Lord Byron, imageby Lord Byron, George Gordon (headnote available)

Manfred. A Dramatic Poem

by Elizabeth Inchbald

Lovers’ Vows: A Play in Five Acts, From the German of Kotzebue


by Maria Abdy (headnote available)

"My Very Particular Friend"
"An Original Thought"

by Lucy Aikin (headnote available)

"Epistles on Women"

by Jane Austen (headnote available)

"On a Headache"
"Verses to Rhyme with 'Rose'"

by Joanna Baillie (headnote available)

"Address to a Steam-Vessel"
"A Child to His Sick Grandfather"
"Lines to a Teapot"
"The Kitten"
"The Maid of Llanwellyn"
"A Mother to Her Waking Infant"
"Song: Woo’d and Married and A’"
"The Sun Is Down"
"Up! Quit Thy Bower!"
"Woo'd and Married and A'"

by Anna Laetitia Barbauld (headnote available)

"The Baby-House"
"An Inventory of the Furniture in Dr. Priestley's Study"
"A Summer Evening's Meditation"
"Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, A Poem"
"Epistle to William Wilberforce"
"Inscription for an Ice-House"
"The Mouse's Petition"
"On a Lady's Writing"
"The Rights of Woman"
"To the Poor"

by Joel Barlow (headnote available)

from The Columbiad

by Mrs. E-G. Bayfield (headnote available)

"The Danger of Discontent"

by Elizabeth Bentley (headnote available)

"To a Redbreast"

by Matilda Betham (headnote available)

"To a Llangollen Rose"
"To Miss Rouse Boughton"

Blake, Little Black Boy, illustrationby William Blake (headnote available)

"America: A Prophecy"
"The Chimney Sweeper" (from Experience)
"The Chimney Sweeper" (from Innocence)
"The Chimney Sweeper" (Songs of Experience, with plate)
"The Chimney Sweeper" (Songs of Innocence, with plate)
"The Echoing Green"
"The Garden of Love"
"Holy Thursday" (Songs of Experience, without plate)
"Holy Thursday" (Songs of Experience, with plate)
"Holy Thursday" (Songs of Innocence, without plate)
"Holy Thursday" (Songs of Innocence, with plate)
"The Lamb"
"The Little Black Boy"
"The Little Black Boy" Songs of Innocence (with plates)
"The Little Black Boy" (with contrasting plates)
"London" (with plate)
"A Poison Tree" (with plate)
"The Sick Rose"
"The Sick Rose" (with plate)
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience Selections (without plates)
"The Tyger"
"The Tyger" (with plate)
"Visions of the Daughters of Albion"

by Susanna Blamire (headnote available)

"Barley Broth"
"The Chelsea Pensioners"
"The Nabob"
"The Siller Croun"
"Stoklewath; or, The Cumbrian Village"
"What Ails This Heart O' Mine?"

by Blessington, Countess of (headnote available)

"Stock in Trade of Modern Poetesses"

by Mary Ann Browne (headnote available)

"A World without Water"
"The Song of the Elements"
"The Wild Horse"

by William Cullen Bryant (headnote available)

"A Forest Hymn"
"The Prairies"
"To Cole, the Painter, Departing for Europe"
"To a Waterfowl"

by Robert Burns (headnote available)

"Afton Water"
"Auld Lang Syne"
"Comin' Thro' the Rye" [1]
"Comin' Thro' the Rye" [2]
"Poor Mailie's Elegy"
"A Red, Red Rose"
"Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled"
"To a Louse"
"To a Mouse"

by Lord Byron, George Gordon (headnote available)

Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, excerpts
English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, excerpt
"She Walks in Beauty"

Lady Byron, engravingby Lady Byron, née Anne Isabella Milbanke (headnote available)

"To Ada"

by Dorothea Primrose Campbell (headnote available)

"The Shetland Fisherman"

by Ann Candler (headnote available)

"Reflections on My Own Situation, Written in T-tt-ngst-ne House of Industry, February 1802"

by Bliss Carman (headnote available)

