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The city hermit or the life of Henry Welby, Esq. [ESTC T197300]

DMI number:
719
Publication Date:
1741
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T197300
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB129854568
Shelfmark:
BOD - Gough Lond. 148 (1)
Full Title:
THE | CITY-HERMIT | OR, THE | LIFE | OF | [i]HENRY WELBY[/i], Esq; | Who liv'd at his House in [i]Grub-Street[/i], | Forty-four Years, and, in that Space, | was never seen by any: And there di- | ed, ([i]Oct.[/i] 29, 1636) aged Eighty-four. | SHEWING, | The first Occasion and Reason thereof. With | [i]Epitaphs[/i] and [i]Elegies[/i] on the late deceased | Gentleman; who lyeth bury'd in St. [i]Giles[/i]'s | Church, near [i]Cripple-Gate, London[/i]. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], Printed in the Year M DCC XLI.
Epigraph:
Arabia [i]yields a[/i] Phoenix, [i]and but one:[/i] | England [i]this[/i] Phoenix, [i]and besides him none[/i] | [i]To solitary Desarts both retire,[/i] | [i]Not minding what the World doth most admire[/i] | [i]His[/i] Face, [i]tho' it was much desir'd by many[/i], | [i]In Forty-four Years, was not seen by any[/i] | SHE, [i]in[/i] sweet Flames, [i]in[/i] fervent Zeal, HE [i]dies[/i], | [i]And both alike soar to th' Aetherial[/i] Skies.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose, Collection of poems about subject/person, Memorial collection, and Collection of 17th century verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], 3-24, 33-38.
Comments:
Contents: prose description of Henry Welby p. 3; prose The City Hermit p. 7-34.
Content/Publication
First Line:
If miracles and wonders with each nation
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Upon the Life and Death of Master Henry Welby.
Attribution:
J.B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
What age is this we live in that we see
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
Upon the Life and Death of Master Henry Welby.
Attribution:
Shackerly Marmion
Attributed To:
Shackerley Marmion
First Line:
Well be the blessed subject of these lines
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
In Commendation of that Virtuous Gentleman, Mr. Henry Welby.
Attribution:
J.T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of any man at once alive and dead
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
To the Sacred Memory of that most Abstemious Genllman [sic], Mr. Henry Welby.
Attribution:
Tho. Brewer
Attributed To:
Thomas Brewer
First Line:
Old Henry Welby well be thou for ever
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Upon the Life of that most Worthy Gentleman, Mr. Henry Welby.
Attribution:
John Taylor
Attributed To:
John Taylor
First Line:
Who on the setting sun shall cast their eyes
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
An Epitaph: Or Rather, A Funeral Elegy Upon the Right Worshipful Mr. Henry Welby, Who dy'd at his house in Grub street, and lyeth bury'd in the Church of St. Giles, near Cripplegate.
Attribution:
Tho. Heywood
Attributed To:
Thomas Heywood