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Izaak Walton (1593-1683).

78 A Domestic Scene...

.128

The Singing Birds..

77 Lady Rachel Russell (1636–1723)......129

The Angler's Wish.

779 To Dr. Fitzwilliam on her Sorrow..130

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

Thomas Ellwood (1631–1713)..

To Lord Cavendish-Bereavernent. .131

Ellwoo's Int rcourse with Milton 8+ Sir Thomas Urquhart, (circa 1613–1660)131

John Dryden (1631-1070).

85 Newspapers......

.132

A S'a-light heard at a Distance..... 86

Shik-peire-Beaumont and Fletcher 87

Ben Johnson.

88

Improved Style of Dramatic Dia-

logue..

89 FIFTII PERIOD.

Translations of the Ancient Poets.. 89

Spenser and Milton.

91 1689–1727: REIGNS OF WILLIAM III.,

On Lampoons..

92 QUEEN ANNE, AND GEORGE I.

History and B ography.

93

Sir William Temple (1629--1699). 96

POETS.

The English Chinate.

93 W. Walsh (1663–1708), Charles Mon-

Against Excessive G ief..

99

tagu (1661 -1715)

137

Right of Private Judgment in Reli- Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

.137

pion.

The French People in 1699.

..142

schemes of Projectors

.107

From the · Letter from Italy' ..143

Sir George Mackenzie (1636–1691).... 106 Ode, • How are thy Servants blest,

Praise of a Country Life...

O Lord !'.

144

Against Envy.

..107

Ode, The Spacious Firmament on

Fume- True Path to Esteem.......109 High'

.145

John Evelyn (1620-1706)..

The Battle of Blenheim.

145

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

The Great Fire in London, 1066 A, D 110 Matth'w Prior (1661–1721).

149

A Fortunate Courtier not Envied..1! Exiract from. Verses to Chloe'.....150

Frost Fair on the Thames, 1621 A.D 113 For My Own Monuinent...

151

Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Epitaph Extempore.

.152

Mary..

114

Au Epitaph...

..152

Fashions in Dre 8..

114 To a Child of Qulity.

153

Samuel Pepys (1632-1703).
15 Abri's Love for Solomon

153
Mrs Pepys in a New Dres3

116 Written in Mezeruy's llistory of

Charles II. and the Queen in the

France'..

......155

Park

117 The Thief and the Cordelir........155

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

Mr. Pepys tries to adrvire Hudibras'118 disput:.

.. 156

Mr. Popys at the Theatre.

118 Theory of the Mind, from Alma'..157

Mr. Pepys at Church.

..119 Rev. James Bramston (1694-1744)....157

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

Mrs. Peprs..

119 Man of Taste

..159

Mr. Pepys makes a Great Speech...1:0 Jonathan Swift (1667-1745). ......158

Sir Roger L'Estrange (1616-1701).....!21 Extract from linitation of Horace..161

Liberty of the Imprisoned Royaliste121 Ode to Spring, by Vanessa, note.. ..161

Æsop's Inventiou to bring back his A D scription of the Nom ng......163

Mistress...

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

The Popish Piot..

123 Buucis and Philemon.

.165

Samuel Butler (612-1630).

123 Frogn Vers s on the Death of Dr.

A Small Poet- A Vintner,

124

Swift'.

166

A Prater-An Antiquary

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

Walter Charleton (1619-1707) 125 Alexander l'op: (1663--1741).

173

The Ready and Nimble Wit-Tbe Hop2--The Poor Indian -- llappi-
Slow but Suro Wit..

126
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Lncy Hutchinson (160-1659). 1.7 The Messiah..

.152

Co oncl Ilutchinson on Condemna- The Toil. t, from • The Rape of the

tion of Charles I....

127

Lock'

.184

Lady Fanshawe (1625-1679). ..129 Description of Baliuda and the

Lady Fanshawe sees a Ghost... ..128 Syphs.

184

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From · Eloisa to Abelard
186 Ode froin Horace...

..238

Elegy to the Memory of an Unfor- Song, · Bush aboon Traquair', 239

tunate Lady..

.189 Lochaber no More..

.239

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

239

From the Prologue to the Satires'.19.2 Dialogue on Marriage..

.240

The Man of Rons.

.194

Death of Villiers, Duke of Bucking-

ham...

.195

DRAMATISTS.

The Dying Christian to his Soul.... 196

Extract from Translation of the Thomas Southernc (1659—1746) 249

• Iliad

.196 Extract from Oroonoko'.

.243

Elijah Fenton (1683 - 1730) - W.

Return of Biron ...

..244

Broome (1689–17:5).

.197 Nicholas Rowe (circa 1673-1718)

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). ..199

Fatal Curiosity...

252

Extract from The Bastard'.

.201

William Congreve (1670-1730). 255

Extrart from The Wanderer' ...202

Description of a Cathedral

.257

Sir Samuel Garth (1670–1719). 23 Gay Young Mon upon Town 258

Extract froin The Dispensary'

...20

A Swaggering Bully and Boaster....258

On Death..

205 Scandal and Literature in Iligh Life.260

Sir Richard Blackmore (circa 1650– From Love for Love

261

1729)

20.5 Sir John Vanbrugh (circa 1606—172-).264

The Scheme of Creation.

2011 The Life of a Woman of Fashion...265

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

..266

A Night-piece-The Churchyard....208 | George Farquhar (1678–1:07)......... 266

The Hermit.

COS Humorous Scene at an Inn

.267

John Gay (1688–1732).

212 Fxtract from the Recruiting om-

The Country Bellad Singer

.216

269

Walking the Streets of London......217 Colley Cibber (1671 – 175.) -- Steele,
Song, Sweet Woman is like the fair Philips, Aaron Hill, Mrs. Centlivre
Flower'
218 (1667-172.)..

.271
The Court of Death.

2.9

The Hare with many Friends.

PROSE LITERATURE.

Song, · Black-eyed Susan

220

A Ballad, • 'Twas when the Seas

ESSAYISTS.

were Roaring'

221

Thomas Tickell (1636—1740).

221

Sir R. Steele (1672–1789)

.273

On the Death of Mr. Addison......222

Love, Grief, und Deuth.

.276

Colin and Lucy: a Ballad..

223

Agreeable Companions and Flat-

An Imitation of the Prophecy of

terers..

.277

Nereus.

224

Quack Advertisements.

.225

Ambrose Philips (1671—1749)..

.279

Story-telling......

Fragment from Sappho

.226

Story of Unnion and Valentine.....280

To Miss Charlotte Pulteney

Extracts from Addison's Essuys. .280

Epistle to the Earl of Dorset. .226

The Political Upholsterer..

From the First Pastoral-Lobbin...227

The Vision of Mirza..

283

George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

Sir Roger de Coverley's Visit to

228
(circa 1665-1735)

285
Wentinipster Abbey..

Genealogy of Humour.

.286

Anne, Countess of Winchelsea (circa

1660-1720).

299

287

Ned Soitly..
A Nocturnal Reverie......
!)

258

The Works of Creation.

Life's Progress..

290

Eustace Budgell (1655–1737)....

230

The Art of Growing Rich

.291

John Hughes (1677–17:20).

BCOTTISH POETS.

TUEOLOGIANS AND METAPHYSICIANS.

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

Extract from Hardyknute'. .231 Authority of Reason in Religious

Allan Ramsay (1686–1758)....

Matters

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

Farewell Letter to Popa...

.295 from the Abolition of Christian.

Usefulness of Church Music..

ity.....

Dr. Sunuei Clarke (1075--1729). 295 Diversions of the Court of Lilliput ?44

Difference between Right and Satire on Pretended Philosophers..345

Wrong...

301

Thoughts on Vurious Sulijeci3......341

Dr. William Lowth (166--1732). ..309 Overstrained Politeness.

..348

Dr Benjamin Hondley (1676—1761)...302 Alexander Pop(1685-1744).

.......349

The Kingdom of Christ not of this Ou Sickness and Death..

..351

World.

•Pop: 10 Oxford....

..351

Charles Leslie (1650 -1722)..

303 Death. f two Lovers by Lightning..352

Bishop Patrick (1626 – 1707), and Dr. Description of an Ancient Country-

Waterland (1693-1740).

305

Seat...

.353

William Whision (1667-1752)... .306 Pope to Bishop Atterbury in the

Discovery of the Newtonian Phil-

Tower

355

osophy

.306 A Recipe to make an Epic Poem....336

Dr. William Nicholson (1655–1727) — Dr John Arbuthnot (1667-1733). .. .. .357

Dr. Matthew Tindal (1057-1733)..307 Epitaph on Chartres

.359

John Toland (1669-1722)- Dr. Hum- Characters of Johu Bull, Nic Frog

phrey Prideaux (1648-1721)..

and Hocus....

.359

Earl of Shaftesbury (1671-1713)......303 Character of John Bull's Mother...369

Scale of Beauty and Love...

.310 Character of John Bull's Sister, ..360

God in the Universe.

311 The Celerity and Duration of Lies...361

Bishop Berkeley (1683–17-3). .....31) Usefulness of Mathematical Learn-

Verses on Arts and Learning in

ing......

..362

America ...

.315 Lord Bolmgbroke (1678—175i).

Industry..

..316 The Decline of Life.

Prejudices and Opinions..

.317 The Ord 'r of Providence.

.364

Froin Maxims concerning Patriot- National Partiality and Prejudice.. 86

.318 Unreasonableness of Complaints of

The Rev. John Norris (1657-1711)....319

the Shortness of Human Life. .. 365

Short Extracte from Poems ...319 Pleasures of a Patriot.....

.306

Ou Perfect Happiness.....

Wise Distinguished from Cunning

Ministers.

367

Lady Ma y W. Moutiga (1690-1762), .363

MISCELLANEOUS WRITERS

Oi Matrimonial Happiness... 369

Daniel Defoe (1661-1731)..

321

Enstem Manners and Language.. 370

What if the Pretender

Iuoculation for the Smal-pox.

should

France in 1718....

Coine?

.3.5

.379

On Female Education.

.320
The Great Plagne in London.

..372

William Wotton (1666--1726). .374

The Troubles of a Young Thief....328

Address to a Youth of Rambling

Decline of Pedantry in England. .374

Disposition

Tom D'l'rfry (630--173), and Tom

.32)

Bernard de Mandeville (1670—1733)...331)

Brown (1663--1701)...

..315

Division of Labour..

.231

Letter from Scarron in the next

World to Lonis XIV

315

Flattery of th: Great.

..332

Pomp and Superfluitv.

332

An Indian's Account of a Gaming

Honse

333

1:16

Mrs. Manly died in 1724)

Laconies or Maxips..

.377

Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1653–

1716).

.834

State of Scotlanil in 1699.

.334

Murdoch Martin (died niter 1713). 333 SIXT II PERIOD.
The Second Sight...

335
Dress in the Western Islands. .331

1720-1780: TUE REIGNS OF GEORGE

Jonath:w Swift (1667-1745). ..330

II. AND GEORGE III.

Lucerous Image of Finaticism. .311

Satire ipon Dress and Fashion. ..34!

POETS.

Characteristics of Modern Critics. .34: Matthew Gren('06-1737).

.......381

On Books of Learning.

..312

Cures for Melalicholy

.381

A Meditutiou upou a Broomsti k..,343 Coutcoment- Wisb.

,,,,392

...320

..371

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