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Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [T125628] [ecco]

DMI number:
821
Publication Date:
1752
ESTC number:
T125628
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116766317
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
Miscellaneous Pieces. | CONSISTING OF | SELECT POETRY. | [?text illeg?] | [i]METHODS[/i] | OF | IMPROVEMENT | IN | Husbandry, Gardening, | AND | [i]Various other Subjects, useful to[/i] | FAMILIES | [ornament] | [rule] | Printed for [i]R. Goadby[/i], in [i]Sherborne[/i]; and sold by [i]W. Owen[/i], | Bookseller, at [i]Temple-Bar, London.[/i] | [short rule] | MDCCLII.
Place of Publication:
Sherborne
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection, Collection including prose, and Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Sold in 58 parts, each 8p. long plus an index 4p. long. Pagination and signatures are continuous.
Comments:
Date: 1752-4? Miscellany is sold in parts, and some of the later parts contain references to events taking place in 1754. Contents: early numbers mingle verse with useful instructions on gardening, husbandry etc, and other historical or geographical essays; from part 38, items of more recent news (both domestic and European) start to be included including prices of stocks.
Other matter:
End matter: Index, [4pp.]
References:
A. Anderdson, 'Gray's Elegy in Miscellaneous Pieces, 1752' Library (1965) s5-XX (2): 144-148. doi: 10.1093/library/s5-XX.2.144
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Goadby
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Sold by:
William Owen
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
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Self exhaltation viewed in every light
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n. p.
Poem Title:
A Caution.
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Deluded mortal turn and view my store
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pp.3-5
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between the Soul, Riches, Fame, and Pleasure.
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As banished from the industrious hive
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pp.5-6
Poem Title:
The Drone and the Spider. A Fable. In Imitation of Mr. Gay.
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It must be done my soul but 'tis a strange
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pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Meditation.
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In vain great God in vain I try
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pp.12-14
Poem Title:
The 139 Psalm paraphrased to the 14th Verse.
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In other men we faults can spy
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pp.14-15
Poem Title:
The Turkey and the Ant. A Fable.
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Farewell aspiring thoughts no more
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pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Contentment.
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Hail sacred art thou gift of heaven designed
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p.15
Poem Title:
On the Art of Printing.
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By the blue taper's trembling light
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pp.20-22
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece on Death.
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O wisdom queen of every art
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pp.22-24
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom
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By a Lady.
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God of my health whose tender care
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pp.25-27
Poem Title:
An Hymn. In Three Parts.
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Consider man in every sphere
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pp.27-30
Poem Title:
The Cook-maid, the Turnspit, and the Ox. A Fable. To a Poor Man.
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Ye works of god on him alone
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pp.36-40
Poem Title:
The Benedicte; or, The Song of the three Children paraphras'd.
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Why Celia is your spreading waist
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pp.43-45
Poem Title:
The Poet and his Patron. A Fable.
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Prepare the voice and tune the joyful lyre
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p.46
Poem Title:
Psalm CXLVI.
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What's forming in the womb of fate
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
The Advice.
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Vital spark of heavenly flame
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p.48
Poem Title:
The dying Christian to his Soul. An Ode.
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By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
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How weak how vain is human pride
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pp.49-52
Poem Title:
The Ravens, the Sexton, and the Earth-Worm. A Fable.
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Pronounce him blessed my muse whom wisdom guides
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pp.52-53
Poem Title:
True Wisdom.
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Some mighty things these awful signs portend
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pp.61-64
Poem Title:
A Pastoral on the Nativity of our Saviour.
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Conversing with your sprightly boys
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pp.65-68
Poem Title:
The Owl, the Swan, the Cock, the Spider, the Ass, and the Farmer. A Fable. To a Mother.
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The glorious armies of the sky
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pp.68-69
Poem Title:
An Hymn.
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Can we succeed by wishing tis a jest
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pp.73-74
Poem Title:
The Absurdity of Wishing.
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Restrain your child you'll soon believe
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pp.74-75
Poem Title:
The old Hen and the Cock. A Fable.
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Beauty complete and majesty divine
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pp.83-84
Poem Title:
On the Works of Creation.
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Nature expects mankind should share
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pp.84-87
Poem Title:
The Man, the Cat, the Dog, and the Fly. A Fable.
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O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
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pp.90-95
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World.
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Father of all in every age
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pp.102-103
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer.
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By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
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Prepare my soul thy noblest lays
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pp.116-117
Poem Title:
A Song of Praise.
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Lovely lasting peace of mind
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pp.124-126
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Contentment.
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Thus ye good powers thus let me ever be
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pp.133-134
Poem Title:
Sitting in an Arbour.
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A Grecian youth of talents rare
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pp.134-135
Poem Title:
The Youth and the Philosopher. A Fable.
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That man must daily wiser grow
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pp.141-143
Poem Title:
The Bear in a Boat, A Fable.
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What am I how produced and for what end
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pp.147-150
Poem Title:
Know Your Self.
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By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
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John Arbuthnot
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Why are those tears why droops your head
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pp.157-158
Poem Title:
The Farmer's Wife and the Raven, A Fable.
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We frequently misplace esteem
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pp.166-168
Poem Title:
The Baboon and the Poultry. A Fable.
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All men like watches various periods share
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pp.175-176
Poem Title:
On a Watch.
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Attend my soul the early birds inspire
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p.176
Poem Title:
A Thought at Waking
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Come pretty birds fly to this verdant shade
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pp.177-178
Poem Title:
The sacred Concert of Praise.
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Upon a time a neighing steed
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pp.178-180
Poem Title:
The Council of Horses. A Fable.
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What a strange moment will that be
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pp.190-191
Poem Title:
The Prospect.
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Before the rosy dawn of day
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pp.191-192
Poem Title:
An Hymn.
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The fatal period the great hour is come
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pp.193-195
Poem Title:
On the Last Day.
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The wind was high the window shakes
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pp.196-197
Poem Title:
The Miser and Plutus. A Fable.
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When struck in years strong drink forbear
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p.199
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[no title]
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Accustom early in your youth
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p.199
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[no title]
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To miss a meal sometimes is good
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p.199
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[no title]
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Till hunger pinches never eat
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p.200
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[no title]
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Let supper little be and light
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p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
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A fatal error tis in men of wealth
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p.201
Poem Title:
[no title]
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So reader if thou art so wise
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p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Thou didst O mighty God exist
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pp.204-205
Poem Title:
An Hymn.
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Till now my soul this earthly load
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pp.205-206
Poem Title:
Reflections in Sickness.
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A gardener of peculiar taste
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pp.215-216
Poem Title:
The Gardener and the Hog. A Fable.
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Courage my soul now learn to wield
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pp.219-222
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between the Resolved Soul and the Pleasures of the World.
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Great Alexander came to see my mansion being a tunne
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pp.233-236
Poem Title:
Diogenes's Account of Alexander the Great making a Visit to him. In old English Verse. Written near two hundred Years ago.
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He that performs not what he ought but doth the same neglect
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pp.236-239
Poem Title:
The Proverbs of Diogenes. In Old English Verse.
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The sage awaked at early day
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pp.247-248
Poem Title:
The Philosopher and the Pheasants. A Fable.
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Why Lycidas should man be vain
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p.248
Poem Title:
On the Vanity of Human Greatness.
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Life recounting all its gains
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p.249
Poem Title:
Life.
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To thee all glorious ever blessed power
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p.250
Poem Title:
A Midnight Hymn.
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A northern pair we waive the name
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pp.251-253
Poem Title:
The Power of Innocence.
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Love thou divinest good below
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pp.253-256
Poem Title:
The Lawyer and Justice. A Fable.
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Celestial love my ever charming theme
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p.261
Poem Title:
On the Love of God to Mankind.
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The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
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pp.262-264
Poem Title:
An Elegy. Written in a Country Church Yard.
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A farmer once to London went
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pp.265-267
Poem Title:
The Farmer, A Tale.
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Mortals in vain ye hope to find
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p.268
Poem Title:
On Truth.
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God's vast existence never decays
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p.269
Poem Title:
On the Return of the New Year.
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Soon as the morn salutes your eyes
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p.270
Poem Title:
Rules for Daily Practice.
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Where through the meads fair Isis cuts her way
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pp.276-277
Poem Title:
The Young Moralist.
