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A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.1] [T124507]

DMI number:
755
Publication Date:
1748
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T124507
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3312467534
Shelfmark:
University of Oxford, Magdalen College Library, s.3.38
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | [r]POEMS.[/r] | [i]By[/i] SEVERAL HANDS. | [r]IN THREE VOLUMES.[/r] | [ornament] | [r][i]LONDON[/i][/r] | Printed for R. DODSDLEY at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall. | [r]M.DCC.XLVIII.[/r]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[2p], [2p], iii-v, [2p], 3-263, 238-286
Bibliographic details:
HALF TITLE: [ornamental rule] | VOL. I. | [ornamental rule] PAGINATION: The pages of the inner form of gathering C, which should be numbered 50, 51, 54, etc., are misnumbered 146, 147, 150, etc. Pagination restarts after 263 at 238.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement pp. iii-v. End matter: Table of Contents pp. 284-6.
References:
Case 458 (1)(a) Suarez, Michael F., ed., 'Robert Dodsley: A Collection of Poems by Several Hands', (1997)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.3] [T124507]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T124507
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.2] [T124507]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T124507
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.1] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T148949] [Vol. 1] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1751
ESTC No:
T148949
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
To The Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.5-23
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.24-27
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.28-60
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr C. J.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green, of the Custom-House.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
An Epigram, On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Eachard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
I lately saw what now I sing
Page No:
pp.61-159 [i.e. 63]
Poem Title:
The Sparrow and Diamond. A Song.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Jove for amusement quitted oft his skies
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Jove and Semele.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When I first came to London I rambled about
Page No:
pp.162-163 [i.e. 66-67]
Poem Title:
The Seeker.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
These sheets primeval doctrines yield
Page No:
pp.163-167[i.e. 67-71]
Poem Title:
On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.72-78
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.78-100
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome, A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Dyer]
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.101-115
Poem Title:
London: A Poem, In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Samuel Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
If to a human face sir James should draw
Page No:
pp.115-146
Poem Title:
The Art of Politicks, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Bramston.
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.147-159
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Bramston]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
The art of converse how to soothe the soul
Page No:
pp.160-184
Poem Title:
An Essay on Conversation.
Attribution:
By Benjamin Stillingfleet.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.185-196
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life, An Epistle to H. C. Esq; ... First printed in the year M.DCC.XXXV.
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.196-202
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
Page No:
pp.202-210
Poem Title:
Chiron to Achilles. A Poem.
Attribution:
By Hilbernard Jacob, Esq; [ie., Hildebrand Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.211-222
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress, A Poem, in Imitation of Spencer.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Ingenious L-- were a picture drawn
Page No:
pp.223-248
Poem Title:
The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry... To Dr. Lister.
Attribution:
By Dr King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
If Bellvill can his generous soul confine
Page No:
pp.248-250
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Horace's Invitation of Torquatus to Supper, Which is the Fifth Epistle to his First Book.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Young Slouch the farmer had a jolly wife
Page No:
pp.250-253
Poem Title:
The Old Cheese.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Two neighbours Clod and Jolt would married be
Page No:
pp.253-255
Poem Title:
The Skillet.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Tom Banks by native industry was taught
Page No:
pp.255-257
Poem Title:
The Fisherman.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
From London Paul the carrier coming down
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
Little Mouths.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
There was a lad the unluckiest of his crew
Page No:
pp.259-260
Poem Title:
Hold fast below.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
A virtuoso had a mind to see
Page No:
pp.261-263
Poem Title:
The Incurious.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Begin my muse the dire adventure tell
Page No:
pp.238-268
Poem Title:
The Apparition. A Poem. Or a Dialogue betwixt the Devil and a Doctor, concerning a Book Falsly call'd, The Rights of the Christian Church.
Attribution:
By the late Rev. Dr. Evans.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.268-283
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To: