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FALCONER.

P. 384, line 7, for always read often.
VOL. V.

BOYSE.
ALEXANDER, EARL OF STIRLING.

P. 516, line 5 from the bottom, for project read P. 292. Since writing this life, I have disco- prospect.

P. 523. Some time before his death he wrote a vered the following information respecting the family and title of the earl of Stirling. The person very penitent letter to the Rev. James Hervey, who assumed that title, and fought on the side of author of the Meditations, &c. who appears to America, in the war 1774-82, and who died in have endeavoured to impress him with a sense of

bis situation. 1783, was no relation of our poet. The title of

See Smollett's British Magazine, earl of Stirling has been extinct since 1641, when

vol. v. p. 655. the poet died. His conse was deposited in a leadeo coffin, in the family aile, in the church of Stirling, above ground, and remained entire till

VOL. XV. within these thirty years. Being much involved in debt at his death, and his descendants very

WILLIAM THOMSON. poor, they never thought of making good their title to that digoity, till a very considerable time

P. 4. According to Mr. Isaac Reed's MS, obi. thereafter ; but the mansion-house or church, tuary, now in my possession, he died in 1765. which stood upon the banks of the river Devon, near Stirling, in which the records of the family

LLOYD. descent were deposited, being swept away by a rapid current of the river after an incommon fall - P. 74. His name appeared, in 1761, to a transof rain, rendered it impossible for the nearest akin lation of Voltaire's works, with that of Smollett, to the family to make good his claim to the title. and in 1763, to a translation of Marmontel's Tales Several branches of this family still live at a vil- with that of C. Denis. lage called Mainstry, on the above river, about three miles from Stirling, the oldest of which is the

COOPER. fourth in descent from the earl, and is a reputable farmer, and known by all the old people about

P. 503, for Thurgaton, read Thurgarton, bis. that part of the country to be the real and nearest descendant of the earl of Stirling.

VOL. XVI. I From a letter inserted in the London Chro

SMART. nicle, Oct. 1776, and signed GeneALOG IST. Beatson says, I know not upon what anthority, that the P. 10. Poor Smart's custom of praying in the title was not extinct until 1799.

streets was very common. My friend, Mr. Nichols, informs me, that he has seen him repeating the Lord's Prayer on his knees at the door of Islington church.

VOL. XVIII.
P. 13. Mrs. Smart, his widow, died at Read-
ing, March 16, 1809.

T. WARTON.
LOV IBOND.
P. 283. Mrs. Loviboud died at Prognal, near

P. 77, lines 5 and 6, for Aristotle, read Arioslo. Hampstead, Aug. 7, 1770.

The “ Guide to the Companion,” ascribed to ARMSTRONG.

Mr. Warton, I have been since informed on good

authority, was the production of Mr. HuddesP.517, line 18, for between place, read place belieen. ford.

line 19, for serving, read serced.

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The Complaint of Mars and Venus

361

Occleve unto the King

555

Of the Cuckow and the Nightingale

364 A Ballad of good Counsail translated out of

The Court of Love

367 Latin Verses into English by Dan John Lyd-

Chaucer's Dream

378

gate cleped the Monk of Bury

ib.

The Flower and the Leaf

394 A Ballad in the Praise and Commendation of

Chaucer's A, B. C. called La Priere de Nostre Master Geffery Chaucer, for his Golden

Dame

399 Eloquence

556

Certain Ballades

401 | A Ballad made by Chancer, teaching what is

Good Counsail of Chaucer.

ib. Gentilness, or whom is worthy to be called

A Ballade of the Village without Painting ib. Gentil

557

Lenuoy

402 A Proverb against Covetise and Neyligence .. ib.

Go forth king, rule thee by sapience

403 A Ballad which Chaucer made against Wo-

To his empty Purse

ib. men Unconstant

ib.

A Ballad made by Chaucer, teaching what is A Ballad which Chaucer made in Praise or

Gentilness, or whom is worthy to be called rather Dispraise of Women for their Dou-

gentill

403 bleness....

ib.

A Proverb against Covetise and Negligence... ib. The Craft of Lovers

558
A Ballad which Chaucer made against Wo- Ballad.-Of their nature they greatly them
men Unconstant
ib, delite

560
Chaucer's Words unto his own Scrivener ... ib. The Ten Commandments of Love............... ib.

The Nine Ladies worthy...

561

PROSE WORKS OF CHAUCER.

Ballad.-In the season of Feuerere whan it

Boecius de Consolatione Philosophiæ

407

was full cold

562

Book I.

ib. Ballad.–O mercifull and () merciable..... ib.

II.

414 How Mercury with Juno, Venus, and Mi-

III.

422

nerva, appeared to Paris of Troy, he sleep-

IV.

435

ing by a Fountain

563

v.

445 A Ballad pleasant.—I have a lady where so

The Conclucions of the Astrolabie....... 453

she be

ib.

The Testament of Loue: The Prologue 4611 Another Ballade.-0 mossie quince hanging

Book I.

467

by your stalke..

564

II.

480 A Ballad warning Men to beware of deceitful

JII.

498

Women

Verses compiled by Geffery Chaucer, and in

POEMS IMPUTED TO CHAUCER, OR, BY OTHER AUTHORS,

the written Copies follow at the End of the

AND USUALLY PRINTED IN HIS WORKES.

Complaint of Pity

ib.
The Floure of Courtesie. Made by John Lid- A Ballad, declaring that Women's Chastity
gate.

515 doth much excell all Treasure worldly...... 565.
How Pity is dead and buried in a gentle Herte 517 Jack Upland

566

La Belle Dame sans Mercie

518 The Story of Thebes, compiled by John Lid-

The Assembly of Ladies.....

526 gate Monk of Bury: The Prologue

570

The Lamentation of Mary Magdalen

532 Part J.

572

The Prologue to the Remedy of Love

538

II.

578

The Remedy of Love

539

III.

560

The Letter of Cupid

542 The Coke's Tale of Gamelyn

607

A Ballade in Commendation of our Lady...... 546 The Plowmap's Prologue

623

John Gower unto the noble King Henry the The Plowman's Tale. Part I.

ib.

Fourth

........... 548

Part II.

627

A Saying of Don John

551

Part Ill.

628

Ballade de Bon Consail

552 | The Prologue: or the Merry Adventure of the

Scogan unto the Lords and Gentlemen of the Pardonere and Tapstere at the Inn at Can-

King's House

jb. terbury.......

634

A Ballade of the Village without Painting 554 The Merchant's Second Tale...........

641

1. Occleve to his empty Purse

555 A Glossary, abridged from Mr. Tyrwhitts's . 670

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