Hemans, Felicia (F)

b. 25 September 1793. d. 16 May 1835. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major poet. Pseudonyms: “F. D. H.” and “F. H.” Alternative signature: “Mrs. Hemans.” Née Browne. Born in Liverpool. Prolific poet, and a major figure in nineteenth-century poetry. Educated at home by a tutor in several languages, including Latin. Friends with Walter Scott and William Roscoe. Married Captain Alfred Hemans in July 1812, separating in 1818. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
On the Death of the Princess Charlotte 1818-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8173
The Meeting of Wallace and Bruce on the Banks of the Carron 1819-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7807
Evening Prayer at a Girls’ School 1826 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13924
The Trumpet 1826-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10406
The Hebrew Mother 1826-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10405
The Cliffs of Dover 1826-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10594
The Brigand Leader and his Wife. (From a picture by Eastlake) 1826-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10598
The Cliffs of Dover 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15618
Night-Blowing Flowers 1827 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15659
The Homes of England 1827-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10617
Song of Emigration 1827-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10792
Woman on the Field of Battle 1827-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10855
To the Memory of Lord Charles Murray. Who died in the Cause, and lamented by the People of Greece 1827-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10856
On the Death-Day of Körner 1827-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10881
The Sister’s Dream 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13970
The Ivy of Kenilworth 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14094
Evening Song of the Tyrolese Peasants 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14073
The Spirit’s Mysteries 1828 The Keepsake Poet 2874
The Broken Lute 1828-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10764
The Bridal-Day 1828-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10827
Nature’s Farewell 1828-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10846
The Message to the Dead 1828-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10707
The Two Voices 1828-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10710
Tasso’s Coronation 1828-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10715
The Voice of the Wind 1828-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10716
The Land of Dreams 1828-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10722
The Vaudois Wife 1828-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10721
Lights and Shades 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15540
The Sculptured Children. On Chantrey’s Monument at Lichfield 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15522
To the Sea 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15548
The Spell 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15556
The Broken Chain 1829 The Keepsake Poet 3048
The Ancestral Song 1829-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10474
The Storm-Painter in His Dungeon 1829-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10475
III. The Two Homes 1829-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10482
II. The Indian with His Dead Child 1829-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10480
I. The Recali 1829-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10479
V. The Wish 1829-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10497
IV. The Return 1829-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10494
VIII. The Dreaming Child 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10503
VII. The Charmed Picture 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10501
The Diver. From the German of Schiller 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 10514
VI. The Soldier’s Death-Bed 1829-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10499
X. Parting Words 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10301
IX. The Guerilla Leader’s Vow 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10299
XI. The Summons 1829-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10302
The Heart of Bruce, in Melrose Abbey 1829-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10353
Love and Death 1830-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10050
The Lady of Provence 1830-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10055
The Requiem of Genius 1830-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10056
Triumphant Music 1830-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10062
We Return No More! 1830-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10113
The Shepherd Poet of the Alps 1830-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10238
To the Mountain Winds 1830-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10244
The Palmer 1830-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10250
To a Picture of the Madonna 1830-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10249
The Last Song of Sappho 1831-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10952
The Penitent’s Return 1831-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10953
Communings with Thought 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10955
The Necromancer 1831-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10956
The Procession 1831-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10972
The Burial in the Desert 1831-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10973
Hymn of the Mountain Christian 1831-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10983
Dreams of Heaven 1831-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11075
To a Butterfly Near a Tomb 1831-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11076
Marguerite of France 1831-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11083
The Freed Bird 1831-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11084
The Flower of the Desert 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11008
The Painter’s Last Work.—A Scene 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11009
The Free’d Bird 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11013
The Swan and the Skylark 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11006
Let Us Depart! 1832-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11007
A Poet’s Dying Hymn 1832-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11020
The Voice of Spring 1832-04-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 2990
The Song of the Gifted 1832-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11157
III. Where Shall We Make Her Grave? 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11208
IV. Summer Song 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11209
I. Oh! Sky-Lark, For Thy Wing! 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11206
V. Ancient Norwegian War-Song 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11210
II. Let Her Depart! 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11207
VI. The Stream Set Free 1832-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11211
