Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: The Desolation of Moab. Isaiah XVI
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: A

    Time periods
    Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
    Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
    Resource Identifier: SA_18xx_137


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history Godey's XXXVII (Oct. 1848), 200. 

    Sabbath Lyrics (1849), 16. 

    Columbia Daily Phoenix (May 4, 1865). [Conjectured source of clipping]
    Description ''Alas! the fields of Heshbon, ...''

    Clipping reads: The Desolation of Moab. | ISAIAH XVI.

    Position: top right

    The poem is signed ''W.G. [S.]''  The ''S'' is cut off by the clipping, as Kibler also notes (Poems 173).