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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
To My Reason
Robert Halsband and Isobel Grundy (eds)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Essays and Poems and Simplicity, A Comedy
LIST OF PLATES
Biographical Anecdotes of Lady M. W. Montagu
Supplement to the Anecdotes
[Critique of Cato] Wrote at the Desire of Mr. Wortley, suppress'd at the desire of Mr. Adison
Essay in The Spectaror
[A Letter from the other world to a Lady from her former Husband]
[Autobiographical romance: fragment]
[Account of the Court of George I]
A Plain Account of the Innoculating of the Small Pox by a Turkey Merchant
A Letter to A[lexander] P[ope] in answer to the preface of His Letters
An Expedient to put a stop to the spreading Vice of Corruption
The Nonsense of Common-Sense
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. I
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. II
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. III
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. IV
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. V
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. VI
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. VII
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. VIII
The Nonsense of Common-Sense Numb. IX
[The Turkey and the Ant]
Sur la Maxime de Mr de Rochefoucault. Qu'il y a des marriages commodes, mais point des Delicieux
[Letter to Mademoiselle]
Julia to Ovid
Irregular Verses, To Truth
Written ex tempore in Company in a Glass Window
Epilogue To the Tragedy of Cato
Let us live my Lesbia and Love'
Monday Roxana Or the Drawing-room
Tuesday St James's Coffee-house Silliander and Patch
Wednesday The Tête à Tête
[Alternative ending to 'Wednesday']
Thursday The Bassette Table Smilinda, Cardelia
Friday The Toilette Lydia
Saturday The Small Pox Flavia
Turkish Verses Address'd to the Sultana Eldest Daughter of the S[ultan] Achmet 3rd
Constantinople To –––
To ––– Esqr
Virtue in Danger: A Lamentable Story how a vertuous Lady had like to have been Ravished by her Sister's Footman
Epistle From Arthur G[ra]y to Mrs M[urra]y
John Duke of Marlbourgh
Here's a fine Declaration of Whimsical Love'
On a Lady mistaking a Dy[e]ing Trader for a Dying Lover
Miss Cooper to –––
Epistle from Mrs. Y[onge] to her Husband
Written ex tempore on the Death of Mrs Bowes
A Man in Love
The Lover a Ballad
Wrote in Answer to a Letter in Verse sent me by Mr. H.
This pair a certain Happyness might prove'
An Epilogue to a new Play of M[ary] Queen of Scots
Epistle [to Lord Bathurst]
An Answer to a Love Letter in Verse
To the Memory of Mr Congreve
Her Palace placed beneath a muddy road'
Now with fresh vigour Morn her Light displays'
From this vile Town immers'd in Dust and Care'
So sung te Poet in an Humble Strain'
Sure P[ope] like Orph[eus] was alike inspir'd'
An Answer to a Lady Advising me to Retirement
Lady Mary Wortley to Mr. Cavendish on his first Addresses
Ungodly papers every week'
Answer'd by Me M. W. M.
Be plain in Dress and sober in your Diet'
Verses Address'd to the Imitator of the First Satire of the Second Book of Horace
The Answer to the foregoing ELEGY [by James Hammond]
The Reasons that Induced Dr S[wift] to write a Poem call'd the Lady's Dressing room
Occasion'd by the Sight of a Picture
An Elegy on Mrs. T[hompson]n
While fruitfull Nile ador'd his horned Queen'
P[ope] to Bolingbroke
1736 The 9th Ode of the 3d Book of Horace Imitated
Impromptu to a young Lady singing
What is this Secret you'd so fain impart?'
Address'd to –––
When rolling time brings on the golden hour'
Verses wrote under General Churchill's Pictour
Such various learning in this Work appears'
Prepar'd to rail, and quite resolv'd to part'
Ye soft Ideas leave this tortur'd Brest'
Between your sheets you soundly sleep'
Finish, these Langours make me sick'
Why should you think I live unpleas'd'
Apollo and Daphne
A Billet to invite to Suppers
Epigram to L.H.
Hymn to the Moon
Verses Written in a Garden
Fragment to ***
The 5th Ode of Horace Imitated
A ma Raison
'So often seen, it should be nothing new'
Answer to an impromptu Song
Wrote in the Year 1755 at Louvere
'For ever blest be the prolifc Brain'
Exil'd, grown old, in Poverty and Pain'
The Fourth Ode of the First Book of Horace, Imitated: Solvitur acris hyems grata vice veris,' &c.
A Motto to a Graveing representing the Death of William Rufus
Simplicity, a comedy
Simplicity, a Comedy
APPENDIX TRANSLATIONS OF FRENCH ESSAYS AND POEMS
The Turkey and the Ant
A letter from Lady Wortley Montague, against a maxim of Mons. De la Rochefaucault's, 'that marriages are convenient, but never delightful'
Letter to Mademoiselle
To My Reason
Answer to an impromptu Song
INDEX OF FIRST LINES
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