Noon Rest

William Michael Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1849
Rhyme: predominantly couplets
Meter: iambic tetrameter, predominantly
Genre: bouts rimés


◦ Fredeman 145-148

Scholarly Commentary


This is the first of the four bouts rimés that WMR published under the title “Fancies at Leisure” in The Germ no. 2. Five others appeared in no. 3.

Printing History

First printed in The Germ no. 2, page 76.

Electronic Archive Edition: 1