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The cabinet for wit: or, an infallible recipe to cure stupidity [ESTC P6303, T191092]

DMI number:
1398
Publication Date:
1751
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
P6303/T191092
EEBO/ECCO link:
n/a
Shelfmark:
Bod Harding C 2755
Full Title:
THE | Cabinet for Wit: | OR, AN | INFALLIBLE RECIPE | TO CURE | STUPIDITY. | [rule] | By [i]TIMOTHY SHARPE,[/i] Esq; | [rule] | INGREDIENTS | [2 columns] [col 1] A Satire on Lady [i]T[/i]--'s Tea- | Table. | An Ode to a Puppy playing | with her Lady in Bed. | An extempore Epigram on see- | ing a Pipe lighted with one | of the Laureat's Odes. | The Officious Mistress, or Di- | ligent Miss --. | Verses on a late Match. | A Receipt to make a married | Man live long. [/col1] | [col2] The present State of Europe, | in Verse. | The English Freeholders. | Verses occasioned by Gil Blas. | A Simile for the Ladies. | The Petition of a School-master | to a noble Earl, after a cer- | tain Election. | The Female Microcosm. | The sound, sagacious right- | fashionable Holder-forth. | Wit flying at St. James's, with | the Answers, and Additions. [/col 2] | [i]With several other Curious Pieces, never before Printed.[/i] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | To be Continued Occasionally. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for A. MORE, near [i]St. Paul[/i]'s. 1751. | [i]N. B.[/i] All Letters directed for [i]Timothy Sharpe[/i], Esq; | at [i]Will's Coffee-House, Scotland-Yard[/i], will be re- | ceiv'd.
Epigraph:
[i]--Poetica Surgit | Tempestas.[/i] Juvenal.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Topical miscellany, Periodical miscellany, and Collection of satirical verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4], [1]-52 pp.
Bibliographic details:
First in a series but apparently no more published. Half title: THE | Cabinet for Wit: | OR, AN | INFALLIBLE RECIPE | TO CURE | STUPIDITY.
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 33-38; prose riddles pp. 46-52.
References:
Both P6303 and T191092 refer to the same ESTC record.
Related People
Publisher:
Arthur Moore
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
At -- mansions where nymphs select resort
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
A Satire on Lady --'s Tea-Table.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Happy Daphnis which can be
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pp.5-6
Poem Title:
Ode to Daphnis, a Puppy, playing with Myrtilla in Bed.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stacie.
Attributed To:
Mr. Stacie
First Line:
A pretty young lady in love with a beau
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pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Officious Mistress; or, the Diligent Miss.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
While the soft song that warbles George's praise
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p.6
Poem Title:
An Extempore Epigram on seeing a Pipe lighted with one of the Laureat's Odes.
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Not attributed
First Line:
A doting old fool had a mind for to wed
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pp.7-8
Poem Title:
The Match.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
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pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Mrs. Littleton's Epitaph
Attribution:
By the Honourable George Littleton, Esq; her surviving Husband.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Marry late my dear friend you will ask me what then
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p.8
Poem Title:
A Receipt to make a Married Man live long.
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Not attributed
First Line:
My goods are lost my house is burnt
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p.8
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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First Line:
Throw all your lumber over board
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p.8
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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First Line:
Without a friend without a foe
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pp.9-10
Poem Title:
The Present State of Europe: A New Edition.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Lying is an occupation
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p.10
Poem Title:
A Song.
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Not attributed
First Line:
You freeholders all that love English beer
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pp.10-11
Poem Title:
The Freeholders.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Dire was the hour when to the unlicensed bed
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pp.12-13
Poem Title:
On a Lady who proved unlawfully with Child.
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First Line:
Houses churches mixed together
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p.12
Poem Title:
A Description of London.
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First Line:
Our seamen reduced who the nation defended
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p.13
Poem Title:
Britain's Felicity.
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First Line:
What ails thee Jack thou art grown so dull
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p.14
Poem Title:
The Nettle. Addressed to J-- R--, Esq;
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First Line:
Are you all ready here's your music here
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Prologue to Gil Blas. Spoken by Mr. Woodward, in the Character of a Critick, with a Catcall in his Hand.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
As the success of authors is uncertain
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Epilogue.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Garrick and spoken by Mrs. Pritchard.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
For her husband deceased Sally chants the sweet lay
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p.17
Poem Title:
An Epigram. On a Woman who was singing Ballads for Money to bury her Husband.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
I own Gil Blas tis strange to me
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p.17
Poem Title:
On the frequent Repetition of Devil and Devilish, in the new comedy of Gil Blas.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
After such mighty fuss and puff
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
The Opinion of the Council at George's, concerning the Comedy of Gil Blas.
Attribution:
A, B, C, &c.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Such a fuss and an uproar about your Gil Blas
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
To The Author.
Attribution:
R. N.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Well Tom what think you of Gil Blas
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p.19
Poem Title:
Another
Attribution:
P. Q.
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Not attributed
First Line:
What shocking stuff after such puffing before
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p.19
Poem Title:
De Eodem.
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First Line:
I often tried in vain to find
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pp.20-22
Poem Title:
A New Simile for the Ladies.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
My lord from my friends I intelligence had
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Petition of a certain Schoolmaster to a noble Earl; after a certain Election.
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Not attributed
First Line:
I cursed be my folly a certainty slighted
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p.23
Poem Title:
Sir John's Soliloquy after writing the above Petition.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A little world I say again
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pp.24-25
Poem Title:
The Lady's Answer.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Men are the world in small you say
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
The Female Microcosm. To a Lady who said Man is a little World.
Attribution:
By an Oxonian.
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Not attributed
First Line:
If ever I quite a single life
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p.25
Poem Title:
Writ over a Chimney in Gloucestershire.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If there's a man in heart and tongue sincere
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p.25
Poem Title:
Occasioned by the above.
Attribution:
Dorinda.
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Not attributed
First Line:
All compliance apart
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p.26
Poem Title:
Miss -- having over Night promised Miss -- to lead a retired Life with her, sent her the following Verses the next Morning.
Attribution:
Miss --
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Not attributed
First Line:
Why must the footman to his lady's pew
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
A Sunday Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Constant gamesters every day
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p.27
Poem Title:
Verses address'd to some Ladies of Ha--d.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Though life itself is not worth a thought
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pp.27-28
Poem Title:
On Health.
Attribution:
By the late Lord Harvey.
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
Stanhope has gained one branch of fame
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pp.28-29
Poem Title:
On Lord Chesterfield, when Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland.
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Not attributed
First Line:
A bed that any one might sleep in
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pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Inventory of a humorous Gentleman's Room.
Attribution:
Random, Jun.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Give ear all good folks to my ditty
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pp.30-32
Poem Title:
The Sound, Sagacious, Right-fashionable Holderforth. A new, seasonable, suitable, commendatory Kind of a Song.
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Not attributed
First Line:
An house he hath tis made of such good fashion
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p.33
Poem Title:
An Epitaph in Folkstone Church-yard.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Long time by court tricks had poor Grinsted been charmed
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pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Grinsted Ballad.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Well met noble captain you're welcome on shore
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pp.41-43
Poem Title:
A Satirical Dialogue between a Sea Captain and his Friend in Town; humbly addressed to the Gentlemen who deform'd the Play of Othello, on Th-rs-y, M- the 7th, 1750-1, at the Th-tre R-y-l, in Dr-y L-ne.
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First Line:
First see her free from that insipid thing
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pp.43-44
Poem Title:
A just History of Lady Frail.
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First Line:
Here old Grubbinol lies
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p.45
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a certain Nobleman, who died by taking Cantharides
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First Line:
In ancient times some hundred winters past
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p.45
Poem Title:
The Heroines, or modern Memoirs.
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