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Though on Al-Sirat's arch I stood.

(p. 61. Jerreed, or Djerrid, a blunted Turkish javelin, Al-Sirat, the bridge of breadth less than the -hich is darted from horseback with great force thread of a famished spider, over which the od precision. It is a favourite exercise of the Mussulmans must skate into Paradise, to which ussulmans; but I know not if it can be called it is the only entrance; but this is not the worst, paanly one since the most expert in the art the river beneath being hell itself, into which, re the black Eunuchs of Constantinople-I think, as may be expected, the unskilful and tender of ext to these, a Mamlouk at Smyrna was the foot contrive to tumble with a “facilis descensus lost skilful that came within my observation. Averni, not very pleasing in prospect to the

next passenger. There is a shorter cat downHe came, he went, like the Simoon. (p. 59. wards for the Jews and Christians. The blast of the desert, fatal to every thing ving, and often alluded to in eastern poetry. And keep that portion of his creed. [p. 61.

A vulgar error; the Koran allots at least a To bless the sacred "bread and salt." (p. 60. third of Paradise to well - behaved women; but To partake of food, to break bread and salt by far the greater number of Mussulmans interith your, host, insures the safety of the guest; pret the text their own way, and exclude their ven though an enemy, his person from that inoieties from heaven. Being enemies to Platozoment is sacred.

nics, they cannot discern “any fitness of things"

in the souls of the other sex, conceiving them to ince his turban vas cleft by the infideľo sabre. be superseded by the Houris.

[p. 60. I need hardly observe, that Charity and Hos- The young pomegranate's blossoms strew. (p. 61. itality are the first duties enjoined by Mahomet; An oriental simile, which may, perhaps, nd to say troth, very generally practised by though fairly stolen, be deemed "plus Arabé is disciples. The first praise that can be be- qu'en Arabie." lowed on a chief is a panegyric on his bounty ; ho next, on his valour.

Her hair in hyacinthine flow.

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Hyacinthine, in Arabic, “Sunbul," as common And silver-sheathed ataghan. (p. 60. a thought in the eastern poets as it was among The ataghan, a long dagger worn with pistole the Greeks. o the belt, in a inetal scabbard, generally of silver; ad, among the wealthier, gilt, or of gold.

The loveliest bird of Frangueatan.

Franguestan," Circassia. An Emir by his garb of green. (P. 60. Green is the privileged colour of the prophet's Bismillah! now the per il's past.

(P. 62. umerous pretended descendants; with them, as Bismillah-In the name of God;" the comwere, faith (the family inheritance) is supposed mencement of all the chapters of the Koran but o supersede the necessity of good works : they one, and of prayer and thanksgiving. are the worst of a very indifferent brood.

Then curld his very beard with ire. [p. 62. Flo! ipho art thou ? - this low salam.

A phenomenon not uncommon with an angry Salam aleikoum ! aleikoum salam! peace be Mussulman. In 1809, the Capitan Pacha's whiswith you; be with you peace - the salutation kers at a diplomatic audience were no less lively eserved for the faithful:-to a Christian, “Ur- with indignation than a tiger-cat's, to the horror arula,“ a good journey; or saban hiresem, saban of all the dragomans; the portentous mustachios erula'; good morn, good even; and sometimes, twisted, they stood erect of their own accord, may your end be happy;" are the usual salutes. and were expected every moment to change their

colour, but at last condescended to subside, The insect -queen of eastern spring: (p. 60. which probably saved more heads than they conThe blue-winged butterfly of Kashmeer the tained hairs. bost rare and beautiful of the species.

Nor rained the craven cry, Amaun ! Or live like scorpion girt by fire.

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“Amaun,“ quarter, pardon. Alluding to the dubious suicide of the scorpion, placed for experiment by gentle philosophers.

