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The Edinburgh Entertainer [T128711]

DMI number:
871
Publication Date:
1750
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T128711
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124756974
Shelfmark:
BL - 12271.a.4
Full Title:
THE | [i] EDINBURGH [/i] | ENTERTAINER: | CONTAINING | HISTORICAL and POETICAL | COLLECTIONS. | For the USE of | SCHOOLS. | Taken from the best AUTHORS. | [i] EDINBURGH: [/i] | Printed for G. HAMILTON & J. BALFOUR, J. TRAILL, | J. BROWN, J. YAIR, and L. HUNTER. | MDCCL.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of educational texts, Collection including prose, and Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[i]-iv; [1]-355pp.
Comments:
CONTENTS: 'Contents', pp.iii-iv.
Related People
Publisher:
J. Traill
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
J. Yair
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Author:
J. Brown
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
Gavin Hamilton
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
John Balfour
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
L. Hunter
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Remote from cities lived a swain
Page No:
pp.267-269
Poem Title:
Introduction. The Shepherd and the Philosopher.
Attribution:
From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Accept young prince the moral lay
Page No:
pp.269-272
Poem Title:
To the Duke of Cumberland. Fable I. The Lyon, the Tyger, and the Traveller.
Attribution:
p.269: 'From Mr. Gay's Fables'.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
A spaniel bred with all the care
Page No:
pp.272-273
Poem Title:
Fable II. The Spaniel and the Cameleon.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Give me a son the blessing sent
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Fable III. The Mother, the Nurse, and the Fairy.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
As Jupiter's all seeing eye
Page No:
pp.274-276
Poem Title:
Fable IV. The Eagle and the assembly of Animals.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The wind was high the window shakes
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
Fable VI. The Miser and Plutus.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
A lion tired with state affairs
Page No:
pp.277-279
Poem Title:
Fable VII. The Lion, the Fox, and the Geese.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
What whispers must the beauty bear
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
The Lady and the Wasp.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Seek you to train your favourite boy
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
Fable IX. The Bull and the Mastiff.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
In beauty faults conspicuous grow
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
Fable XI. The Peacock, the Turkey, and the Goose.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
A wolf with hunger fierce and bold
Page No:
pp.283-284
Poem Title:
Fable XVII. The Shepherd's Dog and the Wolf.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Restrain your child you'll soon believe
Page No:
pp.284-286
Poem Title:
Fable XX. The Old Hen and the Cock.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
All upstarts insolent in place
Page No:
pp.286-287
Poem Title:
Fable XXIV. The Butterfly and the Snail.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Is there no hope the sick man said
Page No:
pp.287-289
Poem Title:
Fable XXVII. The Sick Man and the Angel.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Why are those tears why droops your head
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
Fable XXXVII. The Farmer's Wife and the Raven.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
In other men we faults can spy
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
Fable XXXVIII. The Turkey and the Ant.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The man to Jove his suit preferred
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
Fable XXXIX. The Father and Jupiter.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Death on a solemn night of state
Page No:
pp.293-295
Poem Title:
Fable XLVII. The Court of Death.
Attribution:
p.267: From Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.295-304
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
By Dr. Thomas Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
O under various sacred names adored
Page No:
pp.304-306
Poem Title:
The Hymn of Cleanther
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
First to the gods thy humble homage pay
Page No:
pp.306-313
Poem Title:
Pythagoras's Golden Verses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.313-315
Poem Title:
Pope's Universal Prayer
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Happy the man whose wish and care
Page No:
p.315
Poem Title:
Ode on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou who dost all my worldly thoughts employ
Page No:
p.316
Poem Title:
A lady's last farewel to her husband. Wrote a few days before her death.
Attribution:
Daughter to the celebrated Dr. Welwood. (footnote)
Attributed To:
First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.317-323
Poem Title:
A memorable song on the unhappy hunting of Chevy-chace, between Earl Douglas of Scotland, and Earl Piercy of England.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.324
Poem Title:
The dying Christian to his soul. Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come gentle Spring ethereal mildness come
Page No:
pp.325-330
Poem Title:
Excerpts from Thomson's Seasons. Spring.
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
From brightening fields of ether fair disclosed
Page No:
pp.331-340
Poem Title:
Summer
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Crowned with the sickle and the wheaten sheaf
Page No:
pp.341-347
Poem Title:
Autumn.
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
See Winter comes to rule the varied year
Page No:
pp.348-355
Poem Title:
Winter
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson