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ROSCOMMON, Earl of. An essay on translated verse, 2d ed., 1685.

BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. Prince Arthur, an heroick poem, 10 books, 1695.
DENNIS, JOHN. The court of death, a pindarique poem, 1695.

BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. King Arthur, an heroick poem, 12 books, 1697.
SAY, SAMUEL. Epistles of Horace [four].- Poems on Several Occasions,
1745, pp. 1-26.

PHILIPS, JOHN. Imitation of Milton [the Splendid Shilling].—A New Mis-
cellany of Poems, ed. Charles Gildon, 1701, pp. 212-21.

ANON. The vision.-Examen Miscellaneum [ed. Gildon?], 1702, pp. 44-64.
SMITH, MATTHEW. The vision, or a prospect of death, heav'n and hell, 1702.
BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. A hymn to the light of the world.-Collection
of Poems, 1718, pp. 385-409.

1703-23 W. 1709-31 p. TRAPP, JOSEPH. The works of Virgil, 2d ed., 3 vols., 1735. 1704 ADDISON, JOSEPH. Milton's style imitated, in a translation out of the third Aeneid.-Works, Bohn ed., 1890, i. 38-41.





DENNIS, JOHN. Britannia triumphans, or a poem on the battel of Blenheim.
-Select Works, 1718, i. 147–218.

[Translations from Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, in] Grounds of criticism in poetry.-Ib. ii. 436, 448-50.

ROWE, ELIZABETH. A description of hell, in imitation of Milton.-Works, 1739, i. 49-52.

On heaven.-Ib. 52-5.

BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. Eliza, an epick poem, 10 books, 1705.

PHILIPS, JOHN. Bleinheim, 1705.

Defoe, Daniel. Lines.-A Review of the Affairs of France, 1705, vol. i, supplement no. 5.

A hymn to truth.-Ib., vol. ii, no. 1.

On the fight at Ramellies.-Ib., vol. iii (1706), no. 61.

ANON. Ramelies.-A. Harrach's John Philips, Kreuznach, 1906, pp. 111-21.
DENNIS, JOHN. The battle of Ramillia, 5 books, 1706.

PARIS, Mr. Ramillies, in imitation of Milton, 1706.

PHILIPS, JOHN. Cerealia, an imitation of Milton, 1706.

1706 w. 1715 P. STANDEN, JOSEPH. To Dr. Watts, on his Horae Lyricae.-Isaac Watts's Works, 1810, iv. 419-21.


1708 w.


GAY, JOHN. Wine, 1709.

PHILIPS, JOHN. Cyder, 2 books, 1708.

ROWE, THOMAS. Horace, book i, ode xii, imitated.--Original Poems, etc., 1738, appended to Miscellaneous Works of Elizabeth Rowe, 1739, ii. 245-8.

ANON. [Short passages in] British Apollo, 1708-11, vol. i. nos. 50, 56, 78, 90, 99, 101, 105, 108, 111, quarterly paper no. 1, and supernumerary paper no. 8 (two pieces); vol. ii, nos. 3, 9 (two pieces), 14, 18, 19, 31, 55, 60, 61, 72, 90, 96, 104, 107, and supernumerary papers nos. 3, 4; vol. iii, nos. 17, 23, 127.

1 All the poems in this bibliography are in blank verse, except those by Blackmore (1695, 1697, 1703, 1705), Dennis (1695), Smith (1702), Burges (1801), Palmer (1802), Cottle (1815), and Wordsworth (1822), all but a few lines of Roscommon (1685), and parts of the anonymous Vision (1702), of Fellows (1770), Thomson (1796), and Mrs. Flowerdew (1803).

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BELLAMY, DANIEL (the elder). Taffy's triumph, or a new translation of the
Cambro-muo-machia, in imitation of Milton, 1709.

GROVE, HENRY. A thought on death.-Works, 1747, iv. 395.

"PHILO-MILTON." Milton's sublimity asserted, in a poem occasion'd by a
late celebrated piece, entituled Cyder, 1709.

PRIOR, MATTHEW. The first hymn of Callimachus: to Jupiter.- Poems on
Several Occasions, ed. Waller, Camb., 1905, pp. 196–9.

WATTS, ISAAC. The celebrated victory of the Poles over Osman.-Horae
Lyricae, 1709, pp. 229-38.

To Mitio.-Ib. 261-79.

An elegiac thought on Mrs. Anne Warner.-Ib. 304-8.

bef.1710? w. ROWE, ELIZABETH. Part of the thirteenth book of Tasso's Jerusalem, translated.-Works, 1739, i. 147–50.

1711 W. 1724 p. NEEDLER, HENRY. [Poem proving the existence of God from the works of creation.]-Works, 2d ed., 1728, pp. 135-9.



