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The Quack's Miscellany in Prose and Verse [N21916] [ecco]

DMI number:
1504
Publication Date:
1732
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21916
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116907994
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
THE | [i]Quack[/i]'s [i]Miscellany[/i] | IN | PROSE and VERSE: | CONTAINING | [two columns] [col 1] I. The Author's Birth, Pa-| rentage and Education. | II. His Cure of a Bookseller's | Son near Temple-Bar, with | his Love-verses to [i]Dulcinea[/i] | III. A Letter from a Lady, | with her Case at large. | IV. His Wonderful Cure | perform'd on Her, and an | Epithalamium on her Mar- | riage. | V. A Poem on the Tombs | of Sir GODFREY KNELLER | and W. CONGREVE, Esq; | VI. Verses on a Company | of Strollers. | VII. Remarks on the Daily | Papers, and Advertisements. [/col 1] | [col 2] VIII. A Cure on an Oxford | Student, with several of his | Love Performances; par- | ticularly, A Cure for Cuck- | oldom; or, The Miseries of | Matrimony. | IX. A Print of the Orator, | with an Explanation of the | Piece. | X. Verses to our Poet Lau-| reat. | XI. The Forsaken Maid. | XII. To DULCINEA, by a | C--r. | XIII. An Invitation to Hap- | piness, by the same Hand. | XIV. The Will of a Virt- | uoso at ABINGTON. [/col 2] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for S. SLOW, and Sold next [i]E. Lynn[/i]'s, | a Whipmaker, over-against [i]Devereux-Court,[/i] | without [i]Temple-Bar[/i]. Price One Shilling, 1736.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose and Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Octavo
Price:
One shilling
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece. Reissue with cancel title page of N31630. Query: pp. iv-v missing from ECCO copy?
Comments:
Date: ESTC gives '1732'; title-page of ECCO copy, possibly amended by hand, reads '1736'. Contents: Miscellany is dominated by prose (pp. [1]-66) with verse interspersed throughout.
Other matter:
Front matter: Dedication 'To The Right Honourable James L--sl--y Esq;' signed 'J. M.' pp. iii-vi.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The Doctor's Miscellany [ESTC N31630]
Publication Date:
1731
ESTC No:
N31630
Volume:
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
S. Slow
Confidence:
Absolute
Comments:
'Printed for S. SLOW, and Sold next E. Lynn's, a Whipmaker, over-against Devereux-Court, without Temple-Bar. '
Content/Publication
First Line:
As timorous sailors when from sea they spy
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
To the most Excellent of her Sex, the lovely Dulcinea, on her Recovery from the Small-Pox.
Attribution:
'a Bookseller's Son near Temple-Bar'
Attributed To:
First Line:
Tossed between hope and fear I daily mourn
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'a Bookseller's Son near Temple-Bar'
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since heaven ordained that thou shouldst be a bride
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
An Epithalamium on the Nuptials of Mrs. A-Z.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Great architect immortalize thy name
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
To Mr. J. Bird, on the Monuments erected to the Memories of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bart. and William Congreve Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
High stomached Hector dines upon one stake
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
A Burlesque upon a Company of Stroling-Players.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Come lovely Phillis sit thee down
Page No:
pp.26-28
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Dialogue.
Attribution:
'A Gentleman Student of the University of Oxford'
Attributed To:
First Line:
O Billy thou art a beau not only one
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Mart. Lib. 3. Epig. 54.
Attribution:
'A Gentleman Student of the University of Oxford'
Attributed To:
First Line:
Alas my Lydia do you think
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
Hor. Lib. I. Ode 13.
Attribution:
'A Gentleman Student of the University of Oxford'
Attributed To:
First Line:
Wedlock oh cursed uncomfortable state
Page No:
pp.32-46
Poem Title:
A Cure for Cuckoldom; or, the Miseries of Matrimony.
Attribution:
'wrote by a Friend of the Warrior's'
Attributed To:
First Line:
An hog an head nay a brazen head too
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
A Key to the Plate affixed to the Royal Remarks, &c.
Attribution:
A. B. Secretary to Ouka, King of the Cherokee.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Report did amuse us as if that a duck
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
Verses, Sacred to the Memory of our Present Poet-Laureat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Whilst you're cutting and carving
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
To Doctor Mercurius.
Attribution:
The Barber-Surgeon.
Attributed To:
First Line:
Since Georgee in trimming all trimmers excel
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
To the intended Author of the Barber-Surgeon's Miscellany
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
When winter with her silver hue
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
The Forsaken Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Fairest of thy sex and best
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
To Dulcinea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
The pains which absence does create
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
An Invitation to Happiness.
Attribution:
By the same hand. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
First Line:
My son the precepts of thy father hear
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Proverbs, Chap. V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
First Line:
Of body weak and mind decaying
Page No:
pp.61-64
Poem Title:
The Will of a Virtuoso.
Attribution:
Jos. Bawble.
Attributed To: