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THE FUDGE FAMILY IN PARIS.

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

PAOL

Preface

458

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

1832 .....................

Letter I. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy.

............ 517

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...........

........ 519

C-51-r-gh.

460

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 .......

THE LOVES OF THE ANGELS.

467

Letter VII. From Phelim Connor to

470

Preface ...,

520

Letter VIII. From Mr. Bob Fudge to Richant -, Esq. 472

First Angel's Story •

522

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

Second Angel's Story..

527

C-st-r-h..

Third Angel's Story

538

Letter I. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy

478

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Letter XI. From Phelim Conner to ............. 480

Skeptem.........

542

Letter XII. From Miss Biddy Fudge to Miss Dorothy 481

A Joke Versified

....... 542

On the Death of a Friend

........ 512

FABLES FOR THE HOLY ALLIANCE.

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

Dedication. To Lord Byron

483

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

...... 542

Preface.

484 Fragment of a Character.......

543

Fable L The Dissolution of the Holy Alliance. A

What shall I sing thee? To

......... 543

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

484 Country Dance and Quadrille

....................... 544

Pable II. The Looking-glasses

486

Gazel.....

545

Fable IIL 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*r**y, on being asked to write something in

Fable VI. The Little Grand Lama ........

490

her Album......

547

Pable VII. The Extinguishers

492

To the same, on looking through her Album .......... 547

Pable VII. 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

Dialogue between a Sovereign and a One Pound Note. 548

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

An Expostulation to Lord King.......................

549

497

The Sinking Fund cried.....

....... 550

498

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

Extraet IV. .......................................... 499

bre....

........ 550

Extract V........................................... 499

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

500

Memorabilia of Last Week.......

552

............................ 501

Extraet VIIL........................................... 502

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

Esinet IX.

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

553

........................................ 503

Mr. Roger Dodsworth...

504

...... 553

Copy of an Intercepted Dispatch. From his Excellency

504

Don Strepitoso Diabolo, Envoy Extraordinary to

505

his Satanic Majesty......

554

The Millennium. Suggested by the late Work of the

Extraet XV. ........................................ 510

Rev. Mr. Iryớng “on Prophecy”.

555

The Three Doctors.....

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

555

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

556

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

556

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

News for Country Cousins

557

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-t-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

demonstrance......................................... 514

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

562

....................................... 515 Corn and Catholics......

563

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

503

Song. Fanny, dearest ................................. 515 Literary Advertisement.

564

Translations from Catullus........................... 516

The Irish Slave .........

565

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

566

Imitation. From the French.........

......... 517

Hat versus Wig

566

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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-A... 569 To the Rev. Ch-r1-— Ov-t-n, Curate of Romald-

A Pastoral Ballad. By John Buil

..... 569

kirk ...............

605

A late Scene at Swanage

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

Wo! W0!.........

570 tion".......

Tout pour la Tripe

571 Late Tithe Case

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

The “Living Dog" and the “Dead Lion"

573 Paddy's Metamorphosis....

608

Ode to Don Miguel

573 Cocker 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 in Cicero in the Shades 610

Stanzas written in Anticipation of Defeat

.... 578

Lines on the Departure of Loris C-ster-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-st-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 Rerisition-

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 ......

....... 580

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

597 A Ghost Story

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 Meeting of the British Association in the

Right Reverends

588

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.....
The Numbering of the Clergy. Parody on Sir Charles Reflections. Addressed to the Author of the Article of
Han. Williams' famous Ode...

501 the Church, in the last Number of the Quarterly

A Sad Case

592 Review.........

625

A Dream of Hindostan...

592 New Grand Exhibition of Models of the two Houses of

The Brunswick Club

503 Parliament..........

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 Il-nl-y and St. Cecilia

594 Some Account of the late Dinner to Dan.............. 627

Advertisement

395 New Llospital for Sick Literati .......

Missing......

595 Religion and Trade.......

The Dance of Bishops; or, The Episcopal Quadrille. A

Musings, suggested by the late Promotion of Mrs. Neth-

Dream......

596

ercoat

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......

From the Hon. Henry - to Lady Emnia —

Latest Acconnts from Olyapus .....

Triuinph 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.......... 601

Epistle from T. M. to S. R.

633

Tory Pierges....

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 1-odh-t......... 635

PAOL SONGS FROM M. P.; or, THE BLUE STOCKING.

Captain Rock in London. Letter from the Captain to

PAOR

Terry Alt, Esq.

....... 656, 657

Boat Glee............................................ 657

THE FUDGES IN ENGLAND;

Cupid's Lottery.

............... 657

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

Song

658

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

637

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

ard Curate of -, in Ireland

637

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

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

beth

658

........ 638

At night...

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

To Lady Holland. On Napoleon's Legacy of a Snuff-

Miss Kitty Stanzas (enclosed) to my Sha-

box........

658

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

641 Epilogue. Written for Lady Dacre's Tragedy of Ina... 658

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

The Day-dream.

659

Richard

643 Song

660

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

Song of the Poco-curante Society.

660

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

...... 644 Anne Boleyn. Translation from the metrical “Histoire

Letter VI.

660

From Miss Biddy Fudge, to Mrs. Eliza-

d'Anne Boleyn"....

beth

661

The Dream of the Two Sisters. From Dante .........

........ 646

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

Sovereign Woman. A Ballad.........

Miss Kitty

661

Irregular Ode

649 Come, play me that simple Air again. A Ballad

Letter VIII. From Bob Fudge, Esq., to the Rev. More

timer O'Mulligan

650

THE EPICUREAN: A TALE.........

662

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

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

ALCIPHRON: A FRAGMENT.....

723

Rev. -

654

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

Richard

GEXERAL INDRI.........

737

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 yonthful

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, bumble 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 Lo

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 Anthologii,--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 eren 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 paid to his education iy his Mennir prehxed to the “Pocket Edition" of my Poems, ) tutor, Sheridan." printed at Zwickau, to state that Brinsley Sheridan was my

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