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TABLE OF CONTENTS-VOL. IV.

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PAGE danes Thomson (1700—1748)--Continued. Stanza containing Portrait of ThomSummer Morning :

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son... Autumn Evening Scene.. 1 John Byrom (1691–1763).

50 A Winter Landscape. 3 A Pastoral.

50 Hymn on the Seasons. 4 Colin and Phoebe..

50 Caravan of Mecca..

6 Careless Content. Pestilence at Carthagena.

Jacobite Toast

53 Extract from The Castle of Indo- Thomas Gray (1716—1771)..

53 lence'.

7 Stanzas from the ‘Progress of PoRule Britannia 12

55 Robert Blair (1699—1746) 12 On Travelling

57 Extracts from The Grave' 13 Netley Abbey.

57 Dr. Isaac Watts (1674-1748). 15 Grasmere

58 The Rose.... 15 The Grande Chartreuse.

58 The Hebrew Bard..

16 Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton A Summer Evening.

16
College.

59 Edward Moore (1712–1757).. 17 The Bard, a Pindaric Ode..

59 The Happy Marriage.

17 Elegy Written in a Country ChurchWilliam Oldys (1696—1761).. 17 yard..

64 Song, “Busy, Curious, Thirsty Fly'. 18 The Alliance of Education and GoRobert Dodsley (1703—1764)

18
vernment.

67 Song, “The Parting Kiss

18 Tobias George Smollett (1721. 1771).. 69 William Collins (1721–1759)

13
Ode to Independence.

72 Hassan, or the Camel-driver. 21 Ode to Leven Water.

74 Ode written in 1746.... 22 The Tears of Scotland.

75 Ode to Evening...

22 Author of Albania' (date of Poem, The Passions, an Ode for Music 24

1737).

75 Dirge in 'Cymbeline'

26 Apostrophe to Albania or Scotland.. 76 Ode on the Death of Mr. Thomson.. 26

The Invisible IIunting..

76 William Shenstone (1714—1763). 27 | John Wilson (1720-178 )..

76 The Schoolmistress. 29 Extract from The Clyde'.

77 From A Pastoral Ballad'

31 The Rev. Richard Gifford (1725--1807). 77 Song, Jemmy Dawson' 32 Rural Morning Scene

77 Written at an Inn at Henley. 34 Address to Health.

78 David Mallet (circa 1700—-1765). 34 Dr. Wilkie (1721-1772).

78 William and Margaret... 33 Description of Jealousy.

78 The Birks of Invermay 33 John Armstrong (1709–1779).

79 Mark Akenside (1721-1770).

39 Extracts from the Art of PreservThe Dales and Woodlands of Tyne. 40 ing Health'.

80 Aspirations after the Infinite... 42 Wrecks and Mutations of Time..... 81 Patriotism.

42 Pestilence of the Fifteenth Century. 82 Taste.

43 Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780)... 83 Inscription for Monument to Shaks- The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse. 83 peare. 46 Dr. James Grainger (1721–1766)..

84 Inscription for Statue to Chaucer... 46 Ode to Solitude

85 Lord Lyttelton (1709–1773). 47 James Merrick (1720—1769)

86 From the · Monody? 47 The Chameleon.

86 From · Advice to a Lady'.

48 James Macpherson (1738---1796). Prologue to Thomson's Coriolanus' 49 Ossian's Address to the Sun.

90 Desolation of Balclutha...

90 (iii)

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The Songs of Selma...

90 John Scott (1730—1783).

..159

The Cave, written in the Highlands. 92 Ode on Hearing the Drum.

.159

Fragment of an Address to Venus.. 93 Michael Bruce (1746—1767). ..159

Thomas Chatterton (1752-1770). 93 Elegy written in Spring.

. 160

A Hymn.,

94 John Logan (1748—1788).

.162

Extracts from Ælla'.

96

To the Cuckoo..

..164

The Prophecy, a Political Satire. 98 Complaint of Nature..

..164

Bristow Tragedy...

98 William Whitehead (1715—1785). ...165

The Minstrel's Song in ‘Ælla'.

..100

Variety

.136

Freedom, a Chorus.

...101

Samuel Bishop (1731–1795). ..167

William Falconer (1732—1769). ..102 To Mrs. Bishop on the Anniversary

Evening at Sea..

104 of her Wedding-day.

..167

Appearance of the Ship on the Shores Christopher Smart (1722–1770) ......168

of Greece

..105 Song to David.....

169

Cape Colonna - The Storm and Thomas Wharton (1728–1790), and Jo-

Wreck..

. 105

seph Wharton (1722-1800)..... .170

Robert Lloyd (1733—1764).

... 108 Written in Dugdale's Monasticon'.172

Miseries of a Poet's Life..

109 On Revisiting the River Loddon....172

Wretchedness of a School Usher, ..109 From the Ode to Fancy'.

..173

Charles Churchill (1731—1764).. .110 Thomas Blacklock (1721-1791). ..173

Remorse

.112 Terrors of a Guilty Conscience.. .175

A Scots Pastoral.....

.113 Ode on Melissa's Birthday...

. .175

Sketches of Smollett and Hogarth..114 James Beattie (1735—1803)

176

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784).

Imparting to a Boy the First Idea of

Letter to Lord Chesterfield..

117 a Supreme Being..

177

From "The Vanity of Human

Opening of the · Minstrel'. ..178

Wishes

..120

Description of Edwin..

180

Prologue spoken by Garrick in 1747.123 Morning Landscape.

.181

On the Death of Dr. Robert Levett..124 Life and Immortality.

.181

Mrs. Thrale (1739–1821).

.125 Retiremeut.

.182

The Three Warnings..

..126 The Hermit.

..183

Oliver Goldsmith (1728—1774). .127 William Julius Mickle (1734–1788)....183

The Traveller

..131 Cumnor Hall..

185

Description of Auburn—The Village The Mariner's Wife, or "There's nae

Preacher, &c.

.139 Luck about the House

187

Edwin and Angelina...

.142 The Spirit of the Cape..

..187

Extracts from * Retaliation'. ...144 Christopher Anstey (1724—1805)......188

Bishop Percy (1729-1811..

.145 The Public Breakfast..

...189

O Nancy, wilt Thou go with Me.....146 Richard Jago (1715—1781). ....191

The Friar of Orders Gray.

.146 Absence..

...191

Richard Glover (1712–1785). 148 Christopher Pitt (1699--1748) Gilbert
Address of Leonidas...

...143

West (1700 ?–1756),- Mrs. Carter
The Armies at Salamis.

..150

(1717–1806).
Admiral Hosier's Ghost.

151

William Mason (1725-1797).

152

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Apostrophe to England...

153

Mount Snowden.-From "Caracta- "Ad Amicos,' by Richard West.......193

cus'

.153 Elegy, by Hammond

194

Epitaph on Mrs. Mason. ..154 Song, Away! let Nought to Love

Francis Fawkes (1721-1777)..

154 Displeasing

196

The Brown Jug..

.154 The Mystery of Life, by John Gam-

John Cunningham (1729–1773).

bold....

197

Song, “May-eve, or Kate of Aber- The Beggar, by Rev. T. Moss. 197

deen'.

.155 Song from The Shamrock,' 1772.. .198

Content, a Pastoral..

..155 Lincs by Sir John Henry Moorc......198

John Langhorne (1735-1779).

156
The Poor Vagrant Tribe.

...156

SCOTTISH POETB.
Appeal to Country Justices........

157

The Dead..

.158 William Hamilton (1704–1754).

.199

Fareweil Hymn to the Valley of Ir- The Braes of Yarrow..

200

Wan...

.158 | John Skinner (1721–1807)...

203

......191

...155

...241

..209

....259

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Tullochgorum....

..203 John Hawkesworth (1715–1773).. 236

Robert Crawford (circa 1695-1733)....204 Conclusion of the Adventurer'...236
The Bush aboon Traquair. .204 Edward Moore (1712–1757):

236

Tweedside.

.204 George Colman (1733—1794)—Bonnel

Lady Grisell Baillie (1665—1746) .204

Thornton (1724—1768)...

.237

Sufferings of Lady Grisell and her

The Country Church, by Cowper...237

Father..

..205 Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)... .238

Werena my Heart licht I wad Dee...206 Beau Tibbs.

..238

Sir Gilbert Elliott (1722–1777).

,207

Beau Tibbs continued.

,239

Amynta.

.207 On the Increased Love of Life with

Alexander Ross (1698–1784).

207 Age.....

Woo'd, and Married, and a' .208 A General Election (about 1760)....242

John Lowe (1750—1798).

.208

Mary's Dream.

209

Lady Ann Barnard (1750—1825)

NOVELISTS.

Auld Robin Gray.

.209

Miss Jane Elliott (1727–1805), and Mrs.

Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)......244

Cockburn (died in 1794).

210 Pamela and her Mother in Church..247

The Flowers of the Forest, by Miss

Robert Paltock (living in 1751)..

..248

Eliot...

210 Peter Wilkins and his Flying Bride.250

The Flowers of the Forest, by Mrs.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754).

.254

Cockburn..

211 On leaving England for Lisbon.. 257

Robert Fergusson (1751—1774).

211 Partridge at the Theatre..

Brida Claith..

213 Philosophy and Christianity. ..261

Cauler Water.

.214 Tobias George Smollett (1721-1771)..262

A Sunday in Edinburgh..

..215

The Death of Commodore Trunnion. 266

Epitaph on Commodore Trunnion.. 267

DRAMATISTS.

Feast in the Manner of the Ancients.267

Laurence Sterne (1713–1768).

........270

Tragedies by Johnson, Thomson, Mal- The Story of Le Fevre.

.274

let, Glover, Brooke, Mason, Home.215 The Starling-Captivity..

.278

Discovery of her Son by Lady Ran-

A French Peasant's Supper.. 279

dolph.

.218 Charles Johnstone (died in 1800).

Short Extracts from Thomson, Ma-

Horace Walpole (1717–1797)... ..280

son, and Glover.

221 Clara Reeve (1725-1803).

..281

George Colman (1733-1794)- Arthur

Oliver Goldsmith (1728—1774). .281

Murphy (1727—1805)-Hugh Kelly Henry Brooke (1706—-783).

..283

(1739–1777).

223 Henry Mackenzie (1745—1831) 283

Richard Cumberland (1732-1811)- Negro Servitude.

284

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)....223 Harley Sets out on his Journey. 295

A Deception.-From.She Stoops to

The Death of Harley....

256

Conquer'.
Arrival at the Supposed Inn....

Henry Carey (died in 1743)..

225

HISTORIANS.

Sally in Our Alley..

.228 Thomas Carte (1686—1754)..

288

David Garrick (1716—1779)-Henry Nathaniel Hooke (circa 1690—1763)....288

Fielding (1707 — 1754) Charles

Dr. Conyers Middleton (1683–1750)...289

Macklin (1690—1797) James Town- Character of Cicero.

..289

ley (1715–1778)..

.29 Lord Hervey (1696—1743).

.289

Samuel Foote (circa 1720-1777). 230 Personal Traits of George II. and

Tuft-hunting. - From The Lame

Queen Caroline..

.290

Lover'.

.231 David Hume (1711-1776)...

.291

C. Coffey (died 1745)—Isaac Bickerstaff The Middle Ages-Progress of Free-

(1735—1787).

dom..

..294

State of Parties at the Reformation.295

ESSAYISTS.

Character of Queen Elizabeth......296

Dr. William Robertson (1721--1793)...297

Samuel Johnson (1709–1784).

233

Character of Mary, Queen of Scots.300

On Useful Knowledge and Kindness.234 Martin Luther...

On Revenge..

234 Discovery of America..

Retirement from the World..... 235 Chivalry....

....280

.224

..226

..300

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.304

....308

:. 353

......355

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Francis I. and the Emperor Charles Dr. Thomas Reid (1710-1796)........ 348

..305 Lord Kames (1696—1782)..

..349

Smollett (1721-1771)— Tytler (1711- Dr. Beattie (1735—1803).

350
1792)—Lyttelton (1709–1773), &c-306 On the Love of Nature.

.350
Lord Hailes (1726–1792)—Robert Wat- On Scottish Music.

351

son (1730—1780)—Dr. W. Russell Abraham Tucker (1705—1774) and Dr.

(1741--1793)..

Priestley (1733—-1804).

Edward Gibbon (1737-1794).

......308

Eulogy on Priestley by Robert Hall.354

Opinion of the Ancient Philosophers

on the Immortality of the Soul...314

MISCELLANEOUS WRITERS.

i Th City of Bagdad....

..315

Conquest of Jerusalem by the Cru- Earl of Chesterfield (1694-1773).

saders.

316 On Good Breeding..

..355

Appearance and Character of Mo- Detached Thoughts...

.356

hammed..

.317 On the Picture of Richard Nash....356

Death and Character of Timour or Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780)...357

Tamerlane.

.318 On Monarchy.

357

Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709—-1784).

THEOLOGIANS AND METAPHYSICIANS. Preface to the Dictionary.

.359

Reflections on Landing at Jona.....560

Bishop Butler (1692–1752).

.320 Parallel between Pope and Dryden..360

Blshop Warburton (1698--1779). ..329 Junius and Sir Philip Francis (1740-

The Grecian Mythology..

.323

1818)..

362

Dr. Robert Lowth (1710—1787)--Dr. C. On the Duke of Bedford..

366

Middleton (1683–1750)--W. Law State of England in 1812..

367

(1686—1761)-Isaac Watts (1674- Characters of Fox and Pitt.. .. 368

1747), &c.

325

From Junius's Letter to the King...368

Dr. Jortin (1698—-1770)--Dr. R. Hurd

John Horne Tooke (1736-1812).. .370

(1720 -- 1808)—Dr. George Horne Beckford's Address to the King.

(1730—1792).

. 326 John Lewis De-Lolme (1740–1806). ..372

George Whitefield (1714-1770)—John The Earl of Chatham (1708-1778). ..372

Wesley (1703 - 1791) Charles Speech on being Taunted on his

Wesley (1708—1788).

327

Youth..

.373

James Hervey (1714-1758)-Ebenezer Speech against the Employment of

Erskine (1680 — 1751)-Alexander

Indians..

.374

Webster (1707-1784)..

..328

Last Public Appearance of Chat-

Song by Dr. Webster, note.. .330 ham...

375

Dr. John Erskine (1721--1803)-Dr. Character of Chatham by Grattan...376

Hugh Blair (1718-1800). 330 Edmund Burke (1729-1797)..

377

On the Cultivation of Taste.. .331

Homely Similes, Note..

..379

Difference between Taste and Gen-

On Conciliation with America.. .381

332 Destruction of the Carnatic. .383

Dr. Philip Doddrige (1703—1751).

Marie Antoinette...

384

Happy Devotional Feelings... .334 The British Monarchy..

.384

Vindication of Religious Opinions..336 Difference between Mr. Burke and

Dr.N. Lardner (1684-1768)—Dr.James

the Duke of Bedford..

.385

Foster (1697 — 1753)-John Le- Burke's Account of his Son.

land (1691-1766)..

.337 Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792).

Dr. Francis Hutcheson (1694–1747)...338 Thomas Pennant (1726–1798).

..381

David Hume (1711-1776)..

.339 Thomas Amory (16924-1789).

..388

On Delicacy of Taste.

.340 Portrait of Marinda Bruce.

389

On Simplicity and Refinement...... 340 Charlotte Lennox (1720--1804) Cather-

Estimate of the Effects of Luxury.341 ine Macaulay (1733--1791).. 390

Jonathan Edwards (1703--1758).

......343 Mrs. Montagu (1720--1800)-Mrs.Chap-

David Hartley (1705—1757).

.344 pone (1727-1801)...

390

Adam Smith (1723-1790)..

.344 Dr. Richard Farmer (1735—1797)......391

The Results of Guilty Ambition..345 George Steevens (1736—1800)-Jacob

Dr. Richard Price (1723-1791).. . 346

Bryant (1715–1804).

..391

Dr. George Campbell (1719-1796).. .346 Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790)........391

Christianity need not fear Discus- The Cost of Wars, and Eulogium on

sion......

Washington....

*.*......392

ius.

...333

..386
...387

....347

....393

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PAGE New Device for American Coin.....393 Advantages of the Division of LaArgument for Contentment..

bour.

..401 William Melinoth (1710 — 1799) — Dr. Dr. Adam Ferguson (1724—1816). .. 102 John Brown (1715—1766.

..394
On the Changes in Society.

..402 Description of the Vale of Keswick.394 Lord Monboddo (1714—1799).

.402 Horace Walpole (1717-1797). .395 William Harris-James Harris. .404 Strawberry Hill...

396 W. Stukeley (1687—1765)–Edward King The Scottish Rebellion..

.397 (1735--1807)—Thomas Birch (1705 London Earthquakes and Gossip. 399 -1766)..

.404 Dr. Idam Smith (1723--1790).. 400 Encyclopædias and Magazines.........406

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