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THE

WORKS

OF

LORD BYRON,

INCLUDING

The Suppressed poems.

ALSO

A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE.

BY J. W. LAKE.

COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME.

Philadelphia:

PUBLISHED BY HENRY ADAMS, AND SOLD BY JOHN GRIGG.

STEREOTYPED BY J. HOWE.

1831.

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Stanzas to a Lady

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To Mary

ib.

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326

Tibullus

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354

ib. CAIN...

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384

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LIFE OF LORD BYRON.

LARA......

HOURS OF IDLENESS.

Note

Os leaving Newstead Abbey.

THE CUI E OF MINERVA

Epitaph on a Friend.

ib.

Notes

A Fragment

2

The Tear

ib. THE SIEGE OF CORINTH ....

An Occasional Prologue

ib. Notes

On the Death of Mr. Fox

3

PARISINA

ib.

Notes

To M***

ib.

To Woman

THE PRISONER OF CHILLON

To M. S. G.

ib.

Notes

Song..

ib. BEPPO.

To ***

ib. Notes

5

Dametas

MAZEPPA

ib.
T Marion

ib. MANFRED

Oscar of Alva

6

Notes

To the Duke of D.

8

MARINO FALIERO

TRANSLATIONS AND IMITATIONS.

Notes

Adrian's Address to his Soul, when dying

10 Appendix .

Translation ....

ib.

SARDANAPALUS.

Translation from Catullus

ib.

Notes

Transation of the Epitaph on Virgil and

ib. THE TWO FOSCARI

Translation from Catullus

ib. Appendix

Imutated from Catullus

Translation from Anacreon.

ib.

-Ode III.

ib. WERNER...

Fragbent from the Prometheus Vinctus ib. THE DEFORMED TRANSFORMED

The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus

ib.

Translation from the Medea of Euripides :: 14 HEAVEN AND EARTH ...

THE PROPHECY OF DANTE

Notes

Thoughts suggested by a College Examination 15

To the Earl of ***

16 THE ISLAND

17 Appendix

Lachin y Gair

18

THE AGE OF BRONZE.

ib.

Elegy on Newstead Abbey

19 THE VISION OF JUDGMENT

20 MORGANTE MAGGIORE

21

ib. WALTZ.
Lines written beneath an Elm in the Church-

Notes

yard of Harrow on the Hill

22 THE LAMENT OF TASSO

The death of Calmar and Orla

ib.

HEBREW MELODIES.

CEtidre extracted from the Edinburgh Re She walks in beauty

View, No 22, for January 1808

24

ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH RE-

The harp the monarch minstrel swept.

If that high world ...,

VIEWERS

26

The wild gazelle

37

Oh! weep for those

38 On Jordan's banks

85 Jephtha's daughter

Oh! snatch'd away in be

132

ty's bloom

145

My soul is dark

I saw thee weep:.

146

Thy days are done

156

Song of Saul before his last battle

159 Saul ..

175 “All is vanity, saith the preacher"

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When coldness wraps this suffering clay 511 To a Lady weeping

Vision of Belshazzar

ib. From the Turkish

Sun of the sleepless

ib. Sonnet to Genevra

Were my bosom as false as thou deem'st it

to be ...

512 Inscription on the monument of a Newfound-

Herod's lament for Mariamne

ib.

On the day of the destruction of Jerusalem

Farewell ..

by Titus ...

Bright be the place of thy soul

By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and When we two parted

wept.

ib. Stanzas for music.

The destruction of Sennacherib

ib.

From Job ....

513 Fare thee well

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

To ***

Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte

513

Ode (from the French)

From the French

Monody on the death of the Right Hon. R.

B. Sheridan ...

514

On the Star of the Legion of Honour (fron

The Irish Avatar

515

the French)

The Dream

Napoleon's Farewell (from the French)

Ode (to Venice).

Sonnet..

Lines written in an Album

519

Written on a blank leaf of “ The Pleasure:

Romance muy doloroso del sitio y toma de

of Memory”

Alhama ....

520

Stanzas to ***

Darkness

A very mournful Ballad on the siege and
conquest of Alhama ....

ib.

Churchill's Grave.
Sonetto di Vittorelli, with Translation ..

Prometheus

Ode

Stanzas written in passing the Ambracian

Gulf ....

ib.

Windsor Poetics.

composed in a thunder-storm near

A sketch from private life

mount Pindus

ib.

Carmina Byronis in C. Elgin .

TO ***

523

Lines to Mr. Moore

Lines written at Athens

ib.

“On this day I complete my thirty-sixth year'

written beneath a picture .

ib.

LETTER TO **** ***** ON BOWLES'S

written after swimming from Sestos to

Abydos.

524

STRICTURES ON POPE

Ζώη μου σας αγαπώ...

ib.

A FRAGMENT...

Translation of a Greek war song

ib.

Translation of a Romaic song .

525 PARLIAMENTARY SPEECHES.

On parting

ib.

To Thyrza

ib. DON JUAN

Stanzas

Notes.

To Thyrza

ib.

Euthanasia

ib. POEMS, ATTRIBUTED TO LORD BYRON.

Stanzas

527 Childish Recollections

ib.

Lord Byron to his Lady

On a cornelian heart which was broken .... 528 Ode to the Island of St. Helena

To a youthful friend

ib. To the Lily of France

To *****

529 Madame Lavalette

From the Portuguese.

ib. Adieu to Malta

Impromptu, in reply to a friend

ib.

Enigma

Address, spoken at the opening of Drury-

The Triumph of the Whale

lane Theatre

ib.

To Jessy

To Time...

530

To my Daughter

Translation of a Romaic love song

ib. To Lady Caroline Lamb

A Song

The Farewell

On being asked what was the origin of love" ib. Lines to Mr. Hobhouse

Remember him, etc. ...

ib.

To a Lady

Lines inscribed upon a cup formed from a

Stanzas

skull

ib. Lines found in the Traveller's Book at Cha-

On the death of Sir Peter Parker, Bart. .... 532 mouni.

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ha deep sensibility of passion rather than of low, the strongest and the frailest, are linked
akertion. Both, too, by this double power, together by the bonds of a common but in-

BY J. W. LAKE.
O'er the harp, from earliest years beloved,
He threw his fingers hurriedly, and tones
Of melancholy beauty died away

Upon its strings of sweetness.
It was reserved for the present age to pro- their readers, far beyond the range of those
ace one distinguished example of the Muse ordinary feelings which are usually excited
kering descended upon a bard of a wounded by the mere efforts of genius. The impression
gint, and lent her lyre to tell afflictions of of this interest still accompanies the perusal
Do ordinary description; afflictions originating of their writings; but there is another interest,
probalily in that singular combination of feel- of more lasting and far stronger power, which
ing with imagination which has been called each of them possessed,—which lies in the
the poretical temperament, and which has so continual embodying of the individual charac-
often saddened the days of those on whom it ter, it might almost be said of the very person
has been conferred. If ever a man was enti- of the writer. When we speak or think of
tied to lay claim to that character in all its Rousseau or Byron, we are not conscious of
strength and all its weakness, with its un-speaking or thinking of an author. We have
twinded range of enjoyment, and its exquisite a vague but impassioned remembrance of men
Kasibility of pleasure and of pain, that man of surpassing genius, eloquence, and power,-
*as Lord Byron. Nor does it require much of prodigious capacity both of misery and
tore, or a deep acquaintance with human na- happiness. We feel as if we had transiently
tere, to discover why these extraordinary met such beings in real life, or had known
wwers should in so many cases have con- them in the dim and dark communion of a
binted more to the wretchedness than to the dream. Each of their works presents, in suc-

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
tart the delusive pleasure arising from these uniformly impressed with the same form, and
Trions of imagination, resembles that of a mien, and lineaments, and not to be mistaken
child whose notice is attracted by a fragment for the representations of any other of the
si glass to which a sunbeam has given mo- children of men.
neotary splendour. He hastens to the spot But this view of the subject, though univer-
with hireathless impatience, and finds that the sally felt to be a true one, requires perhaps a
obiect of his curiosity and expectation is little explanation. The personal character of
Escally vulgar and worthless. Such is the which we have spoken, it should be under-
man oi quick and exalted powers of imagina- stood, is not altogether that on which the seal
whis fancy over-estimates the

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

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