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The poetical miscellany, consisting of great variety of odes, epistles, pastorals, tales, fables, epigrams &c. [vol 2] [T85564] [ecco]

DMI number:
867
Publication Date:
1754
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T85564
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW109524402
Shelfmark:
BL 11606.de.6
Full Title:
THE | Poetical Miscellany, | Consisting of great Variety of | [two columns] [col. 1]ODES, | EPISTLES, | PASTORALS,[/col. 1] [col. 2] TALES, | FABLES, | EPIGRAMS, &c,[/col2] | Many of which are Originals. | To which are added, | Some select Essays and Letters | in PROSE. | Never printed before. | [rule] | [i]By the[/i] AUTHOR [i]of the[/i] PROGRESS | [i]of[/i] PHYSICK. | [rule] | The SECOND VOLUME. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed and sold by R. WHITWORTH, at the [i]Feathers[/i], | in the [i]Poultry[/i]; J. WARCUS, at the [i]Indian-Queen[/i], | facing the [i]Mansion-House[/i]; W. HEARD, at the [i]Philo- | biblian Library, Piccadilly[/i]; and R. RICHARDS, the | Corner of [i]Barnard's Inn, Holborn[/i], 1754.
Epigraph:
Variety [i]we still pursue; | In[/i] Pleasure [i]seek for something[/i] New. | SWIFT. | [i]All that the[/i] Fair [i]approve is[/i] sweet, | [i]And all is [/i] Sense [i]that[/i] They [i]repeat.[/i]. | PRIOR.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], [1]-427, [1]
Bibliographic details:
Reissue with cancel title page of The Norfolk Poetical Miscellany (1744) T85536.
Comments:
Contents: Latin verse pp. 208-9; 230, 232, 234 (in parallel with English translation on pp. 231, 233, 235). 'Essays and letters. Never printed before' pp. 249-422; includes several verse quotations of 4 lines or longer, which have been added to the index. Several notes throughout the miscellany draw attention to the fact that versions of these poems were previously published in various newspapers and magazines.
Other matter:
End matter: Contents pp. 423-7.
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First Line:
While in thy verse such rival graces meet
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
To the Author of the following Poem Occasion'd by reading the Second Edition of it, enlarged and improved.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
For vain applause while others tune their lays
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
To the said Author. On concealing his Name.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Long ere physicians knew the healing art
Page No:
p.11-35.
Poem Title:
The Progress of Physic.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Friend to my verse ask me no more
Page No:
pp.36-45
Poem Title:
Fidelio to Machaon. An Epistle. Occasion'd by his desiring the Author to write a Poem on Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Favourite of Venus and the tuneful nine
Page No:
pp.46-49
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord H--y. Anno 1730.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The seven first years of life man's break of day
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Human Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Accept a miracle instead of wit
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
A Couplet. Extempore...at the Request of Lord Ch-d, who lent him his Pencil for that purpose.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. -
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though cold as crystal chaste as Cynthia's beams
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Extempore...Occasion'd by a Copy of Verses on a Lady, which the Author was desired to take for his Subject.
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Rev. Mr. - ]
Attributed To:
First Line:
A sage philosopher called Ned
Page No:
pp.54-61
Poem Title:
Frank and Ned. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. T--, Scholar of St. John's College, Oxon.
Attributed To:
First Line:
What are the falling rills the pendent shades
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
A Fragment, on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How pleasant is love
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
Secrecy in Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
By custom doomed to folly sloth and ease
Page No:
pp.65-72
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope. Occasion'd by his Characters of Women.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though plagued with algebraic lectures
Page No:
pp.73-78
Poem Title:
A Letter From a Young Gentleman at Oxford, to his Friend in London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A late epistle having chose
Page No:
pp.79-82
Poem Title:
An Introduction to a Poetical Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I ask not wit nor beauty do I crave
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By a Young Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Nature perversely to thy wish has given
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Under this marble or under this sill
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Mr. P-'s Epitaph on Himself.
Attribution:
Mr. P-
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since you dear doctor saved my life
Page No:
pp.86-90
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Sir H. S-e.
Attribution:
J. H.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Varia there's nothing here that's free
Page No:
pp.91-95
Poem Title:
To the Discontented. Imitated partly from Casimire. B. 4. Ode 15.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou caterpillar that devours
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
The Caterpillar. A French Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dig a grave and dig it deep
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by the Death of the Author's only Son about six Years old.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Must that soft frame in dust be laid
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
On the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Theron amongst his travels found
Page No:
pp.101-104
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Ambition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Leaving the grammar for his play
Page No:
pp.105-109
Poem Title:
The Stilts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As I rummaging was
Page No:
pp.110-112
Poem Title:
The Hog and the Ass. A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sound sound let distant worlds through endless ages know
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
A Song. Compos'd for Seignora Strada, and intended for the Close of Dryden's Ode on St. Caecilia's Day. Set to Musick by Mr. Handel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The wealthy fop with presents woos
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
Polly Austin. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tell me from whence fat headed Scot
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Verses Sent by Dr. W---nt--r, M. D. to Dr. Ch---yn--y, at Bath.
Attribution:
by Dr. W---nt--r, M. D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
My system doctor's all my own
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
By Dr. Ch--yn--y.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In vain my Chloe you suggest
Page No:
pp.124-126
Poem Title:
The Jealous Mistress. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While martial sounds and loftier strains proclaim
Page No:
pp.127-129
Poem Title:
On the Death of G-ge M--dd, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The fate of empires and the pomp of war
Page No:
pp.130-133
Poem Title:
Ovid Amor: Lib. I. Eleg. I. Imitated -- and Inscrib'd to Clarissa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From grave lessons and dry philosophical rules
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
The Promise. To Two Young Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The lively figure and the bold design
Page No:
pp.137-139
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
You little know the heart which you advise
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Sappho, to Delia. Who advis'd her not to spend so much Time in Publick Places.
Attribution:
Sappho
Attributed To:
First Line:
While every muse in lofty ode
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
To Clarissa. On New-Year's Day, 1743.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A fly quite crank and debonair
Page No:
pp.145-147
Poem Title:
The Bald Man, and the Fly. Phaed. Fab. 3 Lib. 5.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
It chanced two mules no matter whither
Page No:
pp.148-150
Poem Title:
The Mules, and the Highwaymen. Phaed. Lib. 2. Fab. 7.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A man having got a most excellent hatchet
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
The Man, and the Trees. Fab. 5. a M. Gudio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.153-158
Poem Title:
Advice to Belinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Far distant from each object that refines
Page No:
pp.154-163
Poem Title:
To a Friend in the Country.
Attribution:
By an Officer in the Army.
Attributed To:
First Line:
See see dear friend the purple spring appear
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
The Resurrection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Two travellers as fame rehearses
Page No:
pp.169-172
Poem Title:
The Travellers and the Highwayman. Phaed. Lib. 5. Fab. 2.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A grasshopper who chirped and sung
Page No:
pp.173-178
Poem Title:
The Grasshopper and the Owl. Phaed. Lib. 3. Fab. 16.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lord bless me what a weekly splutter
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's House-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Near reverend Merton till of late there stood
Page No:
pp.180-184
Poem Title:
The Merton - Men of Taste. Occasion'd by the Destruction of Merton Walks. Anno 1719.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Life of loveliness forbear
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
To a Lady -- in Tears for the Decay of her Beauty.
Attribution:
By her Husband.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail ancient book most venerable code
Page No:
pp.187-193
Poem Title:
The Horn-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Isgrim one day intent to dine
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
The Traveller and the Sheep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All pensive and sad and as grave as a cat
Page No:
pp.196-199
Poem Title:
A Song. On Miss Elizabeth F--r. In Imitation of Molly Mog, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis well I long to be released
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
A Sick-Bed Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While I reflect thee over methinks I find
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
To Mr. Thompson, Author of the Poems on the Four Seasons.
Attribution:
by Mr. Dennis
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Dear Miss when next you do repair
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, Desiring her to buy some Muslin for the Author.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Having nothing to do and the term at an end
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
Thus Imitated.
Attribution:
By Tim Scribble, Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
Be chaste ye scribblers modestly be dumb
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by a Letter in a Journal, Intitled, The What-d-ye-call-it.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A cow and goat and simple ewe
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
The Cow, the Goat, the Sheep and the Lion. Phaed. Fab. 5. Lib. I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Jove quite tired out with a scold of a wife
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
The Scold.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The bridal cake you lately sent
Page No:
pp.218-221
Poem Title:
To Mrs. A. C-. Occasion'd by her sending the Author a Piece of Bride-Cake. Sept. 26, 1743.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How many ways does artful Delia find
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by a Poetical Apology from Delia, for not shewing the Author some Verses of her own Composing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Poets had formerly not only bread
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
On the Monuments lately set up in Westminster-Abbey, to the Memory of famous Poets.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Poets of old with every genius blessed
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
Answer. In Promptu.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If giants sons of earth once vainly strove
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
On the White Standard being taken from the French, at the Battle of Dettingen. June 16, 1743. Motto. -- Sensere Gigantes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Guardian of the British Isle
Page No:
pp.231-235
Poem Title:
The Fifth Ode of the Fourth Book of Horace. Imitated.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Progress of Physic.
Attributed To:
First Line:
The world may ask why Sappho should bestow
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
To Sappho, Who had complimented the Author in Verse, on his superior Genius for Poetry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The poet's bays my honoured brow shall wear
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
To the Same, On her presenting the Author with a Crown of Laurel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Long have I courted you in metre
Page No:
pp.238-240
Poem Title:
The Hint. Or the Author's last Shift. 1721.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Adieu ye loved Pierian train
Page No:
pp.241-248
Poem Title:
The Poet's Farewell to his Muse. A Poetical Dialogue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
For sure to die and go we know not where
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear. Meas. for Meas.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
As fruits ungrateful to the planter's care
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope. Essay on Man.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Tis thus the gods divide our mortal cares
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Anon.
Attributed To: