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THE SONG.                                227
varied emotions that arise in the contemplation of heroic deeds and lofty ideals, now pensive and mournful, now frenzied or jubilant. Several of our noblest odes which partake of this character have already been clothed in melody and harmony that at once add to their intrinsic beauty and widen the field of their appreciators.
The adaptation to our own tongue of works of this kind composed in other languages—for they are susceptible of great variety of treatment— affords excellent scope for the exercise of the purely technical side of the Art of Versification.