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MOORE'S POEMS.

The Lottery,

Page

THE Discovery; an Ode to the Right Honourable Lady, Jane Gray to Lord Guilford Dudley

Henry Pelham

Page 1

Of Tafte, an Effay

The Trial of Selimi the Persian

Life unhappy, because we use it improperly ST

Prussia, a Poem
Qde to Garrick upon the Talk of the Town

53
Envy and Fortune, a Tale to Mrs. Garrick

Nobility, a moral Eflay

55
To the Right Honourable Henry Pelham, the hum-The Temple of Hymen, a Tale

56
ble Petition of the Worshipful Company of Poets The Vanity of Human Enjoyments

Wit and Learning, an Allegory

and News-writers

7

The Trial of Sarah * ", alias Slim Sal, for A Father's extempore Consolation on the Death of
privately Atealing

two Daughters, who lived only two Days

The Antiquarians, a Tale
FABLES for the LADIES.

Į. The Eagle and the Assembly of Birds 9

II. The Panther, the Horse, and other Beasts

COLLINS'S POEMS

III. The Nightingale and Glow-worm

Eclogue !

ib.

67
IV. Hymen and Death

ib.
V. The Poet and his Patron

3
ib.

68

VI. The Wolf, the Sheep, and the Lamb.

68

VII. The Goose and the Swans

13

VIII. The Lawyer and Justice

14 ODES DESCRIPTIVE AND ALLLGORICAL.

IX. The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat 15

The Spider and the Bee

ib. ODE to Pity

70

XI, The young Lion and the Ape

16

to Fear

ib,

XII. The Colt aod the Farmer

to Simplicity

71

XIII. The Owl and the Nightingale
ib. on the Poetical Character

ib.

XIV. The Sparrow and the Dove

18 written in the Year 1746

72

XV. The Female Sedu.cers,

to Mercy

ib.

XVI. Love and Vanity

to Liberty

ib.

A Hymn to Poverty

28 to a Lady on the Death of Col. Ross at Fon-

The Lover and the Friend

ib.

tenoy

38

Songs

29. 33
to Evening

ib,

The Nun, (a Cantata)

33

to Peace

Solomon, (a Serenata)

34

The Manners, an Ode
Prologue to Gilblas

The Pallions, an Ode for Mulic

36
CAWTHORNE'S POEMS.

Epistle to Sir Thomas Hanmer

To Miss

of Horsemanden, in Kent 37 | Ode on the Death of Mr. Thompson

Dirge in Cymbelline

42

Abelaid to Eloisa

ib.

43

Elegy to the Memory of Capt. Hughes

Verses on a Paper which contained a piece of Bride

40

T'he Equality of human Conditions, a poétical Dia: Ode on the popular Superstitions of the Scotch High-

cake

logue

41

ands

The Birth and Education of a Genius, a Tale

43 Song, the Sentiments borrowed from Shakespeare 46

A Letter to a Clergyman

45. Observations on the Oriental Eclogues

47

The Regulation of the Paffions, the Source of
Human Happiness

46

on the Odes Deføriptiwe and Alle-

gorical

53

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96

120

98

DYER'S POEMS.

XXV. To Delia, with some filovers ; complain-

Gongar Hill

Page 65 ing how much his benevolence suffers on account

The Ruins of Rome

66 of his humble fortune

Page 18

The Fleece, a Poem in four Books

71 XXVI, Describing the sorrow of an ingenious mind,

The Country Walk

94 on the melancholy event of a licentious amour 119

The Enquiry,

95 II. ODES, SONGS, BALLADS, &c.

Epistle to a famous, Painter

ib.

To Aaron Hill on his Poem called Gideon

Rural elegance : an ode to the late Duchess of So-

merset. Written 1750

'The Choice, to Mr. Dyer, by Aaron Hil, Esq. ib.

Ode to memory, 1748

123

To Mr. Savage, fon-of the late Earl Rivers 97

The Princess Elizabeth: a ballad alloding to a

Epittle to a Friend in Town,

ib.

story recorded of her, when she was prisoner at

To Mr. Dyer, by Clio,

Woodstock, 3554

ib,

Ode to a young lady, somewhat too solicitous about

SHENSTONE'S POEMS.

her manner of expreffion

124

Nancy of the vale. A ballad

ib.

