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The subject proposed. Addressed to Mr. Onslow. A
prospect of the fields ready for harvest. Reflections in praise of industry. raised by that view. Reaping. A tale relative to it. A harvest storm. Shooting and hunting, their barbarity. A ludicrous account of foxhunting. A view of an orchard. Wall-fruit. A vineyard. A description of fogs, frequent in the latter part of Autumn: whence a digresion, enquiring into the rise of fountains and rivers. Birds of seafon considered, that now shift their habitation. The prodigious number of them that cover the northern and western isles of ScoTLAND. Hence a view of the country. A prospect of the discoloured, fading woods. After a gentle dusky day, moon-light. Autumnal me
Morning : to which succeeds a calm, pure, fun-fhiny day, such as usually shuts up the season. The harvest being gathered in, the country disolved in joy. The whole concludes with a panegyric on a philosophical country life.
Onslow! the Muse, ambitious of thy name,
Devolving thro' the maze of eloquence
When the bright Virgin gives the beauteous days,