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EL EGY XI. He complains how soon the pleasing novelty of life is over. To Mr. J

53 E L EGY XII. His recantation.

E L EGY XIII. To a friend, on some fight occafion estranged from him. 57

EL EGY XIV. Declining an invitation to visit foreign countries, he takes

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

59 E L E G Y XV. In memory of a private family in Worcestershire. 62

EL E G Y XVI. He suggests the advantages of birth to a person of merit,

and ibe folly of a superciliousness that is built upon that Jole foundation.

67 E L E G Ý XVII. He indulges the suggestions of pleen : an elegy to the winds.

72 E L E G Y XVIII. He repeats the fong of Collin, a discerning Shepherd; la. menting the fate of the woollen manufactury. 76

EL E G Y XIX. Written in spring 1743.

79 É L EGY XX. He compares his humble fortune with the distresses of others;

and his subjection 10 Delia, with the miserable servitude of an African save.

83 E L EGY XXI. Taking a view of the country from bis retirement, he is led

to meditate on tbe charailers of the ancient Britons, Written at the time of a rumoured tax upon luxury, 1746.

86 E L E G Y XXII. Written in the year when the rights of fepulture were So frequently violated.

9. ELEGY XXIII. Reflections suggested by his fituation,

94 ELEGY 183 III. LEVITIES,

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ELEGY XXIV.
He takes occasion from the fate of Eleanor of Bretagne, to
Juggest the imperfect pleasures of a folitary life. 98

E L E G Y XXV.
To Delia, with some flowers ; complaining how much his
benevolence suffers on account of bis humble fortune. 102

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

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

Written 175.
Ode to memory. 1748.
The princess Elizabeth: a ballad alluding to a story recorded

of her, when she was prisoner at Woodfock, 1554. 124 Ode to a young lady, fome what too sollicitous about her mas.

ner of expresion.
Nancy of the vale. A ballad.

128 Ode to Índolence. 1750

130 Ode to Health. 1730.

132 To a lady of quality, fitting up her library. 1738. 135 Upon a visit to the fame in winter. 1748.

137 An irregular ode after fickness. 1749.

138 Written in a flower book of my own colouring, defigned for lady Plimouth. 1753-4.

143 Anacreontic. 1738.

144 Ode. Written 1739.

145 The dying kid.

147 Songs, written chiefly between the year 1737 and 1742.

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126

149-166

The halcyon.

166 Ode.

168 A pastoral ode, to the honourable Sir Richard Lyttelton. 169 Verfés written towards the close of the year 1748, to William Lyttelton, Esq.

176 Jemmy Dawson, a ballad; written about the time of his execution, in the year 1745

179 ! A pastoral ballad, in four parts. Written 1743.

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