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The Grateful Scholars
16
Laws and Punishments
17
Enigma 1
19
Sagacity of the Elephant
21
Memory
22
Adventures of a Family Bible
24
The Advantages of Arithmetic
28
PAGE
29
The Amiable Boy
30
The Ocean and the Rivers
35
The Tutor to his Pupils
37
Perseverance
39
Prevailing Amusements indicative of National Cha racter
40
The Silly Question defended
43
Aristarchus or the Critic
45
The Contrast
47
Geography
50
Newspapers
51
Juvenile Amusements
54
The Slave of Opinion
57
Biography
61
XXX The Marvellous A Fragment
62
Enigma II
66
Botany
67
XXXIIJ Recollections
72
Independence
74
Ormah
75
Raising and Disappointing Expectations
80
Health
82
Poetry a Refuge from Pain
84
Tom Restless
85
Moral Philosophy
90
Transmigrations of an Eastern Prince
91
On forming Connexions
96
Popularity
99
Stenography
100
The Carter and the Two Horses
101
Prejudice
102
Hydrostatical Lamp
104
Patience
105
Ibrabim and Adalaide
106
Vegetables an Elaboratory of Air
112
Cruelty to Animals
114
Desultory Thoughts on Education
116
Civility and Politeness
119
Memoirs of Dr Richard Busby
120
Frugality
124
Memoirs of a Cornish Curate
126
History
136
Evasion allied to Falsehood
138
Game of Twenty 199
139
Modesty and Contentment
141
Negro Slavery
148
Suspicion
150
Sonnet
153
Twelve Golden Rules
155
The Dead Blackbird
156
Reading
157
Liberty
163
The Fair Show of Wild Beasts
164
Natural History
166
On an Inquisitive Disposition or the Contrast
168
Shadrach the Jew
170
Home
172
Adventures of a Robinson Crusoe
173
Quadrupeds
178
Charades
181
Fable The Racer and the Carthorse
183
Letter from a Father to his Son on his entering at the University
184
Alcanzor and Zayda A Moorish Tale
187
Birds
192
Spectres and Apparitions
195
The Necessity of giving a Right Direction to the Pursuits of Youth
197
LXXXII On Maternal Affection suggested by an incident in Reading
199
The Hero and the Sage
200
Amphibia
202
Forbearance A Letter
206
Religion is to be revered
208
On Romances
210
Sympathy of Mind
211
The Alarm Bird
213
On the Origin of Language
214
On the English Language
216
Gillyflower and Wormwood A Fable
218
Fishes
220
Charades Part II
224
The Perishing Sheep An Incident
228
Docility of Disposition the basis of successful Education
229
Modern Times contrasted with the past 253
233
Disappointment 297
237
Conceit The Mender of Cracked Earthenware A Tale
238
Squintinda or the Lover of Mischief A Cha racter
241
A Memorial
243
Insects
245
The Disinterested Arab
249
Perverseness Sullen and Gentle contrasted
251
The Oak and the Brier A Fable
253
The danger of Unequal Connexions exemplified in the History of Amelia Harley
254
Electricity
280
The dangerous Consequences of encouraging a Theatrick Taste in Youth The History of Cla rinda Hartley
282
The Winter Evenings Amusement Part I
287
The Winter Evenings Amusement Part II
291
Detraction
294
Moral Maxims and Reflectionsto be observed
296
Maxims and Practices of the Worldto be shunned
297
Virtue not exempt from Sublunary Ills The Earthquake
299
Candour and Charity recommended The Story of Lysander and Euonomus
307
Botanical Walk
310
Song of Morav the Persian
312
PROLOGUE
321
435
335
To the Memory of Captain King LL D F R S
338
Princes Place
344
ODES
370
Written in the Temple of Health at Great Barrington
379
To the New Year 1783
381
For the New Year 1784 A Parody
382
To Mr Warton P L
384
To M Wall M D of Oxford
385
To Spring from Huntingfords Monostrophics
386
Written in Sickness
388
The Poet to his Infant Daughter
389
To a Friend who asked why 1 contemplated writing my Life
390
On hearing Sacred Music
391
On their Majesties Visit at Blenheim
392
On the Duke of Marlborongh converting his Green honse into a Private Theatre
394
To Clara aged 18 years
396
Charge to the Naiads on launching a Pleasure Boat on the Lake at Blenheim 897
397
To the Right Honourable Lady Anne Spencer on completing her Fifteenth Year
398
Carloc and Orra in imitation of Ossian
400
Written in the Temple of Peace at Tusmore Oxon the Seat of William Fermor Esq
403
Address to the Deity
405
The Approach of Spring
410
Ill The Roll of Beauty
412
A National Case
418
Advice to Bacchanalians
421
To a Friend
422
Wish at Parting
423
Absence A Pastoral
424
The Triumph of Africa
425
Resignation
426
Winter
427
The Invocation To Mira
428
On seeing Flavia weep
429
To Daphne on her Birthday
430
Written in the Beechgrove Wychwood Forest
431
For a Ladys Watch Paper
432
Written under a Print of thic Prince of Wales now George IV
433
To Cleora on her Marriage XXIII Inscription supposed for an Urn over Rosamonds Well in Blenheim Park
434
Inscription for a Garden Seat XXV The Public Prayer for the King 1788 paraphrased in verse
435
Occasional Epilogue to the Tragedy of Douglas
437
Occasional Prologue to the Tragedy of Cleone
438
Occasional Epilogue to the same
440
Occasional Prologue to the Tragedy of the Gamester
441
Occasional Prologue to the Comedy of the Conscious Lovers
443
Occasional Epilogue to the same
444
The Knights or Both Right and Both Wrong ib 437 438 440 441 443 444 446 A Tale
446
Intended for Recitation at the Anniversary of the Literary Fund Society 1805
449
Retrospection 449
452
SONGS
453
St Andrews Day in Oxford
454
The RoseTo Laura
456
The Mutual Sigh
457
love thee as Life
458
Thou setting Sun
459
Come dearest Flora
460
The Sailors Farewell
461
Before the Morns
462
The Evening Walk
463
From a MS Play Has Delia heard
464
How weak is vain Man
465
When Damon first
466
Imitated from Metastasio
467
When love illumes
468
Moderato
469
From a MS Play To chase the mists
470
Sweet is the Vernal Matin
471
Too late From a MS Play
472
The Confession
473
Great and free 454 456 457 458 459 460 461 462
474
From a Pupil to his former Tutor
475
To Sensibility
476
To Winter
477
To Contentment
478
To Hope
479
To Night
480
To Charity
481
To Lady Amelia Spencer
482
To Rational Liberty
483
XIX Absence Written at Warwick
484
To a Young Lady on her Birthday Aug 19
485
To Caroline Duchess of Marlborough
486
On converting Park into Tillage
487
ADDENDA
488
Egotisms and Reflections
489

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