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A collection of original poems and translations [ESTC T101302]

DMI number:
817
Publication Date:
1745
ESTC number:
T101302
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110942938
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 3169
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | Of ORIGINAL | POEMS | AND | TRANSLATIONS. | [rule] | [i]By[/i] JOHN WHALEY, [i]M.A.[/i] | Fellow of [i]King's-College, Cambridge.[/i] | [rule] | [i]LONDON,[/i] | Printed for the AUTHOR, and Sold by R. MANBY, and | H.S. Cox, on [i]Ludgate-Hill.[/i] | MDCCXLV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
i-viii, [1]-335
Comments:
Latin verse (with English translation on facing page), pp. 54-6, 78-90, 94-102, 106-72, 192-200, 248-52, 264-76, 290-4. ATTRIBUTIONS: all unattributed verse in the collection is treated as being by John Whaley, named on the title page as author. See ODNB for further details.
Other matter:
Dedication to Horatio Walpole, Esq. signed J. Whaley [1p.]; contents pages [4pp.]
References:
Case 448
Related People
Publisher:
Henry Shute Cox
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Dedicatee:
Horace Walpole
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
Richard Manby
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Editor:
John Whaley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Printer:
William Bowyer
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
ESTC identifies Bowyer as printer.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Where mid Italia's ever sunny lands
Page No:
pp.1-28
Poem Title:
Cornaro and the Turk. A Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sweet nymphs that dwell on Pindus' verdant side
Page No:
pp.29-51
Poem Title:
A Journey to Houghton, The Seat of the Right Hon. Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, in the County of Norfolk. A Poem.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sun with light peculiar shining
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
Prothalamium
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Observe how calmly warm my friend
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
To C.P. Esq. From Horace, Book iv. Ode 12.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The cattle sleek the gilt machine
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
The Dissappointment[sic].
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Bright Phoebus and thou goddess maid
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Ode. On the Anniversary of the Nuptials of I.D. Esq.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Thou ever verdant venerable shade
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Verses Wrote in the Oak-Walk at Billingbear in Berkshire.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
To gild over avarice with a specious name
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
A Thought on Gaming.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Dear absent master of this sweet domain
Page No:
pp.65-68
Poem Title:
To I.D. Esq. Swallowfield Place, March 25, 1740.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The youth on whom Chloe deigns smile
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sweet solitude that even despair canst charm
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Awake fair bride to this returning morn
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
To a Lady On the Birth Day of her Husband, 1740.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Bright morning star revisit earth
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Ode On the Birth-day of two Friends. In Imitation of an Epigram of Martial.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The things that best teach life to please
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
To a Friend. In Imitation of an Epigram of Martial.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
He on whose birth Apollo strongly shone
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
In Imitation of Horace, Book iv. Ode iii.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
O to whose keen yet candid sense
Page No:
pp.82-85
Poem Title:
In Imitation of Horace. Lib. I. Epist. IV.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Great Mars see Delia bowing at thy shrine
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Translation of Tibullus. Book IV. Elegy II.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ye furious boars that haunt the shady grove
Page No:
pp.88-91
Poem Title:
Translation of Tibullus. Book IV. Elegy III.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Who has breathed Heliconian air
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
To R.D. Esq. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let numerous acres others hopes employ
Page No:
pp.94-103
Poem Title:
Translation of Tibullus. Book I. Elegy I.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ye to whom heaven imparts its special fires
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
On reading Lord Bacon's Flattery to King James I.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The last proud Austrian's tomb the eye surveys
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Charles VI. Emperor of Germany. From the French.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Perish then Bacchus and his darling vine
Page No:
pp.106-111
Poem Title:
In Praise of Water. A.D. 1736.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The winter's gone grass clothes the meads once more
Page No:
pp.112-115
Poem Title:
Imitation of Horace. Book IV. Ode VII.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
While you my friend were pleading at the bar
Page No:
pp.116-127
Poem Title:
To C.P. Esq. Translation of Horace, Book I. Epist. II.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Full seldom now the rake's bold beat
Page No:
pp.128-131
Poem Title:
To Lydia. Translation of Horace. Book I. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sweet is the music of yon lofty pines
Page No:
pp.132-149
Poem Title:
Translation of Theocritus. Idyllium the First. Thyrsis and a Shepherd.
Attribution:
By a Genleman. [sic]
Attributed To:
First Line:
No balm so strongly healing can we find
Page No:
pp.150-161
Poem Title:
Translation from Theocritus, The Cyclops, Idyll. XI.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Want can edge wit and sciences inspire
Page No:
pp.162-173
Poem Title:
Translation from Theocritus. Idyllium XXI.
Attribution:
By a Friend.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Is this the region this the soil the clime
Page No:
pp.174-177
Poem Title:
From Milton. Book I. Verse 242, &c.
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Sceptre of ease whose calm domain extends
Page No:
pp.178-181
Poem Title:
Vacuna.
Attribution:
By a Friend.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Soul of the muses thou supreme of verse
Page No:
pp.182-186
Poem Title:
Rhapsody, to Milton.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
From where the Stroud smooth stream serenely glides
Page No:
pp.187-191
Poem Title:
A Voyage to Tinterne Abbey in Monmouthshire, from Whitminster in Glocestershire.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
D- of rural scenes a lover grown
Page No:
pp.192-201
Poem Title:
To J.W. Imitation of Horace. Book I. Epist. X.
Attribution:
By the same
Attributed To:
First Line:
What ken mine eyes enchanted man of ease
Page No:
pp.202-207
Poem Title:
On J.W. ranging Pamphlets.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In frolic's hour ere serious thoughts had birth
Page No:
pp.208-213
Poem Title:
To the Hon. and Rev. -----.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In that remote and solitary place
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
At seeing Archbishop Williams's Monument in Carnarvonshire.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Glory to God the avenger power supreme
Page No:
pp.217-224
Poem Title:
A Song of Deborah. From the Book of Judges, Chap. V.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas when the cruel Idumaean reigned
Page No:
pp.225-228
Poem Title:
The Nativity.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fairest quarter of the year
Page No:
pp.229-232
Poem Title:
To the Spring.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis not thy fault that Europe is undone
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
To the Queen of Hungary 1741.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
From friendship's cradle up the verdant paths
Page No:
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
To C.P. Esq.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Mortal whoever thou art beware since time
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
A Night Thought.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye nymphs that from Diana's sport retired
Page No:
pp.242-245
Poem Title:
Epithalamium.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thy sanguine hope completed in a boy
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, On the Birth-day of his First Son.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
What says dear A--th to fine places seen
Page No:
pp.248-253
Poem Title:
Imitation of Horace. Book I. Epist. XI.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
There are it seems who think the natal star
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
On two Friends born on the same Day.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
A lovely form so permanently fair
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mrs. M.H.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
First Line:
I would tell thee thou art fair
Page No:
pp.257-261
Poem Title:
To Miss A.W. a very young Lady.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Birds in joy all birds excelling
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
To the Sparrows at Menwinyon in Cornwal [sic].
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The minister that's brave and just
Page No:
pp.264-277
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Knight of the most noble Order of the Garter, February 6. 1741. On his ceasing to be a Minister. Being a just Panegyric on a Great Minister, the Revolution, and Hanover Succession. In Imitation of Justum & tenacem, &c.
Attribution:
The Author Anonymous.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though from the north the damsel came
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady of the North.
Attribution:
By --.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail moral bard to whose instructive lay
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
To Alexander Pope, Esq. On his Essay of Man.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. P.L.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In winter's icy chains lies nature bound
Page No:
p.281
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady working green Silk on a white Sattin Ground.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ingenious fair in whose well mingled dyes
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
To a young Lady, who Paints very well, but always Draws her own Sex to Disadvantage.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When some new rising beauty fills
Page No:
pp.284-286
Poem Title:
To the same.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In vain fair nymph thy pencil would disgrace
Page No:
p.287
Poem Title:
To the same.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The golden tripod should thy worth receive
Page No:
pp.288-289
Poem Title:
To - - - - -
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Had heavenly beings been with tears supplied
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
On the Tomb of the Virgin Laura. From Sannazarius.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Here fair Albina lies yet not alone
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Albina. From Marullus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Your wife's possessed of such a face and mind
Page No:
pp.294-295
Poem Title:
On Charinus the Husband of an ugly Wife. From Johannes Secundus
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Good friend this message to my owner bear
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
On the Statue of a Heifer. From Johannes Secundus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
As in my cell low prostrate on the ground
Page No:
pp.297-306
Poem Title:
Abelard to Heloisa.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
When youthful charms are blasted in their bloom
Page No:
pp.307-311
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Young Bride.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Where the rude waves on Dia's harbour play
Page No:
pp.312-325
Poem Title:
Theseus and Ariadne.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
And so with look inquisitive you muse
Page No:
p.326
Poem Title:
Looking on a Tomb Stone, The Interred speak.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
How sweetly careless Delia seems
Page No:
p.327
Poem Title:
On a Wasp's settling on Delia's Arm.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
French power and weak allies and war and want
Page No:
pp.328-335
Poem Title:
To the Rev. T.T. D.D.
Attribution:
By a Friend.
Attributed To: