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A supplement to the works of the most celebrated minor poets [T79269] [ecco]

DMI number:
766
Publication Date:
1750
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T79269
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111094045
Shelfmark:
Bod Vet A4 f.445
Full Title:
A | SUPPLEMENT | TO THE | WORKS | OF THE | Most celebrated | MINOR POETS. | NAMELY, | [two columns] [col1] E. of Roscommon, | -- Dorset, | -- Hallifax, | -- Godolphin, | Lord Somers, | Dr. Sprat, Bishop of | Rochester, [/col1] | [col 2] Sir Samuel Garth, | George Stepney, Esq; | William Walsh, Esq; | Thomas Tickell, Esq; | and | Ambrose Phillips, Esq; [/col2] | To which are added, | Pieces omitted in the Works of | [two columns] [col1] Sir John Suckling, | Mr. Otway, | Matthew Prior, Esq; [/col1] | [col2] Dr. King, | and | Dean Swift. [/col2] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for F. COGAN, at the [i]Middle Temple Gate, | Fleet Street.[/i] M DCCL.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[14], 3-284, [2], [3]-96, [2], 3-96
Bibliographic details:
Split into three parts, each with separate title page and pagination. 1: A | SUPPLEMENT | TO THE | WORKS | OF THE | Minor Poets. | PART 1. (pp. 1-284) 2: A | SUPPLEMENT | TO THE | MINOR POETS [i]&c.[/i] | PART II. (pp. 1-95) 3: A | SUPPLEMENT | TO THE | WORKS | OF | Dr. [i]SWIFT.[/i] | PART III. (pp. 1-96)
Comments:
Contents: Section 1 contains Italian verse pp. 7-9; prose pp. 10-11, 110-97, 213-4, 231-8; Latin verse pp. 11-25, 42-5, 276-81; The Hind and the Panther Transversed pp. 47-82; Latin prose pp. 91-105; Latin inscription pp. 105-6. Section 3 contains prose pp. 3-24, 26-72, 91-6; Latin inscription p. 25.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Address 'To the Publick' [1p]; Cumulative list of contents covering vols I and II of 'The Minor Poets' [8pp.].
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Publisher:
F Cogan
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Those ills your ancestors have done
Page No:
pp.3-5
Poem Title:
The Sixth Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Of the Corruption of the Times.
Attribution:
The Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The gods were pleased to choose the conquering side
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
Translation of the following Verse from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
The Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Hail sacred solitude from this calm bay
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
Ode upon Solitude.
Attribution:
The Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Cursed be those dull unpointed doggrel rhymes
Page No:
pp.26-39
Poem Title:
A Faithful Catalogue of our most Eminent Ninnies. Written in the year 1683.
Attribution:
The Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Phillis for shame let us improve
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
The Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Dolly's beauty and art
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On Dolly Chamberlain, a Sempstress in the New Exchange.
Attribution:
The Earl of Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Courage dear Moll and drive away despair
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
On the Countess Dowager of ***.
Attribution:
The Earl of Hallifax.
Attributed To:
Charles Montagu
First Line:
Hail tuneful pair say by what wondrous charms
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
On Orpheus and Signora Francisca Margaritta.
Attribution:
The Earl of Hallifax.
Attributed To:
Charles Montagu
First Line:
Go mighty prince and those great nations see
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To the Duke of Marlborough on his voluntary Banishment.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Near the vast bulk of that stupendous frame
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
On her Majesty's Statue in St. Paul's Church-yard.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Where where degenerate countrymen how high
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
On the new Conspiracy, 1716.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Who dares not plot in this goodnatured age
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Cornish Squire, A Comedy.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Such was our builder's art that soon as named
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Prologue spoken at the Opening of the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-Market.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Could he whom my dissembled rigour grieves
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy out of Italian.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Can you count the silver lights
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
An imitation of a French author.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
When fame did over the spacious plains
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
To Mr Gay on his Poems.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Unwieldy pedant let thy awkward muse
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
To the merry Poetaster at Sadlers-Hall in Cheapside.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Near Covent Garden theatre where you know
Page No:
pp.108-110
Poem Title:
On the Author of a Dialogue concerning Women, pretended to be writ in Defence of the Sex.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Bless us said I what mighty hero's here
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Wit like tierce claret when it begins to pall
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
When conquering death shall ravish from their eyes
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Distracted with care
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover.
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Of all the torments all the cares
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Phillis we not grieve that nature
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
A Song to Phillis
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Madam I cannot but congratulate
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady who had resolv'd against Marriage.
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
When slaves their liberty require
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
Phillis's Resolution
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
The dismal regions which no sun beholds
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
Clelia to Urania. An Ode.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Though Celia's born to be adored
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Strephon and Damon's flocks together fed
Page No:
pp.203-205
Poem Title:
Eclogue. Lycon.
Attribution:
William Walsh Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Hail ancient book most venerable code
Page No:
pp.206-210
Poem Title:
A Poem in Praise of the Horn-Book. Written under a fit of the Gout.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickel, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Tis true great name thou art secure
Page No:
pp.215-225
Poem Title:
To the happy Memory of the late Lord Protector.
Attribution:
Dr. Sprat Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Your book our old knight errants fame revives
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
To a Person of Honour, (Mr. Edward Howard) upon his Incomparable, Incomprehensible Poem, intitled the British Princes.
Attribution:
Dr. Sprat Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Sweet stream that dost with equal pace
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
On his Mistress Drown'd.
Attribution:
Dr. Sprat Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Unhappy man by nature made to sway
Page No:
pp.239-261
Poem Title:
The Plague of Athens.
Attribution:
Dr Sprat Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Let all this meaner rout of books stand by
Page No:
pp.261-269
Poem Title:
Upon the Poems of the English Ovid, Anacreon, Pindar and Virgil, Abraham Cowley, in Imitation of his own Pindarick Odes.
Attribution:
Dr Sprat Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Mun rarely credit common fame
Page No:
pp.270-272
Poem Title:
To Mr. Edmund Smith
Attribution:
George Stepney, Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
The gods and Cato did in this divide
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
Translation of the following Verse from Lucan. Victrix Causa Diis placuit, sed Victa Catoni.
Attribution:
George Stepney, Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Whenever I wive young Strephon cried
Page No:
pp.272-273
Poem Title:
The Spell.
Attribution:
George Stepney, Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
If Memnon's fate bewailed with constant dew
Page No:
pp.273-275
Poem Title:
Elegy upon the Death of Tibullus. From Ovid.
Attribution:
George Stepney Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Bright star by Venus fixed above
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
To the Evening-Star. English'd, from a Greek Idyllium.
Attribution:
George Stepney Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
As victors lose the trouble they sustain
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
To the King.
Attribution:
George Stepney Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
The critics that pretend to sense
Page No:
pp.282-284
Poem Title:
The Audience
Attribution:
George Stepney, Esq;
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Hear me dull prostitute worse than my wife
Page No:
pp.3-11
Poem Title:
Dryden's Satire to his Muse.
Attribution:
Written by the Lord Somers.
Attributed To:
John Somers
First Line:
Since the united cunning of the stage
Page No:
pp.12-17
Poem Title:
A Satyr on the Modern Translators.
Attribution:
by Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Sir | all my endeavours all my hopes depend
Page No:
pp.17-23
Poem Title:
A Satyr upon the Poets, being a Translation out of the seventh Satyr of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Fair Susan did her wifehode well maintayne
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
Susannah and the Two Elders. An Imitation of Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Thou who the pangs of my embittered rage
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
The Earl of Godolphin to Dr. Garth, upon the loss of Miss Dingle; In return to the Doctor's consolatory Verses to him, upon the loss of his Rod.
Attribution:
Dr. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Of all the delicates which Britons try
Page No:
pp.26-28
Poem Title:
Apple-Pye. A Poem, in Imitation of Virgil's Georgics.
Attribution:
By Dr. William King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
See sir see here's the grand approach
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Upon the Duke of Marlborough's House at Woodstock.
Attribution:
By Dr. William King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Go doleful sheet to every street
Page No:
pp.29-34
Poem Title:
A Letter sent by Sir John Suckling from France, deploring his sad Estate and Flight. With a Discovery of the Plot and Conspiracy, intended by him and his Adherents against England.
Attribution:
by Sir John Suckling
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Though Britain's hardy troops demand your care
Page No:
pp.35-39
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Honourable James Craggs, Esq; Secretary at War, at Hampton-Court.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Behold Britannia waves her flag on high
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
To his Excellency the Lord Carteret, &c. departing from Dublin.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Bloom of beauty early flower
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Miss Carteret.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
If we O Dorset quit the city throng
Page No:
pp.45-48
Poem Title:
The First Pastoral. Lobbin.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Thy cloudy looks why melting thus in tears
Page No:
pp.48-52
Poem Title:
The Second Pastoral. Thenot. Colinet.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
When Virgil thought no shame the dorick reed
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
The Third Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
This place may seem for shepherds leisure made
Page No:
pp.56-59
Poem Title:
The Fourth Pastoral. Mico. Argol.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
In rural strains we first our music try
Page No:
pp.60-63
Poem Title:
The Fifth Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
How still the sea behold how calm the sky
Page No:
pp.63-67
Poem Title:
The Sixth Pastoral. Geron. Hobbinol. Lanquet.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Patron of verse O Halifax attend
Page No:
pp.68-70
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Right Hon. Charles Lord Halifax, one of the Lords Justices appointed by his Majesty.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
To a high hill where never yet stood tree
Page No:
pp.71-93
Poem Title:
The Poet's Complaint of his Muse; or, a Satyr against Libels...Ode.
Attribution:
By Thomas Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
I did but look and love a while
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
The Inchantment.
Attribution:
By Thomas Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Clasped in the arms of her I love
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
The Enjoyment.
Attribution:
By Thomas Otway.
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
How shall I now the nine invoke
Page No:
pp.73-78
Poem Title:
The Broken Mug. A Tale.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
As a thorn bush or oaken bough
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
On Paddy's Character of the Intelligencer.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Pallas a goddess chaste and wise
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
The Storm.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
I reach all things near me and far off to boot
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
A Riddle...Inscribed to the Lady Carteret.
Attribution:
By Dr. Delaney.
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
With half an eye
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
The Same Answer'd
Attribution:
by Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
It was my lord the dextrous shift
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
A Petition to his Grace the Duke of Grafton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear Smed I read thy brilliant lines
Page No:
p.87-88
Poem Title:
His Grace's Answer
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
An orator dismal of Nottinghamshire
Page No:
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
An Excellent New Song, being the intended Speech of a famous Orator against Peace.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift