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LONDON: E. MOXON, SON, & CO., DOVER STREET, I AMEN CORNER, PATERNOSTER ROW.
In the Grounds of Coleorton, the Seat of Sir George Beau-
mont, Bart., Leicestershire . . . . . 1
In a Garden of the Same . . . . . . . 2
Written at the Request of Sir George Beaumont, Bart.,
and in his Name, for an Urn, placed by him at the
Termination of a newly-planted Avenue, in the same
For a Seat in the Groves of Coleorton . . . . 4
Written with a Pencil upon a Stone in the Wall of the
House (an Out-house), on the Island at Grasmere 5
Written with a Slate Pencil on a Stone, on the side of
the Mountain of Black Comb . . . . . 6
Written with a Slate Pencil upon a Stone, the largest of a
Heap lying near a deserted Quarry, upon one of the
Islands at Rydal . . . . . .
In these fair vales hath many a Tree . . . .
The massy Ways, carried across these heights . . 9
Inscriptions supposed to be found in and near a Hermit's
Cell . . . . . . . . . 10
I.-Hopes what are they ?-Beads of morning. 10
II. — Pause, Traveller ! whosoe'er thou be . . 12
III.-Hast thou seen, with flash incessant .. 13
IV.—Troubled long with warring notions . . 14
V.-Not seldom, clad in radiant vest . .. 14
For the Spot where the Hermitage stood on St.
Herbert's Island, Derwent-water . . . 15
On the Banks of a Rocky Stream . . . . . 16
SELECTIONS FROM CHAUCER MODERNISED.
The Prioress' Tale . . . . . . .
The Cuckoo and the Nightingale . . . . .
Troilus and Cresida . . . . . . .
POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF OLD AGE.
The Old Cumberland Beggar . . . . . . 46
The Farmer of Tilsbury Vale. . . . . . 53
The Small Celandine . . . . . . . . 57
The Two Thieves ; or, the Last Stage of Avarice . . 58
Animal Tranquillity and Decay . . . . . 60
EPITAPHS AND ELEGIAC PIECES.
Epitaphs translated from Chiabrera-
Weep not, beloved Friends ! nor let the air .
Perhaps some needful service of the State .
O Thou who movest onward with a mind .
There never breathed a man who, when his life .
True is it that Ambrosio Salinero . .