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See! Boccace sits, unfolding on his knees
O all-enjoying and all-blending sage, The new-found roll of old Meonides ;*
Long be it mine to con thy mazy page, But from his mantle's fold, and near the heart, Where, half conceal'd, the eye of fancy views Peers Ovid's Holy Book of Love's sweet smart!+ Fauns, nymphs, and winged saints, all gracious to thy
muse! • Boccaccio claimed for himself the glory of having first introduced the works of Homer to his countrymen.
Still in thy garden let me watch their pranks, 1 I know few more striking or more interesting proofs of the And see in Dian's vest between the ranks Oferwhelming influence which the study of the Greek and Ro man classics exercised on the judgmente, feelings, and imagi- of the trim vines, some maid that half believes dations of the literati of Europe at the commencement of the The vestal fires, of which her lover grieves, restoration of literature, than the passage in the Filocopo of With that sly satyr peering through the leaves ! Boccaccio: where the gage instructor, Racheo, as soon as the young prince and the beautiful girl Biancafiore had learned their letters, sets them to study the Holy Book, Ovid's Art of nato a conoscer le lettere, fece legere il santo libro d' Ovvidio, Lede. Incomincid Racheo a mettere il suo officio in essecu- nel quale il sommo poeta mostra, come i santi fuochi di Venere Lione con intera sollecitudine. E loro, in breve tempo, inseg. si debbano ne freddi cuori accendere."
THE END OF COLERIDGE'S POETICAL WORKS.
MEMOIR OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
1 THE CENCI; a Tragedy, in Five Acts ..... 50 PROMETHEUS UNBOUND; a Lyrical Drama, in Four Acts...
77 QUEEN MAB
123 ALASTOR, OR THE SPIRIT OF SOLITUDE 141 ROSALIND AND HELEN; a Modern Eclogue 148 ADONAIS; an Elegy on the Death of John Keats 159 EPIPSYCHIDION; Verses addressed to the
Noble and unfortunate Lady Emilia
164 HELLAS; a Lyrical Drama.. MISCELLANEOUS POEMS :
Julian and Maddalo; a Conversation 182
187 The Triumph of Life .......
193 Lines written among the Euganean Hills. 198 Letter to
201 The Sensitive Plant...
204 A Vision of the Sea...
207 Ode to Heaven..........
208 Ode to the West Wind......
209 An Ode, written October 1819, before the
Spaniards had recovered their Liberty , 210 Ode to Liberty...
ib. Ode to Naples
213 The Cloud.
214 To a Skylark
215 An Exhortation
216 Hymn to Intellectual Beauty..
ib. Marianne's Dream
217 Mont Blanc
218 On the Medusa of Leonardo da Vinci, in the Florentine Gallery.....
219 Song. “ Rarely, rarely, comest thou 220 To Constantia, singing..
ib. The Fugitives
221 A Lament
ib. The Pine Forest of the Cascine, near Pisa ib.
223 Evening-Ponte a Mare, Pisa.
ib. The Question...
224 Lines to an Indian Air.....
ib. Stanzas, written in dejection, near Naples ib. Autumn; a Dirge
225 Hymn of Apollo...
Pago Hymn of Pan ...
225 The Boat on the Serchio
226 The Zucca.
ib. The Two Spirits; an Allegory.
227 A Fragment
228 A Bridal Song
ib. The Sunset .
ib. Song. On a Faded Violet
229 Lines to a Critic
ib. Good Night.
ib. A Lament
ib. Love's Philosophy
ib. To E*** V***.
ib. To William Shelley
ib. An Allegory
ib. From the Arabic; an Imitation
ib. November, 1815.
ib. Death ..
232 Passage of the Apennines
ib. The Past
ib. Song of a Spirit
ib. Liberty ·
ib. The Isle
ib. A Song
ib. The World's Wanderers
ib. A Dirge .
ib. “0! there are spirits of the air
ib. Stanzas.-April, 1814
235 On Death
ib. A Summer Evening Church-yard, Lechdale, Gloucestershire
ib. Lines, written on hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon
ib. Summer and Winter
236 The Tower of Famine
ib. The Aziola.
ib. Dirge for the Year.