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Britannia, A Poem
BRITANNIA. A POEM
James Sambrook (ed.)
James Thomson: Liberty, The Castle of Indolence, and Other Poems
A Poem Sacred To The Memory Of Sir Isaac Newton
A POEM SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF SIR ISAAC NEWTON
Britannia, A Poem
BRITANNIA. A POEM
Liberty, A Poem
LIBERTY, A POEM to his royal highness FREDERICK, PRINCE of WALES.
ANTIENT AND MODERN ITALY COMPARED BEING THE FIRST PART OF LIBERTY, A POEM.
GREECE BEING THE SECOND PART OF LIBERTY, A POEM.
ROME BEING THE THIRD PART OF LIBERTY, A POEM.
BRITAIN BEING THE FOURTH PART OF LIBERTY, A POEM.
THE PROSPECT BEING THE FIFTH PART OF LIBERTY, A POEM.
A Poem To The Memory Of The Right Honourable The Lord Talbot
A POEM TO THE MEMORY OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORD TALBOT, LATE CHANCELLOR OF GREAT BRITAIN
The Castle Of Indolence, An Allegorical Poem
THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE. AN ALLEGORICAL POEM. WRITTEN IN IMITATION OF SPENSER.
EXPLANATION of the obsolete Words used in this POEM.
1 Upon Beauty
2 A Pastoral between David Thirsis and The Angel Gabriel upon the birth of Our Saviour
3 Psalm 104 Paraphrased
4 The yielding Maid
5 Upon Marle-field
6 A complaint on the miseries of this life
7 A Poetical Epistle to Sir William Bennet of Grubbat Baronet
8 Upon May
9 Upon the Hoop
10 A Hymn to God's power
11 A Pastoral betwixt Damon and Celia parting
12 The morning in the country
13 A Pastoral betwixt Thirsis and Corydon upon the death of Damon
14 A Description of ten o'clock of night in the town
15 The fable of a sick Kite and its Dame
16 Upon Mrs. Elizabeth Bennet
17 A Pastoral Entertainment described
18 An Elegy upon Parting
19 The Fable of a Hawk and Nightingale
20 [Fragment: Upon a Flower given me by –––]
21 Upon the Sparkler!
22 A Song
23 Song of Solomon Chap: 1 verse: 7
24 A Dialogue In praise of the pastoral Life
25 A Pastoral
26 An Elegy upon James Therburn In Chatto
27 Verses on receiving a Flower from his Mistress
28 Upon Happiness
29 Of a Country Life
1 Lisy's parting with her cat
2 [Lines: 'Happy the house']
3 [The Works and Wonders of Almighty Power]
4 On his Mother's death
5 [Extempore lines: 'Why not all faults']
6 [Lines: 'Bounteous Creator']
7 Hymn on Solitude
8 A Paraphrase on the latter Part of the Sixth Chapter of St. Matthew
9 The Happy Man
10 The Incomparable Soporific Doctor
11 A Nuptial Song, intended to have been inserted in the Fourth Act [of Sophonisba]
12 On J. M. S. Gent
13 [Lines: 'Happy the man']
14 [On the Death of Mr. William Aikman, the Painter]
15 Song: ['For ever, Fortune']
16 Ode: ['Tell me, your soul']
17 Song: ['Unless with my Amanda']
18 Song: ['Come, gentle Power']
19 Ode: ['O Nightingale']
20 [Lines: 'Snatch me some God']
21 Song: ['Hard is the Fate']
22 [Song: 'Sweet Tyrant Love']
23 [Lines: 'In this soft Song']
24 [Lines: 'In Vain the Gentle Moon']
25 To Seraphina. Ode
26 To Retirement: an Ode
27 On a Lady's undertaking to tell a Gentleman what he thought on by feeling his Pulse
28 [Line to Spence]
29 The Smoker Smoked
30 On the Report of a Wooden Bridge to be built at Westminster
31 To his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, an Ode
32 To the Reverend Mr. Murdoch, Rector of Straddishall in Suffolk. 1738
33 Prologue to Mallet's Mustapha
34 Epitaph on Miss Stanley
35 Epitaph on Solomon Mendez, esq.
36 Epitaph on Mr. Jacob Mendez
37 Verses on Mrs. Mendez's Birthday, born on Valentine's Day
38 [Lines: 'To honour humble Worth']
39 Song: ['One Day the God']
40 [Song: 'O you, whose tender serious Eyes']
41 [Lines: 'Ah wise too late']
42 [Lines: 'Still as I gazed']
43 Song: ['Come, dear Eliza']
44 Song: ['How long, Eliza']
45 [Lines: 'Hail to the Day']
46 To Miss Young, my dearest Amanda
47 [Lines: 'O you! For whom']
48 To George Lyttelton, Esq.
49 An Ode, on the Winter Solstice
50 Ode on Aeolus's Harp
Poems of Uncertain Authorship
1 [Lines: 'There nothing Evil ere can flow' and 'What is this World']
2 [On the confluence of the Rhone and the Saône]
3 In Imitation of Tibullus
4 Additional stanzas for The Castle of Indolence
APPENDIX B SUBSTANTIVE VARIANTS IN LYTTELTON'S EDITIONS, 1750, 1757
APPENDIX C POEMS WRONGLY ATTRIBUTED TO THOMSON
INDEX OF TITLES AND FIRST LINES
INDEX TO THE INTRODUCTIONS AND COMMENTARY
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