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NEW-YORK:

ALEXANDER V. BLAKE, PUBLISHER.
SOLD BY COLLINS, KEESE, & CO., NEW-YORK; OTIS, BROADERS, & CO., BOSTON :

THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT, & CO., PHILADELPHIA.

1838.

THE HE: YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

257097A ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

R 1926

CO N T E N T S.

OF VOLUME II.

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PAGR.

PAOR.

Sir FRANCIS DRAKE

319

LIVES OF THE POETS

BARRETIER

Additional Account:

342

3 MORIN

DENHAM

19 BURMAN

346

MILTON

22 SYDENHAM

349

BUTLER

46 CHEYNEL

ROCHESTER

50 CAVE

356

RoscoMMON

53 KING OF PRUSSIA

358

Orway.

56 BROWNE

370

WALLER

57 | ASCHAM

379

POMFRET.

71

DORSET

ib.

STEPNEY.

72

POLITICAL TRACTS.

J. PHILIPS

73

WALSH

77 | Marmor Norfolciense; or, an Essay on an

DRYDEN

78

ancient Prophetical Inscription in Monkish

SMITH

113

Rhyme, lately discovered near Lynn 385

DUKE

120 Observations on the State of Affairs in 1756 392

KING

121 | An Introduction to the Political State of Great

SPRAT.

59

122

Britain

395

HALIFAX.

124 Observations on the Treaty between his Britan-

PARNELL

125

nic Majesty and his Imperial Majesty of

GARTH

126 all the Russias.

401

Rowe

128 Introduction to the Proceedings of the Commit-

ADDISON

131

tee appointed to manage the Contributions

Hoches

148

for Clothing French Prisoners of War, . 403

SHEFFIELD I

149 On the Bravery of the English Common Sol-

Prior

152 diers

403

CONGREVE

158 The False Alarm, 1770

404

BLACKMORE

162 Thoughıs on the late Transactions respocting

FENTON

. 168

Falkland's Islands, 1771.

412

Gay

170 The Patriot: addressed to the Electors of Great

GRANVILLE

174

Britain, 1774

422

YALDEN

176 Taxation no Tyranny: an Answer to the Reso-

TICKELL

178 lutions and Address of the American Con-

& HAMMOND

gress, 1775.

. 426

SOMERVILE

180

SAVAGE

181

211 PHILOLOGICAL TRACTS, &c.

BROOME

2-23

- PoPE

224 The Plan of an English Dictionary

439

Pitt

264 Preface to the English Dictionary

446

Thomson.

265 Advertisement to the Fourth Edition of the

267 English Dictionary

455

A. PAILIPS

.271 Preface to the Octavo Edition of the English

WEST

274 Dictionary

455

COLLINS

. 275 Miscellaneous Observations on the Tragedy of

DYER

276 Macbeth, with Remarks on Sir T. Hanmer's

SHEXSTONE

277 Edition of Shakspeare

456

Young,

. 280 Proposals for Printing the Dramatic Works of

MALLET

294 William Shakspeare

467

AKENSIDE

296 Preface to Shakspeare.

469

Gray

298 General Observations on the Plays of Shak-

LYTTELTON

302

485

speare
An Account of the Harleian Library

492
Preface to the Catalogue of the Harleian

LIVES OF EMINENT PERSONS.

Library

495

An Essay on the Origin and Importance of

FATHER PAUL SARPI.

305 Small Tracts and Fugitive Pieces, written

BOERHAAVE.

307 for the Introduction of the Harleian Mis-

BLAKE

314 collany

496

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A view of the Controversy between Monsieur

REVIEWS AND CRITICISMS.

Crousaz and Mr. Warburton on the subject

of Mr. Pope's Essay on Man.

499 Du Halde's History of China

590

Preliminary Discourse to the London Chronicle 500 Account of the Conduct of the Dutchess of

Introduction to the “World Displayed"

501 Marlborough

591

Preface to the “ Preceptor: containing a General Memoirs of the Court of Augustus, by Thomas

Plan of Education"

508

Blackwell, J. U. D.

592

Rolt's Dictionary

513 Four Letters from Sir Newton to Dr. Bentley 595

the Translation of Father Lobo's Journal of Eight Days' Journey from Portsmouth

Voyage to Abyssinia.

515 to Kingston upon Thames, &c. To which

An Essay on Epitaphs

517 is added, An Essay on Tea. By Mr. H*** 596

Preface to "An Essay on Milton's use and imi Reply to a paper in the Gazetteer, May 26, 1757 599
tation of the Modems in his Paradise Lost” 519 Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope

601
Letter to the Rev. Mr. Douglas, occasioned by A Free Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of
his Vindication of Milton, &c. By Wil-

Evil

604

liam Lauder, A.M.

521 History of the Royal Society of London, by

Testimonies concerning Mr. Lauder

523 Thomas Birch, D. D.

613

An Account of an Attempt to ascertain the The General History of Polybius, translated by

Longitude

528 Mr. Hampton

613

Considerations on the Plans offered for the Miscellanies on Moral and Religious Subjects,

Construction of Blackfriars Bridge

531 by Elizabeth Harrison

Some Thoughts on Agriculture, both Ancient Historical and Critical Enquiry into Dr. Tytler's

and Modern; with an Account of the

“Evidence produced by the Earls of Moray

Honour due to an English Farmer

533 and Morton agains: Mary Queen of Scois'' 614

Further Thoughts on Agriculture

535

Considerations on the Corn Laws

536

JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS

OF SCOTLAND.

MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS, &c.

St. Andrew's.

618

A complete Vindication of the Licensers of the Aberbrothic

Stage from the malicious and scandalous Montrose

Aspersions of Mr. Brooke

539 | Aberdeen

621

Preface to the Gentleman's Magazine, 1738 544 Slanes Castle. The Buller of Buchan

622

An Appeal to the Public. From ihe Gentleman's Bamff

Magazine, March, 1739.

545 Elgin

ib.

Considerations on the Case of Dr. T[rapp]'s Fores. Calder. Fort George

624

Sermons abridged by Mr. Cave

547 Inverness

ib.

Letter on Fire-works

549 Lough Ness

625

Proposals for Printing by Subscription" Essays Fall of Fiers

626

in Verse and Prose, by Anna Williams" 549 Fort Augustus

627

A Project for the Employment of Authors 550 Anoch

ib.

Preface to the Literary Magazine, 1756 . 553 Glensheals.

629

A Dissertation upon the Greek Comedy, trans The Highlands

ib.

lated from Brumoy

554 Glenelg

General Conclusion on Brumoy's Greek Theatre 569 Sky. Armidel

ib.

Coriatachan in Sky

633

Raasay ·

634

DEDICATIONS ..

574-579 Dunvegan.

637

Ulinish.

639

Preface to Payne's New Tables of Interest. 579 Talisker in Sky

6-10

Thoughts on the Coronation of his present Ostig in Sky

641

Majesty King George the Third .

580 Col

654

Preface to the Artists' Catalogue for 1762 583 Grissipol in Col

655

Castle of Col.

ib.

Mull.

659

OPINIONS ON QUESTIONS OF LAW. Ulva

601

Inch Kenneth

ib.

On School Chastisement

584
On Vicious intromission

. 585

On Lay-Patronage in the Church of Scotland : 586 PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS, with

On Pulpit Censtre.

. 588

Preface by the Rev. George Strahan, D.D. 669

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