The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself and Others. To which are Added, a New Life of the Author, an Estimate of His Poetical Character and Writings, and Occasional Remarks,, Volume 9

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C. and J. Rivington; T. Cadell; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green; J. Cuthell; J. Nunn; ... [and 25 others in London]; and Deighton and Sons, Cambridge; and A. Black, and J. Fairbairn, Edinburgh., 1824

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From Lady Mary Her unwillingness
93
From Lady Mary Epitaph on John
103
To Lady Mary Concerning her harpsi
112
LETTERS TO A LADY
121
Proposals for her friendship cannot improve
132
Account of Mrs H Howard proposes
142
On letterwriting account of Lady Scuda
150
From Mr Digby On the change in
162
To Mr Digby Account of Mrs Pope
170
To Mr Digby After his recovery from a
177
To the Hon Edward Digby on the death
182
From the same On the Tragedy of Gorbo
189
From the Bishop Popes Epitaph on
203
From the same After leaving Twickenham
222
From the same Written from the Tower
232
From the Bishop On publishing Clarendons
243
To Hugh Bethel Esq On humanity
257
To the same Publication of his Letters
264
Mr Pope to Aaron Hill Esq Gratitude
271
To Mr Hill On a poem of Mr Hills
295
To the same Of Mrs Popes illness verses
302
From Mr Hill Concerning his Tragedy
308
From the same Inquiry concerning
324
To the same Of his tragedy of Cæsar
340
To the same Urging him to bring
348
On making the circuit
359
On receiving a present of lampreys
360
Of the smallpox hopes to see him again
361
Written when indisposed with a cold
363
Proposing to meet him in town
365
Request about an insurance
366
Wishes to see Mr Fortescue at Twickenham
369
After Mr Fortescues illness
370
Requesting him to call upon Mr L concern ing the Iliad
371
Mentioning a time for their meeting
372
Of a benefaction Dr Arbuthnots directions against the plague
373
Uneasiness concerning something reported to have been said by him at Sir R Walpoles
375
Of Dr Swift
376
Requesting him to convey a letter to Mrs Howard
385
An account of Mrs Popes illness
386
Regrets not seeing him oftener imitation of Horace
387
After visiting town
388
Lady Marys libel public applause of the Essay on Man
389
Written on the day of Mrs Popes death
390
On Mrs Blounts affairs
391
Concerning Mr Gay Lady Marys libel
392
Proposing to visit him with Mrs Blounts party
394
On Mrs Blounts affairs
395
Expressing his pleasure at returning to Twickenham
396
Concerning Mrs Blounts affairs
397
Complaining of a cold
398
Kindness of Sir R Walpole
399
Concerning the piracy of Mr Popes Works requests Mr Fortescue to send his letters to him
400
Visits of his friends
402
On Curlls affair
403
On the same occasion
404
His illness and desire to see Mr Fortescue
410
On his return home
417
İ To Mrs Newsham
425
On the same subject
427
To John Knight Esq concerning Mrs Knights illness
433
To the same With an account of his own illness
435
To the same Established at Twickenham
436
To the same From Stowe
438
To the same Of Mrs Popes illness
440
To the same On the coronation of Geo II
441
To the same Postponing Mr Knights visit
442
To Mrs Knight Of some curiosities in shells minerals c
443
To the same From Southampton
444
To the same Of his own health c
446
To the same From Southampton
447
To the same Concerning a living for Mr Harte
449
To Mrs Nugent On her sons return
451
To the same Excusing himself from meet ing her on account of illness
453
Martha Blount and Mr Pope to Mrs Nugent
454
A LETTER TO A NOBLE LORD On occasion of some Libels written and propagated at Court in the year 17323
459

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