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Solutions given for riddles and anagrams, suggesting the book's use for social reading and games.
355 items, 200 poems.
Swings from sentimental/tragic to lightly comic, but no really cynical poetry – mostly sentimental or clichéd humour.
Lady Charlotte Susan Maria Campbell Bury, ca. 1815.
Many materials acquired through manuscript transmission; full of evaluative commentary.
Very Scottish in contents, reflecting Lady Charlotte's life in Edinburgh before 1810.
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An Edinburgh literary circle centred on Lady Charlotte as daughter of the fifth duke of Argyll and wife of Colonel John Campbell, MP; active from the late 1790s to 1809, when her first husband died. Literary members of the circle included Susan Ferrier, Lady Frances Douglas, Dugald Stewart and his second wife Helen D’Arcy Stewart, and John Leyden.