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CABINET;

THE SELECTED BEAUTIES OF
LITERATURE.

"Say what abridgement have you for this evening?
What mask? What music? How shall we beguile
The lazy time, if not with some delight?"

SuAKSPEARE.

EDINBURGH:

PUBLISHED BY

JOHN AITKBN, ST. ANTHONY'S PLACE;

JOHN LUMSDEN, GLASGOW; HODGES & M'ARTHUB,
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Stanzas written at the Close of a Year Edin. Mag. 192

Polycarpa Safebwrjete ..... Life of Sir G. JWGrtgQrlM

Dream .,.»',.... The Graces 195

Elegy, "Fair ni thy MoMom, tender flo»er.» ITcgf 196

Peace and War ....... Prate iy a Pee* 194

yA« Fo»«i of Spring . New Men. Mag, 801

A True Story ..,,,... Indicator 203

A Tale of True L»ve May You like« 206

The Merchant of Venice ..... Tales of Humour 221

Unforeseen Pleasures Ravelin's Lucubrations 233.

Templeton ......... Ravelin's Lucubrations 237

Remembrance Southey 249

The Pains of Sleep Coleridge 280

A Poet's Epitaph . Wordsworth 251

The Stout Gentleman . . . . . Bracebridge Bail 253

Mortality , , . . Knox 2*0

The Last Hours of Sir W. Rawleigh. D'Israeli 262

Stanzas ** The gentle teuon of the yeere." PhonilC Nest, (1593) 266

The Destruction of Sennacherib Byron 267

Sonnet" let me not to the marriage of true mindi." Shakespeare 268

Leonora, a Recollection from my Travels Knight's Quart. Mag. 269

Noche Serena New Mm. Mag. 272

The Battle of Albuera (Recollections ofthePen.

\ insula 273

The Old Cumberland Beggar . . . Wordsworth 278

A Good Old Man Bishop Earle, (1628) 282

Rosario N. Buonaparte 283

Herod's Lament for Mariamne . . Byron 291

Napoleon Reveries of a Recluse 292

The Dirge of Alaric the Visigoth . Everitt 297

The Search after Happiness, or the \

Quest of Sultaun Solimaun 5 Sir W'Scott 2"

The Source of the Nile Bruce's Travels 307

To a Tuft of Early Violets . . . Giffbrd 308

To-Day New Mon. Mag. 310

So^,«K,rnindtome.kingdom!,." {***■ P'°*TMh #«•

\ (1588) 314

The Doomed Man ...... London Mag. 316

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