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THE

WORKS

OF THE

ENGLISH POETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COWPER;

INCLUDING THE

SERIES EDITED,

WITH

PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,

BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

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PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIVGE AND SON,
LEIGH AND SOTHEBY; R. FAULDER AND SON; G. NICHOL AND SON; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON; WILKIE AND
ROBINSON : C. DAVIES: T. EGERTON : SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN; J. WALKER : VERNOR, HOOD. AND SHARPE:
| LEA; J. NUNN: LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO. i J. STOCKDALE; COTHELL AND MARTIN ; CLARKE AND SONS:
1. WHITE AND CO.; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES; J. BARKER; JOHN RICHARDSON;
1. M. RICHARDSON; J. CARPENTER; B, CROSBY; E, JEFFERY; J. MURRAY; W. MILLER; J. AND A. ARCH; BLACK,
PARRY, AND KINGSBURY; J. BOOKER; S. BAGSTER; J. HARDING; J. MACKINLAY ; J. HATCHARD ; R. H. EVANS :
MATTHEWS AND LEIGH; J. MAWMAN; J. BOOTH; J. ASPEKNE; P. AND W. WYNNE; AND W. GRACE. DEIGHTON
AND SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

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CONTENTS.

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THE Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers ....... 3 Anna Maria W-di-rd ..........................

1 Dedication ......................................

| Minerva mistaken ...................................

Advertisement to the Reader .............

9 The Magi. A sacred Eclogue ...................

Epithalamigm on the royal Nuptials............ 11 On Mr. Pope's Works. Written soon after his

Beauty and Music. Au Ode ......................

13 Death .......................... ...... .........

The despairing Maiden .......................... 14 | Epitaph on my father. In the Parisb-Church
The despairiog Lover ..............................

of Brough, Westmoreland ...........
To the Author of Leonidas, a Puem. An Epistle. Epitaph on my Mother. In the Parish-Church
Ode Brumalis: Ad Amicum Oxoniensem...... 16 of Brough, Westmorela od ..............
Winter; a translation of Ode Brumalis. By Written in the Holy Bible ................

the reverend Mr. Tattersal, late Fellow of On a Present of three Roses from lanthe......

Trinity College, Cambridge ................ 17 Cupid mistaken .......................

Ode Vernalis: Ad Amicum Oxoniensem ...... Cupid in love; or, Stella and the Wasp.

Spring; a translation of Ode Vernalis. By Anacreontic .......

the reverend Mr. Tattersal, late Fellow of On writing Laura's Name in the Snow. Thirsis

Trinity College, Cambridge .......

ib. and Damon .............

The Nativity. A college Exercise, 1736 ...... Epilogue to Cato. Spoken by a young Gentle-
The Boser ......

man in the Character of Marcia, before a

The Lover ............

21 private Audience ,...........

The Lover's Night ....................

The bappy Life ..........

To a Friend on his Marriage. An Ode.......... The Wedding-Mora. A Dream
On the Death of Mr. Wearing, the famous An Hymn to May ..........

Musician at Oxford......... ............. The new Łyre. Po a Priend...............
To Dr. Linden, on bis Treatise on chalybeate

Sickness, a Poem: in five Books.

Waters .............................

Book I. ......

Paradise Regained. To a Friend ...............

II. The Palace of Disease ... .......

Coresus and Callirboe. A Tale..................

III. The Progress of Sickness .........

To Miss Addison. On seeing Mr. Rowe's Monu-

IV. The Recovery

ment in Westminster Abbey, erected at the

V. The Thanksgiving ......

Expense of his Widow..

An Hymn in Sickness ...

The Milkmaid ....

The Conquest .....

Gratitude. A Poem on the Countess of Pom-

The Bee ........

fret's Benefactions to the University of Ox-

The morning Lark. Anacreontic ............... ib. ford ... ......

ess

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· POEM OF BLAIR..

The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers ............. 61 | The Grave ........

........ 63

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