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THE FUDGE FAMILY IN PARIS.

Invitation to Dinner, addressed to Lord Lansdowne.... 517

PAQE

Preface .........

458

Verses to the Poet Crabbe's Inkstand. Written May,

1832 .....

517

Letler I. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy-

To Caroline, Viscountess Valletort. Written at Lacock

of Clonkilty, in Ireland.

458

Abbey, January, 1832............................ 518

Letter II. From Phil. Fudge, Esq. to the Lord Viscount

A Speculation....

C-st-rgh

460

..... 519

To my Mother. Written in a Pocket-book, 1822 519

Letter III. From Mr. Bob Fudge to Richard, Esq. 462

Love and Hymen........

519

Letter IV. From Phelim Connor to

464

Lines on the Entry of the Austrians into Naples, 1821. 519

Letter V. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy 465

Letter VI. From Phil. Fudge, Esq. to his brother Tim

Fudge, Esq., barrister at law ..................... 467

THE LOVES OF THE ANGELS.

Letter VII. From Phelim Connor to ............ 470

Preface ...........

......... 520

Letter VIII. From Mr. Bob Fadge to Richard, Esq. 472

First Angel's Story

522

Letter IX. From Phil. Fudge, Esq. to the Lord Viscount

Second Angel's Story..

C-8--h....

474 Third Angel's Story

538

Letter X. From Miss Diddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy

............. 478

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Letter XI. From Phelim Conner to .............

480

Skepta sm.........

.......... 542

Letter XII. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy 481

A Joke Versified

.................... 542

On the Death of a Friend ........ ............... 542

FABLES FOR THE HOLY ALLIANCE.

To James Corry, Esq., on his making me a Present of

Dedication. To Lord Byron

a Wine-strainer .........

....................... 483

542

Preface

484 Fragment of a Character.....

543

Fable I. The Dissolution of the Holy Alliance. A

What shall I sing thee? To —................... 543

dream .............

484 | Country Dance and Quadrille ........................... 544

Fable II. The Looking-glasses ..

486

Gazel.......

........... 545

Fable III. The Torch of Liberty

........ 487 Lines on the Death of Joseph Atkinson, Esq., of Dublin 546

Fable IV. The Fly and the Bullock ................. 488

Genius and Criticism .....

546

Fable V. Church and State ......

..... 489

To Lady J****y, on being asked to write something in

Fable Vi. The Little Grand Lama .................. 490

her Album......

547

Fable VII. The Extinguishers

........ 492 To the same, on looking through her Album

347

Fable VIII. Louis Fourteenth's Wig

493

SATIRICAL AND HUMOROUS POEMS.

RHYMES ON THE ROAD.

To Sir Hudson Lowe ..........

547

Introductory Rhymes....

Amatory Colloquy between Bank and Government.... 548

......... 495

Extract I. ..............................

Dialogue between a Sovereign and a One Pound Note. 548

Extract II. .............

An Expostulation to Lord King...

549

497

Extract III.

The Sinking Fund cried.....

............ 550

......................... 498

Extract IV.

Ode to the Goddess Ceres. By Sir Th-m-s L-th-

499

br-e...........

Extract V.

499

.............. 550

Extract VI......

A Hymn of Welcome after the Recess................ 551

500

Extract VII......

Memorabilia of Last Week.......

552

501

Extract VIII..

502

All in the Family Way. A new Pastoral Ballad...... 552

Extract IX. ......

Ballad for the Cambridge Election.................... 553

503

Extract X. .........

Mr. Roger Dodsworth........

553

504

Extract XI. .........

504

Copy of an Intercepted Dispatch. From his Excellency

Extract XII. .......

Don Strepitoso Diabolo, Envoy Extraordinary to

........ 505

Extract XIII..

his Satanic Majesty......

554

506
Extract XIV...

The Millennium. Suggested by the late Work of the

......... 508

Extract XV. .........

Rev. Mr. Iry-ng “on Prophecy"

555

................. 510

Extract XVI.............

The Three Doctors......

555

511

Epitaph on a Tuft-hunter ......

556

Ode to a Hat ...........

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

News for Country Cousins .......

Occasional Epilogue, spoken by Mr. Corry, in the char- A Vision. By the Author of Christabel

558

acter of Vapid, after the play of the Dramatist, at The Petition of the Orangemen of Ireland

558

the Kilkenny Theatre ....

512 Cotton and Corn. A Dialogue

559

Extract from a Prologue written and spoken by the The Canonization of Saint B-tt-rw-rth

560

Author, at the Opening of the Kilkenny Theatre, An Incantation. Sung by the Bubble Spirit

561

October, 1809.......

513 A Dream of Turtle. By Sir W. Curtis

561

The Sylph's Ball.......

513 The Donkey and his Panniers. A Fable

562

Remonstrance..............

514

Ode to the Sublime Porte.........

562

My Birth-day

515 Corn and Catholics......

563

Fancy

.......... 515 A Case of Libel

563

Song. Fanny, dearest !.......

....... 515 Literary Advertisement........

564

Translations from Catullus...

........ 516

The Irish Slave ......

565

Tibullus to Sulpicia

..... 516

Ode to Ferdinand............

........ 566

Imitation. From the French...

517 Hat versus Wig

566

..... 497

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The Periwinkles and the Locusts. A Salmagundian Thoughts on Tar-barrels. (Vide Description of a late

Hymn

567 Fête).

604

New Creation of Peers. Batch the First.....

568

The Consultation........

604

Speech on the Umbrella Question. By Lord Eld-n... 569 To the Rev. Ch-r1- Overt-n, Curate of Romald-

A Pastoral Ballad. By John Bull

569

kirk

605

A late Scene at Swanage

570 Scene from a Play, acted at Oxford, called “Matricula-

Wo! Wo!..

570 tion"

605

Tout pour la Tripe

571 Late Tithe Case

606

Enigma.......

571 Fool's Paradise. Dream the First .........

606

Dog-day Reflections. By a Dandy kept in Town ...... 572 The Rector and his Curate; or, One Pound Two ..... 607

The “Living Dog" and the “Dead Lion"

573

Paddr's Metamorphosis.....

608

Ode to Don Miguel

573 Cucker on Church Reform. Founded upon some late

Thoughts on the present Government of Ireland ...... 574

Calculations .................

608

The Limbo of lost Reputations. A Dream

574 Les Hommes Automates.....

609

How to Write by Proxy....

575 How to make One's Self a Peer. According to the new-

Imitation of the Inferno of Dante........

576 est Receipt, as disclosed in a late Heraldic Work.. 609

Lament for the Loss of Lord B-th-st's Tail

577 The Duke is the Lad ........

610

The Cherries. A Parable........

........ 577 Epistle from Erasmus on Earth to Cicero in the Shades 610

Stanzas written in Anticipation of Defeat ............ 578 Lines on the Departure of Luris C-st-r-gh and
Ode to the Woods and Forests. By one of the Board.. 579 St-w-rt for the Continent.......

611

Stanzas from the Banks of the Shannon

579 To the Ship in which Lord C----gh sailed for the

The Annual Pill ........

580 Continent...

612

“If” and “ Perhaps".

580 Sketch of the First Act of a new Romantic Drama .... 613

Write on, Write on. A Ballad......

581 Animal Magnetism

....... 614

Song of the Departing Spirit of Tithe

...... 581 The Song of the Box .........

614

The Euthanasia of Van.....

542 Announcement of a new Thalaba. Addressed to Robert

To the Reverend - One of the sixteen Recruition-

Southey, Esq.

615
ists of Nottingham
593 Rival Topics. An Extravaganza.

616

Irish Antiquities

583 The Boy Statesman. By a Tory..

616

A curious Fact......

....... 584 Letter from Larry O'Branigan to the Rev. Murtagh

New-fashioned Echoes .....................

584 O'Mulligan

617

Incantation. From the New Tragedy of “The Bruns- Musings of an Unreformed Peer

617

wickers".........

585

The Reverend Pamphleteer. A Romantic Ballad ..... 618

How to make a good Politician ............ ......... 586

A Recent Dialogue

618

Epistle of Condolence. From a Slave Lord to a Cotton The Wellington Spa.............. ............. 619

Lord.....

586

A Character .....

619

The Ghost of Miltiades

587 A Ghost Story

620

Alarming Intelligence-Revolution in the Dictionary- Thoughts on the late destructive Propositions of the

One Galt at the Head of it......

588

Tories. By a Common Councilman

620

Resolutions passed at a late Meeting of Reverends and Anticipated Meeling of the British Association in the

Right Reverends

588

year 2836 .......

621

Sir Andrew's Dream

589 Songs of the Church. No. I.

A Blue Love Song. To Miss

590 Epistle from Henry of Ex--r to John of Tuam...... 623

Sunday Ethics. A Scotch Ode

590 Song of Old Puck.....

623

Awful Event.....

591 Police Reports. Case of Imposture.......

024

The Numbering of the Clergy. Parody on Sir Charles Retlections. Addressed to the Author of the Article of

Han. Williams' famous Ode.....

591 the Church, in the last Number of the Quarterly

A Sad Case ........

....... 592

Review.....................

A Dream of Hindostan..........

....... 592 New Grand Exhibition of Models of the two Houses of

The Brunswick Club .........

....., 593

Parliament.........

625

Proposals for a Gynæcocracy. Addressed to a late Rad- Announcement of a new grand Acceleration Company
ical Meeting

593 for the Promotion of the Speed of Literature 626

Lord II-nl-y and St. Cecilia

594 Sone Account of the late Dinner to Dan...

627

Advertisement

305 New Hospital for Sick Literati

628

Missing.

505 Religion and Trade.....

628

The Dance of Bishops; or, The Episcopal Quadrille. A Musings, suggested by the late Promotion of Mrs. Neth-

Dream....

596

ercoat.........

629

Dick ****. A Character.......

596 Intended Tribute to the Author of an Article in the last

A Corrected Report of some late Speeches

597

Number of the Quarterly Review, entitled “Ro-

Moral Positions. A Dream

598

manism in Ireland"......

629

The Mad Tory and the Comet. Founded on a late Dis. Grand Dinner of Type and Co. A poor Poet's Dream.. 630

tressing Incident

598 Church Extension........

031

From the Hon. Henry

to Lady Emma

599 Latest Acconnts from Olympus

632

Triumph of Bigotry...

600

The Triumphs of Farce......

632

Translation from the Gull Language

600 Thoughts on Patrons, Puffs, and other Matters. In an

Notions on Reform. By a Modern Reformer..

001

Epistle from T. M. to S. R. .......

633

Tory Pleilges.....

602 | Thoughts on Mischief. By Lord St-nl-y. (His first

St. Jerome on Earth. First Visit ...

6112 Attempt in Verse)......

St. Jerome on Earth. Second Visit....

603 Epistle from Captain Rock to Lord L-ndh-t......... 635

.... 025

SONGS FROM M. P.; OR, THE BLUE STOCKING.

PAGR

Songs

656, 657

Boat Glee........

657
Cupid's Lottery

657

Song

658

636

THE FUDGES IN ENGLAND;

BEING A SEQUEL TO THE “FUDGX FAMILY IN PARIS."

Preface .......

........ 637

Letter I. From Patrick Magan, Esq., to the Rev. Rich-

ard —, Curate of —, in Ireland

637

Letter II. From Miss Biddy Fudge, to Mrs. Eliza-

beth

................. 638

Letter III. From Miss Fanny Fudge, to her cousin,

Miss Kitty Stanzas (enclosed) to my Sha-

dow; or, Why?-What?-How ? .......

641

Letter IV. From Patrick Magan, Esq., to the Reva

Richard

643

Letter V. From Larry O'Branigan, in England, to his

wife Judy, at Mullinafad.........

644

Letter VI. From Miss Biddy Fudge, to Mrs. Eliza-

beth -

646

Letter VII. From Miss Fanny Fudge, to her cousin,

Miss Kitty - Irregular Ode ..........

649

Letter VIII. From Bob Fudge, Esq., to the Rev. Mor-

timer O'Mulligan

650

Letter IX. From Larry O'Branigan to his wife Judy.. 652

Letter X. From the Rev. Mortimer O'Mulligan, to the

Rev. -

654

Letter XI. Pro 3 Patrick Magan, Esq., to the Rev.

Richard

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PREFACES

TO

THE COLLECTED EDITION OF TEN VOLUMES,

PUBLISHED IN 1841, 1842.

TO

PREFACE

by a note to the editor, requesting the insertion of the “ following attempts of a youthful

muse;" and the fear and trembling with which THE FIRST VOLUME.

I ventured upon this step were agreeably dis

pelled, not only by the appearance of the conFINDING it to be the wish of my Publishers tributions, but still more by my finding myself, that at least the earlier volumes of this col. a few months after, hailed as “Our esteemed lection should each be accompanied by some correspondent, T. M.” prefatory matter, illustrating, by a few bio- It was in the pages of this publication, graphical memoranda, the progress of my where the whole of the poem was extracted, humble literary career, I have consented, that I first met with the Pleasures of Memory; though not, I confess, without some scruple and to this day, when I open the volume of and hesitation, to comply with their request. the Anthologia which contains it, the very In no country is there so much curiosity felt form of the type and color of the paper brings respecting the interior of the lives of public back vividly to my mind the delight with which men as in England; but, on the other hand, I first read that poem. in no country is he who ventures to tell his own My schoolmaster, Mr. Whyte, though amustory so little safe from the imputation of van- singly vain, was a good and kind-hearted man; ity and self-display.

and, as a teacher of public reading and elocuThe whole or the poems contained in the tion, had long enjoyed considerable reputafirst, as well as in the greater part of the tion. Nearly thirty years before I became his secon volume of this collection were written pupil, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, then about between the sixteenth and the twenty-third eight or nine years of age, had been placed by year of the author's age. But I had begun Mrs. Sheridan under his care ;* and, strange still earlier, not only to rhyme but to publish. to say, was, after about a year's trial, proA sonnet to my schoolmaster, Mr. Samuel nounced, both by tutor and parent, to be " Whyte, written in my fourteenth year, ap- incorrigible dunce.” Among those who took peared at the time in a Dublin magazine, lessons from him as private pupils were several called the Anthologi1,—the first, and, I fear, young ladies of rank, belonging to some of almost only, creditable attempt in periodical those great Irish families who still continued to literature of which Ireland has to boast. I had lend to Ireland the enlivening influence of even at an earlier period (1793) sent to this their presence, and made their country-seats, magazine two short pieces of verse, prefaced through a great part of the year, the scenes of

an

* Some confused notion of this fact has led the writer of a tutor !--"Great attention was pald to his education ay his Memoir prefixed to the “ Pocket Edition" of my Poems, tutor, Sheridan." printed at Zwickau, to state that Brinsley Sheridan was my

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