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VOL. II. PART I.
SELECTIONS FROM THE POETS
FLOURISHED IN THE REIGNS
QUEEN ANN. GEORGE I. and GEORGE II.
Published by W. SUTTABY, CROSBY and Co. and SCATCHERD and LETTERMAN, Stationers Court.
Corrall, Printer, Charing Cross.
ALEXANDER POPE. 1688-1744. Page
ALLAN RAMSAY. (1696–176342
Sangs.-Peggy and Patie
Hid from himself
Speak on, speak thus
When hope was quite sunk
At setting day and rising morny.
The bonny grey-ey'd morning
WILLIAM COLLINS. 1720-1756.
The Passions.-An Ode for Music
Ode to Fear
Ode to Evening
Dirge in Cymbeline
WILLIAM SHENSTONE. 1714-1763.
The School-Mistress. In Imitation of Spenser
GILBERT COOPER. Died in 1769.
Song.-Away! let nought to love
Monody to the Memory of Lady Lyttelton
The Tears of Scotland
THOMAS GRAY. 1716-1771.
Elegy. Written in a Country Church-Yard
The Bard.-Pindaricuake Aeolian) - 299
The Progress of Poesy.-Pindaric
On the Death of a favourite Cat
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK.
An Heroi-Comical Poem.
Nolueram, Belinda, tuos violare capillos;
WHAT dire offence from amorous causes springs,
Say what strange motive, goddess! could compel
Sol through white curtains shot a timorous ray, And op'd those eyes that must eclipse the day. Now lap-dogs give themselves the rouzing shake, And sleepless lovers, just at twelve, awake:
Thrice rung the bell, the slipper knock'd the ground, And the press'd watch return'd a silver sound.