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" HE IS NOW AT REST; AND PRAISE AND BLAME FALL ON HIS EAR ALIKE,

NOW DULL IN DEATH. YES, BYRON, THOU ART GONE,

GONE LIKE A STAR THAT THROUGH THE FIRMAMENT
SHOT AND WAS LOST, IN ITS ECCENTRIC COURSE
DAZZLING, PERPLEXING. YET THY HEART, METHINKS,
WAS GENEROUS, NOBLE - NOBLE IN ITS SCORN
OF ALL THINGS LOW OR LITTLE; NOTHING THERE
SORDID OR SERVILE. IF IMAGINED WRONGS
PURSUED THEE, URGING THEE SOMETIMES TO DO
THINGS LONG REGRETTED, OFT, AS MANY KNOW,
NONE MORE THAN I, THY GRATITUDE WOULD BUILD
ON SLIGHT FOUNDATIONS: AND, IF IN THY LIFE
NOT HAPPY, IN THY DEATH THOU SURELY WERT,
THY WISH ACCOMPLISH'D; DYING IN THE LAND
WHERE THY YOUNG MIND HAD CAUGHT ETHEREAL FIRE,
DYING IN GREECE, AND IN A CAUSE SO GLORIOUS!

“ THOU ART GONE; AND HE WHO WOULD ASSAIL THEE IN THY GRAVE, OH, LET HIM PAUSE! FOR WHO AMONG US ALL, TRIED AS THOU WERT - EVEN FROM THINE EARLIEST YEARS, WHEN WANDERING, YET UNSPOILT, A HIGHLAND BOY TRIED AS THOU WERT, AND WITH THY SOUL OF FLAME; PLEASURE, WHILE YET THE DOWN WAS ON THY CHEEK, UPLIFTING, PRESSING, AND TO LIPS LIKE THINE, HER CHARMED CUP - AH, WHO AMONGST US ALL COULD SAY HE HAD NOT ERR'D AS MUCH, AND MORE?"

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER V.

1807-1808.
Cambridge.—Memoranda of Readings.- De-

tached Poems. — “ The Newstead Oak.” —
“ Verses to my Son." _“Prayer of Nature.”—
The Rochdale Cause. — Visit to Southwell.
- Death of Eddleston.— College Anecdotes.
- Correspondence. Success of the Poems.
- Review of Wordsworth.— Dissipations of
London and Cambridge. — Projected Tour
to the Highlands.--Commencement of “ Bos-
worth Field,” an Epic - - Page 46

and Scotch Reviewers.” — Anecdotes. — Suc-
cess of the Satire. - Preparations for leaving
England. — Farewell Festival at Newstead.
– Departure from London. — Retrospect.

Page 75

- Anecdotes. — Directions for the Draft of a
Will. – Mr. Hobhouse. — Letters to Dallas,
Hodgson, and Murray. — Childe Harold in
the Press. — Blackett, the Poetical Cobbler.
- Henry Kirke White. — Miss Milbanke's
“ Cottage of Friendship.”_Townsend's “ Ar-
mageddon.” – Mr. Gifford. – Mr. Scrope
Davies. - Correspondence concerning Childe
Harold. — “Oh! Banish Care." Page 126

CHAPTER XIII.

CHAPTER IX.

1809—1810.

Falmouth. – Letters to Mrs. Byron, Henry

Drury, and Hodgson. — Verses written on
Board the Lisbon Packet. — Lisbon. — Se-
ville. – Cadiz. – Cintra. — Mafra. — Anec-
dotes. — Gibraltar. — Malta.- Mrs. Spencer
Smith. — “ Sweet Florence.” – Prevesa. —
Tepaleen. - Introduction to Ali Pacha. –

Janina.- Zitza. --- Acarnania. - Night Scene

at Utraikey.-- Missolonghi.- Patras. — Vos-

tizza. — Parnassus. — Thebes. — Athens. —

Maid of Athens.- Childe Harold commenced.

1811.
Poems on the Death of “ Thyrza.” — The Rev.

Robert Bland. - Commencement of the Bio-
grapher's Acquaintance with Lord Byron. -

Correspondence.- Mr. Rogers. — Mr. Camp-

bell. — Letters to Mr. Harness. – Coleridge's

Lectures. — Madame D'Arblay. — Kemble's

Coriolanus. — Lord Byron's solitary Position.

- Anecdotes

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