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fixed her residence at Antwerp. In that city, Anne, the third daughter, took the veil in a convent of Ursulines, a religious order instituted chiefly for the education of young ladies. Though a foreigner, she was soon after elected Superior of the house, and by her talents and exertions she rendered the establishment one of the most celebrated convents for education in the Low Countries. She remained in that station till her death in 1779. Henrietta, the fourth daughter, was first married to Peter Proli, Esq., merchant, Antwerp, and after his decease to the Hon. Philip Howard, of Buckenham, Norfolk, younger brother of the above Edward Duke of Norfolk.
Mr. Edward Blount went abroad after the rebellion of 1715-6. He seems to have finally returned in 1723, and taken up his abode in his paternal residence at Blagdon. "I cannot deny," says Pope, "but I have a mixture of envy to you all for loving one another so well, and for enjoying the sweets of that life which can only be tasted by people of good will.
"They from all shades the darkness can exclude,
And from a desert banish solitude.'
Torbay is a paradise, and a storm is but an amusement to such people. If you drink tea upon a promontory that overhangs the sea, it is preferable to an assembly; and the whistling of the wind better music to contented and loving minds, than the opera to spleenful, ambitious, diseased, distasteful, and distracted souls which this world affords." The mansionhouse of Blagdon, as we learn from Sir A Croke's work, was situated at the foot of a hill which obstructed all view from it, but at a small distance, on the top of the hill, stood a summer-house, which commanded a view of the beautiful harbour of Torbay. This spot was, no doubt, the tea-table promontory. Mr. Blount died in London, July 28, 1726, and his estate of Blagdon was sold for the benefit of his widow and daughters. Another portion of the Devonshire property, the manor of East Cornworthy, was sold by Mrs. Blount, in 1739, to William Chalwiche, Esq., for 25007. (Communicated by Dr. Oliver, Exeter, from the deed of sale.) This lady is described as a person of uncommon talents and
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acquirements. The Countess of Pomfret met her at Antwerp in 1741, and gives an interesting account of her sentiments and mode of life. She remained the rest of her life in the neighbourhood of Antwerp, and died July 16, 1752. Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Blount are preserved at Thorndon Hall, Essex, the seat of Lord Petre.
LIST OF POPE'S WORKS.
WE subjoin a list-the most complete we have been able to form of Pope's separate publications, with their respective dates:
1709. In Tonson's Miscellany, part vi., January and May, from Chaucer; the Epistle of Sarpedon, from the 12th and 16th Books of Homer; and the Pastorals.
1711. Essay on Criticism (Anonymous). London: W. Lewis. 1712. In Lintot's Miscellany-The First Book of Statius's Thebais; the Fable of Vertumnus and Pomona, from the 14th Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses; to a Young Lady with the Works of Voiture; on Silence; to the author of a Poem entitled "Successio;" and the Rape of the Lock (first draft of the poem, without author's name or dedication).
In Spectator, Nov. 10, The Messiah. 1713. Windsor Forest. London: B. Lintot.
Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day. Do.
Prologue to Addison's Cato, published in the Guardian, and with the Tragedy.
Narrative of Dr. Robert Norris, concerning the strange and deplorable Frenzy of J. D. (John Dennis-Anonymous.) Lintot.
Eight papers in the Guardian. Nos. 4, 11, 40, 61, 78, 91, 92, 173.
1714. The Rape of the Lock, with Additions. (Enlarged to five cantos, with machinery and dedication.) Lintot.
In "Poetical Miscellanies" by Steele, The Wife of Bath, from
1715. The Temple of Fame. Lintot.
A Key to the Lock, or a Treatise proving beyond all contradiction the dangerous tendency of a late poem entitled “The Rape of the Lock" to Government Religion. By Esdras Barnevelt, Apoth. J. Roberts.
Translation of the Iliad, vol. i., containing the four first books, with Preface, Essay, and Observations. Lintot. 1716. Second Vol. of the Iliad.
A Full and True Account of a horrid and barbarous Revenge by Poison on the Body of Mr. Edmund Curll, Bookseller, with a Faithful copy of his last Will and Testament. Publish'd by an Eye Witness. J. Roberts, &c.
Epistle to Jervas. Lintot.
The Worms. A Satire. J. Roberts. 1717. Third vol. of the Iliad.
The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope. Lintot. (A very handsome vol., both in folio and quarto, printed by Bowyer for Lintot. The Epistle of Eloisa to Abelard first appeared in this collection.)
1718-20. Fourth, fifth, and sixth vols. of the Iliad.
1721. Verses on Mr. Addison's Dialogues on Medals, first printed in Tickell's edit. of Addison's Works.
1722. Select Works of Parnell, inscribed in Poetical Epistle to the Earl of Oxford.
1725. Edition of Shakespear. Six vols. 4to. Tonson.
Translation of the Odyssey, vols. i., ii., and iii. Lintot.
vols. iv. and v. Do.
Mr. Pope's Familiar Letters to Henry Cromwell, Esq. Curll's
1727. Miscellanies by Pope, Swift, Arbuthnot, and Gay. Two vols.
1728. Miscellanies, vol. iii., entitled "The Last Volume."
The Dunciad, an Heroic Poem in Three Books.
printed. London: reprinted for A. Dodd. (No earlier edition has been found.)
1729. The Dunciad, with Notes Variorum, &c., 4to and 8vo. Lawton Gilliver.
Letters to Wycherley, Wycherley's Works, vol. ii. J. Roberts. (No copy of this work has been found, but it was advertised and is referred to by Pope.)
1731. Of Taste. An Epistle to the Right Hon. Richard Earl of Burlington, occasioned by his publishing Palladio's Designs of the Baths, Arches, Theatres, &c., of Ancient Rome. L. Gilliver. (The title of this epistle was afterwards altered to "Of False Taste ;" and again to "Of the Use of Riches.")
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1732. Of the Use of Riches. An Epistle to the Right Hon. Allen Lord Bathurst. L. Gilliver.
An Essay on Man. Addressed to a Friend. Part i. (Anonymous.) J. Wilford. Part ii. or Epistle ii. also published this year.
1733. Of the Knowledge and Characters of Men, an Epistle, addressed to the Right Hon. Lord Viscount Cobham. L. Gilliver.
Essay on Man. Epistle iii. (Anonymous.) J. Wilford.
1734. Essay on Man. Epistle iv. (Anonymous.) J. Wilford.
1735. An Epistle from Mr. Pope to Dr. Arbuthnot. Gilliver.
A Sermon against Adultery; being Sober Advice from Horace
On the Characters of Women, An Epistle to a Lady, by Mr.
The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope, vol. ii. L. Gilliver. (In
Mr. Pope's Literary Correspondence for Thirty Years, from 1704 to 1734. (Curll's surreptitious edition.)
1737. The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope in Prose, or Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope and several of his Friends. Knapton, Gilliver, Brindley, and Dodsley. (This is Pope's edition of his Correspondence published in folio and quarto to range with Poetical Works.)
The First Epistle of the First Book of Horace, Imitated by
The Sixth Epistle of the First Book of Horace, Imitated by
The First Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated by
1737. The Second Epistle of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated by Mr. Pope. Dodsley.
Horace; his Ode to Venus, lib. iv. ode i. Imitated by Mr.
1738. One Thousand, Seven Hundred, and Thirty-eight; a Dialogue Something like Horace, by Mr. Pope. Cooper.
One Thousand, Seven Hundred, and Thirty-eight, Dialogue ii.
Universal Prayer (now added to Essay on Man).
1740. Selecta Poemata Italorum qui Latine Scripserunt, cura cujusdam anonymi anno 1684 congesta, iterum in lucem data, una cum aliorum Italorum operibus, accurante A. Pope. Two vols. Knaptons. 1741. The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope in Prose, vol. ii. Dodsley. (In folio and quarto, the same as 1st vol. This second collection included the correspondence with Swift, and the Memoirs of Scriblerus.)
1742. The New Dunciad, as it was Found in the year 1741, with the Illustrations of Scriblerus and Notes Variorum, 4to. T. Cooper. (Another edition the same year in 12mo, by Dodsley.)
1743. The Dunciad, in Four Books. Printed according to the complete copy, found in the year 1742. With the Prolegomena of Scriblerus and Notes Variorum. To which are added several Notes, now first published, the Hypercritics of Aristarchus, and his Dissertation on the Hero of the Poem. 4to. M. Cooper.
Pope died on the 30th of May, 1744. He was engaged in preparing a complete edition of his Works, assisted by Warburton, of which the Dunciad, the Essay on Criticism, and Essay on Man had appeared. Warburton's complete edition, nine vols. 8vo (printed for J. and P. Knapton), did not appear till 1751.
MR. D'ISRAELI, in his "Quarrels of Authors," has published extracts from a Book of Accounts which belonged to Bernard Lintot. We extract Pope's account. "I am not in all cases confident," says Mr. D'Israeli, "of the nature of these 'copies purchased; those works which were originally published by Lintot may be considered as purchased at the sums specified: some few might have been subsequent to their first