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CONTENTS

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THE IMPROVISATRICE

7 Stanzas to the Author of "Mont Blanc," " Ada," &c. 141

THE TROUBADOUR

55 The Mountain Grave

• 142

THE VENETIAN BRACELET

103 The Coniston Curse

187

The Lost PLEIAD

110 The Omen

189

A HISTORY OF THE LYRE

115 One Day

190

THE ANCESTRESS

. 119 Love's Last Lesson

191

POETICAL PORTRAITS:

Classical Sketches ;--

No. I.

127 Sappho

212

• No. II.

Bacchus and Ariadne

213

No. III.

128 Unknown Female Head

214

No. IV.

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Leander and Hero

214

No. V.

129 Head of Ariadne

216

No. VI.

A Nereid floating on a Shell

. 216

THE GOLDEN VIOLET

147 The Thessalian Fountain

• 216

ERINNA

183 An old Man over the Body of his Son

• 217

The Vow OF THE PEACOCK

195 L'Amore Dominatore

• 217

THE EASTER GIFT:-

The Castilian Nuptials

• 218

Christ crowned with Thorns

249 The Lover's Rock

220

Christ blessing the Bread

249 The Painter

221

The Flight into Egypt

250 A Village Tale

223

The Madonna and Child

250 The Sisters

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Hagar and Ishmael

251 The Knight's Tale

226

St. John in the Wilderness

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The Factory

228

The Nativity

252 April

229

Judas returning the thirty Pieces

232 Glencoe

229

The Magdalen

253 The Wreck

230

Nathan and David

234 The Moon

231

The Incredulity of St. Thomas

255 The Frozen Ship

231

The Infant Christ, with Flowers

256 The Minstrel's Monitor

232

The Infant St. John.

256 The Spirit and the Angel of Death

232

Christ blessing little Children

257 The Lost Star

233

A BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS The Danish Warrior's Death Song

234

THE PRINCESS VICTORIA

258 The Change

234

The Aspen Tree

234

TALES AND MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

The Violet

235

Rosalie

22 The Little shroud

235

Roland's Tower

25 The Churchyard

236

The Guerilla Chief

27 The Three Brothers

237

The Bayadere

28 Change

238

St. George's Hospital

32

Edith

238

The Deserter

33 The Forgotten One

239

Gladesmuir

34 The City of the Dead

210

The Minstrel of Portugal

35 The Altered River

240

The Basque Girl and Heari Quatre

36 Admiral Collingwood

241

The Sailor

37 The First Grave .

241

The Covenanters

39 The Feast of Life

242

Poetical Sketches of Modern Pictures

Follow Me!

242

Juliet after the Masquerade

91 | The Legacy of the Lute

213

Portrait of a Lady

92 The Festival

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The Combat -

92 The Middle Temple Gardens

244

The Fairy Queen sleeping -

92 The Zenana

261

The Oriental Nosegay

93 John Kemble

274

A Child screening a Dove from a Hawk

94 The Dancing Girl

274

The Enchanted Island

94 A Legend of Teignmouth

274

Cupid and Swallows flying from Winter

94 Airey Force

275

Love nursed by Solitude

95 The Reply

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Fairies on the Seashore

95 The Wishing Gate

276

A Girl at her Devotions

96 Hebe

277

Nymph and Zephyr

97 Shuhur Jeypore

• 277

Sketches from History:-

Preston

• 277

The Sultana's Remonstrance

97 The Missionary

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Hannibal's Oath

97 Coniston Water

279

Alexander and Phillip

98 The Visionary

279

The Record

98 Euty's Rover

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The Neglected One

130 Sassoor, in the Deccan

281

A Night in May

131 Hindoo and Mahommedan Buildings

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Warning

133 Honister Crag, Cumberland

282

The Nameless Grave

134 The Orphan Ballad Singers

282

Fantasies, inscribed to T. Crofton Croker, Esq. 134 St. Mawgan Church and Lanhern Nunnery, Cornwall 283

Revenge

135 Scene in Katlia war

284

A Summer Day

135 Speke Hall

281

The Wreath

135 The Coquette

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The Dying Child

136 Jahara Bang, Agra

285

Song

136 Olinthus Gregory, LL.D., F.R.A.S., &c.

287

A Summer Evening's 'Tale

Corfu

• 257

Lines of Life

139 Manchester

288

The Baule Field:

140 The Nizam's Daughter

283

New Year's Eve .

