what Mischief may arise, When Love links two young people in one fetter: Vile assignations, and adulterous beds, Elopements, broken vows, and hearts, and heads. Beppo: A Venetian Story is a lengthy poem by Lord Byron, written at Venice in 1817. in Mathematics. I hope it is so, and at once to waive All compliment--I hope so for your sake; You understand my meaning, or you shall.' Beppo explains that he has been captured and enslaved, and was freed by a band of pirates that he subsequently joined. Ye happy mixtures of more happy days! LXXI.They lock them up, and veil and guard them daily; They scarcely can behold their male relations, So that their moments do not pass so gaily As is supposed the case with Northern nations; Confinement, too, must make them look quite palely; And as the Turks abhor long conversations, Their days are either pass'd in doing nothing, Or bathing, nursing, making love, and clothing. Soprano, Basso, even the Contra-Alto, Wish'd him five fathom under the Rialto. Page Oh! LVI.It was the Carnival, as I have said Some six and thirty stanzas back, and so Laura the usual preparations made, Which you do when your mind's made up to go To-night to Mrs. Boehm's Masquerade, Spectator, or Partaker in the show; The only difference known between the cases Is here, we have six weeks of 'varnish'd faces.' XV. XXXV.No wonder such accomplishments should turn A female head, however sage and steady--With scarce a hope that Beppo could return, In law he was almost as good as dead, he Nor sent, nor wrote, nor show'd the least concern, And she had waited several years already; And really if a Man won't let us know That he's alive, he's dead, or should be so. it is a grievous sin) 'Tis, I may say, permitted to have two men; I can't tell who first brought the custom in, But 'Cavalier Serventes' are quite common, And no one notices nor cares a pin; And we may call this (not to say the worst) A Second Marriage which corrupts the First. It is highly significant in his canon as his first use of the Italian ottava rima format and indeed one of the first English examples. Good luck in your poetry interpretation practice! She was a married woman; 'tis convenient, Because in Christian countries 'tis a rule To view their little slips with eyes more lenient; Whereas if single ladies play the fool (Unless within the period intervenient A well-timed wedding makes the scandal cool), I don't know how they ever can get over it, Except they manage never to discover it. VII.And thus they bid farewell to Carnal dishes, And solid meats, and highly spiced ragouts, To live for forty days on ill-dress’d fishes, Because they have no sauces to their stews-- A thing which causes many 'poohs' and 'pishes,'And several oaths (which would not suit the Muse) From travellers accustom'd from a boy To eat their Salmon, at the least, with Soy; VIII.And therefore humbly I would recommend 'The Curious in Fish-Sauce,' before they cross The Sea, to bid their Cook, or wife, or friend, Walk or ride to the Strand, and buy in gross (Or if set out beforehand these may send By any means least liable to loss) Ketchup, Soy, Chili-Vinegar, and Harvey, Or, by the Lord! XCVI.Himself, and much (Heaven knows how gotten!) This 27th production of the Allen Press is limited to 150 copies of which only 138 were for sale. an eighth appears--'I'll see no more! LXXXVI.In this they're like our Coachmen, and the cause Is much the same--the Crowd, and pulling, hauling-- With blasphemies enough to break their jaws--They make a never-intermitted bawling. This poem has not been translated into any other language yet. A poem in ottava rima by Lord Byron, published 1818.This poem tells, in the mock‐heroic style, with great zest and irony, the story of a Venetian carnival, at which a lady's husband, Beppo, who has been absent for many years, returns in Turkish garb, and confronts her and her cavaliere servente. XCVII.They reach'd the Island, he transferr'd his lading And self and live stock to another bottom, And pass'd for a true Turkey-Merchant, trading With goods of various names--but I've forgot 'em. How short your hair is! Beppo marks Byron's first attempt at writing using the Italian ottava rima metre, which emphasized satiric digression. Fifth Edition. LXXIV.A stalking Oracle of awful phrase, The approving 'Good!' what's your Pagan name? 4: The Prisoner of Chillon Poems of July—September, 1816: Monody on the Death of the Right Hon. Versions of Beppo, a Venetian story include: Beppo (1818) [unindexed] Beppo in The Works of Lord Byron (ed. I don't mean to be coarse, But that's the penalty, to say no worse. The POETRY & DRAMA collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. The Siege of Corinth. I had forgot-- Pray don't you think the weather here is colder? VI.This feast is named the Carnival, which being Interpreted implies 'Farewell to Flesh': So call'd, because the name and thing agreeing, Through Lent they live on fish, both salt and fresh. Beppo marks Byron s first attempt at writing in the Italian ottava rima metre which encouraged his inclination for satiric digression. Search. Oh, milk and water! XXII.She was not old, nor young, nor at the years Which certain people call a 'certain Age,' Which yet the most uncertain age appears, Because I never heard, nor could engage A person yet by prayers, or bribes, or tears, To name, define by speech, or write on page, The period meant precisely by that word,-- Which surely is exceedingly absurd. I. Tis known at least it should be that throughout All countries of the Catholic persuasion . Above all. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. LXV.Now Laura moves along the joyous crowd--Smiles in her eyes, and simpers on her lips--To some she whispers, others speaks aloud; To some she curtsies, and to some she dips, Complains of warmth and, this complaint avow'd, Her lover brings the Lemonade she sips; She then surveys, condemns, but pities still Her dearest friends for being dress'd so ill. LXVI.One has false curls, another too much paint, A third--where did She buy that frightful turban? XCIX.Whate'er his Youth had suffer'd, his old Age With wealth and talking made him some amends; Though Laura sometimes put him in a rage, I've heard the Count and He were always friends. LII. Beppo marks Byron's first attempt at writing using the Italian ottava rima metre, which emphasized satiric digression. Beppo (Byron) See Beppo: A Venetian Story Beppo: A Venetian Story (Byron) 16:83, 115-20 'Berck-P1age" (Plath) 1:390; 37:198-205, 232 'Bereavement" (Smith) 12:351 'Bereft" (Frost) 39:232 Old English epic poem. Youth lends it joy, and sweetness, vigour, truth, Heart, soul, and all that seems as from above; But, languishing with years, it grows uncouth--One of few things Experience don't improve, Which is perhaps the reason why old fellows Are always so preposterously jealous. Beppo marks Byron's first attempt at writing using the Italian ottava rima metre, which emphasized satiric digression. They say you eat no pork. Meantime I drink to your return in Brandy. Are you not sensible 'twas very wrong? could I scale Parnassus, where the Muses sit inditing Those pretty poems never known to fail! 'Sir' (quoth the Turk), ''tis no mistake at all: LXXXIX. No matter, I love you both, and both shall have my praise; Oh, for old Saturn's reign of sugar-candy! He was a Critic upon Operas, too, And knew all niceties of the sock and buskin; And no Venetian audience could endure a Song, scene, or air, when he cried 'Seccatura! It is the precursor to Byron's most famous and generally considered best poem, Don Juan. As they are enjoying the feasting and dancing, they notice a Turk staring and staring at them. LVIII.They went to the Ridotto;--'tis a hall Where people dance, and sup, and dance again-- Its proper name perhaps were a masqued Ball, But that’s of no importance to my strain; 'Tis (on a smaller scale) like our Vauxhall, Excepting that it can't be spoilt by Rain; The company is 'mix'd' (the phrase I quote is As much as saying they're below your Notice). XLVI.Eve of the land which still is Paradise! X. XXIV. I've seen some balls and revels in my time, And stay'd them over for some silly reason; And then I look'd (I hope it was no crime) To see what lady best stood out the Season; And though I've seen some thousands in their prime, Lovely and pleasing, and who still may please on, I never saw but One (the stars withdrawn) Whose bloom could, after dancing, dare the dawn. Which means that I like all and every thing. Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. SECOND EDITION by George Gordon Byron - Theater 2 By : George Gordon Byron Click Download or Read Online catch to get free books. Beppo marks Byron's first attempt at writing using the Italian ottava rima metre, which emphasized satiric digression. Beppo is not one of Lord Byron's most famous works but is essential for fans and scholars. a Lent will well nigh starve ye. Beppo, a Venetian Story. This is of course the form soon used in his masterpiece Don Juan, and it has many strengths for which the latter is known. Love in full life and length, not Love ideal, No, nor ideal Beauty, that fine name, But something better still, so very real, That the sweet Model must have been the same; A thing that you would purchase, beg, or steal, Were't not impossible, besides a shame; The face recalls some face, as 'twere with pain, You once have seen, but ne'er will see again. Bless me! Title page verso and p. [50] are blank.Advertisement for Byron's poems: p. [51].Printer's name and address on verso of half-title and on p. [52].Signatures: [A]², B-D⁸, E².Wise, T.J. Byron,Mode of access: Internet XCIII.'Beppo! XXXIV.Then he was faithful too, as well as amorous; So that no sort of female could complain-- Although they're now and then a little clamourous, He never put the pretty souls in pain; His heart was one of those which most enamour us, Wax to receive, and Marble to retain: He was a lover of the good old School, Who still become more constant as they cool. LXXVIII.No Chemistry for them unfolds her gases, No Metaphysics are let loose in lectures, No Circulating Library amasses Religious novels, moral tales, and strictures Upon the living manners, as they pass us; No Exhibition glares with annual pictures; They stare not on the Stars from out their Attics, Nor deal (thank God for that!) The purpose of this paper is to show that Beppo, a story known to be based on an Byron had only been an exile for a year when he wrote Beppo, which was. 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