Fables of John Gay (Somewhat Altered)
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Fables of John Gay (Somewhat Altered)

By John Benson Rose, John Gay
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  • FABLES OF JOHN GAY (SOMEWHAT ALTERED).
  • FABLES OF JOHN GAY (SOMEWHAT ALTERED). AFFECTIONATELY PRESENTED TO MARGARET ROSE, BY HER UNCLE JOHN BENSON ROSE.
  • DEDICATION.
  • The Flower and the Leaf.
  • Romaunt of the Rose.
  • Chaucer to his Booke.
  • CONTENTS.
  • GAY'S FABLES.
    • INTRODUCTION.
  • TO HIS HIGHNESS WILLIAM DUKE OF CUMBERLAND.
  • FABLE I. Lion, Tiger, and Traveller.
  • FABLE II. The Spaniel and Chameleon.
  • FABLE III. Mother, Nurse, and Fairy.
  • FABLE IV. Jove's Eagle, and Murmuring Beasts.
  • FABLE V. Wild Boar and Ram.
  • FABLE VI. Miser and Plutus
  • FABLE VII. Lion, Fox, and Gander.
  • FABLE VIII. Lady and Wasp.
  • FABLE IX. The Bull and the Mastiff.
  • FABLE X. Elephant and Bookseller.
  • FABLE XI. The Turkey, Peacock, and Goose.
  • FABLE XII. Cupid, Hymen, and Plutus.
  • FABLE XIII. The Tamed Fawn.
  • FABLE XIV. The Monkey who had seen the World.
  • FABLE XV. Philosopher and Pheasant.
  • FABLE XVI. Pin and Needle.
  • FABLE XVII. Shepherd's Dog and Wolf.
  • FABLE XVIII. The Unsatisfactory Painter.
  • FABLE XIX. Lion and Cub.
  • FABLE XX. Old Hen and Young Cock.
  • FABLE XXI. The Ratcatcher and Cats.
  • FABLE XXII. The Shaven and Shorn Goat.
  • FABLE XXIII. Old Dame and Cats.
  • FABLE XXIV. Butterfly and Snail.
  • FABLE XXV. The Scold and Parrot.
  • FABLE XXVI. Cur and Mastiff.
  • FABLE XXVII. Sick Man and Angel.
  • FABLE XXVIII. The Persian, the Sun, and the Cloud.
  • FABLE XXIX. The Dying Fox.
  • FABLE XXX. The Setter and the Partridge.
  • FABLE XXXI. The Universal Apparition.
  • FABLE XXXII. The Owls and Sparrow.
  • FABLE XXXIII. Courtier and Proteus.
  • FABLE XXXIV. The Mastiff.
  • FABLE XXXV. Barleymow and Dunghill.
  • FABLE XXXVI. Pythagoras and Countryman.
  • FABLE XXXVII. Farmer's Wife and Raven.
  • FABLE XXXVIII. The Turkey and the Ant.
  • FABLE XXXIX. The Father and Jupiter.
  • FABLE XL. The Two Monkeys.
  • FABLE XLI. Owl and Farmer.
  • FABLE XLII. Juggler and Vice.
  • FABLE XLIII. Council of Horses.
  • FABLE XLIV. Hound and Huntsman.
  • FABLE XLV. Rose and Poet.
  • FABLE XLVI. Cur, Horse, and Shepherd's Dog.
  • FABLE XLVII. The Court of Death.
  • FABLE XLVIII. Florist and Pig.
  • FABLE XLIX. Man and Flea.
  • FABLE L. Hare and Many Friends.
  • FABLE LI. Dog and Fox. (To a Lawyer.)
  • FABLE LII. Vulture, Sparrow, and Birds.
  • FABLE LIII. Ape and Poultry.
  • FABLE LIV. Ant in Office.
  • FABLE LV. The Bear in a Boat. (To a Coxcomb.)
  • FABLE LVI. Squire and Cur. (To a Country Gentleman.)
  • FABLE LVII. The Countryman and Jupiter. (To myself.)
  • FABLE LVIII. Man, Cat, Dog, and Fly. (To my Native Land.)
  • FABLE LIX. The Jackall, Leopard, and Beasts. (To a Modern Politician.)
  • FABLE LX. The Degenerate Bees. (To Dean Swift.)
  • FABLE LXI. The Pack-Horse and the Carrier. (To a Young Nobleman.)
  • FABLE LXII. Pan and Fortune. (To a Young Heir.)
  • FABLE LXIII. Plutus, Cupid, and Time.
  • FABLE LXIV. Owl, Swan, Cock, Spider, Ass, and Farmer. (To a Mother.)
  • FABLE LXV. Cookmaid, Turnspit, and Ox. (To a Poor Man.)
  • FABLE LXVI. The Raven, Sexton, and Worm. (To Laura.)
  • The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse. Æsop, Babrius, Horace, Prior, and Pope.
  • The Magpie and her Brood. From the Tales of Bonaventura des Periers, Servant to Marguerite of Valois, Queen of Navarre. By Horace Lord Orford.
  • THE THREE WARNINGS: Mrs. Thrale.
  • POSTSCRIPT.
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