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WITH PRELIMINARY NOTICES;
BY ROBERT SOUTHEY.
JN THREE VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES,AND ORME,
The Monodies of this writer upon his Wife and Child are well known. What other misfortunes he suffered besides their deaths, were occasioned by his own follies and vices.
His first poem was published under the name of W. Seymour.
An Evening Address to a Nightingalfy. * • -.
Oweet bird! that kindly perching near7
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Not, like base worldlings, tutor'd to forego
Thanks for thy sorrow-soothing strain :—
Else why so feelingly complain,
That oft enamour'd on thy strains has hung?
VOL. III.' B