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EVENINGS ABROAD.

EVENINGS ABROAD.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

“SKETCHES OF CORFÙ.”

-Adieu !
Think on thy Proteus, when thou, haply, seest
Some rare note-worthy object in thy travel.

SHAKSPEARE.

BIBI

LONDON:
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., CORNHILL,

BOOKSELLERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES.

1836.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY STEWART AND CO.,

OLD BAILEY.

DEDICATION.

MOTHER! dear mother! in the distant lands,

Where Alpine mountains seem to touch the sky, Where crystal rivers flow o'er golden sands,

And the soft breeze that murmurs idling by

Is sweeter than the breath of Araby,–
Long have I wandered since I saw thee last,
And now, my long and lonely wanderings past,
As the bee wings her home at even-tide,
With stores by many a bell and bud supplied,
E'en thus I come,--and from beyond the sea,
I bring these idle records unto thee.

Aye! bright and beautiful afar they glow,

The rose-hued skies that belt the southern land;

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