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The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles, Vol. 1 With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by George Gilfillan   By: (1762-1850)

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THE

POETICAL WORKS

OF

WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES,

CANON OF ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, AND RECTOR OF BREMHILL.

With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes,

BY THE

REV. GEORGE GILFILLAN.

VOL. I.

EDINBURGH: JAMES NICHOL, 9 NORTH BANK STREET. LONDON: JAMES NISBET AND CO. DUBLIN: W. ROBERTSON.

M.DCCC.LV.

EDINBURGH: PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE AND COMPANY, PAUL'S WORK.

CONTENTS.

SONNETS AND MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

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SONNETS:

At Tynemouth Priory, after a Tempestuous Voyage 7 Bamborough Castle 8 The River Wainsbeck 8 The Tweed Visited 9 On leaving a Village in Scotland 9 Evening 10 To the River Itchin 11 On Resigning a Scholarship of Trinity College, Oxford, and Retiring to a Country Curacy 11 Dover Cliffs 12 On Landing at Ostend 12 The Bells of Ostend 13 The Rhine 13 Influence of Time on Grief 14 The Convent 14 The River Cherwell 15 On Entering Switzerland 15 Distant View of England from the Sea 16 Hope 16 To a Friend 17 Absence 17 Bereavement 18 Oxford Revisited 19 In Memoriam 19 On the Death of the Rev. William Benwell, M.A. 20 At Malvern 20 Netley Abbey 21 Associations 21 Music 22 Approach of Summer 22 At Oxford, 1786 23 At Dover, 1786 23 Retrospection 24 On Accidentally Meeting a Lady, now no more 24 On hearing "The Messiah" performed in Gloucester Cathedral, Sept. 18, 1835 25 Woodspring Abbey, 1836 26 Lacock Nunnery, 1837 26 On a Beautiful Landscape 27 Art and Nature: the Bridge between Clifton and Leigh Woods 27 Picture of an Old Man 28 Picture of a Young Lady 29 Hour glass and Bible 29 Milton. Two Sonnets on the bust of Milton, in Youth and Age, at Stourhead 30 To Sir Walter Scott 31

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS:

Elegy written at the Hotwells, Bristol 32 Monody on Henry Headley 36 Howard's Account of Lazarettos 37 The Grave of Howard 42 Shakspeare 46 Abbe Thule's Lament for his Son Prince Le Boo 49 Southampton Water 51 The Philanthropic Society 52 The Dying Slave 58 Song of the American Indian 60 Monody, written at Matlock 61 The Right Honourable Edmund Burke 67 On Leaving a Place of Residence 72 Elegiac Stanzas written during Sickness at Bath 73 On leaving Winchester School 77 Hope: an Allegorical Sketch 77 The Battle of the Nile 88 A Garden Seat at Home 94 In Horto Rev... Continue reading book >>




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