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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [2nd edn] [T39453] (ecco)

DMI number:
1638
Publication Date:
1771
ESTC number:
T39453
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110942693
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Full Title:
MISCELLANIES, | IN | PROSE AND VERSE. | By Mrs. CATHERINE JEMMAT, | Daughter of the late Admiral YEO, of PLYMOUTH, | AND | AUTHOR of her own MEMOIRS. | LONDON: | PRINTED IN THE YEAR MDCCLXXI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of occasional pieces, Miscellaneous collection, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Quarto
Pagination:
[12], 1-236. 119 mispaginated as 116; 125-132 as 225-232; 33 follows 28; 175 follows 172.
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Title:
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse [T39452] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1766
ESTC No:
T39452
Volume:
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Catherine Jemmat
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Where shall the trembling muse begin her flight
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
Beauty and Taste, inscribed to Her Grace the Duchess of Hamilton and Argyle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Celestial charity with ray divine
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On a Lord Lieutenant of Ireland visiting the Lying-Inn Hospital there.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
No more revile Hibernia's warlike story
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
On the Success of Major-General Johnson in America.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britons attend Ierne mind the call
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
On the late Earthquakes in England and Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While some in studied elegance of verse
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
An Apology for declining the melancholy Task of a Poem on the Death of his Serene Highness the Stadtholder.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis merit calls awake the grateful lyre
Page No:
pp.10-12
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Mossop perform.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
With sympathetic warmth to feel the throws
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
A Prologue at a Benefit Play for an Hospital.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Oh heavenly born in deepest cells
Page No:
pp.14-16
Poem Title:
Ode on Science.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
All hail omnipotence whose outstretched arm
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
A Morning Reflection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Welcome once more to cheerful light to life
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
On the Recovery of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount MOLESWORTH, from his Illness, in the Year 1755.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou thought revealing charm in silence shown
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
On the Invention of Letters and the Utility of the Press.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis all that goodness left behind can show
Page No:
pp.23-26
Poem Title:
On hearing the Design of erecting a Monument to the Memory of Thomas Prior, Esq; by Subscription, in the Year 1751.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Once more my lord the muse would tune her lays
Page No:
pp.26-34
Poem Title:
On the Return of the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Charlemont, from his Travels, to Ireland, in the Year 1755.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A chilling damp invades my trembling heart
Page No:
pp.34-37
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the much lamented Death of the Right Reverend Father in God, Thomas, Lord Bishop of Sodor and Man.
Attribution:
By a Gentlewoman of the Isle of Man, in the Year 1755.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Shall fame this blemish to the world display
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On the Report of Mr. Sheridan's giving a Benefit-Play towards defraying the Expence of Dr. Swift's Monument, in the Year 1752.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since now thy patriot sons Ierne claim
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
The Test, in the Year 1754.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The rule your candour recommends
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
An Answer to the Test.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fair Venus the goddess of beauty and love
Page No:
pp.44-46
Poem Title:
Some Stanzas from a famous Club.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Like mine or some dull brother's rhymes
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
The Changes.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To Caelia dear queen of May
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
To Caelia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
For this bold task ere on the stage we tread
Page No:
pp.55-57
Poem Title:
Prologue, first Night, Spoken by a Young Gentleman in the Character of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How different from that Niobe whose pride
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
Ovid's Description of Niobe, when she heard of the Death of her Children, and ran to find their dead Bodies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Welcome fair ladies to this night's repast
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Prologue, second Night, Spoken by Marcia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
My father and mother what ails em
Page No:
pp.58-62
Poem Title:
The Rural Lass.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The god of wine and god of love
Page No:
pp.67-70
Poem Title:
The Contention.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A hare did to a garden get
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
The Farmer and the Hare. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail sweet retirement wisdom's peaceful seat
Page No:
pp.72-81
Poem Title:
Retirement. An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What has that heart so wild so roving
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
Verses, Written to a Friend on his Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I'll tell thee friend that heart so roving
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
The Reply.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tell me what genius did the art invent
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Question, on the Art of Writing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Severus fumbler on the grey goose quill
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Kind fortune as the wheel went round
