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CHAPTER XVII.

CHAPTER XX.

1813.

1814.

Design of visiting Sicily. Letter to Mr.

Gifford, thanking him for Advice on Religi- Journal. — The Weeping Stanzas. — Newspaper

ous Topics. – Madame de Stael. — Projected Assaults. Mr. Hobhouse. Fall of Buo-

Voyage to the East. — Anecdotes. — Addi- naparte. Republics. Kean. - Kemble.

tions to the Giaour. Cooke, the Actor.

· Schiller's Robbers, and Fiesco. — Monti's

Travelling Projects. Abyssinia. — Lucien Aristodemo.- Reynolds's Safie.—Mrs. Mule.

Buonaparte's Charlemagne. Letter from – Miss Edgeworth's Patronage.- Mr. Camp-

Ali Pacha — and to Mr. Southey. - Im-

bell and Mr. Merivale. — Marriage of Lord

promptu. — Introduction to Mr. Curran. - Portsmouth and Miss Hanson. - Sheridan,

Commencement of the Bride of Abydos - 186 Brougham. - Mrs. Jordan. · Congreve.

- Vanbrugh. — Westminster Forum, Scott

CHAPTER XVIII.

versus Byron. - Anti-Byron. — Quarrels of

Authors.— Jeffery.- London Life.— Buona-

1813.

parte's Abdication

226

Journal. — Five-and-Twenty !- Monk Lewis.

- Hodgson. — Matrimony. - Reading one's

CHAPTER XXI.

own Compositions. — Exeter 'Change. - An-

1814.

tony and Cleopatra. — Burns. — “ Poor Dear
Sherry!" — Likenesses. - Job.—Scott's Writ- | Publication of the Corsair. - Presentation of

ings. Sale of Newstead. Buonaparte's the Copyright. Dedication to Mr. Moore.

Reverses.

Mary Duff.

- Lucretius. - Ar- Letters to Mr. Murray.- Newstead.

chitecture. – De L'Allemagne. Orange Six-and-twenty! - The Prince Regent.

Boven. Edinburgh Review. - Lord Car- Proposed Reconciliation with Lord Carlisie.-

lisle. - Portraits of Rogers, Southey, Sotheby, Letters to Mr. Moore. - Windsor Poetics.-

Moore, and Ward. – Who is Junius ? - A Anti- Byron. — Farewell to Poetry.- Ode to

Dream. - The Ruminator. Childe Ala- Napoleon. — Singular Determination

235

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CHAPTER XXII.

which he took Leave of England -Departure

for Ostend. - Brussels.- Waterloo.-Geneva.

1814.

- Completion of the Third Canto of Childe

Theatrical Anecdotes. - Kean's Sir Giles Over-

Harold. — Letters to Murray and Rogers.

reach. - Song, “I speak not, I trace not.”.

Diodati. — Monody on Sheridan. Journal

Supper at Watier's. Letters to Mr. Moore.

of a Tour of the Bernese Alps Page 302

Rhyming Epistle. — Progress of Lara.

Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd. - Letters to

CHAPTER XXVII.

Mr. Moore and Mr. Murray. — Publication

of Lara, in conjunction with Mr. Rogers's

1816.

Jacqueline. — Second Proposal of Marriage | Geneva. — Acquaintance with Shelley. - Ex-

to Miss Milbanke

· Page 251 cursions on the Lake. — Polidori. Diodati.

Ghost Stories. Squall off Meillerie.

CHAPTER XXIII.

Ouchi. — Composition of the Prisoner of

Chillon. - - Visit to Copet. — Unsuccessful

Miss Milbanke. Acceptation. Letters to

Negotiation for a Reconciliation. — Composi-

Moore and Drury. · Wedding Preparations.

tion of Darkness. — The Dream. - The In-

- Visit to Cambridge.

State of Lord By-

cantation.- Could I remount.-And Stanzas

ron's Mind and Feelings. — Evenings at

to Augusta. — Letters to Murray. — Milan.

Douglas Kinnaird's. — Pecuniary Embarrass-

- Verona, — Anecdotes

- 315

ments. Seaham. Marriage. Letters to

Moore and Murray. — Honey-moon. - He-

CHAPTER XXVIII.

brew Melodies. Death of the Duke of

Dorset. - Letter to Coleridge

264

1816.

Venice. — The Fornarina. Armenian Studies.

CHAPTER XXIV.

_ Letters to Moore and Murray. — Pictures

of Venetian Society. Anecdotes, The

1815.

