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In the Clerk'e Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts


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This edition of the Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell possesses some advantages, it is believed, over any one hitherto published.

It contains a very full Memoir, compiled from the life and letters of the poet, edited by Dr. Beattie, long his most intimate friend, and his literary executor; and from the Reminiscences of Mr. Cyrus Redding, who was for some ten years associated with Campbell in editing the New Monthly Magazine.

The poems collected in the Moxon editions are given from the text, and according to the arrangement approved by the author. To these we have added fifty poems, some of which are hardly surpassed by the best of his acknowledged lyrics, and all of which are worthy of a permanent place in his works. For many of these we have been indebted to Dr. Beattie. Some we have copied from the pages of the New Monthly Magazine. The translations from the Italian are from the Life of Petrarch, by the poet. Other poems have been authenticated by a list prepared by Mr. Redding whilst he was assisting Campbell in editing the first complete edition of his works, in 1828. A more particular reference to the source of each poem will be found in the notes.

The engraved head prefixed to the volume is a faithful likeness of the poet in his early years; and the full-length pen-and-ink sketch, which represents him in the ease and undress of his study, is said to convey a correct impression of his appearance in advanced life.


Lectures again before the Royal Institution. – Visits Germany to revise and extend
his Lectures. -- Extracts from his Letters. -- Bonn. — Ratisbon and Vienna. — The Polish
Countess R. — Returns to London. - New Monthly Magazine. - Sydney Smith and Moore
decline to write for him. - Ilis Whig Friends indiferent. - Contributors to the Magazine.
- Mr. Cyrus Redding his Assistant Editor. - Campbell's Contributions in Prose and
Verse. — The Last Man. — Theodric. - Jeffrey's Critique on this Poem. – University of
London. - Another Visit to Germany. - The Exile of Erin. - The Poet elected Lord
Rector of the t'niversity of Glasgow. - Death of his Wife. - The Literary Union. -
Mines. — Calcott, the Artist. – Mrs. Dugald Stewart and Baron Cuvier dine with the
Poet. - Leaves the New Monthly,


Accounts with his Publisher. - The Metropolitan. — Anecdote of Rogers. - St. Leon-
aru's. – Poem on the Sea. - Lines on Poland. - Correspondence with Mrs. Arkwright. -
Mrs. IIemans. – Visit to the Arkwrights, in Derbyshire. — Neukomm and his Playing on
the Organ. - Life of Mrs. Siddons. - The Metropolitan.- Captain Marryatt. - The Polish
Association. -- Leaves St. Leonard's. --- Cause of Poland engrosses him. --- Extracts from
his Letters. — Thoughts of Standing for Parliament. — Attic in the Polish Chambers. -
Campbell becomes intimate with Dr. Beattie. - Hampstead. - Campbell's Ward. -
Joanna Baillie. — Lise of Mrs. Siddons published. – Visit to Paris. — Trip to Algiers. -
Anecdote. – Newkomm. - The Oratorios of Job. — Return by the way of Paris to London.
-lIis Appearance improved. - Legacy. - Letter from the South. – Visit to Scotland. --
Cordial Reception. – Dinner at Glasgow, and at Edinburgh. - Visit to Lord Broughain.
- Illustrated Edition of his Worke. – Turner's Designs. - Presents his works to the

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