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Individual Item Contents: WPRP 124

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Author

Carter, Elizabeth (1717-1806).

Title

Memoirs of the life of Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, with a new edition of her poems, including some which have never appeared before; to which are added, some miscellaneous essays in prose, together with her notes on the Bible, and answers to objections concerning the Christian religion. By the Rev. Montagu Pennnington, M.A. 2nd ed.

Imprint

London : F.C. and J. Rivington, 1808. 2v.

Call number

WPRP 124.

Physical description

2 v., [1] leaf of plates : ill., front. (port.) ; 22 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 52.

Epigraph

-----Quid virtus et quid sapientia possit
Utile proposuit nobis exemplar.
 

HOR.

Online copies

Volume I, Google Books

Volume II, Google Books

Contents

VOLUME I.

Includes Dedication and Preface.

No Contents page. Includes:

 

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF MRS. ELIZABETH CARTER.

1

VOLUME II.

Includes Dedication and Advertisement.

No Contents page. Includes:

 

IN DIEM NATALEM.

8

EPITAPH ON A YOUNG LADY

14

ANACREON. ODE XXX.

14

TRANSLATED..

15

A RIDDLE..

16

IMITATED.

18

ON THE DEATH OF HER SACRED MAJESTY QUEEN CAROLINE.

22

TO MR. DUCK, OCCASIONED BY A PRESENT OF HIS POEMS

24

1738.

26

ON HEARING MISS LYNCH SING..

29

ON THE DEATH OF MRS. ROWE.

30

ODE TO MELANCHOLY

32

ODE.

35

THOUGHTS AT MIDNIGHT.

37

A DIALOGUE.

39

WRITTEN EXTEMPORE ON THE SEA-SHORE, 1741.--BY MOON LIGHT

42

TO MISS SARAH LYNCH

43

TO MISS LYNCH

44

TO THE MEMORY OF ---------------.

46

ON THE SAME

47

TO MISS LYNCH

48

TO MISS D’AETH.

51

WRITTEN AT MIDNIGHT IN A THUNDER STORM. TO MISS LYNCH

54

TO DR. WALWYN. ON HIS DESIGN OF CUTTING DOWN A SHADY WALK

56

ON THE DEATH OF MASTER QUESTED.

58

TO MISS LYNCH. APRIL 9, 1746.

59

TO MISS HALL. 1746

61

ODE TO WISDOM.

64

FROM MISS WILBRAHAM.

68

TO MISS WILBRAHAM. IN ANSWER TO THE FOREGOING.

69

TO MISS ETHELRED LYNCH. FROM HER GUARDIAN ANGLE.

71

TO ------------------

73

TO MISS HALL. WRITTEN AT AN ORATORIO

75

TO MISS HALL.

76

TO THE SAME.

78

TO MISS BURTON: ON A WATCH.

80

TO MISS UNDERDOWN. ON A WATCH

81

HORACE, B.I. ODE XV. THE PROPECY OF NEREUS. 1751

83

TO ------------------.

85

SONETTO PROEMIALE. DEL ABATE METASTASIO

88

TRANSLATED

89

CANZONE. DEL ABATE METASTASIO.

90

TRANSLATED.

91

TO MRS. HONEYWOOD. Occasioned by the sight of some verses addressed to general Honeywood her husband.

94

TO THE REV. DR. CARTER.

95

TO MISS TALBOT.

97

TO MISS MARGARET CARTER

99

TO MRS. MONTAGU

100

TO THE EARL OF BATH

101

TO MISS SUTTON.

104

ON THE DEATH OF A FRIEND.

106

WRITTEN DURING THE SLEEPING OF AN AFFLICTED FRIEND.

107

TO MRS. VESEY.

108

ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF MISS SUTTON

111

TO THE RIGHT HON. LADY DARTHEY.

112

TO THE HON. THOMAS DAWSON.

113

TO MRS. MONTAGU

114

TO VISCOUNTESS CREMORNE.

117

MISCELLANIES IN PROSE.

 

LETTERS BETWEEN ARCHBISHOP SECKER AND MRS. CARTER, CONCERNING A PASSAGE IN HOMER; REFERRED TO IN THE MEMOIRS

123

FROM MRS. CARTER, JULY 1760

123

FROM THE ARCHBISHOP IN ANSWER

124

FROM MRS. CARTER TO THE ARCHBISHOP

126

WRITTEN BY MRS. CARTER UPON MAKING HER WILL; AS MENTIONED IN THE MEMOIRS

127

THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, 1752, BY MRS. CARTER

129

THE RAMBLER. NUMBER XLIV. TO THE RAMBLER.

131

THE RAMBLER. NUMBER C. TO THE RAMBLER.

139

INSCRIPTION ON LADY ANN DAWSON’S MONUMENT, DRAWN UP BY MRS. CARTER, AND INSERTED IN THE LAST EDITION OF HER POEMS.

145

PROPOSALS FOR PRINTING BY SUBSCRIPTION

146

LETTER OF ADVICE TO WHOEVER WILL APPLY IT TO HERSELF

150

EXTRACTS FROM SOME OF MRS. CARTER’S LETTERS ON SUBJECTS OF TASTE AND LITERATURE. REFLECTIONS SUGGESTED BY THE SIGHT OF RUINS

151

ON THE SAME SUBJECT. TO ANOTHER FRIEND

154

ROUSSEAU.

156

ON THE INDULGENCE OF FANCY, &c. &c.

158

ON THE DURATION OF FRIENDSHIP

162

DAVID HUME

163

ON JOHNSON’S SHAKESPEARE

164

DR. JOHNSON’S FEAR OF DEATH

166

LORD FALKLAND

167

SIR JAMES MACDONALD.

163

JOHN WILKES

169

MR. BURKE

170

MR. HARRIS AND ARISTOTLE

171

MRS. MACAULEY, GUICCIARDINI, AND CÆSAR.

172

ON A SEXTON’S EPITAPH

173

MRS. VANSITTART’S DREAM

174

INTRODUCTION TO THE NOTES ON THE BIBLE AND THE ANSWERS TO OBJECTIONS CONCERNING THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION.

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE NOTES ON THE BIBLE, &c. &c.

179

NOTES ON THE BIBLE, &c.

183

GENESIS

183

EXODUS

192

LEVITICUS.

194

NUMBERS.

196

DEUTERONOMY

196

JOSHUA

197

JUDGES

198

1 SAMUEL

199

2 SAMUEL

202

1 KINGS

203

2 KINGS

205

1 CHRONICLES.

210

2 CHRONICLES

211

EZRA.

216

ESTHER

216

JOB

216

PSALMS

220

PROVERBS

226

ECCLESIASTES.

227

SONG OF SOLOMON.

228

ISIAH.

229

JEREMIAH.

247

LAMENTATIONS OF JEREMIAH.

252

EZEKIEL

253

DANIEL

256

HOSEA

260

JOEL

263

AMOS

264

OBADIAH

266

JONAH

266

MICAH

267

NAHUM

267

HABBAKKUK

269

ZEPHANIAH

269

HAGGAI

270

ZECHARIAH.

270

APOCRYPHA

1 ESDRAS

273

JUDITH

273

ECCLESIASTICUS

273

1 MACCABEES.

274

THE NEW TESTAMENT

ST. MATTHEW

277

ST. MARK

286

ST. LUKE

289

ST. JOHN

293

THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES

297

ROMANS

300

1 CORINTHIANS

302

2 CORINTHIANS

304

GALATIANS

305

EPHESIANS

306

PHILIPPIANS.

307

COLOSSIANS

308

1 THESSALONIANS.

308

1 TIMOTHY

309

2 TIMOTHY

310

TITUS

310

HEBREWS

310

JAMES

.311

2 PETER

312

REVELATION

314

OBJECTIONS AGAINST THE NEW TESTAMENT, WITH MRS. CARTER’S ANSWERS TO THEM.

319

LETTERS FROM MRS. CARTER ON THE SAME SUBJECT

LETTER I.

373

LETTER II.

376

LETTER III.

379

LETTER IV.

381

LETTER I. TO -----------

387

LETTER II. TO THE SAME

391

LETTER III. TO THE SAME

394

LETTER IV. TO THE SAME

398

LETTER V. TO THE SAME

401

ON GOOD FRIDAY. A FRAGMENT

405

THOUGHTS ON THE OLD TESTAMENT

407

A MORNING PRAYER.

413

APPENDIX

ARCHBISHOP SECKER’S NOTES

415

ANECDOTES ON MRS. CARTER

417

EXTRACT OF A LETTER FROM MISS ANNA MARIA CLARKE TO THE EDITOR, SOON AFTER MRS. CARTER’S DEATH.

423

TO DONNA DOROTHEA RUFFO.

424

IMPROMPTU

425

LINES TO THE MEMORY OF MRS. ELIZABETH CARTER

426

ON THE DEATH OF MRS. CARTER

427