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The Praise of a Solitary Life,
160 Generosity of Cæsar, .
To a Nightingale,
160 Grief of Aspatia for the Marriage of Amintor and
160 Evadne, . . .
SIR ROBERT AYTON,
161 Palamon and Arcite, Captives in Greece,
On Woman's Inconstancy, .
Disinterestedness of Biancha,
I do confess thou'rt Smooth and Fair,
GEORGE BUCHANAN-DR ARTHUR JOHNSTON,
The 137th Psalm, .
Song-(Look out, bright eyes, and bless the air),
The First of May,
The Power of Love,
On Neæra, .
162 To Sleep, .
Song to Pan, at the conclusion of the Faithful Shep-
. . . . 210
GEORGE CHAPMAN, . . . . . 210
164 | THOMAS DEKKER,
164 JOHN WEBSTER,
164 Scene from the Duchess of Malfy,
164 Death of the Duchess,
THOMAS MIDDLETON, . . . . 213
JOHN LYLY, .
Happiness of Married Life,
Cupid and Campaspe,
Song—Come away, come away), ..
Song-What bird so sings, yet so does wail ?)
166 ROBERT TAYLOR-WILLIAM ROWLEY CYRIL TOUR-
Prologue to King David and Fair Bethsabe,
NEUR, . . .
Scene from the Witch of Edmonton,
THOMAS NASH, .
A Drowned Soldier, .
Robert GREENE, . .
GEORGE COOK E-THOMAS NABBES-NATHANIEL FIELD
Content-A Sonnet, .
JOHN DAY-HENRY GLAPTHORNE-THOMAS RAN-
Sephestia's Song to her Child,
The Shepherd and his Wife,
169 PHILIP MASSINGER, . . .
170 A Midnight Scene,
Beauty, . . .
Pride of Sir Giles Overreach in his Daughter,
Compassion for Misfortune,
Unequal Love, .
171 Join FORD, . . .
Scenes from Marlow's Faustus,
A Dying Bequest,
Paseages from the Jew of Malta,
Contention of a Bird and a Musician,
Scene From Marlow's Edward II.,
174 THOMAS II KYWOOD, .
ANTRONY MUNDAY-HENRY CHETTLE,
Song-Pack clouds away, and welcome day),
Scene from Arden of Feversham,
William SHAKSPEARE, . .
Shipwreck by Drink,
Murder of King Duncan,
| JAMES SHIRLEY,
Love Scene by Night in a Garden,
The Prodigal Lady,
Description of a Moonlight Night, with Fine Music, 184
Scene from the Ball,
Ghost Scene in llamlet. .
MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE THIRD PERIOD,
Mark Antony over Cxsar's Body,
Convivial Song, by Bishop Still, .
Othello's Relation of his Courtship to the Senate,
My Mind to me a Kingdom is,
Queen Mab, ..
Song-(What pleasure have great princes),
End of all Earthly Glories,
Meditation when we go to Bed,
Life and Death Weighed,
Fear of Death, .
Tale of Argentile and Curan,
Description of Ophelia's Drowning,
187 Sonnet, .
The Woodman's Walk,
The Deceit of Ornament or Appearances,
There is a Garden in her face,
Mercy, . . . . . . . 188
Robin Goodfellow, .
Solitudo preferred to a Court Life, and the Advantages
The Old and Young Courtier
of Adversity, . .
188 Time's Alteration,
The World compared to a Stage, .
Loyalty Confined, .
Description of Night in a Camp, .
The Blessings of a Shepherd's Life,
The Vicissitudes of Life, .
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY,
Falstaff's Cowardice and Boasting, .
A Tempest, . .
Falstaff arrested by his Hostess Dame Quickly, .
Description of Arcadia,
Ben Jonson, .
191 A Stag Hunt,
The Fall of Catiline,
Praise of Poetry,
Accusation and Death of Silius in the Senate House, 194 LORD BURLEIGH,
Love, . . . . . . . 195 Choice of a Wife,
A Simpleton and a Braggadocio, .
196 Domestic Economy,
Bobadil's Plan for Saving the Expense of an Army, 197 Education of Children,
Advice to a Reckless Youth, .
197 Suretyship and Borrowing,
The Alchemist, .
197 RICHARD HOOKER,
THE COURT MASQUES OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 198 Scripture and the Law of Nature,
The Golden Age Restored,
Zoal and Fear in Religion,
FRANCIS BEAUMONT-JOHN FLETCHER,
Defence of Reason, .
238 Upon the sight of two Snails,
238 Upon Hearing of Music by Night,
Upon the Sight of an Owl in the Twilight,
Upon the Sight of a Great Library, .
241 Christ Crucified Afresh by Sinners,
Prosperity and Adversity.
241 The Hypocrite, .
241 The Busy-Body,
Uses of Knowledge,
SIR THOMAS OVERBURY,
Books and Ships Compared,
243 The Tinker, .
Studies, . . .
The Fair and Happy Milkmaid,
SIR WALTER RALEIGH,
243 A Franklin, .
That the Flood hath not utterly defaced the marks of JOHN EARLE,
Paradise, nor caused hills in the Earth,
| The Clown, .
The Battle of Thermopylæ, .
The Strength of Kings, .
Moderation in Grief,
Three Rules to be observed for the Preservation of a
Limitation of Human Knowledge,
Man's Estate, .
Against Readiness to Take Ofl'ence,
249 Of being Over-valued, .
JOHN STOW, . .
249 Against Detraction, .
Sports upon the Ice in Elizabeth's Reign,
250 Of Neglect,
RAPHAEL HOLINSHED - WILLIAM HARRISON - JOHN
No Man can be Good to AD
The Languages of Britain, . .
250 PETER HEYLIN,
252 French Love of Dancing,
The Sea, . . .
252 Holland and its Inhabitants,
252 JOHN SELDEN,
Davis's Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage, 253 Evil Speaking,
GEORGE SANDYS, .
ANDYS;. : :. . .
Modern State of Ancient Countries,
King, . .
WILLIAM LITHGOW, . . .
JANES HOWELL, . . .
255 Learning and Wisdom,
To Dr Francis Mansell,
255 Oracles, .
To Sir William St John, Knight,
Dreams and Prophecies,
To Captain Thomas B., .
Sermons, . .
To the Right Hon. the Lord Cliffe
Tales of Travellers, .
Devils in the lead,
Bir Thomas HERBERT, .
261 Free Inquiry, .
Description of St Helena,
261 JAMES USHER,
261 WILLIAM CHILLINGWORTH,
SIR HENRY STELMAN-SIR ROBERT COTTON-JOHN SPEED Against the Employment of Force in Religion, .
-SAMUEL DANIEL, .
Reason must be appealed to in Religious Discussions,
Uncertainty of the Early History of Nations,
263 Against Duelling,
THOMAS MAY-SIR John HAYWARD-RICHARD KNOLLES, 264 | JOHN IIALES,
The Taking of Constantinople by the Turks, .
Private Judgment in Religion,
ARTHUR Wilson-SIR RICHARD BAKER, .
265 Children Ready to Believe,
BIR HENRY WOTTON, . .
Reverence for Ancient Opinions,
What Education Embraces, .
265 Prevalence of an Opinion no Argument for its Truth,
Every Nature is not a Fit Stock to Graft a Scholar on. 265 JOHN GAUDEN,
Commendation before Trial Injudicious, .
266 The Various Events of the Civil War,
266 JEREMY TAYLOR, . .
267 The Age of Reason and Discretion,
Pity and Indignation, .
267 The Pomp of Death,
Emulation and Envy,
263 The Progress of Sin,
Love of Knowledge,
268 The Resurrection of Sinners,
The Necessity of the Will,
268 Sinful Pleasure,
Sir Thomas More's Resignation of the Great Seal, 270 Comforting the AMicted,
TRANSLATION OF THE BIBLE,
Real and Apparent flappiness,
KING JAMES I., . . .
Adversity, . .
Sorcery and Witchcraft,
Miseries of Man's Life,
How Witches Travel, .
271 On Prayer, .
. . . . 272
The Author's Abstract of Melancholy,
272 The Day of Judgment,
Melancholy and Contemplation,
272 Religious Toleration,
274 Sir Thomas Browne,
Against Fine Clothes,
How a Gallant should behave himself in Paul's Walks
Light the Shadow of God,
Josepy Hall, . .
