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Panthea, an Elegy,
86 Araminta, an Elegy,
90 An Elegy on a Lap-dog,
94 To a young Lady, with fome Lampreys, To a Lady, on her Paffion for old China,
99 Prologue, design’d for the Pastoral Tragedy of Dione, 102 Sweet William's Farewell, a Ballad, The Lady's Lamentation,
107 Damon and Cupid,
109 Daphnis and Chloe,
In The Coquet Mother and Daughter, A Contemplation on Night,
116 A Thought on Eternity, My own Epitaph, Dione, a Pastoral Tragedy,
EPIST LE I.
TO A L A D Y.
Occafioned by the Arrival of HER ROYAL
MADAM2 all your cenfures I submit,
, And frankly own I thould long since have writ: You told me, silence would be thought a crime, And kindly strove to teaze me into rhyme : No more let trilling themes your Muse employ, Nor lavish verse to paint a female toy : No more on plains with rural damsels sport, But fing the glories of the British court.
By your commands and inclination fway'd,
Aid me, bright Phæbus; aid, ye sacred Nine ;
Here 1 to Neptune form’d a pompous pray'r,
Thus my warm zeal had drawn the Muse along,
Straight Horace for some lucky ode I fought :
Ladies, to you I next infcrib'd my lay,
Beauty and wit were fure by nature join'd,