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But a small Portion of his works has escap'd the Malice of Time ; for, besides Odes, he compos'd Elegies, Hymns, and lambics. Some Writers honour him with the Invention of the Lyre. He wrote in fonich Healt

How much he was the Delight of the Ancients, appears from those extravagant Praises which they have bestow'd upon him ; particularly Horace, in that Passage which I have chosen for a Motto to the Work, which I will here give the English Reader a Version of:

We read Anacreon's wanton Toys,
Whilst they our Pasons gently move,
No Envy blasts, no Age destroys;

And Sappho's charming Lyre

Preserves her soft Desire,
And tunes our ravish'd Souls to love.

But I remember no one who has given a jufter Character of his Writings, than that little God who inspir'd them, as taught to speak by Mr. Cowley:

All thy Verse is Softer far,
Than the downy Feathers are
Of my Wing's, or of my Arrows,
Of my Mother's Doves, or Sparrows:
Graceful, cleanly, smooth, and round;
All with Venus' Girdle bound.

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On his Mistress.
On Bathyllus.
On Cupid.
On Himself.
On his Loves.
On the Swallow..
To his Mistress.
On Europa.
That we ought to enjoy Life.
On the Spring.
On Himself.
On Himself.,
On Cupid.
The Revel.
On Himself.
On the Grashopper.
On his Dream
On Cupid's Darts..
On Love.
Young Old-Age.
On Himself.
Advice to a Painter.
On Bacchus.
Venus represented on a Disk..
The Effects of Wine.
On the Rose
On Himself.
On Lovers.
On his being grown old:
That we thould Drink with Moderation.

113 117 121 125 127 1.29 131 135 137 141 145 149. 1.53 157 159 163 169 171 173 175 179 183 187 193 195 1.99 201 203 205

On Cupid.

To a fcornful Beauty

An Epithalamium on the Marriage of Stratocles and

Myrilla. On Gold.

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