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ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS.-PART I. FROM

THE INTRODUCTION OF CHRISTIANITY INTO BRITAIN,
TO THE CONSUMMATION OF THE PAPAL DOMINION.

Saints ...

358

The Virgin

358

Apology

358

Imaginative Regrets..

359

Reflections

359

Translation of the Bible

359
The Point at issue

359

Edward VI. ...

359

Edward signing the Warrant for the Execution of

Joan of Kent

359

Revival of Popery

360

Latimer and Ridley

360

Cranmer ....

360

General View of the Troubles of the Reformation 360

English Reformers in Exile

Elizabeth ...

360

Eminent Reformers

361

The Same

Distractions...

361
Gunpowder Plot

361
Illustration. The Jung-Frau and the Fall of the
Rhine near Schaffhausen

361
Troubles of Charles the First

362

Laud.......

362

Afflictions of England

362

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Congratulation

368 On the same Occasion, 1823 ................... 412

New Churches....

368 The Force of Prayer; or, the Founding of Bolton

Churches to be Erected.

369

Priory. A Tradition, 1803...........

Continued ........

369 A Fact, and an Imagination; or, Canute and

New Church-yard..

369

Alfred, on the Sea-shore, 1816

...... 413

Cathedrals, etc. ...........

369 A little onward lend thy guiding hand, 1816 413

Inside of King's College Chapel, Cambridge

369

The Sylvan slopes with corn-clad fields, 1819.... 414

The Same

369 Upon the same Occasion, 1819

Continued

370 The Wishing Gate Destroyed

413

Ejaculation

370 Dion, 1816 .....

Conclusion

370 Presentiments, 1830

417

Lines written in the Album of the Countess of

ADDITIONAL ECCLESIASTICAL SONnets.

Lonsdale. Nov. 5, 1834

418

Coldly we spake. The Saxons overpowered. 370

Poor Robin

419

How soon — Alas! did man created pure........ 370

To a Redbreast - (in sickness) by S. H... 419

From false assumption rose, and fondly hailed ... 371 Floating Island, by D. W. ....

419

As faith thus sanctified the warrior's crest....... 371

Inscription on the Banks of a Rocky Stream 419

Where long and deeply hath been fixed the root 371

To -, upon the Birth of her First-born Child,

Notes to Poems of the Imagination

March 1833

429

373

Supplementary Note, with Extracts from the Au.

The Warning. A Sequel to the foregoing, 1833. 43)

thor's prose work on the Convention of Cintra. 392

If this great world of joy and pain, 1833.....

422

Humanity, 1829....

Lines suggested by a Portrait from the pencil of

POEMS OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION.

F. Stone, 1834 ..

Expostulation and Reply, 1798

The foregoing Subject resumed, 1834

424

393

The Tables Turned. An Evening Scene on the

Memory, 1823

same Subject, 1798..

Ode to Duty, 1805...

425

393

Written in Germany, on one of the coldest Days

of the Century, 1799

EVENING VOLUNTARIES.

393

A Night Thought....

Calm is the fragrant air, and loth to lose, 1832... 426

Upon seeing a coloured Drawing of the Bird of

Not in the lucid intervals of life, 1934...

426

Paradise in an Album, 1835.....

394 By the Side of Rydal Mere, 1834

426

Character of the Happy Warrior, 1806.

394 Soft as a cloud is yon blue Ridge—the Mere, 1834 427

A Poet's Epitaph, 1799...

395 The leaves that rustled on this oak-crowned hill,

To the Spade of a Friend, 1804

396

1834 ...

427

To my Sister, 1798

396 The Sun that seemed so mildly to retire. (On a

To a Young Lady, who had been reproached for

high part of the Coast of Cumberland, Easter

taking long walks in the Country, 1803...... 397 Sunday, April 7, 1833; the Author's Sixty.

Lines written in Early Spring, 1798.... • 397

third Birth-day) .....

427

Simon Lee, the old Huntsman, 1798

397 By the Sea-side, 1833.

428

Incident at Bruges, 1820.

398 The sun has long been set, 1804....

419

The Wishing Gate, 1828...

399 “Throned in the Sun's descending car”.

Incident characteristic of a favourite Dog, 1805 .. 399 Composed by the Sea-shore ...
Tribute to the Memory of the same Dog, 1805... 400 The Crescent-moon, the Star of Love

499

Matthew.- If Nature, for a favourite child, 1799 400 To the Moon. Composed by the Sea-side,

The Two April Mornings, 1799.

401

the Coast of Cumberland, 1835...

429

The Fountain. A Conversation, 1799

401

To the Moon. Rydal, 1835....

430

A Character, 1800......

402 How beautiful the Queen of Night, on high

430

This Lawn, a carpet all alive, 1829

402 To Lucca Giordano, 1846.

430

So fair, so sweet, withal so sensitive.

403

Who but is pleased to watch the Moon on high,

Written on a blank leaf of Macpherson's Ossian,

1846

430

1824

403 Where lies the truth? has man, in Wisdom's

Vernal Ode, 1817

404

creed, 1846

431

Ode to Lycoris....

405

Notes to Poems of Sentiment and Reflection.

To the Same, 1817 .

405

Ode, composed on May Morning, 1826.

406

To May, 1826 — 1834....

407

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Devotional Incitements, 1832.

407

The Primrose of the Rock, 1831

408

Epistle to Sir George Howland Beaumont, Bart.

Thought on the Seasons, 1829...

409

From the South-West Coast of Cumberland.

Fidelity, 1805...

409

1811......

434

The Gleaner. Suggested by a Picture, 1828 .

410

Upon perusing the foregoing Epistle thirty Years

The Labourer's Noon-day Hymn, 1834 ......... 410 after its Composition

436

To the Lady Fleming, on seeing the Foundation Prelude, prefixed to the Volume entitled “Poems

preparing for the Erection of Rydal Chapel,

chiefly of Early and Late Years.” 1842.... 437

Westmoreland, 1823.,

To a Chidi. Written in her Album ....

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Six months to six years added he remained

...... 460

Cenotaph..

460

Epitaph in the Chapel-yard of Langdale, West-

moreland

..... 460

Address to the Scholars of the Village School

of

460

By the side of the Grave some years after....... 46)

Lines composed at Grasmere, during a Walk one

Evening, after a stormy Day, the Author

having just read in a Newspaper that the

Dissolution of Mr. Fox was hourly expected,

1806 ....

461

Elegiac Verses, in Memory of my Brother, John

Wordsworth, Commander of the E. I. Com-

pany's Ship the Earl of Abergavenny, in

which he perished by Calamitous Shipwreck,

Feb. 6, 1805

462

Lines itten in a Copy of “ The Excursion,"

upon hearing of the Death of the late Vicar

of Kendal.....

463

Elegiac Stanzas, suggested by a Picture of Peele

Castle in a Storm, painted by Sir George

Beaumont, 1805..

463

To the Daisy, 1805.

463

Once I could hail (howe'er serene the sky), 1826. 464

Elegiac Stanzas. Addressed to Sir G. H. B., upon

the Death of his Sister-in-Law

465

Invocation to the Earth. February, 1816

465

By a Blest Husband guided, Mary came ........ 466

Elegiac Musings in the Grounds of Coleorton

Hall, the Seat of the late Sir G. H. Beaumont,

Bart., 1830. ...

...., 466

Written after the Death of Charles Lamb, 1835.. 467

Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James

Hogg, 1835.......

... 468

Inscription for a Monument (to Southey,] in

Crosthwaite Church, in the Vale of Keswick 469

Sonnet on the Death of his Grandchild, 1846 ... 469

ODE. INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY FROM RE-

COLLECTIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD, 1803-6. 470

Nores....

472

1800

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POEMS WRITTEN IN YOUTH......

AN EVENING WALK
DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES.

THE BORDERERS ......
POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF CHILDHOOD
POEMS FOUNDED ON THE AFFECTIONS
POEMS ON THE NAMING OF PLACES,
POEMS OF THE FANCY ....

The WAGGONER.......
POEMS OF THE IMAGINATION...

PETER BELL .....
MISCELLANEOUS SONNETS
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1803.....
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN SCOTLAND, 1814.....
Poems DEDICATED TO NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE AND LIBERTY
SoxNETS DEDICATED TO LIBERTY AND ORDER ..
SONNETS UPON THE PUNISHMENT OF DEATH
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR ON THE CONTINENT, 1820
THE RIVER DUDDON ...
YARROW REVISITED, ETC., ETC...
POEMS OF A TOUR IN THE SUMMER OF 1833....
MEMORIALS OF A TOUR IN ITALY, 1837
THE WHITE DOE of RYLSTONE ...

ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS....
POEMS OF SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION

EVENING VOLUNTARIES
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS....
SELECTIONS FROM CHAUCER MODERNISED
INSCRIPTIONS
POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF OLD AGE.
EPITAPHS AND ELEGIAC PIECES....

272 275 278 293 300 307 318

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ODE. INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY
THE PRELUDE....
THE EXCURSION
APPENDIX, ETC., ETC. ....
INDEX

458 470 474 550 641 717

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