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“ The wandering Muse 66 Scatters luxuriant sweets.”

FROM THE DUBLIN EDITION, WITH VARIOUS CORRECTIONS,

ADDITIONS, AND IMPROVEMENTS.

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overtisement.

THE publishers of this improved edition of the Beauties of Poetry, deem it superfluous to offer any other recommendation than that which a reference to the succeeding pages of Contents will furnish. Readers of taste, they trust, will there find such an assemblage of the best productions of many of the most celebrated poets as cannot fail to be highly acceptable.

To those whose circumstances or inclinations may not permit them to purchase a large number of books, this compilation, it is believed, will be peculiarly useful; as it unquestionably contains a greater variety of elegant poetical effusions than any other work of its size and price. To the learned and affluent, also, it will not be of less advantage ; as the trouble of research is materially lessened by comprising in a neat portable volume the best productions of several authors.

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Wontents.

PAGE
ELEGY to the Memory of an unfortunate
Lady,

Pope, 9 Messiah, a Sacred Eclogue,

ib. 12 Ode on Solitude,

ib. 15 Windsor Forest,

ib. 284 The Deserted Village,

Goldsmith, 16 The Traveller,

ib. 30 The Hermit,

ib. 193 The Minstrel; or, the Progress of Genius, in two books,

Book 1. Beattie, 44

Book II. ib. 64 Retirement,

ib. 252 An Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard, Gray, 85 Ode to Adversity,

ib. 89 Pairing Time anticipated,

Cowper, 91 The Shrubbery,

ib. 94 Report of an adjudged Case, not to be found in any of the books,

ib. 95 Owen of Carron,

Langhorne, 96 Jemmy Dawson,

Shenstone, 116 A Pastoral Ballad,

ib. 119

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