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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

475126

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATION&.

1909

Contents.

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Transfer from Circa Depi Muhlenberg. Ocueil FEB 19 1909

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MEMOIR OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

Religious Musings; a Desultory Poem , 13

The Destiny of Nations; a Vision . 17

JUVENILE POEMS

1

Genevieve

2 SIBYLLINE LEAVES :

Sonnet, to the Autumnal Moon .

ib. I. POEMS OCCASIONED BY POLITICAL EVENTS, OR

Time, Real and Imaginary, an Allegory ib.

FEELINGS CONNECTED WITH THEM.

Monody on the death of Chatterton ib.

Ode to the Departing Year

21

Songs of the Pixies

4

France; an Ode

23

The Raven, a Christmas Tale, told by a

Fears in Solitude ; written in April, 1798,
School-boy to his little Brothers and Sisters 5

during the alarm of an Invasion .

Absence: a Farewell Ode on quitting School

Fire, Famine, and Slaughter; a War Eclogue 26

for Jesus College, Cambridge.

ib.

Recantation-illustrated in the Story of the

Lines on an Autumnal Evening .

Mad Ox

27

The Rose

The Kiss

ib. II. LOVE POEMS.

To a Young Ass—its Mother being tethered

Introduction to the tale of the Dark Ladie 28

near it

7

Lewti, or the Circassian Love Chaunt... 29

Domestic Peace.

ib.

The Picture, or the Lover's Resolution .. 30

The Sigh

The Night Scene; a Dramatic Fragment . 31

Epitaph on an Infant.

ib

To an Unfortunate Woman, whom the Au-
Lines written at the King's Arms, Ross

thor had known in the days of her inno-

Lines to a beautiful Spring in a Village 8

cence..

32

Lines on a Friend, who died of a frenzy fe-

To an Unfortunate Woman at the Theatre 33

ver induced by calumnious reports ib.

Lines, composed in a Concert-room .

ib.

To a Young Lady, with a Poem on the French

The Keepsake

ib.

Revolution.

ib.

To a Lady, with Falconer's “ Shipwreck”. 34

Sonnet. “My heart has thanked thee, Bowles!

To a Young Lady, on her Recovery from a

for those soft strains"

9

Fever.

ib.

“ As late I lay in slumber's shadowy Something childish, but very natural-writ-

vale"

ib.

ten in Germany

ib.

-“Though roused by that dark vizir,

Home-sick-written in Germany

ib.

Riot rude"

ib.

Answer to a Child's Question .

ib.

"When British Freedom for a hap-

The Visionary Hope .

35

pier land"

ib.

The Happy Husband; a Fragment .

ib.

" It was some spirit, Sheridan! that

Recollections of Love .

ib.

breathed".

ib.

On Revisiting the Sea-shore after long ab-

" ( what a loud and fearful shriek

sence.

ib.

was there"

ib.

The Composition of a Kiss

36

"As when far off the warbled strains

are heard”.

10

III. MEDITATIVE POEMS.

« Thou gentle look, that didst my Hymn before Sun-rise, in the Vale of Cha-
soul beguile"

ib.
mouny

ib.

Pale roamer through the night!

Lines written in the Album at Elbingerode,

thou poor forlorn !"

ib.

in the Hartz Forest

37

_“ Sweet Mercy! how my very

heart

On observing a Blossom on the 1st of Feb-

has bled"

ib.
ruary, 1796

ib.
-" Thou bleedest, my poor heart! and The Eolian Harp—composed at Clevedon,
thy distress"
ib. Somersetshire

ib.
To the Author of the Robbers" , ib. Reflections on having left a Place of Retire-

Lines composed while climbing the left as-

ment

38

cent of Brockley Coomb, Somersetshire,

To the Rev. Geo. Coleridge of Ottery St.

May, 1795. ..

ib

Mary, Devon-with some Poems

39

Lines, in the manner of Spenser

11 Inscription for a Fountain on a Heath ib.

imitated from Ossian

ib. A Tombless Epitaph ...

