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The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.   By: (1803-1873)

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[Illustration: D. Maclise. R.A. R. Young.

Signature of Edward Bulwer Lytton LONDON ROUTLEDGE, WARNE AND ROUTLEDGE FARRINGDON STREET.]

[Illustration: THE POEMS OF SIR EDWARD BULWER LYTTON, BART.

The slight plank creaks high mount the waves and high, Hark! with the tempest's shrieks the human cry! Upon the bridge but one man now! THE NEW TIMON.

LONDON ROUTLEDGE, WARNE AND ROUTLEDGE FARRINGDON STREET.]

THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR EDWARD BULWER LYTTON, BART. M.P.

A NEW EDITION

LONDON: ROUTLEDGE, WARNE, & ROUTLEDGE, FARRINGDON STEEET; NEW YORK: 56, WALKER STREET. 1860.

PREFATORY NOTE.

In this collection of the Author's Poems will be found some not before printed, and some entirely re written from the more imperfect productions of earlier years. Few, if any, that have previously appeared, have escaped revision and alteration.

CONTENTS.

THE NEW TIMON Page 1 CONSTANCE; OR, THE PORTRAIT 88 MILTON 119 EVA 140 THE FAIRY BRIDE 149 THE BEACON 159 THE LAY OF THE MINSTREL'S HEART 163 NARRATIVE LYRICS; OR, THE PARCÆ. IN SIX LEAVES FROM THE SIBYL'S BOOK. I. NAPOLEON AT ISOLA BELLA 166 II. MAZARIN 169 III. ANDRÉ CHÉNIER 173 IV. MARY STUART AND HER MOURNER 176 V. THE LAST DAYS OF ELIZABETH 179 VI. CROMWELL'S DREAM 186

KING ARTHUR. BOOKS I. TO XII. 193

CORN FLOWERS. BOOK I. THE FIRST VIOLETS 467 THE IMAGE ON THE TIDE 468 IS IT ALL VANITY? 469 THE TRUE JOY GIVER 472 BELIEF; THE UNKNOWN LANGUAGE 473 THE PILGRIM OF THE DESERT 475 THE KING AND THE WRAITH 477 LOVE AND DEATH 478 THE POET TO THE DEAD 479 MIND AND SOUL 486 THE GUARDIAN ANGEL 488 THE LOVE OF MATURER YEARS 489 THE EVERLASTING GRAVE DIGGER 491 THE DISPUTE OF THE POETS 492 GANYMEDE 500 MEMNON 501 THE ANGEL AND THE CHILD 502 TO A WITHERED TREE IN JUNE 502 ON THE REPERUSAL OF LETTERS WRITTEN IN YOUTH 504 THE DESIRE OF FAME 505 THE LOYALTY OF LOVE 507 A LAMENT 508 LOST AND AVENGED 508 THE TREASURES BY THE WAYSIDE 510 ADDRESS TO THE SOUL IN DESPONDENCY 512

CORN FLOWERS BOOK. II. THE SABBATH 513 THE HOLLOW OAK 514 LOVE AND FAME 515 LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT 516 LOVE'S SUDDEN GROWTH 517 THE LOVE LETTER 518 THE LANGUAGE OF THE EYES 518 DOUBT 519 THE ASSURANCE 519 MEMORIES, THE FOOD OF LOVE 520 ABSENT, YET PRESENT 521 LOVERS' QUARRELS 522 THE LAST SEPARATION 524 THE POPE AND THE BEGGAR 525 THE BEAUTIFUL DESCENDS NOT 526 THE LONG LIFE AND THE FULL LIFE 527 THE MIND AND THE HEART 528 THE LAST CRUSADER 529 FOREBODINGS 531 ORAMA; OR, FATE AND FREEWILL 532

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