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THE

COW PER

ANTHOLOGY.

104810 1775-1800 A.D.

EDITED BY

PROFESSOR EDWARD ARBER, F.S.A.,

FELLOW OF KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON, ETC.

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever;
Its loveliness increases.'

KEATS.

LONDON:

HENRY FROWDE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS WAREHOUSE, AMEN CORNER, E.C. NEW YORK: 91 & 93 FIFTH AVENUE.

OXFORD.

HORACE HART, PRINTER TO THE UNIVERSITY.

CONTENTS.

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Anonymous Poems, 41, 48, 49, 52, 89, 104, 105, III, 115-117, 124, 138,

150, 160

Anti-Jacobin (1797) (viz. W. GIFFORD, J. H. FRERE, G. CAN-

NING, and G. ELLIS] ; The Authors of the . . . 212, 213

BAILLIE (1762-1851); JOANNA. . . . . . . 191-197

BLAKE (1757-1827); WILLIAM. . . . . . . 139-147

BLAMIRE (1747-1794); SUSANNA . . . . . . 154-157

BOWLES (1762-1850); Rev. WILLIAM LISLE

164

.. BURNS (1759-1796); ROBERT . . . . . . . 53-88

CANNING, the Younger (1770-1827); Rt. Hon. GEORGE-see

Anti-Jacobin . . . . . . ..

212, 213

in CHERRY (1762-1812); ANDREW . . . . . . 230-231

COLERIDGE (1772–1834); SAMUEL TAYLOR. . . 232–296

COWPER (1731-1800); WILLIAM . .

1-39

DALRYMPLE (c. 1762); Lieutenant-Colonel JAMES

109

DIBDIN (1745-1814); CHARLES :

90, 91

DUDGEON (1753-1813); WILLIAM . . . . . . 110-III

EDWARDS (1743–1800); BRYAN

45

ELLIS (1753-1815); GEORGE-see Anti-Jacobin . · 212, 213

EWEN (1741–1821); JOHN . . . . . . . 198, 199

FERRIER (1782-1854); SUSAN EDMONSTONE .. . 222

FRERE (1769–1846); JOHN HOOKHAM-see Anti-Jacobin . 212, 213

GALL (1776-1801); RICHARD . . . .

GIFFORD (1756-1826); WILLIAM-see Anti-Jacobin . . 212, 213

GRANT, of Laggan (1755-1838); ANNE . . . . . 229

GRANT (c. 1780); Rev. Dr. —. . . . .

HAYLEY (1745-1820); WILLIAM . . . . . . 148, 149

HOARE (1755-1834); PRINCE . . .

. 50, 51

HUNTER (1742-1821); ANNE (HOME, afterwards)

· 93-95

LAMB (1775-1834); CHARLES . .

LEWIS (1775-1818); MATTHEW GREGORY .

200-202

LLOYD (1775-1839); CHARLES

190

LOVELL (c. 1795) ; ROBERT . .

189

LOWE (1750-1798); JOHN . . . . . . . 102, 103

MACNEILL (1746–1818); HECTOR . .

118-123

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NAIRNE, Baroness NAIRNE (1766-1845); CAROLINA (OLI-

PHANT, afterwards). · · · · · · ·
O'KEEFE (1747–1833); JOHN . .

. . . . . 46, 47
O'NEILL, Viscountess O'NEILL (1758–1793) ; HENRIETTA
(BOYLE, afterwards) . ·

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112, 113
PEARCE (c. 1793) ; WILLIAM . . . . . . .
PORTER (1780–1832); ANNA MARIA . . . . . 210, 211
PYE, M.P. (1745-1813), Poet Laureate from 1790 to 1813 ;

HENRY JAMES. . . . . . . . . 100, IOI
RADCLIFFE (1764-1822); ANN. .

. . . 214-217
RICHARDSON (1743–1814); Professor WILLIAM . . . 152, 153
ROGERS (1763-1855); SAMUEL . . . . . . 106-108
ROSCOE (1753-1831); WILLIAM .

· 224, 225
SHERIDAN (1751-1816); Rt. Hon. RICHARD BRINSLEY
BUTLER . . . . . . . . . . 90-go

96-98
SMART (1722-1771); CHRISTOPHER . . . . . 42, 43
SMITH (1749–1806); CHARLOTTE (TURNER, afterwards) : 92
SMYTH (1765-1849); Professor WILLIAM . . . . 226–228
SOUTHEY (1774-1843), Poet Laureate from 1813 to 1843 ;

ROBERT . . . . . . . . . . 104-100
SPENCER (1769–1834); Hon. WILLIAM ROBERT . . . 206-209
STEWART (1765–1838); HELEN D'ARCY (CRANSTOUN, after-

wards) . . . . . . . . . . 204, 205
T. (c. 1806); J. . . . . . . . . . ..
THOMPSON (1712-1766); WILLIAM . . . . . . 44
TOWNSHEND, Marquis TOWNSHEND (1724-1807); GEORGE . 161
UPTON (c. 1790); WILLIAM . . . . . . . 203
WARTON, B.D. (1728-1790), Poet Laureate from 1785 to

1790; Rev. THOMAS . . . . . . . 40
WHITEHEAD (1710-1774); PAUL . . . . . . 125
WOLcot, who wrote under the name of PETER PINDAR

(1738-1819); Rev. JOHN. . . . . . . 126-137
WORDSWORTH (1770-1850), Poet Laureate from 1843 to 1850;
WILLIAM . .

. . . . . . . . 165-183
WOTY (1731-1791); WILLIAM . . . . . . . 114
FIRST LINES AND NOTES . . .

297
GLOSSARY AND INDEX . . . . . .
GENERAL INDEX OF FIRST LINES . . . . 313

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THE

COWPER

A NTHOLOGY.

1775-1800 A. D.

THE ENTERTAINING AND FACETIOUS History OF

JOHN GILPIN;

SHEWING HOW HE WENT FARTHER THAN HE INTENDED,

AND CAME HOME SAFE AT LAST.

To the Tune of Chevy Chace.

JOHN GILPIN was a Citizen

Of credit and renown;
A Train-Band Captain eke was he

Of famous London Town.

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