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THE

WORKS

OF THE

ENGLISH POETS,

FROM CHAUCER TO COWPER;

INCLUDING TUIE

SERIES EDITED,

WITH

| PREFACES, BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL,

BY DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON:

AND

THE MOST APPROVED TRANSLATIONS.

THE

ADDITIONAL LIVES
BY ALEXANDER CHALMERS, F.S. A.

IN TWENTY-ONE VOLUMES.

VOL. XIII.
WATTS,

DYER,
A. PHILIPS,

SHENSTONE,
WEST,

YOUNG.
COLLINS,

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON; J. NICHOLS AND SON; R. BALDWIN; F. AND C, RIVINGTON; W. OTRIDGE AND SON:

LEIGH AXD SOTHEBY; R. FAULDER AND SON; G. NICOL AND SON; T. PAYNE; G. ROBINSON: WILKIE AND
| ROBINSON; C. DAVIES ; T. EGERTON; SCATCHERD AND LETTERMAN; J. WALKER; VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE :

E. LEA; J. NUNN ; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO.; J. STOCKDALE, CUTHELL AND MARTIN ; CLARKE AND SONS;
J. WHITE AND (0.; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME ; CADELL AND DAVIES ; J. BARKER; JOHN RICHARDSON ;
1. M. RICHARDSON; J. CARPENTER; B. CROSBY; E. JEFFERY; J. MURRAY; W. MILLER ; J. AND A. ARCIL, BLACK,
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CONTENTS.

VOL. XIII.

POEMS OF WATTS.

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T HE Author's Life, by Dr. Johnson ...... 3 | Looking upward .............

| Recommendatory Verses................... 9 Christ dying, rising, and reigning ...............
Preface................

.................. 13 The God of Thunder .........

The Day of Judgment, an Ode. Attempted in
HORÆ LYRICÆ. IN THREE BOOKS.

English Sapphics..............

The Song of Angel's above.........................
BOOK I.

Fire, Air, Earth, and Sea, praise ye the Lord .
SACRED TO DEVOTION AND PIETY.

The Farewell ..........
Worshipping with Fear ...........................

God only known to Himself .....................
Asking Leave to sing ............................ ..

ib. Pardon and Sapctification .........................
Divine Judgments .....

Sovereignty and Grace ...............................
Earth and Heaven .................................

22 The Law and Gospel ......................
Felicity above ................

ib. Seeking a divine Calm in a restless World.
God's Dominion and Decrees ...........

Casimire, Book ii. Ode xxviii....
Self-Consecration...................................

Happy Frailty ...........................
The Creator and Creatures......................... Launching into Eternity...............
The Nativity of Christ ...........................

A Prospect of the Resurrection..........
God Glorious and Sinners saved ........

Ad Dominum nostum et Servatorem Jesum
The humble Inquiry. A French Sonnet, imi-

Christum. Oda ............
tated ........................

Sui-ipsius Increpatio. Epigramma ............
The Penitent pardoned .............. .........

Excitatio Cordis Cælum versus ..................
A Hymn of Praise for three great Salvations Breathing towards the heavenly Country.
The Incomprehensible.....

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Casimire, Book i. Ode xix. imitated.. ......
Death and Eternity ..........

The hundredth Epigrain of Casimir. On Saint
A Sight of Heaven in Sickness ..............

Ardalio, who from a Stage-Player became a
The universal Hallelujah....

Christian, and suffered Martyrdom .........
The Atheist's Mistake...

On the Protestant Church at Montpelier de-
The Law given at Sinai ..................

molished, two Latin Epigrams Englished ...
Remember your Creator, &c. Ecclus. xiji ... Two happy Rivals, Devotion and the Muse ...
Sun, Moon, and Stars, praise ye the Lord ... The Hazard of loving the Creatures ............
The welcome Messenger

Desiring to love Christ
Sincere Praise ...

| The Heart given away
True Learning .........................................

30 Meditation in a Grove.............
True Wisdom ...

The Fairest and the only Beloved ...............
A Song to Creating Wisdom .....................

31 | Mutual Love stronger tban Death...............
God's absolute Dominion ...........

A Sight of Christ........
Condescending Grace. In Imitation of the Love on a Cross and a Throne ...........
114th Psalm ...

32 A preparatory Thought for the Lord's Supper.
The Infinite ...................

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Converse with Christ .................
Confession and Pardon .....

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Grace shining and Nature fainting...............
Young Men and Maidens, old Men and Babes, Love to Christ, present or absent ...............

praise ye the Lord, Psalm cxlviii. 12...... .. The Absence of Christ..
Flying Fowl, and creeping Things, praise ye

Desiring his Descent to Earth.....................
the Lord, Psalm cxlviii. 10 ......

Ascending to him in Heaven .
The Comparison and Complaint...................'

The Presence of God worth dying for: or, the
God Supreme and Self-sufficient ................

Death of Moses .........
Jesus the only Saviour........

Long for his Return ..........

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