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Occasioned by reading of the Death of Sir Charles Amiand Pawlet, the Day his Ticket, No. 40,718, was drawn the Ten Thousand Pound Prize.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Interred beneath lies one who never bowed
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
To the Memory of W. D. Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
How vain is man how fluttering are his joys
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Reflections on the Uncertainty of all Sublunary Enjoyments.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Attend ye fathers not too rashly run
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Judith's speech to the Elders of Israel, Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Who shall describe the virtues of his mind
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a very Worthy Divine.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou fairest excellence of heaven
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Lest that the feeble heart of suffering man
Page No:
pp.92-95
Poem Title:
On Patience.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Happy the man to whom kind heaven
Page No:
pp.95-100
Poem Title:
Rural Happiness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As love's bright queen with pleasing wonder stood
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Mistake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst others praise in pompous rhyme
Page No:
pp.109-114
Poem Title:
A Description of a Cottage, rebuilt and fitted up in a Rustic Taste, by a Noble Lord.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
There shall the morn her earliest tears bestow
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Can storied urn or animated bust
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now brag the beauteous sex controls
Page No:
p.116 [i.e. 119]
Poem Title:
An Encomium on the Game of Brag.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Says the mother ah Kitty these frolics I said
Page No:
p.225 [i.e. 125]
Poem Title:
Kitty and her Mamma; or, the New Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Quo the last to the first with an insolent scoff
Page No:
p.226 [i.e. 126]
Poem Title:
The British pickled Herring and Anchovy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Bless o my soul the lord exceeding awful
Page No:
p.227-230 [i.e. 127-130]
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the 104th Psalm, in Imitation of Milton's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
What Marlay gone o death how do I grudge
Page No:
p.230 [i.e. 130]
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Right Hon. Thomas Marlay, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The comic muse once more shall smile elate
Page No:
pp.231-232 [i.e. 131-132]
Poem Title:
To Thomas Sheridan, Esq; on his performing the Part of Archer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Three times I took for better and for worse
Page No:
p.232 [i.e. 132]
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The traitor Judas stands upon record
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though Dunstan the elder more pious than civil
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hail sacred art thou gift of heaven designed
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Art of Printing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Let joyful heirs in mock procession flow
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
To a young Gentleman on the Death of his Father.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Athens mistress of the world appeared
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Prologue, spoken by Mrs. Woffington, in the Character of the Tragic Muse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fear not Hibernia Dorset never will dart
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
To Hibernia, represented leaning on her Harp.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To make the villa more delightful
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
A Fragment, from a polite Poetical Assembly.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Here native worth and honest love of good
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Promising Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
To sovereign Jove what shall I pray
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
An Ode presented to a Nobleman on his Birth-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Why bleeds my heart these drops of woe
Page No:
pp.150-152
Poem Title:
On Reading an Article in a News-Paper.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Returned from martial toil to native land
Page No:
pp.152-154
Poem Title:
On Rear-Admiral Warren being presented with the Freedom of the City of Dublin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come Abram's sons from every quarter come
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
A Call to the Jews.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
That famed cross block at which the Jews did stumble
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
Translated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of excellent natural abilities well improved
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Clergyman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hence livid envy murkiest fiend of hell
Page No:
pp.156-158
Poem Title:
To Mr. Mason, on his Elfrida.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Old B the valiant cock stout stood the fight
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
The following Epigram on the two Betas (or B and B) written Extempore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The Gaul in tactics long the palm has bore
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
On General Blakeney's Defence of Fort St. Philip.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Love summoned Collin to his court
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
Love and Prudence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
At this fair shrine let not a tear be shed
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Mrs. Susanna Mason, Daughter of Sir John Mason, Knight, after a Life of exemplary Piety.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Heedless the great and helpless are the small
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
An Epigram, as old as the Reign of Henry IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
A statesman dead the muses now must mourn
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pelham's Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. Sir George Lyttleton, Bart.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Niger with treachery lies and spite
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
The Revenge, an Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
While Blakeney from Minorca's thundering towers
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Pullein.
Attributed To:
Samuel Pullen [Pullein]
First Line:
I have seriously weighed it and find it is just
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
The Batchelor's Choice. A Song.
Attribution:
Strephon.
Attributed To:
First Line:
If words mellifluent ever charmed the ear
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
The British Tully.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Gentle cupid god of love
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
On Chloe's Tooth-Ach.
Attribution:
Alexis.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Unused to kneel untrained to arts of woe
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
P-tt-y persist in conquering still
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
Wrote by a Gentleman, extempore, on hearing a celebrated Beauty blamed by some of her own Sex for her Sprightliness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Read Tickel's name and gently tread the clay
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
Inscription on the Monument of Thomas Tickel, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Discord was prowling through the land
Page No:
p.175 [i.e. 173]
Poem Title:
To the Marquis of Harington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If ever with justice man complained
Page No:
p.176 [i.e. 174]
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The ladies in clusters to Woodward repair
Page No:
pp.177-178 [i.e. 175-176]
Poem Title:
On Mr. Woodward's Performance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Careless by name and careless by nature
Page No:
pp.178-177 [i.e. 176-177]
Poem Title:
On Miss Fanny Careless.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The envious all concur to aim
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
On Hans Ballie, Esq; of the City of Dublin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Widows who must have second dears
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
On Lady Juverna's last Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In silent wonder sunk in rapture bound
Page No:
pp.181-183
Poem Title:
To the inimitable Mrs. Woffington, on seeing her in several Characters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When graceful Woffington adorns the scene
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Addressed to Mrs. Woffington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The season closed your reign expired
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
To Mr. Sowden, on the close of the Year.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tonight your bard salutes his native plains
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
A Prologue to Jones's Essex. Spoken by Mr. Sowden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Music that charms and elevates the soul
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
On Alexander's Feast being performed for a distressed Family.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
If fools as they say spring from parents of sense
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
On the Marriage of a handsome Couple.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
But sing o muse the swain the happy swain
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
Rural Life, in a high Claass [sic].
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ierne wipe the falling tear away
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
Upon the Arrival in Dublin of the Marquis of Hartington, when Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As once assembled in the Elysian plains
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Barry perform the Parts of Othello, Romeo, Jaffier, and Castalio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye coxcombs and beaux and ye grave wiser things
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye beaux and ye bloods and ye fierce looking things
Page No:
pp.201-204
Poem Title:
Another, Reversed, and applied to the Men, in Vindication of the Ladies.
Attribution:
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First Line:
O happy he happiest of mortal men
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
The Farmer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye matchless fair who grace the British isle
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
Advice to the Ladies. On reading the Story of Iphis and Anaxarete, in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Attend ye fair while briefly I relate
Page No:
pp.208-210
Poem Title:
A Caution to the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
That god who rules supreme over heaven and earth
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
An Idea of God and his Power. Translated from the French of Monsieur Racine's Tragedy of Esther.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
I pass the silent rural hour
Page No:
pp.226-228
Poem Title:
A Description of a Manner of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Sincerity what are thy views
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Sincerity. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Might I inquire the reasons of my fate
Page No:
pp.230-232
Poem Title:
Written for a gentlewoman in distress. To her Grace the Dutchess of S-.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hither amongst the crowds that shun
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
Written, upon the Rocks at Tunbridge.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When Athens was for arts and arms renowned
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
Written for a young gentleman, and spoken by him at school, at a public examination for victors.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye headless fair who pass the livelong day
Page No:
pp.234-236
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by reading some Memoirs. Inscribed to the Countess of Hertford.
Attribution:
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