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Another Prologue to the Earl of Essex ...... 425 XII. But we to Nature' who adhere

432
Prologue to the Earl of Westmoriand, a Tra-

XII. The time to beguile ...

jb.

gedy .....

ib. XIV. However some in coaches, or bar-

Another Prologue to the Earl of Westmorland. ib.

rows some may beg

ib.

Prologue for the Opening of a Theatre........: 426 XV. Yet many, when beggars are press-

Prologue to Othello. Spoken in Dublin, by

ing

ib.

Mr. Garrick..

ib. XVI. You yet may behold the surprise of

Epilogue on the Birth-day of his royal High-

the town

ness the Duke of Cumberland

427 XVII. But since by mortals 'tis confessed. 433

Prologue to the Foundling ......

ib. XVIII. O formed of harmony and light!... ib.

Epilogue to the Play of What we must all

XIX. The Indies thy toilet sball grace ... ib.

come to

ib. XX. I'll first present you a prime minis-

Epilogue on Humbugging

428

ter

ib.

To the Memory of Lientenant-Colonel Henry

XXI. Come all you gay gallants, for plea-

Clements

ib.

sure who prowl!

ib.

A Character.

ib.

To Mr. B -, on advertising his Treatise on

Two trifling airs omitted here.

the Interests of Ireland

429 XXIV. For lo! her wealth all spent on want. ib.

The Patriotism of Ireland, an historical Ballad. ib. XXV. On what a firm rock here does for-

The Question. Inscribed to Lady Caroline

titude fix!

ib.

Russel

ib. XXVI. Humility her crown aside

ib.

XXVII. How mild, in this ruby, pale Chas-

SONGS FROM HIS DRAMATIC PIECES.

From Jack the Giant-Killer.

tity flushes

494

I. The laws they were made for the XXVIII. Would you wear this pearl so rare? ib.

little ....

430

XXIX. Since, sir, you require

ib.

II. This scepter'd hand all nations own. ib.

XXX. Come, follow, follow me......

iv.

III. Would you silence a patriot com-

XXXI. These gaantlets we understand ib.

mittee

XXXII. Behold, from old times .

ib.

IV, In the church, where your dignified

A trifling air omitted here.

doctors you find

V. Ambition like jack-o-the-lantern be-

XXXIV. Arise, arise, arise ...

ib.

witches

431 From the Earl of Westmorland.

VI. How often our mother has told ib.

Anthem

435

VII. Farewell to my Gracey, my Gracey Dirge

ib.

So sweet

ib.

Song of Consolation..

ib.

VIII. O now he has left me, what care

shall employ

ib.

From Montezuma.

436

IX. Though passions contend, and afflic.

Hymn to Beauty.

tions storm

ib.

Incantation

ib.

ib,

X. How sweet the gossiping birds that

Song of Triumph and Thanksgiving

sing

ib.The.Fox-Chase

ib.

XI. The world, a faithless ocean, tossed. 432 ) Redemption ..

439

ib.

ib.

1. To Leisure

477

1. The Garden. To a Friend.

489

II. The Evening Walk

ib. II. Winter Amusements in the Country. To

III. To Childhood

478

a Friend in London

IV. Hearing Music......

Painting. To a young Artist 491

V. A Landscape

ib.

VI. To a Friend

479

VII. Written in Summer.

ib. 1. Apology for Retirement, 1766'.

VIII. To a friend.

ib. II. To Delia, 1766

ib.

IX. Leaving Bath, 1776

480 III. After reading Shenstone's Elegies. 1766. 497

X. To J. Payne, Esq. Accountant-Ge IV. Prefixed to Langhorne's Poetical Works,

neral of the Bank of England

ib. 1766

ib.

XI. To a Friend, apprehensive of a de V. To Britain, 1766.....

ib,

clining Friendship

ib.

XII. To a Friend

481

Stanzas on reading Mrs. Macaulay's History

ib.

XIlI. I hate that drum's discordant sound. ib.

of England, 1766

XIV. Written after reading some modern

Elegy in the Manner of Hammond : supposed

Love-Verses .....

ib.

to have been written in the Author's Gar-

ib.

XV. The Mose; or, Poetical Enthusiasm. ib.

den during a Storm, 1756 .

The Author to his Wife, 1776

498

XVI. Viewing the Ruins of an Abbey. To

a Friend

482

Stanzas written at Medhurst, in Sussex, on the

XVII. Privateering..

Author's Return from Chichester, where

XVIII, To Hospitality.

483

he had attempted in vain to find the burial

XIX. The Apology

ib.

ib.

Place of Collius

ib.

XX. The scene how rich from Thames's

Verses to a friend, planting

side

ib.

ib.

To an absent Friend

XXI. Written after a Journey to Bristol .. 484 The Shepherd's Elegy. Occasioned by the

499

XXII. To Criticism

Death of an ingenious Friend.....

ib.

XXIII. To Disease

On the ingenious Mr. Jones's elegant Transla-

XXIV. The Tempestuous Evening

ib.

tions and Imitations of Eastern Poetry, and

XXV. The Melan, holy Evening

ib.

his Resolution to decline translating the

486

XXVI. The Pleasant Evening

ib.

Persian Poets

ib.

ib. Hymn from Psalm viii.

