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CHAMBERS'S

CYCLOPÆDIA

OF

ENGLISH

LITERATURE

A HISTORY, CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL, OF BRITISH AUTHORS

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CONTENTS OF SECOND VOLUME.

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SEVENTH PERIOD.

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The Pilgrims and the Peas.......

25

1780-1830: THE REIGNS OF GEORGE III. AND The Apple Dumplings and the King...

26

GEORGE IV.

Whitbread's Brewery visited by their Majesties.

26

Lord Gregory--Epigram on Sleep.....

28

POETS.

The Rev. W. Crowe (circa 1746-1829)..

28

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Wreck of the Halsewell...

28

SIR WILLIAM JONES (1746-1794)...

The Miseries of War.....

28

Ode in Imitation of Alcæus...

CHARLOTTE SMITH (1749–1806).

28

Persian Song of Hafiz....

3

Sonnets.....

29

Concluding Sentence of Berkeley's Siris Imitated.

3

Recollections of English Scenery

29

Tetrastic from the Persian...

3 SUSANNA BLAMIRE (1747-1794).

30

NATHANIEL COTTON (1707-1788).

3

The Nabob....

30

The Fireside.....

3 What Ails this Heart O' Mine ?.

30

WILLIAM COWPER (1731–1800)...

4

Auld Robin Forbes....

30

Character of Chatham....

6 MRS BARBAULD (1743--1825).

31

The Greenland Missionaries

6 Life-Ode to Spring..

31

Rural Sounds...

7

To a Lady with Painted Flowers

32

The Diversified Character of Creation..

7 Hymn to Content, .

32

From Conversation.

7 MRS OPIE (1769-1853)-MRS HUNTER (1742-1821)-Mrs

On the Receipt of his Mother's Picture..

8 ANNE GRANT (1755-1838)–Mrs MARY TIGHE (1773-

Voltaire and the Lace-worker.

9

1810)......

32

To Mary (Mrs Unwin).

9 The Orphan Boy's Tale.

33

Winter Evening in the Country.

9 Songs,The Death Song

33

Love of Nature..

The Lot of Thousands

33

English Liberty

On a Sprig of Heath..

33

Yardley Oak.

The Highland Poor.

34

John Gilpin.

12 From Mrs Tighe's Psyche .

34

WILLIAM HAYLEY (1745-1820)...

14

The Lily

35

Tribute to a Mother on her Death..

ROBERT BLOOMFIELD (1766—1823)..

35

Epitaphs on Cowper and Mrs Unwin.

14

Humble Pleasures-Harvest..

36

Dr ERASMUS DARWIN (1732-1802)..

15 Rosy Hannah-Lines to my Children..

37

Extracts from Loves of the Plants.

15 Description of a Blind Youth.

37

Invocation to the Goddess of Botany,

17 Banquet of an English Squire.

37

Destruction of Sennacherib's Army.

17

The Soldier's Home...

38

Death of Eliza at the Battle of Minden.

17 JOHN LEYDEN (1775—1811).

39

Song to May-Song to Echo

18 Sonnet on Sabbath Morn..

40

Miss SEWARD (1747-1809)....

18 Ode to an Indian Gold Coin.

40

THE ROLLIAD (Political Satires)..

18 From The Mermaid....

Character of Mr Pitt......

19

HENRY KIRKE WHITE (1785–1806).

41

WILLIAM GIFFORD (1756-1826).

19

To an Early Primrose..

42

Degeneracy of Modern Literature..

Sonnet.....

42

A Reviewer compared to a Toad.

The Star of Bethlehem..

43

The Grave of Anna......

Britain a Thousand Years hence.

43

Greenwich Hill.......

The Christiad ...

43

THE ANTI-JACOBIN POETRY.

JAMES GRAHAME (1765–1811).

43

Ships of the Line in Port, by Canning.

23 Apostrophe to Scotland..

43

The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-grinder.

23

From The Sabbath....

44

Song by Rogero in The Rovers...

23 A Summer Sabbath Walk..

44

Canning's Epitaph on his Son.
24 Autumn and Winter Sabbath Walks.

45

DR JOHN WOLCOT (1738-1819).

24 To My Son ....

Epitaph on Dr Johnson...

25 The Thanksgiving off Cape Trafalgar..

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GEORGE CRABBE (1754–1832).....

46 WILLIAM SOTHEBY (1757–1833)..

Parish Workhouse and Apothecary

96

48 Lines on Staffa ....

96

Isaac Ashford, a Noble Peasant....

49 Approach of Saul and his Guards..

.. 97

Phoebe Dawson.....

49 EDWARD, LORD THURLOW (1781—1829).

97

Dream of the Condemned Felon.

50 Song to May--Sonnets...

97

Story of a Betrothed Pair..

50 To a Bird that haunted the Waters of Lacken in the Winter.. 98

An English Fen-Gipsies.

51 THOMAS MOORE (1779—1852)..

98

Gradual Approaches of Age..

52 A Moonlight Scene at Sea.

Song of the Crazed Maiden.

52

Canadian Boat Song.......

98

Sketches of Autumn...

52 Literary Advertisement..

99

Samuel ROGERS (1763-1855)...

52 Song, 'When He who Adores Thee',

99

From The Pleasures of Memory.

53 Irish Melody, 'I saw from the Beach'.

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From Human Life....

55 Beauty.- From Lalla Rookh...

100

Ginevra.--From Italy.

...... 55

Nature after a Storm....

An Italian Song..

56

'Tis the Last Rose of Summer..

....102

Written in the Highlands of Scotland.

56 Hymn, 'The Turf shall be my Fragrant Shrine'.

Pæstum.-From Italy..

56 JOHN HOOKHAM FRERE (1769--1846).

....102

On a Tear..

57

Extracts from Whistlecraft...

....103

WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827).

57 Passage from Romance of the Cid..

....104

To the Muses-Song..

58 THOMAS CAMPBELL (1777–1844).

....105

Introduction to Songs of Innocence

58 Elegy written in Mull, 1795..

....107

The Lamb—The Tiger.....

58

Picture of Domestic Love..

....107

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH (1770-1850)..

58

Death of Gertrude..

....107

Extracts from The Excursion...

60 Ye Mariners of England.

....tos

A Noble Peasant-The Deaf Dalesman.

61 Battle of the Baltic.

....109

London, 1802...

63 Hohenlinden....

...109

The World is too much with Us...

63 From The Last Man...

....NIO

Composed upon Westminster Bridge, 1803

63 A Thought suggested by the New Year..

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On King's College Chapel, Cambridge...

63 MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS (1775—1818).

Lines: Lucy--We are Seven....

64 Durandarte and Belerma...

A Portrait...

64 Alonzo the Brave and the Fair Imogine..

113

Lines composed above Tintern Abbey.

65 SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771–1832)..

.113

Picture of Christmas Eve..

66 On the Setting Sun..

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To a Highland Girl....

66 The Aged Minstrel-Melrose Abbey..

..117

Laodamia....

67 Love of Country-Norham Castle...

..117

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834).

68 Battle of Flodden-Death of Marmion.

118

Extract from Wallenstein...

70 The Sun upon the Weirdlaw Hill...

Epitaph for Himself...

71 Coronach, from the Lady of the Lake

Extract from Christabel..

72 Songs from Quentin Durward and The Pirate..

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

73 Hymn of the Hebrew Maid. From Ivanhoe......

From the Ode to the Departing Year..

76 LORD BYRON (1788-1824)..

..121

Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni........

77 Extract from the Dream....

..122

Love.....

77 Picture of Modern Greece...

..123

From Frost at Midnight.

78 Red Battle, the Demon of War.

...124

Love, Hope, and Patience in Education..

78 Ancient Greece.

...124

Youth and Age...

79 Lake Leman (Geneva).

...125

Importance of Method.

79 Temple of Clitumnus....

..125

REV. WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES (1762-1850)..

79 Statue of Apollo..

..125

Sonnets: To Time-Winter Evening-Hope--Bamborough The Gladiator....

,126

Castle....

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Apostrophe to the Ocean.

126

South American Scenery.

80 Evening on the Banks of the Brenta..

..126

Sun-dial in a Churchyard. .

80 Midnight Scene in Rome...

...126

BLANCO WHITE (1775-1841)..

81 The Shipwreck......

...127

Sonnet on Night.......

81 Description of Haidee...

...127

ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843)..

81 Haidee and Juan at the Feast.

Extract from Joan of Arc..

82 Death of Haidee.....

.....128

Night in the Desert.-From Thalaba

82 PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792--1822)..

....129

Padalon, or the Indian Hades.

83 Extract from Revolt of Islam..

...129

Love...

83

Extract from The Cenci...

..132

A Moonlight Scene in Spain.....

84 Opening of Queen Mab..

132

Wordsworth's Epitaph on Southey..

84

The Cloud-To a Skylark..

133

The Battle of Blenheim....

85 From The Sensitive Plant.

134

The Holly Tree.......

85 Forest Scenery

135

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR (1775-1864)...

86 Stanzas written in Dejection near Naples..

135

Short Extracts from Gebir and Count Julian.

86 On a Faded Violet...

136

Clifton--The Maid's Lament-Sixteen....

87 Lines to an Indian Air-To-

.136

Conversation between Lords Chatham and Chesterfield.... 88 JOHN KEATS (1795–1821)....

.136

Conversation between William Penn and Lord Peterborough. 89 Saturn and Thea.-From Hyperion....

137

Grandiloquent Writing-Milton.....

89 The Lady Madeline at her Devotions.

.138

EDWIN ATHERSTONE (1788-1872)..

89 Hymn to Pan.-From Endymion ....

..138

Banquet in Sardanapalus's Palace...

90

Ode to a Nightingale....

...139

CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)....

90

To Autumn...

...139

Forest Scenes.-From John Woodvil

91

Sonnets : On Chapman's Homer, and on England. ...140

To Hester-The Old Familiar Faces..

92 Dr REGINALD HEBER (1783-1826)..

...140

A Farewell to Tobacco..

92

Palestine..

...140

Dream Children, a Reverie...

93 The Druses..

..140

Poor Relations.....

94 Missionary Hymn

..141

The Origin of Roast Pig.

95 From Journal....

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CHARLES WOLFE (1791–1823)......

..141 From The Kitten......

....175

Burial of Sir John Moore...

.142 From Address to Miss Agnes Baillie

.176

Song, 'If I had thought,' &c.

..142 The Shepherd's Song...

..177

CHARLES DIBDIN (1745-1814)-T. DIBDIN (1771—1845). ..142 WILLIAM Knox (1789-1825)..

..177

Tom Bowling .....

...142 THOMAS PRINGLE (1788–1834).

..177

Poor Jack....

..143

Afar in the Desert......

.177

JOHN COLLINS (died in 1808).

..143 | ROBERT MONTGOMERY (1808–1855)..

...178

Song, 'In the Downhill of Life'.

143

A Maniac .....

-178

HERBERT KNOWLES (1798-1817)..

143

The Starry Heavens

..179

Lines written in Churchyard of Richmond.
.143 WILLIAM HERBERT (1778-1847)

..179

ROBERT POLLOK (1799--1827)......

144

Extract from Helga-Musings on Eternity.

,179

Love-Friendship-Happiness..

EBENEZER ELLIOTT (1781-1849)....

145

.179

JAMES MONTGOMERY (1771-1854)..

.146

To the Bramble Flower-The Excursion..

180

Greenland..

Pictures of Native Genius...

147

..181

Night-The Pelican Island.

.148

A Poet's Prayer

....181

The Recluse-Aspirations of Youth-The Common Lot. 149

THOMAS HAYNES BAYLY (1797-1839).

...181

Prayer-Home.......

Address to a Wife

150

Hox. WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER (1770-1834).

Oh no, we never Mention Him ..........

.150

Beth Gelert..

..150

REV. JOHN KEBLE (1792-1866)..

To — Stanzas....

Extract from The Christian Year............

151

....182

HENRY LUTTRELL (1770-1851).

Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity..

151

...182

London in Autumn....

NOEL THOMAS CARRINGTON (1777-1830)...

151

.....183

The November Fog of London..

The Pixies of Devon....

.152

....183

HENRY GALLY KNIGHT (1786-1846)..

ARCHDEACON WRANGHAM (1769-1843).

.152

..183

F. SAYERS (1763-1816)-HELEN M. WILLIAMS (1762—1827)..

..152

HENRY FRANCIS CARY (1772-1844).

..184

Sonnet to Hope .....

Francesca of Rimini

..152

.184

LEIGH HUNT (1784-1859)

152

Ugolini and his Sons.

Lines on the Birth of the Princess Royal.

WILLIAM STEWART ROSE (1775--1843).

153

May Moming at Ravenna..

Sonnet to Scott....

154

.185

Description of a Fountain.....

Love.--From Translation of Ariosto..

154

185

Funeral of the Lovers in Rimini.

WILLIAM TAYLOR (1765–1836)..

154

.185

To T. L H., Six Years Old

THE EARL OF ELLESMERE (1800-1857).

154

.186

Dirge-To the Grasshopper...

The Military Execution.....

155

.186

Abou Ben Adhem and the Angel..

THOMAS MITCHELL (1783—1845).

155

..186

JOHN CLARE (1793–1864)

VISCOUNT STRANGFORD (1780—1855)

155

.186

Sonnet to the Glow-worm......

Ballad Verses-What is Life ?..

.156

Summer Morning-The Primrose-The Thrush's Nest.

..157

SCOTTISH POETS.

First Love's Recollections...

..157

Dawnings of Genius......

.157 ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796)..

.....186

JAMES SMITH (1775-1839)..

.158

Extract from The Vision ............

.....189

HORACE SMITH (1779-1849)..

159

Extracts from Letters...

....190

Extracts from Rejected Addresses--Crabbe, Wordsworth, From the Epistle to James Smith...

....191

Scott......

.....160

From the Epistle to W. Simpson ..

....191

Address to the Mummy in Belzoni's Exhibition. ....161 To a Mountain Daisy

* .. 191

JOHN WILSON (1785–1851)...

.....162 On Captain Matthew Henderson..

..192

A Home among the Mountains.

Songs : Macpherson's Farewell— Menie-Ae Fond Kiss-

Lines to a Sleeping Child......

..163 My Bonny Mary-Mary Morison..

....193

Address to a Wild Deer...

.163 Bruce's Address--A Vision—To Mary in Heaven..

*...194

Lines written in a Lonely Burial-Ground.

..164 RICHARD GALL (1776-1800).

....195

Mrs HEMANS (1793—1835)..

. 165 My only Jo and Dearie 0.

...195

Sunday in England. ...

..165 Farewell to Ayrshire...

...,195

From The Voice of Spring.

..165 ALEXANDER WILSON (1766-1813)..

..195

The Homes of England...

... 166

The Bald Eagle....

..195

The Graves of a Household.

.166 A Village Scold.-From Watty and Meg.

..196

BERNARD BARTON (1784-1849).

.166 HECTOR MACNEILL (1746–1818)..

.197

To the Evening Primrose..

Extracts from Scotland's Skaith..

.197

Power and Gentleness..

.167 Mary of Castle-Cary...

...198

BRYAN WALLER PROCTER (1790-1874).

.167 JOHN MAYNE (1761-1836).

....198

Address to the Ocean...

....168 Logan Braes...

.198

Marcelia...

Helen of Kirkconnel...

199

Invocation to Birds ..

...168

Mustering of the Trades to Shoot for the Siller Gun.

..199

Songs~King Death, The Nights, Twilight..

..168 BARONESS NAIRNE (1766—1845)

Death of Amelia Wentworth.

..169

The Land of the Leal...

Rev. HENRY HART MILMAN (1791–1868).

..170

The Laird of Cockpen.

Jerusalem before the Siege..

170

Caller Herrin'..

Summons of the Destroying Angel.....

171 ROBERT TANNAHILL (1774-1810).

The Fair Recluse–The Day of Judgment..

171

The Braes o' Balquhither.

Rev. GEORGE CROLY (1780—1860)..

172

The Braes of Gleniffer ..

Pericles and Aspasia...

172 The Flower o' Dumblane.

The French Army in Russia..

172 Gloomy Winter's noo Awa'

Satan.-From a Picture by Sir T. Lawrence.

173 Sir ALEXANDER BOSWELL (1775-1822)

LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON (1802–1838)

173 Jenny Dang the Weaver

203

Change-Last Verses of L. E. L.....

173 Jenny's Bawbee ...

...203

JANE TAYLOR (1783--1824)—ANN TAYLOR (1782—1866) 174 Good-night, and Joy be wi' Ye a'..

.. 203

The Squire's Pew....

174 The High Street of Edinburgh

.203

Song of the Tea-kettle

-175 JAMES HOGG (1770-1835) ....

204

JOANNA BAILLIE (1762—1851).

175 Allusion to Sir Walter Scott in Queen's Wake.

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