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C O N T E N T S.
Pag. Of the plan and conduct of the Faerie Queene,
17 Sect. III. Of Spenser's use and abuse of antient history and mythology, 66
135 Sect. VI. Of Spenser's imitations from Ariosto,
Sect. VII. Of Spenser's inaccuracies,
Sect. VIII. Of Spenser's imitations of himself,
36 Sect. IX. Mr. Upton's opinion concerning several passages in Spenfer, examined,
71 Sect. X. Of Spenser's allegorical chara&ter,
87 Secr. XI. Containing miscellaneous remarks,
A. BBE DU Bos, his cenfure of Ariofto's Orlando Furioso, I. 14. Condemns those painters who introduce
their own allegories into sacred subjects, II. 97. Academicians, della Crusca, prefer Ariosto to Talo, I. 3. Action, allegorical, why faulty, II. 113. Adonis, his gardens, Spenser founds his fiction concerning
them on ancient mythology, I. 89. adore and adorn, II. 201. AGAVE, her story, I. 101. AGDISTES, a Genius, I. 82. Alexandrine verses, rules concerning them, II. 154. Allegories, Spenser's manner of forming them accounted for,
II. 8y. Publickly fewn in Queen Elizabeth's time, 90. Capital faults in Spenser's, 95. Some of them examined, 95, 98. Spenser's manner of allegorising
different from Ariofto's, and why, 91.. Alliteration, practised by the Saxon poets, II. 215. Amber-grease, a seasoning in cookery, I. 121. Ambiguous expression, instances of, in Spenser, II. 34.
In Milton, 35. Anachronism, instances of, in Spenser, II. 21. . Antients, imitate every thing, I. 228. ANTONINUs Liberalis, a valuable compiler, I. 94. APOLLONIUS, Rhodius, illustrated, I. 105. Copied by
Milton, 105, 111. Illustrated, II. 151. ARCHIMAGO, instance of, his hypocrisy, copied from Ariosto,
I. 198. Of bis illusion, 199. Architecture, antient, in England, its gradations, II. 184. ARIOsto, imitates Boyardo, I. 2. Account of the plan of
his poem, 12. His genius comic, I. 225. Defended, 226. Ardenne, water of, Ariosto's mention of it alluded to by
Spenser, I. 211. VOL. I,
Arte of English poesie, author of, condemns Spenser's obfo
lete ftile in his Pastorals, I. 118. Commends his Pasto-
Elizabeth's time, 52. Cenjures Skelton, 52.
FAERIE QUEENE, I. 6.
pularity of his story, 41.
romance so called, I. 189.
a romance, I. 22. Partly occafioned by Ariosto's descrip
tion of Jealousy and Avarice, 222.
cism and conjectures concerning it, 124.
Arthur, I. 213.