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English poets of the eighteenth century,

Author: Ernest Bernbaum
Publisher: New York, Chicago C. Scribner's Sons [©1918]
Series: Modern student's library.
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English poets of the eighteenth century.
New York, Chicago [etc.] C. Scribner's Sons [©1918]
(OCoLC)573657037
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Bernbaum
OCLC Number: 778249
Notes: Series title also at head of t.p.
Description: xxxviii, 364 pages 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Orthodoxy and classicism quiescent (1700-1725) ; Orthodoxy and classicism assailed (1726-1750) ; The progress of sentimentalism (1751-1775) ; The triumph of sentimentalism (1776-1800) --
ENGLISH POETS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY --
The choice / John Pomfret --
From The true-born Englishman ; From A Hymn to the Pillory / Daniel Defoe --
From The Campaign / Joseph Addison --
To a child of quality five years old ; To a lady ; The dying Hadrian to his soul ; A better answer/ Matthew Prior --
From The Grumbling Hive; or, Knaves Turned Honest / Bernard de Mandeville --
The hazard of loving the creatures ; The day of judgment ; O God, our help in ages past ; A cradle hymn / Isaac Watts --
From An Essay on Criticism ; The rape of the lock ; From Translation of the Iliad ; From An Essay on Man ; From Moral Essays ; From Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot ; From The First Epistle of the Second Book of Horace Imitated / Alexander Pope --
To the nightingale ; A nocturnal reverie / Lady Winchilsea --
From Rural Sports ; From The Shepherd's Week ; From Trivia ; Sweet William's farewell to black-eyed Susan ; My own epitaph / John Gay --
From The Vision / Samuel Croxall --
From On the Death of Mr. Addison / Thomas Tickell --
From A Night-Piece on Death ; A hymn of contentment / Thomas Parnell --
From The Gentle Shepherd / Allan Ramsay --
To Miss Charlotte Pulteney, in her mother's arms / Ambrose Philips --
Grongar Hill / John Dyer --
Verses on the prospect of planting arts and learning in America / George Berkeley --
The seasons ; A hymn ; Rule, Britannia ; From The Castle of Indolence / James Thomson --
From Love of Fame ; Night-thoughts / Edward Young --
The happy savage / Unknown --
From An Essay on Virtue / Soame Jenyns --
Sursum / Philip Doddridge --
From The Chase / William Somerville --
From Universal Beauty ; Prologue to Gustavus Vasa ; From Conrade, a Fragment / Henry Brooke --
From The Spleen / Matthew Green --
From The Schoolmistress ; Written at an inn at Henley / William Shenstone --
From The Beasts' Confession ; From Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift --
For Christmas-Day ; For Easter-Day ; In Temptation ; Wrestling Jacob / Charles Wesley --
From The Grave / Robert Blair --
From On Ridicule ; The enthusiast / William Whitehead --
From The Pleasures of Imagination / Mark Akenside ; From The Entuhsiast; or, The Lover of Nature / Joseph Warton --
From The Power of Harmony / John Gilbert Cooper --
Ode ; Ode to evening ; Ode on the poetical character ; The passions ; Ode on the popular superstitions of the highlands of Scotland / William Collins. Contents Continued : --
From The Pleasures of Melancholy ; From The Grave of King Arthur ; Sonnet written in a blank leaf of Dugdale's Monasticon ; Sonnet written at Stonehenge ; Sonnet to the River London / Thomas Warton --
Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College ; Hymn to adversity ; Elegy written in a country churchyard ; The progress of poesy ; The bard ; The fatal sisters ; Ode on the pleasure arising from vicissitude / Thomas Gray --
From The Vanity of Human Wishes / Samuel Johnson --
From The Goldfinches / Richard Jago --
From A Descriptive Poem / John Dalton --
The flowers of the forest / Jane Elliot --
From The Rosciad ; From The Ghost / Charles Churchill --
From Fingal, an Epic Poem ; From The Songs of Selma / James Macpherson --
From A Song to David / Christopher Smart --
From The Traveller; or, A Prospect of Society ; The deserted village ; From Retaliation / Oliver Goldsmith --
From The Minstrel; or, The Progress of Genius / James Beattie --
Auld Robin Gray / Lady Anne Lindsay --
There's nae luck about the house / Jean Adams --
The daft days / Robert Fergusson --
Absence / Unknown --
From The Country Justice / John Langhorne --
Rock of Ages / Augustus Montagu Toplady --
Tullochgorum / John Skinner --
Songs from Ælla ; An excelente balade of charitie / Thomas Chatterton --
From The desolation of America ; Thomas Day --
From The Library ; From The Village / George Crabbe --
A vision of life in death / John Newton --
From Table Talk ; From Conversation ; To a young lady ; The shrubbery ; From The Task ; On the receipt of my mother's picture ; To Mary ; The castaway / William Cowper --
Evening ; Dover Cliffs / William Lisle Bowles --
Mary Morison ; The holy fair ; To a louse ; From Epistle to J. Lapraik ; The cottier's Saturday night ; To a mouse ; To a mountain daisy ; Epistle to a young friend ; A bard's epitaph ; Address to the unco guid or the rigidly righteous ; John Anderson, my Jo ; The lovely lass of Inverness ; A red, red rose ; Auld lang syne ; Sweet Afton ; The happy trio ; To Mary in heaven ; Tam O'Shanter: a tale ; AE fond kiss ; Duncan Gray ; Highland Mary ; Scots, wha hae ; Is there for honest poverty ; Last May a braw wooer ; O, wert thou in the cauld blast / Robert Burns --
From The Botanic Garden / Erasmus Darwin --
To winter ; Song ; To the muses ; Introduction to songs of innocence ; The lamb ; The little black boy ; A cradle song ; Holy Thursday ; The divine image ; On another's sorrow ; The book of Thel ; From The French Revolution ; From A Song of Liberty ; The fly ; The tiger ; Holy Thursday ; The garden of love ; A little boy lost ; The schoolboy ; London ; From Auguries of Innocence ; From Milton ; From Jerusalem / William Blake --
From The Progress of Man ; From The New Morality ; Carolina, lady nairne / George Canning.
Series Title: Modern student's library.
Responsibility: selected and ed. with an introduction by Ernest Bernbaum ...

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