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A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]

DMI number:
992
Publication Date:
1762
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T119516
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112198236
Shelfmark:
ECCO BL
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | FOR | READING AND REPETITION. | Selected from the most celebrated BRITISH POETS, | And arranged in an ALPHABETICAL ORDER. | To which are annexed, | The DEATH of HECTOR, | AND | The REDEMPTION of his BODY. | Extracted from POPE'S Translation of HOMER'S Iliad. | By JOHN DRUMMOND, | Teacher of ENGLISH in Edinburgh. | EDINBURGH: | Printed for the EDITOR. 1762.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of educational texts
Format:
Duodecimo
Other matter:
Front matter: Dedication to Lady Mary Hay and Lady Henrietta Cunningham [1p.]; Address to the public pp. [v]-viii. Back matter: Corrigenda [1p.]
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Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue
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p.1
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Affliction
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The soul's dark cottage battered and decayed
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pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Age
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When things go ill each fool presumes to advise
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p.1
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Advice
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Ambition deadly tyrant
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p.2
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From thirst of rule what dire disasters flow
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p.2
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Ambition
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Dost thou not know superb yet feeble man
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p.3
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My lord comes forward forward let him come
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p.3
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Ancestor
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So spake the son and into terror changed
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pp.3-4
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Angels Driven out of Heaven
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His troubled looks revealed his inward wound
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pp.4-5
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Anger
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Since Sundays have no balls the well dressed belle
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pp.5-6
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Atheist Female
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The fourth dire shape from mother matter came
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p.5
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Atheism
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With fiery eyes and with contracted brows
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p.5
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But o my muse what numbers wilt thou find
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p.6
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Battle
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Nature to these without profusion kind
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p.7
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Beasts
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Say why are beauties prized and honoured most
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pp.7-8
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What's female beauty but an air divine
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p.7
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Beauty
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Hale sacred source of heaven and earth
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pp.8-9
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O blessed with temper whose unclouded ray
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pp.9-10
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Blessed
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When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
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p.9
Poem Title:
Receipt to Make a Beauty
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But come ye generous minds in whose wide thought
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pp.10-11
Poem Title:
Bounty
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The bliss of man could pride that blessing find
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p.10
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Bliss
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O native isle fair freedom's happiest seat
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p.11
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Britain
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What in this life which soon must end
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pp.11-12
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Care.
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O that the too censorious world would learn
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p.12
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Censure
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Sir will you please to walk before
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pp.12-13
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Ceremonial
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Grasp the whole world of reason life and sense
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pp.13-14
Poem Title:
Charity
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I've seen a beau in some ill fated hour
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p.13
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Chariot overturned
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Charity decent modest easy kind
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p.14
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On mere indifferent objects common bounty
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p.14
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Clemency
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A clownish mien a voice with rustic sound
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p.15
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Clowns
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Conscience what art thou thou tremendous power
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pp.15-16
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Conscience
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Thou pregnant commerce art the source of peace
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p.15
Poem Title:
Commerce
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Hail ye soft seats ye limpid springs and floods
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pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Country
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Unless corruption first deject the pride
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p.16
Poem Title:
Corruption
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Now softly slow let Lydian measures move
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p.17
Poem Title:
Dancing
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The breezy call of incense breathing morn
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p.17
Poem Title:
Death
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Twas on a lofty vase's side
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pp.18-19
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On the death of a Favourite Cat drowned in a of [sic] Gold Fishes.
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Behind an unfrequented glade
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p.19
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On the death of a Dove, designed to inspire Children with tenderness. Prologue.
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Ah me my joys my hopes are fled
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p.20
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In the character of Turturella
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I come I come to share thy woe
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p.20
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--- of a sympathizing friend
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I though a goddess could not move
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p.21
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-- of Venus.
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I would be high but that the cedar tree
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p.21
Poem Title:
Desire.
