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William Makepeace Thackeray
Ballads





The Chronicle of the Drum.
Abd-el-Kader at Toulon; or, The Caged Hawk
The King of Brentford's Testament
The White Squall
Peg of Limavaddy
May-Day Ode
The Ballad of Bouillabaisse
The Mahogany Tree
The Yankee Volunteers
The Pen and the Album
Mrs. Katherine's Lantern
Lucy's Birthday
The Cane-Bottom'd Chair
Piscator and Piscatrix
The Rose upon my Balcony
Ronsard to his Mistress
At the Church Gate
The Age of Wisdom
Sorrows of Werther
A Doe in the City
The Last of May
Song of the Violet
Fairy Days
Pocahontas
From Pocahontas

LOVE-SONGS MADE EASY:--
  What makes my Heart to Thrill and Glow?
  The Ghazul, or, Oriental Love-Song:--
  The Rocks
  The Merry Bard
  The Caïque
  My Nora
  To Mary
  Serenade
  The Minaret Bells
  Come to the Greenwood Tree

FIVE GERMAN DITTIES:--
  A Tragic Story
  The Chaplet
  On a very Old Woman
  A Credo

FOUR IMITATIONS OF BÉRANGER:--
  Le Roi d'Yvetot
  The King of Yvetot
  The King of Brentford
  Le Grenier
  The Garret
  Roger Bontemps
  Jolly Jack

IMITATION OF HORACE:--
  To his Serving Boy
  Ad Ministram

OLD FRIENDS WITH NEW FACES:--
  The Knightly Guerdon
  The Almack's Adieu
  When the Gloom is on the Glen.
  The Red Flag
  Dear Jack
  Commanders of the Faithful
  When Moonlike ore the Hazure Seas
  King Canute
  Friar's Song
  Atra Cura
  Requiescat
  Lines upon my Sister's Portrait
  The Legend of St. Sophia of Kioff
  Titmarsh's Carmen Lilliense
  The Willow-Tree
  The Willow-Tree (another version)

LYRA HIBERNICA:--
  The Pimlico Pavilion
  The Crystal Palace
  Molony's Lament
  Mr. Molony's Account of the Ball
  The Battle of Limerick
  Larry O'Toole
  The Rose of Flora
  The Last Irish Grievance

THE BALLADS OF POLICEMAN X.:--
  The Wofle New Ballad of Jane Roney and Mary Brown
  The Three Christmas Waits
  Lines on a Late Hospicious Ewent
  The Ballad of Eliza Davis
  Damages, Two Hundred Pounds
  The Knight and the Lady
  Jacob Homnium's Hoss
  The Speculators
  A Woeful New Ballad of the Protestant Conspiracy to take the Pope's Life
  The Lamentable Ballad of the Foundling of Shoreditch
  The Organ Boy's Appeal
Little Billee
The End of the Play
Vanitas Vanitatum
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