Procter, Bryan Waller (pseudonym “Barry Cornwall”) (M)

b. 21 November 1787. d. 4 October 1874. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and barrister. Pseudonyms: “Barry Cornwall,” “C.,” and “C. L.” Moved to London in 1807 to finish his education in law. Began contributing to journals in 1815. Close friends with Leigh Hunt, Charles Lamb, and William Hazlitt. Over the years, his circle of friends expanded to include Thomas Lovell Beddoes, Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, Coventry Patmore, Robert Browning, and John Forster. Father of the poet Adelaide Anne Procter. Author of several volumes of poetry including *Dramatic Scenes and Other Poems* (1819), *A Sicilian Story, with Diego de Montilla, and Other Poems* (1820), *Marcian Colonna, an Italian Tale, with Three Dramatic Scenes, and Other Poems* (1820), and *The Flood of Thessaly, The Girl of Provence, and Other Poems* (1823). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 64
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sonnet. To — 1817 1819-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7862
Song. “Here’s a health to one I love dear.” 1819-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7769
Night 1819-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7768
A Dream 1819-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7860
To a Child 1819-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7861
The Month of September 1819-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7790
Stanzas 1819-08 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7792
Spring 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8093
Autumn 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8096
Hymn to Diana 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8089
Winter 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8097
Summer 1819-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8094
A Recollection 1820-02 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 7842
The Rape of Proserpine 1820-04 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8416
To a Conqueror’s Wife, On His Return 1821-12 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9551
Phantasmagoriana 1822-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9699
From an “Absentee” 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15527
Ovid in Pontus 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15598
Lines on the Place de Jeanne d’Arc, at Rouen. Addressed to Samuel Prout, Esq. 1830 Forget-Me-Not Poet 14450
The Weaver’s Song 1832-07-07 The Penny Magazine Poet 2872
The Stormy Petrel 1832-07-07 The Penny Magazine Poet 2873
The Poet’s Song to His Wife 1832-09-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3010
The Vain Regret 1834-01-04 The Penny Magazine Poet 2977
Summer 1834-06-21 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3244
To A Flower 1834-06-28 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3246
To The Ocean 1837-04-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3474
The Weaver’s Song 1839-10-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3754
On a Lady, Slandered 1841 The Keepsake Poet 4794
The Hanmer Oak 1842 The Keepsake Poet 4904
Henri Quatre 1843 The Keepsake Poet 14619
Lines 1844 The Keepsake Poet 5015
A Word; With a New Moral 1846 The Keepsake Poet 5196
The Cricket on the Hearth 1847 The Keepsake Poet 5213
The Awakener in the Desert 1848 The Keepsake Translator 5490
The Linden Tree 1848 The Keepsake Poet 5493
Verdict—“Found Dead.” The Surgeon’s Tale 1850 The Keepsake Poet 5675
A Dialogue of Shadows 1850-04-06 Household Words Poet 1039
Flowers 1850-06-29 Household Words Poet 1106
The Mother’s Last Song 1851 The Keepsake Poet 5574
Precepts of Flowers 1851-05-31 Household Words Poet 1192
Song 1852 The Keepsake Poet 5601
Song 1853 The Keepsake Poet 5610
One Spot of Green 1854-01-14 Household Words Poet 1324
An Old Offender 1854-05-27 Household Words Poet 1342
A Phantasy 1855 The Keepsake Poet 5714
The River 1856 The Keepsake Poet 5733
To an Old Playmate 1857 The Keepsake Poet 5764
Trade Songs. The Workhouse Nurse 1859-04-30 All the Year Round Poet 2682
The Blacksmith 1859-04-30 All the Year Round Poet 2683
Policeman 1859-05-07 All the Year Round Poet 2685
Trade Songs. Street Sweeper 1859-05-07 All the Year Round Poet 2684
Trade Songs. The Law Writer 1859-05-14 All the Year Round Poet 2686
The Sexton 1859-05-14 All the Year Round Poet 2687
Spinners and Weavers 1859-05-21 All the Year Round Poet 2691
Trade Songs. The Fiddler 1859-05-21 All the Year Round Poet 2690
The Schoolmaster 1859-05-28 All the Year Round Poet 2693
Chairman’s Song 1859-06-04 All the Year Round Poet 2696
Trade Songs. The Carpenter 1859-06-04 All the Year Round Poet 2695
Trade Songs. The Showman 1859-06-11 All the Year Round Poet 2697
The Night Beggar 1859-06-11 All the Year Round Poet 2698
The Old Servitor 1859-06-18 All the Year Round Poet 2701
Trade Songs. The Sailor’s Wife 1859-06-18 All the Year Round Poet 2700
The Clown’s Song 1859-06-25 All the Year Round Poet 2702
Winter at Pau. 32 Weymouth Street, Portland Place, W.: Nov. 7, 1866 1892-04 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12237