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EMINENT FOR POETICAL MEXIT."
by R. H. Evans, in the year 1810.
BY JAMES PLUMPTRE, B.D.
FELLOW OF CLARE-HALL, CAMBRIDGE,
TO WHICH ARE ADDED
A COLLECTION OF SONGS
REVISED AND ALTERED BY THE EDITOR ;
To sway the judgment, while he sooths the ear;
PRINTED BY F. HODSON,
J. NICHOLSON, CAMBRIDGE.
These Letters submitted to a Friend, Page xiii. Oo making
quotations and using Italics, p. xiv. On making references
to Books, xxi. On altering Songs, xxvii. Mr. Dibdin, xxix.
Reasons for undertaking this work, Page 1. Oo the Influence
of Poetry, p. 8. On the importance of forming a correct
Taste, 16. On Indecency and Licentiousness, 18.
Heatbenisin, 23. Onaltering Songs, 25. Sources of Vocal
Oo Ballads, p. 29. On Pastoral Songs, 32. Oo Nature and
Art and the Love of Novelty, 32. Oo Reality in Poetry, 34.
On the state of Morals among the lower Classes, 38. Re-
quisites in Pastoral or Rural Poetry, 42. Review of the
Ballads and Pastoral Songs in Vocal Poetry: 45.-Despair,
50, 51. Dying for love, 51. 53. 57. 58. 63. Predestination,