Author:John Dalton (1709-1763)

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John Dalton

English poet and divine



  • Two Sermons before University of Oxford at St. Mary's, 15 Sept. and 20 Oct. 1745; on the Excellence of an Oxford Education
  • Religious Use of Sickness; a Sermon preached at Bath Abbey Church for the Infirmary, 8 Dec. 1745
  • Sermon before University of Oxford at St. Mary's, 5 Nov. 1747
  • Sermon preached at St. Anne's, Westminster, 25 April, 1751, for Middlesex Hospital (1751)


  • An epistle to a young nobleman from his praeceptor (1736)
  • Two Epistles, the first to a Young Nobleman from his Preceptor, written in the year 1735–6; the second to the Countess of Hartford at Percy Lodge, 1744 (1745)
  • A Descriptive Poem, addressed to two ladies [the two Misses Lowther] at their return from viewing the mines near Whitehaven, to which are added some Thoughts on Building and Planting, to Sir James Lowther (1755)
  • Keswick's hanging woods and mountains wild


  • Comus, a Mask, now adapted to the Stage, as alter'd [by J. Dalton], from Milton's Mask (1738)

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