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CYCLOPEDIA

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ENGLISH LITERATURE;

A HISTORY, CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL, OF BRITISII AUTHORN,

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CYCLOPÆDI A

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A HISTORY, CRITICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL, OF BRITISH AUTHORS,

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27 SEP 1972

VERAR!

EDINBURGH :
PRINTED BY W. AND R. CHAMBERS.

CONTENTS OF SECOND VOLUME.

Sirth Period.

FROM 1727 TO 1780.

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MARK AKENSIDE,

Aspirations after the Infinite,

Intellectual Beauty-Patriotism,

Operations of the Mind in the Production of Works of

Imagination,

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Taste,

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On a Sermon against Glory-1747,

Inscription for a Monument to Shakspeare,

Inscription for a Statue of Chaucer, at Woodstock,

LORD LYTTELTON, .

From the Monody,

Advice to a Lady, .

Prologue to the Tragedy of Coriolanus Spoken by Mr

Quin,

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THOMAS GRAY,

Hymn to Adversity, .

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College,

The Bard-a Pindaric Ode, .

Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,

The Alliance between Government and Education-a

Fragment, .

WILLIAM MASON, . . . . ..

From Caractacus,

Epitaph on Mrs Mason, in the Cathedral of Bristol,

OLIVER GOLDSMITH,

Italians and Swiss Contrasted,

France Contrasted with Holland,

Description of Auburn - The Village Preacher, the

Schoolmaster, and Alehouse--Reflections,

Edwin and Angelina, .

Extracts from Retaliation,

TOBIAS GEORGE SMOLLETT,

Ode to Independence,

Ode to Leven Water,

The Tears of Scotland,

JOHN ARMSTRONG, .

Wrecks and Mutations of Time,

Recommendation of Angling, .

Pestilence of the Fifteenth Century, .

| WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE, .

Cumnor Hall, . . .

The Mariner's Wife,

The Spirit of the Cape,

Dr John LANGHORNE, .

Appeal to Country Justices in Behalf of the Rural Poor,

An Advice to the Married,

The Dead, . . . .

Eternal Providence, .

A Farewell Hymn to the Valley of Irwan,

SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, .

The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse,

DR THOMAS PERCY,

0, Nanny, wilt Thou Gang wi' Me,

The Friar of Orders Gray,

JAMES MACPHERSON, .

Ossian's Address to the Sun,

Fingal's Airy Hall, .

Address to the Moon, .

Desolation of Balclutha,.

A Description of Female Beauty,

The Songs of Selma,

The Cave, . . . '

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Jozs DSEE, .

Gerega Hill, . .
KILLIAN HAMILTON, .

The Braes of Yarrow,
Song Te shepherds of this pleasant vale), .
Sing-Ah, the poor shepherd's mournful fate),

DE SAXOIL JOHssox, . . .

From tbe Vanity of Human Wishes, .

Princne spoken by Mr Garrick-1747,

fra the Death of Dr Robert Levett-1782,

LA COLLINS, . . .

Eore IL-Haasan ; or the Camel Driver,

Ne Written in the Year 1746,

Ode to Evening. . .
me on the Passions,

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