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Select Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [ESTC T137253]

DMI number:
841
Publication Date:
1755
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T137253
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW106241983
Shelfmark:
BL 143.a.25
Full Title:
SELECT | EPITAPHS. | COLLECTED BY | W. TOLDERVY. | VOL. I. | [epigraphs] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for W. OWEN, [i]Temple-Bar:[/i] And Sold by R. | and J. DODSLEY, A. MILLAR, J. JOLLIFFE, and | T. WALLER. | [rule] | M,DCC,LV.
Epigraph:
[i]Mors etiam saxis, nominabusque venit.[/i] | AUSONIUS. Nor Man alone; his breathing Bust expires, | His Tomb is Mortal; Empires die: where now | The [i]Roman? Greek?[/i] they stalk an empty Name! | Yet few regard them in this useful Light; | Tho' half our Learning is their [i]Epitaph.[/i] | Dr. YOUNG.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of elegies, Collection of poems about subject/person, Collection of 17th century verse, and Collection of 16th century verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[16], [1]-216
Bibliographic details:
ANNOTATION: Signature on verso of t.p.: 'W. Musgrave'
Comments:
CONTENTS: Contains inscriptions and poems. PLATES: Frontispiece (Boitard after Worlidge)
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Plate [1p.], Preface [4pp.], Indexes [18pp.], Errata [1p.]
References:
See Thomas Keymer 'William Toldervy and the Origins of Smart's a Translation of the Psalms of David' Review of English Studies (2003) 54(213): 52-66 doi:10.1093/res/54.213.52
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T137253
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Related People
Sold by:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Imprint on title page reads "Printed for R. and J. Dodsley"
Sold by:
John Jolliffe
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Imprint reads "J. Jolliffe"
Engraver:
Louis-Phillippe Boitard
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Frontispiece signed 'Boitard Sculp.'
Publisher:
William Owen
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Editor:
W. Toldervy
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Sold by:
T Waller
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Sold by:
James Dodsley
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Imprint on title page reads "Printed for R. and J. Dodsley"
Sold by:
Andrew Millar
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Imprint reads "A. Millar"
Content/Publication
First Line:
He that the sturdy Normans ruled
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
On King William the Conqueror.
Attribution:
By Thomas, Archbishop of York.
Attributed To:
Thomas of Bayeux
First Line:
Although my corpse it lies in grave
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
On Hugh Lupus, first Earl of Chester, who died in the Year 1102.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If conquered realms or power from death could save
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
On King Henry II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whoso thou be that passeth by
Page No:
pp.6-8
Poem Title:
On Edward, the Black Prince.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here under lieth a man of fame
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
On Sir William Walworth, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the year of Christ one thousand four hundred full true with four and sixteen
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
On Richard Skypwith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here great and good duke Henry buried lies
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
On Henry, Duke of Brunswick, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come Alecto and lend me thy torch
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On Joseph Skelton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Willingly have I sought and willingly have I found
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
On Sir Charles Blount, Lord Montjoy.
Attribution:
'This Epitaph was made by himself' ie. Charles Blount
Attributed To:
Charles Blount
First Line:
Thy fame great Wyatt shall by all be read
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
On Sir Thomas Wiat, the Elder.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Surrey, 1541.
Attributed To:
Henry Howard
First Line:
Norfolk sprung thee Lambeth holds thee dead
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Epitaphium Thomae Clere, qui fato functus est, 1545.
Attribution:
Henrico Howard, Comite Surrey.
Attributed To:
Henry Howard
First Line:
His valours proof her manly virtues praise
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
On Sir Nicholas Pelham, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Death first did strike Sir John here tombed in clay
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
On Sir John Pelham, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If birth illustrious or if beauty's pride
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
On Mary, Queen of Scots.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whether thy choice or chance thee hither brings
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
On Henry the III. late King of France, slain by a Jacobine Fryer, 1589.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Shall honour fame and titles of renown
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
On Sir Francis Walsingham, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
England Netherlands the heavens and the arts
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On Sir Philip Sydney, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Such as she is such surely shall ye be
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
On Lady Lucy Latimer. In Memory of the Right Honourable The Lady Lucy Latimer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Marble weep for thou dost cover
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
On Margaret Ratcliffe.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Underneath this sable hearse
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On the Countess-Dowager of Pembroke, Sister to Sir Philip Sydney.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Weep with me all you that read
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
On S--- P---, a Child of Queen Elizabeth's Chappel.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Wouldst thou hear what man can say
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
On Elizabeth, L--- H---.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Here lies to each her parents ruth
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
On his First Daughter.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What two brave perils of the private sword
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Jonson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
In place of scutcheons that should deck thy hearse
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
On Sir John Roe.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I'll not offend thee with a vain tear more
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Jonson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Farewell thou child of my right hand and joy
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
On his First Sonne.
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
His name his place the gentry of his birth
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
On Edward Saunders.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Learn curious reader ere you pass
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
On Sir Edward Denny.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Reader if thou hast a tear
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
On Mrs. J--- T---.
Attribution:
By T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Beauty itself lies here in whom alone
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
On the Lady Venutian Digby.
Attribution:
By T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Gurney Hampton Cradock Newton last
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies the knowing head the honest heart
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
On Mr. Warre.
Attribution:
By T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Posterity hath many fates bemoaned
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
On Sir Robert Cotton, the Antiquary.
Attribution:
By T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Here lies his frailty
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
On - Inglethorp.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If royal virtues ever crowned a crown
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Spain's rod Rome's ruin Netherlands relief
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Vere sought death armed with his sword and shield
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
On Sir Francis Vere, Knt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What epitaph shall we afford this shrine
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On Katherine Montague.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
On William Shakespear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By John Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
The cloud capped towers
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Great Homer's birth seven rival cities claim
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Reader wonder think it none
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
On Prince Henry, Son to King James the First.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If wise amazed depart this holy grave
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Giles Fletcher, of Trinity-College, Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Giles Fletcher
First Line:
Modest humble godly wise
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thee to invite the great God sent a star
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
March with his wind hath a struck a cedar tall
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now measured out my days tis here I rest
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
On Sir Thomas Overbury.
Attribution:
By himself.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Overbury
First Line:
Here she lies whose spotless fame
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
On Anne Littleton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sweet babe whose birth inspired me with a song
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On the Earle of Coventrye.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
A nymph is dead mild virtuous young and fair
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
On Mistriss Elizabeth Nevill.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
To frame a man who in those gifts excels
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
On his noble Friend Sir William Skipwith.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
On death thy murderer this revenge I take
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
On his deare Brother Francis Beaumont.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Dead is the hope of Stafford in whose line
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
On the Honourable Edward Stafford, Sonne and Heire of the Lord Stafford.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Can I who have for others oft compiled
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
On his deare Sonne Gervase Beaumont.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Here lies a soldier who in youth desired
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
On that hopeful young Gentleman, the Lord Wriothesley.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Stay gentle reader pass not slightly by
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Do pious marble let thy readers know
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
On Michael Draiton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Rare virtues feature every grace
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stand soldiers ere you march by way of charge
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Look in this vault and search it well
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
On Lettice, Countess of Leicester.
Attribution:
Gervas Clifton.
Attributed To:
Gervas Clifton
First Line:
Reader stand back dull not this marble shrine
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
On Anne Burton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If chastity commends a wife
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
On Marion Gray.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
He that will give my grace but what is hers
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
On Grace Scot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Within this hollow vault here rests the fame
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
On James Rivers, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The muses fairest light in no dark time
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On Ben Jonson.
Attribution:
By John Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Here lies wise and valiant dust
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Strafford.
Attribution:
By John Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Stay passenger behold and see
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
On King Charles the First.
Attribution:
By John Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Great good and just could I but rate
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Montrose. Written with the Point of his Sword.
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
The love of God of church and king
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
On Thomas Burman, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As Dudley lodgeth here peace idle fame
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
On Christopher Dudley, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies Charles Ca'ndish let the marble stone
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
On Colonel Charles Cavendish, younger Son of William, Earl of Devonshire, slain at Gainsborough 1643, in the 23rd Year of his Age.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Under this stone lies virtue youth
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
On Sir George Speke.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Here lies the learned Saville's heir
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
On the Lady Sedley, Mother to Sir Charles Sedley.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Tis fit the English reader should be told
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
On Master Howard, Son to Lord Viscount Andover.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Great soul for whom death will no longer stay
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Waller]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Hence and make room for me all you who come
Page No:
pp.162-164
Poem Title:
On Mr. Jordan, Second Master of Westminster-School.
Attribution:
By Abraham Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
What shall we say since silent now is he
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
On Sir Henry Wootton.
Attribution:
By Abraham Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
From life's superfluous cares enlarged
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
On Abraham Cowley.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Under this stone doth lie
Page No:
pp.170-172
Poem Title:
On Lord Fairfax.
Attribution:
By George, Duke of Buckingham.
Attributed To:
George Villiers
First Line:
Stay traveler for all you want is near
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
On Cardinal Richlieu
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Upon this place the great Gustavus died
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Seek not reader here to find
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
On Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hold passenger here's shrouded in this hearse
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
On Richard Pendrell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Are all diseases dead or will death say
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
On the Duke of Richmond and Lenox.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Within this marble monument doth lie
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
On Captain Nicholas Tettersell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Enough and leave the rest to fame
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
By Andrew Marvell.
Attributed To:
Andrew Marvell
First Line:
Reader pay thy tribute here
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
On Lucia Smith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here lies a proof that wit can never be
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
On Aphra Behn.
Attribution:
Attributed To: