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A Drowned Soldier....

WILLIAM CAMDEN (1551—1623).......

.174

.....205

Extracts from Return from Parnassus...

.174

Camden's Account of his Historical Labours...

205

George COOKE-THOMAS Nabbes-N. FIELD-John Day- Sir Henry SPELMAN (1562-1641)-SIR ROBERT COTTON

H. GLAPTHORNE-T. RANDOLPH-R. BROME (all 19th

(1570-1631)-JOHN SPEED (1552—1629)-SAMUEL DANIEL

century)..

. 174

(1562—1619)—Sir John HAYWARD (died in 1627).

Philip MASSINGER (circa 1584—1639)..

. 175

Uncertainty of the Early History of Nations.

.... 207

Midnight Scene..

175

RICHARD GRAFTON (died after 1572).....

.....207

Pride of Sir Giles Overreach in his Daughter.

.176 John Stow (circa 1525—1605)...

..207

Compassion for Misfortune

.176 RAPHAEL HOLINSHED (died about 1582) —WILLIAM HARRISON

Unequal Love....

177

(temp. Elizabeth)-JOHN HOOKER (temp. Elizabeth) –

John FORD (1586-1639)..

177

Francis BOTTEVILLE (temp. Elizabeth)..

.. 208

A Dying Bequest.....

Character of the English, by HARRISOX.

.....208

Contention of a Bird and Musician.

. 179

RICHARD HAKLUYT (1553-1616)

....209

THOMAS HEYWOOD (died after 1640).

179

SAMUEL PURCHAS (1577-1628).

...209

Description of Psyche..

180

The Sea..

....210

Song-Shepherd's Song..

.180 John Davis (died in 1605).

...210

JAMES SHIRLEY (1594- 1666)..

.180 Voyages in Search of North-west Passage.

.210

Fernando's Description of his Mistress..

.181

William LITHGOW (1583-1640).

Passage in Grateful Servant..

.181

George SANDYS (1577-1644)..

The Prodigal Lady....

.181 Modern State of Ancient Countries.

Scene from The Ball..

.182 AUTHORISED TRANSLATION OF THE BIBLE.

212

Death's Final Conquest..

.183

ROBERT BURTON (1578—1640)..

213

The Author's Abstract of Melancholy

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Love.....

214

Study, a Cure for Melancholy.....

Verses by Queen Elizabeth..

. 183

214

Love of Gaming and Immoderate Pleasures.

214

The Old and Young Courtier.

183

THOMAS DEKKER (died after 1641).

Time's Alteration....

.184

.215

The Old World and the New.

There is a Garden in her Face..

.215

185

How a Gallant should behave..

.215

PROSE LITERATURE,

Sleep.

Sir THOMAS OVERBURY (1581—1613).

216

John Fox (1517–1587).....

.185

The Tinker...

.216

The Death of Queen Anne Boleyn...

186

The Fair and Happy Milkmaid

217

A Notable History of William Hunter.

A Franklin or English Yeoman..

Sir Philip SIDNEY (1554-1586)

.217

.187 Bishop Hall (1574-1656)...

..217

A Tempest......

Upon the Sight of a Tree, Full-blossomed..

....217

Description of Arcadia

.189

Upon Occasion of a Redbreast coming into his Chamber

A Stag-hunt..

....217

189

Upon hearing of Music by Night .

....217

Praise of Poetry....

.189

Upon the Sight of an Owl in the Twilight.

.218

LORD BURLEIGH (1520--1598).

.190

Upon the Sight of a Great Library..

..218

Choice of a Wife.

..190

Paradise-The Gospel of Labour..

..218

Domestic Economy..

.190

Christ Crucified Afresh by Sinners.

.218

EARL OF Essex (1567-1601).

..190 The Hypocrite.....

.219

On the History of Rome..

.190 The Busy-body.

.219

A Passion of my Lord of Essex.

.190 John Knox (1505—1572).

QUEEN ELIZABETH (1533-1603).

190

Assassination of Cardinal Beaton..

Extracts from her Correspondence...

.191

Interview with Mary, Queen of Scots.

John LYLY (circa 1553-1601)..

.191 Another Interview with the Queen.....

How the Life of a Young Man should be Led

..191 David CALDERWOOD (1575—1650)- John Row (1563–1646) -

A Father's Grief for the Death of his Daughter

..192

Sir James Melvil (1535—1607).

Continue not in Anger..

....223

.192

STEPHEN GOSSON (1555—1624).

Interview with Queen Elizabeth..

.... 223

.192

GEORGE BUCHANAN (1506—1582).

Extracts from School of Abuse..

....224

. 192 The Chamæleon

GEORGE PUTTENHAM (circa 1530-1590).

224

.193 JOHN LESLIE (1526–1596).

Of Language..

....225

193 Burning of Edinburgh and Leith in 1544.

RICHARD Hooker (1553-1600).

....225

.193

KING JAMES I. (1566—1625).

.....226

Letter to Archbishop Whitgift.

.194

Sorcery and Witchcraft.

Scripture and the Law of Nature.

. 195

How Witches Travel...

Defence of Reason....

.....226

•195 JOHN SPOTTISWOOD (1565--1639).

The Nature and Majesty of Law.

.....227

.196

LORD Bacon (1561-1626)

Destruction of Religious Edifices.

.....227

..196

James VI. and a Refractory Preacher.

Friendship..

.....227

..199 NEWSPAPERS....

Studies

Of Discourse

Of Beauty..

. 200

of Deformity..

FOURTH PERIOD.

Prosperity and Adversity..

Universities-Government

1625—1689: CHARLES I., THE COMMONWEALTH,

Books and Ships Compared-Libraries..

CHARLES II., AND JAMES II.

Sir Walter RALEIGH (1552-1618).

Uncertainty of Human Happiness.

POETS.

The Battle of Thermopylæ

....202 JOHN TAYLOR, the Water Poet (circa 1580-1654)

....229

English Valour....

....203 The Border Lands of England and Scotland.

.....229

Ambition and Death..

......203 A Deer-hunt in Braemar

....230

The Strength of Kings..

.....203

GEORGE HERBERT (1593-1633).

...230

Three Rules for the Preservation of a Man's Estate

.....204

Virtue-'Sweet Day, so Cool, so Calm,' &c.

..231

Richard KNOLLES (circa 1540-1610)..

......204 Religion-Stanzas-Matin Hymn..

..231

The Taking of Constantinople by the Turks..

. 204

Sunday-Mortification ..

232

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P.IGE

........262

..263

FRANCIS QUARLES (1592-1644)..

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.....232 ABRAHAM COWLEY (1618-1667)..........

Stanzas-The Shortness of Life..

..258

233

On the Death of Mr Crashaw.....

Mors Tua—The Vanity of the World..

259

233

Heaven and Hell........

Delight in God only

...260

233 To Pyrrha...

...260

Decay of Life

234 Anacreontics-Drinking-The Epicure-The Grasshopper...260

Dr HENRY KING (1592—1669).

.234

From The Resurrection..

..261

Song-Sic Vita-The Dirge.....

.....234 The Chronicle...

...261

GEORGE WITHER (1588—1667).

....235

Lord Bacon.

...262

The Companionship of the Muse.

.235 From Elegy on the Death of Mr W. Harvey..

Sonnet upon a Stolen Kiss

. 236 The Wish...

.262

The Steadfast Shepherd.

.236

Epitaph on the Living Author.

..262

Christmas..

..237

Henry VAUGHAN (1621-1695).

LADY ELIZABETH CAREW (temp. James 1.)..

.237

Early Rising and Prayer.....

.263

Revenge of Injuries.....

.237

The Rainbow..

263

BISHOP CORBET (1582--1635).

.238 The Story of Endymion...

263

To Vincent Corbet, his Son..

.238

Timber..

.263

From The Journey to France..

.238 THOMAS STANLEY (1625—1678)..

.264

Farewell to the Fairies...

.239

The Tomb— The Loss—The Deposition..

.264

WILLIAM HABINGTON (1605–1645).

.239

Europa among the Flowers..

.265

Epistle to a Friend..

.240

Sir JOHN DENHAM (1615-1668).

.265

Description of Castara

.240 The Thames and Windsor Forest..

. 266

THOMAS CAREW (1589-1639).

.240

The Reformation, Monks and Puritans.

.266

Song, 'Ask me no more where Jove bestows

.241

On Poetical Translations....

.267

The Compliment....

.241

On Mr Abraham Cowley.

.267

Song, 'Would You know what's Soft ?'.

241

Song to Morpheus...

.267

Mediocrity in Love Rejected.

.241 WILLIAM CHAMBERLAYNE (1619-1689).

.268

Disdain Returned..

.241 A Prophetic Dream.

268

Approach of Spring ..

..241

Unhappy Love...

.268

SIR JOHN SUCKLING (1609–1641)..

..242

EDMUND WALLER (1605—1687)..

.269

Sir John Suckling's Campaign (by Mennes)

.242

On Love-On a Girdle....

...270

Song, ''Tis now since I sat down before'.

.243

On the Marriage of the Dwarss.

...270

A Ballad upon a Wedding

..243 Penegyric to my Lord Protector..

...270

Constancy..

The British Navy.....

...271

Song, ‘I prithee send Me back my Heart'.

.244

At Penshurst-The Bud.

...271

Song, 'Why so Pale and Wan, Fond Lover?'.

.244

Song, 'Go Lovely Rose'.

...272

RICHARD LOVELACE (1618-1658).....

.244

Old Age and Death...

...272

Song, 'Why should You swear I am Forsworn ?'.

.245 JOHN MILTON (1608-1674).

...272

The Rose ..

245 Sonnet on his Deceased Wife.

...273

Song, 'Amarantha, Sweet and Fair'

245 Hymn on the Nativity...

...275

To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars.

245

Song on May Morning..

..276

To Althea from Prison ..

245

Sonnets : On his Blindness-When the Assault was intended

JOHN CLEVELAND (1613-1658).

.246 to the City-On the Late Massacre in Piemont.

...277

On Phillis walking before Sunrise.

.246 Scene from Comus...

...277

Elegy on Archbishop of Canterbury.

.246 The Spirit's Epilogue in Comus.

..277

John CHALKHILL (1599-1679)...

.246 L'Allegro..

,278

The Witch's Cave. ...

247

Il Penseroso..

.279

The Priestess of Diana..

247

From Lycidas...

.280

WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT (1611-1643), and THOMAS RANDOLPH Satan's Address to the Sun..

.280

(1605—1634)..

.....247 Assembling of the Fallen Angels.

...281

To a Lady Veiled.

.248 The Garden of Eden.....

282

A Valediction..

.248 Morning Hymn in Paradise.

282

To my Picture

Evening in Paradise.....

.282

To a Lady admiring Herself.

.248 Expulsion from Paradise..

.283

RICHARD CRASHAW (circa 1613—1650).

.249 Satan's Survey of Greece..

.284

Extract of Translation from Marino.

..249

ANDREW MARVELL (1621-1678).

.285

Similes.......

250 The Emigrants in the Bermudas.

.285

Music's Duel..

..250 The Nymph complaining for the Death of her Fawn.. ..235

Temperance, or the Cheap Physician.

.251

The Death of Cromwell...

...286

Lines on a Prayer-book. ..

.251

A Whimsical Satire on Holland.

...286

From Hymn to the Name of Jesus.

...252 Samuel BUTLER (1612-1680)..

..287

DR WILLIAM STRODE (circa 1598-1644)..

..252

Short Extracts from Hudibras

Answer to the Lover's Melancholy.

..252 Accomplishments of Hudibras..

Kisses.....

.252 Religion of Hudibras....

..289

ROBERT HERRICK (1991---1674).....

..253

Personal Appearance of Hudibras..

..289

To Blossoms—To Daffodils-Cherry Ripe.

..254

Miscellaneous Thoughts...

...290

The Kiss-To the Virgins-Twelfth-Night..

..254

To his Mistress....

.291

The Bellman-Julia-Upon Julia's Recovery.

..255 CHARLES COTTON (16301687).

The Bag of the Bee....

.255

The New Year....

..291

Upon a Child that Died

.255

Invitation to Izaak Walton.

. 291

Epitaph..

255

A Welsh Guide..

.292

A Thanksgiving for his House.

.255

The Retirement.

..292

To Primroses filled with Morning Dew.

.256 EARL OF ROSCOMMON (1634—1685).

..293

To find God..

..256

The Modest Musc.....

