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TRIED AS THOU WERT-EVEN FROM THINE EARLIEST YEARS, WHEN WANDERING, YET UNSPOILT, A HIGHLAND BOY TRIED AS THOU WERT, AND WITH THY SOUL OF FLAME;

PLEASURE, WHILE YET THE DOWN WAS ON THY CHEEK,
UPLIFTING, PRESSING, AND TO LIPS LIKE THINE,
HER CHARMED CUP - AH, WHO AMONGST US ALL

COULD SAY HE HAD NOT ERR'D AS MUCH, AND MORE?"

ROGERS.

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1788–1798.

1807-1808.

The Byron Family. – Newstead. — Birth of Cambridge.- Memoranda of Readings. — De-

the Poet. - London. - Aberdeen. — Death tached Poems. -“ The Newstead Oak.”.

of his Father. Lachin-y-gair.—Mary Duff. “ Verses to my Son."_“Prayer of Nature.”-

- Succession to the Title. - Removal to The Rochdale Cause. — Visit to Southwell.

Newstead

• Page 1 - Death of Eddleston. - College Anecdotes.

- Correspondence. - Success of the Poems.

CHAPTER II.

– Review of Wordsworth.— Dissipations of

London and Cambridge. — Projected Tour

1798-1801.

to the Highlands.—Commencement of “ Bos-

Newstead. - Guardianship of Lord Carlisle. -

worth Field,” an Epic

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Character of the late Lord Byron.--Empiric

at Nottingham. - Mrs. Byron's Pension.

CHAPTER VI.

Removal to London. - Dr. Baillie. - Dul-

1808.

wich. - Dr. Glennie. - Traits of Character.

- Margaret Parker. -“ First Dash into Cambridge. — Acquaintance with Mr. Dallas.

Poetry"

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-Early Scepticism.- Anecdotes of Charles

Skinner Matthews. Correspondence with

Mr. Dallas - Mr. Henry Drury - and Mr.

CHAPTER III.

Harness. — Anecdotes

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1801-1805.

Harrow.- Anecdotes of School Life. - Boyish

CHAPTER VII.

Friendships. — Peel. - George Sinclair. -

1808.

Clayton. - Lord Clare. – Wildman. - Wil-

liam Harness. — Early Correspondence. -

Cambridge. — Edinburgh Review on “ Hours

of Idleness.” — Its Effect. — Dissipations of

Harros Church Yard. – Byron's Tomb.

Summer Holidays. — Bath. — Nottingham

London, Cambridge, and Brighton.— Pugil-

ism. — Residence at Newstead Abbey. -

and Annesley. – Miss Chaworth. - South-

well

Correspondence. — Project of visiting India.

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- Supposed Resemblance between Rousseau

and Byron.— Boatswain's Monument. - Joe

CHAPTER IV.

Murray. - Anecdotes, — Commencement of

“ English Bards and Scotch Reviewers.”

1805-1807.

Lord Byron's Majority

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Trinity College, Cambridge. - College Friend-

ships.- Visit to Southwell. - The Pigots. –

CHAPTER VIII.

Family Quarrel. — Volume of Poems in the

Press. - Visit to Harrowgate. -Southwell

1809.

Private Theatricals. - Publication of the Newstead. - Conduct of Lord Carlisle. — Pro-
Poems suppressed.— Traits of Character and

gress of the Satire. - Death of Lord Falk-
Disposition. Publication of « Hours of

land. — Byron takes his Seat in the House
Idleness." - Habits and Mode of Life 30 of Lords. - Publication of “ English Bards

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