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The School let Out

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THOMAS GRAY.

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Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College

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Extract from the Progress of Poesy

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Extract from the “ Bard, a Pindaric Ode”

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Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

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The Epitaph

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WILLIAM COLLINS .

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Selim, or the Shepherd's Moral; an Oriental Eclogue

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Ode to Fear

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Antistrophe

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Ode to Evening :

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Dirge in Cymbeline

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Ode on the Death of Mr Thomson

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From an Ode on the Popular Superstitions of the Highlands 149

MARK AKENSIDE

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The Attractions of Novelty

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Pleasures of a Cultivated Imagination

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JOHN HOME

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Scene from Douglass .

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The Forest by Midnight

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Story of the Old Man Norval

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OLIVER GOLDSMITH

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Froin the Traveller'.

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Character of the Italians

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Character of the Swiss

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Character of the French

Conclusion of The Traveller

From the Deserted Village

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From the Same .

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The Village Pastor

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The Village Schoolmaster and the Village Inn .

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The Exiles

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THOMAS WARTON

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Inscription in a Hermitage

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The Hamlet

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The Approach of Summer

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WILLIAM COWPER

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The Disciples Walk to Emmaus with their unknown Saviour 182

The Fall of the Jewish Nation

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The Light of the Gospel

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Charity

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The Wounded Spirit

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Vanity of Human Pleasures

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The Newspaper

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The Domestic Winter Evening

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Evening Fireside Reverie, while it Snows out of Doors

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The Winter Morning Walk

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The Winter Walk at Noon

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The Happiness of Animals

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Anticipation of the Millenium

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Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress

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On the Receipt of his Mother's Picture .

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Catharina

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The Colubriad

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JAMES BEATTIE

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Edwin

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Edwin's Meditations in Autumn

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Morning

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Edwin's Fancies at Evening

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The Humble Wish

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Fancy and Experience

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Poetic Legends in Early Childhood

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Be Humble and be Wise

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MICHAEL BRUCE .

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Extract From Lochleven

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From an Elegy Written in Spring

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JOHN LOGAN

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Ode to the Cuckoo

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Ode Written in Spring

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ROBERT BURNS

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The Poetic Scenery of Scotland

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Address to the Shade of Thomson

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A Rose-bud by my Early Walk .

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John Anderson my Jo

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The Poesie

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Afton Water

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Evan Banks

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To a Mouse

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The Cotter's Saturday Night

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To a Mountain Daisy

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Farewell Song

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Lament of Mary Queen of Scots, on the Approach of Spring

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On Seeing a Wounded Hare Limp by me which a Fellow had

just Shot at

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JAMES GRAHAME

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Sabbath Morning

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The Scottish Service at Church

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The Worship of God, in the Solitude of the Woods

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Persecution and Sabbath of the Covenanters

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The Funeral Service

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An Autumn Sabbath waik

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A Winter Sabbath Walk

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Little Children Brought to Jesus

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The Lark, the Merle, and the Mavis

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HENRY KIRKE WHITE .

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Sonnet to the River Trent

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Sonnet

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Sonnet in his Sickness

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Sonnet to Consumption

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I’m Pleased and yet I'm Sad

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The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song to the Night

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To the Herb Rosemary

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Ode to Disappointment

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ROBERT BLOOMFIELD

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Employments of the Farmer's Boy in Spring

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Description of a Shepherd's Life

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Field Keeping in Summer

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The Bird-Boy

Appearance of a Winter Sky

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SAMUEL ROGERS .

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From the Pleasures of Memory

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Why Sitt'st thou by that Ruined Hall
Rebecca's Hymn
Roman Catholic Hymn for the Soul of the deceased
Annot Lyle's Song

JAMES MONŤGOMERY

Psalm ciii.

Ice-Blink and Aurora Borcalis

Psalın xlvi.

Religion

MRS BARBAULD

Washing Day
Dirge
An Address 10 the Deity

MRS HEMANS

Scene from the Siege of Valencia

Evening Recollections of the Exile

The Songs of our Fathers

Elysium

The Traveller at the source of the Nile
Casibianca
Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers .

LORD BYRON.

The Lake of Geneva .

Ocean

The Coliseum by Moonlight

The Immortal Mind

On the Death of Sir Peter Parker Bart.

THOMAS MOORE

From Paradise and the Peri

Love and Hope

Farewell

Fallen is thy Throne, o Israel
The Glory of God in the Beauties of Creation
O Thou who Dry’si ile Mourner's Tear
The Bird Let Loose in Eastern Skies
Adoration of the Deity in the Midlat of his Works

WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES
Sonnets

BERNARD BARTON
Stanzas on the Death of a Child
To the Evening Primrose
Verses written After Returning from an Autumnal Walk .
Verses to the Memory of a Child

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

Spirits

To a Skylark

LEIGH HUNT
To his Son, Six Years old, During Sickness

JOHN WILSON
To the Memory of the Rev. James Grahame
Sonnet. The Evening Cloul
Lines written on Seeing a Picture by Berghem
Magdalene's Hymn

GEORGE CROLY

The Genius of Death .

Domestic Love

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