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The Student or the Oxford and Cambridge Monthly Miscellany [vol I] [T147616] [ecco]

DMI number:
764
Publication Date:
1750
ESTC number:
T147616
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115312326
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod.
Full Title:
[engraved title-page] [i]THE[/i] | Student, | OR, THE | [i]Oxford and Cambridge[/i] | Monthly Miscellany. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | Oxford: | [i]Printed for J. Newbery in St Paul's Church Yard, London; | J. Barrett in Oxford: and J. Morrill in Cambridge. | MDCCL.
Epigraph:
[i] -- volet haec sub luce videri, | Judicis argutum quae non formidat acumen.[/i] HOR.
Place of Publication:
Oxford
Genres:
Collection including prose and Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
QUERY: is this a reprinting of a periodical miscellany, or does it comprise of the individually printed parts collected and presented as a complete whole? QUERY: mispagination? jumps from 104 to 65, then from 72 to 113, but catchwords appear to follow. Plates: Titlepage is engraved. Frontispiece. Separate title page for January 1750: THE | STUDENT, | OR THE | OXFORD | MONTHLY MISCELLANY. | [rule] | NUMBER I. JANUARY 31. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | OXFORD: | Printed for J. NEWBERY in St. [i]Paul[/i]'s Church-Yard, | LONDON; and J. BARRETT in OXFORD. | [short rule] | MDCCL.
Comments:
Contents: contains prose and Latin verse. Some prose items contain verse quotations: only those quotations of 4 lines or longer have been recorded.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Address to the Reader pp. iii-iv. End matter: Index to the prose [4pp]; Index to the poetry [4pp].
Related People
Publisher:
John Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Editor:
Christopher Smart
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC identifies Smart as editor.
Publisher:
J. Morrill
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
John Barrett
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
It is hewn | With strokes of axes and repeated steel
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Doctor Trapp.
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
Let the pale miser view with eager eyes
Page No:
pp.25-28
Poem Title:
Elegies. In imitation of Tibullus. Elegy the First. The Comforts of a retired Life.
Attribution:
B. T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye breezes mild and gentle gales
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Chorus at the end of the second Act of the Hecuba of Euripides.
Attribution:
B. T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
My dear companion and my faithful friend
Page No:
pp.29-31
Poem Title:
An Address to an Elbow-Chair lately new cloathed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hence ye irreligious hence
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Ode to Piety. In the person of a young Clergyman.
Attribution:
S. A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of battles won and kings in chains
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Horace Book II. Ode XII. Imitated and address'd to lord *****
Attribution:
B.
Attributed To:
First Line:
The clouds grew big the thunder rolled on high
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
A Reflection on the Year 1720. By one of the south-sea directors.
Attribution:
W. C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
From the grand tour through Paris Florence Rome
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
The Modern Traveller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Authors the world and their dull brains have traced
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On seeing the Ladies at Crux-Euston Walk in the Woods by the Grotto.
Attribution:
Extempore by Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here shunning idleness at once and praise
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Inscription on a Grotto, the work of nine Ladies.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
For I | Never yet did thunder with my vocal heel
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Readers too long with specious tales deceived
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Student.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God of my health whose bounteous care
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
An Hymn to the Creator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though strength of genius by experience taught
Page No:
pp.65-70
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Sir Robert Walpole On his first coming into Power.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Till now my soul this earthly load
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
Reflections in Sickness.
Attribution:
Zeno.
Attributed To:
First Line:
A lion worn with length of years
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
The Court of the Lion. From La Fontaine.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I've wondered which when poets sing
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
The Disinterested Lover.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
As mortals languish when the rays of light
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady taken ill at an Assembly.
Attribution:
D. D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
See madam see your shivering lover lies
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
The Lover's midnight Serenade.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of trumpets drums guns and the bold bloody battle
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
The first Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
M.
Attributed To:
First Line:
One day in Chelsea meadows walking
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
On an Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
At concerts lo an expletive I stand
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Still rose the morn security had lulled
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
Seasonable Reflections on the two late Earthquakes.
Attribution:
by the ingenious Mr. Browne.
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
Balm of my cares sweet solace of my toils
Page No:
pp.65-68 [i.e. 105-108]
Poem Title:
A Panegyrick on Ale.
Attribution:
T. W. X. Y. Z.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whence come these dreams this busy idle train
Page No:
pp.69-70 [i.e. 109-110]
Poem Title:
On Dreams. From a Fragment of Petronius Arbiter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A lady fair to country seat confined
Page No:
pp.70-71 [i.e. 110-111]
Poem Title:
The Lady and Caterpillar. Imitated from the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The rude inclement binding blast
Page No:
pp.71[i.e. 111] -113
Poem Title:
Return of the Spring. Horace Book I. Ode 4. translated.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
All powerful fancy dear delusive maid
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
To Fancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The man who not a farthing owes
Page No:
pp.114-116
Poem Title:
The Pleasure of being Out of Debt. Horace. Ode XXII. Book I. imitated.