I know him by the evil eye. ome maintain that the position of the sting, The “evil eye," a common superstition in the

hen turned towards the head, is merely a con- Levant, and of which the imaginary effects are ulive, movement; but others have actually yet very singular on those who conceive themTought in the verdict "Felo de se." The scor- selves affected. ions are surely interested in a speedy decision r the question; as, if once fairly established as A fragment of his palampore. asect Catos, they will probably be allowed to The flowered shawls generally worn by perne as long as they think proper, without being sons of rank. cartyred for the sake of an hypothesis.

His calpac rent-his caftan red. When Rhamasan's last sun was net.

The “Calpac" is the solid cap or centre part The cannon at sunset close the Rhamazan. of the head-dress; the shawl is wound round it,

and forms the turban. By pale Phingari's trembling light. Phiugari, the inoon.

A turban carved in coarseal stone. (p. 63.

The turban, pillar, and inscriptive verse, deBriglit as the jewel of Giamschid. (p. 61. corate the tombs of the Osmanlies, whether in The celebrated labulous ruby of Sultan Giam- the cemetery or the wilderness. In the mounchid, the embellisher of lelakhar; from its tains you frequently pass similar mementos; and plendour, named Schebgerag, “the torch of on enquiry you are informed that they record ht; also, the "cup of the sun." - In the some victiin of rebellion, plunder, or revenge. irot editions Giamschid" was written as a word f three syllables, so D'Herbelot has it; but I At solemn sound of Alla Hu!" im told Richardson reduces it to a dissyllable, “Alla lu!" the concluding words of the Muez nd writes "Jamshid. I have left in the text zin's call to prayer from the highest gallery on he orthography of the one with the pronuncia- the exterior of the Minaret. On a still evening, ion of the other.

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frequently the case, the effect is solemn and Turkish, Italian, and English were all exercised, beautiful beyond all tho bells in Christendom. in various conceits, upon the unfortunate Mas

sulman. While we were contemplating the bear. They come-their kerchiefs green they wave. [p. 63. tiful prospect, Dervish was occupied about the

The following is part of a battle-song of the columns. I thought he was deranged into a Turks :-“I see—I see a dark-eyed girl of Para- antiquarian, and asked him if he had becode 3 dise, and she waves a handkerchief, a kerchief "Palaocastro" man: "No," said he, “bat tre of green ; and cries aloud: Come, kiss me, for I pillars will be useful in making a stand; and love thee."

added other remarks, which at least evinced -

own belief in his troublesome faculty of for Beneath avenging Monkir's scythe. (p. 63. hearing: On our return to Athens, we beard Monkir and Nekir are the inquisitors of the from Leone (a prisoner set ashore some dave dead, before whom the corpse undergoes a slight after) of the intended attack of the Maine noviciate and preparatory training for damnation mentioned, with the cause of its not hauled up with a scythe and thumped down with he described the dresses, arms, and are If the answers are none of the clearest, he is place, in the notes to Childe Harold, Canis :

was at some pains to question the mar. EN a red hot mace till properly seasoned, with a variety of subsidiary probations, The office of the horses of our party so accurately, that, these angels is no sinecare; there are but two, I other circumstances, we could not doubt of in and the number of orthodox' deceased being in a having been in "villanong company," and ecr. small proportion to the remainder, their hands selves in a bad neighbourhood. Dervish beczne are always full.

a soothsayer for life, and I dare say is av hearing more nosquetry than ever will be Erode

to the great refreshment of the Arpauts of HeTb wander round lost Ellis' throne. [p. 63. rat, and his native iountains.-I shall be Eblis, the oriental Prince of Darkness.

one trait more of this singular race. In Mart

1811 remarkably stout and active Area But first, on earth as Vampire sent:

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came (I believe the 50th on the same errand The Vampire superstition is still general in offer himself as an attendant, which was deelt the Levant. Honest Tournefort tells a long ed: “Well, Affendi," quoth be, “may you hir' story, which Mr. Southey, in the notes on Tha- -you would have found me useful. Iba Jaba, quotes about these “Vroucolochas," as he leave the town for the hills to-morrow; ia oe calls them. The Romaic term is “Vardoolacha." winter I return, perhaps you will then reprise I recollect a whole family being terrified by the me."—Dervish, who was present, remarked as scream of a child, which they imagined 'must thing of course, and of no consequence, is te proceed from such a visitation. The Greeks mean time he will join the klephtes“ (rebbersa never mention the word without horror. I find which was true to the letter.-If not cote that “Broucolokas" is an old legitimate Hellenic they come down in the winter, and pass is u appellation-at least is so applied to Arsenius, molested in some town, were they are oftea » who, according to the Greeks, was after his well known as their exploits. death animated by the Devil. The moderne, however, use the word I mention.

Looks not to priesthood for relief. . !

The monk's serion is omitted. It sees Het with thine oun best blood shall drip. (p. 64. have had so little effect upon the patient, that

The freshness of the face, and the wetness of it could have no hopes from the reader. It was the lip with blood are the never failing signs of be sufficient to say, that it was of a custosat a Vampire. The stories told in Hungary and length (as may be perceived from the interpex Greece of these foul feeders are singular, and lions and uneasiness of the penitent), and a some of them most incredibly attested.

delivered in the pasal tone of all artan

preachers. It is as if the desert-bird.

(p. 65. The pelican is, I believe, the bird so libelled, And shining in her white eymar. by the imputation of feeding her chickens with “Symar"-shroud. her blood.

This broken tale was all we knew Deep in whose darkly boding ear.

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Of her he loved or him he slere. This superstition of a second-hearing (for I 'The circumstance to which the above story never met with downright second-sight in the relates was not very uncommon in Turkey. Á East) fell once under my own observation.—On few years ago the wife of Muchtar Pacha cammy third journey to Cape Colonna, early in 1811, plained to his father of his son's sapposed iafas we passed through the defile that leads from delity; he asked with whom, and she bad the the hamlet between Keratia and Colonna, I ob- barbarity to give in a list of the twelve band served Dervish Tahiri riding rather out of the somest women in Yanina. They were reisrd path, and leaning his head upon his hand, as if fastened up in sacks, and drowned the same in pain. I rode up and inquired. “We are in night! One of the guards who was present it peril," he answered. “What peril? we are not formed me, that not one of the victims uttered now in Albania, nor in the passes to Ephesus, a cry, or showed a symptom of terror at se et Messalunghi, or Lepanto ; there are plenty of den a "wrench from all we know, from all we us, well armed, and the Choriates have not cou-love." The fate of Phrosine, the fairest of the rage to be thieves."_"True, Affendi; but never- sacrifice, is the subject of maaş a Roraie ad the less the shot is ringing in my ears.”—“The Arnaat ditty. The story in the text is my shot !--not a tophaike has been fired this morn- told of a young Venetian many yrars ago, and ing."—“I hear it notwithstanding-Bom-Bom- now nearly forgotten. I heard it by arcida as plainly as I hear your voice."—“Psha."—“As recited by one of the coffee-house story tetlen you please, Affendi; if it is written, 80 will it who abound in the Levant, and sing or recite be."-- left this quick-eared predestinarian, and their narratives. The additions and interpel rode up to Basili, his Chrietian compatriot, whose tions by the translator will be easily dinis ears, though not at all prophetic, by no means guished from the rest by the wabt af Kastra relished the intelligence. We all'arrived at imagery; and I regret that my memory has r. Colonna, remained some hours, and returned tained so few fragments of the original. leisurely, saying a variety of brilliant things, in For the contents of some of the notes ! more languages than spoiled the building of Ba- indebted partly to D'Herbelot, and pantis ta bel, opon the mistaken seer ; Romaie, Arnaat, that most cariern, and, as Mr. Weber jewly

