Cobbe, Frances Power, daughter of Charles Cobbe, D.L., of Newbridge House, Co. Dublin, was born Dec. 4, 1822. She has written extensively on various subjects. The most important of her publications are:—
(1) Essay on Intuitive Morals; (2) Religious Duly; (3) Broken Lights, 1864; (4) Duties of Women; and others. She also edited the Works of Theodore Parker, in 12 vols.
Miss Cobbe has written only a few poems. Two of these were included in her Italics; Brief Notes on Politics, People, and Places in Italy in 1864 (1864), and a third in a Birthday Address to Lord Shaftesbury. Her hymn, "God draws a cloud over each gleaming morn" (Rest in the Lord), was written in 1859, in reply to some verses by an acquaintance, which were of a sad and de… Go to person page >