Hebrew Melodies

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Hebrew Melodies  (1815) 
by George Gordon, Lord Byron

HEBREW MELODIES.






BY LORD BYRON.






LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET.


1815.



The subsequent poems were written at the request of the author's friend, the Hon. D. Kinnaird, for a Selection of Hebrew Melodies, and have been published, with the music, arranged, by Mr. Braham and Mr. Nathan.



CONTENTS.





Page
She walks in beauty 3
The harp the monarch minstrel swept 5
If that high world 7
The wild gazelle 9
Oh! weep for those 11
On Jordan's banks 12
Jeptha's daughter 13
Oh! snatch'd away in beauty's bloom 15
My soul is dark 17
I saw thee weep 19
Thy days are done 21
It is the hour 23
Song of Saul before his last battle 24
Saul 26
"All is vanity, saith the preacher" 28
When coldness wraps 30
Vision of Belshazzar 33
Sun of the sleepless! 37
Were my bosom as false as thou deemst it to be 38
Herod's lament for Mariamne 40
On the day of the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus 42
By the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept 44
The Destruction of Sennacherib 46
From Job 49
 

 
Lines on Sir Peter Parker 51