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many actual shipwrecks in prore, selecting such, while the great tide is still rolling on and gainmaterials as were most striking. Gibbon makes ing ground with every breaker. Mr. Southey At a merit in T'asso “to have copied the minutest accuses us of attacking the religion of the coundetails of the siege of Jerusalem from the Chro-try; and is he abetting it by writing lives of nicles." In me it may be a demerit, I presume; Wesley? One mode of worship is inerely dedet it remain so, Whilst I have been occupied stroyed by another. There never was, nor ever in defending Pope's character, the lower orders will be, a country without a religion. We sball of Grab-street appear to have been assailing be told of France again : but it was only Paris mine: this is as it should be, both in them and and a frantic party, which for a moment upheld in me. One of the accusations in the nameless their dogmatic nonsense of theophilanthropy. epistle alluded to is still more laughable: it | The church of England, if overthrown , wi be states seriously, that I "received five hundred swept away by the sectarians, and not by the Sounds for writing advertisements for Day and sceptics. People are too wise, too well-informed, Martin's patent blacking!” This is the highest too certain of their own immense importance in compliment to my literary, powers which I ever the realms of space, ever to submit to the imreceived. It states also "that a person has been piety of doubt.' There may be a few such diffitrying to make acquaintance with Mr. Townsend, deni speculators, like water in the pale sunbeam a gentleman of the law, who was with me on of human reason, but they are very few; and business in Venice three years ago, for the pur- their opinions, without enthusiasm or appeal to pose of obtaining any defamatory particulars of the passions, can never gain proselytes-unless muy life from this occasional visitor." Mr. Towns- indeed, they are persecuted : that, to be sure, end is welcome to say what he knows. I men- will incrcase any thing. tion these particulars merely to show the world Mr. S., with a cowardly ferocity , exults over in general what the literary lower world con- the anticipated "death-bed repentance" of the tains, and their way of setting to work. Another objects of his dislike; and indulges himself in a charge made, I am told, in the "Literary Ga- pleasant "Vision of Judgment," in prose as well zette" is, that I wrote the notes to “Queen as verse, full of impious impudence. What Mr. Mab;" a work which I never saw till some S.'s sensations or ours may be in the awful molime after its publication; and which I recollect ment of leaving this state of existence neither showing to Mr. Sotheby as & poem of great he nor we can pretend to decide. In common, I power and imagination. I never wrote a line presume, with most inen of any reflection, I havo of the notes, nor ever saw them except in their not waited for a “death-bed" to repent of many published form. No one knows better than their of my actions , Dotwithstanding the “diabolical real author, that his opinions and mine differ pride", which this pitiful renegado in his rancour materially upon the metaphysical portion of would impute to those who scorn him. Whether, that work; though in common with all who are upon the whole, the good or evil of my deeds not blinded by baseness and bigotry, I highly may preponderate is not for me to ascertain ; admire the poetry of that and his other publications. bui, as iny means and opportunities have been

Mr. Southey, too, in his pious preface to a greater, I shall limit my present defence to an poem, whose hlasphemy is as harmless as the se- assertion (easily proved, if necessary, ) that 1, dition of Wat Tyler, because it is equally absurd "in my degree, have done more real good in with that sincere production, calls upon the “le- any one given year, since I was twenty, than gislatare to look to it," as the toleration of such Mr. Southey in the whole course of his shifting writings lcd to the French Revolution : not ench and turncoat existence. There are several acwritinge as Wat Tyler, but as those of the “Sa- tions to which I can look back with an honest tanic School. This is not true, and Mr. Sou- pride, not to be damped by the calumnies of a they knows it to be not true. 'Every French hireling. There are others to which I recur with writer of any freedom was persecuted; Voltaire sorrow and repentance; but the only act of my and Rousseau were exiles , Marmontel and Di-| life of which Mr. Sonthey can have any real derot were sent to the Bastille, and a perpetual knowledge, as it was one which brought me in war was waged with the whole class by the ex- contact with a near connexion of his own, did isting despotism. In the next place, the French no dishonour to that connexion nor to me. Revolution was not occasioned by any writings I am not ignorant of Mr. Southey's calumpien whatsoever, but must have occurred had no such on a different occasion, knowing them to be euch, writers ever existed. It is the fashion to attri- which he scattered abroad, on his return from bute every thing to the French revolution, and Switzerland, against me and others: they bave the Prench revolution to cvery thing but its done him no good in this world; and, if his

