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By the wa|ters of Ba|bylon we || sat down | and wept,

which would have to be continued somewhat in this way —

And our harps | on a sor|rowful tree || hung while | we slept —

a measure not unlike some of Mr. Swinburne's.

Lastly, I came across, quite recently, a singular scansion
which illustrates, particularly well, the peril of irregular section-
scanning in relation to Mr. Swinburne himself. In a generally
excellent book just issued, on English Grattmiar and Composition,
by Mr. A. M. Williams (London, 1909) it is said (whether at



AN OMNIBUS BOX 55 ^

first hand or as a quotation I am not sure) : "In ' Mater
Triumphalis ' the choriamb and the paeon occur, e.g. —

Thou art the play|er, whose organ- 1 keys are thunders."

Now, in the first place, the metre of " Mater Triumphalis "
{Songs before Sunrise, p. 1 7 1 ) is, throughout, perfectly plain heroic
quatrain, with double rhymes in first and third lines, and
equivalenced freely after the poet's fashion. The line in question
is simply —

Thou art | the play|er whose orjgan keys | are thun|ders —

four iambs, one anapaest, and a redundant syllable for double
rhyme. But while the proposed scansion is quite unnecessary,
it is in itself impossible for verse. A sort of prose rhythm can
be got out of it, but no verse ; while if, per impossibile, there
could, it would be utterly unlike the scores of corresponding
verses in the same places elsewhere. Not that this would
disturb some of our new prosodists — certainly not my friend
Dr. M'Cormick, who, not long ago, in a paper read before the
Glasgow Philosophical Society, proposed to do away with the
general "heroic," "decasyllabic," "five-foot," " five-stress," etc.,
classification altogether, in favour of " lines with three bars of
two beats," " lines with two bars of two beats," etc. But those
of us who see the unbroken unity, in whatever diversity, of the
great English staple line from Chaucer to Swinburne, will hardly
admit this beat and bar to make, and still less permit it to mar,
the not yet foolish Fates of English poetry.

E. Notes {not strictly Corrigenda) for Vol. II.

(a) P. 16. — A very well-willing and most competent reviewer
in the Alanchester Guardian has mildly rebuked me for " not
reckoning with the well-known fact that love's labour's Lost
was largely rewritten about the period of The Merchant of
Venice." Now, certainly the play was printed in 1597 as "cor-
rected and augmented," but whether this can justly be trans-
lated into "largely rewritten," especially in any prosodic sense, I
take leave to doubt. There may be some later insertions perhaps;
but at any rate the author " left the verdure " — he did not remove
the bloom of prosodic youth from it as a whole.

{13) P. 149 note. — I have been stigmatised as " incorrigibly care-
less " (for the world never goes so hard with some Cliffords that
they cannot spare their friends strong language) for following
Mr. Arber, Mr. Lee, and other modern editors in quoting the last



552 APPENDIX VI



line of Sidney's Alexandrine sonnet as decasyllabic. I certainly
might have remembered that I had seen it with the " to me "
in older editions ; and, never having made a special study of
original texts and MSS., in Sidney's case, I cannot say whether
the shortening has any justification or not. If it has not, the
remark based on it of course falls to the ground. But it is in
any case a great improvement.

(y) Woodford. — By one of those overlookings of notes which
only the most superhuman orderliness will prevent, when part of
one's work has to be carried on in public libraries during absences
from home, I omitted an item, where it was specially wanted, in
book vii. chap. iv. This was the prosodic contribution of Samuel
Woodford in the prefaces to his Paraphrases On the Psalms of
David {\ (yd 1^ and O71 the Cattticks (1679). There is not much
bulk of matter in them, but they, especially the latter, are inter-
esting for two things. First, trisyllabic feet are definitely recog-
nised and defended — a thing almost unique before Shenstone —
as well as redundant syllables and dissyllabic rhymes. Secondly,
he actually takes account of Milton from the prosodic point of
view ; though he is less happy here, regarding blank verse as prose,
and not merely printing a piece of it as such, but printing a piece
of Milton's prose as verse. The double attitude is curious, and
might have been fruitful ; but the time was not yet.



INDEX



553



INDEX



Abbott, Dr. , 444

" Abt Vogler," 233, 234, 424

Academy, The, 11

Adonais, 102, 105, 11 1, 112

Ahania, 26

Alasior, 104, 105, 218

Albion, Visions of the Daughters of,

25
Alden, Professor, 505, 530
Allen, Mr. Grant, 420 note
" Alresford Pool," 323
America, Blake's, 25, 26
" Anactoria," 341
Ancient Latin arid Greek Measures into

English Poetry, Introduction of, 394
Ancient Mariner, The, 5, 7, 13, 55,

59-64, 112, 176, 177
Andromeda, 259, 398, 406, 418-20
Angel in the House, The, 385, 386
■ ' Anna Matilda " (Mrs. Cowley), 34 sq.
" Annabel Lee," 485
Anstey, 38

" Appoggiatur^e," Thelwall's, 157-9
Arber, Mr., 551
" Archduchess Anne," 377
" Arley," 34 sq.
"Armada," Macaulay's, 135
Arnold, Matthew, 51, 72, 134, 248-58,

296, 302, 309, 327, 353, 378, 383,

421-2, 425 note
Artemision, 472
Ascham, 531
Asolando, 240
" Astarte," 379, 380
" At a Month's End," 336 note, 347
Atalanta in Calydon, 334-7
Atherstone, E. , 302
Austen, Miss, 177
Aytoun, W. E. , 137, 246

Bagehot, W. , 199
Baillie, Joanna, 270
Bain, Professor, 129, 346
Balin and Balan, 214, 215
Ballad-metre, 59-64
Ballade, the, 387-91



Ballads, Southey's, 49, 54

Banville, Th. de, 389

"Barcarolle, " O'Shaughnessy's, 367-9

" Bard, The," 35 sq.

Barham, R. H. (" Ingoldsby"), 54, 65,

92, 138, 143, 229, 264-7, 302, 427

note
Bateson, Mr. H. D. , 55 note, 469
" Battle of the Baltic, The," 91, 136
Baviad, The, 33
Bayly, T. H. , 132-4, 177
Beattie, 98 note
Beddoes, 132, 146, 149-50, 177, 222,

296 note
" Belfry of Bruges, The," 489
Beljanie, M., 463, 466, 467
Belle Dame sans Merci, La, 129, 130
" Hells, The," 484
" Benedict," 35 sq.
Beppo, 99-102
" Bertha in the Lane," 248
Bickersteth, 302
Biglow Papers, The, 482
Blackie, Professor, 448 note
Blackwood' s Magazine, 121, 354
Blair, Dr. Hugh, 43, 46
Blake, J. W.. 45.^-6
Blake, William, 4 and note, 8-29, 30,
31, 32, 40 note, 44, 45 note, 48,
56, 60, 151, 222, 332, 359, 360,

490. 542
"Blessed Damozel, The," 310, 311,

523 note
" Blot in the Scutcheon, A," 271
Blundell, James, 167, 404
Boileau, 46, 463
Bossuet, 75
Boswell, 33

Botanic Garden, The, 30, 31
Bothie of Tober-na-Vuolich, The, 404,

408
Bowles, 41, 42
Bradley, Professor, 74-7
Brandes, Dr. Georg, 336 note, 347 tiote
Brandl, Dr. Alois, 403
Brewer, R. Y., 442, 443



555



556



INDEX



Bridges, Mr., 334 note, H^) sq., 391,

392, 410, 415, 424-36, 451, 511

note, 527 note
Bright, Prof. J. \V. , 504
Brimley, George, 187, 193, 195
British Album, The, 344
Bronte, Emily, 378, 379
Brooks, Mrs. (" Maria del Occidente"),

481
Brown, Armitage, 117
Browne, W. , 118, 122
Browne, Prof. W. H., 504
Browning, E. B. , 132, 133, 137, 241-8,

254 note, 262, 296, 301, 313, 538
Browning, R. , 95, 104, 105, 144, 183,

216-40, 250 note, 269-72 note, 296,

299-301- 309. 313. 335. 366, 374-

508 sq. , 539
Bryant, W. C. . 481, 493
"Buccaneer, The Last," Macaulay's,

135-7
" Buccanier, The Last," Kingsley's,

259
Burger, 92 and note
Burns, 2-8, 29, 56, 60, 83
"Burns-metre," the, 5, 140 note
Butler, 18, 131, 326
Byron, 26, 66, 95-102, 106, no, 114,

122, 131, 135, 140, 162, 174, 184,

252, 287, 326, 344, 467
Bysshe, 15, 19, 33, 50, 122, 164, 173,

300, 435, 442, 473

"Calidore," 118, 120

Callieres, 463

Calverley, C. S. (" C. S. C"), 218,

269, 389 note, 415-17, 421
Campbell, 90, 91, 136 note
Campion, 164, 394
Canning, 32, 34 note, 265, 266
Cap mid Bells, Keats's, 125
Carew, 205 note
Carey, John, 166
Carey, Patrick, 387
Carlyle, 80
Cary, 201 note
" Cauteretz, In the Valley of," 210,

211
" Cavalier Tunes," 222, 223
Cayley, C. B. , 410-15, 434
Cenci, The, 108
Chamberlain, R., 394
Chamberlayne, W. , 118, 127, 537
" Chamouni Hymn," Coleridge's, 67

7iote
Chant Royal, The, 387-91
Chapman, George, 116, 119, 153,

368 note
Chapman, James, 477 note
Chastelai-d, 338



Chatterton, 5, 10, 11, 13, 48, 64, 78,

135, 222
Chaucer, 131, 170, 235, 326. 389,

407. 538, 540-48
Chesterfield, 96 7iote, 140
Childe Harold, 98, 99, 106
" Childe Roland," 230
Children of the Lord's Snpper, 404
Christabel, 18, 19, 48, 55-8, 64-7,

77-9, 120 note, 138, 171, 254, 297,

545-^
Christian Remembrancer, The, 422,

448 7iote
Christmas Eve and Easter Day, 221
" Church of Brou, The," 249, 253
City of Dreadful Night, The, 372, 373
" Claribel," 187, 188, 210
Clarke, Mr. Herbert E. , 391, 392
Cleveland, John, 532-5
"Cloud," Shelley's, 114
Clough, A. H., 208, 264, 404, 408-10
Coleridge, Hartley, 134, 135 7iote, 313
Coleridge, S. T., 42, 48, 55-68, 78,

109, 119, 131, 170-76, 185, 297,

397 -^'y-. 402, 501, 503, 541, 542,

545-8
" Colibri," 369

Colles, Mr. Ramsay, 146 note
Collins, Prof. Churton, 186 note
Collins, W. , 39, 41, 50, 541
Colvin, Mr. Sidney, 128
" Come into the garden, Maud," 45
Commodian, 433, 511
Confessio \_Amantis\ 131
Conway, Mr. Gilbert, 448, 449
Corson, Professor, 499 note, 504
Courthope, Mr. , 546
Coutiship of Miles Standish, 404 sq.
Cowley, 122

Cowley, Mrs. ("Anna Matilda"), 345(7.
Cowper, 4, 5, 16, 29, 32, 38, 41, 96,

140, 15 1 -4, 395 note
Crabbe, 4, 5, 29, 174
" Cristina," 223, 224
Croker, 122 note
" Crossing the Bar," 210
Crowe, Rev. W. , 151, 164, 165, 177,

381 note

Dabney, Miss Julia, 35, 477, 501-2
Dallas, E. S. , 294, 295, 438, 439
Daniel, 394
Dante, 106, 107, 112, 127 note, 145,

189, 200, 201 note, 362-5
Darley, 132, 146-9, 296 note, 369 note
Darwin, E. , 21 note, 29-32
Davidson, Mr. John, 383, 384, 542
" Death Song, A," 333 note
Death's Jest- Book, 149
Defence of Guenevere, The, 318-22



INDEX



557



Defence of Poetry, Shelley's, 102 7iote

" Delia Crusca," etc., 34 sq.

Demon of the World, The, 104

De Montfort, 270

De Quincey, 226, 490

De Tabley, Lord, 380, 381

Derby, Lord, 422

Dickens, 377

Dionysius Thrax, 432 7iote

Dixon, Canon, 107, 308, 309, 318,

359-65
Dobell, Sydney, 262, 263
Dobson, Mr. Austin, 389, 392
"Dolores," 96, 344, 345
Don Juan and its metre, 99-102
" Dora," Tennyson's, 198
Douglas, G. , 243
Doyle, Sir F. , 263
Dramatis Pcrsonce, 228, 230-36
Drayton, 238, 337 7iote
' ' Dream of Fair Women, The, " 189 sq.
" Dream-Pedlary," 150
Dryden, 21 note, 91 note, 114, 117,

124-7, 143. 194. 197 "i^^e, 235,

269, 270, 295, 435, 534, 537, 540-42
"Duchess May, The Rhyme of the,"

246, 248
Dyer, 131
" Dying Swan, The," 192, 193



Earle, Professor, 445
"Early Fragment," Blake's, 22
Eaiihly Paradise, The, 237, 323-8
Eclectic Review, The, 295 7iote
Edi7iburgh Review, The, 161, 162,

i68, 169, 519, 520
Edwi7i the Fair, ■2'j'2
Egmont, 252 note
Ellis, Mr. A. J., 447, 448
Ellis, Mr. E. J., 8 note, 22, 27
Ellis, George, 78
Ellis, Professor Robinson, 410
Elton, Professor, v, 28 note
Emerson, R. W. , 482, 483
Empedocles on Etna, 256, 257
Endymion, 1 1 8-24
Enoch Arden, 210
Epic of Hades, The, 433
Epic of Women, The, 365-9
Ep ipsych id ion , 1 1 1
Europe, Blake's, 26
Eva7igeline, 208, 292, 404-7, 488
Evans, Archdeacon, 292-4, 304, 524
Eve of St. Agnes, TJic, 117, 189

' Eve of St. John," 81 note, 136 note

' Eve of St. Mark, The," 117, 129-32

' Eveleen's Bower," 83-7

' Evening," Collins's, 39

' Evening on the Broads," 422, 549,
550



"Everlasting Gospel," Blake's, 19,
20, 64

Faber, F. VV. , 378, 379

" Fair Ines," 145

Fairfax, 99

"Fancy" Prosodies, 472-9

"Fata Morgana," 379, 380

Fazio, 270

"February," Spenser's, 545-8

P^rgusson, 8

Feuillet, O. , 246

Fifine at the Fair, 227-9

Fingal, etc., 43-6

FitzGerald, E. , 273, 274, 339

" Forsaken Merman, The," 252

Fre7ich Revolution, The, Blake's, 9,

23-S
Frere, J. H., 34 note, 99-102, 166,

167, 404
" Freya," Kingsley's ("The Long-
beard's Saga"), 260, 355, 383, 401

Galliambics, 378, 420

Ga7nelyn, 330

Garde7i of Cyrus, The, 229

Garnett, Dr., 103 note

Gascoigne, 85, 459, 461, 473

Gay, 96 note, 100 7iote

Gayley, Professor, 504

Genesis and Exodus, 64, 547

German, its influence on English, etc. ,

21, 38, 92 and note, 177
Gessner, 21
Gifford, 33
Glover, 39, 105
"Goblin Market," 353-5
Godric, 109

Golden Legend, The, 489
Golden Treasiay, The, 147, 365
Goldsmith, Oliver, 60, 395-7
Gospel of Nicodemus, The, 7
Gosse, Mr., 146 note, 389
Gower, 325-8, 389
Grant-Duff, Sir M. E., 132 note
Gray, 56, 143, 337, 541
"Great God Pan, The " ("A Musical

Instrument"), 243, 248
Greg, Mr. W. W., 545-8
Gregory, Dr. George, 162
Guardian, The, 507 note
Guest, Dr. Edwin, 65, 95, 157 note,

167, 170, 173, 27^-g'2, 304, 401

note, 451-3, 459, 472. 497. 507.

510, 528, 544, 545
Gummere, Professor, 499-501
Gurney, Edmund, 450, 451, 550

" Haidee " song, the, 96
Hake, T. G. , 308 note



558



INDEX



Hallard, Mr. J. H., 469

Hardie, Professor, v

Harold, Tennyson's, 213

"Haunted House, The," 143, 144, 230

" Haunted Palace, The," 485

Hayley, 4 note, 21 note, 29, 32, 33

Hazlitt, 54

Heine, 177, 250, 434

Hellas, 112

Hemans, Mrs., 132 note, 242

Henley, Mr. W. E., 382, 383, 389

Heptalogia, The, 218 note, 349

Heraud, J. A., 302

Herbert, Dean, 161, 162

Herford, Professor, 546

Herrick, 397

"Hesperia," 344, 423

Hewlett, Mr. Maurice, 471, 472

Hiawatha, 488, 529

Hockenhull, 394

Hodgson, Mr. S. H., 451, 452

"Hollyhock Song," Tennyson's, 188,

189, 296 note
Holmes, O. W. , 91 jiofe, 268 note, 482
Holy Grail, Tlie, 201, 213
Hood, T. , 132, 142-6, 230
Hood (the younger), 443
Hoole, 33

Hopkins, Father G. , 391
Home, R. H. , 242
Houghton, Lord, 117, 127, 263
House of Fame, The, 326
House of the Woljitigs, The, 331
Housman, Mr., 436 7iote
Hudibras, 18

Hughes and the ballad, 60
Hugo, Victor, 143 note, 468
Hunt, Leigh, 93-5, 116, 118-20, 126
Hyperion, 127, 128, 203

Idylls of the J^ing, 213 sq.
Immortality Ode, Wordsworth's, 72,

73

" In a Gondola," 227

In Memoriam and its metre, 203-6

Ingoldsby Legends, The, 264-7

Inn Album, The, 237

" Insomnia," 374, 375

Ion, 270

Isabella, 125

Island in the Moon, The, 10

" Isolation," 254, 255

" Jacobite's Epitaph," Macaulay's, 134
James I. (of Scotland), 544
"James Lee'[s Wife]," 231, 232
"Japanese Fan, A," 247 note, 366,

380. 381
Jcnkin, Prof Fleeming, 452, 453, 474
Jerusalem, Blake's, 20, 22, 27, 28



Jocoseria, 240

"John Barleycorn," 7

Johnson, Dr., 33, 34, 56, 122, 152,

173. 197. 473
Jones, Ebenezer, 262, 263
Jones, Ernest, 226
Jonson, Ben, 33, 88, 165, 204
Julian and Maddalo, 108
Julius, Dr., 40 note

Kavanagh, 490

Keary, Mr. C. F. , 470, 471

Keats, 94, 95, 116-32, 171, 174, 177,

184, 197 note, 254, 296 7iote, 298,

313. 325-8, 332- 542
Kehama, 53, 54
Kent, Mr. Armine, 440 note
Ker, Professor, v
King, Dr., 436
Kingis Quair, The, 544
Kingsley, Charles, 257-61, 302, 355,

383, 398, 401, 417-20, 436
Kipling, Mr. , 392
Klopstock, 18, 21
Knight, Payne, 165, 166
" Knight's Tomb, The," 67 and 7iote,

177
Kubla Khan, 59 and 7iote, no
Kynaston, Sir F. , 99, 436

La Saisiaz, 239, 240

"Lady Geraldine's Courtship," 243,

244, 247
" Lady of Shalott, The," 193, 194
Lamb, 48, 91 note
Lamennais, 490
Lamia, 126, 127

" Land East of the Sun, The," 327
Landon, Letitia E. , see " L. E. L. "
Landor, 54, 87-90, 134, 135
Lang, Mr. A. , 322 note, 389, 408
Langland, 543

Lanier, Sidney, 477, 493-7. Soi. 534
Larminie, Mr. W. , 457, 458
Last Ride Together, The, '2.'2\,-'j
Latham, 294, 304
Laus Ve7ie7-is, 273, 274, 339, 340,

