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XVIII. The vanity of poetical fame, ferious thoughts.
XIX. Concerning the translation of Homer.,

XX. To Mr. Jervas, of the fame.
XXI. To the fame, on the equal and easy terms of

XXII. Mr. Jervas to Mr. Pope, concerning Mr.

Addison. XXIII. The answer. XXIV. Mr. Pope to the Earl of Hallifax. . XXV. Dr. Parnelle, Dr. Berkley, Mr. Gay, and

Dr. Arbuthnot; concerning Mr. Pope's Ho.

mer, XXVI. To the Hon. James Craggs, Esq; on the fame.XXVII. To Mr. Congreve. Of fincerity; the scurri

lities of abusive critics; what ought to be

the temper of an author. XXVIII, To the fame, of the Farce called the Whate

d'ye-call-it. XXIX. To the famc: 1 XXX. From Mr. Congreve.


From the year 1714 to 1721. p. 279 | Letter

I. From the Reverend Dean Berkley to Mr.

Pape, of the Rape of the Lock; the flate

of learning in Italy.
II, Mr. Pope to Mr. Jervas.


III. To the fame.
IV. To the fame.

V. The Hon. Mr. Craggs to Mr. Pope.
VI. T. Mr. Fenton: Concerning Mr. Secretary by

Craggs's advice to him to write. The author's

manner of palling his time. I
VII. From Dean Berkley. A description of the island

Inarime. Character of the Italians.
VIII. Mr. Pope to the author building and

planting: Death of several friends, and par.

ticularly of Dr. Garth. IX. To Mr. on the circuit. X. To the Earl of Burlington, on account of a !

journey to Oxford with Bernard Lintot,

bookseller, XI. To the Duke of Buckingham, in answer to his

Letter on Buckingham-house. XII. From the Duke of Buckingham to Mr. Pope,

on the dispute in France concerning Homer. XIII. Answer to the former. ' . XIV. From Dr. Arbuthnot, after the Queen's death,

of the papers of Scriblerks and Dr. Szeift. XV.To Dr. Arbuthnot, on bis return from France,

and on the calumnies about the Odyley. XVI. To Robert Earl of Oxford. XVII. The Earl of Oxford's answer,


Mr. P O P E,


Several of his FRIEND S.

Quo Desiderio veteres revocamus Amores.
Atque olim amiffas Aemus Amicitias !




Mr. W Y CHER L E Y*.

From the Year 1904 to 1710.

L E T T E R I. . Binfield in Windfor Forest, Dec. 26, 1704+. TT was certainly a great. satisfaction to me to see

and converse with a man, whom in his writings

I had so long known with pleasure; but it was a high addition to it, to hear you, at our very first meeting, doing justice to your dead friend Mr. Dry

* If one were to judge of this set of Letters by the manner of thinking and turn of expreffion, one should conclude they had been all mititled ; and that the letters given to the boy of lix

teen, were written by the man of seventy, and so on the conbitrary: such sober sense, such gravity of manners, and so much

judginent, and knowledge of composition, enlivened with the {prightliness of manly wit, diftinguish those of Mr. Pope : while, on the other hand, a childith jealousy, a puerile affectation, an attention and lying at catch for turns and points, together with a total ignorance and contempt of order, of method, and of all relation of the parts to one another to compose a reasonable whole, make up the character of those of Mr. Wycherley, + The Author's Age then fixteen.

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