That cause is obviong—the govern- creed be the right one, they will do him less in ment exacted too much, and the people could the next. What his “death-bed" may be, it is neither give nor bear more. Without this, the not my province to predicate: let him settle it Encyclopedists might have written their fingers with his Maker, as I'must do with mine. There off without the occurrence of a single alteration. is something at once ludicrous and blasphemous And the English revolution - (the first, I mean) in this arrogant scribbler of all works, sitting - what was

it occasioned by? The puritans down to deal damnation and destruction upon were surely as pious and moral as Wesley or his fellow-creatures, with Wat Tyler, the Apohis biographer ? Acts-acts on the part of govern- theosis of George the Third, and the Elegy on ment, and not writinge against them, have caused Martin the regicide, all shuffled together in his the past convulsions, and are tending to the writing-desk. "One of his consolations appears future.

to be a Latin note from a work of a Mr. Landor, look npon such as inevitable, thongh no the author of “Gebir," whose friendship for revolutionist: I wish to see the English con- Robert Southey will, it seems, “be an honour to stitution restored and not destroyed." Born an him when the ephemeral disputes and ephemeral aristocrat, and naturally one by temper, with reputations of the day are forgotten." I for one the greater part of my present property in the neither envy him "the friendship," nor the funds, what' have I to gain by a revolution ? glory in reversion which is to accrue from it, Perhaps I have more to lose in every way than like Mr. Thelusson's fortune in the third and Mr. Sonthey, with all his places and presents fourth generation. This friendship will probably for panegyrics and abuse into the bargain. But be as memorable as his own epics, which (as I that a revolution is inevitable, I repeat. The quoted to him ten or twelve years ago in "Eng. government may exult over the repression of lish Bards") Porsou said “would be remembered petty tumults; these are but the receding waves when Homer and Virgil are forgotten, and not repulsed and broken for a moment on the shore, till then." For the present, I leave him.

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NOTES TO SARDANAPALUS.

And thou, my own Ionian Myrrha. [p. 474. the purpose has not been to invite to civil erder

"The lonian name had been still more com- a people disposed to turbulence, rather thatə prehensive, havin included the Achaians and recommend immoderate Jurury, may protes The Baotians, who, together with those to whom reasonably be questioned. What, indeed, call it was afterwards confined, would make nearly be the object of a k ng of Assyria in fetting the whole of the Greek nation, and among the such towns in a country so distant from ba orientals it was always the general name for pital, and so divided from it by an immex & the Greeks."-MITPORD's Greece, vol. I, p. 199. tent of sandy deserts and lofty mountains,

still more, how the inhabitants could be at es

in circunstances to abandon themselves to the -Sardanapalus The king, and son of Anacyndarases,

intemperate joys which their prince bas bees In one day built Anchialus and Tarsus.

supposed to have recommended,' is not obuja; Eat, drink, and love; the rest's not worth a fillip. of coast, the southern of Lesser Asia, stinsel

but it may deserve observation that, in tbat line [p. 477. cities, evidently of an age after Alexander

, get “For this expedition he took only a small barely named in history, at this day at tsh chosen body of the phalanx, but all his light the adventurous traveller by their magailersee troops. In the first day's march he reached An- and elegance. Amid the desolation which, onder chialus , a town said to have been founded by a singularly barbarian government, has fer # the king of Assyria, Sardanapalus. The fortifi- many centuries been daily spreading in the fin *cations, in their magnitude and extent, still in countries of the globe, whether more fros si Arrian's time, bore the character of greatness, and climate, or from opportunities for concert which the Assyrians appear singularly to have extraordinary means must have been found far affected in works of the kind. A monument re- communities to flourish there, whence it ev presenting Sardanapalus was found there, war- seem that the measures of Sardanapalus vers ranted by an inscription in Assyrian characters, directed by juster views than bave been ce of course in the old Assyrian language, which monly ascribed to him ; but that monarch bavi the Greeks, whether well or ill, interpreted been the last of a dynasty, ended by a revolu:1, thus: “Sardanapalas, son of Anacyndaraxes, in obloquy on his memory would follow of course one day founded Anchialus and Tarsus. Eat, from the policy of his successors and their per drink, play: all other human joys are not worth tisans. The inconsistency of traditions enacera a fillip.". Supposing this version nearly exact | ing Sardanapalus is striking in Diodorus': a(for Arrian says it was not quite 80), whether count of him." MITFORD.

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NOTE TO THE DEFORMED TRANS- NOTES TO THE PROPHECY OF FORMED.

DANTE. This production is found a partly on the story My Paradise had still been incomplete. [p. 52 of a Novel, called “The 'Three Brothers," pub- Che sol per le belle opre lished many years ago, from which Lewis's Che fanno in Cielo il sole e l' altre stelle “Wood-Demon“ was also taken - and partly on Dentro di lui si crede il Paradiso, the “Faust" of the great Goëthe. The present Così se guardi fiso publication contains the first two Parts only, Pensar ben dèi ch' ogni terren' piacere. and the opening choras of the third. The rest Canzone, in which Dante describes the persa may perhaps appear hereafter.

of Beatrice.

I would have had my Florence great and free NOTE TO THE LAMENT OF TASSO.

L'Esilio che mi è dato onor mi tega..

Cader tra' buoni è pur di lode degno. At Ferrara (in the library) are preserved the original MSS. of Tasso‘s Gierusalemme and of

Sonnet of Dante, in which he represents Right, Guarini's Pastor Fido, with letters of Tasso, one Generosity, and Temperance from Titian to Ariosto, and the inkstand and among men, and seeking refuge from Love, vào chair, the tomb and the house, of the latter. But inhabits his bosom. as misfortune has a greater interest for posterity, and little or none for the cotemporary, the celi

The dust she dooms to scatter. where 'Tasso was confined in the hospital of St.

“Ut si quis predictorum ullo tempore in forrian Anna attracts a more fixed attention than the dicti communis pervenerit, talia perveniens lisad residence or the monument of Ariosto - at least comhuratar, sic quod moriatur." it had this effect on me. There are two inscrip

Second sentence of Florence against Dante, tions , , one on the outer gate, the second over and the fourteen accused with him. - The Lostia the cell itself, inviting, unnecessarily, the won

is worthy of the sentence. der and the indignation of the spectator. Ferrara is much decayed and depopulated; the castle still

Where yet my boys are, and that fatal abs exists entire; and I saw the court where Parisina and Hugo were beheaded, according to the

This lady, whose name was Gemma, spress annal of Gibbon.

from one of the most powerful Guelf familien named Donati. Corso Donati was the priecipal adversary of the Ghibelines. She is described

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SONNETTO. ratis philosophi conjuge seriptum esse legimus," according to Giannozzo Manetti. But Lionardo

