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Miscellaneous pieces consisting of select poetry, methods of improvement in husbandry, gardening, and various other subjects useful to families [4th ed] [vol ii] [T127408] [ecco]

DMI number:
832
Publication Date:
1755
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T127408
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116436234
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
Miscellaneous Pieces. | CONSISTING OF | SELECT POETRY, | AND | [i]METHODS[/i] | OF | IMPROVEMENT | IN | Husbandry, Gardening, | AND | [i]Various other Subjects, useful to[/i] | FAMILIES | [rule] | VOL. II. | [rule] | The FOURTH EDITION. | [rule] | [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] | MDCCLV.
Place of Publication:
Sherborne
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection, Collection including prose, and Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Originally printed (and sold?) in parts. Contains parts 34-59. Pagination and signatures are continuous. Unlike T199384, which is also described as 4th ed. but is dated 1752, this vol. only contains the later parts. No '4th ed. vol I' appears to survive. Plates.
Comments:
Contents: parts mingle verse with 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]
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Goadby
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Sold by:
William Owen
Confidence:
Absolute
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Content/Publication
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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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As Cupid in Cythera's grove
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pp.272-273
Poem Title:
Cupid, Hymen, and Plutus. A Fable.
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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 Heathen 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 Miser and the Hog, A Fable.
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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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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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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.
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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 Grecian 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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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 the 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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Serene as light is Myron's soul
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pp.465-467
Poem Title:
The Happy Man.
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Adam our father and our head
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pp.467-469
Poem Title:
Jesus the only Saviour.
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Of all the burdens man must bear
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pp.469-472
Poem Title:
Plutus, Cupid, and Time. A Fable.
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Tis done the darling idol I resign
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pp.472-474
Poem Title:
The Resignation.
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