Michell, Nicholas (M)

b. 4 June 1807. d. 6 April 1880. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet. Born in Calenick, near Truro, Cornwall. Son of the poet and tin-smelter John Michell. Attended Truro Grammar School. Employed as a clerk in his father’s Calenick smelting works, then moved to London and worked for a copper merchant. Friend of the poet Thomas Campbell. Retired to Falmouth, Cornwall. Poetry volumes include *London in Light and Darkness* (1871), *Sprits of the Past* (1853, reissued as *Famous Women and Heroes: A Poem, in Seven Parts* [1871]), *The Heart’s Great Rulers: A Poem* (1874). Biographical information: Reilly, *Mid-Victorian Poetry*, p. 312-13; W. H. Kearley Wright, *West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works*, Elliot Stock, 1896, pp. 330-2; *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 29
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Soldier’s Return 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14008
Remorse 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15606
Hope 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14456
Morning in the East 1831 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15717
Palmyra 1831 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15702
To the Tempest 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15261
Scamander 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15301
Memory in Solitude 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15263
The Mother 1832 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15296
The Dying Infant 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15251
A Banquet Scene 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15230
Evening in Autumn 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15259
To My Native Valley 1833 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15242
Buried Friendship 1834 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15743
Lanherne Convent 1834 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15754
An Italian Night 1834 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15731
The Cottage in the Hebrides 1835 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15221
The Coliseum at Rome 1839 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15359
The Dying Seaman 1841 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15381
The Old Manor-House 1842 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15418
The Christian Victim. (A Scene in the Coliseum) 1845 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15831
The Spirit of Ruin 1846 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15480
The Bride of the Nile 1847 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15505
The Creation of Woman 1852 The Keepsake Poet 5599
The Oases of Lybia 1852-04-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6165
Hymn to the Classic Rhone 1854 The Keepsake Poet 5663
Gallic and English Beauties 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5725
The Clyde in November 1855-11-10 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 7711
Spirits 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5766