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Bishop Earle ? :-Microcosmography; An Alderman .

The She Precise Hypocrite. 66

Milton :-College Exercise ; His Native Language

Waller :-His Last Verses . . . . . . . .

Marvel :-To his Coy Mistress . . .

. . . 90

The Picture of T. C. .

Death of the Protector . . . . . . .

Royal Resolutions

Ballad . . . .

. 97

Nevile :-Plato Redivivus ; Revolution in France ,

,

, Same Subject :

115

T. Burnet :-Sacred Theory ; The World on Fire .

178

South :-Sermons ; Brevity of Speech .

182

Swift:—Tale of a Tub; Interpretation of the Will .

197

„ „ Brother Martin .

203


Brother Jack . .

206

Battle of the Books; Bentley and Wotton .

209

The Drapier's Letters; Wood's Copper .

218

David and Goliath .

Swallowing Fireballs .

221

Excellent New Song . . . .

223

Pope :-Rape of the Lock; The Sylphs. .

228

, The Dunciad; Conclusion

230

Shaftesbury :-Characteristics ; Hamlet
Mandeville : Fable of the Bees ; Gin . .

Clothes; Dress .

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, Anticipation of Adam Smith , 243

Bolingbroke :-Letter to Windham ; Character of Harley

248

The Pretender . . .

Tickell :-The Rebellion of 1715 . . . . .

260

Burke :-Vindication of Natural Society ; Democracy . . . 318

Thoughts on the Present Discontents; House of Commons 321

Speech at Bristol (1780); Penal Laws against Roman

Catholics . . . .

. . . . 323

Speech on Nabob of Arcot; Devastation of the Carnatic. 326

Reflections on French Revolution; Hereditary Principle .

Letter to Mr. Elliot; True Reform

330

Letters on a Regicide Peace ; Right Way of making War. 332

Cowper :—Table Talk ; National Vice . . . . . . 357

Truth; Voltaire . . . . . .

Conversation ; Meeting on the Road to Emma

359

,, Lines on his Mother's Picture . . . . . . . 360

Darwin :-Botanic Garden ; “ Flowers of the Sky” . . . . 365

The Compass

365

The Goddess of Beauty

366

Conclusion of Address to the Nymphs

of Fire . . . . . . 369

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Darwin :-Botanic Garden ; Steam . . . . . .

371

„ „ Portland Vase . . .

373

Arkwright's Spinning Machine . . 373

A House on Fire . . . . 377

Loves of the Plants . .

378

Burns :-To a Mouse

400

To a Mountain Daisy . .

Address to the Deil. .

404

Epistle to a Young Friend

409

1 Davie (part) ..

411

Answer to Guid Wife of Wauchope House (commencement) 414

The Vision (part) . .

415 :

“ My Father was a Farmer”

419

Highland Mary . . .

421

Verses from various Songs

422

Wordsworth :--The Fountain, a Conversation

440

The Affliction of Margaret

442

“Her Eyes are wild” . .

444

Laodamia . . .

447

From The Egyptian Maid

Coleridge :-“Maid of my Love” . .

458

Time, Real and Imaginary ..

458

Love (part) . . .

460

Sonnet,“ Charles ! my slow heart !"

461

Dejection, an Ode (part) . . .

The Pang more sharp than All .

Christabel ; Conclusion to Part First.

467

Wanderings of Cain; Introductory Stanza

468

A Day Dream . . . . . .

468

Work without Hope . .

469

Youth and Age . . .

470

“Yes, yes! that boon!" .

Love, Hope, and Patience, in Education :

Southey :-Curse of Kehama ; Kailyal and the Glendoveer

474

Scott :-Marmion; The Battle (part) . . . . .

480

Campbell :- Adelgitha . . . . . . . .

487

, Theodric; Letter of Constance ,

487

Crabbe :—Tales of the Hall; Story of the Elder Brother (part).

Moore :-Lallah Rookh ; Calm after Storm .

492

Byron :-Don Juan; Letter of Julia

· 495

Shelley :-Ode to a Skylark .

. . . . . . . 497

Kents :-Ode to a Nightingale

504

Hunt:—The Sultan Mahmoud . .

506

, The Fancy Concert . . . . . . . . 508

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