To the memory of Favonia.-Ib. 198-200.

FENTON, ELIJAH. Part of the fourteenth chapter of Isaiah, paraphras'd. —
Poems on Several Occasions, 1717, pp. 37-40.

FINCH, ANNE, Countess of Winchilsea. Fanscomb Barn, in imitation of
Milton.- Miscellany Poems, 1713, pp. 58-65.

1713 W. 1724 p. THOMSON, JAMES. The works and wonders of almighty power.-
Complete Poetical Works, ed. J. L. Robertson, 1908, pp. 483-4.
BRADY, NICOLAS. Virgil's Aeneis, 4 vols. in one, 1716–26.



1715 1717

ANON. Prae-existence, in imitation of Milton, 1714.

ANON. The mouse-trap, done from the Latin in Milton's stile, 1715.
FENTON, ELIJAH. The eleventh book of Homer's Odyssey, in Milton's style.
-Poems on Several Occasions, 1717, pp. 85-127.

c. 1718 w. 1847 p. THOMSON, JAMES. Lisy's parting with her cat.-Works, 1908, pp.





PECK, FRANCIS. Sighs upon the death of Queen Anne, in imitation of
Milton, 1719.


An occasional

poem.-Reasons for Abolishing Ceremony, by J. Swift, Jr., 1720, pp.


ANON. (J. BULKELEY?). The last day, book i, 1720(?).

bef.1721 W. PRIOR, MATTHEW. Virgils Georgic 4 verse 511, translated. - Dialogues of the Dead, etc., ed. Waller, Camb., 1907, p. 334.


Prelude to a tale from Boccace.-Ib. 339-44.

ANON. A description, in imitation of Milton. -Miscellaneous Collection of
Poems, publish'd by T. M. Gent, Dublin, 1721, ii. 54-8.

PRIOR, MATTHEW. The second hymn of Callimachus: to Apollo.- Poems
on Several Occasions, ed. Waller, 1905, pp. 200–204.

1721 W. 1793 p. MALLET, DAVID. The transfiguration, in imitation of Milton's style.



1 bef. 1719

Europ. Mag., xxv. 52.

BAKER, HENRY. An invocation of health, 1723.

NEWCOMB, THOMAS. The last judgment of men and angels, after the manner of Milton, 12 books, 1723.

BROWN, N. The north-country wedding.-Miscellaneous Poems, published by Matthew Concanen, 1724, PP. 1-15.

The fire.-Ib. 16-21.

WARBURTON, WILLIAM. Pygmaio-geranomachia, or the battle of the cranes and pigmies, in imitation of Milton's style. -Tracts by Warburton, etc. [ed. Samuel Parr], 1789, pp. 56-62.

ANON. A description of the four last things, viz. death, judgment, hell, and heaven, in blank verse, 2 pts., 2d ed., 1719. Not seen.



1726-30 1727


ANON. TO Miss M-reton, in Milton's stile.-A New Miscellany of Poetry,
from Bath, Tunbridge, etc., 1725, pp. 50-51.

ANON. A verbal translation of part of the first Aeneid.-Miscellaneous
Poems, published by D. Lewis, 1726, pp. 307-9.

THOMPSON, WILLIAM. A poetical paraphrase on part of the book of Job,
in imitation of the style of Milton, 1726.
THOMSON, JAMES. The seasons, 4 parts, 1730.
BROOME, WILLIAM. Part of the tenth book of the Iliads of Homer, in the
stile of Milton.-Poems on Several Occasions, 2d ed., 1739, pp. 101-30.

From the eleventh book of the Iliads of Homer, in the stile of
Milton.-Ib. 176-84.

HARTE, WALTER. Psalm the civth, paraphrased.-Poems on Several Occasions, 1727, pp. 229-34.

Psalm the cviith, paraphrased.-Ib. 235-42.

PITT, CHRISTOPHER. The 139th psalm paraphras'd in Miltonick verse.-
Poems and Translations, 1727, pp. 120-27.

RALPH, JAMES. The tempest, or the terrors of death, 1727.

SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. Hudibras and Milton reconciled.-Occasional
Poems, Translations, etc., 1727, pp. 93-6.

THOMSON, JAMES. To the memory of Sir Isaac Newton.-Works, 1908,
pp. 436-42.

CURTEIS, THOMAS. Eirenodia.-R. Freeman's Kentish Poets, Canterbury,
1821, ii. 121-46.

GLOVER, RICHARD. A poem on Sir Isaac Newton.-Prefixed to Henry
Pemberton's View of Newton's Philosophy, 1728.

LYTTELTON, GEORGE, Lord. Blenheim. - Poetical Works, 1801, pp. 26–33.
MALLET, DAVID. The excursion, 2 books, 1728.

RALPH, JAMES. Night, 4 books, 1728.

- Sawney, an heroic poem occasion'd by the Dunciad, 1728.

bef. 1729? CAREY, HENRY. To Handel.—Poems on Several Occasions, 3d ed., 1729, pp. 108-9.


ANON. The loss of liberty, or fall of Rome, 1729.

BROWNE, MOSES. To George Dodington.-Piscatory Eclogues, 1729, dedication.

RALPH, JAMES. Zeuma, or the love of liberty, 3 books, 1729.

THOMSON, JAMES.(?) To the memory of Mr. Congreve.-Works, 1908, pp. 457-62.

Britannia.-Ib. 471-80.

1730-42 W. BLAIR, Robert. The grave, 1743.

c.1730-65w.DUNKIN, WILLIAM. The poetical mirror, 4 books.-Select Poetical Works, Dublin, 1769-70, i. 100–337.


1 1729

The frosty winters of Ireland in 1739, 1740.-Ib. 430–43.

Notes to the Parson's Revels. -Ib. ii., sign. b 4.
Translation from Boetius.-Ib. 518-20.

ANON. Isaiah, chap. lx.-A Miscellany of Poems, ed. J. Husbands, Oxford,
1731, pp. 1-8.

ANON. An epistle from Oxon.-Ib. 121-8.


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on the death of J. Hill.-Ib. 134-40.

ANON. A hymn to the Creator.-Ib. 141-5.

ANON. From Oxford, to a friend.-Ib. 155-60.

ANON. Il penseroso.-Ib. 161-9.

ANON. Job, chap. the 3d.-Ib. 184-9.

ANON. The country.-Ib. 197–208.

ANON. A divine rhapsody, or morning hymn.-Ib. 255–62.

ANON. The adventures of Telemachus, attempted in blank verse, books i-ii, 1729. Not seen.

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ANÓN. An evening hymn.-Ib. 266-70.

ANON. On Albanio's marrying the incomparable Monissa; in Miltonian
verse.-New Miscellaneous Poems, 7th ed., 1731, pp. 180-88.

ANON. A paraphrase on the civth psalm, in imitation of Milton's style.-
The Flower-Piece, 1731, pp. 205-9.

B————, J———. The templer's bill of complaint.-Ib. 119-29.
ANON. A panegyrick on cuckoldom.-Lond. Mag., i. 202.

LAUDER, WILLIAM. A poem (Eucharistia) of H. Grotius on the holy sacra-
ment, translated, Edin., 1732.

WOGAN, CHARLES. The psalms of David, paraphrased in Miltonic verse.—
See Swift's Correspondence, ed. F. E. Ball, 1913, iv. 327–31 (Swift to
Wogan, Aug. 2, 1732).

ANON. Prize verses, no. xi: On her majesty and the bustoes in the royal
grotto.-Gent. Mag., iii. 541.

LLOYD, JOHN. The blanket, in imitation of Milton, 1733.-See the Bee,
iii. 1181 (Aug., 1733).

LONG, ROGER. "When o'er the sounding main to Belgia's coast.".
Gratulatio Academiae Cantabrigiensis ... Annae Georgii II... Filiae
Nuptias celebrantis, Camb., 1733, pp. [3–6].

ANON. Darius's feast, or the force of truth, 1734.

C., E. Gin, in Miltonick verse.-Lond. Mag., iii. 663.

THOMSON, JAMES. To Dr. De la Cour, in Ireland, on his "Prospect of
Poetry."-Works, Aldine ed., 1847, i. 69–72.

Liberty, 5 parts.-Works, 1908, pp. 309-421.

BROWNE, ISAAC HAWKINS. Imitation iii.-A Pipe of Tobacco, in Imitation
of Six Several Authors, 1736, pp. 13-15.

LILLY, WILLIAM. Psalm 8, in Miltonick verse.-Lond. Mag., iv. 683-4.
SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. The chace, 1735.

ANON. The Christian hero.-Gent. Mag., vi. 343-7.

ARMSTRONG, JOHN. The oeconomy of love, 1736.

"ASTROPHIL." To Mr. Thomson on his excellent poems.-Gent. Mag.,

vi. 479.

"ENDYMION." An astronomical paradox.-Ib. 159-60.

Solution of the astronomical paradox.-Ib. 283.

WESLEY, SAMUEL (the younger). The dog, a Miltonick fragment.-Poems on Several Occasions, 1736, pp. 148-50.

The descriptive, a Miltonick, after the manner of the moderns.—
Ib. 151-6.

AKENSIDE, MARK. The poet.-Poetical Works, Aldine ed., 1835, pp. 282-7.
ANON. Albania, a poem addressed to the genius of Scotland. - Scottish
Poetry of the Eighteenth Century, ed. G. Eyre-Todd, Glasgow, 1896, i.

D., M. Animal oeconomy.-Gent. Mag., vii. 246.

GLOVER, RICHARD. Leonidas, 1737.

THOMSON, JAMES. To the memory of Lord Talbot.-Works, 1908, pp.


1737 w. 1749 p. HOADLY, JOHN. Kambromyomachia, or the mouse-trap. -A Collection of Poems by Several Hands [Dodsley's Miscellany], 1758, v. 258–68. ANON. A hymn to the morning, attempted in Miltonic verse.-Lond. Mag., vii. 44.


1 1732

A hymn to night, attempted in the same verse.—Ib. 44.

ANON. Written by a gentleman, a little inclin'd to melancholy.-Ib. 198–9.
ANON. An enigma.-Ib. 408-9.

LOCKMAN, JOHN. [Voltaire's] Henriade, an epick poem, in ten cantos, translated into blank
verse, 1732. Not seen.


1738 w.


1739 W.



ANON. Verses wrote when smoaking some bad tobacco.-Gent. Mag., viii. 99-100.

"BRITANNICUS." The voice of liberty, a poem in Miltonic verse, occasion'd by the insults of the Spaniards, 1738.

"EUGENIO." A hymn to the Creator of the world.-Lond. Mag., 509-10.


"A FRESHMAN OF CLARE-HALL." An elegy on the death of her majesty.-
Ib. 253.

PRICE, HENRY. To Mr. [Moses] Browne.-Gent. Mag., viii. 651.
SHIPLEY, JONATHAN. On the death of Queen Caroline.-John Nichols's
Select Collection of Poems, 1782, viii. 109-11.

EDWARDS, SAMUEL. The Copernican system.-Poetical Calendar, ed.
Fawkes and Woty, 1763, iii. 67–77.

ANON. On the declaration of war against Spain. -Gent. Mag., ix. 596-7.
BARTON, RICHARD. Fairy fort, or the pleasures of an acre.-Farrago, 1739,
pp. 1-25.

The wicked man's reflections.-Ib. 119-21.

BROWNE, MOSES. To Mr. Thomson.-Poems on Various Subjects, 1739, pp. 266-8.

GLOVER, RICHARD. London, or the progress of commerce, 1739.

DAVIES, SNEYD. Vacuna.-John Whaley's Collection of Poems, 1745, pp. 178-81.

Epithalamium.-Ib. 242–5.

STRAHAN, ALEXANDER. The Aeneid, translated, 2 vols., 1767.-See Mo.
Rev., ix. 1-11, xxxvii. 321-3.

ANON. Liberty regain'd, in imitation of Milton, 1740.

ANON. On the resurrection, in imitation of Milton.-Appended to Francis
Peck's New Memoirs of Milton, 1740.

DYER, JOHN. The ruins of Rome, 1740.

KING, WILLIAM. Milton's epistle to Pollio, from the Latin, 1740.
NEWCOMB, THOMAS. Part of Psalm cxlviii, after the manner of Milton.-
Miscellaneous Collection of Poems, 1740, pp. 339–42.

PARKER, BENJAMIN. Money, in imitation of Milton.- See A. Boyer's
Litterary State of Great-Britain for 1740 (appended to his Political
State, etc.), p. 25.

RALPH, JAMES. (?) An essay on truth.-The Champion, 1741, ii. 63–70. SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. Hobbinol, or the rural games, a burlesque, 1740. c. 1740? W. DAVIES, SNEYD. Rhapsody, to Milton.-J. Whaley's Collection, 1745, pp. 182-6.

On J. W. ranging pamphlets.-Ib. 202-7.

To the Hon. and Rev.

[Frederick Cornwallis].-Ib. 208-13.

A song of Deborah.-Ib. 217-24.

The nativity.-Ib. 225-8.

1740 W. 1744 P. WARTON, JOSEPH. The enthusiast, or the lover of nature. -Biographical Memoirs, etc., ed. J. Wooll, 1806, pp. 111-24.




ANON. The country christning, from a Latin poem.-Lond. Mag., x. 44–5.
SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. Field sports, 1742.

WINSTANLEY, JOHN. An address from a youth his to father. - Poems,
Dublin, 1742, pp. 283–6.

YOUNG, EDWARD. The complaint, or night thoughts, 9 parts.-Poetical
Works, Aldine ed., 1852, vol. i.

bef. 1743 W. SAY, SAMUEL. Fragment.-J. Nichols's Collection, 1780, vi. 43.

1 bef. 1742 W. HINCHLIFFE, WILLIAM. [Translation of Telemachus, books i-ix, in manuscript.] In blank verse: Cibber's Lives, 1753, v. 25. Not seen.

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