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The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. [T119553] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1339
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T119553
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3314042648
Shelfmark:
ECCO - nearest hard copy in British Library.
Full Title:
THE | POETICAL PRECEPTOR; | OR, A | COLLECTION | OF | Select PIECES of POETRY; | Extracted from the WORKS of the most eminent | ENGLISH POETS. | PARTICULARLY, | ADDISON, | AKENSIDE, | ARMSTRONG, | D. BUCKINGHAM | CONGREVE, | COWLEY, | DENHAM, | DYER, | GARTH, | GAY, | GRAINGER, | GRAY, | HILL, | JOHNSON, | BEN. JONSON, | LEE, | L. LYTTLETON, | MALLET, | MASON, | MILTON, | OTWAY, | PARNELL, | PHILIPS, | POPE, | PRIOR, | ROWE, | SHAKESPEARE, | SHENSTONE, | SWIFT, | THOMSON, | TICKELL, | WALLER, | WHARTON, | WHITEHEAD, | WILKIE, | YOUNG, &c. | And calculated for the Use, not only of SCHOOLS, but | of PRIVATE GENTLEMEN. | [rule] The SECOND EDITION; | Corrected, improved, and enriched with the Addition of | many new Pieces, | [couble rule.] | LONDON: | Printed only for S. Crowder, No. 12, Pater-Noster-Row. | MDCCLXXX.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: editor's preface to the first edition [pp. iii-vi], advertisement to the second edition [p. vii], the contents [viii-xvi]
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ye deep philosophers who can
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
The Young Lady and Looking-Glass. A Fable.
Attribution:
Wilkie.
Attributed To:
William Wilkie
First Line:
A lion tired with state affairs
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
The Lion, the Fox, and the Geese. A Fable.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
A wolf with hunger fierce and bold
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
The Shepherd's Dog and the Wolf. A Fable.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
How fond are men of rule and place
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
The Lion and the Cub. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
All upstarts insolent in place
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Butterfly and Snail. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Is there a bard whom genius fires
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
The Persian, the Sun, and the Cloud. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Those who in quarrels interpose
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
The Mastiffs. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
In other men we faults can spy
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
The Turkey and the Ant. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The man to Jove his suit preferred
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
The Father and Jupiter. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The lad of all sufficient merit
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
The Cur, the Horse, and the Shepherd's Dog. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
I know you lawyers can with ease
Page No:
pp.12-15
Poem Title:
The Dog and the Fox. To a Lawyer. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
That man must daily wiser grow
Page No:
pp.15-18
Poem Title:
The Bear in a Boat. To a Coxcomb. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Hail happy land whose fertile grounds
Page No:
pp.18-22
Poem Title:
The Man, the Cat, the Dog, and the Fly. A Fable. [Gay.] To My Native Country.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Begin my lord in early youth
Page No:
pp.22-24
Poem Title:
The Pack-Horse and the Carrier. To a Young Nobleman. A Fable. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
I hold it rash at any time
Page No:
pp.24-30
Poem Title:
The Ape, the Parrot, and the Jack-daw. A Fable. [Wilkie.]
Attribution:
Wilkie.
Attributed To:
William Wilkie
First Line:
A Grecian youth of talents rare
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
The Youth and the Philosopher. A Fable. [W. Whitehead.]
Attribution:
W. Whitehead.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
My dears tis said in days of old
Page No:
pp.32-35
Poem Title:
The Bee, the Ant, and the Sparrow. A Fable. Address'd to Phebe and Kitty C. at Boarding-School.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As two young bears in wanton mood
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
The Bears and Bees. A Fable. [Merrick.]
Attribution:
Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Oft it has been my lot to mark
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
The Camelion. [Merrick.]
Attribution:
Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Whoever with curious eye has ranged
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
The Monkies. A Tale. [Merrick.]
Attribution:
Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
To you whose groves protect the feathered choirs
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
The Goldfinches. An Elegy. [Jago.]
Attribution:
Jago.
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
An Ode on the Heavenly Bodies. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
A Hymn on Gratitude. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
An Ode on Providence. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Youth of the year delightful spring
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Ode to Spring. [Miss Carter.]
Attribution:
Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Tis not that rural sports alone invite
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
The Employments of a Country Life. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
O happy plains remote from wars alarms
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Country-Life. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
O ye associate walkers o my friends
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
The Advantages of Walking: The miserable Fate of a Beau. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Welcome to Baiae's streams ye sons of spleen
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Panacea. Or, The Grand Restorative. [Graves.]
Attribution:
Graves.
Attributed To:
Richard Graves
First Line:
Hail old patrician trees so great and good
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
On Solitude. [Cowley.]
Attribution:
Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Happy the man who his whole time doth bound
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Claudian's Old Man of Verona. [Cowley.]
Attribution:
Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.53-59
Poem Title:
The Hermit. [Parnell.]
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
In Britain's isle and Arthur's days
Page No:
pp.59-64
Poem Title:
A Fairy Tale, in the ancient English stile. [Parnell.]
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
I've often wished that I had clear
Page No:
pp.64-69
Poem Title:
The Misery of a Town-Life, and the Happiness of a Country-one; exemplified in the Story of the Town-Mouse and Country-Mouse. Imitated from Horace. [Swift and Pope.]
Attribution:
Swift and Pope.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.69-73
Poem Title:
An Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard. [Gray.]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Daughter of Jove relentless power
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Hymn to Adversity. [Gray.]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.74-77
Poem Title:
Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College. [Gray.]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Twas on a lofty vase's side
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat: Drowned in a Tub of Gold-Fishes. [Gray.]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady. [Lord Lyttleton.]
Attribution:
Lord Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Celia and I the other day
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
The Lady's Looking-Glass. [Prior.]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
The pride of every grove I chose
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
The Garland. [Prior.]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Of folly vice disease men proud we see
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
The various Effects of Pride. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The squire is proud to see his courser strain
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Character of a Fox-Hunter. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Warm in pursuit of foxes and renown
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
Character of a Florist. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
These all their care expend on outward show
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Character of a Fop and of a Sloven. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Not gaudy butterflies are Lico's game
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Character of a Levee-Hunter. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The languid lady next appears in state
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Affectation of Delicacy ridiculed. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Can gold calm passion or make reason shine
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
The Emptiness of Riches. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Be wise today tis madness to defer
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
On Procrastination. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Retire the world shut out thy thoughts call home
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
On the Being of a God. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Say first of God above or man below
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
The Ignorance of Man, with regard to the General Laws of the Universe, a Reason why he should be contented with his present State. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
The Unreasonableness of our Complaints against Providence. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Far as creation's ample range extends
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
Order and Subordination prevail through all the Works of God, which form one entire Whole. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Two principles in human nature reign
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
The different Offices of Reason and Self-Love. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Modes of self love the passions we may call
Page No:
pp.98-103
Poem Title:
On the Passions. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Look round our world behold the chain of love
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
The whole Universe one System of Society. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Nor think in nature's state they blindly trod
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
The State of Nature. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See him from nature rising slow to art
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
Reason instructed by Instinct in the Invention of Arts, and in Forms of Society. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Order is heaven's first law and this confessed
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness does not consist in the superabundance of these, but in Health, Peace, and Competence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Honour and shame from no condition rise
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
Honour consists in acting our Part well. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Know then this truth enough for man to know
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
Virtue the sole Foundation of Happiness. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Odious in woollen twould a saint provoke
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Examples of the Strength of the Ruling Passion in the Hour of Death. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Tis from high life high characters are drawn
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Characters are given according to the Rank of Men in the World. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ah friend to dazzle let the vain design
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Advice to the Fair Sex. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
But all our praises why should lords engross
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
The Man of Ross. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
But most by numbers judge a poet's song
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
On Versification. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Hector this heard returned without delay
Page No:
pp.112-116
Poem Title:
The Parting of Hector and Andromache. [Pope's Homer's Iliad.]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.119-123
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Music: An Ode on St. Cecilia's Day. [Dryden.]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
But o my muse what numbers wilt thou find
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
Description of a Battle, illustrated by a sublime Comparison. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Fixed at his post was each bold Ajax found
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
The first Onset of a Battle, illustrated by a noble Comparison. [Pope's Homer's Iliad.]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Wherever thy navy spreads her canvas wings
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
To the King on his Navy. [Waller.]
Attribution:
Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Tell me what genius did the art invent
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
On the Invention of Letters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The noble art to Cadmus owes its rise
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye green-robed Dryads oft at dusky eve
Page No:
pp.126-131
Poem Title:
The Enthusiast; or the Lover of Nature. [J. Warton.]
Attribution:
J. Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.132-135
Poem Title:
Ode to Fancy. [J. Wharton.]
Attribution:
J. Wharton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.135-138
Poem Title:
L' Allegro. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.139-143
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Contentment parent of delight
Page No:
pp.143-145
Poem Title:
The Wish. [Green.]
Attribution:
Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Ere yet ingenuous youth thy steps retire
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
Elegy to a Young Nobleman leaving the University. [Mason.]
Attribution:
Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Now jolly swains the harvest of your cares
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
Sheep-shearing: Song on that Occasion: Sheep-shearing Feast and Merriments. [Dyer.]
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
From heaven my strains begin from heaven descends
Page No:
pp.151-153
Poem Title:
On Genius. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Say what is taste but the internal powers
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
On Taste. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O blest of heaven whom not the languid songs
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
The Pleasures arising from a Cultivated Imagination. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Say why was man so eminently raised
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
On Greatness. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Call now to mind what high capacious powers
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
On Novelty. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Behold the ways | Of heavens eternal destiny to man
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
The Pain arising from Virtuous Emotions, attended with Pleasure. [Akenside.]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Begin with gentle toils and as your nerves
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
On Exercise. [Armstrong.]
Attribution:
Armstrong.
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
How to live happiest how avoid the pains
Page No:
pp.162-164
Poem Title:
Lessons of Wisdom. [Armstrong.]
Attribution:
Armstrong.
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
As rising from the vegetable world
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
The Passion of the Groves. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
But happy they the happiest of their kind
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
Domestic Love and Happiness. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
O knew he but his happiness of men
Page No:
pp.170-172
Poem Title:
The Pleasures of Retirement. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Heavens what a goodly prospect spreads around
Page No:
pp.172-176
Poem Title:
A Panegyric on Great Britain. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
These are thy blessings industry rough power
Page No:
pp.176-178
Poem Title:
The Blessings of Industry. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Soon as the morning trembles over the sky
Page No:
pp.179-182
Poem Title:
A Harvest Scene, with the Story of Palemon and Lavinia. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
As thus the snows arise and foul and fierce
Page No:
pp.182-184
Poem Title:
A Man perishing in the Snow, with Reflexions on the Miseries of Human Life. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Of man's first disobedience and the fruit
Page No:
pp.184-186
Poem Title:
The Subject of Paradise Lost - Invocation of the Muse - Man's Disobedience - Loss of Paradise - Satan driven out of Heaven. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thus Satan talking to his nearest mate
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
Satan lying on the Burning Lake. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
He scarce had ceased when the superior fiend
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
Description of Satan's Shield and Spear. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Anon out of the earth a fabric huge
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
Pandemonium. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thus far these beyond
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
Satan's Pre-eminence above the other fallen Angels. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hail holy light offspring of heaven first born
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
An Address to Light. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
O thou that with surpassing glory crowned
Page No:
pp.190-192
Poem Title:
Satan's Speech to the Sun. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So on he fares and to the border comes
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Satan's Approach to Paradise - That Place described. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Two of far nobler shape erect and tall
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Satan's first Sight of Adam and Eve. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
That day I oft remember when from sleep
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
Eve gives an Account of what first befel her after her Creation. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now came still evening on and twilight grey
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
A Description of Night. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
With thee conversing I forget all time
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
Eve describes her Happiness in Adam's Company. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
While thus he spake the angelic squadron bright
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
Rencounter between Gabriel and Satan in Paradise. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
The Morning Hymn of Adam and Eve. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So spake the eternal father and fulfilled
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
Raphael's Descent from Heaven to Paradise. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So saying a noble stroke he lifted high
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
Encounter between Abdiel and Satan: Beginning of the first Battle of the Angels. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
They ended parle and both addressed for fight
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
Encounter between Michael and Satan. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Descend from heaven Urania by that name
Page No:
pp.201-202
Poem Title:
Address to the Muse, Urania. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Meanwhile the son
Page No:
pp.202-204
Poem Title:
The Creation of the World described. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
First in his east the glorious lamp was seen
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
The first Appearance of the Sun and Moon. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Meanwhile the tepid caves and fens and shores
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
The Creation of Birds described. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
As new waked from soundest sleep
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
Adam gives an Account of his Condition and Sentiments, immediately after his Creation. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now heaven in all her glory shone and rolled
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
The Deity resolves to create Man. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thus saying from her husband's hand her hand
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
Eve parts with Adam. - The Serpent finds her; and is so strongly affected with her Beauty and Innocence, that he almost lays aside his hellish Design. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Yet when I approach
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
Adam's Description of Eve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O fairest of creation last and best
Page No:
pp.209-210
Poem Title:
Adam's Lamentation over Eve, upon her eating the forbidden Fruit; and his Resolution to share the same Fate with her. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Contentment. [Parnell.]
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
O unexpected stroke worse than of death
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
Eve's Lamentation upon her being doomed to quit Paradise. [Milton.]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.212-214
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece on Death. [Parnell.]
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Now early shepherds over the meadow pass
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
Health; an Eclogue. [Parnell.]
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
A Contemplation on Night. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity. [Gay.]
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Kneller with silence and surprise
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, on his Picture of King George I. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.220-224
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill. [Dyer.]
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Even nature lives by toil
Page No:
pp.224-225
Poem Title:
Labour Recommended. [Dyer.]
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
O when through every province shall be raised
Page No:
pp.225-228
Poem Title:
Country Workhouses proposed - a Description of one - good Effects of Industry. [Dyer.]
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
I am assured if I be measured rightly
Page No:
pp.228-230
Poem Title:
A wise King, and a bold and impartial Judge, instanced in the conduct of Henry V. and Lord Chief Justice Gascoigne. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
More health and happiness betide my Liege
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Power, and the Misery of Kings: a Dialogue between Scroop and Richard II. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I never thought to hear you speak again
Page No:
pp.231-234
Poem Title:
The Upbraidings of a Father, and the Piety of a Son: a Dialogue between King Henry IV. and Prince Henry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What's he that wishes for more men from England
Page No:
pp.234-236
Poem Title:
Undaunted Courage in the Midst of Danger. Henry V. to his Soldiers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All the world's a stage
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
The World compared to a Stage. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
For who shall go about
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
Honour ought to be conferred on Merit only. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I'm never merry when I hear sweet music
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Music. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The quality of mercy is not strained
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Mercy. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I saw him beat the surges under him
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
Description of a Man swimming ashore. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
She never told her love
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
Concealed Love. [Shakespeare]
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The lunatic the lover and the poet
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
The Power of Imagination. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
These our actors
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Human Nature. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Ay ay and she hath offered to the doom
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
A Beautiful Person petitioning in vain. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The barge she sat in like a burnished throne
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
Description of Cleopatra's sailing down the Cydnus. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Give thy thoughts no tongue
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
A Father's Advice to his Son, going to travel. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O thou goddess
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
Inborn Royalty. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Seems madam nay it is I know not seems
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
Real Grief. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Angels and ministers of grace defend us
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
Hamlet, on the Appearance of his Father's Ghost. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To be or not to be that is the question
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
It must be so Plato thou reasonst well
Page No:
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
Cato's Soliloquy on the Immortality of the Soul. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Nay do not think I flatter
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
On Flattery, and Firmness of Mind. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My liege I did deny no prisoners
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
Hotspur's Description of a finical Courtier. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So shaken as we are so wan with care
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
Peace after Civil War. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I from the orient to the drooping west
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
Rumour. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I saw young Harry with his beaver on
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
A gallant Warrior. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Hear him but reason in divinity
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
King Henry the Fifth's Eloquence. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O gentle sleep
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
On Sleep. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So work the honey bees
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
The Common-Wealth of Bees. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Suppose that you have seen
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
Description of a Fleet setting Sail. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
From camp to camp through the foul womb of night
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
Description of Night in a Camp. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Methinks it were a happy life
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a Shepherd's Life. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
So farewell to the little good you bear me
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
The Vicissitudes of Life. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Cromwell I did not think to shed a tear
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
Cardinal Wolsey's Speech to Cromwell. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Old men and beldams in the streets
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
News-Tellers on the Death of Arthur. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What is it that you would impart to me
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
Patriotism. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why man he doth bestride the narrow world
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
Cassius in Contempt of Caesar. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But tis a common proof
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
Ambition, covered with specious Humility. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Cowards die many times before their deaths
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
Against the Fear of Death. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Friends Romans countrymen lend me your ears
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
Antony's Funeral Oration upon Caesar. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
There is no terror Cassius in your threats
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
Brutus to Cassius. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Blow winds and crack your cheeks rage blow
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
Lear's passionate Exclamations amidst the Tempest. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
There is a tide in the affairs of men
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
Opportunity to be seized in all Affairs. [Shakeespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakeespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
This was the noblest Roman of them all
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
Antony's Character of Brutus. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Come on sir here's the place stand still how fearful
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
Description of Dover Cliffe. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Alas poor country
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
An oppress'd Country. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Most potent grave and reverent signiors
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
Othello's Relation of his Courtship to the Senate. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Good name in man and woman dear my lord
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
Reputation. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All places that the eye of heaven visits
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
Banishment, Consolation under it: [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh who can hold a fire in his hand
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
Thoughts ineffectual to moderate Afflictions. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
This royal throne of kings this sceptred isle
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
England. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
In common worldly things tis called ungrateful
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
Submission to Heaven, our Duty. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Knowest thou not
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
The Sun rising after a dark Night. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Princes have but their titles for their glories
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
The Cares of Royalty. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I called thee then poor shadow painted queen
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
Queen Margaret upbraiding Queen Anne, the Consort of Richard III. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O momentary grace of mortal men
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Trust in Man. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O then I see Queen Mab hath been with you
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
On Dreams. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I do remember an apothecary
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
Description of an Apothecary and his Shop. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now my comates and brothers in exile
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
Solitude preferred to a Court Life, and the Advantages of Adversity. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The youngest son of Priam a true knight
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
The Character of Troilus. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why then you princes
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
Adversity the Test of real Merit. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A merrier man
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
A Merry Man. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
But do not so I have five hundred crowns
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
Gratitude in an Old Servant. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Heaven doth with us as we with torches do
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
Virtue given to be Exerted. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I tell thee what Antonio
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
Affected Gravity. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The world is still deceived with ornament
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
The Deceit of Ornament or Appearances. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Is all the council that we two have shared
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
Female Friendship. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Where I have come great clerks have purposed
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
Modest Duty always acceptable. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
In the corrupted currents of this world
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
Part of the King's despairing Soliloquy in Hamlet. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
We were fair queen
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
Youthful Innocence. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Give me the cup
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
A Health. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O hard condition and twin born with greatness
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
The Miseries of Royalty. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O polished perturbation golden care
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
Reflections on a Crown. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Her vine the merry cheerer of the heart
Page No:
pp.268-269
Poem Title:
The Miseries of War. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Be thou blest Bertram and succeed thy father
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
Advice. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
From lowest place when virtuous things proceed
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
Honour due to personal Merit, not to Birth. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
A good Conscience. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A hungry lean-faced villain
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
Description of a beggarly Conjurer or a Fortune-teller, [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let's take the instant by the forward top
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
Against Delay. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
No ceremony that to great ones belongs
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
Mercy in Governors commended. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Under an oak whose boughs were mossed with age
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
A fine Description of a sleeping Man, about to be destroyed by a Snake and a Lioness. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
England never did nor ever shall
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
England invincible, if unanimous. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Ever note Lucilius
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
Ceremony insincere. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I was with Hercules and Cadmus once
Page No:
pp.271-272
Poem Title:
Hounds and Hunting. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
You were used
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
Precepts against Ill-fortune. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Behold the African
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
The Life of an African. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
O you hard hearts you cruel men of Rome
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
Popular Ingratitude and Curiosity. [Shakespeare.]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Let us appear nor rash nor diffident
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Cato's Address to the Senate. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Remember o my friends the laws the rights
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Cato's Advice to his Friends. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
So where our wide Numidian wastes extend
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Description of a Hurricane. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Ambition is the stamp impressed by heaven
Page No:
pp.274-275
Poem Title:
Ambition inseparable from Great Minds. [S. Johnson.]
Attribution:
S. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Portius draw near my son thou oft has seen
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Cato's Advice to his Son. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
This were to lose the very end of being
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Action opposed to Contemplation. [Bellers.]
Attribution:
Bellers.
Attributed To:
Fettiplace Bellers
First Line:
If there be any land as fame reports
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a free Government. [S. Johnson.]
Attribution:
S. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
No government can ever be safe that's founded
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
The Unsteadiness of an arbitrary Government, and the Misery of a despotic Prince. [Trap.]
Attribution:
Trap.
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
Forth from the thicket rushed another boar
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
The Killing of a Boar. [Otway.]
Attribution:
Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
This ancient city
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
Description of a Populous City. [Young.]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
We pursued the chase
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
The same. [Smith.]
Attribution:
Smith.
Attributed To:
Edmund Smith
First Line:
He preferred me
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
Rural Courtship. [Dryden.]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Next night a dreary night
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
Description of a Person left on a desart Island. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
And therefore wert thou bred to virtuous knowledge
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
The true End of Education. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Ever since reflection beamed her light upon me
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Filial Piety. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
So the eagle
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
The first Feats of a young Eagle. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Have I then no tears for thee my father
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
The same. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Though plunged in ills and exercised in care
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
Despair never to be Indulged. [Philips.]
Attribution:
Philips.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
With such unshaken temper of the soul
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
Bad Fortune more easily borne than Good. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
He who contends for freedom
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
A Friend to Freedom can never be a Traitor. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Honour my lord is much too proud to catch
Page No:
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
Honour superior to Justice. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
In a close lane as I pursued my journey
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
Description of a Hag. [Otway.]
Attribution:
Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
To be good is to be happy angels
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
Happiness the inseparable Companion of Virtue. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Let truth and virtue be their earliest teachers
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
In what Manner Princes ought to be Taught. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
O witness heaven
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
True End of Royalty. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Tis true I am a king
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
The real Duty of a King. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
When those whom heaven distinguishes over millions
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
The Guilt of bad Kings. [Mallet.]
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Yes we have lost a father
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
Character of a good King. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Reflect that life and death affecting sounds
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
The same. [S. Johnson.]
Attribution:
S. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
The prince in a lone court was placed
Page No:
pp.283-284
Poem Title:
A Lion overcome by a Man. [Lee.]
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
Who who would live my Narva just to breathe
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
The true End of Life. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
How could my tongue
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
Character of an excellent Man. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
I tell thee then whoever amidst the sons
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
Virtue the only true Source of Nobility. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
From amber shrouds I see the morning rise
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
Another. [Lee.]
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
Thus in some poplar shade the nightingale
Page No:
pp.285-286
Poem Title:
The charming Notes of the Nightingale. [Lee.]
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
Wished morning's come and now upon the plains
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
A Description of the Morning. [Otway.]
Attribution:
Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
His only blot was this that much provoked
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
The Love of our Country the greatest of Virtues. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
So when the spring renews the flowery field
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
The same. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Were honour to be scanned by long descent
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
A worthless Person can claim no Merit from the Virtues of his Ancestors. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Learn hence ye Romans on how sure a base
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
The same. [W. Whitehead.]
Attribution:
W. Whitehead.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Philosophy consists not
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
In what Philosophy really consists. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
What with admiration
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
Scipio restoring the Captive Princess to her Royal Lover. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Let us
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
Prudence. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
O beauteous peace
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
The Blessings of Peace. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
There is a power
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
Providence. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
As far as I could cast my eyes
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
Description of Ships appearing at a Distance, and approaching the Shore. [Dryden.]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Tis dreadful | how reverend is the face of this tall pile
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
Description of an ancient Cathedral. [Congreve.]
Attribution:
Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
What though no gaudy titles grace my birth
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
Virtue preferable to Rank. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
He comes and with a port so proud
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
Description of a Triumph. [Lee.]
Attribution:
Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
The unbusied shepherd stretched beneath the hawthorn
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
A Shepherd's Life happier than a King's. [Hill.]
Attribution:
Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.292-300
Poem Title:
The School-mistress. In Imitation of Spencer. [Shenstone.]
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Great minds like heaven are pleased with doing good
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
Virtue its own Reward. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
The wise and active conquer difficulties
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
No Difficulties insuperable to the Prudent and Brave. [Rowe.]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.300-304
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy, to the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax, in the Year 1701. [Addison.]
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
From frozen climes and endless tracts of snow
Page No:
pp.304-305
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Dorset. [Philips.]
Attribution:
Philips.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.305-308
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Warwick, on the Death of Mr. Addison. [Tickell.]
Attribution:
Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.308-310
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy. A Ballad. [Tickell.]
Attribution:
Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Far in the windings of a vale
Page No:
pp.310-312
Poem Title:
Edwin and Emma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis listening fear and dumb amazement all
Page No:
p.312-314
Poem Title:
Celadon and Amelia. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Soon as young reason dawned in Junio's breast
Page No:
pp.314-317
Poem Title:
Junio and Theana. [Grainger.]
Attribution:
Grainger.
Attributed To:
James Grainger
First Line:
Happy the man who void of cares and strife
Page No:
pp.317-320
Poem Title:
The Splendid Shilling. An Imitation of Milton. [J. Philips.]
Attribution:
J. Philips.
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
My eye descending from the hill surveys
Page No:
pp.320-325
Poem Title:
Description of the Thames, and of Stag-Hunting. [Denham's Cooper's Hill.]
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
They hasten now to that delightful plain
Page No:
pp.325-327
Poem Title:
Interview between Health and Dr. Hervey in the Infernal Regions. [Garth's Dispensary.]
Attribution:
Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Of all those arts in which the wise excel
Page No:
pp.327-331
Poem Title:
Rules for Writing Well. [Duke of Buckingham's Essay on Poetry.]
Attribution:
Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
Page No:
pp.331-335
Poem Title:
Character and Duty of a true Critic. [Pope's Essay on Criticism.]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of all the causes which conspire to blind
Page No:
pp.335-338
Poem Title:
Causes that mislead the Judgment in Criticizing the Writings of Others. [Pope's Essay on Criticism.]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Tomorrow didst thou say
Page No:
p.339
Poem Title:
To-morrow. [Dr. Cotton.]
Attribution:
Dr. Cotton.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Cotton
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.339
Poem Title:
Epitaph. [Ben. Jonson.]
Attribution:
Ben. Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
Epitaph. [Prior.]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
These as they change almighty father these
Page No:
pp.340-343
Poem Title:
A Hymn. [Thomson.]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
Under Milton's Picture, before his Paradise Lost. [Dryden.]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Underneath this marble hearse
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.343-344
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer. [Pope.]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope