Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part I) >> [Page 65] >> Song—'' 'Twill Soothe,'' &c.

Item informationTitle: Song—'' 'Twill Soothe,'' &c.
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: F (Part I)
  • Publication date: [1843-01]

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: SF_18xx_180


Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
Composition history '''Twill Soothe When I Am Gone.''  Southern Literary Messenger, IV (Nov. 1838), 705.

''Song—'Twill Soothe, &c.''  Magnolia, II (Jan. 1843), 29-30 [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry (395)].

'''Twill Soothe.''  Aretytos (1846), 98-99.

'''Twill Soothe When I Am Gone.''  Charleston Mercury (May 28, 1859).
Description '''Twill soothe when I am gone, ...''

Clipping reads: SONG—'' 'TWILL SOOTHE,'' &c. 
Notes Position: top right, across two clippings.

Kibler notes that Spiridion ''is a character in E.T.A. Hoffmann's 'Devil's Elixir''' (Kibler, Pseudonymous 78).