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Izaak Walton (1593–1683)..

75 A Domestic Scene.

...128

The Singing Birds.

77 Lady Rachel Russell (1636–1723)......129

The Angler's Wish.

79 To Dr. Fitzwilliam on her Sorrow..130

Thankfulness for Worldly Blessings 81 To the Earl of Galway on Friendship 131

Thomas Ellwood (1631-1713).

83 To Lord Cavendish-Berea veinent..131

Ellwool's Int rcourse with Milton 8+ Sir Thomas Urquhart, (circa 1613--1660) 131

John Dryden (1631--1070)..... 85 Newspap_rs...

.132

A S'a-fight heard at a Distance.....
Shik-peire--Beaumont and Fletcher 87
Ben Johnson....

88
Improved Style of Dramatic Dia.
logue....

SS FIFTII PERIOD.
Translations of the Ancient Poets.. 89
Spenser and Milton.

91 1689–1727: REIGNS OF WILLIAM III.,

On Lampoons..

92 QUEEN ANNE, AND GEORGE I.

History and B ography.

93

Sir William Temple (1623-1699). 96

POETS.

The English Climate.

98 W. Walsh (1663–1708), Charles Mon-

Against Excessive G ief..

99

tugu (1661-1715)

137

Right of Private Judgment in Reli Joseph Addison (1672–1719).

.137

pion

..102 The French People in 1699.

.142

Schemes of Projectors

From the · Letter from Italy' .143

Sir George Mackenzie (1636–1691)....106 Ode, • How are thy Servants blest,

Praise of a Country Life... ..107 O Lord!'.

.144

Against Envy.....

. 107

Ode, . The Spacious Firmament on

Fume-True Path to Esteem.......109 High

....145

John Evelyn (16?0---1706)..

..109 The Battle of Blenheim.

..145

The Last Sunday of Charles II.....110 Extract from the Tragedy of Cato'.146

The Great Fire in London, 1066 A, D 110 Matthew Prior (1661-1721).

..149

A Fortunate Courtier not Envied..J1! Exiract from . Verses to Chloe'.....150

Frost Fair on the Thames, 1631 A.D 113 For My Own Monument...

.151

Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Epitaph Extempore..

..152

Mary....

114

An Epitaph...

..152

Fashions in Dre: 8.

114 To a Child of Quality.

..153

Samuel Pepy: (1032–1703).

115 Abri's Love for Solomon.

153

Mrs Pepys in a New Dress

116 Written in Mezeruy's • History of

Charles II. and the Queen in the

France)

.155

Park.

The Thief and the Cordelir. ......155

Mr. Pepys sets up a Carrioge.......117 Ode to a Lady refusing to continue a

Mr. Pepys tries to adr ire Hudibras'118 disput.

... 156

Mr. Popys at the Theatre...

Theory of the Mind, from •Alma'..137

Mr. Pepys at Church

..119 Rev. James Brainston (1694-1744)....157

Domestic Scene between Mr. and Extracts from Art of Politics' and

Mrs. Pepys.....

,119

• Man of Taste!

.159

Mr. Pepys makes a Great Speech...1:0 Jonathan Swift (1667-1745).. ...158

Sir Roger L'Estrange (1616–1704).....121 Extract from Iinitation of Horace..161

Liberty of the Imprisoned Royaliste181 Oje to Spring, by Vanessa, note.. ..161

Æsop's Inventiou to bring back his A D scri;tiou of the Worn ng......163

Mistress.

122 A Description of a City Shower.....164

The Popish Piot...

.123 Baucis and Philemon.

..165

Samuel Butler (612--16-0).

..123 Frogn Vers.'s on the Death of Dr.

A Small Poet-A Vintner.

..124

Swift'.

166

A Prater-An Antiquary..

.125 The Grand Question Debated. .170

Walter Charleton (1619-1707) .125 Alexander l'ope (1663–1741).

The Ready and Nimble Wit-The Hop? --The Poor Indian - - Happi-

Slow but Suro Wit..

n89.

.178

Lucy Hutchinson (16_0_1659).........127 The Messiah.

.152
Colonel Ilutchinson on Condemua-

The Toil. I, from The Rape of the

tion of Charles I..

.127

Lock

.184

Lady Fanshawe (1625-1679).

.129 Description of Belinda and the

Lady Fanshawe sees a Ghost ......,128 Sy.phs....

......184

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From Eloisa to Abelard'.

.186 Ode from Horace..

238

Elegy to the Memory of an Unfor Song, · Bush aboon Traquair' 239

tunate Lady...,

.188 Lochaber no More..

.239

Happiness depends pot on Riches...190 Rustic Courtship:

239
From the Prologue to the Satires'.19.2 Dialogue on Marriage.

240

The Man of Ross.

..194

Death of Villiers, Duke of Bucking-

ham..

195

DRAMATISTS.

The Dying Christian to his Soul....196

Extract from Translation of the Thomas Southerne (1659—1746). .243

• Iliad'

.196 Extract from Oroonoko'.

..243

Elijah Fenton (1653 1730)

-W.
Return of Biron....

.244

Broome (1699-17-5).

.197 Nicholas Rowe (circa 1673-1718) ..... 247

Minor Poets Satirised in the Dun Penitence and Death of June Shore. 248

ciad' - Theobald, Dennis, Gildon, Calista's Passion for Lothario......250
Welsted, Cooke, A. Hill, &e........197 William Lillo (1693–1739)

.251

Richard Savage (1697—1743).. ..199

Fatal Curiosity...

.252

Extract from The Bastard

201 William Congreve (1670-1730) .255

Extrart from The Wanderer' 202

Description of a Cathedral

.257

Sir Samuel Garth (1670–1719). 23

Guy Young Mon upon Town ....258

Extract from The Dispensary' ..20 A Swaggering Bully and Boaster....258

On Death.

. 205

Scandal and Literature in Iligh Life.260

Sir Richard Blackmore (circa 1650 From Love for Love'...

.261

1729).

.2005 Sir John Vanbrugh (circa 1666--172-).264

The Scheme of Creation.

20, The Life of a Woman of Fashion...265

Thomas Parnell (1679—1718)... 207

..266

A Night-piece-The Churchyard....208 George Farquhar (1678–170;).

The Hermit...

Humorous Scene at an Inn

.267

John Gay (1688-1732).

.212 Fxtract from the • Recruiting Om-

The Country Ballad Singer

216 cer).

.269

Walking the streets of London.....217 Colley Cibber (1671 – 175:) — Steele,
Song, Sweet Woman is like the fair Philips, Aaron Hill, Mrs. Centlivre
Flower'.

21€
(1667-172 )

..271

The Court of Death.

2.9

The Hare with many Friends. 219

Song, Black-eyed Susan

PROSE LITERATURE.

.220

A Ballad, • 'Twas when the Seas

ESSAYISTS.

were Roaring'

221

Thomas Tickell (1636–1740).

221

Sir R. Steele (1672-1729)

273

On the Death of Mr. Addison........22

Love, Grief, und Deuth..

276

Colin and Lucy: a Ballad...

2:3

Agreeable Companions and Flat-

An Imitation of the Prophecy of

terers....

.277

Nereus.

.224

Quack Advertisements..

..278

Ambrose Philips (1671-1749). 225

Story-telling..

.279

Fragment from Sappho

226

Story of Unnion and Valentine. ..280

To Miss Charlotte Pulteney

Extracts from Addison's Essays. .280

Epistle to the Earl of Dorset. 226

The Politicul Upholsterer... .281

Proin the First Pastoral-Lobbin...227

The Vision of Mirza..

..283

George Granville. Lord Lansdowne

Sir Roger de Coverley's Visit to

(circa 1665—1735).....

228

Westminster Abbey...

.285

Anne, Countess of Winchelsea (circa Genealogy of Humour.

286

1660-1720).

259

Ned Soitly...

.287

A Nocturnal Reverie.

22)

The Works of Creation.

.258

Life's Progress....

.230

Eustace Budgell (1655–1737).... .290

The Art of Growing Rich.. ......291

Johu Hughes (1677-1720)... ..293

BCOTTISH POETS.

THEOLOGIANS AND METAPUYSICIANS.

Francis Sempill—Lady Wardlaw. 230 Richard Bentley (1662–1742).. 293

Extract from Hardyknute'.

Authority of Reason in Religious

Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)........

Matters

294

..343

...303

..307

..303

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Dr. Francis Atterbury (1662--1732)...295 Inconveniences likely to Result

Farewell Letter to Popa..

.295 from the Abolition of Christian.

Usefulness of Church Music. 296 ity.....

Dr. S:unuel Clarke (1675—1729). 295 Diversions of the Court of Lilliput.?44

Difference between

Right and Satire on Pretended Philosophers..345

Wrong...

301 Thoughts on Various Subject3......347

Dr. William Lowth (166: --1732). ..309 Overstrained Politeness.

..348

Dr Benjamin Hoadley (1676—1761)...302 Alexander Pope (1658–1744).

.349

The Kingdom of Christ not of this Oi) Sickness and Death.

.351

World.

Pop: 18 Oxford....

..351

Charles Leslie (1650 -- 1722).

303 Death. f two Lovers by Lightning..352

Bishop Patrick (1626-1707), and Dr. Description of an Ancient Country-
Waterland (1681-1740).

315
Seit...

.353

William Whiston (1667-1752)... .. 306 Pope to Bishop Atterbury in the

Discovery of the Newtonian Phil-

'lower

355

osophy ...

.306 A Recipe to make an Epic Poem....3:6

Dr. William Nicholson (1635–1727) - Dr John Arbuthnot (1667-1735)..... ..357

Dr. Matthew Tindal (1057-1733)..307 Epitaph on Chartres.

.359

John Tond (1669–1722)— Dr. Hum Characters of Johu Bull, Nic Frog

phrey Prideaux (1648-1721)..

and Hocus....

.359

Earl of Shaftesbury (1671-1713)......303 Character of John Bull's Mother...360

Scale of Beauty and Love...

310 Character of John Bull's Sister. .360

God in the Universe..

311 The Celerity and Duration of Lies...361

Bishop Berkeley (1685-17-3). 31) Usefulness of Mathematical Learn-
Verses on Arts and Learning in

ing

.302

America .....

315 Lord Boligbroke (1678–1751). ....362

Indnetry.

..316 The Decline of Life..

Prejudices and Opinions..

.317

The Ord .r of Providence.

..364

From Muxims concerning Patriot National Partiality and Prejudice.. 864

.318 Unreasonableness of Complaints of

The Rev. John Norris (1657-1711)....319 the Shortness of Human Life. .. 365

Short Extracte from Poems ...319 Pleasures of a Patriot.....

.366

Ou Perfect Happiness....

Wise Distinguished from Couding

Ministers.

.367

MISCELLANEOUS WRITERS

Lady Ma v W. Moutrga (1690--1762). .363

Oi Matrimonial Happiness...

.369

Daniel Defoe (1661–1731)..

.3.1

Enstern Manners and Language.. 370

Inoculation for the Smal-pox.

What if the Pretender should

...371

France in 1718..

Coine

.3.5

.379

On Female Education.

The Great Plagne in London. .320

372

William Wotton (1661–1726)

The Troubles of a Young Thief....328

.374

Address to a Youth of Rambling

Decline of Pedantry in England. .314

Disposition

.321

Tom D'Urfly (1630-17:3), and Tom

Bernard de Mandeville (1670-1733)...331)

Brown (1663--1701)...

..375

Division of Labour..

.831

Letter from Scarron in the next

World to Louis XIV

315

Flattery of the Great.

.322

Pomp and Superfluitv.

An Indian's Account of a Gaming

.33

Honge

Mre. Manly (liet in 1724)

.333

276

Laconies or Maxims..

.377

Andrew Fletcher of Saltou (1633-

1716).

.33+

State of Scotlanilin 1699.

..334

Murdoch Martin (ried after 1713). 333 SIXT II PERIOD.

The Second Sight...

335

Dress in the Western Islands.

..33

1720-1780: TUE REIGNS OF GEORGE

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745).

.330

II. AND GEORGE III.

Ludicrous Image of Finaticism. .311

Satire upon Dress and Fashion. .34!

POETS.

Characteristics of Modern Critics. .341 Matthew Gren (09-1737).

.881

On Books of Learning.

..312 Cures for Melancholy

..381

A Meditation upou a Broouisti k..,343 Couteatment- Wish.

..........382

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