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Six months to six years added he remained

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Cenotaph..

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Epitaph in the Chapel-yard of Langdale, West-

moreland

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Address to the Scholars of the Village School

of

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By the side of the Grave some years after....... 46)

Lines composed at Grasmere, during a Walk one

Evening, after a stormy Day, the Author

having just read in a Newspaper that the

Dissolution of Mr. Fox was hourly expected,

1806 ....

461

Elegiac Verses, in Memory of my Brother, John

Wordsworth, Commander of the E. I. Com-

pany's Ship the Earl of Abergavenny, in

which he perished by Calamitous Shipwreck,

Feb. 6, 1805

462

Lines itten in a Copy of “ The Excursion,"

upon hearing of the Death of the late Vicar

of Kendal.....

463

Elegiac Stanzas, suggested by a Picture of Peele

Castle in a Storm, painted by Sir George

Beaumont, 1805..

463

To the Daisy, 1805.

463

Once I could hail (howe'er serene the sky), 1826. 464

Elegiac Stanzas. Addressed to Sir G. H. B., upon

the Death of his Sister-in-Law

465

Invocation to the Earth. February, 1816

465

By a Blest Husband guided, Mary came ........ 466

Elegiac Musings in the Grounds of Coleorton

Hall, the Seat of the late Sir G. H. Beaumont,

Bart., 1830. ...

...., 466

Written after the Death of Charles Lamb, 1835.. 467

Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James

Hogg, 1835.......

... 468

Inscription for a Monument (to Southey,] in

Crosthwaite Church, in the Vale of Keswick 469

Sonnet on the Death of his Grandchild, 1846 ... 469

ODE. INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY FROM RE-

COLLECTIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD, 1803-6. 470

Nores....

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1800

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POEMS WRITTEN IN YOUTH......

AN EVENING WALK
DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES.

THE BORDERERS ......
POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF CHILDHOOD
POEMS FOUNDED ON THE AFFECTIONS
POEMS ON THE NAMING OF PLACES,
POEMS OF THE FANCY ....

The WAGGONER.......
POEMS OF THE IMAGINATION...

PETER BELL .....
MISCELLANEOUS SONNETS
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1803.....
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1814.....
Poems DEDICATED TO NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE AND LIBERTY
SoxNETS DEDICATED TO LIBERTY AND ORDER ..
SONNETS UPON THE PUNISHMENT OF DEATH
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR ON THE CONTINENT, 1820
THE RIVER DUDDON ...
YARROW REVISITED, ETC., ETC...
POEMS OF A TOUR IN THE SUMMER OF 1833....
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN ITALY, 1837
THE WHITE DOE of RYLSTONE ...

ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS....
POEMS OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION

EVENING VOLUNTARIES
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS....
SELECTIONS FROM CHAUCER MODERNISED
INSCRIPTIONS
POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF OLD AGE.
EPITAPHS AND ELEGIAC PIECES....

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ODE. INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY
THE PRELUDE....
THE EXCURSION
APPENDIX, ETC., ETC. ....
INDEX

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Where, deep embosomed, shy* Winander peeps
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'Mid clustering isles, and holly-sprinkled steeps; FROM THE CONCLUSION OF A POEM, COMPOSED Where twilight glens endear my Esthwaite's shore, UPON LEAVING SCHOOL.

And memory of departed pleasures, more.
Dear native Regions, I foretell,

Fair scenes! with other eyes, than once, I gaze
From what I feel at this farewell,

Upon the varying charm your round displays,
That, wheresoe'er my steps may tend,

Than when, erewhile, I taught, a happy child,"
And whensoe'er my course shall end,

The echoes of your rocks my carols wild :
If in that hour a single tie

Then did no ebb of cheerfulness demand
Survive of local sympathy,

Sad tides of joy from Melancholy's hand;
My soul will cast the backward view,

In youth's keen eye the livelong day was bright,
The longing look alone on you.

The sun at morning, and the stars of night,

Alike, when heard the bittern's hollow bill,
Thus, from the precincts of the West,

Or the first woodcockst roamed the moonlight hill.
The Sun, when sinking down to rest,
Though his departing radiance fail

In thoughtless gaiety I coursed the plain,
To illuminate the hollow Vale,

And hope itself was all I knew of pain.
A lingering lustre fondly throws

For then, even then, the little heart would beat
On the dear mountain-tops where first he rose.

At times, while young Content forsook her seat,
And wild Impatience, panting upward, showed

Where, tipped with gold, the mountain-summits glowed.
Alas! the idle tale of man is found

Depicted in the dial's moral round;
AN EVENING WALK,

With Hope Reflection blends her social rays

708,278-9. To gild the total tablet of his days; ADDRESSED TO A YOUNG LADY.

Yet still, the sport of some malignant Power, General Sketch of the Lakes Author's Regret of He knows but from its shade the present hour. his Youth passed among them Short description But why, ungrateful, dwell on idle pain? of Noon - Cascade Scene - Noon-tide Retreat

To show what pleasures yet to me remain, Precipice and sloping Lights Face of Nature Say, will my Friend, with unreluctant ear, as the Sun declines -- Mountain Farm, and the The history of a poet's evening hear? Cock - Slate Quarry Sunset - Superstition of the Country, connected with that Moment - Swans When, in the south, the wan noon, brooding still, - Female Beggar Twilight Sounds Western Breathed a pale steam around the glaring hill, Lights -- Spirits Night— Moonlight Hope — And shades of deep-embattled clouds were seen, Night Sounds - Conclusion.

Spotting the northern cliffs with lights between;

When, at the barren wall's unsheltered end, Far from

dearest Friend, 't is mine to rove Where long rails far into the lake extend,

my Through bare gray dell, high wood, and pastoral cove; Crowded the shortened herds, and beat the tides Where Derwent stops his course to hear the roar

With their quick tails, and lashed their speckled sides, That stuns the tretaulous cliffs of high Lodore ;

When school-boys stretched their length upon the Where silver rocks the savage prospect cheer

green; Of giant gews that frown on Rydal's mere;

And round the humming elm, a glimmering scene ! peuce to Grasmere's lonely island leads,

* These lines are only applicable to the middle part of that To willowy hedgerows, and to emerald meads ;

lake. leads to her bridge, rude church, and cottaged grounds, # In the beginning of winter, these mountains are frequented Her rocky sbeepwalks, and her woodland bounds; by woodcocks, which in dark nights retire into the woods.

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