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misery, and the life-long blessing of her equally noble

minded brother. 328 cclxxxix This poem has an exaltation and a glory, joined

with an exquisiteness of expression, which place it in the highest rank among the many masterpieces of its illus

trious Author. 339 ccc interlunar swoon: interval of the moon's invisibility. 344 cociv Calpe: Gibraltar. Lofoden: the Maelstrom whirl

pool off the N.W. coast of Norway. 345 сссу This lovely poem refers here and there to a ballad

by Hamilton on the subject better treated in 163 and

164. 357 CCCXV Arcturi: seemingly used for northern stars. And

wild roses, &c. Our language has perhaps no line mod

ulated with more subtle sweetness. 358 cccxvi Coleridge describes this poem as the fragment of

dream-vision,- perhaps, an opium-dream?- which composed itself in his mind when fallen asleep after reading a few lines about 'the Khan Kubla' in Pur

chas' Pilgrima 362 cccxviii Ceres' daughter: Proserpine. God of Torment:

Pluto. 370 cccxxi The leading idea of this beautiful description of a

day's landscape in Italy appears to be-On the voyage of life are many moments of pleasure, given by the sight of Nature, who has power to heal even the worldli

ness and the uncharity of man. 371 1. 23 Amphitrite was daughter to Ocean. 375 cccxxii 1. 21 Maenad: a frenzied Nymph, attendant on

Dionysos in the Greek mythology. May we not call this the most vivid, sustained, and impassioned amongst

all Shelley's magical personifications of Nature? 376 1. 5 Plants under water sympathize with the seasons

of the land, and hence with the winds which affect

them. 377

cccxxiii Written soon after the death, by shipwreck, of

Wordsworth's brother John. This poem may be profitably compared with Shelley's following it. Each is the most complete expression of the innermost spirit of his art given by these great Poets:-of that İdea which, as in the case of the true Painter, (to quote the words of Reynolds,) 'subsists only in the mind: The sight never beheld it, nor has the hand expressed it: it is an idea residing in the breast of the artist, which he is always labouring to impart, and which he dies

at last without imparting.' 378 the Kind: the human race.

PAGE NO. 381 cccxxvii the Royal Saint: Henry VI. 381 cccxxviii st. 4 this folk: its has been here plausibly but,

perhaps, unnecessarily, conjectured.—Every one knows the general story of the Italian Renaissance, of the Revival of Letters.-From Petrarch's day to our own, that ancient world has renewed its youth: Poets and artists, students and thinkers, have yielded themselves wholly to its fascination, and deeply penetrated its spirit. Yet perhaps no one more truly has vivified, whilst idealizing, the picture of Greek country life in the fancied Golden Age, than Keats in these lovely (if somewhat unequally executed) stanzas:-his quick imagination, by a kind of 'natural magic, more than supplying the scholarship which his youth had no

opportunity of gaining. 155 cxxxiv These stanzas are by Richard Verstegan (c. 1635),

a poet and antiquarian, published in his rare Odes (1601), under the title Our Blessed Ladies Lullaby, and reprinted by Mr. Orby Shipley in his beautiful Carmina Mariana (1893). The four stanzas here given form the opening of a hymn of twenty-four.

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BEAUMONT, Francis (1586-1616).

On the Tombs in Westminster Abbey

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BLAKE, William (1757-1827).

Love's Secret
Infant Joy
A Cradle Song
To the Muses

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BURNS, Robert (1759-1796).

Lament for Culloden
A Farewell
Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonnie Doon
To a Mouse
Mary Morison
Bonnie Lesley
O my Luve's like a red, red rose
Highland Mary
Duncan Gray
Jean
John Anderson

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BYRON, George Gordon Noel (1788–1824).

All for Love
There be none of Beauty's daughters
She walks in beauty, like the night
When we two parted

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Ode to Simplicity
Ode written in 1746
The Passions
Ode to Evening

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BYRON, G. G. N. (continued).

Elegy on Thyrza
On the Castle of Chillon
Youth and Age

Elegy
CAMPBELL, Thomas (1777-1844).

Lord Ullin's Daughter
To the Evening Star
Earl March look'd on his dying child
Ye Mariners of England
Battle of the Baltic
Hohenlinden
The Beech Tree's Petition
Ode to Winter
Song to the Evening Star
The Soldier's Dream

The River of Life
CAMPION, Thomas (c. 1567-1620).

Basia
Advice to a Girl
In Imagine Pertransit Homo
Sleep, angry beauty, sleep
A Renunciation
O Crudelis Amor
Sic Transit
The man of life upright
A Hymn in Praise of Neptune

Fortunati Nimium
CAREW, Thomas (1589-1639).

The True Beauty
CAREY, Henry (--1743).

Sally in our Alley
CIBBER, Colley (1671-1757).

The Blind Boy
COLERIDGE, Hartley (1796-1849).

She is not fair to outward view
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834).

Love (Genevieve)
Kubla Khan

Youth and Age
COLLINS, John (18th century).

Tomorrow
COLLINS, William (1720-1756).

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