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Upon the sight of two Snails,
Upon Hearing of Music by Night, .
241 Upon the Sight of an Owl in the Twilight,
241 Upon the Sight of a Great Library, .
241 Christ Crucified Afresh by Sinners,
Prosperity and Adversity,
241 The Hypocrite,
241 The Busy-Body, . .
Uses of Knowledge,
243 SIR THOMAS OVERBURY,
Books and Ships Compared, . . . . 243 The Tinker, .
Studies, . . . .
243 The Fair and Happy Milkmaid,
SIR WALTER RALEIGH,
243 A Franklin, . .
That the Flood hath not utterly defaced the marks of John EARLE, .
Paradise, nor caused hills in the Earth,
246 The Clown, .
The Battle of Thermopylæ, ·
247 OWEN FELTHAM,
The Strength of Kings, .
Moderation in Grief,
Three Rules to be observed for the Preservation of a
Limitation of Human Knowledge,
Man's Estate, .
Against Readiness to Take Offence,
RICHARD GRAFTON, . .
249 Of being Over-valued, . .
Joax Stow, . . . .
Sports upon the Ice in Elizabeth's Reign,
250 Of Neglect, .
RAPHAEL HOLINSHED - WILLIAM HARRISON - JOHN
No Man can be Good to A
250 Meditation, . . . .
The Languages of Britain,
251 The French, . . . .
252 French Love of Dancing, .
The Sea, . .
Holland and its Inhabitants,
JOHN SELDEN, . . . .
Davis's Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage, 253 Evil Speaking, . . . . .
254 Humility, . .
. . .
Modern State of Ancient Countries,
King, . . . . . . .
JAMES HOWELL, . .
Learning and Wisdom,
To Dr Francis Mansell, . .
255 Oracles, . . . . . . 284
To Sir William St John, Knight,
256 Dreams and Prophecies,
To Captain Thomas B., .
To the Right Hon. the Lord Cliffe,
Tales of Travellers, .
Devils in the Head,
SIB TROXAS HERBERT, .
261 Free Inquiry,
Description of St Helena, .
261 WILLIAM CAILLINGWORTH,
Str HENRY SPELMAN-SIR ROBERT COTTON-John SPEED
Against the Employment of Force in Religion, . 286
-SAMUEL DANIEL, . . . . . 263
Reason must be appealed to in Religious Discussions,
Uncertainty of the Early History of Nations,
263 Against Duelling,
THOMAS MAY-SIR JOHN HAYWARD-RICHARD KNOLLES, 264 | JOHN HALES,
The Taking of Constantinople by the Turks,
264 Private Judgment in Religion,
ARTHUR WILSON-SIR RICHARD BAKER,
205 Children Ready to Believe,
Sir Henry WOTTON, .
Reverence for Ancient Opinions,
What Education Embraces, . .
265 Prevalence of an Opinion no Argument for its Truth, 289
Every Nature is not a Fit Stock to Graft a Scholar
Commendation before Trial Injudicious, .
266 The Various Events of the Civil War,
266 JEREMY TAYLOR, .
The Age of Reason and Discretion,
Pity and Indignation,
267 The Pomp of Death,
Emulation and Envy,
268 Marriage, .
268 The Progress of Sin,
Love of Knowledge,
268 The Resurrection of Sinners, .
The Necessity of the Will,
Sinful Pleasure, .
269 Useful Studies,
Sir Thomas More's Resignation of the Great Seal, 270 Comforting the Afflicted,
TRANSLATION OF THE BIBLE,
Real and Apparent Happiness,
KING JAMES I., .
Sorcery and Witchcraft, . . . .
Miseries of Man's Life,
How Witches Travel, . .
On Prayer, . .
ROBERT BURTON, .
The Author's Abstract of Melancholy,
The Day of Judgment,
Melancholy and Contemplation, .
272 Religious Toleration,
274 Sie THOMAS BROWNE,
Against Fine Clothes,
How a Gallant should behave himself in Paul's
Light the Shadow of God,
JOSEPH HALL, . .
275 Toleration, ·
Upon the sight of a Tree Full-blossomed,
Upon Occasion of a Red-breast coming into his Chamber, 275 Study of God's Works,
Upon the kindling of a Charcoal Fire
. . 275
. . .
Sonnet on his own Blindness,
302 In Anticipation of the Attack of the Royalists upon the
3113 City, . . . . . .
Assassination of Cardinal Beaton,
On the Massacre of the Protestants in Piedmont,
DAVID CALDERWOOD-SIR JAMES MELVI
Scene from Comus, . .
, . .
304 Praise of Chastity,
Character of James V.,
The Spirit's Epilogue in Comus,
Burning of Edinburgh and Leith by the English in 1544, 305 L'Allegro,
JOHN SPOTISWOOD, . . .
306 Il Penseroso,
Destruction of Religious Edifices in 1659,
From Lycidas, .
James VI. and a Refractory Preacher,
Satan's Address to the Sun,
GEORGE BUCHANAX, . .
317 Assembling of the Fallen Angels,
The Chamæleon, .
308 The Garden of Eden,
WILLIAM DRUMMOND, .
2018 Eve's Account of her Creation,
Against Repining at Death,
308 Morning in Paradise,
REMARKS ON THE STYLE OF THIS PERIOD,
309 Evening in Paradise, ..
ORIGIN OF NEWSPAPERS,
Expulsion from Paradise,
Satan's Survey of Grcece,
The Emigrants in Bermudas, .
The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Fawn,
Thoughts in a Garden, .
A Whimsical Satire on Holland,
THE COMMONWEALTH AND REIGNS OF CHARLES II.
SAMUEL BUTLER, . .
AND JAMES II. (1649 TO 1689.]
Accomplishments of Hudibras,
Religion of Hudibras,
Personal Appearance of Iludibras,
ARRAIAN COWLEY, , ,
312 The Elephant in the Moon,
On the Death of Mr Crashaw,
Heaven and Hell,
314 To his Mistress, . .
To Pyrrha, .
314 CHARLES COTTON, . .
315 The New Year, ..
The Resurrection, .
315 Invitation to Izaak Walton,
The Shortness of Life and Uncertainty of Riches,
316 A Welsh Guide,
The Wish, .
316 The Retirement,
The Chronicle, . . ..
316 EARL OF RosCOMMON,
Lord Bacon, . . .
317 The Modest Muse,
Ode on the Death of Mr William Ilarvey, .
317 Caution against False Pride,
Epitaph on the Living Author,
318 An Author must Feel what he Writes,
Claudian's Old Man of Verona,
318 On the Day of Judgment, .
HENRY VAUGHAN .
318 EARL OF ROCHESTER, .
Early Rising and Prayer,
318 Song-(While on those lovely looks I gaze),
The Rainbow, .
319 Constancy-A Song, ..
The Story of Endymion,
319 Song-Too late, alas! I must confess),
319 Song-(My dear mistress has a heart),
319 SIR CHARLES SEDLEY, . .
The Tomb, .
319 Song--(Ah, Chloris ! could I now but sit),
The Exequies, .
320 Song-(Love still has something of the sea),
The Loss, .
320 Song--(Phillis, men say that all my vows),
Note on Anacreon,
320 Duchess or NEWCASTLE,
Note to Moschus,
320 KATHERINE PHilirs,
SIR JOHN DENIAM,
321 Against Pleasure-An Ode,
The Thames and Windsor Forest,
A Country Life, . .
The Reformation-Monks and Puritans,
322 John DRYDEN, . .
On Mr Abraham Cowley, ,
323 Character of Shaftesbury, .
Song to Morpheus, . .
323 Character of Villiers, Duke of Buckingham,
WILLIAM CHAMBERLAYNE, .
Shaftesbury's Address to Monmouth,
Unhappy Love, .
324 Mac-Flecknoe, . . . . . .
325 The Hind and Panther, . . . : 364
On Love, . . .
326 The Swallow, .
On a Girdle,
Ode to the Memory of Mrs Anne Killigrew,
On the Marriage of the Dwarfs,
A Panegyric to the Lord Protector,
326 To my Honoured Kinsman, John Dryden, Esq. of Ches-
327 terton, in the County of Huntingdon, .
The British Navy,
Alexander's Feast, . .
At Penshurst, .
327 Theodore and Honoria, .
The Bud, . . . . . .
328 The Cock and the Fox,
Song-(Say, Lovely Dream),
Inconveniences of Life in Rome, .
Song--(Go, Lovely Rose),
328 Enjoyment of the Present Hour Recommended,
Old Age and Death,
328 | Joux Philirs,
JOHN MILTOX, .
328 The Splendid Shilling,
Hymn on the Nativity,
John POMERET, .
On May Morning,
333 Extract from The Choice,
EARL OF DORSET,
377 Of Modesty, opposed to Ambition,
Song-Dorinda's sparkling wit and eyes), .
377 THOMAS FULLER,
Song-To all you ladies now at land), .
377 The Good Schoolmaster,
DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, . .
