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The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers .... 189 | The Youth and the Philosopher. A Fable ... 220
The Danger of writing Verse. An Epistle, 1741. 199 To a Gentleman on his pitching a Tent in his
Atys and Adrastus. A Tale, 1743
201 Garden ..
Ann Boleyn to Henry the Eighth. An beroic The Lark. A Simile. To the reverend Mr. 221
204 To the honourable Charles Townsend
On Ridicule, 1743
206 To the same. On the Death of a Relation 222
On Nobility: an Epistle. To the Earl of Asb To Mr. Garrick
209 Nature to Dr. Hoadley, on his Comedy of the
An Hymn to the Nymph of Bristol Spring, Suspicious Husband
210 To Richard Oweo Cambridge, Esq...
214 To Mr. Mason ..
The Dog. A Tale
215 To the reverend Dr. Lowth. On his Life of
An Epistle from A Grove in Derbyshire to a William of Wykeham .....
Grove in Surrey
217 | To the reverend Mr. Wright, 1751
218 Ode to the Tiber. On entering the Campania
of Rome, at Otricoli, 1755....
VIII, For bis Majesty's Birth-day, June
1. Written at the convent of Haut Villers
IX. For the new Year, 1763
in Champagne, 1754
X. For bis Majesty's Birth-day, June
II. On the Mausoleum of Augustus. To the
right honourable George Bussy Villiers,
XI. For the new Year, 1765
Viscount Villiers. Written at Rome, 1756.228 XII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
TII, To the right honourable George Simon
Harcourt, Viscount Nuneham. Written
XIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
at Rome 1756 .
IV. To an Officer. Written at Rome, 1756. 229 XIV. For the new Year, 1767
V. 'To A Friend sick. Written at Rome, 1756. 230 XV. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
VI. To the rev. Mr. Sanderson. Written at
Rome, 1756 .........
ib. XVI. For the new Year, 1768
XVII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Verses to the People of England, 1758.. ib.
A Charge to the Poets. First printed, 1762 . 231
XVIII. Por his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Variety. A Tale for married People
The Goat's beard. A Fable
XIX. For the new Year, 1770
To her Grace the Dutchess of Queensbury 243
XX. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Venus attiring the Graces
On a Message-card in verse
XXI. For the new Year, 1771 .... ib.
On the Birth-day of a young Lady, four
XXII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
years old ....
4, 1771 .......
The Je Ne Scai Quoi. A Song
The Double conquest. A Song
XXIII. For the new Year, 1772 ............ 262
Song for Ranelagli
XXIV. For bis Majesty's Birth-day, June
An Inscription in the Cottage of Venus, at
XXV. For the new Year, 1773
Middleton Park, Oxfordshire....
The same in English
XXVI. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Hymn to Venus, on great variety of Roses
XXVII. For the new Year, 1774
being planted round her Cottage
In a Hermitage, at the same place
XXVIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Inscription for a cold Bath
Inscription on an Oak, at Romely, in Derby-
XXIX. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
shire, the Oak is supposed to speak
Inscription for a Tree on the terrace, at Nune-
XXX, For the new Year, 1776
XXXI. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Inscription on the Pedestal of an Urn, erected
XXXII. For the new Year, 1777
in the flower-garden at Nuneham, by G. S.
Harcourt, and the honourable Elizabeth
XXXIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Vernon, Viscount and Viscountess Nuneham.
XXXIV. For the new Year, 1778
Sacred to the Memory of Frances Poole,
XXXV. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
An Epitaph.—Here lies a youth (ah, where-
XXXVI. For the new Year, 1779
fore breathless lies !)
Epitaph in Westminster Abbey. To the Me-
XXXVII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
mory of Mrs. Pritchard ..
XXXVIII. For the new Year, 1780
On the late Improvements at Nunehamn, the
XXXIX. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
seat of the Earl of Harcourt ....
To Lady Nuneham now Countess of Harcourt,
XL. For the new Year, 1781
on the Death of her Sister, the honourable
XLI. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Catharine Venables Vernon, June 1775...... 248
The Battle of Argoed Llwyfain
XLII. For the new Year, 1782
Fatal Constancy: or, Love in Tears, a sketch
XLIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
of a Tragedy in the Heroic taste
XLIV. For the new Year, 1783
XLV. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
1. For his Majesty's Birth-day, No-
XLVI. For the new Year, 1784
vember 10, 1758 ..
XLVII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
II. For the new Year, 1759
III, for his Majesty's Birth-day, Nov. XLVIII. For the uew Year, 1785
IV. For the new Year, 1760.
V. For the new Year, 1761
ib. Prologue to the Roman Father, 1750
VI, For His Majesty's Birth-day, June Epilogue to the Roman Father, 1750....... ib.
255 Prologue to Every Man in bis Humour, 1751. 272
VII. For the new Year, 1762 ............ 256 Prologue to Creusa, 1754
Epilogue to Creusa, 1754
272 | Fragment of a Poem written about the Time
A second Prologue to Crensa, 1754
ib. be intended to take Orders....
Prologue to the Orphan of China, 1759 273 Fragment of Verses on Churchill
Prologue to the School for Lovers, 1762 ib. A pathetic Apology for all Laureats, past, pre-
Prologue to the School for Lovers, 1762 ib. sent, and to come. Written some Years be-
Epilogue to the School for Lovers, 1762 274 fore his Death
Prologue to Almida, 1771
ib. The Lyric Muse to Mr. Mason, on the Re-
covery of the right hon. the Earl of Holder-
ADDITIONAL POEMS, PUBLISHED BY MR. MASON. nesse from a dangerous Illness. (From Dods.
ley's Collection, Edition 1782).....
The Vision of Solomon. Written when at School 275 On the Conclusion of the Peace. Written in
Verses to his Mother on her Birth-day. Writ 1748, and printed among the Cambridge
ten in his early Years .....
276 Gratulatory Verses .....
The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers
281 | To a Lady, furnishing her Library, at ****,
Hints for a Preface, for any Author, and for in Warwickshire
285 To William Shenstone, Esq. on receiving a
Edge Hill: a Poem. In four Books.........
gilt Pocket-Book, 1751
An Elegy on Man. Written January, 1752 . ib.
Book I. Morning.
On receiving a little Ivory Box from a Lady
wrought by her own Hands..
Hamlet's Soliloquy, imitated
Roundelay, written for the Jubilee at Stratford
Labour and Genins: or, the Mill-stream and upon Avon, celebrated by Mr. Garrick in
the Cascade. A Fable
S07 honour of Shakspeare, September, 1769.
Ardenna. A pastoral Eclogue. To a Lady. 310 Set to Music by Mr. Dibdin
The Scavengers. A Town Eclogue
311 | The Blackbirds. An Elegy
ib. The Goldfinches. An Elegy. To William
To a Lady
To a Lady working a Pair of Ruffles............ 312 The Swallows.
Female Empire. . A true History
ib. Adam: or, the Fatal Disobedience. An Ora-
On Mr. Samuel Cooke's Poems. Written in torio. Compiled from the Paradise Lost of
the Year 1749...
ib. Milton, and adapted to Music
The Mistake. On Captain Bluff, 1750......... 313 Advertisement to Adam........
To a Lady with a Basket of Fruit
ib. To the Composer ....