Attribution:
[poem signed with cypher]
Attributed To:
First Line:
While Oxford bards with teeming fancy fraught
Page No:
pp.116-118
Poem Title:
On Miss L--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Love spite of honour's dictates gave thee breath
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
Epitaph. On a bastard-child murder'd by its mother.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
See with what virtue wit is fraught
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
On an Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In them tis graceful to dissolve at woe
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson's Autumn.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
The man that hath no music in himself
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Not wealth a monarch can create
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
Past of the second Chorus in the Thyestes of Seneca.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou once loved abode of an heavenly fair
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
An Address to an House in F--e Street.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
As banished from the industrious hive
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
The Drone and the Spider. A Fable. In imitation of Mr. Gay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Distressed o god yet passive how the scales
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
A soliloquy on Recovery from Sickness.
Attribution:
Zeno.
Attributed To:
First Line:
What essenced youth of beds of roses laid
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode 5. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Euphemia played what lively raptures stole
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady playing and singing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Had I your high command obeyed
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
To Clara, the eldest of the three sisters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The moon was full so was my heart
Page No:
pp.188-190
Poem Title:
Lunar Influence. A Poem, written by Moon-Light.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In times of yore an honest country mouse
Page No:
pp.190-192
Poem Title:
The City Mouse and Country Mouse. A Fable. From Hor. lib. ii. sat. 6. ver. 79. ad ult.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Well hast thou wrote Granticola I ween
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
Sonnet. On the Power of Musick. To Granticola. See number iv. page 129.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh gout the plague of rich and great
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
A Receipt for the Gout. In a Letter to a Nobleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Few of our sex you say sincerely love
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
To Miss B-- P--.
Attribution:
O.
Attributed To:
First Line:
While various schemes the female world employ
Page No:
pp.195-197
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady To a Gentleman abroad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold how quiet there old Gripus lies
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
A Funeral Reflection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A well known vase of sovereign use I sing
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
[poem signed with cypher]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Those native smiles that winning air
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
On Miss Tr--ll--pe.
Attribution:
C.
Attributed To:
First Line:
For Glycera's radiant face I burn
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G. W.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail eldest of the monthly train
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
Ode on the fifth of December, Being the birth-day of a very beautiful Young Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Christopher Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Can we succeed by wishing tis a jest
Page No:
pp.225-227
Poem Title:
The Absurdity of Wishing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Imperious love whose secret fire
Page No:
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
A Love Elegy. The Poet bids farewell to his Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Licinius if you would obtain
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode X.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Old Chaucer once to this re-echoing grove
Page No:
pp.230-232
Poem Title:
A Panegyrick on the Ladies. Being Chaucer's Recantation for The blind eat many a fly. As it is sung at the Spring Gardens Vaux Hall, with great applause.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold the man whom humble merit raised
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
To be placed under the Picture of the Right Honourable William Grant, Esq; his Majesty's Advocate for Scotland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What dimly glimmering distant light
Page No:
pp.232-234
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy...Gazing at Kitty's chamber window.
Attribution:
by Thyrsis
Attributed To:
First Line:
Once more the vernal sun's all cheering beams
Page No:
pp.234-235
Poem Title:
Morning. An Ode. The Author confin'd to College.
Attribution:
J. J.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When now mature in classic knowledge
Page No:
pp.235-238
Poem Title:
The Progress of Discontent.
Attribution:
T. W. X. Y. Z.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst witlings poetasters fops combine
Page No:
pp.238-240
Poem Title:
Of writing on celebrated Toasts. An Epistle to Mr. Warton.
Attribution:
J. S.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear sir to all my trifles you attend
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
An Epistle to J. Pitt, Esq; In imitation of Horace. Epist. iv. Book I.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
When Pallas saw the piece her pupils wrought
Page No:
pp.266-267
Poem Title:
Verses on a Flower'd Carpet, Work'd by the Young Ladies at Kingston.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Pitt]
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Sick of the town at once I flew
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
M. S.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Examine nature's work around
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
The World. A Fiddle and a Dance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God is my hope in him distressed
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
Psalm XI. Translated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
By a prattling stream on a midsummer's eve
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Sweet William. A Ballad
Attribution:
by Mr. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Brisk Chaunticleer his mattins had begun
Page No:
pp.274-275
Poem Title:
A Morning-Piece: Or, An Hymn for the Hay-Makers.
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Smart]
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
The barks how famed by labouring oars
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
The Arms of Achilles. From a Chorus in the Electra of Euripides.
Attribution:
L. M. N. O. P. Q.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Declare if heavenly wisdom bless thy tongue
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Job, Chapter XXXIX.
Attribution:
[poem signed with cypher]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The merchant by his toil bought wealth grown great
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Unmanly courage unbeseeming skill
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
Hunting. An improper Diversion for the Fair Sex.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
The big round tears run down his dappled neck
Page No:
pp.302-303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Oh may their eyes no miserable sight
Page No:
p.303
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The sun is now too radiant to behold
Page No:
pp.305-307
Poem Title:
A Noon-Piece: Or the Mowers at Dinner.
Attribution:
By Mr. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
The man whom sacred truth and justice sway
Page No:
pp.307-309
Poem Title:
Horace, Book III. Ode 3.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of all my experience how vast the amount
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
The Distress'd Damsel. A Ballad.
Attribution:
By Miss Nelly Pentweazle, a young lady of fifteen.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whoever with frontless phyz is blessed
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
The Happiness of a good Assurance. Horace, Book I. Ode 22. Imitated and moderniz'd.
Attribution:
Sophista.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Health from the bard who loves the rural sport
Page No:
pp.313-315
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Spence, In Imitation of Horace. Epis. X. Book I.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
If you can leave for books the crowded court
Page No:
pp.315-316
Poem Title:
The Invitation. An Epistle to a Friend at Court.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Pitt]
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
With meek humility and fear
Page No:
pp.317-318
Poem Title:
Psalm XXIX. Paraphras'd.
Attribution:
T. E. P.
Attributed To:
First Line:
All men like watches various periods share
Page No:
p.318
Poem Title:
On a Watch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Spence with a friend you pass the hours away
Page No:
pp.345-348
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Spence, When Tutor to Lord Middlesex. In imitation of Horace, Book I. Epist. 18.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Tis done I tower to that degree
Page No:
pp.348-349
Poem Title:
On taking a Batchelor's Degree. In allusion to Horace, Book iii. Ode 30.
Attribution:
B. A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Too bold the man whom thirst of gain
Page No:
pp.350-352
Poem Title:
Chorus In the Second Act of the Medea of Seneca.
Attribution:
A.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Chloe's the subject artist worthy Greece
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
Sonnet from the Italian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas when bright Cynthia with her silver car
Page No:
pp.353-354
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece. Or Modern Philosophy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
With magic virtues fraught of sovereign use
Page No:
pp.354-356
Poem Title:
The sympathetic Loadstones. From Strada's Prolusions, Book ii. Prol. 6.
Attribution:
[Pseudonym in Greek]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye lovers of the muse oh thou whose breast
Page No:
p.356
Poem Title:
Epitaph On Ambrose Phillips, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
In Paphos and Idalium poets sing
Page No:
pp.357-358
Poem Title:
On an Orange-Tree In the Window of Flavia's Bed-chamber.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Frigidio's muse from ardour free
Page No:
p.357
Poem Title:
Epigram extempore on a Cold Poet.
Attribution:
By Ebenezer Pentweazle, of Truro in the Country of Cornwall, Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
The object and the pleasure of mine eye
Page No:
p.374
Poem Title:
A passage in Shakespeare corrected.
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
From this tall promontory's brow
Page No:
pp.385-387
Poem Title:
Ode to John Pitt, Esq; Advising him to build a Banqueting-House on a Hill that overlooks the Sea.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Over curious models as you rove
Page No:
pp.387-389
Poem Title:
By the same, to the same, on the same.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Pitt]
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
See see my friend the fleeting years
Page No:
pp.389-390
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XIV. Book ii. imitated. To M. W. Esq;
Attribution:
C. J.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O Venus queen of smiles and joy
Page No:
pp.390-391
Poem Title:
Imitation of the sixty-second Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I stole from sweet Gumming two kisses in play
Page No:
p.390
Poem Title:
The Latin Epigram in our last translated.
Attribution:
T. T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let mercenary souls with endless pain
Page No:
pp.391-392
Poem Title:
Te Tua, Me Delectent Mea. In imitation of the seventh Ode of Horace, Book 1.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Go soul the body's guest
Page No:
pp.393-396
Poem Title:
Verses
Attribution:
by Sir Walter Raleigh, Knt.
Attributed To:
Sir Walter Ralegh [Raleigh]
First Line:
Sincerest critic of my prose or rhyme
Page No:
pp.396-398
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Lord Cobham. In allusion to Horace, Book i. Epist. 4.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Could all that passes in my breast be seen
Page No:
pp.398-399
Poem Title:
Spoken to Queen Caroline in her Bed-Chamber
Attribution:
By Mr. Freind, Son to the late Dr. John Freind.
Attributed To:
John Freind
First Line:
Sylvia the most contented of her kind
Page No:
pp.399-400
Poem Title:
The Widow's Resolution. A Cantata.
Attribution:
By Mr. Lun.
Attributed To:
Mr. Lun