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HTGH BLAIR:

MUNGO PARK:

Biographical Sketch....

Biographical Sketch......

On the Cultivation of Taste ................ First sight of the Niger .......

Delicacy and Correctness of Taste ....... Kindness of the Female Sex........

On Sublimity........

The Moss in the Desert .......

Proper Distribution of Time.............
Preparation for Old Age .................. HENRY KIRKE WHITE:

Biographical Sketch.....................
HESTER CIIAPONE:

Byron's Lines on his Character ...

Biographical Sketch...

Sonnet in his Sickness .......

The Principle of Benevolence ...........

Sonnet to Consumption..........

Ode to Solitude.......

Solitude.

On the Government of the Temper...... Ode to Disappointment..........

To an Early Primrose .................

JAMES BEATTIE:

The Star of Bethlehem ........................

Biographical Sketch.......

The Christiad .....

Anecdote about his eldest Son (note)... 41 | True Philosophy .......
Public and Private Education............. 42 Advice to the Young.....................
Benevolence .............. ..................
Opening Stanzas of the Minstrel........ ANNA SEWARD:
The Poet's Childhood.......................

Biographical Sketch.

Morning .......................................

Sonnet

Tbe Humble Wish................................

Song.............

The Charms of Nature..................

The Grave of Youth ................

The Hermit..........................................

CHARLOTTE SMITH:

WILLIAM PALEY:

Biographical Sketch

Biographical Sketch.......

Her Husband's Liberation.......

His Plagiarisms (note)........................ 52 To the River Arun................

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CHARLOTTE SMITII:

Page THOMAS BROWN:

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Sonnet–To the Moon ...................... 83 The Power of Habit ......

............... 117

On the Departure of the Nightingale... 83 Benevolence

118

The Happiness of Childhood.

Character of Howard ........

..................... 119

Close of Spring ..............................

84 The Goodness of God............................ 120

English Scenery .............................

His Poetry-Paradise of Coquettes...... 122

The Cricket ............

Soliloquy after the Ball ....... ..... 122

The Changefulness of Woman........... 123

MARY TIGHE:

Biographical Sketch.....

INNE HUNTER:

Love must be Fondly Cherished......... 86 Biographical Sketch.

123

The Lily..........................................

........... 88 To-morrow...............

12

On Receiving a Branch of Mezereon.... 88 The Lot of Thousands....... ......... 124

To my Daughter..............................

RICHARD CUMBERLAND:
Biographical Sketch......

ICESIMUS KNOX:

Goldsmith's Lines on him (note)......... 90 Biographical Sketch......

The Progress of Poetry .......................

A Winter Evening .................

Æschylus and Shakspeare compared ... 93 On the Periodical Essayists.................

Character of Johnson ..... ................... 95 On the Happiness of Domestic Life...... 129

On Simplicity of Style...... ........... 130

JAMES GRAHAME:

Biographical Sketch.

........... 96 CHARLES WOLFE:

Sabbath Morning .............

Biographical Sketch......

A Summer Sabbath Walk.................. 98 The Burial of Sir John Moore............

Persecution of the Covenanters........

Song-To Mary...........

The Poor Man's Funeral...................... 101 Remember thy Creator .............

The Worldling's and the Christian's

GRANVILLE SHARP:

Yoke ..........................................

Biographical Sketch........................... 101 Blindness of Milton.......................

llis Efforts in the Cause of Freedom.... 102

Letter of Dr. Benjamin Rush (note)..... 103 | ROBERT BLOOMFIELD:

The Duty of Pleading for the Oppressed 104 Biographical Sketch.........

The Inscription on his Monument (note) 106 | Milking ............................

The Love of God and our Neighbor...... 106 Lambs at Play.................................. 138

The Skylark........................................ 139

HERBERT KNOWLES:

The Blind Child ..........

Biographical Sketch.......

.......................... 108 The Distracted Female ....................

Lines written in the Richmond Church-

The Widow to her Hour-glass..............

yard.....

THOMAS ERSKINE:

JOHN WOLCOT:

Biographical Sketch. ...................... 143

Biographical Sketch.

110 Principles of the Law of Libel............ 144

To James Boswell............................... 111

The Brightest Ornaments of our Race,

Johnson's Style...........................

Christians .....

146

May Day ........................................

To my Candle.......

JANE TAYLOR:

Ode to the Glow-worm.....................

Biographical Sketch ........................

The Razor Seller.....

The Squire's Pew..........

..................... 150

The Pilgrims and the Peas ................. The Philosopher's Scales ................ 152

Life.

163

THOMAS BROWN:

On the Death of an Infant .................. 154

Biographical Sketch.....

The Present Moment only ours........... 155

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GEORGE GORDON BYRON:

PAAR JONATHAN DYMOND:

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Biographical Sketch.....

155 | Biographical Sketch.

The Dying Gladiator.......................... Lines on his Grave (note)................... 196

Military Schools (note)...................... Love the Test of Christian Principle.... 196

Apostrophe to the Ocean ..................... Human, subordinate to Divine Law..... 197

Night at Corinth...........

Duelling

.................... 198

A Calm Night at Lake Geneva.........

The Power of Non-Resistance .............

A Storm at the same Lake.................. Slavery....

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Modern Greece .............................

Solitude.......................................

HUMPHRY DAVY:

Destruction of Sennacherib...............

Biographical Sketch........

The East .........................................

The Pleasures and Advantages of

The Coliseum by Moonlight..............

Fishing ....................................

202
The Shipwreck.........

Life compared to a River......

Lamentation over the Fall of Jeru The Blessings of Religious Faith ......... 203

salem ....................................... 100

The Tempest.....

Sbe walks in Beauty.......................... 166

Mont Blanc.......................

To the Memory of Henry Kirke White 166

WILLIAM HAZLITT:

ANXA LÆTITIA BARBAULD:

Biographical Sketch.......

............. 205

Biographical Sketch......................... 166 Literature of the Age of Elizabeth...... 206

On Education ................ .................. 168 Macbeth and Richard the Third.......... 210

Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation 171 Lady Macbeth..

............... 211

What is Warl.

......... 173

Against Inconsistency in Expectations 174 ROBERT HALL:

The Monse's Petition .......................... 177 Biographical Sketch.......

To William Wilberforce..................... 178 The Happy Prospects of the Righteous 214

Ye are the Salt of the Earth............... True Friendship.........

215

Homer and Milton .....

216

REGINALD HEBER:

Miseries of War......... .................. 217

Biographical Sketch......

The Bible..........................

219

Nations responsible to God.................. Benefits of Retirement...

219

The Stream of Life..

....... 182 Dr. Priestley

2:20

Palestine...........

"............. 183

The Israelites delivered from Opprez | HENRY MACKENZIE:

sion .......

Biographical Sketch.

220

The Rise of Salem............................... 184 The Homespun Family....... ..... 221

The Lilies of the Field .....

The Mushroom Family ......................

To his Wife ..............

185

Why stand Ye Idle? ......................... 186 WALTER SCOTT:

The Death of his Brother ................... Biographical Sketch .................

Epiphany.......................................... 101

His noble efforts to liquidate his debts

(note)

......... 230

ROBERT POLLOK.

The Last Minstrel.

Biographical Sketch........................... Description of Melrose Abbey ............. 235

Happiness..................

Love of Country-Scotland............... 235

A Mother's Love.-Happiness of Child-

Time........

hood....

190 Rebecca's Hymn .........

...... 236

The Miser ........

Ellen-The Lady of the Lake...........

Friendship........

191 Paternal Affection.......................

238

Communings with Nature...............

192

An Hour with Thee.......

An Autumn Evening --A Maiden's

Farewell to the Muse ......

Prayer .....

...... 193 The Necessity and Dignity of Labor..... 230

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WALTER SCOTT:

Pace, WILLIAM WILBERFORCE:

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Education of the Heart........

240 Letter of John Wesley (note).

A True Man.......

The Abolition of the Slave Trade......... 288

A True Woman....................**.***... 21

Nominal Christians.....

290

Fortitude and Perseverance ............. 241 Little Religion no Comfort.................
Sir Walter Raleigh's First Interview The Supports of Religion.................
with Queen Elizabeth.................. 241 From his Journal.............

***.*.*................ 291

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GEORGE CRABBE:
Biographical Sketch.......

252
The Parish Workhouse.................. 253
The Almshouse Physician............. 254
Phoebe Dawson.....
The Hardships of the Poor..................
A Betrothed Pair in Humble Life........ 267
A Song of the Crazed Maiden ............ 259
Mercy Sought and Found.......
Letter to Edmund Burke................... 261

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JAMES MACKINTOSH:

EDWARD IRVING:

Biographical Sketch........................... 263 Biographical Sketch

Death of his Wife.........

Character of David.......... ........... 307

Johnson's Lives of the Poets............. 266

Grotius.

CHARLES LAMB:

Wilberforce ..................

Biographical Sketch.....

311

The Progressiveness of the Race......... 269 The Housekeeper ................................ 312

The Blessings of a Free Press.............. On the Family Name....................

The Sabbath Bells.......

313

HANNAH MORE:

Shakspeare cannot be Acted........... 313

Biographical Sketch........................

A Quakers' Meeting ......................

314

War..

273 The Two Races of Men...

Oppression........

Filial Affection.........

........... 320

Wisdom.

274

Faith in Humble Life........

JAMES HOGG:

The Two Weavers .......

Biographical Sketch....

Importance of Trifles.......................... 276 To Walter Scott.................................. 321

The Proper Education of Females....... 277 Kilmeny's Return from Fairy Land..... 322

Qualities preferable to Genius............ 278 Queen Mary's Return to Scotland......

Effects of Light Reading.........

The Sky-Lark..........

The Hand of God in History...............

280

To the Comet of 1811........................

The End of Female Education.... 282
God rules the Nations........................ 283 FELICIA HEMANS:

Biographical Sketch..

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE:

Hebrew Mother.

Biographical Sketch. .............. 286 The Graves of a Household.................

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JOHN IRELAND:
Biographical Sketch......

383
Sufferings of the Early Christians....... 384

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LÆTITIA ELIZABETH MACLEAN:

Biographical Sketch.......
Success alone Seen............................. 362
The Little Shroud.........

362
The Widow's Mite.......
Erato.........

364
Time arresting the Career of Pleasure.. 365
The Wrongs of Love............................

365
Love's last Words.....
The Poet.

366
Her last Letter...........

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ROBERT SOUTHEY:

Biographical Sketch.....

Poetical Letter.........

.... 405

His Contributions to the Quarterly

(note) ........................................... 400

Coleridge's Opinion of Southey (note)... 407

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