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NOTES

TO THE

ODE TO NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE.

Note 1, page 40, line 16.

The rapture of the strife. Certaminis gaudia, the expression of Attila in his harangue to his army, previous to the battle of Chalons, given in Cassiodorus.

Note 2, page 41, line 10.
He who of old would rend the oak.

Milo.

Note 3, page 41, line 19.
The Roman, when his burning heart.

Sylla.

Note 4, page 42, line 6.
The Spaniard, when the lust of sway.
Charles V.

Note 5, page 45, line 1.
Thou Timour! in his captive's cage.
The cage of Bajazet, by order of Tamerlane.

Note 6, page 45, line 10.

Or like the thief of fire from heaven. Prometheus.

Note 7, page 45, line 16.
The very Fiend's arch mock.

• The fiend's arch mockTo lip a wanton, and suppose her chaste.”—

Shakspeare.

MONODY

ON THE DEATH OF THE

RIGHT HON. R. B. SHERIDAN.

SPOKEN AT DRURY-LANE THEATRE.

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