ELEGIES ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. Ode to indolence. 1750

125

ib.

Ode to health. 1730

A Prefatory Elíay on Elegy,

ELEGY I. He arrives at his retirement in the coun- Toa lady of quality, fitting up her library, 1738 126

ib,

try, and takes occasion to expatiate in praise of Upon a visit to the same, in winter. 1748

fimplicity. To a friend -

102

ib.

An irregular ode after fickness.

1749

II. On posthumous reputation. To a Friend To a lady, with some coloured patterns of flowers,

103

III. On the untimely death of a certain learned ac-

October 7, 1736

127

quaintance

ib. Written in a dower book of my own colouring,

IV. Ophelia's urn. To Mr. Gravęs

designed for Lady Plymouth. 1753-4

104

ib.

V. He compares the, turbulence of love with the Anacreontic. 1738

tranquility of friendship. To Melissa his friend ib. Ode:

129

ib.

VI. To a lady on the language of birds

The dying kid

105

VII. He describes his vision to an acquaintance, 15. Songs, written chiefly between the years 1737 and

VIII. He describes his early love of poetry, and its 1742

119-13-133

ib.

consequences. To Mr. Graves, 1745 106 A parody

X. He describes his disinter eftness to friend ib, The halcyon

134

X. To fortune, suggesting his motive for repining

Ode

at her difpenfations

107

A pastoral ude, to the honourable Sir Richard

X1. He complains how soon the pleasing novelty Verles, written towards the close of the year 1948,

ib.

of life is over. To Mr. Jaga

X!). His recantation

ib. to Wil iam Lyttelton, Esq.

136

XIII. To a friend, on some slight occafion es-

Love and music, written at Oxford, when young ib.

tranged from him

109

Comparison

137

XIV. Declinining an invitation to visit" foreign Ode to Cynthia, on the approach of spring ib,

countries, he takes occasion to intimate the advan- Jemmy Dawson, a ballad; written about the time

tages of his own.

To Lord Temple

ib. of his execution, in the year. 1745

XV. In memory of a private family in Worcester- A pastoral ballad, in four parts.

fhire

139-140

XVI. He suggests the advantages of birth to a per- III, LEVITIES, or PIECES of HUMOUR.

son of merit

, and the folly of a supercilioufness Fthrt and Phil; a decision for the ladies 141

that is built upon that role foundation

Stanzas to the memury of an agreeable lady, buried

XVII. He indulges the suggestions of spleen: an

in marriage to a person 'undeserving her ib,

elegy to the winds

Colemira. A culinary eclogue

ib,

XVIII. He repeats the song of Collin, a dir-

The rape of the trap.

A ballad. 1737 142

cerning shepherd; lamenting the Atate of the On certain pastorals

143

woollen manufactory

113] On Mr. C

of Kidderminster's poetry

ib.

XIX. Written in spring, 1743

114 | To the virtuosos

ib.

XX. He compares his humble fortune with the dif- l The extent of cookery

ib,

tresses of o.hers; and his subjection to Delia, with The progress bf advice. A common cafe .

ib.

the miserable fervitude of an African save ib,

A Ballad

144

XXI. Taking a view of the country from his re-

Slender's ghost

ib.

tirement, be is led to meditate on the character The Invidinus

ib,

of the ancient Bri o's. Wri ten at the time of a

The price of an equipage

moured tax upon luxury. 1746

115 Hint from Voiture

145

XXII. Written in the year -, when the rights

Infcription

of sepulture were so frequently violated 116

To a friend

ib.

XXIII. Rcfiections fuggested by his ficuation. 117 The poet and the duan. 1741

14-

XXIV. He takes occaliun, from the fate of Eleanor Written at an Ian at Flenley

ib.

of Bretagne, to fugselt the imperfect pleasures A Simile

146

of a folitary life

The charms of precedence. A tale

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Ode
Cupid and Plutus
Epilogue to the tragedy of Cleone

Page.
149 | William and Margaret

ib.
ib. Epitaph on Mr. Aikman and his only Son, who
ib. were both interred in one Grave

221 Epitaph on a young Lady

ib. Song, to a Scotch Tune

ib.

IV. MORAL P:ECRS.

168

Veiles occafioned by Dr. Frazer's rebuilding part 1 written

185

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The judgment of Hercules

150

AKENSIDE'S POEMS.
The progress of taste; or the fate of delicacy 154
Deconomy, a rhapsody, addressed to young poets 159
The ruin'd abbey; or, the effects of superstition 164
Love and honour

The Pleasures of the Imagination.
The school-mistress

170
Epitaph
174 The General Argument

221 Book the First

1222 V. INSCRIPTIONS, 174-176 Book the Second

228 VI. VERSES to Mr. SHINSTONE. 176--180 Book the Third

234 Book the Fourth

238 MALLET'S POEMS.

ODES BOOK THE FIRST.
Of Verbal Criticism

18:
Verles presented to the Prince of Orange,
on his vigting Oxford in the year 1734 183

ODE I. Preface

Ode for the Winter Solstice as originally
of the University of Aberdeen
ib.

240

ib. Prologue to the Siege of Damascus

II. On the Winter Solstice

184 Epilogue to the Brothers, a Tragedy by Dr.

ill. To a Friend, unsuccessful in Love

241 Young ib. IV. Affected Indifference, to the same

242

ib. Prologue to Mr. Thompson's Agamemnon

V. Against Suspicion
Impromptu, on a Lady, who had called fome

VI. Hymn to Cheerfulness

243 time in playing with a very young child ib.

VII. On the Use of Poetry

244

ib, Epigram on seeing two persons pass by in very

VII. On leaving Holland
different Equipages

ib.
IX. To Curio

245 Epigram on a certain Lord's Passion for a Singer ib. X. To the Muse

247 A Simile in Prior, applied to the fame Person ib:

ib.

XI. On Love, to a Friend
On an amorous old Man

186

XII. To Sir Francis Henry Drake, Baronet
On J: H. Efq.

ib.
XIII. · On Lyric Poetry

249 A Fragment

ib.

XIV. To the Honourable Charles Town-
Cupid and Hymen, or the Wedding Day 187

fhend, from the country

250

ib.
Epigram, written at Tunbridge. Wells, 1760 188 XV. To the Evening Star
An Ode in the Masque of Alfred

ib.
XVI. To Caleb Hardinge, M. D.

251 The Excursion, Canto I.

189
XVII. On a Sermon against Glory

252 Canto II.

XVIII. To the Right Honourable Francis

194
Amyntor and Theodora: or, the Hermit,

Earl of Huntingdon
Canon I.

19?
Canto II.
Canto III.

204
Truth in Rhyme

208
To the Author of the preceding Poem 210 Ode I. The Remonstrance of Shakespeare
The discovery

ib. supposed to have been spoken at the Verses written for, and given in Print, to a

Theatre Royal, while the French Beggar

ib. Comedians were acting by Subscription 25+ The Reward : or, Apollo's Acknowledgements II. To Sleep

255 to Charles Stanhope ib. lli. To the Cuckow

256 Tyburn : To the Marine Society

-211 IV. To the Honourable Charles TownZephir : or, the Stratagem

fhend, in the Country

ib. * Edwin and Emma

216 V. On Love of Praise On the death of Lady Anson

217 Vi. To William Hall, Esquire, with the
A Funeral Hymn

218
works of Chaulieu

ib. To Mira. From the Country

ib. VII. To the Right Reverend Benjamin
A Winter's Day

ib.
Lord Billiop of Winchester

ib.
Prologue to the Masque of Britannia
Inscription for a Picture
ib. IX, At Study

260 Song, to a Scotch Tune

ib. X. To Thomas Edwards, Esquire, on To Mr. Thompson, on his publishing the

the lake Edition of Mt. Pope's Works ib. Second Edition of his Poem called Winter 220

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201

BOOK THE SECOND.

214

258

219 VIII.

259

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