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DESCRIPTIVE Poems, continued.

Cooper's Hill. Sir J Denham, 242.
Complaint of a learned divine in puritan times. Dr.

Wilde, 251.
Song on May Morning. Milton, 258.
Athens. The same, 259.
Samson bewailing his blindness and captivity. The

same, 259,
Speeches of Manoah and the Chorus, on hearing of

his last achievement and death. The same, 260.
The Emigrants. Marrell, 266.
The nymph complaining for the death of her fawn.

The same, 266.
On translated verse. Roscommon, 280,
Night Piece, or a picture drawn in the dark. Waller,

Voyage to Ireland, in burlesque. C. Cotton, 292.
Thoughts, What are they? Flalman, 300.
Character of Shaftesbury. Dryden, 306.
Character of Zimri. The same, 307.
Character of Doeg and Og (the poets Settle and Shad-

well). The same, 307.
Description of Lycurgus, king of Thrace, and of

Emetrius, king of Inde. The same, 308.
Preparations for a Tournament. The same, 309.
From The Flower and the Leaf. The same, 311.
The influence of custom. Pomfret, 314.
The Bookworm. Parnell, 325.
Letter from Italy. Addison, 33A.
On himself, when in a consumption, Dr. Sewell, 345.
From the Spleen. Green, 358,
Epistle to bis friends. West, 372.
The Bastard. Sarage, 374.
Verses, written after seeing Windsor Castle. T. War-

ton, sen., 395.
The Castle of Indolence, Canto I. Thomson, 403.
Epistle to the Earl of Dorset. A. Philips, 412.
The Summum Bonum. Welsted, 413.
Verses written in an inn. A. Hill, 425.
Allegorical description of Vertù. G. West, 428.
Grongar Hill. Dyer, 435.
From the Prophecy of Famine. Churchill, 458.
Locbleven. Bruce, 477.
Extracts from The Shipwreck. Falconer, 481-488.
From The Pleasures of Imagination. Akenside, 489—

From A Monody to the Memory of his Wife. Shaw, 510.
The Farmer's Ingle. Fergusson, 519.
The Traveller. Goldsmith, 627.
The Deserted Village. The same, 530.
Eulogius, or the Charitable Mason. Harte, 538.
Written in the window of an obscure lodging-house.

Anon. 542.
The Old Bachelor. Anon. 544.
From The Art of Preserving Health. Armstrong, 548

Duties of a Country Justice. Langhorne, 552, &c.
Gipsies. The same, 554
The Helmets. Penrose, 561.
The Field of Battle. The same, 561.
The Reptile and Insect World. Brooke, 567.
Extracts from “ Leonidas." Glover, 590_598.
Invocation to Melancholy. Headley, 602.
Death of Irad, and the lamentation of Selima over

his body. Dwight, 616.
Extracts from Judah Restored. Dr. Roberts, 628—633.
The Dying Indian. J. Warton, 668.
Extracts from The Task. Cowper, 679—680.
On the Loss of the Royal George. The same, 681.
Yardley Oak. The same, 681
Destruction of Cambyses's Army. Darwin, 685.
Midnight Conflagration. The same, 686.
The heroic attachment of the youth in Holland who

attended his mistress in the plague. The same, 687.

The Minstrel. Book I. Beattie, 689.
DILLON. See Roscommon.
Disdain returned. Carew, 155.
DODSLEY (Robert), specimens of, 460.

DONNE (Dr. John), notice of, lxvi, 124.

Specimens of his poetry, 125, 126.

Specimens of his heroic verse with rhyme.
DORSET (Charles Sackville, Earl of), notice of, 316.

Specimens of, 316—317.
DOUGLAS (Gawain), his Translation of the Æneid, xlviii.

Descriptions of natural Scenery, 17.
Dowsabel, a ballad. Drayton, 118.
Drake (Sir Francis), description of. Fitzgeffrey, 142.

From David and Bethsabe. Peele.
From The Maid's Tragedy. Beaumont and Fletcher.
From the tragedy of Philaster. The same, 88.
From The Custom of the Country. The same, 96.
From the comedy of All Fools. Chapman, 130.
From the tragedy of Women beware Women. Mid-

dleton, 136.
From the playof Blurt, Master-Constable. The same, 139.
From The Phænix. The same. 140.
From The Honest Whore. Dekker, 161.
From Vittoria Corombona. Webster, 162.
From The Bondman. Massinger, 175.
From The Great Duke of Florence. The same, 179.
From The Fair Maid of the Exchange. Heywood, 193.
From The Grateful Servant. Shirley, 219, lxxviii.
From The Gentleman of Venice. The same, 220.
From The Traitor, lxxix.
From The Brothers, lxxix.

From the tragedy of Philaster. Beaumont and

Fletcher, 88.
From The Scornful Lady. The same, 91.
From The Maid of the Mill. The same, 91.
From the tragedy of Rollo. The same, 93.
From The Beggar's Bush. The same, 93.
From the tragedy of Bonduca. The same, 94.
From the comedy of Monsieur Thomas. The same, 96.
From A King and No King. The same, 98-99.
From the tragedy of Amurath. Gotte, 103.
From Sophonisba, a tragedy. Marston, 127.
From Antonio and Mellida. The same, 128.
From the comedy of All Fools. Chapman, 130.
From The Muses Looking Glass. Randolph, 132.
From the tragedy of Women beware Women. Mid-

dleton, 137.
From The Roaring Girl. The same, 138—139.
From The Fox. Ben Jonson, 149.
Fortune giving Fortunatus his choice of goods.

Dekker, 160.
From the Duchess of Malfi. Webster, 163, 165.
From The Lover's Melancholy. Ford, 166.
From the comedy of A New Wonder. Rowley, 168.
From The Duke of Milan, a tragedy. Massinger, 171.
From The Bondman. The same, 173—179.
From The Fatal Dowry. Massinger and Field, 180.
From the tragedy of A Woman killed with Kindness.

Heywood, 192.
From The Fatal Contract. Heminge, 212.
From the tragedy of The Cardinal. Shirley, 215–218.
From The Royal Master. The same, 218.
From The Grateful Servant. The same, 219.
From The Doubtful Heir. The same, 220.
From The Lady of Pleasure. The same, 223-228.
From Chabot, Admiral of France. Shirley and Chap-

man, 228–230.
From The City Match. Mayne, 253.
From The Masque of Comus. Milton, 260—264.
From The Orphan. Otway, 282.
From Venice Preserved. The same, 284.
From Theodosius; or, The Force of Love. Lee, 302.
From The Fair Penitent. Roue, 332.
From The Mourning Bride. Congreve, 346.
From The Fatal Curiosity. Lillo, 362–367.
From the tragedy of The Fatal Marriage. Southerne,

From The Gentle Shepherd. Allan Ramsay, 439.
From the tragedy of Barbarossa. Brouen, 474.

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Fragment of the tragedy of Agrippina. Gray, 508.
From the tragedy of Creusa. W. Whitehead, 584.

From Caractacus. Mason, 656.
Dramatic Poets of England, prior to Shakspeare, notice

of, lvii-lx.
After Shakspeare, and during the reign of James I.

lxiii. &c.
Dramatic Unities, remarks on, lxii.
DRAYTON (Michael), notice of, lxv. 106.

Specimens of his poetry, 107–119.
Dread, description of. Thomas Sackville, 37.
Drum, ode on hearing. John Scott, 570.
DRUMMOND (William), notices of, 144.

Extracts from, lxvi, 194.
Sonnets by, 195—196.

His conversations with Jonson, 144-145.
DRYDEN (John), specimens of, 306–312.

Critical remarks on his works, lxxxiii-lxxxv,
His descriptive powers, lxxxix.
Passage borrowed from, by Goldsmith, 534.
His translation of the Eclogues and Georgics, com-

pared with Warton's, 664.

His contradictory criticisms, &c., 699.
Dubartas's poem on Creation, translated by Sylvester,

specimen of, lxix.
The question considered, how far Milton was indebted

to it, lxix.
Dulcina, a tale. Sir W. Raleigh, 78.
DUNBAR (William), notices of, xlviii, 17, 18-22.

Specimen of his poems, 22–24.
DWIGHT (Timothy), specimens of, 616—618.
DYER (John), notice of, 435.

Specimen of, 435.

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ETHEREGE (George), notice of, 299.

Specimens of, 299–300.
Evening, ode to. Collins,

Tempestuous, ode on. John Scott, 570.
Evening Star, address to. Slepney, 317.

Fancy and Desire. Vere, 66.
Related by a Beau to Esop. Vanbrugh, 346.
The Court of Death. Gay, 357.
Labour and Genius. Jago, 664.

The Blackbird. Stephenson, 599.
FAIRFAX (Edward), notice of, lxix, 120.
Specimens of his

poems, 120-122.
Fairy Queen, extracts from. Spenser, 47–57.
Raleigh's Sonnet upon,

Characterised, liv.
Fairy, the court of, described. Drayton, 109-115.
Faith. Quarles, 187.
FALCONER (William), notice of, 480.

Specimens of, 481-488.
Fancy, ode to. J. Warton, 667.
FANSHAWE (Sir Richard), specimen of the poetry of, 239.

His version of the Lusiad, 610.
FAWKES (Francis), notice and specimen of, 544.
FENTON (Elijah), rotice of, 349.

Specimen of, 349.
FERGUSSON (Robert), notice of, 519.

Specimen of, 519.
Field (Nathaniel), specimen of, 159.

Assisted Massinger in The Fatal Dowry, 180, note.
Fireside, described, Cotton, 615.
FITZGEFFREY (Charles), specimens of, 142.
FLATMAN (Thomas), specimens of, 300—301.
FLETCHER (Giles and Phineas), notices of, Ixvi, 80–81.

Specimens of their poems, 81-84.
FLETCHER (John), plan of, and strictures on his Island

Princess, lxxv, note.

See BEAUMONT (Francis).
FORD (John), critical notices of, lxxvii, 166.

Specimens of, 166-168.
France, journey to, described. Bishop Corbet, 135.
Friend, character of a true one. Kath. Philips, 212.
Garrick, character of. Churchill, 458.
Garth (Dr.), specimens of, 335–337.
GASCOGNE (George), notice of, 38.

Specimens of his poems, 38–39.
Notice of, lviii.

On the versification of Chaucer, lii.
GAY (John), notices of, 45, 351.

Specimens of his poems, 351-357.
Genius, power of, over Envy. W. Broune, 189.

Enjoyments of, in collecting its stores for com-

position. Akenside, 493.
Geoffrey of Monmouth's history, character of, xxxv.
Gifford (William), notes on Ford by, lxxvii, 166.

On Skelton, 1.

On a passage in Shakspeare, lviii.
Gipsies described. Langhorne, 554.
GLOVER (Richard), notice of, 588—590; alluded to, 566.

Specimens of his poems, 590-599.
GODOLPHIN (Sidney), specimen of, 183.
Godwin (William), his extravagant admiration of a pas

sage in Phaer's Virgil censured, lxviii.
GOFFE (Thomas), 103.

Specimen of, 103—104.
Golding (Arthur), a new fact in his life, lxviii, note.
Golding's translation of Ovid, remarks on, Ixviii.
GOLDSMITH (Oliver), notes by :-
On Denham, 246.

On Swift, 383, 385.
Waller, 288.

A. Philips, 412.
Parnell, 325, 327.

Collins, 429.
Rowe, 334.

E. Moore, 433.
Addison, 338.

I. H. Browne, 443.
Prior, 343.

Shepstone, 447.
Tickell, 367, 369.

Young, 466.
Savage, 374.
Pope, 376.


EDWARDS (Richard), specimens of his poetry, 34.

Notice of, lviii.

On the Death of Addison. Tickell, 367.
A Love Elegy. Hammond, 369.
On the sorrow of an ingenuous mind, on the melan-

choly event of a licentious amour. Shenstone, 450.
On Spring. Bruce, 476.

The Tears of Old May-day. Lovibond, 542.
Elizabeth (Queen), general character of poetry during the

age of, XXXV.
Ellis (George), his view of the rise of our language com-

bated, xxix-xxxii, 17.
England's Helicon, extract from, 61.
English Langunge, formation of, xxx.

Commencement of, xxxi.
English Poetry, state of, in the twelfth century, xxxv.

In the thirteenth century, xxxvi.
In the fourteenth century, xxxviii.
In the fifteenth century, xlv.
In the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the six-

teenth century, xlviii.
During the sixteenth century, l.
During the seventeenth century, lxxii.
During the former part of the eighteenth century,


On his return from Spain. Sir T. Wyat, 28.
Of a precise Tailor. Sir J. Harrington, 73.
On Lucy, Countess of Bedford. Ben Jonson, 146.
The Remedy worse than the Disease. Prior, 341.
On partial Fame. The same, 341.
On two Monopolists. Byrom, 516.
Quod petis hic est. Bishop, 63.9.
Splendeat usu. The same, 639.
Quocunque modo rem. The same, 639.

Miscellaneous Perrot, 74.

On Elizabeth, L. II. Ben Jonson, 147.
On the Countess of Pembroke. The same, 149,
On Lady Mary Villiers. Careu, 155.
On sauntering Jack and idle Joan. Prior, 341.
On Mrs. Mason. Mason, 661.

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Smollett, 514.

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Hudibras, Butler's, extracts from, 269–279.

And his Squire, described. Butler, 269.
Commencing battle with the rabble, and leading off

Crowdero prisoner, 275.
Vicarious justice exemplified by Ralpho, in the

case of the Cobbler that killed the Indian, 277.

Consulting the Lawyer, 277.
HUME (Alexander), notice of, 62.

Poetical specimen of, 63, 64.
Hunnis (William), specimens of, liii, note, 34.

GOLDSMITH (Oliver), notice of, 522–526.

Specimens of, 527-535.
GOULD (Robert), specimens of, 322.
GOWER (John), notice of, 13.

Specimens of his poems, 13—15.

Strictures on his style and versification, xlv.
GRAINGER (Dr. James), specimen of, 477.
GRANVILLE (George, Lord Lansdowne), specimen of, 358.
GRAY (Thomas), notice of, 504.

Specimens of, 505–510.
Greatness (human), instability of. Phineas Fletcher, 83.
GREEN (Matthew), notice of, 358.

Specimen of his poetry, 358—360.
GREENE (Robert), notices, of, lx, 41.

Specimens of his poems, 41.
Grenville (Sir Bevil), verses on the death of. Cartwright,

GREVILLE (Sir Fulke, Lord Brooke), specimens of, lxx,

104, 105.
GREVILLE (Mrs.), specimen of, 580.
Grimoald (N.), the second to use English blank verse, lii.
Grongar Hill. Dyer, 435.

Imagination described. Sir F. Greville, 104.

Pleasures of. Akenside, 489–494.
Imprisonment, benefit of, to a wild youth. Middleton, 139.
Independence, ode to. Smollett, 514.
Indifference, prayer for. Mrs. Greville, 580.
Ireland, voyage to. Cotton, 292.

JAGO (Richard), specimens of, 564–565.
JAMES I., King of Scotland, notices of, 17, 18.

Specimens of his poems, 19.
James I., King of England, lxxii.
Jealousy, description of. Greene, 41.
Johnson (Dr. Samuel), specimens of, 572-579.
Jones (Inigo), his quarrel with Jonson, 142.
JONES (Sir William), notice of, 633–637.

Specimens of his poetry, 637.
JONSON (Ben), account of, 142–146.

Specimens of his poetry, 146-153.
Extracts from, 700.
Critical remarks on him as a dramatist, Ixiii.

His quarrel with Daniel, 80, note.
Justice addressing the Creator. Giles Fletcher, 82.

Killigrew (Mrs. Anne),ode to the memory of. Dryden, 308.
KING (Bishop), specimens of, 250—251,
Kiss, the parting. Dodsley, 460,
Knowledge (human), vanity of. Sir J. Davies, 100.

Description of. Sir F. Greville, 104.
KYD, a dramatic poet of the age of Elizabeth, notice of, lx.

HABINGTON (William), notice of, 200.

Specimens of his poems, 200-201.
Hafiz, song of, translated. Sir W. Jones, 637.
HALL (John), specimen of, 2016
HALL (Joseph, Bishop of Norwich), account of, lxvi,

67, 68.
Specimens of his poems, 69–71

Further specimens of, 700.
Hallam (Henry), notes by :-
On the Saxon Chro On Mr. Campbell's cha-
nicle, xxix.

racter of Spenser,
Commencement of

English language, Sir J. Beaumont, 105.

Chapman, 130.
Layamon, xxxii.

Drummond, 145.
Spenser's language, Carew, 154,

Lord Sterline, 159.
Drayton, 106.
HAMILTON (William), notice of, 426.

Specimens of, 426-427.
HAMMOND (James), specimen of, 369.
Hardyoge's Chronicle of the History of England, cha-

racter of, xlviii.
Harlot, derivation and use of the word, p. 12, note.
HARRINGTON (John), 39.

Specimens of his poetry, 39–40.
HARRINGTON (Sir John), specimens of the poetry of, 73.
HARTE (Walter), notice of, 537.

Specimens of, 538–541.
Hawes (Stephen), a poet of the sixteenth century, cha-

racter of, xlviii.
HEADLEY (Henry), notice of, 602.

Specimen of, 602.
HEMINGE (William), extracts from a play by, 212–215.
Henry the Minstrel (Blind Harry), 17.
HENRYSONE (Robert), 20-21.

Specimen of his poems, 20.
HERBERT (George), specimen of the poetry of, 126.
Hermitage, inscription in. Warton, 622.
HERRICK (Robert), notices of, lxxx. 230.

Specimens of his poetry, 232–233.
Hesperus, song of. Ben Jonson, 146.
Heywood (John), an early dramatic author, lvii.
HEYWOOD (Thomas), notice of, 191.

Specimens of, 192—194.
FILL (Aaron), specimens of, 425.
llonour, address to. Cowley, 237.
Honour (feminine), described. Carew, 156.
Hook (N.), specimen of, 287.
HOWARD (Henry, Earl of Surrey), notice of, 30).

Specimens of his poems, 32–33.
Something melancholy even in his strains of gal-

lantry, xlvii.
Estimate of the service rendered by liim to Brit)

literature, lii.

Lamb (Charles), notes by:-

On Chapman, 130.

Shirley, 215.

Wither, 249.
Langetoft (Peter de), notice of, xxxviii, note.
LANGHORNE (Dr. John), notice of, 551,

Specimens of, 552–561.
LANGLANDE (Robert), a poet of the fourteenth century,

notice of, xliii.

Character of the poems ascribed to him, xliv.
Language, English, influence of the Norman Conquest

upon, xxix.
LANSDOWNE (George, Lord), song by, 338.
Law, eulogy on. Middleton, 110.
Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse. Sir W. Blackstone, 563.
Layamon's translation of Waco's Brut, strictures on the

date of, xxx-xxxii, xxxv.
LEE (Nathaniel), notice of, 301.

Specimens of, 302–304.
Leonidas, extracts from, Glover, 590—598.
L'ESTRANGE (Sir Roger), poem ascribed to, 210.
Leven Water, ode to. Smollett, 514.
Life described. Bp. King, 251)--251.
LILLO (George), notice of, 361.

Specimens of, 362–367.
LLOYD (Robert), notice of, 461.

Specimens of his poetry, 461.
Local poems, some enumerated, 242, note.
Lockhart (J. G.), note by, upon Scott's Sir Tristrem, xl.

Dryden's adaptations of Chaucer, lxxxvi.

His Life of Burns, 553_-643,
LODGE (Dr. Thomas), notice of, 85.

Specimens of his poems, 85-86.

LOGAN (John), notice of, lxv. 603.

Specimens of, 604—605.
Longland-See Langlande.
Look Home. Southwell, 44.
Love-song of the thirteenth century, specimen of, xxxvii.
Love, object of. Sir T. Wyat, 29.

Requited with disdain. W. Hunnis, 34.
Servile lot of. Southwell, 43.
A nymph's disdain of. Sir W. Raleigh, 77.
A shepherd's description of. The same, 77.
Admits no rival. The same, 78.
Devotion to Middleton, 139.
Persuasions to. Carevo, 154.
Mediocrity in, rejected. The same, 154.
Darts of. Cartwright, 184.
Young, address to. Marvell, 267.
Influence of. Waller, 289.
Farewell of. Waller, 290.
At first sight. The same, 290.
And Folly. Selden, 414.
Triumphs of. Hamilton, 426.

L'Amour Timide. Sir J. H. Moore, 564.
Lover, complaint of. Sir T. Wyat, 28.

Suit to his unkind mistress. The same, 29.
Lamentation that he ever had cause to doubt his

lady's faith. The same, 29.
Request for comfort, affirming his constancy. Rich.

Eduards, 34.
Arraignment of one. Gascoigne, 38.
The silent. Sir W. Raleigh, 77.
Address of, to his' mistress. Carew, 154.
Persuasions of, to enjoy. The same, 155.
Threatens vingrateful beauty. The same, 155.
Disdain returned by. The same, 155.
Address to Castara, inquiring why he loved her.

Habington, 200.
Reflections of, on the sight of his mistress's house.

Ayres, 287,
Reflections of, on his mistress's girdle. Waller, 290.
Self-banished. The same, 291.

Dialogue between two. Logan, 604.
LOVELACE (Richard), notice of, 208.

Specimens of his poems, 209.
LOVIBOND (Edward), specimen of, 542.
Loyal Garland, extracts from, 286.
Loyalty confined. Anon., 210.

Tragedy of Smug the Smith. Rowlands, 123.
The Vicar. The same, 123.
Like Master, like Man. The same, 123.
Fools and Babes tell true. The same, 124.
The married Scholar. The same, 124.
On Lute-strings cat-eaten. Mennis and Smith, 252.
From the Strappado for the Devil, Brathwaite, 256.
Extracts from Hudibras. Butler, 269-279.
The Splendid Shilling. Philips, 318.
The Church Builder. Anon. 321.
The Birth of the Squire. Gay, 355.
The Rape of the Lock. Pope, 376—389.
Soliloquy of the Princess Periwinkle. Smart, 503.
The Haunch of Venison. Goldsmith, 534.
Address to the Deil. Burns, 647.

A Public Breakfast at Bath. Anstey, 695.
LYDGATE (Jobn), notice of, 15.

Specimens of his poetry, 15–16.

Strictures on his style, xlvii.
LYLY (John), notice of, lix, lxxii, 61.

Specimens of his poetry, 62.
LYNDSAY (Sir David), notice of, 18—-24.

Specimens of his poems, 25—27.
LYTTELTON (George, Lord), specimen of, 517, 518.

Mankind, ode to. Earl Nugent, 607.
Mannyng (Robert), commonly called De Brunne, xxxvii.
Markham (Isabelia), sonnet on. Harrington, 40.
MARLOWE (Christopher), 1x. lxv. 42.

Specimen of his poetry, 42.
MARSTON (John), notice of, lxvi. 126.

Specimens of his poetry, 126-130.
MARVELL (Andrew), notice of, 265, 266.

Specimens of his poetry, 266, 267.
MASSINGER (Philip), notice of, lxii. 170, 171.

Specimens of, 171--181.

Critical remarks on his productions, lxxii.
MASON (Rev. William), notice of, 652–656.

Specimens of, 656–663.
Mason (Mrs.), epitaph on. Mason, 661.
Matches, few happy. Dr. Watts, 411.
MAY (Thomas), notice of, 196.

Specimen of, 197.
MAYNE (Jasper), specimens of, 253.
Melancholy, invitation to. Headley, 602.
Meldrum (Squyre), description and adventures of. Sir

David Lyndsay, 25.
Memory, ode to. Shenstone, 452.
MENNis (Sir John and James Smith), specimen of, 252.
Mercy dwelling in heaven and pleading for the guilty.

Giles Fletcher, 81.

Brightening the rainbow. The same, 82.
MERRICK (James), specimen of, 480.
MESTON (William), notice of, 192.

Specimen of, 392–394.
Metaphysical Poets. Davies and Brooke, lxx.
MICKLE (Wm. Julius), notice of, 609–611.

Specimens of his poems, 611-614.
MIDDLETON (Thomas), notice of, 136.

Specimens of his poems, 136-140.

Remark on his witches, lxxvii, note.
MILTON (John), notice of, 257, 258.

Specimens of, 258–265.
How far he was indebted to Sylvester's translation of

Dubartas, for the prima stamina of Paradise Lost,

Critical remarks on his poetical works, lxxx-xxxii.
His admiration of Shakspeare, 258.
His obligations to Langlande, xliv.

To Browne, 189.
To Drummond, 194.

To Crashaw, 198.
His Lycidas, 447.
The power of his genius, 547.

Sale of Paradise Lost, Appx. B.
Minor (Laurence), a poet of the fourteenth century, notice

of, xli.
Mirror for Magistrates gave hints to Spenser and Shak-

speare, xlvii.

Intention of, 35 note.
Misery, personification of. Tho. Sackville, 37.
Mitford (W.), his observation on the language of Layamon,


Langlande, xliii.
Montague (Mr. W.), verses on his return from travel.

Careu, 157.
MOORE (Edward), notice of, 433.

Specimens of, 434, 435,
MOORE (Sir J. H.), specimens of, 564.

The Soul's Errand. Anon. 57.
A Valediction. Carturight, 185.
Power of Genius over Envy. V. Browne, 189.
On Ambition. Anon, 211.
The Inquiry. Kath. Philips, 212.
Character of a true Friend. The same. 212.
The Pre-existence of the Soul.

Dr. More, 297.
On Time. Parnell, 326.
From Alma, or the Progress

the Mind. Prior, 343.
The Wish. Merrick, 480.
On Education. Gray, 507.
On Vicissitude. The same, 508.
London. Dr. Johnson, 572.

Mackenzie (Henry), supplemental lines to Collins by, 431.
Madrigal, Rosalind's. Lodge, 86.
Maid, good counsel to a young. Carew, 155.
MALLET (David), notice of, 464.

Ballad and Song by, 464, 465.

MORAL POEMS, continued.

Old Age, personification of. Tho. Sackville, 37.
The Vanity of Human Wishes. Dr. Johnson, 575. Old Man's Wish. Dr. Pope, 322.

On the death of Dr. Robert Levett. The same, 579. OLDMIXON (John), specimens of, 370.
MORE (Dr. Henry), notice of, 297.

OTWAY (Thomas), specimens of, 282–286.
Specimen of, 297—299.

Character of his Plays, lxxxiii.
Morning Star, address to. J. Hall, 20).

Dryden's opinion of, lxxix, note.
Mortimer, Earl of March, surprised by Edward III. OVERBURY (Sir Thomas), notice of, 74.
Drayton, 107.

Specimen of his Poems, 74.
Mothers, persuasion to, to suckle their own children. Owen of Carron, a Tale. Langhorne, 555.
Darwin, 686.

OXFORD (Earl of). Sec VERE.
Mother, lines on the picture of his Cowper, 683.
MOTTEUX (Peter Anthony), notice of, 337.
Specimens of, 337.

Pageants, influence of, on the literature of England, liv.

Paradise Lost, critical remarks on, lxxx.
NABBES (Thomas), specimen of, 191.

History of its sale, Appendix B.
Nasu (Thomas), notice of, 65.

PARNELL (Dr.), notice of, lxxxvi, 323.
Specimen of his Poems, 65.

Specimens of, 323–331.

Nature, successive appearances of, during a summer's day, A Sweet Pastora). N. Breton, 85.
described. A. Hume, 63.

Phillis and Coridon. The same, 85.
NEYVILE (Alexander), specimen of his translation of Se-

Monday, or the Squabble. Gay, 351.
neca's Edipus, lviii.

Thursday, or the Spell. The same, 353.
Niccols (Richard), notice of, 140.

Saturday, or the Flights. The same, 354.
Specimens of his Poems, 140, 141.

Colin and Phæbe. Byrom, 445.
Night, song of. Ben Jonson, 147.

Content. Cunningham, 516.
Nightingale, address to. Ayres, 287.

Pastoral Poetry, the English deficient in, 45.
Sonnet to. Milton, 258.

PELLE (George), character of his dramatic poetry, lviii.
Norman Conquest, influence of, on the English language,

Specimen of it, lix.

PENROSE (Thomas), notice of, 561.
State of Norman Poetry in the eleventh and twelfth

Specimens of, 561, 562.
centuries, xxxiv-xxxyi.

Perror's (Henry), Book of Epigrams, extracts from, 74.
NUGENT (Robert Nugent, Earl), notice of, 606.

Phaer's Translation of Virgil, strictures on, lxviii.
Specimens of, 606—608.

Specimen of it, lxviii.
Goldsmith's Haunch of Venison, addressed to, 534.

PHILIPS (Ambrose), notice of, 412.
Nut-Brown Maid, the beautiful ballad of, 1.

Specimens of, 412, 413.
Nymphs, address of, to their May Queen. Watson, 44.

Imitation of by I. H. Browne, 443.

PHILIPS (John), notice of, 318.
OCCLEVE, a versifier of the fifteenth century, notice of,

Specimen of, 318,319.

PHILIPS (Katherine), notice and specimens of, 211, 212.

Philosophy, insufficiency of. Sir F. Greville, 104.
The Lover's Complaint. Sir T. Wyat, 28.

Phænix' Nest, specimens from the, 59.
A Lover's Suit to his Mistress. The same, 29.

PICKE (Thomas), specimens of his Poetry, 126.

Piers Plowman's Visions, character of, xliii.
A Lover's Lament that he had ever cause to doubt

Pipe of Tobacco, verses on. I. H. Browne, 443—445.
his Lady's faith. The same, 29.

Platonism, li.
To his coy Love. Drayton, 118.

Poetry, rhapsody on. Swift, 385.
To the Memory of Mrs. Killigrew. Dryden, 308.
On Providence. Addison, 338.

See English, Norman.

Lord Bacon's remark upon, lxxvi.
On Retirement. T. Warton, 394.

POMFRET (John), specimen of, 314.
An American love-ode. The same, 395.

Poor, appeal for the. Langhorne, 554.
To Evening. Collins, 430.

POPE (Alexander), notice of, 375; alluded to, 581 ; his
On the popular superstitions of the Highlands of

Homer, 610, 665, 666.
Scotland. The same, 430.

Specimens of, 376-382.
The Discovery. Moore, 434.

Critical remarks on the works of, lxxxvi, xci.
To a Great Number of Great Men, newly made.

Imitation of, by I. H. Browne, 444.
Williams, 442.

His imitations of Chaucer, 5.
On Rural Elegance. Shenstone, 451.

Hill's lines upon, 425.
To Memory. The same, 452.

Pope (Dr. Walter), notice of, 322.
On an Eagle confined in a college court. Smart, 503.

Specimen of, 322.
The Bard. Gray, 505.

Posterity, Sonnet to. Fitzgeffrey, 142.
To Leven Water. Smollett, 514.

PRESTON's Tragedy of Cambyses, notice of, lviii.
To Independence. The same, 514.

Presumption, palace of, described, Giles Fletcher, 82.
Contentment, industry, and acquiescence in the Di-

PRIOR (Matthew), notice of, 340; his archness, lxxxvi.
vine Will. Harte, 541.

Specimens of, 340–344.
To a Singing Bird. Richardson, 550.

Prior (James), his Life of Goldsmith, referred to, 522—526.
On hearing the Drum. Scott, 570.

Price (Mr.), his criticisms on Scott's Sir Tristrem, xl, xli,
On Privateering. The same, 570.

The Tempestuous Evening. The same, 570.

On the Language of Layamon, xxxvi, note.
To the Cuckoo. Logan, 604.

On some of Mr. Campbell's criticisms, xlviii, note.
To William Pulteney, Esq. Earl Nugent, 606.

Privateering, ode on. John Scott, 570.
To Mankind. The same, 607.

Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer, 6.
The Hamlet.
T. Warton, 622.

To Coriolanus. Lyttelton, 518.
The Suicide. The same, 622.

Spoken at Drury-Lane. Johnson, 578.
The Crusade. The same, 623.

Protogenes and Apelles. Prior, 342.
The Grave of King Arthur. The same, 624.

Psalm XXIII, paraphrase on. Addison, 339.
To Aurora. Blacklock, 627.

LXVIII. Sandys, 185.
In imitation of Alcæus. Sir W. Jones, 637.

Puritans, Oxford riddle on, 186.
Bruce to his Men at Bannockburn. Burns, 651,
To Fancy. J. Warton, 667.


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