1819

1066.g.2-5 73 s. 6 d.

Specimens of the British Poets; With Biographical and Critical Notices, and An Essay on English Poetry. By Thomas Campbell. In Seven Volumes. Vol. 1. Essay on English Poetry. London: John Murray, 1819.

CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

LIST OF AUTHORS.

ESSAY ON ENGLISH POETRY

Part I. 1

Part II. 77

Part III. 197

GENERAL INDEX 273.

LIST OF AUTHORS.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

CHAUCER

JOHN GOWER.

JOHN LYDGATE.

SCOTTISH POETRY.

JAMES I. OF SCOTLAND.

ROBERT HENRYSON.

WILLIAM DUNBAR.

SIR DAVID LYNDSAY.

SIR THOMAS WYATT.

HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY.

LORD VAUX.

RICHARD EDWARDS.

WILLIAM HUNNIS.

THOMAS SACKVILLE, LORD BUCKHURST AND EARL OF DORSET.

GEORGE GASCOIGNE.

JOHN HARRINGTON.

SIR PHILIP SYDNEY.

ROBERT GREENE.

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE.

ROBERT SOUTHWELL.

THOMAS WATSON.

EDMUND SPENSER.

POETRY OF UNCERTAIN AUTHORS OF THE END OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.

JOHN LYLY.

ALEXANDER HUME.

THOMAS NASHE.

EDWARD VERE, EARL OF OXFORD.

THOMAS STORER.

JOSEPH HALL.

WILLIAM WARNER.

SIR JOHN HARRINGTON.

FROM HENRY PERROT'S BOOK OF EPIGRAMS.

SIR THOMAS OVERBURY.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

SIR WALTER RALEIGH.

JOSHUA SYLVESTER.

SAMUEL DANIEL.

GILES AND PHINEAS FLETCHER.

HENRY CONSTABLE.

NICHOLAS BRETON.

DR. THOMAS LODGE.

BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER.

SIR JOHN DAVIES.

THOMAS GOFFE.

SIR FULKE GREVILLE.

SIR JOHN BEAUMONT. [NB: no women so far]

CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

MICHAEL DRAYTON.

EDWARD FAIRFAX.

SAMUEL ROWLANDS.

JOHN DONNE, D.D.

THOMAS PICKLE.

GEORGE HERBERT.

JOHN MARSTON.

GEORGE CHAPMAN.

THOMAS RANDOLPH.

H. CORBET.

THOMAS MIDDLETON.

RICHARD NICCOLS.

CHARLES FITZGEFFRAY.

BEN JONSON.

THOMAS CAREW.

SIR HENRY WOTTON.

WILLIAM ALEXANDER, EARL OF STERLING.

NATHAN FIELD.

THOMAS DEKKER.

JOHN WEBSTER.

JOHN FORD.

WILLIAM ROWLEY.

PHILIP MASSINGER.

SIR JOHN SUCKLING.

SIDNEY GODOLPHIN.

WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT.

GEORGE SANDYS.

ANONYMOUS.

FRANCIS QUARLES.

WILLIAM BROWN.

THOMAS NABBES.

THOMAS HEYWOOD.

WILLIAM DRUMMOND.

THOMAS MAY.

RICHARD CRASHAW.

WILLIAM HABINGTON.

JOHN HALL.

WILLIAM CHAMBERLAYN.

RICHARD LOVELACE.

ANONYMOUS.

CATHERINE PHILLIPS.

WILLIAM HEMINGE.

CONTENTS OF VOL. IV.

JAMES SHIRLEY.

ALEXANDER BROME.

ROBERT HERRICK.

ABRAHAM COWLEY.

SIR RICHARD FANSHAWE.

SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT.

SIR JOHN DENHAM.

JOHN BULTEEL.

GEORGE WITHER.

DR. HENRY KING.

DR. ROBERT WILDE.

SIR JOHN MENNIS AND JAMES SMITH.

JASPER MAYNE.

RICHARD BRAITHWAITE.

JOHN MILTON.

ANDREW MARVELL.

THOMAS STANLEY.

JOHN WILMOT, EARL OF ROCHESTER.

SAMUEL BUTLER.

ISAAC WALTON.

WENTWORTH DILLON, EARL OF ROSCOMMON.

THOMAS OTWAY.

ANONYMOUS.

N. HOOK.

PHILIP AYRES.

EDMUND WALLER.

CHARLES COTTON.

DR. HENRY MORE.

GEORGE ETHERIDGE.

THOMAS FLATMAN.

APHRA BEHN. [only two women so far.]

NATHANIEL LEE.

THOMAS SHADWELL.

HENRY VAUGHAN.

JOHN DRYDEN.

SIR CHARLES SEDLEY.

JOHN POMFRET.

THOMAS BROWN.

CHARLES SACKVILLE, EARL OF DORSET.

GEORGE STEPNEY.

JOHN PHILIPS.

WILLIAM WALSE.

ANONYMOUS.

ROBERT GOULD.

DR. WALTER POPE.

THOMAS PARNELL.

NICHOLAS ROWE.

SAMUEL GARTH.

PETER ANTHONY MOTTEAUX.

JOSEPH ADDISON.

MATTHEW PRIOR.

CONTENTS OF VOL. V.

DR. GEORGE SEWELL.

SIR JOHN VANBRUGH.

WILLIAM CONGREVE.

ELIJAH FENTON.

EDWARD WARD.

JOHN GAY.

BARTON BOOTH.

GEORGE GRANVILLE, LORD LANSDOWNE.

MATTHEW GREEN.

GEORGE LILLO.

THOMAS TICKELL.

JAMES HAMMOND.

JOHN OLDMIXON.

WILLIAM SOMERVILLE.

RICHARD WEST.

JAMES EYRE WEEKES.

RICHARD SAVAGE.

ALEXANDER POPE.

JONATHAN SWIFT.

JAMES BRAMSTON.

WILLIAM MESTON.

THOMAS WARTON.

THOMAS SOUTHERN.

ROBERT BLAIR.

JAMES THOMSON.

ISAAC WATTS.

AMBROSE PHILLIPS.

LEONARD WELSTED.

AMHURST SELDEN.

AARON HILL.

WILLIAM HAMILTON.

GILBERT WEST.

WILLIAM COLLINS.

COLLEY CIBBER.

EDWARD MOORE.

JOHN DYER.

ALLAN RAMSAY.

SIR CHARLES HANBURY WILLIAMS.

ISAAC HAWKINS BROWNE.

JOHN BYROM.

WILLIAM SHENSTONE.

HENRY CAREY.

CONTENTS OF VOL. VI.

CHARLES CHURCHILL.

ROBERT DODSLEY.

ROBERT LLOYD.

DAVID MALLET.

EDWARD YOUNG.

JOHN BROWN.

MICHAEL BRUCE.

JAMES GRAINGER.

JOHN GILBERT COOPER.

JAMES MERRICK.

WILLLIAM FALCONER.

MARK AKENSIDE.

THOMAS CHATTERTON.

CHRISTOPHER SMART.

THOMAS GRAY.

CUTHBERT SHAW.

TOBIAS SMOLLETT.

ANONYMOUS.

JOHN CUNNINGHAM.

GEORGE, LORD LYTTLETON.

ROBERT FERGUSON.

THOMAS SCOTT.

PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, EARL OF CHESTERFIELD.

OLIVER GOLDSMITH.

PAUL WHITEHEAD.

WALTER HARTE.

ANONYMOUS.

EDWARD LOVIBOND.

FRANCIS FAWKES.

ANONYMOUS.

JOHN ARMSTRONG.

--- RICHARDSON.

JOHN LANGHORNE.

THOMAS PENROSE.

SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE.

SIR JOHN HENRY MOORE, BART.

RICHARD JAGO.

HENRY BROOKE.

JOHN SCOTT.

GEORGE ALEXANDER STEVENS.

DR. SAMUEL JOHNSON.

MRS. GREVILLE. [NB: only the third woman.]

CONTENTS OF VOL. VII.

WILLIAM WHITEHEAD.

RICHARD GLOVER.

JOHN HALL STEPHENSON.

EDWARD THOMPSON.

HENRY HEADLEY.

JOHN LOGAN.

ROBERT CRAGGS, EARL NUGENT.

WILLIAM JULIUS MICKLE.

NATHANIEL COTTON.

TIMOTHY DWIGHT.

JAMES WHYTE.

THOMAS WARTON.

THOMAS BLACKLOCK.

WILLIAM HAYWARD ROBERTS.

SIR WILLIAM JONES.

SAMUEL BISHOP.

JOHN BAMPFYLDE.

ROBERT BURNS.

WILLIAM MASON.

JOSEPH WARTON.

WILLIAM COWPER.

ERASMUS DARWIN.

JAMES BEATTIE.

CHRISTOPHER ANSTEY.



 
 

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