Author:Leonard Welsted

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Leonard Welsted
English poet


  • A Poem occasioned by the late famous Victory of Oudenarde, inscribed to the Hon. Robert Harley (1709)
  • A Poem to the memory of the incomparable Mr. Philips (1710)
  • The Works of Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime … translated from the Greek; with some Remarks on the English Poets (1712)
  • An Epistle to Mr. Steele, on the Accession of King George (1714)
  • The Triumvirate, or a Letter in Verse from Palæmon to Celia from Bath (1717)
  • An Epistle to the Duke of Chandos (1720)
  • A Prologue to the Town, occasioned by the revival of a play of Shakspear (1721)
  • An Epistle to Earl Cadogan (1722)
  • Prologue and epilogue to Steele's ‘Conscious Lovers (1722)
  • Oikographia, a Poem … to the Duke of Dorset (1725)
  • An Ode to the Right Hon. Lieut.-General Wade, on his disarming the Highlands (1726)
  • A Hymn to the Creator, written by a gentleman on the occasion of the death of his only daughter,’ 1726.
  • The Dissembled Wanton; or, My Son, get Money: a comedy (1727)
  • A Discourse to the Right Hon. Sir Robert Walpole, to which is annexed proposals for translating the whole Works of Horace (1727)
  • One Epistle to Mr. Pope,’ in conjunction with Moore Smythe (1730)
  • Of False Taste: an Epistle to the Earl of Pembroke (1732)
  • Of Dulness and Scandal, occasioned by the character of Lord Timon in Mr. Pope's Epistle to the Earl of Burlington (1732)
  • The Scheme and Conduct of Providence, from the Creation to the Coming of Messiah’ (1736)

Collected works[edit]

  • Epistles, Odes, &c., written on several Subjects (1724)
  • Welsted's works with a memoir and notes (1787), edited by John Nichols

Works about Welsted[edit]

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