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have been removed, so that in this respect the whole is sufficiently in keeping. And for those which expressed the political prejudices of a young man who had too little knowledge to suspect his own ignorance, they have either been expunged, or altered, or such substitutions have been made for them as harmonize with the pervading spirit of the poem, and are nevertheless in accord with those opinions which the author has maintained for thirty years through good and evil report, in the maturity of his judgement as well as in the sincerity of his heart.
EDITH! I brought thee late a humble gift,
songs of earlier youth ; it was a wreath
Burton, near Christ Church, 1797.
JOAN OF ARC.
THE FIRST BOOK.
THERE was high feasting held at Vaucouleur,
20 Bespake Sir Robert.