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Discord dire sister of the slaughtering power
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p.22
Poem Title:
Discord
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There is a lust in man no chain can tame
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p.22
Poem Title:
Detraction
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When wise Ulysses from his native coast
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pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Dog
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Dulness the safe opiate of the mind
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p.23
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In clouded majesty here dulness shone
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pp.23-24
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In eldest time ere mortals writ or read
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p.23
Poem Title:
Dulness
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A salmon's belly Helluo was thy fate
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p.24
Poem Title:
Dying in Character
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I give and devise old Euclio said
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p.24
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Odious in woollen twould a faint provoke
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p.24
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The captive cannibal oppressed with chains
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pp.24-25
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When Blouselind expired the weather's bell
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pp.25-26
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Vital spark of heavenly flame
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p.26
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul.
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A sullen calm unusual dark and dead
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pp.27-29
Poem Title:
Earthquake
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Beneath the gloomy covert of an yew
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pp.29-30
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Envy will merit as its shade pursue
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p.29
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Envy
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The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
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pp.30-31
Poem Title:
Evening
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For fame the wretch beneath the gallows lies
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pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Fame
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Now flames the western sun with golden beams
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p.31
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A scanty fortune clips the wings of fame
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p.32
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Fancy thou busy offspring of the mind
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p.32
Poem Title:
Fancy
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Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate
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pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Fate
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Wherever we turn by fancy charmed we find
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p.32
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[no title]
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Have I then no tears for thee my father
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p.33
Poem Title:
Filial Piety
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In genial spring beneath the quivering shade
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pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Fishing
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Here on a sofa of goose feathers made
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pp.34-35
Poem Title:
Folly
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With slaughtering guns the unwearied fowler roves
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pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Fowling
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Tell me ye knowing and discerning few
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pp.36-37
Poem Title:
Friendship
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When recent in the womb I lay
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p.36
Poem Title:
A Fragment
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The two firm rocks on which all friendships stand
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p.37
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Thou great adored thou excellence unknown
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p.37
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God
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Trust not too much your now resistless charms
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pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Good Nature.
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Indulgence soon takes with a noble mind
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p.38
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The wretch whom gratitude once fails to bind
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p.38
Poem Title:
Gratitude
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To be good is to be happy angels
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pp.38-39
Poem Title:
Happiness
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When haughty guilt exults with impious joy
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p.38
Poem Title:
Guilt
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Has God thou fool worked solely for thy good
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pp.39-40
Poem Title:
Happiness of Animals Reciprocal
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All are but parts of one stupendous whole
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p.40
Poem Title:
Harmony of the Universe
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Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould
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pp.40-41
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Harmony
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O sacred health
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pp.41-44
Poem Title:
Health a Fragment
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All conquering heat oh intermit thy wrath
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pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Heat
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Auspicious health appeared on zephyr's wing
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p.44
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A wit's a feather and a chief's a rod
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p.45
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Convince the world that you're devout and true
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p.45
Poem Title:
Honesty
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Now just heaven forbid
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p.45
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Ask the proud peer what's honour he displays
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p.46
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Honour that spark of celestial fire
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p.46
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Honour
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Say what's nobility ye gilded train
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pp.46-47
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True genuine honour its large patent holds
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p.46
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O hope sweet flatterer whose delusive touch
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p.48
Poem Title:
Hope
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On polished springs true men of honour move
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p.48
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Survey the warlike horse didst thou invest
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pp.48-49
Poem Title:
A Description of the Horse
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What are dominion pomp
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p.48
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Be not too fond of honour wealth or fame
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p.49
Poem Title:
Humility
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The stag too singled from the herd where long
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pp.49-50
Poem Title:
Hunting
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Accursed jealousy
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pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Jealousy
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No man's condition is so base as his
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p.51
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Hypocrite
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Seeming devotion does but gild the knave
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p.51
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Hypocrisy
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The first physicians by debauch were made
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p.51
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Idleness
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For those who heretofore sought private holes
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p.52
Poem Title:
Impudence
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Lo the poor Indian whose untutored mind
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pp.52-53
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Indian
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Flee sloth the canker of good men and poets
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p.53
Poem Title:
Industry
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Let truth and virtue be their earliest teachers
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pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Instruction
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Oh that I had my innocence again
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p.53
Poem Title:
Innocence
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Delightful task to rear the tender thought
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p.54
Poem Title:
Instructor
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O immortal justice
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pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Justice
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The miser gold the painted cloud
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p.54
Poem Title:
Judge.
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What is this power whose host inflames you so
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p.55
Poem Title:
King
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What though not theirs the power in dungeon glooms
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pp.56-57
Poem Title:
King of Britain
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Go wondrous mount where science guides
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p.57
Poem Title:
Knowledge.
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Knowledge by time advances slow and wise
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p.57
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Merit should be forever placed
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p.57
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Ah gentle shepherd thine the lot to tend
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pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Lamb
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The languid lady next appears in state
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p.58
Poem Title:
The Languid Lady
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When the fierce north wind with his airy forces
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pp.60-61
Poem Title:
Last Day
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Methinks I hear a self convicted wretch
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pp.61-62
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A little learning is a dangerous thing
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pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Learning
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And now the judge with visage all enflamed
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p.62
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Fair liberty sits goddess of our isle
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p.63
Poem Title:
Liberty
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O liberty thou goddess heavenly bright
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p.63
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[no title]
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See yon gay goldfinch hop from spray to spray
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pp.63-64
Poem Title:
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A man triumphant is a monstrous sight
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p.64
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Ah why so vain though blooming in thy spring
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pp.64-65
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Like to the falling of a star
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p.64
Poem Title:
Life
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But fiercer still the lordly lion stalks
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p.65
Poem Title:
Lion
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Know then thyself presume not God to scan
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p.66
Poem Title:
Man
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Unworthy joys that wasteful leave behind
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p.66
Poem Title:
Luxury
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All other creatures keep in beaten ways
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p.67
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How poor how rich how abject how august
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pp.67-68
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[no title]
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But over the twilight groves and dusky caves
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pp.68-69
Poem Title:
Melancholy
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Hail wedded love mysterious law true source
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p.68
Poem Title:
Marriage
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He comes he comes in every breeze the power
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pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Philosophic Melancholy.
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Mercy not justice is the throne of princes
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p.70
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Now from his orient throne the golden sun
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pp.70-71
Poem Title:
Morning
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Of all the paths which lead to human bliss
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p.70
Poem Title:
Mercy
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Fountain of light from whom yon orient sun
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pp.71-72
Poem Title:
Morning-Prayer
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The muse by fate's eternal plan designed
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pp.72-73
Poem Title:
Muse
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Hear how Timotheus' various lays suprise
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p.73
Poem Title:
Music
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To build to plant whatever you intend
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p.73
Poem Title:
Nature
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Night sable goddess from her ebon throne
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pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Night
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Nor think in nature's state they blindly trod
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p.74
Poem Title:
Nature (a social life)
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If oaths be disregarded come confusion
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p.75
Poem Title:
Oaths
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If ought of oaten stop or pastoral song
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pp.75-77
Poem Title:
Ode to the Evening.
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By Collins.
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William Collins
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Belinda now whom thirst of fame invites
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pp.77-79
Poem Title:
Ombre.
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What heart untouched their early grief can view
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p.80
Poem Title:
Orphans
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Who in the cruel ostrich has subdued
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pp.80-81
Poem Title:
Ostrich
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First elder sculpture taught her sister art
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pp.81-82
Poem Title:
Painting
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Yet still how faint by precept is expressed
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p.82
Poem Title:
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Search then the ruling passion there alone
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p.83
Poem Title:
Passions
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What dreadful havock in the human breast
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p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Grave precepts fleeting notions may impart
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p.84
Poem Title:
Patriot.
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How rich the peacock what bright glories run
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pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Peacock
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O heaven born patience source of peace and rest
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p.84
Poem Title:
Patriot
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Hail gentle piety unmingled joy
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p.85
Poem Title:
Piety
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Hail heavenly piety supremely fair
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pp.85-86
Poem Title:
[no title]
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See from the brake the whining pheasant springs
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p.85
Poem Title:
Pheasant
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I have found out a gift for my fair
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p.86
Poem Title:
Pity
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While the sad tale with accents sweet
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pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Upon a Young Lady who wept reading the Babes of the Wood
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Study with care politeness that must teach
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p.87
Poem Title:
Politeness
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You whose ambition labours to be great
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pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Poverty
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Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine
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pp.88-89
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Of all the causes which conspire to blind
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p.88
Poem Title:
Pride
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O eternal providence whose course
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pp.89-90
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Prosperity a harlot
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
Prosperity
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Submit thy fate to heaven's indulgent care
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p.89
Poem Title:
Providence
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Sink not beneath imaginary sorrows
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p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Some know no joy like what a word can raise
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p.90
Poem Title:
Pun
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But above all things raillery decline
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pp.91-92
Poem Title:
Raillery
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First Line:
How rash how inconsiderate is rage
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p.91
Poem Title:
Rage
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First Line:
Toy with your books and as the various fits
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pp.92-93
Poem Title:
Reading
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First Line:
When reason like the skilful charioteer
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p.92
Poem Title:
Reason
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First Line:
The redbreast sacred to the household gods
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p.93
Poem Title:
Redbreast
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True religion | Is always mild propitious and humane
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p.93
Poem Title:
Religion
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Sudden on the wondering gaze
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p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Why are my thoughts still ministering fresh pain
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pp.94-95
Poem Title:
Remorse
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First Line:
At midnight tis presumed this pomp will burst
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p.95
Poem Title:
Resurrection
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First Line:
Shall man alone whose fate whose final fate
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pp.95-96
Poem Title:
[no title]
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But blessed is he who exercised in cares
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p.96
Poem Title:
Retirement
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First Line:
Our mirthful age to all extremes a prey
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p.97
Poem Title:
Ridicule
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Riches are oft by guilt and baseness earned
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p.97
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
To whom can riches give repute and trust
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
Riches
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Before my view appeared a structure fair
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pp.98-101
Poem Title:
Rumour
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Even those whose breasts never planned one virtuous deed
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p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Hence satire's power tis her corrective part
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pp.101-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
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O sacred weapon left for truth's defence
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p.101
Poem Title:
Satire
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When to his glorious first essay in war
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pp.103-105
Poem Title:
Scipio
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First Line:
Charm me ye sacred leaves with nobler themes
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pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Scriptures
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Distrustful sense with modest caution speaks
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pp.106-107
Poem Title:
Sense
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First Line:
Self-love but serves the virtuous mind to wake
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p.106
Poem Title:
Self
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First Line:
The thunderbolt is never seen till felt
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p.106
Poem Title:
Security
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First Line:
Beside the dewy border let me sit
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p.107
Poem Title:
Shade
Attribution:
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First Line:
What village but has often seen
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
A Simile
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First Line:
Sincerity has such resistless charms
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pp.108-109
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Sincerity | Thou first of virtues let no mortal leave
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p.108
Poem Title:
Sincerity
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At last a soft and solemn breathing sound
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p.109
Poem Title:
Singing
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First Line:
But straight the direful pomp of slander sounds
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p.110
Poem Title:
Slander
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First Line:
Come gentle god with magic wand
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p.110
Poem Title:
Sleep
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Flee sloth the canker of good men and parts
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p.111
Poem Title:
Sloth
