Sterling, John (M)

b. 20 July 1806. d. 18 September 1844. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, editor, translator, writer. Pseudonym: “Archæus,” “Jacob Sternwall.” Educated at the University of Glasgow and Trinity Hall, Cambridge (where he was a member of the Cambridge Apostles). Co-founder of the *Metropolitan Quarterly Magazine*, and an editor of the *Athenaeum*. Close friends with Coleridge and well connected with other leading literary figures. Suffered from consumption. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Faith and Friendship 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14642
Light and Darkness 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14643
Time and Eternity 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14646
Life 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14647
Substance and Shadow 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14650
Something and Nothing 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14651
The Pains of Knowledge 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14654
Hope and Faith 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14655
Joy in Evil 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14658
Where to Look 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14659
Thought and Love 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14662
Nature Inevitable 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14663
Hope and Memory 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14666
This World 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14644
Good and Ill 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14648
Enquiry 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14652
One Life in All 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14656
Nature and God 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14660
Remorse 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14664
Earth and Heaven 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14641
Thought and Deed 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14645
The Future 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14649
Plants and Men 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14653
The Flower and Star 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14657
Faith in Peril 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14661
Alfred the Harper 1837-10 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14665
Prose and Song 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14297
The Poet 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14300
The Tomb of Simonides 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14301
The Penitent 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14304
The Happy Hour 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14305
The Two Mirrors 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14308
The Spice Tree 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14309
The Two Oceans 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14312
Cares and Days 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14313
The Husbandman 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14316
The Beggar 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14317
The Dreams of Ocean 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14334
Eyes and Stars 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14335
A Book 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14338
The Oak of Judah 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14339
Apes and Eagles 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14342
The Destroyers 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14343
Atlas and Jove 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14346
Seeing and Doing 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14347
The Desert’s Use 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14351
The Astronomer 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14350
The Shafts of Song 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14298
Calm and Storm 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14354
Smiles 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14355
An Epitaph 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14302
The Hunter 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14358
The Mariners 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14359
To a Child 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14306
Louis XV. 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14362
Mirabeau 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14363
Ixion and the Centaurs 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14310
Leaves and Seed 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14314
The Solitary 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14318
Night and Dawn 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14336
The Rule of Action 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14340
The Power of Words 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14344
The Part and the Whole 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14348
Pompeii 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14352
Eleven Triads 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14356
The Rose and the Gauntlet 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14360
Joan D’Arc 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14364
Dreaming and Waking 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14299
The Cloud Embracer and the Cloud Compeller 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 15916
The Poet’s Home 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14303
On Reading a Newspaper 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14307
Earth and Air 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14311
The Spinner 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14315
The Worth of Life 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14319
Sceptics and Spectres 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14337
Cant 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14341
Steam Land 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14345
The Silkless Worm 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14349
The Round of the Wheel 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14353
The Husbandman 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14357
The Lady of the Castle 1837-11 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14361
Statues 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14694
Inward Gratitude 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14695
The Funeral Torch 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14698
Delos 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14699
To-Day and To-Morrow 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14702
Scorn and Repentance 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14703
The Locked Gate 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14706
Art and Conscience 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14707
Delicate Sensibility 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14710
The Scytheman 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14711
The Magic Lantern 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14714
Milo’s Destiny 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14715
The World and the Dewdrop 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14718
The Wounds of Life 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14719
The Shadow 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14722
The Torch 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14723
The Song of Eve to Cain 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14726
The Lady Jane Grey 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14731
The Voyage of Earth 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14696
Smoke and Cloud 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14700
Stars 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14704
The Earthen Lamp 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14708
Snuffers 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14712
Self and Selfishness 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14716
Christ and Mahommed 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14720
Drink and Think 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14724
Shakspeare 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14732
The Hermit’s Lamp 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14697
Sin and Reason 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14701
Pearls and Bubbles 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14705
The Human Couplet 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14709
The Well of Truth 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14713
The World and the Pebble 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14717
To a Lady 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14721
An Hour in the Mountains 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14725
Coleridge 1838-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 14733
The Sexton’s Daughter. A Poem 1838-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11597
Otho III 1839-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11500
Hymn III 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11413
Hymn II 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11412
Hymn VI 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11420
Hymn IV 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11415
Hymn I 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11408
Hymn V 1840-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11418
Hymn X 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11432
Hymn IX 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11431
Wellington 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11435
Hymn VII 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11429
Hymn XI 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11433
Hymn VIII 1840-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11430
Hymn XII 1840-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11455
Hymn XV 1840-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11458
Hymn XIII 1840-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11456
Hymn XIV 1840-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11457
Hymn XVIII 1840-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11463
Hymn XVII 1840-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11462
Hymn XVI 1840-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11461
III. Epitaph on a young Swiss who Died at Madeira 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11259
II. “Bid, at starry midnight’s hour” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11258
VII. “When reason serves at passion’s will” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11263
VI. “Think thou no more of Words, exclaim’d my friend” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11262
XI. “Poor affluence of Words, how weak thy power” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11267
X. “I look’d upon a steam-engine, and thought” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11266
XV. “The world sent forth a stately ship that long in glory sail’d” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11271
XIV. “When the Titan brought fire to men on earth” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11270
XIX. “Loud sceptic cock, I see thee stand” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11275
XVIII. “A Russian, looking at a map of earth” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11274
XXIII. “When he who told Ulysses’ tale in song” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11279
XXII. “A Frenchman gather’d salad for his dinner” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11278
XXVII. “I stood amid the Pitti’s gilded halls” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11283
XXVI. “In Florence Dante’s voice no more is booming” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11282
XXXI. The Tribune in the Florence Gallery 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11287
XXX. Raphael’s Madonna Del Cardellino 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11286
XXXV. San Miniato, Near Florence 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11291
XXXIV. The Belvedere Apollo 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11290
XXXIX. “Many work to gain their wages” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11295
XXXVIII. “Candle that in deepest dark” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11294
IV. “Would Beatrice unto thee, O friend” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11260
XLIV. “Speak not, but mutely think !—the cynic cries” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11299
XLII. “Be busy in trading, receiving, and giving” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11298
VIII. “Sweet notes, to all but him unspoken” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11264
XLVIII. “I’ve known great wits whose wisdom all has lain” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11303
XLVII. “To build a temple, more we need than toil” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11302
XII. “A troop went pacing by in easy ken” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11268
XVI. “Thou whose mental eye is keen” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11272
XX. “How many giants, each in turn, have sought” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11276
XXIV. “A sleeper, sunk in dark discordant woes” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11280
XXVIII. “True, O Sage! that mortal man” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11284
XXXII. Michael Angelo’s Statues on the Tombs of the Medici 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11288
XXXVI. “Old flaming Ages full of struggling” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11292
XL. “The working fire is Action strong and true” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11296
XLV. “A sage in rapture is a seer” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11300
XLIII. “Think’st thou, friend, that legends lying” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11304
I. “My gay-garbed friend, much wonder fills the mind” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11257
V. “How fair the summer day of joy and light” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11261
IX. “The region known to men as England” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11265
XIII. “That mountains gather clouds I know” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11269
XVII. “If all the forest leaves had speech” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11273
XXI. “Good friend, so worthlessly complete” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11277
XXV. “I saw a flower-girl selling brightest flowers” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11281
XXIX. On the Faun in the Tribune of the Florence Gallery 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11285
XXXIII. The Medicean Venus 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11289
XXXVII. “Yellow, small Canary bird” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11293
XLI. “One without stockings may wear a shoe” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11297
XLVI. ”’Mid all the tribes of airy foul” 1840-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11301
A Roman Idyl 1844-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10545
Goethe 1844-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10546
Hymn of a Hermit 1844-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10547
The Olympic Jupiter 1844-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10544
The Luckless Lover 1844-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10548