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A SELECTION OF
SKETCHES, ESSAYS, AND CRITICAL MEMOIRS,
UNCOLLECTED PROSE WRITINGS.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 65, CORNHILL.
HWF 806 Hy
MAY 23 1918'
Curious instance of variability in moral opinion.-Pope's tradition
of Sir John Suckling and the cards.-New edition of Ben
Jonson, and samples of the genius and arrogance of that writer,
POPE, IN SOME LIGHTS IN WHICH HE IS NOT
Unfaded interest of the subject of Pope and others.-Shakspeare
not equally at home with modern life, though more so with
general humanity.-Letters of Pope.-A wood-e ngraving a
century ago.-Pope with a young lady in a stage-coach.-
Dining with maids of honour.-Riding to Oxford by moon-
light.-Lovability not dependent on shape.-Insincerity not
always what it is taken for.-Whigs, Tories, and Catholics.-
Masterly exposition of the reason why people live uncomfort-
ably together." Rondeaulx," and a Rondeau.