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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF AUTHORS.

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form this author I have added two papers on Sir Roger de Coverley, and
a of his poetical Epistle to Lord Halifax. I left out the two hymns,

When all thy mercies, 0 iny God," and, “How are thy servants
i url," because it is very doubtful whether he wrote them. Addison
es them in the Spectator, as if they were the production of another;

editor of Andrew Marvell's works, Edward Thompson, makes it very probable that they were written by his author, as they were ng his manuscripts in his hand-writing, with some variations

piter on the "Village Lovers" is a gem. -Swift. His satire on at2ntation" is omitted for two reasons: the subject is too sacred for apon, and the doctrine too absurd for refutation. Instead of this

, I will find a still more humorous piece,--that on Partridge's Pope. The extracts from the Essay on Criticism," the " Essay on bis - Letter to Steele," additional; and the extracts from the Rape het better arranged.Thomson.

The Loves of the Birds," "A rene," "A Thunder-Shower,The Springs of Rivers," and "A ing in the Snows of Winter," additional.--BOLINGBROKE. "The

ry," additional.-Gear. His Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton : exquisitely beautiful Song," and the four Letters," additional.

The Scenery of the Alps," and the History of a Poet's Gar le place of "Alcander and Septimius," a rather unnatural story.

His remarks on "The Origin and Right of Property," omitted,

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100 dry.- Jouxsoy. "Gayety and Good-Humor," " The Conrer. iors; " " Books and Tradition," " Prevention of Evil Habits," and teen Pope and Dryden," additional.LOWTH. His Remarks ity of the Prophet Isaiah," who will not value ? JONES. His r on Milton's Residence," additional.-BURKE. "John How. zua Reynolds, " Rights of Man," " Noisy Politicians," all addi. 9. This author had rather more than his share before: I there. o letters of less importance. -CowPER. The Wounded SpiChe Guilt of making Man Property,« The Diverting History ," and five letters, Cowper's Amusements,." Writing upon in Epistle in Rhyme," Expects Lady Hesketh, &c.," " Trans

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ADDISON, JOSEPH
AKENSIDE, MARK
ARBUTHNOT, Jous
Ascaun, Roger
Bacox, Francis
BARBOUR, JOAN
Barclar, ROBERT
BARROW, Isaac
Baxter, Richard
BEAUMONT, Francis
Bentley, RICHARD
BERKELET, GEORGE
BIBLE, TRANSLATIONS OF
BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM
Blair, ROBERT.
BOLING BROKE, LORD
Воотн, ВАвтох
Borle, ROBERT
BROWNE, TAOMAS
BONTAN, JOHN
BURKE, EDMUND .
Bunts, ROBERT
BUTLER, JOSEPH
BUTLER, SAMUEL
Brrow, JOIN
Carew, THOMAS
Carey, ELIZABETH
Caxtor, WILLIAM
CHATHAM, EARL OF
CHATTERTON, Tuomas
CHAUCER, GEOFFREY
CнEKE, Јонх .
CHILLINOWORTA, WILLIAM .
CLARENDON, EARL OF
COLLINS, WILLIAM

374 | COWLEY, ABRAHAM 578 CowPER, WILLIAM 419 Cuashaw, RICHARD)

74 | DANIEL, SAMUEL . 159 Davenant, William

25 De FoE, DANIEL . 324 | DODDRIDGE, Philip . 278 Dopsley, ROBERT 332 Donne, JOHN . 143 DRAYTON, MICHAEL 429 DRUMMOND, WILLIAM 510 | DRYDEX, JOHN 118 DONBAR, WILLIAM . 645 ELIZABETH, QUEEN 465 Falconer, WILLIAM 494 FelltHAM, OWEN 418 Finca, Anne . 328 | FLETCHER, GILES 298 FLETCHER, John 317 FLETCHER, PHINEAS 712 FULLER, THOMAS 700 GAY, JOAN . 504 GIBBON, EDWARD 292 GOLDSMITH, OLIVER 538 GOWER, JOAN . 177 GRAY, THOMAS 154 GREVILLE, MRS.

42 | GROVE, HENRY 639 HABINGTON, WILLIAM 570 | Hale, MATTHEW . 26 | HALL, JOSEPH 68 HAWKESWORTH, John . 182 HERBERT, GEORGE 269 | HERRICK, ROBERT 516 | HEYwoon, John

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most important additions and alterations which have been ond edition. But there is hardly an author that remains preIn almost every one, some additional notes will be found, of verbal alterations is very great. This is owing to the fact proof of this edition I have read very carefully with a most critical proofreader

, by the best original edition of each author. rprised to see how many errors have crept into the various e but two specimens : the fourth line of the Emigrants,"

in the common editions, The listening winds received jould be this song;" and then the song follows, and not in

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of a similar character might be cited; but I have already of my own efforts to improve this edition: the Publishers, re done their part in a style of unusual beauty; so that any book has been offered to the public at so moderate a nt of reading matter and the style of mechanical execu.

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Hooker, RICHARD
HOWARD, HENNY
HUME, David
HYDE, EDWARD
JAMES I. oF SCOTLAND .
Johnson, SamuYL
Joxes, WILLIAM
Joxson, BEN
Junius, LETTERS OF
KILLEGREW, Anxe.
King, WILLIAM
LATIMER, HUGH
LEIGHTOX, ROBERT
LocКЕ, Јоих
LOVELACE, Richard
Lowru, ROBENT
MANDEVILLE, JOHN
MARGARET, Duchess Of New.

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60 | RowE, ELIZABETU 635 Russell, RACHEL 269 SACKVILLE, THOMAS 38

Sr. Joan, HENRY 647 Sandys, GEORGE 695 | SEWELL, GEORGE 172 | SHAKSPEARE, WILLIAM 723 SHENSTONE, WILLIAM. 312 SHERLOCK, Thomas . 541 | SIDNEY, PHILIP

65 SMOLLET, Touras 309 SOMERVILLE, WILLIAM 356 SPENSER, EDMUND 205 Souto, ROBERT 673 SOUTH WELL, ROBERT 17 STEELE, RICHARD

STILL, JOHN 236 SURREY, EARL OF 179 SWIFT, JONATHAN

87 Talbot, CATHERINE 282 TAYLOR, JEREMY 489 | TEMPLE, WILLIAM 239 Thomson, JAMES 109 | TICKELL, Tuomas 532 Tillotson, JONN

47 | TOLLET, ELIZABETH 236 | TyndaLE, WILLIAM 125 | Vaughan, HENRY 366 | VANHOMRIGA, ESTHER 369 | WaLLER, EDMUND 216 | Walton, Isaac

THOMAS 450 Watts, Isaac 398 WICLIF, JOHN 186 | Wratt, THOMAS 146 YALDEN, Thomas 525 | Young, EDWARD

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MARKHAM, GERVASE MARLOWE, CunisTOPHER . MARVELL, ANDREW MIDDLETON, CONTEKS Milton, JOAN MINSTRELSY, ENGLISH Montagu, Lady Mary MORE, THOMAS NEWCASTLE, DUCHESS OF OVERBURY, THOMAS PARNELL, THOMAS Pens, WILLIAM PHILIPS, CATHERINE Pitt, V'ILLIAM POPE, ALEXANDER Prior, MATTHEW QUARLES, FRANCIS RALEIGH, WALTER kichardson, SAMUEL

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CONTENTS.

SIR JOIN MAXDEVILLE

17 WILLIAM TYNDALE...

52

From the Prologue......

18 Various Translations of the Bible. ... 53

The Chinese

19 His Death ......

54

Spherical Form of the Earth

20

Tyndale's Version, Luke x. 25........ 51

JOHN WICLIF.

21 SIR THOMAS WYATT..

55

Gratitude due the Reformer (note).

22

The Lover complaineth of the unkind-

Wordsworth's Lines on Wiclit (note)..

22

ness of his Love....

56

Wiclif's Apology....

23 He prayeth not to be Disduined, &c. . 57

All-sufficiency of the Scriptures. 23 Description of One he would love 57

Papal Opposition to Wiclif, (note) 23 Of the Mean and Sure Estate

58

Specimen of his Translation of the Of his Return from Spain.

58

Bible.......

24 Prose...

58

Letter to his Son........

50

JOHN BARBOUR

25

Apostrophe to Freedom

25 HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY 60

Paraphrase of the same, (note)... 26

Prisoner in Windsor...

61

Dr. Nott's Comparison between Surrey

GEOFFREY CHAUCER.

26

and Wyatt, (note):

61

Boccacio's Decameron, (note)..

27 The Frailty of Beauty

63

Prologue to Canterbury Tales.

28 In Praise of his Lauly-love

63

Influence on the Reformation, (note). 28 Description of Spring

64

The Knight and Squire..

29 A happy Life, and the Means to attain 64

The Clerk

30

it....

64

The Wife.

30

The Parson

31 HUGII LATIMER

65

Troilus and Creseida..

32 Ilis Martyrdom

65

Romaunt of the Rose...

32

A Yeoman of Henry VII.'s Time..... 65

The House of Fame

32 Examined before the Bishops

66

Eagle's Flight with the Poet.

33 Cause and Effect

67

Pope's Imitation, (note)

33

The Flower and the Leaf.

33 SIR JOHN CHEKE

68

Prose-Upon Riches..

33 Lines from Milton, (note).

68

The New and the Old Religion con-

JOHN GOWER..

34

trasted ....

69

Confessio Amantis

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Story of Florent.......

35 JOHN HEYWOOD

70

The Drama

70

JAMES L. OF SCOTLAND

38

Miracle Playg.......

70

The King's Quair..

38 Moral Plays

70

On his Beloved.....

39 Writers of Elizabeth's Reign, (note). 70

Interludes

71

WILLIAM CAXTON....

42 From the Four P's.

71

Discovery of the Art of Printing, (note) 42 Palmer and Pilgrim, (note)..

Origin of the Name of Albion

43

JOHN STILL..

77

WILLIAM DUNBAR

Gammer Gurton's Needle.

73

The Thistle and the Rose.

45

Extract from ..

Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins...... 45

No Treasure without Gladness. 46 ROGER ASCHAM

74
From the Toxophilus

73

SIR THOMAS MORE...

47 In Praise of the Goose..

75

Interview with Erasmus...

47 Apology for Writing in English:

The Utopia, account of

48 Intermixture of Study and Exercise.. 19

His other Works....

50 Consequences of Neglected Education 78

Queen Margaret's Specch on giving Dangers of Foreign Travel. .......... 79

up her Son to the “Protector" 50

His Blarriages...

51 SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

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His Letter to his Wife .....

52 The Arcadia ...

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SIR PHILIP SIDNEY.

SIR TIIOMAS OVERBURY.

Description of Arcadia....

81 Prose Writings

126

Pamela and Philoclea..

81 A Fair and Happy Milkmaid......... 126

Description of a Stag-hunt.

82

IIis Defence of Poesy...

83 WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE. .... 127

Character of the Poet..

83

Chronological List of his Play&..... 128

Philosopher, Historian, and Poet, com- Ben Jonson's Encomium

129

pared

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Dryden's Encomium

129

In Praise of Poesy..

85 From the “Merchant of Venice," - the

Poetry-Sonnet to Sleep..

87

Three Caskets

130

The Seven Ages...

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CIIRISTOPITER MARLOWE..

87 Clarence's Dream

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A Passionate Shepherd to his Lovo... 87 Fall of Cardinal Wolsey:

137

Queen Mab and the Fairies

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ROBERT SOUTHWELL.

88 Life and Death weighed

140

The Power of Truth, Bryant, (note).. 89 Mercy

141

Times go by Turng..

89 Fame to be kept bright by Activity... 141

Scorn not the Least....

90 The Commonwealth of Beeg..

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Content and Rich.

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Prose-Mary Magdalen's Tears

91 BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.

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Life hath no Unmeddled Joy..

