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A Morning Exercise, 1828

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To the Daisy, 1802...

137

A whirl-blast from behind the hill, 1799.

....... 138

The Green Linnet, 1803.

138

The Contrast. The Parrot and the Wren, 1825. 139

To the small Celandine, 1803 .

139

To the same Flower, 1803

140

The Waterfall and the Eglantine, 1800..

140

The Oak and the Broom. A Pastoral, 1800..... 141

Song for the Spinning Wheel, 1812...

............. 142

The Redbreast chasing the Butterfly, 1806 ......

142

The Kitten and Falling Leaves, 1804

143

A Flower Garden, at Coleorton Hall, Leicester-

shire, 1824......

144

To the Daisy, 1805.

145

To the same Flower, 1803 .

145

To a Sky-lark, 1805...

145

To a Sexton 1799

146

Who fancied what a pretty sight, 1803 .

Song for the Wandering Jew, 1800 ......

The Seven Sisters; or, the Solitude of Binnorie,

1804....

146

The Danish Boy. A Fragment, 1799

147

To a Lady, in answer to a request that I would

write her a Poem upon some Drawings of

Flowers in the Island of Madeira

Glad sight wherever new with old ....... 148

The Pilgrim's Dream; or, the Star and the Glow.

worm, 1818...

149

Hint from the Mountains for certain Political Pre.
tenders, 1817........

149

Stray Pleasures, 1806...

149

On seeing a Needlecase in the form of a Harp,

1827..

150

The Poet and the Caged Turtledove, 1830. 150

A Wren's Nest, 1833...

150

Love Lies Bleeding ·

151

Companion to the foregoing ·

152

Rural Illusions, 1832

Address to my Infant Daughter, on being reminded

that she was a Month old, 1804....... 152

The WAGGONER, 1805

153

Notes to Poems of the Fancy..

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POEMS DEDICATED TO NATIONAL IND

PENDENCE AND LIBERTY.- Part II.

On a celebrated Event in Ancient History......

Upon the same Event.......

To Thomas Clarkson on the Final Passing of the

Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade....

A Prophecy. February, 1807......

Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake

Go back to antique ages, if thine eyes

Composed while the Author was engaged in

Writing a Tract, occasioned by the Conven-

tion of Cintra

Composed at the same Time and on the same

Occasion

Hoffer

Advance - come forth from thy Tyrolean ground 2

Feelings of the Tyrolese

Alas! what boots the long laborious quest

And is it among rude untutored Dales......

O'er the wide earth, on mountain and on plain... 2

On the Final Submission of the Tyrolese

Hail, Zaragoza ! If with unwet eye.

Say, what is Honour ? -'Tis the finest sense.. 2:

The martial courage of a day is vain....

Brave Schill! by death delivered, take thy flighi. 20

Call not the royal Swede unfortunate

Look now on that Adventurer who hath paid.... 3

Is there a Power that can sustain and cheer...

Ah! where is Palafox? Nor tongue nor pen.... 2

In due observance of an ancient rite

Feelings of a Noble Biscayan at one of those

Funerals.....

The Oak of Guernica

2

Indignation of a high-minded Spaniard...

Avaunt, all specious pliancy of mind.....

O'erweening Statesmen have full long relied

The French and the Spanish Guerillas....

Spanish Guerillas

The power of Armies is a visible thing ...

Here pause : the poet claims at least this praise.. 24

The French Army in Russia .....

On the same Occasion....

By Moscow self-devoted to a blaze ...

The Germans on the Heights of Hockheim.....

Now that all hearts are glad, all faces bright..... 26

Feelings of a French Royalist, on the Disinier-

ment of the Remains of the Duke d'Enghien 31

Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo ....

Siege of Vienna raised by John Sobieski...

Occasioned by the Battle of Waterloo ...

Emperors and Kings, how oft have temples rung. 20

Ode, 1814. – When the soft hand of sleep bad

closed the latch

Ode. — The Morning of the Day appointed for a

General Thanksgiving. 1816 ....

wean...

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297

THE RIVER DUDDON. A SERIES OF SONNETS.

To the Rev. Dr. Wordsworth, 1820 ......

293

Not envying Latian shades — if yet they throw.. 294

Child of the clouds ! remote from every taint.... 294

How shall I paint thee? - Be this naked stone 294

Take, cradled Nursling of the mountain, take... 294

Sole listener, Duddon! to the breeze that played. 294

Flowers

294

“Change me, some God, into that breathing

rose !"

295

What aspect bore the Man who roved or fled.... 295

The Stepping-stones

295

The same Subject..

295

The Faëry Chasm

295

Hints for the Fancy

295

Open Prospect.....

296

O mountain Stream! the Shepherd and his Cot.. 296

From this deep chasm, where quivering sunbeams

play.......

296

American Tradition

296

Return .....

Seathwaite Chapel

296

Tributary Stream

The Plain of Donnerdale

297

Whence that low voice ? — A whisper from the

heart

297

Tradition..

297

Sheep-washing.

297

The Resting-place

297

Methinks 'twere no unprecedented feat

298

Return, Content! for fondly I pursued.... 298

Fallen, and diffused into a shapeless heap

298

Journey renewed..........

298

No record tells of lance opposed to lance.....

...... 299

Who swerves from innocence, who makes divorce 298

The Kink of ULPHA to the Pilgrim's eye ....... 299

Not hurled precipitous from steep to steep 299

Conclusion

299

After-thought

Postscript

299

YARROW REVISITED, AND OTHER Poems, Com-

POSED (TWO EXCEPTED) DURING A TOUR IN SCOTLAND,

AND ON THE English BORDER, IN THE AUTUMN OF

1831.

The gallant Youth, who may have gained....... 300

On the Departure of Sir Walter Scott from Ab.

botsford, for Naples .

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Cave of Staffa ....

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Flowers on the Top of the Pillars at the Entrance
of the Cave...

312
Iona.......

312
Iona. Upon Landing...

....... 313
The Black Stones of Iona

313
Homeward we turn. Isle of Columba's Cell.... 313
Greenock

313

“There !" said a Stripling, pointing with meet

pride ......

313

Fancy and Tradition...
The River Eden, Cumberland.
Monument of Mrs. Howard, in Wetberal Church 314
Suggested by the foregoing

314
Nunnery

314
Steamboats, Viaducts, and Railways.

314

Lowther......

315

To the Earl of Lonsdale...

315
To Cordelia M —, Hallsteads, Ullswater .... 315
Most sweet it is with unuplifted eyes .....

315
Stanzas suggested in a Steam-boat off Saint Bees'

Heads, on the Coast of Cumberland ........ 315

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326

Continued

326

Composed at Rydal on May Morning, 1838...... 326

The Pillar of Trajan

327

THE WHITE DOE OF RYLSTONE; OR, TIE

FATE OF THE NORTONS.

Dedication.

328

Canto I..

329

Canto II.

332

Canto III.

Canto IV.

337

Canto V.

310

Canto VI.

342

Canto VII

309

On entering Douglas Bay, Isle of Man.... 309

By the Sea-shore, Isle of Man

310

Isle of Man.......

310

The Retired Marine officer, Isle of Man

310

By a Retired Mariner. (A Friend of the Author) 310

At Bala-Sala, Isle of Man. (Supposed to be

written by a Friend)

... 310

Tynwald Hill..

310

Despond who will — I heard a voice exclaim..... 311

In the Frith of Clyde, Ailsa Crag. During an

Eclipse of the Sun, July 17 ..........

On the Frith of Clyde. In a Steam-boat 311

On revisiting Dunolly Castle....

311

The Dunolly Eagle.....

311

Cave of Staffa.

... 312

Cave of Staffa. After the Crowd had departed.. 312

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