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The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]

DMI number:
754
Publication Date:
1745
ESTC number:
T97919 / P6248
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110993623
Shelfmark:
BOD - Harding E 11
Full Title:
THE | [i]Agreeable Companion[/i]; | OR, AN | UNIVERSAL MEDLEY | OF | WIT and GOOD-HUMOUR. | Consisting of a Curious | COLLECTION | Of the most | [2 columns] [column 1] [i]Humourous Essays, | Smart Repartees, | Prudential Maxims, | Familiar Dialogues, [/column 1] | [column 2] Epigrams[/i] and [i] Epitaphs, | Tales[/i] and [i]Fables, | Emblems[/i] and [i]Riddles, | Shining Epistles, [/i] [/column 2] | AND | BEAUTIFUL CHARACTERS | Both Fabulous and Real. | WITH | SELECT NOVELS, | Extracted from the | WRITINGS of the most approv'd AUTHORS, | Both Antient and Modern. | Among which are interspers'd Several | ORIGINAL PIECES | In PROSE and VERSE. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON.[/i] | Printed for W. BICKERTON, in the [i]Temple-Exchange, Fleet- | street[/i]; and sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country. | MDCCXLV.
Epigraph:
[i]That[/i] WORK [i]stands fairest for an Age to last, | Which[/i] (NOSEGAY-[i]like) has[/i] Flow'rs [i]for ev'ry Taste.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose, Periodical miscellany, Collection of comic verse, and Collection including drama
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
i-iv [1-6] 1-144, 157-383 [1]
Bibliographic details:
[query: title page in red and black?] Originally printed and sold in eight weekly parts of c. 4 sheets / 48pp. long: Part 1: pp. 1-48; Part 2: pp. 49-96; Part 3: pp. 97-144; Part 4: pp. 157-204; Part 5: pp. 205-252; part 6: pp. 253-300; part 7: pp. 301-348; part 8: pp. 349-383. Part 8 possibly included Sheet A (i.e. the title page and prefatory material of the collection).
Comments:
Miscellaneous Prose: pp. 1-10, 11-15, 19-21, 23-31, 33-35, 42-43, 46-47, 49-50, 52-57, 67-85, 87-90,96-102, 104-116, 120-133, 137-140, 157-159, 163-168, 173-174, 176-180, 184-190, 197-200, 203, 207-219, 222-224, 230-238, 244-245, 248-252, 259-265, 268-273, 276-282, 292-295, 297-300, 306-310, 312-315, 323-325, 327-328, 332-333, 335-336, 340-347, 365-366, 368, 371-374, 381-383.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Prose preface 'To the Courteous Reader' pp. [i]-iv; Contents page [6pp.] Back matter: Advertisement at end of book [1p.].
References:
Case 447 [Query: estc number T97919 redirects to a record for P6248]
Related People
Author:
Weaver Bickerton
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
BBTI
Content/Publication
First Line:
Once on a time it by chance came to pass
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
All to no purpose; or, Labour in Vain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A modern cook bred up at France
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Nature will prevail; or, there's no making a Velvet Purse of a Sow's Ear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A pastry cook once moulded up a t-d
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
The same Story paraphras'd, by another Hand, under the Title of the Tale of the a T-d.
Attribution:
by another Hand
Attributed To:
First Line:
Maggot pretends to some discerning
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
The Hyp-Doctor; or, the Chamber-maid discarded. A Tale.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thus though the morning lowers and clouds arise
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Geron a jovial monk a tipling blade
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Old Geron and his Maid Margery; or, the Leak discover'd. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Once on a time of mortal men
Page No:
pp.36-41
Poem Title:
The Parson's Pocket-Companion; or, the Cork-Scrue. A Merry Tale for all true Lovers of the Bottle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who says my lord and lady disagree
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
The Happy Pair: or, Both of one Mind.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How capricious were nature and art to poor Nell
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
On Nell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Thomas calls his wife his half
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
On Thomas.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In every marriage two things are allowed
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p.44
Poem Title:
On Marriage.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Here innocence and beauty lies whose breath
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p.45
Poem Title:
On another Virgin-Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
On another.
Attribution:
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First Line:
So fair so young so innocent so sweet
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Virgin-Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies my poor wife without bed or blanket
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
The Consolation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stephen and time
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
A Lilliputian Epitaph on little Stephen, a noted Fiddler in the County of Suffolk.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Most courteous readers | We all suppose you're pleased this plainly shows
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
An humourous Poetical Address to our good-natur'd Readers, to Suppose themselves pleas'd (whether they are or not) with our Art in Cookery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sly Merry Andrew the last Southwark fair
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Merry Andrew no Fool; or, a close Mouth catches no Flies. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In vain with weeping eyes the queen of love
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Cupid turn'd Tipstaff; an Heroi-Comic Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In heaven one holiday you read
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
Cupid and Ganymede; or, the Celestial Gamesters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of two battalions set in rank and file
Page No:
pp.61-67
Poem Title:
The Table Battle; or, The Canonical Gamesters. A Tragi-Comic Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thus after plain repast each cheerful guest
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilom in Kent there lived a jolly swain
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Tit for Tat; or, Revenge a-la mode. An Heroi-Comic Tale.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To blast the man that durst aspire
Page No:
pp.90-92
Poem Title:
Pandora; or, the Celestial Donation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ah me quoth Betty who could ever have thought
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
On Betty.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Colin was married in all haste
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
Fast and Loose.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
An old stale widower loving a young wench
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
The old Widower repuls'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Says Sir John to my lady as together they sat
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
Sir John.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thomas in high-Dutch once did court a wench
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
On Thomas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Paula thou fain would'st marry me
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
To Paula.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
One prompt physician like a sculler plies
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
The Advantage of having two Physicians.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies old Hobson death hath broke his girt
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
On Hobson, the University Carrier, who sicken'd in the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reason of the Plague.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Were I who am not of the Romish tribe
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
On Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When in the dark on thy soft hand I hung
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
On a deform'd Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
We lived one and twenty years
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
On a Shrew
Attribution:
Written by her Husband.
Attributed To:
First Line:
This little child into the world did peep
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
On a Child, who died as soon as Born.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My sledge and hammer lie reclined
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
On a Blacksmith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Death at a cobbler's door oft made a stand
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On a Cobler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies the Lord have mercy on her
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On one of Queen Elizabeth's Maids of Honour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dick served a widow of no mean esteem
Page No:
pp.102-104
Poem Title:
The Game of Put. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Falsehood disguised under religion's veil
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Miss Molly a famed toast was fair and young
Page No:
pp.117-119
Poem Title:
The Specifick; or, A Cordial for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A man of wisdom may disguise
Page No:
pp.133-136
Poem Title:
A Fool's Bolt is soon shot; or, The Apple-Pye broke loose.
Attribution:
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First Line:
As Lambeth prayed such was the dire event
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
All you that would
Page No:
pp.141-144
Poem Title:
The Universal Rectifier; or, No Spring like Bally-Spelling: Being a facetious Encomium on those Medicinal Waters.
