Page images
PDF
EPUB

SONNETS

AND OTHER SHORT POEMS.

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

23452.47

1874, April 28.

Bequest of

Jon Lha, Sumner

Kon.

(#.U. 1830.)

R. CLAY, PRINTER, BREAD-STREET-HILL.

PREFACE.

THIS little volume of Poems cannot lay claim to the merit of having been written with any uniformity of design. They They are, with a few exceptions, a casual register of religious impressions and feelings-of a frame of mind, sometimes my own, sometimes that of others with whom I have sympathized. As a whole, they are tinged, perhaps, with a sadder colouring of thought than accords with the condition of Christians in general; but if, on this very account, they find readier access to the heart of the conscience-stricken sinner or the drooping mourner, they will accomplish the main purpose for which they are published.

TUNBRIDGE WELLS,

Oct. 8, 1834.

« PreviousContinue »