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to Lord Henry Spencer. “Gain'd a mister :” she married Mr. Spencer, son of Lord Charles Spencer.

59-60. LITTLE LAURETTE. From “ The Inn of Strange Meetings, and other Poems ” (1871). “ A Legend of the Divorce Court” is from the same source.

68-70. MAMMA. From “ Time” for 1879.

73-74. THE FEMALE PHAETON. “Kitty :"Lady Catharine Hyde, afterwards Duchess of Queensberry. ' Lady Jenny: " Lady Jane Hyde, afterwards Countess of Essex.

78-80. REJECTED ADDRESSES. From Pegasus” (1879). See also “ Croquet (p. 141),” from the same source.

80-82. THE TALENTED MAN. " Trevelyan :" a novel by Lady Dacre, published in 1833.

82-84. THE DASHING YOUNG FELLOW. From Professor Rankine's only volume of songs and lyrics, from which this and the following piece are reprinted by the kind consent of his executrix.

96-100. ELEGY ON THE BIRTH-NIGHT BALL. tris,” “Lepicq,' Gondel” (Gardel) : famous dancers. Words that never shall be

the favourite country dance “Go to the devil and shake yourself.”

Good King Bladud's healing waters : Bath.

“ The long Minuet :” a once celebrated caricature by Bunbury.

Augusta : see note to “On a Young Lady's going to Town."

"Cecil :” Lord Salisbury, then Lord Chamberlain,

100-104. THE BELLE OF THE BALL-ROOM. “Little:” an early nom-de-plume of Thomas Moore.

104-107. MY PARTNER. “Frankenstein:" a weird tale by Mrs. Shelley. “De Vere : a fashionable novel by R. Plumer Ward, published in 1827. Endymion :

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I IO-114. THE FANCY BALL. “ Corinne :" Madame de Staël's famous heroine. “Sir Lucius :” O'Trigger, in the “Rivals.” “Sad Calista :" the heroine of Rowe's “Fair Penitent."

117-119. Tu QUOQUE. From “ Vignettes in Rhyme.” The next poem is from the same source.

120-121. A. B. C. From “ Verses and Translations" (2nd edit., 1862).

129-130. AT THE OPERA. From “ Ten Miles from Town” (1867).

131-132. THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE. From

Keats's poem.

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"The Realm,” which was edited by the late Mr. Cayley. 133-135. MY SHILLING PHOTOGRAPH. From “The

135-137. PRIVATE THEATRICALS. “The O'Neill :" Miss O'Neill

, an actress of great celebrity in her day. Ranger :" the name of a character in two eighteenthcentury comedies. 137-140. Clubs.

“ Neither Moore nor Savory : the well-known firm of chemists. “Boodle's :" see pages

140-141. AT HURLINGHAM. “ Alfred sings it : the Laureate.

147-150. IN THE ROYAL ACADEMY. Originally published in “Belgravia.” 162-164. CHINA VERSUS

CHIPPENDALE. From “ Songs of many Seasons ” (1877). See also “ Now•a. days "' (page 218).

165-168. A BLENHEIM'S VALENTINE. In sub-title “Whateley” should be “Whately.” On line io from top, for“ every dog its morrow” read" every day,” etc.

168-171. ODE. “The moral teacher :” Sydney Smith, at that time lecturing on Moral Philosophy in the Royal Institution. “Thy awful form, Sublimity : ' ticular lecture referred to in the " Ode" was on “The Sublime.” “ The · Phrygian monarch : Tantalus. “Payne :

a fashionable milliner. The ode is in imitation of the style of Gray.

175-177. THE LAST DESPATCH. From “ Proverbs in Porcelain ” (1877).

179-180. WINTER. From “Horace in London," founded on Ode i. 9, “Vides, ut altâ stet nive candidum,” etc.

181. IF! From “The Owl.” A verse is omitted, by permission of the writer.

182-183. “THERE STANDS A City.” From “ Verses and Translations." In line 8, for “Laura” read “ Lauru.”

187-188. AT A COUNTRY HOUSE. From Sporting Times.” Mr. Rhys has contributed to Sketch" and other periodicals.

192-193. BRIGHTON. From “Horace in London." Suggested by Horace, Ode i. 4, “ Solvitur acris hyems," etc.

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194-195. WINTER IN BRIGHTON. From “The Inn of Strange Meetings, and other Poems,” and founded, like James Smith's “Winter," on Horace's Ode i. 9. It was written in 1861, when Messrs. Fawcett and White were members for Brighton. “Lemon :" Mark Lemon, late editor of “Punch.” “Mutton's,” “Bacon's,” and “Mainwaring's : ” all well-known establishments. See the following piece.

197-199. FROM THE HON. HENRY --- “Sir George Rose :” the celebrated lawyer and wit, some of whose rhythmical jeux d'esprit are familiarly known.

202-204. OUTWARD BOUND. From “ Vignettes in Rhyme." Suggested by Horace, Ode iii. 7: Quid fles, Asterie,” etc.

207-208. MY OLD Coat. From “The Inn of Strange Meetings."

209-210. LE DERNIER JOUR D'UN CONDAMNÉ. Mr. Baker, Jun., is an American writer, and the lines are from his volume entitled “ Point-Lace and Diamonds."

210-213. SPECTATOR AB EXTRA. This is the original version of the poem. As it appears in the later editions of Dipsychus,” it is somewhat shorter.

217-218. “LORD HARRY HAS WRITTEN A Novel." “O Radcliffe :" Mrs. Radcliffe, author of “ The Mysteries of Udolpho,” etc.

219. To Ethel. From “Blackwood's Magazine.” The motto is from Tennyson. “Belinda ” and “Sir Plume :" see Pope's “ Rape of the Lock."


INDEX OF AUTHORS.

SHBY-STERRY, J., 22, 62, 132, 154, 195.

Aïdé, Hamilton, 52.

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Baker, Jun., George, 209.

Bayly, Thomas Haynes, 64, 65, 66, 70, 72,
74, 90, 91, 93, 159, 177, 216, 217.
Brooks, Charles Shirley, 45.

Calverley, Charles Stuart, 120, 182.
Canning, George, 57.
Cayley, George John, 47, 131.
Chesterfield, Philip, Earl of, 35, 36.
Cholmondeley-Pennell, H., 78, 141.
Clough, Arthur Hugh, 210.
Collins, Mortimer, 59, 60, 181, 194, 207.
Congreve, William, 30, 40.
Courthope, Wm. John, 165.

Dobson, Austin, 17, 49, 117, 119, 147, 175, 202, 219.
Fanshawe, Catherine M., 96, 168.
Fitzgerald, Edward, 34, 114, 214.
Fox, Charles James, 32.
Freeman, H. B., 68, 133.

Gay, John, 8, 41, 160, 164.

Hook, Theodore, 137.

Jemmett-Browne, J., 162, 219.
Landor, Walter Savage, 68, 116.
Leigh, Henry S., 20, 178.

Locker, Frederick, 13, 14, 19, 22, 75, 87, 140, 156, 200.
Lowell, J. Russell, 127.
Lyttelton, George, Lord, 11.
Lytton, Robert, Lord, 47.
Macaulay, Thomas, Lord, 27.
Montagu, Lady Mary W., 9.
Moore, Thomas, 89, 197.
Morris, Charles, 2.

Peterborough, Charles, Earl of, 29.
Pope, Alexander, 5, 28.
Praed, Winthrop Mackworth, 37, 80, 86, 94, 100, 104,

107, 110, 135, 150, 172, 189.
Prior, Matthew, 7, 25, 73.
Rankine, W. Macquorn, 82, 84.
Rhys, C. C., 187.

Savile-Clarke, H., 124, 146.
Sawyer, William, 126, 129.
Sheridan, Dr., 171.
Smith, James, 44, 179, 192.
Story, W. W., 56.
Swift, Jonathan, 171.
Tickell, Thomas, 42.
Trevelyan, George Otto, 1.
Williams, Sir Charles H., 26.

Yates, Edmund, 121, 184, 204.

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