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THE

WORKS

OF THE

ENGLISH POETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COW PER;

INCLUDING THE

SERIES EDITED,

WITH

PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,

BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

AND

THE MOST APPROVED TRANSLATIONS,

THE

ADDITIONAL LIVES
BY ALEXANDER CHALMERS, F. S. A.

IN TWENTY-ONE VOLUMES.

VOL. XIII.
WATTS,

DYER,
A. PHILIPS,

SHENSTONE,
WEST,

YOUNG.
COLLINS,

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON ; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C. RIVINGTON; W. OTRIDGE AND SON;

LEIGH AND SOTHEBY; R. FAULDER AND SON; G. NCOL AND SON; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON; WILKIE AND
ROBINSON ; C. DAVIES ; T. EGERTON ; SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN ; J. WALKER - VERNOR. HOOD, AND SHARPE ;
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PARRY, AND KINGSBURY ; J. BOOKER ; S. BAGSTER; J. HARDING ; J. MACKINLAY ; J. HẠTCHIARD ; R. H. EVANS;
MATTHEWS AND LEIGH ; J. MAWMAN ; J. BOOTH ; J. ASPERNE; P. AND W. WYNNE ; AND W. GRACE. DEIGUTUS
AND SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

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CONTENTS.

VOL. XIII.

Page
THE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson 3 Looking upward

34
Recommendatory Verses.................. 9 Christ dying, rising, and reigning

ib.

Preface.......

13 | The God of Thunder

35

The Day of Judgment, an Ode. Attempted in
HORÆ LYRICÆ. IN THREE BOOKS.

English Sapphics......

ib,
The Song of Angel's above.....

ib.

BOOK I.

Fire, Air, Earth, and Sea, praise ye the Lord. 36

SACRED TO DEVOTION AND PIETY.

The Farewell

ib.

Worshipping with Pear

21 God only known to Himself

37

Asking Leave to sing

ib. Pardon and Sanctification

ib.

Divine Judgments

ib. Sovereignty and Grace

ib.

Earth and Heaven

22 The Law and Gospel

ib.

Felicity above

ib. Seeking a divine Calm in a restless World.

God's Dominion and Decrees

23 Casimire, Book iii. Ode xxviii.......... 38

Self-Consecration.......

ib. Happy Frailty..

ib.

The Creator and Creatures....

ib. Launching into Eternity....

ib.

The Nativity of Christ

24 | A Prospect of the Resurrection......

ib.

God Glorious and Sinners saved

ib. Ad Dominum nostum et Servatorem Jesum

The humble Inquiry. A French Sonnet, imi- Christum. Oda

39

tated.

ib. Sui-ipsius Increpatio. Epigramma

ib.

The Penitent pardoned

ib. Excitatio Cordis Cælum versus .......

40

A Hymn of Praise for three great Salvations 25 Breathing towards the heavenly Country.

The Incomprehensible.......

ib. Casimire, Book i. Ode xix, imitated .. ib,

Death and Eternity .......

26 The hundredth Epigram of Casimir. On Saint

A Sight of Heaven in Sickness

ib. Ardalio, who from a Stage-Player became a

The universal Hallelujah..

ib. Christian, and suffered Martyrdom

ib

The Atheist's Mistake

27 On the Protestant Church at Montpelier de-

The Law given at Sinai

ib. molished, two Latin Epigrams Englished ib.

Remember your Creator, &c. Ecclus. xiii 28 Two happy Rivals, Devotion and the Muse 41
Son, Moon, and Stars, praise ye the Lord 29 | The Hazard of loving the Creatures

ib.

The welcome Messenger

ib. Desiring to love Christ

42

ib. The Heart given away ..............................

ib

30 Meditation in a Grove.....

ib

True Wisdom

ib.

The Fairest and the only Beloved .......... ib.

A Song to Creating Wisdom

31 Mutual Love stronger than Death....

God's absolute Dominion

ib. A Sight of Christ.......

ib.

Condescending Grace. In Imitation of the Love on a Cross and a Throne

114th Psalm

32 A preparatory Thought for the Lord's Supper. ib.

The Infinite .....

ib. Converse with Christ

ib

Confession and Pardon

ib. Grace shining and Nature fainting....

45

Young Men and Maidens, old Men and Babes, Love to Christ, present or absent

ib.
praise ye the Lord, Psalm cxlviii. 12...... 33 | The Absence of Christ

ib

Flying Fowl, and creeping Things, praise ye Desiring his Descent to Earth..

46

the Lord, Psalm cxlviii. 10

ib. | Ascending to him in Heaven

ib

The Comparison and Complaint...

ib. The Presence of God worth dying for: or, the

God Supreme and Self-sufficient

34

Death of Moses .............

ib.

Jesus the only Saviour...............
ib. Long for his Return

47

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Sincere Praise
True Learning

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