Attribution:
Written by Dean Sw-t, tho' not inserted in his Miscellanies.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
On vice your humorous vein display
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
poetical Lady
Attributed To:
First Line:
What is the blooming tincture of a skin
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Two college sophs of Cambridge growth
Page No:
pp.160-163
Poem Title:
The Hyp-Lover: or, The Fatal Discovery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The sceptics think 'twas long ago
Page No:
pp.168-172
Poem Title:
The Ladle; or, The Triple Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
This commoner has worth and parts
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
Moral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From London Paul the carrier coming down
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
The Whimsical Proclamation; or, The Maiden's Wish.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Beyond the fixed and settled rules
Page No:
pp.180-184
Poem Title:
Fair and softly goes far; or, The Wary Physician.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The silver moon and all her starry train
Page No:
pp.190-192
Poem Title:
Content is a continual Feast; or, The Vanity of Ambition. From Seneca.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
By your honour's command
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Jack Tar's modest Address to his Captain, When brought to the Gang-way to be whipt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Desponding Phyllis was endued
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
Marriage a-la-mode; or, The Penitent Prude;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of mirth the parent and the child of art
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
When first the architect of all
Page No:
pp.201-202
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I view the world in little space
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What fortune gives I wear in state
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You oft have asked to know my friend
Page No:
pp.203-206
Poem Title:
A Familiar poetical Epistle to a Friend, Giving him a humourous Detail of his Manner of Life.
Attribution:
A. Z.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold the Lilliputian throng
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
A Riddle.
Attribution:
Dr. Stebb-g.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sicilian muse begin a loftier strain
Page No:
pp.220-222
Poem Title:
Virgil's Fourth Pastoral; or, his Pollio.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Friendly air miscalled a vapour
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
The Reverse of a Sigh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
It so befell a silly swain
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
The Ecstatic Vision; or, The Je ne Scay quoi.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst maudlin whigs deplore their Cato's fate
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
On a Lady who shed her Water, on seeing the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No no for my virginity
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
A true Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To John I owed great obligation
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
On John.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
This vain thing set up for a man
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
Wrote under the Picture of a Beau.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If death must come as oft as breath departs
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
Death made easy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here stand I for whores as great
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
Verses pin'd to a Sheet, in which a Lady stood to do Pennance in the Church.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Under this hedge in stormy weather
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
A Marriage Certificate.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
My heart is proud your charms to wear
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
To a Lady of Pleasure.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stay bachelor if you have wit
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
On a Man and his Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Beneath this silent stone is laid
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
On a talkative old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye sacred spirits while your friends distressed
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
An Epitaph written by Mr. Pitt, Translator of Virgil's Aeneid, to the Memory of his Mother and Brother, interr'd in Blandford Church, in Dorsetshire.
Attribution:
by Mr. Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
A zealous locksmith died of late
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On a Lock-Smith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies beneath this silent bed of grass
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On the late Duke of --, commonly call'd Bugg.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Here lies father Sparges
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On an old Miser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here he lies beside a witch
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On a Baily.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold this tomb
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On a virtuous Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hans Carvel impotent and old
Page No:
pp.238-242
Poem Title:
The Magick Padlock; or, A Charm against Jealousy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since Christmas gambols are so much in fashion
Page No:
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
A ludicrous Poetical Invective Against Christmas Gambols, Minc'd Pies, and Plumb-Porridge, &c. &c...by Way of Epilogue to the Metamorphosis; Or, the Devil of a Wife, in the Character of Parson Noddy.
Attribution:
Written and spoken by a School-boy at a private Academy
Attributed To:
First Line:
A farmer once to London went
Page No:
pp.245-248
Poem Title:
'Tis ill meddling with edg'd Tools; or, The Biters Bit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear Tom | This comes to let you know
Page No:
pp.253-258
Poem Title:
Happy's the Wooing, that's not long a-doing: or, If one will not, Another will.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The hoary fool who many days
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Sweet solitude when life's gay hours are past
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye groves and flowery vales in you we find
Page No:
pp.266-268
Poem Title:
The Charms of Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A merchant there was an arch merry blade
Page No:
pp.273-276
Poem Title:
The Facetious Tobacconist; or, The Book-Worm out-witted. A Tragi-comic Ditty. To the Tune of A Cobler there was, and he liv'd in a Stall.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From sacred dreams and thoughts prepared to pray
Page No:
pp.283-285
Poem Title:
The Virgin.
Attribution:
By the Late N. Tate, Esq; Poet Laureat.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Go muse and bid good morrow to the bride
Page No:
pp.285-288
Poem Title:
The Wife.
