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SIR WILLIAM JONES.

Caissa ; or, the Game of Chess
Solima. An Arabian Eclogue
An Oje in imitation of Alcæus
An Ode in imitation of Callistratus
The First Nemean Ode of Pindar
A Chinese Ode, paraphrased
A Turkish Ode of Mesihi
Hymn to Camdeo
Two Hymns to Pracrili.
To Durga

To Bhavani

Hymn to Indra

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Verses left at a Friend's House

213 IX. The Nun

267

The First Psalm

213

X. The Firefly

267

A Prayer under the Pressure of violent Anguish 214 X1 Foreign Travel

The first six Verses of the ninetieth Psalm

214 XII. The Fountain

To a Mountain Daisy, on turning one down with the

XII. Banditti

269

Plough in April, 1786.

214 XIV. An Adventure

270

To Ruin

214

XV. Naples

271

To Miss L-, with Beautie's Poems as a New-year's XVI: The Bag of Gold

273

Gift, January 1, 1787.

215 XVII. A Character

274

Epistle to a Young Friend. May, 1786.

215 XVIII. Sorrento

275

On a Scotch Bard gone to the West Iudies

216 XIX. Pæstum

276

To a Haggis

216 XX. Monte Cassino

277

A Dedication io Gavin Hamilton, Esq.

217

XXI. The Harper

277

To a Louse. On seeing one on a Lady's Bonnet at XXII. The Feluca

277

Church

218 XXIII. Genoa

278

Address to Edinburgh

218 Ode to Superstition

279

Epistle to J. Lapraik, an old Scottish Bard. April Verses written to be spoken by Mrs. Siddons 281

1st, 1785.

219 On asleep

To the same. April 21st, 1785.

220 To

282

To W. S*****N, Ochiltree

221 From Euripides

Epistle to J. R******, enclosing some Poems 223 Captivity:

Tam O'Shanter. A Tale

223 The Sailor

Songs :-

To an old Oak

The Lea-rig

225 To two Sisters

To Mary.

225 | On a Tear.

My Wife's a winsome wee thing

226 Toa Voice that had been lost

Bonnie Leslie

226 From a Greek Epigram

283

Highland Mary

226 To the Fragment of a Statue of Hercules, commonly

Auld Bob Morris

226 called the Torso

284

Duncan Gray

226 To

Song

2:27 Written in a Sick Chamber

Galla Water

227 The Boy of Egremond

Lord Gregory

227 To a Friend on his Marriage

Mary Morison

227 The Alps at Daybreak

Wandering Willie

228 Imitation of an Italian Sonnet

Jessie

228 A Character.

When wild war's deadly Blast was blawn 228 To the youngest Daughter of Lady

Song

2.28 An Epitaph on a Robin-redbreast'.

229 To the Gnat

Auld Lang Syne

229 A Wish

Bannockburn. Roberi Bruce's Address to his Army 229 Written at Midnight, 1786.

For a' that, and a that

230 An Ilalian Song

Scottish Ballad

230 An Inscription

Song

230 Written in the Highlands of Scotland, September 2,

The Birks of Aberfeldy

231 1812.

286

I love my Jean

231 A Farewell

287

John Anderson my

Jo

231 Inscription for a Temple. Dedicated io the Graces

The Posie

231 To the Butterfly

The Banks o' Doon

231 Written in Westminster Abbey, October 10, 1806.

Song

232

Sic å wife as Willie had

232

Wilt thou be my Dearie ?

23:2

GRAHAME.

For the sake of somebody

232

A red, red Rose

232 The Sabbath

289

Song

233 Sabbath Walks :

The bonnie Lad that's far awa

233 A Spring Sabbath Walk .

297

Whistle o'er the lave o't.

233 A Summer Sabbath Walk

297

An Autumn Sabbath Walk

298

A Winter Sabbath Walk

298

ROGERS.

Biblical Pictures :-

The First Sabbath

299

The Pleasures of Memory.

The Finding of Moses

299

Part I..

234 Jacob and Pharaoh

299

II.

238 Jephthah's Vow

300

Italy.-Part I.

Saul and David

300

I. The Lake of Geneva

241 Elijah fed by Ravens

300

II. The Great St Bernard

242 The Birth of Jesus announced

300

III. The Descent

243 Behold my Mother and my Brethren

300

IV. Jorasse

244 Bartimeus restored to Sight

301

V. Marguerite de Tours .

241 Little Children brought to Jesus

301

VI. The Alps

245 Jesus calms the Tempest .

301

VII. Como

215 Jesus walks on the Sea, and calms the Storm

301

VIII. Bergamo

246 The Dumb cured

301

IX. Italy

247 The Death of Jesus

301

X. Coll'alto

247 The Resurrection .

301

XI. Venice.

248 Jesus appears to the Disciples

302

XII. Luigi

249 Paul accused before the Tribunal of the Areopagus 302

XIII. St. Mark's Place

250 Paul accused before the Roman Governor of Judea 302

XIV. The Gondola

251 Paraphrase.-Psalm ciii. 3, 4.

302

XV. The Brides of Venice

252 On Visiting Melrose, after an Absence of sixteen

XVI. Foscari

253 Years

302

XVII. Arqua

255 The Wild Duck and her Brood

303

XVIII. Ginevra

255 To a Redbreast that flew in at my Window

3113

XIX. Bologna

256 Epitaph on a Blackbird killed by a Hawk

33

XX. Florence

257 The Poor Man's Funeral

303

XXI. Don Garzia

258 The Thanksgiving off Cape Trafalgar

303

XXII. The Campagna of Florence

258 To my Son

304

Ilaly.- Part II.
1. The Pilgrim

261

II. An Interview

262

JOANNA BAILLIE.

III. Rome

262 Basil.

IV. A Funeral

264 Act I.

305

V. National Prejudices

265 II.

309

VI. The Campagna of Rome

III.

314

VIL. The Roman Pontiffs.

IV.

320

VIII. Caius Cestiw

267 V.

328

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De Monfort.

Sonnet. Written at Malvern, July 11, 1793 519

Act I.

332 Sonnet. On reviewing the foregoing, Septem-

II.

337 ber 21, 1797

519

III.

341

IV.

345

V.

349

COLERIDGE.

The Martyr.

Ac I

356 Sibylline Leaves.

II.

360 1. Poems occasioned by Political Events, or Feel-

365 ings connected with them :-

Christopher Columbus

370 Ode to the departing Year.

521

Lady Griseld Baillie

379 France. An Ode

623

Lord John of the East

387 Fears in Solitude. Written in April, 1798, dur-

Malcom's Heir

388 ing the Alarm of an Invasion

524

The Elden Tree

390 Fire, Famine, and Slaughter. A War Eclogue 526

The Ghost of Fadon

392

A November Night's Traveller

Recantation, illustrated in the Story of the Mad

394

526

Sir Maurice. A Ballad

396 II. Love Poems:-

Aldress to a Steam-vessel

399 Introduction to the Tale of the Dark Ladie 528

To Mrs. Siddons

399 Lewti, or the Circassian Love-chant.

529

A Volunteer Song

400 The Picture, or the Lover's Resolution

530

To a Child

400 The Night-scene. A Dramatic Fragment 531

To an unfortunate Woman, whom the Author

had known in the Days of her Innocence 532

BLOOMFIELD.

To an unfortunate Woman at the Theatre 532

Lines composed in a Concert-room

533

The Farmer's Boy.

The Keepsake

533

Spring

402 To a Lady. With Falconer's “Shipwreck” 533

Summer

405

Home-sick. Written in Germany

534

Autumn

408

Answer to a Child's Question

534

411 To a Young Lady. On her Recovery from a

Fever

534

The Visionary Hope

534

WORDSWORTH.

Something childish, but very natural. Wriiten

in Germany

535

The Excursion, being a Portion of the Recluse.

Recollections of Love

535

Book / The Wanderer

417 The Happy Husband. A Fragment

535

IL The Solitary

On revisiting the Sea-shore, aiter long Absence,

III. Despondency

432 under strong medical recommendations not to

IV. Despondency corrected.

410

bathe

535

V. The Pastor

451 The Composition of a Kiss

536

VI. The Churchyard among the Mountains 459 III. Meditative Poems. In blank verse:

VII. The Churchyard among the Mountains,

Hymn before Sunrise, in the Vale of Chamouny 536

continued

468 Línes written in the Album at Elbingerode, in

VIII. The Parsonage

476

the Hartz Forest .

537

II. Discourse of ihe Wanderer, and an Even- On observing a Blossom on the first of February,

ing Visit to the Lake

481

1796

537

The Armenian

Lady's Love

423 The Eolian Harp. Composed at Clevedon, So-

The Sumnambulist

489

mersetshire

537

Reflections on having left à Place of Retiremeni 538

To the Rev. George Coleridge of Ollery St. Mary,

BOWLES.

Devon, with some Poems

539

A tombless Epilaph

539

The Missionary.

Inscription for a Fountain on a Heath

540

Canto L

492 This Lime-tree Bower my Prison

540

II.

495 To a Gentleman. Composed on the Night after

III.

497 his Recitation of a Poem on the Growth of an

IV.

501 individual Mind,

541

503 To a Friend, who had declared his Intention of

VL

505

writing no more Poetry

542

VIL

506 The Nightingale: a Conversation Poem. Writ-

VIII.

509 ten in April, 1798.

542

Song of the Cid

512 Frost at Midnight

513

Sunnels. Written chiefly during various Journeys.

To a Friend, together with an unfinished Poem 544

Part I.

The Hour when we shall meet again. Composed

Sonnet. Written at Tynemouth, Northumber-

during Illness and in Absence

544

laod, after a tempestuous Voyage

514 Lines to Joseph Coille .

544

Sonnel. At Bamborough Castle

514 IV. Odes and Miscellaneous Poems :-

Sonnet. To the River Wensbeck

514 The Three Graves. A Fragment of a Sexton's

Sonnet. To the River Tweed

515

Tale

545

515 Dejection. An Ode

548

Sonnet. On leaving a Village in Scotland 515 Ode to Georgiana, Dutchess of Devonshire, on
Sonnet. To the River Itchin, near Winton 515 the twenty-fourth Stanza in her “ Passage over
Sonnet

515
Mount Gothard"

550

Sonnel. At Dover Cliffs, July 20, 1781

516

Ode to Tranquillity

551

Sonnet. At Ostend, landing, July 21, 1787 . 516 To a Young Friend, on his proposing to domesti:

Sonnet. At Ostend, July 22, 1787

516 cate with the Author. Composed in 1796 551

Sonnet. On the River Rhine

516 Lines to W.L. Esq., while he sang a Song to

Sonnet. At a Convent

516 Purcell's Music

552

Soonet

516 Addressed to a Young Man of Fortune, who

517

abandoned himself to an indolent and cause-

Soonet. On a distant View of England,

517

less Melancholy.

552

Songel. To the River Cherwell, Oxford

517 Sonnet to the River Outer

552

Sonnet. Composed on a Journey homeward;

Soonet

517 the Author having received Intelligence of the

Sonnel. October, 1792

517 Birth of a Son, September 20, 1796

552

Sonnet. Noveinber, 1792

517 Sonnel. To a Friend, who

asked how I feli

Sonnet. April, 1793

518 when the Nurse first presented my Infant

Sonnet. May, 1793

518

to me

552

Sannet. Nelley Abbey

518 The Virgin's Cradle Hymn. Copied from the

518 Print of the Virgin in a Catholic Village in

Sonnet. May, 1793

Germany

552

518

553

Bonnet. On revisiting Oxford

On the Christening of a Friend's Child

518 Epitaph on an Infant

553

Sonnet. On the Death of the Rev. William Ben-

Melancholy. A Fragment

553

well

519 A Christmas Carol .

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Tell's Birthplace. Imitated from Stolberg 551 The Falling Leaf

591
Human Life. On the Denial of Immortality 551 The Adventure of a Siar. Addressed to a Young Lady 691
Elegy, imitated from one of Akenside's Blank Make way for Liberty,

592

Verse Inscriptions

531 For the first Leaf of a Lady's Album

The Visit of the Gods. Imitated from Schiller 551 The first Leaf of an Album

593

Kubla Khan; or, a Vision in a Dream

553 Time employed, Time enjoyed. addressed to a

The Pains of Sleep

556 Young Lady from whom the Author had re-

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

ceived an elegantly wrought Watch-pocket 594

Part I.

556 A Voyage round the World .

594

II.

557

III.

558

IV.

559

V.

559

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

VI.

560

VII.

561 The Lay of the Last Minstrel.

Christabel.

Canto I.

598

Part I.

563

II.

602

IL.

566

III.

606

Youth and Age

569

IV.

610

The Devil's Thoughts

569

V.

615

Epigrams.

570

VI.

620

The Garden of Boccaccio

570 Marmion. A Tale of Flodden Fieid.

Canto I. The Castle

625

II. The Convent

633

MONTGOMERY.

II. The Hostel, or inn

640

IV. The Camp

647

The Wanderer of Switzerland.

V. The Court.

655

Part I. .

573

VI. The Battle

605

II.

574 The Lady of the Lake.

III.

575 Canto I. The Chase .,

677

IV.

577

II. The Island

693

V.

578

III. The Gathering

690

VI.

59
IV. The Prophecy

697

The Grave

582

V. The Combat

701

Ode to the Volunieers of Britain, on the Prospect of

VI. The Guard-room

711

Invasion.

583 The Fire King

719

Hannah

584 The Wild Huntsmen

720

The Ocean. Written ai Scarborough, in the Sum- The Battle of Sempach

723
mer of 1805

581 The Maid of Toro

The Common Lot

586 War Song of the Royal Edinburgh Light Dragoons .

The Harp of Sorrow .

586 Mac Gregor's Gathering. Written for Albyn's An-

Pope's Willow

586 thology

The Swiss Cowherd's Song in a foreign Land. Imi: Mackripmon's Lament

tated from the French

587 Pibroch or Donald Dhu. Written for Albyn's An.

The Dial :

507 thology

A Mother's Love

538 The Dance of Death

The Glowworm

588 Farewell to the Muse

The Oak. Imitated from the Italian of Metastasio 569 Hellvellyn

The Widow and the Fatherless

589 Wandering Willie

Human Lise.-Job xiv. .

589 Hunting Song

The Bible

689 The Bard's Incantation. Written under ihe Threat

The Daisy in India

589 of Invasion, in the Autumn of 1804

730

The Stranger and his Friend

590 Romance of Dunois. From the French

731

Via Crucis, Via Lucis

590 | The Troubadour.

731

The Ages of Man

591 Carle, now the King's come. Being new Words to

Aspirations of Youth

591 an auld Spring

732

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WILLIAM FALCONER.

WILLIAM FALCONER was a native of Edinburgh, | Aurora was never heard of after she passed the and went to sea at an early age in a merchant Cape, and was thought to have foundered in the vessel of Leith. He was afterwards mate of a Channel of Mozambique ; so that the poet of the ship that was wrecked in the Levant, and was one Shipwreck may be supposed to have perished by the of only three out of her crew that were saved, a same species of calamity which he had rehearsed. catastrophe which formed the subject of his future The subject of the Shipwreck, and the fate of poem. He was for some time in the capacity of a its author, bespeak an uncommon partiality in its servant to Campbell, the author of Lexiphanes, favour. If we pay respect to the ingenious scholar when purser of a ship. Campbell is said to have who can produce agreeable verses amidst the discovered in Falconer talents worthy of cultiva- shades of retirement, or the shelves of his library, tion, and when the latter distinguished himself as how much more interest must we take in tho“ shipa poet, used to boast that he had been his scholar. boy on the high and giddy mast” cherishing refined What he learned from Campbell it is not very easy visions of fancy at the hour which he may casually to ascertain. His education, as he often assured snatch from fatigue and danger. Nor did Falconer Governor Hunter, had been confined to reading, neglect the proper acquirements of seamanship in writing, and a little arithmetic, though in the course cultivating poetry, but evinced considerable knowof his life he picked up some acquaintance with ledge of his profession, both in his Marine Dictionthe French, Spanish, and Italian languages. In ary and in the nautical precepts of the Shipwreck. these his countryman was not likely to have much in that poem he may be said to have added a conasusted him; but he might have lent him books, genial and peculiarly British subject to the lan. and possibly instructed him in the use of figures. guage ; at least, we had no previous poem of any Falconer published his Shipwreck, in 1762, and by length of which the characters and catastrophe the favour of the Duke of York, to whom it was de- were purely naval. dicated, obtained the appointment of a midshipman The scene of the catastrophe (though he followed in the Royal George, and afterwards that of purser only the fact of his own history) was poetically in the Glory frigate. He soon afterwards married laid amidst seas and shores where the mind easily a Miss Hicks, an accomplished and beautiful wo- gathers romantic associations, and where it sup man, the daughter of the surgeon of Sheerness poses the most picturesque vicissitudes of scenery pard. At the peace of 1763, he was on the point and climate. The spectacle of a majestic British of being reduced to distressed circumstances by his ship on the shores of Greece brings as strong a ship being laid up in ordinary at Chatham, when, a reminiscence to the mind, as can well be by the friendship of Commissioner Hanway, who imagined, of the changes which time has wrought ordered the cabin of the Glory to be fitted up for in transplanting the empire of arts and civilization. his residence, he enjoyed for some time a retreat Falconer's characters are few; but the calm sagafor study without expense or embarrassment. Here cious commander, and the rough obstinate Rodhe employed himself in compiling his Marine Dic- mond, are well contrasted. Some part of the tionary, which appeared in 1769, and has been love-story of Palemon is rather swainish and proalways highly spoken of by those who are capable tracted, yet the effect of his being involved in the of estimating its merits. He embarked also in the calamity leaves a deeper sympathy in the mind politics of the day, as a poetical antagonist to for the daughter of Albert, when we conceive her Churchill, but with little advantage to his memory. at once deprived both of a father and a lover. Before the publication of his Marine Dictionary he The incidents of the Shipwreck, like those of a had left his retreat at Chatham for a less comfort- well-wrought tragedy, gradually deepen, while able abode in the metropolis, and appears to have they yet leave a suspense of hope and fear to the struggled with considerable difficulties, in the midst imagination. In the final scene there is something of which he received proposals from the late Mr. that deeply touches our compassion in the picture Murray, the bookseller, to join him in the business of the unfortunate man who is struck blind by a which he had newly established. The canse of flash of lightning at the helm. I remember, by his refusing this offer was, in all probability, the the-way, to have met with an affecting account of appointment which he received to the pursership the identical calamity befalling the steersman of a of the Aurora, East Indiaman. In that ship he forlorn vessel in a similar moment, given in a proso embarked for India, in September, 1769, but the and veracious history of the loss of a vessel on the

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