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HOOKER, RICHARD ... 104 | ROBERTSON, WILLIAM .
HOWARD, HENRY . . . 60 | Rowe, ELIZABETH .
HUME, DAVID . . . 635 RUSSELL, RACHEL .
HYDE, EDWARD . . . 269 SACKVILLE, THOMAS
JAMES I. OF SCOTLAND. . 38 St. John, HENRY .
Johnson, SAMUEL . . . 647 SANDYS, GEORGE
JONES, WILLIAM . . . . 695 SEWELL, GEORGE .
Jonson, BEN . . . . 172 SHAKSPEARE, WILLIAM
JUNIUS, LETTERS OF .. 723 SHENSTONE, WILLIAM .

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KING, WILLIAM . .

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SIDNEY, PHILIP. .
LATIMER, Hugu . . . 65 SMOLLET, TOBIAS . .
LEIGHTON, ROBERT . . 309 SOMERVILLE, WILLIAM
LOCKE, JOHN . . . . 356 SPENSER, EDMUND .
LOVELACE, RICHARD . . 205 | SOUTH, ROBERT ,
Lowth, ROBERT . . . 673 | SOUTHWELL, ROBERT .
MANDEVILLE, JOHN . . 17 | STEELE, RICHARD .
MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEW STILL, JOHN . . .

CASTLE . . . . 236 SURREY, EARL OF
MARKHAM, GERVASE - 179 | SWIFT, JONATHAN .
MARLOWI, CHRISTOPHER , . 87 | TALBOT, CATHERINE
MARVELL, ANDREW . . 282 | TAYLOR, JEREMY . .
MIDDLETON, CONYERS . .489 TEMPLE, WILLIAM .
MILTON, JOHN . . . 239 THOMSON, JAMES i
MINSTRELSY, ENGLISH . .. 109 TICKELL, THOMAS
MONTAGU, LADY MANY 532 TILLOTSON, JOHN . .
MORE, THOMAS . .

TOLLET, ELIZABETH . NEWCASTLE, DUCHESS OF . 236 TYNDALE, WILLIAM OVERBURY, THOMAS · · 125 | VAUGHAN, HENRY . PARNELL, THOMAS , 366 VANHOMRIGII, ESTHER . PENN, WILLIAM . . . 369 | WALLER, EDMUND . PHILIPS, CATHERINE . . 216 | WALTON, ISAAC . . PITT, VILLIAM . . . 639 WARTON, THOMAS . POPE, ALEXANDER . . 450 WATTS, ISAAC . . Prior, MATTHEW · · · 398 | WICLIF, John . . QUARLES, FRANCIS . . 186 | WYATT, THOMAS . . RALEIGH, WALTER . . . 146 | YALDEN, THOMAS , RICHARDSON, SAMUEL . 325 | YOUNG, EDWAIN .

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SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE .... ..... 17 1 WILLIAM TYNDALE ......corono...

From the Prologue............. ...... 18 Various Translations of the Bible.... 53

The Chinese ......

19 His Death ....

Spherical Form of the Earth......

Tyndale's Version, Luke x. 25........ 54

JOHN WICLIF......

SIR THOMAS WYATT......rer....... 55

Gratitude due the Reformer (note)...

The Lover complaineth of the unkind-

Wordsworth's Lines on Wiclif (note)..

ness of his Love....... ...... 56

Wiclif's Apology...........

He prayeth not to be Disdained, &c.. 57

All-sufficiency of the Scriptures......

Description of One he would love ....

Papal Opposition to Wiclif, (note) ....

Of the Mean and Sure Estate........

Specimen of his Translation of the

Of his Return from Spain............

Bible..................... ......

Prose........................

Letter to his Son.......

JOHN BARBOUR ............

Apostrophe to Freedom....,

25

HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY

Paraphrase of the same, (note)...... 26 Prisoner in Windsor.....

Dr. Nott's Comparison between Surrey

GEOFFREY CHAUCER..........

and Wyatt, (note)...............

Boccacio's Decameron, (note)......

The Frailty of Beauty.....

63

Prologue to Canterbury Tales........

In Praise of his Lady-love ...........

Influence on the Reformation, (note).

