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QUARLES (Francis), notice of, 187.
Specimens of, 187, 188.

Extract from, 703.

Quin, character of. Churchill, 457.

RALEIGH (Sir Walter), notice of, lxvi, 76.
Specimens of his Poems, 77, 78.

RAMSAY (Allan), notices of, 437, 45.
Specimens of, 439–441.

Ramsay (Allan), the Painter, whimsical Poem by, 437, note.
RANDOLPH (Thomas), notice of, lxxii, 132.

Extracts from, 132-134.

Rape of the Lock. Pope, 376-382.

Rastell, an early Moral Play by, lvii.

Reason, described. Sir F. Greville, 104.

Influence of. T. Scott, 521.

Reformation, influence of, on the literature of England,


Retirement, an ode. T. Warton, 394.

Religion, address to. Sylvester, 79.
Remorse, description of. Tho. Sackville, 37.
Reynolds's (Sir Joshua), painted window, at Oxford, verses
on. Warton, 621.

Rhyme, whether of Anglo-Saxon, or Anglo-Norman
origin, xxxiii.

Richard II. the morning before his murder. Daniel, 80.
Richard III. before the Battle of Bosworth. Sir John
Beaumont, 105.

RICHARDSON (—), specimen of, 550.

Riddle on the puritans. Anon. 186.

Rinaldo in the enchanted wood. Fairfax, 120.
Robene and Makyne, a ballad. Henrysone, 20.

ROBERT DE BRUNNE, an early English poet, notice of,

Character and style of his productions, xxxix.

ROBERT of Gloucester, character of the poetry of, xxxvii.
Referred to, xxxi.

Robert (Duke of Normandy), description of. Niccols, 140.
ROBERTS (Wm. Hayward), notice of, 628.

Specimen of, 628-633.

ROCHESTER (John Wilmot, Earl of), notice and specimens
of, 268, 269.

ROLLE (Richard), a poet of the fourteenth century, notice
of, xli.

Romances, early English, probable date of, xl.
Romantic fiction, origin of, xxxv.

Rosamond, the death of, described. May, 197.
ROSCOMMON (Wentworth Dillon, Earl of), specimen of, 280,


Rows (Nicholas), specimens of, 332-334; his influence on
the drama, lxxxvi.
ROWLANDS (Samuel), notice of, 123.

Specimens of his Poems, 123, 124,
ROWLEY (William), notice of, 168.

Specimens of, 168-170.

Royal George, verses on the loss of the. Cowper, 681.
Rump (The), a collection of Poems, extract from, 211.
Rural Elegance, ode on. Shenstone, 451.
RUSSELL (Thomas), account of, 603.

Sonnets by, 603.

SACKVILLE (Thomas, Baron Buckhurst, and Earl of Dor-
set), notice of, 35.

Specimen of his poetry, 36, 37.

Critical observations on it, liii.

And on his tragedy of Gorboduc, lvii.
SACKVILLE (Charles, Earl of), notice of, 316.
Specimens of, 316, 317.


A Meditation. Sir H. Wotton, 158.
Psalm LXVII. Sandys, 185.
Faith. Quarles, 187.

An Emblem. The same, 188.
Spiritual Poems. Drummond, 195.

SACRED POEMS, continued.

Cupio Dissolvi. Habington, 200.
On the Circumcision. Milton, 258.

Early Rising and Prayer. Vaughan, 305.

The Rainbow. The same, 306.

The Wreath. (To the Redeemer.) The same, 306.

A Night-piece on Death. Parnell, 327.

Piety, or the Vision. The same, 330.
Hymn to Contentment. The same, 331.
Paraphrase on Psalm XXIII. Addison, 339.
The dying Christian to his Soul. Pope, 376.
Extracts from the Grave. Blair, 400-402.
Extracts from the Night Thoughts. Young, 467-472
Song of David. Smart, 503, note.

Samson bewailing his captivity and blindness. Milton,


Speeches of his Father and of the Chorus, on hearing
of his last achievement and death. The same, 260.
SANDYS (George), notice of, 185.

Specimens of, 185, 186.

Extracts from, 702.

Sappho, translations of. A. Philips, 412, 413.

Extracts from various. Bp. Hall, 69–71.
The Dispensary, Canto Garth, 335-337.
The Cameleon. Prior, 342.

The Man of Taste. Bramston, 389-392,
Introduction to the Rosciad. Churchill, 456.
Character of a Critical Fribble. The same, 456.
Chit-Chat. Lloyd, 461.

The Love of Praise. Young, 472.

Propensity of man to false and fantastic joys. The
same, 472.

The Wedded Wit. The same, 473.

The Astronomical Lady. The same, 473.

The Languid Lady. The same, 473.

The Swearer. The same, 473.

On Nash's picture at full length, between the busts
of Newton and Pope at Bath. Lord Chesterfield, 520.
Heroic Epistle to Sir William Chambers. Mason,

Satire, probable date of in the English language, xxxvi.
SAVAGE (Richard), specimen of, 374.

