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The Misery of a Town-Life, and the Happiness of

a Courrtry-Life; exemplified in the Story of the

Town-Mouse and Country-Mouse

An Elegy written in a Country Church-yard

Hymn to Adversity

Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College

Ode on the Death of a favourite Cat, drowned in a Tub

of Gold Fishes

Advice to a Lady

The Lady's Looking-Glass

The Garland

The various Effects of Pride

Character of a Fox-hunter

85

Character of a Florist

ibid.

Character of a Fop and a Sloven

Character of a Levee-hunter

Affectation of Delicacy ridiculed

The Emptiness of Riches -

ibid.

On Procrastination

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On the Being of a God .

The Ignorance of Man, with regard to the general

Laws of the Universe, a Reason why he should be

contented with his present State - -

Our Happiness partly owing to our Ignorance of future

Events, partly to our Hope of a future State -

The Unreasonableness of our Complaints against Pro-

vidence

Order and Subordination prevail through all the Works

of God, which form one entire Whole

The different Offices of Reason and Self-Love

On the Passions

98

The whole Universe one System of Society - 103

The State of Nature .

Reason instructed by Instinct in the Invention of Arts,

and in Forms of Society -

ibid.

The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness

does not consist in the Superabundance of these, but

in Health, Peace, and Contentment

103

Honour consists in acting our Part well . . 107

Virtue the sole Foundation of Happiness - - ibid.

Characters are given according to the Rank of Men in

the World

• 109

icace, and contentment

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The Subject of Paradise Lost-Invocation of the Muse

--Man's Disobedience -Loss of Paradise-Satan

19.1

driven out of Heaven

186

Satan lying on the burning Lake .

Description of Satan's Shield and Spear

187

Pandemonium

ibid.

An Address to Light . .

189

Satan's Speech to the Sun

190

Satan's Approach to Paradise – That Place described . 192

Satan's first Sight of Adam and Eve

193

Eve gives an Account of what first befel her after her .

Creation

A Description of Night

19+

Eve describes her Happiness in Adam's Company

• 195

ibid.

Rencounter between Gabriel and Satan in Paradise

The Morning Hymn of Adam and Eve

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190

Raphael's Descent from Heaven to Paradise

198

Encounter beween Abdiel and Satan: Beginning of

the first Battle of the Angels

199

Encounter between Michael and Satan

200

Address to the Muse Urania

The Creation of the World described

202

The first Appearance of the Sun and Moon

203

The Creation of Birds described - -

204

The Deity resolves to create Man

ibid.

Adam gives an Account of his Condition and Senti- -

ments immediately after his Creation -

205

Adam's Description of Eve

206

Eve parts with Adam-The Serpent finds her; and is

so strongly affected with her Beauty and Innocence,

that he almost lays aside his hellish Design - 207

Adam's Lamentation over Eve, upon her eating the

forbidden Fruit; and his Resolution to share the

same Fate with her

209

Eve's Lamentation upon her being doomed to quit

Paradise .

210

A Hymn to Contentment

A Night-Piece on Death

212

Health; an Eclogue

. . . . 214

A Contemplation on Night

216

A Thought on Eternity

. .

. 217

To Sir Godfrey Kneller, on his Picture of King George I. 218

Grongar Hill

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