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The Savoyard's Return.
Memory of H. K. White. Verses.
Epigram on R. Bloomfield.
Ode to Midnight.
On a Survey of the Heavens, be- Genius ; an Ode.
Fragment.--To the Moon.
addressed by a Female Luna-
- As thus oppress'd with many
8. On hearing an Æolian Yes, 'twill be over soon.'
A Ballad. Be hush'd, be hush'd, To a Friend in Distress, who,
when Henry reasoned with
not feel for him ?
On being confined to School one
Morning in Spring; written
at the Age of Thirteen.
To the Rosemary.
Song, by Waller, with an addi-
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