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This place so fit for undisturbed repose
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p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
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What a helpless creature by himself
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
Society
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Bear me some God oh quickly bear me hence
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p.112
Poem Title:
Solitude
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O sacred solitude divine retreat
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
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To live and conquer is the noblest fate
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p.112
Poem Title:
Soldier
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First Line:
I must confess when I did part from you
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p.113
Poem Title:
Sorrow
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First Line:
Umbriel a dusky melancholy sprite
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pp.113-115
Poem Title:
Cave of Spleen
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A story should to please at least seem true
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p.115
Poem Title:
Story-telling
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But yonder comes the powerful king of day
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pp.115-116
Poem Title:
Sun
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Dismiss your parasites who praise for hire
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p.116
Poem Title:
Superfluity (how to be used)
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Blessed is the man as far as earth can bless
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Temperance
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But not our passions only disagree
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
Taste
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First Line:
Hide not thy tears weep boldly and be proud
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
Tears
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First Line:
Of all the nauseous complicated crimes
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
Swearing
Attribution:
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First Line:
But see exhaling from the Atlantic surge
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pp.118-120
Poem Title:
Thunderstorm
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First Line:
Hail midnight shades hail venerable dome
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pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Tomb
Attribution:
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The bell strikes one we take no note of time
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p.120
Poem Title:
Time
Attribution:
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First Line:
Curse on the coward and perfidious tongue
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pp.121-122
Poem Title:
[no title]
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O Portius is there not some chosen curse
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p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Remember him the villain righteous heaven
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p.121
Poem Title:
Traitor
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First Line:
Fond of one art most men the rest forego
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p.122
Poem Title:
Vanity
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First Line:
Let envy howl while heaven's whole chorus wings
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p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Truth drawn like truth must blaze divinely bright
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p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
For think how few the joys allowed by fate
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p.123
Poem Title:
Vicissitude
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First Line:
Him fortune cannot sink nor much elate
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pp.123-124
Poem Title:
Virtue
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First Line:
Then know this truth enough for man to know
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pp.124-125
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
There breathes a felt divinity in virtue
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p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Virtue's foundations with the world were laid
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p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
On virtue can alone my kingdom stand
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pp.125-126
Poem Title:
Goddess of Liberty
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First Line:
Virtue for mere good nature is a tool
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p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Virtue may choose a high or low degree
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p.126
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Unchained Bellona from her temple rushes
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pp.127-128
Poem Title:
War
Attribution:
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First Line:
Want is a bitter and a hateful good
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p.127
Poem Title:
Want
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With glittering beams and native glory bright
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p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Oh call the inspiring glorious hour to view
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p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Wisdom's an evenness of mind and soul
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p.128
Poem Title:
Wisdom.
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First Line:
Fantastic wit shoots momentary fires
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p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Oh father says Dick could you taste the delight
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pp.129-130
Poem Title:
[no title]
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The rays of wit gild wheresoever they strike
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p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
True wit is nature to advantage dressed
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p.129
Poem Title:
Wit
Attribution:
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First Line:
Flavia's a wit has too much sense to pray
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p.131
Poem Title:
Wit Female
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hard is the fortune that your sex attends
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pp.131-132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
In life how weak how helpless is a woman
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p.131
Poem Title:
Woman
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First Line:
In all your words let energy be found
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p.132
Poem Title:
Words
Attribution:
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First Line:
In the first ranks of these did Zimri stand
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p.132
Poem Title:
Zimri
Attribution:
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First Line:
Adam soon as he heard
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p.133
Poem Title:
Amazement
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
What lengths of laboured lands what loaded seas
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pp.133-134
Poem Title:
Art
Attribution:
Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
An inner room receives the numerous shoals
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Astrologer
Attribution:
Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Look through the world in every other trade
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pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Author
Attribution:
Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Here Gamaliel sage
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
Canting Teacher
Attribution:
Somerville
Attributed To:
William Somervile
First Line:
May my song soften as thy daughters I
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Beauty
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Forth rushed with whirlwind sound
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Chariot
Attribution:
Milt. Par. Lost.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
She has a hidden strength
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
Chastity
Attribution:
Milton's Comus
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Give me a horse bind up my wounds
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Conscience
Attribution:
Cibber's Rich. III
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The turtle tells her plaintive tale
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pp.140-142
Poem Title:
Content
Attribution:
Mason's Elfrida
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
A critic was of old a glorious name
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p.142
Poem Title:
Critic
Attribution:
Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Disease thou ever most propitious power
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Disease
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nigh the recess of chaos and dull day
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p.143
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Febris is first the hag relentless hears
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p.144
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Now came still evening on and twilight grey
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pp.144-145
Poem Title:
Evening
Attribution:
Milton's Par. Lost.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damned
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
Ghost
Attribution:
Shakesp. Hamlet
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Oh man degenerate man offend no more
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
God
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could great men thunder
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p.148-149
Poem Title:
Greatness
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
What is here | gold yellow glittering precious gold
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
Gold
Attribution:
Shakesp. Timon
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
The Stygian council thus dissolved and forth
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
Hell
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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First Line:
Thence more at ease their minds somewhat raised
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pp.149-153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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First Line:
Oh thou that gladdest the pensive breast
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
Hope.
Attribution:
Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
There's a perpetual spring perpetual youth
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
Heaven
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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First Line:
Far over the rocky hills we range
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
Hunting the Fox
Attribution:
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First Line:
Here huntsman from yon height
Page No:
pp.155-156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Somerville
Attributed To:
William Somervile
First Line:
Now the fierce arab
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
Hunting the Boar
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go to the Nile and from its fruitful side
Page No:
pp.158-160
Poem Title:
Leviathan
Attribution:
Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
War its thousands slays
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
Intemperance
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence all ye vain delights
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
Melancholy
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come pensive nun devout and pure
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton's Il Pensoroso
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So spake our sire and by his countenance seemed
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
Modesty
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Whether as some sages sing
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
Mirth
Attribution:
Milton's L'Allegro
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hail to thy living light
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
Morning
Attribution:
Mason's Elfrida
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Now morn her rosy steps in the eastern climb
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
Morning
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muse's office was by heaven designed
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
Muse
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.166-171
Poem Title:
Music.
Attribution:
Dryden's Fine Ode.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
How lovely sacred portraiture appears
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
Paintings in the Escurial
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet bird that shunnest the noise of folly
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
Nightingale
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So on he fares and to the border comes
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
Paradise
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
Pope's Universal Prayer
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Open your ears for which of you will stop
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
Report
Attribution:
Shakesp. K. Henry IV.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
He above the rest
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
Satan
Attribution:
Milton's Par. Lost
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
What the grave triflers on this busy scene
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
Reason
Attribution:
Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Fallen cherub to be weak is miserable
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
Satan's Reply to Beelzebub's Speech
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Him followed his next mate
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is this the region this the soil the clime
Page No:
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
Satan's Soliloquy
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
The wary fiend stood on the brink of hell
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
Satan's Passage to earth through Chaos
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
It must be so Plato thou reasonst well
Page No:
pp.183-185
Poem Title:
Soul's Immortality
Attribution:
Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Permit me muse still farther to explore
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
Superstition
Attribution:
Stillingfleet
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
But now the mantling flames in concourse join
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
Time
Attribution:
Ogilvie
Attributed To:
John Ogilvie
First Line:
Say will no white robed son of light
Page No:
pp.188-190
Poem Title:
Truth
Attribution:
Mason's Elfrida
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Oh whither art thou fled Saturnian reign
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
War
Attribution:
Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
Thy hate to Troy is this the time to show
Page No:
pp.195-222
Poem Title:
The Death of Hector in Three Acts
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy consort of a king distressed
Page No:
pp.223-230
Poem Title:
The Redemption of the Body of Hector. In Three Scenes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed