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THE

WORKS

OF

Alexander Pope, Esq.

VOLUME V.

BEING THE

FIRST of his LETTERS.

LONDON:

sted for C. BATHURST; J. RIVINGTON and Sons ;
• White; T. LONGMAN; B. LAW; S. CROWDER;
J. Robson; J. JOHNSON; J. KNOX; G. ROBINSON
10. Co.; T. CADELL; J. Nichols; R. BALDWIN;

and J. Bew.

MDCC LXXXVIII.

UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY i 47*54.

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LETTERS to and from Mr. WYCHERLEY.

From the Year 1704 to 1710. p. 3,

LETTER

I. OF Mr. Dryden's death: his moral charac

ter : the poets who succeeded him : the temper of criticks. II. From Mr. Wycherley. III. Mr. Wycherley's humanity; his encouragement of

young writers ; concerning the Author's Pastorals. IV. From Mr. Wycherley. Answer to the former.

V. From the fame.
VI. Some reasons why friendships may be contracted

between persons of unequal vears, and the ad

vantage of such friendships. VII. Against Compliment. VIII. Ăn account of the duller fort of Country Gentle

men, and Country Life.
IX. From Mr. Wycherley."
X. From Mr. Vycherley. Of the correction of his

Poem to Mr. Dryden, and other papers.
XI. Of the same, a plan for correcting and improving

those poems. XII. From Mr. Wycherley. XILI. On the same, and further proposals for correeting

them. XIV. From Mr. Wycherley.

XV. More concerning corrections of the poems.. . XVI. From Mr. Wycherley, after his illness. XVII. From Mr. Wycherley. XVIII. From Mr. Wycherley. Concerning the Miscel

lanies, and the Criticks.

LETTER
XIX. Concerning Miscellanies, and the danger of young

posts.
XX. From Mr. Wycherley.
XXI. From Mr. Wycherley.
XXII. From Mr. Wycherley. His defire of his company ;

and request to proceed in correcting his papers. XXIII. More about the poems. XXIV. Corrections fent. ' XXV. From Mr. Wycherley. In answer to the account

of the state of his papers. XXVI. The last advice about his papers, to turn them

into jelezz Maxims and Reflektions, which Mr. Wycherley agreed to and begun before his death.

LETTERS to and from Mr. WALSH.
From 1705 to 1707.

p. 41. LETTER

I. Mr. Walsh to Mr. Wycherley.
II. Mr. Walsh to Mr. Pope. Concerning pastoral

and pastoral comedy.
III. The answer. Of correcting, and the extreme

of it. Of pastoral comedy, and its character.

Of the liberty of borrowing from the ancients.
IV. From Mr. Walsh, on the same subječts.
V. From Mr. Walsh. Of mechanical criticks ; of

wit and conceit, a request concerning one of his

paftorals. VI. Some critical observations in English Verjâfication.

Letters to and from Mr. CROMWELL.

From 1708 to 1711. : p. 53. LETTER

I. To Mr. Cromwell.
II. To the fame.
III. To the same.
IV. Concerning the first publication of the author's

poems.

LETTER

V. Of his translation of the firft book of Statius.
VI. Of his Juvenile Poems.
VII. Criticisms on Statius.
VIII. Of Mr. Wycherley's coldness.
IX. Of the general conduct and inequality of men's

lives.
X. The use of poetical studies. A panegyrick upor

dogs.
XI. Of the taste of country gentlemen.
XII.
XIII. After an illness. The obscurity of a country life.
XIV. On the same subject. Concerning Rondeaus."
XV. From Mr. Cromwell. On Priam's Speech to

Pyrrhus in Virgil.
XVI. Anwer to the same.
XVII. Criticism about an elegy of Ovid.
XVIII. On fickness and disappointment. ,
XIX.

XX. Of Philips's Pastorals.
XXI. From Mr. Cromwell. On a pasage in Lucan.
XXII. Answer to the former, with another criticism on

Lucan..
XXIII. From Mr. Cromwell.
XXIV.
XXV. From Mr. Cromwell.
XXVI. Observations on Crashaw's poems.
XXVII. Concerning laughter.
XXVIII. From Mr. Cromwell.
XXIX. Of the study of poetry; Mr. Wycherley, etc.

XXX. From Mr. Cromwell.
XXXI.

LETTERS to Several LADIE S.

p. 110.

LETTER

I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. To a Lady from Bath. VIII. To the fame.

IX. X. Vol. V.

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