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Hesiod or The Rise of Woman
An Elegy to an Old Beauty
Health an Eclogue
A Fairy Tale in the ancient English style 25
The Vigil of Venus written in the time of Julius
Frogs and Mice Book I
An Imitation of some French Verses
A Hymn to Contentment
Piety or The Vision
Dr Donnes Third Satire versified
On Bishop Burnets being set on Fire in his Closet

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Page 73 - Sees by degrees a purer blush arise, And keener lightnings quicken in her eyes. The busy sylphs surround their darling care, These set the head, and those divide the hair, Some fold the sleeve, whilst others plait the gown ; And Betty's prais'd for labours not her own. CANTO II. NOT with more glories, in th...
Page 100 - The pair arrive ; the liveried servants wait, Their lord receives them at the pompous gate ; The table groans with costly piles of food, And all is more than hospitably good. Then led to rest, the day's long toil they drown, Deep sunk in sleep, and silk, and heaps of down.
Page 61 - To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For yet by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew...
Page 1 - scape from flattery to wit. Absent or dead, still let a friend be dear (A sigh the absent claims, the dead a tear...
Page 15 - I want you, and that however your business may depend upon any other, my business depends entirely upon you, and yet still I hope you will find your man, even though I lose you the mean while. At this time the more I love you, the more I can spare you ; which alone will, I dare say, be a reason to you, to let me have you back the sooner.
Page 54 - ... and is no longer affected by it. When I read an epigram of Martial, the first line recalls the whole, and I have no pleasure in repeating to myself what I know already. But each line, each word in Catullus, has its merit; and I am never tired with the perusal of him. It is sufficient to run over Cowley once; but Parnell, after the fiftieth reading, is as fresh as at the first.
Page 15 - SONG. WHEN thy beauty appears, In its graces and airs, All bright as an angel new dropt from the sky ; At distance I gaze, and am...
Page 10 - He wanted that evenness of disposition which bears disappointment with phlegm, and joy with indifference. He was ever very much elated or depressed and his whole life was spent in agony or rapture.

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