To Corinna to Go a-Maying.

..256 Caution against False Pride.

293

SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT (1606-1668).

..256 An Author must feel what he writes..

.294

To the Queen....

On the Day of Judgment.

.294

Song, 'The Lark now leaves His Watery Nest'

.257

EARL OF ROCHESTER (1647-1680).

294

Description of Birtha...

...257

Song, 'While on those lovely looks'

.294

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.248

...288
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..291

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Constancy: a Song...

..295

Extract from Wycherley's Plain Dealer......

....326

Songs....

..295

Song in Mrs Behn's Abdelaser.....

.......326

Specimens of Rochester's Letters...

.295

Sır CHARLES SEDLEY (1639–1701)..

..295

PROSE LITERATURE.

Song, ‘Ah ! Chloris, that I now could sit'.

.296 | PHILOSOPHICAL AND POLITICAL WRITERS..........

Song, 'Love still has something of the Sea'.

.327

.296 | JOHN SELDEN (1584—1654).

Song, ‘Phillis, men say that all my vows'.

.327

.296 Evil Speaking-Humility-King-Heresy..

DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE (1624-1673)...

- 328

.297 Learning and Wisdom-Oracles-Dreams--Sermons-Libels

Short Extracts from Poems...

. 297 -Devils in the Head..

KATHERINE PHILLIPS (1631–1664).

...328

.297 Free Inquiry....

329

Against Pleasure : an Ode....

..297 JOHN MILTON (1608 – 1674)..

329

John DRYDEN (1631–1700)...

297 Milton's Literary Musings..

330

Reason and Religion.....

.298 Education....

331

Character of Shaftesbury...

-300 Liberty of Unlicensed Printing..

332

Villiers, Duke of Buckingham...

.300

The Reformation-Truth-Roman Power in Britain..

333

Shaftesbury's Address to Monmouth.

..301 THOMAS HOBBES (1588-1679)..

334

The Hind and Panther.....

..301

Conceptions of the Deity....

335

Ode to Memory of Mrs Ann Killigrew.

....301

Pity and Indignation-Emulation and Envy.

..335

Satire on Shadwell...

....302 Laughter-Love of Knowledge....

...336

From the Epistle to Congreve..

302 The Necessity of the Will-On Precision in Language... .336

On Milton...

..302 James HARRINGTON (1611-1677)..

337

The Swallow-Dreams..

..302

Sir Robert Filmer (died 1688)..

337

Alexander's Feast....

.. 303

ALGERNON SIDNEY (circa 1621–1683)....

..337

Theodore and Honoria..

.. 304 Liberty and Government.

..338

Enjoyment of the Present Hour.

... 306 DR JOHN WILKINS (1614–1672).

....339

JOHN PHILIPS (1676-1708).

...307

How a Man may Fly to the Moon..

....340

The Splendid Shilling.

. 307

Dr Thomas SPRAT (1636–1713)..

....340

JOHN POMFRET (1667--1703).

- 308

View of the Divine Government..

..340

Extract from The Choice ..

.309

Cowley's Love of Retirement..

...340

EARL OF DORSET (1638-1706).

.. 309

Dr Thomas BURNETT (1635–1715).

..341

Song, ‘Dorinda's Sparkling Wit'.

Description of the Flood...

. 342

Song, ‘To all you Ladies now at Land'

309

The Final Conflagration of the Globe.

• 342

DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (1649—1721).

.......310 The Dry Bed of the Ocean...

... 343

Extract from the Essay on Poetry....

.310

ROBERT Boyle (1627–1691)..

..343

The Study of Natural Philosophy favourable to Religion....344

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

Public and Private Life...

. 345

A Hymn to my Redeemer, by Sandys.....

Upon the Sight of Roses and Tulips.

.311

.345

From Sandys's Version of the Nineteenth Psalm.

The Style of the Holy Scriptures

311

345

The Old Man's Wish, by Dr Walter Popr.,

John RAY (1628–1705).

311

346

Colin's Complaint, by Rowe......

The Study of Nature Recommended.

311

.347

The Blind Boy, by COLLEY CIBBER..

God's Exhortation to Activity.

.312

.347

All Things not Made for Man.

.348

THE MARQUIS OF HALIFAX (1630–1695).

SCOTTISH POETS.

Importance of Laws....

- 348

THE MARQUIS OF MONTROSE (1612—1650)...

312 Political Agitation not always Hurtful.

. 349

Ballad, “I'll never love thee more'.

.312

Party Nicknames—The Trimmer...

349

Lines after Sentence of Death...

312 Truth in Moderation...

349

ROBERT SEMPILL (1595—1659)...

312 Dr HENRY MORE (1614–1687)

.350

Extract from The Piper of Kilbarchan.

312

The Soul and Body.....

..350

WILLIAM CLELAND (circa 1661-1689)..

312 Devout Contemplation of the Works of God.

• 350

The Highland Host..

313 Nature of the Evidence of the Existence of God..

..350

From Hallo my Fancy.

313

Old Ballad— Waly, waly'..

314

HISTORIANS.

DRAMATISTS.

THOMAS MAY (circa 1594—1650).,

......351

Court and Times of Charles I..

.....351

JASPER MAYNE (1604–1672),

314 LORD HERBERT OF CHERBURY (1581–1648)..

A Puritanical Waiting-maid...

.....351

314 Vision respecting his Work De Veritate..

....352

DAVENANT and DRYDEN ..

314 Sir Thomas More's Resignation of the Great Seal..

...352

Dryden's Poetical Eulogy on Shakspeare..

-315 | LORD CLARENDON (1608-1674).

......352

Detached Passages from Dryden's Plays.

- 316 Reception of the Liturgy in Edinburgh in 1637.. .......354

Savage Freedom-Love and Beauty..

- 316 Character of Hampden..

....355

Midnight Repose-Tears-Mankind..

317

Character of Lord Falkland.

.355

Picture of Life-Fear of Death...

317

Character of Charles I..

. 356

Scene between Mark Antony and Ventidius.

317 Execution of Montrose..

.357

Scene between Dorax and Sebastian..

319 Escape of Charles II. after the Battle of Worcester

.357

Thomas OTWAY (1651–1685)..

321 Character of Oliver Cromwell...

. 360

Scene from Venice Preserved..

322 BULSTRODE WHITELOCKE (1605--1676).

.361

Parting-Picture of a Witch-Morning.

323 Bishop BURNET (1643–1715)...

Killing a Boar....

324 Death and Character of Edward VI..

, 362

NATHANIEL LEE (1655—1692).

324 Character of Archbishop Leighton...

.363

Short Extracts. - Love-Self-murder, &c.

324 Character of Charles II....

. 364

Jor CROWNE (circa 1640-1703)...

324 The Czar Peter in England.

..365

Extract from Thyestes......

..324 Character of William III.

. 365

Wishes for Obscurity-Passions-Love-Inconstancy of the Count GRAMMONT (1646--1720)..

- 367
Multitude-Warriors..

........325 ARTHUR WILSON (1596-1652)—Sir ANTHONY Weldon (temp.

THOMAS SHADWELL (1640–1692)—Sir GEORGE ETHEREGE James I.)-SIR RICHARD BAKER (1568--1645)....... . 367

(circa 1636–1689)-W. WYCHERLEY (1640-1715)-APHRA SIR W. DUGDALE (1605–1686)-ANTHONY A WOOD (1632-

Behn (1642-1689)...

.......325 1695)-ELIAS ASHMOLE (1617-1692)........ ... 6...367

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JOHN AUBREY (1626–1700)—THOMAS RYMER (circa 1638– BISHOP STILLINGFLEET (1635–1699)

...402

1713)

. 367

True Wisdom.....

....402

BISHOP KEN (1673-1711)

.403
ARCHBISHOP TENISON (1636–1715), DR ALDRICH (1647-1710).403
THEOLOGIANS.
GEORGE Fox (1624-1690)....

..404

BISHOP ANDREWS (1555—1626)...

...368

Fox's Ill-treatment at Ulverstone...

404

Angels and Men-Do Good..

.368 Interview with Oliver Cromwell...

ARCHBISHOP USHER (1580-1656), JOHN HALES (1584-1656)...368 Cromwell's Last Appearance in Public.

-405

Private Judgment in Religion..

..370 WILLIAM PENN (1644-1718)...

.406

Reverence for Ancient Opinions..

..370 Against the Pride of Noble Birth

..406

Prevalence of an Opinion no Argument for its Truth.

..370

Penn's Advice to his Children....

WILLIAM CHILLINGWORTH (1602—1644).

..371 | ROBERT BARCLAY (1648—1690)....

.408

Against the Employment of Force in Religion....

371 Against Titles of Honour...

...409

Reason must be appealed to in Religious Discussion

371

RICHARD BAXTER (1651–1691)..

.409

Against Duelling...

372 Baxter's Judgment of his Writings..

Dr RALPH CUDWORTH (1617–1688).

372 Fruits of Experience of Human Character,

God, though Incomprehensible, not Inconceivable.

373 Desire of Approbation......

410

Difficulty of Convincing Interested Unbelievers.

373 Change in the Estimate of Men's Knowledge.

411

Creation ....

374 On the Credit due to History...

Dr RICHARD CUMBERLAND (1632-1918).

374 Character of Sir Matthew Hale..

. 411

The Tabernacle and Temple of the Jews.

374 Observance of the Sabbath in Baxter's Youth.

412

ROBERT SANDERSON (1587-1663)..

375 Theological Controversies ..

JOHN GAUDEN (1605–1662)..

375 JOHN BUNYAN (1628–1688)..

412

Events of the Civil War...

. 376 Extracts from Bunyan's Autobiography..

413

BENJAMIN WHICHCOTE (1610-1683)

376

The Golden City .......

THOMAS FULLER (1608-1661)..

-376 Dr John Owen (1616--1683).

.416

The Good Schoolmaster...

-377 John HOWE (1630-1705)....

417

Recreations-Books.....

. 378 Fanaticism of Cromwell's Court ......

417

Education confined too much to Language.

- 378 EDMUND CALAMY (1600--1666), John FLAVEL (1627–1691),

Rules for Improving the Memory..

MATTHEW HENRY (1662–1714)...

417

Terrors of a Guilty Conscience..

378 Ye cannot serve God and Mammon

Marriage-Aphorisms..

379 SAMUEL RUTHERFORD (1600–1661), THOMAS HALYBURTON

The Good Yeoman.....

379 (1674-1712), THOMAS BOSTON (1676–1732)..............418

Declension of Great Families

379

Henry de Essex

379

JEREMY TAYLOR (1613–1667)...

.380

METAPHYSICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITERS.

Apologue of Abraham at his Tent-door.
381 JOHN LOCKE (1632-1704).....

.418

The Age of Reason and Discretion.

382 Christmas Ceremonies at Cleves.....

.419

The Pomp of Death.

Causes of Weakness in Men's Understandings

.421

Marriage....

383 Practice and Habit......

The Progress of Sin-Sinful Pleasure

383 Prejudice .....

The Skylark-Useful Studies-Comforting the Aflicted.

.384

Injudicious Haste in Study

Real and Apparent Happiness—Adversity..

-384 Pleasure and Pain ...

.423

Miseries of Man's Life-A Calm Religious Life

History-Disputation-Liberty..

.424

On Death ...

385 Opposition to New Doctrines.

424

The Day of Judgment...

. 386 Duty of Preserving Health...

. 424

ARCHBISHOP LEIGHTON (1611–1684).

- 387 Sir Isaac NEWTON (1642—1727).

424

Arise, Shine....

The Prophetic Language...

.425

Idle Curiosity and Useless Contention.

-387 Letters of Newton and Locke.

.426

The Difficult Passages of Scripture..

-388 Religious Belief of Newton

Detached Sentences.....

.388

DR ISAAC BARROW (1630-1677)..

.389

The Excellency of the Christian Religion..

CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS WRITERS.

..390

What is Wit ?.....

James HOWELL (1594—1666)..

..391

.427

Wise Selection of Pleasures

Letter from Venice...

....392

.428

Grief Controlled by Wisdom

Letter from Rome

429

..392

Honour to God-The Goodness of God..

Description of the Wine Countries..

..392

.429

Concord and Discord- Industry...

Tales of Travellers..

393

- 430

Dr ROBERT SOUTH (1633–1716).

Sır THOMAS HERBERT (circa 1610—1682)..

.. 394

The Will for the Deed ..

SIR THOMAS BROWNE (1605—1682)..

..394

431

Ill-natured and Good-natured Men..

Oblivion.......

..395

.432

The Pleasures of Amusement and Industry compared

..396 Light the Shadow of God-Study of God's Works.

. 434

Religion not Hostile to Pleasure.

Ghosts-Of Myself-Charity

.434

Ingratitude an Incurable Vice...

.. 397

On Music, note ....

479

Man before the Fall

..397

Sir MATTHEW HALE (1609-1676)

-435

DR WILLIAM SHERLOCK (1641–1707)..

On Conversation

..397

-435

Life not too Short.

...397 John Earle (1601–1665)

Advantages of our Ignorance of the Time of Death.. 398

The Clown

DR JOHN PEARSON (1613–1686)

399

PETER HEYLIN (1600--166a).

The Resurrection......

399

The French

ARCHBISHOP TILLOTSON (1630—1694).

..399

French Love of Dancing

..437

Advantages of Truth and Sincerity..

400 OWEN FELTHAM (circa 1610—1678). ..

..437

Virtue and Vice declared by the General Vote of Mankind. ..400 Moderation in Grief.....

Evidence of a Creator in the Structure of the World...

Limitation of Human Knowledge..

.437

Sin and Holiness........

.401 Against Readiness to take Offence.

Resolution necessary in Forsaking Vice

.401 Against Detraction-Of Neglect...

The Moral Feelings Instinctive.....

402

No Man can be Good to All....

Spiritual Pride...,

402

Meditation .....

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AURAHAM COWLEY (1618-1667).

439 The Battle of Blenheim....

.479

Of Myself..

439 Extract from the Tragedy of Cato..

430

The Spring-tides of Public Affairs.

.440

MATTHEW PRIOR (1664-1721).

481

The Antiquity of Agriculture ..

.440 Extract from Verses to Chloe.

481

Or Obscurity.....

440 For my Own Monument..

482

The Danger of Procrastination.

441 Epitaph Extempore...

482

Vision of Oliver Cromwell..

441

An Epitaph...

482

IZAAK WALTON (1593–1683).,

442

To a Child of Quality..

483

The Singing Birds...

443

Abra's Love for Solomon...

483

The Angler's Wish..

.444 Written in Mezeray's History of France...

-484

Thankfulness for Worldly Blessings.

446 The Thief and the Cordelier..

.484

THOMAS ELLWOOD (1639-1713)

.446 Ode to a Lady refusing to continue a dispute..

-484

Ellwood's Intercourse with Milton.

-446 Theory of the Mind, from Alma..

.485

John Dryden (1631-1670)...

. 447 Rev. JAMES BRAMSTON (1694-1744)..

485

A Sea-fight heard at a Distance.

447 Extracts from Art of Politics and Man of Taste.

.485

Shakspeare-Beaumont and Fletcher-Ben Jonson.. .448 JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)..

.485

Improved Style of Dramatic Dialogue..

.448 Extract from Imitation of Horace..

.487

Translations of the Ancient Poets..

449

Ode to Spring, by Vanessa, note..

.487

Spenser and Milton ....

.450 A Description of the Morning...

.488

On Lampoons-History and Biography

.451 A Description of a City Shower..

.468

Sir WILLIAM TEMPLE (1628—1699)...

..453

Baucis and Philemon...

The English Climate..

.454 From Verses on the Death of Dr Swift.

.490

Against Excessive Grief..

.455

The Grand Question Debated....

.492

Right of Private Judgment in Religion.

.456 ALEXANDER Pope (1668-1744)..

494

Schemes of Projectors ..

Hope—The Poor Indian-Happiness..

Sir GEORGE MACKENZIE (1636–1691)

.458

The Messiah..

.498

Praise of a Country Life

459 The Toilet, from The Rape of the Lock.

.498

Against Envy-Fame-True Path to Esteem.

- 459 Description of Belinda and the Sylphs..

499

John Evelyn (1620-1706).,

.460 From Eloisa to Abelard......

.499

The Last Sunday of Charles II.

.460 Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady..

..500

The Great Fire in London, 1666 A.D...

-460 Happiness depends not on Riches..

....501

A Fortunate Courtier not Envied

.462

From the Prologue to the Satires............

