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The beauties of poetry: or, a portable repository of English verse, on an entire new plan. [T85619] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1301
Publication Date:
1776
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T85619
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111102663
Shelfmark:
ECCO - nearest hard copy is in Bodleian Library.
Full Title:
THE | [i]BEAUTIES[/i] OF [I]POETRY:[/i] | OR, A | PORTABLE REPOSITORY | OF | English Verse, | ON AN | ENTIRE NEW PLAN. | [rule] | In THREE BOOKS. | [rule] | [i]GRAMMAR display'd, | Classes of RHYMES: And POEMS made | To suit the Times, &c.[/i] | By WILLIAM LE TANS'UR, | AUTHOR of The ELEMENTS of MUSIC: The LIFE of | Holy DAVID, in [i]Verse:[/i] MELODIA SACRA: and | The CHRISTIAN WARRIOR, &c. | [rule] | [i] This New[/i] Poetic INTRODUCTION | [i]Affords both[/i] Profit, [i]and[/i] Instruction ; | [i]Soft pleasing[/i] Strains [i]we here rehearse, | To shew the[/i] various [i]Kinds of[/i] Verse : | [i]Here[/i] Ancients [i]do with[/i] Moderns [i]shine, | Instructive,[/i] Moral, [i]and[/i] DIVINE, &c. | [double rule] | CAMBRIDGE, | Printed for the AUTHOR; and sold by all the Booksellers there, Also by S. CROWDER in Pater-noster-row, LONDON : | and by most Booksellers in Town and Country. | M.DCC.LXXVI. | (Price [i]Two Shillings,[/i] and [i]Six-pence[/i] stitch'd.)
Place of Publication:
Cambridge
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
2s 6d stitched
Comments:
One volume in three books.
Other matter:
'INTRODUCTION.' in verse [pp. 3-6], dated 'CAMBRIDGE, | [i]May[/i] 29, A. D. 1776. | W. LE TANS'UR.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Glory to God who does impart
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Introduction.
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Blank verse is prose wherein each line
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Could I but soar above the sky
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Elision and the apostrophe
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Falsehood disguised under religion's veil
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Regions of sorrow doleful shades where peace
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Take me away from wicked men
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Was I but innocent and free
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
We are linked to sin and must remain
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Great wits says Pope may gloriously offend
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Regions of sorrow doleful shades
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Shakespeare and Milton took great pains
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Then crowned again their golden harps they took
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
This I believe it often has been tried
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When blessed souls the earthly orb forsook
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
To mention heathen gods would show
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Le Tans'ur
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twenty-six letters do compose
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Of Orthography. $I. Of Letters, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A single comma set alone
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
$2. Of Stops, or Pointing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Grammar instructs us rightly to indite
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
Of Grammar.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nouns follow a or the and an
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
Of Nouns, or Substantives.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pronouns are used instead of names
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
$2. Of Pronouns, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Verbs show the actions being of things and passion
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
$3. Of Verbs, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adverbs denote and make appear
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
$5. Of Adverbs, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Small participles do express
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
$4. Of Participles, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Conjunctions unite words together
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
$6. Of Conjunctions, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The prepositions make appear
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
$7. Of Prepositions, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These have respect to time and place
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
$8. Of Interjections, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three personal names we do compare
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
$1. Of Persons, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
1 Positive is termed hard
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
$4. Of Degrees of Comparison, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He is the gender masculine
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
$2. Of Genders, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tenses or time grammarians sum
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
$3. Of Tenses, or Time, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mark well this useful nota bene
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
$6. Of Numbers, Singular, and Plural.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nine sense-assisting words or more
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
$5. Of Nine Auxiliary, of Helping Words.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First is the nominative case
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
$7. Of the Six Cases, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus have I touched on every rule
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here terminations stand in view
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A stands for Adam made of earth
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
On the Letter A.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
E second vowel we espy
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I means myself one of the three
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O numbers swell and is to me
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
U the fifth vowel as we see
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If particles well you join
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
Of double Rhymes, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When laws are amended
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Eight Examples.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love and tranquility
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
Four Examples of triple Rhymes.
Attribution:
William Le Tans'ur
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on an Infant in Wisbech.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God bless the king preserve the state
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
The Loyal Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here is the spring where waters flow
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
Poetical Contents of the Holy Scriptures, originally wrote by John Marbeck, 1540.
Attribution:
John Marbeck
Attributed To:
John Marbeck
First Line:
Marble the pillar against which he stood
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
An Italian Epigram on Christ's being bound to a Pillar in Pilate's Judgment-Hall.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A catalogue of books wherein contains
Page No:
pp.172-175
Poem Title:
William Le Tans'ur recommends These Books to all his social Friends. The Bookseller's Shop.
Attribution:
William Le Tans'ur
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
First see the blade arrayed in pleasing green
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
Heavenly Instructions to Man: By our Saviour's Condescension to illustrate divine Truths, by Similitudes of Corn, Grass, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come try your thoughts ye thinking scribbling tribe
Page No:
pp.176-178
Poem Title:
Seventeen AEnigams in One.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
To melt the soul to captivate the ear
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
On George Frederick Handel, Esq.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God for the righteous doth provide
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
On God's Protection by Sea and Land.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How prone the bosom is to sigh
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
The Tear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father celestial monarch prostrate I
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
A Prayer in Adversity, or Sickness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God's sacred law let none profane
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
King Charles the First's Twelve golden Rules, A Monitor to Knaves and Fools, &c.
Attribution:
King Charles the First
Attributed To:
Charles I
First Line:
Brave souls may strive to parallel
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
On Mr. Henry Purcel, who Died in 1694.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two wanton boys by river side
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
Advice to Youth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who would have thought that Christ would feel
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
Spiritual Joy from Heaven.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gathering clouds with aspect dark
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
Serious Thoughts on the Troubles in America.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When all thy mercies lord of hosts
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
On God's divine Providence over Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gay youth observe with constant care
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
Rule of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life's a jest and all things show it
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
On Gay's Monument in Westminster-Abby.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Serve God that made you whilst you have your breath
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
Advice to Youth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Virtue thou ornament of human life
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
Virtue commended.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Most mighty lord vouchsafe this day to bless
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
A Morning Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Malice and spite does all their thoughts employ
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
On Envy and Hatred.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sun-delighting fly repairs at first
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
Advice against Drunkenness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
A. P.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Death is the end of all our mortal race
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
An Acrostic on Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For forty years it was decreed
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
On the Israelites Bondage in Egypt, &c.
Attribution:
F. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that too oft repeats a vile expression
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
A cautional Maxim.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A friend proposed to me a wife
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
The Refusal.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail social season cries the man of mirth
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
On Christmas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In river Ouse was lately found
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
The large Pike:- A Wonder.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take two sixths of what Solomon largely possessed
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
An AEnigma.
Attribution:
J. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Christ is the word that spake it
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
Queen Elizabeth's Answer to a Popish Bishop, who asked her Opinion of Christ's Presence in the Holy Sacrament.
Attribution:
Queen Elizabeth
Attributed To:
Elizabeth I
First Line:
He that relieves his neighbour in distress
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
On Charity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should those more tall reach to the pole
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
Dr. Watt's Answer to some Persons who reflected on the Lowness of his Person.
Attribution:
Dr. Watt's
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Tis hard to know what people think
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
On double Faces.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When fatal death has cut the thread of life
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
An Epitaph in Great Malvern Church-Yard, Worcestershire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Errors like straws upon the surface flow
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These lines below commemorate the death
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
An Epitath. A. D. M.DCC.LX.VII.
Attribution:
Will. Le Tans'ur
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
In memory of Francis Bell
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
An Epitaph.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
On every object here I see
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
On seeing the Sea-Shore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The world's a book writ by the eternal art
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
On the World.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the creatures betwixt earth and air
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
On Srtolling Players, &c. By a Gentleman of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When farmer's ale looks weak and pale
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stern winter clad in frost and snow
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
The Monk, and Jew. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Misers make money all their god
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
The Miser's Monitor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This comes with love to let you know
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
On good Dame Fortune, and her Daughter Miss Fortune. A Letter to a Friend, complaining of ill Success.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
A thief may rob me of my wealth and store
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
On a Good Name.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The female who within this tomb is laid
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Lady's Lap-Dog.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two bakers thin
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a decoy man who lived like an otter
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on Andrew Williams, of Whittington, in Shropshire, Aged 84, 1776.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well may some pinching farmers smile
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever that fossil would behold
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
The Philosopher's Stone.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dismal are they who lie confined
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
On poor Prisoners, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In days of old some drest the Dead
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
The Shaver to the Hair-Dresser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Strong Samson valiantly behaved
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
The Hair-Dresser, to the Shaver.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In merry old England when princes did rule
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some say that poets are so born
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
On Poor Poets.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas more hours are spent in pleasure
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brewers attend whilst I relate
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
On the London Brewhouse, in 1741.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that a watch would wear
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
A Caution to Watch-Wearers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Women and wine I did refuse
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
Old Par's Answer to the King.
Attribution:
Old Par
Attributed To:
Thomas Parr
First Line:
A foe may shade one's name as gloomy night
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As parched thorns under a pot
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
On noisy Laughter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've seen full seventy years and more
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
On Bad Times.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though religion's like old breeches
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I know not which live most unnatural lives
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
A Quere, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've traced this life near eighty years
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
In social Friendship, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In time of war to God we humbly pray
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
A true Remark. God and the Soldier.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The scriptures were divinely penned
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
The Unbiassed Reader.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
When knaves contrive and fools believe
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
A seasonable true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Crowned by the man with lasting praise
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
The Carriage Pin.
Attribution:
S---e J--n---s, Esq;
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Some ladies plan their lives and forms by three
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thief steals my good and slander my good name
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
The Thief and Slanderer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What wondrous art what skill is there contained
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
An Acrostic; by Thomas Bedford of Royal.
Attribution:
by Thomas Bedford of Royal.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bedford
First Line:
A dog tax invented by some as I'm told
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
A third Heat for a Dog-Tax, on a new Plan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The expression of woe when to anguish we wake
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
A Rebus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As on her bed Corinna lay
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
The Quack a la mode.
Attribution:
G. E.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says Celia to a reverend dean
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
A smart Repartee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A place where the farmer sometimes lays his wheat
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
A Rebus.
Attribution:
J. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Gripus is dead and is gone to the devil
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
The Miser, and Spendthrift.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What Hodge says at Plow must be placed before
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
A Rebus.
Attribution:
F. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young giddy girls or wanton boys
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
Advice to Youth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now money-making is a trade
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
On Money-mongers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Saint Sarah and Tom
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p.211
Poem Title:
On Double-Worship.
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Great sirs I humbly sue to ye
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p.212
Poem Title:
The humble Petition of the Printing-Press.
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First Line:
This world's a printing house in which enclosure
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
On a Printing-House, &c.
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First Line:
Behold we flowers that bloom from hour to hour
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p.213
Poem Title:
The Flowers Address.
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First Line:
Let England record
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
The Maidens prosperous Pea.
Attribution:
Christiana le Tans'ur.
Attributed To:
Christiana le Tans'ur
First Line:
Disclose your grievances to me
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p.214
Poem Title:
Dr. Sangrado's Answer to his Friend.
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First Line:
Light air and motion joined in one
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
The Folly of Deism.
Attribution:
(See my Christian Warrior.)
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
O that I was where I would be
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
A Wishing for Happiness.
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First Line:
Transferring was my trade whilst I had breath
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p.214
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on an eminent Stock-jobber.
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First Line:
Observe the man of astrologic skill
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p.215
Poem Title:
An Epigram on Dr. Smith, the Coventry-Conjuror.
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First Line:
Poets are sure the strangest mortals known
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p.215
Poem Title:
A Thought on Poets.
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First Line:
Vain are all pleasures all delights are vain
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
An Acrostic.
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First Line:
From our first parents I my being claim
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p.216
Poem Title:
An AEnigma.
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First Line:
To spill men's blood is ten times worse
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p.216
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
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First Line:
When ancient Bess was England's queen
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
Modern Chastity: An Epigram.
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First Line:
From a small acorn see the oak arise
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p.217
Poem Title:
A Remark on English Oak.
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First Line:
I saw a cloud begirt with ivy round
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
A Paradox, in Prose, or Verse.
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First Line:
Though boisterous winds and raging waves
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on a Sailor, in Margate Church-yard.
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First Line:
He's blest who lives from all dependance free
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
A true Maxim.
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First Line:
Says Curl in a rage contradicting his wife
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
An Answer in Truth.
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First Line:
Time with his scythe brings all to their last home
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
An Acrostic on Time.
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First Line:
When poverty and ill success
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
The Poor Man's Case.
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First Line:
Raised from the earthly secret mine
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
An AEnigma.
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First Line:
How blest and double blest is he
Page No:
p.220-221
Poem Title:
Some moral Reflections On perjur'd Elections, &c.
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First Line:
A man had three apples gave one to his mother
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
An AEnigma.
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First Line:
First give me grace Lord and a quiet life
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
Man's Choice.
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First Line:
Goods made for sale are all as traps
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
A Remark.
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I have observed when I was young
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
A true Maxim.
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No wonder Tom thy wanton wife
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p.221
Poem Title:
An Epigram: To a Cornuted Cork-Cutter.
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First Line:
Reader behold a genuine son of earth
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on John Abbdy, Late Huntsman to the Earl of Gainsborough, 1776.
Attribution:
H. C.
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First Line:
Whenever a tall and lofty tree
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
A true Maxim.
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First Line:
In younger years in war I shed my blood
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p.223
Poem Title:
A Soldier's Epitaph, in Waddesdon Church-Yard, Bucks.
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First Line:
Usurping Cromwell hell's revengeful rod
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
Oliver and Richard. An Anecdote contrasted.
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First Line:
When first the child is teeming in the womb
Page No:
pp.224-225
Poem Title:
The Twelve Stages of Man's Life, as the Twelve Months in the Year.
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First Line:
As David was the Lord's delight
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
On Holy David.
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First Line:
If true Christian knowledge
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
The young Student's Resolution.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Some Danes of bad thinking
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
On the Origin of drinking Healths.
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First Line:
Some secret ladies sin to ease love's pain
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
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First Line:
This night is the day I speak it with sorrow
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
The Irish Bell-Man. on Nov. 5.
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First Line:
A milk-white steed and brawling wife
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
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First Line:
Here crumbling lies beneath this mold
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p.228
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on a Miser.
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First Line:
Take half a foreign soldier's name
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
A Rebus.
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First Line:
Two distant ranks of men in knowledge near
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
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First Line:
Worth should determine every man his due
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
An Epigram on Merit.
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First Line:
This world's a drama scene or place of action
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
A serious Meditation on God's Bounty.
Attribution:
W. L. T. 1776.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Here lies father and mother and I
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
A whimsical Epitaph, in Andover Church-Yard.
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First Line:
I lay at the Angel in Doncaster town
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
The Traveller deceived.
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First Line:
Marriage that makes two bodies one
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Marriage A-La-Mode.
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First Line:
None are so wretched or so poor
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
The Miser's State.
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First Line:
He that's uneasy with his bride
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
Rule of Life.
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First Line:
Poor Jo still jovial brisk and gay
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
An Epigram, on a social Acquaintance.
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First Line:
Stop passenger until my life you've read
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on Margaret Scott's Tomb, of Dalkeith, in Scotland, 1738.
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First Line:
A man so various that he seemed to be
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
Whimsy A-La-Mode.
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First Line:
I'll trust not to a bending bow
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
Wilks' Resolution, when chosen Lord Mayor of London.
Attribution:
Wilks
Attributed To:
John Wilkes
First Line:
Dear good master Gill
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
The Hedge-Preacher's Order to his Barber.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When matters of state
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
National Physic.
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First Line:
An honest Yorkshire man lies here
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
An Epitaph at Scarborough. The Wonder of the World.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Hopkins and Sternhold had great qualms
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
Rochester's Remark, On a bad singing Clerk.
Attribution:
Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
My sledge and hammer lie reclined
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
An Epitaph. On a Blacksmith: in Boston Church-Yard.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Orlando's flame to rest her chanced to come
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
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First Line:
A cap like a bat
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
Humorous Description of a Modern Head-Dress. By the Author of the New Bath Guide.
Attribution:
By the Author of the New Bath Guide.
Attributed To:
Christopher Anstey
First Line:
If bad diseases thou hast none
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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First Line:
Dear madam if you'll tell me plain
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
The modest Question answered.
Attribution:
G. E.
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First Line:
Make way we are of room bereft
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
The Poetical Chairman, at the Parliament-House.
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First Line:
Now women's heads grow great and tall
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
A true Remark.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Take thou a wife of seventeen years
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
Friendly Advice.
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First Line:
Fierce lions roaring for their prey and then
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
On Daniel in the Lion's Den.
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First Line:
Here sleeps beneath this humble pile of earth
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
An Epitaph, in St. Ives' Church-yard Hunts.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Repeat not every idle tale
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Rule of Life.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thy size bright taper doth so quickly waste
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
The sick Man's Address to his Candle.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Great good and just could I but rate
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on King Charles the First: written by the magnanimous James Marquis of Montross, with the Point of his Sword, in 1648.
Attribution:
by the magnanimous James Marquis of Montross
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Observe this good rule and learn it by heart
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
The Caution.
Attribution:
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First Line:
There's many talk of Robin Hood
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
The Sham Christian.
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First Line:
O pleasing death now to expire
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
An Epitaph, in Market-Harborough Church-yard, on David Le Tans'ur. AEtatis suae, 9 Years, 1742
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of all the blessings bounteous heaven doth give
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
The Author's Request.
Attribution:
W. L. T.
Attributed To:
William le Tans'ur
First Line:
Though I but seventeen do declare
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
Keys to the several AENigmas, &c.
Attribution:
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