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Lyre! though such power do in thy magic live
Sequel to the Foregoing, composed many Years after
Song at the Feast of Brougham Castle, upon the Resto-
ration of Lord Clifford, the Shepherd, to the Estates
To a Sky-lark
The Pass of Kirkstone
Lines, composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey, on
revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour,
It is no Spirit who from heaven hath flown
French Revolution, as it appeared to Enthusiasts at
Commencement. Reprinted from "The Friend"
To on her First Ascent to the Summit of Helvellyn 191
To a Young Lady, who had been reproached for taking
Suggested by a Picture of the Bird of Paradise
"Beloved Vale!" I said, "when I shall con
Pelion and Ossa flourish side by side
There is a little unpretending Rill.
Written upon a Blank Leaf in "The Complete Angler"
Grief, thou hast lost an ever-ready friend
Composed in one of the Valleys of Westmoreland, on
It is a beauteous Evening, calm and free
'Weak is the will of Man, his judgment blind
To the Memory of Raisley Calvert
Composed on the eve of the Marriage of a Friend in the
From the Italian of Michael Angelo.
From the Same. To the Supreme Being
Surprised by joy-impatient as the Wind
Methought I saw the footsteps of a throne.
Scorn not the Sonnet; Critic, you have frowned
How sweet it is, when mother Fancy rocks
From the dark chambers of dejection freed
Fair Prime of Life! were it enough to gild
I watch, and long have watched, with calm regret
I heard (alas! 'twas only in a dream)
Not Love, not War, nor the tumultuous swell
Mark the concentred hazels that enclose
Those words were uttered as in pensive mood
While not a leaf seems faded; while the fields
How clear, how keen, how marvellously bright.
There is a pleasure in poetic pains
The Shepherd, looking eastward, softly said
When haughty expectations prostrate lie
Hail, Twilight, sovereign of one peaceful hour!.
With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the sky
Even as a dragon's eye that feels the stress
The stars are mansions built by Nature's hand
Desponding Father! mark this altered bough
Captivity.-Mary Queen of Scots .
Though narrow be that old Man's cares, and near .
Brook! whose society the Poet seeks
Composed on the Banks of a Rocky Stream
Though the bold wings of Poesy affect .
Ye sacred Nurseries of blooming Youth!
Shame on this faithless heart! that could allow
Recollection of the Portrait of King Henry Eighth, Trinity
On the Death of his Majesty (George the Third)
Fame tells of groves-from England far away—
Composed among the Ruins of a Castle in North Wales
To the Torrent at the Devil's Bridge, North Wales, 1824 341
When Philoctetes in the Lemnian isle
While Anna's peers and early playmates tread
A Grave-stone upon the Floor in the Cloisters of Worcester