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But when th' illuftrious poet foars above
Let Congreve teach the lift'ning groves to mourn,
Let Prior's Mufe with foft'ning accents move,
With Chaucer's humour and with Spencer's ftrains.
On Addison's sweet lays attention waits,
Alike in phyfick as in poetry.
When Pope's harmonious Muse with pleasure roves
Thro' the glad fhade each warbling note prolongs;
From thefe fuccefsful bards collect thy ftrains, And praise with profit fhall reward thy pains : Then, while calves-leather binding bears the sway, And sheep-fkin to it's fleeker glofs gives way; While neat old Elzivir is reckon'd better Than Pirate Hill's brown sheets and fcurvy letter; While print-admirers careful Aldus chufe, Before John Morphew, or the weekly news; So long fhall live thy praise in books of fame, And Tonfon yield to Lintott's lofty name,
END OF THE FIRST VOLUME.
The Death of Arachne
A Father's Advice to his Son
Elegy on the melancholy Event of a licentious Amour
Epistle to the Rev. Mr. Madan, on Polygamy
Damon to Delia
The Parish Clerk
Elegy on a Pile of Ruins
The Three Warnings
Letter from Cambridge to a young Gentleman at Eton School 86
Epistle from Lord William Ruffel to Lord William Cavendish 165
The Winter's Walk
Account of a Journey to Ireland