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THE

WORKS

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Alexander Pope, Esq.

IN NINE VOLUMES, COMPLETE.

WITH

NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
By JOSEPH WARTON, D.D.

AND OTHERS.

VOLUME THE EIGHTH.

LONDON:
Printed for B. Law, J. JOHNSON, C. DILLY, G. G. and J. Robinson,
J. Nichols, R. BALDWIN, H. L. GARDNER, F. and C. RIVINGTON,
J. SEWELL, T. PAYNE, J. WALKER, R. FAULDER, J. SCATCHERD,
• B. and J. WHITE, OGILVY and Son, T. N. LONGMAN,
CADELL jun, and Davies, and E. POTE.

. CO

CONTENTS

LETTERS to and from EDWARD

BLOUNT, Esq.

From 1714 to 1725. .

LETTER

Page

I. Of the Geography of Homer, a map done by

the Author. The state of the times: The fiege
of Barcelona, the Queen's death, the condi-

tion of the English Roman-Catholics : Wishes
5 for the peace of the nation i
II. From Mr. Blount. Answer to the former. His

temper in religion and politics -
III. From Mr. Blount.' His disposition to quiet; re-

flections on the affair of Preston: An invita-

. tion into the country..

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IV.-An account of the death of Mr. Wycherley II

V. Contemplations on the pleasures of separate Spirits,

on the narrow conceptions of men, the vanity

of human knowledge, the variety of opinions

in religion, and the great duty of charity 13

a 2

VI. Con-

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LETTER
VI. Consolations under persecution: The duty of

mutual allistance: Univerfal Charity. The

Author leaving Windsor-Forest

VII. From Mr. Blount: ...

VIII. After the affair of Preston. The Author's re-

-- moval, change of life, and resignation to it

IX.' To Mr. Blount, after his retirement into

Flanders. On the History of Jeffery of

Monmouth, etc.porn
0X. On the death of the Author's father and
XI. To Mr. Blount [istoijib. I .

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XII. On Mr. Blount's recovery from an illness :

Advice to sell his estate - •

· XIII. Of his manner of life in the country, and of

the author's near the town
XIV. A description of a grotto -
XV. On the approach of winter, hospitality, and a

cheerful family

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