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it. There is in Farquhar's Letters an indistinct mention of it, as irregular and disorderly, and of the oration which was then spoken. More than this I have not discovered.

I have been told that Dryden's Remarks on Rymer have been printed before. The former edition I have not seen. This was transcribed for the press from his own manuscript.

March 15, 1779.

DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER.

The Lives of the Poets, herewith delivered, are to be

fewed in Four separate Volumes ; viz.
Vol. I. ADVERTISEMENT ; Cowley, WALLER.

II. MILTON, BUTLER.
III. DRYDEN.
IV. DENHAM, SPRAT, ROSCOMMON, ROCHESTER,

YALDEN, OTWAY, DUKE, DORSET, HALI-
FAX, STEPNEY, Walsh, Garth, King,

J. PHILIPS, SMITH, POMERET, HUGHES. *** A Head is engraved of every Poet marked with an Asterisk ; TWENTY-eight in all.

The Poems are contained in Fir TY-SIX VOLUMES. VOL. 1, 2, * COWLEY. 3, 4, 5, * MILTON. 6, 7, * BUTLER.

8, * WALLER, 9, * DENHAM, SPRAT. 10, ROSCOMMON, ROCHESTER, YALDEN. 11, * OTWAY, DUKE, DORSET.

12, HALIFAX, STEPNEY, WALSH.
13-16, * DRYDEN.
17--19, DRYDEN'S VIRGIL.

20, * GARTH, KING.
21, * J. PHILIPS, SMITH, POMFRET.
22, * HUGHES.

23, * ADDISON.
24, * BLACKMORE.
25, * BUCKINGHAM, LANSDOWNE.

26, * ROWE, TICKELL. ” 27, 28, ROWE’S LUCAN.

29, * CONGREVE, FENTON.
30, 31, * PRIOR.
32—34, * POPE.
35-38, POPE'S HOMER.
39, 40, * SWIFT.
41, 42, * GAY.

43, * BROOME, PITT.
44, * PARNELL, A. PHILIPS.
45, SAVAGE.
46, * WATTS.
47, SOMERVILE.
48, * THOMSON.

49, THOMSON, HAMMOND, COLLINS. 50-52, * YOUNG.

53, * DYER, MALLET. 54, * SHENSTONE. 55, * AKENSIDE. 56, * LYTTELTON, WEST, GRAY.

IR R A T A

Cowley, P. 158. last line, read strong brafe WALLER, p. 85. 1. 3. for loft read left · DRYDEN, P. 73. 1. 15. for beam read leave:

p. 212. last line, add betray'd:

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