Sonnet (When midst the summer-roses the warm bees)

Major Calder Campbell

General Description

Date: 1849
Rhyme: a5b5b5a5 a5b5b5a5c5 d5e5c5d5e5
Meter: iambic
Genre: sonnet


FL I 110-111

◦ S. N. Ray “The First Literary Friendship of D. G. Rossetti.” Notes and Queries 202.4 (1957) 435-454

Scholarly Commentary


The sonnet is the work of DGR's early literary friend Major Calder Campbell (1798-1857). It was given to WMR for publication in the second number on 24 February 1850 (see WMRprb 46).

Printing History

First printed in The Germ 2, page 68.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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