Poems on several occasions: By Stephen Duck.
Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756.
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THE CONTENTS.

  • _TO a Gentleman, who requested a Copy of Verses from the Au|thor Page 1
  • On Poverty 5
  • The Thresher's Labour 10
  • The Shunammite 28
  • Gratitude. A Pastoral 47
  • A Pastoral Elegy 54
  • On a Good Conscience 66
  • On Music 68
  • On Richmond Park, and Royal Gar|dens 72
  • Avaro and Amanda 85
  • To a Young Lady, who had a Cupid given her 129
  • On the Honourable Mrs. Horner's Travelling for the Recovery of her Health 130
  • The Absent Lover 133
  • On a Screen, work'd in Flowers by Her Royal Highness ANNE, Prin|cess of Orange 135
  • To His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland, on His Birth-Day 137
  • To Death. An irregular Ode 140
  • On Mrs. L_…s 148
  • Truth and Falshood. A Fable 149
  • Proper Ingredients to make a Scep|tic 157
  • On Two Young Ladies leaving the Country 158
  • On Mites. To a Lady 160
  • Chloe's Conquest 162
  • Occasion'd by a Dispute with a La|dy 163
  • To Mr. Worsdale: Occasion'd by see|ing Celia's Picture unfinish'd 165
  • On the Queen's Grotto, in Richmond Gardens 166
  • Page  xlTo the Author of a Poem on the Duke of Lorrain's Arrival at the British Court 169
  • On Florella's Birth-Day 171
  • To the Rev. Dr. Freind, on his quitting Westminster School 173
  • On Celia's Picture, drawn by Sir Godfrey Kneller 176
  • On the Marriage of His Serene High|ness the Prince of Orange 177
  • Verses to the Author, in Imitation of Horace's Ode on Pindar 186
  • The Answer 193
  • On Delia singing, and playing on Mu|sic 195
  • To the Right Hon. William Clayton, Esq (now Lord Sundon) on his being elected Representative in Parliament for Westminster with|out Opposition 197
  • To Mr. Winder (now Fellow) of Corpus-Christi, Oxford; in An|swer to a Latin Epistle, which he sent me 201
  • A Description of a Journey to Marl|borough, Bath, Portsmouth, &c. 205
  • Penelope to Ulysses. Paraphras'd from Ovid 237
  • An Epigram 248
  • A Poem on Her MAJESTY's Birth-Day 249
  • Felix and Constance 253
  • Ad Joannem Miltonum 294
  • Imitated ibid.
  • An Imitation of the Tenth Ode of the Second Book of Horace 295
  • An Imitation of the Sixteenth Ode of the Second Book of Horace 299
  • An Imitation of the Sixteenth Ode of the Third Book of Horace 305
  • Felix, qui patriis, &c. imitated from Claudian 311
  • Of Friendship 316
  • An Ode, presented to their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Prin|cess of Wales, in Richmond Gar|dens.