Di Giovanni Battista Zappi. Aretino is scandalized with Boccace, in his life Chi è costui, che in dura pietra scolto, of Dante, for saying that literary men should Siede gigante; e le più illustre, e conto not marry. “Qui il Boccaccio non ha pazienza, Prove dell' arte avvanza, e ha vive, e pronte e dice, le moglie esser contrarie agli studj; e non Le labbia si, che le parole ascolto? si ricorda che Socrate il più nobile filosofo che Quest' è Mosè ; ben me 'I diceva il folto mai fosse ebbe moglie, e figliuoli, e ufficj della Onor del mento, e 'l doppio raggio in fronte, Repubblica nella sua Citta; e Aristotele ebbe Quest' è Mosè, quando scendea dell monte, due mogli in varj_tempi, ed ebbe figliuoli, e e gran parte del Nume avea nel volto. ricchezze assai. - E Marco Tullio-e Catone-e Tal era allor, che le sonanti, e vaste Varope-e Seneca–ebbero moglie." It is odd Acque ei sospese a se d'intorno, e tale that honest Lionardo's examples, with the ex- Quando il mar chiuse, e ne fè tomba altrul ception of Seneca, and, for any thing I know, of B voi gue turbe un rio vitello alzate ? Aristotle, are not the most felicitous. Tully's Alzata aveste imago a questa eguale! Terentia, and Socrates', Xantippe, by no means Ch' era men fallo I adorar costui. contributed to their husbands, happiness, whatever they might do to their philosophy — Cato Over the damn'd before the Judgment-throne. gave away his wife — of Varro's we know no

(p. 578. thing-and of Seneca's, only that she was disposed The last Judgment in the Sistine chapel. to die with him, but recovered, and lived several years afterwards. But, says Lionardo, "Luomo The stream of his great thoughts shall spring è animale civile, secondo piace a tutti i filosofi."

from me.

[p. 578. And thence concludes that the greatest proof of I have read somewhere (if I do not err, for 1 the animal's civism is “a prima congiunzione, cannot recollect where) that Dante was so great dalla quale multiplicata nasce la Citta."

a favourite of Michel Angelo's, tha he had de

signed the whole of the Divina Commedia: but Nine moons shall rise eer scenes like this and set. that the volume containing these studies was

(p. 574. lost by sea. See “Sacco di Roma," generally attributed to Guicciardini. There is another written by a Ja- Her charms to pontiffe proud, who but employ. copo Buonaparte, Gentiluomo Samminiatese che

(p. 578. vi si trovo presente.

See the treatment of Michel Angelo by "Julius

II. and his neglect by Leo X. Conquerors on foreign shores and the far wave.

[p. 576. What have I done to thee, my people? (p. 579. Alexander of Parma, Spinola, Pescara, Eugene

E scrisse più volte non solamente a particoof Savoy, Montecucculi.

lari cittadin del reggimento, ma ancora al popolo,

e intra l'altre un Epistola assai lunga che coDiscoverers of new worlds, which take their name. mincia :-“Popule mi, quid feci tibi?" Vita di

(p. 576. Dante scritta da Lionardo Aretino. Columbus, Americus Vespucius, Sebastian Cabot. He who once enters in a tyrant's hall. (p. 576.

A verse from the Greek tragedians, with which Pompey took leave of Cornelia on entering the NOTES TO THE ODE TO NAPOLEON boat in which he was slain.

BUONAPARTE. And the first day which sees the chain enthral.

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The rapture of the orife The verse and sentiment are taken from Homer. Certaminis gaudia, the expression of Aitila in

his harangue to his army, previous to the battle And he, their prince, shall rank among my peers. of Chalons, given in Caesiodorus.

(p. 576. Petrarch.

Or líke the thief of fire from heaven. [p. 591. A dome, its image.

Prometheus.
The cupola of St. Peter's.

The very fiend's arch mock.
His chisel bid the Hebrer.

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“The fiend's arch mockThe statue of Moses on the monument of "To lip a wanton, and suppose her chaste." Jelius II.

SAAKSPEARE

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NOTES TO ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH

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Still must I hear ?-shall hoarse Fitzgerald barlbute of verse on the "Literary Pund:" not conHis creaking couplets in a tavern-hall. (p. 593. tent with writing, be spouts in person, after the Semper ego auditor tantum ? nunquamne re- company bave imbibed' a reasonable quantity of ponam

bad port to enable them to sustain the operation. Veratus toties rauci Theseide Codri?

JUVENAL. Our task complete, like Hamer, shall be free. Mr. Pitzgerald, facetiously termed by Cobbett the "Small Beer-Poet," indicis big anaual trial Cid Habet Benengeli promises repose to his

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