"A More Ancient Mariner"
"Low Tide on Grand Pré"
"By the Aurelian Wall"

by John Clare (headnote available)

"The Mores"
"The Mouse's Nest"

by Elizabeth Cobbold (headnote available)

"The Nurse and the Newspaper; An Occasional Epilogue to a Play Represented for the Benefit of the Ipswich Lying-in Charity"
"On the Lake of Windermere"

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (headnote available)

"The Aeolian Harp"
"Dejection: An Ode"
"The Dungeon"
"Frost at Midnight"
"Kubla Khan: or, A Vision in a Dream"
"Metrical Feet"
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
"This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison"

by Sara Coleridge (headnote available)

"Blest Is the Tarn"
"The Captive Bird with Ardour Sings"
"I Tremble When with Look Benign"
"I Was a Brook"
"Milk-White Doe"

by Hannah Cowley (headnote available)


by William Cowper

"The Castaway"
"The Negro’s Complaint"

by Christopher Pearse Cranch

"The Death of Shelley" (Contemporary Response)

by Ann Batten Cristall (headnote available)

"An Ode"
"A Song of Arla Written during her Enthusiasm"
"Song on Leaving the Country"
"Songs of Arla"
"To a Lady"
"Verses Written in the Spring"
"Written in Devonshire, near the Dart"

by Charlotte Dacre (headnote available)

"The Female Philosopher"

by Catherine Ann Dorset (headnote available)

"The Humble Bee"
"To the Lady-Bird"

by Timothy Dwight

from "Greenfield Hill" (Contemporary Response)

Maria Edgeworth, engravingby Maria Edgeworth (headnote available)

"Laura Leicester"
"On Chauntry's Statue"
"To Mrs. Carr"
"With a Dyed Silk Quilt"

by Susan Evance (headnote available)

"Sonnet to a Violet"
"Sonnet to Melancholy"
"Sonnet to the Clouds"
"Sonnet Written in a Ruinous Abbey"
"Written During a Storm of Wind"

by Catherine Maria Fanshawe (headnote available)

"Fragment in Imitation of Wordsworth"
"A Riddle"

by Philip Morin Freneau (headnote available)

"The Indian Burying Ground"
"Literary Importation"
"On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man"
"On the Emigration to America and Peopling the Western Country"
"On the Religion of Nature"
"On the Uniformity and Perfection of Nature"
"On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature"
"The Wild Honey Suckle"

by Oliver Goldsmith, 1730-1774 (headnote available)

from "The Deserted Village"

by Anne Grant (headnote available)


by Grimm, Brothers

"The Fisherman and his Wife"

by Fitz-greene Halleck

from "Burns" (Contemporary Response)
from "Fanny" (Contemporary Response)

by Elizabeth Hands (headnote available)

"On a Wedding"
"A Poem on the Supposition of an Advertisement"
"A Poem on the Supposition of the Book"
"A Song"
"The Widower's Courtship"
"Written, Originally Extempore"

by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (headnote available)

"An Appeal to My Country Women"
"Free Labor"
"Learning to Read"
"The Slave Mother"

by Mary Hays (headnote available)

"Invocation to a Nightingale"
"Ode to her Bullfinch"

by Felicia Hemans (headnote available)

"The American Forest Girl"
"Arabella Stuart"
"Bring Flowers"
"Burial of an Emigrant's Child in the Forests"
"The Coronation of Inez de Castro"
"The Dreamer"
"England's Dead"
"Epitaph on Mr. W—"
"Epitaph on the Hammer"
"The Graves of a Household"
"I Dream of All Things Free"
"The Image in Lava"
"The Indian City" (1825)
"The Indian City" (1828)
"The Indian with his Dead Child"
"Indian Woman's Death-Song"
"The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers"
"The Messenger Bird"
"A Monarch's Death-Bed"
"The Painter's Last Work"
"The Return"
"Song of Emigration"
"The Voice of Spring"
"The Wings of the Dove"
"Troubadour Song"

Mary Howitt, image

by Joseph Howe (headnote available)

from Acadia

by Mary Howitt (headnote available)

"The Broom-Flower"
"The Countess Lamberti"
"The Fairies of the Caldon Low"
"The Nettle-King"
"Old Christmas"
"The Sea-Gull"
"The Spider and the Fly"
"A Swinging Song"
"Tibbie Inglis"
"The Voyage with the Nautilus"

by Leigh Hunt (headnote available)

from "The Feast of the Poets"

by Anna Maria Jones (headnote available)

"Sonnet to the Moon"

by John Keats (headnote available)

"La belle dame sans merci"
"The Eve of St. Agnes"
"Ode on a Grecian Urn"
[If by dull rhymes our English must be chained]
"Ode on Indolence"
"Ode On Melancholy"
"Ode to a Nightingale"
"Ode to Psyche"
"On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"
"On Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time"
"To Autumn"  

by Lady Caroline Lamb (headnote available)

"Invocation to Sleep"

by Archibald Lampman (headnote available)

“The City at the End of Things”
"The Frogs"
“The Railway Station”
“Voices of Earth”

by Letitia Elizabeth Landon (headnote available)

"The Altered River"
"Carrick-a-Rede, Ireland"
"Felicia Hemans"
"Fountain's Abbey"
"Hannibal's Oath"
"The Improvisatrice"
"Lines of Life"
Letitia Elizabeth Landon, engraving"Marius at the Ruins of Carthage"
"The Oak"
"On Wordsworth's Cottage, Near Grasmere"
"Stanzas on the Death of Mrs. Hemans"
"The Unknown Grave"

by Mary Leadbeater (headnote available)

"Lines Written in a Bower"

by Helen Leigh (headnote available)

"The Linnet"
"The Natural Child"
"The Revenge"

by Isabella Lickbarrow (headnote available)

"Lady Hamilton"
"Lines on the Comet"
"Lines Written on the Banks of the Eden"
"On Sleep"
"On the Fate of Newspapers"
"On the Sprint at Garnet Bridge"
"The Mountain Flower"
"The Nun's Soliloquy"
"The Widow"

by Lady Anne Lindsay (headnote available)

"Auld Robin Gray"
"The Highland Storm"

by Janet Little (headnote available)

"Another Epistle to Nell"
"Given to a Lady"
"The Month's Love"
"On Reading Lady Mary Montague"
"On Seeing Mr. ———"
"To a Lady Who Sent"
"To My Aunty"
"To the Public"

by Maria Logan (headnote available)

"To Opium"
"Verses on Hearing"

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (headnote available)

"The Arsenal at Springfield"
"Burial of the Minnisink"
"A Psalm of Life"
"The Slave's Dream"
"To the Driving Cloud"
"The Village Blacksmith"

by John Matthews

"Bath, an Adumbration in Rhyme"

by Christian Milne (headnote available)

"On a Lady, Who Spoke"
"Sent with a Flower Pot"
"To a Gentleman, Desirous"
"To a Lady, Who Did Me"

Mary Russell Mitford, engravingby Mary Russell Mitford (headnote available)

"To Mr. Lucas"
"Winter Scenery"

by Elizabeth Moody (headnote available)

"The Housewife"
"To Dr. Darwin"
"To Sleep, A Song"

by Milcah Martha Moore (headnote available)

"The Female Patriots"

by Thomas Moore (headnote available)

"A Ballad. The Lake of the Dismal Swamp."
"Ballad Stanzas"
"A Canadian Boat Song"

by Hannah More (headnote available)

"The Black Slave Trade"
"Slavery. A Poem"

by Hannah More and Eaglesfield Smith

"The Sorrows of Yamba; or, The Negro Woman’s Lamentation"

by Morley, Countess of (headnote available)

"A Party of Pleasure"

by Judith Sargent Murray (headnote available)

"On the Equality of the Sexes"

by Carolina, Baroness Nairne (headnote available)

"Caller Herrin"
"John Tod"
"The Laird o' Cockpen"
"The Land o' the Leal"
"The Lass o' Gowrie"

by Caroline Norton (headnote available)

"The Arab's Farewell to His Horse"
"The Faithless Knight"
"I Do Not Love Thee"
"We Have Been Friends Together"

by Henrietta O'Neill (headnote available)

"Ode to the Poppy"

by Amelia Opie (headnote available)

"Allen Brooke, of Windermere"
"The Despairing Wanderer"
"An Evening Walk at Cromer"
"Ode: Written on the Opening of the Last Campaign"
Song ("Go, youth beloved")
Song ("I know you false")
"Stanzas Written under Aeolus's Harp"

by Isabel Pagan (headnote available)

"Account of the Author's Lifetime"
"The Answer"
"Ca' the Ewes"
"The Crook and Plaid"
"A Letter"A Love Letter"
"Muirkirk Light Weights"
"A New Love Song, with the Answer"
"On Burns and Ramsay"
"The Spinning Wheel"

Ann Radcliffe

by Thomas Pringle

"Afar in the Desert"
"The Hottentot"

by Ann Radcliffe (headnote available)

"The First Hour of Morning"
"On a First View of the Group Called the Seven Mountains"
"A Second View of the Seven Mountains"
"The Sea-Mew"
"The Sea-Nymph"
"Shakespeare's Cliff"
"Song of a Spirit"
Sonnet ("Now the bat circles")
"Storied Sonnet"
"To Melancholy"
"To the Nightingale"
"To the River Dove"

by Charles G. D. Roberts (headnote available)

from "Ave!, An Ode for the Shelley Centenary, 1892"
"The Skater"
"The Tantramar Revisited" mber 2022)

by Emma Roberts (headnote available)

Song ("Upon the Ganges' regal stream")

by Mary Robinson (headnote available)

"The Alien Boy"
"The Camp"
"The Haunted Beach"
"January, 1795"
"The Lady of the Black Tower"
"The Lascar"
"The Linnet's Petition"
"London's Summer Morning"
"The Maniac"
"Marie Antoinette's Lamentation"
"The Negro Girl"
"The Poet's Garret"
"The Poor, Singing Dame"
from Sappho and Phaon
"Second Ode to the Nightingale"
"Stanzas Written After Successive Nights"
"To the Poet Coleridge"

by Robert Hutchinson Rose (headnote available)

"A Humble Imitation of Some Stanzas, written by W. Wordsworth, in Germany, on One of the Coldest Days of the Century"

by Charles Sangster (headnote availale)

from The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay

by Duncan Campbell Scott (headnote available)

"Night Hymns on Lake Nipigon"
"Ode for the Keats Centenary"
"The Onondaga Madonna"

by Sir Walter Scott (headnote availale)

"Jock of Hazeldean"
"Lucy Ashton's Song"
"Proud Maisie"
"The Dreary Change"

by Anna Seward (headnote available)

"A Humble Imitation of Some Stanzas, written by W. Wordsworth, in Germany, on One of the Coldest Days of the Century"
"Sonnet IV. To Honora Sneyd"
"Sonnet LXVII. On Doctor Johnson's Unjust Criticisms"
"Sonnet LXVIII. On the Posthumous Fame of Doctor Johnson"
"Sonnet LXXI. To the Poppy"
"Sonnet LXXXI. On a Lock of Miss Sarah Seward's Hair"
"Sonnet X. To Honora Sneyd"
"Sonnet XIX. To ———"
"Sonnet XV. Written on Rising Ground"
"Sonnet XVIII. An Evening in November"
Sonnet VII ("By Derwent's rapid stream")
Sonnet XCV ("On the damp margin")

Mary Shelley, painting

by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney (headnote available)

"Grasmere and Rydal Water"
"Felicia Hemans"
"The Indian's Welcome to the Pilgrim Fathers"
"Science and Religion"

by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (headnote available)

Stanzas ("O, come to me in dreams")

by Percy Bysshe Shelley (headnote available)

"Adonais: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats," excerpts
"England in 1819"
"Hymn to Intellectual Beauty"
The Mask of Anarchy
"Mont Blanc"
"Ode to the West Wind"
"To Wordsworth"

by Charlotte Smith (headnote available)

"Beachy Head"
"Sonnet I. The Partial Muse"
"Sonnet II. Written at the Close of Spring"
"Sonnet III. To a Nightingale"
"Sonnet IV. To the Moon"
"Sonnet V. To the South Downs"
"Sonnet VII. On the Departure of the Nightingale"
"Sonnet VIII. To Spring"
"Sonnet XLIV. Written in the Church-Yard"
"Sonnet XXI. Supposed to be Written by Werter"
"Sonnet XXXII. To Melancholy"
"Sonnet XXXIX. To Night"
"Sonnet LXVII. On Passing Over a Dreary Tract of Country"
"Sonnet LXX. On Being Cautioned Against Walking"
"Sonnet LXXXIII. The Sea View"
"The Swallow"

by Robert Southey (headnote available)

from Madoc

by Agnes Strickland (headnote available)

"The Earthquake of Callao"
"The Enfranchised"
"The Self-Devoted"
"To the Spirit of Dreams"

by Ann Taylor and Jane Taylor (headnote available)

"The Cow and the Ass"
"The Little Bird's Complaint to His Mistress"
"The Mistress's Reply to Her Little Bird"
"A Pair"
from "Philip—a Fragment"
"The Squire's Pew"
"The Star"

by Henry David Thoreau (headnote available)

"Any fool can make a rule"
"I am the little Irish boy"
"I have seen some frozenfaced connecticut"
"In the busy streets, domains of trade"
"Ive seen ye, sisters, on the mountain-side"
"The Inward Morning"
"Sic Vita"
"Wait not till slaves pronounce the word"

by Mary Tighe (headnote available)

"Address to My Harp"
"On Receiving a Branch of Mezereon"
from Psyche
Sonnet ("'Tis past the cruel anguish")
Sonnet ("As one who late hath lost a friend")
Sonnet, March 1791
"Written at Scarborough"

by Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (headnote available)

from Osric

by Elizabeth Trefusis (headnote available)

"The Quarrel"

by Jane West (headnote available)

"On the Sonnet of Mrs. Charlotte Smith"
"Sonnet to May"

Phillis Wheatley, engravingby Phillis Wheatley (headnote available)

"A Farewell to America. To Mrs. S. W."
"Liberty and Peace"
"On Being Brought from Africa to America"
"On Imagination"
"On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield. 1770."
"Thoughts on the Works of Providence"
"To a Lady on Her Coming to North America with Her Son, for the Recovery of Her Health"
"To His Excellency General Washington"
"To S.M. A Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works"
"To the Right Honorable William, Earl of Dartmouth"

by John Greenleaf Whittier (headnote available)

"The Fisherman"
"The Hunters of Men"
"The Lumberman"
"Massachusetts to Virginia"

by Helen Maria Williams (headnote available)

"Elegy on a Young Thrush"
from "An Epistle to Dr. Moore"
from A Farewell
"Hymn, Written among the Alps"
from Peru
A Song ("No riches from his scanty store")
"Sonnet to the Curlew"
"Sonnet to the Moon"
"Sonnet to the Torid Zone"
"Sonnet to the White-Bird of the Tropic"
"Sonnet to Twilight"
"To a Friend, Who Sent Me Flowers"
"To Dr. Moore"
"To James Forbes, Esq."

by Dorothy Wordsworth (headnote available)

"An Address to a Child"
"To My Niece Dorothy"

by William Wordsworth (headnote available)

"Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802"
"Expostulation and Reply"
from "There was a Boy"
"Gold and Silver Fishes, in a Vase"; "Liberty": (Sequel to the Above)
"Goody Blake and Harry Gill"
"I griev'd for Buonaparte"
"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
"It is a beauteous evening, calm and free"
"Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey"
"Lines Written in Early Spring"
"London, 1802"
"My Heart Leaps Up"
"Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood"
"Poor Susan"
The Prelude, Book First
Prospectus to The Excursion
"Resolution and Independence"
"The Reverie of Poor Susan"
"Ruth: Or the Influences of Nature"
"She was a Phantom of Delight"
"Simon Lee"
"The Complaint of a Forsaken Indian Woman"
"The Solitary Reaper"
"The Tables Turned"
"The Thorn"
"The world is too much with us"
"To Thomas Clarkson"
"To Toussaint L'Ouverture"
“We are Seven"

by Ann Yearsley (headnote available)

"The Captive Linnet"
"A Poem on the Inhumanity of the Slave-Trade"

by Mary Julia Young (headnote available)

"An Ode to Fancy"
"Sonnet to Dreams"
"To a Friend"
"To Miss_____"


by William Apess

"An Indian’s Looking-Glass for the White Man"

by William Parsons Atkinson

Letter to Wordsworth

Jane Austen, paintingby Jane Austen (headnote available)

Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Pride and Prejudice
Sense and Sensibility

by Joanna Baillie (headnote available)

from Plays on the Passions

by Anna Laetitia Barbauld (headnote available)

"The Female Choice. A Tale"
"The Hill of Science, a Vision"

by Frances Brooke (headnote available)

from The History of Emily Montague

by Edmund Burke

from "A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful"
from "Reflections on the Revolution in France"
from "Speech of Edmund Burke, Esquire, on Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies"

by Frances Burney

Letter from Frances Burney to her sister Esther about her mastectomy without anaesthetic, 1812

by Thomas Carlyle

"Captains of Industry," Past and Present
"Democracy," Past and Present
"Labour," Past and Present
Sartor Resartus (1834)
"Signs of the Times"

by William Ellery Channing

from "Likeness to God"
from "Self-Culture"

by Thomas Clarkson

The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament, excerpts

by William Cobbett

from Rural Rides

by James Fenimore Cooper (headnote available)

from The Pioneers, or the Sources of the Susquehanna

by Susan Fenimore Cooper (headnote available)

"Otsego Leaves. Birds Then and Now"

by Michel Guillaume Jean de Crèvecoeur (headnote available)

from "Letters from an American Farmer"

by Quobna Ottobah Cugoano (headnote available)

from "from Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species"

by Frederick Douglass (headnote available)

"The Heroic Slave"
"Letter to the Editor of The Times"
"The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro: Speech at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852"

by Benjamin Drew (headnote available)

A North Side View of Slavery; The Refugee, or, The Narratives of Fugitive Slaves in Canada

by Ralph Waldo Emerson (headnote available)

"The American Scholar"

by Olaudah Equiano (headnote available)

"The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano," excerpts

by Benjamin Franklin (headnote available)

"Information to Those Who Would Remove to America"
"Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America"
"Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One"

by Margaret Fuller (headnote available)

"The Great Lawsuit. Man versus Men. Woman versus Women."
from Summer on the Lakes, in 1843
"Things and Thoughts in Europe, No. XVIII"

by William Lloyd Garrison (headnote available)

"To the Public"

by William Godwin (headnote available)

from "Letters of Advice to a Young American"

by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (headnote available)

from The Clockmaker

by Nathaniel Hawthorne (headnote available)

"The Birth-mark"
"My Kinsman, Major Molineux"
"P's Correspondence"

by William Hazlitt (headnote available)

The Spirit of the Age: or Contemporary Portraits
"On Gusto"
"On the Love of the Country"

by Frederic Hedge

from "Coleridge" (Contemporary Response)

by Isaac Hunt (headnote availale)

"The Political Family"

Thomas Jefferson, painting

by Elizabeth Inchbald

A Simple Story

by Washington Irving (headnote available)

" English Writers on America"
"Rip Van Winkle"

by Andrew Jackson (headnote availale)

"Message of the President of the United States to Both Houses of Congress at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress, December 7, 1830"

by Thomas Jefferson (headnote availale)

"from Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson (Declaration of Independence)"
from "Notes on the State of Virginia"

by John Keats (headnote availale)

Excerpts from John Keats’s LettersTo George and Georgiana Keats [The Vale of Soul-Making]"To George and Thomas Keats" [Negative Capability]"To Richard Woodhouse" [the Egotistical Sublime]

by Fanny Kemble

from Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838–1839

by James Madison (headnote availale)

"The Federalist. Number 10"

by George Perkins Marsh (headnote availale)

from Man and Nature; or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action

by John Marrant (headnote availale)

from "A Narrative of the Lord’s Wonderful Dealings with John Marrant, a Black"

by Harriet Martineau (headnote availale)

from Society in America

by Thomas d'Arcy McGee (headnote availale)

"The Mental Outfit of the New Dominion"

by Susanna Moodie (headnote availale)

from Roughing It in the Bush; or, Life in Canada

by Charles King Newcomb (headnote availale)

"The Two Dolons"

by Andrews Norton (headnote availale)

from "Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity"

by Samson Occom (headnote availale)

"S. Occom's Account of Himself Written Sept. 17, 1768"

by Thomas Paine (headnote availale)

from "Common Sense"
from "The Rights of Man"

by Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (headnote availale)

from "Letter to Wordsworth"
from A Glimpse of Christ's Idea of Society

by Joseph Priestley (headnote availale)

from "An Address to Protestant Dissenters"

by Ann Radcliffe (headnote availale)

"An Address to Protestant Dissenters"
The Italian, or the Confessional of the Black Penitents

by Henry Reed (headnote availale)

from "Lectures on the British Poets"

by Sophia Ripley (headnote availale)


by Susanna Rowson (headnote availale)

from "Charlotte: A Tale of Truth"

by Sir Walter Scott (headnote availale)

Ivanhoe: A Romance

by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (headnote availale)

from Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts

by Sharpe's London Journal (headnote availale)

"Emerson's Representative Men" (Contemporary Response)

by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (headnote available)

"The Mortal Immortal"

by Percy Bysshe Shelley (headnote available)

"A Defence of Poetry," excerpts

by Elizabeth Cady Stanton (headnote available)

"Declaration of Sentiments"

by Henry David Thoreau (headnote available)

"Resistance to Civil Government"

The Times, published in

Editorial and Letters to the Editor (Contemporary Response re: Frederick Douglass)

by Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (headnote available)

"The Happy Mute; Or The Dumb Child's Appeal"

by Frances Trollope (headnote available)

from "Domestic Manners of the Americans"

by Sojourner Truth (headnote available)

"Speech at the American Equal Rights Association", May 9–10, 1867

by David Walker (headnote available)

"An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World"

by Robert Wedderburn

The Horrors of Slavery

by John Wesley (headnote available)

"The Almost Christian"

by Phillis Wheatley (headnote available)

"Letter to Rev. Samson Occom, New London, Connecticut"
"Letter from Phillis Wheatley to David Wooster, 18 October 1773" 

by Mary Wollstonecraft (headnote available)

from "A Vindication of the Rights of Men"
from "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman"

by Dorothy Wordsworth (headnote available)

Journals, 1802, excerpt on daffodils

by William Wordsworth (headnote available)

"Preface to Lyrical Ballads"

BRANCH Articles

Frederick Burwick, "18 June 1815: The Battle of Waterloo and the Literary Response"
James Chandler, "On Peterloo"
Heidi Kaufman, "1800-1900: Inside and Outside the Nineteenth-Century East End"
Timothy Johns, "The 1820 Settlement Scheme to South Africa"
Isaac Land, "On the Foundings of Sierra Leone"
Joseph Viscomi, "Blake’s Invention of Illuminated Printing"
Joseph Viscomi, "William Blake’s 1818 Letter to Dawson Turner and Later Career as Graphic Artist"