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To Sir Godfrey Kneller, principal Painter to

His Majesty::

191

GAY.

The Cock and the Fox; or, the Tale of the

Nun's Priest...

192

The Flower and the Leaf: or, the Lady in

Rural Sports A Georgic. In Two Cantoes.

the Arbor...

Canto I.

284

203

II.

286

Cymon and Iphigenia....

Trivia: or the Art of walking the Streets of

London. In Three Books.

J. PHILIPS.

Book I. Of the Implements for Walking

the Streets, and Signs of the

The Splendid Shilling..

... 208

Weather..

287

Cider: a Poem, in two Books.

II. Of Walking the Streets by Day 289

Book I.

209

III. Of Walking the Streets by Night 294

215 Sweet William's Farewell to Black-eyed Susan 297

A Ballad, from the What-d'ye-call-it.. ib.

Fable. The Goat without a Beard...

298

PARNELL

Fable. The Universal Apparition

ib.

Fable. The Jugglers...

299

A Fairy Tale, in the ancient English Style. 221 Fable. The Hare and many Friends.

A Night-Piece on Death..

223 The Shepherd's Week. In Six Pastorals... 300

The Hermit...

224

Monday; or, the Squabble.

301

Hesiod : or, the Rise of Woman.

226 Tuesday ; or, the Ditty.

302

An Allegory on Man...

227 Wednesday; or, the Dumps.

303

The Book-Worm...

228 Thursday; or, the Spell .

305

Friday; or, the Dirge..

. 306

Saturday; or the Flights .

.. 308

ROWE.

Fable. The Farmer's Wife and the Raven . 309

Fable. The Turkey and the Ant. ..

ib.

Colin's Complaint. A Song..

230

The Contented Shepherd. T. Mrs. A-

D-, afterwards his Wife....

231

GREEN.

A Song. Ah! Willow. To the same in her

Sickness

ib.

The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. Cuthbert

Jackson

310

ADDISON.

On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers 317

The Seeker..

ib.

A Letter from Italy to the Right Hon. Charles

The Grotto. Written by Mr. Green, under

Lord Halifax, in the year 1701.... 232

the name of Peter Drake, a fisherman of

Brentford

313

The Campaign. A Poem...
234

320

To Sir Godfrey Kneller, on his Picture of the

The Sparrow and Diamond. A Song.

King ...

237

Paraphrase on Psalm XXIII.

238

TICKELL,

500

ib.

The Rape of the Lock. An Heroi-Comical The Seasons::

X Poem. In Five Cantoes.

Spring

415

Canto 1.

346

Summer

424

II.

347 Autumn

437

IIL

348 Winter..

447

IV.

349 The Castle of Indolence: an Allegorical Poem.

V.

351

In Two Cantoes.

Prologue to Mr. Addison's Tragedy of Cato 352 Canto I.

457

Eloisa to Abelard.....

ib.

II.

463

The Temple of Fame...

355 Ancient and Modern Italy compared: being

The Fable of Dryope. From Ovid's Meta the First Part of “Liberty,a Poem..... 469
morphoses, Book IX.....

359 Greece : being the Second Part of “ Liberty," 472

Vertumnus and Pomona. From the same, Rome : being the Third Part of “ Liberty," 477

Book IV....

360 Britain : being the Fourth Part of Liberty," 482

- An Essay on Man. In Four Epistles.

The Prospect : being the Fifth Part of
Epistle I. Of the Nature and State of Man Liberty,"

492
with respect to the Universe 361 Ode

498
II. Of the Nature and State of Man The Happy Man.

ib.
with respect to Himself, as Song.

ib.

an Individual..

363 Song

499

III. Of the Nature and State of Man Ode

ib.

ib.

with respect to Society..... 366 Hymn on Solitude
IV. Of the Nature and State of Man To the Rev. Mr. Murdoch, Rector of Strad-
with respect to Happiness... 368 dishall, in Suffolk

ib.
Moral Essays. In Five Epistles to several
Persons.
Epistle I. Of the Knowledge and Char.

A. PHILIPS.

acters of Men...

372

II. Of the Characters of Women

To the Earl of Dorset .

III. On the Use of Riches...... 376

A Hymn to Venus, from the Greek of Sappho 501

IV. Of the Use of Riches. 379 A Fragment of Sappho .....

V. To Mr. Addison, occasioned

by his Dialogues on Medals 381

COLLINS.

Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, being the Prologue

to the Satires....

382

Messiah, a Sacred Eclogue, in imitation of

Ode to Pity

502

Virgil's Pollio.....

385

Ode to Fear.

ib.

Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady 386 Ode, written in the year 1746.

Satire...

ib.

Ode to a Lady, on the Death of Col. Charles

Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford and Earl

Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy.

504

Mortimer

Ode to Evening.

ib.

388

Ode to Liberty..

505

The Passions, an Ode for Music..

506

SWIFT.

Dirge in Cymbeline....

507

An Ode on the popular Superstitions of the

Cadenus and Vanessa...

390

Highlands of Scotland; considered as the

Stella's Birth-Day...

397 Subject of Poetry...

ib.

The Journal of a Modern Lady, in a Letter Ode on the Death of Mr. Thomson

509

to a Person of Quality.

ib.

On the Death of Dr. Swift..

399

Baucis and Philemon. On the ever-lamented

DYER.
loss of the two Yew-trees in the Parish of
Chilthorne, Somerset. Imitated from the Grongar Hill.....

511

Eighth Book of Ovid....

403 The Ruins of Rome..

512

A Description of the Morning..

405

The Grand Question Debated: Whether Ham.

ilton's Bawn should be turned into a Bar.

SHENSTONE.

rack or a Malt-house..

ib.

On Poetry: a Rhapsody,

406 The School-Mistress. In Imitation of Spenser 517

A Description of a City-Shower, in imitation Elegy, describing the sorrow of an ingenuous

of Virgil's Georgics.

410 mind, on the melancholy event of a licen.

Horace, Book III. Ode II. To the Earl of tious amour...

520

Oxford, late Lord Treasurer. Sent to him A Pastoral Ballad. In Four Parts.

when in the Tower...

411 Part 1. Absence.

521

Mrs. Harris's Petition ....

ib.

II. Hope

ib.

To the Earl of Peterborow, who commanded

III. Solicitude.

the British Forces in Spain. .

412 IV. Disappointment

ib.

The Progress of Poetry...

ib. The Dying Kid.....

523

.. 503

522

+

The Rosciad.

524 The Progress of Love. In Four Eclogues.

Eclogue I. Uncertainty.

666

II. Hope.

667

YOUNG.

III. Jealousy

668

IV. Possession.

669

A Paraphrase on Part of the Book of Job... 533 To the Rev. Dr. Ayscough, at Oxford. ib.

The Complaint: or, Night-Thoughts.

Song..

670

Night the First: on Life, Death, and Im Song.

671

mortality

ib.

Night the Second : on Time, Death, and To the Memory of the first Lady Littelton.

Friendship..

540

A Monody

ib.

Night the Third: Narcissa.

545

Night the Fourth : the Christian Triumph 549

GOLDSMITH.

Night the Fifth: the Relapse.

555

Night the Sixth : the Infidel Reclaimed. In

The Traveller : or, a Prospect of Society... 675

Two Parts. Part I.

563

The Deserted Village..

678

Night the Seventh : the Infidel Reclaimed.

The Hermit. A Ballad.

681

Part II.

Retaliation. A Poem...

682

Night the Eighth: Virtue's Apology; or,

Stanzas on Woman. From the Vicar of Wake-

the Man of the World answered. 582

field..

684

Night the Ninth and Last: the Consola-

Song

ib

tion

592

Love of Fame, the Universal Passion. In

Seven Characteristical Satires.

JOHNSON.

Satire I.

610

II.

612 London: a Poem. In imitation of the Third

III.

614

Satire of Juvenal..

686

IV.

616 The Vanity of Human Wishes. In imitation

V.

618

of the Tenth Satire of Juvenal...

688

VI.

623 Prologue, spoken by Mr. Garrick, at the open-

VII.

627 ing of the Theatre-Royal, Drury-lane, 1747, 691

On the Death of Mr. Robert Levet, a Practiser

in Physic:

ib.

AKENSIDE.

ARMSTRONG.

The Pleasures of Imagination. A Poem, in
Three Books.

The Art of preserving Health. In four Books.

Book 1.

631

Book I. Air ....

693

II.

635

II. Diet.

696

III.

641

III. Exercise .

700

Ode to the Right Honorable Francis Earl of

IV. The Passions.

704

Huntingdon

646
Hymn to the Naiads..

648

J. WARTON.

Ode to the Right Rev. Benjamin, Lord Bishop

of Winchester

650

Ode to Fancy....

710

Verses, written at Montauban in France.... 711

GRAY.

T. WARTON.

Hymn to Adversity..

653

Elegy written in a Country Church Yard... ib. Ode to the First of April.

713

The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode.. 654 Ode. The Crusade..

ib.

Ode on the Spring

655

The Progress of Discontent....

714

Ode for Music..

656

Inscription in a Hermitage, at Ansley Hall,

Ode on the Death of a favorite Cat, drowned

in Warwickshire ...

715

in a Tub of Gold Fishes....

657

Ode. The Hamlet ...

711

Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College.. ib. Ode sent to a Friend, on his leaving a favorite

The Bard. A Pindaric Ode...

658

Village in Hampshire ...

ib

The Fatal Sisters. An Ode..

660

The Pleasures of Melancholy

71.

The Descent of Odin. An Ode...

661

The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment.... ib.

MASON.

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COWPER.

Table-Talk...

779

Conversation

784

Boadicea. An Ode ...

724 Verses supposed to be written by Alexander

Heroism ...

ib. Selkirk, during his solitary Abode in the
On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture out of Island of Juan Fernandez ...

791
Norfolk, the Gift of my cousin Ann Bod.
John Gilpin

792

ham..

725 An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq.

794

Friendship

726 Yardley Oak ..

ib.

Retirement..

727 The Cast-away.

796

The Task. In Six Books.

Book 1. The Sofa.....

733

II. The Time-Piece.

739

BEATTIE.

III. The Garden...

746

IV. The Winter Evening... 752 The Minstrel: or, The Progress of Genius.
V. The Winter-Morning Walk..... 758 In Two Books.
VI. The Winter Walk at Noon..... 764 Book 1.

798

Tirocinium:

: or, a Review of Schools.... 772

II.

802

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The object of this Work, which is entirely new, is to comprise, within a single volume, a chronological series of our classical Poets, from Ben Jonson to Beattie, without mutilation or abridgment, with Biographical and Critical notices of their Authors. The contents of this volume are so comprehensive, that few poems, it is believed, are omitted, except such as are of secondary merit, or unsuited to the perusal of youth. The Work, within these bounds, may be termed a “ Library of Classical English Poetry,” and may sasely be recommended to the heads of Schools in general, and to the libraries of Young Persons.

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