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MIOKA EL DRAYTON.

JOSEPH II LL.

The Parting

170 His Meditations.

201

Palace of the Fairies: Queen Mab's A Red-brast coming into his Chamber 202
Chariot, and her Journey... 170 Hearing Music by Night..

202

The Sight of a great Library... 202

BEN JONSON.....

172 The Happy Man.....

203

Cupid

172 Burns's Opinion of Happiness, (note) 203

Hymn to Cynthia.

173 Pleasure of Study and Contemplation 204

Prome Writings.

173

Directions for Writing well

173 | RICHARD LOVELACE

205

Characte: of Lord Bacon.

174 To Althea ....

...... 200

The Grasshopper..

206

GEORGE HERBERT.

175

Concerning Detraction

175 TIIOMAS FULLER...

207

His Character as a Poet.

176 His various Works..

207

Sanday....

176 Miscellaneous Aphorisms..

208

The Bosoin Sin.

177 The Good Schoolmaster

208

The Good Wife....

210

THOMAS CAREW..

177

The Good Sea-captain

210

Epitaph on the Lady Mary Villiers · 178 On Travelling

211

Persuasions to Love..

178 or Memory

212

Pleasure ......

178

ROBERT HERRICK

213

GERVASE MARKHAM..

179 To Daffodils .......

....... 213

The Good Housewife..

179 To Primroses .......

... 213

To Blossoms

214

GEORGE SANDYS

180 How Heart's-ease first came

214

The Lamentation of David....

180

The Captive Bee.

215

Fall of Ancient Empires.

181

The Night-Piece, to Julia. ...... 216

The Primrose

.. 216

WILLIAM CHILLINGWORTH. ...... 182

Upon a Child that Died.

216

The Necessity of an Unadulterated Epitaph upon a Child.

... 216

Seripture

183

Upon a Maid........

... 216

Scripture alone the Rule of Faith..... 184

The Sin of Duelling

...... 184 CATHERINE PHILIPS.

216

Extraet from Dr. Beecher's Sermon on

Against Pleasure....

217

the same, (note).

186 To my Antenor

..217

FRANCIS QUARLES.

186 JEREMY TAYLOR

218

Whither shall I fly?.

180 On Prayer

219

The World

187 On Toleration.

220

Mercy tempering Justice

188 Ou Content

221

His Prose Works

188 Lines from Burns and Thomson,

Extracts from the Enchiridion.

188 (note)

221

On Covetousness....

WILLIAM DRUMMOND.

190 Adversity

The Praise of a Solitary Life.

190 Lines from Shakspeare, (note).

222

On Sleep.

191 The Miseries of a Man's Life

OD Spring

191

Dawn and Progress of Reason.

223

To his Late

191 What is Life?....

2:23

To the Nightingale.

192

ABRAHAM COWLEY

225

RICHARD CRASHAW..

192 Gold

226

Lides on a Prayer-Book

193 The Grasshopper.

226

Version of Twenty-third Psalm ..... 19+

Hymn to Light

227

His Prose Works...

227

PHINEAS FLETCHER.

195

On Myself..

227

Account of the Purple Island.

195 The Pleasures of a Country Life.. 2:29

The Shepherd's Life.

195 Character of Cromwell.

230

Euvy

196

Decay of Human Greatness.

196 SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT.

231

Poet Laureate, what? (note).

231

FILLIAM HABINGTON

197 Gondibert, its story...

To Castara

198 Character and Love of Birtha.

233

The Vanity of Avårice.

Song, “The Lark now leaves"

235

JOSEPH HALL

199 MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEW

dis Satires.

199 CASTLE

236

The Client and Lawyer..

....... 199

Mirth and Melancholy.

238

The Domestic Tutor..

200 Mirth

............ 236

The Rustic wishing to turn Soldier... 200 Melancholy

................237

The Yachionable Beau..

201 On the Theme of Love........... 238

His Prose Writinga. ................. 201 The Funeral of Calamity.

236

223

JOHN MILTON

239 SAMUEL BUTLER

His chief Poetical Works

240 His Apparel...

290

Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity 241 Butler's Prose A Small Poet........ 206

Lycidas

243

Scene from Comus.

249 THOMAS BROWNE

238

Invocation to Light

252 His various Works..

298

Eve's Account of her Creation.....

253 Thoughts on Death and Immortalily. 299

Evening in Paradise

Pride

300

Rome

257 Soliloquios of the Old Philosopher and

Athens...

257

the Young Lady, (note).

Samson's Lamentation for his Blind- His Latinized English

302

ness...

258

Bonnet on his own Blindness.

259 IZAAK WALTON

302

To Cyriack Skinner..

200 Complete Angler...

303

To a Virtuous Young Lady.

260 Falconry, account of, (note).

303

His Prose Works..
200 Dialogue-Falconer

303

He consecrates his Powers to the Cause

Venator

305

of Truth--Studies and Preparation

Piscator

...... 305

for his great work..

261 Piscator and Milk-woman

307

Argument for the Liberty of the Press 265 Exhortation to Contentment......... 308

bangland and London.

266

Reform.....

206 ROBERT LEIGHTON

309

The Power of Truth

267

Despise not the Least.

310

The Poet's Morning

268 The Beasts within us

310

Symmons's Estimate of his Character 208 All Christians Preachers

311
Sir Egerton Brydges's Estimate
265 Temperance

311
The Heart the Great Regulator.

.... 311

EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLAREN- A Contracted Sphere no Security

DON

269

against Worldliness...

..312

John Hampden.

270

Character of Charles I. (note). 270 ANNE KILLIGREW

312

Lord Falkıand.

272 The Discontent.

312

{th MATTHEW UALE

.... 274 EDMUND WALLER.

313

Loru Erskine's Encomium, (nota).. 274 Panegyric to my Lord Protector 815

Cowper's Encomium, (note). ... 274

Beauty and the Rose compared ...... 316

To bis Children-upon regulating their

conversation

275 JOHN BUNYAN ..

317

Cowper's Liues to Bunyan.

317

"SAAC BARROW

278 His various Works.

319

Duty of Bounty to the Poor.... 278

Pilgrim's Progress

319

The Structure of the Body a Proof of Macaulay's Eulogy, (uote)..

320

Divine Wisdom...

289

Christian in Doubting Castle ........ 320

Guilt of making man Property, (note) 280

What is Wit?..

281 ROBERT BARCLAY

324

kuowledge a Source of Delight 282

Practical Religion, (note)..

.... 325

Dedication to Charles II.

325

ANDREW MARVELL.

282 Against Titles of Honor..

326

Bacon on Knowledge, (note).

Doleful Evils of the Press.

283 ROBERT BOYLE....

329

Parody on Charles II.'s Speeches. ... 284

His Various Writings.

829

Friendship of Marvell and Milton.... 285 The Study of Natural Philosophy far

Milton

286 vorable to Religion...

330

His Poetry-The Einigrants

286 Discrimination necessary in Reading

The Nyınph complaining for the Death

the Scriptures.

331

of her Fawn...

287

RICHARD BAXTER

332

MWEN YELLTHAM

288 Experience of Human Character..... 333

We are Happy or Miserable by Com- Desire of Approbation

334

parison

289 Character of Sir Matthew Hale ...... 334

On Prayer

289 Theological Controversies..

336

Of Faith and Works.

290
Sedulity and Diligence
290 JOIN TILLOTSON

330

Content makes Rich

291

False and True Pleasure

337

Morning and Evening Prayer

292

Evidence of a Creator in the Structure

of the World

837

SAMUEL BUTLER..

292 Education...

338

Macaulay's Character of the Puritans, Coleridge's Views of Education, (note) 338

anote)

293 Formation of a Youthful Mind

338

Description of Iludibras............. 293 Worldly Intluences ..

839

Hudibras's Logic

294

His Mathematics

296 | HENRY VAUGHAN

His Metaphyrics

295 Early Rising and Prayer ·

349

HENRY PAUGILAN.

ANNE FINCH...

898

Pleasures of the Country..

310 The Atheist and the Acorn

396

Responsibility of Authors and Pula Life's Progress

397

lishers

341

MATTHEW PRIOR...

398

SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE

342 An Epitaph

398

His various Works.

342

His Essay on Ancient and Modern ESTHER VANHOMRIGH

... 399

Learning

342 Ode to Spring

399

Pleasures of a Rural Life..

3481

Homer and Virgil compared ..... 313 | LADY RACHEL RUSSELL

400

Against excessive Grief

344 Letter to Dr. Fitzwilliam

400

JOHN DRYDEN.

346 GEORGE SEWELL...

101

His various Works

...... 316

Verses in Anticipation of bis own Death 402
Estimate of his Character.

847
Ode to the Memory of Mrs. Anne Kil- SIR RICHARD STEELE..

402

legrew

348 His Claims to be con dered the Father

On Milton .......

349

of Periodical Writings..

403

Veni Creator Spiritus

... 349 The Dream

404

Enjoyment of the Present Hour re- The Death of his Father

405

commended

350 The Strength of True Love.

405

His Proee Works

351 The Blind restored to Sight

407

Shakspeare..

352

Ben Jonson

352 DANIEL DE FOE

410

Chaucer and Cowley

353 His various Works ...

410

The Heathen-Reason and Revelation 354 Robinson Crusoe discovers the Foot-

print

411

JOHN LOCKE

356

His various Works

357 JOIN GAY .....

414

Practice and Habit

... 357 The Bull and the Mastiff

414

Iujudicious Haste in Study

359 The Hare and many Friends.

415

Importance of Moral Education...... 360 His Prose Works.

416
The Right Improvement of History. 360 The Village Lovers.

416

The Schoolmaster, (note).

360

Orthodoxy and Heresy :

361 BARTON BOOTH..

418

Duty of Preserving Health

362 Sweet are the charms of her I love... 41$

ROBERT SOUTH ..

362 JOHN ARBUTINOT.

419

The Will for the Deed.

363 Know Yourself

4:20

Coretousness

364

The Glory of the Clergy

365 ELIZABETH ROWE.

422

The Pleasures of Amusement and In-

Degrair

423

dustry compared.

365

A lymn

423

The Eye of Conscience..

365

HENRY GROVE..

424

THOMAS PARNELL

366 The true Art of enjoying Life

425

From the Hermit.

367 On Novelty..

420

Story on which the “Hermit” is

Founded, (pote)

367 TIIOMAS TICKELL

427

Hymn to Contentinent.

368 On the Death of Addison

427

WILLIAM PEXX

369 RICHARD BENTLEY

429

Preface to his Maxims.

370

Authority of Reason in Religion 420

Advice to his Children.

372

WILLIAM SOMERVILLE

431

JOSEPH ADDISON

374

Beginning of a Fox-Hunt.

431

Commencement of the Tatler, (note).. 375 Lines addressed to Addison

432

Spectator

375

Guardian ..... 376 JONATHAN SWIFT..

153

On Shakspeare

377 Wood's Half-Pence.

434

Bir kerstaffs learning Fencing

378 Country Hospitality.

435

On the Use of the Fan....

378 The Spider and the Bee..

437

The Lover's Leap

381 Partridge's Death foretold

439

Dissection of a Beau's lead.

383 Partridge's Death realized

410

Coquette's Heart. 385 His Poetry

442

Visit to Sir Roger in the Country

387

Baucis and Philemon..

Sir Roger at Church

390

Moral Tendency of Addison's Writings 391 THOMAS YALDEN..

Omnipresence of the Deity..

391

John Partridge's Defence...

410

Reflections in Westminster Abbey 393

His Poetry-Letter from Italy 394 ALEXANDER POPE

Paraphraga of Pealın xxiji.

396 Messiah

452

2

ALEXANDER POPE.

GEORGE BERKELEY

Pride...

454 Poetry

671

Sound an Echo to the Sense

455 South Sea Scheme, (note).

511

Evanescence of Poetic Fame..

455

National Luxury the Road to National

The Scale of Being

456

Ruin

613

Omnipresence of the Deity

457

Address to Boling broke.

457 ELIZABETH TOLLET

516

The Toilet..

458 On a Denth's-Head

515

Description of Belinda..

458

Winter Song..

516

The Baron offers Sacrifice for Success. 459

The Sylphs--their Functions

459 WILLIAM COLLINS

510

The Dying Christian...

461 Ode to Fear....

517

His Prose..

462

Ode to Evening

519

Letter to Steele on Early Death...... 462 The Passions.

520

Shakspeare

463 Ode to the Brave.

623

Homer and Virgil compared

464 Ode to Merey

623

On the Death of Thomson.

624

ROBERT BLAIR

465

The Grave....

465 SAMUEL RICHARDSON.

525

Death-divided Friendships ·

466 Moral Sentiments-Benevolence, Ca-

Death, the good Man's Puth to Ileaven 466 lumny, Censure, Children, Educa-

tion

627

JAMES THOMSON

468 Friendship, General Observations .... 528

Loves of the Birds..

469 The Good Man

628

A Summer Scene...

470 The Good Woman, Youth

629

A Thunder-Shower.

470

Summer Evening

470 | TIOMAS SHERLOCK

529

The Springs of Riverg.

471 Different Ends of Religion and Infi-

A Man perisbing in the Snows of

delity......

530

Winter

472 The Information the Gospel gives most

The various sufferings in Winter 473

desirable......

530

Moral of the Seasons

473 Christ and Mohammed compared....

..... 532

Ilymn on the Seasons.

47+

From the Castle of Indolence.

477 LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU. 532

Eastern Manners and Language

533

ISAAC WATTS.

479 France in 1718...

535

A Summer Evening.

480 Female Education.

535

The Rose

481

Few Happy Matches.

481 JOHN BYROM ..

538

Looking Upward

482 A Pastoral ..

5.39

Seeking a divine Cælm in a restless The Three Black Crows.

540
World...

493

Launching into Eternity.

483 WILLIAM KING..

541

His Prose..

484 Virgil

541

General Directions relating to our

A Repartee...

543

Ideas....

484 Singular Conduct

54

Rules for Improvement by Conversa-

tion...

486 WILLIAM SITENSTONE

546

The School-Mistress

54R

CONYERS MIDDLETON.

489
Cicero offers Himself to the Bar. 490 ROBERT DODSLEY

649

Close of Cicero's Consulship..

491 Emulation

550

Character of Pompey.

492

Temperance

650

Anger

551

HENRY ST. JOHN (BOLING BROKE).. 494 Woman

652

Absurdities of Useless Learning.

495

Rich and Poor

553

The Use of History...

497 Benevolence

554

The World our Country:

497

Fortune not to be trusted.

498 EDWARD YOUNG

556

Introduction to the Night Thoughts,

PHILIP DODDRIDGE

499

the Value of Tiine, &c.

550

Letter to a Female Friend

500 Man's Resolutions to Reform

659

Letter to his Wife...

501 Life and Death..

559

The true Use of Learning.

502 Dying Rich .....

559

Worldly Cares...

502 Society necessary for Happiness - 560

His Poetry

503 Insufficiency of Genius and Station

The Sabbath

.... 503

without Virtu!

560

Self-examination

503 The Love of Praise.

502

Entering into Covenant

504

The Languid Lady

562

JOSEPH BUTLER

504 WILLIAM FALCONER..

562

Christianity & Scheme imperfectly The Vessel going to Pieces, Death of

comprehended

507

Albert the Commander...

563

CATHERINE TALBOT...

566 WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATILAM.

A Sense of God's Preserce

560

Our own Reason, and Others' Experi.

self-Examination

667

ence to be used

6-18

All can do Good

567

Importance of Time....

568 SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE...... 615

Poetry ......

569

The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse. . 645

Importance of Early Rising.

569

SAMUEL JOHNSON

6-17

THOMAS CHATTERTON

570 Lines of Garrick, (note).

648

Death of Sir Charles Bandin.

671

Letter to Lord Chesterfield.

649

Resignation

577

The Voyage of Life

653

Knowledge to be accommodated to the

MARK AKENSIDE...

578

Purposes of Life

656

Introduction. The Subject proposed · 579 Right Improvement of Time... 657

Man's immortal Aspirations-

580 Duty of Forgiveness.

659

Cause of our Pleasure in Beauty 582 Solitude not Desirable

660

Superiority of Moral Beauty.

582

Gayety and Good Humor

601

Taste

583 The Conversation of Authors

661

Conclusion

684 Books and Tralition

662

Prevention of Evil Habits

062

THOMAS GRAY..

685 From the Preface to his Dictionary... 662

The Progress of Poetry

587

Reflections on Landing at Iona 603

The Bard

590 Picture of the Miseries of War...... 664

Elegy written in a Country Church- Parallel between Dryden and Pope.: 605

yard

596

Shakspeare ...

666

On a distant Prospect of Eton College 599 The Fate of Poverty.

669

Song

602

Cardinal Wolsey.

663

Prose Works.

603 Charles XII

670

How he spends his Time in the Coun. Objects of Petition

671

try

603

Folly of Procrastination

671

Netley Abbey and Southampton.-

Beautiful Sunset

604 MRS. GREVILLE..

672

To Mr. Nichols, on the Death of his

Prayer for Indifference..

672

Mother.....

605

To Mr. Mason, on the Death of his ROBERT LOWTH

673

Wife .....

606 Philosophy and Poetry compared as

Sources of Pleasure and Instruc-

TOBIAS SMOLLET

606

tion....

674

The Tears of Scotland

607

Utility of Poetry, by Leigh Hunt, (note) 674

Ode to loved Water

608 Subliinity of the Prophet Isaiah 678

JOHN HAWKESWORTI!

609 THOMAS WARTON

680

Value of Familiar Letters -

610 The Hamlet, an Odo

681

Danger of Relapse after Purposes of The Crusade, an Ode.

682

Amendment

610
How far the Precept to Love our Ene- WILLIAM ROBERTSON

684

mies is Practicable

612

Resignation of Charles V.

684

Carazan, the Merchant of Bagdad

.... 615

Columbus discovering America 687

A Leesont from the Flight of Time.... 617

Hymn

615 EDIC ARD GIBBON

688

His Birth

089

OLIVER GOLDSMITH

618

Education

089

Italy

622

First Love

090

France.

623

Interview with his father .. 891

Britain

624

Publication of his Ilistory. 692

The Village Preacher

626

- Completion of his History

693

Elegy on Mrs. Blaize...

626 Invention and Use of Gunpowder ...

Prose Works

627

Life Endeared by Age..

627 SIR WILLIAM JONES

695

A City Night-Piece.

629

The Bible..

697

Scenery of the Alps ...

631

An Ode.....

627

History of a Poet's Garden

631

Description of Milton's Residence.. 698

All cannot be Poets.

634

ROBERT BURNS

700

DAVID HUME ....

635 Professor Wilson's Remarks

701

On Delicacy of Taste...

636 To a Mountain Daisy

703

On Simplicity and Refinement....... 637 To Mary in Heaven

704

The Middle Station of Life..

637 Lessons for Life

705

The Cotter's Saturday Night...

WILLIAM PITT, EARL OF CHATHAM 639 Man was made to Mourn.

710

study of the Classics recommended .. 610

General Advice to the Youthful Stu- EDMUND BURKE...

712

dent..

641 Efforts of English Abolitionists, (note) 713

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