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PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIDGE AND SON ;
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ASD SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

C. WHITTINGHAM, Printer,

Goswell Street, London.

CONTENTS.

Page

THE

CHE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson

3 To a Gentleman of seventy, who married a

Dedication

Lady of sixteen

30

Preface

9 The forty-third Chapter of Ecclesiasticus. A

Habakkuk, Chap. III. Paraphrased. An Ode Paraphrase.

ib.

written in 1710, as an Exercise.

13 The Conclusion of an Epilogue to Mr. South-

To Belinda, on her Sickness and Recovery 14

ern's last Play, called Money the Mistress. 31

To Belinda, on her Apron embroidered with The Parting, a Song, set by Dr. Tudway, Pro.
Arms and Flowers
ib. fessor of Music in Cambridge

32

Part of the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth On a Flower which Belinda gave me from her

Chapters of Job. A Paraphrase

15

Bosom .......

ib.

Melancholy: an Ode. Occasioned by the The Story of Talus, from the fourth Book of

Death of a beloved Daughter

16

Apollonius Rhodius, V. 1629...

ib.

Daphnis and Lycidas : a Pastoral

ib. From the eleventh Book of the Iliads of Ho-

The First Ode of Horace translated ........ 18

In the Style of Milton.........

33

An Epistle to my Friend Mr. Elijah Fenton, Au- To Mrs. Eliz. M-t, on trer Picture, 1716 34

thor of Mariamne, a Tragedy, 1726......... ib. | Prologue to Mr. Penton's excellent Tragedy,
A Dialogue between a Lady and her Looking- Mariamne

ib.
glass, while she had the Green-sickness 19 To Mr. A. Pope, who corrected my Verses 35

On the Seat of War in Flanders, &c.

20 Monsieur Maynard imitated. To the right

To the right honourable Lord Charles Corn-

honourable the Lord Cornwallis..

ib.

wallis

22 On a Mischievous Woman

ib.

The Rose-bud. To the right honourable the The Coquette

ib.

Lady Jane Wharton

ib. The Widow and Virgin Sisters, being a Letter

Belinda at the Bath

23 to the Widow in London....

36

The Coy: an Ode.

ib. On the Death of my dear friend, Mr. Elijah
To the honourable Mrs. Elizabeth Townsend, Penton, 1750

ib.

afterwards Lady Cornwallis, on her Picture To Thomas Marriot, Esq. A Poem on Death 37

at Rainham

ib. Courage in Love...

38

To Mr. Pope, on his Works, 1726........... ib. The Complaint. Cælia to Damon

39

Part of the Tenth Book of the Iliads of Homer. Battle of the Gods and Titans. From the
To the Style of Milton

24 Theogony of Hesiod, with a Description of

A Pastoral, to a young Lady, upon her leaving,

Tartarus, &c.

40

and return to, the Country

28 | The Love of Jason and Medea. From the
Poverty and Poetry

ib. third Book, verse 743, of Apollonius Rho-

To a lady, playing with a Snake ......

29

42

To a Lady of thirty

ib. Epistola ad Amicum Rusticantem. Scripta

On the Birth-day of Mr. Robert Trefusis, being Vere inuente Cantab, 1709

43

three Years old, March 22, 1710-11..... ... ib. Sixteen Odes of Anacreon..................... 4447

dius .....

ib,

.........

Spring.--The First Pastoral
Samner. The Second Pastoral
Autamn.-The Third Pastoral
Wiuter.-The Fourth Pastoral ...................

MISCELLANILS.

Page

Sappho to Phaon

ib.

Eloisa to Abelard

177 On receiving from the right honourable the

Lady Frances Shirley, a Standish and two

TRANSLATIONS.

Pens....

276

The 'Temple of Fame.

180 Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford and Morti-

January and May. From Chaucer

186

277

TheWife of Bath, her Prologue. From Chaucer. 192 Epistle to James Craggs, Esq. Secretary of

The First Book of Statius luis Thebais

195 State......

ib.

T'he Pable of Dryope. From Ovid's Meta- Epistle to Mr. Jervas, with Mr. Dryden's

morphoses, Book is

207 Translation of Fresnoy's Art of Painting ... ib.

Vertumnus and Pomona.....

208 Epistle to Miss Blount, with the Works of

Voiture

278

IMITATIONS OF ENGLISH POETS.

Epistle to the same, on her leaving the Town

Chaucer

210

after the Coronation, 1715....

279

Spenser.-The Alley

ib. The Basset-Table, an Eclogue

ib.

Waller.-Of a Lady singing to her Lute ib. (Verbatim from Boileau

280

On a Fan

ib.

Answer to a Question of Mrs. Howe

ib.

Cowley. The Garden

211

Occasioned by some Verses of his Grace the

Weeping

ib.

Duke of Buckingham .....

ib.

Earl of Rochester.-On Silence.

ib.

Prologue to a Play for Mr. Dennis's Benefit,
Earl of Dorset.-Artemisia

ib.

in 1733,. when he was old, blind, and in

Phryne....

212

great Distress, a little before his Death ib.

Dr. Swift.—The Happy Life of a Country Prologue to Sophonisba

281
Parsou ....
ib. Macer: a Character

ib.
An Essay on Satire, occasioned by the Death To Mr. John Moore, Author of the celebrated
of Mr. Pope, in Three Parts :

Worm-Powder

ib.

Part I.

ib. Song, by a Person of Quality, written in the

II.

214

Year 1733

282

III.

215 On a certain Lady at Court

ib.

On his Grotto at Twickenham, composed of
Essay on Man, in Four Epistles:

Marble, Spars, Gems, Ores, and Minerals .. ib.

Epistle I.

217

To Mrs. M. B. on her Birth-day

ib.

U.

220 To Mr. Thomas Southern, on his Birth-day,

III.

222

1742

ib.

IV.

225 To Lady Mary Wortley Montague

283

The Universal Prayer..

229 The fourth Epistle of the first Book of Ho-

, Moral Essays, in Five Epistles :

race's Epistles ....

ib.
Epistle I. Of the Knowledge and Charac-

Fipigram on Mrs. Tofts, a bandsome Woman

ters of Men

230

with a fine Voice, but very covetous and

II. Of the Characters of Women 233

proud

ib.

III. Of the Use of Riches....

235

Epigram on one who made long Epitaphs 284

IV. Of the Use of Riches

239 To Sir Godtrey Kneller, on his painting for me

V. To Mr. Addison, occasioned by

the Statues of Apollo, Venus, and Hercules ib.
his Dialogues on Medals......... 241 A Farewell to London, in the year 1715 284

Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, being the Prologue A Dialogue, between Pope and Craggs

to the Satires

242 Epigra! engraved on the Collar of a Dog,

which I gave to his Royal Highness ... ib.

SATIRES AND EPISTLES OF HORACE IMITATED. Epigram, occasioned by an Invitation to Court ib.

Second Book, Sat. i. To Mr. Fortescue ...... 246 On an old Gate erected in Chiswick Gardens . ib.

Second Book, Sat. ii. To Mr. Bethel 348 Fragment.-What are the falling rills, the pen-

First Book, Ep. i. To Lord Bolingbroke. 250

dant shades

285

First Book, Ep. vi. To Mr. Murray... 253

Verses left by Mr. Pope, on his lying in the

Second Book, Ep. i. To Augustus

254

same Bed which Wilmot the celebrated Earl

Second Book, Ep. ii.

260

of Rochester slept in at Adderbury, then

belonging to the Duke of Argyle .

ib.

THE SATIRES OF JOHN DONNE, DEAN OP ST. PAUL'S,

Verses to Mr. C. St. James's Place....... ib.

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Satire II.

264

EPITAPHS.

IV.

266

On Charles Earl of Dorset, in the Church of

Epilogue to the Satires. In Two Dialogues.

Withyam in Sussex.....

ib.

Dialogue 1.

270 On Sir William Trumbal

ib,

............ 271 On the Hon. Simon Harcourt, only Son of the

Lord Chancellor Harcourt, in the Church of

Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire, 1720 ...... ib.

First Book, Ep. vii. In the manner of Swift.. 273 | On James Craggs, Esq. in Westminster Abbey. ib.

Latter Part of Sat. vi......

274 Intended for Mr. Rowe, in Westminster Abbey. ib.

Book iv. Ode 1. To Venus

275 On Mrs. Corbet, who died of a Cancer in her

Part of Ode ix. Book 4. A Fragment........., 276 Breast

................. 286

IMITATIONS OF HORACE.

CONTENTS.

vii

Page

Page

To Sir ihomas Egerton, Knight, Lord Keeper A Description of Beauty. Translated out of
of the great Seal of England
527 Marino.....

549

To the Lord Henry Howard, one of his Ma- To the Angel Spirit of the most excellent Sir

jesty Privy Council......

528 Philip Sidney

550

To the Lady Margaret, Countess of Cumber- To the right reverend Fatber in God, James

land ...

529 Montague, Lord Bishop of Winchester, &c. 551

To the Lady Lucy, Countess of Bedford 530 | A Defence of Rhyme

ib.

To the Lady Anne Clifford ..

531 The Complaint of Rosamond

To Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton 532 A Letter from Octavia to Marcus Antonius ... 567
The Passion of a distressed Man, who being Dedication of Hymen's Triumph. A Pastoral
in a Tempest on the Sea, and having in Tragi-Comedy...

571

bis Boat two Women (of whom he loved The Prologue

ib,

the one that disdained him, and scorned Songs from the same ...................

572

the other who affected him) was by Com- Ode.- Now each creature joys the other ... 573

mandment from Neptune to cast out one of Ulysses and the Syren

ib.

them, to appease the Rage of the Tem- Dedication of the Queen's Arcadia. A Pas-
pest, but which was referred to his own

toral Tragi-Comedy

574
Choice ....

ib. In the Vision of the Twelve Goddesses ... ib.

Masophilus: containing a general Defence of Song from the same

575

Leaming ....

533 Dedication of the Tragedy of Cleopatra ib.

Sonnets to Delia

541 | Chorusses from the same

576

A Pastoral

549 | Dedication of the Tragedy of Philotas . 579

Chorusses from the same

ib,

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