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JOHN DENNIS.

“Fortunatus et ille, Deos qui novit agrestes,
Panaque Sylvanumque senem Nymphasque sorores !"

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LONDON:
EDWARD MOXON & CO., DOVER STREET.

1865.

270. f 14.

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CHAPTER VI.

Thomson's Seasons—His character-Letter to Miss Young--A

poet dying for love-A select library-Britannia and
Liberty-The Castle of Indolence – Walpole’s criticism,

CHAPTER IX.

Sensational literature—The poetry of Wordsworth—Mr.

Matthew Arnold on the difference between ancient and
modern poetry-A discussion of his argument-Words-
worth's theories injurious to his poetry–His sonnets—Mr.
Henry Taylor on Wordsworth—Wordsworth's descriptions
of nature-His greatness and his weakness—The fathers of
the modern pastoral—Wordsworth’s pastorals—His pathos

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