526 7iote
Lay of the Brow7i Rosary, 245
Lays of Ancie7it Rome, 134, 135
Lays of France, 369
Lay of the Last Minst7-el, 175
Lear, Edward, 389 note
Leaves of Grass, 490-92
Lectures 071 Tra7islati7ig Homer, 422
Lee, Nat, 269, 270
Lee, Mr. Sidney, 551
" L. E. L.," 132, 133, 142, 242, 243
Leland. C. G. , 482
" Letter of Advice, A," 96, 141, 142



INDEX



559



Letters of Parepidcmiis, 409

Letters on Literature, Gregory's, 162

Lewis, Prof. Ch;irltoii, 451, 503, 504,

524. 55°
Lewis, M. G. , 38, 80 note, 81, 92,

103, 132, 138
Liddell, Prof. M. H. , 477, 502, 503
Life and Death of Jason, The, 323
" Lochinvar," 81
Locker, P'. , 268, 269, 302, 482
Lockhart, 120, 134, 135 note, 410
" Locksley Hall," 196
"London Lickpenny," 544
" Longbeard's Saga," Kingsley's,

sec ' ' Freya ' '
Longfellow, 107 note, 201 note, 404-7,

480, 487-90
Longinus, 61

" Lord Walter's Wife," 301
"Lorraine, Lorree," Kingsley's, 258
Los, The Song of, 26
" Lost Leader, The," 223
" Lotos-Eaters, The," 194, 195
"Love among the Ruins," 224 sq..

247 note, 366
" Love and Duty," 199, 200
" Love in the Valley," 378
Love is Enoiigh, 328
Love' s Labour s Lost, 551
Lover's Tale, The, 184
Loves of the 7'ri angles, The, 31, 32
Lowell, J. R., 482
" Lucknow," Tennyson's, 211, 212
Luick, Dr. , 403
Lydgate, 389, 544
Lytton, Lord, 379-82

Macaulay, 81, 132, 134-8

M'Cormick, Dr., 551

Mackay, Charles, 262, 263

Macpherson ("Ossian"), 43-6, 151

" Mad Song," Blake's, 11-13

Maginn, 219 note, 265 note

Malory, 200

Afanchester Guardian, The, 551

Mano, 107, 351-65

" Maria del Occidente," 481

Maria Ciishorjie, Epistle to, no

Marie de France, 369

"Mark Antony," Cleveland's, 532,

533
Marmion, S. , 118, 127
Marriage of Heaven and Hell, The, 23
Martin, Sir Theodore, 137 note, 510

note
Masque of Anarchy, The, 109
Masson, Professor, 438, 439
" Mater Triumphalis," 551
Matthews, Prof. Brander, 482 note
Maud, 207-10, 288, 289



Mayor, Prof. J. B. , 453, 454

Medea, Glover's, 39

" Medea passage," Gower's, 131

Meyi and Worneti, 222

Meredith, Mr. George, 377, 378, 420
note

Meredith, Owen. See Lytton, Lord

Me rope, 255

Merry, 34-7

Methani, John, 547

Metronariston, i6o, 161

Mickle, 60

Mill, J. S. , 192, 193

Milman, 270

Milnes, R. M., 263

Milton, 14, 39, 50, 55, 65, 88, 117,
122, 128, 131, 152, 153, 156, 162,
170, 171, 178, 184, 201, 214, 220,
251. 314. 332. 449. 469. 529. 541.
552

Milton, Blake's, 27, 28

Mitford, W. , 85, 160, 163, 173, 277,

507. 510
" Molly Mog." 96 note
" Monadnoc," Emerson's, 483
Moina, 40

Alonks and the Giants, The, 99-102
" Monna Innominata," 358
" Monopressures," 454-6
Moore, 81 note, 83-7, 92, 114, 132,

184, 357
Morley, Lord, 72
Morley, Prof. H. , 100 note
Morris, Sir Lewis, 433
Morris, Mr. Mowbray, 96
Morris, William, 193, 254, 308, 309,

316-34, 508 sq.
" Morte d' Arthur," Tennyson's, 200,

2or
Mother Huhberd's Tale, 545-8
Moth^r^, M. J., 463
"Mourning Muse of Thestylis, The,"

