Poetical Works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham eBook

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To the Duchess of Orleans, when she was taking Leave of the Court at
Dover

To Chloris

To the King

To the Duchess, when he Presented this Book to Her Royal Highness

To Mr. Creech, on his Translation of ‘Lucretius’

SONGS:—­

Stay, Phoebus

Peace, Babbling Muse

Chloris!  Farewell

To Flavia

Behold the Brand of Beauty Toss’d

While I Listen to thy Voice

Go, Lovely Rose

Sung by Mrs. Knight to Her Majesty, on Her Birthday

Song

PROLOGUES AND EPILOGUE:—­

Prologue for the Lady-Actors, Spoken before King Charles II

Prologue to the ‘Maid’s Tragedy’

Epilogue to the ‘Maid’s Tragedy,’ Spoken by the the King

Another Epilogue to the ‘Maid’s Tragedy,’ Designed upon the first
Alteration of the Play, when the King only was left Alive

EPIGRAMS, EPITAPHS, AND FRAGMENTS:—­

Under a Lady’s Picture

Of a Lady who Writ in Praise of Mira

To One Married to an Old Man

An Epigram on a Painted Lady with ill Teeth

Epigram upon the Golden Medal

Written on a Card that Her Majesty tore at Ombre

To Mr. Granville (now Lord Lansdowne), on his Verses to King James II

Long and Short Life

Translated out of Spanish

Translated out of French

Some Verses of an Imperfect Copy, Designed for a Friend, on his
Translation of Ovid’s ‘Fasti’

On the Statue of King Charles I., at Charing Cross, in the Year 1674

Pride

Epitaph on Sir George Speke

Epitaph on Colonel Charles Cavendish

Epitaph on the Lady Sedley

Epitaph to be Written under the Latin Inscription upon the Tomb of the only Son of the Lord Andover

Epitaph Unfinished

DIVINE POEMS:—­

Of Divine Love

Of the Fear of God

Of Divine Poesy

On the Paraphrase of the Lord’s Prayer, Written by Mrs. Wharton

Some Reflections of his upon the Several Petitions in the same Prayer

On the Foregoing Divine Poems

DENHAM’S POEMS.

LIFE OF SIR JOHN DENHAM

POEMS UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.

Cooper’s Hill

The Destruction of Troy, an Essay on the 2d Book of Virgil’s Eneis

On the Earl of Stafford’s Trial and Death

On my Lord Croft’s and my Journey into Poland

On Mr. Thomas Killigrew’s Return from Venice, and Mr. William Murrey’s from Scotland

To Sir John Mennis

Natura Naturata

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