Albrizzi, Canova's Helen. — Theatricals,

London. Personal Acquaintance with Sir Carnival. - Preface to Armenian Gram-

Walter Scott. Sir Walter's Recollections of

328

Lord Byron. — Death of Lord Wentworth.

- Anecdotes. Drury-lane Committee of

CHAPTER XXIX.

Management. — Letters to Moore, — Death

1817.

of Whitbread. Sotheby's Ivan. Stage

Anecdotes. — Sheridan and Colman. — Monk Venice. · Letters to Moore, Murray, and

Lewis. - Letters to Moore and Murray - 279

Rogers. — Pictures of Venetian Life. — Mr.

Hobhouse and the Quarterly Review.-Pro-

gress of Manfred.—Sir Walter Scott's Review

CHAPTER XXV.

of the Third Canto of Childe Harold. — Anec-

1815-1816.

dotes. - Lalla Rookh. - Italian Ethics. –

Maturin's Bertram.- Armenian Translations.

Increased Pecuniary Embarrassments.—Letters

to Murray and Moore. -

Birth of Augusta

Completion of Manfred. - Doge Faliero.

337

Ada Byron. Separation. Anecdotes.

Letters to Moore, Rogers, and Murray. -

CHAPTER XXX.

Public Outcry.— Newspaper Abuse. — Pub-

lication of the Siege of Corinth – and of

1817.

Parisina

289 Venice. — Letters to Murray and Moore.

Anecdotes. De Luc, the Nonagenarian.

CHAPTER XXVI.

- Visit to the Manfrini Palace. — Painting.

- A Day at Florence : the Galleries ; the

1816.

Medici Chapel ; Santa Croce.— The Lament

Appearance of Fare Thee Well, and a Sketch. of Tasso written, A few Days at Rome. -

— Close of Lord Byron's London Life. Anecdotes. New Third Act of Manfred

Gleanings of his Memorandum-book. – Dis- written. — Return to Venice. - Pindemonte.

astrous and humiliating Circumstances under - Maturin's Tragedy

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CHAPTER XXXI.

Hoppner and Murray.— Return to Bologna.

-Alfieri's Mirra. — Letters to Murray con-
1817–1818.

cerning Don Juan. -- Sonnet to the Prince

Venice.- Commencement of the Fourth Canto

Regent-Letter to the Editor of the British

of Childe Harold. — Letters to Murray and Review

- Page 397

Moore.-Lalla Rookh.-—" My Boat is on the

Shore." - Visit of Lewis and Hobhouse. —

CHAPTER XXXV.

Death of Madame de Stael. - The Medical

Tragedy. - Treatment of the English at

1819.

Venice. - Mr. Joy's Interview with Lord Mode of Life at Bologna. — Anecdotes. — Re-

Byron - Letters concerning the Fourth turn with Madame Guiccioli to La Mira.-

Canto of Childe Harold - And Poetry in Mr. Moore's Reminiscences of his Visit to

general. — Ariosto of the North. – Cole- Lord Byron. -His Personal Appearance. —

ridge's Biographia Literaria. — Marlow's His Portrait by the Countess Albrizzi.—Mr.

Faustus.-Anecdotes.-Lady Mary Wortley Hoppner's Account of his Habits and Mode

Montague. — Death of the Princess Char- of Life at Venice

. 406

lotte.-—“My dear Mr. Murray," &c. — Com-

pletion of Beppo. — Rides on the Lido. -

CHAPTER XXXVI.

Mr. Hoppner's Reminiscences of Lord Byron.

Page 360

1819.

La Mira and Venice. — Proposition of Count

CHAPTER XXXII.

Guiccioli. - Anecdotes. - Wieland. - Alle

gra. - Presentation of the Autobiography to

1818.

Mr. Moore. - Letters to Hoppner, Murray,

Venice. --The Sexagenarian. - Porson at Cam-

and William Bankes. — Outcry against Don

bridge. - Italian Translation of Manfred pur-

Juan.- The Prophecy of Dante.- Projected

chased and suppressed. --Letters to Hoppner, Emigration to South America. — Ferrara.

Moore, and Murray. — Vathek. — Junius.

- Third Canto of Don Juan completed.

Milinan's Fazio.- Picture of Venetian So- Departure of Count and Countess Guiccioli

ciety.–Berni.-— Rhyming Epistle to Murray. for Ravenna

419

- Lady M. W. Montague's Letters. — Ca-
valier Servente. Sotheby. — Portrait of

CHAPTER XXXVII.
Leigh Hunt. Fox and Sheridan. - New
Liaison. - Story of the Fornarina. - Com-

1819–1820.
mencement of Don Juan

- 373 Venice.- Correspondence with Madame Guic-

cioli. — Illness of the Countess. — Prepara-
CHAPTER XXXIII.

tions for a Return to England. - Hasty

Departure for Ravenna. - Residence in the
1818-1819.

Palazzo Guiccioli. - Anecdotes. - Epigrams.

Venice.-Letters to Murray.-Ode on Venice. - Letters to Hoppner, Moore, Murray, and

- Autobiography projected. - Anecdote by William Bankes. — State of Manners and

Captain Basil Hall. - First and Second Morals in Italy. — Letter from Dallas. –

Cantos of Don Juan. - Letters to Murray Completion of the Fourth Canto of Don

and Moore. - Sheridan. - Dr. Parr. — Ugo Juan, the Prophecy of Dante, and the Trans-

Foscolo.-Introduction to Madame Guiccioli, lations of Pulci's Morgante and Dante's

Anecdotes. Polidori and the Vampire Francesca di Rimini

- 429

Story. - Departure for Ravenna. - Stanzas

to the Po

- 386

CHAPTER XXXVIII.

1820.

CHAPTER XXXIV.

Ravenna. — Pope Controversy. Pulci.- Con-

1819.

greve.--Sheridan. — Mrs. Centlivre.— Com-
Ferrara. – Visit to the Certosa Cemetery. — mencement of Marino Faliero. - Sir Walter

Anecdotes. - Bologna. Illness of Madame Scott. Goldsmith. - The Carbonari.
Guiccioli.--Arrival at Ravenna.- Letters to Reply tu Blackwood. — Italian Translation

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Ravenna. — Departure of Madame Guiccioli.-

Completion of Marino Faliero. — Milman's
Fall of Jerusalem.- Ada's Picture.— School
and College Contemporaries. - English in
Italy. - Queen Caroline and Mr. Hoby. —
Anastasius. - Advice to Julia. — Mitchell's
Aristophanes. Rumoured Arrival in Lon-
don. — Sir Robert Peel's Anecdote. - Ugo
Foscolo. - John Keats. — Miss Holford. -
Washington Irving.--Hogg's Tales.- Dedi.
cation of Marino Faliero to Goethe 451

Letter to Moore concerning the Memoir -

And the projected Journal. – Madame de
Stael. - Anecdotes of Monk Lewis.- Cap-
tain Whitby. — Love of Writing. - Barry
Cornwall. The old Dramatists - Mrs.
Centlivre and Congreve.—Letters concerning
the Representation of Marino Faliero.- Plan
of Don Juan.-Belzoni.—Letter on Bowles's
Strictures upon Pope. — George Bankes.
Turner's Travels.- Bowles and Campbell. -
Pope's Homer — And Cowper's. Pope's
Character of Sporus. — Portrait of Madame
Guiccioli. - Allegra.- John Scott. - Death
of Keats. — The Cenci. - Anecdotes. -Over-
throw of the Carbonari

490

CHAPTER XL.

1820.

Ravenna.- Letters to Murray and Moore.

A Chant.—Epigrams. — A Portrait.—Henry
Matthews.— The White Lady of Colalto. —
Keats and the Edinburgh Review.- Pro-
gress of the Autobiography. — Anecdotes. -
Plan of a Newspaper in Conjunction with
Moore. – Disturbed State of Italy. - The
Carbonari. - Lord Byron's Address to the
Neapolitan Government. Further Anec-
dotes

- 460

CHAPTER XLIV.

1821.

CHAPTER XLI.

Second Letter to Murray on Bowles's Stric-

tures upon Pope. — John Scott.— Hypochon-
driacism.-Eloisa and Abelard. - Anonymous
Communications. - Bowles's Missionary. -
The Cockney School. — Letters to Hoppner
on Allegra's Education - And to Murray on
the Representation of Marino Faliero 504

1821.

CHAPTER XLV.

1821.

Ravenna. — Diary. — Fame. Richardson. -

Fielding. Scott's Novels. Vestris the
Comedian. - Female Education. — Ennui. —
Swift. — Dying at Top.- Johnson's Vanity
of Human Wishes. — Sharp the Conversa-
tionist. — Vaccination. - Campbell's Poets.
Homer.-—Tale of Troy.- Marino Faliero. –
Scott. - Grillparzer. - Sardanapalus. — Java
Gazette. — Moore.—Lord Grey.-Lawrence.

