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The Edinburgh miscellany consisting of original poems, translations &c. [T203985]

DMI number:
443
Publication Date:
1720
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T203985
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114817938
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 92
Full Title:
THE | [i]Edinburgh Miscellany:[/i] | Consisting of | ORIGINAL POEMS, | TRANSLATIONS, &c. | [rule] | [g]By Various hands.[/g] | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]EDINBURGH[/i], | Printed by J. M'EUEN and COMPANY, and to | be sold at the said [i]J. M'Euen[/i]'s Shop in [i]Edinburgh[/i], | MDCCXX.
Epigraph:
[i]Principibus placuisse viris non ultima laus est.[/i] | HOR.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of Scottish verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[6], i-iv, [6], 1-271, [1] pp. (202 mispaginated as 102)
Bibliographic details:
HALF TITLE: THE | Edinburgh Miscellany: | Consisting of | ORIGINAL POEMS | TRANSLATIONS, &c. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: sig. F7 looks to be a cancel, presumably to introduce the blanks on p.93. There are no uncancelled copies extant.
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of verse predominantly by Scottish writers.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Dedication 'to the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Lauderdale, &c.' signed 'the publishers' [1 pp]; Preface signed W. C. (pp. i-iv); Contents and Errata [5pp].
References:
Case 313 (Case does not note variant version of this, nor the 'Second Edition).
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Publication Date:
1720
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T72439
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
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Title:
The Edinburgh miscellany consisting of original poems, translations &c. [T217136]
Publication Date:
1720
ESTC No:
T217136
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
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Publisher:
J. M'Euen
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Dedicatee:
Charles Maitland
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Upon a time the fairy elves
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
On the King of Fairy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No sooner was their king attired
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
On the Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I sing no triumphs nor such empty things
Page No:
pp.4-24
Poem Title:
Caelia's Country-House and Closet.
Attribution:
By Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, Advocate to K. Charles II. and K. James VII
Attributed To:
Sir George Mackenzie
First Line:
Though I refused to tell off hand
Page No:
pp.24-26
Poem Title:
The Character of a Beau: ... In a Letter to her intimate Friend.
Attribution:
By a young Lady, / C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Clarissa first appears that heavenly fair
Page No:
pp.27-29
Poem Title:
A Walk on Glasgow Green.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Enough my friend for tis in vain
Page No:
pp.29-32
Poem Title:
Horace's Ode XI. Book II. Imitated in a Letter to a Friend.
Attribution:
L.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When heaven's great Jove had made the world's round frame
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
In Praise of Women,
Attribution:
By Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
What means this noise thou poor inglorious stream
Page No:
pp.33-36
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a certain Person, Occasion'd by his Pride upon sudden Advancement. From the Italian of Fulvio Testi to Count Montecuccoli.
Attribution:
O.
Attributed To:
First Line:
What wondrous art what genius brightly shines
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
On Mr. Addison's Campaign.
Attribution:
B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Pallas from the labouring brain of Jove
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
A Poem Upon the Young-Company of Archers.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Boyd
Attributed To:
Thomas Boyd
First Line:
You mind dear Chloris t'other day
Page No:
pp.41-45
Poem Title:
To Chloris. Proving against her that little Things are best, tho' not always most pleasing.
Attribution:
L.
Attributed To:
First Line:
By the side of a nobleman's house
Page No:
pp.45-48
Poem Title:
The jolly poor Poet. In Imitation of Colin's Complaint.
Attribution:
I.
Attributed To:
First Line:
As poets in the days of yore
Page No:
pp.48-56
Poem Title:
A Trip to Bar-le-duc.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
One evening the loveliest pair
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Horace's Ode IX. Book III. Imitated to the Tune of Colin's Complaint.
Attribution:
By Mr. James Arbuckle
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
The man that no indulgence gives
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
Horace's Ode XXII. Book I.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
O tempt me not with flattering snares
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By a young Lady
Attributed To:
First Line:
My dear and only love I pray
Page No:
pp.62-64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
These seven following by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
My dear and only love take heed
Page No:
pp.64-67
Poem Title:
The Second Part.
Attribution:
by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
There's nothing in the world can prove
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
II.
Attribution:
...by Montrose...
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Unhappy is the man
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
III.
Attribution:
by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Burst out my soul in main of tears
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
IV.
Attribution:
by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Can little beasts with lions roar
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
V.
Attribution:
by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Let them bestow on every airth a limb
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
VII. On Himself, upon hearing what was his Sentence.
Attribution:
by Montrose
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Great good and just could I but rate
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
VI. Epitaph on King Charles I.
Attribution:
...by Montrose...
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
But whilst the Christian army laboured hard
Page No:
pp.72-76
Poem Title:
Lucifer's Speech, Out of the Eight [sic] Book of Tasso's Jerusalem. In Imitation of Milton's Stile.
Attribution:
R.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though I consented first and still approve
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
An Epistle From a Lady in Edinburgh, to her Lover on his Travels abroad. A Fragment.
Attribution:
C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Our task tonight ye sons of Glotta know
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
Prologue to Cato, Spoke in Glasgow May 28th 1719.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here wholly freed from censures of the pit
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Cato, Spoke in Glasgow, May 28th 1719.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now we may speak since rugged Cato's gone
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
Epilogue intended for Cato.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let Cupid weep and Venus' tears
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Catullus de passere mortuo Lesbiae, imitated.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
With this diversity of view
Page No:
pp.86-90
Poem Title:
Str----'s Farewell To The Hermitage, Sitting upon the Top of Mount Alexander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When I survey this mighty frame
Page No:
pp.91-93
Poem Title:
The Holy Ode.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. as the previous poem].
Attributed To:
First Line:
Most gracious sovereign please to excuse
Page No:
pp.94-101
Poem Title:
The Poets Petition for Wine, Address'd to the King.
Attribution:
D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sir | when I'm long absent from your house
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
To a very Poring and Speculative Gentleman.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hume.
Attributed To:
Mr. Hume
First Line:
When on the thoughtless thing I cast mine eyes
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
On a certain dull Beau at the Play-House.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Hume.]
Attributed To:
Mr. Hume
First Line:
Misers say can hoarded gold
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
Ode xxiii. of Anacreon, Englished...On Gold.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Hume.]
Attributed To:
Mr. Hume
First Line:
Observe ye beaus Belinda walking
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Hume.]
Attributed To:
Mr. Hume
First Line:
Colin by promise being obliged to pay
Page No:
pp.106-110
Poem Title:
The Poor Client's Complaint. Paraphras'd out of Buchanan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas in the pleasant month of May
Page No:
pp.110-112
Poem Title:
The Hawk and the Nightingale.
Attribution:
By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year.
Attributed To:
First Line:
On the frontier of a mountain
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Song, Occasion'd by the Absence of his Friend.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year].
Attributed To:
First Line:
While you dear Strephon with unwearied pain
Page No:
pp.114-116
Poem Title:
Verses Sent to His Friend, With a Hare taken by his Hound in the Country.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year].
Attributed To:
First Line:
To thee dear friend who pruned my fluttering wing
Page No:
pp.116-118
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. M-----l.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year].
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye swains that are courting a maid
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year].
Attributed To:
First Line:
While other poets different patrons choose
Page No:
pp.120-123
Poem Title:
An Address To The Masters In The University of Edinburgh.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University, in his Fifteen [sic] Year]. J.C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
While you in fair Augusta justly great
Page No:
pp.123-128
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hepburn.
Attributed To:
Mr. Hepburn
First Line:
I own the glorious subject fires my breast
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
Of Love To His Country.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Hepburn]
Attributed To:
Mr. Hepburn
First Line:
How bright O lord's thy majesty divine
Page No:
pp.129-131
Poem Title:
Of the Glory of God and Heaven.
Attribution:
B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold the slaughter of a cursed race
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
On the X. Chapter of Joshua.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. B.].
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold the rendezvous of kings unite
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
On the XI. Chapter of Joshua.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. B.].
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fond to survey the graces of the fair
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Verses Occasion'd by the Dancing of two young Ladies at the Author's Request.
Attribution:
D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Where's now that thundering arm that lately shook
Page No:
pp.135-139
Poem Title:
The XIV. Chapter of Isaiah's Prophecy, from Verse 4. Paraphras'd in Blank Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye sacred nine a beardless boy inspire
Page No:
pp.140-144
Poem Title:
The Penitent Prude. Written in a Pastoral Strain.
Attribution:
By a Boy of Fourteen. / S.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O sacred Phoebus thy assistance bring
Page No:
pp.144-147
Poem Title:
Panthea Lamentation.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. S / Boy of Fourteen]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why dearest Damon why so sad art thou
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
The Shepherd's Recovery.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. S / Boy of Fourteen]
Attributed To:
First Line:
As Reynard that intriguing sinner
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Fox and Grapes.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. S/ Boy of Fourteen]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Just so I heard a friend of mine
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
Reflection.
Attribution:
S.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When storms the hardy sailor overtake
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
Horace's Ode xvi. Book III.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. James Arbuckle.
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
The ills your ancestors have done
Page No:
pp.155-158
Poem Title:
Ode vi. Book III.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Ye muses loves and graces now prepare
Page No:
pp.158-160
Poem Title:
Epithalamium On the Marriage of My Lord ---- with Lady -----.
Attribution:
By a young Lady of the Fair Intellectual Club, present at the Marriage. / H.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Young Damon wounded with a dart
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a young Lady of the Fair Intellectual Club] / H.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Prologues to plays are now so common grown
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
Prologue To Love at first Sight.
Attribution:
By Mr. Crawford.
Attributed To:
Mr. Crawford
First Line:
Well sirs you now expect an epilogue
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
Epilogue.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Crawford.]
Attributed To:
Mr. Crawford
First Line:
There is no worldly pleasure here below
Page No:
pp.164-166
Poem Title:
On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I loved thee once I'll love no more
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
On a Woman's Inconstancy, and the Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou that loved once now lovest no more
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
The Answer, by the Author, at the King's Majesty's Command.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Our love of others is but sense
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
The Parallel
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I have too long endured her guilty scorn
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
A Paraphrastical Translation of Ovid's X. Elegy, Lib. iii. Amorum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis not your beauty nor your wit
Page No:
pp.174-176
Poem Title:
The Indifferent Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The adamant doth draw indeed
Page No:
pp.176-177
Poem Title:
The Constant Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come away do not pursue
Page No:
pp.177-179
Poem Title:
A Diswasive from Women.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stay o stay and still pursue
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
An Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Aurelia first I courted
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
On the Lady Cast----n.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I do confess thou art smooth and fair
Page No:
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
Inconstancy Reproved.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye friendly swains who mourned Menalcas fate
Page No:
pp.183-186
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Elegy, Sacred to the Memory of her deceast Lover.
Attribution:
By a young Lady, a Member of the Fair Intellectual Club. / H.
Attributed To:
First Line:
To thee Orinda I may safely send
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
To the Countess of ---- Concerning The Present State of Love and Poetry.
Attribution:
By a Member of the Fair Intellectual Club. / C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Bright Phoebus ruler of the day
Page No:
pp.189-192
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Phoebus, On New-Year's-Day, 1718.
Attribution:
By a young Gentleman in the University.
Attributed To:
First Line:
I hate the clamours of the smoky towns
Page No:
pp.193-197
Poem Title:
Of a Country Life.
Attribution:
By a Student in the University. T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Warned by the summer sun's meridian ray
Page No:
pp.197-203
Poem Title:
Upon Happiness.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University. /T.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Madam the flower that I received from you
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
Verses On receiving a Flower from his Mistress.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Student in the University. /T.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The mountain of the Delphian god
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode xiii.
Attribution:
By Mr. James Arbuckle.
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Let rugged Thracians savage souls
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
Ode xxvii.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Dear Phoebus since in love we see
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
Ode iv. Book II.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Great offspring of the Tyrrhene kings
Page No:
pp.209-213
Poem Title:
Ode xxix. Book III.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
The snows are fled along the plain
Page No:
pp.213-215
Poem Title:
Ode vii. Book IV.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Twas night the sky serene and fair
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
Epod xvii.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Arbuckle.]
Attributed To:
James Arbuckle
First Line:
Why all in tears Menalcas prithee tell
Page No:
pp.218-222
Poem Title:
Philander. A Pastoral On the Death of James Duke of Hamilton. Coridon and Menalcas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The tender muse but now revealed to day
Page No:
pp.223-228
Poem Title:
A Pastoral, Inscrib'd to Mr. M----l...Hobbinol, Thenot.
Attribution:
By a Youth in his Fifteenth Year.
Attributed To:
First Line:
I'm lovely as the rose whose blushing pride
Page No:
pp.229-231
Poem Title:
Chapter II. of Solomon's Song.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Youth in his Fifteenth Year.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye shades and blissful scenes of secret love
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
The Grove or Interview.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. By a Youth in his Fifteenth Year.] / D.M.
Attributed To:
First Line:
To thee dear friend I must impart
Page No:
pp.234-236
Poem Title:
Of A Swallow's Nest.
Attribution:
By a Lady, in a Letter to her Friend. / P
Attributed To:
First Line:
In Babylon where ramparts rose on high
Page No:
pp.237-243
Poem Title:
Ovid's Fable of Pyramus and Thisbe Translated.
Attribution:
B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
What tender youth on bed of roses
Page No:
pp.243-245
Poem Title:
An Allusion to the Fifth Ode of Horace Book I.
Attribution:
By Mr. C--m--t--n
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sharp winter's blasts the grateful spring expels
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
A Translation of Horace's Fourth Ode, Book I.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. C--m--t--n]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let other poets all their art employ
Page No:
pp.246-252
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Elegy.
Attribution:
By a young Gentleman in the University. / S.
Attributed To:
First Line:
As Lydia when her heart is kind appears
Page No:
pp.252-254
Poem Title:
The Day chang'd: A Poem in blank Verse.
Attribution:
By a Boy in the University to his Governour. / W.
Attributed To:
First Line:
See Celia see where fair Evadne lies
Page No:
pp.254-259
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Elegy To the Memory of Mr. Foord.
Attribution:
By a Lady. / F.
Attributed To:
First Line:
The nuptial day and genial bed I sing
Page No:
pp.259-263
Poem Title:
Epithalamium On The Marriage of a Friend.
Attribution:
By a Boy in his Fifteenth Year. / D.M.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail powerful sleep who on thy downy breast
Page No:
pp.264-268
Poem Title:
On Sleep, In Imitation of the E--- of R------- Stile in his Copy of Verses on Nothing.
Attribution:
J.B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Enough my soul of earthly joys
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
The Elevation.
Attribution:
By Mr. C.----r.
Attributed To: