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Prologue to the King and Queen, upon the Union of the two Companies, 1666 page 350 Epilogue on the fame occasion

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Prologue to the Princess of Cleves

Epilogue to the fame

Prologue to Arviragus and Philicia, revived

Prologue to the Prophetess
Prologue to the Mistakes
Epilogue to Henry II.

A Prologue

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Prologue to Albumazar

An Epilogue

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Epilogue to the Husband his own Cuckold 373 Prologue to the Pilgrim

Epilogue to the Pilgrim

Tranflations from Theocritus, Lucretius,

and Horace.

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Preface concerning Mr. Dryden's Tranflations 383

Tranflations from Theocritus.

Amaryllis or, the third Idyllium of Theocritus, paraphrafed

The Epithalamium of Helen and Menelaus, 18th Idyl.

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The

The Despairing Lover, 28th Idyl..
Daphnis, 27th Idyll.

Tranflations from Lucretius.

The Beginning of the 1ft Book of Lucretius

Ditto of the 2d.

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The latter Part of the 3d Book

Ditto of the 4th.

From the 5th Book

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Tranflations from Horace.

The Third Ode of the 1ft Book of Horace
The Ninth Ode of ditto

The Twenty-ninth Ode of ditto
The Second Epode of Horace

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In THREE PARTS.

·Antiquam exquirite matrem.. Et vera inceffu patuit Dea.

VOL. II.

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To the

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HE nation is in too high a ferment, for me to expect either fair war, or even fo much as fair quarter, from a reader of the oppofite party. All men are engaged either on this fide or that; and tho confcience is the common word, which is given by both, yet if a writer fall among enemies, and cannot give the marks of their confcience, he is knocked down before the reasons of his own are heard. A preface, therefore, which is but a befpeaking of favour, is altogether useless. What I defire the reader should know concerning me, he will find in the body of the poem, if he have but the patience to peruse it. Only this advertisement let him take before-hand, which relates to the merits of the cause. No general characters of parties (call them either fects or churches) can be fo fully and exactly drawn, as to comprehend all the feveral members of them; at least all fuch as are received under that denomination. For example; there are fome of the church by

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