Epitaphs translated from Chiabrera:-
“Perhaps some needful service of the state
"O thou who movest onward with a mind"
“There never breathed a man who, when his life"
“Destined to war from very infancy'
“Not without heavy grief of heart did he"
"Pause, courteous spirit l-Balbi supplicates"
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
Lines written November 13, 1814, on a blank leaf, in a copy of the
Author's poem “The Excursion," upon hearing of the death
of the late vicar of Kendal
Elegiac Stanzas, suggested by a picture of Peele Castle in a storm,
painted by Sir George Beaumont
To the Daisy