.....502

Frost Fair on the Thames, 1684 A.D....

The Man of Ross....

.....503

Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Mary.

.462 Death of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham..

503

Fashions in Dress....

.463 The Dying Christian to his Soul...

503

SAMUEL Pepys (1632—1703)

.463 Extract from Translation of the Iliad..

504

Mrs Pepys in a New Dress..

.464 ELIJAH Fenton (1683–1730)-W. BROOME (1689–1745). .....534

Charles II. and the Queen in the Park...

.464 MINOR Poets SATIRISED IN THE 'DUNCIAD'-Theobald,

Mr Pepys sets up a Carriage...

.464 Dennis, Gildon, Welsted, Cooke, A. Hill, &c..

....504

Mr Pepys tries to admire Hudibras..

.465 RICHARD SAVAGE (1697—1743).

.....505

Mr Pepys at the Theatre..

.465 Extract from The Bastard..

..506

Mr Pepys at Church ..

466 Extract from The Wanderer.

.506

Domestic Scene between Mr and Mrs Pepys.

466 Sir SAMUEL GARTH (1670-1719)

..507

Mr Pepys makes a Great Speech.....

.466 Extract from The Dispensary,

.597

SIR ROGER L'ESTRANGE (1616—1704)

.467 On Death...

. 507

Liberty of the Imprisoned Royalists...

.467 SIR RICHARD BLACKMORE (circa 1650-1729).

-508

Æsop's Invention to bring back his Mistress..

.467

The Scheme of Creation....

The Popish Plot...

.467 | THOMAS PARNELL (1679–1718).

SAMUEL BUTLER (1612--1680).

468 A Night-piece-The Churchyard..

....509

A Small Poet- A Vintner.

468 The Hermit....

..599

A Prater-An Antiquary.
.469 John Gay (1688–1732)..

..511

Walter CHARLETON (1619–1707)...

.469 The Country Ballad Singer...

..512

The Ready and Nimble Wit-The Slow but Sure Wit. .469 Walking the Streets of London...

.513

Lucy HUTCHINSON (1620-1659).....

470 Song, 'Sweet Woman is like the fair Flower'.

..513

Colonel Hutchinson on Condemnation of Charles I.. -470 The Court of Death...

..513

LADY FANSHAWE (1625—1679)..

-470 The Hare with many Friends..

514

Lady Fanshawe sees a Ghost....

470 Song, ‘Black-eyed Susan'.

.514

A Domestic Scene...

471 A Ballad, ''Twas when the Seas were Roaring'

..515

LADY RACHEL RUSSELL (1636--1723).

· 471 THOMAS TICKELL (1686–1740)...

515

To Dr Fitzwilliam on her Sorrow....

-472 On the Death of Mr Addison.

515

To the Earl of Galway on Friendship..

472 Colin and Lucy : a Ballad..

516

To Lord Cavendish-Bereavement.

-472 An Imitation of the Prophecy of Nereus.

516

Sir Thomas URQUHART (circa 1613-1660).

472 AMBROSE PHILIPS (1671-1749)...

.517

NEWSPAPERS

473 Fragment from Sappho..

577

To Miss Charlotte Pulteney.

.518

Epistle to the Earl of Dorset.

518

FIFTH PERIOD.

From the First Pastoral-Lobbin..

.518

GEORGE GRANVILLE, LORD LANSDOWNE (circa 1665-1735)....519

1689–1727: REIGNS OF WILLIAM III., QUEEN ANNE, Anne, COUNTESS OF WINCHELSEA (circa 1660-1720).. 519

AND GEORGE I.

A Nocturnal Reverie.....

519

Life's Progress....

519

POETS.

W. Walsh (1663–1908), CHARLES MONTAGU (1661--1715)....475

JOSEPH ADDISON (1672–1719)..

SCOTTISH POETS.

475

The French People in 1699..

477

Francis SEMPILL-LADY WARDLAW..

...520

From the Letter from Italy..

478 Extract from Hardyknute..

.....520

Ode, 'How are thy Servants blest, O Lord !'.

.478 ALLAN RAMSAY (1686–1758)

.....520

Ode, ‘The Spacious Firmament on High'..

.479

Ode from Horace.....

523

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