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The Suppressed poems.
A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE.
BY J. W. LAKE.
COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.
PUBLISHED BY HENRY ADAMS, AND SOLD BY JOHN GRIGG.
STEREOTYPED BY J. HOWE.
Stanzas to a Lady
Ode (to Venice).
A very mournful Ballad on the siege and
Translation of a Greek war song
Lord Byron to his Lady
are beld a dominion over the sympathy of scrutable nature.
ha deep sensibility of passion rather than of low, the strongest and the frailest, are linked
BY J. W. LAKE.
Upon its strings of sweetness.
cession, a fresh idea of themselves; and, while The " imagination all compact,” which the the productions of other great men stand out watest poet who ever lived has assigned as from them, like something they have created, x distinguishing badge of his brethren, is in theirs, on the contrary, are images, pictures, Er case a dangerous gift. It exaggerates, busts of their living selves,-clothed, no doubt, deed, our expectations, and can often bid at different times, in different drapery, and
parsessor hope, where hope is lost to reason; prominent from a different back-ground,-- but
object of of life has been set,—and to which, therefore, la wishes; and pleasure, fame, distinction, moral approval or condemnation is necessaare alternately pursued, attained, and despised rily annexed, as to the language or conduct "ten in his power. Like the enchanted fruit of actual existence. It is the character,
so to o the palace of a sorcerer, the objects of his speak, which is prior to conduct, and yet osiration lose their attraction and value as open to good and to ill,
-the constitution of y as they are grasped by the adventurer's the being in body and in soul. Each of these kand; and all that remains is regret for the illustrious writers has, in this light, filled his bcination under the influence of which it was)--has unveiled to the world the secrets of his takertaken. The disproportion between hope own being, the mysteries of the framing of and procession
, which is felt by all men, is thus man. They have gone down into those depths en on the power of gilding a distant prospect though not for
another, and they
have made le think that many points of resemblance and knew there disclosures that have comBut be traced between Byron and Rousseau. manded and forced a profound
and universal Bwin are distinguished by the most ardent and sympathy, by proving that all mankind, the wi delineation of intense conception, and troubled and the untroubled, the lofty and the
happiness of their possessor.