul', 1791
  17. 'Written under some miserable lines at the end of Werter'
  18. 'Translation from Gray on the Grande Chartreuse'
  19. 'Isaiah cædes Assyriorum prædicit'
  20. 'The Race of Odin'
  21. 'Freedom'
  22. 'Redclift Church', Bristol
  23. 'Wat Tyler', a drama, 1794
  24. A play introducing Senonia, Caractacus, etc.
  25. 'Memory', 1793
  26. 'Mohammed. Book 2.' a prose fragment
  27. The volume is lettered 'Juvenilia.'


  • Creation: Written by R. Southey in about 1800-1829


148 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. poet. e. 10

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31793

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/4 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom