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THE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ......... 3 To the Duke of Marlborough...........

I Dedication .....................................

.... Truth in Rhyme .......................................

Of Verbal Criticism ..............................

9 | To the Author of the preceding Poem .........

Verses presented to the Prince of Orange on The Discovery: upon reading some Verses,
his visiting Oxford, in the Year 1734 ...

written by a young Lady at a Boarding-
Verses occasioned by Dr. Frazer's rebuilding school, September, 1760 ............

Part of the University of Aberdeen ......... Verses, written for, and given in Print to, a

Prologue to the Siege of Damascus ............

Beggar .........

Epilogue to the Brothers, a Tragedy, by Dr. The Reward : or, Apollo's Acknowledgments

Young ............................................ ib. to Charles Stanhope .... ......
Prologue to Mr. Thomson's Agamemnon...... Tyburn : to the Marine Society ...............
Impromptu, on a Lady, who had passed some Zephir ; or, the Stratagem ............

Time in playing with a very young Child... Edwin and Emma ..........
Epigram, on seeing two Persons pass by in Extract of a Letter from the Curate of Bowes

very different Equipages ...................... in Yorkshire, on the Subject of the preced-

Epigram on a certain Lord's Passion for a

ing Poem.....

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Singer ............

On the Death of Lady Anson. Addressed to

A Simile in Prior, applied to the same Person.

her father, 1761......

On an amorous old Man .... .....................

14 A funeral Hymn .....................

Op I. H. Esq. ...............

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ib. To Mira. From the Country ...........

A Fragment............................

A Winter's Day. Written in a State of Me-

Cupid and Hymen; or, the Wedding Day ... · lancholy ..........
Epigram. Written at Tunbridge Wells, 1760. Prologue to the Masque of Britannia ..........
An Ode in the Masque of Alfred ... ........... Inscription for a Picture .....
The Excursion: a Poem, in two Cantos.

Song. To a Scotch Tune-Mary Scot....

Canto I. ...............

To Mr. Thomson, on bis publishing the second

Edition of his Poem, called Winter ..........

Amyntor and Theodora : or, the Hermit. In William and Margaret ......................
three Cantos.

Epitaph, on Mr. Aikman, and his only Son,

Preface ..........

24 who were both interred in the same Grave.

Canto l..

25 | Epitaph on a young Lady ...........

II.

28 | Song. To a Scotch Tune-the Birks of En-

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IN TWO BOOKS.

VI. To William

ODES ON SEVERAL SUBJECTS

Hall, Esquire, with the

Works of Chaulieu ....................... 113

BOOK I.

VII. To the right reverend Benjamin Lord

Bishop of Winchester

114

1. Preface ......

| VII, ............... .................................

115

II. No. I. For the Winter Solstice ........

IX. At Study .............

ib.

II. On the Winter Solstice

X. To Thomas Edwards, Esquire, on the

III. To a Friend, unsuccessful in Love ...

late Edition of Mr. Pope's Works ... ib.

IV. Affected Indifference. To the same.

XI. To the country Gentlemen of England.. 116

V. Against Suspicion .......

XII. On recovering from a Fit of Sickness, in

VI. Hymn to Cheerfulness .......

the Country ............ ................ 117

VII. On the Use of Poetry ......

XIII. To the Author of Memoirs of the House

VIII. On leaving Holland ...

of Brandenburgh ........................

IX. To Curio

XIV. The Complaint .......

X. To the Muse ....

XV. On domestic Manners. (Unfinished.]... 119

XI. On Love. To a Friend .......

Notes on the two Books of Odes ...............

XII. To Sir Francis Henry Drake, Bart....

XIII. On Lyric Poetry

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Hymn to the Najads ..........

XIV. To the hon. Charles Townshend. From Notes on the Hymn to the Naiads...............

the Country................ ........

XV. To the Evening Star .

INSCRIPTIONS.

XVI. To Caleb Hardinge, M. D. .........

I. For a Grotto ..........

XVII. On a Sermon against Glory. ...........

II. For a Statue of Chaucer at Woodstock. ib.

XVIII. To the right honourable Fraucis Earl

III. Whoe'er thou art, whose path in sum-

of Huntingdon.........

mer lies ..........

IV. () youths and virgins : () declining eld. ib.

1 BOOK 11.

V. Gulielmus III.. .....

ib.

I. Remonstrance of Shakspeare, supposed

VI. For a Column at Runnymede .............

to have been spoken at the Theatre-

VII. The Wood-Nymph ..........

Royal, while the French Comedians VIII, Ye powers uuseen, to whom the bands

were acting by Subscription............ 110

101 of Greece .........

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II. To Sleep ......

....mul IX. Me though in life's sequestered vale ... ib.

III. To the Cuckow .....

An Epistle to Curio.......

IV. To the hon. Charles Townshend. In the Love. An Elegy

Country........

..... 112 A British Philippic............

V. On Love of Praise....

....... 113 Hymn to Science..........

132

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127

The Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ............ 157 | The Fatal Sisters. An Ode .....

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Ode on the Spring .........

........ 145 | The Descent of Odin ...........

153

Ode on the Death of a favourite Cat, drowned The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment........ 154

in a Tub of gold Fishes .............

ib. Epitaph at Beckenbam, on Mrs. Clarke ...... 155

Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College ... 146 Stanzas suggested by a View of the Seat and
Hymn to Adversity .................................. 147] Ruins at Kingsgate, in Kent 1766............
Elegy written in a country Church-Yard ...... ib. Ode for Music .........
The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode...... 148 | A long Story ......
The Bard. A Pindaric Ode ...................... 150

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An Epistle to Mr. Pope, from Rome, 1730 ... 174 Addition, extempore, by Earl Hardwicke...... 184
To Lord Herrer. In the Year 1730. From Letter to Earl Hardwicke: occasioned by the

Worcestershire .................................. ib. foregoing Verses .................................

Advice to a Lady, 1731 ...........

Hymen to Fliza .............

Song. Written in the Year 1732.--Wnen De On reading Miss Carter's Poems in Manu-

lia on the plain appears.. ..................... 176 script ................................................
Song Written in the Year 1733.–The heavy Mount Edgecumbe...... .........

hours are almost past.......................... Invitation. To the Dowager Dutchess D'Ai-

Damon and Delia. In Imitation of Horace

guilion .......

and Lydia. Written in the Year 1732 ... ib. / To Colonel Drumgold.............

Ode in Imitation of Pastor Fido. Written Epitaph on Captain Grenville .......

abroad in 1729 ..........

177 On Good-Humour. Written at Eton School,

Parts of an Elegy of Tibullus. Translated, 1729................

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1729-30 ......

Some additional Stanzas to Astolfo's Voyage

Song. Written in the Year 1732.--Say, Myra,

to the Moon, in Ariosto ........ ....

why is gentle love .....

178 To a young Lady. With the Tragedy of Ve-

Verses, written at Mr. Pope's House at Twic-

nice Preserved .......

kepham, which he had lent to Mrs. Gre Elegy.-Tell me, my heart, fond slave of

ville. in August 1735 .......

hopeless love ...,

Epigram - None without hope e'er lov'd the Inscription for a Bust of Lady Suffolk; de-

brightest fair ...

signed to be set up in a Wood at Stowe,

To Mr. West at Wickham. Written in the 1732.................. ................... ........ 187

Year 1740 ...........

Sulpicia to Cerinthus in her Sickness. From

To Miss Lacy Portescue...........

Tibullus. Sent to a friend, in a Lady's

To the same; with Hammond's Elegies ......

Name ............

To the same ......

Sulpicia to Cerinthus ................

To the same ...........

Cato's Speech to Labienus, in the ninth Book

A Prayer to Venus. In her Temple at Stowe.

of Lucan ......

To the same

To Mr. Glover on the Poem of Leonidas.

To the same. On her pleading want of Time. Written in the Year 1734

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To the same ...

To William Pitt, Esq. on his losing his Com-

To the same ..........

mission, in the Year 1736 ...... ..... 188

To the same. With a new Watch .......... Prologue to Thomson's Coriolanus. Spoken

An irregular Ode. Written at Wickham in

by Mr. Quin .............

1746. To the same .......

Epilogue to Lillo's Elmerick ............

To the Memory of the same Lady. A Mo Inscriptions at Hagley.

Dody, A. D. 1747......... ..............

1. On a View from an Alcove ...........

Verses making part of an Epitaph on the II. On a rocky fancy Seat .......

same Lady ......

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III. To the Memory of Shenstone ..........

Horare, Book iv. Ode iv. Written at Oxford, IV. On the Pedestal of an Urn ...

1725............

........... ib. V. On a Bench .....................

189

Virtue and fame. To the Countess of Egre VI. On Thomson's Seat .............
mont ...

183

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The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers ......... 193 Pable II. The Panther, the Horse, and other

Dedication ..........

............. 197

Beasts ................................ 210

Preface to the Edition of Moore's Poems aud

III. The Nightingale and Glow-Worm.. ib.

Piays, published in 1756, Quarto ............ 199 IV. Hymen and Death ................. 211

The Discovery: an Ode to the right honour-

V. The Poet and his Patron ............ ib.

able Henry Pelham ........ ............ 201 VI. The Wolf, the Sheep, and the Lamb. 212

The Trial of Selim the Persian, for divers high

VII. The Goose and the Swans....... ...... 213

Crimes and Misdemeanors...................... 202 VIII. The Lawyer and Justice ............ ib.

Ode to Garrick, upon the Talk of the Town... 205 IX. The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the

Envy and Fortune: a Tale. To Mrs. Garrick. ib.

Cat .............

214

To the right honourable Henry Pelhain, the

X. The Spider and the Bee ............
humble Petition of the worshipful Company

XI. The young Lion and the Ape ...... ib.

of Poets and News-Writers ................... 206 XII. The Colt and the farmer ......

...... 216

The Trial of Sarah , alias Slim Sal, for

XIII. The Owl and the Nightingale ...... 217

privately Stealing ............

............. 207

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

FABLES FOR THE LADIES.

| A Hymn to Poverty .............................. 218

Preface to the first Edition ..................... 209 | The Lover and the Friend .................,

..................... ib.

Fable I. The Eagle and the Assembly of Birds. ib.

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