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The repository, or general review [T196123] [ecco]

DMI number:
907
Publication Date:
1756
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T196123
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117057252
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | REPOSITORY, | OR | GENERAL REVIEW: | CONSISTING CHIEFLY OF A | Select Collection of Literary Compositions, | EXTRACTED | From all the celebrated PERIODICAL PRODUCTIONS | now Publishing: | WITH | OCCASIONAL REMARKS. | [epigraph] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for C. CORBETT, in [i]Fleet-street[/i], and Sold by all the Book- | sellers, Printers, and News-carriers in [i]Great-Britain[/i] and [i]Ireland[/i]. | MDCCLVI.
Epigraph:
[i]Fanorum opimis Spoliis Sociorum ditata.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose and Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece. Originally sold in parts (each 48 p. long) and subsequently bound as a collection. Parts are dated: Numb. II 'From Saturday, March the 13th, to Saturday, March the 27th, 1756'. Numb. III 'From Saturday, March the 27th, to Saturday, April the 10th, 1756'. No. IV 'From Saturday, April the 10th, to Saturday, April the 24th, 1756'. Nimb. V. 'From Saturday, April the 24th, to Saturday, May the 15th, 1756'.
Comments:
Contents: Contains prose and verse taken from contemporary magazines. Prose contains some verse quotations: only those 4 lines or longer have been indexed.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Introduction [8pp.]
References:
c. f. ESTC P3122 - is there any difference between this and T196123?
Related People
Publisher:
Sir Charles Corbett
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Accept my fair this humble lay
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Damon to Sylvia. A Pastoral Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A lady's heart on Marlborough Downs
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
A Description of a Heart, lately lost on Marlborough Downs-Plain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What's the spring or the sweet smelling rose
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
Verses ... on the Liberties of the Nation
Attribution:
wrote by a young Lady
Attributed To:
First Line:
Through Tyrrhene seas we cut the liquid way
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
A short Tempest described, on the Coast of Sicily, August 31, 1740.
Attribution:
I. Walsh.
Attributed To:
I. Walsh
First Line:
To the most callous amongst hardened hearts
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Fenestra to Lanario. Founded on a real Incident.
Attribution:
P. O. N.
Attributed To:
First Line:
All hail th' almighty's justest ire
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Extempore Lines, spoken on the late melancholy Event of Lisbon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Our father's have been worse than theirs
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
If only little stains do spot my soul
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Creech.
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
Cupid who long had vainly strove
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To a young Lady, on her having the Small-Pox.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To warn the sons of freedom to be wise
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Tragedy of Athelstan, written by the Author of the Tragedy, and by Mr. Holland in the Character of the Genius of Britain.
Attribution:
written by the Author of the Tragedy,
Attributed To:
First Line:
To speak ten words again I've fetched my breath
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
The Epilogue ... spoken by Mrs. Cibber.
Attribution:
written by Mr. Garrick
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Titles and ermine fall behind
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
An ode, to the Memory of Shakespear,
Attribution:
written by Mr. Havard.
Attributed To:
William Havard [Harvard or Haverd]
First Line:
Mother of wisdom thou whose sway
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Ode to Memory
Attribution:
by Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Peace to the public cries rejoice
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here dwelt in happier times
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I'll live no more single but get me a wife
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
On Variety.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To these lone shades where peace delights to dwell
Page No:
pp.117-121
Poem Title:
The Arbour, or the rural Philosopher, a Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail thought inspiring plant thou balm of life
Page No:
pp.121-1222
Poem Title:
Tobacco, a Poem.
Attribution:
By John Lacy, of London, Merchant.
Attributed To:
John Lacy
First Line:
Buxom nymph all nymphs excelling
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
To Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh king of terrors whose unbounded sway
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
To Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The maid who modestly conceals
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I have heard both French and Phrygian Aesop say
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
Fable. The Sun and the Wind.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
View Delia's toilet see the borrowed plumes
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Say Chloe why with pearls you deck
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
Verses addressed to a modern fine Lady.
Attribution:
W. W.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Inspired by love of thee I sing
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
Ode. To Florella.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In scenes where Hallet's genius has combined
Page No:
p.170-172
Poem Title:
An Elegy written in an empty Assembly-Room.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From folly to vice and from vice to the grave
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
The Dying Rake's Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While gay illusive forms surprise
Page No:
pp.172-174
Poem Title:
An Ode on Beauty. To Stella.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O Lucifer thou orient star
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Through this lone valley let me stray
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
After matrimony's over
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Marriage is but a beast some say
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of damask cheeks and radiant eyes
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
On Sweetness, to --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O turn not those dear lips away
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
Verses to a Lady, who refused the Kisses of her Lover. Partly from Catullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Oh beauty smiling cherub of the sky
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A tawdry teapot a la mode
Page No:
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
The Tea-Pot and Scrubbing-Brush. A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come cheerful industry along
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
Hymn to Industry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail source of transport ever new
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
An Hymn to Benevolence.
Attribution:
By Mr. Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Hence restless care and low design
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
On Punch: An Epigram.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Sir G-- put off that strange disguise
Page No:
pp.232-234
Poem Title:
The Converts.
Attribution:
Attributed To: