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HOURS OF IDLENESS-Continued.

PAGE HEBREW MELODIES–Continued.

On the Death of Mr. Fox

323 By the Rivers of Babylon we sat down and

The Tear.

323

wept

374

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

The Destruction of Sennacherib

374

Esq., on the Cruelty of his Mistress . 324 A Spirit pass'd before me. From Job 374

To the Sighing Strephon

324 On the Day of the Destruction of Jerusalem

To Eliza

324

by Titus

374

Lachin y Gair.

324 DOMESTIC PIECES: 1816.

375

To Romance

325

Fare thee well

375

Answer to some elegant Verses sent by a

A Sketch.

375

Friend to the Author, complaining that

Stanzas to Augusta. “ When all around

one of his Descriptions was rather too

grew drear and dark"

376

warmly drawn

325

Stanzas to Augusta. “Though the Day of

Elegy on Newstead Abbey

326

my Destiny's over"

377

Childish Recollections

327

Epistle to Augusta. “My sister! my sweet

Answer to a beautiful Poem, entitled “The

sister! if a name

377

Common Lot

331

Lines on hearing that Lady Byron was ill . 378

Remembrance

331

MONODY ON THE DEATH OF THE RIGHT

To a Lady who presented the Author with

HON. R. B. SHERIDAN .

379

the Velvet Band which bound her Tresses 331

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

THE DREAM

380

on his advising the Author to mix more

THE LAMENT OF TASSO

382

with Society

332

The Death of Calmar and Orla. An Imita-

ODE ON VENICE

384

tion of Macpherson's Ossian

332 THE MORGANTE MAGGIORE OF PULCI . 386

L'Amitié est l'Amour sans Ailes

333

393

THE PROPHECY OF DANTE.

The Prayer of Nature

334

To Edward Noel Long, Esq. .

335 FRANCESCA OF RIMINI.

399

Oh! had my fate been join'd with thine 336 THE BLUES

400

I would I were a careless Child

336

THE VISION OF JUDGMENT

404

When I roved a young Highlander

336

To George, Earl of Delawarr

337 THE AGE OF BRONZE

413

To the Earl of Clare

337 OCCASIONAL PIECES: 1807-1824

420

Lines written beneath an Elm in the

The Adieu. Written under the Impression

Churchyard of Harrow

338 that the Author would soon die

420

To a Vain Lady

421

ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH REVIEW.

To Anne .

421

ERS

339

To the Same

421

HINTS FROM HORACE

353 To the Author of a Sonnet beginning “Sad

THE CURSE OF MINERVA

362

is my Verse, you say, and yet no Tear”. 421

On finding a Fan

422

THE WALTZ

365 Farewell to the Muse

422

To an Oak at Newstead.

422

ODE TO NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE

368

On revisiting Harrow

HEBREW MELODIES

370 Epitaph on John Adams of Southwell, a

She walks in Beauty

370 Carrier, who died of Drunkenness

423

The Harp the Monarch Minstrel swept 370

To my Son

423

If that high World .

371 Farewell! if ever fondest Prayer

423

The Wild Gazelle

371 Bright be the Place of thy Soul

423

Oh! weep for those

When we Two Parted

424

On Jordan's Banks

371 To a Youthful Friend

424

Jephthah's Daughter

371 Lines inscribed upon a Cup formed from a

Oh! snatch'd away in Beauty's Bloom 371

Skull

425

My soul is dark

372 Well, thou art happy!

425

I saw thee weep

372 Inscription on the Monument of a New-

Thy Days are done

372

foundland Dog

425

Song of Saul before his last Battle

372 To a Lady, on being asked my Reason for

Saul.

372 quitting England in the Spring .

425

"All is Vanity, saith the Preacher"

372 Remind me not, remind me not

426

When Coldness wraps this suffering Clay 373

There was a Time, I need not name

426

Vision of Belshazzar

373 And wilt thou weep when I am low ? . 426

Sun of the Sleepless

373 Fill the Goblet again. A Song

426

Were my bosom as false as thou deem'st it

Stanzas to a Lady, on leaving England 427

to be

373 Lines to Mr. Hodgson. Written on board

Herod's Lament for Mariamne

373

the Lisbon Packet

427

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OCCASIONAL PIECES—Continued.

PAGE

Lines written in an Album at Malta

428

To Florence

428

Stanzas composed during a Thunder-storm . 429

Stanzas written on passing the Ambracian

Gulf

429

The Spell is broke, the Charm is flown! 429

Written after swimming from Sestos to

Abydos

430

Lines in the Travellers' Book at Orcho-

menus.

430

Maid of Athens, ere we part

430

Substitute for an Epitaph

430

Translation of the Nurse's Dole in the

Medea of Euripides

430

My Epitaph

430

Lines written beneath a Picture

430

Translation of the famous Greek War Song. 430

Translation of the Romaic Song

431

On Parting

431

Epitaph for Joseph Blackett, late Poet and

Shoemaker.

431

Farewell to Malta

431

To Dives. A Fragment .

432

On Moore's last Operatic Farce, or Farcical

Opera .

432

Epistle to a Friend, in answer to some Lines

exhorting the Author to be cheerful, and

to“ banish care”

432

To Thyrza. “Without a Stone,” etc.

432

Stanzas. “Away, away, ye Notes of Woe”. 433

Stanzas. “One Struggle more, and I am

free

433

Euthanasia. “When Time," etc.

434

Stanzas. “And thou art dead, as young and

fair"

434

Stanzas. If sometimes in the Haunts of

Men"

435

On a Cornelian Heart which was broken

435

Lines from the French .

435

Lines to a Lady weeping

435

"The Chain I gave," etc. From the Turkish. 435

Lines written on a Blank Leaf of “The

Pleasures of Memory"

435

Address, spoken at the opening of Drury

Lane Theatre, October 10, 1812.

436

Parenthetical Address, by Dr, Plagiary 436

Verses found in a Summer House at Hales

Owen

437

Y Remember Thee! Remember Thee! . 437

To Time.

437

Translation of a Romaic Love Song

437

Stanzas. “Thou art not False,” etc.

438

On being asked what was the “ Origin of

Love"

438

Stanzas. “Remember him,” etc.

438

On Lord Thurlow's Poems

438

To Lord Thurlow .

438

To Thomas Moore. Written the Evening

before his Visit to Mr. Leigh Hunt in

Horsemonger-Lane Gaol

439

Impromptu. “When from the Heart where

Sorrow sits"

439

Sonnet, to Genevra

439

Sonnet, to the Same

439

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OCCASIONAL PIECES-Continued.

PAGE NOTES TO THE POEMS—Continued.

Epigram. “In digging up your Bones, Tom

Thoughts on the Present State of Greece . 606

Paine," etc..

451 On the Present State of Turkey and the

Stanzas. “When a Man hath no Freedom

Turks

610

for "

451 State Dungeons of Venice

611

Songs of the Gondoliers

612

The Charity Ball

452 The Lion and Horses of Saint Mark's . 613

Epigram on my Wedding Day

452 Submission of Barbarossa to Pope Alex-

On my Thirty-third Birthday

452

ander III.

613

Epigram on the Brazier's Company

452 Henry Dandolo

614

Martial, Lib. I. Epist. I.

452 The War of Chiaza

614

Bowles and Campbell

452

Venice under the Government of Austria 614

Epigrams on Lord Castlereagh

452 Laura

615

Epitaph on Lord Castlereagh

452 Petrarch-Tasso

616

John Keats

452 Ariosto

617

The Conquest. A Fragment .

452 Ancient Superstitions Respecting Lightning. 617

To Mr. Murray. “For Orford and for

The Venus of Medicis

618

Waldegrave," etc.

452 Madame de Staël-Alfieri

618

The Irish Avatar

453 Machiavelli-Dante

619

Stanzas written on the Road between Flor-

Tomb of the Scipios

620

ence and Pisa

454 Petrarch's Crown-Boccaccio.

620

Stanzas to a Hindoo Air

454 The Medici

621

Battle of Thrasimene

622

To the Countess of Blessington

455 Statue of Pompey—The Bronze Wolf 623

Stanzas inscribed : “On this day I com-

Julius Cæsar

624

plete my Thirty-sixth Year”

455 Egeria—The Roman Nemesis

625

DON JUAN

456

626

The Alban Hili

627

Eustace's Classical Tour.

627

ATTRIBUTED POEMS

602 The Corsair

628

To Jessy

602

Lara-Marino Faliero

629

Lines found in the Travellers' Book at

Petrarch on the Conspiracy of Marino

Chamouni

602 Faliero

631

To Lady Caroline Lamb

602 Venetian Society and Manners

632

The Prince of Whales

603 The Two Foscari

632

On the Letter I

603 Article from the Edinburgh Review for

To my dear Mary Anne-Stanzas .

603

January, 1808

634

Remarks on the Romaic or

Modern Greek

635

APPENDIX.

Letter to the Editor of “My Grandmother's

NOTES TO THE POEMS

604 Review

637

Battle of Talavera

604 Some Observations upon an Article in

Removal of the Works of Art from Athens. 604 Blackwood's Magazine, August, 1819. 639

Albania and the Albanians

605 Lord Bacon's Apophthegms

646

Specimen of the Albanian or Arnaout Dia-

Conversations of Lord Byron, as related by

lect of the Illyric

606 Thomas Medwin, Esq.

648

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BOOKS CONSULTED IN THE PREPARATION OF THIS VOLUME.

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The Narrative of the Honorable John Byron, Commodore, in a late Expedition Round the World, etc. (Baker and Leigh) Voyage of H. M. S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the years 1824-1825, the Right Hon. Lord Byron, Commander (John Murray) Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Hon.

Lord Byron (H. Colburn) The Life, Writings, Opinions, and Times of G. G. Noel

Byron, with courtiers of the present polished and enlightened age, etc., etc., 3 vols. (M. Iley) Narrative of Lord Byron's last Journey to Greece,

from Journal of Count Peter Gamba Melwin's Conversations with Lord Byron at Pisa, 2

The Works of Lord Byron, with Life by Thomas
Moore, 17 vols. (Murray)

1832 1768 Galt's Life of Lord Byron (Harpers)

1830 Kennedy's Conversations on Religion (Murray). 1830

Countess of Blessington's Conversations (Harpers) 1834 1826 | Lady Morgan's Memoirs, 2 vols. (W. H. Allen . 1842

Recollections of the Countess Guiccioli (Harpers) 1869 1822 Castelar's Genius and Character of Byron (Harpers). 1870 Elze's Life of Lord Byron (Murray) .

1872 Trelawny's Reminiscences of Byron and Shelley 1858 1825 Torren's Mem of scount Melbourne (Macmillan) 1878

Rev. F. Hodgson's Memoirs, 2 vols. (Macmillan) 1879 1825 Essays and Articles, or Recorded Criticisms, by Ma

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vols. (H. Colburn) Leigh Hunt's Byron and His Contemporaries (H. Colburn)

caulay, Scott, Shelley, Goethe, G. Brandes, Mazzini, 1825 Sainte Beuve, De Chasles, H. Taine, etc. Burke's Knightage and Peerage .

1879 1828 The Real Lord Byron (Osgood and the Harpers) 1883

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