Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook D >> [Page 17] >> Heart Fancies. — A Series of Sonnets

Item informationTitle: Heart Fancies. — A Series of Sonnets
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
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  • Publication date: [1847-03]


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    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: SD_18xx_062
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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''Heart Fancies.—A Series of Sonnets,'' Godey's Lady's Book XXXIV (Mar. 1847), 156. [Conjectured source of clipping]

    Publication history of individual sonnets within the series:

    ''A Thought,'' Magnolia I (Sept. 1842), 182. 

    Description ''THOU hadst my young idolatry—to thee ...''

    Clipping reads: HEART FANCIES.—A SERIES OF SONNETS. | BY W. GILMORE SIMMS, AUTHOR OF ''THE YEMASSEE.''

    The following sonnets are titled in the series: ''First Love,'' ''Profitless Fidelity,'' ''Tears,'' ''The Three Graves''
    Notes Position: top

    The clipping appears in Scrapbook A [Page 63], and includes the sonnet ''Meteor at Sea,'' though Simms crossed it out. Here, he does not include it at all. 

    In Magnolia the final sonnet of the series appears as ''A Thought,'' but it is titled ''The Three Graves'' in Scrapbook D.