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Rasselas; a Tale

1 To Miss Hickman, playing on the Spin-

net

87

POEMS.

Par a phrase of Proverbs chap vi. verses 6,

7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

ib.

London.

47 Horace, Lib. iv. Ode vii, translated

ib.

The vanity of Human Wishes .

51 | Anacreon, ode ix.

88

Prologue spoken by Mr. Garrick, at the Lines written in ridicule of certain Poems

opening the Theatre Royal, Drury

Published in 1777

ib.

Lane .

55 Parody of a Translation from the Medea

Irene; a Tragedy ·

56 of Euripides :

ib.

Prologue to the “ Masque of Comus" 80 Translation of the two first Stanzas of the

Prologue to the Comedy of “ The Good.

Song “ Rio Verde, Rio Verde.”

89

natured Man."

ib. Imitation of the style of ****.

ib.

Prologue to the Comedy of “s

Word to

Burlesque of some Lines of Lopez de Vega ib.

the Wise"

81 | Translation of some Lines at the end of

Spring

ib. Baretti's Easy Phraseology

ib.

Midsummer.

ib. Improviso Translation of a Distich on the

Autumn

82 Duke of Modena's running away from

Winter

ib. the Comet in 1742 or 1743

ib.

The Winter's Walk

ib. Improviso Translation of some Lines of

To Miss ****, on her giving the Author a

Mons. Benserade à son Lit

ib.

Gold and Silk Network Purse of her Epitaph for Mr. Hogarth

ib.

own weaving

83 Translation of some Lines written un-

To Miss ****, on her playing upon the der a Print representing Persons Skait-

Harpsichord in a Room hung with

ing

90

Flower-pieces of her own painting ib. Impromptu Translation of the same ib.

Evening : an Ode. To Stella

ib. To Mrs. Thrale, on her completing her

To the same

ib. Thirty-fifth year

ib.

To a Friend

81 | Impromptu Translation of an Air in the

Stella in Mourning

ib. Clemenza de Tito of Metastasio.. ib.

To Stella, .

ib. Translation of a Speech of Aquileio in the

Verses written at the request of a Gentle-

Adriano of Metastasio .

man to whom a Lady had given a Sprig

Poemata.

91

of Myrtle

ib. Friendship. An Ode

105

To Lady Firebrace, at Bury Assizes 85 | Translation from the Medea of Euripides . ib.

To Lyce, an elderly Lady

ib.

On the Death of Mr. Robert Levet

ib. LIVES OF EMINENT PERSONS.

Epitaph on Claude Phillips

86

Epitaphium in Thomam Hanmer, Baro- Father Paul Sarpi

109

nettum

ib. | Boerhaave .

111

Paraphrase of the above, Bv Dr. Johnson . ib. Blake

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Sir Francis Drake

· 126 Preface to “ An Essay on Milton's use and

Barretier

151 imitation of the Moderns in his Para-

Additional Account

154 dise Lost".

385

Morin

157 Letter to the Rev. Mr. Douglas, occasioned

Burman

159 by his Vindication of Milton, &c. By

Sydenham

163 William Lauder, A. M.

397

Cheynel

166 | Testimonies concerning Mr. Lauder 391

Cave

172 An Account of an Attempt to ascertain the

King of Prussia

185 Longitude

395

Browne

190 Considerations on the Plans offered for the

Ascham

201 Construction of Blackfriars Bridge 399

Some thoughts on Agriculture, both An-

cient and Modern; with an Account of

LETTERS, selected from the Collection of Mrs.

the Honour due to an English Farmer 401

Piozzi and others.

Further Thoughts on Agriculture

403

LETTER

Considerations on the Corn Laws

405

1. To Mr. James Elphinston

211
II. to LIII. To Mrs. Thrale

ib. MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS, &c.

LIV. To Mrs. Piozzi

242

A complete Vindication of the Licensers

of the Stage from the malicious and

scandalous Aspersions of Mr. Brooke 409

PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS,

Preface to the Gentleman's Magazine,

with Preface by the Rev. George

1738

415

Strahan, D. D.

245

An Appeal to the Public. From the Gen-

tleman's Magazine, March, 1739 416

PHILOLOGICAL TRACTS, &c. Considerations on the Case of Dr. T[rapp]'s

Sermons abridged by Mr. Cave 418

The Plan of an English Dictionary 289 Letter on Fire-works

420

Preface to the English Dictionary 297 Proposals for Printing by Subscription

Advertisement to the Fourth Edition of the

“ Essays in Verse and Prose, by Anna

English Dictionary.

308 Williams"

421

Preface to the Octavo Edition of the Eng- A Project for the Employment of Authors ib.

lish Dictionary

ib. Preface to the Literary Magazine, 1756 . 424

Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy A Dissertation upon the Greek Comedy,

of Macbeth, with Remarks on Sir T.

translated from Brumoy

426 ?

Hanmer's Edition of Shakspeare 309 General Conclusion to Brumoy's Greek

Proposals for Printing the Dramatic Works

Theatre

of William Shakspeare

323

Preface to Shakspeare

326 DEDICATIONS .

450—456

General Observations on the Plays of

Shakspeare

345 Preface to Payne's New Tables of Interest 456

An Account of the Harleian Library 353 Thoughts on the Coronation of his present

Preface to the Catalogue of the Harleian

Majesty King George the Third 457

Library

357 Preface to the Artists' Catalogue for 1762 461

An Essay on the Origin and Importance of

Small Tracts and Fugitive Pieces, OPINIONS ON QUESTIONS OF LAW.

written for the Introduction of the

Harleian Miscellany

358

On School Chastisement

462

463

A view of the Controversy between Mons.

On Vicious intromission

Crousaz and Mr. Warburton on the

On Lay-Patronage in the Church of Scot-

465

land .
subject of Mr. Pope's Essay on Man 361
Preliminary Discourse to the London On Pulpit Censure

467
Chronicle

363

Introduction to the “ World Displayed”. 364 REVIEWS AND CRITICISMS.

Preface to the “ Preceptor : containing a

General Plan of Education"

372 Du Halde's History of China

469

Rolt's Dictionary.

378 Account of the Conduct of the Dutchess of

the Translation of Father Lobo's

Marlborough

470

Voyage to Abyssinia

381 Memoirs of the Court of Augustus, by

An Essay on Epitaphs

382 Thomas Blackwell, J. U. D.

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Four Letters from Sir I. Newton to Dr. On the Bravery of the English Common

Bentley .

473 Soldiers

587

Journal of Eight Days' Journey from The False Alarm, 1770

588

Portsmouth to Kingston upon Thames, Thoughts on the late Transactions respect-

&c. To which is added, An Essay on

ing Falkland's Islands, 1771 .

597

Tea. By Mr. H*****

476 The Patriot : addressed to the Electors of

Reply to a paper in the Gazetteer, May 26,

Great Britain, 1774.

609

1757 .

480 | Taxation no Tyranny: an Answer to the

Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope 482 Resolutions and Address of the Ameri-

A Free Enquiry into the Nature and Origin

can Congress, 1775.

613

of Evil .

485

History of the Royal Society of London, by

Thomas Birch, D. D..

JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN IS-

496

The General History of Polybius, tran-

LANDS OF SCOTLAND.

slated by Mr. Hampton

497
St. Andrew's

628
Miscellanies on Moral and Religious Sub-
jects, by Elizabeth Harrison

Aberbrothic

ib.

Montrose

. 631

Historical and Critical Enquiry into Dr.

Aberdeen

ib.

Tytler's “ Evidence produced by the

Slanes Castle. The Buller of Buchan. 633

Earls of Moray and Morton against

Bamff.

634

Mary Queen of Scots”

ib.

Elgin

635

TALES OF IMAGINATION. Fores. Calder. Fort George

ib.

Inverness

636

The Vision of Theodore, the Hermit of

Lough Ness

637

Teneriffe

501

Fall of Fiers

638

The Fountains, a Fairy Tale

506 Fort Augustus .

639

THE ADVENTURER

ib.

Glensheals

641

POLITICAL TRACTS.

The Highlands .

642

Marmor Norfolciense ; or, an Essay on an

Glenelg

644

ancient Prophetical Inscription in Sky. Armidel

ib.

Monkish Rhyme lately discovered near Coriatachan in Sky

646

Lynn

565 Raasay

648

Observations on the State of Affairs in 1756 574 Dunvegan

651

An Introduction to the Political State of Ulinish

653

Great Britain

577 | Talisker in Sky

654

Observations on the Treaty between his Ostig in Sky

655

Britannic Majesty and his Imperial Col

671

Majesty of all the Russias

584 Grissipol in Col

672

Introduction to the Proceedings of the Com. Castle of Col

ib.

mittee appointed to manage the Contri-

Mall

673

butions for Clothing French Prisoners Ulva

674

of War .

586 Inch Kenneth

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