378 Recreation, . .
Extract from the Essay on Poetry,
378 Books, . .
Education confined too much to Language, .
Rules for Improving the Memory,
Johx DRYDEX, .
Terrors of a Guilty Conscience,
Savage Freedom, .
Love and Beauty, ...
381 Conversation, .
381 Domestic Economy,
Tears, . . .
331 Miscellaneous Aphorisms,
IZAAK WALTON, . . . .
Fear of Death, .
381 The Angler's Wish,
Love Anticipated after Death, .
381 Thankfulness for Worldly Blessings,
Adam after the Fall, . .
381 John EVELYN, .
Scene between Mark Antony and Ventidius, his general, 382 The Great Fire in London,
Scene between Dorax and Sebastian,
384 A Fortunate Courtier not Envied,
Evelyn's Account of his Daughter Mary,
Scenes from Venice Preserved
Fashions in Dress, .
390 SIR ROGER L'ESTRANGE, .
Picture of a Witch,
390 Æsop's Invention to bring his Mistress back again to her
Description of Morning,
390 Husband after she had left him, ..
Killing a Boar, .
390 The Popish Plot,
390 Ingratitude, .
Seene between Brutus and Titus, his Son,
DR RALPH CUDWORTH,
392 God, though Incomprehensible, not Inconceivable,
392 Difficulty of Convincing Interested Unbelievers,
Extract from Thyestes,
392 Creation, . . . . . .
Wishes for Obscurity,
392 DR RICHARD CUMBERLAND,
The Tabernacle and Temple of the Jews,
Love in Women,
392 DR ISAAC BARROW, .
Inconstancy of the Multitude,
392 The Excellency of the Christian Religion,
Warriors, . . .
392 What is Wit?
THOMAS SHADWELL-SIR GEORGE ETHEREGE-WILLIAM
Wise Selection of Pleasures,
WYCHERLEY-MRS APHRA BEHN,
392 Grief Controlled by Wisdom,
Scene froin Sir George Etherege's Comical Revenge, 393 Honour to God, .
Song-(Love in fantastic triumph sat), .
The Goodness of God,
MISCELLANEOUS PIECES OF THE FOURTH PERIOD, .
Hallo my Fancy, . . . .
393 Concord and Discord,
Alas, poor Scholar! whither wilt thou go? .
395 Industry, . .
The Fairy Queen, · · · · · 395
Advantages of Truth and Sincerity, ,
Virtue and Vice Declared by the General Vote of Man-
396 kind, . .
Milton's Literary Musings,
397 Evidence of a Creator in the Structure of the World, 436
Education, . . . . . . 398 Sin and Holiness, . . .
Liberty of the Press,
399 Resolution necessary in forsaking Vice,. . 436
400 Singularity, .
Truth, . . . . . . 400 Commencement of a Vicious Course,
Expiration of the Roman Power in Britain, .
The Moral Feelings Instinctive,
401 Spiritual Pride, .
or Myself, . .
401 Education, .
Poetry and Poets, .
of Obscurity, . .
403 True Wisdom,
403 Immoderate Self-Love,
Vision of Oliver Cromwell,
DR WILLIAM SHERLOCK,
Longing after Immortality,
405 Life not too Short, .
Liberty and Government, .
406 Advantages of our Ignorance of the Time of Death, 440
LADY RACHEL RUSSELL,
406 DR ROBERT SOUT!, . .
To Dr Fitzwilliam-On her Sorrow,
407 The Will for the Deed,
To the Earl of Galway-On Friendship,
407 Ill-natured and Good-natured Men,
To Dr Fitzwilliam-Domestic Misfortunes,
407 The Glory of the Clergy,
To Lord Cavendish-Bereavement, .
408 The Pleasures of Amusement and Ir
408 Hypocritical Sanctimony,
A Sinall Poet, .
408 Ignorance in Power, .
A Vintner, .
409 Religion not Hostile to Pleasure, .
409 Labour overcomes Apparent Impossibilities,
An Antiquary, . .
409 Ingratitude an Incurable Vice.
WALTER CHARLETON, .
409 DR JOHN WILKINS, . .
The Ready and Nimble Wit,
409 How a Man may Fly to the Moon,
The Slow but Sure Wit,
410 | DR JOHN PEARSON,
The Resurrection, .
477 Sir MATTHEW HALE,
DR THOMAS SPRAT,
448 On Conversation,
View of the Divine Government afforded by Experimental JOHN LOCKE, .
443 Causes of Weakness in Men's Understandings,
Cowley's Love of Retirement,
449 Practice and Habit, .
DR THOMAS BURNET,
450 Prejudices, . ..
The final Conflagration of the Globe,
451 Injudicious Haste in Study,
Rebuke of Human Pride, .
Pleasure and Pain,
The Dry Bed of the Ocean, . .
Importance of Moral Education,
Dr HENRY MORE, . .
452 Fading of Ideas from the Mind, .
The Soul and Body, .
Devout Contemplation of the Works of God.
453 Orthodoxy and Heresy,
Nature of the Evidence of the Existence of God, 453 Disputation, . . .
RICHARD BAXTER, .
Liberty, , ,
Fruits of Experience of Human Character, ..
Opposition to New Doctrines,
Baxter's Judgment of his Writings,
454 Duty of Preserving Health, .
Desire of Approbation, . .
455 Toleration of Other Men's Opinions, .
Change in Baxter's Estimate of his own and other Men's TRE IIONOURABLE ROBERT BOYLE, .
Knowledge, . .
455 The Study of Natural Philosophy favourable to Religion, 517
On the Credit due to History,
456 Reflection upon a Lanthorn and Candle, carried by on
Character of Sir Matthew Hale, .
a Windy Night, . . . . . 518
Observance of the Sabbath in Baxter's Youth,
Upon the sight of Roses and Tulips growing near one
. . . . . 518
JOHN OWEN, .
457 Marriage a Lottery,
EDMUND CALAMY, ,
458 Some Considerations Touching the Style of the Holy
John FLAVEL, .
Scriptures, . . . . . .
Against Repining in the Season of Want,
458 | SIR ISAAC NEWTON,
458 The Prophetic Language, .
GEORGE Fox, . .
458 JOHN RAY, .
Fox's Ill-treatment at Ulverstone,
459 The Study of Nature Recommended,
! Interview with Oliver Cromwell, .
459 Proportionate Lengths of the Necks and Legs of Ani-
ROBERT BARCLAY, . . .
. . . . . . 525
i Against Titles of Honour, .
God's Exhortation to Activity, .
WILLIAM PENN, .
463 All Things not Made for Man,
Against the Pride of Noble Birth,
463 THOMAS STANLEYSIR WILLIAM DUGDALE-ANTHONY
Penn's Advice to his Children,
464 WOOD-ELIAS ASHMOLE-JONN AUBREY-THOMAS
THOMAS ELLWOOD, .
RYMER, . . . . . 527
Ellwood's Intercourse with Milton,
465 Tom D'URFEY AND TOM BROWN,
. : 527
466 Letter from Scarron in the Next World to Louis XIV.,
Extracts from Bunyan's Autobiography,
An Exhortatory Letter to an Old Lady that Smoked
Christian in the lands of Giant Despair,
The Golden City,
473 An Indian's Account of a London Gaming-House, .
LORD CLARENDON, .
Laconics, or New Maxims of State and Conversation,
Reception of the Liturgy at Edinburgh in 1637,
477 Sir GEORGE MACKENZIE, . . . .
Character of Hampden, .
Praise of a Country Life, .
Character of Falkland, . . . . 478
Against Envy, .
Character of Charles I., ..
Fame, . . .
Escape of Charles II. after the Battle of Worcester. 480 Bigotry,
Character of Oliver Cromwell,
Virtue more Pleasant than Vice,
BULSTRODE WHITELOCKE, . .
485 Avarice, . .
GILBERT BURNET, . . . . . 486 The True Path to Esteem,
Death and Character of Edward VI.,
487 | NEWSPAPERS IN ENGLAND,
Character of Leighton, Bishop of Dumblane-Ilis Death, 488
Character of Charles II., . . . . 489
The Czar Peter in England in 1698,
Character of William III.
John DRYDEN, . . .
Shakspeare, . . .
Beaumont and Fletcher, ,
REIGNS OF WILLIAM III., ANNE, AND GEORGE I.
Ben Jonson, . .
. . . 493
[1689 to 1727.]
Improved Style of Dramatic Dialogue after the Restora
Translations of the Ancient Poets,
Spenser and Milton,
Lampoon, . . .
For my Own Monument, .
Dryden's Translation of Virgil,
497 Epitaph Extempore, . .
History and Biography,
SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE,,
500 The Garland, . .
Against Excessive Grief, .
502 Abra's Love for Solomon, .
Right of Private Judgment in Rcligion,
504 The Thief and the Cordelier-A Ballad,
Poetical Genius, .
504 The Cameleon,
506 Protogenes and Apelles,
Decline of Pedantry in England, .
Richard's Theory of the Mind,
540 Picture of the Life of a Woman of Fashion,
From the Letter from Italy,
Fable, . . .
Ode(How are thy servants blest, O Lord !)
543 GEORGE FARQUHAR, .
Ode-(The spacious firmament on high),
543 Humorous Scene at an Inn, .
The Battle of Blenheim,
From the Recruiting Officer,
• : 600
From the Tragedy of Cato, . .
A Description of the Morning,
A Description of a City Shower,
649 I SIR RICHARD STEELE-JOSEPH ADDISON,
Baucis and Philemon, .
548 Agreeable Companions and Flatterers, .
Verses on his Own Death,
549 Quack Advertisements,
The Grand Question Debated,
553 The Political Upholsterer,
557 The Vision of Mirza,
Sir Roger De Coverley's Visit to Westminster Abbey, 611
Description of Belinda and the Sylphs,
The Works of Creation,
From the Epistle of Eloisa to Abelard,
559 Eustack BUDGELL, . .
. . . 614
Elegy on an Unfortunate Lady, . .
The Art of Growing Rich,
Happiness Depends not on Goods, but on Virtue,
From the Prologue to the Satires, addressed to Arbuth-
The Man of Ross,
The Dying Christian to his Soul,
Colin and Lucy-a Ballad,
566 | DANIEL DEFOE,
SIR SAMUEL GARTH, .
567 A True Relation of the Apparition of one Mrs Veal, the
Sir RICHARD BLACK MORE, .
568 next day after her Death, to one Mrs Bargrave, at
AMBROSE PHILIPS, .
560 Canterbury, the eight of September, 1705, which ap-
Epistle to the Earl of Dorset,
569 parition recommends the perusal of Drelincourt's Book
The First Pastoral, .
569 of Consolations against the fears of Death,
John Gay, . .
The Great Plague in London,
The Country Ballad Singer, ..
572 The Troubles of a Young Thief,
Walking the Streets of London, .
Advice to a Youth of Rambling Disposition,
Song - (Sweet woman is like the fair flower in its BERNARD MANDEVILLE, . .
. 573 Flattery of the Great, .
The Poet and the Rose,
Society Compared to a Bowl of Punch,
The Court of Death,
574 Pomp and Superfluity, . .
The Hare and Many Friends,
574 | ANDREW FLETCHER OF SALTOUN,
The Lion, the Tiger, and the Traveller, .
574 JONATHAN SWIFT,
Sweet William's Farewell to Black-Eyed Susan
675 Inconveniences from a Proposed Abolition of Chris-
A Ballad, . . . . .
576 Arguments for the Abolition of Christianity Treated,
The Hermit, . . .
Ludicrous Image of Fanaticism,
MATTHEW GREEN, .
578 A Meditation upon a Broomstick, according to the
Cures for Melancholy,
style and manner of the Hon. Robert Boyle's Medi-
tations, . . . .
ANNE, COUNTESS OF WINCHELSEA
Adventures of Gulliver in Brobdingnag, .
A Nocturnal Reverie,
Satire on Pretended Philosophers and Projectors,
Thoughts on Various Subjects,
Overstrained Politeness, or Vulgar Hospitality,
ALLAN RAMSAY, .
ALEXANDER Pore, . . .
Ode from Horace,
On Sickness and Death,
Song-(At setting day and rising morn),
Pope to Swift-On his Retirement, . .
The Last Time I came o'er the Moor,
585 Pope in Oxford,
Lochaber no More, . . . .
Pope to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu on the Conti-
nent, . . . .
Dialogue on Marriage,
Death of Two Lovers by Lightning,
Description of an Ancient English Country Seat, .
Pope to Gay-On his Recovery, . .
Sketch of Autumn Scenery, .
THOMAS SOUTIERNE, .
Pope to Bishop Atterbury, in the Tower,
Return of Biron, · ·
Party Zeal, . . . .
Acknowledgment of Error,
Penitence and Death of Jane Shore,
590 Disputation, .
Calista's Passion for Lothario,
591 Censorious People, . .
WILLIAM LILLO, .
Growing Virtuous in Old Age,
593 Hostile Critics,
Gay Young Men upon Town,
594 Sectarian Differences,
A Swaggering Bully and Boaster,
594 How to be Reputed a Wise Man,
Scandal and Literature in High Life,
595 Avarice, . . ..
From Love for Love,
596 Minister Acquiring and Losing Office,
SIR JORN VANBRUGB,
697 Receipt to make an Epic Poem, .