Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: What It Is, I Cannot Tell!
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
  • Publication date: 1858-09-03

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: SB_18xx_159

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Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
Composition history ''Sonnet to R—.''  Charleston Courier (June 28, 1824).

''Sonnet to —.''  Lyrical and Other Poems (1824), 123.

''Love.''  Southern Literary Gazette, III (Sept. 21, 1850), np.

''What It Is, I Cannot Tell!''  Charleston Mercury (Sept. 3, 1858) [Source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry 385)].
Description '''Tis not those eyes of liquid fire, ...''

Clipping reads: FOR THE MERCURY | What It Is, I Cannot Tell!
Notes Position: right.