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THE

QUINTESSENCE

OF

English POETRY:

Or, a COLLECTION of all the
BEAUTIFUL PASSAGES

IN OUR
POEMS and PLAYS:
From the Celebrated Spencer to 2688.

The WHOLE Instructive, Moral, and Humour-

ous; and adapted to all Degrees of Mankind :
Alphabetically digested under proper Heads,

in Chronological Order of Time.
Collected from sone hundred Volumes, by the Ingenious
Tho. HAYWARD, and other Gentlemen.

To which is prefix'd,
An Alphabetical Catalogue of AUTHORS, Poems, and

Plays quoted in the Collection : Also an Histori-
cal and Critical Review of this and all the ESSAYS
of the Kind hitherto published. By Mr. OLDYS.

In THREE VOLUMES

V O L.' I.

LONDON:
Printtu 1or OLIVE PAYNE, at Horace's-Head, in Pope's-

Head-Alley, opposite the Royal-Exchange, in Cornhill ;
JOHN MILLAN, opposite the Admiralty, Charing-Cross ;
HENRY CHAPELLE, in Grove/nor-Street; and FRANCIS
NOBLE, at Otway's-Head, in St. Martin's-Courty. near
Leisefter-Fieldsa

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British Nation, that it has,
from time to time, pro-
duced fo many

illustrious Patrons of the British Muse; *A

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