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POEMS DEDICATED TO NATIONAL INDE.

PENDENCE AND LIBERTY.- Part II.

On a celebrated Event in Ancient History....... 258

Upon the same Event........

258

To Thomas Clarkson on the Final Passing of the

Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.... 258

A Prophecy. February, 1807......

......... 258

Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake 258

Go back to antique ages, if thine eyes

258

Composed while the Author was engaged in

Writing a Tract, occasioned by the Conven.

tion of Cintra .

259

Composed at the same Time and on the same

Occasion

Hoffer

259

Advance - come forth from thy Tyrolean ground 259

Feelings of the Tyrolese

259

Alas! what boots the long laborious quest

259

And is it among rude untutored Dales........... 260

O'er the wide earth, on mountain and on plain... 260

On the Final Submission of the Tyrolese

260

Hail, Zaragoza! Jf with unwet eye ............

260

Say, what is Honour? - 'Tis the finest sense.... 260

The martial courage of a day is vain ...........

260

Brave Schill! by death delivered, take thy flight. 261

Call not the royal Swede unfortunate ..... 261

Look now on that Adventurer who hath paid.... 261

Is there a Power that can sustain and cheer... 261

Ah! where is Palafox? Nor tongue nor pen.... 261

In due observance of an ancient rite ....

261

Feelings of a Noble Biscayan at one of those

Funerals......

The Oak of Guernica

262

Indignation of a high-minded Spaniard....

262

Avaunt, all specious pliancy of mind.....

O'erweening Statesmen have full long relied

262

The French and the Spanish Guerillas...

263

Spanish Guerillas

The power of Armies is a visible thing ......... 263

Here pause: the poet claims at least this praise.. 263

The French Army in Russia ...

263

On the same Occasion.....

264

By Moscow self-devoted to a blaze .......

264

The Germans on the Heights of Hockheim...... 264

Now that all hearts are glad, all faces bright..... 264

Feelings of a French Royalist, on the Disinter-

ment of the Remains of the Duke d'Enghien 264

Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo ........

Siege of Vienna raised by John Sobieski..

Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo ...

265

Emperors and Kings, how oft have temples rung. 265

Ode, 1814. — When the soft hand of sleep had

closed the latch

.... 23

Ode. — The Morning of the Day appointed for a

General Thanksgiving. 1816 .....

267

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THE RIVER DUDDON. A SERIES OF SONNETS.

To the Rev. Dr. Wordsworth, 1820 ......

293

Not envying Latian shades — if yet they throw.. 294

Child of the clouds ! remote from every taint.... 294

How shall I paint thee? - Be this naked stone 294

Take, cradled Nursling of the mountain, take... 294

Sole listener, Duddon! to the breeze that played. 294

Flowers

294

“Change me, some God, into that breathing

rose !"

295

What aspect bore the Man who roved or fled.... 295

The Stepping-stones

295

The same Subject..

295

The Faëry Chasm

295

Hints for the Fancy

295

Open Prospect.....

296

O mountain Stream! the Shepherd and his Cot.. 296

From this deep chasm, where quivering sunbeams

play.......

296

American Tradition

296

Return .....

Seathwaite Chapel

296

Tributary Stream

The Plain of Donnerdale

297

Whence that low voice ? — A whisper from the

heart

297

Tradition..

297

Sheep-washing.

297

The Resting-place

297

Methinks 'twere no unprecedented feat

298

Return, Content! for fondly I pursued.... 298

Fallen, and diffused into a shapeless heap

298

Journey renewed..........

298

No record tells of lance opposed to lance.....

...... 299

Who swerves from innocence, who makes divorce 298

The Kink of ULPHA to the Pilgrim's eye ....... 299

Not hurled precipitous from steep to steep 299

Conclusion

299

After-thought

Postscript

299

YARROW REVISITED, AND OTHER Poems, Com-

POSED (TWO EXCEPTED) DURING A TOUR IN SCOTLAND,

AND ON THE English BORDER, IN THE AUTUMN OF

1831.

The gallant Youth, who may have gained....... 300

On the Departure of Sir Walter Scott from Ab.

botsford, for Naples .

301

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Cave of Staffa ....

....... 312
Flowers on the Top of the Pillars at the Entrance
of the Cave...

312
Iona.......

312
Iona. Upon Landing...

....... 313
The Black Stones of Iona

313
Homeward we turn. Isle of Columba's Cell.... 313
Greenock

313

“There !" said a Stripling, pointing with meet

pride ......

313

Fancy and Tradition...
The River Eden, Cumberland.
Monument of Mrs. Howard, in Wetberal Church 314
Suggested by the foregoing

314
Nunnery

314
Steamboats, Viaducts, and Railways.

314

Lowther......

315

To the Earl of Lonsdale...

315
To Cordelia M —, Hallsteads, Ullswater .... 315
Most sweet it is with unuplifted eyes .....

315
Stanzas suggested in a Steam-boat off Saint Bees'

Heads, on the Coast of Cumberland ........ 315

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314

... 304

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..... 3:2

326

Continued

326

Composed at Rydal on May Morning, 1838...... 326

The Pillar of Trajan

327

THE WHITE DOE OF RYLSTONE; OR, TIE

FATE OF THE NORTONS.

Dedication.

328

Canto I..

329

Canto II.

332

Canto III.

Canto IV.

337

Canto V.

310

Canto VI.

342

Canto VII

309

On entering Douglas Bay, Isle of Man.... 309

By the Sea-shore, Isle of Man

310

Isle of Man.......

310

The Retired Marine officer, Isle of Man

310

By a Retired Mariner. (A Friend of the Author) 310

At Bala-Sala, Isle of Man. (Supposed to be

written by a Friend)

... 310

Tynwald Hill..

310

Despond who will — I heard a voice exclaim..... 311

In the Frith of Clyde, Ailsa Crag. During an

Eclipse of the Sun, July 17 ..........

On the Frith of Clyde. In a Steam-boat 311

On revisiting Dunolly Castle....

311

The Dunolly Eagle.....

311

Cave of Staffa.

... 312

Cave of Staffa. After the Crowd had departed.. 312

..... 311

.... 334

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.. 343

ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS.-PART I. FROM

THE INTRODUCTION OF CHRISTIANITY INTO BRITAIN,
TO THE CONSUMMATION OF THE PAPAL DOMINION.

Saints ...

358

The Virgin

358

Apology

358

Imaginative Regrets..

359

Reflections

359

Translation of the Bible

359
The Point at issue

359

Edward VI. ...

359

Edward signing the Warrant for the Execution of

Joan of Kent

359

Revival of Popery

360

Latimer and Ridley

360

Cranmer ....

360

General View of the Troubles of the Reformation 360

English Reformers in Exile

Elizabeth ...

360

Eminent Reformers

361

The Same

Distractions...

361
Gunpowder Plot

361
Illustration. The Jung-Frau and the Fall of the
Rhine near Schaffhausen

361
Troubles of Charles the First

362

Laud.......

362

Afflictions of England

362

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Congratulation

368 On the same Occasion, 1823 ................... 412

New Churches....

368 The Force of Prayer; or, the Founding of Bolton

Churches to be Erected.

369

Priory. A Tradition, 1803...........

Continued ........

369 A Fact, and an Imagination; or, Canute and

New Church-yard..

369

Alfred, on the Sea-shore, 1816

...... 413

Cathedrals, etc. ...........

369 A little onward lend thy guiding hand, 1816 413

Inside of King's College Chapel, Cambridge

369

The Sylvan slopes with corn-clad fields, 1819.... 414

The Same

369 Upon the same Occasion, 1819

Continued

370 The Wishing Gate Destroyed

413

Ejaculation

370 Dion, 1816 .....

Conclusion

370 Presentiments, 1830

417

Lines written in the Album of the Countess of

ADDITIONAL ECCLESIASTICAL SONnets.

Lonsdale. Nov. 5, 1834

418

Coldly we spake. The Saxons overpowered. 370

Poor Robin

419

How soon — Alas! did man created pure........ 370

To a Redbreast - (in sickness) by S. H... 419

From false assumption rose, and fondly hailed ... 371 Floating Island, by D. W. ....

419

As faith thus sanctified the warrior's crest....... 371

Inscription on the Banks of a Rocky Stream 419

Where long and deeply hath been fixed the root 371

To -, upon the Birth of her First-born Child,

Notes to Poems of the Imagination

March 1833

429

373

Supplementary Note, with Extracts from the Au.

The Warning. A Sequel to the foregoing, 1833. 43)

thor's prose work on the Convention of Cintra. 392

If this great world of joy and pain, 1833.....

422

Humanity, 1829....

Lines suggested by a Portrait from the pencil of

POEMS OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION.

F. Stone, 1834 ..

Expostulation and Reply, 1798

The foregoing Subject resumed, 1834

424

393

The Tables Turned. An Evening Scene on the

Memory, 1823

same Subject, 1798..

Ode to Duty, 1805...

425

393

Written in Germany, on one of the coldest Days

of the Century, 1799

EVENING VOLUNTARIES.

393

A Night Thought....

Calm is the fragrant air, and loth to lose, 1832... 426

Upon seeing a coloured Drawing of the Bird of

Not in the lucid intervals of life, 1934...

426

Paradise in an Album, 1835.....

394 By the Side of Rydal Mere, 1834

426

Character of the Happy Warrior, 1806.

394 Soft as a cloud is yon blue Ridge—the Mere, 1834 427

A Poet's Epitaph, 1799...

395 The leaves that rustled on this oak-crowned hill,

To the Spade of a Friend, 1804

396

1834 ...

427

To my Sister, 1798

396 The Sun that seemed so mildly to retire. (On a

To a Young Lady, who had been reproached for

high part of the Coast of Cumberland, Easter

taking long walks in the Country, 1803...... 397 Sunday, April 7, 1833; the Author's Sixty.

Lines written in Early Spring, 1798.... • 397

third Birth-day) .....

427

Simon Lee, the old Huntsman, 1798

397 By the Sea-side, 1833.

428

Incident at Bruges, 1820.

398 The sun has long been set, 1804....

419

The Wishing Gate, 1828...

399 “Throned in the Sun's descending car”.

Incident characteristic of a favourite Dog, 1805 .. 399 Composed by the Sea-shore ...
Tribute to the Memory of the same Dog, 1805... 400 The Crescent-moon, the Star of Love

499

Matthew.- If Nature, for a favourite child, 1799 400 To the Moon. Composed by the Sea-side,

The Two April Mornings, 1799.

401

the Coast of Cumberland, 1835...

429

The Fountain. A Conversation, 1799

401

To the Moon. Rydal, 1835....

430

A Character, 1800......

402 How beautiful the Queen of Night, on high

430

This Lawn, a carpet all alive, 1829

402 To Lucca Giordano, 1846.

430

So fair, so sweet, withal so sensitive.

403

Who but is pleased to watch the Moon on high,

Written on a blank leaf of Macpherson's Ossian,

1846

430

1824

403 Where lies the truth? has man, in Wisdom's

Vernal Ode, 1817

404

creed, 1846

431

Ode to Lycoris....

405

Notes to Poems of Sentiment and Reflection.

To the Same, 1817 .

405

Ode, composed on May Morning, 1826.

406

To May, 1826 — 1834....

407

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Devotional Incitements, 1832.

407

The Primrose of the Rock, 1831

408

Epistle to Sir George Howland Beaumont, Bart.

Thought on the Seasons, 1829...

409

From the South-West Coast of Cumberland.

Fidelity, 1805...

409

1811......

434

The Gleaner. Suggested by a Picture, 1828 .

410

Upon perusing the foregoing Epistle thirty Years

The Labourer's Noon-day Hymn, 1834 ......... 410 after its Composition

436

To the Lady Fleming, on seeing the Foundation Prelude, prefixed to the Volume entitled “Poems

preparing for the Erection of Rydal Chapel,

chiefly of Early and Late Years.” 1842.... 437

Westmoreland, 1823.,

To a Chidi. Written in her Album ....

137

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