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EL EGY XII.

His recantation.

Page 55

E L EGY XIII.

To a friend, on some flight occafion estranged from him. 57

E LE G Y XIV.

Declining an invitation to visit foreign countries, he takes

occasion to intimate the advantages of his own. To Lord
Temple.

59
E LE GY* XV.
In memory of a private family in Worcesterfir:.
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E L E G Y.XVI..
He suggests the advantages of birth to a person of merit,

anit the folly of a superwilioufnefs that is built upon that
fore foundation.

66
E LE G X XVII.
He indulges the Suggestions of Spleen : an elegy to the
winds.

71
E LE G Y XVIII.

He repeats the song of Collin, a discerning shepherd; la-

menting the state of the woollen manufactory. 75

E L E G Y XIX.

Written in spring 1743.

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E L E G Y XX.

He compares his humble fortune with the distress of others;

and his subjection to Delia with the miserable servitude

of an African slave.

E L E G Y. XXI.

Taking a view of the country from his retirement, he is led

to meditate on the character of the ancient Britons.

Written at the time of a rumoured tax upon luxury.

1746.

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E L E G Y XXII.

Written in the year --, when the rights of sepulture were

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lo frequently vio'a:ed.

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E L E G Y XXIII.

Reflections suggested by his fituation.

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E L E G Y

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E L EGY XXIV. He takes occasion from the fate of Eleanor of Bretagne, to Juggest the imperfect pleasures of a solitary life. Page 98

E L E G Y XXV. To Delia, with some flowers; complaining how much his benevolence suffers on account of his humble fortune. 101

E L E G Y XXVI. Describing the forrow of an ingenuous mind, on ibe melancholy event of a licentious amour.

104 II. ODES, SONGS, BALLADS, &c. Rural elegance : an ode to the late duchess of Somerset. Written 1750.

III Ode to memory. 1748. The princess Elizabeth: a ballad alluding to a story recorded

of ber, when the was prisoner at. Woodpock, 1554. 124 Ode to a young lady, somewhat tvo solicitous about her marner of expresion.

126 Nancy of the vale. A ballad.

128 Ode to Indolence. 1750.

130 Ode to Health. 1730.

132 To a lady of quality, fitting up her library. 1738.

135 Upon a visit to the same in winter. 1748.

137 Ån irregular ode after fickness. 1749.

138 Written in a floruer book of my own calouring, designed

for lady Plimouth. 1753-4.

143 Anacreontic. 1738.

141 Ode.

145 The dying kid Songs, written chiefly between the year 1737 and 1742.

149- -166 The halcyon.

166 Ode. A pastoral cdi, to the honourable Sir Richard Lyttelton. 169 Verjes written torvards the clife of the year 1748, to William Ly:relton, E/?

176 Jemmy

Written 1739

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femmy Darfon, a ballad ; written about the time of his execution, in the year 1745.

Page 179 A paftoral ballad, in four parts. Written 1743. 183

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III. LEVITIES, or PIECES of HUMOUR. Flirt and Phil; a decison for the ladies.

195 Stanzas to the memory of an agreeable lady, buried in marriage to a perfon undeserving her.

196 Colemira. A culinary eclogue.

197 The rape of the trap. A ballad. 1737. On certain pastorals.

204 On Mr. C of Kidderminster's poetry.

ibid. To the virtuofos.

ibid. The extent of cookery.

206 The progress of advice. A common case.

207 A ballad.

208 Slender's ghoft.

209 The invidious. The price of an equipage. Hint from Voiture. Inscription. To a friend.

214 The poet and the dun. 1741.

217 Written at an inn at Henley.

218 A fimile.

219 The charms of precedence. A tale.

227 Epilogue to the tragedy of Cleone.

229 IV. MORAL PIECES. The judgment of Hercules.

233 The progress of taste : or, the fate of delicacy.

251 Oeconomy, a rhapsody, addressed to young poets.! 272 The ruin'd abby; or, the effects of superstition. 294 Love and honour. The school-mistress.

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ibid.

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Ode.

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THE END OF THE FIRST VOLUME.

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