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Prologue to the comedy of a Word to the Wise

Spring

241

Midsummer

243

Autumn

244

Winter

245

The Winter's Walk

246

To Miss * * * * *

on her giving the author a gold and silk network

purse, of her own weaving

247

To Miss * * * *

on her playing upon the harpsichord, in a room

hung with flower-pieces of her own painting

248

Evening; an ode

249

To the same

250

To a friend

251

Stella in mourning

252

To Stella

252

Verses, written at the request of a gentleman, to whom a lady had

given a sprig of myrtle

253

To lady Firebrace, at Bury assizes

254

To Lyce, an elderly lady

254

On the death of Mr. Robert Levet

255

Epitaph on Claude Phillips

257

Epitaphium in Thomam Hanmer, baronettum

258

Paraphrase of the above, by Dr. Jobnson

260

To Miss Hickman, playing on the spinet

262

Paraphrase of Proverbs, chap. vi, verses 6-11

263

Horace, lib. iv. ode vii. translated

263

Anacreon, ode ix

264

Lines written in ridicule of certain poems published in 1777 266

Parody of a translation from the Medea of Euripides

267

Translation from the Medea of Euripides

267

Translation of the two first stanzas of the song “Rio Verde, Rio

Verde”

269

Imitation of the style of ****

269

Burlesque of some lines of Lopez de Vega

270

Translation of some lines at the end of Baretti's Easy Phraseology 270

Improviso translation of a distich on the duke of Modena's running

away from the comet in 1742 or 1743

271

Improviso translation of some lines of M. Benserade à son Lit 271

Epitaph for Mr. Hogarth

271

Translation of some lines, written under a print representing persons

skating

272

Impromptu translation of the same

272

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GEORGIANA, DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE

From painting by Sir Joshua REYNOLDS

Facing page 224

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