39
Mu?idi et Cordis, 314
Munro, H. A. J., 410, 427, 428 sq.
Murray, Lindley, 154-6
Music and Moonlight, 370-72
" Musical Instrument, A" ("The Great

God Pan"), 244, 248
" Mycerinus," 251

Nepenthe, 147, 369 note

Neubeck, 40

Nordsee, Heine's, 250

North American Review, The, 481,

549
" Nostalgic des Cieux," 372

Oak and the Brere, The, 64, 545-8
O'Brien, W. , 294



560



INDEX



Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wel-
lington, 206

Odell, John, 156

" CEnone," 194

Old World Idylls, 389 note

Omar Khayydm, 273

Omond, Mr., 155 sq., 291 sq., 392,
394 sq. (Bk. XI. Chap. III. 4 and
passim), 520, 550

Orm, 310 note

O'Shaughnessy, A. E. , 308, 309, 365-
72, 492 note

Ossian, 13 note, 21, 41 7iote, 43-6

Otis, Professor, 481 note

Otway, 269

■ ' O World ! O Life ! O Time ! " 115

Oxenford, John, 410

Oxford and Cambridge Magazine,
317-18

Pacchiarotto, 239

Pageant and other Poems, A, 357

" Palace of Art, The," 189 sq.

Palgrave, Mr., 129, 147, 365

Paracelsus, 219, 222

Parisina, 326

Paroles d'un c}vyant, 490 note

Patniore, Coventry, 385-7, 438, 439

Pauline, 104, 218

Peacock, T. L. , 102

Pecock, Reginald, 64

Peele, 39

Pepys, Samuel, 511, 512 note

Percy, 60

Peter Bell the Third, 109

Pharomiida, 120

Piers Plowman, 28 7iote, 195 note, 543

" Pilgrims of the Night," 378, 379

"Pindaric," modern, 386

Pitt (the younger), 175

Plautus, 427 note

Poe, Edgar, 292, 366, 367, 372, 418,

445, 480, 483-7
" Poem of Joys," "Thomas White's,"

492 note
Poems and Ballads (I.), 338-45 ; (II.)

346-7
Poems by the Way, 332, 333
Poems by Tivo Brothers, 184
" Poet, The," Tennyson's, 189 sq.
" Poet and the Woodlouse, The," 243

note
Poetical Sketches, Blake's, 9 sq.
Pollok, 302
Polyolbion, The, 237
" Poor Ghost, The," 356
Pope, 32, 33, 46, 122, 152, 178, 540-

42
Praed, 26, 92, 96, 132, 138-42, 184
note, 229, 265, 344



Price, Dr. T. R., 497-9

Prince Athanase, 106, 107

Prince's Progress, The, 356, 357

Princess, The, 201-3

Prior, 13, 114, 131, 152, 534, 537

Prometheus Unboutid, 108, 109, 177

" Prophetic Rooks," Blake's, 19-29

Quarterly Review, The, 120-23, ^69,

170, 173. 354
Queen Mab, 39, 104
" Question : To Fausta, A," 252, 253

" Rabbi Ben Ezra," 234, 235, 256

note
Rationale of Verse, Poe's, 486, 487
" Raven, The," 484
Raymond, Prof. G. L. , 505
Reade, Charles, 434
Red Cotton Nightcap Country, 237
" Red Fisherman, The," 138
'' Red Thread of Honour, The," 263
Redesdale, Lord, 295
" Remembrance," 378, 379
"Revenge, The," Tennyson's, 211,

212
Revolt of Islam, The, 105, 106
Reynolds, J. H., 135 note
" Rhyme " and " rime," 539 note
" Rhyme of Sir Lancelot Bogle, The,"

137, 246
" Rhyme of the Duchess May, The,"

246, 248
Rimini, The Story of , 92, 108, 118-20
Ring and the Book, The, 2\()sq., 236
" Ring given to Venus, The," 327
Robert of Gloucester, 330 note
Robertson, Mr. J. M., 458
Roe, Richard, 158-60, 493
Rogers, 90, 156, 174
Rolliad, The, 34 note
" Romaimt of Margret, The," 243,

245
Rondeau, etc., the, 387-91
Rosalind and Helen, 107, 108
Rossetti, Christina, 242, 308, 352-9,

410
Rossetti, D. G. , 11, 16, 18, 29, 204

note, 308-16, 508 sq.
Rossetti, W. M. , 11, 22
Rudmose-Brown, Mr. F. B, 469 note
Rush, James, 493
Ruskin, Mr., 450, 477
Russell, Mr. C. E. , 549

" Saint Simeon Stylites," 198, 199
" Saint Telemachus," 215, 216
Sdldmdn and Absal, 273
.Sampson, Mr., 8 note, 13, 16, 18, 27
Sappho, 242



INDEX



561



Sayers, F. , 39-41, 50, 154, 353

Schipper, Dr., 277, 462

" Scholar Gipsy, The," 257, 258

Scott, Professor, 504

Scott, Sir W. , 48, 66, 77-83, 90, 96,

102, 114, 131, 136 note, 184, 309,

320, 326
S61incourt, Professor de, 127 note
Seneca, 419

" Sensitive Plant, The," 114
" Serenade," Shelley's, 114
Shadwell, L. , 398, 410
Shairp, Principal, 199
Shakespeare, 14, 28 note, 76, 178, 214,

220, 251, 299, 332, 374, 438, 4,58-

62, 497-9, 541
Shelley, 39, 51, 77, 95, 102-16, 150,

171, 174, 177, 179, 184, 218, 222,

227, 245, 313, 374, 542
Shelley, Mrs., 104, 105, no, 112
Shenstone, 16, 56 /lote, 96, 140, 435,

552
Shepherd' s Calendar, The, 56
" Should those fond hopes," 86, 87
Sidney, Sir P., 39, 395 note, 396, 551,

552
Sigurd the Volsung, 28 7iote, 208, 329-

32
" SirLauncelot and Queen Guinevere,"

196
Skeat, Professor, 275 note and S(j. ,

454-6, 544. 545

" Skeleton in Armour, The," 488

Skeltonic, 353

" Skylark," Shelley's, 114

Smedley, Frank, 243 note

Smith, Alexander, 262, 263

Smith, Prof Gregory, v

Smith, William, 185 .y^., 195

" Sohrab and Rustum," 251

Song of Italy, A, 346

Song of Roland, the English, 535 note

Songs before Sunrise, 346

Songs of a Worker, 369

Songs of Experience, 15, 16

Songs of Innocence, 14, 15

Songs of the Springtides, 348

Sonnet, the, 42, 74

Sordello, 218, 219, 221, 239

Sotheby, 302

Southey, 10 note, 39, 42, 48-54, 60,
67, 95, 104, 122, 140 note, 162-4,
169, 172, 174, 176 note, 198, 250,
288, 289, 397-403, 443. 481

Spanish Ballads, Lockhart's, 135 note

Spanish Student, The, 489

" Spasmodics," the, 123, 241, 248,
261-3

Spedding, James, 410, 411, 425-9

Speed, 382, 383



Spenser and Spenserian stanza, 13, 14,
39, 50, 56 and 7iote, 78, 80, 97 sq..
105, 106, III, 112, 117, 129 7iote,
135, 170, 172, 189, 204, 205, 234,
242, 251, 374, 538, 541, 545-8
"Square-Cap," Cleveland's, 533
" .Stanzas written at Naples," Shelley's,

113

Starno, 41

Steele, Joshua, 155 sq., 168, 535

Stephen, Mr. James K. ("J. K. S."),
218, 389 7iote

Stephen, Sir Leslie, 484

Stevenson, Mr. R. L. , 391

Stirling-Ma.xwell, Sir John, 82 and note

Stoffel, M. See Van Dam

Stone, Mr. W. J., 410, 411, 424-36,
511 note

"Strangers Yet," 263

" Strayed Reveller, The," 51, 249, 250

Sweet, Mr. H. , 445, 446

Swift, 131, 427 note

Swinburne, Mr., 8 note, 18, 23, 24.



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