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A pill to purge state-melancholy [T144396]

DMI number:
614
Publication Date:
1725
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T144396
EEBO/ECCO link:
[not in ECCO]
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C1127
Full Title:
[i]A Pill to purge State-Melancholy:[/i] | OR, A | COLLECTION | OF | Excellent New Ballads. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed in the Year M. DCC. XV.
Epigraph:
[i]A Ballad to their Merit may | Most justly then belong; | For why, they've given all away | To Lewis for a Song. | Vid.[/i] Collection, [i]p[/i].127.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Political miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], iii-xii, 1-164.
Bibliographic details:
Portrait of Thomas D'Urfey pasted onto verso of the title page of Bod copy (perhaps by Harding?). MS note on flyleaf attributes volume to D'Urfey.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Publisher's Preface (p.iii-viii); Index (p.ix-xii)
References:
Case 288.
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Title:
A pill to purge state-melancholy [N37590] [ECCO - Texas U] [Dublin edition]
Publication Date:
1725
ESTC No:
N37590
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Fill every glass and recommend them
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
A Song in Praise of our Three Fam'd Generals.
Attribution:
Translated from the French by Mr. Durfey
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
Sing mighty Marlborough's story
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
A New Health to the Duke of Marlborough, with a Stanza in honour of the Prince of Hannover and Prince Eugene; on occasion of the Victory at Audenarde.
Attribution:
The words by Mr. Durfey
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
Ye commons and peers
Page No:
pp.5-8
Poem Title:
An Historical Account of the Battel of Audenarde.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You tell me Dick you lately read
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
A New Song
Attribution:
the Words by Mr. Estcourt
Attributed To:
Richard Estcourt
First Line:
Dearest Philip my grandson of Spain
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now cannon smoke clouds all the sky
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
A Song on the Victory gain'd over the French by the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene, and also the taking of Mons.
Attribution:
The Words by Mr. D'Urfey
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
Grand Lewis let pride be abated
Page No:
pp.13-15
Poem Title:
A Song occasion'd by the taking of Lisle.
Attribution:
The Words by Mr. D'Urfey.
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
Once more the great general home returns
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
A Song on the taking of Doway and Aire.
Attribution:
By Mr. Durfey
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
Now now comes on the glorious year
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
A Song on the ensuing Campaign, 1709.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. D'Urfey
Attributed To:
Thomas D'Urfey
First Line:
In the days of Queen Anne
Page No:
pp.17-19
Poem Title:
A New Song, to the Tune of Lilliburlero.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You vicars and curates and lecturers all
Page No:
pp.19-21
Poem Title:
A New Ballad, to the Tune of Packington's Pound.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Good folks I pray have you not heard
Page No:
pp.21-24
Poem Title:
A New Ballad on a late Strolling Doctor. To the old Tune of, Hey Boys! Up go we: or what other you please.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now now the Whigs shall all go down
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
The Tories Triumph on the News of the Pretender's Expedition to Switzerland, alias England. Being a new Song to a merry old Tune, made in the Year 1641. reviv'd in 1683. and lately perform'd at the Bell-Tavern in W---------r.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fill up the mighty sparkling bowl
Page No:
pp.27-29
Poem Title:
A Health to the Present Constitution.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When as Queen Anne of great renown
Page No:
pp.29-35
Poem Title:
A New Ballad. To the Tune of Fair Rosamond.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All things are changed in court and town
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
A Ballad to the Tune of the Dame of Honour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I pray god bless our gracious Queen
Page No:
pp.37-39
Poem Title:
To the Tune of Fair Rosamond.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
England of late a glorious state
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
To the Tune of Cold and Raw.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Madam take care
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
To the Tune of the Windsor Minuet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All Britons rejoice at this turn of the state
Page No:
pp.41-45
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song, call'd, Credit Restor'd, in the Year 1711. To the Tune of, Come prithee, Horace, hold up thy Head.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sing praise to our gracious queen Anne
Page No:
pp.45-48
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song, call'd, An End to our Sorrows. To the Tune of, I laugh at the Pope's Devices.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God prosper long this free born isle
Page No:
pp.48-51
Poem Title:
A New Ballad, to the Old Tune of Chevy-Chase.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The year of wonders is arrived
Page No:
pp.51-56
Poem Title:
The Age of Wonders. To the Tune of Chevy Chase.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A treaty's on foot look about English boys
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
A New Song. Being a Second Part to the same Tune of Lilliburlero, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All you that have stock and are mad for a peace
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
The French Preliminaries. A New Ballad to the Old Tune of Packington's Pound.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The news from abroad does a secret reveal
Page No:
pp.61-64
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song, call'd, Mat's Peace, or the Downfal of Trade. To the good old Tune of Green Sleeves.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Lewis the great
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
The French King's Lamentation for the Miscarriage of Monsieur Guiscard. Being a new Song, to an Excellent new Tune. Sung at the Opera Theatre in Covent-Garden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come all ye brave boys and high churchmen draw near
