Fly-leaf). Crystal and marble, plate and porcelain, Had done their work of splendour; Indian mats And Persian carpets, which the heart bled to stain, Over the floors were spread; gazelles and cats, And dwarfs and blacks, and such like things, that gain Their bread as ministers and favourites (that's To say, by degradation) mingled there As plentiful as in a court, or fair. 357. His widow returned to Bristol, and kept a school. ], [210] ["He [Cromwell] was very notorious for robbing orchards, a puerilecrime ... but grown so scandalous and injurious by the frequent spoylsand damages of Trees, breaking of Hedges, and Inclosures, committed bythis _Apple-Dragon_, that many solemn complaints were made both to hisFather and Mother for redresse thereof; which missed not theirsatisfaction and expiation out of his hide," etc.--_Flagellum_, by JamesHeath, 1663, p. 5. M.], [cq] _Not so the single, deep, and wordless ire,_ _Of a strong human heart_--.--[MS.]. xvii.,xviii. Scott may have remarked on Wordsworth's estimate of Dryden inconversation with Byron. Lord Byron’s Don Juan is a satiric poem inspired by the legendary story of Don Juan, the famous womanizer. --_Poetical Works_, 1901, iv. The truth is that Don Juan is hiding in the sheets that are heaped up in Julia's bed. ], [dg] _But I'm digressing--what on earth have Nero And Wordsworth--both poetical buffoons, etc._--[MS.], {182}[229] [See _De Poetic�_, cap. His soured patriotism makes him a misanthrope, but he has a genuinely deep and tender love for his only child, Haidée. The "kerchief-waving" dance is the_Romaika_. Thus, usually, when _he_ was asked to sing, He gave the different nations something national; 'T was all the same to him--"God save the King," Or "�a ira," according to the fashion all: His Muse made increment of anything, From the high lyric down to the low rational;[cx][194] If Pindar sang horse-races, what should hinder Himself from being as pliable as Pindar? Here was no lack of innocent diversion For the imagination or the senses, Song, dance, wine, music, stories from the Persian, All pretty pastimes in which no offence is; But Lambro saw all these things with aversion, Perceiving in his absence such expenses, Dreading that climax of all human ills, The inflammation of his weekly bills. These include Molière’s play Dom Juan, ou Le Festin de pierre (1665), Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni (1787), Lord Byron’s unfinished poem Don Juan (1819–1824) and George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman (1903). © 2020 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 'T is but the living who are dumb. Only as many as can fit in a small cutter and a long-boat are saved. Languages: English, Espanol | Site Copyright © Jalic Inc. 2000 - 2021. After he was ejected from his Fellowshipat Peterhouse for denying the covenant, he turned Roman Catholic, anddied canon of the church at Loretto." Arriving at the summit of a hill Which overlooked the white walls of his home, He stopped.--What singular emotions fill Their bosoms who have been induced to roam! sc. He had travelled 'mongst the Arabs, Turks, and Franks, And knew the self-loves of the different nations; And having lived with people of all ranks, Had something ready upon most occasions-- Which got him a few presents and some thanks. 1, line 216,_Poetical Works_, 1902, v. 348, note 1. When the song is over Byron digresses on the subject of the wide and lasting effect a poet's words may have and on the transitory nature of human fame. 113), Byronquotes the authority of "Luttrell," and "his friend Mr. Nugent," for thestatement that Mrs. Southey and "Coleridge's Sara ... before they weremarried ... were milliner's or dressmaker's apprentices." ], [216] [Here follows, in the original MS.--, [218] [Wordsworth's _Benjamin the Waggoner_, was written in 1805, butwas not published till 1819. lvii. 81 ⁠ Canto III. All are not moralists, like Southey, when He prated to the world of "Pantisocracy;"[211] Or Wordsworth unexcised,[212] unhired, who then Seasoned his pedlar poems with Democracy;[dc] Or Coleridge[213] long before his flighty pen Let to the Morning Post its aristocracy;[dd] When he and Southey, following the same path, Espoused two partners (milliners of Bath).[214]. And as the spot where they appear he nears, Surprised at these unwonted signs of idling, He hears--alas! T. H. Ward, ed. These rascals, being new comers, knew not whom They thus addressed--and Lambro's visage fell-- And o'er his eye a momentary gloom Passed, but he strove quite courteously to quell The expression, and endeavouring to resume His smile, requested one of them to tell The name and quality of his new patron, Who seemed to have turned Haid�e into a matron. 171,172. Still o'er his mind the influence of the clime Shed its Ionian elegance, which showed Its power unconsciously full many a time,-- A taste seen in the choice of his abode, A love of music and of scenes sublime, A pleasure in the gentle stream that flowed Past him in crystal, and a joy in flowers, Bedewed his spirit in his calmer hours. Byron picks up where he left off and shows us Don Juan sleeping with his head resting on Haidée's chest. i. We will not think of themes like these! o'er the earth and sea, That heavenliest hour of Heaven is worthiest thee! The English Poets An honest gentleman at his return May not have the good fortune of Ulysses; Not all lone matrons for their husbands mourn, Or show the same dislike to suitors' kisses; The odds are that he finds a handsome urn To his memory--and two or three young misses Born to some friend, who holds his wife and riches-- And that _his_ Argus[177]--bites him by the breeches. Old Lambro passed unseen a private gate, And stood within his hall at eventide; Meantime the lady and her lover sate At wassail in their beauty and their pride: An ivory inlaid table spread with state Before them, and fair slaves on every side;[183] Gems, gold, and silver, formed the service mostly, Mother of pearl and coral the less costly. Rev._, August, 1817, vol.xxviii. Some persons say that Dante meant Theology By Beatrice, and not a mistress--I, Although my opinion may require apology, Deem this a commentator's phantasy, Unless indeed it was from his own knowledge he Decided thus, and showed good reason why; I think that Dante's more abstruse ecstatics Meant to personify the Mathematics.[175]. p. 501), Jeffrey speaks of "the Pantisocratic or Lake School. Don Juan audiobook by Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824) Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Byron, based very loosely on the legend of the evil seducer, Don Juan… Juan is likewise resplendently dressed. Even with these precautions, he did not escape the charge of immorality. Don Juan - Canto 3. by George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron. Byron, however, changes the focus and paints Don Juan as a figure who is easy prey to women’s romantic advances. If single, probably his plighted Fair Has in his absence wedded some rich miser; But all the better, for the happy pair May quarrel, and, the lady growing wiser, He may resume his amatory care As cavalier servente, or despise her; And that his sorrow may not be a dumb one, Writes odes on the Inconstancy of Woman. With a paean on the charms of twilight Byron closes Canto III. and where art thou, My Country? 1, line 254. to lose the spouse that was adorning Our days, and put one's servants into mourning. oh that face so fair! may our spirits dare Look up to thine and to thy Son's above! I feel this tediousness will never do-- T' is being _too_ epic, and I must cut down (In copying) this long canto into two; They'll never find it out, unless I own The fact, excepting some experienced few; And then as an improvement 't will be shown: I'll prove that such the opinion of the critic is From Aristotle _passim_.--See [Greek: POIAETIKAES]. 61): "In poetry he has attemptedalmost every species of composition known before, and he has added newones; and if we except the very highest lyric ... he has attempted everyspecies successfully." "Benjamin" was servant to William Jackson,a Keswick carrier, who built Greta Hall, and let off part of the houseto Coleridge. ye shades Of Pope and Dryden, are we come to this? Don Juan and Henry Fielding's Tom Jones are related works. Cowley sang his _In Memoriam_--, "_Angels_ (they say) brought the famed _Chappel_ there; And bore the sacred Load in Triumph through the air:-- 'T is surer much they brought thee there, and _They_, And _Thou_, their charge, went _singing_ all the way. ], [196] [The poet is not "a sad Southey," but is sketched from memory. thou bringest all good things--[226] Home to the weary, to the hungry cheer, To the young bird the parent's brooding wings, The welcome stall to the o'erlaboured steer; Whate'er of peace about our hearthstone clings, Whate'er our household gods protect of dear, Are gathered round us by thy look of rest; Thou bring'st the child, too, to the mother's breast. DON JUAN Canto 3 Writing finished Venice November 30th 1819; first intended as a single canto together with Canto 4, but then split Fair-copied by Byron 1820 Published by John Murray, anonymously, with Cantos 4 and 5, August 8th 1821 Manuscripts: Rough draft: Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Fair copy by Byron: Sterling Library, London University All rights reserved. Yet they were happy,--happy in the illicit Indulgence of their innocent desires; But more imprudent grown with every visit, Haid�e forgot the island was her Sire's; When we have what we like 't is hard to miss it, At least in the beginning, ere one tires; Thus she came often, not a moment losing, Whilst her piratical papa was cruising. ", Compare Tennyson's _Locksley Hall, Sixty Years After_--"Hesper, whom thepoet call'd the Bringer home of all good things. 90.Harpocration records the preservation, in the Acropolis, of thesilver-footed throne on which Xerxes sat when he watched the battle ofSalamis from the slope of Mount �galeos. D.], {168}[193] [_Vide St. August. (1721-1765), fought at the D.], {171}[199] [For "that most ancient military dance, the _Pyrrhica_," see_Travels_, by E.D. See, too, for his "name of a Royster" at Cambridge,_A Short View of the Late Troubles in England_, by Sir William Dugdale,1681, p. He was a man who had seen many changes, And always changed as true as any needle; His Polar Star being one which rather ranges, And not the fixed--he knew the way to wheedle: So vile he 'scaped the doom which oft avenges; And being fluent (save indeed when fee'd ill), He lied with such a fervour of intention-- There was no doubt he earned his laureate pension. ", Page 132. The same things change their names at such a rate; For instance--Passion in a lover's glorious, But in a husband is pronounced uxorious. When he comes to the top of the hill overlooking his house, he is surprised and annoyed to see that his domestics, instead of being at work, are idling, dancing, and feasting, and that guests are entertaining themselves and being entertained. Don Juan (Canto 6) 10. Furies gather round him [Don Juan], and the Tyrant being bound in chains is hurried away and thrown into flames." But I'm digressing; what on earth has Nero, Or any such like sovereign buffoons,[dg] To do with the transactions of my hero, More than such madmen's fellow man--the moon's? ", [ct] _Believed like Southey--and perused like Crashaw._--[MS.], {167}[192] [The second chapter of Coleridge's _Biographia Literaria_ ison the "supposed irritability of men of genius." Thesofa and the cushions that lay around were of crimson velvet, the centrecushions were embroidered with a sun in gold of highly embossed work,the rest were of gold and silver tissue. This scheme they called Pantisocracy. Album Don Juan. --_Eclectic Review_(Lord Byron's _Mazeppa_), August, 1819, vol. Canto III. 150. George Gordon, Lord BYRON (1788 - 1824) Don Juan is a long narrative poem by Byron, based very loosely on the legend of the evil seducer, Don Juan. A smalltable, about six inches high, is brought in when refreshments areserved; it is of ebony, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell,ivory, gold and silver, of choice woods, or of plain mahogany, accordingto the circumstances of the proprietor. Yet a fine family is a fine thing (Provided they don't come in after dinner); 'T is beautiful to see a matron bring Her children up (if nursing them don't thin her); Like cherubs round an altar-piece they cling To the fire-side (a sight to touch a sinner). The tunes areextremely gay and lively, yet with something in them wonderfully soft.The steps are varied according to the pleasure of her that leads thedance, but always in exact time, and infinitely more agreeable than anyof our dances." Having taken care of all his business, Lambro returns to his island port, which is on the opposite side of the island from his house. The hangings of the room were tapestry, made Of velvet panels, each of different hue, And thick with damask flowers of silk inlaid; And round them ran a yellow border too; The upper border, richly wrought, displayed, Embroidered delicately o'er with blue, Soft Persian sentences, in lilac letters, From poets, or the moralists their betters. Dryden is said to have derived his knowledge of Aristotle fromDacier's translation, and it is probable that Byron derived his fromDryden. i. Planche 33. ], [190] [_King John_, act iv. He was a man of a strange temperament, Of mild demeanour though of savage mood, Moderate in all his habits, and content With temperance in pleasure, as in food, Quick to perceive, and strong to bear, and meant For something better, if not wholly good; His Country's wrongs and his despair to save her Had stung him from a slave to an enslaver. Public Domain in USA. It is a variation on the epic form. "], {176}[215] [For Joanna Southcott (1750-1814), see _Letters_, 1899, iii.128-130, note 2. In her first passion Woman loves her lover, In all the others all she loves is Love, Which grows a habit she can ne'er get over, And fits her loosely--like an easy glove,[ch] As you may find, whene'er you like to prove her: One man alone at first her heart can move; She then prefers him in the plural number, Not finding that the additions much encumber. The storyrests upon their evidence. "Lord Byron," writes Finlay (_History of Greece_, vi. ", Byron's friend, C.S. ], [204] [For this "sentence," see _Journal_, November 16, 1813, _Letters_,1898, ii. 1847, i. 38, Coleridge refers