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cumstances? What is said of Iludibras? EDWARD HYDE, (p. 269.)
By what suggested? What was its object? In whose reigns did he flourish? With What is said of his poem? (Commit first what times connected? Where educated ? paragraph of Macaulay's remarks on the What profession did he study? What after Puritans, note.) What is said of Butler's wards did he turn his attention to? What | prose? side did he take? Whom had he for an opponent? Where did Hyde accompany Charles? His situation there? How after
SIR TIIOMAS BROWNE, (p. 298.) waris rewarded? What influence had he? In whose reigns did he flourish? What What followed ? When, and where die? His profession did he follow? What honors reprincipal literary work? What is said of ceive? What are his principal productions? Charles I. ? (pote.) What does the Edinburgh What is said of the Religio Melici? What Review say or Clarendon’s great work? of his Pseudodoxia Epidemica? What of
Ilydriotaphir? How does Dr. Johnson de
scribe his style? Repeat a portion of the SIR MATTHEW HALE, (p. 274.)
Soliloquies of the Philosopher and Young What is said of Halo? In whose reign did Lady. he flourish? What profession did he enter? What course did he take in the civil war? Was it right? Who first appointed him
IZAAK WALTON, (p. 302.) judge? Who next? How did he discharge What is he called ? In whose reigns did his duties? What honor, 1671 ? What ex- he flourish? At what age did he die? For ception to his judicial reputation? What is what celebrated? Whose lives has he writraid of it? Who were with him in opinion? | ten? Who especially valued them? By (ree note.) What did he write? What is what is Walton most known? What is the hrst known? [Comunit Lord Erskine's Lu- charactor of the work? In what form? logy, and Cowper's lines.)
Who are the parties introduced ? Give an account of Falconry, (note.) Repeat the ex
hortation to contentment. ISAAC BARROW, (p. 278.) What is said of him? In whose reign did he flourish? What profession did he first
ROBERT LEIGIITON, (p. 309.) study? Why did he change it, and for what? Dates of birth and death? Where born, To what professorship elected in 1660? In and educated? What situation did he hold 16622 In 1663? To whom did he resign the in Scotland ? IIow fill it? What does Burlast? Why? What honor, 1672? When did net say of him? he die? What of his mind and character? What did Charles II. call him? What of his sermons? Wbat noble moral sentiment re
ANNE KILLEGREW, (p. 312.) corded! Repeat the lines of Milton, (note, When did she flourish? Whose daughter? p. 250.) What does Bacon say of the ad. What of her character? What English poet vantages of knowledge? (note, p. 282.) has written in her praise?
ANDREW MARVELL, (p. 292.)
EDMUND WALLER, (p. 314.) Why does Marvell deserve especially to be What is said of him as a man and a poet? remembered? What is said of his character? In whose reigns did he tlourish? What is In what ofice did he assist Milton! What said of him in political life? How punished ? of their relations? Ilow honored in 1600? Whither did he go after his release? What How did he discharge his duties? How of him at the Restoration? What does Bur. vote? Give the anecdote of the attempt to net say of his conduct in Parliament? What bribe him. To whom did he become obnox- are his charactéristics as a poet? What does ious ? Ilow threatened ? Ilow affected by Hallam say? [Commit “The Rose.”] it? What is said of his prose writings? What of the friendship between hiin and Milton? Ilow did he defendl Milton? What
JOIIN BUNYAN, (p. 317.) of his poctry? [Commit “The Emigrants.") Repeat the lines of Cowper. In whose
reigns did Punyan flourish? What of his
parents? Of his education? What does he OWEN FELLTIIAM, (p. 283.)
say of his early marriage? What influence When did he flourish? What of his hiss on him? What incident made a deep inn. tory? What is his chief work? What its pression on his mind? When did he join character? Of its sentiments?
the Baptist church? What oftice did he fill? What awaited him? What was done to him?
Ilow long confined in Bedford jail ? What SAJIU EL BUTLER, (p. 232.)
wore the fruits of this imprisonment? Give Of what is Butler the author? In whose his own account of his incarceration. What reims did he flourish ? Ilow was his early books haul he with him in prison? Repeat life employed? When did he first concive the lines of Cowper. What did he do when the idea of his poem? When was the first releasıl from prison? What did Dr Owen part published? When the second? When say of his preaching? What were some of the third ? When did he die? In what cir leis works, and their suljects? What his great work? What its subject? What does arbitrary conduct of Charles II. affect him! Southey say of it? What great poets have to what post did the Prince of Orange invite united to extol it? Repeat Macaulay's re- him? When did he die? What of his marks.
works? Name them. To what did his Essay on ancient and modern learning give
rise? What position did he maintain? What ROBERT BARCLAY, (p. 324.)
work did he adduce to support it? Who was Where born, and when! Whither did he Phalaris? (note.) Who caine out against go after leaving school? What is said of his him? What then appeared ? What fol. position there? What offers did his uncle lowed? What is said of Bentley? Who make, and on what conditions? Why did were the parties to this controversy? Who he decline them? Was his filial duty re- used the weapon of ridicule? In what work? warded? How? How have the “Friends” What is said of this controversy! (note.) been distinguished as a sect? What of prae- What does Blair say of Temple’s style? tiral religion? (note.) To what sect did Barclay become a convert? What is his great work? What is said of it? What else did
JOIIN DRYDEN, (p. 346.) he write? llow were the latter years of his Repeat Pope's lines? Where born? Ja lifo spent? What is said of his character? whose reigns did he flourish? What first What of his dedication to Charles II.
poem that attracted attention? llow did he change sides? To what did he betake
himself? How did he write? What 00ROBERT BOYLE, (p. 328.)
curred in 1668? Who were his principal In whose reigns did he flourish? Where enemies? In what did they ridicule him? educated? Give the anecdote relative to his In what did he reply? What course dil he study of mathematics. What plac on the take after the accession of James? What continent did he visit? What change in his did he write in defince of the Papal church? circumstances? How did he devote the rest What of him in 1659? Consequence? Hoy of his life? Of what was he one of the first did he devote the latter part of his life? members? Ilow did he employ his time? What is his best piece? Wheu did he die? llow like Newton? What of his writings? What is said of his character? What of him Name some of them. What has he been as a poet? What does a critic in the Retro styled? What does Mr. Ilughes say of him? spective Review say? What Campbell? What Burnet?
What lesson to be learned from Dryden's life and writings? What is said of his
prose? What does Drake say? What JohnRICIIARD BAXTER, (p. 332.) son of his account of Shakspeare? What What is said of Baxter? Meaning of non-compliment to Dryden recorded by Malone! conformist? When did he flourish? What (note.) What books referred to? of his early education ? Where did he preach? What side did he take in the civil war? For what arrested? By whom? What
JOHN LOCKE, (p. 350.) of the character of Jeffries? Result of his What was he? In whose reigns did he trial? What of him as a writer? What are flourish? What profession did he first his two chiet works? What of them? Why choose? Why leare it? What oficial staWhat work did he lcave behind him? With tion did he hold? With whom reskle? whom was it a favorite? What docs Dr. What constitution did he draw up! What Barrow say of him? (note.)
were its provisions? (note.) Where did he go for his liealth? With whose fortune wus
his own united? What occurred in LANS JOIIN TILLOTSON, (p. 336.) Where did he pass the rest of his life? What In whose reign did Tillotson flourish? is the great work of Locke? What are its Jlow educated ? What course did he take principles? What his second work mer at the Restoration ? llow rewarded for it at tioned ? Object? What third ? Fourth? first? How afterwards? What are his prin- What position does it maintain Fifth? cipal compositious ? What is said of them? Sixth ? Serenth? Eighth? What other What does liallam tay? (note.) What Blair?
useful book! What does Drake say of his
ROBERT SOUTH, (p. 362.)
and state ? What does he maintain in one
of his sermons? What prores Lim wrong! SIR WILLIAU TEMPLE, (r. 312.) What is said of him as a writer ? What was he? Where educated? Where did he travel? How live during the “Commonwealth"! What lionor diu Charles II.
THOMAS PARNELL, (p. 366.) bestow upon him? What political measure Where born? In whose reigns did be did he arrange and complele? How did the flourish? What profession did he choose?
What party in politics? What success did he meet with ? What situation obtain?
ESTHER VANHOMRIGH, (p. 399.) When die? What does Campbell gay of his By what name most known? How treated poetry? What is the poem by which he is by Swift? When did she die? best known? What is said of it? What is the story taken from? Give the substance of it? (note.) (Commit “Hymn to Contentment.”]
LADY RACHEL RUSSELL, (p. 400.) Dates of birth and death? Whose wife?
What of the fate of her husband? How did WILLIAM PENN, (p. 369.)
she aid him? What does Burnet say of her What is said of him? How renowned ? letters, and of her conjugal devotion? Whose son? In whose reigns did he flourish? Where educated ? What early change in religious views? How treated by his father?
GEORGE SEWELL, (p. 401.) When did he begin to preach? How treated ? What of his life? What profession did ho What is his most popular work? For what follow? His chief productions? His best was he tried ? What is the most important piece? Repeat it. period of his life? Where was territory granted to him? Why? When did he sail from England ? In what ship? When
SIR RICHARD STEELE, (p. 402.) arrive at Newcastle? Where then did he go Where born ? When? Where educated ? with the colonists? What were his reasons What profession did he first choose? What for coming to America? When did he return were the consequences? In what departto England? What did he there accomment of literature did he first exert himself? plish? When did he re-embark for this what periodical paper did he project? When country? How long did he remain ? Why published? What appellation does he de80 short a time? When did he die? Of serve? When did he begin the Spectator what works was he the author?
with Addison? When the Guardian? What title did he receive? To what post of honor
elected? Why continue so poor? What was JOSEPH ADDISON, (p. 374.)
one of his projects? When did he die? What is said of Addison? Where edu- | What is said of his style? How does he comcated? In whose reigns did he flourish? | pare with Addison? How with Tillotson, How did he first attract notice ? What pen- Temple, and Dryden? [Commit Shakspeare's sion did he obtain? Where did he travel? Description of Dover Cliff.] What compose there? What did he publish on his return? What deprived him of his pension? What poem did he write? What
DANIEL DE FOE, (p. 410.) does Warton call it? (note.) What ballad Tow known? When born, and where? superior on the same subject? When did | What of his education? In what did he first tho Tatler first appear? How did Addison engago? Why leave it? What did he first recognise Steele's hand in it? What paper publish? What periodical paper? When? did Addison project ? What is said of it? What did it resemble? Upon what new field When was it commenced ? (note.) What is did he afterwards enter? What is said of its plan? Who were the contributors? How his best known work? What else did he are Addison's papers designated? What fol- publish? What curious title of one work? lowed the Spectator? When commenced ? When did he die? What is said of him as a Whom did Addison marry? What is said of writer? What peculiar power had he? her, and of the connection? What is said of What does Dr. Johnson say of Robinson Addison's death? Relate the account of it? Crusoe? When did he die? What does Melmoth say of him as a writer? What Young? What Johnson? What are the four departments
JOHN GAY, (p. 414.) in literature in which he excels? What is In whose reigns did he flourish? What said of him as a critic? What critical papers was his early employment? Why abandonare mentioned? What of his humor? What ed? What his first work? Of what benefit papers most distinguished for this quality ? Was it to him? What post did he obtain in What of the moral tendency of his writings? | 1712? What work did he soon after pub[Commit what he says of Shakspeare. Alsolish? What does Drake say of it? What the " Hymn" on p. 395.] What works and other department in literature did he enter? criticisms referred to?
What successful drama did he writo? By
What of his character? What are
the lines of Pope! What prose did he write? When did she flourish? Whose daughter? What does Wordsworth say of her poetry?
BARTON BOOTH, (p. 418.)
Dateg of birth and death? What is said In whose reigns did he flourish? Where
of him? Why deserve a notice here? educated? Where go, and in what capacity ? When did he die? What does Campbell say
JOHN ARBUTHNOT, (p. 419.) of him?
Whose son was he? Where educated? What did he first publish? IIow considered ? of him as a writer? What does Dr. Blai To whom introduced? To what club was he say? What is one of the most amusing of attached? When did he die? What of his his papers! Give an account of it. What character? What did Pope say of him? effect had it? Who helped him on with the What Swift? What is his best poem? joke? Who wrote the most interesting ac
count? What is said of Swift's poetry? ELIZABETH ROWE, (p. 422.) In whose reigns flourish? Whose daugh
THOMAS YALDEN, (p. 446.) ter? What did she first publish? What In whose reigns did he flourish: Where her best prose compositions? What of her educated? What profession did he enter? poetry?
What is said of his poetry? Of his prose?
What paper of great humor did he write! JIENRY GROVE, (p. 424.) What was he? When born? What is
ALEXANDER POPE, (p. 450.) said of him in his youth? What profession When born ? - What of his early life? did he enter? What post did he afterwards What of his poetic taste! What instance of occupy? What work publish? Its design? precocity? When did he write his pastorals! His next writings? What other treatises? When his Messiah? What is the Messiah? What is said of his religious opinions? When On what founded? Who was Pollio? (note.) did he die ?
When did he finish his Essay on Criticism!
What did he publish in 1712 ? What kind THOMAS TICKELL, (p. 427.)
of a poem is it? What else did he publish
successively? For what, at the age of When, and where born? Where educated ? twenty-five, did he issue proposals? What Who was his most intimate friend? Ilow of its success? What followed such fame? did Addison feel towards him? What poem Ilow did he retaliate? Was it wise thus to did he publish? What is said of it? What do? What did he publish in 1733?: Hoy office did he fill? What charge did Addison assailed? Who has vindicated it? What did leave with him? What does Drake say of he project? Did he finish it? What is his his Elegy? What other pieces? When did rank as a poet? What of his person?
(bote.) he die?
Lord Bacon's remarks! low does Warton
rank Pope? What does Roscoe say of the RICHARD BENTLEY, (p. 429.)
Messiah? (note.) What does Johnson say
of the Essay on Criticism? What Warton ? What is said of him? Where educated ? Subject of the Essay on Man? In what To what appointed in 1692? In what con- does Pope most show his inventive powers! troversy did he engage? Who were against Subject of the Rape of the lock? What him! Ilow did he acquit himself in it? does Warton say of it? (note.) What of What is said of most of his works? What Pope's prose works? [Commit at pleasure.) was his reputation as a scholar? In what did he fail? Give the example quoted. When did he die?
ROBERT BLAIR, (p. 465.)
enter? What is his chief work? What does WILLIAM SOMERVILLE, (p. 431.)
Campbell say of it? (Commit at pleasure.) In whose reigns did he flourish? Where educated? Where did he settle? How did he employ his time? Character? What
JAMES THOMSON, (p. 168.) does Shenstone say of him? When did he In whose reigns did he flourish? Where die? By what is he best known? What is cducated? What incident turned his atten. said of it? What else did he write? [Com- tion to poetry? When did he publish his mit lines on Addison.)
* Winter? When the other Seasons What is bis noblest effort ? What does Campbell
say of it? When did he die? What raak JONATHAN SWIFT, (p. 433.) does he hold as a descriptive poet!" What Where born? Where educated? With does Campbell remark? What is his greatwhom did he early reside? What did he est charm? [Commit the stanzas from there write? Who invited him to Ireland ? “Castle of Indolence''-the “Various Suffer. Where did he settle there? Relnte the anco ings in Winter"-and “Hymn on the Seadote, (notc.) What did he publish in 1704? sons.”] What is its design? What its character? How rewarded in 1713? What destroyed his hopes of further preferment? How, for
ISAAC WATTS, (p. 479.) many years, did he employ himself? What When born, and where? Where edumade him very popular with the Irish in cated ? Where afterwards reside as private 17247 Give the account in full ? What was tutor? To what situation was he called in the result? What did he publish in 1726? 1698 ? How afllicted? What valued friend What is said of it? Its design? What were received him to his house? How long wil some of his other publications? Give the he remain there? What does Dr. Johnson account of the end of his life. What is said I say of this ? (note.) When did he die? How
to bo considered in his literary character ? What is said of him as a poet? What of his
GEORGE BERKELEY, (p. 510.) Psalms and Hymns? What as a philoso- Where and when born? Where educated ? pher? What were his works in this depart. What did he publish in 1709? Its object? ment? What does Dr. Johnson say of his What in the year following? What does it "Improvement of the Mind"? What of him attempt to prore? What influence had it in as a theologian? What did he remark of making him known? Where did he travel? the Bible? (note.) What does Dr. Johnson What time spend there? What did he pub say of him as a poet? (note.) What is Dr. lish on his return? Give an account of the Drake's criticism? [Commit “Summer Eve South Sea scheme, (note.) What object had ning”—“The Rose”—“ Looking Upward" - he long had in view ? What did he do to “Seeking a Divine Calm," &c.]
effect it? Repeat the verses in connection with it. When did he sail from England ?
Where resido? What was the result of his CONYERS MIDDLETON, (p. 489.) plan? What publish in 1732? What in For what celebrated? When born? What 1714? What is said of it? Where did he was his first publication? What does Dr. reside the latter part of his life? Give the Monk say of it? What did he publish in account of his death. What of his cha1729? Its object? What is his great work?racter? What is the line of Pope applied to When did it appear? What might it be him? called? What of its style? What did he publish in 1749? What of it? When did he die? (Commit “Character of Pompey."]
ELIZABETII TOLLET, (p. 515.)
ter? What of her poetry?
WILLIAM COLLINS, (p. 516.) pouse? Whither did he go? What was What of him as a poet? When born? In done respecting him in his absence? In whose reigus flourish? What does Johnson whose cause did he cnlist? What occurred say of him? When were his odes published ? in 1723? What in 1735? What did he there How received at first? How was he relieved write? When did he return to England ? from pecuniary embarrassment? What does When dio? To whom did he bequeath his Campbell say of his poetry? What Drake? manuscripts ? What did they contain? (note.) What Hazlitt? (Commit “Ode to What was Johnson's remark? Give the ac- Fear"— The Passions"-"Ode to Mercy.”] count and cause of Bolingbroke's maligning on what occasion was the Ode to Mercy Pope, (note.) What is said of his character? written? of his style?
SAMUEL RICIIARDSON, (p. 525.) PHILIP DODDRIDGE, (p. 499.)
hat is said of him? When did he flouWhat is said of his influence? Where and rish? What of his boyhood? At what trade when born? What of his education? Where was he put? How did he rise? What situ. did he settle as a clergyman and schoolation did he obtain? What did he first puh. master? For how long? What is said of lish? What was his first novel? Ilow rehis labors? Where did he go for his health ? ceived? What his second? What is said of With what result? What of his writings ? it? What does Dr. Drake say? What was What is his best known work? What is his third ? Its object? When did he die? said of it? With what other great and good What of his character? Why not now much men does he rank? What are some of his read! What work published in 1755? other works? What popular biographical work did he write? Who was Colonel Gardiner? Give the account of his conversion,
TIIOMAS SIIERLOCK, (p. 529.) (note.) Is the military compatible with the Where born ? In whose reigns did he Christian profession? What is Doddridge's flourish? Where educated ? In what did most elaborate work? For what else are we he distinguish himself? What promotions indebted to Doddridge? Repeat the epi- did he receive? When did he die ? What is gram, and his hymns.
said of his sermons? His style ? JOSEPH BUTLER, (p. 504.)
LADY MONTAGU, (p. 532.) In whose reigns did he flourish? What profession did he design to enter? What Whose daughter? What of her character did he carly publish? What change in his and education ? To whom married ? Where views? What appointment did he receive in reside? Whose society enjoy ? To what 1718? What did he publish in 1736? What place did she go in 1716? When return? is its object? What of its execution? What Where settle ? Result? What did she inis said of the work? When did he die? troduce into England? How long resido What is said of his character? Of his bene- there after her return? Where go in 1739 ? volence? What was his remark when made Where and when did she die? To what chiefly Bishop of Durham? [Repeat Bishop Wild does she owe her fame? What is said of her son's admirable remarks on the “ Analogy."] / letters ?