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The muses mercury [P2007] [January 1707]

DMI number:
175
Aliases
Muses mercury
Confidence:
Absolute
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1707
Volume Number:
1 of 13
ESTC number:
P2007
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB128994980
Shelfmark:
BOD Don. e. 167
Full Title:
THE | Muses Mercury: | OR THE | [g]Monthly Miscellany.[/g] | Consisting of | Poems, Prologues, Songs, Sonnets, Translations, | and other Curious Pieces, Never before Printed. | BY | [two braced columns] [column one] The Earl of [i]Roscommon[/i], | Mr. [i]DRYDEN[/i], | Dr. [i]G--th[/i], | [i]N. TATE,[/i] Esquire. [/column one] | [column two] Mr. [i]DENNIS[/i], | Dr. [i]N--n[/i], | Capt. [i]STEEL[/i], | Mr. [i]MANNING[/i], &c. [/column two] | To which is added, | An Account of the STAGE, of the New OPERA'S and | [i]PLAYS[/i] that have been Acted, or are to be Acted this Season; | And of the New Books relating to [i]Poetry, Criticism,[/i]&c. lately Publish'd. | [rule] | For the Month of [i]JANUARY[/i]. | [rule] | [g]To be continued Monthly.[/g] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], Printed by [i]J. H.[/i] for [g]Andrew Bell[/g], at the [i]Cross Keys[/i] | and [i]Bible[/i] in [i]Cornhill[/i], near [i]Stocks-Market[/i]. 1707.
Epigraph:
[i]Ex Quovis Ligno non fit Mercurius[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Periodical miscellany
Format:
Quarto
Price:
n/a
Pagination:
[8], [1]-24 pp.
Bibliographic details:
BOD Don e. 167 contains all 13 parts.
Comments:
Contents: Prose items, pp. 10-12, 18-24. Latin poem, pp. 14-15.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents (Av); Dedication to the Duke of Devonshire signed 'J. O.' (A2r-A3v); Introduction (A4r-v).
References:
Roger Phillip McCutcheon, 'Addison and the 'Muses Mercury', Studies in Philology 20.1 (1923) 17-28.
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Related People
Dedicatee:
William Cavendish
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
'To...William Duke of Devonshire' (P2007, A2r)
Printer:
J. H.
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
'Printed by J. H. for Andrew Bell, at the Cross Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-Market.'
Publisher:
Andrew Bell
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
'Printed by J. H. for Andrew Bell, at the Cross Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-Market.'
Editor:
John Oldmixon
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
See ESTC record. Dedication is signed 'J. O.' (P2007, A4v)
Content/Publication
First Line:
Winter thy cruelty extend
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Song, On a Young Lady who Sung finely, and was afraid of a Cold.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
What Nostradame with all his art can guess
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Opera of the Prophetess.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
To day a mighty hero comes to warm
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
A Prologue Spoken at a Representation of Tamerlane.
Attribution:
Written by Dr. G--th.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O whither will thy triumphs spread
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Song, For the Performance of Musick at York-Buildings on the Thanksgiving-Day, December the 31st, 1706
Attribution:
By Nahum Tate Esq; Her Majesty's Poet Laureat
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
O fame in all thy pride appear
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Song. For New-Year's Day, 1707.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Tate]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Ye sounds that with soft passions souls inspire
Page No:
pp.12-14
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Subscribers for Julius Caesar, Spoke by Mr. Betterton.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Dennis
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Blest India delightful soil
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Foregoing Verses Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Manning
Attributed To:
Francis Manning
First Line:
Custom alas does partial prove
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
The Maid's Complaint. A Song.
Attribution:
By S---- C----, Esquire
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since Celia could to love unjust
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady who had Marry'd an Old Man.
Attribution:
By Capt. Steel
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele