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COLLECTED AND ARRANGED, WITH ALL THE NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS.

Cheaper Edition. Portrait. Royal 8vo. 12s.

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REV. GEORGE CRABBE’S LIFE AND POEMS.

COLLECTED, ARRANGED, AND EDITED, WITH NOTES, BY HIS SON.

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WITH BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES, AND AN ESSAY ON ENGLISH POETRY.

A New Edition, edited by PETER CUNNINGHAM. Portrait. Royal 8vo. 158.

4.

BOSWELL'S LIFE OF DR. JOHNSON.

EDITED WITH NOTES, BY THE RIGHT HON. JOHN WILSON CROKER.

Cheaper Edition. Portraits. Royal 8vo. 158.

LONDON:
SPOTTISWOODES and SHAW,

New-street-Square.

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TRIED AS THOU WERT-EVEN FROM THINE EARLIEST YEARS,
WHEN WANDERING, YET UNSPOILT, A HIGHLAND BOY -
TRIED AS THOU WERT, AND WITH THY SOUL OF FLAME ;
PLEASURE, WHILE YET THE DOWN WAS ON THY CHEEK,
UPLIFTING, PRESSING, AND TO LIPS LIKE THINE,
HER CHARMED CUP - AH, WHO AMONGST US ALL
COULD SAY HE HAD NOT ERR'D AS MUCH, AND MORE P"

ROGERS.

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CONTENT S.

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1788–1798.

1807-1808.

The Byron Family. – Newstead. - Birth of Cambridge.- Memoranda of Readings. - De-

the Poet. London. — Aberdeen. — Death tached Poems. -" The Newstead Oak.”.

of his Father.—Lachin-y-gair.—Mary Duff. “ Verses to my Son."_“Prayer of Nature.”-

- Succession to the Title. Removal to The Rochdale Cause. - Visit to Southwell.

Newstead

Page 1 – Death of Eddleston. - College Anecdotes.

- Correspondence. — Success of the Poems.

CHAPTER II.

Review of Wordsworth.- Dissipations of

London and Cambridge. — Projected Tour

1798-1801.

to the Highlands.—Commencement of “ Bos-

Newstead. — Guardianship of Lord Carlisle. -

worth Field,” an Epic

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Character of the late Lord Byron.-Empiric

at Nottingham. - Mrs. Byron's Pension.

CHAPTER VI.

Removal to London. - Dr. Baillie. - Dul-

wich.- Dr. Glennie. - Traits of Character.

1808.

Margaret Parker. « First Dash into

Cambridge. — Acquaintance with Mr. Dallas.

Poetry”

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-Early Scepticism.- Anecdotes of Charles

Skinner Matthews. Correspondence with

Mr. Dallas - Mr. Henry Drury — and Mr.

CHAPTER III.

Harness. — Anecdotes

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1801-1805.

Harrow.- Anecdotes of School Life.- Boyish

CHAPTER VII.

Friendships. — Peel. - George Sinclair.

1808.

Clayton. - Lord Clare. - Wildman. - Wil-

liam Harness. - Early Correspondence.

Cambridge.-- Edinburgh Review on “ Hours

of Idleness."

Harrow Church Yard. — Byron's Tomb. -

Its Effect. — Dissipations of

Summer Holidays. — Bath. — Nottingham

London, Cambridge, and Brighton.— Pugil-

ism. - Residence at Newstead Abbey.

and Annesley. — Miss Chaworth. – South-

Correspondence.- Project of visiting India.

well

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Supposed Resemblance between Rousseau

and Byron.— Boatswain's Monument. — Joe

CHAPTER IV.

Murray. — Anecdotes. - Commencement of

1805–1807.

“ English Bards and Scotch Reviewers." -

Lord Byron's Majority

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Trinity College, Cambridge. - College Friend-
ships. – Visit to Southwell.— The Pigots. –

CHAPTER VIII.
Family Quarrel.- Volume of Poems in the
Press. Visit to Harrowgate. — Southwell

1909.
Private Theatricals. Publication of the Newstead. - Conduct of Lord Carlisle. - Pro-
Poems suppressed. — Traits of Character and

gress of the Satire. — Death of Lord Falk-
Disposition. — Publication of “ Hours of land. – Byron takes his Seat in the House
Idleness.”_ Habits and Mode of Life 30 of Lords. Publication of “ English Bards

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Childe Harold in the Press. - Additions and

Alterations. — Hints from Horace, Curse of

Minerva, and a Fifth Edition of English
Bards and Scotch Reviewers likewise in the
Press. — Episode.- Letters to Robert Rush-
ton, Mr. Hodgson, and Young Cowell.
Maiden Speech in the House of Lords.
Acquaintance with Lord Holland. - Publi-
cation of Childe Harold. — Its instantaneous
Success. Presentation of the Copyright to
Mr. Dallas

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