On observing some names of little note recorded in the

Biographia Britannica .

Report of an Adjudged Case, not to be found in any of

the Books ......

On the Burning of Lord Mansfield's Library, together

with his MSS., by the Mob, in the month of Tune

1780 .....

On the Same ....

The Love of the World Reproved; or, Hypocrisy Detected

The Lily and the Rose

Idem Latine Redditum

The Nightingale and Glow-worm .

On a Goldfinch Starved to Death in his Cage

The Pine-apple and the Bee

Horace—Book ii., Ode x. .

A Reflection on the foregoing Ode

The Shrubbery: Written in a time of Affliction

The Winter Nosegay

Mutual Forbearance, necessary to the Happiness of the

Married State ....

To the Rev. Mr. Newton—an Invitation into the Country

Translation of Prior's Chloe and Euphelia.

Boadicea—an Ode ....

Heroism .....

The Poet, the Oyster, and Sensitive Plant

To the Rev. William Cawthorne Unwin .

An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq.

The Diverting History of John Gilpin, showing how he

went farther than he intended, and came safe home

again .......

The Distressed Travellers; or, Labour in Vain. An ex-

cellent New Song, to a Tune never sung before

A Tale founded on a fact, which happened in January 1779

To the Rev. Mr. Newton, on his Return from Ramsgate,

October 1780 , . , .

Love Abused .....

A Poetical Epistle to Lady Austen, December 17, 1781

To the Rev. Mr. Newton, Rector of St. Mary Woolnoth

May 28, 1782 ....

The Colubriad, 1782

On Friendship, 1782

To an Afflicted Protestant Lady in France

The Yearly Distress; or, Tithing-Time at Stock in Essex

Sonnet to Henry Cowper, Esq.

Lines addressed to Dr. Darwin, author of the "Botanic

Garden" . . . .

On Mrs. Montagu's Feither Hangings

On the Death ol Mrs. Throckmorton's Bullfinch

The Rose .....

Ode to Apollo ....

The Poet's New-Year's Gift

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Pairing Time Anticipated .

The Dog and the Water-Lily

To the Immortal Memory of the Halibut on which I dined

this day, Monday, April 26, 1784

Gratitude—addressed to Lady Hesketh, 1786

Lines composed for a Memorial of Ashley Cowper, Esq.

Song on Peace; written at the request of Lady Austen

Song; also written at the request of Lady Austen

Epitaph on Johnson ....

To Miss C , on her Birthday .

The Flatting-Mill . . . .

Epitaph on a Hare .....

Epitaphium Alteram ....

On the Loss of the Royal George .

The Negro's Complaint ....

Pity for Poor Africans ....

The Morning Dream ....

Sweet Meat has Sour Sauce; or, The Slave-Trader m the


The Valediction

On the Queen's Visit to London, the night of the 17th

March 1789

Annus Memorabilis, 1789 .

The Cock-Fighter's Garland

On the Benefit received by His Majesty from Sea-Bathing,

in the year 1789

To Mrs. Throckmorton, on her beautiful Transcript of

Horace's Ode, Ad Librum Suum

Inscription for a Stone erected at the Sowing of a Grove

of Oaks at Chillington, the seat of T. Giffard, Esq.,


Another, for a Stone erected on a similar occasion at the

same place in the following year

Hymn for the use of the Sunday School at Olney

Stanzas on the late Indecent Liberties taken with the Re-

mains of the Great Milton, Anno 1779

To Mrs. King, on her kind Present to the Author, a Patch-
work Counterpane of her own making

In Memory of the late John Thornton, Esq.

To Warren Hastings, Esq.

The Four Ages

The Judgment of the Poets

The Moralizer Corrected .

The Faithful Bird

The Needless Alarm

Inspription for the Tomb of Mr. Hamilton

Epitaph on Mrs. M. Higgins

The Retired Cat .

Yardley Oak

To the Nightingale, which the Author heard sing on New-

Year's Day, 1792 , ,

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Lines written for insertion in a Collection of Handwritings

and Signatures made by Miss Patty, sister of Hannah

More ....... 399

Epitaph on a Free but Tame Redbreast . . . 399

Sonnet to William Wilberforce, Esq. . . . 400

Epigram, printed in the Northampton Mercury . . 400

To Dr. Austin, of Cecil Street, London . . . 400

Sonnet, addressed to William Hayley, Esq. . . 401

Mary and John ..... 401

To Sir Joshua Reynolds ..... 401

On the Author of Letters on Literature . . 402

To the Rev. William Bull .... 403

Catharina. To Miss Stapleton, now Mrs Courtenay . 404

Catharina. Second Part. On her Marriage to George

Courtenay, Esq. ..... 405

On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture out of Norfolk, the

Gift of my Cousin, Anne Bodham . . . 406

The Poplar Field ...... 409

On a Mischievous Bull, which the Owner of him sold at

the Author's instance . . . 409

An Epitaph ...... 410

Epitaph on Fop, a dog belonging to Lady Throckmorton 410

Sonnet to George Romney, Esq. . . . .411

On receiving Hayley's Picture . . . .411

Epitaph on Mr. Chester of Chicheley . . . 411

On a Plant of Virgin's-Bower, designed to cover a garden-

seat . . . . . . .411

To my Cousin, Anne Bodham, on receiving from her a

Net-work Purse made by herself . . . 412

Inscription for a Hermitage in the Author's Garden . 412

To Mrs. Unwin . . . . . .412

To John Johnson, on his presenting me with an Antique

Bust of Homer ..... 413

To a Young Friend, on his arriving at Cambridge wet,

when no rain had fallen there . . . 413

A Tale ....... 413

To William Hayley, Esq. . . . .415

On a Spaniel, called Beau, killing a Young Bird, . 416

Answer to Stanzas addressed to Lady llesketh by Miss

Catharine Fanshawe ..... 417

To the Spanish Admiral, Count Gravina, on his Translat-

ing the Author's Song on a Rose into Italian Verse . 417

On Flaxman's Penelope ..... 418

On receiving Hayne's Virgil from Mr. Hayley . . 418

To Mary . . . ... . . 418

On the Ice Islands seen floating in the German Ocean , 419

Montes Glaciales, in Oceano Germanico Natantes . 420

The Salad. By Virgil ..... 422

The Castaway ...... 425

Monumental Inscription to William Northcot . . 426

A Riddle ....... 427


Translations From Vincent Bourne--

1. The G'jw-Worm .

2. The Jackdaw .....

3. The Cricket .....

4. The Parrot .....

Translations From The French Of Madame De La

Motiie Guion

The Nativity .....

God neither Known nor Loved by the World

The Swallow .....

The Triumph of Heavenly Love desired

A Figurative Description of the Procedure of Divine

Love, in bringing a Soul to the Point of Self-

renunciation and Absolute Acquiescence

A Child of God longing to see Him Beloved

Aspirations of the Soul after God

Gratitude and Love to God

Happy Solitude, Unhappy Men

Living Water ....

Truth and Divine Love rejected by the World

Divine Justice Amiable

The Soul that Loves God finds Him everywh.

The Testimony of Divine Adoption .

Divine Love endures no Rival


The Acquiescence of Pure Love .

Repose in God . .

Glory to God alone

Self-Love and Truth Incompatible

The Love of God the End of Life

Love Faithful in the Absence of the Beloved

Love Pure and Fervent

The Entire Surrender .

The Perfect Sacrifice . . ,

God hides Mis People

The Secrets of Divine Love are to be kept

T'ie Vicissitudes experienced in the Christian Life

Watching unto God in the Night Season

On the Sair^ ....

On the Same ....

The Joy of the Cross .

Joy in Martyrdom

Simple Trust ....

The Necessity of Self-Abasement

Love increased by Suffering .

Scenes favourable to Meditation

Translations From Vincent Bourne

The Thracian .....

Reciprocal Kindness the Primary Law of Nature

A Manual, more ancient than the Art of Printin

and not to be found in any Catalogue

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