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Although we are very sensible, that in some of the following poems, the Ladies may refent certain satirical touches against the miltaken conduct in some of the fair sex: and, that some warm persons on the prevailing fide, may censure this Author, for not thinking in publick, matters exactly like themfelves : yet, we have been assured by feveral judicious and learned Gentlemen, that what the Author hath here writ, on either of those two subjects, hath no other aim than to reform the errors of both sexes. If the publick be right in its conjectures of the Author, nothing is better known in London, than that while he had credit at the court of Queen Anne, he employed so much of it in favour of Whigs in both kingdoms, that the Ministry used to rally him as the advocate of that party; for feveral of whom he got employments, and preserved others from lofing what they had : of which some instances remain even in this kingdom. Bea fides, he then writ and declared against the Pretender with equal zeal, though not with equal fury, as any of our modern Whigs; of which party he always professed himself to be as to politicks, as the reader will find in many parts of his works,

Our intentions were to print the poems according to the time they were writ in; but we could not do it fo exactly as we desired, because we could never get the least fatis, faction in that or many other circumstances from the Author.

Dublin, 1734.

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On censure

Hoarce, book 1. ode 14.

page 203 Clever Tom Clinch going to be hanged 206 On reading Dr. Young's fatires

208
On seeing verses written upon windows 210
To the Earl of Peterborough
Advice to the Grub-ftreet writers 213
The dog and thief

214 Dr. Swift to Mr. Pope

-215 Stella's birth-day, 1726-7

217 To Stella vifting me in my sickness

. 220 On cutting down the old thorn at MarketHill.

225 Defire and pollelion

229 A pastoral djalogue between RichmondLodge and Marble-Hill

231

236 The furniture of a woman's mind .237 On Five Ladies at Sots-hole

24.0 A pastoral dialogue

: 242 The journal of a modern Lady

245 The grand question debated

255 A libel on Dr. Delany and Lord Carteret 266 To Dr.Delany on the libels writ against him 273 To Janus on new-year's-day

280 Drapier's Hill

281 On burning a dull poem

282 An excellent new ballad on a true English

Dean
The revolution at Market-Hill

286 The defcription of an Irish feaft 291 On Stephen Duck the shreper

294 A panegyrick on the Dean

295 The Lady's dressing-room

308 The power of time

313 Death and Daphne

314 To

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To Betty the Grizette

1 page : 317 The place of the damn'd

319 Apollo, or a problem folved

320 To Mr. Gay on his being made fteward to the Duke of Queensberry

322 On the BIS

329 A beautiful nymph going to bed

332 Strephon and Chloe

335 Caffinus and Peter, a tragical elegy 347 On Mr. Piy being put out of the council 352

354 A love song in the modern taste 355 On poetry, a rapsody

557 On the words brother protestants and fel. 18low Christians I liscia

375 Hardship put upon Ladies

377 Ad amicum eruditum Thom. Sheridan 378 Carberiæ rupes in comitatu Corgagenfi apud Hibernicos

i 380 An english translation of Carberiæ rupes 382

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