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A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.3] [T124507]

DMI number:
779
Publication Date:
1748
Volume Number:
3 of 3
ESTC number:
T124507
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112467853
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:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], 1-336
Bibliographic details:
PAGINATION: pp. 48 and 95 are misnumbered 84 and 45. Pagination on p.41 printed upside down. HALF TITLE: [ornament] | VOL. III. | [ornament]
Other matter:
END MATTER: Table of Contents pp.333-336
References:
Case 458 (3)(a) Suarez, Michael F., ed., 'Robert Dodsley: A Collection of Poems by Several Hands'', (1997)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.3] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
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 [T148949] [Vol. 3] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1751
ESTC No:
T148949
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
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:
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Now had the son of Jove mature attained
Page No:
pp.1-12
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Briton the thunder of the wrath divine
Page No:
pp.13-18
Poem Title:
An Ode To the People of Great-Britain. In Imitation of the Sixth Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Written in 1746.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Where early Phoebus sheds his milder beams
Page No:
pp.18-39
Poem Title:
Psyche: Or, The Great Metamorphosis. A Poem, written in Imitation of Spencer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail liberty whose presence glads the abode
Page No:
pp.39-54
Poem Title:
Jovi Eleutherio: Or an Offering to Liberty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From horrid mountains ever hid in snow
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Swiss Officer, to his Friend at Rome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What sir a month and not one line afford
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
Life burthensome, because we know not how to use it. An Horatian Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Few people know it yet dear sir tis true
Page No:
pp.61-64
Poem Title:
The Duty of Employing one's Self. An Horatian Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear Sir | No single rule's more frequently enjoined
Page No:
pp.64-68
Poem Title:
On Scribling against Genius. An Horatian Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye green-robed Dryads oft at dusky eve
Page No:
pp.68-78
Poem Title:
The Enthusiast: Or The Lover of Nature. A Poem.
Attribution:
By Mr. Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.78-84
Poem Title:
An Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e, Joseph Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Hail genial sun I feel thy powerful ray
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Stanzas written on taking the Air after a long Illness.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Joseph Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Offspring of folly and of noise
Page No:
pp.86-98
Poem Title:
The Estimate of Liee [sic], In Three Parts. A Poem.
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper Esq;
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
Yes all my lord usurp fair honour's name
Page No:
pp.99-112
Poem Title:
Honour. A Poem...Inscribed to the Rt. Hon. the Ld Visc. Lonsdale.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Brown.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
Fate gave the word the cruel arrow sped
Page No:
pp.113-136
Poem Title:
An Essay on Satire: Occasion'd by the Death of Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
Sorrowing I catch the reed and call the muse
Page No:
pp.136-148
Poem Title:
Musaeus: A Monody To The Memory of Mr. Pope, In Imitation of Milton's Lycidas.
Attribution:
By Mr. M----.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
When dark oblivion in her sable cloak
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
The Cave of Pope. A Prophecy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.150-152
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-lane 1747.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In days my lord when mother time
Page No:
pp.153-160
Poem Title:
An Epistle, from S. J. Esq, in the Country to the Rt Hon. the Lord Lovelace in Town. Written in the Year 1735.
