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Matthew Prior was an English poet and diplomat.

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Songs Set To Music: 7. Set By Mr. De Fesch 400 ViewsRate it:
A Dutch Proverb 397 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 20. Set By Mr. De Fesch 395 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 5. Set By Mr. De Fesch 384 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 16. Set By Mr. Smith 362 ViewsRate it:
Venus Mistaken 362 ViewsRate it:
Fair Susan Did Her Wif-Hede Well Menteine - In Chaucer's Style 361 ViewsRate it:
On The Same Person (Who Wrote Ill, And Spake Worse, Against Me) 358 ViewsRate it:
Upon Honour. A Fragment. 358 ViewsRate it:
A Letter to Lady Margaret Cavendish Holles-Harley, when a Child 354 ViewsRate it:
On Bishop Atterbury's Burying The Duke Of Buckingham, 1721 353 ViewsRate it:
Ode - Promesse De L'Amour 346 ViewsRate it:
Nell and John 344 ViewsRate it:
The Modern Saint 339 ViewsRate it:
A Song. In Vain You Tell Your Parting Lover 325 ViewsRate it:
The Honest Shepherd 323 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 17. Set By Mr. De Fesch 318 ViewsRate it:
To A Friend On His Nuptials 314 ViewsRate it:
The Parallel 313 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 22. Set By Mr. De Fesch 310 ViewsRate it:
Phyllis's Age 289 ViewsRate it:
On A Picture Of Seneca Dying In A Bath, By Jordain 147 ViewsRate it:
Alma; or, The Progress of the Mind. In Three Cantos. - Canto I. 136 ViewsRate it:
Epitaph - On Himself 127 ViewsRate it:
An Epistle To Fleetwood Shephard, Esq. 125 ViewsRate it:
Jinny the Just 123 ViewsRate it:
Colin's Mistakes. Written In Imitation Of Spenser's Style 122 ViewsRate it:
A Lover's Anger 121 ViewsRate it:
Answer To Cloe Jealous. The Author Sick 120 ViewsRate it:
Cupid And Ganymede 119 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 26. 119 ViewsRate it:
The Turtle And Sparrow. An Elegiac Tale 118 ViewsRate it:
The Second Hymn Of Callimachus. To Apollo 117 ViewsRate it:
Two Riddles. -- 1710 117 ViewsRate it:
Cantata. Set By Mons. Galliard 115 ViewsRate it:
Cupid In Ambush 115 ViewsRate it:
In Imitation Of Anacreon 114 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 27. 114 ViewsRate it:
The Lady's Looking-Glass 114 ViewsRate it:
By Mons. Fontenelle 113 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 18. Set By Mr. Smith 113 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 3. Set By Mr. De Fesch 113 ViewsRate it:
The Pedant 113 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 10. Set By Mr. Smith 111 ViewsRate it:
To A Young Gentleman In Love. A Tale 110 ViewsRate it:
Written In An Ovid 108 ViewsRate it:
Down-Hall. A Ballad. 107 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 21. Set By Mr. De Fesch 107 ViewsRate it:
The Judgement Of Venus 105 ViewsRate it:
A Passage In The Moriae Encomium Of Erasmus. Imitated 104 ViewsRate it:
Merry Andrew 104 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 13. Set By Mr. De Fesch 103 ViewsRate it:
Written In Montaignes Essays. Given To The Duke Of Shrewsbury In France, After The Peace 103 ViewsRate it:
Presented To The King, At His Arrival In Holland, After The Discovery Of The Conspiracy. 1696 102 ViewsRate it:
The Lady who offers her Looking-Glass to Venus 102 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 6. Set By Mr. Smith 101 ViewsRate it:
To A Person Who Wrote Ill, And Spake Worse, Against Me 101 ViewsRate it:
Venus' Advice To The Muses 100 ViewsRate it:
A Better Answer 100 ViewsRate it:
The Despairing Shepherd 100 ViewsRate it:
The Thief And Cordelier. A Ballad 100 ViewsRate it:
Hans Carvel 99 ViewsRate it:
An Epistle. Desiring The Queen's Picture, But Left Unfinished, By The Sudden News Of Her Majesty's Death 98 ViewsRate it:
Mercury And Cupid 98 ViewsRate it:
Solomon on the Vanity of the World, A Poem. In Three Books. - Knowledge. Book I. 98 ViewsRate it:
Epigram - Frank Carves Very Ill 97 ViewsRate it:
Democritus And Heraclitus 96 ViewsRate it:
To Dr. Sherlock, On His Practical Discourse Concerning Death 96 ViewsRate it:
A Simile 95 ViewsRate it:
Considerations - On Part Of The 88th Psalm. A College Exercise 95 ViewsRate it:
The Dying Adrian To His Soul 95 ViewsRate it:
A Letter To Monsieur Boileau Despreaux, Occasioned By The Victory At Blenheim 94 ViewsRate it:
Epigram - To John I Owed Great Obligation 94 ViewsRate it:
The Nut-Brown Maid. A Poem. 94 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 28. Nelly. 93 ViewsRate it:
Fatal Love 92 ViewsRate it:
Henry And Emma. A Poem. 92 ViewsRate it:
Lisetta's Reply 92 ViewsRate it:
The Old Gentry 92 ViewsRate it:
Wives By The Dozen 91 ViewsRate it:
An English Ballad, On The Taking Of Namur, By The King Of Great Britain 90 ViewsRate it:
An Ode - In Imitation of Horace, Book III. Ode II. 90 ViewsRate it:
An Ode : While From Our Looks, Fair Nymph, You Guess 90 ViewsRate it:
Carmen Seculare. For the Year 1700. To The King 89 ViewsRate it:
The Female Phaeton 89 ViewsRate it:
The New Year's Gift To Phyllis 89 ViewsRate it:
Full Oft Doth Matt. With Topaz Dine - In Chaucer's Style 88 ViewsRate it:
An Ode - Humbly Inscribed To The Queen, On the Glorious Success of Her Majesty's Arms 87 ViewsRate it:
Cloe Jealous 87 ViewsRate it:
Cupid Mistaken 87 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 24. Set By Mr. C. R. 87 ViewsRate it:
Bibo And Charon 86 ViewsRate it:
Cupid Turned Ploughman. - From Moschus 86 ViewsRate it:
The Dove 85 ViewsRate it:
To A Young Lady, Who Was Fond Of Fortune-Telling 85 ViewsRate it:
For my own Monument 84 ViewsRate it:
Gualterus Danistonus, Ad Amicos. - And Imitation 84 ViewsRate it:
To The Honourable Charles Montague, Esq. 83 ViewsRate it:
Celia To Damon 82 ViewsRate it:
The Wandering Pilgrim 82 ViewsRate it:
Solomon on the Vanity of the World, A Poem. In Three Books. - Pleasure. Book II. 81 ViewsRate it:
To Chloe Weeping 81 ViewsRate it:
Written In The Beginning Of Mezeray's History Of France 81 ViewsRate it:
Alma; or, The Progress of the Mind. In Three Cantos. - Canto II. 80 ViewsRate it:
An Ode 78 ViewsRate it:
To My Lord Buckhurst, Very Young, Playing With A Cat 78 ViewsRate it:
Nonpareil 76 ViewsRate it:
The Remedy Worse Than The Disease 75 ViewsRate it:
To The Lady Elizabeth Harley, Since Marchioness Of Carmarthen, On A Column Of Her Drawing 75 ViewsRate it:
A Flower. Painted By Simon Varelst 74 ViewsRate it:
A Song. If Wine And Music Have The Power 73 ViewsRate it:
An Epistle To Fleetwood Shephard, Esq. Burleigh, May 14, 1689 73 ViewsRate it:
Erle Robert's Mice. In Chaucer's Style 72 ViewsRate it:
The First Hymn Of Callimachus. To Jupiter 72 ViewsRate it:
Chaste Florimel 71 ViewsRate it:
The Chameleon 71 ViewsRate it:
Epigram - Yes, Every Poet Is A Fool 70 ViewsRate it:
On A Fart - Let In The House Of Commons 70 ViewsRate it:
On My Birthday, July 21 70 ViewsRate it:
The Conversation. A Tale 70 ViewsRate it:
To Cloe 70 ViewsRate it:
Written In The Nouveaux Interests Des Princes De L'Europe 70 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 1. Set By Mr. Abel 69 ViewsRate it:
To Chloe Jealous 68 ViewsRate it:
An Ode To Mr. Howard 67 ViewsRate it:
Solomon on the Vanity of the World, A Poem. In Three Books. - Power. Book III. 65 ViewsRate it:
The Question to Lisetta 65 ViewsRate it:
An Ode : While Blooming Youth And Gay Delight 64 ViewsRate it:
A Reasonable Affliction 63 ViewsRate it:
Epigram - Thy Nags, The Leanest Things Alive 63 ViewsRate it:
Seeing The Duke Of Ormond's Picture, At Sir Godfrey Kneller's 63 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 8. Set By Mr. Smith 63 ViewsRate it:
Truth And Falsehood. A Tale 62 ViewsRate it:
For My Own Tombstone 61 ViewsRate it:
To the Right Honourable The Countess Dowager Of Devonshire, On A Piece Of Wiessen's 61 ViewsRate it:
Paulo Purganti And His Wife: An Honest, But A Simple Pair 60 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 19. Set By Mr. C. R. 59 ViewsRate it:
To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, the Author Suppos'd Forty 59 ViewsRate it:
Daphne to Apollo. Imitated From The First Book Of Ovid's Metamorphosis 58 ViewsRate it:
Charity : A Paraphrase On 1 Cor. Chap. 13 57 ViewsRate it:
Upon This Passage In Scaligeriana 57 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 9. Set By Mr. De Fesch 56 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 12. Set By Mr. Smith 53 ViewsRate it:
To The Countess Of Exeter. Playing On The Lute 53 ViewsRate it:
The Secretary 52 ViewsRate it:
To Fortune 51 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 4. Set By Mr. Smith 49 ViewsRate it:
Cupid's Promise - Paraphrased 49 ViewsRate it:
Hymn To The Sun 49 ViewsRate it:
The Merchant, To Secure His Treasure 48 ViewsRate it:
To Mr. Harley - Wounded by Guiscard 47 ViewsRate it:
The Flies 46 ViewsRate it:
Pallas And Venus. An Epigram 45 ViewsRate it:
Written At Paris, 1700. In The Beginning Of Robe's Geography 45 ViewsRate it:
An Epitaph 44 ViewsRate it:
To A Poet Of Quality. Praising The Lady Hinchinbroke 43 ViewsRate it:
An Ode : On Exodus iii. 14 42 ViewsRate it:
Partial Fame 40 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 11. Set By Mr. De Fesch 40 ViewsRate it:
An Extempore Invitation To The Earl Of Oxford, Lord High Treasurer 39 ViewsRate it:
To a Lady 39 ViewsRate it:
Epitaph Extempore 38 ViewsRate it:
Verses - Spoken to Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles-Harley, Countess of Oxford 36 ViewsRate it:
Her Right Name 35 ViewsRate it:
The Ladle. A Tale 35 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 23. Set By Mr. De Fesch 33 ViewsRate it:
Protogenes And Apelles 32 ViewsRate it:
An Ode - Inscribed To The Memory Of The Hon. Colonel George Villiers 31 ViewsRate it:
An Ode To A Lady. She Refusing To Continue A Dispute With Me, And Leaving Me In The Argument 30 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 14. Set By Mr. Smith 30 ViewsRate it:
An Ode - Presented To The King, On His Majesty's Arrival In Holland, After The Queen's Death 28 ViewsRate it:
Song 28 ViewsRate it:
An Ode. The Merchant, To Secure 27 ViewsRate it:
Cupid Turned Stroller. - From Anacreon 26 ViewsRate it:
The English Padlock 26 ViewsRate it:
The Viceroy. A Ballad. 25 ViewsRate it:
To a Child of Quality, Five Years Old, 1704. The Author then Forty 25 ViewsRate it:
On Beauty. A Riddle 24 ViewsRate it:
The Garland 24 ViewsRate it:
To The Lady Dursley 24 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 15. Set By Mr. De Fesch 22 ViewsRate it:
To The Author Of The Foregoing Pastoral - (Love And Friendship) 22 ViewsRate it:
Upon Playing At Ombre With Two Ladies 22 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 2. Set By Mr. Purcell 21 ViewsRate it:
Love Disarmed 20 ViewsRate it:
Songs Set To Music: 25. 20 ViewsRate it:
Chanson. - And Imitation 19 ViewsRate it:
A Flower. Painted By Simon Varelst 1 ViewRate it:
A Sailor's Wife 1 ViewRate it:

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