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WHEN THE WORK IS USED AS A

COLLEGE OR

SCHOOL TEXT-BOOK.

JOSEPH WARTON.-P. 17.

For what most now known? What When born ? In whose reign is said of them ? chiefly flourished ? Where educated ? Profession? First publication ? Cha

JAMES BEATTIE.-P. 43. racter of his odes ? What Latin Where born and educated? What classic translate ? What is said of it? profession did he enter ? His first What periodical did he assist in? To publication? What publish in 1770 ? what post chosen in 1755? What Its aim ? What is his celebrated next did he publish? What is its cha- poem ? When published ? How reracter? What edit in 1797 ? For ceived ? What else did he publish ? what is he in general distinguished ? On what does his fame chiefly rest? When did he die ?

His character ?

HESTER CHAPONE.-P. 25.

WILLIAM PALEY.-P. 54. Maiden name ? With whom did How characterized ? Where born ? she early correspond? With what Where educated ? What college literary characters become acquaint- anecdote told of him? What did he ed ? What first publish ? When publish in 1785 ? What works subsemarried ? Result? What did she quently? When did he die? What publish in 1773? What is said of it? is said of his character? What as a What in 1775 ? When did she die ? writer ? What of his works? Which

the most ingenious and original of ELIZABETH MONTAGU.-P. 31. them? What is its object? What Whose daughter ? When born ? the most exceptionable of his works ? Whose society enjoy in early life? Why? What anecdotes told of him Whom marry, and when? What pub- when at the university ? lish in 1769 7 Who have praised it ? What club met at her house? Why ELIZABETH CARTER.-P. 63. so called? What annual entertain- When born ? What of her early ment did she give? When die ? What years? What attainments did she are her works? Their character ? make before her twenty-first year ?

What higher attainments ? Her first HUGH BLAIR.-P. 36.

appearance in print? What good When and where born ? Where early habit ? (note.) What did Dr. educated ? What good intellectual Johnson say of her ?

Repeat the habit did he early form? What pro- complimentary lines in the - Gentlefession enter ? What lectures deliver man's Magazine.” What write in in 1759 ? What dissertation publish 1746? What Greek author translate ? in 1763? What else did he publish ? How did Johnson praise her scholarWhen die? What of his sermons ? ship? What of her poems ? What course ?

rule did she make in her social inter- | he chiefly known ? How published ?

What do you think of it? For what profession did he prepare ? Her chief prose compositions ? When What else did he publish ? Health ? did she die?

Whither go?

Result? When die ?

Character of his poetry? Opinion of HENRY KIRKE WHITE.-P. 71. the “ Quarterly Review " Repeat the lines of Byron. When born 1 His early propensities ? His

GRANVILLE SHARP.-P. 112. early tasks? How did he commence his studies ? What prize gain? When What attainments in consequence ?

His early life ? Controversies? appeared a volume of his poems ? What office hold ? What circumHow treated by the critics ? Who

stance gave a new direction to his encouraged him? What change took life? To what decision of the courts place in his character? How effect did this finally lead? With whom ed ? Consequence of his severe ap- correspond? What instance of great plication to study? How aided ?

conscientiousness? What works did What honors gain? At what. ex. he publish? What kindred object pense? When die ?

What of his of philanthropy now engaged him? character ? His poerns? Opinion of what incident aroused the nation to Sir Egerton Brydges ?

a sense of the wickedness of the slave

trade ? What other good work did ANNA SEWARD.-P. 80.

he originate? Of what society first Whose daughter ? Early life? By chairman ? When did he die? 'What what appellation known? First pub- of his character ? Works? Inscriplication ? What in 1799 ? When

tion on his monument in Westminster die 1

Abbey ?
CHARLOTTE SMITH.-P. 84.

HERBERT KNOWLES.-P. 122.
Where pass her childhood ? Re-

Where born? What of his characpeat the lines. Of her youth ? When ter ? Repeat the “ Lines written in married ? What of the connection? the Churchyard.” Misfortunes ? Of her sonnets? Her husband's liberation ? Whither ob

THOMAS BROWN.-P. 124. Jiged to flee ? How long remain ? What did she do for support? Her educated ? How distinguished 1 What

For what distinguished ? Where publications ? When die? What of first publish ? What profession study? her poetry? For what most now What next publish ?'

What new field known?

Poems ? His great work,

what ? When die Character ?
MARY TIGHE.-P. 89.
Whose daughter ? Where live ?
By what most known? What is said

ANNE HUNTER.-P. 134. of it? When die ? (note.)

Whose daughter? Wife ? In what

excel? What of her poetry? RICHARD CUMBERLAND.-P. 95. How celebrated ? Where educat- VICESIMUS KNOX.-P. 136. ed? What office did he first receive ? When born ? Where educated ? What publish? In what department What write? What profession enter ? of literature did he now employ his How long hold the post ? By whom time ? On what mission sent ? Result ? succeeded ? His next publication ? Where go? What publish? What What in 17881 What next? When essays ? His last work? When did die ? Character ? he die ? Character ? What of the “ Observer ?"

CHARLES WOLFE.-P. 144.

When born 1 Youth? Where eduJAMES GRAHAME.-P. 106. cated ? What prize obtain ? ProfesWhere born and educated ? For sion? Where settled ? At what age what calling destined ? By what is die ?

enter 7

What pam

ROBERT BLOOMFIELD.-P. 152. What work published after his death ? By what work known? Early life? What of his poetry? Hymns ? How and where apprenticed ? Occupation ? What led to his earliest ROBERT POLLOK.-P. 200. attempts at poetry? Where retire ? What publish in 1827? What was Business ? Who aided him? What thought of it? What of his early publish ? How received ? When age ? Where educated ? Profession? die ? Best poems ? Who has praised Health ? When die? With whom them ? “ Farmer's Boy," how di- compared ? How? What of “ The vided ?

Course of Time ?"
THOMAS ERSKINE.-P. 159.

JONATHAN DYMOND.-P. 207. Whose son? Where educated ? When born? To what society beInfluence of his mother ? When called long? How employed in early life ? to the bar ? First cause ? Success ? Early disposition? Whom marry ? How appear in 1781 ? In what great What first publish? What of it? His cause did he exert his talents ? Anec- next work? Its character ? His dote ? (note.) In what engage in 1789 ? health ? How did he bear his illness ? What is said of it ? Most arduous When die ? What of his character ? effort ? How opposed ? Result ? On What of his " Essays on Morality ?" what side in politics ? phlet publish ? To what post ele- WILLIAM HAZLITT.-P. 217. vated i Influence upon him į Where For what distinguished ? First emand when die ? What of his elo- ployment ? First publications ? What quence ?

subsequently? His most elaborate

work ; When die ? What of his GEORGE GORDON BYRON.-P. 167.

writings ? What of his character ? Where educated ? How apply himself? His

ROBERT HALL.-P. 226. first published work ? Where re

Whose son ? Early propensities ? viewed ? How ? Influence of it? Where educated? What friendships What publish in 1812? How re- form? His eloquence? Where setceived ? What followed ? Whom

tled ? How afflicted ? Effects? Where marry ? Result ? On whom did so

settled when restored ? To what peciety lay the blame? How did he riodical contribute ? What did he bear it ? What works compose ?

advocate in his church? Where reConduct abroad ? In what cause en

move in 1826 7 Habits of study ? gage? Where and when die ? Cha- When die ? Character as a preacher ? racter of his poetry?

Mental endowments ? Style? Per

sonal character ? ANNA LÆTITIA BARBAULD.-P. 178.

HENRY MACKENZIE.-P. 238. Whose daughter ? What of her

Where and when born ? Where childhood ? Who conducted her edu- educated ? First work ? of what cation ? Where reside? What first periodicals the editor? What poet publish ? How received ? Whom

was he the first to bring into marry ?

In what did her husband notice? Of his private life ? Characengage? What did she next publish? ter of his writings ? When die ? Where go? Subsequent publications ? What trials experience? When die ? WALTER SCOTT.-P. 250. Character of her writings ?

Where and when born ? Youthful

employments ? Where educated ? REGINALD HEBER.-P. 192. What of his early reading? What Whose son ? Youth ? Where edu- profession_did he study ? Whom cated ? What prize gain ? What marry? First publication ? When publish? What post of honor and quit his profession ? Remarks ? usefulness receive in 1822 ? When What publish in 1808 ? Success ? go ? How qualified ? When die ? What publications followed? What in 1814? Its popularity? What suc- Whither travel, and with whom? Inceeded? What object did he ac- fluence? In what great cause engage complish? What partnership form ? in 1787? His first speech? What Consequences ? What did he under- publish in 1797 ? Success ? What take ? Result 7 Compared with witness in 1807? When die ? Lord whom, and how ? (note.) Sickness ? Brougham's opinion of him ? His Efforts to regain his health? When eloquence ? return home? When die ? What of his poetry?

Moral tone ? Its SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE.-P. 323. general subjects ? Remark of Dr. How styled ? When born? Where Arnold ? His prose works ? Cha- educated? His attainments ? With racter of them ?

whom become intimateWhat Uto.

pian project ? To whom married ? CHARLES BUTLER.-P. 267. Where settle ? In what engage ? When born ? Family? Where How long last? Where travel and educated ? His publications ? Gene- study? Where settle on his return? ral subject of his writings? By what His bad habit? Its effects? Where most known?

go for his health ? When return ?

After life ? Defect in his character ! GEORGE CRABBE.-P. 272.

Under whose care placed ? His When born? Early life? First chief prose works and poetry? When publications ? What distinguished die ? His influence ? What of his statesman aided him? First published prose ? Of his poetry ? Conversation ? poems after ?

His profession? Last Question to Lamb and reply? publication ? When die ? What of his writings ? Characteristics ?

EDWARD IRVING.-P. 337.

Where born? Where educated ? JAMES MACKINTOSH.-P. 284.

Where settled ? Power as a preacher ? How distinguished ? When born ? Early habits and education? Early accused ? When die? Testimony of

Appearance ? Popularity ? Of what friend? Profession ? To what did he Dr. Chalmers ? His publications ? chiefly give his attention ? When go to London ? What great political event at this time ? What distin

CHARLES LAMB.-P. 342.

Who guished work appeared then ?

When

For what distinguished 1 replied to it? Title of Mackintosh's and where born? Where educated ? work ? When called to the bar? How employed ? To whom did he Course of lectures ? In what

devote his attention almost exclusive

great cause engaged? What office receive ? Ily? First appearance as an author ? Benefits from it? What write ? Gene- What else publish ? Most celebrated ral character ?

work? What is said of it? What else publish ? What in conjunction

with his sister ? When die i Rank HANNAH MORE.--P. 295. Whose daughter? Where born ?

as a poet ? Prose? Style ? Where settle? What enterprise engage in? Her first literary efforts ? FELICIA HEMANS.-P. 356. Succeeding publications ? Change of Maiden name? When born ? Early opinions ? Whither retire? Publica- life ? First publication ?

What in tions ? Traits ? Success 1 What 1812 ? To whom married ? Result ? publish in 1799? What afterwards ? Whither retreat ? How there emHer last publications ? When die ? ployed ? What prize obtain in 1819 ? Influence of her writings ? Poetry? What in 1821 ? What publish in Prose ?

1823? What subsequently? Whom

visit in 1829 ? What publish in 1830 ? WILLIAM WILBERFORCE.-P. 317. Where afterwards reside? Health !

When born ? Early training ? Re- When die ? Jeffrey's opinion of her markable indication ? Where edu- poetry ? (note.) General character of cated ? When enter Parliament ? | her writings ?

NATHAN DRAKE.-P. 367. and influence? As a scholar? As a Where and when born? Where historian ? As a schoolmaster ? As educated? Where settled as a phy- a theologian? As a man ? Give the sician? How long ? When die ? account from his journal on his last What of him as a physician ? What day. are his publications ; Influence on the mind ? What of his general cha- ROBERT SOUTHEY.-P. 429. racter ?

Where born ? Where educated ?

To what opinions inclined ? DescripSIR EGERTON BRYDGES.-P. 381. tion by Cottle ? In what scheme How distinguished ? When born ? interested ? To whom married ? Where educated ? To what devote Whither journey? What publish ? his time? What profession enter ? | Where settle on his return What Where reside? How embarrassed ? publish in 1805 ? Subsequent pubWhat claim prefer ? Influence ? lications ? To what review largely When enter Parliament ? Where contribute ? What of his latter years ? afterwards reside? When die ? For When die ? Opinion of Coleridge ? what are we indebted to him? To Of Professor Wilson ? what did he chiefly devote his attention ? His first publications ? What

JOHN FOSTER.-P. 443. commence in 1805 ? His subsequent When born ? Where educated ? publications ? What has been re- First publication ? Its character ? marked of him as a writer? What of To what review contribute ? His his “ Autobiography ?" (note.) general character ?

ARCHIBALD ALISON.-P. 396.

THOMAS CAMPBELL.-P. 449. Whose son ? Where educated ? When born ? Where educated ? Profession? What publish in 1790? First publication ? Its reception ? What in 1814 ? When and where Whither travel ? To whom married ? die ?

What receive in 1805 ? Subsequent

publications ? What of his “ SpeciLÆTITIA ELIZABETH MACLEAN.-P. mens of British Poets ?" (note.) What 402.

magazine edit? To what post elected Where and when born ? State of in 1827 ? With what other magazine her family in her early life? Her connected ? Subsequent publications ? first productions ? Their multiplicity? Whither go for his health ? When To whom married, and when? Her die? What of him as a poet ? death? What of her genius ?

THOMAS MITCHELL.-P. 458.
LANT CARPENTER.-P. 410.

Whose son ? Where educated ? Where educated ? Profession ? For what eminently distinguished ? When die ? For what distinguished ? What articles contribute to the What did he publish ? For what most “ Quarterly ?What of his scholarknown?

ship? JOHN IRELAND.-P. 415.

THOMAS HOOD.-P. 462. When born ? Station ? For what What of his writings ? Early emreview write ? For what work most ployment ? What post occupy (in known ? What of it? What of his 1821 ? For what magazine write ? life? Of his benevolence ? When What of his life? When die ? What die?

of his works?

THOMAS ARNOLD.-P. 420.

SYDNEY SMITH.-P. 473. Where and when born ? Where When and where born ? Where educated ? How early distinguished ? educated ? With what did he early What profession enter ? To what become connected ? Give the subdistinguished post elected ? When stance of his account of it. How die ? What of his general character occupied after his removal to Lon

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