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THE

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ENG LISH PO ETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COWPER:

INCLUding the

SERIES EDITED,

WITH

PREFA CES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,
BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

And

THE MOST APPROVED TRANSLATIONS.

The

ADDITIONAL LIVES
BY ALEXANDER CHALMERS, F. S. A.

IN TWENTY-ONE VOLUMES.

VOL. XII.
BROOME, - | Pitt,
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WOL. XII.

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POEMS OF BROOME.

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Th; Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ........ . 3 || To a Gentleman of seventy, who married a

Dedication ............---------..... - 7 Lady of sixteen ................................. 30

Preface ............ ...--------- ---------- ---------- 9| The forty-third Chapter of Ecclesiasticus. A
Habakkuk, Chap. III. Paraphrased. An Ode Paraphrase ....................................... ib.

to written in 1710, as an Exercise. ............. 13 || The Conclusion of an Epilogue to Mr. South-

To Belinda, on her Sickness and Recovery ... 14 ern's last Play, called Money the Mistress. 31

To Belinda, on her Apron embroidered with The Parting, a Song, set by Dr. Tudway, Pro-

Arms and Flowers .............................. ib. fessor of Music in Cambridge ............... 32

Part of the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth On a Flower which Belinda gave me from her
Chapters of Job. A Paraphrase .......... ... 15 Bosom................ ------- --- ----- ---------- ... ib.
Melancholy: an Ode. Occasioned by th The Story of Talus, from the fourth Book of
Death of a beloved Daughter ............... 16 Apollonius Rhodius, V. 1629.................. ib.
Daphnis and Lycidas: a Pastoral ... ib. From the eleventh Book of the Iliads of Ho-

*The First Ode of Horace translated ....... ..... 18 mer. In the Style of Milton.................. 33

An Epistle to my Friend Mr. Elijah Fenton, Au- To Mrs. Eliz. M-t, on her Picture, 1716 ... 34 4-

thor of Marianne, a Tragedy, 1726...... ... ib. Prologue to Mr. Fenton's excellent Tragedy,

A Dialogue between a Lady and her Looking- Mariamne ..... ..... --------------------- ....... ib.

glass, while she had the Green-sickness ... 19 To Mr. A. Pope, who corrected my Verses ... 35

On the Seat of War in Flanders, &c. ......... 20 Monsieur Maynard imitated. To the right
To the right honourable Lord Charles Corn- honourable the Lord Cornwallis... ... ib.
wallis ..................... ...... ................. 22 On a Mischievous Woman ..... ... ib.
The Rose-bud. To the right honourable the The Coquette .......... --------------- ------------- . ib.
Lady Jane Wharton ........................... ib. The Widow and Virgin Sisters, being a Letter

Belinda at the Bath ... 23 to the Widow in London,..................... ... 36

The Coy: an Ode ....... ................... ib. On the Death of my dear Friend, Mr. Elijah

To the honourable Mrs. Elizabeth Townsend, Fenton, 1730 .................................... ib.

afterwards Lady Cornwallis, on her Picture To Thomas Marriot, Esq. A Poem on Death 37

at Rainham ..................................... ib. Courage in Love.................................. ... 38

To Mr. Pope, on his Works, 1726........... ... ib. The Complaint. Caelia to Damon ............ 39

u Part of the Tenth Book of the Iliads of Homer. Battle of the Gods and Titans. From the
In the Style of Milton ....................... 24 Theogony of Hesiod, with a Description of
A Pastoral, to a young Lady, upon her leaving, Tartarus, &c. .................................... 40
and return to, the Country .................. 28 || The Love of Jason and Medea. From the

Poverty and Poetry ...... ......... ib. third Book, verse 743, of Apollonius Rho-

To a Lady, playing with a Snake 29 dius ................................................ 43

To a Lady of thirty ...... .... ------- ... ib. Epistola ad Amicum Rusticantem. Scripta *

Qn the Birth-day of Mr. Robert Trefusis, bein Vere inuente Cantab. 1709 . .... 43

- three Years old, March 22, 1710-11..... ... ib. I Sixteen Odes of Anacreon................. ... 44–47

POEMS OF POPE.

The Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ............ 51 Messiah: a sacred Eclogue. In imitation of

Dr. Warbu Advertisement to the Octav Virgil's Pollio .......... ------------ ............. 149

Edition of Mr. Pope's Works, 1751 ...... ... 129 || Windsor Forest ............ . 15

Recommendatory Poems ................. . 133 || Ode on St. Cecilia's Day ............. ---- . 153

Preface .............................. . 137 Two Chorusses to the Tragedy of Brutus...... 156

A Discourse on Pastoral Poetry ... . 141 || Ode on Solitude .......... ------------ ----- 157

Ode.—The dying Christian te his So ib.

pastorals. An Essay on Criticism .................. ib.

Spring—The First Pastoral ..................... 145 |A|he Rape of the Lock ..................... ... ... 165

Summer.—The Second Pastoral ........ . 146 | Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady 172

Autumn.-The Third Pastoral ...... ... 147 | Prologue to Mr. Addison's Tragedy of Cato... 173

Wiuter.—The Fourth Pastoral.................. 148 || Epilogue to Mr. Rowe's Jane Shore ............ ib.

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