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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 6] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]

DMI number:
1636
Publication Date:
1775
Volume Number:
6 of 6
ESTC number:
T144724
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Shelfmark:
BL 11613.de.4
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN SIX VOLUMES. | BY SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornament] | LONDON: Printed for J. DODSLEY, in PALL-MALL. M DCC LXXV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], [3]-336
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | A | COLLECTION of POEMS. | VOL. VI. | [ornamental rule] ESTC T144724 describes the 1775 octavo edition, this is a duodecimo from the same year, unrecorded.
Other matter:
BACK MATTER: Postscript p.333; Index pp.334-336
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 4] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
1775
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T144724
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4 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 5] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
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1775
ESTC No:
T144724
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5 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 1] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
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1775
ESTC No:
T144724
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1 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 3] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T144724
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3 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 2] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T144724
Volume:
2 of 6
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Editor:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
Publisher:
James Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Over yonder eastern hill the twilight throws
Page No:
pp.[3]-15
Poem Title:
Hymn to the Naiads.
Attribution:
By Dr, Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
The wise and great of every clime
Page No:
[p.15-24
Poem Title:
Ode To the Right Honourable Francis Earl of Huntingdon. MDCCXLVII.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
For toils which patriots have endured
Page No:
pp.25-29
Poem Title:
Ode To the Right Reverend Benjamin Lord Bishop of Winchester.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
To me whom in their lays the shepherds call
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
I. For a Grotto.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Such was old Chaucer such the placid mien
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
II. For a Statue of Chaucer at Woodstock.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Whoever thou art whose path in summer lies
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
III.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O youths and virgins o declining eld
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
IV.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Thou who the verdant plain dost traverse here
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
VI. For Column at Runnymede.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
If rightly tuneful bards decide
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Hail sacred stream whose waters roll
Page No:
pp.37-41
Poem Title:
Ode to the Tiber. Written Abroad ... On entering the Campania of Rome, at Otriocoli, MDCCLV.
Attribution:
By William Whitehead, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Silent and clear through yonder peaceful vale
Page No:
pp.41-44
Poem Title:
Elegy I. Written at the Convent of Haut Villers in Champagne, 1754.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Amid these mouldering walls this marble round
Page No:
pp.44-47
Poem Title:
Elegy II. On the Mausoleam of Augustus. To the Right Honourable George Bussy Villiers, Vicount [sic.] Villiers. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes noble youth tis true the softer arts
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
Elegy III. To the Right Honourable George Simon Harcourt, Visc. Newnham. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
From Latian fields the mansions of renown
Page No:
pp.50-53
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To an Officer. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Twas in this isle o Wright indulge my lay
Page No:
pp.54-56
Poem Title:
Elegy V. To a Friend Sick. Written at Rome.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Behold my friend to this small orb confined
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
Elegy VI. To another Friend. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Mason snatch the votive lyre
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
The lyric Muse to Mr. mason. On the recovery of the Right Honourable the Earl of Holdernesse from a dangerous illness.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
To all inferior animals 'tis given
Page No:
pp.60-90
Poem Title:
On the Immortality of the Soul. Translated From the Latin of Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq;
Attribution:
By Soame Jennyns, Esq;
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
To these lone shades where peace delights to dwell
Page No:
pp.91-97
Poem Title:
The Arbour: An Ode to Contentment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Thomas Cole.
Attributed To:
Thomas Cole
First Line:
Come musing silence nor refuse to shed
Page No:
pp.97-100
Poem Title:
The Grotto: An Ode to Silence.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Cole]
Attributed To:
Thomas Cole
First Line:
While Saturn's fane with solemn step we trod
Page No:
pp.100-124
Poem Title:
The Picture of Human Life. Translated from the Greek of Cebes the Theban.
Attribution:
By Mr. T. Scott.
Attributed To:
Thomas Scott
First Line:
A jolly brave toper who could not forbear
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
The Dropsical Man.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Taylor.
Attributed To:
William Taylor
First Line:
Seek not for paradise with curious eye
Page No:
pp.126-129
Poem Title:
Paradise Regain'd.
Attribution:
By H. T.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though strength of genius by experience taught
Page No:
pp.129-135
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. Sir Robert Walpole.
Attribution:
By the Honourable Mr. D----
Attributed To:
First Line:
Behold the magic of Theresa's hand
Page No:
pp.135-137
Poem Title:
To a Lady on a Landscape of her Drawing.
Attribution:
By Mr. Parrat.
Attributed To:
Charles Parrott
First Line:
Come thou rosy dimpled boy
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Ode to Cupid on Valentine's Day.
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
Charles Parrott
First Line:
In frolic's hour ere serious thought had birth
Page No:
pp.138-142
Poem Title:
To the Worthy, Humane, Generous, Rev. and Noble, Mr. F. C. now Lord Bishop of Litchfield... Written in the Year 1743.
Attribution:
By Dr. D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
French power and weak allies and war and want
Page No:
pp.142-148
Poem Title:
To his Friend and Neighbour, Dr. T. 1744.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Dr. D.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hence sage mysterious law
Page No:
pp.148-154
Poem Title:
Vacation.
Attribution:
By -- Esq;
Attributed To:
First Line:
Prithee why so fantastic and vain
Page No:
pp.155-156
Poem Title:
To a Lady very handsome, but too fond of Dress.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the dead of the night when with labour oppressed
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
Anacreon. Ode III.
Attribution:
Translated by the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
He that would great in science grow
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Horace, Book III. Ode 2... to Dr. Bentley.
Attribution:
By Mr. Titley,
Attributed To:
Walter Titley
First Line:
Who strives to mount Parnassus hill
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
A Reply to a Copy of Verses made in Imitation of Book III. Ode 2. of Horace, Augustam amice pauperim pati, &c. And sent by Mr. Titley to Dr. Bentley.
Attribution:
By Dr. Bentley.
Attributed To:
Richard Bentley
First Line:
Here shunning idleness at once and praise
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
Inscription on a Grotto of Shells at Crux-Easton, the Work of Nine Young Ladies.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
When Phoebus's beams are withdrawn from our sight
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
An Excuse for Inconstancy, 1737.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Dr. Lisle.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
So much this building entertains my sight
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
Verses occasioned by seeing a Grotto built by Nine Sisters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
O Goddess most revered above
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
To Venus. A Rant, 1732. Set to Music by Dr. Hayes.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When Orpheus went down to the regions below
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
The Power of music. A Song. Imitated from the Spanish... Set to Music by Dr. Hayes.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
The hero who to Smyrna bay
Page No:
pp.167-172
Poem Title:
Letter from Smyrna to his Sisters at Crux-Easton, 1733.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
Lord sister here's the butcher come
Page No:
pp.174-177
Poem Title:
Letter from Marseilles to my Sisters at Crux-Easton, May 1735.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
In Russia's frozen clime some ages since
Page No:
pp.178-210
Poem Title:
The History of Porsenna, King of Russia. In Two Books.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When tepid breezes fanned the air
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
The Ever-Green.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Too timorous maid can time or chance
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The warmest friend I ever proved
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Candour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis true my wish will never find
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
Lysander to Chloe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of vagrant loves and fickle flames
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
Chloe to Lysander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Twas always held and ever will
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
To the Memory of an agreeable Lady bury'd in Marriage to a Person undeserving her.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Hark through the sacred silence of the night
Page No:
pp.217-220
Poem Title:
An Elegy, written on Valentine Morning.
Attribution:
By * * * *.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Where aged elms in many a goodly row
Page No:
pp.221-225
Poem Title:
The Dowager.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. * * * *]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Now Britain's senate far renowned
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
Ode to Honourable * * * *.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. F. Coventry.
Attributed To:
Francis Coventry
First Line:
The midnight moon serenely smiles
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
To Miss * * * *.
Attribution:
By Miss Elisa Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Good madam when ladies are willing
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
Sir W*** Y***'s Answer.
Attribution:
Sir W*** Y***
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear Colin prevent my warm blushes
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Lady Mary W***. to Sir W*** Y***.
Attribution:
Lady Mary W***.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
In vain mistaken maid you'd fly
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
Miss Soper's Answer to a Lady, who invited her to retire into a monastick Life at St. Cross, near Winchester.
Attribution:
Miss Soper.
Attributed To:
Miss Soper
First Line:
All attendants apart
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
Repentance.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Soper]
Attributed To:
Miss Soper
First Line:
O Nancy wilt thou go with me
Page No:
pp.233-234
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By T. P***cy.
Attributed To:
Thomas Percy
First Line:
Beneath an aged oak's embowering shade
Page No:
pp.234-239
Poem Title:
Cynthia, an Elegiac Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. T. P***cy]
Attributed To:
Thomas Percy
First Line:
Cease Chlorinda cease to chide me
Page No:
pp.239-241
Poem Title:
Dialogue to Chlorinda.
Attribution:
By Mr. Alsop.
Attributed To:
Anthony Alsop
First Line:
See Strephon what unhappy fate
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
To Chlorinda.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Alsop]
Attributed To:
Anthony Alsop
First Line:
Ixion as the poets tell us
Page No:
pp.242-246
Poem Title:
The Fable of Ixion. To Chlorinda.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Alsop]
Attributed To:
Anthony Alsop
First Line:
Dame Venus a daughter of Jove's
Page No:
pp.246-249
Poem Title:
A Tale. To Chlorinda.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Alsop]
Attributed To:
Anthony Alsop
First Line:
Inmate of smoking cots whose rustic shade
Page No:
pp.250-252
Poem Title:
Ode on Lyric Poetry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Marriot.
Attributed To:
James Marriott
First Line:
Queen of each sacred sound sweet child of air
Page No:
pp.253-255
Poem Title:
Arion, an Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Marriot]
Attributed To:
James Marriott
First Line:
Never dear Faz torment thy brain
Page No:
pp.255-258
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode II... -- Paul to Faz.
Attribution:
Imitated by Lord B--h.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Balm of my cares sweet solace of my toils
Page No:
pp.258-263
Poem Title:
A Panegyric on Ale.
Attribution:
By T. W*****.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou that on a pointless spear reclined
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
Ode to the Genius of Italy, occasioned by the Earl of Corke's going Abroad.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
John Duncombe
First Line:
From friendship's cradle up the verdant paths
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
To C*** P***, Esq; now Lord Camden. Written in 1743.
Attribution:
By Dr. D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Dear thoughtless Clara to my verse attend
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
Epistle from the late Lord Viscount B--gb--ke to Miss Lucy A--k--ns.
Attribution:
Lord Viscount B--gb--ke
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
Look round the wide world each profession you'll find
Page No:
pp.268-270
Poem Title:
The Cheat's Apology.
Attribution:
By Mr. Ellis.
Attributed To:
John Ellis
First Line:
As Chloe plied her needle's art
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ellis]
Attributed To:
John Ellis
First Line:
A wretch tired out with fortune's blows
Page No:
pp.271-272
Poem Title:
To Mr. Grenville on his Intended Resignation.
Attribution:
By Richard Berenger, Esq;
Attributed To:
Richard Berenger [Beranger]
First Line:
Sue venal Belinda to grant you the blessing
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Berenger]
Attributed To:
John Ellis
First Line:
Where yonder trees rise high in cheerful air
Page No:
pp.273-275
Poem Title:
To Mr. Garrick, on his erecting a Temple and Statue to Shakespear.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Berenger]
Attributed To:
Richard Berenger [Beranger]
First Line:
Peace to this meeting
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
On the Birth-Day of Shakespear. A Cento. Taken from his Works.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Berenger]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Led by the muse my step pervades
Page No:
pp.276-280
Poem Title:
An Ode to Sculpture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When Colin's good dame who long held him a tug
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
True Resignation.
Attribution:
By Mr. H * * * *
Attributed To:
First Line:
Voltaire believe me were I now
Page No:
pp.282-284
Poem Title:
An Epistle from the King of Prussia to Monsieur Voltaire, 1757... Translated into English.
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
In that remote and solitary place
Page No:
pp.284-286
Poem Title:
On seeing Archbishop Williams's Monument in Carnarvonshire.
Attribution:
By Dr. D.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Long was the great Figg by the prize-fighting swains
Page No:
pp.286-289
Poem Title:
Extempore Verses upon a Trial of Skill between the the [sic] two great Masters of Defence, Messieurs Figg and Sutton.
Attribution:
By Dr. Byrom.
Attributed To:
John Byrom
First Line:
Though plagued with algebraic lectures
Page No:
pp.290-294
Poem Title:
A Letter from Cambridge to a young Gentleman at Eaton School.
Attribution:
By Dr. Littleton.
Attributed To:
Edward Littleton
First Line:
What self sufficiency and false content
Page No:
pp.294-295
Poem Title:
The Indolent.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tis enough the hour is come
Page No:
pp.295-296
Poem Title:
The Song of Simeon paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Tell me what genius did the art invent
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
On the Invention of Letters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
True wit is like a brilliant stone
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
On Wit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The noble art to Cadmus owes its rise
Page No:
p.297
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Artist who underneath my table
Page No:
pp.298-299
Poem Title:
On a Spider.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Kitty's charming voice and face
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
The Play-Thing chang'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Old Plumb who though blessed in his Kentish retreat
Page No:
pp.300-302
Poem Title:
The Fable of Jotham: To the Borough-Hunters.
Attribution:
By Richard Owen Cambridge, Esq;
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
In scenes where Hallet's genius has combined
Page No:
pp.302-306
Poem Title:
An Elegy written in an empty Assembly-Room.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Richard Owen Cambridge]
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
A fakeer a religious well known in the east
Page No:
pp.306-308
Poem Title:
The Fakeer: A Tale.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Richard Owen Cambridge]
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
Tis so though we're surprised to hear it
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
To Mr. Whitehead. On his being made Poet Laureat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Richard Owen Cambridge]
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
The muse disgusted at an age and clime
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
On the prospect of planting Arts and Learning in America.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne.
Attributed To:
George Berkeley
First Line:
Here on my native shore reclined
Page No:
pp.315-318
Poem Title:
Ode. To Independency.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Ah cease this kind persuasive strain
Page No:
pp.318-320
Poem Title:
Ode. On Melancholy. To a Friend.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Awake aeolian lyre awake
Page No:
pp.321-325
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray