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St. Catherine of Ledbury ..
Though narrow be that old Man's cares, and
near . ..
Four fiery steeds impatient of the rein :
Brook! whose society the Poet seeks
Composed on the Banks of a Rocky Stream . 40
Pure element of waters ! wheresoe'er
Malham Cove . . . . . .
Composed upon Westminster Bridge Sept. 3,
Though the bold wings of Poesy affect . .
Ye sacred Nurseries of blooming Youth . .
Shame on his faithless heart ! that could allow
Recollection of the Portrait of King Henry
Eighth, Trinity Lodge, Cambridge . .
On the Death of His Majesty (George the Third)
Fame tells of groves—from England far away-
A Parsonage in Oxfordshire
Composed among the Ruins of a Castle in North
To the Lady E. B. and the Hon. Miss p .
To the Torrent at the Devil's Bridge, North
In the Woods of Rydal
When Philoctetes in the Lemnian isle
While Anna's peers and early playmates tread.
To the Cuckoo . . . . . .
. . .
The Infant M—'M'
. . . . .
To — , in her seventieth year . . . .
A Grave-stone upon the Floor in the Cloisters of
Roman Antiquities discovered at Bishopstone,
Herefordshire . .
Chatsworth ! thy stately mansion, and the pride
A Tradition of Oker Hill in Darley Dale, Derby-
shire . . . .
Filial Piety . . . . . . . . .
To the Author's Portrait .
Why art thou silent! Is thy love a plant . 57
To B. R. Haydon, on seeing his Picture of
Napoleon Buonaparte on the Island of St.
A Poet !-He hath put his heart to school. .
The most alluring clouds that mount the sky.
On a Portrait of the Duke of Wellington upon
the Field of Waterloo, by Haydon ..
Composed on a May Morning, 1838. .
Lo! where she stands fixed in a saint-like trance
To a Painter . . .
On the same Subject.
Hark! 'tis the Thrush, undaunted, undeprest .
'Tis He whose yester-evening's high disdain .
Oh what a Wreck ! how changed in mien and
Intent on gathering wool from hedge and brake
A Plea for Authors, May, 1838 . . . .
To the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth, D.D.,
Master of Harrow School . . . .
To the Planet Venus : ,,, : : :
Wansfell! this Household has a favoured lot.
While beams of orient light shoot wide and high
In my mind's eye a Temple like a cloud . .
On the projected Kendal and Windermere
Railway . . ..
Proud were ye, Mountains, when, in times of old
At Furness Abbey . . . . . .
At Furness Abbey .
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1803.
Departure from the Vale of Grasmere, August,
At the Grave of Burns, 1803. Seven Years
after his Death
Thoughts suggested the Day following, on the
Banks of Nith, near the Poet's Residence .
To the Sons of Burns, after visiting the Grave of
their Father. .
Ellen Irwin ; or, the Braes of Kirtle .
To a Highland Girl . .
Glen-Almain ; or, the Narrow Glen.
Stepping Westward . . . . . .
The Solitary Reaper.
Address to Kilchurn Castle, upon Loch Awe:
Rob Roy's Grave
Sonnet. Composed at — Castle .
Sonnet in the Pass of Killicranky
The Matron of Jedborough and her Husband : 99
Fly, some kind Harbinger, to Grasmere-dale : 102
The Blind Highland Boy . . . . . 102
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1814.
The Brownie's Cell .
Composed at Cora Linn, in sight of Wallace's -
Tower . . . .
Effusion, in the Pleasure-ground on the banks
of the Bran, near Dunkeld .
Yarrow Visited, September, 1814 . : : 122
POEMS DEDICATED TO NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE
AND LIBERTY.-PART I.
Composed by the Sea-side, near Calais, August,
Is it a reed that's shaken by the wind : :
Composed near Calais, on the Road leading to
Ardres, August 7, 1802 .
I grieved for Buonaparté, with a vain . .
Festivals have I seen that were not names
On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic . 129
The King of Sweden . . . . . .
To Toussaint L'Ouverture . .
We had a female Passenger who came . 131
Composed in the Valley near Dover, on the day
Inland, within a hollow vale, I stood
Thought of a Briton on the Subjugation of
Written in London, September, 1802. : :
Milton ! thou should'st be living at this hour. 133
Great men have been among us; hands that
penned . .
It is not to be thought of that the Flood . . 135
When I have borne in memory what has tamed 135
One might believe that natural miseries . .
There is a bondage worse, far worse, to bear .
These times strike monied worldlings with
dismay . . . .
... , 'vi
England ! the time is come when thou should'st
wean . . . . .
When, looking on the present face of things .
To the Men of Kent. October, 1803 . . .
What if our numbers barely could defy . .
Lines on the expected Invasion. 1803 . .
Anticipation. October, 1803 .
Another year !--another deadly blow!
Ode. Who rises on the banks of Seine .
On a celebrated Event in Ancient History . 144
Upon the same Event .
To Thomas Clarkson, on the Final Passing of the
Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade . 145
A Prophecy. February, 1807 . . . . 146
Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake. . 146
Go back to antique ages, if thine eyes .
Composed while the Author was engaged in
Writing a Tract, occasioned by the Conven-
tion of Cintra .
Composed at the same Time and on the same
Occasion . . . . . . .
Hoffer . .
Advance-come forth from thy Tyrolean ground 149
Feelings of the Tyrolese .
Alas ! what boots the long laborious quest : 150
And is it among rude untutored Dales . 151
O'er the wide earth on mountain and on plain .. 151
On the Final Submission of the Tyrolese. .
Hail, Zaragoza ! If with unwet eye . . .
Say, what is Honour ?—'Tis the finest sense .
The martial courage of a day is vain .
Brave Schill! by death delivered, take thy flight
Call not the royal Swede unfortunate
Look now on that Adventurer who hath paid . 155
Is there a Power that can sustain and cheer .
Ah ! where is Palafox ? Nor tongue por pen . 156
In due observance of an ancient rite . . . 156
Feelings of a Noble Biscayan at one of those
Funerals . . . . . . . .
The Oak of Guernica .
. . . . . 157
Indignation of a high-minded Spaniard .
Avaunt all specious pliancy of mind.
O’erweening Statesmen have full long relied 159
The French and the Spanish Guerillas
Spanish Guerillas .
The power of Armies is a visible thing . 161
Here pause: the poet claims at least this praise 162
The French Army in Russia .
On the same Occasion . . . . . 164
By Moscow self-devoted to a blaze .
The Germans on the heights of Hochheim .. 165
Now that all hearts are glad, all faces bright : 165
Ode 1814.-When the soft hand of sleep had
closed the latch .
Feelings of a French Royalist, on the Disinter-
ment of the Remains of the Duke d'Enghien 171
Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo . . 171
Siege of Vienna raised by John Sobieski. 172
Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo .. 173
Emperors and Kings, how oft have temples rung 173
Ode 1815.—Imagination.-ne'er before content.
Ode.-The Morning of the Day appointed for a
General Thanksgiving . . . . . 178
187 187 188
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR ON THE CONTINENT, 1820.
Fish-women. –On landing at Calais :
Incident at Bruges .
After visiting the field of Waterloo
Between Namur and Liege. ..
Aix-la-Chapelle . . .
In the Cathedral at Cologne
In a Carriage, upon the Banks of the Rhine . 193
Hymn, for the Boatmen as they approach the
Rapids under the Castle of Heidelberg .. 193
The Source of the Danube.
On approaching the Staub-bach, Lauterbrunnen 195
The Fall of the Aar-Handec . . . . 195