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Izaak Walton (1593-168

A Domestic Scene......... ........128

The Singing Birds.................. Lady Rachel Russell (1636–1723)......129

The Angler's Wish......

To Dr. Fitzwilliam on her Sorrow..130

Thankfulness for Worldly Blessings 81 To the Earl of Galway on Friendship 131

Thomas Ellwood (1639-1713)......... To Lord Cavendish-Bereavement..131

Ellwood's Int. rcourse with Milton Sir Thomas Urquhart, (circa 1613–1660)131

John Dryden (1631-1670)............ 85 Newspapers......

.................132

A Sea-fight heard at a Distance.....

Shukspeare-Beaumont and Fletcher 87

Ben Johnson...

Improved Style of Dramatic Dia-

logue......::::: iront Poets..

FIFTH PERIOD.

Translations of the Ancient Poets..

Spenser and Milton....

1689–1727: REIGNS OF WILLIAM III.,

On Lampoong........

QUEEN ANNE, AND GEORGE I.

History and B ography........

Sir William Temple (1628-1699)......

POETS.

The English Climate............... W. Walsh (1663–1708), Charles Mon-

Against Excessive G. ief............

tagu (1661-1715) .................137

Right of Private Judgment in Reli oseph Addison (1672–1719)..........137

gion . ............

.........102 The French People in 1699..........142

Schemes of Projectors .... ........105 From the Letter from Italy'......143

Sir George Mackenzie (1636–1691)....106 Ode, How are thy Servants blest,
Praise of a Country Life............107 O Lord !'....

.....144

Against Envy ......................107 Ode, The Spacious Firmament on

Fame_True Path to Esteem....... 108 High'......

..145

John Evelyn (1620-1706)...... .......108 The Battle of Blenheim.... ......145

The Last Sunday of Charles II.....110 Extract from the Tragedy of Cato'.146

The Great Fire in London, 1666 A, D 110 | Matthew Prior (1664-1721)...........149

A Fortunate Courtier not Envied...112 Extract from Verses to Chloe'..... 150

Frost Fair on the Thames, 1684 A.D 113 For My Own Monument............151

Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Epitaph Extempore......... .....152

M ary ............ .............114 An Epitaph........................152

1 Fashions in Dre-8.....

.....114 To a Child of Quality.....

Samuel Pepys (1632-1703)..... ........115

Abra's Love for Solomon...

Mrs Pepys in a New Dress .. .. .. .116 Written in Mezeray's History of

Charles II. and the Queen in the

France'.....

............155

Park ...............

......... 117 The Thief and the Cordelier........155

Mr. Pepys sets up a Carriage....... 117 Ode to a Lady refusing to continuca.

Mr. Pepys tries to admire •Hudibras'118

dispute......

............156

Mr. Pepys at the Theatre........... 118 Theory of the Mind, from ‘Alma'..137

Mr. Pepys at Church ......... ......119 Rev. James Bramston (1694–1744)....157

Domestic Scene between Mr. and Extracts from Art of Politics' and

Mrs. Pepys...

.......119 Man of Taste'.....

..159

Mr. Pepys makes a Great Speech...120 Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)..........158

Sir Roger L'Estrange (1616--1704).....121 Extract from Imitation of Horace..161

Liberty of the Imprisoned Royalists121 Ode to Spring, by Vanessa, note....161

Æsop's Invention to bring back his A Description of the Morning......163

Mistress..............

.......122 A Description of a City Shower..... 164

The Popish Plot........... ......123 Baucis and Philemon...............165

Samuel Butler (1612—1650).. .....123 From Verses on the Death of Dr.

A Small Poct- A Vintner... ..124

Swift'..........................166

A Prater-Au Antiquary.....

..125 The Grand Question Debated.......170

Walter Charleton (1619-1707) .......125 Alexander Pope (1663–1744)..........173

The Ready and Nimble Wit-The Hope - The Poor Indian - Happi-

Slow but Sure Wit.....

................126

ness............................178

Lucy Hutchinson (1620-1659).........127 The Messiah....

Colonel Hutchinson on Condemna The Toilet, from The Rape of the

tion of Charles I.................127

Lock'......

...........184

Lady Fanshawe (1625-1679)..........128 Description of Belinda and the

Lady Fanshawe sees a Ghost......,128 Syipbs................................184

Mr. Pepys tries up a carri...

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From 'Eloisa to Abelard'..........186 | Ode from Horace...
Elegy to the Memory of an Unfor Song, · Bash aboon Traquair'......239
tunate Lady......

Lochaber no More.....

....239
Happiness depends not on Riches...190 Rustic Courtship......

.239
From the Prologue to the Satires'.192 Dialogue on Marriage.

..240

The Man of Ross...................194

Death of Villiers, Duke of Bucking-

- ham....

DRAMATISTS.

The Dying Christian to his Soul....196

Extract from Translation of the Thomas Southerne (1659—1746)....... 242

Iliad'.........................196 Extract from Oroonoko'..........243

Elijah Fenton (1683 - 1730) -- W. Return of Biron....................244

Broome (1689-1715)..............197 Nicholas Rowe (circa 1673-1718) ......247

Minor Poets Satirised in the Dun-

Penitence and Death of Jane Shore. 248

ciad' - Theobald, Dennis, Gildon, Calista's Passion for Lothario......250

Welsted, Cooke, A. Hill, &c........197 William Lillo (1693-1739) ............251

Richard Savage (1697—1743).........

Fatal Curiosity.....................25%

Extract from The Bastard'...

....201

William Congreve (1670—1730)........ 255

Extract from The Wanderer'.....2021 Description of a Cathedral .........257

Sir Samuel Garth (1670-1719) ........203 Gay Young Men upon Town .....

Gay Y

..258

Extract from “The Dispensary'.... 20+ A Swaggering Bally and Boaster....258

On Death......

..205

.. ...... ........... 2051 Scandal and Literature in High Life.260

Sir Richard Blackmore

1650-

From Love for Love'....... .261

1729) .....

.................... 205 Sir John Van brugh (circa 1666-1726).264

The Scheme of Creation...... ..206 The Life of a Woman of Fashion...265

Thomas Parnell (1679–1718)......... .207 Fable..............................266

A Night-piece-The Churchyard....208 | George Farquhar (1678–1707).........266

The Hermit........................208 Humorous Scene at an Inn ........267

John Gay (1688-1732)................212 Fxtract from the • Recruiting Offi-

The Country Ballad Singer .........216 cer ..............................269

Walking the Streets of London.....217 Colley Cibber (1671 - 1757) — Steele,
Song, Sweet Woman is like the fair Philips, Aaron Hill, Mrs. Centlivre
Flower'.........

(1667-172)).......................271

The Court of Death...... .....

The Hare with many Friends.....

Song, Black-eyed Susan'.. .220

PROSE LITERATURE.

A Ballad, •'Twas when the Seas

ESSAYISTS.

were Roaring'....................221

Thomas Tickell (1636-1740).........221

Sir R. Steele (1072-1729).............273

On the Death of Mr. Addison.....

Love, Grief, and Death..... .......276

Colin and Lucy: a Ballad..........223

Agreeable Companions and Flat-

An Imitation of the Prophec

terers.....

......277

y of

..224

Quack Advertisements.............278

Ambrose Philips (1671—1749)... ..225

Story-telling.....

....279

Fragment from Sappho ............226

Story of Unnion and Valentine......280

To Miss Charlotte Pulteney .......226

| Extracts from Addison's Essays.....

Epistle to the Earl of Dorset........226

The Political Upholsterer...........281

From the First Pastoral Lobbin...227

The Vision of Mirza...

.283

George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

Sir Roger de Coverley's Visit to

(circa 1665–1735).....

Westminster Abbey..... .......285

..........228

Genealogy of Humour..... .....286

Anne, Countess of Winchelsea (circa

1660-1720).

..229

Ned Softly................ .....281

A Noeturnal Reverie................

The Works of Creation..... ....288

Eustace Budgell (1665—1737)...

Life's Progress.... ...............230

The Art of Growing Rich.. ..291

John Hughes (1677—1720)....... ...293

SCOTTISH POETS.

THEOLOGIANS AND METAPHYSICIANS.

Francis Sempill-Lady Wardlaw. ....230 Richard Bentley (1662–1742).........293

Extract from · Hardyknote'........231 Authority of Reason in Religious

Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)............232 Matters ..........

.299

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Dr. Francis Atterbury (1662-1732)...295 Inconveniences likely to Result

Farewell Letter to Pope............295 from the Abolition of Christian-

Usefulness of Church Music........296

ity.............. ..

.. 343

Dr. Samuel Clarke (1675-1729).......299 Diversions of the Court of Lilliput.244

Difference between Right and Satire on Pretended Philosophers..345

Wrong............

......301

Thoughts on Various Subjects......347

Dr. William Lowth (16611132)......302 Overstrained Politeness............348

Dr. Benjamin loadley (1676–1761)...302 Alexander Pope (1688--1744)..........349

The Kingdom of Christ not of this OSickness and Death...... .......351

World............................303 Pope it Oxford....

.... ..351

Charles Leslie (1650_1722)............305 Death of two Lovers by Lightning..352

Bishop Patrick (1626–1707), and Dr. Description of an Ancient Country-
Waterland (1683-1740)...........315 Seat....

.......353

William Whiston (1667-1752).........306 Popx to Bishop Atterbury in the

Discovery of the Newtonian Phil-

...... 355

osophy .........................306 A Recipe to make an Epic Poem....356

Dr. William Nicholson (1655–1727) Dr John Arbuthnot (1667-1735)......357

Dr. Matthew Tindal (1657-1733)..307 Epitaph on Chartres...............359

John Toland (1609-1722)-Dr. Ham-

Characters of John Bull, Nic Frog
phrey Prideaux (1648-1721)... 307 and Hocus............

Earl of Shaftesbury (1671-1713).... 3031 Character of John Bull's Mother...360

Scale of Beanty and Love.... .310 Character of John Bull's Sister. ..360

God in the Universe........

311 The Celerity and Duration of Lies...361

Bishop Berkeley (1685-1753)...... .31% Usefulness of Mathematical Learn-

Verses on Arts and Learning

ing...............................362

America .....

Hir...362

Lord Bolingbroke

Industry.....

.......316 The Decline of Life...............

...363

Prejudies and Opinions...

317 The Order of Providence...........364

From Maxims concerning Patriot-

National Partiality and Premdice.. 364

ism...

....318 Unreasonableness of Complaints of

The Rev. John Norris (1657–1711)....319 the Shortness of Human Life. ...365

Short Extracts from Poems ...

Pleasures of a Patriot.............366

On Perfect Happiness....... . 320 Wise Distinguished from Canping

Ministers...

Lady Mary W. Montagu (1690–1762)..368

Lady Mary W waiti ::::.........367

MISCELLANEOUS WRITERS

On Matrimonial Happiness........ .369

Daniel Defoe (1661–1731)....men......3?1

Eastern Manners and Language.. 370

What if the Pretender should

Inoculation for the Small-pox..... 371

France in 1718........

Come?..

...............395

372

The Great Plague in London.......326

Ou Female Education...

The Troubles of a Young Thief....328

William Wotton (1666–1726).........374

Address to a Yonth of Rambling

Decline of Pedantry in England....374

Disposition.....

Tom D'Urfey (163-1723), and Tom

Bernari de Mapdeville (1670-1733)...330 Brown (1663–1704)..... ......375

Pivision of Labour......

Letter from Scarrou in the next

Flattery of the Great....

World to Lonis XIV.

832

......375

Pomp and Supertuity....

An Indian's Account of a Gaming

Mrs. Manly died in 1791)...

.333

Honse....

Andrew Fletcher of Sultoin (1653–

Laconies or Maxims................377

1716)............................ 331
State of Scotland in 1699...........331
Murdoch Martin (died after 1713).....335 SIXTH PERIOD.

The Second Sight..................335
Dress in the Westeru Islands.......335

1720-1780: THE REIGNS OF GEORGE

Jonaihan Siritt (1667-1745)......

II. AND GEORGE II.

Ludicrous lisg of Fanaticism....341

Satire on Dress and Fashion.....311

POETS,

Characteristics of Modern Critics..342 | Mattheir Green (1626–1737)...
On Books of Learning.............342 Cures for Melancholy.....

.....381
A Meditation upon a Broomstick...343 Coutentmeut A Wish.....

.. .383

372

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