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The Repository [P6328] [ecco]

DMI number:
835
Publication Date:
1752
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
P6328
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB129976871
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
THE | REPOSITORY. | CONTAINING | A Succinct and Clear View of the most | considerable TRANSACTIONS, OCCUR- | RENCES, and PUBLICATIONS, both at | Home and Abroad, | OF THE | PRESENT TIMES. | To which is added, | A [i]curious Collection[/i], both in Print and MS. | OF | Original Letters, Speeches, and other [i]Papers of | State[/i]; Characters and Histories of memorable | Persons and Places; in which the greatest Re- | gard will be paid to such as may give fresh | Lights into Ancient and Modern History, and to- | wards the Improvement of Literature in general. | LIKEWISE | Choice APOTHEGMS and WITTY SAYINGS, ap- | propriated to their true Speakers; besides ANEC-| DOTES, EPIGRAMS, ELEGIES, EPITAPHS, and | INSCRIPTIONS; several of them never before printed, | and all worthy of being rescued from Oblivion. On | which Work shall be inserted such short occasional | Pieces, which the Publisher may be favoured with, | in Prose and Verse, as are consistent with the Scope | of this Undertaking. | The whole being designed to comprehend a greater Variety of | Instructive and Diverting Intelligence, than any other Pe- | riodical Publication. | [epigraph] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for and sold by JAMES CROCKATT, in [i]Prujeian-Court[/i], | over-against [i]Surgeon's-Hall[/i], in the [i]Old-Bailey[/i]; as likewise | by the Booksellers in Town and Country, and by the Car- | riers of the News. M.DCC.LII.
Epigraph:
[i]'Tis not in Mortals to command Success; | We'll do more,[/i] SEMPRONIUS, [i]we'll deserve it.[/i] | ADDISON's Cato.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection, Collection including prose, and Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Consists of 5 parts, each 40p. long. If the parts were originally sold with separate title pages/wrappers, these are not included in this collected edition. Pagination and signatures are continuous.
Comments:
Contents: contains much prose, largely on historical subjects, apparently taken from rare manuscripts.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Address 'To the Reader' signed 'The Publisher' pp.iii-iv;
Related People
Publisher:
James Crockatt
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Whereever you roam whatever ills you know
Page No:
pp.37-39
Poem Title:
A Poetical Epistle from Miss Blandy to Capt. Cranstoun, a little before her Execution.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I heard that Smug the smith for ale and spice
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Epigram on Smug, the Drunken Black Smith.
Attribution:
By Sir John Harrington.
Attributed To:
Sir John Harington
First Line:
If all in ancient legends wrote be true
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
An Old Epigram on St. George.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since thou wert so well skilled in Vulcan's art
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Another on the same, from an old Collection in Manuscript.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Reason's whole pleasure all the joys of sense
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On the Vanity of desiring more than is necessary.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here lies John Crucker a maker of bellows
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Old Crucker of Oxford
Attribution:
By Serjeant Hoskins in his Youth.
Attributed To:
Serjeant. Hoskins
First Line:
I am unable yonder beggar cries
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
The Lying Beggar.
Attribution:
By Dr. J. Donne, after Dean of St. Paul's.
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
When Rome of old in all her splendor shone
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
An anonymous Poet
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let observation with extensive view
Page No:
pp.74-76
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Human Wishes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A merry prognostication
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
A Book intitled, Merry Prohnostication, Temp. Stephen VIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To war this queen does with her daughters move
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
Inscription under the Picture of Queen Boadica.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O cruel death to make three meals of one
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
Epitaph from a Tombstone in Oxfordshire, on a Person, who first lost one Leg, then the other, and lastly his Life, by a Gangrene.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Normans two Will Hen Stephen Saxons are reckoned
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
A Brief Chronicle of the Kings of England, from William the Conqueror to the Union of the Roses, according to their several Lines and Succession.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The Queen was brought by water to Whitehall
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Queeen Elizabeth.
Attribution:
By Hugh Holland.
Attributed To:
Hugh Holland
First Line:
When More some years had chancellor been
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
An Epigram on Sir Thomas More.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While Vere sought death armed with his sword and shield
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Sir Francis Vere, who died Anno 1608.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How wouldst thou shake at Britain's modish tribe
Page No:
pp.117-120
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Human-Wishes (Continued).
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
On what foundation stands the warrior's pride
Page No:
pp.153-157
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Human-Wishes. (Continued and concluded.)
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Can this be he could Charles the good the great
Page No:
pp.158-160
Poem Title:
Thoughts, occasioned by the Sight of an Original Painting of King Charles I. taken at the Time of his Tryal. Inscribed to the Right Honourable George Clake, Esq; one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Beauteous as the rising sun
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
A Rhebus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who so will be wise in purchasing
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
A Book of the Art and Manner how to Plant, Temp. Eliz.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou who dost all my worldly thoughts employ
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
Verses wrote by Mrs. Molesworth upon her Death-Bed to her Husband.
Attribution:
by Mrs. Molesworth
Attributed To:
Mrs. Molesworth