Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook B >> [Page 57] >> Sonnets. Sleeping Infant Smiling in its Mother's Arms

Item informationTitle: Sonnets. Sleeping Infant Smiling in its Mother's Arms
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
  • Publication date: [1858-06]

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_212


Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
Composition history Russell's, III (June 1858), 222 [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 345)].
Description ''Sleeping, thou smilest, and thy mother's tear ...''

Clipping consists of three poems in a related sonnet sequence.  Clipping reads:  SONNETS. | SLEEPING INFANT IN ITS MOTHER'S ARMS. | I.  The Tear and the Smile. | [text of poem] | II.  Infant Teaching. | [text of poem] | III.  The Bliss in Tears | [text of poem]
Notes Position: center.