Swain, Charles (M)

b. 4 January 1801. d. 22 September 1874. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and engraver. Born in Manchester. Married Ann Glover on 8 January 1827. Privately schooled. Employed as a clerk in a dye-works company from age fifteen, and then owned an engraving business and also worked as an engraver. Closely connected with many leading literary figures. Author of many poetry volumes including *The Mind* (1832), *English Melodies* (1853), *Songs and Ballads* (1867). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 58
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Truth, Youth, and Age. An Apologue 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15570
Xerxes 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15529
Constancy 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15552
The Village of Scheveling. A Dutch Legend of 1530 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15539
Ballad 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14459
The Peasant’s Song 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14465
The Heart 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15286
True Loveliness 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15249
Conradin 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15228
The Snow 1835 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15206
The River 1835 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15214
The Shepherdess 1836 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15318
The Flower Spirit 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15755
The Wreath of Fame 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15774
Lines Addressed to the Editor 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15778
The Prince of the Storm 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15768
Moments Fled 1837 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15758
The Aspen Tree 1838 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15791
Song of the Bells 1838 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15801
The Parting Wreath 1839 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15360
The Flag of England 1839 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15368
The Sabbath Morn 1839-08-31 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3744
To the Night Wind 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15174
The Tree of the Valley 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15180
A Vision of Combs. Addressed to the “Forget Me Not” 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15163
The Peasantry of England 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15167
The Contrast 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15178
Song 1840 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15185
The Wife of Sir Walter Raleigh 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15372
The Present and the Past 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15383
Song 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15371
Old Friends Together 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15382
The Betrothed 1842 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15432
Imagination 1842 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15426
Boyhood 1842-01-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5307
Love’s Remonstrance 1842-01-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5308
The Lost One Found 1843 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15401
Voyage of Life 1843 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15413
Be Kind To Each Other 1843-04-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5371
Something Cheap 1843-06-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5376
Song 1843-11-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5393
Song 1844 The Keepsake Poet 5004
Woman 1844 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15451
The Worldly Voice 1844 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15462
The False One 1845 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15844
An Early Visiter 1845 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15832
The Cousins 1845 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15846
Better Than Beauty! 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15487
Procrastination 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15481
Imogen 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15489
Oh, It Was in the Moonlight 1847 The Keepsake Poet 5212
Light of Heart 1847 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15511
Despair 1847 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15510
The Snow Ship 1847 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15513
Better than Beauty 1848-02-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5957
Mortality 1848-02-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5958
The Old Cottage Clock 1854-03-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6215
A Petition to F. H. in Favour of a Newly Planted Tree 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5763