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The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol II] [T146730]

DMI number:
234
Aliases
Works of Rochester, Roscommon, etc.
Confidence:
Absolute
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Publication Date:
1800
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T146730
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB129737853
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A5 e.487
Full Title:
POEMS | BY THE EARLS OF | [g]ROSCOMON[/g] | AND | DORSET; | THE DUKES OF | [g]Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c.[/g] | [ornamental rule] | VOL. II. | [ornamental rule] | [g]London:[/g] | PRINTED FOR THE PRINCIPAL BOOKSELLERS | IN TOWN AND COUNTRY. | [ornamental rule] | PRICE SIX SHILLINGS
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
6 s.
Pagination:
pp. [2], [3]-180. (not including plates)
Bibliographic details:
Engraving of Buckhurst facing title page; engravings facing pp. 55; 159; 142 (x2).
Comments:
Contents: Miscellany is split into sections: (1) Poems by the Earl of Roscommon pp. 15-25 (2) Poems by the Earl of Dorset pp. 27-53 (3) Miscellaneous poems pp. 54-142 (4) The Cabinet of Love pp. 142-170 (5) Miscellaneous poems pp. 170-180. Attributions: Poems in the Roscommon and Dorset sections have been described respectively as 'Collected under Roscommon's name' and 'Collected under Dorset's name'.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Memoirs of Roscommon (in a letter to a friend by George Sewell) pp. [3]-7; Dryden's Character of Roscommon pp. [8]-9; Postscript pp. [10]-14; Dryden's Character of Dorset's poems p. 26.
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First Line:
The wit of Greece the gravity of Rome
Page No:
pp.8-9
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.16-17
Poem Title:
The Scene of Care Salve 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.17-19
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.19-20
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:
pp.20-21
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:
Thou happy creature are secure
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Lady's Lap-Dog.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Virtue dear friend needs no defence
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Horace, Book I. Ode 22.
Attribution:
Collected under Roscommon's name
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The day of wrath that dreadful day
Page No:
pp.23-25
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.27-28
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.28
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.28
Poem Title:
On Dolly's Chamberlain, a Sempstress in the New Exchange.
Attribution:
Collected under Dorset's name
Attributed To:
First Line:
Cursed be those dull unpointed doggrel rhymes
Page No:
pp.29-41
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.42-43
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.43-44
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.44-45
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.45-47
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.47-48
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:
p.49
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.49-50
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.50-53
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.54-62
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.62
Poem Title:
The Inchantment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Clasped in the arms of her I love
Page No:
p.63
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.64-84
Poem Title:
The Miller's Tale from Chaucer, Inscribed to N. Rowe.
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.85-90
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.90-93
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.93-97
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.99-109
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.109-119
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.119-123
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.123-125
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.126-129
Poem Title:
The Dream. Occasioned by the Death of Queen Anne.
Attribution:
By Aaron Hill, Esq;
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Twas one may morning when the clouds undrawn
Page No:
pp.129-131
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.131-132
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.132
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:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
The Same Attempted in a Modern Stile.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Heaven meanly with the conqueror did comply
Page No:
pp.133
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Fenton, 1730.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The partial gods espoused the victor's side
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Mr. Campbell
Attributed To:
Mr. Campbell
First Line:
The Gods espoused and crowned the victor's side
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Dr Lockhart
Attributed To:
Dr. Lockhart
First Line:
Justly to name the better cause were hard
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Mr Rowe
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
The gods were pleased to choose the conquering side
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Roscomon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The gods and Cato did in this divide
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Translations of the following Verses from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Give me great God said I a little farm
Page No:
pp.134-137
Poem Title:
The Prospect. Written in the Chiosk at Pera, overlooking Constantinople, December 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.137-139
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.140-142
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.142-144
Poem Title:
The Discovery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Such a sad tale prepare to hear
Page No:
pp.144-149
Poem Title:
Dildoides.
Attribution:
By Mr. Butler, Author of Hudibras.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
When nature once like Nile the -- overflows
Page No:
pp.149-159
Poem Title:
The Delights Of Venus. Translated from Meursius
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ladies | To you I take the liberty
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
The Natural History Of The Arbor Vitae: Or The Tree Of Life, Versified. Addressed to the Ladies ; by a Member of a Society of Gardeners. To the Fair Sex.
Attribution:
By a Member of a Society of Gardeners.
Attributed To:
First Line:
The invocation that we make
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
Argument.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou god to whose great memory
Page No:
pp.161-167
Poem Title:
Arbor Vitae. Canto I.
Attribution:
By a Member of a Society of Gardeners.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Beside the vulgar name they give
Page No:
pp.167-170
Poem Title:
Canto II.
Attribution:
By a Member of a Society of Gardeners.
Attributed To:
First Line:
The names and virtues next come under
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
Argument.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Was ever mortal man like me
Page No:
pp.170-171
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:
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
The Mock Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
For standing -- we kind nature thank
Page No:
pp.172-173
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.173-177
Poem Title:
A Panegyric Upon Cundums.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Parson these things in thy possessing
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
The Happy Life of a Country Parson.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Fair charmer cease nor make your voice's prize
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
On a Lady singing to her Lute.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Silence coeval with eternity
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
On Silence.
Attribution:
By Lord Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot