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CONTENTS.

Memoir.

The Savoyard's Return.
Preface to Clifton Grove. Lines. “Go to the raging sea,
Lines, by Professor Smyth, on and

say,

"Be still!
a Monument erected by Fran- Written in the Prospect of
cis Boott, Esq. in All Saint's Death.
Church, Cambridge, to the Song. Come, Anna, Come.'

Memory of H. K. White. Verses.
Lines, by Lord Byron.

Epigram on R. Bloomfield.
To my Lyre; an Ode.

Ode to Midnight.

Clifton Grove.

To Thought. Written at

Gondoline; a Ballad.

Midnight.

On a Survey of the Heavens, be- Genius ; an Ode.
fore Day-break.

Fragment.--To the Moon.

Lines, spoken by a Lover at the Loud rage the winds with-

Grave of his Mistress.

out.'

My Study.

L'Oh, thou most fatal of Pan-

To an early Primrose.

dora's train.'

Sonnets, 1. To the Trent. Sonnets. To Capel Lofft, Esq.

2. Give me a Cottage on

To the Moon.

some Cambrian wild.'

Written at the Grave of a

· 3. Supposed to have been Friend.

addressed by a Female Luna-

To Misfortune.
tic to a Lady

- As thus oppress'd with many
4. In the Character of Der- a heavy care.'

mody.

5. The Winter Traveller.

• Ye unseen spirits.'

6. By Capel Lofft, Esq.

To a Taper.

7. Recantatory, in reply. To my Mother.

8. On hearing an Æolian Yes, 'twill be over soon.'

Harp.

To Consumption.

9. What art thou, Mighty -.• Thy judgments, Lord, are

One?

just.'

A Ballad. Be hush'd, be hush'd, To a Friend in Distress, who,
ye bitter winds.'

when Henry reasoned with
The Lullaby of a Female Con. him calmly, asked, If he did
vict to ber child.

not feel for him ?

To H. Fuseli, Esq. R. A.

Christmas Day.

To the Earl of Carlisle.

Nelsoni Mors.

Description of a Summer's Eve. Hymn. “Awake , sweet harp of

To Contemplation.

Judah, wake.

To the Genius of Romance ; a for Family Worship.

Fragment.

The Star of Bethlehem.

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Athanatos.

On Music.

Ode to the Harvest Moon.

Softly, softly blow, ye breezes.'

Shipwreck'd Solitary's Song.

Sonnet.

On being confined to School one

Morning in Spring; written

at the Age of Thirteen.

Extract from an Address to

Contemplation.

To the Rosemary.
To the Morning
My own Character.
Ode on Disappointment.
Lines, on Recovery from Sick-

ness.
The Christiad.

MEMOIRS

OP

HENRY KIRKE WHITE.

There are few persons whose name is so hailed by the young, and whose character has produced a greater effect

upon society, than that of Henry KIRKE WHITE.

There is a genius of the highest order in his poetical productions, and an erudite simplicity in his prose; and both are so recommended by sincerity, and consecrated by piety, that no one can read them without being awed by the subject, and improved by the sentiments.

What renders the piety and religious sentiments of this accomplished youth more conspicuous and remarkable, is, that it is well known he was once inclined to gaiety, and a victim of infidelity. He was fond of the stage, and took a part in private theatricals; associated with a circle of ingenious, but free-thinking and free-acting young men: but, to the surprise of his former acquaintances, he became perfectly orthodox in his principles, and devout in his practice. This gives us ground to believe that his opinions are sincere, that they were adopted after mature examination : and his life proves that his piety was unfeigned; for he

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