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CONTENTS [1827].

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["Appealing by the magic of its name," By L. E. L. on Title Page] [i]
[Preface] [iii]
Love's Motto. By L. E. Landon, Author of "The Improvisatrice," etc. [Engraving] 1
A Dirge. By the Rev. George Croly 3
The Household Spaniel. By Delta, Author of "The Legend of Genevieve," etc. [By D.L. Moir] 5
Nature. By David Lester Richardson, Esq. Author of "Sonnets and Other Poems" 7
Amba, the Witch's Daughter. By Mrs. Bowdich 9
The Glowworm. By John Bowring, Esq. 39
First Love. A Dramatic Scene. By Randolph Fitz-Eustace [Engraving] 40
To the Clouds. A Sonnet written by Moonlight [Signed E.F.] 50
The Spider swinging in the Wind. By John Bowring, Esq. 51
The Gamester. By Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson 52
Lines written in a Storm. By Montague Seymour 55
Grace Neville. By Miss Mary Russell Mitford 57
The Cliffs of Dover. By Mrs. Hemans [Engraving] 69
Forget Me Not. By W. H. Harrison, Esq. 70
The Russian Black Eagle. By the Rev. George Croly 75
On seeing a Bust of R. B. Sheridan from a Cast taken after Death, at Deville's, Strand. By the Rev. William Lisle Bowles 77
To an Infant sleeping on its Mother's Breast during a Storm. By the Rev. Dr. Booker, Author of "Euthanasia" 78
The Three Damsels. A Tale of Halloween. By David Lyndsay, Esq. [aka Mary Diana Dods] Author of "Dramas in the Ancient World" 79
 

 

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To the Last Star of Morning. By the Rev. Dr. Booker 86
Maria de Torquemada taking the Veil. By the Rev. George Croly [Engraving] 87
Song. By James Kenney, Esq. 88
The Ordeal of the Heart. By James Bird, Esq. Author of "The Vale of Slaughden," etc. 89
To the Moon. By the Rev. George Woodley 92
Impromptu on being desired by a Young Lady to write some Lines in her Album. By the Rev. Richard Polwhele 94
The Red-Nosed Lieutenant. A Campaigner's Story.  95
Hope. A Sonnet. By Montague Seymour 115
To a Lady who wished for a Specimen of Original Poetry. By Mrs. Grant of Laggan 116
Stanzas to Stella. By Henry Brandreth, jun. Esq. 117
Friendship. By Francis Hingston, Esq. 120
Spring [Signed by E.F.] 121
Excuse for Writing out my own Praise. By the late Mrs. Piozzi 122
Recollections of my Youth. By John Luscombe, Esq. 123
Night. By Miss S. E. Hatfield 126
The Stag. By Miss L. E. Landon [Engraving] 127
Hymn . By John Bowring, Esq. 130
Ruth. By T. Hood, Esq. 131
Sonnet, written at Benares, in the East Indies. By David Lester Richardson, Esq. 132
The Haunted Manor-House. By the Author of "The Duke of Mantua" [By John Roby] 133
To the Swallow preparing to emigrate. A Sonnet. By Alexander Balfour, EsqAuthor of "Characters omitted in Crabbe's Parish Register," etc. 159
The Convent Bell. By John Luscombe, Esq. 160
The Mother's Grave  [Engraving] 161
The Village Maid. By Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson 162
 

 

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The Guelph and the Ghibelline. A Scene from an unpublished Tragedy. By Miss Emma Roberts, Author of "Conrad, and the Kinsmen of Naples" 163
A Song of Death  171
Human Life. By Bernard Barton, Esq. 173
Sonnet, written in July, 1824. By Miss Mary Russell Mitford 174
A Dream of Youth. By Delta [By D.L. Moir] 175
Hans in Kelder. A Legend of the Great Frost. By the Author of the "Chronicles of London-bridge" [By Richard Thomson] 179
The Lover to his Faithless Mistress. By Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson 201
Woman's Love. From a Picture of Agostina Tassoni, a celebrated Beauty of Pisa, with a Dove on her Hand  203
The Suicide [Signed D.] 204
Description of a Sepulchral Monument at Verona. From the Journal of a recent Traveller [Engraving] 207
The Warrior's Farewell 213
Edgar. By Montague Seymour 215
The Dream. A Sonnet. By Alexander Balfour, Esq. 218
Maximillian and his Daughter. By Miss Emma Roberts 219
The Greek and the Turkman. A Night Attack by Constantine Paleologus, on a detached Camp of Troops of Mahomet the Second, at the Siege of Constantinople. By the Rev. George Croly 227
Lines on a Lady's speaking in Rapture of the Life of a Cottager. By the Rev. Richard Polwhele 229
Impromptu on seeing a sable Vest thrown casually over a Lady's Harp, which had for some Time been mute and untouched, owing to her Indisposition. By the Rev. Dr. Booker 230
Sir Roger de Coverley in Love [Engraving] 231
Night-blowing Flowers. By Mrs. Hemans 237
 

 

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The Comet. By Henry Neele, Esq. 239
Sonnet. By Mary Russell Mitford 267
The Outlaw. By the Rev. George Croly 268
Love and Duty. A Rural Sketch. By Mrs. Cornwell Baron Wilson
[Engraving]
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Thoughts. By Henry Neele, Esq. 273
Lacy de Vere. [By Mary Shelley] 275
The Enchanted Castle. From a celebrated Picture by Claude Lorraine. By the Rev. George Croly 295
To a Lady, on her saying she did not believe me. By Francis Hingston, Esq. 297
Stanzas to Sorrow. By Miss S. E. Hatfield 298
My Father's Grave. By James Bird, Esq. 299
Visit to Chillon, on the Lake of Geneva. (Extracted from an unpublished Manuscript.) By the Rev. W. B. Clarke [Engraving] 301
Gildeluec ha Guilladun. An Armorican Legend. By Delta [By D.L. Moir] 309
Conscience. By the Rev. George Croly 328
Princess Elizabeth at Woodstock. By Bernard Barton, Esq. [Engraving] 329
Address to a Lady who was gathering a Convolvulus for an Evening Party. By Montague Seymour 332
The Attacked Escort. A Spanish Scene 333
Il faut partir  343
Garden Rhymes. By Alexander Balfour, Esq. 344
Alice Gray 355
Description of St. Mark's, and the Doge's Palace, at Venice. From the Journal of a recent Traveller [Engraving] 357
Song. By Henry Brandreth, jun. Esq. 361
The Bridal Eve. A Dramatic Scene. By Miss Mary Russell Mitford 363
The Pixey. A Tale. By A. Norman 375
To an Itinerant Musician. A Sonnet. By Alexander Balfour, Esq.

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Escape of Mary Queen of Scots from Lochleven Castle. By Miss Benger, Author of "Memories of Mary Queen of Scots," etc. [Engraving] 381
The Fight of Nidwalden 388
The Monument. By the Rev. George Croly 390
The Praise of Love. From Ariosto's Capitoli Amorosi  [Signed I.P.C.; aka J. Payne Collier] 391
The Bridal Ornaments. A Legend of Thuringia. By David Lyndsay, Esq. [aka Mary Diana Dods] 393
   

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