The Thales of Johnson's London, 572, note.

Saxon language, observations on the changes of, xxix,

Saxon Chronicle, xxix.

Schlegel on the unities of the drama, lxii.

Scholar, despair of a poor one, described. Nash, 65.
Scholastic divinity, observations on the decline of, li.
Schoolmistress, The, in imitation of Spenser. Shenstone,


Scotland, the Tears of. Smollett, 513.

SCOTT (John), notice of, 569.
Specimens of, 570.

SCOTT (Thomas), specimen of, 521.

Scott (Sir Walter), Notes by :-
Chaucer and Dryden, 3.

Swift, 383.

Chatterton, 495-497.

Smollett, 514.

Johnson, 572.
Mickle, 609.

His edition of Sir Tristrem, xl, xli.
Beaumont and Fletcher, lxxvii.
Otway, lxxxiii.

Dryden's Virgil, lxxxiv.

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Absalom, lxxxv.
Dryden characterised, lxxxv.

An erroneous opinion formed of Milton by, 258,


SCOTTISH POETS, general observations on, 16-18.
SEDLEY (Sir Charles), specimens of, 313-314.
SELDEN (Amhurst), specimens of, 414-423.
Seneca's tragedies, notice of translations, lviii.
Settle (Elkanah), the character of, by Dryden, 366.
Seward (W.), remark on Beaumont and Fletcher, lxxvi.
SEWELL (Dr. George), specimen of, 345.

SHADWELL (Thomas), specimen of, 305.

Character of, by Dryden, 366.

Shaftesbury (Lord), character of. Dryden, 306.
SHAKSPEARE (William), specimens of the sonnets of, 75,


Observations on as a dramatist, lx, Ixi.

Character of, by Dryden, lxvi.
His Venus and Adonis, lxxi, 42.
His Sonnets, lxxi.

Epitaph on. Milton, 258.
Inscription for the Bust of. Akenside, 494.
Steevens's censure upon his Sonnets, 44, note.
Describes Fortune like a Wheelwright, lxxxvii,

SHAW (Cuthbert), notice of, 510.

Specimen of, 510.

SHENSTONE (William), notice of, 446.

Specimens of his Poems, 447–453.
Shepherd, the Stedfast. Wither, 249.
Shepherd's Address to his Love. Marlowe, 42.
Life, Happiness of. Phin. Fletcher, 84.
Hunting. Wither, 248.

Resolution. The same, 249.

Sheridan, character of. Churchill, 457.

Shipwreck, The, extracts from. Falconer, 481-488.
SHIRLEY (James), notice of, 215.

Extracts from, 215-230.

Critical observations on them, lxxvii-lxxix.
Singing-bird, ode to a. Richardson, 550.
Skelton (John), critical account of, xlix.
Sleep, personification of. Tho. Sackville, 37.

Address to. Sir P. Sydney, 41.
SMART (Christopher), notice of, 502.
Specimens of his poems, 503.
SMITH (James), specimen of, 252

SMOLLETT (Dr. Tobias), notice of, 512, 695.
Specimens of his poems, 513, 515.

Solitude. Cowley, 238.

Ode to. Grainger, 477.

Somerset (Earl of), verses on his falling from the favour of

James I. Sir H. Wotton, 158.

SOMERVILE (William), specimen of, 371.


Hunnis, liii.
Lyly, 62.

Dr. Donne, 125.

Ben Jonson, 146-148.

Carew, 154-156.

N. Field, 159.

Sir J. Suckling, 181.
Quarles, 188.

W. Browne, 189, 190.
Nabbes, 191.
Heywood, 193.
Habington, 201.

Lovelace, 209.
Anon. 210, 211.
Brome, 230, 231.
Herrick, 232.

Wither, 249.
Bulteel, 246.

Bp. King, 250.
Mayne, 256.

Milton, 258, 262, 264.

E. of Rochester, 268,
Otway, 286.
Anon. 286.
Etherege, 299, 300.
Flatman, 301.
Behn, 286, 301.
Shadwell, 305.
Sedley, 313, 314.

T. Brown, 315, 315.
Earl of Dorset, 316, 317.
Walsh, 320.
Anon. 320, 321.

Gould, 322.

Rowe, 334.
Motteux, 337.
Prior, 341.
Congreve, 349.
Ward, 350.

Gay, 356.

Booth, 357.

Lord Lansdowne, 358.
Oldmixon, 370.

Weekes, 373.

Southerne, 399.

Thomson, 410.
Crawfurd, 424.
Hamilton, 428.
Cibber, 433.
E. Moore, 435.
Ramsay, 441.
Carey, 453.
Mallet, 465.
Smollett, 513.
Anon. 516.
Cunningham, 517.
P. Whitehead, 536.
Dodsley, 460, 461.
Cooper, 479.
Lovibond, 543.
Fawkes, 544.

Sir J. H. Moore, 564.
Stevens, 571.
Thompson, 601.
Sir W. Jones, 637.
Burns, 650, 651, 652.

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Soul's, the, Errand. Anon. lxv. 57.
Soul, nature of. Sir J. Davies, 224.

Lodge, 85, 86.

Greville (L. Brooke), 105.

In what manner united to the body. The same, 102.
Reasons for its immortality. The same, 102.

On the pre-existence of. Dr. More, 297-299.
SOUTHERNE (Thomas), specimens of, 295-399.
Southey (Robert), Notes by
On Shadwell, 305.

Pomfret, 314.
Blair, 399.
Byrom, 445.
Churchill, 455, 6, 8.
Grainger, 477.

Harte, 538.

Glover, 590.
N. Cotton, 615.
Mason's opinion of
Pope, 652.

SOUTHWELL (Robert), notice of, 43.
Specimens of his poems, 43, 44.

SPENSER (Edmund), critical notice of, 45-47.

Specimen of his poems, 47-57.

Observations on his genius, versification, and diction,


Why not universally popular, lvi.
Allusion to, 447.
Spring, description of.

STORER (Thomas), 66.

On Sir W. Jones, 637.
Mason, 654.
Cowper, 676.

A passage in Pope,

Origin of Romance,
XXXV, note.
Chaucer's versifica-
tion, lii.
Donne, lxvi.

Earl of Surrey, 33.
Sir R. Fanshawe, 239.

Elegy on. Bruce, 476.
Stanihurst condemned, liv.
STANLEY (Thomas), specimens of, 267.

Steevens (George), his preference of Watson's sonnets to

Shakspeare's accounted for, 44 note.

STEPHENSON (John Hall), specimens of, 599, 600.

STEPNEY (George), specimen of, 317.

STERLINE (William Alexander, Earl of), notice of, lxiii, 158.
Sonnets by, 159.

Sternhold and Hopkins, observations on, liii.

STEVENS (George Alexander), notice of, 571.

Specimen of, 571.

STILL (John), Bishop of Bath and Wells, "Gammer Gur-
ton's Needle," by, lvii.

Specimens of his poems, 66, 67.

Strafford (Lord), on the life and death of. Sir John Den-

ham, 246.

SUCKLING (Sir John), notice of, 181.

Specimens of, 181-183.

SURREY (Earl of). See HowARD.

SWIFT (Dr. Jonathan), specimens of, 383-389.
Imitation of, by I. H. Browne, 445,

SYDNEY (Sir Philip), notice of, 40.
Specimens of his poems, 41.

His life, poetry put into action, liv.
Sydney (Lady), verses on her picture. Waller, 288.
SYLVESTER (Joshua), notice of, 79.

Specimen of his poems, 79.

Inquiry how far Milton was indebted to his transla-
tion of Dubartas' poem, for the prima stamina of
Paradise Lost, lxix.
Specimen of Sylvester's version, lxix.
Beautiful expression in, lxx,

His right to the Soul's Errand, 57.


Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer, 6.
Tale of the Coffers, or Caskets. Gower, 13.
Argentile and Curan. Warner, 71.
A Fairy Tale. Parnell, 323.
The Hermit. The same, 328.
Protogenes and Apelles. Prior, 342.
Bacchus Triumphant. Somervile, 371.
Baucis and Philemon. Swift, 383.
The Cobbler, an Irish tale. Meston, 392.
Love and Folly. A. Selden, 414-423.
Variety. W. Whitehead, 585.
Syr Martyn. Mickle, 611.

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VANBRUGH (Sir John), notice of, 345.
Specimen of, 346.

Vanity of Human Knowledge. Sir J. Davies, 100.

Of the World, farewell to. Sir H. Wotton, 157.
Of Human Wishes. Dr. Johnson, 575.
Variety, a tale. W. Whitehead, 585.
VAUGHAN (Henry), specimens of, 305, 306.
VAUX (Lord), notice of, 33.

Specimens of his poems, 33.
Venus, hymn to. A. Philips, 412.
VERE (Edward, Earl of Oxford), 65.
Specimens of his poems, 66.

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Poem by, 705.

Wit, nature of. Cowley, 237.

WITHER (George), notice of, lxvi, 247, 248,

Specimens of, 248-250.

Wolsey (Cardinal), verses on.

Storer, 66, 67.
Extract from Skelton's satire on, 1.
Women, verses on. Vere, 66.
The praise of. Randolph, 134.
Simile on. Whyte, 618.

Wordsworth (William), note by, on Dryden's genius,


On Dryden and Pope's descriptive powers, lxxxix.
WOTTON (Sir Henry), specimens of, 157, 158.
WYAT (Sir Thomas, the elder), notice of, 27.
Specimens of his poetry, 28-30,
Character of it, liii.

Yardley Oak, description of. Cowper, 681.
YOUNG (Dr. Edward), notice of, 465.

Specimens of his poems, 467-473.
Imitation of, by I. H. Browne, 444.
Disgraced his talents by his flattery, 387.
Youth, vanity of. Gascoigne, 39.



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