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Verse 8. "And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea; and the third part of the sea became blood," &c.
Verse 10. "And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp; and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters."
Verse 11. "And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter."
Note 7, page 204, line 16.
Whose realm refused thee even a tomb.
Murat's remains are said to have been torn from the grave and burnt.
Note 8, page 207, line 16.
Blessing him they served so well.
"At Waterloo, one man was seen, whose left arm was shattered by a cannon ball, to wrench it off with the other, and throwing it up in the air, exclaimed to his comrades,
Vive l'Empereur, jusqu'à la mort! There were many other instances of the like: this you may, however, depend on as true."-A private Letter from Brussels.
Note 9, page 210, line 3.
Of three bright colours, each divine.
Note 10, page 213, line 2.
Leman! these names are worthy of thy shore.
Geneva, Ferney, Coppet, Lausanne.
Note 11, page 227, line 19.
Like to the Pontic monarch of old day.
Mithridates of Pontus.
PROPHECY OF DANTE.
"Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore, "And coming events cast their shadows before."
LADY! if for the cold and cloudy clime
I dare to build the imitative rhyme,
Thou, in the pride of Beauty and of Youth,
Are one; but only in the sunny South
Such sounds are utter'd, and such charms display'd, So sweet a language from so fair a mouthAh! to what effort would it not persuade ?
Ravenna, June 21, 1819.