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liar merits, we think, are better felt and appreciated, in later years, by those who have become wearied with the intense straining for effect, and the passionate eccentricities, of some of our more recent schools of verse, and recur with fresh pleasure to pages that are marked everywhere with simplicity, refinement, and tranquil beauty.

It has been our object to furnish an edition of the Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers, in a form so handsome that everybody might be pleased to possess it, and so cheap that anybody might be able to buy. We have thrown together, in a prefatory memoir, such materials for the personal and literary life of the author as were within our reach; and, among them, we are sure that the admirable critiques of Mackintosh and Jeffrey will be considered as imparting additional value to the volume.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

POEMS, ................................... 59

PLEASURES OF MEMORY.- Part I., ....

...... 61

" Part II., ...

AN EPISTLE TO A FRIEND, ........ . . . . .. . . . . . .. .....101

VOYAGE OF COLUMBUS.- Capto I., ....

..... 121

Canto II., ....

... 123

Canto III., . ..

..... 125

Canto IV., ...

.......

..... 128

Canto V., ....

.....129

Canto VI., .....

131

Canto VII., ....

. 133

Canto VIII., ..

. 135

Canto IX., ....

.... ...... ........... 137

Canto X., . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .

Canto XI., . ...

.....140

Canto XII., .....

....... 142

JACQUELINE, . . . . . . . . . . . .

.....163

HUMAX LIFE, . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

..... 179

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, .........

... 213

Ode to Superstition,.......

... 215

The Sailor,......

221

A Wish,...........

...

222

An Italian Song, .....

223

The Alps at Day-break, ....

223

On a Tear, ... . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . .

.224

Written in a Sick Chamber, .................

...... 225

To two Sisters, ....................... ....... 226

To a Friend on his Marriage, . ....

..... 227

Written to be spoken by Mrs. Siddons, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

To ******* . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .

... 231

A Farewell, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

From a Greek Epigram,. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . ....232

From Euripides, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 232

From an Italian Sonnet, .......................... 233

Captivity, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

Written at Midnight, ........................... 233

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A Character, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234

To an Old Oak,.............................. 24

To the youngest Daughter of Lady

......... 235

To the Gnat, ............

To a Voice that had been Lost,..

To the Butterfly, ........

.237

An Epitaph on a Robin-redbreast,

238

To the Fragınent of a Statue of Hercules.

. 238

TO..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 239

The Boy of Egremond, ...

.240

Written in the Highlands of Scotland, . .......

.241

On ... Asleep, .................

.243

An Inscription in the Crimea, ...........

An Inscription for a Temple dedicated to the Graces, .

. 245

Reflections . .. . .. .. . .. .. .. . .. . .. . ........ 245

Written at Midnight, ..................

From an Italian Sonnet, ........

Written in Westminster Abbey, ..

Written at Dropmore,..........

Written at Strathfield Saye, ....

Written in July, 1834, .....

. ..252

Written in 1834, ........

253

ITALY, . . . . . . . . . .

The Lake of Geneva, ..

....261

Meillerie, . . . . .

...... 264

St. Maurice, .....

.... 266

The Great St. Bernard, .....

... ... .... ... ............ 267

The Descent, : ......

Jorasse, ................................. 273

Marguerite De Tours, ........................... 276

The Brothers, . . .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .. ... ...... .. 278

The Alps, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281

Como, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Bergamo, ........... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

Italy, . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299

Coll'alto,......ii...

......... 290

Venice, ..........

........ 293

Luigi, ...........

...... 298

St. Mark's Place, .....

..300

The Gondola, ............................... 306

The Brides of Venice, .

. 309

Foscari, .......

... 314

Marcolini, ......

Arqua, .......

...... 323

Ginevra, ........

Bologna, .......

. 328

Florence, ...........

. 332

Don Garzia, .........

. 335

The Campagna of Florence,.

The Pilgrim, ........

An Interview, .........

351

Montorio, ..................

.......... 365

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