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A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.2] [T124507]

DMI number:
776
Publication Date:
1748
Volume Number:
2 of 3
ESTC number:
T124507
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112823663
Shelfmark:
University of Oxford, Magdalen College Library, s.3.38
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS. | [i]By[/i] SEVERAL HANDS. | IN THREE VOLUMES. | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for R. DODSLEY at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall. | M.DCC.XLVIII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection and Collection including drama
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4pp], 3-332
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | VOL. II. | [ornamental rule] Separate title pages for 'The Progress of Love' p. [1]: THE | PROGRESS | OF | LOVE. | IN | [rule] | FOUR ECLOGUES. | [rule] | [2 columns] [column 1] I. UNCERTAINTY. | To Mr. [i]POPE.[/i] | II. HOPE. | To the Hon. [i]GEORGE | DODDINGTON[/i], Esq; [/column 1] | III. JEALOUSY. | To [i]ED. WALPOLE[/i], Esq; | IV. POSSESSION. | To the Right Honble the | Lord Visc. [i]COBHAM.[/i] [/column 2] Also for 'On the Abuse of Travelling', 'The Institution of the Order of the Garter'.
Other matter:
END MATTER: Table of contents pp.331-332.
References:
Case 458 (2)(a) Suarez, Michael F., ed., 'Robert Dodsley: A Collection of Poems by Several Hands', (1997)
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Title:
A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.1] [T124507]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T124507
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.2] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
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 in three volumes, by several hands [T148949] [Vol. 2] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1751
ESTC No:
T148949
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Pope to whose reed beneath the beechen shade
Page No:
pp.3-6
Poem Title:
Uncertainty. Eclogue I. To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hear Doddington the notes that shepherds sing
Page No:
pp.7-10
Poem Title:
Hope. Eclogue II. To Mr. Doddington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The gods o Walpole give no bliss sincere
Page No:
pp.11-14
Poem Title:
Jealousy. Eclogue III. To Mr. Edward Walpole.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Cobham to thee this rural lay I bring
Page No:
pp.15-18
Poem Title:
Possession. Eclogue IV. To Lord Cobham.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas night and Flavia to her room retired
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Soliloquy Of a Beauty in the Country.
Attribution:
Written at Eton-School, by the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Parent of arts whose skillful hand first taught
Page No:
pp.21-27
Poem Title:
Blenheim. Writ at the University of Oxford in the Year 1727.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Say dearest friend how roll thy hours away
Page No:
pp.28-33
Poem Title:
To the Reverend Dr. Ayscough at Oxford. Writ from Paris in the Year 1728.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou whose friendship is my joy and pride
Page No:
pp.34-37
Poem Title:
To Mr. Poyntz, Ambassador at the Congress of Soissons, in the Year 1728. Written at Paris.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Such is thy form O Poyntz but who shall find
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Verses to be written under a Picture of Mr. Poyntz.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Immortal bard for whom each muse has wove
Page No:
pp.38-41
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope From Rome, 1730.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Favourite of Venus and the tuneful nine
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
To My Lord--------. In the Year 1730. From Worcestershire.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.45-50
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. 1731. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Delia on the plain appears
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
A Song. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The heavy hours are almost past
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
Song. Written in the Year 1733.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tell me my Delia tell me why
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Damon and Delia. In Imitation of Horace and Lydia. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Parent of blooming flowers and gay desires
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
Ode. In Imitation of Pastor Fido (O Primavera Gioventu del Anno.) Written Abroad in 1729.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let others heap of wealth a shining store
Page No:
pp.56-59
Poem Title:
Part of an Elegy of Tibullus Translated. (Divinias alius fulvo sibi congerat Auro.) 1729-30.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Say Myra why is gentle love
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Song. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Go Thames and tell the busy town
Page No:
pp.60
Poem Title:
Writ at Mr. Pope's House at Twickenham, which he had lent to Mrs. G-----lle. In August 1735.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fair nature's sweet simplicity
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To Mr. West, at Wickham. Written in the Year 1740.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
None without hope ever loved the brightest fair
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Wise was that Spartan lawgiver of old
Page No:
pp.64-87
Poem Title:
On the Abuse of Travelling. A Canto. In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By Gilbert West, Esq;
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
Hither all ye heavenly powers
Page No:
pp.91-154
Poem Title:
The Institution of the Order of the Garter.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. West]
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
While you my lord alas amidst a few
Page No:
pp.155-175
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cornbury.
Attribution:
By -----------, Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
Through the wild maze of life's still varying plan
Page No:
pp.175-189
Poem Title:
An Epistle.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Clarinda dearly loved attend
Page No:
pp.189-197
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Heaven in the human breast implants
Page No:
pp.197-199
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Pollio wouldst thou condescend
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
Epistle to Pollio, from the Hills of Howth in Ireland.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Remote from liberty and truth
Page No:
pp.203-205
Poem Title:
An Ode to William Pultney, Esq;
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lonsdale thou ever honoured name
Page No:
pp.205-208
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Lonsdale.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Gentle idle trifling boy
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
On Stowe the muse's happy theme
Page No:
pp.210-212[i.e.211]
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Too anxious for the public weal
Page No:
pp.212[i.e. 211] -212
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Nor me the glories of thy birth engage
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
An Ode to Mankind: Address'd to the Prince... Introduction to the Prince.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Is there or do the schoolmen dream
Page No:
pp.215-222
Poem Title:
To Mankind: An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Wearied with indolent repose
Page No:
pp.222-224
Poem Title:
Verses to Camilla.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas when the friendly shade of night
Page No:
pp.224-227
Poem Title:
To Clarissa.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
I loved thee beautiful and kind
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
Epigram. I.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Unmarked by trophies of the great and vain
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
An inscription on a tomb rais'd to the memory of the author's father, and of others his ancestors.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since first you knew my amorous smart
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
Epigram. II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Among these chiefs of British race
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Epigram. IV. Upon the Busts of English worthies, at Stow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
My heart still hovering round about you
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Epigram. III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though cheerful discreet and with freedom well bred
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Epigram. V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I swore I loved and you believed
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Epigram. VII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Foul with graceless verse
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
Epigram. IX. On one who first abused and then made love to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lie on while my revenge shall be
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Epigram. VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The gentle pen with look demure
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Epigram. VIII. On Mrs. Penelope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
She who in secret yields her heart
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
Epigram. XI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While Lucy chaste as mountain snows
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
Epigram. X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
We thought you without titles great
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
Epigram. XII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lovely shines thy wedded fair
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
Epigram. XIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tom thought a wild profusion great
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
Epigram. XIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You ask me sir why thus by phantoms awed
Page No:
pp.233-243
Poem Title:
The Dangers of Writing Verse. An Epistle.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Whitehead of Clare-hall in Cambridge.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
O Charles in absence hear a friend complain
Page No:
pp.244-246
Poem Title:
To the Honourable ***
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
On old Parnassus the other day
Page No:
pp.246-250
Poem Title:
To Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Sly hypocrite was this your aim
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
Nature to Dr. Hoadly, On his Comedy of the Suspicious Husband.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
A Grecian youth of talents rare
Page No:
pp.253-255
Poem Title:
The Youth and the Philosopher. A Fable.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Ah friend forbear nor fright the fields
Page No:
pp.255-259 [i.e. 257]
Poem Title:
An Ode to a Gentleman, On his pitching a Tent in his Garden.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Hermes the gamester of the sky
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
On a Message-Card in Verse, Sent by a Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes I'm in love I feel it now
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
The Je ne scai Quoi. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.261-264
Poem Title:
An Ode On a Distant Prospect of Eton College.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lo where the rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.265-267
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas on a lofty vase's side
Page No:
pp.267-269
Poem Title:
Ode On the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sing we no more of Hymeneal lays
Page No:
pp.269-275
Poem Title:
A Monody On the Death of Queen Caroline.
Attribution:
By Richard West, Esq; Son to the Chancellor of Ireland, and Grandson to Bishop Burnet.
Attributed To:
Richard West
First Line:
Old battle array big with horror is fled
Page No:
pp.276-278
Poem Title:
Imitation I. A New-Year's Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Little tube of mighty power
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Imitation II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou matured by glad Hesperian suns
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
Imitation III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Critics avaunt tobacco is my theme
Page No:
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
Imitation IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Blessed leaf whose aromatic gales dispense
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
Imitation V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Boy bring an ounce of freeman's best
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
Imitation VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Charles son of York who on the mercy-seat
Page No:
pp.284-286
Poem Title:
Ode to the Hon. C. Y.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
I rural life enjoy the town's your taste
Page No:
pp.286-287
Poem Title:
From Caelia to Cloe.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Wherefore was man thus formed with eye sublime
Page No:
pp.288-290
Poem Title:
On a Fit of the Gout.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
O ship shall new waves again bear thee to sea
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode 14. Book I. Imitated in 1746.
Attribution:
By the same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Too much my heart of beauty's power hath known
Page No:
pp.291-295
Poem Title:
The Resolution: An Elegy. Written in the Year 1742.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst you Athenia with assiduous toil
Page No:
pp.295-302
Poem Title:
The Female Right to Literature, in a Letter to a young Lady, from Florence.
Attribution:
By ------
Attributed To:
First Line:
Great Homer's birth seven rival cities claim
Page No:
pp.302-303
Poem Title:
On Shakespear's Monument at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
When fair Serena first I knew
Page No:
pp.303-304
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The potent lord that this bright villa planned
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
Chiswick
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
When flourished with their state the Athenian name
Page No:
pp.305-320
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Florence. To T. A, Esq; Tutor to the Earl of P---. Written in the Year 1740.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Desponding artist talk no more
Page No:
pp.321-327
Poem Title:
The Beauties. An Epistle to Mr. Eckardt the Painter.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britons once more in annual joy we meet
Page No:
pp.327-330
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Tamerlane, On the Suppression of the Rebellion. Spoken by Mrs. Prichard, in the Character of the Comic Muse, Nov. 4. 1746.
Attribution:
Attributed To: