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The Middle Ages (To 1485)
1
Medieval English
17
Old and Middle English Prosody
21
OLD ENGLISH POETRY
24
CÆDMON’S HYMN
24
THE DREAM OF THE ROOD
24
BEOWULF
28
THE BATTLE OF MALDON
66
AN OLD ENGLISH RIDDLE
72
The Bow
73
GEOFFREY CHAUCER (ca. 1343–1400)
74
79
THE CANTERBURY TALES
The General Prologue
81
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue
103
The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale
124
The Introduction
124
The Prologue
126
The Tale
129
The Epilogue
139
The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
140
The Miller’s Tale
155
The Introduction
155
The Tale
157
The Parson’s Tale
172
The Introduction
172
[The Remedy Against Lechery]
174
Chaucer’s Retraction
177
LYRICS AND OCCASIONAL VERSE
178
To Rosamond
178
To His Scribe Adam
179
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Complaint to His Purse
179
Merciless Beauty
180
Gentilesse
181
Truth
182
SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (ca. 1375–1400)
183
PIERS PLOWMAN (B Text, ca. 1377)
239
The Prologue
241
Passus I
243
MIDDLE ENGLISH LYRICS
249
Fowls in the Frith
250
Alison
250
My Lief Is Faren in Londe
251
Western Wind
251
I Have a Young Sister
252
Spring Has Come with Love
252
The Cuckoo Song
253
Tell Me, Wight in the Broom
254
The Henpecked Husband
254
In Praise of Brunettes
255
The Appreciative Drinker
255
A Charm Against the Night Goblin
256
The Blacksmiths
256
I Am of Ireland
257
Sunset on Calvary
257
I Sing of a Maiden
257
Adam Lay Bound
258
The Corpus Christi Carol
258
Earth Took of Earth
258
THE SECOND SHEPHERDS’ PLAY (ca. 1385)
259
EVERYMAN (ca. 1485)
281
POPULAR BALLADS
303
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Lord Randall
306
Edward
306
Barbara Allan
308
The Wife of Usher’s Well
309
The Three Ravens
310
Bonny George Campbell
311
Sir Patrick Spens
311
The Bonny Earl of Murray
313
Hind Horn
313
Thomas Rhymer
315
Robin Hood and the Three Squires
317
Judas
320
St. Steven and King Herod
321
SIR THOMAS MALORY (ca. 1405–1471)
Morte Darthur
322
324
[The Death of Arthur]
324
The Sixteenth Century (1485–1603)
331
VIEWS OF MAN AND SOCIETY
349
SIR THOMAS MORE (1478–1535)
350
Utopia
352
Book I
352
Book II: 1. Their Country and Agriculture
357
Book II: 7. Their Gold and Silver, and How They Keep It
359
Book II: 12. Their Marriage Customs
361
Book II: 16. The Religion of the Utopians
362
SIR THOMAS HOBY (1530–1566)
369
The Courtier
370
Book I: [Grace]
370
Book IV: [Love]
372
RICHARD HOOKER (1554–1600)
384
The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
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The Preface: [On Moderation in Controversy]
385
Book I, Chapter 3: [The Law of Nature]
389
Book I, Chapter 8: [On Common Sense]
390
Book I, Chapter 9: [Nature, Righteousness, and Sin]
391
Book I, Chapter 10: [The Foundations of Society]
392
Book I, Chapter 12: [The Need for Law]
394
SIR JOHN DAVIES (1569–1626)
394
Orchestra
395
SIR THOMAS WYATT THE ELDER (1503–1542)
404
The Long Love That in My Thought Doth Harbor
405
Farewell, Love
406
I Find No Peace
406
My Galley Charged with Forgetfulness
407
Like to These Unmeasurable Mountains
407
My Lute, Awake!
408
They Flee from Me
409
Tangled I Was in Love’s Snare
409
Mine Own John Poins
410
HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY (1517–1547)
413
Love, That Doth Reign and Live Within My Thought
414
The Soote Season
414
Alas! So All Things Now Do Hold Their Peace
415
Set Me Whereas the Sun Doth Parch the Green
415
My Friend, the Things That Do Attain
416
The Fourth Book of Virgil
416
[The Hunt]
416
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY (1554–1586)
418
Astrophel and Stella
420
1 (“Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show”)
420
5 (“It is most true that eyes are formed to serve”)
420
6 (“Some lovers speak, when they their Muses entertain”)
421
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31 (“With how sad steps, Oh Moon, thou climb’st the skies!”)
421
39 (“Come sleep! Oh sleep, the certain knot of peace”)
422
41 (“Having this day my horse, my hand, my lance”)
422
74 (“I never drank of Aganippe well”)
422
Thou Blind Man’s Mark
423
Leave Me, O Love
423
Ye Goatherd Gods
424
An Apology for Poetry
426
EDMUND SPENSER (1552–1599)
442
The Shepheardes Calender
444
October
444
The Faerie Queene
449
A Letter of the Authors
450
Book I, Canto I
454
Book I, Canto II
466
Book I, Canto XI
475
Book I, Canto XII
487
Book II, Canto XII [The Bower of Bliss]
496
Book III, Canto VI [The Garden of Adonis]
506
Book VII, Canto VI
510
Book VII, Canto VII
512
Book VII, Canto VIII
525
Amoretti
525
Sonnet 1 (“Happy ye leaves when as those lilly hands”)
525
Sonnet 37 (“What guyle is this, that those her golden tresses”)
526
Sonnet 68 (“Most glorious Lord of lyfe, that on this day”)
526
Sonnet 70 (“Fresh spring the herald of loves mighty king”)
526
Sonnet 75 (“One day I wrote her name upon the strand”)
527
Sonnet 79 (“Men call you fayre, and you doe credit it”)
527
Epithalamion
527
An Hymne in Honour of Beautie
537
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SIXTEENTH-CENTURY LYRICS
JOHN SKELTON (ca. 1460–1529)
542
544
Mannerly Margery Milk and Ale
544
RICHARD EDWARDS (ca. 1523–1566)
545
Amantium Irae Amoris Redintegratio Est
GEORGE GASCOIGNE (1539–1578)
545
546
Gascoigne’s Lullaby
546
SIR EDWARD DYER (1543–1607)
548
My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is
548
SIR WALTER RALEGH (1552–1618)
549
The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd
550
The Lie
550
Farewell, False Love
552
JOHN LYLY (1554–1606)
553
Cupid and My Campaspe
553
GEORGE PEELE (1556–1596)
554
Fair and Fair
554
CHIDIOCK TICHBORNE (ca. 1558–1586)
Tichborne’s Elegy
555
555
ROBERT SOUTHWELL (1561–1595)
556
The Burning Babe
556
SAMUEL DANIEL (1562–1619)
557
Delia
557
33 (“When men shall find thy flower, thy glory pass”)
557
45 (“Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night”)
557
46 (“Let others sing of knights and paladins”)
558
Ulysses and the Siren
558
MICHAEL DRAYTON (1563–1631)
560
Since There’s No Help
560
THOMAS NASHE (1567–1601)
560
Spring, the Sweet Spring
561
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A Litany in Time of Plague
561
THOMAS CAMPION (1567–1620)
562
My Sweetest Lesbia
563
When to Her Lute Corinna Sings
563
When Thou Must Home to Shades of Underground
564
Rose-cheeked Laura
564
What If a Day
565
Never Love Unless You Can
565
There Is a Garden in Her Face
566
ANONYMOUS LYRICS
566
Back and Side Go Bare, Go Bare
566
Though Amaryllis Dance in Green
568
Come Away, Come, Sweet Love!
568
Thule, the Period of Cosmography
569
Madrigal (“My Love in her attire doth show her wit”)
570
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
570
The Silver Swan
570
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1564–1593)
Hero and Leander
572
573
The First Sestiad
573
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
578
The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr. Faustus
578
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564–1616)
629
631
SONGS FROM THE PLAYS
When Daisies Pied
631
The Woosel Cock So Black of Hue
632
Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred
632
Sigh No More, Ladies
633
Under the Greenwood Tree
633
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
634
It Was a Lover and His Lass
634
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Oh Mistress Mine
635
Take, Oh, Take Those Lips Away
635
Hark, Hark! the Lark
635
Fear No More the Heat o’ the Sun
636
When Daffodils Begin to Peer
636
Full Fathom Five
637
Where the Bee Sucks, There Suck I
637
638
SONNETS
18 (“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”)
638
29 (“When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes”)
638
30 (“When to the sessions of sweet silent thought”)
639
55 (“Not marble, nor the gilded monuments”)
639
56 (“Sweet love, renew thy force; be it not said”)
640
60 (“Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore”)
640
71 (“No longer mourn for me when I am dead”)
641
73 (“That time of year thou mayst in me behold”)
641
97 (“How like a winter hath my absence been”)
641
98 (“From you have I been absent in the spring”)
642
106 (“When in the chronicle of wasted time”)
642
107 (“Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul”)
643
116 (“Let me not to the marriage of true minds”)
643
118 (“Like as, to make our appetites more keen”)
644
129 (“Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame”)
644
130 (“My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun”)
645
138 (“When my love swears that she is made of truth”)
645
144 (“Two loves I have of comfort and despair”)
646
146 (“Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth”)
646
The Phoenix and the Turtle
647
The First Part of King Henry the Fourth
649
TOPICS IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE
ORDER AND DEGREE
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720
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The Book of Homilies
721
An Exhortation Concerning Good Order and Obedience to Rulers and Magistrates 721
William Shakespeare: [Ulysses’ Speech on Degree]
THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROSE STYLE
723
724
Sir John Cheke: [Our Own Tongue Clean and Pure]
727
The Bible: Translations of the Twenty-third Psalm
728
The Great Bible
728
A Latin-English Psalter
728
Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins’ Psalm-Book
729
The Geneva Bible
729
The Bishops’ Bible
729
The Douai Bible
730
The Authorized or King James Bible
730
John Lyly: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit
730
Sir Philip Sidney: Arcadia
732
Philip Stubbes: The Anatomy of Abuses
732
William Bullein: A Dialogue Against the Pestilence
733
The Seventeenth Century (1603–1660)
JOHN DONNE (1572–1631)
737
755
The Good-Morrow
759
Song (“Go and catch a falling star”)
759
The Undertaking
760
The Indifferent
761
The Canonization
762
Twicknam Garden
763
The Apparition
764
Love’s Alchemy
764
The Flea
765
The Bait
766
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
767
The Ecstasy
768
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Lovers’ Infiniteness
770
The Sun Rising
771
Air and Angels
772
Break of Day
772
A Valediction: Of Weeping
773
The Funeral
774
The Relic
774
To the Countess of Bedford
775
Elegy IV. The Perfume
777
Satire III, Religion
779
Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward
782
Holy Sonnets
783
1 (“Thou hast made me, and shall Thy work decay?”)
783
5 (“I am a little world made cunningly”)
784
7 (“At the round earth’s imagined corners, blow”)
784
10 (“Death, be not proud, though some have calléd thee”)
785
14 (“Batter my heart, three-personed God; for You”)
785
18 (“Show me, dear Christ, Thy spouse so bright and clear”)
786
A Hymn to Christ, at the Author’s Last Going into Germany
786
Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness
787
A Hymn to God the Father
788
Paradoxes and Problems
789
Paradox VI. That It Is Possible to Find Some Virtue in Women
789
Problem II. Why Puritans Make Long Sermons?
790
Problem VI. Why Hath the Common Opinion Afforded Women Souls?
790
Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
791
Meditation XI
791
Meditation XIV
793
Meditation XVII
794
Sermon LXXVI
796
[On Falling out of God’s Hand]
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BEN JONSON (1572–1637)
797
To Penshurst
799
To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare
802
To William Camden
804
On My First Daughter
804
On My First Son
805
To John Donne
805
It Was a Beauty That I Saw
805
Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H.
806
An Elegy
806
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
807
Queen and Huntress
808
Gypsy Songs
808
Though I Am Young and Cannot Tell
809
Song: To Celia
809
Come, My Celia
810
The Triumph of Charis
810
Still to Be Neat
811
Ode to Himself
812
The Vision of Delight
813
ROBERT HERRICK (1591–1674)
819
The Argument of his Book
821
Discontents in Devon
821
Delight in Disorder
822
Upon Julia’s Clothes
822
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
822
Upon a Child That Died
823
Another Grace for a Child
823
Corinna’s Going A-Maying
823
Oberon’s Feast
825
His Return to London
827
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To the Water Nymphs Drinking at the Fountain
827
His Prayer to Ben Jonson
828
An Ode for Him
828
Upon Prue, His Maid
829
Upon His Spaniel Tracy
829
The Pillar of Fame
829
GEORGE HERBERT (1593–1633)
830
Easter Wings
831
Virtue
831
Jordan (I)
832
Jordan (II)
833
Denial
833
The Altar
834
The Flower
835
The Collar
836
The Pulley
837
Discipline
837
Prayer (I)
838
Anagram
839
Temptation
839
Sin’s Round
840
Aaron
841
Love (III)
841
RICHARD CRASHAW (ca. 1613–1649)
842
In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord God
843
The Flaming Heart
846
On Our Crucified Lord, Naked and Bloody
847
To the Infant Martyrs
847
I Am the Door
847
Luke 11
848
Upon the Infant Martyrs
848
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Luke 7
848
On the Wounds of Our Crucified Lord
848
HENRY VAUGHAN (1621–1695)
849
The Retreat
850
Cock-Crowing
851
Regeneration
852
The Book
854
Peace
855
Corruption
855
The World
856
They Are All Gone into the World of Light!
858
Man
859
ANDREW MARVELL (1621–1678)
860
The Garden
861
The Mower, Against Gardens
863
The Mower’s Song
864
Bermudas
865
A Dialogue Between the Soul and Body
866
Mourning
867
To His Coy Mistress
868
The Definition of Love
869
JOHN MILTON (1608–1674)
870
L’Allegro
872
Il Penseroso
876
At a Solemn Music
881
Comus
882
Sweet Echo
882
Sabrina Fair
882
By the Rushy-fringed Bank
882
Lycidas
883
How Soon Hath Time
889
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On the New Forcers of Conscience Under the Long Parliament
890
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
891
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
891
Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint
892
Final Chorus from Samson Agonistes
892
Of Education
893
Areopagitica
901
Paradise Lost
911
Book I
913
Book II
934
Book III [The Consult in Heaven]
959
Book IV [Satan’s Entry into Paradise]
969
Book VII [The Invocation]
977
Book IX [The Fall]
979
Book X [Consequences of the Fall]
997
Book XII [The Departure from Eden]
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY LYRICS
SIR HENRY WOTTON (1568–1639)
1010
1011
On His Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia
EDWARD, LORD HERBERT OF CHERBURY (1583–1648)
Sonnet of Black Beauty
1011
1012
1012
RICHARD CORBET (1582–1635)
1013
A Proper New Ballad
1013
WILLIAM BROWNE (1591–1643)
1015
On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke
HENRY KING (1592–1669)
1015
1016
The Exequy
1016
ABRAHAM COWLEY (1618–1667)
1019
The Wish
1020
THOMAS CAREW (ca. 1594–1640)
1021
An Elegy upon the Death of the Dean of Paul’s, Dr. John Donne
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1021
Disdain Returned
1023
A Song (“Ask me no more where Jove bestows”)
1024
Song (“Give me more love, or more disdain”)
1025
EDMUND WALLER (1606–1687)
1025
Song (“Go, lovely rose!”)
1025
On a Girdle
1026
Of the Last Verses in the Book
1026
SIR JOHN SUCKLING (1609–1642)
1027
Song (“Why so pale and wan, fond lover?”)
1027
A Ballad upon a Wedding
1028
A Song to a Lute
1031
Out upon It!
1031
RICHARD LOVELACE (1618–1657)
1032
To Althea, from Prison
1032
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
1033
JAMES SHIRLEY (1596–1666)
1033
Dirge (“The glories of our blood and state”)
SIR CHARLES SEDLEY (1639–1701)
1034
1034
Song (“Love still has something of the sea”)
CHARLES SACKVILLE, EARL OF DORSET (1643–1706)
Song (“Methinks the poor town has been troubled too long”)
FRANCIS BACON (1561–1626)
1035
1035
1036
1037
1038
ESSAYS
Of Truth
1038
Of Marriage and Single Life
1040
Of Great Place
1042
Of Studies
1044
Novum Organum
1045
[The Idols]
1045
The New Atlantis
1052
[Solomon’s House]
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PROSE ORNATE AND UNADORNED
SIR THOMAS BROWNE (1605–1682)
1061
1061
Hydriotaphia, Urn-Burial
1062
Chapter V
1062
JEREMY TAYLOR (1613–1667)
1069
[Gems of Pulpit Rhetoric]
1069
[The Flames of Human Desire]
1069
[The Flight of the Lark]
1070
[Aspirations of a Worm]
1070
[A Fair Structure Half-Completed]
1071
[The Fluctuating Compass of Conscience]
1071
[The Strong River of Devotion]
1072
[Moses and the Glowing Coal]
1072
ROBERT BURTON (1577–1640)
1073
The Anatomy of Melancholy
1074
Democritus Junior to the Reader
1074
THOMAS HOBBES (1588–1679)
1079
Leviathan
1081
Part I, Chapter 5. Of Reason and Science
1081
Part I, Chapter 13. Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning
Their Felicity and Misery
1085
CHARACTER-WRITERS, HISTORIANS, BIOGRAPHERS
JOSEPH HALL (1574–1656)
1089
1091
The Malcontent
1091
SIR THOMAS OVERBURY (1581–1613)
1093
A Puritan
1093
What a Character Is
1094
JOHN EARLE (ca. 1601–1665)
1095
A Pretender to Learning
1095
ANTHONY ASHLEY COOPER, FIRST EARL OF SHAFTESBURY (1621–1683)
[A Character of Henry Hastings]
