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THE POETICAL WORKS

OF

JOSEPH ADDISON;

GAY'S FABLES;

AND

SOMERVILLE'S CHASE.

EDINBURGH: PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE AND COMPANY,

PAL'L'S WORK.

THE

POETICAL WORKS

OF

JOSEPH ADDISON;

GAY’S FABLES;

AYD

SOMERVILLE'S CHASE.

With Memoirs and Critical Dissertations,

BY THE

REV. GEORGE GIL FILLAN.

ENGLISH
OXFORD
LIBRARY

EDINBURGH: JAMES NICHOL
LONDON : JAMES NISBET & CO. DUBLIN: W. ROBERTSON.

M.DCCC.LIX.

CONTENTS.

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LIFE OF JOSEPH ADDISON, xi Ovid's METAMORPHOSES :-contd.

Book II.

POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS :-

To Mr Dryden,

1 Ocyrrhoe Transformed to a Mare, 90

A Poem to his Majesty, presented

The Transformation of Battus to

to the Lord Keeper,

2 a Touchstone,

91

A Translation of all Virgil's Fourth

The Story of Aglauros, trans-

Georgic, except the Story of

formed into a Statue,

92

Aristæus,

10

Europa's Rape,

97

A Song for St Cecilia's Day, 23

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An Ode for St Cecilia's Day, . 25

An Account of the greatest Eng-

The Story of Cadmus,

100

The Transformation of Actæon

lish Poets,

27

into a Stag,

106

A Letter from Italy,

32

The Birth of Bacchus,

109

Milton's Style Imitated, in a

The Transformation of Tiresias, 112

Translation of a Story out of

The Transformation of Echo, 113

the Third Æneid,

37

The Campaign,

The Story of Narcissus, .

115

42

The Story of Pentheus,

119

Cowley's Epitaph on Himself, 56

The Mariners transformed to

Prologue to the · Tender Husband,' 57

Dolphins,

121

Epilogue to the British Enchant-

The Death of Pentheus . 125

ers,'.

58

Prologue to Smith’s ‘Phædra and

Book IV.

Hippolitus,'

59

The Story of Salmacis and Her-

Horace-Ode III., Book III., 60

maphroditus,

127

The Vestal, .

64

TO HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE

OVID'S METAMORPHOSES :-

PRINCESS OF WALES,

131

Book II.

To Sir GODFREY KNELLER, ON

The Story of Phaeton,

66 HIS PICTURE OF THE KING, 133

Phaeton's Sisters transformed THE PLAY-HOUSE,

136

into Trees,

77 ON THE LADY MANCHESTER, 139

The Transformation of Cycnus AN ODE,

140

into a Swan,

79 AN HYMN,

141

The Story of Calisto,

81

AN ODE, :

143

The Story of Coronis, and Birth AN HYMN,

144

of Æsculapius, .

86 | PARAPHRASE ON PSALM XXIII., 145

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