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371–96. With this picture of Shelley himself, comp. Alastor, passim ; see also Hymen to Intellectual Beauty.

276. dctaon-like. See Ovid's Metam. iii. 138 et seq.
195. 291. Comp. the Bacchic Oupoos. See Eur. Bacch. 80, ed. Dind. :

ανα θυρσον τα τινάσσων κισση τα στεφανωθεις
Διονυσον θεραπευει.”

."
297. Comp. As you like it, II. i. 50, also Cowper's Task, The Garden, 108.
298. (What is meant by partial here?)

306. His enemies pronounced him a very Cain; those who knew him better held far other views.

307. This stanza means Leigh Hunt.
308. As was Priam's ; see Il. xxiv 163.

310. Coinp. Milton's Epit. on the admirable dramatick Poet William Shakspeare, 7-17

313. Leigh Hunt was Keats' earliest and chief poetical friend and adviser.

315. Shelley explains in his Preface why the true generous Severn is not introduced here. He did not know “the circumstances of the closing scene till too late to celebrate Severn's conduct. 196. 321. Comp. extract from Byron to l. 267. See Preface to Endymion. 325. 1 Explain this line.)

See Shelley's Preface, on the critics of his day There too he singles out the special miscreant: "Miserable man! you, one of the meanest, have wantonly defaced one of the noblest specimens of the workmanship of God. Nor shall it be your excuse that, inurderer as you are, you have spoken daggers but used none."

343. Comp. Eur. Hippol. 190-8, Polyeid. Frag. 8:

“τις οίδεν ι το ζην μέν έστι κατθανείν,

το κατθανείν δε ζην κάτω νομίζεται;"

(comp. Arist. Ran. 1022, and 1404.) See also Milton's Sonnet on the Religious Memory of Mrs Catharine Thomson. 197. 356. He can never become worldly, and mean, and heartless.

(What is meant by slow here?) 358. in vain, i.e. without true wisdom and nobleness, not so as to be "a crown of glory." (Prov. xvi. 31.)

360. i.e. he cannot now outlive all noble impulses and enthusiasms.
362. See above, I. 120.
367. The reading morning of some editions is wrong.
370. See In Mem. xlvi.
373. Comp. Wordsworth's Ode on Intimations, &c. 120.
381. See Spenser's Hymn to Beauty, especially stanza 7, et seq.
382. Comp. Spenser:

The duller earth it quickneth with delight,

And life-full spirits privily doth powre
Through all the parts that to the lookers sight

They seeme to please."
Chaucer's K’night's Tale, 2156.
383. successions is here used in a concrete sense.

385. as, 1. e. according as.
195. 395. there, i.e. in the region above the earth (I. 193) attained by the lofty-minded.

399. Chatterton. Coleridge also (see his Monody on the Death of Chatterton), and Wordsworth (sce his Resolution and Independence), seem to have been deeply impressed by Chatterton's genius and fate. Keats dedicates his Endymion to his memory.

Whatever the absolute merits of his writings, they are simply astonishing productions for a youth of sixteen. He was not eighteen when he ended his unhappy lise (Born Nov. 20, 1752 ; Died Aug. 25, 1770).

401. Sidney. Born 1554, Died 1586. See Spenser's Astrophel, and also his Ruines of Time. 404. Lucan.

Born 39, Died 65. He was scarcely “by his death approved.” There was no escape for him; and after his infamous unfaithfulness to his fellow conspirators he deserved none. His / harsalia, though farther advanced towards completion than Hyperion, is unfinished

410. See Isaiah xiv. 9-10.
412. blind = dark.

So often the Lat. cæcus, Gr. Tuodos. 414. These individual einpires are scarcely consistent with the absorption spoken of above.

417–20. This seems to mean: Traverse the universe in sancy ; see how vast it is, what a mere atom of it is this world of ours.

422, 23. I cannot explain these two lines. 199. 424. See Childe Harold, IV. lxxviii-clxxiv.

442. See Shelley's Preface: Keats “was buried in the romantic and lonely cemetery of the Protestants in that city, under the pyramid which is the tomb of Cestius, and the massy wails and towers, now mouldering and desolate, which forined the circuit of ancient Romne. The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It mnight make one in love with death to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place."

444. The Pyramid of Caius Cestius. See Murray's Rome.
447. Like flame, etc. i. e. in shape.
450. The cemeterv had only lately been made.
453. If any wound is healed, or healing, do not renew it.

459. Shelley was to become it--"What Adonais is"--in a few months. 200. 462. Life is like some gaudy crystal canopy, through which the true colour of the skies above cannot be seen.

465. Rome's nzure sky, &c. Nothing material can adequately express eternal beauty. The finest works of all the arts, and the exquisitest scenes of nature are but feeble representations of it. 472.

“Out of the day and night

A joy has taken flight.” 474. There is terrible peril in inutual love, for the loved one may be lost; also in love which wins no response there is dire distress and pain.

480. Comp. Wordsworth's Ode on Intimations, dic. passim.
482--2. i. e. through all creation.
484. as each are, &c. He means : as they are, each one, &c.”
485. the fi e for which all thirst = the celestial tire, the light of eternity.

4,0. i. e. those who shrink from quitting the earth, from soaring up in thought at least into the einpyrean.

495. The sign was soon answered.

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A, 233, 284, 315, 371.
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Ablins, 371.

Ban, 400.
Accord, 209.

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291.
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Aile, 329.

Beet, 363.
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Amain, 263, 335, 409.

Ben, 362.
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Anadem, 418.

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Anagram, 278.
Anear, 383.

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Antic, 335.

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Argent, 407.

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Assoile, 209.