to "a plan... of trying the experiment of human perfectibility on the banks of theSusquehanna;" and Southey, in his _Letter to William Smith, Esq._(1817), (_Essays Moral and Political_, by Robert Southey, 1832, ii. I admire his talents and genius highly, but he is nota poetical genius. It is a hard although a common case To find our children running restive--they In whom our brightest days we would retrace, Our little selves re-formed in finer clay, Just as old age is creeping on apace, And clouds come o'er the sunset of our day, They kindly leave us, though not quite alone, But in good company--the gout or stone. Leave battles to the Turkish hordes, And shed the blood of Scio's vine! Byron brings the canto to a close with the buffo's malicious description of the other members of the troupe, some remarks on fame, an appeal to his lady readers not to abandon him, and a … You have the letters Cadmus gave-- Think ye he meant them for a slave? 166, 167) of the Albanian war-dance atLoutr�ki. [224], The shrill cicalas, people of the pine, Making their summer lives one ceaseless song, Were the sole echoes, save my steed's and mine, And Vesper bell's that rose the boughs along; The spectre huntsman of Onesti's line, His hell-dogs, and their chase, and the fair throng Which learned from this example not to fly From a true lover,--shadowed my mind's eye.[225]. But something of the spirit of old Greece Flashed o'er his soul a few heroic rays, Such as lit onward to the Golden Fleece His predecessors in the Colchian days; 'T is true he had no ardent love for peace-- Alas! 253, note 1.]. And Glory long has made the sages smile; 'T is something, nothing, words, illusion, wind-- Depending more upon the historian's style Than on the name a person leaves behind: Troy owes to Homer what whist owes to Hoyle:[205] The present century was growing blind To the great Marlborough's skill in giving knocks, Until his late Life by Archdeacon Coxe. The Tyrant of the Chersonese Was Freedom's best and bravest friend; _That_ tyrant was Miltiades! Don Juan manages to get away and runs naked into the night. Her father's long-delayed return makes her more imprudent. CANTO THE THIRD I Hail, Muse! At this point Byron devotes three stanzas to excoriating Southey, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, who have abandoned their early liberalism for conservatism. Christian, frequent denizens of Don Juan who consistently stressed the Nothingness of Life (see below, this Canto, line 48). Ah why With cypress branches hast thou wreathed thy bowers, And made thy best interpreter a sigh? He entered in the house no more his home, A thing to human feelings the most trying, And harder for the heart to overcome, Perhaps, than even the mental pangs of dying; To find our hearthstone turned into a tomb, And round its once warm precincts palely lying The ashes of our hopes, is a deep grief, Beyond a _single gentleman's_ belief. The isles of Greece, the Isles of Greece! But let me to my story: I must own, If I have any fault, it is digression, Leaving my people to proceed alone, While I soliloquize beyond expression: But these are my addresses from the throne, Which put off business to the ensuing session: Forgetting each omission is a loss to The world, not quite so great as Ariosto. "], {162}[184] ["He writes like a man who has that clear perception of thetruth of things which is the result of the guilty knowledge of good andevil; and who, by the light of that knowledge, has deliberatelypreferred the evil with a proud malignity of purpose, which would seemto leave little for the last consummating change to accomplish. 375. C�s._, lib. 'T is something, in the dearth of Fame, Though linked among a fettered race, To feel at least a patriot's shame, Even as I sing, suffuse my face; For what is left the poet here? --_R�flexions_ ... du Duc de la Rochefoucauld, No. "], "Era gi� l'ora che volge il disio Ai naviganti, e intenerisce il cuore; Lo di ch' han detto ai dolci amici addio; E che lo nuovo peregrin' damore Punge, se ode squilla di lontano, Che paia il giorno pianger che si more.". Her father's hospitality seemed middling, Compared with what Haid�e did with his treasure; 'T was wonderful how things went on improving, While she had not one hour to spare from loving.[cn]. ], {147}[cj] _Displayed much more of nerve, perhaps, of wit,_ _Than any of the parodies of Pitt_.--[MS. (See letter to Andreas Londos(undated), _Letters_, 1901, vi. One of C�sar's "earliest acts" was to crucify some jovialpirates, who had kidnapped him, and with whom he pretended to be onpleasant if not friendly terms. Having brought Lambro into his palatial residence, Byron creates suspense by holding off the anticipated reunion of father and daughter by descriptions of clothing and viands, a patriotic interlude, cynical stanzas on the nature of fame, the perfidy and dullness of the Lake poets, the religious atmosphere of twilight, when the Angelus bell strikes — holds it off for fifty stanzas of ottava rima plus a lyric of sixteen six-line stanzas. Summary and Analysis Canto III. ], ["There's something in a flying horse, There's something in a huge balloon; But through the clouds I'll never float Until I have a little Boat, Shaped like the crescent-moon. What may be regarded as a weakness in the canto is that while Byron provides realistic descriptions of things (partly borrowed from books), he makes little attempt to give an adequate account of his setting so far as the inhabitants are concerned: How many there were, what their relations to Lambro were, what contacts they had with other islands, what they thought of Haidée's living openly with the young Spanish stranger who had appeared from nowhere. The dinner made about a hundred dishes; Lamb and pistachio nuts--in short, all meats, And saffron soups, and sweetbreads; and the fishes Were of the finest that e'er flounced in nets, Dressed to a Sybarite's most pampered wishes; The beverage was various sherbets Of raisin, orange, and pomegranate juice, Squeezed through the rind, which makes it best for use. In a letterto Murray, dated September 11, 1822 (_Letters_, 1901, vi. So Byron … Oh! What men call gallantry, and gods adultery Is much more common where the climate's sultry. 151. Lord Byron (1788-1824). Let not his mode of raising cash seem strange, Although he fleeced the flags of every nation, For into a Prime Minister but change His title, and 't is nothing but taxation; But he, more modest, took an humbler range Of Life, and in an honester vocation Pursued o'er the high seas his watery journey,[cj] And merely practised as a sea-attorney. Where burning Sappho loved and sung, Where grew the arts of war and peace, Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung! You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet,[199] Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone? sc. ], [db] _In digging drains for a new water-closet._--[MS.], [205] [For Edmund Hoyle (1672-1769), see _English Bards, etc._, lines966-968, _Poetical Works_, 1898, i. He did not know (alas! ", Page 136. T' our tale.--The feast was over, the slaves gone, The dwarfs and dancing girls had all retired; The Arab lore and Poet's song were done, And every sound of revelry expired; The lady and her lover, left alone, The rosy flood of Twilight's sky admired;-- Ave Maria! 320, note 1; see, too, letter to Rogers, 1814, _Letters_,1899, iii. 1847, i. They had introducedcloves, cinnamon, and saffron into the coffee, which was abundantlysweetened; but this mixture was very soon changed, and replaced byexcellent simple coffee for the European ladies....", Page 133. ], {170}[cz] _The Heroic heart awakes no more_.--[MS. Moore (_Life_, 421)says that Byron was at work on the third canto when he stayed with himat Venice, in October, 1819. "Our Mistress!" The sequel to these events is that Donna Julia is sent to a convent and Don Alfonso sues for divorce. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! that the present hour would lend Another despot of the kind! Where burning Sappho loved and sung, Where grew the arts of War and Peace, Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung! Copied in 1820 (MS.D.). Round her she made an atmosphere of life,[188] The very air seemed lighter from her eyes, They were so soft and beautiful, and rife With all we can imagine of the skies, And pure as Psyche ere she grew a wife-- Too pure even for the purest human ties; Her overpowering presence made you feel It would not be idolatry to kneel.[189]. The author employs a classical language and style. what perils still environ[181] The happiest mortals even after dinner! He has in him the rudiments of ancient Greek culture in his taste for music, architecture, and beauty. 427 ⁠ Canto XII. 268 ⁠ Canto VII. The rich descriptions of luxurious living, the characterization of Lambro, the plea for conquered Greece, the amusing attacks on the Lake poets, all make Canto III good, if not exciting, reading. ], {146}[173] [See _The Prophecy of Dante,_ Canto I. lines 172-174,_Poetical Works,_ 1901, iv. ], {144}[ch] _And fits her like a stocking or a glove_.--[MS. See, too, _Voyage Pittoresque_ ... by the Comte deChoiseul-Gouffier, 1782, vol. Her eyelashes, though dark as night, were tinged (It is the country's custom, but in vain), For those large black eyes were so blackly fringed, The glossy rebels mocked the jetty stain, And in their native beauty stood avenged: Her nails were touched with henna; but, again, The power of Art was turned to nothing, for They could not look more rosy than before. _et cetera._--We left Juan sleeping, Pillowed upon a fair and happy breast, And watched by eyes that never yet knew weeping, And loved by a young heart, too deeply blest. 'How,' he said, 'raising our eyes to heaven, or directing them to theearth, can we doubt of the existence of God?--or how, turning them towhat is within us, can we doubt that there is something more noble anddurable than the clay of which we are formed?'" Those downcast eyes beneath the Almighty Dove-- What though 't is but a pictured image?--strike-- That painting is no idol,--'t is too like. Dedicated to "Ianthe", it describes the travels and reflections of a world-weary young man, who is disillusioned with a life of pleasure and revelry and looks for distraction in foreign lands. [174] Milton's first wife ran away from him within the first month. If all the dead could now return to life, (Which God forbid!) The first fear that enters the mind of the stern Lambro, whom the enslavement of his country has made a formidable enemy of all mankind and for whom Haidée is his sole bond with humanity, is that she has betrayed him. Hazlitt(_Lectures on the English Poets_, 1870, p. 174) is responsible for theepithet: "Mr. Wordsworth might have shown the incompatibility betweenthe Muse and the Excise," etc. 17),speaks of his "purpose to retire with a few friends into the wilds ofAmerica, and there lay the foundations of a community," etc. As those who dote on odours pluck the flowers, And place them on their breast--but place to die-- Thus the frail beings we would fondly cherish Are laid within our bosoms but to perish. Sure my invention must be down at zero, And I grown one of many "Wooden Spoons" Of verse, (the name with which we Cantabs please To dub the last of honours in degrees). ["The public joy was so great upon the occasion of his death, that thecommon people ran up and down with caps upon their heads. The Devil is conspicuous by his absence.] Ave Maria! And here, assembled cross-legged round their trays, Small social parties just begun to dine; Pilaus and meats of all sorts met the gaze, And flasks of Samian and of Chian wine, And sherbet cooling in the porous vase; Above them their dessert grew on its vine;-- The orange and pomegranate nodding o'er, Dropped in their laps, scarce plucked, their mellow store. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! They make it in the shape of loaves, weighing from twenty tothirty pounds; the stones of the fruit are taken out, and the datessimply pressed together with great weights; thus preserved, it keepsperfectly good for a year. CANTO THE THIRD. lxxiii. ], {145}[171] [_Merchant of Venice_, act iv. Ave Maria! 481 ⁠ Canto XIV. "], [212] [Wordsworth _was_ "hired," but not, like Burns, "excised." Oh, Hesperus! And where are they? Murray--As you are squeamish you may put 'teapot, tray,' in casethe other piece of feminine furniture frightens you.--B._", [176] [For Byron's menagerie, see _Werner_, act i. sc. Lambro is a patriot in his own way; it is his bitterness about the present enslaved state of Greece that makes him an enemy of the world. Great deeds owe more to the historian than to the illusion called glory, and the biographer may record acts that little redound to the glory of the one whose life he is writing. 320, note 1.)]. --Lady M.W. And now they were diverted by their suite, Dwarfs, dancing girls, black eunuchs, and a poet, Which made their new establishment complete; The last was of great fame, and liked to show it; His verses rarely wanted their due feet-- And for his theme--he seldom sung below it, He being paid to satirise or flatter, As the Psalm says, "inditing a good matter. After supper Londos,who had the face and figure of a chimpanzee, sprang upon a table, ...and commenced singing through his nose Rhiga's Hymn to Liberty. That trash of such sort not alone evades Contempt, but from the bathos' vast abyss Floats scumlike uppermost, and these Jack Cades Of sense and song above your graves may hiss-- The "little boatman" and his _Peter Bell_ Can sneer at him who drew "Achitophel!"[221]. What, silent still? The approach of home to husbands and to sires, After long travelling by land or water, Most naturally some small doubt inspires-- A female family's a serious matter, (None trusts the sex more, or so much admires-- But they hate flattery, so I never flatter); Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler. Her apartments were grand, and herself superbly habited.Her chemise was covered with gold embroidery at the neck; over it shewore a gold and silver tissue _jileck_, or jacket without sleeves, andover that another of purple velvet richly laced with gold, with coraland pearl buttons set quite close together down the front; it had shortsleeves finished with a gold band not far below the shoulder, anddiscovered a wide loose chemise of transparent gauze, with gold, silver,and ribband strips.

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