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EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLARENDON (1609–1674)
The History of the Rebellion
1099
1099
[The Character of John Hampden]
1099
[The Character of Oliver Cromwell]
1101
IZAAK WALTON (1593–1683)
1103
The Life of Dr. John Donne
1103
[Donne Takes Holy Orders]
1103
[Donne on His Deathbed]
1107
TOPICS IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE
THE VARIETIES OF WIT
1112
1112
M. Francis Beaumonts Letter to Ben Jonson
1113
Sir William Davenant: The Author’s Preface to His Much Honored Friend
Mr. Hobbes
1113
Thomas Hobbes: The Answer to Sir Will. D’Avenant’s Preface Before Gondibert
1114
Abraham Cowley: Ode of Wit
1115
John Dryden: [Wit a Nimble Spaniel]
1117
John Dryden: An Essay on the Dramatic Poetry of the Last Age
1118
Sir Richard Blackmore: An Essay upon Wit
1119
THE UNICORN: END OF A LEGEND
1120
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (1660–1798)
1126
MODES OF RESTORATION SATIRE
1154
SAMUEL BUTLER (1612–1680)
1154
Hudibras
1155
Part I, Canto I
1155
JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER (1647–1680)
A Satire Against Mankind
1161
1162
JOHN BUNYAN (1628–1688)
1167
The Pilgrim’s Progress
1168
[Christian Sets out for the Celestial City]
1168
[The Slough of Despond]
1172
[Vanity Fair]
1173
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[The River of Death and the Celestial City]
1175
JOHN DRYDEN (1631–1700)
1179
Prologue to The Tempest
1182
Epilogue to Tyrannic Love
1183
Epilogue to The Conquest of Granada, II
1184
Song from The Indian Emperor
1185
Song from An Evening’s Love
1186
Song from Marriage à la Mode
1186
Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem
1187
Mac Flecknoe
1205
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
1211
To the Pious Memory of the Accomplished Young Lady Mrs. Anne Killigrew
1212
A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day
1218
Epigram on Milton
1221
Alexander’s Feast
1221
The Secular Masque
1226
An Essay of Dramatic Poesy
1230
The Author’s Apology for Heroic Poetry and Heroic License
1235
A Discourse Concerning the Original and Progress of Satire
1237
The Preface to Fables Ancient and Modern
1238
WILLIAM CONGREVE (1670–1729)
1239
The Way of the World
1241
DANIEL DEFOE (ca. 1660–1731)
1307
The History and Remarkable Life of the Truly Honorable Col. Jacque
1309
JONATHAN SWIFT (1667–1745)
1326
A Description of a City Shower
1330
Mary the Cook-Maid’s Letter to Dr. Sheridan
1331
The Progress of Poetry
1333
A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General
1334
Stella’s Birthday (1727)
1335
The Day of Judgment
1337
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Gulliver’s Travels
1338
Part II. A Voyage to Brobdingnag
1338
A Modest Proposal
1389
JOSEPH ADDISON (1672–1719) and SIR RICHARD STEELE (1672–1729)
THE PERIODICAL ESSAY: MANNERS
1397
1400
Steele: [The Gentleman; The Pretty Fellow] (Tatler 21)
1400
Steele: [Dueling] (Tatler 25)
1401
Steele: [The Spectator’s Club] (Spectator 2)
1403
Addison: [Party Patches] (Spectator 81)
1408
Addison: [Sir Roger at Church] (Spectator 112)
1411
Addison: [Sir Roger at the Assizes] (Spectator 122)
1413
THE PERIODICAL ESSAY: IDEAS
1416
Addison: [The Aims of the Spectator] (Spectator 10)
1416
Addison: [Paradise Lost: General Critical Remarks] (Spectator 267)
1419
Addison: [On the Scale of Being] (Spectator 519)
1423
ALEXANDER POPE (1688–1744)
1426
An Essay on Criticism
1432
Part I
1432
Part II
1437
The Rape of the Lock
1445
Ode on Solitude
1463
Epistle to Miss Blount
1464
Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady
1465
Epistle to Robert, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer
1467
An Essay on Man
1468
Epistle I. Of the Nature and State of Man, with Respect to the Universe
1469
Epistle II. Of the Nature and State of Man with Respect to Himself, as
