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CONTENTS.

ODES OF ANACREON.

TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE, WITH NOTES.

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XLVII. "Tis true, my fading years decline

XLVIII. When my thirsty soul I steep................

XLIX. When Bacchus, Jove's immortal boy.

L. When wine I quaff, before my eyes

LI. Fly not thus, my brow of snow............

LII. Away, away, ye men of rules..

LIII. When I behold the festive train ...........

LIV. Methinks, the pictured bull we see ........

LV. While we invoke the wreathed spring

LVI. He, who instructs the youthful crew................

LVII. Whose was the artist-hand that spread

I VIII. When Gold, as fleet as zephyr's pinion

LIX. Ripen'd by the solar beam

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LX. Awake to life, my sleeping shell

LXI. Youth's endearing charms are fled

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

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

LXIV. Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aim'd spear

LXV. Like some wanton filly sporting

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

LXVII. Rich in bliss, I proudly scorn......

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

LXIX. They wove the lotus band to deck.....................

LXX. A broken cake with honey sweet.......... 100

LXXI. With twenty chords my lyre is hung.

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LXXII. Fare thee well, perfidious maid ........... 100

LXXIII. Awhile I bloom'd, a happy flower......... 100

LXXIV. Monarch Love, resistless boy....... ...... 100

LXXV. Spirit of Love, whose locks unroll'd....... 100

LXXVI. Hither, gentle Muse of mine.............. 101

LXXVII. Would that I were a tuneful lyre.......... 101

LXXVIII. When Cupid sees how thickly now........ 101

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A Tale of Romance

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POEMS RELATING TO AMERICA.

Dedication, to Francis, Earl of Moira.........

Preface

To Lord Viscount Strangford. Aboard the Ph
frigate, off the Azores, by moonlight

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SATIRICAL AND HUMOROUS POEMS.

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The Insurrection of the Papers. A Dream............ 216

Parody of a celebrated Letter

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Anacreontic to a Plumassier.........

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Extracts from the Diary of a Politician.............................. 219

Epigram

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King Crack and his Idols. Written after the late nego-

tiation for a new M-n-stry

What's my Thought like ?........

Epigram. Dialogue between a Catholic Delegate and

His R-y-1 H-ghn-ss the D-e of C-b-l―d....... 221

Wreaths for the Ministers. An Anacreontic.......... 221'

Epigram. Dialogue between a Dowager and her Maid

on the night of Lord Y-rm-th's fête

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

Pr-ce R-g-t

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

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The New Costume of the Ministers ...... ............ 923

Correspondence between a Lady and Gentleman, upon

the advantage of (what is called) "having Law on

one's side"......

Occasional Address for the Opening of the New Thea-

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

by the Proprietor in full Costume, on the 24th of

November, 1812............

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The Sale of the Tools

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Little Man and Little Soul. A Ballad............... 226

Reinforcements for Lord Wellington.... ................................. 226

Horace. Ode I. Lib. III. A Fragment

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

lated by a Treasury Clerk, while waiting dinner for

the Right Hon. G-rge R-se...........................

Impromptu. Upon being obliged to leave a pleasant

party from the want of a pair of breeches to dress

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