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THE THIRD VOLUME.
The Physician ; a Poem on the importance of the Me-
dical Character ....
Prayer to Health : written while several of the Author's
Friends were suffering from Sickness ....
The Poet's Cottage. To Dr. Mavor, who zealously en-
forced the Expediency of raising a Fund, to secure the
Comforts of the Author for the Decline of Life ...... 29
Verses to Mr. John Mavor, of Wadham College, Oxford;
with a Present of some Vidonia
To the same, with a Regulation Sash, on his entering the
Loyal Woodstock Volunteers, as Lieutenant
To Mr. Henry Mayor, on the Author's witnessing the
Signature of his Indentures, November 19, 1803 39
To Mr. George Mavor ....
Verses written after seeing the Pictures in the Earl of War-
wick's Collection, while on a Visit at the Castle...... 49
To a Lady, who converted a Straw Cottage into a Card
The Wounded Mind. To a Friend
The Counsels of Affection. To the Author's Grandson, 57
Lines presented to the same, with the “ British Nepos" 71
A Poetical Epistle to Dr. Bree, of Birmingham, from the
Author at Bath ; containing a Parallel between those
The Philosopher's Stone. To Eliza Bree
To the same, with a Needle-Case, sent from Bath..... 91
Questions to Cupid, respecting Henry Horribow
To a beausiful Spaniel, who came and passed a social Hour
with the Author, whom he had never seen but once
Mum's Cot: written while on a Visit to Mr. and Mrs.
Brimyard, at Woodlands, in the New Forest, on the
Author's beginning to recover from a severe Indisposition 97
Verses, occasioned by the liberal Offer of a Gentleman
after reading "The Poet's Cottage"..
To Mrs. Roberson, of Oxford ..
To Mrs. Billington : written immediately after hearing
her sing at Rauzzini's Concert, April 4, 1804....... 113
To Miss Sharp, on the same Occasion...
To a Friend, on receiving a Pair of Spectacles
Address to a spacious Holly-Tree belonging to Mrs. In-
gram, at Woolford House, Warwickshire
Extempore, on hearing Monsieur Von Esche's Marche
Song, sung by Nine Sisters about to separate
The Two Sophias ; or, The Innocent Elopers
On accidentally seeing a Father take Leave of an only
Son. To Mr. Whateley..
Written in the empty House of a Friend, on the Family
quitting Town ....
Ivy Cottage. Written in the Depth of Winter, while on
a Visit to Mr. and Mrs. Mac George
To Mr. and Mrs. Drought
Apology to a friend, for addressing him some time after a
Invocation to Fortune. Presented to a young Lady, with
a Share in a Lottery-Ticket.....
To *******, Esq. waiting the Event of a Chancery Suit 128
To a Friend, with a Sprig of Balm. Written in Winter 134
To Lady. Mostyn, on her proposed Journey to Clifton.... 134
Sophia's Address to Sorrow .
The Poet's Petition. To an Infant....
The Tribute : written March 25, 1804, at the Tomb of
Lady Caldwell, who was buried at Weston, near Bath,
March 18, 1796
An Ode, for the Centenary of the Charity-School of St.
The Modern Hercules. To John Vancouver, Esq., on
his presenting the Author with a Golden Pen..
To Mrs. Vancouver.
To Miss Vancouver, on receiving from her a Bouquet of
To a Lady, who asked the Author what she should do to
deserve the Character of an Industrious Woman 156
Stanzas to the New Moon
Stanzas, on favourable Weather happening after the Au-
thor's first Address to the New Moon...
To a Friend in Affliction, with “ The Pleasures of Hope” 160
To Mr. and Mrs. Fonblanque; on the Death of one of
their Children ..
The Elliston ; or, Bath Questions
Extempore Lines, presented on the Marriage of a Friend :
including the Author's Apology for appearing in Black 164
To an old Married Couple ; on the Author's being present
at their Meeting after a short Separation..
To the Memory of *******
Extempore. To a Lady in feeble Health
A Question answered
On Margaret Pickard's entering her sixth Year, Janu-
ary 1, 1802
The Fate of the Bards
A Question, by a Friend, in Reply to “The Fate of the
To Mrs. Potter, on casting the Author's Nativity
To Georgiana Byron, on her Birth-day, Feb. 9, 1799.... 173
To Sophia, on her Birth-day
To a Lady, with Cowper's Poems elegantly bound...... 177
Extempore. To Mrs. Shepheard, in payment of a Sheet
Impromptu, on Mr. Phillips's lending his Town-house to
Address to the Lyre. Written in the Vale of Vaucluse 179
Lines written at a Friend's Villa after a long Absence.... 180
The Fisherman's Song ..
The Fishermen's Finale; a Catch, for a Groupe
On being present at the Naming of a beautiful Child.... 187
Presented to the Children of George Blackman, Esq., with
Pity's Gift,” a Selectior for
Minds .... ibid.
Written at the Hermitage, near Bath, late in the Posses-
sion of Philip Thicknesse, Esq., now belonging to Mr.
Coward of that City...
The Present returned. To P. Thicknesse, Esq....
Lines, written at a Friend's near the celebrated Nursery-
Gardens, in the King's Road, Chelsea ..
To Fanny Rundle....
A Soliloquy, pencilled while on an Excursion to Hampton
Court, June 14, 1804
Flora Jealous. To Dr. Thornton, on receiving a Present
of some beautifully painted Plants from his Temple of
Flora, to decorate “ The Poet's Cottage"
ORIGINAL LITERARY CONTRIBUTIONS.
POEMS OF H. J. PYE, ESQ.
Ode for the Queen's Birth-day, May 19, 1796 .
Ode to the Right Hon. Henry Addington, Speaker of the
House of Commons, on the Death of his Father...... 227