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Alexander Pope has usually been termed the 1st real specialist poet in English, whose dealings with the booklet alternate helped to supply the literary industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant collection of Pope's most vital paintings, the texts are provided in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This variation represents the only such a lot entire anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are awarded in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This variation additionally features a additional interpreting record, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.

Contents:
Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Note at the Text

Pastorals
An Essay on Criticism
Sappho to Phaon
Epistle to overlook Blount, with the Works of Voiture
Windsor Forest
The Guardian,no. 173
The spouse of tub from Chaucer
The Rape of the Lock
To Belinda at the Rape of the Lock
Letter to Martha Blount, November 1714
The Temple of Fame
A Farewell to London within the 12 months 1715
Epistle to Mr Jervas
Epistle to overlook Blount, on her Leaving the city after the Coronation
A complete and actual Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A additional Account of the situation of Edmund Curll
Letter to Lord Burlington, November 1716
Eloisa to Abelard
Elegy to the reminiscence of an unlucky Lady
Letter to Teresa and Martha Blount, September 1717
Letter to girl Mary Wortley Montagu, 1718
The Iliad, e-book XVIII
To Mr Gay
To Mr Addison
Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford
Letter to rapid, August 1723
Letter to Martha Blount, 22 June 1724
Preface to the Works of Shakespeare
Peri Bathous, or the paintings of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to quick, 28 November 1729
Epitaph meant for Sir Isaac Newton
An Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
An Epistle to Allen Lord Bathurst
The First Satire of the second one publication of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to quick, 20 April 1733
The Fourth Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
An Epistle to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham
The moment Satire of the second one ebook of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st booklet of Horace Imitated within the demeanour of Mr Pope
Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot
An Epistle to a Lady
The moment Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
Letter to speedy, 25 March 1736
The moment Epistle of the second one ebook of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one e-book of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st e-book of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st booklet of Horace Imitated
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion I
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion II
Epigram Engraved at the Collar of a Dog
Epitaph for person who wouldn't be Buried in Westminster Abbey
Letter to Hugh Bethel, 19 March 1744
The Dunciad
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence

Notes
Further Reading
Biographical Index
Index of Titles
Index of First traces
Index of Correspondents

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3. The scene of this Pastoral by the river's side; suitable to the heat of the season; the time noon. 8. Jupiter et laeto descendet plurimus imbri. Virgil. 9. Dr Samuel Garth, author of the Dispensary, was one of the first friends of the author, whose acquaintance with him began at fourteen or fifteen. 0 15. Non canimus surdis, respondent omnia sylvae. Virgil. 8 PASTORALS The woods shall answer, and their echo ring. The hills and rocks attend my doleful lay, Why art thou prouder and more hard than they?

What! ' exclaims the knight; Yes, or we must renounce the Stagyrite. ' So vast a throng the stage can ne'er contain. '0 Thus critics, of less judgment than caprice, Curious not knowing, not exact but nice, Form short ideas; and offend in arts (As most in manners) by a love to parts. Some to conceit alone their taste confine, And glittering thoughts struck out at every line; Pleased with a work where nothing's just or fit; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. 0 True wit is nature to advantage dressed, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well expressed; Something, whose truth convinced at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind.

Tell me but this, and I'll disclaim the prize, And give the conquest to thy Sylvia's eyes. Daphnis Nay tell me first, in what more happy fields The thistle springs, to which the lily yields? And then a nobler prize I will resign; For Sylvia, charming Sylvia shall be thine. Damon Cease to contend, for, Daphnis, I decree, The bowl to Strephon, and the lamb to thee: Blessed swains, whose nymphs in every grace excel; Blessed nymphs, whose swains those graces sing so well! Now rise, and haste to yonder woodbine bowers, A soft retreat from sudden vernal showers; The turf with rural dainties shall be crowned, While opening blooms diffuse their sweets around.

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