an Individual
1476
The Universal Prayer
1476
The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace Imitated
1478
Epistle II. To a Lady
1482
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Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
1490
TYPES OF EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY POETRY
MATTHEW PRIOR (1664–1721)
1501
1501
To a Child of Quality Five Years Old
1502
Written in the Beginning of Mézeray’s History of France
1503
A Better Answer
1503
JAMES THOMSON (1700–1748)
1504
The Seasons
1505
Summer: [Dawn]
1505
Summer: [Swimming]
1506
Summer: [Evening]
1506
Winter: [A Snowstorm]
1507
THOMAS GRAY (1716–1771)
1508
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
1510
Hymn to Adversity
1512
On Lord Holland’s Seat Near M——e, Kent
1513
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
1514
WILLIAM COLLINS (1721–1759)
1517
Ode Written in the Beginning of the Year 1746
1518
Ode to Fear
1519
Ode to Evening
1521
WILLIAM COWPER (1731–1800)
1522
The Task
1523
Book I: [A Landscape Described. Rural Sounds]
1523
Book I: [Crazy Kate. Gypsies]
1525
Book III: [The Stricken Deer]
1526
Book IV: [The Winter Evening]
1526
Lines Written on a Window Shutter at Weston
1528
The Castaway
1529
GEORGE CRABBE (1754–1832)
1530
The Village
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1531
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Book I
1531
JAMES BOSWELL (1740–1795)
1539
Boswell on the Grand Tour
1542
[Boswell Interviews Voltaire]
1542
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
1544
[Plan of the Life]
1544
[Johnson’s Early Years. Marriage and London] [1709–52]
1546
[The Letter to Chesterfield] [1754–62]
1552
[A Memorable Year: Boswell Meets Johnson] [1763]
1556
[Goldsmith. Sundry Opinions. Johnson Meets His King] [1763–67]
1559
[Fear of Death] [1769]
1564
[Ossian. “Talking for Victory”] [1775–76]
1565
[Dinner with Wilkes] [1776]
1567
[Dread of Solitude] [1777]
1573
[“A Bottom of Good Sense.” Bet Flint. “Clear Your Mind of Cant”] [1781–83]
1574
[Johnson Prepares for Death] [1783–84]
1575
[Johnson Faces Death] [1784]
1577
SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709–1784)
1580
The Vanity of Human Wishes
1584
To Miss ——
1592
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick
1593
On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet
1595
A Short Song of Congratulation
1596
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
1597
Rambler No. 4 [On Fiction]
1623
The Preface to Shakespeare
1627
LIVES OF THE POETS
1637
Cowley
1637
Milton
1639
Pope
1641
OLIVER GOLDSMITH (ca. 1730–1774)
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1645
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Letters from a Citizen of the World
1646
Letter XXVI. The Character of the Man in Black; with Some Instances of His
Inconsistent Conduct
1646
Letter LXXI. The Shabby Beau, the Man in Black, the Chinese Philosopher,
etc., at Vauxhall
1649
The Deserted Village
1652
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN (1751–1816)
The School for Scandal
1661
1664
TOPIC IN RESTORATION AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE
“A GRACE BEYOND THE REACH OF ART”
1728
1728
Longinus: [Genius and the Rules]
1729
Quintilian: [When to Break the Rules]
1729
René Rapin: [Grace Beyond the Rules]
1730
John Dryden: [Genius Is Above Correctness]
1731
Sir William Temple: [The Inadequacy of the Rules]
1732
John Hughes: [“Curiosa Felicitas”]
1732
Roger de Piles: [Grace Gains the Heart]
1733
Joseph Addison: [The Beauties of Great Geniuses Independent of Rules]
1733
Leonard Welsted: [No Precepts Can Teach Grace]
1734
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHIES
1735
A NOTE ON LITERARY FORMS AND USAGE
1750
INDEX
1760
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