140 Durham Cathedral

209

141 Collage Courtship

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Calderon Snout, Westmorland

Scene in Bundelkhund

St. Knighton's Kieve

Windleshaw Abbey

Raphael Sanzio

Mardale Head

The Shepherd Boy

The Caves of Elephanta

The Fairy of the Fountains

The Hindoo Mother

Immolation of a Hindoo Widow

The Lily of the Valley

Scenes in London :-

Piccadilly

The Savoyard in Grosvenor Square
The City Churchyard

Oxford Street

Warkworth Hermitage

The Snowdrop

The Astrologer

The Indian Girl

The Hindoo Girl's Song

The Rush-bearing at Ambleside

The Young Destructive

Fishing Boats in the Monsoon

Beverley Minster

The Montmorency Waterfall and Cove

Dunold Mill hole

Ruins about the Taj Mahal

The Widow's Mite

Sir Thomas Hardy

Eskdale, Cumberland

Borro Boedoor

The Phantoin

Fountain's Abbey

Dr. Adam Clarke and the two Priests of Budha

The Coleraine Salmon Leap

Christmas in the olden Time, 1630

The Queen's Room, Sizergh Hall, Westmorland

Hindoo Temples and Palace at Madura

The Aisle of Tombs

The Palace called Beautiful

Valley of Linmouth, North Devon

Pulo Penang

Robert Blake

Rebecca

Cafes in Damascus

Sir Robert Peel

The Delectable Mountains

Cemetery of the Smolensko Church

Lincoln Cathedral

The Sacred Shrines of Dwarka

Song of the Sirens

Expectation

The Lake of Como

The Princess Victoria

A Dutch Interior .

Eucles announcing the Victory of Marathon

The Unknown Grave

The Woodland Brook

Carthage

Lord Melbourne

The Pirate's Song

The Church at Polignac -

The Knight of Malla

Derwent Water

The Spanish Page; or,

The Ciuro Ransom

Dirge

Strida Reale-Corru

Antioch

Lancaster Castle:

Sir William Stanley

Claverhouse at the Batlle of Bothwell

The Hall of Glennaquoich

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290 Strada St. Ursola,-Malta

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290 The Earl of Sandwich .

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291 Town and Harbour of Ithaca

329

291 Belvoir Castle, Seat of the Duke of Rutland

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292 Regalla,-Windermere Lake

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• 292 Gibraltar.–Scene during the Plague

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• 293 Scale Force, Cumberland

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• 293 Black Linn of Linklater

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291 | The Evening Star

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299 The Devotee

332

299 Jesuits in Procession : Valetta, Malta

332

300 Runjeet-singh, and his Suwarree of Seiks

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The Village of Kursalee

333

300 The Tournament.

305 | Felicia Hemang

331

309 The Tombs of the Kings of Golconca

333

. 316 Tunis

335

301 Djouni : the Residence of Lady Hester Stanhope 336

302 Gibraltar- from the Sea -

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302 | Miller's Dale, Derbyshire

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302 Captain Cook

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301 The Abbey, near Mussooree: the Seat of J. C. Glyn,

301 Esq.

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• 301 The Church of St. John, and the Ruins of Lahneck

305 Castle, formerly belonging to the Templars 333

• 306 Death of the Lion among the Ruins of Sbeitlah

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306 The lonian Captive

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. 307 The Cedars of Lebanon.

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307 Rydal Water and Grasmere Lake: the Residence of

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Wordsworth

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308 Warkworth Castle, Northumberland

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308 Can You forget Me ?

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309 Dr. Morrison and his Chinese aiiendants

312

310 The Ganges

312

310 Kalendria: a Port in Cilicia

313

Infanticide in Madagascar

313

. 312 Hurdwar--the Gate of Vishnoo.

311

312 The Prophetess

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· 313 Gibraltar-from the Queen of Spain's Chair

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. 313 The River Wear .

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314 Corfu

316

315 The Castle of Chillon

317

315 Death of Louis of Bourbon, Bishop of Liege

317

Admiral Benbow .

317

316 Disenchantment.

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FRAGMENTS.

318 Lines written under a Picture of a Girl burning a

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Love-letter

319 The Soldier's Funeral

319 Arion, a Tale

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: 319 Manmadin, the Indian Cupid, floating down the

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Ganges

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320 The Female Convict

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320 The Painter's Love

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321 Inez

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321 The Oak

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. 322 The Violet

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322 Change

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• 322 The Gray Cross

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3:23 Crescentius

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323 On a Star

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323 Home

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The Emerald Ring: a Superstition

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321 | Love

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• 324 Love, Hope, and Beauty

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323 The Crusader

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. 326 The Warrior: a Sketch

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326 Apologue

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BALLADS.
. 327 The Soldier's Grave

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328 Song of the Hunter's Bride

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323 When should Lovers breathe their Vows?

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THE IMPROVISATRICE;

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OTHER POEMS.

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Poetry needs no preface: if it do not Italian,-a young female with all the lovespeak for itself, no comment can render liness, vivid feeling and genius of her own it explicit. I have only, therefore, to impassioned land. She is supposed to state that The Improvisatrice is an at-relate her own history; with which are tempt to illustrate that species of inspira- intermixed the tales and episodes which tion common in Italy, where the mind is various circumstances call forth. warmed from earliest childhood by all

Some of the minor poems have appearthat is beautiful in nature, and glorious in ed in The Literary Gazette. art. The character depicted is entirely

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