Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Ah! Life were but a Tale.
Genre: Scrapbook
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: [1865-08-14]

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: SD_18xx_661

    Places of publication:

    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history
    ''Love.''  Southern Literary Journal, IV (Dec. 1838), 410.

    ''Love. Impromptu.''  Magnolia (Apr. 1842), 206.

    ''Love.''  Southern and Western Monthly Magazine, I (Jan. 1845), 60.

    ''Domestic Love.''  Charleston Southern Patriot (Jan. 27, 1847).

    ''[Untitled.]''  Egeria (1853), 141-142.

    ''Ah! life Were But a Tale.''  Columbia Daily Phoenix (Aug. 14, 1865). [Supplied Source of clipping (Kibler 168-169)] 
    Description ''Ah! life were but a tale, indeed, ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | MISCELLANY, | [rule] | Ah! Life were but a Tale.
    Notes Position: bottom right

    The same poem appears under title ''Love. Impromptu.'' on [Page 199] of [Scrapbook D].