Removed to Trinity College, Cambridge. Keeps a bear in his rooms. Quits
college. At the age of nineteen, publishes a volume of poems, entitled Hours
of Idleness. On leaving Newstead Abbey. Epitaph on a Friend. A Fragment
The Tear. Prologue to the Wheel of Fortune. Stanzas to a Lady, with the
poems of Cameons. To M***. To Woman. To M. S. G. Song, ' When I roved
a young Highlander.' To-
To Mary, on receiving her picture. Damætus
To Marion. Oscar and Alva, a tale. To the Duke of D-- Translations
id Imitations. Adrian's address to his Soul when dying. From Catullus,
ad Lesbian. The Epitaph on Virgil and Tibullus, by Domitus Marsus. From
Catullus; Luctus de mortis passeris. From Catullus; to Ellen. From
Anacreon; to his Lyre-Ode III. Fragments of School Exercises. From the
Promotheus Vinctus of Eschylus. The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus, a
paraphrase from the Æneid, lib. 9. From the Medea of Euripedes. Fugitive
Pieces; Thoughts suggested by a college examination. To the Earl of
Granta; a medley. Lachin Y. Gair. To Romance. Childish recollections.
The death of Calmar and Orla, in imitation of Macpherson's Ossian. To E. N.
L. Esq. To --. Oh! had my fate been joined with thine.'
'I wish I were
a Highland child.' Lines written beneath an elm, in the churchyard a
Harrow on the Hill. Criticism on Hours of Idleness, from the Edinburgh
Review. Animadversions thereon. Disposition of Lord Byron on his
entrance into life. His fondness for a Newfoundland dog. Lines inscribed
upon a cup formed from a skull. His amours. Becomes enamoured of a fair
relative, who, however, marries another. Resolves on quitting England in
consequence. Becomes a great favorite among the fair sex. The authoress of
Glenarvon falls in love with him. Repels the attacks of the Edinburgh
Reviewers, by publishing English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, a satire.
Remarks on the satire. Curran's reply to Lady A--11. Lord Byron quits
England in company with Mr. Hobhouse. They proceed to Lisbon. Travel
through Spain to the Mediterranean. Commences his poem of Childe
Harold's Pilgrimage. The poem described, accompanied with extracts.
Frequency of assassination in the streets of Lisbon. The heroine of
Saragoza. The travellers proceed to Greece. Description of Albania.—
Attachment of his Albanian servants. Visits Ali Pacha in his palace
at Tepalen. Anecdote of Ali Pacha's barbarity. A note to Lady Mor-
gan, on Ida of Athens. Lord Byron's partiality for Athens. On travel-
ling in Turkey. Remarks on Childe Harold. Opinions of the Quarterly and
Edinburgh Reviewers. Lyrical pieces subjoined to Childe Harold. Swims
across the Hellespont with Lieutenant Ekenhead. The possibility of this
exploit doubted by Mr. Turner in his Travels. Letter from Lord Byron to
Mr. Murray on the subject.
Lord Byron returns to London. Lives a retired life, and devotes his time to
literary pursuits. The Giaour. The Bride of Abydos. The Corsair.
Curious particulars respecting Bishop Blackbourne. Lara. Ode to Napoleon