Page No:
pp.66-70
Poem Title:
The Truth at last. To the Tune of, Which no-body can deny.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To you dear brothers who in vain
Page No:
pp.70-75
Poem Title:
The Soldiers Lamentation for the Loss of their General. In a Letter from the Recruiters in London, to their Friends in Flanders. To the Tune of, To you, fair Ladies, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When as queen robin ruled this land
Page No:
pp.76-79
Poem Title:
A New Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Faction is ripe
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
First Part.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Our laws and our commerce
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
Second Part.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A tight and trim vessel
Page No:
pp.81-83
Poem Title:
A Tale of a Tarr. A New Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
She-land the praise of all the earth
Page No:
pp.84-88
Poem Title:
A Choice New Song, call'd, She-Land, and Robinocracy. To all sorts of Tunes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let's sing to the memory of glorious queen bess
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Queen Elizabeth's Day: or the Downfall of the Devil, Pope, and Pretender. To the Tune of Bonny Dundee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let's sing to the ministry's praise
Page No:
pp.90-93
Poem Title:
The Thanksgiving: A New Protestant Ballad. To an Excellent Italian Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To you fair traders now ashore
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
The South-Sea Whim. To the Tune of, To you, fair Ladies, now at Land, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If what the tower of London holds
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
On the Jewel in the Tower.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let's joy in the medal with James the Third's face
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
A Welcome to the Medal: or, an Excellent New Song, call'd, The Constitution Restor'd, in 1711. To the Tune of Mortimer's Hole.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let's sing the brave hero whom heaven did ordain
Page No:
pp.102-106
Poem Title:
A Song for King William's Birthday. To the Tune of Lillibullero.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here's a health to queen Anne sir
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
The Royal Health. To the Tune of, All Joy to Great Caesar.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh brother Tom dost know the intent
Page No:
pp.108-110
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song. To the Memorable Tune of Lillibullero.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh wicked Whigs what can you mean
Page No:
pp.110-113
Poem Title:
Plot upon Plot. To the Tune of, Hey Boys up go we.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Attend and prepare for a cargo from Dover
Page No:
pp.113-116
Poem Title:
The Merchant A-la-mode. To the Tune of Which no body can deny.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here be de var pretty show just come from Parie
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
The Raree-Show.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye lads and ye lasses that live in Great Britain
Page No:
pp.120-122
Poem Title:
The Pedlar. To the Tune of, The Abbot of Canterbury.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though wit in a ballad should bite like a tooth
Page No:
pp.122-125
Poem Title:
A New Ballad, to the Old Tune of, Which no body can deny, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Plump Cocky and Abigail Rome to advance
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
To the Tune of, There's rare Doings at Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God bless our gracious sovereign Anne
Page No:
pp.127-131
Poem Title:
To the Tune of Chivy-Chace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All the world's in strife and hurry
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
To an Opera Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though Britain on to ruin runs
Page No:
pp.133-135
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Ballad, call'd, Illustrious George shall come. To the Tune of, The King shall enjoy his own again.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To you dear topers at the court
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
The Country Squire's Ditty. A Ballad. To the Tune of, To you, fair Ladies, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who mounts the loftiest dignities
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
A New Song. To the Tune of, Marlborough push 'em again.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Great Marlborough's quite forgot sir
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Grenadiers now change your song
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
First Part. To the Tune of, Over the Hills and far away.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Grenadiers now change your song
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
Second Part.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now now comes on the Tories year
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
A New Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I'll tell you a story a story most merry
Page No:
pp.144-147
Poem Title:
King Edward's Ghost: or, The King and the Cobler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye weavers all of Spitalfields
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Ballad, giving a full and true Relation how a Noble Lord was robb'd of his Birth-Day Clothes; and how the same afterwards appear'd, and were burn'd on the Pretender's own Back at Charing-Cross, February 6. 1713. To the Tune of, To you, fair Ladies, now at Land, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let's sing in the praise of French wine
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
To the Tune of, Old Sir Simon the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
At the bottom of the chamber pot
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
There was once a glorious queen
Page No:
pp.154-157
Poem Title:
Nothing but Truth. A Ballad. To the Tune of, A Beggar of all Trades is the best.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here's a health to the queen
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Attend good people give an ear
Page No:
pp.158-160
Poem Title:
Upon the Stabbing of the Earl of Oxford by Guiscard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I now have an ambition
Page No:
pp.161-164
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song, call'd, The full Tryal and Condemnation of John Duke of Marlborough.
Attribution:
Attributed To: