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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

A large collection of poems good, bad, burlesque, English, Latine, Scotch, c1690

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B [20]
Scope and Contents Two poems remain in this collection: one a short Latin panegyric on local worthies, the other an extended English ode to Presbyterian sensibilities.
Dates: c1690

Alexander, William. Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Judgement, Early 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.4.72
Scope and Contents This volume contains William Alexander's poem Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Iudgement. There are four stanza of eight lines each to a page and the text breaks off at the end of the second stanza of the "Fifth Hour".
Dates: Early 16th century

Anderson, Henry. Ad serreniss. , Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/3
Scope and Contents This is the poem Ad sereniss. potentissimumque regem I. 6 ... Iunias 1580 panegyris by Henry Anderson of Perth.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Anderson, Henry. Amaryllis ingrata., Late 16th to early seventeenth century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/1
Scope and Contents Two copies of Henry Andersons poem Amaryllis ingrata. Each done in a different hand.
Dates: Late 16th to early seventeenth century

Anderson, Henry. Musarum querimonia., Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/2
Scope and Contents Two copies of Henry Andersons poem Musarum querimonia. Each done in a different hand.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Autograph poem signed, by Allan Cunningham, c 1825

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0130
Scope and Contents 2018-08-07 Content DescriptionAutograph poem signed, titled 'Mariners Song', three verses of 8 lines each, starting "A wet sheet and a flowing sea / A wind that follows fast / And fills the white and rustling sail / And bends the gallant mast / And bends the gallant mast my boys / While like the eagle free / Away the good ship flies and leaves / Old England on the sea ... ", addressed on the verso to Miss Henney, 1 side 4to., no place, no date (c. 1825)
Dates: c 1825

Baston, William. Villielmi Bastone A[ ] in Bellum de Banockburne. Carmen., Late 16th to eary 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.19
Scope and Contents This volume contains a copy of William Baston's poem on the Battle of Bannnockburn, with some other verses on Bannockburn. Baston was an English friar and poet that Edward II brought north with him to write a poem commemorating his expected triumph over the Scots. Baston was captured and Robert the Bruce decided that his ransom should be a poem celebrating the Scots victory.
Dates: Late 16th to eary 17th century

Book of quotations, c1923

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/1/11
Scope and Contents A notebook predominantly containing quotations from The Life and Letters of Walter H Page by Burton J Kendrick and also various pieces of poetry.
Dates: c1923

Commonplace book of Edith A. Vernon, 1859-1901

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0114
Scope and Contents This interesting piece of Edinburgh educational history is a commonplace book composed in two periods, 1856 and from 1891-1901, from the teacher training college at Dairy House, Edinburgh and probably the Edinburgh Institution For The Education Of Young Ladies at 23, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.1856 entries make up a leavers book with a charming large collection of signed and dated entries of verse quotations, well-wishes and original prose/verse in English, German & French from school...
Dates: 1859-1901

Commonplace Notes, c1925

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Identifier: BAI 1/1/6
Scope and Contents A set of loose-leaf notes containing mostly quotations from poetry and philosophical and theological works.
Dates: c1925