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TO THE

MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE,

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF

NEARLY FORTY YEARS OF MUTUAL ACQUAINTANCE

AND FRIENDSHIP,

THIS VOLUME

IS INSCRIBED,

WITH THE SINCEREST FEELINGS OF AFFECTION

AND RESPECT,

BY

THOMAS MOORE

CONTENTS.

98

99

ODES OF ANACREON.

PAOL

TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE, WITH NOTES.

XLVII. 'Tis true, my fading years decline

89

XLVIII. When my thirsty soul I steep ......

89

XLIX. When Bacchus, Jove's immortal boy 89

Dedication to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. 57

L. When wine I quaff, before my eyes

90

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57

Inder to the Odes .......

LI, Fly not thus, my brow of snow............ 90

57

An Ode by the Translator....

LII, Away, away, ye men of rules ....

91

LIII. When I behold the festive train ....... 91

Corrections of the preceding Ode, suggested by an emi-

LIV. Methinks, the pictured bull we see ........ 92

Dent Greek scholar ....

58

Retaarks on Anacreon

LV. While we invoke the wreathed spring 92

59

LVI. He, who instructs the youthful crew ...... 93

LVII. Whose was the artist-hand that spread 94

Odes.

I VIII. When Gold, as fleet as zephyr's pinion 95

L. I saw the smiling bard of pleasure........ 64

LIX. Ripen'd by the solar beam .....

95

II. Give me the harp of epic song......... 65

LX. Awake to life, my sleeping shell .......... 96

III. Listen to the Muse's lyre

65 LXI. Youth's endearing charms are fled

97

IV. Volcan! hear your glorious task....... 65 LXI. Fill me, boy, as deep a draught....

97

V. Sculptor, wouldst thou glad my soul....... 66

LXIII. To Love, the soft and blooming child......

VI. As late I sought the spangled bowers.. 66

LXIV. Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aim'd spear 98

VII. The women tell me every day......

67

LXV. Like some wanton filly sporting.

98

VIII. I care not for the idle state....

67

LXVI. To thee, the Queen of nymphs divine..... 98

IX. I pray thee, by the gods above

67

LXVII. Rich in bliss, I proudly scorn......

X. How am I to punish thee ......

68 LXVIII. Now Neptune's mouth our sky deforms.... 99

XI. “Tell me, gentle youth, I pray thee"...... 68 LXIX. They wove the lotus band to deck......... 99

XII. They tell how Atys, wild with love .. 69

LXX. A broken cake with honey sweet.......... 100

XIII. I will, I will, the conflict's past.....

69

LXXI. With twenty chords my lyre is hung ...... 100

XIV. Count me, on the summer trees

70 LXXU. Fare thee well, perfidious maid

100

XV. Tell me, why, my sweetest dove .......

LXXII. Awhile I bloom'd, a happy flower ......... 100

XVI. Thou, whose soft and rosy hues.....

LXXIV. Monarch Love, resistless boy......

100

XVII. And now, with all thy pencil's truth

73 LXXV. Spirit of Love, whose locks unroll'd....... 100

XVIII. Now the star of day is high ........

LXXVI. Hither, gentle Muse of mine ......

101

XIX. Here recline you, gentle maid ........ 75

LXXVII. Would that I were a tuneful lyre.......... 101

XX. One day the Muses twined the hands...... 75 LXXVIII. When Cupid sees how thickly now......... 101

XXI. Observe when mother earth is dry......... 76

XXII. The Phrygian rock, that braves the storm.. 76 Cupid, whose lamp has lent the ray

101

XXIII. I often wish this languid lyre

77 Let me resign this wretched breath................... 101

XXIV. To all that breathe the air of heaven .. 78 I know thou lov'st a brimming measure.......

101

XXV. Occe in each revolving year ............. 78 I fear that love disturbs my rest...

101

XIVI. Thy harp inay sing of Troy's alarms .. 79 From dread Leucadia's frowning steep........

102

XXVII. We read the flying courser's name .. 79 Mix me, child, a cup divine

102

XXVIIL As, by :'s Lemnian forge's flame...... 79

XXIX. Yes, loving is a painful thrill.....

80

EPIGRAMS FROM THE ANTHOLOGIA.

XXX. 'Twas in a mocking dream of night... 81

NOTICE.......

..... 102

XXXL Arın'd with hyacinthine rod

81 Αντιπατρου Σιδωνιου, εις Ανακρέοντα..

102

IXXII. Stew me a fragrant bed of leaves .......... 81 Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον ......

103

XXXIII. 'Twas noon of night, when round the pole. 82 Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον •••••••••••••

103

XXXIV. Ok thou, o: all creation blest.............. 83 Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον ........

104

IXXV. Cupid once upon a bed......

ATIVI. Jf hoarded gold possess'd the power........

81

JUVENILE POEMS.

DIXVII. "Twas night, and many a circling bowl .... 84

Preface, by the Editor

LLAVIII. Let us drain the nectar'd bowl

83 Dedication to Joseph Atkinson, Esq.

106

XXXIX. How I love the festive boy......

86 Fragments of College Exercises......

107

XL I know that Heaven hath sent me here.... 86 Is there no call, no consecrating cause

.. 107

XLI. When Spring adorns the dewy scene ...... 86 Variety ...

107

XLII. Yes, be the glorions revel mine....

86 To a Boy with a Watch. Written for a friend

107

XLIII. While our rosy fillets shed.........

107

XLIV. Bads of roses, virgin flowers .......

87 To

108

XLV. Within this goblet, rich and deep.

108

XLVI. Behold the young, the rosy Spring........

88 Song

.. 105

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Reuben and Rose. A Tale of Romance

109 The Ring. A tale

Did not....

............................ 110 Το

on seeing her with a white

То

.............................. 110 and a rich girdle

To Mrs.

on some calumnies against her Written on the blank leaf of a Lady's cominon

character ...

110 book...............

Anacreontic

........... 110 To Mrs. BI-, written in her album..........

То

.......... 110 To Cara, after an interval of absence ........

To Julia, in allusion to some illiberal criticisms ....... 111 To Cara, on the dawning of a new-year's day..

To Julia

...................... 111 To

1801..........

The Shrine, To

111

The Genuis of Harmony. An irregular ode ......

To a Lady, with some manuscript Poems, on leavlag

I found her not-the chamber seem'd.........

the country

111 To Mrs. Henry Tighe, on reading her “Psyche"..

To Julia

.............. 112 From the High Priest of Apollo to a Virgin of Deli

Το

..................................... 112 Fragment....

Nature's Labels. A fragment........................ 112

A Night Thought

To Julia. On her birthday

113 The Kiss

A Reflection at Sea.................................. 113 Song

Cloris and Fanny.... ................................ 113 The Catalogue

The Shield .....

113 Imitation of Catullus to himself.

To Julia, weeping.....

114 Oh woman, if through sinful wile

Dreams. To

114

Nonsense.....

To Rosa. Written during illness.

114 Epigram, from the French

Song

115 On a squinting Poetess ..........

The Sale of Loves

115

To

........ 115

To Rosa ................

To

........ 116

To Phillis....

On the Death of a Lady

......... 116 To a Lady on her singing

Inconstancy......

116 Song. On the birthday of Mrs. - Written in

The Natal Genius. A dream. To

the morn-

land, 1799.....

ing of

birthday

............ 116 Song.....

Elegiac Stanzas, supposed to be written by Julia, on the Morality. A familiar epistle. Addressed to J. A

death of her brother

117

son, Esq., M. R. I. A.............

To the large and beautiful Miss

in allusion

The Tell-tale Lyre

to some partnership in a lottery share. Impromptu. 117 Peece and Glory. Written on the approach of wa

A Dream

118 Song.....

To

...................................... 118

Love and Reason........

Anacreontic......................................... 118 Nay, do not weep, my Fanny dear.....

To Julia ........

118 Aspasia..

Hymn of a Virgin of Delphi, at the tomb of her mother. 118 The Grecian Girl's Dream of the Blessed Islands

Sympathy. To Julia..

119

her lover ................

The Tear .......

119

To Cloe. Imitated from Martial .......

The Snake..................

119 The Wreath and the Chain...

To Rosa .........

20

To

Elegiac Stanzas .......

20

.'s Picture .......

Love and Marriage

120 Fragment of a Mythological Hymn to Love.....

Anacreontic.........................................

120 To his Serene Highness the Duke of Montpensi

The Surprise..................... .............. 121 his portrait of the Lady Adelaide Forbes...

To Miss ......, on her asking the author why she The Fall of Hebe. A dithyrambic ode

had sleepless nigh 3 .......

121 | Rings and Seals .......

The Wonder

.......... 121 To Miss Susan B-ck-d. On her singing.

Lying

................. 121 Imprompta, on leaving some friends

Anacreontic.....

121 A Warning. To

The Philosopher Aristippus to a Lamp, which had

To

been given him by Lais........... ......... 122

Woman ....

To Mrs. —, on her beautiful translation of Voiture's

To

Kiss ....

123

A Vision of Philosophy

Rondeau.......

To Mrs.

............... 123

Song..

................................. 124 To Lady Heathcote, on an old ring found at Tuni

To Rosa ........

......... 124

Wells ..........

Written in a commonplace book, called “The Book of

The Devil among the Scholars. A fragment.....

Follies"

124

To Rosa ..

124

POEMS RELATING TO AMERICA.

Light sounds the Harp......

125 Dedication, to Francis, Earl of Moira......

From the Greek of Meleager

125 Preface....

Song...

123 To Lord Viscount Strangford. Aboard the Ph

The Resemblance ......

126 frigate, off the Azores, by moonlight....

Fanny, dearest .......

Stanzas....

The Ring. To ..

To the Flying-fish

To the Invisible Girl

127 To Miss Moore. From Norfolk, in Virginia, Nov.

....... 126

...... 126

....... 211

171

...... 172

.... 217

PAOL

PAO3

A Ballad The Lake of the Dismal Swamp. Written LETTER IV. From the Right Hon. P-t-ck D-genen

at Norfolk, in Virginia

164 to the Right Hon. Sir J-ha N-ch-1............. ma

To the Marchioness Dowager of Donegal. From Ber LETTER V. From the Countess Dowager of Cerk to
muda, January, 1804......... ............ 165 Lady

................ 200
To George Morgan, Esq., of Norfolk, Virginia. From Postscript..............

........... 210

Bermuda, January, 1804 .....

........ 166 LETTER VI. From Abdallah in London, to Mohassan

Lines written in a storm at sea...

168 in Ispahan......

........... 210

Odes to Nea :

Gazel....

Nay, tempt me not to love again

168 LETTER VII. From Messrs. L-ck-gt-n and Co.

I pray you, let us roam no more.......................... 169 to

, Esq......

211

You read it in these spell-bound eyes ............... 169

LETTER VIII. From Colonel Th-m-s to

A Dream of Antiquity...

.......... 170 8-ff-ngt-n, Esq.

..... 212

Well-peace to thy heart, though another's it be.... 171 APPENDII.....

213

If I were yonder wave, my dear

Letter IV. Page 208

213

The Snow Spirit

172 Letter VII. Page 21

214

I stole along the flowery bank.........

A Study from the Antique

173

There's not a look, a word of thine.................. 173

SATIRICAL AND HUMOROUS POEMS.

To Joseph Atkinson, Esq. From Bermuda ........... 174 The Insurrection of the Papers. A Dream.. ........ 216

The Steersman's Song. Written aboard the Boston frig Parody of a celebrated Letter ............

ate, 28th of April......... ...................... 175 Anacreontic to a Plumassier .......... ......... 219

To the Fire-fly

........ 175

Extracts from the Diary of a Politician................ 219

To the Lord Viscount Forbes. From the city of Wash Epigram

220

ington

175 | King Crack and his Idols. Written after the late nego-

To Thomnas Hume, Esq., M. D. From the city of Wash-

tiation for a new M-n-stry ..................... 220

ington .......

................... 178 What's my Thought like ?........ ............. 220

Lines written on leaving Philadelphia ................ 179 | Epigram. Dialogue between a Catholic Delegate and

Lines written at the Cohoes, or Falls of the Mohawk

His R-y-H-ghn-ss the D-e of C-5-1d... 221

river....

180 Wreaths for the Ministers. An Anacreontic.......... 221

Song of the Evil Spirit of the Woods

180 Epigram. Dialogue between a Dowager and her Maid

To the Honorable W. R. Spencer. From Buffalo, upon

on the night of Lord Y-rm-th's fête ........ 221

Lake Erie....

181 Horace. Ode XI. Lib. II. Freely translated by the

Ballad Suanzas

183 Pr-ce R-g-..

221

A Canadian Boat Song. Written on the river St. Law Horace. Ode XXII. Lib. I. Freely translated by Lord

rence...

..... 183

Eld-n

222

To the Lady Charlotte Rawdon From the banks of The New Costume of the Ministers ......

the St. Lawrence....

.......... 184 Correspondence between a Lady and Gentleman, upon

Impromptu, after a visit to Mrs. -, of Montreal ..... 186 the advantage of (what is called) “having Law on

Written on passing Deadman's Island, in the Gulf of one's side".......

........ 224

SL Lawrence, late in the evening, September, 1804. 186 | Occasional Address for the Opening of the New Thea-

To the Boston frigate, on leaving Halifax for England, tre of St. St-ph-n, intended to have been spoken

October, 1804....

187 by the Proprietor in full Costume, on the 24th of

November, 1812 ..............

224

CORRUPTION, AND INTOLERANCE:

The Sale of the Tools

Two Poix.

Little Man and Little Soul. A Ballad

ADDRESSED TO AN ENGLISHMAN BY AN

226

IRISHMAN.

Reinforcements for Lord Wellington.................. 226

Preface ..

Horace. Ode I. Lib. III. A Fragment

188

CORRITION

Horace. Ode XXXVIII. Lib. I. A Fragment. Trans-

189

INTOLERANCE. A Satire

194

lated by a Treasury Clerk, while waiting dinner for

Appendix .

197

the Right Hon. G-rge R-se......

227

Impromptu. Upon being obliged to leave a pleasant

THE SKEPTIC: A Philosophical Satire............. 199

party from the want of a pair of breeches to dress

for dinner in .......

......... 227

TWOPEXXY POST-BAG.

Lord Wellington and the Ministers ...... ......... 227

By Thomas BROWN THE YOUNGER.

Dedication. To Stephen Woolriche, Esq.

.......... 203

IRISH MELODIES.

Preface .......

............... 203

Dedication to the Marchioness Dowager of Donegal... 228

Preface to the Fourteenth Edition. By a Friend of

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

228

the Author ...

204

Go where Glory waits thee ............................ 228

War Song. Remember the glories of Brien the Brave.. 229

INTERCEPTED LETTERS, ETC.

Erin! the Tear and the Smile in thine Eyes .......... 229

LETTER I. From the Pr--nc-ss Ch-r1-e of W-1 Oh! breathe not his Name..........

229

to the Lady B-rb--a Ashl-y

205 When he who adores thee ......

229

LETTER II. From Col. M'M-h-n to G-Id Fr-nc The Harp that once through Tara's halls.

230

Lckie, Esq.

206 Fly not yet........

230

Postscript..

207 Oh, think not my spirits are always as light.......

....... 230

LOTTER III. From G-ge Pr-ce R-gt to the E-- of Though the last glimpse of Erin with sorrow I see .... 231

Y-th

....... 207

Rich and rare were the gems she wore................ 21

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