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English Satires

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  • ENGLISH SATIRES
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • ENGLISH SATIRES.
    • WILLIAM LANGLAND.
      • I. PILGRIMAGE IN SEARCH OF DO-WELL.
    • I. PILGRIMAGE IN SEARCH OF DO-WELL.
    • GEOFFREY CHAUCER.
      • PORTRAITS FROM THE CANTERBURY TALES.
      • II. AND III. THE MONK AND THE FRIAR.
        • II.
        • III.
      • II.
      • III.
    • PORTRAITS FROM THE CANTERBURY TALES.
    • II. AND III. THE MONK AND THE FRIAR.
      • II.
      • III.
    • II.
    • III.
    • JOHN LYDGATE.
      • IV. THE LONDON LACKPENNY.
    • IV. THE LONDON LACKPENNY.
    • WILLIAM DUNBAR.
      • V. THE DANCE OF THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
      • IX.
      • X.
    • V. THE DANCE OF THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
    • SIR DAVID LYNDSAY.
      • VI. SATIRE ON THE SYDE TAILLIS—ANE SUPPLICATIOUN DIRECTIT TO THE KINGIS GRACE—1538.
    • VI. SATIRE ON THE SYDE TAILLIS—ANE SUPPLICATIOUN DIRECTIT TO THE KINGIS GRACE—1538.
    • BISHOP JOSEPH HALL.
      • VII. ON SIMONY.
      • VIII. THE DOMESTIC TUTOR'S POSITION.
      • IX. THE IMPECUNIOUS FOP.
    • VII. ON SIMONY.
    • VIII. THE DOMESTIC TUTOR'S POSITION.
    • IX. THE IMPECUNIOUS FOP.
    • GEORGE CHAPMAN.
      • X. AN INVECTIVE WRITTEN BY MR. GEORGE CHAPMAN AGAINST MR. BEN JONSON.
    • X. AN INVECTIVE WRITTEN BY MR. GEORGE CHAPMAN AGAINST MR. BEN JONSON.
    • JOHN DONNE.
      • XI. THE CHARACTER OF THE BORE.
    • XI. THE CHARACTER OF THE BORE.
    • BEN JONSON.
      • XII. THE NEW CRY.
      • XIII. ON DON SURLY.
    • XII. THE NEW CRY.
    • XIII. ON DON SURLY.
    • SAMUEL BUTLER.
      • XIV. THE CHARACTER OF HUDIBRAS.
      • XV. THE CHARACTER OF A SMALL POET.
    • XIV. THE CHARACTER OF HUDIBRAS.
    • XV. THE CHARACTER OF A SMALL POET.
    • ANDREW MARVELL.
      • XVI. NOSTRADAMUS'S PROPHECY.
    • XVI. NOSTRADAMUS'S PROPHECY.
    • JOHN CLEIVELAND.
      • XVII. THE SCOTS APOSTASIE.
    • XVII. THE SCOTS APOSTASIE.
    • JOHN DRYDEN.
      • XVIII. SATIRE ON THE DUTCH.
      • XIX. MACFLECKNOE.
      • XX. EPISTLE TO THE WHIGS.
    • XVIII. SATIRE ON THE DUTCH.
    • XIX. MACFLECKNOE.
    • XX. EPISTLE TO THE WHIGS.
    • DANIEL DEFOE.
      • XXI. INTRODUCTION TO THE TRUE-BORN ENGLISHMAN.
    • XXI. INTRODUCTION TO THE TRUE-BORN ENGLISHMAN.
    • THE EARL OF DORSET.
      • XXII. SATIRE ON A CONCEITED PLAYWRIGHT.
    • XXII. SATIRE ON A CONCEITED PLAYWRIGHT.
    • JOHN ARBUTHNOT.
      • XXIII. PREFACE TO JOHN BULL AND HIS LAW-SUIT.
      • XXIV. THE HISTORY OF JOHN BULL.
      • XXV. EPITAPH UPON COLONEL CHARTRES.
    • XXIII. PREFACE TO JOHN BULL AND HIS LAW-SUIT.
    • XXIV. THE HISTORY OF JOHN BULL.
    • XXV. EPITAPH UPON COLONEL CHARTRES.
    • JONATHAN SWIFT.
      • XXVI. MRS. FRANCES HARRIS' PETITION.
      • XXVII. ELEGY ON PARTRIDGE.
      • THE EPITAPH.
      • XXVIII. A MEDITATION UPON A BROOM-STICK.
      • XXIX. THE RELATIONS OF BOOKSELLERS AND AUTHORS.
      • XXX. THE EPISTLE DEDICATORY TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE POSTERITY.
    • XXVI. MRS. FRANCES HARRIS' PETITION.
    • XXVII. ELEGY ON PARTRIDGE.
    • THE EPITAPH.
    • XXVIII. A MEDITATION UPON A BROOM-STICK.
    • XXIX. THE RELATIONS OF BOOKSELLERS AND AUTHORS.
    • XXX. THE EPISTLE DEDICATORY TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE POSTERITY.
    • SIR RICHARD STEELE.
      • XXXI. THE COMMONWEALTH OF LUNATICS.
    • XXXI. THE COMMONWEALTH OF LUNATICS.
    • JOSEPH ADDISON.
      • XXXII. SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY'S SUNDAY.
    • XXXII. SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY'S SUNDAY.
    • EDWARD YOUNG.
      • XXXIII. TO THE RIGHT HON. MR. DODINGTON.
    • XXXIII. TO THE RIGHT HON. MR. DODINGTON.
    • JOHN GAY.
      • XXXIV. THE QUIDNUNCKIS.
    • XXXIV. THE QUIDNUNCKIS.
    • ALEXANDER POPE.
      • XXXV. THE DUNCIAD—THE DESCRIPTION OF DULNESS.
      • XXXVI. SANDYS' GHOST; OR, A PROPER NEW BALLAD OF THE NEW OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, AS IT WAS INTENDED TO BE TRANSLATED BY PERSONS OF QUALITY.
      • XXXVII. SATIRE ON THE WHIG POETS.
      • XXXVIII. EPILOGUE TO THE SATIRES.
    • XXXV. THE DUNCIAD—THE DESCRIPTION OF DULNESS.
    • XXXVI. SANDYS' GHOST; OR, A PROPER NEW BALLAD OF THE NEW OVID'S METAMORPHOSES, AS IT WAS INTENDED TO BE TRANSLATED BY PERSONS OF QUALITY.
    • XXXVII. SATIRE ON THE WHIG POETS.
    • XXXVIII. EPILOGUE TO THE SATIRES.
    • SAMUEL JOHNSON.
      • XXXIX. THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES.
      • XL. LETTER TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD.
    • XXXIX. THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES.
    • XL. LETTER TO THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD.
    • OLIVER GOLDSMITH.
      • XLI. THE RETALIATION.
      • XLII. THE LOGICIANS REFUTED.
      • XLIII. BEAU TIBBS, HIS CHARACTER AND FAMILY.
    • XLI. THE RETALIATION.
    • XLII. THE LOGICIANS REFUTED.
    • XLIII. BEAU TIBBS, HIS CHARACTER AND FAMILY.
    • CHARLES CHURCHILL.
      • XLIV. THE JOURNEY.
    • XLIV. THE JOURNEY.
    • JUNIUS.
      • XLV. TO THE KING.
    • XLV. TO THE KING.
    • ROBERT BURNS.
      • XLVI. ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID, OR THE RIGIDLY RIGHTEOUS.
      • XLVII. HOLY WILLIE'S PRAYER.
      • EPITAPH ON HOLY WILLIE.
    • XLVI. ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID, OR THE RIGIDLY RIGHTEOUS.
    • XLVII. HOLY WILLIE'S PRAYER.
    • EPITAPH ON HOLY WILLIE.
    • CHARLES LAMB.
      • XLVIII. A FAREWELL TO TOBACCO.
    • XLVIII. A FAREWELL TO TOBACCO.
    • THOMAS MOORE.
      • XLIX. LINES ON LEIGH HUNT.
    • XLIX. LINES ON LEIGH HUNT.
    • GEORGE CANNING.
      • L. EPISTLE FROM LORD BORINGDON TO LORD GRANVILLE.
      • LI. REFORMATION OF THE KNAVE OF HEARTS.
    • L. EPISTLE FROM LORD BORINGDON TO LORD GRANVILLE.
    • LI. REFORMATION OF THE KNAVE OF HEARTS.
    • POETRY OF THE ANTI-JACOBIN.
      • LII. THE FRIEND OF HUMANITY AND THE KNIFE-GRINDER.
      • LIII. SONG BY ROGERO THE CAPTIVE.
    • LII. THE FRIEND OF HUMANITY AND THE KNIFE-GRINDER.
    • LIII. SONG BY ROGERO THE CAPTIVE.
    • COLERIDGE AND SOUTHEY.
      • LIV. THE DEVIL'S WALK.
    • LIV. THE DEVIL'S WALK.
    • SYDNEY SMITH.
      • LV. THE LETTERS OF PETER PLYMLEY—ON "NO POPERY".
    • LV. THE LETTERS OF PETER PLYMLEY—ON "NO POPERY".
    • JAMES SMITH.
      • LVI. THE POET OF FASHION.
    • LVI. THE POET OF FASHION.
    • WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.
      • LVII. BOSSUET AND THE DUCHESS OF FONTANGES.
    • LVII. BOSSUET AND THE DUCHESS OF FONTANGES.
    • GEORGE, LORD BYRON.
      • LVIII. THE VISION OF JUDGMENT.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
      • IX.
      • X.
      • XI.
      • XII.
      • XIII.
      • XIV.
      • XV.
      • XVI.
      • XVII.
      • XVIII.
      • XIX.
      • XX.
      • XXI.
      • XXII.
      • XXIII.
      • XXIV.
      • XXV.
      • XXVI.
      • XXVII.
      • XXVIII.
      • XXIX.
      • XXX.
      • XXXI.
      • XXXII.
      • XXXIII.
      • XXXIV.
      • LIX. THE WALTZ.
      • LX. "THE DEDICATION" IN DON JUAN.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
      • IX.
      • X.
      • XI.
      • XII.
      • XIII.
      • XIV.
      • XV.
      • XVI.
      • XVII.
    • LVIII. THE VISION OF JUDGMENT.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
    • XI.
    • XII.
    • XIII.
    • XIV.
    • XV.
    • XVI.
    • XVII.
    • XVIII.
    • XIX.
    • XX.
    • XXI.
    • XXII.
    • XXIII.
    • XXIV.
    • XXV.
    • XXVI.
    • XXVII.
    • XXVIII.
    • XXIX.
    • XXX.
    • XXXI.
    • XXXII.
    • XXXIII.
    • XXXIV.
    • LIX. THE WALTZ.
    • LX. "THE DEDICATION" IN DON JUAN.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
    • XI.
    • XII.
    • XIII.
    • XIV.
    • XV.
    • XVI.
    • XVII.
    • THOMAS HOOD.
      • LXI. COCKLE v. CACKLE.
    • LXI. COCKLE v. CACKLE.
    • LORD MACAULAY.
      • LXII. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN'S TRIP TO CAMBRIDGE.
    • LXII. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN'S TRIP TO CAMBRIDGE.
    • WINTHROP MACKWORTH PRAED.
      • LXIII. THE RED FISHERMAN; OR, THE DEVIL'S DECOY.
      • LXIV. MAD—QUITE MAD.
    • LXIII. THE RED FISHERMAN; OR, THE DEVIL'S DECOY.
    • LXIV. MAD—QUITE MAD.
    • BENJAMIN DISRAELI (LORD BEACONSFIELD).
      • LXV. POPANILLA ON MAN.
    • LXV. POPANILLA ON MAN.
    • ROBERT BROWNING.
      • LXVI. CRISTINA.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII.
      • VIII.
      • LXVII. THE LOST LEADER.
      • I.
      • II.
    • LXVI. CRISTINA.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • LXVII. THE LOST LEADER.
    • I.
    • II.
    • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY.
      • LXVIII. PISCATOR AND PISCATRIX.
      • LXIX. ON A HUNDRED YEARS HENCE.
    • LXVIII. PISCATOR AND PISCATRIX.
    • LXIX. ON A HUNDRED YEARS HENCE.
    • ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH.
      • LXX. SPECTATOR AB EXTRA.
      • LE DINER.
      • PARVENANT.
    • LXX. SPECTATOR AB EXTRA.
    • LE DINER.
    • PARVENANT.
    • C.S. CALVERLEY.
      • LXXI. "HIC VIR, HIC EST."
    • LXXI. "HIC VIR, HIC EST."
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