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A select collection of modern poems [ESTC N21693]

DMI number:
752
Publication Date:
1763
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21693
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116582849
Shelfmark:
BOD - (OC) 280 o.777
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | MODERN POEMS, | By the most EMINENT HANDS, | [i]VIZ.[/i] | [2 columns] [column 1] MILTON. | Mr PRIOR. | Mr HUGHES. | Mr ADDISON. | Mr DRYDEN. | Mr CONGREVE. | Mr GREEN. [/column 1] | [column 2] Mr GAY. | Mr POPE. | Dr ARBUTHNOT. | Dr PARNELL. | Mr TICKELL. | Lord LANSDOWNE. | Mr BLACKLOCK, &c. [/column 2] | [epigraph] | EDINBURGH: | Printed by A. DONALDSON and J. REID. | For ALEXANDER DONALDSON, and sold at his | shops in [i]London[/i] and [i]Edinburgh[/i]. | MDCCLXIII.
Epigraph:
[i]Perpetua semper dignissima vita.[/i] LUCRET.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of religious verse and Collection of 17th century verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
i-iv, [1]-216
Comments:
Some attributions taken from contents page. Miscellaneous prose: pp. 26, 33, 186-187, 192.
Other matter:
Contents page: [2pp.]
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A select collection of modern poems moral and philosophical [T62266]
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1759
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Publication Date:
1744
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T53676
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Title:
A select collection of modern poems [N21691]
Publication Date:
1750
ESTC No:
N21691
Volume:
1 of 1
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Another Edition of
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Publisher:
Alexander Donaldson
Confidence:
Absolute
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Printer:
J. Reid
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Absolute
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Printer:
Alexander Donaldson
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Absolute
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Yet once more O ye laurels and once more
Page No:
pp.1-7
Poem Title:
Lycidas.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.8-13
Poem Title:
L' Allegro.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.13-19
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Cyriac this three years day these eyes though clear
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
A Sonnet. To Cyriac Skinner.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now the bright morning star day's harbinger
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
Song. On May morning.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Man foolish man
Page No:
pp.20-24
Poem Title:
An Ode On Exod. iii. 14. I am that I am. Written 1688, as an Exercise at St John's College, Cambridge.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
Page No:
pp.25-32
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World.
Attribution:
By Mr Hughes.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
I leave mortality's low sphere
Page No:
pp.33-42
Poem Title:
The Ecstasy. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr Hughes.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Cecilia whose exalted hymns
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
A Song. For St Cecilia's Day at Oxford.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.45-51
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax. In the year MDCCI.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.51-58
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or, the Power of Music. An Ode, in honour of St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
O harmony to thee we sing
Page No:
pp.58-63
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Harmony. In honour of St. Cecilia's Day, MDCCI.
Attribution:
Mr Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
A Contemplation on Night.
Attribution:
By Mr Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.67-72
Poem Title:
Ode for Music on St Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Happy the man whose wish and care
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
Ode on Solitude.
Attribution:
By Mr Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer. Deo. Opt. Max.
Attribution:
By Mr Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.77-81
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Yourself.
Attribution:
By Dr Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.82-85
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece on Death.
Attribution:
By Dr Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.85-88
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Contentment.
Attribution:
By Dr Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.88-96
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
By Dr Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By Mr Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As when some image of a charming face
Page No:
pp.100-110
Poem Title:
Essay Upon unnatural flights in Poetry.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdowne.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.111-139
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr C.J.
Attribution:
By Mr Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.139-142
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom. From Clarissa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Hymns. Hymn I.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Hymn II.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
Hymn III.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.147-149
Poem Title:
Hymn IV.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
Hymn V.
Attribution:
By Mr Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Thou rising sun whose gladsome ray
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
Odes. Ode I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Haste my reindeer and let us nimbly go
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
Ode II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
My time o ye muses was happily spent
Page No:
pp.153-156
Poem Title:
Ode III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As when in Sharon's field the blushing rose
Page No:
pp.156-160
Poem Title:
The Second Chapter of Solomon's Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
My son the instruction that my words impart
Page No:
pp.160-162
Poem Title:
The Seventh Chapter of the Proverbs.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
These as they change almighty father these
Page No:
pp.163-167
Poem Title:
Hymn on the Seasons.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail mildly pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.167-169
Poem Title:
Hymn on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Arise my soul on wings seraphic rise
Page No:
pp.169-175
Poem Title:
An Hymn to the Supreme Being. In imitation of the 104th Psalm.
Attribution:
Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Hail source of transport ever new
Page No:
pp.176-178
Poem Title:
An Hymn to Benevolence.
Attribution:
Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
False wisdom fly with all thy owls
Page No:
pp.178-183
Poem Title:
On the Refinements in Metaphysical Philosophy. An Ode.
Attribution:
Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
My anxious soul is tore with doubtful strife
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy, in Imitation of Hamlet.
Attribution:
Hamilton.
Attributed To:
William of Bangour Hamilton
First Line:
Far in the windings of a vale
Page No:
pp.186-191
Poem Title:
Edwin and Emma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In these deep solitudes and awful cells
Page No:
pp.192-204
Poem Title:
Eloisa to Abelard.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ah why this boding start this sudden pain
Page No:
pp.205-216
Poem Title:
Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
Cawthorne.
Attributed To:
James Cawthorn