Upon the Sight of a Tree Full-blossomed,
Upon Occasion of a Red-breast coming into his Chamber, 275 Study of God's Works,
Upon the kindling of a Charcoal Fire,
of Myself, .
Charity, . . . . . . 302
Assassination of Cardinal Beaton,
I! DAVID CALDERWOOD-SIR JAMES MELYIL,
John LESLEY, .
Character of James V.,
Burning of Edinburgh and Leith by the English in 1544, 305
JOHN SPOTISWOOD, .
Destruction of Religious Edifices in 1869,
James VI. and a Refractory Preacher,
The Chamæleon, . . .
WILLIAM DRUMMOND, .
Against Repining at Death,
REMARKS ON THE STYLE OF THIS PERIOD,
ORIGIN OF NEWSPAPERS,
Sonnet on his own Blindness,
In Anticipation of the Attack of the Royalists upon the
On the Massacre of the Protestants in Piedmont,
Scene from Comus, .
Praise of Chastity,
The Spirit's Epilogue in Comus,
From Lycidas, . .
Satan's Address to the Sun,
Assembling of the Fallen Angels,
The Garden of Eden,
Eve's Account of her Creation,
Morning in Paradise,
Evening in Paradise,
Expulsion from Paradise,
Satan's Survey of Greece,
The Emigrants in Bermudas, .
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Fawn, 344
Thoughts in a Garden,
A Whimsical Satire on Holland,
SAMUEL BUTLER, .
Accomplishments of Hudibras,
Religion of Hudibras,
Personal Appearance of Iludibras,
The Elephant in the Moon,
To his Mistress,
The New Year,
Invitation to Izaak Walton,
A Welsh Guide,
EARL OF RosCOMMON,
The Modest Muse,
Caution against False Pride,
An Author must Feel what he Writes,
On the Day of Judgment, .
EARL or RocHESTER,
Song-(While on those lovely looks I gaze),
Constancy-A Song, .
Song-Too late, alas! I must confess),
Song-(My dear mistress has a heart),
SIR CHARLES SEDLEY,
Song-(Ah, Chloris! could I now but sit), .
Song-(Love still has something of the sea),
Song—(Phillis, men say that all my vows),
DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE,
Against Pleasure-An Ode,
A Country Life,
JOHN DRYDEN, .
Character of Shaftesbury,
Character of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham,
Shaftesbury's Address to Monmouth,
The Hind and Panther,
The Swallow, .
Ode to the Memory of Mrs Anne Killigrew,
To my Honoured Kinsman, John Dryden, Esq. of Ches-
terton, in the County of Huntingdon,
Alexander's Feast, .
Theodore and Honoria,
The Cock and the Fox,
Inconveniences of Life in Rome,
Enjoyment of the Present Hour Recommended,
John Philips, .
The Splendid Shilling,
Extract from The Choice,
ABRAHAM COWLEY, . . . .
On the Death of Mr Crashaw,
Ileaven and Hell,
To Pyrrha, . .
Anacreontics, . .
The Resurrection, .
The Shortness of Life and Uncertainty of Riches,
The Wish, . . . .
The Chronicle, .
Ode on the Death of Mr William Harvey,
Epitaph on the Living Author,
Claudian's Old Man of Verona,
HENRY VAUGHAN, .
Early Rising and Prayer,
The Story of Endymion,
The Tomb, . . . . .
The Loss, . . . . .
Note on Anacreon,
Note to Moschus,
BIR JOHN DENHAM,
The Thames and Windsor Forest,
The Reformation-Monks and Puritans.
On Mr Abraham Cowley, .
Song to Morpheus, .
WILLIAM CHAMBERLAYNE, •
Unhappy Love, .
On Love, . . . . .
On a Girdle,
On the Marriage of the Dwarts,
A Panegyric to the Lord Protootor,
The British Navy,
Song-(Say, Lovely Dream),
Bong-(Go, Lovely Rose),
Old Age and Death,
JOHN MILTON, .
Hymn on the Nativity,
On May Morning,
EARL OF DORSET,
377 Of Modesty, opposed to Ambition,
Song-Dorinda's sparkling wit and eyes),
377 THOMAS FULLER,
Song-To all you ladies now at land), .
. 377 The Good Schoolmaster,
DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, .
Extract from the Essay on Poetry,
Books, . . . .
Education confined too much to Language, .
Rules for Improving the Memory,
JOHN DRYDEN, .
Terrors of a Guilty Conscience,
Love and Beauty,
381 Conversation, .
381 Domestic Economy,
Tears, . .
IZAAK WALTON, .
Fear of Death,.
381 The Angler's Wish, .
Love Anticipated after Death,
381 Thankfulness for Worldly Blessings,
Adam after the Fall, . .
381 John EVELYN, . . . .
Scene between Mark Antony and Ventidins, his gencral, 382 The Great Fire in London,
Scene between Dorax and Sebastian,
A Fortunate Courtier not Envied,
386 Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Mary,
Scenes from Venice Preserved,
Fashions in Dress, . . .
Sir ROGER L'ESTRANGE,
Picture of a Witch,
390 Æsop's Invention to bring his Mistress back again to her
Description of Morning,
390 Husband after she had left him,
Killing a Boar,
The Popish Plot,
390 Ingratitude, . . . . . . 425
Scene between Brutus and Titus,
291 DR RALPH CUDWORTH,
Self-Murder, . .
302 God, though Incomprehensible, not Inconceivable, .
392 Difficulty of Convincing Interested Unbelievers,
Extract from Thyestes,
392 Creation, . .
Wishes for Obscurity,
392 DR RICHARD CUMBERLAND,
Passions, . .
392 | The Tabernacle and Temple of the Jews,
Love in Women, . . . . .
392 DR ISAAC BARROW, . .
Inconstancy of the Multitude,
392 The Excellency of the Christian Religion,
392 What is Wit?
Thomas SHADWELL-SiR GEORGE ETHEREGE-WILLIAM Wise Selection of Pleasures,
WYCHERLEY-MRS APHRA BEHN, .
Grief Controlled by Wisdom,
Scene from Sir George Etherege's Comical Revenge,
Honour to God,
Song-(Love in fantastic triumph sat), .
393 The Goodness of God,
MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE FOURTH PERIOD,
Hallo my Fancy, .
393 Concord and Discord,
Alas, poor Scholar! whither wilt thou go?,
The Fairy Queen, ·
395 JOHN TILLOTSON, .
Advantages of Truth and Sincerity, .
Virtue and Vice Declared by the General Vote of Man-
396 kind, . .
Milton's Literary Musings,
397 Evidence of a Creator in the Structure of the World,
398 Sin and Holiness,
Liberty of the Press,
399 Resolution necessary in forsaking Vice, .
400 Singularity, .
400 Commencement of a Vicious Course,
Expiration of the Roman Power in Brit
The Moral Feelings Instinotivo,
401 Spiritual Pride, .
Of Mysell, . . . . .
Poetry and Poets,
Of Obscurity, .
403 True Wisdom,
403 | Immoderate Self-Love,
Vision of Oliver Cromwell
403 DR WILLIAM SHERLOCK,
404 Longing after Immortality,
405 Life not too short, .
Liberty and Government, .
406 Advantages of our Ignorance of the Timo of Death
LADY RACHEL RUSSELL,
406 DR ROBERT SOUTH, .
To Dr Fitzwilliam-On her Sorrow,
407 The Will for the Deed,
To the Earl of Galway-On Friendship,
407 Nl-natured and Good-natured Men,
To Dr Fitzwilliam-Domestic Misfortunos,
407 The Glory of the Clergy,
To Lord Cavendish-Bereavement, .
408 The Pleasures of Amusement and Industry Compared,
408 Hypocritical Sanctimony,
A Small Poet, .
408 Ignorance in Power, .
A Vintner, . .
409 Religion not Hostile to Pleasure, .
A Prater, . . . . .
409 Labour overcomes Apparent Impossibilities,
Ingratitude an Incurable Vice, .
WALTER CHARLSTON, .
409 DR JOHN WILKINS,
The Ready and Nimble Wit, .
409How a Man may Fly to tho Moon,
The Slow but Suro Wit,
410 DR JOHN PEARSON,
The Resurrection, .
477 SIR MATTHEW IIALE,
DR THOMAS SPRAT,
. 448 On Conversation, .
View of the Divine Government afforded by Experimental Joux LOCKE, .
448 Causes of Weakness in Men's Understandings,
Cowley's Love of Retirement,
Practice and Habit,
DR THOMAS BURNET,
450 Prejudices, .
The final Conflagration of the Globe,
Injudicious Haste in Study, .
Rebuke of Human Pride, .
451 Pleasure and Pain,
The Dry Bed of the Ocean,
452 Importance of Moral Education,
DR HENRY MORE,
452 Fading of Ideas from the Mind,
The Soul and Body, .
Devout Contemplation of the Works of God.
453 Orthodoxy and Heresy,
Nature of the Evidence of the Existence of
RICHARD BAXTER, . .
454 Liberty, .
Fruits of Experience of Human Character, .
454 Opposition to New Doctrines,
Baxter's Judgment of his Writings,
454 Duty of Preserving Health,
Desire of Approbation,
455 Toleration of Other Men's Opinions,
Change in Baxter's Estimate of his own and other Men's The IlonOURABLE ROBERT BOYLE, .
Knowledge, . .
455 The Study of Natural Philosophy favourable to Religion, 517
On the Credit due to Ilistory,
456 Reflection upon a Lanthorn and Candle, carried by on
Character of Sir Matthew Hale, .
456 a Windy Night, .
Observance of the Sabbath in Baxter's Youth,
457 Upon the sight of Roses and Tulips growing near one
another, . . . . . .
John Owen, . .
457 Marriage a Lottery,
458 Some Considerations Touching the Style of the Holy
JOHN FLAVEL, .
458 Scriptures, .
Against Repining in the Season of Want,
SIR ISAAC NEWTON,
458 The Prophetic Language,
458 JOHN RAY, . .
Fox's Ill-treatment at Ulverstone,
459 The Study of Nature Recommended,
Interview with Oliver Cromwell,
459 Proportionate Lengths of the Necks and Legs of
. . . . . . 525
Against Titles of Honour, .
462 God's Exhortation to Activity,
WILLIAM PENN, .
463 All Things not Made for Man,
Against the Pride of Noble Birth,
463 Thomas STANLEY-Sir William DUODALE-ANTHONY
Penn's Advice to his Children,
Wood-ELIAS ASAMOLE-JOHN AUBREY-THOMAS
THOMAS ELLWOOD, . .
RYNER, . . . . . 527
Ellwood's Intercourse with Milton,
465 | Tom D'URFEY AND TOM BROWN,
JOHN BUNYAN, .
Letter from Scarron in the Next World to Louis XIV., 528
Extracts from Bunyan's Autobiography,
467 An Exhortatory Letter to an Old Lady that Smoked
Christian in the Hands of Giant Despair,
471 Tobacco, . . . . . 529
The Golden City, .
An Indian's Account of a London Gaming-House, ..
LORD CLARENDON, .
475 Laconies, or New Maxims of State and Conversation,
Reception of the Liturgy at Edinburgh in 1637,
Sir George MACKENZIE, .
Character of Ilampden,
477 Praise of a Country Life, ..
Character of Falkland,
478 Against Envy, . ..
Character of Charles I., .
479 Fame, . . .
Escape of Charles II. after the Battle of Worcester. 480 Bigotry,
Character of Oliver Cromwell,
Virtue more Pleasant than Vio
BULSTRODE WRITELOCKE, .
485 A varice, . . .
486 The True Path to Esteem,
Death and Character of Edward VI.,
487 NEWSPAPERS IN ENGLAND,
Character of Leighton, Bishop of Dumblane-IIis Death,
Character of Charles II., .
The Czar Peter in England in 1698,
Character of William III.,
John Dryden, . . . . .
Beaumont and Fletcher, .
REIGNS OF WILLIAM III., ANNE, AND GEORGB I.
Ben Jonson, . . .
[1689 to 1727.]
Improved Style of Dramatic Dialogue after the Restora-
Translations of the Ancient Poets,
Spenser and Milton,
For my Own Monument,
Dryden's Translation of Virgil,
Ilistory and Biography,
498 An Epitaph,
Sir WILLIAM TEMPLE, .
500 The Garland, .
Against Excessive Grief,
502 Abra's Love for Solomon,
Right of Private Judgment in Religion,
504 The Thief and the Cordelier-A Balled,
Poetical Genius, . .
The Cameleon, .
506 Protogenes and Apelles, . . . .
Decline of Pedantry in England, .
Richard's Theory of the Mind,