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EA GLAND AND SPAIN: OR VA- Patriotic Effusions of the

LOR AND PATRIOTISM, 11

Italian Poets,

243

WALLACE'S INVOCATION

Thx SCEPTIC,

247

TO BRUCE,

24 A TALE OF THE SECRET

CALES AND HISTORIC SCENES,

TRIBUNAL,

262

The Abencerrage,

32 SUPERSTITION & REVELATON, 296

Notes to ditto,

66 CARAVAN IN THE DESERTS, 3013

The Widow of Crescentius, 73 MARIUS AMONGST THE Ruins

Notes to ditto,

87 OF CARTHAGE.

307

The Last Banquet of Anto- SONG, FOUNDED ON AN
ny and Cleopatra
91 ARABIAN ANECDOTE,

310

Notes to ditto,

95 ALP-HORN SONG,

311

Alaric in Italy,

96 TRANSLATIONS FROM HORACE, 312

Notes to ditto,

101 THE CROSS OF THE South, 314

The Wife of Asdrubal, 102 THE SLEEPER OF MARATHION, 315

Ileliodorus in the Temple, 104 To Miss F. A. L., ON HER

Night-Scene in Genoa, 107

BIRTHDAY,

316

The Troubadour and' Ri- WRITTEN IN THE First LEAF

chard Ceur de Lion, 112

OF THE ALBUM OF THE SAME, 317

Notes to ditto,

116 TO THE SAME, ON THE DEATH

The Death of Conradin, 117 OF HER MOTHER,

ib.

Notes to ditto,

122 FROM THE ITALIAN OF GARCI-

haSTORATION OF THE WORKS

LASSO DE LA VEGA, 318

or ART TO ITALY :

123 FROM THE ITALIAN OF

Notes to ditto,

135 SANNAZARO,

319

MODERN GREECE,

136 APPEARANCE OF THE SPIRIT OF

Notes to ditto,

160 THE CAPE TO VASCO DE GAMA, ib.

Critical Annotation on Tales A DIRGK,

322

and Historic Scenes,'

166 THE MAREMMA,

323

Do. on “Restoration of the TO THE MEMORY or Geo. 111.3:29

Works of Art to Italy, A TALE OF THE 14th CENTUR*.33.5

and on “Modern Greece, " 167 BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST,

347

TRANSLATIONS FROM CAMOENS THE LAST CONSTANTINE, 351

AND OTHER Poets, 169 GREEK SONGS,

377

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS

ELYSIUM,

383

Lines written in a Hermitage 191 THE FUNERAL GENIUS,

Dirge of a Child,

192 THE TOMBS OF PLATEA, 387

Invocation,

193 THE VIEW FROM CASTRI, 389

To the Memory of Gen. Sir THE FESTAL HOUR,

390

E-d P-k-m, 194 SONG OF THE BATTLE OF

To the Memory of Sir

MORGARTEN,

392

H-y E-1-s,

195 SEBASTIAN OF PORTUGAL, 396

Guerilla Song,

196 ODE ON THE DEFEAT OF

The Aged Indian,

ib. SEBASTIAN OF PORTUGAL. 408

Evening among the Alps, 197|THE SIEGE OF VALENCIA,

Dirge of the Highland

THE FOREST SANCTUARY,

Chief in “Waverly,

198 Notes to ditto,

506

The Crusader's War-Song, 199 Critical Annotations, 511

The Death of Clanronald, 200 LAYS OF MANY LANDS:

To the Eye,

ib. Moorish Bridal Song, 512

The Hero's Death,

201

The Bird's Release,

513

Stanzas on the Death of

The Sword of the Tomb, 514

the Princess Charlotte, 202 Valkyriur Song,

517

ITALIAN LITERATURE

Cavern of the 'Three Tells, 519

The Basvigliana of Monti, 209 Swiss Song,

520

The Alcestis of Alfieri, 213 The Messenger Bird, 5:2

Il Conte di Carmagnola,

The Stranger in Louisiana, 523

by Manzoni,

220

524

The Isle of Founts,

527

Caius Gracchus, by Monti, 236|

The Bended Bow,

A*

He Never Smiled Again, 852

The Green Isles of Ocean, 591

Cour de Lion at the Bier

The Sea-Song of Gafran, 592

of his Father,

529 The Hirlas Horn,

ib.

The Vassal's Lament for

The Hall of Cynddylan, 593

the Fallen Tree, 531 Lament of Llywarch Hen, 594

The Wild Huntsman, 532 Grufydd's Feast,

595

Brandenburg Harvest-Song, 533 The Cambrian in America, 596

The Shade of Theseus, 534 The Monarchy of Britain, ib.

