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The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c [Vol II] [T95240]

DMI number:
168
Aliases
Works of Rochester, Roscommon, etc.
Confidence:
Absolute
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1739
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T95240
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113404050
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 149 v.1-2 BOD Dunston B 2037 (pp. 168-216) Checked against BOD Vet A4 f. 165 v.1-2.
Full Title:
POEMS | By the EARLS of | [i]ROSCOMON[/i] | AND | DORSET; | The DUKES of | DEVONSHIRE, | BUCKINGHAM, [i]&c[/i]. | [rule] | VOL. II. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed in the YEAR, M.DCC.XXXIX.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Miscellany associated with group of poets
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[2] iii-vi; [1]-216 pp. (69 mispaginated as 79)
Bibliographic details:
BOD Harding C 149 v.1-2 is incomplete, ending at p. 168. BOD Dunston B 2037 has been used to enter details for pp. 169-216. This has been checked against BOD Vet A4 f. 165 v.1-2, which itself has pp. 191-194 197-198 missing. Plates: Frontispiece and facing p. 179. The Female Reign and The Cabinet of Love have separate title pages.
Comments:
Contents: Miscellany is split into sections: (1) Poems by the Earl of Roscomon, pp. 15-27 (2) Poems by the Earl of Dorset, pp. 30-61 (3) Miscellaneous Poems pp. 62-177 (4) The Cabinet of Love pp. 178-201 (has separate title page p. 178 facing engraved frontispiece; engraving of 'The Discovery' facing p.179) (5) Miscellaneous Poems pp. 202-216. ATTRIBUTIONS: works in sections devoted to Roscommon and Dorset have respectively been described as 'Collected under Roscommon's name' and 'Collected under Dorset's name'.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: The contents pp.iii-vi; Memoirs of Roscommon (in a letter to a friend from George Sewell) pp. [1]-6; Dryden's Character of Roscommon pp.7-8; Postscript pp.9-14. Dryden's Character of Dorset's poems pp.28-29
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First Line:
The wit of Greece the gravity of Rome
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Mr. Dryden's Character of the Earl of Roscomon.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
To the pale tyrant who to horrid graves
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Vision.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Dear happy groves and you the dark retreat
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
The Scene of Care Selve Beate, in Pastor Fido, Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
From deepest dungeons of eternal night
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
The Ghost of the Old House of Commons, to the New one appointed to meet at Oxford, 1681.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Shame of my life disturber of my tomb
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
The Speech of Tom Ross's Ghost, to his Pupil the Duke of Monmouth.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Winter thy cruelty extend
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
Stanzas on a Young Lady who sung finely; but, was afraid of a Cold.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Virtue dear friend needs no defence
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Horace, Book I. Ode 22.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Thou happy creature are secure
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Lady's Lap-dog.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The day of wrath that dreadful day
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
On the Last Judgment.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Tell me Dorinda why so gay
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
On the Countess of Dorchester, Mistress to King James II. Written in the Year 1680.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Proud with the spoils of royal cully
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
On the Same.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Dolly's beauty and art
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
On Dolly Chamberlain, a Sempstress in the New-Exchange.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Cursed be those dull unpointed doggrel rhymes
Page No:
pp.32-47
Poem Title:
A Faithful Catalogue of our most Eminent Ninnies.
Attribution:
Written by the Earl of Dorset in the Year 1683.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Come on ye critics find one fault who dare
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
To a Person of Honour, on his Incomparable Incomprehensible Poems.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Tarugo gave us wonder and delight
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
To Sir Thomas St. Serfe, on his Play called Tarugo's Wiles: Or, The Coffee-House. A Comedy. Acted at the Duke of York's Theatre, 1668.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Many have been the vain attempts of wit
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Epilogue spoken by Tartuffe.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Entreaty shall not serve nor violence
Page No:
pp.52-54
Poem Title:
Epilogue on the Revival of Ben Johnson's Play called, Every Man in his Humour.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
At noon in a sunshiny day
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
Knotting.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Ah Chloris tis time to disarm your bright eyes
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
A Song to Chloris, from the Blind Archer.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Methinks the poor town has been troubled too long
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
A Song on Black Bess.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
To all you ladies now at land
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
Song. Written at Sea, in the first Dutch-War, 1665, the Night before an Engagement.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Hear me dull prostitute worse than my wife
Page No:
pp.62-72
Poem Title:
Dryden's Satire to his Muse.
