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The speaker: or miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers [new edition] [T105923] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1331
Publication Date:
1799
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T105923
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115807926
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Full Title:
THE | SPEAKER: | OR, | MISCELLANEOUS PIECES, | SELECTED FROM THE | BEST ENGLISH WRITERS, | AND DISPOSED UNDER PROPER HEADS, | WITH A VIEW TO FACILITATE THE | IMPROVEMENT OF YOUTH | IN | READING AND SPEAKING. | A NEW EDITION, CORRECTED AND ENLARGED. | TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED | TWO ESSAYS: | I. ON ELOCUTION. II. ON READING WORKS OF TASTE. | By WILLIAM ENFIELD, LL. D. | [i]EMBELLISHED WITH FOUR ELEGANT PLATES[/i] | [epigraph] | LONDON: | PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD; | [i]By whom only the genuine and complete Edition is published.[/i] | [rule] | 1799.
Epigraph:
------ Oculos, paulum tellure moratos, | Sustulit ad proceres; expectatoque resolvit | Ora sono; nec abest facundis gratia dictis. OVID.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of extracts/snippets, Collection of literary verse, Collection including prose, and Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
Repeat pages: 250-251. p.262 is misnumbered '252'.
Bibliographic details:
The miscellany contains four plates (two of which illustrate dramatic extracts and include further verse) which are dated 1780.
Comments:
Includes extracts from various plays; extracts in verse have been indexed. Divided in to sections: Book I. Select Sentences. Book II. Narrative Pieces. Book III. Didactic Pieces. Book IV. Argumentative Pieces. Book V. Orations and Harangues. Book VI. Dialogues. Book VII. Descriptive Pieces. Book VIII. Pathetic Pieces.
Other matter:
Prefatory: advertisement, dedication and contents [6pp]. End matter: advertisements [2pp].
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Related People
Author:
William Enfield
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Although indicated on the title page as author of the prefixed essays 'On Elocution' and 'On Reading Works of Taste', Enfield's overall contribution to the composition of the miscellany is unknown.
Publisher:
Joseph Johnson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
The attentive mind | By this harmonious action on her powers
Page No:
p.xxxiv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
When this this little group their country calls
Page No:
p.iv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'Our Poetess'
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who that from Alpine heights his labouring eye
Page No:
p.xli
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With studied improprieties of speech
Page No:
p.xix
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
How far the little candle throws his beams
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sense of death is most in apprehension
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven doth with us as we with torches do
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love all trust a few
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The cloud capped towers the gorgeous palaces
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The poet's eye in a fine frenzy rolling
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cowards die many times before their deaths
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh world thy slippery turns friends now fast sworn
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So it falls out | That what we have we prize not to the worth
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There is some soul of goodness in things evil
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O momentary grace of mortal men
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh who can hold a fire in his hand
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis slander | Whose edge is sharper than the sword whose tongue
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who shall go about | To cozen fortune and be honourable
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There is a tide in the affairs of men
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oft it has been my lot to mark
Page No:
pp.38-41
Poem Title:
Chap XII. The Camelion.
Attribution:
Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
A Grecian youth of talents rare
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Chap XIII. The Youth and the Philosopher.
Attribution:
Whitehead.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Where London's column pointing at the skies
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Chap XIV. Sir Balaam.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Far in the windings of a vale
Page No:
pp.44-47
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Edwin and Emma.
Attribution:
Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Tis listening fear and dumb amazement all
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. Celadon and Amelia.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Soon as young reason dawned in Junio's breast
Page No:
pp.49-52
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Junio and Theana.
Attribution:
Grainger.
Attributed To:
James Grainger
First Line:
My name is Norval on the Grampian hills
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. Douglas to Lord Randolph.
Attribution:
Home.
Attributed To:
John Home
First Line:
Most potent grave and reverend signiors
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Othello's Apology.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now stood Eliza on the wood-crowned height
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. Eliza.
Attribution:
Darwin.
Attributed To:
Erasmus Darwin
First Line:
A hermit or if chance you hold
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. The Moralizer Corrected. A Tale.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
The greenhouse is my summer seat
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. The Faithful Friend.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
I shall not ask Jean Jacques Rousseau
Page No:
pp.60-62
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. Pairing Time Anticipated. A Fable.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
There is a field through which I often pass
Page No:
pp.62-66
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. The Needless Alarm. A Tale.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
The young Tobias was his father's joy
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. The Modern Rake's Progress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Honour's a sacred tie the law of kings
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. The Present Condition of Man Vindicated.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See through this air this ocean and this earth
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. On the Order of Nature.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Who first taught souls enslaved and realms undone
Page No:
pp.97-99
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. The Origin of Superstition and Tyranny.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Oh happiness our being's end and aim
Page No:
pp.99-102
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. On Happiness.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Know thou this truth enough for man to know
Page No:
pp.102-104
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. On Virtue.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Many by numbers judge a poet's song
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. On Versification.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
How to live happiest how avoid the pains
Page No:
pp.105-108
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. Lessons of Wisdom.
Attribution:
Armstrong.
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
In frolick's hour ere serious thought had birth
Page No:
pp.108-111
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Against Indolence. An Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ere yet ingenuous youth thy steps retire
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. Elegy to a Young Nobleman Leaving the University.
Attribution:
Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Ah little think the gay licentious proud
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. On the Miseries of Human Life.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Tis done dread winter spreads his latest glooms
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. Reflections on a Future State.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Be wise today tis madness to defer
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. On Procrastination.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Behold the ways | Of heavens eternal destiny to man
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. The Pain Arising from Virtuous Emotions Attended with Pleasure.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Say what is taste but the internal powers
Page No:
pp.119-121
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. On Taste.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O blest of heaven whom not the languid songs
Page No:
pp.121-123
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVI. The Pleasures Arising From A Cultivated Imagination.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Hark heard ye not that piercing cry
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVII. Slavery.
Attribution:
Darwin.
Attributed To:
Erasmus Darwin
First Line:
Retire the world shut out thy thoughts call home
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
Chap. V. On the Being of a God.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Brave peers of England pillars of the state
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Glocester's Speech to the Nobles.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now my comates and brothers in exile
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. Duke and Lord.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why how now monsieur what a life is this
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
Chap. X. Duke and Jaques.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I am assured if I be measured rightly
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
Chap. XI. Henry and Lord Chief Justice.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My lord I'll tell you that self bill is urged
Page No:
pp.212-214
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Ely.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Hail to your lordship
Page No:
pp.214-217
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Hamlet and Horatio.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Will you go see the order of the course
Page No:
pp.217-222
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Brutus and Cassius.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A goodly day not to keep house with such
Page No:
pp.222-224
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Bellarius, Guiderius, and Arviragus.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All our praises why should lords engross
Page No:
pp.228-230
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. The Man of Ross.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
Chap. V. The Country Clergyman.
Attribution:
Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
Contentment parent of delight
Page No:
pp.231-235
Poem Title:
Chap. VI. The Wish.
Attribution:
Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.235-239
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Daughter of Jove relentless power
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. Hymn to Adversity.
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.241-244
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College.
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.244-249
Poem Title:
Chap. X. Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard.
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Mark where its simple front yon mansion rears
Page No:
pp.249-252
Poem Title:
Chap. XI. Warrington-Academy.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbuald.
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
First Line:
O thou the nymph with placid eye
Page No:
pp.252-254
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Ode to Content.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbuald
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
First Line:
Thou to whom the world unknown
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Ode to Fear.
Attribution:
Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Say will no white robed son of light
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Ode to Truth.
Attribution:
Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.258-252[i.e.262]
Poem Title:
Chap. XV. Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.252[i.e.262]-266
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. L' Allegro.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.267-272
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
All the world's a stage
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. The Progress of Life.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My lord you told me you would tell the rest
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. The Entry of Bolingbroke and Richard into London.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Reason thus with life
Page No:
pp.274-275
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. Life.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I do remember when the fight was done
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. Hotspur's Description of a Fop.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Why looks your grace so heavily today
Page No:
pp.276-278
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. Clarence's Dream.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Then came wandering by | A shadow like an angel with bright hair
Page No:
Between pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Clarence's Dream
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O then I see Queen Mab hath been with you
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. Queen Mab.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I do remember an apothecary
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. Apothecary.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.280-282
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. Ode to Evening.
Attribution:
Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Sweet daughter of a rough and stormy sire
Page No:
pp.282-284
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVI. Ode to Spring.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbuald.
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
First Line:
O happy they the happiest of their kind
Page No:
pp.284-286
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVII. Domestic Love and Happiness.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
O knew he but his happiness of men
Page No:
pp.286-289
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVIII. The Pleasures of Retirement.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
From heaven my strains begin from heaven descends
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIX. Genius.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Say why was man so eminently raised
Page No:
pp.290-292
Poem Title:
Chap. XXX. Greatness.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Call now to mind what high capacious powers
Page No:
pp.293-294
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXI. Novelty.
Attribution:
Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
When erst contagion with mephitic breath
Page No:
pp.294-295
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXII. Philanthropy.
Attribution:
Darwin.
Attributed To:
Erasmus Darwin
First Line:
The rose had been washed just washed in a shower
Page No:
pp.295-296
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXIII. The Rose.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
Maria I have every good
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXIV. The Poet's New-Year's Gift. To Mrs. Throckmorton.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
Patron of all those luckless brains
Page No:
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXV. Ode to Apollo. On An Ink-Glass Almost Dried in the Sun.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
She came she is gone we have met
Page No:
pp.298-299
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVI. Catherina. Addressed to Miss Stapleton.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper
First Line:
A truce to thought and let us over the fields
Page No:
pp.300-304
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXVII. The Evening Walk.
Attribution:
Hurdis.
Attributed To:
James Hurdis
First Line:
Pity the sorrows of a poor old man
Page No:
pp.317-319
Poem Title:
Chap. III. The Beggar's Petition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What beckoning ghost along the moonlight shade
Page No:
pp.319-321
Poem Title:
Chap. IV. Elegy On The Death Of An Unfortunate Lady.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.321-323
Poem Title:
Chap. V. Morning Hymn.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
O thou that with surpassing glory crowned
Page No:
pp.323-325
Poem Title:
Chap. VI. Satan's Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Syphax I joy to meet thee thus alone
Page No:
pp.325-330
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. Juba and Syphax.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It must be so Plato thou reasonst well
Page No:
pp.330-331
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. Cato's Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My lord | We bring an order for your execution
Page No:
pp.331-333
Poem Title:
Chap. IX. Southampton and Essex.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By heaven you stir not
Page No:
pp.333-337
Poem Title:
Chap. X. Jaffier and Pierre.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let me have no intruders above all
Page No:
pp.337-341
Poem Title:
Chap. XI. Edward and Warwick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who's there | What my young master oh my gentle master
Page No:
pp.341-343
Poem Title:
Chap. XII. Orlando and Adam.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
More health and happiness betide my Liege
Page No:
pp.343-345
Poem Title:
Chap. XIII. Scroop and Richard.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Sit cousin Percy sit good cousin Hotspur
Page No:
pp.345-347
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. Hotspur and Glendower.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How many thousands of my poorest subjects
Page No:
p.349
Poem Title:
Chap. XVI. Henry IV.'s Soliloquy on Sleep.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
I never thought to hear you speak again
Page No:
pp.350-353
Poem Title:
Chap. XVII. Henry IV. and Prince Henry.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What's he that wishes for more men from England
Page No:
pp.354-355
Poem Title:
Chap. XVIII. Henry V. To His Soldiers.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How fares my lord speak Beaufort to thy sovereign
Page No:
pp.355-356
Poem Title:
Chap. XIX. Henry VI. Warwick, And Cardinal Beaufort.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Farewell a long farewell to all my greatness
Page No:
pp.356-360
Poem Title:
Chap. XX. Wolsey and Cromwell.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Peace to his soul if God's good pleasure be
Page No:
Between pp.356-357
Poem Title:
The Death of Cardinal Beaufort.
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Blow winds and crack your cheeks rage blow
Page No:
pp.360-361
Poem Title:
Chap. XXI. Lear.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Is this a dagger which I see before me
Page No:
pp.361-362
Poem Title:
Chap. XXII. Macbeth's Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
See who comes here
Page No:
pp.362-365
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIII. Macduff, Malcolm, and Rosse.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
O pardon me thou bleeding piece of earth
Page No:
p.365
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIV. Antony's Soliloquy over Caesar's Body.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Friends Romans countrymen lend me your ears
Page No:
pp.366-368
Poem Title:
Chap. XXV. Antony's Funeral Oration over Caesar's Body.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
That you have wronged me doth appear in this
Page No:
pp.368-372
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVI. The Quarrel of Brutus and Cassius.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
My noble lord | What dost thou say Iago
Page No:
pp.372-377
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVII. Othello and Iago.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh that this too too solid flesh would melt
Page No:
p.378
Poem Title:
Chap. XXVIII. Hamlet's Soliloquy on his Mother's Marriage.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Angels and ministers of grace defend us
Page No:
pp.379-382
Poem Title:
Chap. XXIX. Hamlet and Ghost.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To be or not to be that is the question
Page No:
pp.382-383
Poem Title:
Chap. XXX. Hamlet's Soliloquy on Death.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh my offence is rank it smells to heaven
Page No:
pp.383-384
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXI. Soliloquy of the King in Hamlet.
Attribution:
Shakspeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.384-388
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXII. Ode on St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.388-392
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXIII. Alexander's Feast.
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ye nymphs if ever your eyes were red
Page No:
pp.392-394
Poem Title:
Chap. XXXIV. On the Death of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bulfinch.
Attribution:
Cowper.
Attributed To:
William Cowper