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To the few persons who have not read Lord Byron's poems, but who, after perusing these specimens, will undoubtedly wish to read the whole of them, we beg leave to say, that the only correct editions are published by Mr. Murray, of Albemarle Street, and Messrs. J. & H. L. Hunt of Tavistock Street. The first eight volumes are to be had from the former publisher ; the last two volumes from the latter. All other editions are piracies, and infliet even more injury on the sense and poetry of the noble bard, than they do on the property of the proprietors.
SELECTIONS FROM HIS WORKS.
BY ALFRED HOWARD, ESQ.
PRINTED BY T. DAVISON,
R. GRIFFIN AND CO. GLASGOW;
ALBANIA SEEN AT DAY-BREAK. MORN dawns; and with it stern Albania's hills, Dark Sulis' rocks, and Pindus' inland peak, Robed half in mist, ulewed with snowy rills, Arrayed in many a dun and purple streak, Arise ; and, as the clouds along them break, Disclose the dwelling of the mountaineer : Here roams the wolf, the eagle whets his beak, Birds, beasts of prey, and wilder men appear, And gathering storms around convulse the closing year.
THE VISION OF ALP THE RENEGADE.
He sate him down at a pillar's base,