Author:Thomas Warton

Thomas Warton

English literary historian, critic, and poet

Thomas Warton


  • Five Pastoral Eclogues (1745)
  • The Pleasures of Melancholy (1747) (external scan)
  • The Triumph of Isis (1749)
  • A Description of the City, College, and Cathedral of Winchester. Exhibiting a Complete and Comprehensive Detail of their Antiquities and Present State. The whole illustrated with several Curious and Authentic Particulars collected from a Manuscript of Anthony Wood, preserved in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford; the College and Cathedral Registers, and other Original Authorities, never before published ([1750])
  • Newmarket, a Satire (1751)
  • Ode for music: as performed at the theatre in Oxford, on the second of July, 1751 : being the anniversary appointed by the late Lord Crew, Bishop of Durham, for the commemoration of benefactors to the University (1751) (external scan)
  • The Union, or Select Scotch and English pieces (1753) (external scan)
  • Observations on the Faery Queen of Spenser (1754) (external scan)
  • Inscriptionum Romanarum Metricarum Delectus (1758)
  • A Companion to the Guide, and a Guide to the Companion, being a Complete Supplement to all the Accounts of Oxford hitherto published. … The whole interspersed with Original Anecdotes and Interesting Discoveries, occasionally resulting from the subject, and embellished with perspective Views and Elevations neatly engraved (1760)
  • (ed.) The Life and Literary Remains of Ralph Bathurst, M.D., Dean of Wells, and President of Trinity College in Oxford (1761)
  • (ed.) The Oxford Sausage; or Select Poetical Pieces written by the most celebrated Wits of the University of Oxford (1764) (external scan)
  • Cephalas' ‘Anthologiæ Græcæ.’ (1766)
  • Theocriti Syracusii quae supersunt. Cum scholiis graecis auctioribus, emendationibus et animadversionibus in scholia editoris et Joannis Toupii, glossis selectis ineditis indicibus amplissimis. Praemittuntur editoris dissertatio de bucolicis Graecorum, vita Theocriti a Josua Barnesio scripta, cum nonnullis aliis auctariis. Accedunt editoris et variorum notae perpetuae epistola Joannis Toupii de Syracusiis, ejusdem addenda in Theocritum, necnon collationes quindecim codicum (1770)
  • The Life of Sir Thomas Pope, founder of Trinity College, Oxford, chiefly compiled from Original Evidences, with an Appendix of Papers never before printed (1772)
  • History of English Poetry (1774-1781) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4)
  • History of the parish of Kiddington (1781)
  • An Enquiry into the Authenticity of the Poems attributed to Thomas Rowley, in which the Arguments of the Dean of Exeter and Mr. Bryant are examined (1782)
  • Poems upon several occasions, English, Italian, and Latin, with Translations, by John Milton, viz. Lycidas, L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Arcades, Comus, Odes, Sonnets, Miscellanies, English Psalms, Elegiarum liber, Epigrammatum liber, Sylvarum liber. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory, and other Illustrations (1785) (external scan)
  • The Poems on various Subjects of Thomas Warton, B.D., late Fellow of Trinity College, Professor of Poetry and Camden Professor of History at Oxford, and Poet-Laureat. Now first collected (1791)

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