Translation from the Greek Dreams "In Youth I have known one" A Paean Notes DOUBTFUL POEMS: Alone To Isadore The Village Street The Forest Reverie Notes PROSE POEMS: The Island of the Fay The Power of Words The Colloquy of Monos and Una The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion Shadow--A Parable Silence--A Fable ESSAYS: The Poetic Principle The Philosophy of Composition Old English Poetry MEMOIR OF EDGAR ALLAN POE.
Footnote 5: The following passages in Ehrenberg's memoir on The Organisms in the Chalk which are still living (1839), are conclusive:-- "7.
They have since formed the subject of an elaborate Memoir by Messrs. Parker and Jones, published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1865.
It is of Lady Russell, the wife and the worthy partner of this good man, that we are about to give a brief memoir in our gallery of Excellent Women.
It is this instructive as well as skilled and dignified treatment, with the vast literary and deep personal interest in the life, that will commend the Memoir to all who are proud of the Laureate's fame, and wished to have nothing written that was unworthy of either the poet or the man, or that would in the least detract from his laurels.
It was he who connected that memoir with this cabinet, who rediscovered the mechanism, rewound the spring, and renewed the poison.
The man who devised this mechanism was so proud of it that he described it in a secret memoir for the entertainment of the Grand Louis.
* * * * * Footnote 1: The materials for the biography in this notice have been gathered from Tiraboschi and others, but more immediately from the copious critical memoir from the pen of Mr. Panizzi, in that gentleman's admirable edition of the combined poems of Boiardo and Ariosto, in nine volumes octavo, published by Mr. Pickering.
I cannot close these memoirs without a simple tribute to this remarkable woman, who has probably done more to mould the destinies of this Republic than any other man put together.
And here appears the inconvenience of not having a pamphlet memoir at hand; with such an aid, we should not have to search through six volumes!
As the reason pressed upon me for this change was that their friends thought there were some things in the Memoirs that might be injurious to both, I did not hesitate to make this alteration at Mr. Moore's request; and, accordingly, on the 6th day of May, 1822, a second deed was executed, stating that, "Whereas Lord Byron and Mr. Moore are now inclined to wish the said work not to be published, it is agreed that, if either of them shall, during the life of the said Lord Byron, repay the 2,000 guineas to Mr. Murray, the latter shall redeliver the Memoirs; but that, if the sum be not repaid during the lifetime of Lord Byron, Mr. Murray shall be at full liberty to print and publish the said Memoirs within Three Months Footnote: The words "within Three Months " were substituted for "immediately," at Mr. Moore's request--and they appear in pencil, in his own handwriting, upon the original draft of the deed, which is still in existence.
In December 1820, Dr. Tomline said he had brought the Memoirs down to the Declaration of War by France against Great Britain on February I, 1793, and that the whole would make two volumes quarto.
There is a copy of that memoir among the archives of the Bibliotheque Nationale; the original is owned by Crochard.