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LETTER 1. From Mr. West.--Complains of his friend's si

lence LETTER 2. To Mr. West.-Answer to the former.-A transla

tion of some lines from Statius LETTER 3. From Mr. West,-Approbation of the version.

Ridicule on the Cambridge Collection of Verses on the marriage of the Prince of Wales

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Preface of the Editor to the subsequent letter

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Letter 4. To Mr. WEST.-On the little encouragement which

he finds given to classical learning at Cambridge.--His aversion to metaphysical and mathematical studies

• p. 141 LETTER 5. From Mr. West.-Answer to the former, advises his

correspondent not to give up Poetry when he applies himself to

the Law LETTER 6. To Mr. WALPOLE.—Excuse for not writing to him,

&c. LETTER 7. From Mr. West.—A poetical epistle addressed to

his Cambridge friends, taken in part from Tibullus and a prose

letter of Mr. Pope LETTER 8. To Mr. West.—Thanks him for his poetical epistle.

--Complains of low spirits.---Lady Walpole's death, and his

concern for Mr. H. Walpole LETTER 9. To Mr. Walrole.—How he spends his own time in the

country ---Meets with Mr. Southern, the dramatic poet p. 154 LETTER 10. To Mr. WALPOLE.—Supposed manner in which Mr.

Walpole spends his time in the country LEITER 11. From Mr. West.-Sends him a translation into

Latin of a Greek epigram LETTER 12. To Mr. West.-A Latin epistle in answer to the

foregoing LETTER 13. From Mr. West, on leaving the University, and

removing to the Temple

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LETTER 14. To Mr. West.--A Sapphic Ode, occasioned by the

preceding letter, with a Latin postscript, concluding with an

Alcaic fragment LETTER 15. From Mr. West.--Thanks for his Ode, &c.—His

idea of Sir Robert Walpole Letter 16. To Mr. Walpole.-Congratulates him on his new

place.-Whimsical description of the quadrangle of Peter

House LETTER 17. To Mr. WEST.-On his own leaving the Univer

sity LETTER 18. From Mr. West.–Sends him a Latin Elegy in

answer to Mr. Gray's Sapphic Ode

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Short Narrative concluding the Section

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Connecting Narrative.--Mr. Gray goes abroad with Mr. Walpole.

-Corresponds, during his tour, with his parents and Mr.

West LETTER 1. To his MOTHER.–His voyage from Dover.-De

scription of Calais.-Abbeville.—Amiens.-Face of the country,

and dress of the people LETTER 2. To Mr. West.-Monuments of the kings of France

at St. Denis, &c.—French Opera and Music.--Actors, &c. p. 182 LETTER 3. To Mr. West.-Palace of Versailles.--Its gardens

and water-works.-Installation of the Knights du S. Esprit p. 187 LETTER 4. To his MOTHER.-Rheims.--Its cathedral.-Dis

position and amusements of its inhabitants LETTER 5. To his FATHER.–Face of the country between

Rheins and Dijon.—Description of the latter.--Monastery of

the Carthusians and Cistercians Letter 6. To Mr. West.–Lyons.--Beauty of its environs.“

Roman antiquities

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LETTER 7. From Mr. West.-His wishes to accompany his

friend.--His retired life in London.-Address to his Lyre, in

Latin Sapphics, on the prospect of Mr. Gray's return LETTER 8. To his Mother.-Lyons.--Excursion to the Grande

Chartreuse.-Solemn and romantic approach to it.-His recep

tion there, and commendation of the monastery LETTER 9. To his FATHER.--Geneva.-Advantage of a free

government exhibited in the very look of the people.- Beauty

of the lake, and plenty of its fish LETTER 10. To his Mother.-Journey over the Alps to Turin.

Singular accident in passing them.—Method of travelling over

mount Cenis. Letter 11. To Mr. West.–Turin.-Its Carnival.-More of the views and scenery on the road to the Grande Chartreuse.-Wild and savage prospects amongst the Alps agreeable to Livy's

description LETTER 12. To Mr. West.-Genoa.—Music.—The Doge.-

Churches and the Palazzo Doria . LETTER 13. To his Mother.— Paintings at Modena.- Bologna.

- Beauty and richness of Lombardy LETTER 14. To his MOTHER.—The Apennines.--Florence and

its gallery LETTER 15. To Mr. West.-Journey from Genoa to Florence.

--Elegiac verses occasioned by the sight of the plains where

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the battle of Trebiæ was fought LETTER 16. From Mr. West.---- Latin Elegy, expressing his

wishes to see Italy and Greece LETTER 17. To his MOTHER.-Death of the Pope.--Intended

departure for Rome.-first and pleasing appearance of an Ita

lian spring LETTER 18. To his MOTHER.-Cathedral of Sienna.-Viterbo.

--Distant sight of Rome.— The Tiber.- Entrance into the city.St. Peter's.--Introduction of the Cardinal d'Auvergne into the Conclave

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