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CONTENTS.

PREFACES TO THE COLLECTED EDITION IN TEN VOLUMES, PUBLISHED IN 1841, 1842

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ODES OF ANACREON.

XLVII. 'Tis true, my fading years decline

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XLVIII. When my thirsty soul I steep

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TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE, WITH NOTES.

XLIX. When Bacchus, Jove's immortal boy

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L. When wine I quaff, before my eyes .

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Dedication to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales . 1

LI. Fly not thus my brow of snow

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LII. Away, away, ye men of rules

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Index to the Odes

LIII. When I behold the festive train

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An Ode by the Translator

2 LIV. Methinks, the pictur'd bull we see

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Corrections of the preceding Ode, suggested by an emi.

LV. While we invoke the wreathed spring 36

pent Greek Scholar

LVI. He, who instructs the youthful crew

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Remarks on Anacreon

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LVII. Whose was the artist hand that spread 38

LVIII. When Gold, as fleet as zephyr's pinion 39

ODES.

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LIX. Ripen'd by the solar beam

LX. Awake to life, my sleeping shell

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I. I saw the smiling bard of pleasure

LXI. Youth's endearing charms are fed

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II. Give me the harp of epic song

9 LXII. Fill me, boy, as deep a draught

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JII. Listen to the Muse's lyre

9 LXIII. To Love, the soft and blooming child 42

IV. Vulcan ! hear your glorious task

9 LXIV. Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aimed spear 42

V. Sculptor, wouldst thy glad my soul .

10 LXV. Like some wanton filly sporting

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VI. As late I sought the spangl'd bowers

10 LXVI. To thee, the Queen of nymphs divine 42

VIL The women tell me every day

11 LXVII. Rich in bliss, I proudly scorn

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VIII. I care not for the idle state

11 LXVIII. Now Neptune's mouth our sky deforms 43

LX. I pray thee, by the gods above

11 LXIX. They wove the lotus band to deck

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X. How am I to punish thee

12 LXX. A brokeu cake with honey sweet

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XI. “ Tell me gentle youth, I pray thee

12 LXXI. With twenty chords my lyre is hung

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XII. They tell how Atys, wild with love

13 LXXII. Fare thee well, perfidious maid

XIII. I will, I will, the conflict's past

13 LXXIII. Awhile I bloom'd a happy flower

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XIV. Count me, on the summer trees

14 LXXIV. Monarch Love, resistless boy

XV. Tell me, why, my sweetest dove

15 LXXV. Spirit of Love, whose locks unrollid

XVI. Thou, whose soft and rosy hues

16 LXXVI. Hither, gentle Muse of mine .

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XVII. And now with all thy pencil's truth

17 LXXVII. Would that I were a tuneful lyre

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XVIII. Now the star of day is high

18 | LXXVIII. When Cupid sees how thickly now .

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XIX. Here recline you, gentle maid

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XX. One day the Muses twin'd the bands

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Cupid, whose lamp has lent the ray

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XXI. Observe when mother earth is dry

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Let me resign this wretched breath

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XXII. The Phrygian rock, that braves the storm 20

I know thou lov'st a brimming measure

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XXIII. I often wish this languid lyre

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I fear that love disturbs my rest

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XXIV. To all that breathe the air of heaven

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From dread Leucadia's frowning steep

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XXV. Once in each revolving year .

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Mix me, child, a cup divine

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XXVI. Thy harp may sing of Troy's alarms

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XXVII. We read the flying courser's name

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EPIGRAMS FROM THE ANTHOLOGIA.

XXVIII. As, by his Lemnian forge's flame

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XXIX. Yes - loving is a painful thrill

24 NOTICE

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XXX. 'Twas in a mocking dream of night, 25 | Αντιτατρου Σιδωνίου, εις Ανακρέοντα

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XXXI. Armd with hyacinthine rod .

25 Του αυτου, εις τον αντον

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XXXII. Strew me a fragment bed of leaves

25 | Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον

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XXXIII. 'Twas noon of night, when round the pole 26

Το αυτου, εις τον αυτον

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XXXIV. Ob thou, of all creation blest

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XXXV. Cupid once upon a bed

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JUVENILE POEMS.

XXXVI. If hoarded gold possess'd the power

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XXXVII. 'Twas night, and many a circling bowl 28 Preface, by the Editor

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XXXVIII. Let us drain the nectar'd bowl

29 Dedication to Joseph Atkinson, Esq.

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XXXIX. How I love the festive boy

30 Fragments of College Exercises

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XL. I know that Heaven hath sent me here 30 Is there no call, no consecrating cause

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XLI. When Spring adors the dewy scene

30 Variety

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XLII. Yes, be the glorious revel mine

30 To a Boy with a Watch. Written for a friend

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XLIII. While our rosy fillets shed

31 Song

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XLIV. Buds of roses, virgin flowers .

31 To

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XLV. Within this goblet, rich and deep

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Song

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XLVI. Behold the young, the rosy Spring .

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Song

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Reuben and Rose. A tale of Romance

53 Written in the blank leaf of a lady's commonplace

Did not

54 book

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To

54 To Mrs. B1, written in her album

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To Mrs.

on some calumnies against her To Cara, after an interval of absence

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character

54 | To Cara, on the dawning of a new year's day

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Anacreontic

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1801

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To..

54 The Genius of Harmony. An irregular ode

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To Julia, in allusion to some illiberal criticisms
55 I found her not the chamber seem'd

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To Julia

55 To Mrs. Henry Tighe, ou reading her "

Psyche

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The Shrine. To

55 From the High Priest of Apollo to a Virgin of Delphi . 80

To a Lady, with some manuscript Poems, on leaving the Fragment

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country

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A Night Thought

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To Julia

56 The Kiss

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To

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Song

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Nature's Labels. A fragment

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The Catalogue

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To Julia. On her birthday

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Imitation of Catullus to himself

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A Reflection at Sea .

57 Oh woman, if through sinful wile.

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Cloris and Fanny

57 Nonsense

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The Shield

57 Epigram, from the French .

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To Julia, weeping

58 On a Squinting Poetess

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Dreams. To

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To Rosa. Written during illness

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To Rosa

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Song

59 To Phillis

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The sale of Loves

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To a Lady on her singing

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59 Song. On the birthday of Mrs. Written in Ire-

To

60 land, 1799

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On the Death of a Lady

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Song

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Inconstancy

60 Morality. A familiar epistle. Addressed to J. Atkin-

The Natal Genius, A dream. To

the morn-

son, Esq. M. R. I. A.

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ing of her birthday

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The Tell-tale Lyre

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Elegaic Stanzas, supposed to be written by Julia, on the Peace and Glory. Written on the approach of war

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death of her brother

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To the large and beautiful Miss

in allusion Love and Reason

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to some partnership in a lottery share. Impromptu 61 Nay, do not weep, my Fanny dear

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A Dream

62 Aspasia

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To.

62 The Grecian Girl's Dream of the Blessed Islands. To

Anacreontic

62 her lover

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To Julia

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To Cloe, imitated from Martial

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Hymn of a Virgin of Delphi, at the tomb of her mother 62 The Wreath and the Chain

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Sympathy. To Julia

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The Tear

Το.

's Picture

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The Snake

To Rosa

63 Fragment of a Mythological Hymn to Love

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Elegiac Stanzas

To his Serene Highness the Duke of Monpentsier, on

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Love and Marriage

his portrait of the Lady Adelaide Forbes

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The Fall of Hebe. A dithyrambic ode

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Anacreontic

64 Rings and Seals

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The Surprise

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To Miss Susan B-ckr_d. On her singing

To Miss

on her asking the author why she

bad sleepless nights

Impromptu, on leaving some friends

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The Wonder.

A Warning. To.

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Lying

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Woman

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Anacreontic

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The Philosopher Aristippus to a Lamp, which had been A Vision of Philosophy

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given him by Lais

66 To Mrs.

To Mrs.

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on her beautiful translation of Voi. To Lady Heathcote, on an old ring found at Tunbridge

ture's Kiss

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Wells

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Rondeau

67 The Devil among the Scholars. A fragment :

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Song

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To Rosa

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Written in a commonplace book, called " The Book of

POEMS RELATING TO AMERICA.

Follies"

To Rosa

Dedication, to Francis, Earl of Moira

Light sounds the Harp

Preface

From the Greek of Meleager

To Lord Viscount Strangford. Aboard the Phaeton

Song .

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The Resemblance

frigate, off the Azores, by moonlight.

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70

Stanzas

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Fanny, dearest

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The Ring To.

To the Flying-fish

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To the Invisible Girl

To Miss Moore. From Norfolk, in Virginia, Nov. 1803 107

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The Ring. A tale

A Ballad. The Lake of the Dismal Swamp, Written

To.

72 at Norfolk, in Virginia.

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on seeing her with a white veil To the Marchioness Dowager of Donegal. From Ber:

and a rich girdle

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muda, January, 1804

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To George Morgan, Esq., of Norfolk, Virginia. From LETTER V. From the Countess Dowager of C-rk to

Bermuda, January, 1804

110 Lady

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Lipes written in a storm at sea

112 Postscript

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Odes to Nea:-

LETTER VI. From Abdallah, in London, to Mohassan

Nay, tempt me not to love again

112 in Ispahan

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I pray you, let us roam no more

113 Gazel

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You read it in these spell-bound eyes

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LETTER VII. From Messrs. L-ck-gt-n and Co.

A Dream of Antiquity

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to

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Well — peace to thy heart, though another's it be 115 LETTER VIII. From Colonel Th-m- to

If I were yonder wave, my dear .

115 Sk--ff—ngt-n, Esq.

The Snow Spirit

116 APPENDIX

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I stole along the flowery bank

116 Letter IV. Page 152.

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A Study from the Antique

117 Letter VII. Page 155.

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There's not a look, a word of thine

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To Joseph Atkinson, Esq. From Bermuda

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Tbe Steersinan's Song. Written aboard the Boston

SATIRICAL AND HUMOROUS POEMS.

frigate, 28th of April

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To the Fire-fiy

119 The Insurrection of the Papers. A Dream

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To the Lord Viscount Forbes. From the city of Wash- Parody of a celebrated Letter

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ington

119 Anacreontic to a Plumassier

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To Thomas Hume, Esq. M.D. From the city of Wash-

Extracts from the Diary of a Politician

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ington

122 Epigram

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Lines written on leaving Philadelphia

123 King Crack and his Idols. Written after the late Nego-

Lines written at the Cohos, or Falls of the Mohawk

tiation for a new M-n-stry

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River

124 What's my Thought like? .

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Song of the Evil Spirit of the Woods

124 Epigram. Dialogue between a Catholic Delegate and

To the Honourable W. R. Spencer. From Buffalo,

His R-y-1 H-ghn-ss the D-e of c-b-1-0 165

upon Lake Erie

125 Wreaths for the Ministers An Anacreontic

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Ballad Stanzas

127 Epigram. Dialogue between a Dowager and her Maid

A Canadian Boat Song. Written on the River St. Law.

on the Night of Lord Y-rm--th's Fête

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rence

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Horace. Ode XI. Lib. II. Freely translated by the

To the Lady Charlotte Rawdon. From the banks of the

Pr-ce R-g-t.

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St. Lawrence

128 Horace, Ode XXII. Lib. I. Freely translated by Lord

Impromptu, after a visit to Mrs. of Montreal

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Eld-n

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Written on passing Deadman's Island, in the Gulf of St. The New Costume of the Ministers

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Lawrence, late in the evening. September, 1804 130 Correspondence between a Lady and Gentleman, upon
To the Boston Frigate, on leaving Halifax for England,

the Advantage of (what is called) “having Law on

October, 1804

131 one's Side"

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Occasional Address for the Opening of the New Theatre

of St. St-ph-n, intended to have been spoken by

CORRUPTION, AND INTOLERANCE:

the Proprietor in full Costume, on the 24th of No-

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Two Poess. ADDRESSED TO AN ENGLISHMAN BY AN

vember, 1812

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The Sale of the Tools

IRISHMAN.

Little Man and Little Soul. A Ballad.

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Preface

132 Reinforcements for Lord Wellington

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COLLIPTION

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Horace, Ode I. Lib. II. A Fragment

INTOLERANCE. A Satire

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Horace, Ode XXXVIII. Lib. I. A Fragment. Trans-

lated by a Treasury Clerk, while waiting Dinner

Appendix

141

for the Right Hon. G-rge R-se

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Impromptu. Upon being obliged to leave a pleasant

THE SCEPTIC, A PHILOSOPHICAL SATIRE 143 Party, from the Want of a Pair of Breeches to

dress for Dinner in

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Lord Wellington and the Ministers

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TWOPENNY POST-BAG.

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BY THOMAS BROWN THE YOUNGER.

INTERCEPTED LETTERS, &c.

LETTER I. From the Pr-nc-ss Ch-r1-e of W-4-5

to the Lady B-rb-a Ashl-y

LETTER II.

From Colonel MM-h-n to G-là

Fr-nc-L-ckie, Esq.

Postscript

LETTER III. From G-ge Pr-ce R-gt to the E-

of Y -th
LETTER IV. From the Right Hon. P-tr-ck D-

gen-a to the Right Hon. Sir J-hn N-ch-1

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