39

The Coraplaint of Ninathoma

ib. This Lime-tree Bower my Prison

40

Lines, imitated from the Welsh .

To a Friend, who had declared his intention
to an infant
ib. of writing no more Poetry ...

ib.
in answer to a Letter from Bristol .. 12 To a Gentleman-composed on the night
to a Friend, in answer to a melancholy

after his Recitation of a Poem on the

Letter

13

Growth of an Individual Mind ... 41

3

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The Nightingale; a Conversation Poem. . 42 PART II. THE SEQUEL, ENTITLED “THE

Frost at Midnight

43: USURPER'S FATE"

. 102

To a Friend, together with an unfinished

Poem ..

ib. THE PICCOLOMINI, OR THE FIRST PART

The Hour when we shall meet again 44

OF WALLENSTEIN; a Drama, trans-

Lines to Joseph Cottle . ...,

ib.

lated from the German of Schiller . 121

IV. ODES AND MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

THE DEATH OF WALLENSTEIN; a Tra-

The Three Graves; a Fragment of a Sex-

gedy, in Five Acts ..

168

ton's Tale

ib.

Dejection; an Ode.

48 THE FALL OF ROBESPIERRE ; an Historic

Ode to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire 49

Drama

Ode to Tranquillity

50

To a Young Friend, on his proposing to do MISCELLANEOUS POEMS :-
mesticate with the Author

ib.
Lines to W. L. Esq., while he sang to Pur-

PROSE IN RIIYME; OR EPIGRAMS, MORALITIES,

cell's Music ...

51

AND THINGS WITHOUT A NAME.

Addressed to a Young Man of Fortune,

Love.

212

who abandoned himself to an indolent

and causeless Melancholy

Duty surviving Self-love, the only Sure

ib.

Friend of Declining Life; a Soliloquy . 213

Sonnet to the River Otter ..

ib.

Phantom or Fact? a Dialogue in Verse ib.

composed on a Journey homeward;

Work without Hope .

ib.

the Author having received intelligence

Youth and Age

ib.
of the Birth of a Son, Sept. 20, 1796 .. ib.

A Day-dream..

214

Sonnet-To a Friend, who asked how I felt

when the Nurse first presented my In-

To a Lady, offended by a sportive observa-

tion that women have no souls

ib.

fant to me

52

“ I have heard of reasons manifold”. ab.

The Virgin's Cradle Hymn

ib.

On the Christening of a Friend's Child ib.

Lines suggested by the Last Words of Be-

ib.

rengarius..

Epitaph on an Infant

ib.

The Devil's Thoughts . .

ib.

ib.

Melancholy; a Fragment .

215

Tell's Birth-place-imitated from Stolberg 53

Constancy to an Ideal Object

The Suicide's Argument, and Nature's An-

A Christmas Carol

ib.

swer

ib.

Human Life, on the Denial of Immortality ib.

The Blossoming of the Solitary Date-tree;

The Visit of the Gods-imitated from

a Lament

216

Schiller

Elegy-imitated from Akenside's blank

Fancy in Nubibus, or the Poet in the

Clouds .
ib.

ib
verse Inscriptions ..

The Two Founts; Stanzas addressed to a

Kubla Khan; or a Vision in a Dream ib.

The Pains of Sleep ..

Lady on her recovery, with unblemished

55

looks, from a severe attack of pain ib.

APPENDIX.

What is Life?

217

Apologetic Preface to “ Fire, Famine, and

The Exchange

ib.

Slaughter

ib. Sonnet, composed by the Sea-side, October,

1817.

THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER 60

ib.

Epigrams

ib.

CHRISTABEL

66

The Wanderings of Cain

218

REMORSE; a Tragedy, in Five Acts

Allegoric Vision

220

ZAPOLYA; a Christmas Tale.

The Improvisatore, or “ John Anderson, my

PART I. THE PRELUDE, ENTITLED “THE

jo, John"

222

USURPER'S FORTUNE"

96 The Garden of Boccaccio.

224

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