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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
Poetical works of James Thomson.
London, W. Tegg and Co., 1850
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Thomson; James Nichols; Patrick Murdoch
|Notes:||Includes extra numbered pages ix-xii, 301-304.|
|Description:||lxxii (i.e. lxxvi), 681 (i.e.685) pages frontispiece (portrait) 2 illustrations, plates 17 cm|
|Contents:||Preface / James Nichols --
Life of the author / Patrick Murdoch --
Notes to the life / J. Nichols --
Poem to the memory of Sir Isaac Newton --
Poem to the memory of the Right Honourable the Lord Talbot --
Castle of indolence --
Tragedies: Sophonisba. Agamemnon. Edward and Eleonora. Tancred and Sigismunda. Coriolanus. Alfred, a masque --
Poems on several occasions --
Appendix: Commendatory verses prefixed to the second edition of "Winter." Specimens of Thomson's prose. Specimens of the second Edition of the Seasons," MDCCXXXVIII. Account of the different Editions of the "Seasons" and of the "Works." Alterations and improvements in the "Seasons" made by Thompson and Pope. Lord Lyttelton's proposed edition of the "Seasons."
|Responsibility:||Comprising all his pastoral, dramatic, lyrical, and didactic poems and a few of his juvenile productions. With a life of the author by the Rev. Patrick Murdoch ... and notes by Nichols.|