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Woman: Not she with traitrous kiss her Saviour stung, / Not she denied him with unholy tongue; / She, while apostles shrank, could danger brave / Last at his cross and earliest at his grave. (Pt. I, 1822 Edn.; cited with var. from 1810 Edn., in Bartlett, Familiar Quotations, p.284.)
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D. J. ODonoghue, The Poets Of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co 1912), lists Barretts satirical poems incl. All the Talents 1807, on British political figures; also The Second Titan War; or The Talents Buried under Portland Isle (1807); The Talents Run Mad, or 1816 (1816); The Tarantula or The Dance of the Fools (1809), all satirical verse; ed. TCD. d. Wales. The lines on Moores daughters grave, attrib. to Atkinson [q.v.] are by him. Note that O'Donoghue attribs. his death to a bursting blood vessel in Humour of Ireland (1894).
Patrick Rafroidi, Irish Literature in English, The Romantic Period, 1789-1850 (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), Vol. I, remarks on Eaton Stannard Barrett, another anti-romantic, and his pastiches of novel of terror and Ossianic genre. Viz., The Heroine, or Adventures of Cherubina (1814), in which: it was on a nocturnal night in autumnal October; the wet rain fell in liquid quantities, and the thunder rolled in an awful and Ossianly manner [...] (Heroine, p.20). Further remarks that Barretts eponymous poem gave a whole government their name of all the talents (p. 23). Rafroidi, Do. (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe 1980), Vol. 2 gives details: abandoned law for literature at the time of his first satirical poem which gave the government the name of Ministry of All the Talents; d. of tuberculosis, Wales. All the Talents, a satirical poem in three dialogues (Lon, JJ Stockdale, 1807), xii, 99pp., pseud. Polypus; 18th ed. same year, ill. Rowlandson, xvii, 152pp., [...] to which is added a pastoral epilogue; All the Talents in Ireland, satirical poem, with notes (Stockdale, 1807), viii, 44pp., pseud. Scrutator; The Rising Sun, serio-comic satiric romance (London: Appleyards 1807), 2 vols, pseud. Cervantes Hogg; The Second Titan War, or The Talents Buried Under Portland-Isle, by the Author of The Rising Sun (H Colburn 1807), ii, 63pp.; The Comet, by author of All the Talents (Stockdale 1808), 86pp. [a pseudo-newspaper, with satirical tracts, prose and verse]; The Mis-Led General, a serio-comic, satiric, mock-heroic romance by the author of The Rising Sun (London: H Oddy 1808), 197pp.; The Setting Sun, or Devil Amongst the Placemen, [with] a New Musical Drama, being a parody on The Beggars Opera (London: Hughes 1809), 3 vols., pseud. Cervantes Hogg [in prose and verse]; The Tarantula, or The Dance of Fools, a sat. work (Hughes 1809), 2 vols.; Woman, a poem (Murray 1810), xv, 85pp.; later ed., Woman, A Poem [and] Occasional Poems (London: H. Colburn, 1818), 121pp.; The Heroine, or The Adventures of a Fair Romance Reader (London: Colburn 1813), 3 vols. [a parody in the framework of an epistolary novel], 2nd ed. The Heroine, or Adventures of Cherubina (London: Colburn 1814), 3 vols. [considerable additions and alterations]; My Wife? What Wife?, comedy in 3 acts (Chapple 1815), 60pp.; The Talents Run Mad, or Eighteen Hundred and Sixteen, sat. poem by author of All the Talents in three dialogues, with notes (London: Colburn 1816); Six Weeks at Longs, by a Late Resident (printed for the author, London 1817; also 3rd ed. 1817); also attributed to him are Henry Schultze, a tale, and The Savoyard. Rafroidi holds that The Hero, or the Adventures of a Night, another parodical novel, is not by Barrett. Rafroidi suggests pages in E. Railo, The Haunted Castle, and E. Birkhead, The Tale of Terror as a critical resource.
Justin McCarthy, gen. ed., Irish Literature (Washington: CUA 1904)m contains Montmorenci and Cherubina, an extract from The Heroine. Likewise excerpted in Charles A. Read, The Cabinet of Irish Literature (1876-78).
Libraries: Belfast Public Library holds copies of All the Talents, and Woman. University of Ulster Central Library holds The Heroine (1822, 1909).
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O[ther] Stannard: Laetitia Pilkingtons poem Advice to the People of Dublin in the Choice of Their Recorder refers to an O. Stannard, taken to be Eaton Stannard (c.1685-1755), barrister and MP for Middleton, Co. Cork, recorder in 1733, and an executor of Jonathan Swifts will. (Cited in The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, gen. ed. S. Deane, 1991, Vol. 1, ftn., p.483.)
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