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C. SHERMAN AND CO., PRINTERS 19, ST. JAMES STREET, PHILADELPHIA

CONTENTS.

Page

Page

Paradise Lost In Twelve Books.

BEN JONSON.

Book I.

29

II.

35

To William Camden....

2 III.

43

From Cynthia's Revels.

ib.

IV.

49

From the Silent Woman.

ib.

V.

57

Hags....

ib.

VI.

64

Epitaph on the Countess of Pembroke, Sister

VII.

70

to Sir Philip Sidney...

ib. VIII.

75

On Lucy Countess of Bedford.

3

IX.

80

Song to Celia...

ib.

X.

89

To the same....

ib. XI.

97

From the Shepherd's Holiday.

ib. XII.

10

Love, a little Boy. From the Masque on Paradise Regained. In Four Books.
Lord Haddington's Marriage..... ib. Book 1.

109

Epitaph on Elizabeth L. H.

4

II.

113

III.

117

IV.

120

COWLEY.

Samson Agonistes; a Dramatic Poem . 126

Christmas Hymn.

6

140

The Motto. Tentanda via est, &c.

Honor..

ib.

Of Myself

ib.

WALLER.

The Chronicle. A Ballad....

ib.

Anacrcontics; or some Copies of Verses, trans To Amoret

143
lated paraphrastically out of Anacreon. To the Same

ib.

I. Love.

7 Of Love ...

ib.

II. Drinking

ib. Of the Marriage of the Dwarfs .

144

III. Beauty

ib. A Panegyric to my Lord Protector, of the

V. Age

8 Present Greatness, and Joint Interest, of

VII. Gold.

ib. his Highness and this Nation

ib.

VIII. The Epicure.

ib. Of English Verse.

146

IX. Another

ib. The Story of Phæbus and Daphne applied .. ib.

X. The Grasshopper

ib. Song

ib.

XI. The Swallow..

ib. To Phyllis

ib.

Elegy upon Anacreon; who was choked by On a Girdle

147

a Grape-stone. Spoken by the God of To Zelinda.

ib.

Love .

9 To a Lady.

ib.

Ode, from Catullus. Acme and Septimius 10

The Complaint.

ib.

DRYDEN.

Hymn to Light.

11

Against Hope.

12

Annus Mirabilis : the Year of Wonders, 1666 149

For Hope..

13

Claudian's Old Man of Verona.

Alexander's Feast : or, the Power of Music.

ib.

An Ode in honor of St. Cecilia's Day.... 160

The Wish...

ib.
From the Davideis...

Palamon and Arcite : or, the Knight's Tale.

14

In Three Books.

Book 1.

162

MILTON.

II.

166

III.

171

L'Allegro

17 The Wife of Bath, her Tale...

179

Il Penseroso.

18 The Character of a Good Parson.

183

Lycidas. .

19 Theodore and Honoria .

184

Comus.

21 Religio Laici. An Epistle .

187

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