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PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,

BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

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PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN ; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIDGE AND SON ;

LEIGH AND SOTHEBY; R. FAULDER AND SON; G. NICOL AND SON ; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON; WILKIE AND
ROBINSON ; C. DAVIES; T. EGERTON ; SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN; J. WALKER ; VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE ;
R. LEA; J. NUNN; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO.; J. STOCKDALE; CUTHELL AND MARTIN; CLARKE AND SONS ;
J. WHITE AND CO.; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES : J. BARKER ; JOHN RICHARDSON ;
J. M. RICHARDSON; J. CARPENTER; B, CROSBY; E. JEFFERY ; J. MURRAY; W. MILLER ; J. AND A. AKCH; BLACK.
PARRY, AND KINGSBURY ; J. BOOKER; S. BAGSTER; J. HARDING ; J. MACKINLAY; J. HATCHARD; R. H. EVANS :
MATTHEWS AND LEIGH ; J. MAWMAN ; J. BOOTH ; J. ASPERNE ; P. AND W. WYNNE ; AND W. GRACE. DEIGHTUN
AND SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

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I HE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ........ Horace, Ode iii. Book iii ...

Greenwich Park ..

RECOMMENDATORY POEMS.,

To Molinda ........

To Mr. John Hughes, on his Poem, entitled, A Letter to a Friend in the Country

country ...........

The Triumph of Peace

| Verses presented to a Lady, with a Drawing (by

To the Memory of Mr. Hughes. By Miss Judith the Author) of Cupid ........

Cowper ..........

Horace, Book I. Ode xxii. .....

By W. Duncombe ...

II. Ode xvi. To Grosphus..

To the Memory of Mr. Hugbes. By William The Birth of the Rose. From the French ... 99

Cowper ....

SIX CANTATAS, OR POEMS FOR MUSIC, AFTER THE MANNER

By Jabez Hughes.....

By J. Bunce, late of Trinity Hall, Cambridge.

OF THE ITALIANS. SET BY MR. PEPUSCH.
In Memoriam viri clarissimi Johannis Hughes. Thre Preface. To the Lovers of Music......... 30
Prologue to the Memory of Mr. Hughes ...... Cantata I. On English Beauty ....

II. Alexis
The Triumph of Peace. Occasioned by the

II. On t

Peace of Ryswick, 1697......

IV. Miranda ..

The Court of Neptune. On King William's

V. Corydon .............
Return from Holland, 1699. Addressed 10

VI. The Coquet ..........
the right honourable Charles Montague, esq. 12 The Praises of heroic Virtue. From the Frag-
The House of Nassau. A Pindaric Ode ......

ments of Tyrtæus. Translated in the Year

Ole on the Death of a Friend ...........

1701, on Occasion of the King of France's

Anacreon. Ode the third ......

breaking the Peace of Ryswick...............

The Story of Pyramus and Thisbe. From the Under the Print of Tom Britton. The musical

fourth Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses .....

Smallcoal-man ...........

The Triumph of Love. In Imitation of Ovid, Song.-The fair Traveller .........
Amorum, Lib. I. Eleg. 2.

A Cantata. Set by Mr. D. Purcell..........

The Picture ....

Song.--Would you gain the tender creature .

Bam-Elms ...

Cupid and Scarlati. A Cantata. Set by Mr.

On the Friendship of Phæbe and Asteria ;

Pepusch ..... .....

and the Sickness of the former ..............

A Cantata. Set with Symphonies by Signior

Song.–Pame of Dorinda's conquest brought . Nicolini Haym...

To Octavia indisposed...

Pastora. A Cantata. Set by Mr, Pepusch...

Beauty and Music

A pastoral Masque ......

Cupid's Review .... ...

A Cantata. Set by Mr. Galliard .............

To a beautiful Lady, playing on the Organ ..

A Fragment.......

Sounet, in French and English

Claudianus ...

To a Painter....

A Cantata. Set by Mr. Pepusel h...
To the Author of Fatal Friendship, a Tragedy The Soldier in Love. A Cantata. Set by Mr.

On Divine Poetry

Pepusch ..........

Song.-Written for the late Duke of Glouces An Ode in Praise of Music. Performed at

ter's Birth-day

Stationer's Hall, 1703.........

On a Peacock, finely cut in Vellum by Molinda. Apollo and Daphne. A Cantata. Set by Mr.

On Lucinda's Tea-table

Galliard ..........

The March .........

A Thought in a Garden. Written in the Year
Written in a Lady's Prayer-book

170+ ...........
Ode on the Spring. For the Mouth of May. ib. A Wish, to the new Year, 1705 .

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A Cantata. Set by Mr. Galliard.................. 38 The Character of the Lady Henrietta Caven-
An Ode for vocal and instrumental Music, to

dish Holles .......

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the Memory of the most noble William Duke Truth, Honour, Honesty. The Motto chosen

of Devonshire. Set to Music by Mr. Pepusch ib. by the right bon. the Lady Henerietta Ca-
Epilogue, spoken by Mr. Mill's, at the Queen's vendish Holles .............

......... ib.
Theatre, on his benefit Night, February 16, Hymn. Sung by the Children of Christ's Hos-
1709, a little before the Duke of Marl pital, at the Entry of King George into

borough's going for Holland .......... 39 London, 1714 ...........

Written in a Window at Greenhithe ...... 40 | A monumental Ode, to the Memory of Mrs.

The Toasters ..............

Elizabeth Hughes, late wife of Edward

Tofts and Margaretta

Hughes, Esq. .......................

The wandering Beauty ......

ib. An Allusion to Horace. Book I. Ode xxii.

Dialogue de l'Amour, et du Poète, by Mons. Printed at the breaking out of the Rebellion

de la Motte ............

in the Year 1715.........

The same translated ......

Fragment. say, ye saints, who shine in

Venus and Adonis. A Cantata. Set by Mr. realms above ................

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Handel .............

ib. Apollo and Daphne. A Masque ...............

Cantata. Pastoral. Set by Dr. Pepusch..

An Ode for the Birth-day of her royal high-

Beauty. An Ode ...... .

ness the Princess of Wales, St. David's Day,

Myra A Cantata. Set by Dr. Pepusch...... the first of March, 1715-16 ..................

Alexander's Feast: or the Power of Music: Extract of a Letter from Mr. Hughes to the

an Ode in honour of St. Cecilia's Day. By

Lord Chancellor Cowper ..... ........

Mr. Dryden. Altered for Music by Mr. Ode to the right honourable Lord Chancellor
Hughes............................................. Cowper, Anno 1717. In Allusion to Horace,

Lib. II. Ode xx. ..... .......

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SONGS.

What is Man? ........................

Tbv origin's divine, I see.............................

Bolieau, dans sa 1 Epitre au Roi ...............

Constantia, see thy faithful slave. ...............

The same, in English ........

Thrice lov'd Constantia, heavenly fair ..........

An Image of Pleasure. In Imitation of an

Ode in Casimire .........

Translated from Persian Verses. Alluding to An Ode in the Park at Asted......................

the Custom of Women being buried with To Mr. Constantine, on his Paintings............

their Husbands, and Men with their Wives. ib. To Urania, on her Arrival at Jamaica .......

Another on the same subject .......... ... ib. A Supplement and Conclusion to Milton's II

On Arqueänassa of Colophos.........

Pensero:0 .....................

On Fulvia, the Wife of Anthony. From the The Hue and Cry ................. .....

Latin of Augustus Cæsar.........

The Patriot. To the right hon. William Lord

Hud bras imitated. Written in 1710 .......

Cowper, Lord High Chancellor of Great

An Ode to the Creator of the World. Occa-

Britain .............................................

sioned by the Fragments of Orpheus....

The second Scene of the first Act of Orestes,

To Mr. Addison, on his Tragedy of Cato ...

a Tragedy. Translated from Euripides......

Advice to Mr. Pope. On his intended Tran On the Birth-day of the right honourable the

lation of Homer's Iliad, 1714...........

Lord Chancellor Parker. July 23, 1719 ...

To the Memory of Milton ............

The XIV. Olympick of Pindar. To Asopicus

To a Lady with the Tragedy of Cato.........

of Orchomenus................................... ib.

Fragment. Promiscuous crowds to worthless The Morning Apparition ........................

riches born .......

Written in a Window at Wallington-House, then

Serenata for two Voices, on the Marriage of the Seat of Mis. Elizabeth Bridges, 1719...

the right hon. the Lord Cobham to Mrs. The Supplement: the Character of Mrs. Eliza-
Anne Halsey ..............

beth Bridges. Imperfect .........

Horatius. In libro primo Epistolarum ......... ib. The Ecstasy. An Ode........

Translated .........,

ib. The tenth Book of Lucan's Pharsalia. Trans-

On a Collar presented for Happy Gill, 1712... ib." lated ..........

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POEMS OF SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

The Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson...............
Testimonies of Author's concerning his Grace

and his Writings ............

The Temple of Death. In Imitation of the

French .............................................

Ode on Love ...................

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To Amoretta .........

83 Part of the Story of Orpheus. Being a Trans-

ib. lation out of the fourth Book of Virgil's
Inconstancy cxcused. Song ............

Georgics ............... *****

Song:-Oh, conceal that charming creature . An Essay on Poetry ..................

Despair ..........

Ode on Brutus............

On Apprehension of losing what he had newly

gained. In Imitation of Ovid....

MISCELLANIES.

The Reconcilement. Song ......

Song.- From all uneasy passions free ........ The Rapture

To a Coquet Beauty ..........

On Mr. Hobbes and his Writings ..........

The Relapse .....

Written over a Gate

The Recovery .....

The Miracle, 1707

The Convert

Ode on the Death of Henry Purcell

The Picture. In Imitation of Anacreon .... On the Loss of an only Son, Robert Marquis
On Don Alonzo's being killed in Portugal, up-

of Normanby ............
on Account of the Infanta, in the Year1683. 86 On Mr. Pope and his Poems . ...

The Surprise...........

Stanzas.- Whene'er my foolish bent to public

A Dialogue sung on the Stage, between an el-

good .....
derly Shepherd and a very young Nymph. ib. The Election of a Poet Laureat in 1719 ......

On One who died discovering her Kindness ... 87 On the Times

On Lucinda's Death ............................... On the Duke of York banished to Brussels ...

To a Lady retiring into a Monastery ........... ib. On the Deity .......

The Vision. Written during a Sea-voyage, Prologue to the Alteration of Julius Cæsar ...

when sent to command the Forces for the Choruses in Julius Cæsar............

Relief of Tangier...........

....... ib. Prologue to Marcus Brutus ...........

Helen to Paris. From Ovid. Translated by Choruses in Marcus Brutus

the Earl of Mulgrave and Mr. Dryden...... 89

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The Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ............ 105 | Ad Virum doctissimum Dominum Samuelem

Dedication ......................

119 Shaw ....

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Preface..........

127 Translation. By Mr. Cooke....

Postscript..........

On the taking Namur......

On the Marriage of George Prince of Den Ode.- In Imitation of Horace, III.Od. ii. writ-

mark, and the Lady Anne ..................... 129 ten in 1692 ........

On Exodus iij. 14. Tam that I am. An Ode. Hymn to the Sun. Set by Dr. H. Purcell, and

Written 1688, as an Exercise at St. John's intended to be sung before their Majesties

College, Cambridge...........

on New year's Day, 1693-4 ............

Considerations on Part of the LXXXVIII. The Lady's Looking-glass. In Imitation of a

Psalm. A college Exercise, 1689. ......... Greek Idyllium ............. ........... 139
To the Rev. Dr. F.Turner, Bishop of Ely, who Love and Friendship : a Pastoral. By Mrs.

had advised a Translation of Prudentius ... ib. Elizabeth Singer, afterwards Rowe............ ib.

A Pastoral to the Bishop of Ely, on his Depar To the Anthor of the foregoing Pastoral ...... 140

ture from Cambridge ......

...... 131 To a Lady: she refusing to continue a Dispute

To the Countess of Exeter, playing on the Lute ib. with me, and leaving me in the Argument,
On a Picture of Seneca dying in a Bath ; by Au Ode........

................. ib.

Jordain ........

Seeing the Duke of Ormond's Picture at Sir

Ode. While blooming youth and gay delight ib. Godfrey Kneller's ..............................
An Epistle to Fleetwood Shephard, Esq. ...... ib. Celia to Damon

141
Another Epistle to the same .............. ...... 135 Prologue, spoken by Lord Buckhurst, in Weste
To the Countess of Dorset. Written in her minster School, at a Representation of Mr.

Milton. By Mr. Bradbury ................... 134 · Dryden's Cleomenes, at Christmas, 1695 ... 142

To the Lady Dursley. On the same Subject... ib. An Ode, presented to the King, on his Majesty's

To my Lord Buckhurst, very young, playing Arrival in Holland after the Queen's Death,

with a Cat ...........

ib. 1695 .................. ..........................

Ode.-Wbile from our looks, fair nymph, you In Imitation of Anacreon .........

............ 143

guess...........................................

135 Ode sur la Prise de Namur, par les Armes du

A Song. - In vain you tell your parting lover . Roy, l'Annee 1692. Par Monsieur Boileau

The despairing Shepherd ...

Despreaux ...........

ib.

To the hon. Charles Montague, Esq. afterwards An English Ballad on tbe taking of Namur by

Farl of Halifax ..........

the King of Great Britain, 1695

Variations in a Copy, printed 1692 ............. ib. Ode.--The merchant to secure his treasure ... 146

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