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Bonnet, 263, 363.

Boon, 397, 402.
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('urb, 335.
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Eydent, 361.
Eyn, 229.

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Genius, 227, 252.
Gestic, 345.
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Gibe, 316.
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Gloamin, 372.
Globe, 221.
Glory, 410.
Gloss, 354
Gnash, 402.
Goodly, 208,
Gossemeres, 382.
Gossip, 408
Gourd, 411.
Grain, 246.
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Griesly, 339.
Grisly, 228.
Grotto, 299.
Grushie, 369.
Guitar, 371.
Gules, 410.
Gulled, 312.

F.

D.

H.

DIFT, 371.
Dank, 383.
Darg, 369.
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Darksom, 215;
Dative, the ethic, 235.
Dear, 255.
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Debauched, 308.
Debonair, 235
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Delphos, 226
Demure, 246.
Denizens, 293.
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Devote, 309, 324.
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Dight, 238, 253, 387.
Dim, 227.
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Dome, 313, 354.
Draw = attract, 304.
Drugget, 273.
Drumly, 371.
Duddie, 366, 369.
Dunce, 272.
Dungeon, 401.
Dwarfish, 408.
Dyke, 369.

FABLE, 266.
Faery, 408.
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Fans, 296.
Farm, 310.
-Fast, 221, 218.
Fawsont, 371.
Fayes, 230.
Fayre, 205.
Featously, 207.
Ferlie, 370.
Fettered, 401.
Fillet, 301.
Finny, 345.
Fit, 408,
Flambeau, 285.
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Flashy, 264.
Flawblown, 412.
Flights, 302.
Flocke, 206.
Flounce, 295.
Fond, 245.
Footing, 262.
Fops, 301.
For, 218.
For-, 227, 249, 350, 366.
Forceful, 323.
Forfeit, 215.
Foulded, 226.
Frae, 359.
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Franctic. 403.
Freakt, 266.
Fret, 396.
Frisk, 336.
Frolick, 234, 313, 336.
Frounc't, 250.
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HACKBUT, 388.
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Haggard, 339.
Hairs, 301.
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Hallen, 363.
Harbinger, 216.
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Harness, 230.
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Hauberk, 338,
Hautboys, 382.
Hawkie, 283.
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Hearse, 377
Hech, 371.
Hence, 232, 244.
Hercules, Pillars of, 211.
Here, 221.
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Hight, 274.
Hind, 315.
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His, 230, 233
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Kirns, 370.
Kye, 362.

Lubbar, 242.

Noise, 221, 243.
Lucky, 257.

Nowt, 371.
Luntin, 370.

Numbers, 377
Lure, 376.
Lute, 273, 281.

O.
Lyart, 363
Lydian aires, 243.
Lydian measures, 284. OF, 205, 208.
Lyrė, Æolian, 334.

Ogle, 302.
On hye, 207,
Oozy, 222, 267.

Ore, 267.
M.

Or ere, 219

Or ever, 383
MAB; 240

Organ, 223.
Madded, 315.

Organs, 253, 281, 285.
Madding, 330.

Orient, 229.
Mail, 407

Orus, 229,
Main, 294, 308.

O that, 376.
Mall, the, 304
Manners, 344, 350.
Mansion, 351.

P.
Manteau, 299
Masquerade, 296, 308.

PACK, 367.
Matadore, 297.

Paint, 302.
Maun, 369.

Pair, 283.
Maying, 234.

Pale, 252:
Maze, 230.

Pale-ey'd, 226.
Mead, 412.

Pall, 249
Meagre, 407.

Pansy, 395.

Paramours, 206.
Megrim, 299

Parlour, 353
Menial, 316.

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Mermaid, 41r.

Partridge, 304
Messes, 240

Parts, 389
Messin, 366.

Patriot, 347
Methinks, 208; 273.

Pencil, 337.
Mickle, 409.

Penny fee, 361.
Midst, 215.

Pensioners, 245.
Militia, 291.

Pensions, 309
Mill, 370

Perfect infinitive, 244.
Minstrelsy, 381.

Perfet, 261.
Mirror'd, 420.

Pide, 239,
Moil, 359.

Pigmy, 396.
Monstrous, 266.

Pinion, 339.
Moon-loved, 230:

Pious, 331.
Morn, the, 359.

Plaining, 499.
Mortal, 281.

Plashy, 351.
Motley, 315.

Plat, 248.
Moudieworts, 367.

Platter, 345
Mould, 223,

Pledge, 263.
Musé=poet, 211, 222; 256, 283. Poind. 369

Point of dawn, 220.

Pollute, 216.
N.

Pomp, 243

Poniard, 388.
NAPPIE, 369.

Poortith, 369.
Ne'er a bit, 372.

Posy, 207.
Negative, the double, 207.

Pranks, 343.

Press, 303
Negleckit, 369.
Neighbour, 209.

Preterites, strong and weak,
Never a, 383
Nightly, 226, 249, 338, 345, Prevent, 216.

Profaner, 231.
377.
Nightsteeds, 230.

Proof, 253
No, 362.

Prude, 302.

L.

LAMPOONS, 299.
Landschape, 355.
Landskip, 239.
Lank, 372.
Lap, 243, 265, 367.
Lap-dogs, 290.
Laureat, 266.
Lave, 363.
Lawn, 219, 350.
Lay, 333.
Lays, 358.
Lee, 207.
Lee-lang, 3*2.
Lemures, 227
Lies, 240
Limmer, 372.
Liquid, 417.
List, 264.
Liveries, 238.
Loath, 344
Loon, 381.
Loth, 221.
Lottery, 310.

219, 283.

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