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CONTENTS OF SECOND VOLUME.

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MARK AKENSIDE,

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Aspirations after the Infinite,

Intellectual Beauty-Patriotism,

Operations of the Mind in the Production of Works of

Imagination,

45

Taste,

46

On a Sermon against Glory--1747,

47

Inscription for a Monument to Shakspeare,

47

Inscription for a Statue of Chaucer, at Woodstock, 47

LORD LYTTELTON,

47

From the Monody,

48

Advice to a Lady,

48

Prologue to the Tragedy of Coriolanus-Spoken by Mr

Quin,

49

THOMAS GRAY,

49

Hymn to Adversity,

53

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College,

53

The Bard-a Pindaric Ode,

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,

55

The Alliance between Government and Education-

Fragment,

56

WILLIAM Mason,

57

From Caractacus,

58

Epitaph on Mrs Mason, in the Cathedral of Bristol, 58

OLIVER GOLDSMITH,

Italians and Swiss Contrasted,

60

France Contrasted with Holland,

61

Description of Auburn — The Village Preacher, the

Schoolmaster, and Alehouse--Reflections,

61

Edwin and Angelina,

Extracts from Retaliation,

64

Tobias GeorCE SMOLLETT,

64

Ode to Independence,

66

Ode to Leven Water,

The Tears of Scotland,

Joux ARMSTRONG,

08

Wrecks and Mutations of Time,

69

Recommendation of Angling,

69

Pestilence of the Fifteenth Century,

69

WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE,

70

tumnor Hall,

The Mariner's Wife,

The Spirit of the Cape,

72

DR JOHN LANGHORNE,

72

Appeal to Country Justices in Behalf of the Rural Poor, 73

An Advice to the Married,

73

The Dead,

74

Eternal Providence,

74

A Farewell IIymn to the Valley of Irwan,

74

SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE,

74

The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse,

74

DR THOMAS PERCY,

75

0, Nanny, wilt Thou Gang wi' Me,

76

The Friar of Orders Gray,

76

JAMES MACPHERSON,

Ossian's Address to the Sun,

78

Fingal's Airy Hall,

78

Address to the Moon,

78

Desolation of Balclutha,

A Description of Female Beauty,

79

The Songs of Selma,

79

The Cave,

81

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Thomas CHATTERTON,

81 Mes 'THRALE,

124

Bristow Tragedy, or the Death of Sir Charles Bawdin, 84 The Three Warnings,

124

The Minstrel's Song in Ella,

87

Thomas Moss,

125

Resignation,

87 The Beggar,

125

WILLIAM FALCONER,

87

From the Shipwreck,

SCOTTISH POETS.

ROBERT LLOYD,

91 ALEXANDER Ross,

125

The Miseries of a Poet's Life,

92 Wood, and Married, and a',

126

Wretchedness of a School-Usher,

92

Joun LOWE,

126

CHARLES CHURCHILL,

92 Mary's Dream,

126

MICHAEL BRUCE,

94 LADY ANNE BARNARD,

126

A Rural Picture,

95

Auld Robin Gray,

127

Virtue and Happiness in the Country,

96 Miss JANE ELLIOT AND MRS COCKBURN,

127

Elegy_Written in Spring,

96

The Flowers of the Forest,

127

John Logan,

97 John SKINNER,

123

To the Cuckoo,

97 Tullochgorum,

128

Written in a Visit to the Country in Autumn,

98

ROBERT CRAWFORD,

128

Complaint of Nature,

The Bush aboon Traquair,

128

THOMAS WARTON,

99 Tweedside,

129

Written after seeing Windsor Castle,

99 SiR GILBERT ELLIOT,

129

Written in a Blank Leaf of Dugdale's Monasticon, 100 Amynta,

129

On Revisiting the River Loddon,

100 ROBERT FERGUSSON,

129

On Sir Joshua Reynold's Painted Window at Oxford, 100 Braid Claith,

130

The Hamlet-an Ode,

101 To the Tron-Kirk Bell,

130

Joseph WARTON,

101 Scottish Scenery and Music,

131

To Fancy,

101 Cauler Water,

131

Thomas BLACKLOCK,

102 A Sunday in Edinburgh,

132

Terrors of a Guilty Conscience,

103 MISCELLANEOUS POEMS OF THE PERIOD 1727-1780, 132

Ode to Aurora on Melissa's Birthday,

103 Ad Amicos,

132

The Portrait,

103 Elegy,

133

JAMES BEATTIE,

103 Careless Content,

134

Opening of the Minstrel,

105

A Pastoral,

134

Description of Edwin,

106 Ode to a Tobacco Pipe,

135

Morning Landscape,

107 Song-(Away! let nought to love displeasing),

135

Life and Immortality,

107

TRAGIC DRAMATISTS.

Retirement-1758,

107

The Hermit,

EDWARD MOORE,

136

CHRISTOPHER SMART,

108

The Gamester's Last Stake,

136

Song to David,

109

Joun HOME,

RICHARD GLOVER,

112 Discovery of her Son by Lady Randolph,

138

Address of Leonidas,

113

JAMES THOMSON,

The Armies at Salamis,

113 Against the Crusades,

139

Admiral Hosier's Ghost,

114 Love,

140

ROBERT DODSLEY,

1141

Miscalculations of Old Men,

140

Song— The Parting Kiss,

115

WILLIAM MASON,

138

SAMUEL Bishop,

115

Awfulness of a Scene of Pagan Rites,

140

To Mrs Bishop on the Anniversary of her Wedding-day, Against Homicide,

140

which was also her Birth-day, with a Ring,

115 RICHARD GLOVER,

140

Sir WILLIAM JONES,

115 Solitude on a Battle Field,

140

An Ode, in Imitation of Alcæus,

117 Forgiveness,

140

A Persian Song of Hafiz,

117

DAVID MALLET,

139

The Concluding Sentence of Berkeley's Siris Imitated, 117

Fortitude,

140

Tetrastic–From the Persian,

118

COMIC DRAMATISTS.

Francis FAWKES,

118

The Brown Jug,

118 GEORGE COLMAN,

141

WILLIAM WHITEHEAD,

118 ARTHUR MURPHY,

141

Variety,

118 Hugh KELLY,

141

DR JAMES GRAINGER,

119 RICHARD CUMBERLAND,

Ode to Solitude,

119 OLIVER GOLDSMITH,

141

JAMES MERRICK,

120 A Deception,

141

The Chameleon,

120 Arrival at the supposed Inn,

142

John Scott,

121 RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN,

143

Ode on Hearing the Drum,

121 A Sensitive Author,

144

WILLIAM OLDYS,

121 The Anatomy of Character performed by Uncharitable-

Song, made Extempore by a Gentleman, occasioned by a

ness,

146

Fly Drinking out of his Cup of Ale,

121 MRS COWLEY,

JOHN CUNNINGHAM,

121 David GARRICK,

148

Song--May-Eve, or Kate of Aberdeen,

121 MACKLIN,

148

Content, a Pastoral,

122 Rev. MR TOWNLEY,

148

NATHANIEL COTTON,

122 Scene from High Life Below Stairs,

148

The Fireside,

122 SAMUEL FOOTE,

150

CHRISTOPHER ANSTEY,

123 Tuft Hunting,

150

The Public Breakfast,

123 c. COFFEY,

151

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Appearance and Character of Mahomet,

197
Term of the Conquest of Timour, or Tamerlane; his

Triumph at Samarcand; his Death on the road to

China (A.D. 1405); Character and Merits of Timour, 198

Invention and Use of Gunpowder,

200

Letter of Gibbon to Mrs Porten-Account of his Mode

of Life at Lausanne,

200

Remarks on Reading,

201

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Isaac BICKERSTAFF,

CHARLES DIBDIN,

PERIODICAL ESSAYISTS.

DR SAMUEL JOHNSON,

Tale of Anningait and Ajut,

JORN HAWKESWORTH,

De MOORE,

HENRY MACKENZIE,

Story of La Roche,

NOVELISTS.

SAMUEL RICHARDSON,

HENRY FIELDINO,

Partridge at the Playhouse,

Tobias GEORGE SMOLLETT,

Scene at Lanark,

Feast in the Manner of the Ancients,

LAURENCE STERNE,

The Story of Le Fevre,

The Starling-Captivity,

A French Peasant's Supper,

DR SAMUEL JOHNSON,

CHARLES JOHNSTONE,

HORACE WALPOLE,

OLIVER GOLDSMITH,

HENRY BROOKE,

HENRY MACKENZIE,

Harley Sets Out on his Journey-The Beggar and his

Dog,

The Death of Harley,

Miss CLARA REEVE,

HISTORIANS.

THOMAS CARTE,

HOOKE,

DR CONYERS MIDDLETON,

DAVID HUME,

State of Parties at the Reformation in England,

The Middle Ages-Progress of Freedom,

Death and Character of Queen Elizabeth,

DR WILLIAM ROBERTSON,

Character of Mary Queen of Scots,

Martin Luther,

Discovery of America,

Chivalry,

Characters of Francis L and the Emperor Charles V.

Dr SMOLLETT,

WILLIAM TYTLER,

ARCHIBALD BOWER,

DR JOHN CAMPBELL,

WILLIAM GUTHRIE,

GEORGE SALE,

GEORGE PSALMANAZAR,

OLIVER GOLDSMITH,

LORD LYTTELTON,

De THOMAS BIRCH,

DR ROBERT HENRY,

DR GILBERT STUART,

DR WARNER,

DR LELAND,

JOHN WHITTAKER,

GRANGER,

ORME,

MACPHERSON,

LORD HAILES,

ROBERT WATSON,

DR WILLIAM Russell,

EDWARD GIBBON,

Opinion of the Ancient Philosophers on the Immortality

of the Soul,

The City of Bagdad-Magnificence of the Caliphs,

Conquest of Jerusalem by the Crusaders, A.D. 1099,

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The Difference between Mr Burke and the Duke of Bed- Flora's Horologe,

274

ford,

233

Sonnets,

274

Character of Howard the Philanthropist,

Recollections of English Scenery,

275

Junius,

234 Miss BLAMIRE,

275

Junius's Celebrated Letter to the King,

238 The Nabob,

275

DE LOLME,

241 What Ails this Heart o' Mine,

276

DR ADAM SMITH,

242 Auld Robin Forbes,

DR BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,

243 MRS BARBAULD,

WILLIAM MELMOTH,

243 Ode to Spring.

On Thinking,

244 To a Lady, with some Painted Flowers,

277

On Conversation,

244 Hymn to Content,

William HARRIS,

245 Washing Day,

278

JAMES HARRIS,

245 Miss Anna SEWARD,

WILLIAM STUKELEY,

245 The Anniversary,

EDWARD KING,

245 Mrs John HUNTER,

278

Sir WILLIAM BLACKSTONE,

245 Song— The season comes when first we met),

280

On the Right of Property,

246 Song-(0 tuneful voice! I still deplore),

280

EARL OF CHESTERFIELD,

248 The Death Song, Written for, and Adapted to, an

Definition of Good Breeding,

248 Original Indian Air,

280

SoAME JENYNS,

249 To my Daughter, on being Separated from her on her

Dr Adam FERGUSON,

249 Marriage,

280

LORD MONBODDO,

249 The Lot of Thousands,

280

HORACE WALPOLE,

249 MRS AMELIA Ople,

278

Politics and Evening Parties,

250 The Orphan Boy's Tale,

280

The Scottish Rebellion,

251 Song-(Go, youth beloved, in distant glades),

281

London Earthquakes and London Gossip,

251 Mes ANNE GRANT,

278

THE EARL OF CHATHAM,

252 On a Sprig of Heath,

281

Speech of Chatham on being taunted on account of The Highland Poor,

281

youth,

253 Mrs Mary Tighe,

278 !

Speech of Chatham against the employment of Indians

From Mrs Tighe's • Psyche,'

281

in the War with America,

253 The Lily,

283

ROBERT BLOOMFIELD,

283

ENCYCLOPAEDIAS AND MAGAZINES.

Turnip-Sowing-Wheat Ripening-Sparrows-Insects-

EPHRAIM CHAMBERS,

255 The Sky-Lark-Reaping, &c.—Harvest Field,

284

DR ABRAHAM REES,

255 Rosy Hannah,

286

Dr John CAMPBELL,

255

Lines Addressed to my Children,

286

ROBERT DODSLEY,

255 Description of a Blind Youth,

286

MR EDWARD CAVE,

255 Banquet of an English Squire,

287

The Soldier's Home,

287

To his Wife,

288

Jonx LEYDEN,

283

Seventh Períod.

Sonnet on Sabbath Morn,

289

Ode to an Indian Gold Coin,

289

FROM 1780 TILL THE PRESENT TIME. The Mermaid,

290

William GIFFORD,

292

POETS.

The Grave of Anna,

294

William Cowper,

257

Greenwich Hill,

294

The Greenland Missionaries,

259

To a Tuft of Early Violets,

295

Rural Sounds,

260 GEORGE CANNING,

295

The Diversified Character of Creation,

260

The Friend of Humanity and the Knife-Grinder, 295

From 'Conversation,'

260

Song by Rogero in. The Rovers,'

296

On the Receipt of his Mother's Picture,

261

Lines on the Death of his Eldest Son,

296

Voltaire and the Lace-Worker,

262 THOMAS JAMES Mathias,

296

To Mary (Mrs Unwin),

262 Dr John Wolcot,

297

Winter Evening in the Country,

262

Advice to Landscape Painters,

298

Love of Nature,

265

The Pilgrims and the Peas,

298

English Liberty,

265

The Apple Dumplings and a King,

298

A Winter Walk,

266

Whitbread's Brewery Visited by their Majesties, 299

The Diverting History of John Gilpin,

267 Lord Gregory,

300

William Hayley,

269

May Day,

300

Tribute to a Mother, on her Death,

269 Epigram on Sleep,

301

Inscription on the Tomb of Cowper,

269 To my Candle,

301

On the Tomb of Mrs Unwin,

270 HENRY KIRKE White,

301

Dr ERASMUS DARWIN,

270 To an Early Primrose,

Invocation to the Goddess of Botany,

271 Sonnet-(What art thou, Mighty One!)

302

Destruction of Sennacherib's Army by a Pestilen-

The Star of Bethlehem,

302

tial Wind,

272 A Hymn for Family Worship,

303

The Belgian Lovers and the Plague,

272 The Christiad,

303

Death of Eliza at the Battle of Minden,

272 The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song.–To the Night, 303

Philanthropy-Mr Howard,

273 JAMES GRAHAME,

303

Song to May,

273 From the Sabbath,

304

Song to Echo,

273 A Spring Sabbath Walk,

306

MRS CHARLOTTE SMITH,

273 A Summer Sabbath Walk,

306

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