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THE

WORKS

OF THE

ENGLISH POETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COWPER;

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. XIX.

POPE'S HOMER'S ILIAD AND ODYSSEY,
DRYDEN'S VIRGIL AND JUVENAL,
PITT'S VIRGIL'S ÆNEID AND VIDA'S ART OF POETRY.
FRANCIS'S HORACE.

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. NICOL AND SON; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON; WILKIE AND ROBINSON; C. DAVIES ; T. EGERTON; SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN; J. WALKER ; VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE; E LEA; J. NUNN; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO.; J. STOCKDALE; CUTHELL AND MARTIN; CLARKE AND SONS; L. WHITE AND CO.; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME; CADELL AND DAVIES; J. BARKER ; JOHN RICHARDSON; J. N. RICHARDSON; J. CARPENTER ; B. CROSBY ; E. JEFFERY ; J. MURRAY; W. MILLER ; J. AND A. ARCH ; BLACK, PARRY, AND KINSGBURY ; J. BOOKER; S. BAGSTER ; J. HARDING; J. MACKINLAY; J. HATCHARD; R. H. EVANS : MATTHEWS AND LEIGH ; J. MAWMAN ; J. BOOTH; J. ASPERNE; P. AND W. WYNNE; AND W. GRACE DEIGHTON AND SON AT CAMBRIDGE, AND WILSON AND SON AT YORK.

1810.

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CONTENTS

POPE'S TRANSLATIONS.

171

...

Page

HOMER'S ILIAV.

Book XXII. ............................................ 143

XXIV.

IN TWENTY-FOUR BOOKS.

151

Page

3

HOMER'S ODYSSEY.

Book I. The Contention of Achilles and

Agamempon

13

IN TWENTY-FOUR BOOKS,

Book II, The Trial of the Army, and Cata-

logue of the Forces

19 A general View of the epic Poem, and of the

III. The Duel of Menelaus and Paris 247 Iliad and Odyssey. Extracted from Bossu. 158

IV. The Breach of the Truce, and the Book 1. Minerva's Descent to Ithaca

167

first Battle .....

31 II. The Council of Ithaca

V. The Acts of Diomed..

36 III. The Interview of Telemachus and

VI. The Episodes of Glacus and Diomed,

Nestor

175

and of Hector and Andromache... 45 IV. The Conference with Menelaus 179

VII. The single Combat of Hector and Ajax. 50) V. The Departure of Ulysses from Ca-

VIII. The second Battle, and the Distress

lypso

188

of the Greeks

54

VÍ.

192

IX. The Embassy to Achilles

60 VII. The Court of Alcinous

196

X. The night Adventure of Diomed and VIJI.

199

Ulysses ....

66 IX. The Adventures of the Cicons, Loto-

XI. The third Battle, and the Acts of

phagi, and Cyclops

204

Agamemnon

72 X. Adventures with Æolus, the Lestrigons,

XII. The Battle of the Grecian Wall...... 79

and Circe

209

XIII. The fourth Battle continued, in

XÌ. The Descent into Hell

214

which Neptune assists the Greeks:

XII. The Sirens, Scylla, and Charybdis 220

the Acts of Idomeneus

84 XIII. The Arrival of Ulysses in Itbaca...... 224

XIV. Juno deceives Jupiter by the Girdle XIV. The Conversation with Eumeus...... 228

of Venus

XV. The Return of Telemachus .... 233

XV. The fifth Battle, at the Ships, and XVI. The Discovery of Ulysses to Telema-

the Acts of Ajax

97

chus

237

XVL The sixth Battle: the Acts and Death XVII.

241

of Patroclus.......

103 XVIII. The Fight of Ulysses and Irus......... 246

XVII. The seventh Battle, for the Body of XIX. The Discovery of Ulysses to Eury-

Patroclus : the Acts of Menelaus. 111

clea

250

XVII. The Grief of Achilles, and new Ar-

XX.

255

mour made him by Vulcan 118 XXI. The Bending of Ulysses's Bow.......... 259

XIX. The Reconciliation of Achilles and

XXII. The Death of the Suitors............... 263

Agamemnon

123 XXIII.

267

XX. The Battle of the Gods, and the Acts XXIV.

270

of Achiles ......

127 Conclusion of the Notes

275

XXI. The Battle in the River Scamander. 132 On the Odyssey

ib.

XXII. The Death of Hector ..................

137 Postscript

276

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HOMER'S ILIAD.

TRANSLATED BY POPE.

VOL. XIX.

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