XXVII. After reading Akenside's Poems

Conclusion. To a Friend

ib,

The Mexican Prophecy. Ao Ode .... 487 Postscript..........

500

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The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers............. 509

BALLADS.

I. Hengist and Mey

527

II. The Prophecy of Queen Mey

528

A Night Piece......

515 111. The Sorceress; or, Wolfwold and Ulla.. 550

Pollio : an Elegy. Written in the Wood near

Roslin Castle

516

Mary Queen of Scots. An Elegy..

517 1. The Shepherd in Love

Liberty: an Elegy. To the Memory of his

II. The Linnets......

ib.

myal Highness Frederic late Prince of III. There's pae luck about the house.......... ib.

Wales

520

IV. Eskdale Braes... ............

533

On the Death of the Princess Dowager of

Wales

521 Tell me, gentle Echo, tell

ib.

Epitaph on General Wolf

ib. Come, gentle peace, with ev'ry breathing gale. ib.

Epitaph on Mr. Mortimer

ib.

Upbraid me not, nor thankless fly............. ib.

To the Memory of Commodore Johnstone...... 522 On his Brother's Death

534

An Inscription on an Obelisk at Langford, in

ib.

Wilts, the Seat of the Earl of Radnor, com-

Almada Hill. An Epistle from Lisbon

mernorating the unfortunate Fate of Mr.

Stanzas. Addressed to a young Lady stu-

dious of Botany

540

Servington, who was formerly in Possession

of that Estate ....

523 On passing the Bridge of Alcantra, near Lis-

Sacred to the Heirs of Radnor Castle

ib.

bon, where Camoens is reported to bave

chosen his Station, when Age and Necessity

compelled him to beg his daily Sustenance. ib.

1. Kouwledge

ib. Stanzas on Mr. Garrick ....,

ib.

II. May-Day, or, the Druidical Festival ... 525 Syr Martyu: a Poem, in the Manner of Spenser.

WI. Vicissitude

526

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The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers... 581 , The Choice

610

The Art of Dancing : a Poem. Written in To a young Lady, going to the West Indies... ib.

the Year 1728. Inscribed to the right hon. Chloe angling

611

the Lady Fanny Fielding
589 Chloe hunting

ib.
Canto 1.

ib. On Lucinda's Recovery from the Small-Pox .. ib.
II.

591 | Written in Mr. Locke's Essay on Human Un-

Written in the right honourable the Earl of derstanding

612

Oxford's Library at Wimple, An. 1729...... 593 Written in a Lady's Volume of Tragedies ib.

Bonfonius, Bas, xi.
594 Cupid relieved......

ib.

To a Nosegay in Pancharilla's Breast, 1729... ib. The Way to be Wise. Imitated from La Fon-

An Epistle, written in the Country. To the taine........

ib,

right bon. the Lord Lovelace, then in Town. Lusus Pilæ (Amatorius) ex Nive Coactæ. Pe-

September, 1735 .......
595 tronii Afranii Epigramma

613

An Essay on Virtue. To the honourable Phi. The Snow-Ball. From Petronius Afranius ib.
lip Yorke, Esq.

596 | Anacreon, Ode xx. Greek and English ib.
The modern fine Gentleman. Written in the A Translation of some Latin Verses on the
Year 1746
598 Camera Obscura.....

ib.

The modern fine Lady. Written in the Year On a Nosegay in the Countess of Coventry's

1750)............
ib. Breast. In Imitation of Waller

614

The first Epistle of the second Book of Horace. The Squire and the Parson: an Eclogue.

Imitated ...

599 Written on the Conclusion of the Peace,

To the right honourable the Earl of Chester-

1748...........

ib.

field, on his being installed Knight of the Giren to a Lady with a Watch which she bor-

Garter
605 rowed to hang at her Bed's Head

615

To a Lady in Town, soon after her leaving the Belphegor, a Fable. From Machiavel.... 616

Country

ib. A Dialogue between the right hon, Henry

To a Lady, sent with a Present of Shells and Pelbain and Madam Popularity. In Imi-

Stones designed for a Grotto
606 tation of Horace, Book iii. Ode ix.

617

To a Lady, in Answer to a Letter wrote in a A Simile

618

very fine Hand
ib. A Passage in Ossian versified

619

To the right hon. the Lady Margaret Caven On seeing the Earl of Chesterfield at a Ball at
dish Harley, presented with a Collection of Bath. Written in 1770.......

ib.
Poems
607 | The American Coachman

ib.

Horatii, Lib. ii. Ode xvi. Imitated. To the An Ode.--I'll combat Nature, interrupt her

hon. Philip Yorke, Esq. Soon after the

620

general Election in 1747

ib. Wrote at the Countess of Salisbury's Assem-

Horatii, Lib. iv. Od. viji. Imitated. To the

bly, 1787

622

608 Epitaph on Dr. Samuel Johnson

ib,

To the hon. Miss Yorke, on her Marriage to On a late execrable Attempt against his Ma-
Lord Anson
609 jesty's Life, 1786.

ib.
Chloe to Strephon. A Song

ib. On the Immortality of the Soul. Translated
Song.Cease, Sally, thy charms to expand... 610 from the Latin of Isaac Hawkins Browne,
Song.-When first I sought fair Cælia's love.. ib. Esq.

ib.

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