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should at least be enriched and adorned with some of the loveliest productions of the English Parnassus; and if, in traversing a region so luxuriantly replete with flowers of transcendent worth and beauty, he has chanced to call a few which must be esteemed inferior to others left untouched on their banks, he trusts that the various tastes of those, into whose hands it may fall, will yet be gratified by some in the collection ; and that, if the whole should not please their fancy, the part (which shall meet their approbation will be sufficient, both in number and excellence, to induce them to overlook with candour the defiency of taste or judgement, which may be discovered in the insertion of the remainder.
The editor eubraces this opportunity to ac. knowledge his obligations to Mrs. J. COBBOLD, and the Rev. Mr. Clubbe, for their polite and acceptable communications.
The Pig and Magpie - - - . - Pindar 41 The Love of the World detected - Cowper 42 Agur's Prayer Paraphrased Rer. W. Clubbe 44 To some Children listening to a Lark - Cotton 45 To a little Girl .... - Cotton 46 To a Lady on her Birth Day Rev. W. Beloe 47 On the same Subject - - - Rev. W. Beloe 48 False Greatness - - - - . - - Watts 49 Happiness - - - - - - - Miss Carter 51 The dying Kid - - - - - - Shenstone 53 The affectionate Heart - - - - - Cottle 55 Time - - - - - - - - Mrs. J. Ihinter 57 The Lady's Looking Glass - - - - Prior 58 The Garland - - - -- -: Prior 60 Verses accompanying a Nosc-gay . Anon. 62 To a Lady with a Ring - -. - - Anon. 64 On receiving a Bouquet of Cotton Grass from
a Friend - - - - - Mrs. J. Cobbold 65 To my Boat - - - - - Mrs J. Cobbold 66 The Winter's Day - - - - - - Anon. 67 Human Life - - - - - - Sir W. Jones 69 The Being of a God --- Rev. E. Moore 70 Love to God - - - - - - - Barbauld 74 Ode to Adversity - - - - - - Gray 76 Ode to Content - - • - - - Barbauld 78 Hymn to Contentment - - - - - Parnell 81 Pleasures of Retirement : - - - - Pope 84 The Happy Man - - - - - - Anon. 85 The Passions - - - - - - Collins 86