Description of Spring................ 64

The Knight and Squire.......

29 A happy Life, and the Means to attain 64

The Clerk .....................

30

it. .............................

The Wife ..............

30

The Parson ............

HUGH LATIMER ...............

Troilus and Creseida.....

32 His Martyrdom .....................

Romaunt of the Rose.......

A Yeoman of Henry VII.'s Time .....

The House of Fame ......

Examined before the Bishops ........

Eagle's Flight with the Poet...

33 Cause and Effect .......

Pope's Imitation, (note)......

33

The Flower and the Leaf....

SIR JOHN CHEKE.

ProseUpon Riches...........

Lines from Milton, (note).......

The New and the Old Religion con-

JOHN GOWER ............

trasted ......

Confessio Amantis .......

Story of Florent...

35 JOHN HEYWOOD...................

The Drama.......i.

JAMES I. OF SCOTLAND .....

Miracle Plays.........

The King's Quair................. 38 Moral Plays ...............

On his Beloved...................... 39 Writers of Elizabeth's Reign

Interludes............

WILLIAM CAXTON..........

From the Four P's......

Discovery of the Art of Printing, (note)

Palmer and Pilgrim, (note)...

Origin of the Name of Albion ..... 43

JOHN STILL................

WILLIAM DUNBAR ............

Gammer Gurton's Needle.......

The Thistle and the Rose............

Extract from .....

Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins......

No Treasure without Gladness....... ROGER ASCHAM ..........

From the Toxophilus .........

SIR THOMAS MORE..........

In Praise of the Goose...............

Interview with Erasmus......

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Apology for Writing in English ......
The Utopia, account of .............

Intermixture of Study and Exercise..
His other Works...................

Consequences of Neglected Education
Queen Margaret's Speech on giving Dangers of Foreign Travel............

up her Son to the “ Protector" .. 50

His Marriages...................... 51 | SIR PHILIP SIDNEY ...........

His Letter to his Wife ............. 52). The Arcadia .........

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AAN COCO

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY.

SIR THOMAS OVERBURY.

Description of Arcadia..

Prose Writings......

Pamela and Philoclea.......

A Fair and Happy Milkmaid......... 126

Description of a Stag-hunt...!

His Defence of Poesy.............

WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE............

Character of the Poet............

Chronological List of his Plays.......

Philosopher, Historian, and Poet, co

Ben Jonson's Encomium ............ 129

pared ......

Dryden's Encomium ........

129

In Praise of Poesy..................

From the «Merchant of Venice,"..the

Poetry-Sonnet to Sleep... ..........

Three Caskets .......

130

The Seven Ages............ ... 134

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE .......... Clarence's Dream ..........

135

A Passionate Shepherd to his Love... Hall of Cardinal Wolsey....

137

Queen Mab and the Fairies ...

139

ROBERT SOUTHWELL........

Life and Death weighed ......... 140

The Power of Truth, Bryant, (note).. Mercy......

141

Times go by Turns.....

Fame to be kept bright by Activity... 141

Scorn not the Least.....

The Commonwealth of Bees.......... 142

Content and Rich....

Prose-Mary Magdalen's Tears

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER........ 143

Life hath no Unmeddled Joy......

Address to Melancholy........ 143

The Life of Man............... 144

EDMUND SPENSER...............

Morning...........

144

Remarks on the “Taerie Queene"...

Exhortation to Early Rising.. ..... 144

The Knight and the Lady.......

The Shepherd's Evening............. 145

Una followed by the Lion......

97

Description of Prince Arthur.

99 SIR WALTER RALEIGH............. 146

Belphoebe...... 100 The Fall of mighty Empires-The Tolly

The Care of Angels over Men........ 102

of Ambition The Power of Death 147

The Seasons .........

His various Prose Works............ 148

Criticisms of Mackintosh, Hazlitt, and

Poetry ............................. 149

Campbell, (notes)..........

A Description of the Country's Recrea-

Prose Works....

tions ........ ................... 149

The Irish Bards..................... 104 Sir Egerton Brydges's Opinion of him

as a Poet, (note)..... ........ 149

RICHARD HOOKER ........ .....

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd - 150

His Ecclesiastical Polity............. 105 A Vision upon the Faerie Queene..... 151

His Letter to the Archbishop......... 105 The Soul's Errand................... 151

The Necessity and Majesty of Law... 106 His last Letter to his Wife .......... 153

Sudden Death not Desirable......... 107

The Excellency of the Psalms........ 108 LADY ELIZABETH CAREY.......... 154

On Forgiveness of Injuries........... 154

: ENGLISH MINSTRELSY....... 109

Account of the Minstrels.... ..... 109 SAMUEL DANIEL ............... 155

Sir Patrick Spens ........

...... 109 His History of the Civil Wars ... 155

Chevy Chase.......

Equanimity ...

156

The Two Corbies......

.... 116 Richard the Second....

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SIR THOMAS OVERBURY ........... 125 MICHAEL DRAYTON................ 169

The Wife Hos...................... 126 Chorus of the Birds................. 169

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175

MICHAEL DRAYTON,

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The Parting .....

His Meditations..................... 201

Palace of the Fairies: Queen Mab's A Red-breast coming into his Chamber 202

Chariot, and her Journey........ 170 Hearing Music by N Night............. 202

The Sight of a great Library......... 202

BEN JONSON ........ .......... 172 The Happy Man..........

203

Cupid ...............

...... 172 Burns's Opinion of Happiness, (note) 203

Hymn to Cynthia............ ....... 173 Pleasure of Study and Contemplation 204

Prose Writings...................... 173

Directions for Writing well .......... 173 RICHARD, LOVELACE ............... 205

Character of Lord Bacon............. 174 To Althea ............... .......... 206

The Grasshopper.................... 206

GEORGE HERBERT.......,

175

Concerning Detraction .....

THOMAS FULLER................... 207

His Character as a Poet....

176 His various Works.......

207

Sunday.................... ...... 176 Miscellaneous Aphorisms..

208

The Bosom Sin....

........... 177 The Good Schoolmaster....

208

The Good Wife............

210

THOMAS CAREW...........

The Good Sea-captain.....

Epitaph on the Lady Mary Villiers . . 178 On Travelling....

211

Persuasions to Love....

...... 178

Of Memory.....

212

Pleasure ........................... 178

ROBERT HERRICK......

GERVASE MARKHAM..........

To Daffodils ........................ 213

The Good Housewife.........

To Primroses ................... 213

To Blossoms .................... 214

GEORGE SANDYS ............

How Heart's-ease first came.

214

The Lamentation of David........... 180 The Captive Bee...........

215

Fall of Ancient Empires...........

181

The Night-Piece, to Julia....

215

The Primrose.............

216

WILLIAM CHILLINGWORTH........ 182 Upon a. Child that Died....

216

The Necessity of an Unadulterated

Epitaph upon a Child.....

216

Scripture .......

....... 183 Upon a Maid..............

216

Scripture alone the Rule of Iaith..... 184

The Sin of Duelling......

184 CATHERINE PHILIPS............... 216

Extract from Dr. Beecher's Sermon on

Against Pleasure..........

217

the same, (note)................, 186 To my Antenor .........

....217

213

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WILLIAM DRUMMOND.............. 190

The Praise of a Solitary Life......... 190
On Sleep..........
On Spring .......................... 191
To his Lute.................... 191
To the Nightingale.................. 192

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JOSEPH HALL ...................... 199 MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEW.

His Satires...............

199 CASTLE .........

....... 236

The Client and Lawyer....

1991 Mirth and Melancholy... ... 236

The Domestic Tutor................. 200 Mirth ...................

... 236

The Rustic wishing to turn Soldier... 200 Melancholy ...............

The Fashionable Beau.........

201

On the Theme of Love.....

238

His Prose Writings.................. 2011 The Funeral of Calamity............ 238

..237

JOHN MILTON....................... 239 SAMUEL BUTLER

IIis chief Poetical Works ............ 240 His Apparel....................... 296

Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity 241 Butler's Prose-A Small Poet........ 296

Lycidas .............

243

Scene from Comus.........

249 THOMAS BROWNE .................. 298

Invocation to Light

252 His various Works.................. 298

Eve's Account of her Creation....

Thoughts on Death and Immortality. 299

Evening in Paradise....

254 Pride ....................... i..... 300

Rome .....

Soliloquies of the Old Philosopher and

Athens............................. 257

the Young Lady, (note).......... 301

Samson's Lamentation for his Blind-

His Latinized English............... 302

ness.......

............ 258

Sonnet on his own Blindness........ 259 IZAAK WALTON ......

To Cyriack Skinner.................. 260 Complete Angler......

To a Virtuous Young Lady.......... 260 Falconry, account of, (note).......... 303

His Prose Works.................... 200 Dialogue-Falconer ...

303

He consecrates his Powers to the Cause

Venator....

305

of Truth-Studies and Preparation

Piscator.................. 305

for his great work.............. 261 Piscator and Milk-woman .......... 307

Argument for the Liberty of the Press 265 Exhortation to Contentment.... .... 308

England and London......

266

Reform.................

266

ROBERT LEIGHTON............

.... 309

The Power of Truth......

267 Despise not the Least......... 310

The Poet's Morning......

268 The Beasts within us............ 310

Symmons's Estimate of his Character 269 All Christians Preachers ............ 311

Sir Egerton Brydges's Estimate ...... 268 Temperance ......................... 311

The Heart the Great Regulator...... 311

EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLAREN-

A Contracted Sphere no Security

DON ........................... 269

against Worldliness..........

• 312

John Hampden...... .......... 270

Character of Charles I., (note)........ 270 ANNE KILLIGREW ................. 312

Lord Falkland.......

.. 272 The Discontent..................... 312

LIR MATTHEW HALE............. 274 EDMUND WALLER.ccc............. 314

Lord Erskine's Encomium

Panegyric to my Lord Protector ..... 315

Cowper's Encomium, (note).......... 274 Beauty and the Rose compared ...-.

To his Children--upon regulating their

conversation ................... 27 JOHN BUNYAN .................... 317

Cowper's Lines to Bunyan...........

317

ISAAC BARROW .................... 278 His various Works....

319

Duty of Bounty to the Poor.......... 278 Pilgrim's Progress ..........

319

The Structure of the Body a Proof of Macaulay's Eulogy, (note)........... 320

Divine Wisdom....

... 289 Christian in Doubting Castle ........ 320

Guilt of making man Property, (note) 280

What is Wit?.......

281 | ROBERT BARCLAY ............. 324

Knowledge a Source of Delight ...... 282 Practical Religion, (note). --on. 325

Dedication to Charles II......

325

ANDREW MARVELL................ 282 Against Titles of Honor...... 326

Bacon on Knowledge, (note).........

Doleful Evils of the Press............ ROBERT BOYLE.................... 328

Parody on Charles II.'s Speeches..... 284 His Various Writings ......

329

Friendship of Marvell and Milton.... 285 The Study of Natural Philosophy fa

Milton ............................ 286

vorable to Religion..............

His Poetry-The Emigrants ......... 286 Discrimination necessary in Reading

The Nymph complaining for the Death

the Scriptures................ 331

of her Fawn.....

287

RICHARD BAXTER .................. 332

OWIN FELLTHAM................ 288 Experience of Human Clgaracter..... 333

We are Happy or Miserable by Com

Desire of Approbation ....

parison

Character of Sir Matthew Hale ...... 334

On Prayer .......

289 Theological Controversies............ 336

Of Faith and Works........... 290

Sedulity and Diligence .............. 290 JOHN TILLOTSON .................. 336

Content makes Rich .................

291

False and True Pleasure ............ 337

Morning and Evening Prayer .... 292

Evidence of a Creator in the Structure

of the World ................... 337

SAMUEL BUTLER............ 292 Education..........................

338

Macaulay's Character of the Puritans, Coleridge's Views of Education, (note) 338

(note)......... ............ .... 293 Formation of a Youthful Mind ...... 338

Description of Hudibras............ 293 Worldly Influences ................. 339

Hudibras's Logic ................... 294

His Mathematics ................... 295 | HENRY VAUGHAN .................. 339

His Metaphysics......... ......... 295 Early Rising and Prayer ........... 340

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