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FROM CHAUCER TO COW PER;
PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,
BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:
PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIVCE AND SON;
The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers .....
The Judgment of Midas. , A Masque
............ 17 Reason and Resignation. A Fable
II. To Ethelinda, on her doing my Verses New Version of the Psalms, CXLVIII.
IV. On the sudden Death of a Clergyman.. 18 Ode to the Earl of Northumberland, on his
ib. being appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
19 presented on the Birth-Day of Lord Wark-
VII. To the reverend and learned Dr. Web-
ster, occasioned by his Dialogues of The Sweets of Evening
ib. Ode to a Virginia Nightingale, which was
20 cured of a Fit in the Bosom of a young
IX. The Author apologizes to a Lady for his Lady who afterwards nursed the Author in
X. An Ode on the 26th of January, being Martial, Book i. Ep. 26
XI. On taking a Bachelor's Degree
ib. From the Latin of Petronius Ascanius ....., ib,
XII. A Morning-Piece; or, an Hymn for the
XIII. A Noon-Piece; or, the Mowers at Din-
1. The wholesale Critic and the Hop-
XIV. A Night-Piece; or, modern Philosophy. ib.
II. The English Bull-Dog, Dutch Mastiff,
XVI. On the fifth of December, being the
Birth-day of a beautiful young Lady. ib.
Ode for Music on Saint Cecilia's Day
V. The Tea-Pot and scrubbing Brush 61
VI. The Duellist
VUI. The brocaded Gown and Linen-Rag .. ib.
IX. Madam and the Magpie
Os the Omniscience of the Supreme Being, a
XI. The Citizen and the Red-Lion of
On the Power of the Supreme Being, a poeti-
XII. The Herald and Husbandman
33 XIII. The Story of a Cock and a Bull 66
On the Goodness of the Supreme Being, a po- XIV. The Snake, the Goose, and Night-
ingale. Humbly addressed to the
The Hop-Garden: a Georgic. In two Books.
Hisses and Catcallers attending both
39 XV. Mrs. Abigail and the dumb Waiter... 67
XVI. The Bag-Wig and the Tobacco Pipe. ib.
A Letter to a Friend at the University of XVII. Care and Generosity
An Invitation to Mrs. Tyler, a Clergyman's
Page Lady, to dine upon a Couple of Ducks on
the Anniversary of the Author's Wedding-
II. The Lass with the golden Locks 69
ib. Disertissime Romuli Nepotum, imitated after
70 Inscriptions on an Æoljan Harp
An Epigram by Sir Thomas More,
ib. Fanny. -Blooming Pair. Translated into La-
X, To Miss ****, one of the Chichester
tin, in the Manner of Mr. Buurne
Horace, Ode iv. Ad Xanthiam Phoceum ib.
71 The pretty Chambermaid. In Imitation of
XI. Lovely Harriot. A Crambo Ballad ib.
Christophorus Smart Samueli Saunders, Col.
XIII, To Miss Kitty Bennet, and her Cat Crop, 72 Regal, S. P. D.
The famous general Epitaph from Demos-
XV. The Widow's Resolution. A Cantata.. ib. Carmen in S. Cæciliam. A Latin Ve ion of
73 Pope's Ode on St. Cecilia's Day
To the rev. Mr. Powell, on the Non-Perforin- A Latin Version of Milton's L'Allegro
ance of a Promise he made the Author of Datur Mundorum Pluralitas, A Voyage to the
ib. Planets. Translated by the Rev. Mr.
Materies gaudet Vi Inertiæ, The Temple of
Dullness. Translated by the same Hand.. S4
Mutica Oscitationum Propagatio solvi potest
II. The Miser and the Mouse. From the
mechanice, A mechanical Solution of the
IV. On a Woman who was singing Ballads for
Propagation of Yawning. Translated by
Money to bury her dead Husband ib.
The Horatian Canons of Friendship
To the right bonourable Earl of Darlington, Avoccasional Prologue and Epilogue to Othello,
on his being appointed Paymaster of his as it was acted at the Theatre Royal in
ib. Drury Lane, on Thursday the 7th of March,
On the Death of Master Newberry. After a 1751, by Persons of Distinction, for their
Epitaph on the rey. Mr. Reynolds. At St. Epilogue to the Apprentice
ib. Epilogue spoken by Mr. Shuter, at Covent-
• To my worthy Friend Mr. T. B. one of the Garden, after the Play of the Conscious Lo-
People called Quakers. Written in his
vers, acted for the Benefit of the Middlesex
Hospital for Lying-in-Women, 1755, in the
On seeing the Picture of Miss R-- G-n.
Drawn by Mr. Varelst, of Threadneedle De Arte Critica. A Latin Version of Mr. Pope's
The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers
The Author's Preface to his Epigoniad......
A Dream. In the Manner of Spenser
To tbe Farl of Lauderdale.......
109 | The Kite and the Rooks......
123 The Muse and the Shepherd ....
The Grasshopper and the Glow-worm
The Ape, the Parrot, and the Jackdaw
The Fishermen. Imitated from Theocritus., 185
151 Cupid and the Shepherd........
The Lover and bis Friend. To the Poets...... ib.
The Rake and the Hermit ........
The Breeze and the Tempest.....
The Crow and the other Birds. Containing
178 'The Hare and the Partan ....