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The Convent of St. Gildas de Rhuys.-p. 168.

Abelard, in a letter to his friend, Philintus, gives a sad picture of this monastery. “I live,” he says, “in a barbarous country, the language of which I do not understand; I have no conversation, but with the rudest people. are on the inaccessible shore of a sea, which is Fol. stormy. My monks are only known

y their dissoluténess, and living without any rule or order. Could you see the abbey, Philintus, you would not call it one. The doors and walls are without any ornament, except the heads of wild boars and hind's feet, which are nailed up against them, and the hides of frightful

animals. The cells are hung with the skins of deer. The monks have not so much as a bell to

wake them, the cocks and dogs supply that defect. In short, they pass their whole days in hunting; would to heaven that were their greatest fault ; or that their pleasures terminated there! I endeavour in vain to recall them to their duty; they all combine against me, and I only expose myself to continual vexations and dangers. I imagine I see every moment a naked sword hanging over my head. Sometimes they surround me, and load me with infinite abuses; sometimes they abandon me, and I am left alone to my own tormenting thoughts. I make it my endeavour to merit by my sufferings, and to appease an angry God. Sometimes I grieve for the loss of the house of the Paraclete, and wish to see it again. Ah, Philintus, does not the love of Heloise still burn in my heart? I have not yet triumphed over that unhappy passion. In the midst of my retirement I sigh, I weep, I pine, I speak the dear name Heloise, and ani pleased to hear the sound.” Letters of the }}}.} Abelard and Heloise. Translated by Mr. John Aughes. Glasgow, 1751.

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Were it not for my magic garters and staff—p. 173.

The way of making the Magic Garters and the Magic Staff is thus laid down in “Les secrets Merveilleux du Petit Albert,” a French translation of “Alberti Parvi, Lucii Libellus de Mirabilibus Naturae Arcanis.”

“Gather some of the herb called motherwort, when the sun is entering the first degree of the sign of Capricorn; let it dry a little in the shade, and make some garters of the skin of a young hare; that is to say, having cut the skin of the hare into strips two inches wide, double them, sew the before-mentioned herb between, and wear them on your legs. No horse can long keep up with a man on foot who is furnished with these garters.-p. 128.

“ (;ather on the morrow of All Saints a strong branch of willow. of which you will make a staff, fashioned to your liking. Hollow it out, by removing the pith from within, after having furnished the lower end with an iron ferrule. Put into the bottom of the staff the two eyes of a young wolf, the tongue and heart of a dog, three green lizards, and the hearts of three swallows. These must all be dried in the sun, between two papers, having been first sprinkled with finely pulverized saltpetre. Besides all these, put into the staff seven leaves of vervain, gathered on the eve of St. John the Baptist, with a stone of divers colours, which you will find in the nest of the lapwing, and stop the end of the staff with a pomel of box, or of any other material you please, and be assured that this staff will guarantee you from the perils and mishaps which too often befall travellers, either from robbers, wild beasts, mad dogs, or venomous animals. It will also procure you the good-will of those with whom you lodge.”—p. 130.

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- - PAGE LIFE OF LONGFELLOW . - - - * * * - - - - - - - - - - v The SoNo or HIAWATHA o - - - - - • - - - - - - - - - - l The Countship of Miles STANDISH - • - - - - - - - - - -

Evan GELINE . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . 49 Misce!. LANEOUS . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 67

The Village Biacksmith - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 67 Endymion - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 67 The Two Locks of Hair .

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It is not always May . - - - - - - - - • * * * * - - 67 The Rainy Day - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 68 ( ;od’s-Acre - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 68 The Iriver Charles - - - - - - - - - - - - - -> - - - 68 13 lind Bartiuneus . - - r - - - - - - - - - - - - - 68 "the Go! let of Life - - - - - - - - - o - - • - - - - 68 Maidenhood - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 69 Excelsior - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - > - 69 Polovis ON SLAVERY - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 70 To William E. Channing - - - - - - - - - - - * - . 7s) The Slaves I) realm v’. - - - - • - - - - - - e - - 7.) The Good I’art - - - - - - - - e - - - - - - - - - 7() The Slave in the Dismal Swamp . • - - - - - - - - e. - - 70 She Slave Singing at Midnight . - - - - • - - - - - - - . 71 The Witnesses - - - - - e - - - - - - - - - - 71 Tho Quadroon (>irl - * - - - - - • e - - - - - • 4. - 71 The Warning - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 71 The BELFRY OF 13 it UGES AND OTHER POEMS - e - - - - - - - - - . 72 Carillon . - - - - - - - - - - e - - - - - - - 7: The Belfry of Brugos . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . 72 PoEMs . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7; A (; lealm of Sunshine - - - - - - • - - - - - - - - . 7 | The Arsenal at Springfield - - - • - - - - - - - - - - 7 : Nuremberg - - - - - - t - - - - - - - - - - . 75 The Normall Baron - - - - - - - - - • • - - - - 7.5 Irain in Sununcr - - - - - - - - - - - - • - . 75 To a ('llild - - - - - - - - e - - - - - - - - - 7.5 "The Occultation of Orion - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 78 The I3ridge - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 73

To “The Driving Cloud " . - • - - - - - - - - - - - - 7:

SONGS - - - - - - - - - • - - - - - - • - - - 8) Seawoed . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3s) The lyay is Done . - - - - - - • - - - - - - - - - si) Afternoon in February . - - - - - - - - - - - - . 8, ) To an old I);unish Song IBook . - - - - - - - - - - - - 8t Walter Von Der Vogelweid . - - - - - - - - - - - - . Sl I}rinking Song - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - * The old ('lock () in the Stairs - - - - - * - - - - - - - - - so The Arrow and the Song . - - - • - - - - - - - - - - 8?

SoNNETs . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . 8.3 The Evening Star . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ::.3 Autuhail - - - - - - r - - - - - - - - - - - . So I ante - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3.

TRAN-1, Attox's . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 The Ilemlock-tree - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - s:: Annie of Thou raw - - - - - - - - - - > - - - - - . 8:3 The Sea hath its Pearls - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8:: The Statue over the ( "athedral Door - - - - - - - - - - - . 84

The Legend of the Crossbill - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 84

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The Blind Girl of Castel-Cuille.
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