Ancient Greek Song of Exile,535 Taliesin's Prophecy,

597

Greek Funeral Chant,

ib.

Owen Glyndwr's War Song, 598

The Parting Song,

538 Prince Madoc's Farewell, 599

The Suliote Mother,

540 Caswallon's Triumph, 600

The Farewell to the Dead, 541 Howel's Song,

ib.

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES :

The Mountain Fires,

601

The Treasures of the Deep, 542 Eryri Wen,

602

Bring Flowers,

543 Chant of the Bards,

603

The Crusader's Return, 544 The Dying Bard's Prophecy, 604

Thekla's Song,

546 The Fair Isle,

605

The Revellers,

ib. The Rock of Cader Idris, ib.

The Conqueror's Sleep,

548 HYMNS FOR CHILDHOOD ;-

Our Lady's Well,

549 Introductory. Verses, 606

The Parting of Summer, 550 The Rainbow,

607

The Songs of Our Fathers, 551 The Sun,

608

The World in the Open Air, 552 The Rivers,

ib.

Kindred Hearts,

553

The Stars,

609

The Traveller at the

The Ocean,

610

Source of the Nile, 554 The Thunder-Storm,

611

Casabianca,

556 The Birds,

612

The Dial of Flowers, 557 The Sky-lark,

613

Our Daily Paths,

ib. The Nightingale,

614

The Cross in the Wilderness 559 The Northern Spring, 615

Last Rites,

561 Paraphrase of Ps.cxlviii., ib.

The Hebrew Mother, 562 DE CHÂTILLON, or the Cru-

The Wreck,

564 saders, a Tragedy,

616

The Trumpet,

565 Annotation on ditto,

644

Evening Prayer at a

MISCELLANEOUS PIECES;

Girl's School,

566 I go, Sweet Friends, 645

The Hour of Death,

567 Angel Visits,

646

The Lost Pleiad,

568 Ivy Song,

647

The Cliffs of Dover,

ib. To one of the Author's Chil-

The Graves of Martyrs, 569 dren, on his Birthday, 648

The Hour of Prayer,

570 On a Similar Occasion, ib.

The Voice of Home

Christ Stilling the Tempest, 649

to the Prodigal.

571 Epitaph over the Grave

The Wakening,

572 of Two Brothers.

ib.

The Breeze from Shore, 573 Monumental Inscription, 650

The Dying Improvisatore, 574 The Sound of the Sea,

Music of Yesterday,

575 The Child and Dove,

651

The Forsaken Hearth, 476 A Dirge,

ib.

The Dreamer,

577 Scene in a Dalecarlian Mine, 652

The Wings of the Dove, 578 English Soldier's Song

Psyche borne to the

of Memory,

653

Isle of Pleasure,

579 Haunted Ground,

654

The Boon of Memory,

580 The Child of the Forests,

655

DARTMOOR, (a Prize Poem,) 582 To the Memory of * * * 656

Notes to ditto,

589 The Vaudois Valleys, ib.

WELSH MELODIES :-

Song of the Spanish

Introductory Stanzas-

Wanderer,

658

The Harp of Wales, 590 The Contadina,

659

Druid Chorus on the Land- Troubadour Song,

ib
ing of the Romans, 591

ib.

ENGLAND AND SPAIN;*

OR,

VALOR AND PATRIOTISM.

- His sword the brave man draws
And asks no omen but his country's cause.".-Pope.

Too long have Tyranny and Power combined,
To sway, with iron sceptre, o'er mankind;
Long has Oppression worn th' imperial robe,
And Rapine's sword has wasted half the globe!
D'er Europe's cultured realms, and climes afar,
Triumphant Gaul has pour'd the tide of war :
To her fair Austria veil'd the standard bright;
Ausonia's lovely plains have own'd her might;
While Prussia's eagle, never taught to yield,
Forsook her tow'ring height on Jena's field!

Oh! gallant Frederic ! could thy parted shade
Have seen thy country vanquish'd and betray'd;
How had thy soul indignant mourn'd her shame,
Her sullied trophies, and her tarnish'd fame!
When Valor wept lamented BRUNSWICK's doom,
And nursed with tears the laurels on his tomb;
When Prussia, drooping o'er her hero's grave,
Invoked his spirit to descend and save;
Then set her glories—then expir'd her sun,
And fraud achieved e'en more than conquest won !

O’er peaceful realms, that smiled with plenty gay, Has desolation spread her ample sway; Thy blast, oh Ruin! on tremendous wings, Has proudly swept o'er empires, nations, kings! Thus the wild hurricane's impetuous force, With dark destruction marks its whelming course, Despoils the woodland's pomp, the blooming plain, Death on its pinion, vengeance in its train!

Rise, Freedom, rise! and, breaking from thy trance, Wave the dread banner, seize the glitt'ring lance! With arm of might assert thy sacred cause, And call thy champions to defend thy laws!

• Written at the age of fourteen.

11

How long shall tyrant power her throne maintain ?
How long shall despots and usurpers reign ?
Is honor's lofty soul for ever fled?
Is virtue lost?' is martial ardor dead?
Is there no heart where worth and valor dwell,
No patriot WALLACE, no undaunted TELL ?
Yes, Freedom, yes! thy sons, a noble band,
Around thy banner, firm, exulting stand;
Once more, 'tis thine, invincible, to wield
The beamy spear and adamantine shield!
Again thy cheek with proud resentment glows,
Again thy lion-glace appals thy foes ;
Thy ķindling eye-beam darts unconquer'd fires
Thy look sublime the warrior's heart inspires;
And, while to guard thy standard and thy right
Castilians rush, intrepid, to the fight,
Lo! Britain's gen'rous host their aid supply,
Resolved for thee to triumph or to die!
And Glory smiles to see Iberia's name
Enroll'd with Albion's in the book of fame!

Illustrious names ! still, still united beam,
Be still the hero's boast, the poet's theme:
So, when two radiant gems together shine,
And in one wreath their lucid light combine
Each, as it sparkles with transcendant rays,
Adds to the lustre of its kindred blaze.

Descend, oh Genius! from thy orb descend
Thy glowing thought, thy kindling spirit lend
As Memnon's harp (so ancient fables say)
With sweet vibration meets the morning ray,
So let the chords thy heavenly presence own,
And swell a louder note, a nobler tone;
Call from the sun, her burning throne on hign,
The seraph Ecstasy, with lightning eye;
Steal from the source of day empyreal fire,
And breath the soul of rapture o'er the lyre !

Hail, Albion! hail, thou land of freedom's birth
Pride of the main, and Phænix of the earth!
Thou second Rome, where mercy, justice, dwell,
Whose sons in wisdom as in arms excel !
Thine are the dauntless bands, like Spartans brave
Bold in the field, triumphant on the wave ;
In classic elegance, and arts divine,
To rival Athens' fairest palm is thine;
For taste and fancy from Hymettus, fly,
And richer bloom beneath thy varying sky,
Where science mounts in radiant car sublime,
To nther worlds beyond the sphere of time!

Hail, Albion, hail! to thee has fate denied
Peruvian mines and rich Hindostan's pride;
The gems that Ormuz and Golconda boast,
And all the wealth of Montezuma's coast :
For thee no Parian marbles brightly shine
No glowing suns mature the blushing vine ;
No light Arabian gales their wings expand,
To waft Sabæan incense o'er the land;
Nu graceful cedars crown thy lofty hills,
No trickling myrrh for thee its balm distils;
Not from thy trees the lucid amber flows,
And far from them the scented cassia blows;
Yet fearless Commerce, pillar of thy throne,
Makes all the wealth of foreign climes thy own;
From Lapland's shore to Afric's ferved reign,
She bids thy ensigns float above the main ;
Unfurls her streamers to the fav’ring gale,
And shows to other worlds her daring sail :
Then wafts their gold, their varied stores to thee,
Queen of the trident! empress of the sea !

For this thy noble sons have spread alarms,
And bade the zones resound with Britain's arms!
Calpe's proud rock, and Syra’s palmy shore,
Have heard and trembled at their battle's roar;
The sacred waves of fertilizing Nile
Have seen the triumphs of the conquering isle ;
For this, for this, the Samiel-blast of war
Has rolld o'er Vincent's cape and Trafalgar!
Victorious RODNEY spread thy thunder's sound,
And Nelson fell, with fame immortal crown'd;
Blest if their perils and their blood could gain,
To grace thy hand—the sceptre of the main!
The milder emblems of the virtues calm,
The poet's verdant bay, the sage's palm;
These in thy laurel's blooming foliage twine,
And round thy brows a deathless wreath combine:
Not Mincio's banks, nor Meles classic tide,
Are halow'd more than Avon's haunted side ;
Nor is thy Thames a less inspiring theme,
Than pure llissus, or than Tíber's

stream. Bright in the annals of th' impartial page, Britannia's heroes live from age to age ! From ancient days, when dwelt her savage race, Her painted natives, formost in the chase, Free from all cares for luxury or gain, Lords of the wood and monarchs of the plain; To these Augustan days, when social arts, Refine and meliorate her manly hearts; From doubtful Arthur, hero of romance, King of the circled board, the spear, the lance ;

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