92 Address to Melancholy.

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The Life of Man...

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EDMUND SPENSER.

93 Morning...

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Remarks on the “Faerie Queene".... 94 Exhortation to Early Rising.

144

The Knight and the Lady.

95 The Shepherd's Evening.

145

Una followed by the Lion..

97

Description of Prince Arthur....... 99 SIR WALTER RALEIGH.

146

Belphoebe.

100 The Fall of mighty Empires- The Polly

The Care of Angels over Men.. 102

of Ambition—The Power of Death 147

The Seasons

102 His various Prose Works..

Criticisms of Mackintosh, Hazlitt, and Poetry

149

Campbell, (notes)...

103

A Description of the Country's Recrea-

Prose Works.

103

tions ...

149

The Irish Bards.

104

Sir Egerton Brydges's Opinion of bim

as a Poet, (note).

149

RICHARD HOOKER

104 The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd . 150

His Ecclesiastical Polity.

105 A Vision upon the Faerie Queene..... 151

His Letter to the Archbishop... 105 The Soul's Errand..

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The Necessity and Majesty of Law... 106 His last Letter to his Wife ........ 153

Sudden Death not Desirable... 107

The Excellency of the Psalms.. 108 LADY ELIZABETII CAREY.......... 154

On Forgiveness of Injuries.

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ENGLISH MINSTRELSY.

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Account of the Minstrels.

109 SAMUEL DANIEL ..

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Sir Patrick Spens

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His History of the Civil Wars

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Chevy Chase...

112 Equanimity

156

The Two Corbies.

116 Richard the Second ..

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183

MICHAEL DRAYTON.

JOSEPH IIALL.

The Parting

170 His Meditations.

201

Palace of the Fairies: Queen Mab's

A Red-breast coming into his Clamber 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

Prose Writings:

173

Directions for Writing well .......... 173 RICHARD LOVELACE

205

Character of Lord Bacon....

174 To Althea ...

206

The Grasshopper

206

GEORGE HERBERT.

175

Concerning Detraction

.. 175 THOMAS FULLER..

207

His Character as a Poet..

176 His various Works.

207

Sunday...

176 Miscellaneous Aphorisms.

208

The Bosom 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

Of Memory.....

.... 212

Pleasure

178

ROBERT HERRICK.

213

GERVASE MARKHAM...

179 To Daffodils

213

The Good Housewife..

179 To Primroseg.

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

Scripture

Upon a Maid....

216

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

The Sin of Duelling

18+ | CATHERINE PHILIPS

.... 216

Extract 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?.

186 On Prayer

....... 219

The World..

187 On Toleration....

......... 220

Mercy tempering Justice...

188 On Content

221

His Prose Workg.

185 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)..

Ou Sleep..

191 The Miseries of a Man's Life.

223

On Spring

191

Dawn and Progresé a Reason........ 223

To his Lute.

191 What is Life?....

223

To the Nightingale.

192

ABRAHAM COWLEY

225

RICHARD CRASHAW..

192

Gold ..

226

Lines on a Prayer-Book...

The Grasshopper

226

Version of Twenty-third Psalm.. 194 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....

229

The Shepherd's Life.

195 Character of Cromwell..

230

Envy

196

Decay of Human Greatness..... .... 196 SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT.......... 231

231

WILLIAM HABINGTON

Poet Laureate, what? (note).

197 Gondibert, its story...

232

To Castars ...

198 Character and Love of Birtha....... 233

The Vanity of Avarice.

198

Song, “The Lark now leaves”. 235

JOSEPH HALL ......

.... 199 MARGARET, DUCHESS OF NEW

Alis Satires...

.... 199

CASTLE

236

The Client and Lawyer....

..... 199

Mirth and Melancholy.

236

The Domestic Tutor

200 Mirth

... 236

The Rustic wishing to turn Soldier... 200 Melancholy.

.....237

The Fashionable Beau....

201

On the Theme of Love.....

238

His Prose Writings.

201 The Funeral of Calamity.

238

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