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Desire we past illusions to recal ? .
On entering Douglas Bay, Isle of Man.
Despond who will-I heard a voice exclaim
On the Frith of Clyde. In a Steam-boat
Written in a Blank Leaf of Macpherson's Ossian
Cave of Staffa. After the Crowd had departed
"There!" said a Stripling, pointing with meet pride
Monument of Mrs. Howard (by Nollekens), in Wetheral
Church, near Corby, on the Banks of the Eden
Steamboats, Viaducts, and Railways
The Monument commonly called Long Meg and her
To Cordelia M, Hallsteads, Ullswater
Simon Lee, the old Huntsman; with an Incident in
Written in Germany, on one of the coldest Days of the
Illustrated Books and Newspapers
To the Spade of a Friend. (An Agriculturist.) Composed
while we were labouring together in his Pleasure-
Character of the Happy Warrior
The Force of Prayer; or, the Founding of Bolton Priory.
The Warning. A Sequel to the foregoing
The Labourer's Noon-day Hymn
The sylvan slopes with corn-clad fields
The unremitting voice of nightly streams
To —, upon the birth of her First-born Child, March,
Lines suggested by a Portrait from the Pencil of F. Stone. 278
So fair, so sweet, withal so sensitive
Composed after reading a Newspaper of the Day
Upon the late General Fast. March, 1832
Said Secrecy to Cowardice and Fraud
Blest Statesman He, whose Mind's unselfish will
In allusion to various recent Histories and Notices of the
Men of the Western World! in Fate's dark book
At Bologna, in Remembrance of the late Insurrections, 1837 293
SONNETS UPON THE PUNISHMENT OF DEATH.
Suggested by the View of Lancaster Castle (on the Road
Tenderly do we feel by Nature's law
The Roman Consul doomed his sons to die
Is Death, when evil against good has fought
Not to the object specially designed
Ye brood of conscience-Spectres! that frequent
Before the world had past her time of youth.
Fit retribution, by the moral code
Though to give timely warning and deter
Our bodily life, some plead, that life the shrine
Ah, think how one compelled for life to abide
See the Condemned alone within his cell
Epistle to Sir George Howland Beaumont, Bart. From
the South-West Coast of Cumberland.-1811.
Upon perusing the foregoing Epistle thirty Years after its
Gold and Silver Fishes in a Vase
Liberty. (Sequel to the above.) [Addressed to a Friend;
the Gold and Silver Fishes having been removed to a
Pool in the Pleasure-ground of Rydal Mount].
The Gleaner. (Suggested by a Picture)
I know an aged Man constrained to dwell
How beautiful the Queen of Night, on high
To the Lady Fleming, on seeing the Foundation preparing
for the Erection of Rydal Chapel, Westmoreland
Goody Blake and Harry Gill. A true Story.
Prelude, prefixed to the Volume entitled "Poems chiefly of
To a Child. Written in her Album.
Lines written in the Album of the Countess of Lonsdale.