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Contents and Chronology.

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1686. Dryden's poem “To the

Memory of Miss Anne

Killegrew."

1687. Dryden's “Hind and Pan.

ther."
1687. Sir Isaac Newton's “Prin.

cipia."
1689. Drycien's “Don Sebastian."
1689. Burnet appointed Bishop of

Salisbury.
1689. Locke's “ Letter on Tolera.

tion” and “ Two Treatises

on Government."
1690. Locke's “Essay on the Hu.

man Understanding.”
1691. Tillotson appointed Arch-

bishop of Canterbury.
1692. Locke made Secretary of

Prosecutions.

1692. Nathaniel Lee died.

1693. Congreve's “ Old Bachelor."

1694 "Double Dealer,"

“ Love Trium-

1694.

1694. Tillotson dieci.

1695. Congreve's “ Love for Love."

1697. Dryden's translation of “ Vir.

gil."

1697. Congreve's “Mourning

Bride."

1697. Vanbrugh's “ Relapse" and

Provoked Wire."

1707. William Sherlock died.
1707. Sir Isaac Newton died.
1715. Gilbert Burnet died.
1715. Wycherley died.
1716. Robert South died.
1718. Nicholas Rowe died.
1726. Sir John Vanbrugh died.
1728. Congreve died.
1751. Richard B. Sheridan born.
1759. Butler's Genuine Prose Re.

mains” published.

1775. Sheridan's “The Rivals,"

“ St. Pa:rick's Day,” and

“ The Duenna."

1777. Sheridan's

“ School for

Scandal."

1779. Sherician's “ The Critic."

1780. Sheridan became a Member

of Parliament.

1816. Sheridan died.

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Pp. 162–202

1664. Prior born.

1698. Warburton born.
1657. Arbuthnott born.

1699. Thomson born.

1667. Swist born.

1701. Swift's “Discourse. "

1671. Sieele born.

1701. Steele's

Christian

1672. Addison born.

1678. Bolingbroke born.

1702. Steele's “ The Funeral.”

1681. Young born.

1703. Steele's “The Tender Hus.

1684. Berkeley born.

band ” and “ The Dying

1688. Pope born.

Lover."

1692. Butler born.

1704. Swifi's “ Tale of a Tub."

"The

Hero."

1726-27. Swift's “Gulliver's Tra-

vels.”

1726-30. Thomson's “ Seasons."

1728. Gay's “Beggar's Opera'

1728. Pope's “ Dunciad.

1729. Sieele died.

1731. Churchill born.

1732. Pope's “ Essay on Man."

1732. Gay died.

173.3-38. Pope's “Satires and Ep.

istles of Horace Imitated.”

1735. Arbuthnoti died.

1736. Butler's “ Analogy of Reli.

gion.”

1741. Pope's revised edition of the

« Dunciad."

1744. Young's “ Night Thoughts."

1744. Pope died.

1744. Akensiile's

“ Pleasures of

the Imagination."

1745. Swist died.

1748. Thomson's “ Castle of Indo-

lence."

1748. Thomson died.

1750. Gray's “ Elegy in a Country

Churchyard.”

1751. Bolingbruke died.

1752. Butler died.

1753. Berkeley died.

1756. Collins died.

1764. Churchili died.

1765. Young died.

1771. Gray died.

1779. Warburton died.

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1751. Fielding's “ Amelia."

1731. Smolleii's

Peregrine

Pickle."

1753. Smolleu's

“Count Fa-
thom.”
1754. Richardson's “Sir Charles

Grandison."

1754. Fielding died.

1759-67. Sterne's “Tristram

Shandy."

1761. Richardson died.

1764. Walpole's

“ Castle of Ot.

1768. Sterne's "Sentimental

Journey."

1768. Sterne died.
1771. Smolleti's “Humphrey

Clinker."
1771. Smollett died.

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CHAPTER VII.-DR. JOHNSON AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES.
Johnson ; Goldsmith ; Burke ; Boswell ; Junius; Hume; Robert-
son; Gibbon

1771. Mackenzie's "Man of Feel.

ing.”
1778. Fanny Burney's “Evelina,”
1784. Beckiordi's “Vathek.”
1794. Mrs. Karlcliffe's "Mysteries

or Udolplo."

1794. Godwin's “Caleb Williams.”

1811. Miss Austen's “Sense and

Sensibility."

1812. Miss Edgeworth's

"AL

sentee.

1812. Miss Austen's “Pride and

Prejudice."

1814. Miss Austen's “Mansfield

Park."

1816. Miss Austen's “Emma."

1818. Miss Austen's “ Northanger

Abbey."

1818. Miss Austen's “ Persuasion."

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1709. Jolinson born.

1711. llume born.

1721, Robertson born.

1728. Goldsmith born.

1729. Burke born.

1735. Johnson's translation of

Lobo's “Voyage to Abys.

sinia.”
1737. Gibbon born.
1738. Hume's “Treatise of Human

Nature."

1738. Johnson's “ London."

1740. Bostrell born

1742. Hume's " Essays.".

1744. Johnson's "Life of Savage.”

1749. Johnson's “Vanity of Human

Wishes."

1749. Johnson's "Irene.”

1750-52. Johnson's “ Rambler."

1752. Hume's “ Political Dis.

courses."

1754-61. Hume's "History

of

England."

1755. Johnson's Dictionary.

1756. Burke on the “Sublime and

Beautiful."

1758-60. Jolinson's “Idler.”

1758. Robertson's History of

Scotland."

1759. Johnson's “Rasselas."

1759. Goldsmith's “ Enquiry into

the State of Literature.”

1764. Goldsmith's “Traveller."

1766. Goldsmith's "Vicar of Wake-

field.”

1768. Goldsmith's “Good-Naiured

Man."

1769. Robertson's “Charles V."

1769-72. Letters of Junius."

1770. Goldsmith's “Deserted Vil.

lage.”

1770. Burke's “Thoughts on Pre.

sent Discontents."
1773. Goldsmitli's “She Stoops to

Conquer.”
1774. Goldsmith died.

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CHAPTER VIII.—THE NEW ERA IN POETRY.

1791. Cowper's translation of

herd."

“ Homer.”

1731. Cowper born.

1792. Shelley born.
1742. Shenstone's
“Schoolmis. 1792. Rogers's

** Pleasures of

tress."

Memory."

1754. Crabbe born.

1795. Keats born.
1757. Blake born.

1796. Burns died.
1759. Burns born.

1796. Southey's “Joan of Arc."
1762. “Ossian."

1798. Wordsworth's “ Lyrical Bal.

1765. Percy's “Reliques."

lads."

1768. Clatterton's "Mediæval Ro- 1799. Campbell's “ Pleasures of

Hope."

1770. Wordsworth born.

1800. Cowper died.

1772. Coleridge born.

1801. Southey's “ Thalaba."

1774. Beattie's “Minstrel."

1805. Southey's “Madoc."

1774 Southey born.

1807. Wordsworth's Poems.

1774-78. Warton's "History of 1807. Byron's "Hours of Idleness."

English Poetry.”

1809. Byron's “ English Bards and

1777. Blake's “Poetical Sketches."

Scotch Reviewers."

1779. “Olney Hymns."

1809. Campbell's “Gertrude of

1782. Cowper's “Table-Talk," &c.

Wyoming"

1783. Crabbe's “ Villaye.”

1810. Southey's “ Kehama."

1785. Cowper's “ Task.”

1812. Ciabbe's “Tales in Verse.”

1786. Burns's Poems.

1812-18. Byron's "Childe Harold."

1788. Byron born.

1813. Soutley's “Life of Nelson,

mances.

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1813. Hogg's “ Queen's Wake.”
1814 Southey's " Roderick.”
1814. Wordswortli's “ Excursion.”
1815. Wordsworth's “White Doe

of Rylstone."

1816. Coleridge's “Christabel."

1817. Culeridge's “ Biographia

Literaria."

1817. Shelley's “Revolt of Islam."

1817. Moore's “Lalla Rookh."

1818. Coleridge's “ Friend.”

1818. Keats's *Endymion."

1819. Crabbe's “Tales of the

Hall."

bound” and “The Cenci."

1819-24. Byron's "Chille Haruld."

1820. Keats's “Lamia,” &c.

1821. Keats died.

1822. Shelley died.

1824. Byron died.

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1825. Coleridge's “ Aids to Reflec-

1828. Blake died,

1832. Crabbe died.

1834. Coleridge died.

1843. Southey died.

1850. Wordsworth died.

1850. Wordsworth's “Recluse."

1802-28. Sydney Smith's Contribu-

tions to “ The Edinburgh

Review."

1802-40. Jeffrey's Contributions to

“The Edinburgh Review.”

1805. Scot's “Lay of the Last

Minstrel.”

1808. Scott's “ Marmion."

1810. Scott's “ Lady of the Lake."
1811. Scott's “ Vision of Don Ro.

derick."

1812. Scott's “ Rokeby."

1812. Wilson's “ Isle of Palms.”
1813. Scott's “ Bridal of Trier-

main."

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