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HAR 9 1994
TO THE FIRST EDITION OF 1897
THIS Volume comprises all the verses written by me during the last thirty years which in my opinion seem worthy of preservation. Even with these it is possible that I have occasionally been more indulgent to a personal memory than attentive to a critical instinct. But I am fully conscious of the limitations of the result attained, and the motto on my title-page is sincere. Let me here complete it:
"mihi parva locuto Sufficit in vestras sæpe redire manus.”
TO THE SEVENTH EDITION OF 1907
To the fifth edition of 1902 was added a selection from a little volume entitled Carmina Votiva, printed for private circulation in July, 1901. In the sixth edition of 1905 the notes-especially those to the Ballad of Beau Brocade extended.
To you I sing, whom towns immure,
And you, O Sad, who still endure
But most to you with eyelids pure,
Το του I singl