Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Hymn at Evening (Page 161)
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
  • Publication date: 1839

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_499

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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''Serenade.''  Southern Literary Gazette, I (Nov. 1828), 185.

    ''Hymn at Evening.''  American Monthly, V (Mar. 1835), 35.

    ''Hymn at Evening.''  Southern Passages and Pictures (1839), 159-161 [Source of clipping].

    ''Hymn at Evening.''  Sabbath Lyrics (1849), 51.
    Description ''If to-night we die, ...''

    Simms has torn the page beneath the end of this poem, thus obscuring the subsequent poem, ''Song in Spring.''
    Notes Position: center