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tarviru College Library,

Nov. 14, 1891.

LOWELL BHQUEST,
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C. WHITTINGHAM, Prinici,

Goswell-Street, London.

CONTENTS.

POEMS OF W. THOMPSON

Tedication...

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HE Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers

3 Anna Maria W--df-rd

26

→ Minerva mistaken

ib.

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9 The Magi. A sacred Eclogue

27

Epithalamium on the royal Nuptials.. 11 On Mr. Pope's Works. Written soon after his

Beauty and Music. Au Ode ..

13

Death

ib.

The despairing Maiden

14 Epitaph on my Father. In the Parish-Church

The despairing Lover

ib.

of Brough, Westmoreland

29

To the Author of Leonidas, a Poem. An Epistle. 15 Epitaph on my Mother. In the Parish-Church
Ode Brumalis: Ad Amicum Oxoniensem... 16 of Brough, Westmorela od ...........

ib,
Winter; a translation of Ode Brumalis. By Written in the Holy Bible

ib,

the reverend Mr. Tattersal, late Fellow of On a Present of three Roses from lanthe...... ib.

Trinity College, Cambridge

17 | Cupid mistaken

30

Ode Vernalis: Ad Amicum Oxoniensem 18 Cupid in love; or, Stella and the Wasp.

Spring; a translation of Ode Vernalis. By

Anacreontic

ib.

the reverend Mr. Tattersal, late Fellow of On writing Laura's Name in the Snow. Tlirsis

Trinity College, Cambridge

ib. and Damon

ib.

The Nativity. A college Exercise, 1736 19 Epilogue to Cato. Spoken by a young Gentle-

The Bower

20 man in the Character of Marcia, before a

The Lover

21 private Audience

ib:

The Lover's Night

ib. The happy Life

31

To a Friend on his Marriage. An Ode........ 22 The Wedding-Morn. A Dream

ib.

On the Death of Mr. Wearing, the famous An Hymn to May

32

Musician at Oxford....
ib. The new Lyre. To a friend....

38
To Dr. Linden, on bis Treatise on chalybeate

Sickness, a Poem: in five Books.

Waters

ib.

ib.

Book I.

Paradise Regained. To a Friend .... ib.

Coresus and Callirhoe. A Tale........

41

11. The Palace of Disease

ib.

45

To Miss Addison. On seeing Mr. Rowe's Monu-

III. The Progress of Sickness

IV. The Recovery

48

ment in Westminster Abbey, erected at the

52

V. The Thanksgiving

Expense of his Widow...

25

The Milkmaid

56

ib.

An Hymn in Sickness ....

26 Gratitude. A Poem on the Countess of Pom-

ib. fret's Benefactions to the University of Ox-
The morning Lark. Anacreontic

ib. ford

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The Conquest
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The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers............ 71 The Cobbler of Cripplegate's Letter to Robert

The Author's Apology....

75 Lloyd, A. M..

124

The Actor. Addressed to Bonnel Thornton, On Rhyme. A familiar Epistle to a friend... 125

Esq.

16 A familiar Epistle. To a Friend who sent the

The Poetry Professors

78 Author a Hamper of Wine .....

128

The Cit's Country-Box, 1757...

82 The Candle and Snuffers. A Fable

130

Genius, Envy, and Time, a Pable; addressed The Temple of Favour. To William Kenrick ib.

to William Hogarth, Esq....

81 The Spirit of Contradiction. A Tale

132

The Hare and Tortoise, 1757. A Fable ...... 82 A familiar Epistle to

133

The Satyr and Pedlar, 1757

83 Charity. A Fragment. Inscribed to the rev.

The Nightingale, the Owl, and the Cuckoo, a Mr. Hanbury

134

Fable; addressed to David Garrick, Esq. on The Whim. An Epistle to Mr. W. Wotty

135

the Report of his retiring from the Stage, Ode to Genius

137

Dec. 1760... ......

ib. Prologus, 1757

ib.

A Tale

84 Prologus, 1758

ib.

Shakspeare ; an Epistle to Mr. Garrick

86 | Prologus in Adelphos, 1759

138

An Epistle to C.Churchill, Author of the Ros-

Epilogus in Adelphos, 1759

ib.

ciad

87 Recte statuit Baxterus de Somniorum Phe-

Epistle to J. B. Esq. 1757

89 nomenis

ib.

Epistle to the same, 1757

90 Carmina ad nobilissimum Thomam Ducem de

To ****, about to publish a Volume of Mis-

Newcastle.....

139

cellanies written in the Year 1755...

ib. Ad Cancellarium.....

ib.

To George Colman, Esq. A familiar Epistle. Latin Version of Gray's Elegy in a Country
Written January 1, 1761. From Tissington Church-yard

ib.

in Derbyshire

91 Song by Pope, and Latin Translation

141

Two Odes. Ode I.

93 Part of Homer's Hymn to Apollo. Translated

II. To Oblivion

94 from the Greek

142

The Progress of Envy. Written in the Year From Catullus......

144

1751

ib. The first Book of the Henriade

ib.

Prologue to the Jealous Wife. Spoken by An Imitation from the Spectator

148

Mr. Garrick.........

97 A Ballad. Ye shepherds so careless and

Prologue, intended to have been spoken at

gay

ib.

Drury Lane Theatre, on his Majesty's Birth- To Chloe

149

day, 1761.....

ib. To the Moon

ib.

Prologue to Hecuba. Spoken by Mr. Garrick, Song.--The beauty which the gods bestow 150

1761.

ib. To the rev. Mr. Hanbury of Church-Langton,

Ode spoken on a public Occasion at West-

Leicestershire, on his Plantation

ib.

minster School.....

98 Sent to a Lady, with a Seal

ib.

The Tears and Triumph of Parnassus: an Ode, Epistle to a Friend

ib.

set to Music, and performed at Drury Lane,

1760..

ib.

Arcadia. A dramatic Pastoral

100

SONGS

An Epistle to Mr. Colman. Written in the

IN THE CAPRICIOUS LOVERS.

Year 1756

102.

The Puff. A Dialogue between the Bookseller Air I. While the cool and gentle breeze 151

and Author. Prefixed to the St. James's

II. Though my features I'm told..... ib.

Magazine, September, 1762

103 III. 'Tis thus in those toys ..

ib.

Chit-chat. An Imitation of Theocritus, Idyll.xv. 105 IV. When the head of poor Tummas was

A Dialogue between the Author and bis Friend 108

broke

ib.

The Poet. An Epistle to C. Churchill

111 V. When vapours o'er the meadow die . 152

The two Rubric Posts. A Dialogue..

............. 113

VI. Yes that's a magazine of arms

Song.—Though winter its desolate reign 114 VII. Go seek some nymph of humbler

A familiar Epistle to J. B. Esq. .

ib.

lot

ib.

The Milkmaid

116

VIII. Thus laugh'd at, jilted, and betray'd, ib.

A familiar Epistle, from the rev. Mr. Hanbury's

IX. Thank you, ladies, for your care...... ib.

Horse, to the rev. Mr. Scot......

117 X. The flowers which grace their native

The New River Head. A Tale. Attempted

beds

ib.

in the Manner of Mr. C. Dennis. Inscribed

XI. When late a simple rustic lass ib.

to John Wilkes, Esq.

118

XII. How strange the mode which truth

A familiar Letter of Rhymes. To a Lady ... 121

neglects.

ib,

The Cobbler of Tessington's Letter to David XIII. For various purpose serves the fan... ib.

Garrick, Esq. 1761....

123

XIV, If tyrant love with cruel dart......... ib.

.........

ib.
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Air XV. Along your verdant lowly vale 152 Air XX. What's all the pomp of gaudy courts, 153

XVI. Tho' my dress, as my manners, is XXI. Return, sweet lass, to flocks and swains, ib.

simple and plain

153 XXII. Again in rustic weeds array'd .... ib.

XVII. From flow'r to flow'r the butterfly ib. XXIII. Why should I now, my love,complain, ib.
XVIII. When far from fashion's gilded scene, ib. XXIV. No doubt but your fool's-cap has
XIX. Flattering hopes the mind deceiving, ib.

known.......

ib,

...

The Author's Life, by Mr. Chalmers........

.......... 177

head's Verses, which were published and ad-

Preface.......

....... 183

dressed to the People of England in the

A Pastoral. Written by the Author, when a

Year 1758

200

Student at Trinity College, Cambridge, and A Hint to a young Person, for his better Im-

first printed in the eighth Volume of the provement by Reading or Conversation...... 201

Spectator .....

185 To Lady B-- W- upon her presenting the

A Description of Tunbridge, in a Letter to Author with the Moiety of a Lottery Ticket ib.

P. M. Esq.....
186 The Centaur fabulous.......

202

A full and true Account of an horrid and bar- Thoughts on the Constitution of human Nature,

barous Robbery, committed on Epping Forest, as represented in the Systems of modern
upon the Body of the Cambridge Coach. Philosophers.........

ib.
lo a Letter to M. F. Esq....

187 On the Patron of England, in a Letter to Lord

A Letter to R. L. Esq. on bis Departure from Willoughby, President of the Antiquarian

London.
188 Society

203

Verses, spoken extempore at the Meeting of a On specious and superficial Writers

204

Club,upon the President's appearing in a black The passive Participle's Petition to the Printer

Bob Wig, who usually wore a white Tye 169 of the Gentleman's Magazine

ib.

The Astrologer .......
190 | The Beau and the Bedlamité

ib,

Contentment: or, the happy Workman's Song 191 An Answer to the following Letter, requesting

The Dissection of a Beau's Head, Prom the the Author's Solution of a Rebus, commonly

Spectator, No. 275.....
ib. ascribed to Lord Chesterfield .

205

Song.–Why, prithee now, what does it signify 192 The Rebus

ib.

Extempore Verses, upon a Trial of Skill be. The Answer

ib.

tween the two great Masters of the Science Thoughts on Rhyme and blank Verse

206

of Defence, Messrs. Figo and Sutton 193 St. Philip Neri and the Youth.

207

Verses spoken at the breaking up of the Free Advice to the rev. Messrs. Hand H- to
Grammar School, in Manchester. The three preach slow

ib.
Black Crows. A Tale......
194 To the same, on preaching extempore

ib.

Verses spoken on the same Occasion with the On Clergymen preaching Politics. To R-

preceding..
ib. L-, Esq.

208

The Ape and the Fox, a Pable. Spoken on Moses's Vision

ib.

the same Occasion
195 On the Author's Coat of Arms

209

Dulces ante omnia Musæ. Spoken on the Verses intended to have been spoken at the
same Occasion......

ib. breaking up of the Free Grammar Schoul

The country Fellows and the Ass. A Fable. in Manchester, in the Year 1758

ib.

Spoken on the same Occasion....
196 A Dialogue on Contentment

210

Spoken on the same Occasion....
197 Tom the Porter

211

The Poud......

ib. An Epistle to a friend, on the Art of English

The Nimmers
198 Poetry

212

Careless Content

199 On Inoculation. Written when it first began

On Patience. Written at the Request of a to be practised in England

214

Friend

ib. An Answer to some Inquiries concerning the

Remarks upon Dr. Akenside's and Mr. White- Author's Opinion of a Sermon preached at

227

252

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upon the operation of the Holy Epigram on the Feuds between Handel and

Spirit

215 Bononcini..

243

Remarks on Dr. Brown's Estimate, Written

An Anecdote

ib.

in the Character of a Lady

ib. A Letter to R. L. Esq..

ib.

Remarks on a Pamphlet, entitled, Epistles to The Poetaster

ib.

the Great

216

To Henry Wright, of Mobberly, Esq. on buying

Epilogue to Hurlothrumbo, or the Supernatural 217

the Picture of Father Mallebranche

244

Remarks on Dr. Middleton's Examination of

On two lean Millers at Mancbester, who rigo-

the Lord Bishop of London's Discourses con-,

rously enforced the Custom of obliging all

cerning the Use and Intent of Prophecy 218

the Inhabitants to have their Corn ground

Four Epistles to the rev. Mr. L-, late Vicar at their Mills

245
of Bowden, upon the Miracle at the Feast Epitaph, written in Chalk on the Grave-stone
of Pentecost.

of a profligate Schoolmaster

ib.

ib.

Epistle I.

An Episile to a Gentleinan of the Temple

IT.

228 Enthusiasm : a poetical Essay, in a Letter to

III.

229 a Friend in Town.

248

IV.

230 A Paraphrase on the Lord's Prayer

A divine Pastoral.........

253

An Epistle to J. Bl-k--fi, Esq. Occasioned

A thanksgiving Hymn........

254

by a Dispute concerning the Food of St.

An Hymn on the Omnipresence..

255

Jobn the Baptist ..

231

The Collect for Advent Sunday

ib.

Three Epistles to G. Lloyd, Esq. on a Passage On the same

ib.

in Homer.

On the Epipbany....

256

Epistle I.

232

Meditations for every day in Passion Week.

II.

233

Monday. God in Christ is all love

ib.

III.

234

Tuesday. How Christ quencheth the wrath

Critical Remarks in English and Latin upon

of God in us

257

several Passages in Horace.

Wednesday. Christ satisfieth the justice of

An Epistle to a Friend, proposing, a Correc-

God by fulfilling all righteousness.. ib.

tion in the following passage : Si non Acri- Thursday. Christ the beginner and finisher

sium Virginis abditæ, &c.

235 of the new life in inan.........

ib.

A Dialogue.-What must Mæcenas when he

Friday. How the sufferings and death of

sups

ib. Christ are available to man's salvation ... 258

Critical Remark on Hor. Art Poet. I. 388.

Saturday. How Christ by his death over-

Fonumgne prematur in annum

236

came death ..

ib.

On Hor. Lib. i. Ode ix. v. 13. Nunc et

Easter Collect

ib.

Campus et Areæ, &c. .

257

Easter Day

ib,

On Hor. Lib.ji. Ode iji. v. 17. Cedes coemp-

An Hymn for Easter Day

259

tis Saltibus, et domo, &c.

238

On Whitsunday

ib.

On Hor. Lib. jii. Ode ix. v. 57. Non est

On Trinity Sunday

260

meum, si mugiat Africis, &c............ ib.

On the same

ib,

Hor. Lib. iii. Ole xviji.....

239

A Caution against Despair

ib.

Hor. Lib. ii. Ode iv. Ut tuto ab atris Cor-

261

A penitential Soliloquy

ib.

pore Viperis, &c.........

Hor. Lib. iv. Ode iii. Romæ, principus Ur-

An Encouragement to earnest and importunate

ib.

Prayer ...

bium, &c....

ib.
Hor. Lib. i. Ode xv. Iracunda Diem pro-

A Soliloquy, on reading the 5th and 8thVerses
of the 37th Psalm

ib.
ferit Ilio, &c....

240

Hor. Lib. i. Ode xxix.-Quis neget arduis, &c. ib.

An Epistle from the Author to his Sister, with

262

Hor. Lib. ii. Ode xiv,

the foregoing Soliloquy enclosed......

ib.

Hor. Lib. iii, Ode xxiii.- Thure placaris et

Verses, written under a Print, representing the

Salutation of the Blessed Virgin......

ib.

Hornâ, &c......

241

Verses written under a Print, representing

The foregoing Criticism, in English Verse... ib.

Christ in the Midst of the Doctors.... 263

Hor. Lib. i. Ode xx. Vile potabis modicis

Armelle Nicholas's Account of herself. From

Sabinum, &c.

ib.

the French

jb.

Miscellaneous Pieces: consisting of Thoughts Reflections on the foregoing Account

264

on various Subjects, Epigrains, &c. 242 St. Cecilia's Hymn

ib.
A Query

ib. A Letter to a Lady, occasioned by her desiring
Verses designed for a Watch-case

ib. the Author to revise and publish the Poems

An Admonition against swearing, addressed of Bishop Ken ...

265

to an Officer in the Army

ib. A Hint to Christian Poets

266

To the same, extempore; intended to allay On the Disposition of Mind requisite for the

the Violence of Party-Spirit

ib. right Use and Understanding of the Holy

On the Naturalization Bill

243 Scriptures......

ib.

On the same...............

ib. On the saine Subject, in a Letter to Mr.Ponthieu ib.

On the same...

ib. A Stricture on the Bishop of Gloucester's Doc-

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trine of Grace ......

267

On Prior's Solomon, an Epigram

ib. On the Conversion of St. Paul

ib.

............

ib.

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