A Nocturnal Reverie
gentle Zephyr. The west wind.
Salisb'ry. Anne Tufton, sister of Finch's friend, Catherine Tufton. She married the Earl of Salisbury in 1708-9. Charles Peake , Poetry of the Landscape and the Night ( London, 1967), p. 39.
The Female Wish
From The Gentleman's Magazine, August 1733.
kickshaws. Elaborate cooked dishes.