The English Martyrs. A Scene of the Days of Queen Mary 1832-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11224
The Two Monuments 1832-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11241
The Burial of the Mighty 1832-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11243
The Better Land. (From Mrs Hemans’ Songs of the Affections) 1832-12-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3019
II. The Traveller’s Evening Song 1833-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11247
I. The Prayer of the Lonely Student 1833-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11246
The Child Reading the Bible 1833-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11252
Invocation 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11326
The Vigil of Rizpath 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11330
Ruth 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11329
Invocation Continued 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11327
The Reply of the Shunamite Woman 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11331
The Song of Miriam 1833-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11328
X. Mary at the Feet of Christ 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11338
IX. The Penitent Anointing Christ’s Feet 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11337
XIV. Mary Magdalene at the Sepulchre 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11342
XIII. The Women of Jerusalem at the Cross 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11341
VII. The Annunciation 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11335
XI. The Sisters of Bethany after the Death of Lazarus 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11339
XV. Mary Magdalene Bearing Tidings of the Resurrection 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11343
VIII. The Song of the Virgin 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11336
XII. The Memorial of Mary 1833-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11340
The Voice of Spring 1833-06-08 The Penny Magazine Poet 2969
Burial of an Emigrant’s Child in the Forests 1833-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11355
The Funeral Hymn 1833-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11356
Father.—Child 1833-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11359
Wood Hymn 1833-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11360
The Water-Lily 1833-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11361
The Treasures of the Deep 1833-09-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3128
Easter-Day in a Mountain Churchyard 1833-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11363
I. The Brother’s Dirge 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11386
II. The Alpine Horn 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11387
V. Far O’er the Sea 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11390
VI. The Invocation 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11391
III. O Ye Voices 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11388
VII. A Song of Hope 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11392
“One hour for distant home to weep” 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11385
IV. I Dream of All Things Free 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11389
Flowers and Music in a Room of Sickness 1833-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11393
Farewell to The Dead 1834-01-11 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3138
The Prisoner’s Evening Service. A Scene of the French Revolution 1834-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11897
Keene, or Funeral Lament of an Irish Mother Over her Son 1834-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11902
The Indian’s Revenge. Scene in the Life of a Moravian Missionary 1834-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11907
III. Mountain Sanctuaries 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11927
IV. The Lilies of the Field 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12029
VII. Places of Worship 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12032
VIII. A Church in North Wales 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12033
I. To a Family Bible 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11925
V. The Birds of the Air 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12030
IX. Old Church in an English Park 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12034
II. On a Remembered Picture of Christ, an Ecce Homo by Leonard Da Vinci 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11926
VI. The Olive-Tree 1834-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 12031
The Themes of Song 1834-05-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3241
The English Boy 1834-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11409
III. Memorial of a Conversation 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11419
IV. The Return to Poetry 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11421
VII. On Reading Coleridge’s Epitaph, Written by Himself 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11424
VIII. Hope of Future Communion with Nature 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11425
I. A Prayer 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11416
V. To Silvio Pellico, on reading his “Prigόine” 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11422
IX. Dreams of the Dead 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11426
II. Prayer Continued 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11417
VI. To the Same, Released 1834-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11423
The Huguenot’s Farewell 1835-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11618
Antique Greek Lament 1835-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11627
The Homes of England 1835-03-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3320
Despondency and Aspiration. A Lyric 1835-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11710
The Graves of a Household 1835-05-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3329
Sabbath Sonnet. Composed by Mrs Hemans a Few Days Before Her Death, and Dedicated to Her Brother 1835-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11504
The Sunbeam 1836-04-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3410
Ye Are Not Miss’d, Fair Flowers 1836-10-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3430
The Home of Love 1836-12-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3441
The Captive’s Dream 1837-02-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3455
The Adopted Child 1837-08-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3497
The Song of Night 1840-04-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 4389
The Return 1840-09-19 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5222
The Voice of Home to the Prodigal 1840-10-24 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5231
Distant Sound of the Sea at Evening 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14877
“Oh! Skylark, for thy wing!” 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14881
Troubadour Song 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14875
The Graves of Household 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14879
To Caroline 1865-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14883