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The Parallel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268

To a Young Lady who was fond of Fortune-telling..... 268

A Greek Epigram imitated..... e - e - e. e. e s - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 270

To a Friend on his Nuptials............... - - - - - - - - - - - 270

The Wandering Pilgrim....... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 271

Venus's Advice to the Muses. ........................ 273

Cupid turned Ploughman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

Pontius and Pontia........... • * - - - - e - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 274

Cupid turned Stroller............ • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 275

To a Poet of Quality........... • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 277

The Pedant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 277

Cautious Alice....... • * e - e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e. e o 'o - - - - 278

The Incurable.......... • * * * * * * - - - - - - - - - . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278

To Fortune.............. - - - - - - - • * * * ~ * - * * * * * * * * - - - - - 279

Nonpariel......... • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 279

Chaste Florimel. ... . - - - - - - - - - - - - - s - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . . . . 280

Doctors differ.......... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 282

Epigram on Bishop Atterbury........................ 282

On Bishop Atterbury's burying the Duke of Buckingham,

1720... . . . . . . . • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - s 283

Upon Honour. A Fragment.............. • * * - - - - - - - - - 283

Enigma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • * * ~ * c e - - - - - - - - - - - 284

Another . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - C - e o 'o - - - - - - - - - - - 284

The Old Gentry..................... * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 285

The Insatiable Priest. . . . . . . . . . . . * * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 286

A French Song imitated....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286

A Case stated. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • * * * * * * * * * * * * * 287

Upon playing at Ombre with two Ladies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287

Cupid's Promise. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288

To the Earl of Oxford........... - - - - - - • * * * * * - - - - - ... 289

A Letter to the Hon. Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley

When a child. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290

Lines written under the Print of Tom Britton, the Small-

coal-Man, painted by Mr Woolaston. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290

Truth told at last. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291

Written in Lady Howe's Ovid's Epistles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291

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True's Epitaph... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292

Epigram. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293

The Viceroy. A Ballad............................. 294

Apology to a Lady who told me I could not love her

heartily, because I had loved others. . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - 303

Against Modesty in Love............................. 304

On a Young Lady's going to town in the Spring. . . . . . . . 305

When the Cat is away, the Mice may play............. 306

The Widow and her Cat............................. 310

SoNGs, set to Music BY THE Most EMINENT MASTERs.

I. ‘Reading ends in melancholy’.............. 312

II. “Whither would my passion run '........... 312

III. ‘Strephonetta, why dye fly me '............ 3.18

IV. ‘Come, weep no more, for 'tis in vain '....... 313

W. ‘Let perjur’d fair Amynta know'............ 315

VI. “Phillis, since we have both been kind ". . . . . . 315

VII. “Phillis, this pious talk give o'er '............ 316

VIII. ‘Still, Dorinda, I adore'.................... 317

IX. “Is it, O love, thy want of eyes '............. 318

X. “Why, Harry, what ails you'........... . . . . .319

XI. “Since my words, though ne'er so tender "... 319

XII. “Morella, charming without art'............ 320

XIII. ‘Love, inform thy faithful creature'......... 320

XIV. ‘Touch thy lyre, on every string'......... ... 320

XV. ‘ Once I was unconfin'd and free "...... . . . . . 821

XVI. “Farewell, Amynta, we must part' ... 322

XVII. ‘Accept, my love, as true a heart'...... . . . . . 323

XVIII. “Nanny blushes when I woo her "........... 324

XIX. “Since we your husband daily see'.......... 324

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LIFE OF MATTHEW PRIOR.
BY THE REW. JOHN MITFORD.

THERE appears to be great difficulty in settling with correctness, the birth-place of Matthew Prior. In most of the biographies he is said to have been born in London; but in the register of his college, he is called at his admission, Matthew of Prior, Winburn, in Middlesex: on the next day, after his admission," he himself signs his name, Matthew Prior, of Dorsetshire, in which county, as Dr. Johnson observes, and not in Middlesex, Winburn is found. When he stood candidate for a fellowship, five years afterwards, he was registered by himself, as of Middlesex. The last ought to be preferred, because it was made upon oath. He was born 21st July, 1664; in the college register he is styled Filius Georgii Prior generosi; a term that scarcely applies to the account of the Biogra

1 Perhaps there is a slight mistake in reading the register, and it should stand—of Winburn AND Middlesex: at least, that would lessen the difference which now exists. Either the world Winburn is in toto a mistake, or the word and should be used for in : or the whole account must remain in its present contradictory state. If Prior's father was a joiner in London, it is not probable that he should belong to Winburn.

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