Attribution:
from S. J. Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst you dear maid over thousands born to reign
Page No:
pp.160-164
Poem Title:
To a Lady in Town, soon after her leaving the Country.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The tuneful throng was ever beauty's care
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. the Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley, presented with a Collection of Poems.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e, S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Too plain dear youth these tell-tale eyes
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Chloe to Strephon. A Song.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
These trophies Stanhope of a lovely dame
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. the Earl of Chesterfield, on his being enstall'd Knight of the Garter.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
With gifts like these the spoils of neighbouring shores
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
To a Lady, Sent with a Present of Shells and Stones design'd for a Grotto.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst well-wrote lines our wondering eyes command
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
To a Lady. In answer to a Letter wrote in a very fine Hand.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the smooth dance to move with graceful mien
Page No:
pp.173-195
Poem Title:
The Art of Dancing. A Poem...Inscrib'd to the Rt. Hon. the Lady Fanny Fielding. Written in the Year 1730.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Just broke from school pert impudent and raw
Page No:
pp.196-200
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Gentleman. Written in the Year 1746.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom nor honours wealth nor youth can spoil
Page No:
pp.200-208
Poem Title:
An Essay on Virtue. To the Honourable Philip Yorke, Esq;
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twere well my friend for human kind
Page No:
pp.208-211
Poem Title:
The Two Beavers. A Fable.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Thanks dear coquet indulgent cheat
Page No:
pp.212-215
Poem Title:
The Triumph of Indifference. Imitated from the Italian of Metastasio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ah me is all our pleasure mixed with woe
Page No:
pp.216-221
Poem Title:
The Education of Achilles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In this small work all nature's wonders see
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, with Fontenelle's Plurality of Worlds.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When tuneful Orpheus strove by moving strains
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
The Power of Poetry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Happy the babe whose natal hour
Page No:
pp.226-231
Poem Title:
The Pleasure of Poetry. An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom to counsel is to praise
Page No:
pp.232-236
Poem Title:
The Female-Drum: Or, the Origin of Cards. A Tale. Addrest to the Honourable Miss Carpenter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The mimic's ductile features claim my lays
Page No:
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Mimick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou dearest youth who taught me first to know
Page No:
pp.240-242
Poem Title:
To Mr. Fox, written at Florence. In Imitation of Horace, Ode IV. Book 2.
Attribution:
By the late Lord H----y
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
Whilst in the fortunes of the gay and great
Page No:
pp.242-250
Poem Title:
To the Same. From Hampton-Court, 1731.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the late Lord H----y]
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
Yes yes my friend disguise it as we will
Page No:
pp.250-257
Poem Title:
Fashion: A Satire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If ever in thy sight I found favour Apollo
Page No:
pp.258-260
Poem Title:
The Poet's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Shall knaves and fools command the world's applause
Page No:
pp.260-270
Poem Title:
The Wrongheads: A Poem. Inscribed to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When the heart aches with anguish pines with grief
Page No:
pp.270-273
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Roxana from the court retiring late
Page No:
pp.274-277
Poem Title:
Monday. Roxana, or, The Drawing-Room.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Thou who so many favours hast received
Page No:
pp.277-281
Poem Title:
Tuesday. St. James's Coffee-House.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
No fair Dancinda no you strive in vain
Page No:
pp.281-285
Poem Title:
Wednesday, The Tete a Tete.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The basset table spread the tallier come
Page No:
pp.285-290
Poem Title:
Thursday. The Bassette-Table.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Now twenty springs has clothed the park with green
Page No:
pp.291-294
Poem Title:
Friday. The Toilette.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.294-298
Poem Title:
Saturday. The Small-Pox.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Read lovely nymph and tremble not to read
Page No:
pp.298-302
Poem Title:
Epistle from Arthur Grey, the Footman, after his Condemnation for attempting a Rape.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
At length by so much importunity pressed
Page No:
pp.302-304
Poem Title:
The Lover. A Ballad, To Mr. C----.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst pretty fellows think a woman's fame
Page No:
pp.305-306
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve. Written Extempore on a Window.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
How happy you who varied joys pursue
Page No:
pp.306-309
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord B---t.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.274]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
What could luxurious woman wish for more
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Mary, Queen of Scots. Design'd to be spoken by Mrs Oldfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why will Delia thus retire
Page No:
pp.312-313
Poem Title:
A Receipt to Cure the Vapours. Written to Lady J-----n.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
As genius virtue reputation
Page No:
pp.313-316
Poem Title:
Genius, Virtue, and Reputation. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte. Book V. Fable 6.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A grove there was by nature made
Page No:
pp.316-319
Poem Title:
Marriage A-La-Mode: Or, The Two Sparrows. A Fable. From Monsieur. De La Motte, Book iv. Fable 21.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who by retirement to these sacred groves
Page No:
p.320
Poem Title:
An Inscription. ... O Ye!
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
He's not the happy man to whom is given
Page No:
pp.321-322
Poem Title:
The Happy Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail ever pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.322-324
Poem Title:
Hymn on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.324-328
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In plaintive sounds that tuned to woe
Page No:
pp.328-330
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, On his intending to cut down a Grove, to enlarge his Prospect.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. a lady]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye green haired nymphs whom Pan allows
Page No:
pp.330-333
Poem Title:
Ode to a Water-Nymph.
Attribution:
Attributed To: