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The art of poetry on a new plan [vol I] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1015
Publication Date:
1762
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T56146
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114116333
Shelfmark:
ECCO British Library
Full Title:
THE | ART | OF | POETRY | ON A | NEW PLAN : | Illustrated with a great Variety of | Examples from the best ENGLISH POETS; | AND OF | TRANSLATIONS from the ANCIENTS: | Together with such | REFLECTIONS and critical REMARKS as may tend to | form in our YOUTH an elegant TASTE, and render | the Study of this Part of the BELLES LETTRES | more rational and pleasing. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [double rule] | LONDON : | Printed for J. NEWBERY, at the [i] Bible [/i] and [i] Sun [/i] | in St. [i] Paul's Church-yard. [/i] | M DCC LXII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of extracts/snippets and Collection including prose
Format:
Duodecimo
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: To the Right Honourable Robert Earl of Holdernesse (pp. iii-vi) Advertisement (pp. vii-viii) Contents Errata to Vol. I. Errata to Vol. II. The Introduction (pp. [i]-vi)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The art of poetry made easy, [...]: being the seventh volume of the Circle of the sciences [T120153]
Publication Date:
1746
ESTC No:
T120153
Volume:
7 of 7
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol 2] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1762
ESTC No:
T56146
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
John Newbery
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Numbers and rhymes and that harmonious sound
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The duke of Buckingham in his Essay on Poetry, very justly observes:
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Two syllables our English feet compose
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
an excellent writer
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A shower of soft and fleecy rain
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Glittering stones and golden things
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The battle near
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou shalt not wish her thine thou shalt not dare
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
one of the best poets this nation has produced
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He spoke and awful bends his sable brows
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Homer
Attributed To:
Homer
First Line:
Far as a shepherd from some point on high
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
He above the rest
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
On the other side Satan alarmed
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thus Satan talking to his nearest mate
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
O thou that with surpassing glory crowned
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
On heavenly ground they stood and from the shore
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Six wings he wore to shade
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
When Philomela ere the cold domain
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
from a poem, entitled, The Omniscience of the divine Being
Attribution:
by Mr. Smart
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Now rose the ruddy morn from Tithon's bed
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
The morn ensuing from the mountain's height
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
Look love what envious streaks
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now when the rose fingered morning fair
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The purple morning left her crimson bed
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Tasso
Attributed To:
Torquato Tasso
First Line:
What are yon towers
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Smart's poem
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
With thee conversing I forget all time
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Close at mine ear one called me forth to walk
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
His wonder was to find unwakened Eve
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
As new waked from soundest sleep
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So cheered he his fair spouse and she was cheered
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thou sun said I fair light
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Under his forming hands a creature grew
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Adam the while
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Her long with ardent look his eye pursued
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Neither her outside form so fair nor ought
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
He added not and from her turned but Eve
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
He scrupled not to eat
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Some cursed fraud
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Must I then leave thee paradise thus leave
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
This most afflicts me that departing hence
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now the bright morning star day's harbinger
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Wilt thou be gone it is not yet near day
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
In Pope I cannot read a line
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
He that is valiant and dares fight
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
Hudibras
Attribution:
Butler
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
She too might have poisoned the joys of my life
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is thy ambition sweating for a rhyme
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
from the satires of Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Let high birth triumph what can be more great
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
from the satires of Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Nothing exceeds in ridicule no doubt
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
from the satires of Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The man who builds and wants wherewith to pay
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
from the satires of Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The sylvan race our active nymphs pursue
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
from the satires of Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Close to her grott within the grove
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
And the plain ox
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Before him power divine his way prepared
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Tis dumb amaze and listening terror all
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Up he rode
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Whence it is sir that none contented lives
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Francis's Horace.
Attributed To:
Philip Francis
First Line:
If virtue's self were lost we might
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Wished morning's come and now upon the plains
Page No:
p.51-52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
an example from Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
When Chloe's picture was to Venus shown
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
Venus mistaken
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When famed Varelst this little wonder drew
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
On a Flower, painted by Varelst
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Flavia the least and slightest toy
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
On a Fan
Attribution:
Dr. Atterbury, late bishop of Rochester
Attributed To:
Francis Atterbury
First Line:
See whilst thou weepest fair Chloe see
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To Chloe weeping
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Paul so fond of the name of a poet is grown
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst in the dark on thy soft hand I hung
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
On an ugly Woman
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Helen was just slipped into bed
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
A reasonable Affliction
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
How wretched does Prometheus' state appear
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Prometheus draen by a bad Painter
Attribution:
Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
While faster than his costive brain indites
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
One day in Chelsea gardens walking
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
An Epigram on an Epigram
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus was amorous and longed to be rude
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Smart
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
While Butler needy wretch was still alive
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
No longer Orpheus shall thy sacred strains
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
On Orpheus
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affections mild
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
On Mr. Gay.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Underneath this marble hearse
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
On Mary Countess Dowager of Pembroke
Attribution:
said to be written by the famous Ben Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Henceforth be every tender tear suppressed
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Smart
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser
Attribution:
Dr. Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Reader
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here continueth to rot
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Arbuthnot
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Here lie sequestered from the various calamities of life
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Dove, an Apothecary; who unfortunately murdered himself by canvassing at Elections
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To the memory of Signior Fido
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What beckoning ghost along the moonlight shade
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
To the memory of an unfortunate Lady
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.73-76
Poem Title:
An Elegy. Written in a country church-yard.
Attribution:
Mr. Gray
Attributed To:
William Gray
First Line:
Mourn hapless Caledonia mourn
Page No:
pp.76-78
Poem Title:
The Tears of Scotland. Written in the Year 1746.
Attribution:
Dr. Smollet
Attributed To:
Tobias George Smollett
First Line:
Let others boast their heaps of shining gold
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
A Love Elegy
Attribution:
by Mr. Hammond
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Well tis as Bickerstaff has guessed
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the supposed death of Mr. Partridge, the Almanack-maker.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
To Amaryllis lovely nymph I speed
Page No:
pp.87-89
Poem Title:
Amaryllis: Or the third Idyllium of Theocritus
Attribution:
Mr. Fawkes
Attributed To:
Francis Fawkes
First Line:
Beneath the shade which beechen boughs diffuse
Page No:
pp.89-93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
we are obliged to Mr. Dryden for the translation
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Lo Colin here the place whose pleasant sight
Page No:
pp.93-96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Is it not Colinet I lonesome see
Page No:
pp.97-101
Poem Title:
Mr. Philips's second Pastoral
Attribution:
Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Beneath the shade a spreading beech displays
Page No:
pp.101-104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thy younglings Cuddy are but just awake
Page No:
pp.104-108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.109-111
Poem Title:
The Small-Pox. A Town Eclogue
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.112-116
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.117-121
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy to the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax, in the Year 1701.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Immortal bard for whom each muse has wove
Page No:
pp.121-123
Poem Title:
A Letter from the Right Honourable the Lord Lyttleton to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
from lord Lyttleton
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
See the wild waste of all-devouring years
Page No:
pp.123-125
Poem Title:
From Mr. Pope to Mr. Addison. Occasioned by his dialogue on Medals.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
From frozen climes and endless tracts of snow
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
Mr. Philips to the Earl of Dorset
Attribution:
Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
As some fond virgin whom her mother's care
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
From Mr. Pope to Miss Blount, on her leaving the Town after the Coronation.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.129-132
Poem Title:
L' Allegro: Or the lively Pleasures of Mirth
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.133-137
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso: Or the gloomy Pleasures of Melancholy
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be gracious Heaven for now laborious man
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
The north east spends his rage he now shut up
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Shall man whom nature formed of milder clay
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
When now no more the alternate twins are fixed
Page No:
pp.141-145
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Behold slow settling over the lurid grove
Page No:
pp.145-148
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Soon as the morning trembles over the sky
Page No:
pp.149-152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
As thus the snows arise and foul and fierce
Page No:
p.153-154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
As yet tis midnight deep the weary clouds
Page No:
pp.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Tis done dread winter spreads his latest glooms
Page No:
p.155-156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thomson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The bliss of man could pride that blessing find
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Cease then not order imperfection name
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What if the foot ordained the dust to tread
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Two principles in human nature reign
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Passions like elements though born to fight
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Whatever the passion knowledge fame or pelf
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Look round our world behold the chain of love
Page No:
p.165-166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thus then to man the voice of nature speak
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
For forms of government let fools contest
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Take nature's path and mad opinions leave
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If then to all men happiness was meant
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Know all the good that individuals find
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What nothing earthly gives or can destroy
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A wit is a feather and a chief a rod
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Unwise and thoughtless impotent and blind
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Baker
Attributed To:
Henry Baker
First Line:
The sun reveals the secrets of the sky
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis usual now an inmate grass to see
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some peasants not to omit the nicest care
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But easy quiet a secure retreat
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
But neither median woods a plenteous land
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
The calf by nature and by genius made
Page No:
p.178-180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
Lo while he toils the galling yoke beneath
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
The fiery courser when he hears from far
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
Describe we next the nature of the bees
Page No:
pp.182-184
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Virgil
Attributed To:
Virgil
First Line:
You must not every worm promiscuous use
Page No:
pp.185-187
Poem Title:
in his Rural Sports
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Nor less the spaniel skilful to betray
Page No:
pp.187-189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Good housewives all the winter's rage despise
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
his Trivia, or Art of Walking the Streets
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
What though the gathering mire thy feet besmear
Page No:
pp.192-195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
O roving muse recall that wondrous year
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
But you who seek to give and merit fame
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
First follow nature and your judgement frame
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
You then whose judgement the right course would steer
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Some beauties yet no precepts can declare
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of all the causes which conspire to blind
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A perfect judge will read each work of wit
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Some never advance a judgement of their own
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Learn then what morals critics ought to show
Page No:
pp.203-205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Unhappy wit like most mistaken things
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Yet shun their fault who scandalously nice
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Him all the nine inspire
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
It is not air
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Without thy cheerful active energy
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Green rise the Kentish hills in cheerful air
Page No:
pp.208-210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
While yet you breathe away the rural wilds
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Mean time at home with cheerful fires dispel
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
If droughty regions parch
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Mean time the moist malignity to shun
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
How sickly grow
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Nothing so foreign but the athletic hind
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Choose leaner vianer viands ye whose jovial make
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Some with high forage and luxuriant ease
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Is by superior faculties misled
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
When hunger calls obey nor often wait
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Would you long the sweets of health enjoy
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
It much avails
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Pale humid winter loves the generous board
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Now come ye Naiads to the fountains lead
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
The task remains to sing
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Nothing like simple element dilutes
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Behold the labourer of the glebe who toils
Page No:
pp.219-220
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
For know whatever
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Then learn to revel but by slow degrees
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Sometimes at eve
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Begin with gentle toils and as your nerves
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But when the hard varieties of life
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Against the rigours of a damp cold heaven
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But from the recent meal no labours please
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Let those who from the frozen Arctos reach
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But would you sweetly waste the blank of night
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
The shades descend and midnight over the world
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
By toil subdued the warrior and the hind
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
In study some protract the silent hours
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
The body fresh and vigorous from repose
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
The cold and torrid reigns
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
There is they say and I believe there is
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Hence the lean gloom that melancholy wears
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
While reading pleases but no longer read
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
For while yourself you anxiously explore
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But soon your heaven is gone a heavier gloom
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Go soft enthusiast quit the cypress groves
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
How to live happiest how avoid the pains
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Let nature rest be busy for yourself
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Versed in the woes and vanities of life
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Is health your care or luxury your aim
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Thus in his graver vein the friendly sage
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But there is a passion whose tempestuous sway
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
For where the mind a torpid winter leads
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
While choler works good friend you may be wrong
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
But he the muse's laurel justly shares
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Armstrong
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.236-242
Poem Title:
The Hermit. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Parnel.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Sceptics whose strength of argument makes out
Page No:
pp.242-245
Poem Title:
A true Story of an Apparition
Attribution:
by Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
A juggler long through all the town
Page No:
pp.246-248
Poem Title:
The Jugglers. A Fable.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Why Celia is your spreading waist
Page No:
pp.248-250
Poem Title:
The Poet and his Patron. A Fable.
Attribution:
By Mr. Moore.
Attributed To:
Edward Moore
First Line:
A bag wig of a jaunty air
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
The Bag-Wig and the Tobacco-Pipe.
Attribution:
by Mr. Smart
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart