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VERSES written in an Alcove
An Address to the DEITY
Delia, An Elegy
To Mrs. P--------
THE GROANS OF THE TANKARD
HYMN to CONTENT
ON THE DEATH OF Mrs. JENNINGS
A Summer Evening's Meditation
To Miss R----
The MOUSE's PETITION
VERSES on Mrs. ROWE
ODE to SPRING
On a Lady's Writing
Ovid to his Wife
To a LADY, With some painted FLOWERS
The ORIGIN of SONG-WRITING
ON THE BACKWARDNESS OF THE SPRING 1771
Brooks, from A Delightful Recreation for the Industrious
The Monthly Magazine, 1799.
Title Page of The Female Reader
Tomkins, from The Beauties of Writing
Walker, "A Most Beautiful Engraving"
Writing Manuals of the Eighteenth Century
from Bickham's The Universal Penman (2)
from Bickham's The Universal Penman
from Diderot's "L'art d'écrire" (pl. II)
from Diderot's "L'art d'écrire" (pl. III)
from Diderot's "L'art d'écrire" (pl. IV)
from Diderot's "L'art d'écrire" (pl. IX)
from Marchand's Nouveaux principes d'ecriture italienne
Facsimile of "On A Lady's Writing"
Barbauld, "Fashion: A Vision"
Barbauld, "The Rights of Woman"
Gregory, A Father's Legacy
from Hugh Blair, Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres
from Mary Wollstonecraft, Preface to The Female Reader
Conduct Books: A Brief Reading List
Duncombe, "Observations on Female Literature"
Poem Web: On a Lady's Writing
by Anna Lætitia Aikin
C O N T E N T S
The Invitation, To Miss B----
The Groans of the Tankard.
On the Backwardness of the Spring 1771.
VERSES written in an Alcove.
The Mouse's Petition
To Mrs. P--------., With Drawings of Birds and Insects.
On a Lady's writing
Hymn to Content
The Origin of Song-Writing.
Delia, An Elegy.
Ovid to his Wife.
To a Lady, with painted Flowers
Ode to Spring.
Verses on Mrs. Rowe.
To Miss R----, On her Attendance on her Mother at Buxton.
On the Death of Mrs. Jennings.
An Address to the Deity.
A Summer Evening's Meditation.
1773 edition of
courtesy Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta.
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