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A collection of poems by several hands, in four volumes [N27942]

DMI number:
855
Publication Date:
1749
Volume Number:
4 of 4
ESTC number:
N27942
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131225863
Shelfmark:
BOD Don. f.20 (1)
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | [r]POEMS.[/r] | [i]By[/i] SEVERAL HANDS. | [r]IN FOUR VOLUMES.[/r] [ornament] | [i] [r]LONDON:[/i] ][/r] | Printed for R. DODSLEY at Tully's Head in Pall-Mall. | [r]M.DCC.XLIV.[/r]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], 1-130, [1], 132-187,[1]p.
Bibliographic details:
Vol 4. Dodsley's miscellany. Published for purchasers of the 1st ed. and issued simultaneously with the 2nd ed. of vols. 1-3, entitled 'A collection of poems in three volumes', 1748. Bound together BOD Don. f.20 (1) with 'The Rehearsal: As it is now Acted at the Theatre-Royal. [...] The Thirteenth Edition [...] To which is added, A Key, or Critical View of The Authors, and their Writings, expos'd in this Play [...] M.DCC.XXXV'. PAGINATION: p.[131] unpaginated. MS attribution notes throughout.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title-page; advertisement; miscellaneous verse; table of contents. Engraved illustrations on pp.[131], 184. HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | VOL. IV. | [ornamental rule]
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Title-page. END MATTER: Index to the Fourth Volume [pp.185-187].
References:
Suarez, Michael F., ed., 'Robert Dodsley: A Collection of Poems by Several Hands', (1997)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.3] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.1] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.2] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.1-5
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Warwick, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.6-9
Poem Title:
An Imitation Of The Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace, Book III. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.10-12
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller at his Country Seat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.14-17
Poem Title:
An Ode Inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Sunderland at Windsor.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.17-38
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.38-46
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England, To a Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.47-60
Poem Title:
The Female Reign, An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.60-62
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady, On the Death of Col. Charles Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May, 1745.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Ode, Written in the same Year, By the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
Ode to Evening.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf, By Lord Lansdown, when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath-Waters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Verses written in Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Once by the muse alone inspired
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
To Miss Lucy F-----.
Attribution:
By -----.
Attributed To:
First Line:
All that of love can be expressed
Page No:
pp.73
Poem Title:
To the same with Hammond's Elegies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To him who in an hour must die
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To ease my troubled mind of anxious care
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fair Venus whose delightful shrine surveys
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
A Prayer to Venus in her Temple at Stowe. To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
On Thames's bank a gentle youth
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
To the Same. On her pleading want of Time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Your shape your lips your eyes are still the same
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When I think on your truth I doubt you no more
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
With me while present may thy lovely eyes
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
To the Same with a New Watch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye sylvan scenes with artless beauty gay
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
An Irregular Ode writ at Wickham in 1746. To the Same. [i.e. Lucy F—]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
At length escaped from every human eye
Page No:
pp.82-94
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the same Lady. A Monody. 1747.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
Verses, Making Part of an Epitaph on the same Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thanks Chloe thy coquetting art
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
The Indifferent, From the Italian of Metastasio.
Attribution:
By -----.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Phoebe thank thy false heart it has fixed my repose
Page No:
pp.100-102
Poem Title:
The Shepherd's Farewell to his Love. Being the same Ode.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. -----.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Through the close covert of the shady grove
Page No:
pp.103-105
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Mr. -----.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Torn from the fruitful spot on which I grew
Page No:
pp.105-107
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Mr. ----.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
My size is large my shape's uncouth
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Mr. ----.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lyce at length my vows are heard
Page No:
pp.109-111
Poem Title:
Audivere, Lyce, &c. Hor. Book 4. Ode 13. imitated.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Mr. ----.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Capricious W- a sonnet needs must have
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
A Sonnet. Imitated from the Spanish of Lopez De Vega. Menagiana tom. iv. p.176.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Mr. ----.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
O- whom virtue makes the worthy heir
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Sonnet I.
Attribution:
By T. E.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Wisely O C- enjoy the present hour
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
Sonnet II.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
O sprung from worthies who with councils wise
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
Sonnet III. To F. K. Esq;
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
C--s I hoped the little heaven shall spare
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
Sonnet IV.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
When pensive on that portraiture I gaze
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
Sonnet V. On a Family-Picture.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
R-- who well hast judged the task too hard
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
Sonnet VI.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
C--e with whom my pilot and my guide
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
Sonnet VII.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Wo worth the man who in ill hour assayed
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
Sonnet VIII. On the Cantos of Spenser's Fairy Queen, lost in the Passage from Ireland.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Peace to thy ashes to thy memory fame
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Sonnet IX.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
O--- great meed shalt thou receive
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Sonnet X. To the Author of Observations on the Conversion and Apostleship of St. Paul.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Young fair and good ah why should young and fair
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
Sonnet XI.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
W- whose dear friendship in the dawning years
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
Sonnet XIII.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou who successive in that honoured seat
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
Sonnet XIII. To the Right Hon. Mr. ---- --- with the foregoing Sonnets.
Attribution:
By T. E. [p.113]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Farewell aspiring thoughts no more
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
Contentment.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Ethereal race inhabitants of air
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
An Ode on Aeolus's Harp.
Attribution:
By Mr. Thompson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
By Rufus' hall where Thames polluted flows
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
On the Report of a Wooden Bridge to be built at Westminster.
Attribution:
By the Same. [James Thompson]
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Thou who shalt stop where Thames' translucent wave
Page No:
p.[131]
Poem Title:
On a Grotto near the Thames at Twickenham, composed of Marbles, Spars and Minerals.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If truth can fix thy wavering heart
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
Song. To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By D. G.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou whose artless free born genius charms
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Farmer's Letters, which were written in Ireland in the Year of the Rebellion, by Henry Brooke, Esq; 1745.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
While here the poet paints the charms
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Book call'd Fables for the Female Sex.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Untouched by love unmoved by wit
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Verses written in Sylvia's Prior.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Arachne once as poets tell
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
Upon a Lady's Embroidery.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
As doctor -- musing sate
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
Death and the Doctor. Occasion'd by a Physician's lampooning a Friend of the Author.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though here my body lies interred
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
On the Left Side.
Attribution:
By the Same [p.137, i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The goddesses of wit and love
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
On the Right Side.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The court was met the prisoner brought
Page No:
pp.139-152
Poem Title:
The Trial of Selim the Persian. For divers High Crimes and Misdemeanours.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Deep in a forest's shadowy seat
Page No:
pp.153-164
Poem Title:
The Trophy, Being Six Cantatas To the Honour of his Royal Highness William, Duke of Cumberland; Expressing the just Sense of a grateful Nation [...] Set to Musick by Dr. Greene. 1746.
Attribution:
By -----.
Attributed To:
First Line:
A myrtle flourished mongst the flowers
Page No:
pp.164-167
Poem Title:
The Marriage of the Myrtle and the Yew. A Fable. To Delia, about to marry beneath herself. 1744.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Bold was the irreligious hand
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
On a Bay-Leaf, pluck'd from Virgil's Tomb, near Naples. 1736.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The minutes the hours the days and the years
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
To Chloe. Written on my Birth-Day, 1734.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
To silent groves where weeping yew
Page No:
pp.170-173
Poem Title:
A Song... Set to Musick by Dr. Greene.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Nature and fortune blithe and gay
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
Nature and Fortune. To the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Stanhope has gained one branch of fame
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
The Exception.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Can ease be consistent with state
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In measured time | So heaven has willed together with their snows
Page No:
pp.177-184
Poem Title:
A Character of Mr. Pope's Writings. Being An Episode from the Poem call'd Sickness, B. II.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Thompson.
Attributed To:
William Thompson