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THE

WORKS

LORD BYRON:

EMBRACING

HIS SUPPRESSED POEMS,

AND

A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE.

is. ILLUSTRATED.

NEW EDITION, COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

BOSTON:

PHILLIPS, SAMPSON, AND COMPANY.

110 WASHINGTON STREET.

1854.

KF 2209

ADVERTISEMENT.

In the preparation of the present edition of the works of Lord Byron, the publishers have spared no expense or delay in making it ENTIRELY COMPLETE. In its progress through the press, it has undergone the careful supervision of a distinguished literary gentleman; and its proprietors feel that they can claim for his e lition what no other publisher can in this country, - that it contains, UNABRIDGED line for line, and word for word, the COMPLETE WORKS of Lord . Byron, and, in this respect, the only one ever issued from the American press.

CONTENTS.

POEMS, ETC.

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On a Distant View of the Village and School To the Earl of — . . . . . 436

of Harrow on the Hill . . . . 414

Granta. A Medley . . . . . 437

To D., . . . . . . . 4141 Answer to some elegant Verses sent by a

Epitaph on a Friend . . . . 415

Friend to the Author, complaining that one

A Fragment. . . . . . . 415 of his Descriptions was rather too warmly

To Eddleston . . . . . . 415 drawn . . . . . . . . 438

Reply to some Verses of J. M. B. Pigot, Lachin Y Gair . . . . . 439

Esq., on the cruelty of his Mistress, 415| To Romance . . . . . . 439

To the Sighing Strephon . . . . 416 Elegy on Newstead Abbey .

440

The Tear . . . . . . . 416 On a change of Masters at a great Public

To Miss Pigot . . . . . 417 School . . . . . . . 442

Lines written in " Letters of an Italian Nun Childish Recollections . . . . 442

and an English Gentleman. By J. J. Answer to a beautiful Poem, written by Mont-

Rousseau. Founded on Facts”. . 417 gomery, entitled “The Common Lot”. 446

Answer to the foregoing, addressed to Miss — 417 To the Rev. J. T. Becher . . . 447

The Cornelian . . . . . . 417 The Death of Calmar and Orla. An Imita-

On the Death of a Young Lady, Cousin tor tion of Macpherson's Ossian . . 447

the Author, and very dear to him . 418 To E. N. L., Esq. . . . ..

448

To Emma . . . . . . . 418 To - . . . . . . .

449

An Occasional Prologue. Delivered previous Stanzas . . . . . . . 450

to the performance of “ The Wheel of For Lines written beneath an Elm in the Church-

tune" at a private Theatre . . . 418 yard of Harrow on the Hill, September 2,

On the Death of Mr. Fox . . . . 419 1807 . . . . . . . . 450
To M. S. G. . . . . .

419 Critique on “Hours of Idleness," extracted

To Caroline . . . . . . . 419 from the Edinburgh Review . . . 451

To Caroline . . . . . . 420 ENGLISH BARDS AND Scotch REVIEWERS 453

To Caroline . . . .

. 420 Preface . . . . .

453

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Stanzas to a Lady, with the Poems of Camoens 420 Postscript . . . . . . 467

The first Kiss of Love . . . . 421 | HINTS FROM HORACE . . . . . 468

To Mary. . . . . . . 421 THE CURSE OF MINERVA . . . . 480

To Woman . . .

421 THE WALTZ . . . .

To M. S. G. .

422! To the Publisher . . .

To a Beautiful Quaker

. 422 THE AGE OF BRONZE ..

487

Song . . . . . . . . 422 THE VISION OF JUDGMENT . . . 494

To — . . . . . 423 Preface . . . . . . . 494

To Mary, on receiving her Picture . . 423 MORGANTE MAGGOIRE . . . . 503

To Lesbia . . . . . . . 424 Advertisement . . . . . . 503

Lines addressed to a Young Lady . . 424 Canto I. . . . . . . . 504

Love's Last Adieu . . . .

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. 424 THE PROPHECY OF DANTE .

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Damætas . . . . . . . 425 Dedication . . . . . . 610

To Marion .

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Preface

Oscar of Alva . . . . . . 425 Canto I. . . . . . . . 611

To the Duke of Dorset . . . . 428 Canto II.

512

Adrian's Address to his Soul, when Dying 429 Canto III. .

613

Translation from Catullus. Ad Lesbiam. 430. Canto IV..

516

Translation of the Epitaph on Virgil and I Notes . .

516

Tibullus. By Domitius Marsus . . 430 HEBREW MELODIES . . . . . 618

Imitation of Tibullus . . . . 430 Advertisement . . . . . . 518

Translation from Catullus. . . 430 She Walks in Beauty . . . . . 618

Imitated from Catullus. To Ellen . 430 The Harp the Monarch Minstrel Swept. 618

Translation from Horace. Ode 3, Lib. 3. 430 If that High World ..

518

Translation from Anacreon. To his Lyre 431 The Wild Gazelle . . . . . 618

Ode III. . . . . . . . 431 Oh! Weep for Those . . . . . 619

Fragments of School Exercises. From the On Jordan's Banks . . .

Prometheus Vinctus of Æschylus . . 431 Jephtha's Daughter. . .

619

The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus. A Par- Oh! snatch'd away in Beauty's Bloom. 619

aphrase from the Æneid, Lib. IX. . . 431' My Soul is Dark . . . . . 619

Translation from the Medea of Euripides 435 I saw Thee Weep. . . . . 520

Thoughts suggested by a College Examination 435! Thy Days are Done . .

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Song of Saul before his last Battle : 520 Remember Him, &c. . . . . . 646

Saul . . . . . . . 520 Lines inscribed upon a Cup formed from a

“All is Vanity, saith the Preacher

520 Skull . . . . . . 647

When Coldness wraps this suffering Clay. 521 On the Death of Sir Peter Parker, Bart. 547

Vision of Belshazzar . . . . 521

To a Lady weeping . . . . . 547

Sun of the Sleepless ! . . . . . 521 From the Turkish . . . . . 647

Were my Bosom as False as Thou deem'st it Sonnet. To Genevra . . . . . 548

to be . . . . . . . . 521 Sonnet. To Genevra . . . . 518

Herod's Lament for Mariamne ... 321 Inscription on the Monument of a Newfound-

On the Day of the Destruction of Jerusalem

land Dog . . . . . . 518

by Titus . . .

. . 622 Farewell . . . . . . . 618

By the Rivers of Babylon we sat down and Bright be the Place of thy Soul .

518

wept . . . . . . . 522 When we Two Parted . . . . . 649

The Destruction of Sennacherib . . 622 Stanzas for Music, . . . , 549

From Job. .

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522 Stanzas for Music . . . . . 519

THE LAMEXT OF Tasso . . .

523 Fare Thee Well . .

550

Advertisement. . . . . . 523 A Sketch . . . . . . 650

MONODY ON THE DEATH OF THE Right Hon. To . . . '
R. B. SHERIDAN. . . . . 625/ Ode. [From the French] .

. 651

ODE TO NAPOLEON BONAPARTE . . . 527

From the French . . . . . 552

Notes . . .

On the Star of “the Legion of Honor."

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ODE ON VENICE . . . . . . 529

[From the French] . . . . 553

THE DREAM . . . . . . 530

Napoleon's Farewell. [From the French) 553

THE BLUES · · ·

Written on a blank Leaf of " The Pleasures

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS . . . . 537 of Memory" . . . . . . 554

Written in an Album . . . . . 537)

Sonnet , . .

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537 Stanzas to . . . . . . 654

Stanzas written in passing the Ambracian Gulf 537 Darkness . . . . . . 554

Stanzas composed during the Night, in a Churchill's Grave .

555

Thunder-Storm . . . . . 538 Prometheus . .

535

Written at Athens . . . . . 538 The Prayer of Nature . . . . . 556

Written after Swimming from Sestos to Aby- Romance muy Doloroso del Sitio y Toma de

dos . . . . . . 538 Alhama . . . . . . . 557

Song. Zin yoù sás ayanw . . . . 639 A very mournful Ballad on the Siege and

Translation of the famous Greek War Song, Conquest of Granada . . . . 557

Acéte raices tūv 'EXúvw . . . . 539 Sonetto di Vittorelli. Per Monaca : 559

Translation of the Romaic Song, "MT6vw jesl Translation from Vittorelli. On a Nun 559

te zípx36ye 'Spatórarn Xandń". . . 540 To my dear Mary Anne . . . . 559

Written beneath a Picture . . .

To Miss Chaworth . .

559

On Parting . . . . . ..

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540 Fragment . . . . . . . 560

To Thyrza . . . . . . 40

Fragment . . . . . . . 560

Stanzas . . . . . . . 541| On Revisiting Harrow

· · 660

To Thyrza . . . . . . 541

L'Amitie est l'Amour sans Ailes

560

Euthanasia . . . . .

To my Son . . . .

561

Stanzas. “Heu quanto minus est cum reli Epitaph on John Adams, of Southwell : 561

quis versari quam tui meminisse" . . 542| Fragment. . . . . .

Stanzas . . . . . . .

To Mrs. * * *, on being asked my reason for

On a Cornelian Heart which was Broken.

quitting England in the Spring . . 562

To a Youthful Friend . . . . 543

A Love Song . . . . . . 562

To * * * * * * . . . . . . 544 Stanzas to * * * * * * * , . . 562

From the Portuguese . . . . 644 To the Same . . . . . . 562

Impromptu, in reply to a friend . . 544. Song . . . . . . . . 563

Address, spoken at the opening of Drury Stanzas to * * *, on leaving England . 663

Lane Theatre . . . . . 544 Lines to Mr. Hodgson . . . .

To Time . . . . . . . 545 Lines in the Travellers' Book at Orchomenus 564

Translation of a Romaic Love Song . . 545 On Moore's Last Operatic Farce . . 565

A Song . . . . . . . 546 Epistle to Mr. Hodgson . . . . 565

On being asked what was the “Origin of | On Lord Thurlow's Poems.

Love” . . . . . . 546 To Lord Thurlow . . . . . 566

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