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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 3] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]

DMI number:
1631
Publication Date:
1775
Volume Number:
3 of 6
ESTC number:
T144724
EEBO/ECCO link:
N/A
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
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | A | COLLECTION of POEMS. | VOL. III. | [ornamental rule] BINDING: Gatherings C and L have been badly misbound. For the purposes of this record, the correct order has been reconstructed.
Comments:
PAGINATION: [2], [1]-52, 57-60, 53-56, 65-68, 61-64, 69-244, 249-252, 245-248, 257-260, 253-256, 261-335, [1] PLATES: p.286 (unsigned).
Other matter:
BACK MATTER: Index, p.333-335.
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 2] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
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1775
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T144724
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2 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
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T144724
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1 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 5] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
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 6] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T144724
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6 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 4] [T144724] [DUODECIMO]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T144724
Volume:
4 of 6
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Publisher:
James Dodsley
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Editor:
Robert Dodsley
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Thou who shalt stop where Thames' translucent wave
Page No:
pp.[1]-2
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:
Hail ever pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.2-3
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.4-5
Poem Title:
An Ode on Aeolus's Harp.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Thomson]
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
By Rufus' hall where Thames polluted flows
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On the Report of a Wooden Bridge to be built at Westminster.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Thomson]
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Now had the son of Jove mature attained
Page No:
pp.6-16
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Briton the thunder of the wrath divine
Page No:
pp.17-21
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.21-38
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.39-52
Poem Title:
Jovi Eleutherio. Or, An Offering to Liberty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
From horrid mountains ever hid in snow
Page No:
pp.53-55
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.56-58
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 Mimic.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
When flourished with their state the Athenian name
Page No:
pp.68-82
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Florence. To T. A. Esq; Tutor to the Earl of P--. Written in the Year 1740.
Attribution:
By the Honourable ----.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Desponding artist talk no more
Page No:
pp.82-88
Poem Title:
The Beauties. An Epistle to Mr. Eckhardt the Painter.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Britons once more in annual joy we meet
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Tamerlane. On the Suppression of the Rebellion. Spoken by Mrs. Pritchard, in the Character of the Comic Muse, Nov. 4, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Ye green-robed Dryads oft at dusky eve
Page No:
pp.91-100
Poem Title:
The Enthusiast: Or The Lover of Nature. A Poem... Written in 1740.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.100-105
Poem Title:
Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Hail genial sun I feel thy powerful ray
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
Stanzas written on taking the Air after a long Illness.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Twere well my friend for human kind
Page No:
pp.107-110
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.110-111
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.112-116
Poem Title:
The Education of Achilles.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bedingfield.
Attributed To:
Robert Bedingfield
First Line:
In days my lord when mother time
Page No:
pp.117-123
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.124-127
Poem Title:
To a Lady in Town, soon after her leaving the Country.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e., S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The tuneful throng was ever beauty's care
Page No:
pp.127-129
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. the Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley, presented with a Collection of Poems.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Too plain dear youth these tell-tale eyes
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
Chloe to Strephon. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. S. J. Esq;]
Attributed To:
First Line:
These trophies Stanhope of the lovely dame
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield, on his being installed 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.131-133
Poem Title:
To a Lady, sent with a Present of Shells and Stones designed for Grotto.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst well-wrote lines our wondering eyes command
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
To a Lady, in answer to a Letter wrote in a very fine Hand.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
In the smooth dance to move with graceful mien
Page No:
pp.135-155
Poem Title:
The Art of Dancing. A Poem. Inscribed to the Right Hon. the Lady Fanny Fielding. Written in the Year 1730.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Just broke from school pert impudent and raw
Page No:
pp.155-159
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Gentleman. Written in the Year 1746.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. S. J. Esq;]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Skilled in each art that can adorn the fair
Page No:
pp.159-163
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom nor honours wealth nor youth can spoil
Page No:
pp.163-170
Poem Title:
An Essay on Virtue. To the Honourable Philip Yorke, Esq; By the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., S. J. Esq]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Thou whom to counsel is to praise
Page No:
pp.170-174
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.174-176
Poem Title:
To Mr. Fox, written at Florence. In mitation 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.177-184
Poem Title:
To the Same. From Hampton-Court, 1731.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the late Lord H----y]
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
If ever in thy sight I found favour Apollo
Page No:
pp.184-186
Poem Title:
The Poet's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When the heart aches with anguish pines with grief
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
As genius virtue reputation
Page No:
pp.189-191
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.191-194
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:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
An inscription ... O YE.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.195-199
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
First Line:
In plaintive sounds that tuned to woe
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, On his Intending to cut down a Grove to enlarge his Prospect.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a Lady].
Attributed To:
First Line:
Offspring of folly and of noise
Page No:
pp.201-211
Poem Title:
The Estimate of Life, In Three Parts. A Poem:
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper, Esq;
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
Happy the babe whose natal hour
Page No:
pp.212-216
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.217-218
Poem Title:
The Power of Poetry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
In this small work all nature's wonders see
Page No:
pp.219-220
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.220-221
Poem Title:
Song. To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By D. G.
Attributed To:
First Line:
O thou whose artless free born genius charms
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Farmers Letters, which were written in Ireland in the Year of the Rebellion, by Henry Brooke, Esq; 1745.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
While here the poet paints the charms
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Book, called, Fables for the Female Sex.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Arachne once as poets tell
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
Upon a Lady's Embroidery.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Untouched by love unmoved by wit
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
Verses written in Sylvia's Prior.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
As doctor -- musing sate
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
Death and the Doctor. Occasioned by a Physician's lampooning a Friend of the Author.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The goddesses of wit and love
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
On the Right Side.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
Though here my body lies interred
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
On the Left Side.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. G.]
Attributed To:
First Line:
The court was met the prisoner brought
Page No:
pp.227-239
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.239-249
Poem Title:
The Trophy: Being Six Cantatas To the Honour of his Royal Hgness the Duke of Cumberland; Expressing the just Sense of a grateful Nation [...] Set to Music by Dr. Greene. 1746.
Attribution:
By ----
Attributed To:
First Line:
A myrtle flourished mongst the flowers
Page No:
pp.249-252
Poem Title:
The Marriage of the Myrtle and the Ewe. 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.252-253
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.254-255
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.255-257
Poem Title:
A Song... Set to Music 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.258-264
Poem Title:
Fashion: A Satire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Nature and fortune blithe and gay
Page No:
pp.265-266
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.267
Poem Title:
The Exception.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Can ease be consistent with state
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Yes all my lord usurp fair honour's fame
Page No:
pp.269-281
Poem Title:
Honour. A Poem... Inscribed to the Right Hon. the Lord Visc. Lonsdale.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Dr. Brown.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
Ye green haired nymphs whom Pan allows
Page No:
pp.281-284
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.287-298
Poem Title:
Musaeus: A Monody To The Memory of Mr. Pope. In Imitation of Milton's Lycidas.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Fate gave the word the cruel arrow sped
Page No:
pp.299-323
Poem Title:
An Essay on Satire.
Attribution:
By John Brown, D. D.
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
In measured time | So heaven has willed together with their snows
Page No:
pp.323-329
Poem Title:
A Character of Mr. Pope's Writings. Being An Episode from Poem call'd Sickness, Book II.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Thompson.
Attributed To:
William Thompson
First Line:
When dark oblivion in her sable cloak
Page No:
pp.330-331
Poem Title:
The Cave of Pope. A Prophecy.
Attribution:
By R-- D--.
Attributed To: