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Selected Poetry of Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

I warm'd both hands before the fire of Life
        (Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher, 3)
  1. Acon and Rhodope; or, Inconstancy
  2. Child of a Day
  3. Dirce
  4. Do you Remember me? or are you Proud?
  5. Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher
  6. Fæsulan Idyl
  7. Ianthe! You are Call'd to Cross the Sea
  8. The Maid's Lament
  9. Mild is the Parting Year
  10. Mother, I cannot Mind my Wheel
  11. Rose Aylmer
  12. Soon, O Ianthe! Life is O'er
  13. To Robert Browning
  14. You Smiled, You Spoke, and I Believed

Biographical information

Given name: Walter Savage
Family name: Landor
Birth date: 30 January 1775
Death date: 17 September 1864
Nationality: English
Family relations
          father: Walter Landor
          mother: Elizabeth Landor
          wife: Julia Landor (from May 1811)
          brother: Charles Landor
          brother: Henry Eyres Landor
          brother: Robert Eyres Landor
          sister: Elizabeth Savage Landor
          sister: Ellen Landor
          sister: Mary Anne Landor
          son: Arnold Savage Landor
          son: Charles Landor
          son: Walter Landor
          daughter: Julia Elizabeth Savage Landor
          School at Knowle
          Rugby: 1785
          Tutored by Mr. Langley, vicar of Ashbourne: 1791
          Trinity College, Oxford: 1793
Politics: Republican
Literary period: Romantic
          Tenby and Swansea, Wales
          Rugeley, Staffordshire: 30 January 1775
          Bath: 1805
          Llanthony Abbey, Ewyas, Monmouthshire: 1809
          Como, Italy: 1815 to 1818
          Pisa, Italy: September 1818 to 1821
          Palazzo Medici, Florence, Italy: 1821
          England: April 1835
          Bath: 1838 to 1858
          Florence, Italy: 1858 to 17 September 1864
First RPO edition: 1997