Attribution:
Written by the Lord Somers
Attributed To:
John Somers
First Line:
I did but look and love a while
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
The Inchantment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Clasped in the arms of her I love
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
The Enjoyment.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Otway]
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Whilom in Oxford an old chuff did dwell
Page No:
pp.76-101
Poem Title:
The Miller's Tale from Chaucer. Inscribed to N. Rowe, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Samuel Cobb, Late of Trinity College in Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.102-108
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon, Imitated from the 8th Book of Ovid.
Attribution:
By Jonathan Swift, D. D.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Long our divided state
Page No:
pp.108-111
Poem Title:
On the Death of Queen Mary.
Attribution:
By the Duke of Devonshire, 1694.
Attributed To:
William Cavendish
First Line:
Cambray you set when heavenly love you write
Page No:
pp.112-117
Poem Title:
...Allusion to the Archbishop of Cambray's Telemachus. Written in the Year 1707.
Attribution:
The Duke of Devonshire's
Attributed To:
William Cavendish
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.122-134
Poem Title:
The Female Reign; an Ode.
Attribution:
S. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
pp.134-146
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Duke of Buckinghamshire.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
When weeping majesty through clouds appears
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
To the Queen, on the Death of His Royal Highness Prince George of Denmark, 1708.
Attribution:
By Joseph Trapp, D. D.
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
When her Britannia wept Eliza's doom
Page No:
pp.152-154
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Death of our Late Most Gracious Sovereign Queen Anne; And the Accession of His Most Excellent Majesty King George, 1714. Translated from the Latin of Bishop Smalridge.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sewell.
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
Slow rising night had her black flag unfurled
Page No:
pp.155-158
Poem Title:
The Dream. Occasioned by the Death of Q. Anne.
Attribution:
By Aaron Hill, Esq;
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Twas one may morning when the clouds undrawn
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
The Wedding-Day.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Hill]
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
While in the mall my Celia shone
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
The Gnat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Hill]
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Fair Susan did her wifehode well maintayne
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
Susannah and the Two Elders. An Imitation of Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When fair Susannah in a cool retreat
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
The Same Attempted in a Modern Stile.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
The modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Fenton, 1730.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Justly to name the better cause were hard
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Mr. Rowe
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
The gods were pleased to choose the conquering side
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verse from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Roscomon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The partial gods espoused the victor's side
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Caua Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Mr. Campbell
Attributed To:
Mr. Campbell
First Line:
The gods and Cato did in this divide
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verse from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Heaven meanly with the conqueror did comply
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verse from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The Gods espoused and crowned the victor's side
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Dr. Lockhart
Attributed To:
Dr. Lockhart
First Line:
Give me great God said I a little farm
Page No:
pp.167-170
Poem Title:
The Prospect. Written in the Chiosk at Pera, overlooking Constantinople, Dec. 26, 1717.
Attribution:
By Lady Mary Wortley Montague.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The man that's resolute and just
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
Horace. Book III. Ode III. Imitated.
Attribution:
By William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
O born when heavens propitious deigned to smile
Page No:
pp.175-177
Poem Title:
Horace. Book IV. Ode V. Imitated. Addressed to His Grace the Duke of Marlborough, instead of Augustus, To whom it is dedicated in the Original.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To Silvia's room I unsuspected stole
Page No:
pp.179-181
Poem Title:
The Discovery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Such a sad tale prepare to hear
Page No:
pp.182-188
Poem Title:
Dildoides. ... Occasioned by a Burning a Hogshead of those Commodities at Stocks-Market, in the Year 1672, pursuant to an Act of Parliament then made for the prohibiting of French Goods.
Attribution:
By Mr. Butler, Author of Hudibras.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
When nature once like Nile the -- overflows
Page No:
pp.189-201
Poem Title:
The Delights of Venus. Translated from Meursius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Was ever mortal man like me
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Lord Rochester against his Whore-Pipe.
Attribution:
Lord Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
I love as well as others do
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
The Mock Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
For standing -- we kind nature thank
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
An Interlude. Actus I. Scena I. The Scene, A Bed-Chamber. Enter Tarsander and Swivanthe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O all ye nymphs in lawless love's disport
Page No:
pp.207-212
Poem Title:
A Panegyrick Upon Cundums.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Parson these things in thy possessing
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
The Happy Life of a Country Parson.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Silence coeval with eternity
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
On Silence.
Attribution:
By Lord Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Fair charmer cease nor make your voice's prize
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
On a Lady singing to her Lute.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller