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HOURS OF IDLENESS.

BY H. RICHTER.

“Oh! mark you yon pair: in the sunshine of youth

Love twined round their childhood his flow'rs as they grow; They fourish awhile in the season of truth, Till chilld by the winter of love's last adieu !"

PAGE 398.

HEBREW MELODIES.

BY BEIDEMANN

“ We sate down and wept by the waters

Of Babel, and thought of the day
When our foe, in the hue of his slaughters,
Made Salem's high places his prey."

PAGE 477

FRANCESCA OF RIMINI.

BY DECAISNE.

“ We read one day for pastime, seated nigh,
Of Laucilot, how love enchain'd him too."

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THE WALTZ; AN A POSTROPHIC HYMN..... 467
TO THE PUBLISHER......

467

ODE TO NAPOLEON BONAPARTE.. ........ 470

... 474

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To M-

396

To Woman

397

To M. S. G.....

397

To Mary, on receiving her Picture

397

To Lesbia....

397

Lines addressed to a Young Lady, who was

alarmed at the Sound of a Bullet hissing near

her

398

Love's last Adieu

398

Damætas

399

To Marion

399

To a Lady who presented to the Author a Lock

of Hair, braided with his own

399

Oscar of Alva. A Tale....

400

The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus

403

Translation from the Medea of Euripides,

Ερωτες υπερ μεν αγαν, κ. τ. λ.”

406

Thoughts suggested by a College Examination.. 407

To a beautiful Quaker

407

The Cornelian ....

408

An Occasional Prologue to “The Wheel of For-

tune"

408

On the Death of Mr. Fox.

409

The Tear....

409

Reply to some Verses of J. M. B. Pigot, Esq., on

the Cruelty of his Mistress..

410

To the sighing Strephon

410

To Eliza.

410

Lachin y Gair

411

To Romance...

411

Answer to some elegant Verses sent by a

Friend to the Author, complaining that one

of his Descriptions was rather too warmly

drawn

412

Elegy on Newstead Abbey

412

Childish Recollections....

414

Answer to a beautiful Poem, entitled The

Common Lot"

419

To a Lady who presented the Author with the

Velvet Band which bound her Tresses... 420

Remembrance ....

420

Lines addressed to the Rev. J. T. Becher, on his

advising the Author to mix more with So-

ciety....

420

The Death of Calmar and Orla. An Imitation

of Macpherson's Ossian

421

L'Amitié est l'Amour sans Ailes

422

The Prayer of Nature..

423

To Edward Noel Long, Esq..

424

Oh! had my fate been join'd with thine!. 425

I would I were a careless Child...

425

When I roved a young Highlander

426

To George, Earl Delawarr..

427

To the Earl of Clare......

427

Lines written beneath an Elm in the Church-

yard of Harrow ..

428

Article on the “ Hours of Idleness," from the

Edinburgh Review...

..... 478

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ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH REVIEW-
ERS; A Satire.

430

PREFACE...

430

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OCCASIONAL PIECES: 1807—1824.

The Adieu. Written under the Impression that

the Author would soon die......

544

To a vain Lady.

545

To Anne ...

545

To the same

545

To the Author of a Sonnet beginning, "Sad is

my Verse, you say, and yet no Tear”.

545

On finding a Fan

545

Farewell to the Muse

546

To an Oak at Newstead

546

On revisiting Harrow

547

Epitaph on John Adams of Southwell, a Carrier,

who died of Drunkenness..

547

To my Son

547

Farewell ! if ever fondest Prayer

547

Bright be the Place of thy Soul..

547

When we Two parted....

548

To a Youthful Friend

548

Lines inscribed upon a Cup formed from a Skull 549

Well, thou art happy !...

549

Inscription on the Monument of a Newfoundland

Dog

549

To a Lady, on being asked my Reason for quit-

ting England in the Spring...

550

Remind me not, remind me not

550

There was a Time, I need not name

550

And wilt thou weep when I am low ?.

Fill the Goblet again. A Song...

551

Stanzas to a Lady, on leaving England... 552

Lines to Mr. Hodgson. Written on board the

Lisbon Packet......

552

Lines written in an Album at Malta

553

To Florence......

553

Stanzas composed during a Thunder-storm..... 553

Stanzas written on passing the Ambracian Gulf. 554

The Spell is broke, the Charin is flown !.... 554

Written after swimming from Sestos to Abydos. 555

Lipes in the Travellers' Book at Orchomenus... 555

Maid of Athens, ere we part ....

555

Translation of the Nurse's Dole in the Medea of

Euripides

556

My Epitaph..

556

Substitute for an Epitaph

556

Lines written beneath a Picture...

556

Translation of the famous Greek War Song,

* Δεύτε παίδες,” &c.

556

Translation of the Romaic Song, “Mhevw pas

'ro' sip16611,” &c......

557

On Parting

557

Epitaph for Joseph Blackett, late Poet and Shoe-

maker..

557

Farewell to Malta..

558

To Dives. A Fragment..

558

On Moore's last Operatic Farce, or Farcical

Opera......

558

Epistle to a Friend, in answer to some Lines ex-

horting the Author to be cheerful, and to

"banish care"

558

To Thyrza. " Without a Stone," &c.

559

Stanzas. Away, away, ye Notes of Wo"..... 560

Stauzas. “One Struggle more, and I am free". 560

Euthanasia. "When Time," &c......... 560

Stanzas. "And thou art dead, as young as fair” 561

Stanzas. "If sometimes in the Haunts of

Men"

561

On a Cornelian Heart which was broken

562

Lines from the French ...

562

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Lines to a Lady weeping....

562

"The Chain I gave," &c. From the Turkish.. 562

Lines written on a Blank Leaf of “The Pleas-

ures of Memory”

562

Address, spoken at the Opening of Drury Lane

Theatre, October 10, 1812....

562

Parenthetical Address, by Dr. Plagiary

563

Verses found in a Suminer-house at Hales Owen 564

Remember Thee ! Remember Thee!

564

To Time........

564

Translation of a Romaic Love Song

565

Stanzas. “Thou art not false," &c.

565

On being asked what was the "Origin of Love" 565

Stanzas. “Remember Him," &c....

565

On Lord Thurlow's Poems.

566

To Lord Thurlow .

566

To Thomas Moore. Written the Evening be-

fore his Visit to Mr. Leigh Hunt, in Horse-

monger-Lane Jail

566

Impromptu. “When from the Heart where Sor-

row sits".

567

Sonnet, to Genevra...

567

Sonnet, to the same

567

From the Portuguese. “Tu mi chamas". 567

Another Version.

567

The Devil's Drive. An unfinished Rhapsody... 567

Windsor Poetics

568

Stanzas for Music. " I speak not, I trace not,"

&c.......

568

Address intended to be recited at the Caledonian

Meeting..

568

Fragment of an Epistle to Thomas Moore...... 569

Condolatory Address to Sarah, Countess of Jer-

sey, on the Prince Regent's returning her Pic-

ture to Mrs. Mce

569

To Belshazzar...

570

Elegiac Stanzas on the Death of Sir Peter Par-

ker, Bart.

570

Stanzas for Music. “There's not a Joy the

World can give,” &c.......

570

Stanzas for Music. “There be none of Beauty's

Daughters"

571

On Napoleon's Escape from Elba...,

571

Ode from the French. “ We do not curse thee,

Waterloo"

571

From the French. “Must thou go, my glorious

Chief?”.

572

On the Star of "The Legion of Honor.” From

the French...

572

Napoleon's Farewell. From the French... 573

Endorsement to the Deed of Separation, in the

April of 1816.

573

Darkness.....

573

Churchill's Grave

574

Prometheus..

575

A Fragment. “Could I remount," &c..... 575

Sonnet to Lake Leman.....

575

Romance muy Doloroso del Sitio y Toma de

Alhama...

576

A very mournful Ballad on the Siege and Con-

quest of Alhama....

576

Sonetto di Vittorelli. Per Monaca

578

Translation from Vittorelli. On a Nun......... 578

Stanzas for Music. “Bright be the Place of thy

Soul"...

578

Stanzas for Music. ** They say that Hope is

Happiness

To Thomas Moore. “My Bark is on the Shore". 578

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