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PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,
BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:
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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
219 of Rome, at Olricoli, 1755.....
VIII, For bis Majesty's Birth-day, June
I. 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
III. 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
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, For 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
On the Birth-day of a young Lady, four
XXII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
The Je Ne Scai Quoi.
XXIII. For the new Year, 1772
The Double conquest. A Song
XXIV. For bis Majesty's Birth-day, June
Song for Ranelaglı
An Inscription in the Cottage of Venus, at
XXV. For the new Year, 1773
Middleton Park, Oxfordshire......... ib.
The same in English
XXVI. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Hymn to Venus, on a great variety of Roses
XXVII. For the new Year, 1774
being planted round her Cottage
XXVIII. for his Majesty's Birth-day, June
In a Hermitage, at the same place
Inscription for a cold Bath
XXIX. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Inscription on an Oak, at Romely, in Derby-
shire, the Oak is supposed to speak
XXX, For the new Year, 1776
Inscription for a Tree on the terrace, at Nune-
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.
XXXIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Harcourt, and the honourable Elizabeth
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 !)
XXXVII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Epitaph in Westminster Abbey. To the Me-
mory of Mrs. Pritchard ..
XXXVIII. For the new Year, 1780
On the late Improvements at Nunehaın, 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
Catharine Venables Vernon, June 1775...... 248
XLI. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
The Battle of Argoed Llwyfain
XLII. For the new Year, 1782 ...... ... ib.
XLIII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
Fatal Constancy: or, Love in Tears, a sketch
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.
252 XLVII. For his Majesty's Birth-day, June
II. For the new Year, 1759
III. Por his Majesty's Birth-day, Nov. XLVIII. For the new Year, 1785
PROLOGUES AND EPILOGUES.
IV. For the new Year, 1760
Epilogue to Creusa, 1754
272 | Fragment of a Poem written about the Time
A second Prologue to Creusa, 1754
ib. he 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). ............ 277
The Vision of Solomon, Written when at School 275 On the Conclusion of the Peace. Written in
Verses to bis Mother on her Birth-day. Writ- 1748, and printed among the Cambridge
ten in his early Years ....
Gratulatory Verses ..
The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers ......
To a Lady, furnishing her Library, at ****,
Hints for a Preface, for any Author, and for in Warwickshire
any Book ....
285 To William Shenstone, Esq. on receiving a
Edge Hill: a Poem. In four Books......... 287
gilt Pocket-Book, 1751
ib. An Elegy on Man. Written January, 1752 . ib.
Book I. Morning.
ib. On receiving a little Ivory Box from a Lady
wrought by her own Hands......................
IV. Evening .
Hamlet's Soliloquy, imitated
Roundelay, written for the Jubilee at Stratford
Labour and Genius: or, the Mill-stream and upon Avon, celebrated by Mr. Garrick in
the Cascade. A Fable
.... 507 honour of Shakspeare, September, 1769.
Ardenna. A pastoral EclogueTo 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
ib. Shenstone, Esq.
To a Lady working a Pair of Ruffles............ 312 The Swallows. An Elegy
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...