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THE

WORKS

ENGLISH POETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COWPER;

INCLUDING THE

SERIES EDITED,

WITH

PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,

BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

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PRINTED FOR ). JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIDGE AND SON:

LEIGH AND SOTHEBY; R. FAULDER AND SON; G. NICOL AND SON; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON; WILKIE AND
ROBINSON; C. DAVIES ; T. EGERTON ; SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN; J. WALKER; VERNOB, HOOD), AND SHARPE:
E LEA; J. KUNN; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO.; J. STOCK DALE; CUTHELL AND MARTIN; CLARKE AND SONS :
J. WHITE AND CO. : LONGMAN. HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES; J. BARKER: JOHN RICHARDSON:
J. M. RICHARDSON; J. CARPENTER; B. CROSBY; E. JEFFERY: J. MURRAY; W. MILLER ; J. AND A. ARCH; BLACK.
PARRY, AND KINSGBURY ; J. BOOKER; S. BAGSTER; J. HARDING; J. MACKINLAY; J. HATCHARD; R. H. EVANS ;
MATTHEWS AND LEIGH ; J. MAW MAN; J. BOOTH; J. ASPERNE; P. AND W. WYNNE; AND W. GRACE, DEIGHTON
AND SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

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CONTENTS.

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THE Author's Life, by Dr. Johpson......... Song.–Say, lovely dream! where couldst thou

Dedication.......

find ..............

Preface to the First Edition of Mr. Waller's To Mrs. Braughton, servant to Sacharissa ....

Poems, after the Restoration: printed in the At Peos-Hurst .......

Year 1664 ..........................

31 | To my young Lady Lucy Sidney ...............

Preface to the second Part of Mr. Waller's To Amoret .........

Poems: printed in the Year 1690............ 32 On the Friendship betwixt Sacharissa and
On the Danger his Majesty (being Prince) es-

Amoret ...............
caped in the Road at Saint Andero .......... To Amoret ......
Oa bis Majesty's receiving the News of the A la Malade .....................

Duke of Buckingham's Death ............... Upon the Death of my Lady Rich...............

To the King on his Navy ..........................

37 | The Battle of the Summer Islands ..............

On the taking of Sallee ................ ......... ib. Song.--Peace, babbling Muse ....................

On bis Majesty repairing of St. Paul's......... ib. Of Love ..............................................

To the Queen, occasioned upon Sight of her

To Phillis .........................

Majesty's Picture ........... ..........

38 | To my Lord of Falkland...........................

Of the Queen ................

..........

ib. For drinking of Healths ...........................

Toe Apology of Sleep, for not approaching the Song --Chloris, farewell! I now must go......

lady, who can do any thing but sleep when Of my Lady Isabella, playing on the Lute ...

she pleaseth .........

39 | To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing...

Poesperion ......

.........

ib. Of Mrs. Arden ............

To the Queen-Mother of France upon her of the Marriage of the Dwarfs .................

landing..........................

ib. I Love's Farewell .....................................

The Country to my Lady of Carlisle............ Prom a Child ...

The Coantess of Carlisle in Mourning ........

On a Girdle ......

in Answer to one who writ a Libel against the To the Mutable Fair................

Contess of Carlisle.......

To Flavia. Song ........................

Of her Chamber ............

Che Fall ....

To Phillis...........

Of Sylvia .............

To my Lord of Northumberland, upon the The Bud .............
Death of his Lady ..........

Song.-Behold the brand of beauty tost!......
To my Lord Admiral, of his late Sickness and On the Discovery of a Lady's Painting..........
Recovery ................

To a Lady, from whom he received a Silver Pen

Song.–Stay, Phoebus, stay!..............

To Chloris .............

On my Lady Dorothy Sidney's Picture......... ib. Song.--While I listen to thy voice .............

To Van Dyck ................

ib. Of loving at first Sight ........

At Pens-Horst ............

jb.The Self-Banished ........

To my Lord of Leicester ....

43 | Song.-Go, lovely rose ..

Of the Lady who can sleep when she Thyrsis, Galatea ........

pleuses ..........

On the Head of a Stag .....................

Of the Misreport of her being painted .........

ib. To a Lady in Retirement ...............

Of her passing through a Crowd of People ... The Miser's Speech : in a Masque..............

The Story of Phoebus and Daphne applied ... Upon Ben Jonson...........

Fabula Phoebe et Daphnis ......

44 Oo Mr. John Fletcher's Plays .............

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