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A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 3 [T115888]

DMI number:
917
Publication Date:
1755
Volume Number:
3 of 4
ESTC number:
T115888
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110488792
Shelfmark:
BL 992.d.10
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN FOUR VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornament] | LONDON: Printed by J. HUGHS, | For R. and J. DODSLEY, at Tully's-Head in Pall-Mall. | M.DCCLV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4], 1-348.
Bibliographic details:
Engraved illustrations pp.225, 302, 315, 345. HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | VOL. III. | The Fourth EDITION. | [ornamental rule]
Other matter:
Index to the third volume pp. 346-348.
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Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 4 [T115892]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115892
Volume:
4 of 4
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Volume from the same edition
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Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 1 [T115888]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115888
Volume:
1 of 4
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
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Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 2 [T115888]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115888
Volume:
2 of 4
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Volume from the same edition
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Related People
Printer:
John Hughes
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Title page has J. Hughs.
Publisher:
James Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Title page has "R. and J. Dodsley"
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Title page has "R. and J. Dodsley"
Content/Publication
First Line:
Now had the son of Jove mature attained
Page No:
pp.1-12
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Briton the thunder of the wrath divine
Page No:
pp.12-17
Poem Title:
An Ode to the People of Great-Britain. In Imitation of the Sixth Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Written in 1746.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Where early Phoebus sheds his milder beams
Page No:
pp.17-37
Poem Title:
Psyche: or, The Great Metamorphosis. A Poem, written in Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail liberty whose presence glads the abode
Page No:
pp.38-52
Poem Title:
Jovi Eleutherio. Or, an Offering to Liberty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From horrid mountains ever hid in snow
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Swiss Officer, to his Friend at Rome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What sir a month and not one line afford
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
Life burthensome, because we know not how to use it. An Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Few people know it yet dear sir tis true
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
The Duty of Employing one's Self. An Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No single rule's more frequently enjoined
Page No:
pp.61-64
Poem Title:
On Scribling against Genius. An Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The mimic's ductile features claim my lays
Page No:
pp.65-68
Poem Title:
The Mimick.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
When flourished with their state the Athenian name
Page No:
pp.69-83
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Florence. To T.A. Esq; Tutor to the Earl of P--. Written in the Year 1740.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Desponding artist talk no more
Page No:
pp.84-89
Poem Title:
The Beauties. An Epistle to Mr. Eckardt the Painter.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britons once more in annual joy we meet
Page No:
pp.90-92
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Tamerlane, On the Suppression of the Rebellion. Spoken by Mrs. Pritchard, in the Character of the Comick Muse, Nov. 4, 1746.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Too much my heart of beauty's power hath known
Page No:
pp.93-96
Poem Title:
The Resolution: An Elegy. Written in the Year 1742.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye green-robed Dryads oft at dusky eve
Page No:
pp.97-106
Poem Title:
The Enthusiast: or the Lover of Nature. A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.107-112
Poem Title:
An Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Joseph Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Hail genial sun I feel thy powerful ray
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
Stanzas written on taking the Air after a long Illness.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Joseph Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Twere well my friend for human kind
Page No:
pp.114-117
Poem Title:
The Two Beavers. A Fable.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Farewell aspiring thoughts no more
Page No:
pp.117-119
Poem Title:
Contentment.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Duck]
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Ah me is all our pleasure mixed with woe
Page No:
pp.119-125
Poem Title:
The Education of Achilles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In days my lord when mother time
Page No:
pp.125-132
Poem Title:
An Epistle from S.J. Esq; in the Country, to the Right Hon. the Lord Lovelace in Town. Written in the Year 1735.
Attribution:
from S.J. Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst you dear maid over thousands born to reign
Page No:
pp.132-135
Poem Title:
To a Lady in Town, soon after her leaving the Country.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The tuneful throng was ever beauty's care
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. the Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley, presented with a Collection of Poems.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Too plain dear youth these tell-tale eyes
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Chloe to Strephon. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
These trophies Stanhope of the lovely dame
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield, on his being install'd Knight of the Garter.
Attribution:
By the Same [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
With gifts like these the spoils of neighbouring shores
Page No:
pp.140-142
Poem Title:
To a Lady, Sent with a Present of Shells and Stones design'd for a Grotto.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst well-wrote lines our wondering eyes command
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
To a Lady, In answer to a Letter wrote in a very fine Hand.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the smooth dance to move with graceful mien
Page No:
pp.144-165
Poem Title:
The Art of Dancing. A Poem. Inscrib'd to the Rt. Hon. the Lady Fanny Fielding. Written in the Year 1730.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Just broke from school pert impudent and raw
Page No:
pp.165-169
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Gentleman. Written in the Year 1746.
Attribution:
By the Same [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom nor honours wealth nor youth can spoil
Page No:
pp.169-176
Poem Title:
An Essay on Virtue. To the Honourable Philip Yorke, Esq;
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. S.J.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom to counsel is to praise
Page No:
pp.177-180
Poem Title:
The Female-Drum: Or, The Origin of Cards. A Tale. Address'd to the Honourable Miss Carpenter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou dearest youth who taught me first to know
Page No:
pp.181-183
Poem Title:
To Mr. Fox, written at Florence. In Imitation of Horace, Ode IV. Book 2.
Attribution:
By the late Lord H----y.
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
Whilst in the fortunes of the gay and great
Page No:
pp.183-190
Poem Title:
To the Same. From Hampton-Court, 1731.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. the late Lord H---y.]
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
If ever in thy sight I found favour Apollo
Page No:
pp.191-193
Poem Title:
The Poet's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When the heart aches with anguish pines with grief
Page No:
pp.193-196
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As genius virtue reputation
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
Genius, Virtue, and Reputation. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte, Book V. Fable 6.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A grove there was by nature made
Page No:
pp.199-202
Poem Title:
Marriage a-la-mode: or The Two Sparrows. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte, Book IV. Fable 21.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who by retirement to these sacred groves
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
An Inscription...O Ye!
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.203-207
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In plaintive sounds that tuned to woe
Page No:
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, On his intending to cut down a Grove to enlarge his Prospect.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. a Lady]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail ever pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.209-210
Poem Title:
Hymn on Solitude.
Attribution:
By the late James Thomson, Esq; Author of the Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Ethereal race inhabitants of air
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
An Ode on Aeolus's Harp.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. James Thomson]
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
By Rufus' hall where Thames polluted flows
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
On the Report of a Wooden Bridge to be built at Westminster.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. James Thomson]
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Offspring of folly and of noise
Page No:
pp.214-224
Poem Title:
The Estimate of Life, In Three Parts. A Poem.
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper, Esq;
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
Thou who shalt stop where Thames' translucent wave
Page No:
p.225
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:
Happy the babe whose natal hour
Page No:
pp.226-231
Poem Title:
The Pleasure of Poetry. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Vansittart.
Attributed To:
Robert Vansittart
First Line:
When tuneful Orpheus strove by moving strains
Page No:
pp.231-233
Poem Title:
The Power of Poetry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In this small work all nature's wonders see
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, with Fontenelle's Plurality of Worlds.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If truth can fix thy wavering heart
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
Song. To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By D.G.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou whose artless free born genius charms
Page No:
pp.236-237
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. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
While here the poet points the charms
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Book call'd Fables for the Female Sex.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Arachne once as poets tell
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
Upon a Lady's Embroidery.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Untouched by love unmoved by wit
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
Verses written in Sylvia's Prior.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
As doctor -- musing sate
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
Death and the Doctor. Occasion'd by a Physician's lampooning a Friend of the Author.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The goddesses of wit and love
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
On the Right Side.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though here my body lies interred
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
On the Left Side.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. D.G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The court was met the prisoner brought
Page No:
pp.242-254
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.255-265
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, in the several Characters of The Volunteer, The Poet, The Painter, The Musician, The Shepherd, The Religious...Set to Musick by Dr. Greene. 1746.
Attribution:
By -----
Attributed To:
First Line:
A myrtle flourished mongst the flowers
Page No:
pp.265-268
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.268-269
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.270-271
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.271-273
Poem Title:
A Song...Set to Musick by Dr. Greene.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Yes yes my friend disguise it as you will
Page No:
pp.274-280
Poem Title:
Fashion: A Satire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Nature and fortune blithe and gay
Page No:
pp.281-282
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.283
Poem Title:
The Exception.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Can ease be consistent with state
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Yes all my lord usurp fair honour's fame
Page No:
pp.285-297
Poem Title:
Honour. A Poem...Inscribed to the Right Hon. the Lord Visc. Lonsdale.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Brown.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
Ye green haired nymphs whom Pan allows
Page No:
pp.297-300
Poem Title:
Ode to a Water-Nymph.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Sorrowing I catch the reed and call the muse
Page No:
pp.303-314
Poem Title:
Musaeus: A Monody to the Memory of Mr. Pope. In Imitation of Milton's Lycidas.
Attribution:
By the Same. [ie. Mr. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Fate gave the word the cruel arrow sped
Page No:
pp.315-337
Poem Title:
An Essay on Satire, occasioned by the Death of Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Browne.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
In measured time | So heaven has willed together with their snows
Page No:
pp.337-343
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
First Line:
When dark oblivion in her sable cloak
Page No:
pp.344-345
Poem Title:
The Cave of Pope. A Prophecy.
Attribution:
By R- D-.
Attributed To: