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110. Hymn to Light.

dll. Character of Cromwell

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158. Fishing,

148. Epistle to Congreve.

Contentment

149. Dreams.

150. Alexander's Feast.

John Evelyn, 1620-1706. 205

151. Chaucer and Cowley.

159. St. Paul's Cathedral and the Fire of

152. Shakspeare and Ben Jonson.

London.

Algernon Sidney, 1621--1684. • 195 Samuel Pepys, 1632-1703. 203

152 Influer ce of Goverment on the Char

acter of People

100. Mr. Pepys quarrels with his Wife

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CHAPTER XVI.

THE GREAT NOVELISTS.

Daniel Defoe, 1661-1731. 244 | Laurence Sterne, 1713-1768. · 248
193. From "T.se Great Plague in London."

196. Death of Le Fevre.
licnry Fielding, 1707-1754: 246 Oliver Goldsmith, 1728-1774: 250
194. From “Tom Jones."

197. The Stern Moralist.

198. A Fable.

Tobias George Smollett, 1721-

199. France.

1771.

247

207. The Village Inn.

1* The Soldier Return.

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CHAPTER XVII.
HISTORICAL, MORAL, POLITICAL, AND THEOLOGICAL WRITERS OT

THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
Isaac Watts, 1674-1728. 254

214. Reflections on Landing at Iona.

215. The Fate of Poverty.
201. The Earnest Student.

216. Charles XII

Philip Doddridge, 1702–1751. 254 William Pitt, Earl of Chat-

3. Obligation of Harmony among Chris-

ham, 1708-1778. .

279

tians.
David Hume, 1711-1776.

217. Speech on American Affairs.

255 Edmund Burke, 1731-1797. 272

913. Character of Queen Elizabeth.

204. On the Middle Station of Life.

218. Sympathy a Source of thie Sublime.

219. Close of his Speech to the Electors us

William Robertson, 1721-1793. 258

Bristol.

220. Marie Antoinette, Queen of France.

206. Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots.

221. From the Impeachment of Warren

Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794.

Hastings."

259

222. From "A Letter to a Noble Lord"

206. Conception and Completion of his Hie-

(Duke of Bedford).

tory.
307. Charlemagne.

The Letters of Junius, 1769-

208. Mahomet.

1772.

277

209. Invention and Use of Gunpowder.

223. To his Grace the Duke of Bedford.

Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784. 264 Adam Smith, 1723-1790 279

210. Letter to the Earl of Chesterfield.

224. On the Division of Labor.

211. From the Preface to his Dictionary. William Paley, 1743–1805. . . 280

212. The Right Improvement of Time.

213. Dryden

and Pope.

225. Character of Paul.

CHAPTER XVIII.

THE DAWN OF ROMANTIC POETRY.
Robert Blair, 1699-1746. •

282 | Erasmus Darwin, 1731-1802. 307

226. From “ The Grave."

242. Steel.

James Thomson, 1700-1748. 283 James Macpherson, 1738-1796. 308

227. Evening in Autumn.

243. The Songs of Selma.

228. Reflections suggested by Winter.

229. From "Tiie Castle of Indolence."

Thomas Chatterton, 1752–

William Shenstone, 1714-1763. 285 1770.

310

230. The Shepherd's Home.

244. Resignation.

William Collins, 1721-1759.

286 George Crabbe, 1754–1832. 311

231. Ode to Fear.

245. The Dying Sailor.

246. An English Peasant.

Mark Akenside, 1721-1770. 287 Robert Burns, 1759-1796. 315

232. Genius.

247. To Mary in Heaven.

Thomas Gray, 1716–1771. 288 248. John Anderson.

249. Bannockburn.

233. Eleky written in a Country Churchyard.

250. The Banks o' Doon.

234. On a Distant Prospect of Eton College.

251. The Cotter's Saturday Night.

235. The Progress of Poesy.

William Cowper, 1731-1800.

John Wolcott, 1738-1819. 322

295

252. The Razor Seller.

23 01 the Receipt of my Mother's Picture.

237. Mercy to Animals.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan,

238. Pleasures of a Winter Evening.

239. The Play-Place of Early Days.

1751-1816.

343

240. The Diverting History of John Gilpin.

253. The Old Husband and the Young Wife.

William Falconer, 1730-1769. 307
W From “The Shipwreck."

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260. Paternal Affection.

254. Description of Melrose Abbey.

261. Sunset and the Approach of a Storm...

255. Love of Country

262. Description of Richmond.

286. Pitt and Fox.

263. Rebecca describes the Siege to than

257. The Parting of Douglas and Marmon.

wounded Ivanhoe.
28. The Death of Marmion.

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830. Opium Dreams.

22 To Lady flesket'l.

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