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A present for a young lady [N20932] [reissue of T100697]

DMI number:
786
Publication Date:
1743
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N20932
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116624210
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 242
Full Title:
A | PRESENT | FOR A | [i]YOUNG LADY[/i]. | Containing a VARIETY of | Poems, Songs, Epigrams, [i]&c[/i]. | By several Eminent HANDS. | PARTICULARLY, | [2 columns] [column 1]The D-- of W----N, | Dr. GARTH, | Dean S----T,[/column 1] [column 2]Mr. JOHN HUGHS, | Mr. THOMSON, | Mrs. C----R.[/column 2] | [rule] | [epigram] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for JACOB ROBINSON, at the [i]Golden-Lion[/i] | in [i]Ludgate-Street[/i]. M DCC XLIII.
Epigraph:
[i]Where[/i] Fancy [i]lives, and to the bright'ning Eyes | Bids fairer Scenes and bolder Figures rise[/i]; | [i]Where[/i] Social Love [i]exerts her soft Command[/i], | [i]And plays the Passions with a tender Hand[/i]; | [i]Whence every[/i] Virtue [i]flows with rival Strife[/i], | [i]And all the[/i] moral Harmony [i]of Life[/i].
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[12], [1]-348, [12]
Bibliographic details:
ESTC: A reissue, with a cancel titlepage, of ’Miscellaneous poems, by several hands’, first published in 1729.
Other matter:
Prefatory material: Dedication (5pp.); Contents (5pp.)
References:
Case 354 (b)
Related People
Printer:
Jacob Robinson
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
From humble themes and unaspiring strains
Page No:
pp.1-28
Poem Title:
An Imitation Of Spencer's Fairy Queen: A Fragment.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Twenty.
Attributed To:
First Line:
No no in vain is all my art
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
To Sappho.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Artist who underneath the table
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
On a Spider.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Around your couch while sighing lovers view
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
To a Lady in a Fever.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Till old experience do attain
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
Supplement to Milton's Il Penseroso, after these Lines,
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Two or three dears and two or three sweets
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
Receipt to make Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hark hark what sounds tremendous from afar
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
The Mock Heroes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Long had mankind with darkness been oppressed
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
Verses occasion'd by the General History of Printing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While adverse fate on distant plains
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
To Clio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now frowning winter from the gladsome world
Page No:
pp.43-52
Poem Title:
Timon and Flavia; or the Fruitless Repentance. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How have I heard the fair lament
Page No:
pp.52-54
Poem Title:
The Cause of Inconstancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God prosper long from being broke
Page No:
pp.55-60
Poem Title:
A True and Lamentable Ballad; call'd, The Earl's Defeat. [To the Tune of Chevy-Chase.]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Orinda blooming fair and young
Page No:
pp.61-64
Poem Title:
Love and Knowledge. To Orinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now night in sable vest arrayed
Page No:
pp.64-67
Poem Title:
The Dream; to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come my delight let's fly unto the grove
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
On Valentine's Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No more expect the immediate aid of heaven
Page No:
pp.68-72
Poem Title:
Ecclesiasticus XXXVIII. 15 Verses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Irus wantoned in the pride of youth
Page No:
pp.73-79
Poem Title:
The Courtier.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Some time is past since sprightly passion charmed
Page No:
pp.79-84
Poem Title:
Epithalamium.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail mighty gold hail potent clay
Page No:
pp.85-93
Poem Title:
An Essay, in Praise of Gold. Written at Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What art thou death a silent empty shade
Page No:
pp.93-96
Poem Title:
On Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If in those plains where all is bright and clear
Page No:
pp.96-98
Poem Title:
Verses
Attribution:
by an Unfortunate Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
You powers from whom in vain I seek repose
Page No:
pp.98-100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. by an Unfortunate Lady]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The warbling lark thus warbles as she flies
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
To the Lady, Author of the two preceding Poems.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis now a year the solar ray
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
To a Lady, upon our being chosen King and Queen upon Twelfth-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas on that morn whose genial ray
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
On Playing with a Lady at Shuttlecock on Valentine's-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All things were hushed as noise it self were dead
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Morning Apparition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Round Hughes's humble though distinguished urn
Page No:
pp.107-111
Poem Title:
A Poem, occasion'd by the Death of Mr. John Hughes.
Attribution:
Written by a Lady
Attributed To:
First Line:
Life of loveliness forbear
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
To a Lady in Tears, for the Decay of her Beauty.
Attribution:
By her Husband.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come gentle sleep and as I lie
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
To Sleep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Where proud Augusta rears her hundred spires
Page No:
pp.115-125
Poem Title:
The Lunatick. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of all inhabitants on earth
Page No:
pp.126-128
Poem Title:
To Lady Carteret; A Riddle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
By something formed I nothing am
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Generous gay and gallant nation
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
A Song, sung at the Opera-House, by Mrs. -, on her leaving the English-Stage, and Return to Italy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Puppies whom I now am leaving
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Imitated by the D-- of W--.
Attributed To:
First Line:
With joy blessed youth we saw thee reach thy goal
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Youth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If you have sense at least of feeling
Page No:
pp.134-137
Poem Title:
On Half a Crown.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Your grief Philintus all your pungent care
Page No:
pp.137-149
Poem Title:
Abelard to Philintus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Strongly dear friend paint in thy mind
Page No:
pp.149-152
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No more Melissa tis too much to see
Page No:
pp.153-155
Poem Title:
Two Satires on Old Age. Satire I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When youthful passion first assumes its reign
Page No:
pp.155-156
Poem Title:
Satire II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The dangler is of neither sex
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
The Dangler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In beauty or wit
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
To a Learned Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The men who deal in clink and metre
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
To a Man of Quality; on his Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britannia goddess heavenly fair
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
On Miss E-- E's landing at Bristol.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Has not kind heaven regarding human woe
Page No:
pp.163-167
Poem Title:
The VIIth Chap. of Job Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
Stella and Flavia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What faithful hand with wondrous art
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
To a Lady at her Glass.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As it happened on a night
Page No:
pp.170-173
Poem Title:
Anacreontique.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though plagued with algebraic lectures
Page No:
pp.174-178
Poem Title:
To Henry Powney, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why should your eyes for conquest rove
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
To Flavia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Cupid from his mother strayed
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tell me Eunesia prithee tell
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Yes yes I'll tell her that I love
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Juno and Venus t'other day
Page No:
pp.185-187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh dread Jehovah thy all piercing eyes
Page No:
pp.188-193
Poem Title:
The 139th Psalm Paraphras'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Adieu vain mirth and noisy joys
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
Melancholy: An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A heron erect with stately stride
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
The Heron: A Tale for the Old Maids.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sheppard is now secured at last
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
To Sir James Thornhill, on his Picture of John Sheppard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
God of sleep for whom I languish
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In vain my Chloe you suggest
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Dully wise the grave disdain
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hear all you friends to knighthood
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
On Sir W-- M--n, Knight of the Bath, loosing his Badge of the Order. [To the Tune --- Of Noble Race was Shrinken.]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Blot out the day blot out the accursed day
Page No:
pp.208-211
Poem Title:
Part of the Third Chapter of Job Paraphras'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If ever thou shouldst the dangerous passion prove
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
To Serena; on presenting her The Conscious Lovers, Written by Sir Richard Steele.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Be kind my dear Chloe let's kiss and let's love
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
Verses made at Crambo.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ere smoky towns shall vie with rural plains
Page No:
pp.214-218
Poem Title:
The Comparison.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come Anacreon drunken priest
Page No:
pp.219-221
Poem Title:
An Ode; occasion'd by Lord Bolingbroke's presenting a Butt of Wine to Mr. Barnes, on his Dedicating a New Edition of Anacreon to His Lordship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Upon a time there was a cat
Page No:
pp.222-224
Poem Title:
Written Extempore, on a Lady, who (by some Mishap) fell in a Vault.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What is prudery a beldam
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
Prudery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The cruel mother of desire
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
Mater Saeva Cupidinum. Hor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the sprightly month of May
Page No:
pp.226-229
Poem Title:
The Milk-Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In this repose the secrets of your mind
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Verses writ by a Gentleman in his Sister's Table-Book.
Attribution:
by a Gentleman
Attributed To:
First Line:
Love's no irregular desire
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
To a Lady who ask'd, what is Love?
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Soul moving Harvey in whose smiling eyes
Page No:
pp.232-235
Poem Title:
To Lady Harvey; on a Conversation concerning Names
Attribution:
by Miranda.
Attributed To:
First Line:
All hail bright beams that usher in the morn
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
On Miss S__ R__s Birth Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh let not at your lover's cost
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
To Cloe, covering her Neck, with an Indian Handkerchief.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Chloe your sovereign charms I own
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
The Rover fix'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No more no more Jacynta say
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
To Jacynta, Lamenting at Cloe's Small-Pox.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since epic strains no more are heard
Page No:
pp.242-246
Poem Title:
A Familiar Epistle to the Right Reverend Dr. Hoadley, Lord Bishop of Bangor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When curious you peruse this female strain
Page No:
pp.246-250
Poem Title:
Cloe to Mr. Tickell, occasion'd by his Avignon Letter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In others sorrow beauty's force disarms
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
On Martilla Weeping.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Well then my gentle night piece maid
Page No:
pp.251-254
Poem Title:
On a Masqu'd Mistress. From Buchanan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Blest husbandman whose frugal hands have tilled
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
Claudian's Old Man of Verona.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Erigone celestial maid
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Lap-Dog.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What genius can describe fair Anna's mind
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
To Mrs. A. B.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As Cupid from his cruel sport
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
Cupid in Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Refreshing western winds that bring
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
Hor. Lib. IV. Ode XII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All in Soho there lived a toast
Page No:
pp.264-268
Poem Title:
Blew-Ey'd Nancy; Or, The Disappointed Lovers. An excellent New Ballad. [To the Tune of Fair Rosamond.]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While to high heaven my knees are bent
Page No:
pp.269-270
Poem Title:
To Amoret at Church.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While Thyrsis to his maker bows
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
To Thyrsis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Well Thyrsis your Amoret shall be a goddess
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though we grant you a man cannot always rely on
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou who dost all my worldly thoughts employ
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Written by a Lady at Bath, in her last Sickness, to her Husband.
Attribution:
Written by a Lady
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye swains whom radiant beauty move
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
To a Lady on her Singing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fame of Hermilia's conquest brought
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
Hermilia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As Chloris on her downy pillow lay
Page No:
pp.277-279
Poem Title:
The Disappointed Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here glorious Marlborough for thy wars receive
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
On Blenheim-House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Still like his saviour known by breaking bread
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Loud was the wind and rough the main
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Blessed be the sweetly shining eyes
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Happy man the gods outvying
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
An Ode from Sapho, English'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ah poor Catullus love's lost game give over
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
From Catullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Beauty was constant love's reward
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
On Jealousy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A narrow pass to shady Tempe leads
Page No:
pp.287-293
Poem Title:
The Beginning of Lucan, Lib. VIII. English'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To learn their destinies of Ammon wait
Page No:
pp.294-296
Poem Title:
Part of Lucan. Lib. IK. English'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Aloft her tender neck she bears
Page No:
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode V. English'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Employed to cure a love distracted swain
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman, who ran Mad with Love of a Physician's Daughter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Such was the second Drelincourt a name
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
King of the floods whom friendly stars ordain
Page No:
pp.301-303
Poem Title:
Ode to the Thames, for the New-Year's-Day, 1720.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Should smiling joys on all thy steps attend
Page No:
pp.304-306
Poem Title:
To a Young Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sure old Viella's shade thy thanks demands
Page No:
pp.307-309
Poem Title:
To -- on his intended Marriage, after an Increase of his Fortune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
After a fruitless chase resolved to know
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
Pride and Discontent silenc'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When first the infant leaves the darksome space
Page No:
pp.311-313
Poem Title:
On Language.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
That morning too will dawn when I shall rise
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
A Thought at Waking.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Seest thou yon sunny spot of rising ground
Page No:
p.315
Poem Title:
Life made Agreeable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fair sweet and young receive this friendly strain
Page No:
pp.316-317
Poem Title:
To Amanda, going to Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Beneath this stone fair ladies lies
Page No:
pp.317-318
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Surprising being which we nature call
Page No:
pp.319-320
Poem Title:
Nature.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Proud of this masterpiece of light and shade
Page No:
pp.321-322
Poem Title:
On Helen's Picture, painted by a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How blest could I in Chloe's heart
Page No:
p.321
Poem Title:
Written on one of the Ivory-Leaves of a Lady's Pocket-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fair Ariadne drowned in tears
Page No:
p.322
Poem Title:
The Story of Ariadne, apply'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Haste my Mecenas haste away
Page No:
pp.323-326
Poem Title:
Horace, Book III. Ode XXIX. Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A fox more subtle than the rest
Page No:
p.327
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Fox and Grapes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How swift we cry the restless years roll on
Page No:
p.328
Poem Title:
Life, from a French Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Friendship the heavenly theme I sing
Page No:
pp.328-330
Poem Title:
On Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Belinda long my heart assailed
Page No:
pp.331-332
Poem Title:
The Victory: To Cynthia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail sacred light thy quickening glance
Page No:
pp.333-334
Poem Title:
A Morning-Hymn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh happy nymph a friendly sign
Page No:
p.335
Poem Title:
To an Infant,
Attribution:
by a Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why Celia should you so much strive
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When shall I wretched maid
Page No:
pp.337-338
Poem Title:
Another, occasion'd by the Sight of a Corps in the Thames.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fixed is the date of all things here below
Page No:
pp.339-340
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Near the vast bulk of that stupendous frame
Page No:
pp.340-341
Poem Title:
On her Majesty's Statue in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When my breast labours with oppressive care
Page No:
pp.341-343
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the latter Part of the VIth Chap. of St. Matthew.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sweet sleeky doctor dear pacific soul
Page No:
pp.343-344
Poem Title:
The Incomparable Soporific Doctor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
He's not the happy man to whom is given
Page No:
pp.345-346
Poem Title:
The Happy Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail ever pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.346-348
Poem Title:
Hymn on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To: