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WORKS

OF

ALEXANDER POPE;

WITH

NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS

BY

JOSEPH WARTON, D.D.

AND OTHERS.

A NEW EDITION,

COMPLETE IN NINE VOLUMES.

VOLUME VIII.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY J. F. DOVE, ST. JOHN'S SQUARE;

FOR RICHARD PRIESTLEY, HIGH HOLBORN.

MDCCCXXII.

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XI. Character of the Digby Family

55

XII. Lord Bathurst's Wood; the camp in Hyde-Park;

the Bishop of Rochester's conversation

57

XIII. A Winter-invitation to a fire-side

59

XIV. From Mr. Digby. A Letter of friendship: The

disadvantages of an ill constitution. Consola-
tion in friends of integrity. Their manner of

- life in the country preferred to that in the town 61

XV. On the same subject

63

XVI. + On Lord B *'s improvements

66

XVII. On the season of Christmas: Customs of hospita-

lity: Charity and good works, where they are

yet subsisting

68

XVIII. To the Hon. Edward Digby, on his brother's death 70

From 1716 to 1723.

LETTER

Page

I. From the Bishop of Rochester. Concerning Mr.

Pope's general Preface to his Works

73

II. From the Same

74

III. From the Bishop of Rochester. On occasion of

the death of Mr. Pope's father

76

IV. The Answer

- 77

V. On the fate of the South-Sea

81

VI. From the Bishop of Rochester. Of Mr. Dryden's

monument: The Arabian Tales : The South-sea

scheme

VII. From the Same. On a manuscript of Huetius, and

the Epitaph on Mr. Harcourt

87

VIII. From the Lord Chancellor Harcourt, on the epitaph
of his son

ibid.

IX. From the Bishop of Rochester. On his ill health.

Waller's verses on sickness. Mr. Prior's funeral 91

X. From the Same. His love of the country. A pas-

sage in Tully. Of Shakspeare, and the publica-

tion of Mr. Addison's works

94

XI. To the Bishop of Rochester

97

XII. From the Bishop. On a character drawn by the
Author

ibid.

XIII. To the Bishop in the country: Wishes for his quiet 99

XIV. From the Bishop of Rochester, his desire of quiet,

and love of books

100

XV. An invitation to Twickenham: The vanity and

emptiness of the world

101

XVI. From the Bishop of Rochester. An answer to the

former. His dislike of great men: Preparation

for his burial-place in Westminster-Abbey · 103

XVII. From the Same, on the same subject. The state of

his mind, and the world's mistake of his character 106

XVIII. From the Same. More concerning men of quality.

Of Milton's manuscript, and Agonistes

108

XIX. The Duke of Marlborough's funeral. The Author's

resolution to keep clear of flattery

109

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