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The Caledoniad. A Collection of Poems, written chiefly by Scottish Authors. [Vol 1] [T130687] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1252
Publication Date:
1775
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T130687
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3313073966
Full Title:
THE | CALEDONIAD. | A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | WRITTEN CHIEFLY BY | SCOTTISH AUTHORS. | [Rule] | [Epigraph 1] | [Epigraph 2] | [Rule] | VOL. I. | [Rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED by W. HAY; | And sold at his Shop, next to the Academy of Artists, | near Exeter Exchange, Strand. | [Short rule] | MDCCLXXV.
Epigraph:
Epigraph 1: Marmora Messala findit caprificus, et audax | Dimidios Crispi mulio ridet equos: | At chartis nec furta nocent, et secula profunt: | Solaque non norunt haec monumenta mori. MARTIAL, B. x. Ep. 2. Epigraph 2: Statues may moulder; and the Clown, unbred, | Scoff at young Ammon's horse without his head: | But finish'd Writings Theft and Time defy; | The only Monuments which cannot die. HAY.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of Scottish verse
Format:
Octavo
Other matter:
Errata, 1p. Preface, pp.i-ii. Index to Vol. I, pp.171-175.
Related People
Publisher:
William Hay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Philander like an happy thoughtless swain
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
The Secret.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O cheerfulness celestial Queen
Page No:
pp.3-7
Poem Title:
Address to Chearfulness.
Attribution:
By a young Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'll sing you a song
Page No:
pp.7-10
Poem Title:
A Song, On the Officers of Lord ----'s Regiment. [Tune, Free and Accepted Mason.]
Attribution:
By an Officer.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When here o colonel first we came
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase of Arno's Vale, made at Breda, and addressed to Colonel S----
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. an Officer.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I care not ye gods for the breath of a name
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept dear Percy from your long known friend
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Lord Algernon Percy: On his marriage.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail harvest come and with thee plenty bring
Page No:
pp.14-17
Poem Title:
An Ode to Plenty and Harvest.
Attribution:
By an Officer.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could I with poems purchase an estate
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
The Complaint.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. an Officer.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It fell about the month of June
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase of the first four Verses of Barbara Allen. Made on Lord D----'s regiment receiving orders to march from Maestrecht to Sas van Ghent, in Dutch Flanders.
Attribution:
By Sir R--t M--y K--h.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By Sas's sickly streams we sat
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase of the CXXXVIIth Psalm, made at Sas van Ghent, when the regiment was very sickly.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From writing odes and all such tricks
Page No:
pp.21-23
Poem Title:
The Caution.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear minister my landard stile
Page No:
pp.23-25
Poem Title:
A Letter written to the Parson at Lisle, from Sas van Ghent.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By the side of the slow running Zoom
Page No:
pp.25-28
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase of Colin's Complaint. Made at Bergen-op-zoom, March 1752, at the Reduction that happened at that time.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The prince made me a grenadier
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
A Song, Made on the same occasion.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To you great lords I make my just complaint
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
The lamentable Situation of the pensioned Officers. [...] To the States General.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With indignation and with fury fraught
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
The lamentable Situation of the pensioned Officers [...] Invocation.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sir R--t M--y K--h.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From Bergen's walls with recent bloodshed stained
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
A Letter to Captain D---s at Amesbury, from Bergen-op-zoom, July 1952.
Attribution:
K---h.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say would you have me still love on
Page No:
pp.31-33
Poem Title:
A Translation of Voltaire's Stanzas on Old Age.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. K---h]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With reverence great and due submission
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
A Drinking Pass to Lieutenant R---t D---s. Addressed to Sir George C---n, Bart.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. K---h]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bleak roared the blast and horror's giant form
Page No:
pp.35-37
Poem Title:
Danae's Lamentation over her son Perseus, sleeping in a Chest, whilst exposed to a Storm at Sea. (From the Original of Simonides.)
Attribution:
R. W.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
John Dow is dead and gane to rest
Page No:
pp.39-42
Poem Title:
An Elegy, on John Dow, commonly called Colonel Dow; who died at Crieff, November 1774, without making any material blank in God's creation.
Attribution:
By Mr. J----y
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Paoli the second to make people stare
Page No:
pp.42-45
Poem Title:
On reading a Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.
Attribution:
By Miss B---ce.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pallas dear nymph bids you be kind
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
To Miss S---ge, sent by a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As murmuring Thames came gliding by
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Verses by Miss B---ce, on hearing Somerset House was ordered to be taken down.
Attribution:
by Miss B---ce,
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why came you back to me ah cruel swain
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst you are frolicking amongst plays and balls
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Friend.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh hear me all ye powers above
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
An Invocation to the Muses.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True happiness and peace of mind
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
The Vision.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To you my friend I will my sorrow tell
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
An Epistle from the Country in Winter.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ha now the tyrant rage of winter's gone
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
An Epistle from the Country in the Spring.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever o Hymen I add to thy tribe
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would you behold the wonder of our age
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
An Acrostick.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bumper yes may for a while
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Verses inscribed to a Young gentleman, who lov'd drinking too well.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why do you thus mistaken youth
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
A Reproof to a Young Man.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I the other day received your letter
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
A Scotch Epistle.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In garret high there lives a swain
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Verses addressed to a Young Gentleman, who would be a Poet.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all trades I know
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
A serious Advice to the same Poet.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One day a young bard
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
On a poor Genius.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You'll wonder to find
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
To a Lady upon her Son turning Poet after a Fit of Sickness.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Goddess of Dulness I implore
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Song. [...] Invocation.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This young man inclined to the ways of Old Nick
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
The Life and Conversion of a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What means the dullness of this place
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Song. [p.64]
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce, p. 64]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The doctrine of grace
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
Verses.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though faith's the root
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two names in Great Britain all Whigs do approve
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What one Sharp did of old as in history you'll find
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
A Rebuse.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The busy clamorous city's sunk in rest
Page No:
pp.69-72
Poem Title:
An Epistle.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What on stages in streets gives the vulgar delight
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Laurus was nature's masterpiece begun
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah that the Almighty from eternal thought
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Verses.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near Eden side there is a hero known
Page No:
pp.74-77
Poem Title:
A Genuine Account of Capt. R.-- G.-- B--, in the Days of his Youth, in an Epistle to a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your lordship's letter we have read
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Addressed to Lord B----n, when he wrote a Character of himself in the News-papers, by Way of a Letter, when he wanted to be made One of the Sixteen Peers for Scotland.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've prayed and threatened yet tis all in vain
Page No:
pp.78-80
Poem Title:
Mr. M---n Answer to Miss B---e Card.
Attribution:
Mr. M---n
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Mr M--n Miss B--ce presents
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
A Card.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear sir when I received your letter
Page No:
pp.80-82
Poem Title:
An Epistle.
Attribution:
By Miss B--ce.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When nature formed thee for a wit
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
Verses Extempore, to a Poet.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How shall I thank thee noble dame
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
An Epistle written Extempore, on receiving a Letter from the Honourable Mrs. G.----
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss B---ce.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bleak Winter's gone Favonian gales
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I, Ode IV.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. R--t W--r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Learn hence dear youth the brainless crowds to shun
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
An Advice to a Young Gentleman.
Attribution:
By a Young Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No longer will i ask her love
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Verses sent to Miss R--y M--n, of G--k, Renfrewshire.
Attribution:
Fidelio.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Infinite great majestic God
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Verses written by a Young Lady, aged Thirteen, on viewing a Ship-wreck.
Attribution:
A.-- M.--
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long since I bade the muse farewell
Page No:
pp.89-91
Poem Title:
To Miss M--- M---n, of Greenock, An amiable Young Lady, unfortunately the Cousin of the Fashionable Daughter.
Attribution:
Fidelio.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stop mortal frail collect your thought
Page No:
pp.91-96
Poem Title:
A Rhapsody on a Huge Hog's Head, written in 1761. Being a Satirical Essay on a certain tippling Society.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. T--d.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To prove a vacuum in thy brain
Page No:
pp.96-101
Poem Title:
A familiar Epistle to Mr. N---k, on reading his New History of London. Written in 1773.
Attribution:
By Mr. H--y
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of old a grave ass paced in pomp
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
A Fable.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sons of mysterious Faust and famous Koster
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Verses on reading Mr. Russell's Character and Genius of Women, and Sir John Dalrymple his Appendix to State Papers.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The prodigal son when in brothels he danced
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
A Card, with the Book of Common Prayer, sent to a young Rake, after a whole Night's debauch, in dancing and drinking.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fine paintings fine trees there's little else in it
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
On reading the celebrated Trip to Paris.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In truth my lord your steward's feast
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
On the Feast of the Sons of the Clergy. (Written in 1774.) To L----d N-----.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Abstracting my friends
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
To the Abstractors of the Acts of Parliament, in the News-papers, in 1773.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by Mr. H--y.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the trees are all bare not a leaf to be seen
Page No:
pp.109-111
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While others sing the heroes glorious fate
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
An elegy on the Death of an amiable Young Lady. Written in 1761.
Attribution:
By J-- B-- Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While you in nature's works explore
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
Lycidas to Menalcas.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. by J-- B-- Esq.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh what meaneth my sorrowful heart
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
An Ode to an Inconstant.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman. [...] H.-- G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One night as I walked by the side of a mill
Page No:
pp.116-118
Poem Title:
The Conversation.
Attribution:
By Miss B--e.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now twilight from the mountain brow descends
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
An Invocation to the Evening Star.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. by Miss B--ce]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Bob who midst soft rural scenes
Page No:
pp.119-125
Poem Title:
Carmen Capillare: Or, the Wig Poem.
Attribution:
By a Young Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Bob | Enraptured with your rural sport
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
An Epistle.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Carmen Capillare.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Clio pondering over thy lines I roll
Page No:
pp.127-129
Poem Title:
By Lady Mary ---- on reading some Verses, written by an amiable young Lady.
Attribution:
By Lady Mary ----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dim as the fleeting visions of the night
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
The Cell of Solitude.
Attribution:
By Mr. Ogilvie.
Attributed To:
John Ogilvie
First Line:
A man that's neither high nor low
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
The Choice.
Attribution:
by A Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis truth with deference to the college
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
The News-Paper.
Attribution:
By Mr. ----.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great Shakespeare's works octavos quartos folios
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
On Shakespeare.
Attribution:
By a Bookseller.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O formed to please without the force of art
Page No:
pp.134-136
Poem Title:
Verses by a Lady, on a young Gentleman's going abroad.
Attribution:
by a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A thick twisted brake in the time of a storm
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
The Sheep and the Bramble-bush.
Attribution:
by Mr. Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Far from the cares or glories that await
Page No:
pp.137-139
Poem Title:
Humanity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where Tweed's fair plains in liberal beauty lie
Page No:
pp.139-151
Poem Title:
Genius and Valour. A Pastoral Poem;
Attribution:
By Mr. Langhorne.
Attributed To:
John Langhorne
First Line:
Hail gentle maid hail rosy bosomed spring
Page No:
pp.151-153
Poem Title:
Address to Spring. Written in 1762.
Attribution:
By Mr. H.----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To wed or not to wed that is the question
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
The Bachelor's Soliloquy. In imitation of the celebrated Soliloquy of Hamlet.
Attribution:
By G-- D-- Esq;
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Philander could my pen rehearse
Page No:
pp.155-160
Poem Title:
A Monody, in Praise of Virtue. [...] Addressed to Mr. H.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mac----ne, in 1774.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What power what genius will the muse
Page No:
pp.160-170
Poem Title:
Ode to Fortitude.
Attribution:
By Mr. R--l.
Attributed To:
Not attributed