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Great father of the skies whose boundless sway
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pp.278-279
Poem Title:
A Prayer of Cleanthes, an Hethen Philosopher.
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From those blest regions where the sun displays
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pp.279-280
Poem Title:
The Hymn of the three Eastern Magi, adoring our Saviour at his Nativity.
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A miser on a scurvy tit
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p.284
Poem Title:
The Mier and the Hog, A Fable.
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What's life a rough and dangerous sea
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p.285
Poem Title:
On Life, Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell.
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By a Youth of Seventeen.
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The things that make a virgin please
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pp.285-286
Poem Title:
The Virgin.
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Welcome thou presage of my certain doom
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p.286
Poem Title:
Verses wrote by Mrs. Hannah Wakeford, only Daughter of the Reverend Mr. Towgood, of Exeter, on Occasion of receiving a Mourning Ring some Months before her own Death, at the Funeral of Mrs. Hannah Wakeford, her Husband's Grandmother, and found after her Decease in her own Hand-writing.
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by Mrs. Hannah Wakeford
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Hannah Wakeford
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My god I love and I adore
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pp.293-295
Poem Title:
Searching after God.
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Children to your creator god
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pp.295-296
Poem Title:
Remember your Creator, &c. Eccles. xii.
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With toilsome steps when I pursue
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p.305
Poem Title:
The Husbandman's Meditation in the Field.
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I hate the man who builds his name
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pp.306-307
Poem Title:
The Poet and the Rose, A Fable.
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To thee my God I hourly sigh
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p.307
Poem Title:
An Hymn.
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I come I come and joyfully obey
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p.325
Poem Title:
Thoughts of a dying Christian.
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The prudent nymph whose cheeks disclose
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pp.326-327
Poem Title:
The Nightingale and Glow-worm, A Fable.
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Not all that parent earth can give
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pp.327-328
Poem Title:
Seeking for Happiness.
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Indulgent god whose bounteous care
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p.328
Poem Title:
An Evening Hymn.
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If ye powers divine
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p.333
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Eternal wisdom thee we praise
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pp.337-339
Poem Title:
A Song to Creating Wisdom. In Five Parts.
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These are thy glorious works parent of good
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pp.339-341
Poem Title:
A Morning Hymn.
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Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
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pp.353-358
Poem Title:
A Letter to Achilles, a young Grecuan Prince, from his Tutor Chiron.
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Earth has detained me prisoner long
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pp.369-372
Poem Title:
The Song of Angels above.
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As Cupid in Cythera's grove
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pp.372-373
Poem Title:
Cupid, Hymen, and Plutus. A Fable.
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Dear Jesus when when shall it be
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pp.385-386
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Christ.
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The lord my pasture shall prepare
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pp.386-387
Poem Title:
Psalm XXXIII. Paraphrased.
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Let that arithmetician come
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pp.387-388
Poem Title:
On Eternity.
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Twas god that turned the rolling spheres
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pp.388-389
Poem Title:
But the Thunder of his Power who can understand? Job. xxvi. 14.
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When wilt thou speak and tell me thou art mine
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pp.403-404
Poem Title:
Aspiring after God.
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Through all the various shifting scene
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pp.404-405
Poem Title:
Man's Dependence on his Creator.
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I hate the face however fair
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pp.405-408
Poem Title:
The Goose and the Swans: A Fable. To an Affected Lady.
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Arise my soul survey the morn
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p.417
Poem Title:
An Ode on the Morning.
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Is it not strange that every creature
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p.418
Poem Title:
Against Drunkenness.
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The man who with undaunted toils
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pp.419-420
Poem Title:
The Elephant and the Bookseller, A Fable.
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Stay start not at that skeleton
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pp.433-435
Poem Title:
Upon the Sight of a Skeleton.
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Sweet muse descend and bless the shade
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pp.435-436
Poem Title:
Meditation in a Grove.
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How fond are men of rule and place
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pp.439-440
Poem Title:
The Lion and the Cub. A Fable.
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Atheists no more disown that god
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pp.449-451
Poem Title:
An Address to Atheists.
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When faint and sinking to the shades of death
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pp.451-452
Poem Title:
The dying Christian's Hope.
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Hail ever pleasing solitude
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p.452
Poem Title:
Hymn on Solitude.
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