Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part II) >> [Page 290] >> The Sacred Sleep / Broken Slumbers / Despondency.—A Fragment (Page 52, Three Items)

Item informationTitle: The Sacred Sleep / Broken Slumbers / Despondency.—A Fragment (Page 52, Three Items)
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: F (Part II)
Dates
  • Publication date: 1842-07


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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: SF2_18xx_607
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Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
Composition history ''The Sacred Sleep'':

Magnolia, I ns (July 1842), 52 [Source of clipping] 

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''Broken Slumbers'':

Charleston City Gazette (Mar. 29, 1832).

Magnolia, I ns (July 1842), 52 [Source of clipping] 

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''Despondency.—A Fragment.''

''Despondency.—A Fragment.''  Magnolia, I ns (July 1842), 52 [Source of clipping]

''Sonnet.  The Struggle of Endowment with Fortune.''  US Democratic Review, XX (July 1847), 535.

''The Struggle of Endowment with Fortune.''  Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative II (1853), 203.
Description ''ing, in the midst of a fallen and despised lot, ...''

Clipping reads: [close of ''Works of Imagination''] | [rule] | THE SCARED SLEEP. | [text of ''The Sacred Sleep''] | BROKEN SLUMBERS. | [text of ''Broken Slumbers''] | [rule] | DESPONDENCY.—A FRAGMENT. | [text of ''Despondency.—A Fragment'']
Notes Position: whole page.

Someone has inscribed Simms's  name beneath each of the three poems.