Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part I) >> [Page 71] >> The Charmer

Item informationTitle: The Charmer
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: F (Part I)
  • Publication date: [1858-09-22]

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_202

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    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''Song.—If I Turn Mine Eyes.''  Magnolia, IV (Feb. 1842), 112.

    ''Stanzas.''  Southern Literary Gazette, III (Sept. 7, 1850).

    ''The Charmer.''  Charleston Mercury (Sept. 22, 1858) [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler, Poetry 247)].
    Description ''If I turn mine eyes to thee, ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | FOR THE MERCURY. | The Charmer. | I.
    Notes Position: bottom right.

    Kibler notes that Simms takes ''Il Penseroso'' from Milton (Kibler, Pseudonymous 56).