Attribution:
By the Late N. Tate, Esq; Poet Laureat.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
From Hymen's joys the muse with drooping wing
Page No:
pp.289-292
Poem Title:
The Widow.
Attribution:
By the Late N. Tate, Esq; Poet Laureat.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
In Italy as authors tell us
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
The Rival Painters; or, The Unlucky Blunder.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
We sage Cartesians who profess
Page No:
pp.301-305
Poem Title:
The Artful Prude; or, the Devil Outwitted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A set of phrases learnt by rote
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
The Picture of an Affected Beauty: or, The Proclamation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A king in youthful charms arrayed
Page No:
pp.316-323
Poem Title:
The Artful Groom; or, The Monarch Outwitted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To you the mother of our schools
Page No:
pp.325-327
Poem Title:
A Facetious Dialogue Between the New Lotteries in the Merry Tom Brown's Days, and the Royal Oak, at that Time a favourite Amusement with the Court-Gamesters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why should our joys transform to pain
Page No:
pp.328-330
Poem Title:
The Indian Philosopher.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Say mighty love and teach my song
Page No:
pp.330-332
Poem Title:
Few Happy Matches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Apollo once finding fair Daphne alone
Page No:
pp.334-335
Poem Title:
Apollo and Daphne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Happy the lot to view with ravished eyes
Page No:
pp.337-338
Poem Title:
Orpheus and Euridice. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stilpo of Stoic cast who first
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
True Riches; or, Virtue its own Reward. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A band of cupids the other day
Page No:
pp.339-340
Poem Title:
Cupid and Cloe; or the Lucky Fall; A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All you that hither chance to come
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
An Oxford Scholar
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here's Monmouth the witty and Lauderdale the pretty
Page No:
p.341
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Here's a health to Kate our sovereign's mate
Page No:
p.342
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Here lies Du Val - reader if male thou are
Page No:
p.347
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Poor little pretty fluttering thing
Page No:
p.348
Poem Title:
The Emperor Adrian's Death-Bed Verses to his Soul, imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Wouldst thou be damned at once and perish whole
Page No:
p.348
Poem Title:
On a Physician and Parson, who had both abus'd him.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
When daring Blood his rent to have regained
Page No:
p.348
Poem Title:
On Blood's stealing the Crown.
Attribution:
By Andrew Marvel.
Attributed To:
Andrew Marvell
First Line:
Come gentle air the Aeolian shepherd said
Page No:
p.349
Poem Title:
On a Fan, in which was painted the Story of Cephalus and Procris, with this Motto: Aura Veni.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thus blooming youth in ripening years
Page No:
pp.349-350
Poem Title:
Upon Something. Written under the Picture of Daphnis and Chloe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Jack eating rotten cheese did say
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
The Bravado.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O blessed season loved by saints and sinners
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
On Christmas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Accept a miracle instead of wit
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
Written on a Glass with the Earl of Chesterfield's Diamond Pencil.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
C----l let me advise you whatever betides
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
Saving Advice to E-- C---, on his advertising a Third Volume of Letters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear Sally emblem of thy chop-house ware
Page No:
p.351
Poem Title:
To Sally, at the Chop-House behind the Royal Exchange.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You beat your pate and fancy wit will come
Page No:
p.351
Poem Title:
The Numscull.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Two or three dears and two or three sweets
Page No:
p.351
Poem Title:
A Receipt for Courtship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Gammar Gurton first I knew
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
On Gammer Gurton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How ill the motion with the music suits
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
On a Company of bad Dancers to good Musick.
Attribution:
By Mr. Budgel.
Attributed To:
Eustace Budgell
First Line:
Oh what bosom but must yield
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
To a Sempstress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
An epigram's good when like you mistress Frail
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p.352
Poem Title:
To a Lady who desir'd to know in what the Goodness of an Epigram consists.
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Here old Grubbinol lies
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p.353
Poem Title:
On a certain Nobleman, who died by taking Cantharides.
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Underneath this sable hearse
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p.353
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mary, Countess of Pembroke.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
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Here flat on her back but unactive at last
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p.353
Poem Title:
On the late Sally Salisbury.
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Here lies a lady who if not belied
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p.354
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Hold-Fast.
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Here lies our sovereign lord the king
Page No:
p.354
Poem Title:
On King Charles II.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.354
Poem Title:
On Mr. Harcourt's Tomb.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
O rare Ben Jonson what a turncoat grown
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p.354
Poem Title:
On Ben Johnson's Bust, set up in Westminster-Abbey, with the Buttons on the wrong Side of his Coat.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Samuel Wesley.
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
Two welshmen partners in a cow
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pp.355-356
Poem Title:
Bad on both Sides; or, The Whimsical Contract.
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As after noon one summer's day
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pp.356-357
Poem Title:
Cupid mistaken.
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As Chloe came into the room the other day
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pp.357-358
Poem Title:
A Lover's Anger.
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When Chloe's picture was to Venus shown
Page No:
p.357
Poem Title:
Venus mistaken.
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From public noise and factious strife
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pp.358-360
Poem Title:
The Hypocritical Couple; or, The Lying Lovers. A Tale.
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Dear Chloe how blubbered is that pretty face
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pp.360-361
Poem Title:
Mr. Prior's Answer to Cloe's Jealousy of him.
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Whilst men have these ambitious fancies
Page No:
p.360
Poem Title:
The Moral.
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A virtuoso had a mind to see
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pp.361-363
Poem Title:
Just as you please; or, The Incurious. A Tale.
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In all humanity we crave
Page No:
p.363
Poem Title:
The Commons Petition to King Charles II.
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An abbot rich whose taste was good
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pp.364-365
Poem Title:
The Canonical Quibler; or, The Prevarication. A Tale.
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Orpheus of old as poets tell
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pp.366-367
Poem Title:
The Uxorious Musician; or, The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice Burlesqu'd. A Tale.
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Though Phoebus had often descended of late
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pp.369-371
Poem Title:
Of against On: A Law-Case.
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Fair Venus they say
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pp.374-376
Poem Title:
Maid's have you any Hearts to mend; or, Cupid turn'd Tinker.
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When a man to the town for a show brings a lion
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p.376
Poem Title:
On a Surly Publican, Master of the Red Lion Inn, at a certain Place, near Oxford.
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Sternhold and Hopkins had great qualms
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p.376
Poem Title:
Spoken Extempore to a Country Clerk, after having heard him sing Psalms.
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When with rank poison heaven equipt Pandora
Page No:
p.376
Poem Title:
An Inscription upon a Tobacco-Box.
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Tis the Arabian bird alone
Page No:
p.377
Poem Title:
The Encouragement,
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Have you not seen the raging stormy main
Page No:
p.377
Poem Title:
To the Curious Criticks and Admirers of Metre.
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See whilst thou weepest fair Chloe see
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pp.377-378
Poem Title:
To Cloe, weeping.
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The heavens carouse each day a cup
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p.378
Poem Title:
An Anacreontic.
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First Line:
Chloe you write to me for coin
Page No:
p.378
Poem Title:
Flaminius, to his Drinking Mistress.
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Parson these things in thy possessing
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pp.379-380
Poem Title:
The Happy Life of a Country Parson.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Tell me Dorinda why so gay
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p.379
Poem Title:
On the Countess of Dorchester, Mistress to King James II.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Here lies the body of Barren Pegg
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p.380
Poem Title:
On Barren Peg.
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The modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.380
Poem Title:
On Mr. Fenton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
From Abraham's bosom full of lice
Page No:
p.380
Poem Title:
On Sarah, a Taylor's Wife.
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