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NEW-YORK: D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 200 BROADWAY.

1853.

TO THE

MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE,

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF

NEARLY FORTY YEARS OF MUTUAL ACQUAINTANCE

AND FRIENDSHIP,

THIS VOLUME

IS INSCRIBED,

WITH THE SINCEREST FEELINGS OF AFFECTION

AND RESPECT,

BY

THOMAS MOORE

IN MEMORIAM

J.Line Vorsia

CONTENTS.

PRETACES TO THE COLLECTED EDITION IN TEX VOLUMES, PUBLISHED IN 1841, 1842......

l'age 15.

.....

ODES OF ANACREON.

PAOX

XLVII. "Tis true, my fading years decline

TRANSLATED IXTO EXGLISH VERSE, WITH NOTES.

89

XLVIII. When my thirsty soul I steep..

89

PAGE

XLIX. When Bacchus, Jove's immortal boy 89

Dedication to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. 57

L. When wine I quaff, before my eyes

90

Advertisement ......

57

90

Index to the Odes .......

LI. Fly not thus, my brow of snow.....

57

91

An Ode by the Translator....

LII. Away, away, ye men of rules ........

58

LIII. When I behold the festive train ...... 91

Corrections of the preceding Ode, suggested by an emi-

LIV. Methinks, the pictured bull we see

92

nent Greek scholar...

58

LV. While we invoke the wreathed spring 92

Remarks on Anacreon ....

59

LVI. He, who instructs the youthful crew 93

LVII. Whose was the artist-hand that spread 94

ODES.

" VIII. When Gold, as fleet as zephyr's pinion 95

1. I saw the smiling bard of pleasure......... 64 LIX. Ripen'd by the solar beam ...

95

II. Give me the harp of epic song.....

65

LX. Awake to life, my sleeping shell .......... 96

III. Listen to the Muse's lyre

65

LXI. Youth's endearing charms are fled ........ 97

IV. Vulcan! hear your glorious task..... 65

LXII. Fill me, boy, as deep a dranght...

97

V. Sculptor, wouldst thou glad my soul....... 66

LXIII. To Love, the soft and blooming child...... 98

VI. As late I sought the spangled bowers...... 66

LXIV. Haste thee, nymph, whose well-aim'd spear 98

VII. The women tell me every day....

67

LXV. Like some wanton filly sporting

98

VIII. I care not for the idle state....

67 LXVI. To thee, the Queen of nymphs divine..... 98

IX. I pray thee, by the gods above

LXVII. Rich in bliss, I proudly scorn......

99

X. Bow am I to punish thee

68

LXVII. Now Neptune's mouth our sky deforms.... 99

XI. “Tell me, gentle youth, I pray thee". 68

LXIX. They wove the lotus band to deck......... 99

XII. They tell how Atys, wild with love

69

LXX. A broken cake with honey sweet.......... 100

XIII. I will, I will, the conflict's past....

69

LXXI. With twenty chords my lyre is hung 100

XIV. Count me, on the summer trees ......

70 LXXII. Fare thee well, perfidious maid

100

XV. Tell me, why, my sweetest dove ..... 71

LXXIII. Awhile I blooni'd, a happy flower ...... 100

XVI. Thou, whose soft and rosy hues...

72

LXXIV. Monarch Love, resistless boy......

..... 100

XVII. And now, with all thy pencil's truth 73 LXXV. Spirit of Love, whose locks unroll'd....... 100

XVIII. Now the star of day is high

74 LXXVI. Hither, gentle Muse of mine ......

101

XIX. Here recline you, gentle maid

75

LXXVII. Would that I were a tuneful lyre.......... 101

XX. One day the Muses twined the hands...... 75 LXXVIII. When Cupid sees how thickly now......... 101

XXI. Observe when mother earth is dry......... 76

XXII. The Phrygian rock, that braves the storm.. 76 Cupid, whose lamp has lent the ray

101

XXIII. I often wish this languid lyre .....

77 Let me resign this wretched breath....

101

XXIV. To all that breathe the air of heaven ...... 78 I know thou lov'st a brimming measure..

101

XXV. Once in each revolving year .............. 78 I fear that love disturbs my rest ......

101

XXVI. Thy harp may sing of Troy's alarms ...... 79 From dread Leucadia's frowning steep.....

102

XXVII. We read the flying courser's name

79 Mix me, child, a cup divine .......

102

XXVIII. As, by :'s Lemnian forge's flame...

79

XXIX. Yes---loving is a painful thrill.....

80

EPIGRAMS FROM THE ANTHOLOGIA.

XXX. 'Twas in a mocking dream of night... 81

NOTICE.......

102

XXXI. Ari'd with hyacinthine rod

81 | Αντιπατρου Σιδωνιου, εις Ανακρέοντα.........

102

XXXII. Strew me a fragrant bed of leaves
81 Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον ....

103

XXXIII. "Twas noon of night, when round the pole. 82

Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον •••••••••. ............. 103

XXXIV. Oh thou, of all creation blest............. 83 Του αυτου, εις τον αυτον .........

101
XXXV. Cupid once upon a bed........

83

XXXVI. If hoarded gold possess'd the power......... 84

JUVENILE POEMS.

XXXVII. 'Twas night, and many a circling bowl .... 84 Preface, by the Editor .....

105

XXXVIII. Let us drain the nectar'd bowl

85 Dedication to Joseph Atkinson, Esq.

106

XXXIX. How I love the festive boy.....

86 Fragments of College Exercises.......

107

XL. I know that Heaven hath sent me here....

86

Is there no call, no consecrating cause ................ 107

XLI. When Spring adorns the dewy scene ...... 86 Variety ·

107

XLII. Yes, be the glorious revel mine....

86 | To a Boy with a Watch. Written for a friend

107

XLIII. While our rosy fillets shed....

107

XLIV. Buds of roses, virgin flowers ......

87 To

108

XLV. Within this goblet, rich and deep.

88 Song .......

.... 108

XLVI. Behold the young, the rosy Spring..

88 Song

109

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