The Edgeworths in London. — Hypo-
chondria. — Regnard. — Three and Thirty !

471

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Ravenna.—Sardanapalus completed.-Madame

Benzoni. — Anecdotes. — Epigram.— Fame.
– Tributes to Lord Byron's Genius.— Visit
of Mr. Coolidge. - Pictures and Busts.
Americans. — Don Juan discontinued at the
Desire of Madame Guiccioli. - Shakspeare.

- Severity of the Italian Government.
The Gambas and Madame Guiccioli com-
pelled to leave Ravenna. — Letters to Hopp-

Moore, and Murray.-Shelley's Account
of his Visit to Lord Byron.—Progress of the
Autobiography

CHAPTER XLII.

1821.

- 512

ner,

Ravenna. Diary continued. - Operations of

the Carbonari. — Lord Sydney Osborne. —

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CHAPTER XLVII.

Genoa. — Letter to Moore concerning his Lite-

rary Connection with Leigh Hunt and the

1821.

Liberal. - Hunt's Posthumous Attack on

Departure from Ravenna.-Mode of Life there

Lord Byron. Friendship. Shelley.

sketched by Madame Guiccioli. - Rogers's

Henry Fox.

The Blessingtons.

Count

Poetical Record of his Meeting with Lord

D'Orsay and his Journal. — Picture of High

Byron at Bologna. — Interview with Lord

Life in England. - Dr. Parr.–Lady Byron's

Clare. — Lord Byron crosses the Apennines

Miniature. Causes of the Separation.

with Rogers. - Visit to the Florence Gallery.

Ada’s Birth-Day. - Letter to Lady Byron.

- Titian's Venus. The Pitti Palace.

572

Arrival at Pisa. Letters to Murray and

CHAPTER LI.

Moore. - Outcry against Cain. - First Part

of Heaven and Earth, a Mystery, completed.

1823.

- Mr. Taaffe and his Commentary on Dante. Genoa. Retrospect. Characteristic Anec-

Communication from Mr. Shepherd.

dotes. - Lord Byron turns his Views towards

Lord Byron's Answer. - The Lanfranchi

Greece. - Visit from Mr. Blaquiere. - Com-

Palace. - Origin of the Giaour Story 538

munication with the Greek Committee in

London.— Hints and Suggestions. - Proffers

CHAPTER XLVIII.

of Services, Personal and Pecuniary.

Elected a Member of the Committee.- Pre-

1822.

parations for his Expedition to Greece.

Pisa. — Letters to Sir Walter Scott on his Re- Letters to Bowring and Blaquiere.—Madame

view of Childe Harold, and Acceptance of the Guiccioli's Picture of the State of his Mind

Dedication of Cain - And to Kinnaird, Mur- at this Crisis.

· Departure from Genoa.

ray, and Moore, on the Outcry against the Arrival at Leghorn. Goethe's Verses to

Mystery.- Death of Lady Noel. — The Tra- him.-Letter to Goethe thereon 582

gedy of Werner concluded. — Piracies of

Cain. - Decision of the Lord Chancellor.

CHAPTER LII.

Proposed Meeting with Southey. - Death of

1823.

his Daughter Allegra. — Affray at Pisa.

Letter to Murray concerning Allegra's Fu. Arrival at Cephalonia. — Argostoli. - Dinner

neral. Invited on Board the American with the Officers of the Garrison. - Colonel

Squadron. - Translations of Childe Harold. Napier. - Journey to Ithaca. - Vathi.

- Partiality of Goethe and the Germans to Fountain of Arethusa.-School of Homer.

Don Juan

546 Baths of Penelope. — Acts of Generosity and

Humanity. — Letter from Marco Botzari. -

CHAPTER XLIX.

His Death. State of Parties in Greece. -

Difficulties of Lord Byron's Position. — Re.

1822.

sidence at Mataxata. — Mode of Life. — Con-

Letters to Murray concerning Werner and the versations on Religion with Kennedy. —

Vision of Quevedo Redivivus. – Visit of Letters to Madame Guiccioli, Bowring, the

Lord Clare. — Edinburgh Review on Cain. Greek Government, Prince Mavrocordato,

- Transatlantic Project of Settlement. and Douglas Kinnaird

594

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