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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

 

CONTENTS.

Page
 To Mæcenas 9
On Virtue 13
To the University of Cambridge, in New-England 15
To the King's Most Excellent Majesty 17
On being brought from Africa 18
On the Rev. Dr. Sewell 19
On the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield 22
On the Death of a young Lady of five Years of Age 25
On the Death of a young Gentleman 27
To a Lady on the Death of her Husband 29
Goliath of Gath 31
Thoughts on the Works of Providence 43
To a Lady on the Death of three Relations 51
To a Clergyman on the Death of his Lady 53
An Hymn to the Morning 56
An Hymn to the Evening 58

On Isaiah lxiii. 1–8 60
On Recollection 62
On Imagination 65
A Funeral Poem on the Death of an Infant aged twelve Months 69
To Captain H. D. of the 65th Regiment 72
To the Rt. Hon. William, Earl of Dartmouth 73
Ode to Neptune 76
To a Lady on her coming to North America with her Son, for the Recovery of her Health 78
To a Lady on her remarkable Preservation in a Hurricane in North Carolina 80
To a Lady and her Children on the Death of her Son, and their Brother 82
To a Gentleman and Lady on the Death of the Lady's Brother and Sister, and a Child of the Name of Avis, aged one Year 84
On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall 86
To a Gentleman on his Voyage to Great-Britain, for the Recovery of his Health 88
To the Rev. Dr. Thomas Amory on reading his Sermons on Daily Devotion, in which that Duty is recommended and assisted 90

On the Death of J. C. an Infant 92
An Hymn to Humanity 95
To the Hon. T. H. Esq; on the Death of his Daughter 98
Niobe in Distress for her Children slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI. and from a View of the Painting of Mr. Richard Wilson 101
To S. M. a young African Painter, on seeing his Works 114
To his Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, on the Death of his Lady 116
A Farewel to America 119
A Rebus by I. B. 123
An Answer to ditto, by Phillis Wheatley 124

POTM November 2015