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Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (née Kingsmill), was an English poet and courtier. Finch's works often express a desire for respect as a female poet, lamenting her difficult position as a woman in the literary establishment and the court, while writing of "political ideology, religious orientation, and aesthetic sensibility". Her works also allude to other female authors of the time, such as Aphra Behn and Katherine Phillips. Through her commentary on the mental and spiritual equality of the genders and the importance of women fulfilling their potential as a moral duty to themselves and to society, she is regarded as one of the integral female poets of the Restoration Era. Finch died in Westminster in 1720 and was buried at her home at Eastwell, Kent.

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List of poems by Anne Kingsmill Finch 96 total

Man's Injustice Towards Providence
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A Suplication For The Joys Of Heaven
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Hope
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A Pastoral Dialogue Between Two Shepherdesses
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The Dog And His Master 123 ViewsRate it
The LORD and the BRAMBLE 123 ViewsRate it
Enquiry After Peace
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Glass
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To A Husband
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Mercury And The Elephant
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Consolation
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Verses
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The Introduction
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A Nocturnal Reverie
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Jupiter And The Farmer
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The Unequal Fetters
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The King and the Shepherd
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To The Nightingale
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On The Death Of The Queen
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Part of the Fifth Scene in the Second Act of Athalia
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The Young Rat And His Dam, The Cock And The Cat
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The Bird and the Arras
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The Decision Of Fortune
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All Is Vanity
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The Cautious Lovers
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From The First Act Of The Aminta Of Tasso
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A Song
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Psalm The 137th Paraphras'd To The 7th Verse
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The Atheist And The Acorn
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The Critick and the Writer of Fables
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Fragment
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The Phoenix
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A Letter To The Same Person
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Friendship Between Ephelia And Ardelia
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The Hog, The Sheep, And Goat, Carrying To A FAIR
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A Description Of One Of The Pieces Of Tapistry At Long-Leat
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Life's Progress
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A Miller, His Son, And Their Ass
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On the Death of the Honourable Mr. James Thynne
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There's No To-Morrow
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The Brass-Pot And Stone-Jugg
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A Tale of the Miser and the Poet
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Mussulman's Dream
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The Wit and the Beau
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Song
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Trail all your pikes... 86 ViewsRate it
The Man Bitten By Fleas
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To Edward Jenkinson, Esq
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The Poor Man's Lamb
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To Mr. F. Now Earl of W
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On Myselfe
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The Shepherd And The Calm
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To Silvia
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An Invitation to Dafnis
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Jealousy
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An Apology for my fearfull temper
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The Eagle, The Sow, And The Cat
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The Marriage of Edward Herbert Esquire, and Mrs. Elizabeth Herbert
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A Contemplation
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Moral Song
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The Spleen
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The Shepherd Piping To The Fishes
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On The Hurricane
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The Tradesman and the Scholar
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La Passion Vaincue
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Reformation
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The Battle Between The Rats And The Weazles
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The Philosopher, the Young Man, and his Statue
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A Letter To Dafnis April: 2d 1685
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An EPISTLE From A Gentleman To Madam Deshouliers
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Ardelia to Melancholy
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The Equipage
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The Tree
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Democritus And His Neighbors
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The Executor
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The Lyon And The Gnat
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For the Better
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The Man And His Horse
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An EPISTLE from Alexander to Hephaestion In His Sickness
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The Change
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Adam Pos'd 41 ViewsRate it
Cupid And Folly
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The Petition for an Absolute Retreat
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Fragment at Tunbridge-Wells
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The House of Socrates
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A Poem For The Birth-Day Of The Right Honble The Lady Catharine Tufton
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Three Songs
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To The Painter Of An Ill-drawn Picture of Cleone
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The Appology 32 ViewsRate it
The Hymn
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To Death
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Alcidor
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The Owl Describing her Young Ones
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Fanscomb Barn
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In Praise Of Writing Letters
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Love, Death, And Reputation
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