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THE

WORKS

OF

Alexander Pope Efq.

VOL U ME VIII.

BEING THE

SECOND of his LETTERS.

LONDON,
Printed for J. and P. Knapton in Ludgars-ftrech

MDCCLII.

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Contents of the Eighth Volume.

LETTERS to and from EDWARD

Blount Efq.

. From 1714 to 1725. p. 3

LETTER

1. o F the geography of Homer, a map

done by the author. The State of

the times : the fiege of Barcelona, the
Queen's death, the condition of the
English Roman Catholics: Wishes for

the peace of the nation.
II. From Mr. Blount. Answer to the former.

His temper in religion and politics.
III. From Mr. Blount. His disposition to

quiet ; reflections on the affair of Preston :

An invitation into the country.
IV. An Account of the death of Mr. Wy-

cherley.
"V. Contemplations on the pleasures of separate

Spirits, on the narrow conceptions of men,

the vanity of human knowledge, the va-

riety of opinions in religion, and the great

duty of charity.

VI. Consolations under persecution : The duty

of mutual affiftance : Universal Charity.

The author leaving Windfor-Foreft.
Vol. VIII. , a VII. From.

LETTER

VII. From Mr. Blount. ..

VIII. After the affair of Preston. The author's

removal, change of life, and rehgnation

to it.

IX. To Mr. Blount, after his retirment into

Flanders. On the history of Jeffery of

· Monmouth, &c.

X. On the death of the author's father.

XI. To Mr. Blount.

XII. On Mr. Blount's recovery from an ill-

nels : Advice to sell his estate.
XIII. Of bis manner of life in the country, and

of the author's near the town.
XIV. A Description of a grotto.
XV. On the approach of winter, hospitality,

and a cheerful family.

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