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The Oxford book of eighteenth century verse /

chosen by David Nichol Smith.

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Names: Smith, David Nichol,
Published: Oxford : The Clarendon Press, 1926.
Topics: English poetry - 18th century. | Poésie anglaise - 18e siècle. | Lyrik | Poésie anglaise - 18e siècle. | Coxa Valga. | Anthologie | Englisch, ...
Genres: Poetry. | Poetry.
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The choice / John Pomfret -- The English race / Daniel Defoe -- The thirsty poet / John Philips -- Of all the torments, all the cares / William Walsh -- The despairing lover / William Walsh -- The resolve / Mary Lee, Lady Chudleigh -- False though she be to me and love / William Congreve -- A hue and cry after fair Amoret / William Congreve -- Ah stay, ah turn, ah whither would you fly / William Congreve -- Nil Admirari / William Congreve -- An English padlock / Matthew Prior -- To a child of quality five years old / Matthew Prior -- A letter to the Honourable Lady Miss Margaret ... / Matthew Prior -- Written in the beginning of Mezeray's History of France / Matthew Prior -- An epitaph / Matthew Prior -- Answer to Cloe Jealous / Matthew Prior -- Love and reason / Matthew Prior -- For my own monument / Matthew Prior -- Jinny the Just / Matthew Prior -- Me Cupid made a happy slave / Richard Steele -- Italy and Britain / Joseph Addison -- Blenheim / Joseph Addison -- Pastoral hymn / Joseph Addison -- When all thy mercies / Joseph Addison -- The spacious firmament on high / Joseph Addison -- How are thy servants blest, O Lord / Joseph Addison -- The portrait / Anne Finch -- The petition for an absolute retreat / Anne Finch -- The tree / Anne Finch -- A nocturnal reverie / Anne Finch -- The day of judgment / Isaac Watts -- God's dominion and decrees / Isaac Watts -- True riches / Isaac Watts -- Crucifixion to the world by the Cross of Christ / Isaac Watts -- A prospect of heaven makes death easy / Isaac Watts -- Man frail, and God eternal / Isaac Watts -- Against quarreling and fighting / Isaac Watts -- Against idleness and mischief / Isaac Watts -- The sluggard / Isaac Watts -- A cradle hymn / Isaac Watts -- Chloe / Charles Mordaunt -- Baucis and Philemon / Jonathan Swift -- In sickness / Jonathan Swift -- Stella's birth-day / Jonathan Swift -- A soldier and a scholar / Jonathan Swift -- Critics / Jonathan Swift -- Verses on the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift -- Ode on solitude / Alexander Pope -- Paraphrase on Thomas à Kempis / Alexander Pope -- A little learning / Alexander Pope -- Poetical numbers / Alexander Pope -- Windsor Forest / Alexander Pope -- Field sports / Alexander Pope -- The toilet / Alexander Pope -- Ombre at Hampton Court / Alexander Pope -- To a young lady / Alexander Pope -- Honest fame / Alexander Pope -- To Mr. Jervas / Alexander Pope -- Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady / Alexander Pope -- Eloisa / Alexander Pope -- Hector and Andromache / Alexander Pope -- The pyre of Patroclus / Alexander Pope -- Priam and Achilles / Alexander Pope -- Ulysses and his dog / Alexander Pope -- To Robert, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer / Alexander Pope -- To Mrs. M.B. on her birth-day / Alexander Pope -- On a certain lady at court / Alexander Pope -- Hope springs eternal / Alexander Pope -- Whatever is, is right / Alexander Pope -- Know then thyself / Alexander Pope -- Life's poor play / Alexander Pope -- Charity / Alexander Pope -- Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke / Alexander Pope -- The Duke of Buckingham / Alexander Pope -- Timon's villa / Alexander Pope -- The gem and the flower / Alexander Pope -- Characters of Women / Alexander Pope -- Woman's ruling passions / Alexander Pope -- Heaven's last best work / Alexander Pope -- Why did I write / Alexander Pope -- Verbal critics / Alexander Pope -- Atticus / Alexander Pope -- Bufo / Alexander Pope -- The court of Charles II / Alexander Pope -- The poet's use / Alexander Pope -- Satire / Alexander Pope -- The triumph of dullness / Alexander Pope -- Pastoral landscape / Ambrose Philips -- A winter-piece / Ambrose Philips -- Fragment of Sappho / Ambrose Philips -- To Miss Charlotte Pulteney in her mother's arms / Ambrose Philips -- To Signora Cuzzoni / Ambrose Philips -- Colin's complaint / Nicholas Rowe -- Cato's address to his troops in Lybia / Nicholas Rowe -- Pompey and Cornelia / Nicholas Rowe -- A hymn to contentment / Thomas Parnell -- When thy beauty appears / Thomas Parnell -- A night-piece on death / Thomas Parnell -- Blouzelinda's funeral / John Gay -- The great frost / John Gay -- Sweet William's farewell to Black-ey'd Susan / John Gay -- Mr. Pope's welcome from Greece / John Gay -- To a lady / John Gay -- The fox at the point of death / John Gay -- Where I laid on Greenland's coast / John Gay -- Youth's the season made for joys / John Gay -- Love in her eyes sits playing / John Gay -- O ruddier than the cherry / John Gay -- Think of dress in ev'ry light / John Gay -- To the Earl of Warwick / Thomas Tickell -- Thou dome, where Edward first enroll'd / Thomas Tickell -- Fairies / Thomas Tickell -- Colin and Lucy / Thomas Tickell -- A reply to an imitation of the second ode ... / Richard Bentley -- To a lady / Elijah Fenton -- The rose-bud / William Broome -- The ballad of Sally in our alley / Henry Carey -- In good King Charles's golden days -- The poet's wish: an ode / Allan Ramsay -- My Peggy is a young thing / Allan Ramsay -- A dainty song / Allan Ramsay -- The Braes of Yarrow / William Hamilton -- Away, let nought to love displeasing / translation from the ancient British -- The Retirement -- When none shall rail / David Lewis -- On the setting up Mr. Butler's monument in Westminster Abbey / Samuel Wesley -- excerpt from A hint in the monor poets / Samuel Wesley -- Epigram on Miltonicks / Samuel Wesley -- On Blenheim House / Abel Evans -- On Sir John Vanbrugh / Abel Evans -- Time's changes / James Bramston -- Italian opera / James Miller -- The life of a beau / James Miller -- The bastard's lot / Richard Savage -- To a young lady / Richard Savage -- The lover: a ballad / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- In answer to a lady who advised retirement / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Characters of women / Edward Young -- Night / Edward Young -- Procrastination / Edward Young -- Happiness an art / Edward Young -- Verses on the prospect of planting arts and learning in America / George Berkeley -- A pastoral / John Byrom -- Epigram on Handel and Bononcini / John Byrom -- Extempore verses / John Byrom -- Extempore verses upon a trial of skill ... / John Byrom -- Careless content / John Byrom -- Contentment, or The happy workman's song / John Byrom -- Hymn for Christmas Day / John Byrom -- The desponding soul's wish / John Byrom -- The blind boy / Colley Cibber -- Sweet are the charms of her I love / Barton Booth -- The Fly / William Oldys -- Approach of winter / James Thomson -- A winter scene / James Thomson -- Frost at night / James Thomson -- Spring flowers / James Thomson -- Birds in spring / James Thomson -- Summer morning / James Thomson -- Happy Britannia / James Thomson -- Summer evening and night / James Thomson -- Lavinia / James Thomson -- Moonlight in autumn / James Thomson -- Love of nature / James Thomson -- Hymn on solitude / James Thomson -- Britannia's empire / James Thomson -- British commerce / James Thomson -- Rule Britannia / James Thomson -- Verses occasioned by the death of Dr. Aikman / James Thomson -- Tell me, thou soul of her I love / James Thomson -- To the Reverend Mr. Murdoch / James Thomson -- The land of indolence / James Thomson -- A witching song / James Thomson -- A wondrous show / James Thomson -- Sons of indolence / James Thomson -- Indifference to fortune / James Thomson -- The praise of industry / James Thomson -- William and Margaret / David Mallet -- The Birks of Endermay / David Mallet -- Grongar Hill / John Dyer -- The enquiry / John Dyer -- The ruins of Rome / John Dyer -- English weather / John Dyer -- The wool trade / John Dyer -- A nation's wealth / John Dyer -- British commerce / John Dyer -- On presenting to a lady a white rose and a red on the tenth of June / William Somerevile -- Hare-hunting / William Somerevile -- An address to his elbow-chair / William Somerevile -- A cure for the spleen / Matthew Green -- On even keel / Matthew Green -- Hunting song / Henry Fielding -- The roast beef of Old England / Henry Fielding -- A song in praise of Old English roast beef / Richard Leveridge -- Hunting song / Paul Whitehead -- Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon death / Philip Dormer Stanhope -- Advice to a Lady in autumn / Philip Dormer Stanhope -- The old General / Sir Charles Hanbury Williams -- An epigram of Martial, imitated / Sir Charles Hanbury Williams -- An ode on Miss Harriet Hanbury / Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
A pipe of tobacco / Isaac Hawkins Browne -- Blest leaf / Isaac Hawkins Browne -- The fire side: a pastoral soliloquy / Isaac Hawkins Browne -- God save the King -- Will he no come back again -- Church and church-yard at night / Robert Blair -- Friendship / Robert Blair -- The home of the Naiads / John Armstrong -- Blest winter nights / John Armstrong -- When Delia on the plain appears / George, Lord Lyttelton -- To the memory of a lady / George, Lord Lyttelton -- The landskip / William Shenstone -- Pastoral ballad / William Shenstone -- Elegy / William Shenstone -- Written at an inn at Henley / William Shenstone -- Poverty in London / Samuel Johnson -- An epitaph upon the celebrated Claudy Philips / Samuel Johnson -- Prologue spoken by Mr. Garrick / Samuel Johnson -- The scholar's life / Samuel Johnson -- Charles XII / Samuel Johnson -- Life's last scene / Samuel Johnson -- Prayer / Samuel Johnson -- A short song of congratulation / Samuel Johnson -- On the death of Mr. Robert Levet / Samuel Johnson -- Invocation to the genius of Greece / Mark Akenside -- Nature's influence on man / Mark Akenside -- Benevolence / Mark Akenside -- Ode to the evening star / Mark Akenside -- England, unprepared for war / Mark Akenside -- Inscription for a grotto / Mark Akenside -- Ye powers unseen, to whom the bards of Greece / Mark Akenside -- Early influences / Mark Akenside -- Poets / Mark Akenside -- Ode to simplicity / William Collins -- How sleep the brave, who sink to rest / William Collins -- Ode to evening / William Collins -- The passions, an ode for music / William Collins -- Ode on the death of Thomson / William Collins -- Dirge in Cymbeline / William Collins -- Ode on the popular superstitions ... / William Collins -- The charms of nature / Joseph Warton -- Invocation to fancy / Joseph Warton -- The island of the blest / Gilbert West -- Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College / Thomas Gray -- Hymn to adversity / Thomas Gray -- On the death of Richard West / Thomas Gray -- Ode on the death of a favorite cat drowned in a tub of gold fishes / Thomas Gray -- Elegy in a country church-yard / Thomas Gray -- The progress of posey / Thomas Gray -- The bard / Thomas Gray -- Ode on the pleasure arising from vicissitude / Thomas Gray -- Ye golden lamps of heav'n, farewell / Philip Doddridge -- Dum vivimus, vivamus / Philip Doddridge -- Thou hidden love of God / John Wesley -- A morning hymn / Charles Wesley -- Wrestling Jacob / Charles Wesley -- O thou who camest from above / Charles Wesley -- On a family picture / Thomas Edwards -- True ambition / Benjamin Stillingfleet -- Ode to wisdom / Elizabeth Carter -- To Stella / Hester Mulso, Mrs. Chapone -- Solitude / James Grainger -- Night / John Brown -- To Mr. Gray / David Garrick -- Heart of Oak / David Garrick -- Love thy country, wish it well / George Bubb Dodington -- The critic's rules / Robert Lloyd -- A critical fribble / Charles Churchill -- On himself / Charles Churchill -- Conscience / Charles Churchill -- There was a jolly miller once / Isaac Bickerstaffe -- How happy were my days, till now / Isaac Bickerstaffe -- The je ne scay quoi / William Whitehead -- The enthusiast: an ode / William Whitehead -- On friendship / William Whitehead -- A prayer for indifference / Frances Macartney, Mrs. Greville -- Shipwreck / William Falconer -- The tears of Scotland / Tobias George Smollett -- Ode to leven-water / Tobias George Smollett -- Independence / Tobias George Smollett -- Verses written during the war 1756-1763 / Thomas Osbert Mordaunt -- A song to David / Christopher Smart -- On a bed of Guernsey lilies / Christopher Smart -- Spring / Christopher Smart -- Day: a pastoral / John Cunningham -- The miller / John Cunningham -- An elegy on that glory of her sex, Mrs. Mary Blaize / Oliver Goldsmith -- Memory / Oliver Goldsmith -- Hope / Oliver Goldsmith -- Real happiness / Oliver Goldsmith -- France / Oliver Goldsmith -- Happiness dependent on ourselves / Oliver Goldsmith -- Elegy on the death of a mad dog / Oliver Goldsmith -- When lovely woman stoops to folly / Oliver Goldsmith -- Auburn / Oliver Goldsmith -- Blest Retirement / Oliver Goldsmith -- The village Parson / Oliver Goldsmith -- The village schoolmaster / Oliver Goldsmith -- Farewell to poetry / Oliver Goldsmith -- Edmund Burke / Oliver Goldsmith -- David Garrick / Oliver Goldsmith -- Sir Joshua Reynolds / Oliver Goldsmith -- The Friar of Orders Gray / Thomas Percy -- Letter containing a Panegyric on Bath / Christopher Anstey -- Anne Grenville, Countess Temple ... / Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford -- To Lady Anne Fitzpatrick ... / Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford -- Ode to a friend / William Mason -- Landscape / William Mason -- A plaintive sonnet flow'd from Milton's pen / William Mason -- The solemn noon of night / Thomas Warton -- Deem not, devoid of elegance, the sage / Thomas Warton -- From Pembroke's princely dome, where mimic art / Thomas Warton -- Ah, what a weary race my feet have run / Thomas Warton -- Verses on Sir Joshua Reynold's painted window at New College, Oxford / Thomas Warton -- Solitude / James Beattie -- Nature's charms / James Beattie -- Nature and the poets / James Beattie -- The flowers of the forest / Alison Rutherford, Mrs. Cockburn -- The flowers of the forest / Jean Elliot -- Ode: to the cuckoo / Michael Bruce -- The evening primrose / John Langhorne -- Apology for vagrants / John Langhorne -- Time's balm / Cuthbert Shaw -- Bristowe tragedie / Thomas Chatterton -- Mynstrelles songe / Thomas Chatterton -- An excelente balade of Charitie / Thomas Chatterton -- A wild romantic dell / William Julius Mickle -- Sunset / William Julius Mickle -- Cumnor Hall / William Julius Mickle -- There's nae luck about the house / William Julius Mickle -- Braid Claith / Robert Fergusson -- Tullochgorum / John Skinner -- The braes of Yarrow / John Logan -- Auld Robin Gray / Lady Anne Lindsay -- A Persian song of Hafiz / Sir William Jones -- A moral tetrasitch / Sir William Jones -- Had I a heart for falsehood fram'd / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen / Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Indeed, my Caelia, tis in vain / Sir John Henry Moore -- The Duke of Benevento / Sir John Henry Moore -- The British Grenadiers -- The drum / John Scott -- A prayer, living and dying / Augustus Montague Toplady -- The name of Jesus / John Newton -- Walking with God / William Cowper -- Lovest thou me / William Cowper -- Light shining out of darkness / William Cowper -- The shrubbery / William Cowper -- Simple faith / William Cowper -- The statesman in retirement / William Cowper -- Absence of occupation / William Cowper -- The diverting history of John Gilpin / William Cowper -- On the loss of the Royal George / William Cowper -- The poplar-field / William Cowper -- Slaves cannot breathe in England / William Cowper -- England / William Cowper -- Winter / William Cowper -- Evening / William Cowper -- Winter Scene / William Cowper -- On the receipt of my mother's picture out of Norfolk / William Cowper -- Sonnet to Mrs. Unwin / William Cowper -- To Mary / William Cowper -- The castaway / William Cowper -- Life / George Crabbe -- Books / George Crabbe -- Crusty critics / George Crabbe -- Truth in poetry / George Crabbe -- The parish poor-house / George Crabbe -- A card of invitation to Mr. Gibbon, at Brighthelmstone / William Hayley -- Conversation / Hannah More -- Sonnet written at the close of spring / Charlotte Smith -- Sonnet To Oxford / Thomas Russell -- Sonnet To Valclusa / Thomas Russell -- Could then the babes from yon unshelter'd cot / Thomas Russell -- On this lone isle / Thomas Russell -- The maniac / Thomas Russell.
O time, who know'st a lenient hand to lay / William Lisle Bowles -- Sonnet at Dover Cliffs / William Lisle Bowles -- Sonnet at Ostend / William Lisle Bowles -- To Hope / Helen Maria Williams -- To spring / William Blake -- How sweet I roam'd from field to field / William Blake -- My silks and fine array / William Blake -- To the Muses / William Blake -- Piping down the valleys wild / William Blake -- The echoing green / William Blake -- The lamb / William Blake -- The shepherd / William Blake -- The little black boy / William Blake -- Nurse's song / William Blake -- Holy Thursday / William Blake -- The divine image / William Blake -- Night / William Blake -- Hear the voice of the bard / William Blake -- The tiger / William Blake -- The clod and the pebble / William Blake -- Ah, sun-flower / William Blake -- Never seek to tell thy love / William Blake -- A cradle song / William Blake -- Epistle to James Smith / Robert Burns -- Halloween / Robert Burns -- The Cotter's Saturday night / Robert Burns -- To a mouse / Robert Burns -- Epistle to Davie, a brother poet / Robert Burns -- Address to the Unco Guid / Robert Burns -- Epistle to Dr. Blacklock / Robert Burns -- Tam o' Shanter / Robert Burns -- Green grow the rashes, O / Robert Burns -- Mary Morison / Robert Burns -- Auld Lang Syne / Robert Burns -- John Anderson my Jo / Robert Burns -- The silver tassie / Robert Burns -- Of a' the airts / Robert Burns -- Tam Glen / Robert Burns -- Thou lingering star / Robert Burns -- Highland Mary / Robert Burns -- The banks o' Doon / Robert Burns -- Ye flowery banks / Robert Burns -- Ae fond kiss / Robert Burns -- A red, red rose / Robert Burns -- Bonnie Lesley / Robert Burns -- Duncan Gray / Robert Burns -- Scots wha hae / Robert Burns -- Is there for honest poverty / Robert Burns -- O, wert thou in the cauld blast / Robert Burns -- My mother bids me bind my hair / Anne Home -- O tell me how to woo thee / Robert Graham, of Gartmore -- Vegetable loves / Erasmus Darwin -- Steam power / Erasmus Darwin -- Immortal nature / Erasmus Darwin -- Apple dumplings and a King / John Wolcot -- Rondeau / George Ellis -- Poor Tom, or the sailor's epitaph / Charles Dibdin -- A wish / Samuel Rogers -- Inscription on a grot / Samuel Rogers -- Lines written near Richmond / William Wordsworth -- Swans / William Wordsworth -- The Swiss peasant / William Wordsworth -- The Della Cruscans / William Gifford -- Alonzo the Brave and Fair Imogine / Matthew Gregory Lewis -- Songs of the pixies / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- To a young ass / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Reflections / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Inscription for a tablet on the banks of a stream / Robert Southey -- Written on a Sunday morning / Robert Southey -- The soldier's wife / Robert Southey -- The widow / Robert Southey -- Sapphics / George Canning -- The soldier's friend / George Canning -- Song by Rogero, in The Rovers / George Canning.

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