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The Chester Miscellany [T166017]

DMI number:
840
Publication Date:
1750
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T166017
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115609574
Shelfmark:
BL - G.17708
Full Title:
THE | [i] CHESTER [/i] | MISCELLANY. | BEING A | COLLECTION | Of several PIECES, both in | PROSE and VERSE, | Which were in the | [i] CHESTER [/i] COURANT | From JANUARY 1745, to MAY 1750. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i] CHESTER: [/i] | Printed by and for ELIZ. ADAMS; and sold by | S. NEWTON, Bookseller in [i] Manchester [/i]; and M. COOPER, | at the [i] Globe [/i] in [i] Pater-noster-row, London. [/i] | [short rule] | MDCCL.
Epigraph:
[i]Quicquid agunt homines, concursus, praelia, carmen, | Hic epos, hic elegus, nostri est farrago libelli. [/i]
Place of Publication:
Chester
Genres:
Newspaper spinoff, Political miscellany, Collection including prose, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
CHECK: v,416p.; Pp. 254 and 348 misnumbered 245 and 48 respectively (ESTC)
Comments:
Contents: contains prose and verse derived from the Chester Courant; items are annotated with the dates on which they had first appeared in the Chester Courant. Includes prose reports of the Jacobite rebellion pp. 4-169.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'To The Reader'pp.iii-iv.
References:
Case, 468
Related People
Publisher:
Elizabeth Adams
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
And printer.
Sold by:
Mary Cooper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Sold by:
S Newton
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Since with the new year a new change hath begun
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pp.1-2
Poem Title:
A New Ballad For Seventeen Hundred Forty-five.
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As when a dog and bear engage
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p.3
Poem Title:
A Simile.
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This friendly waistcoat keeps my body warm
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p.58
Poem Title:
Spoken extempore by a Soldier the Day after he receiv'd a Flannen Waistcoat, thro' the Bounty of the Quakers.
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I'll tell you a tale for a groat
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p.112
Poem Title:
A late Gazette Extraordinary
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I sing the wonders of a mimic throng
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pp.170-172
Poem Title:
Machinae Gesticulantes. The Puppet-Show. From the Latin of Mr. Addison.
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Doctor tis false I'll never believe
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pp.187-188
Poem Title:
A Friend's Advice to a Parson. From Martial Ep. 53. Lib. 2.
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See from the year are all its honours fled
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pp.188-189
Poem Title:
A Winter Evening.
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The rolling year begins his course
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pp.189-190
Poem Title:
A New Year's Ode. To Myra.
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First the great gods thy utmost reverence claim
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pp.190-192
Poem Title:
The Golden Verses of Pythagoras, translated.
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Where proud Augusta blessed with long repose
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pp.195-199
Poem Title:
Bedlam.
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Thee thee my rising soul aspires to sing
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pp.200-203
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase of the CVIth Psalm.
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Antaeus was a mighty lord
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pp.203-205
Poem Title:
Antaeus. A Tale.
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View not my friend with envy in thy breast
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pp.205-206
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on Part of the xxxviith Psalm.
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Since defalcation is the way
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pp.207-208
Poem Title:
On the new Scheme for Frugality.
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Oxoniensis.
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Fair as the dawning light auspicious guest
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pp.208-210
Poem Title:
Chearfulness.
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Jack reckons up the A-----ls we have
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p.210
Poem Title:
A Tarpaulian Opinion, upon the New Promotions.
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Forth from the whirlwind thundering voices broke
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pp.213-214
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the xxxviiith Chapter of Job.
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You a magistrate chief his wife tauntingly said
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p.215
Poem Title:
On a certain Methodist Teacher's being caught in Bed with his Maid.
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You have all heard no doubt of the devil at Lincoln
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p.217
Poem Title:
The Manchester Rebels. A New Song. To the Tune of, The Abbot of Canterbury.
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Ye sons of Israel once Heaven's favourite care
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pp.218-219
Poem Title:
David's Lamentation, from the 1st Chapter of the 2nd Book of Samuel.
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The pencil's glowing lines the painter's care
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pp.220-223
Poem Title:
A Version of Mr. Addison's Latin Poem, entituled, The Resurrection; painted above the Altar in Magdalen-College Chapel, Oxon.
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Fly fly far hence consuming cares
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pp.226-229
Poem Title:
May-Day
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A wolf with hunger fierce and bold
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p.230
Poem Title:
Gay's Fables, Vol. I. Fab. xvii. The Shepherd's Dog and the Wolf.
Attribution:
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John Gay
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Now the bright morning star day's harbinger
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p.232
Poem Title:
Milton's Song on May Morning.
Attribution:
Milton
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John Milton
First Line:
Now hinds if you regard your country's good
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pp.233-234
Poem Title:
Young John Bull's Address to his Countrymen, occasion'd by the Coach and Window-Taxes.
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A son of Galen learned indeed
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pp.234-236
Poem Title:
The Astrological Physician. A Fable. Imitated from Mons. De la Motte.
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Avaro lived a private life
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pp.236-238
Poem Title:
The Father. A Tale.
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Go last of Britons who hast dared be free
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p.238
Poem Title:
To Edward Vernon, Esq.
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Happy the man like those of old
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pp.239-241
Poem Title:
Ode In Praise of a Country Life, In Imitation of Horace, Epod. II.
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Poets invoke when they rehearse
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p.242
Poem Title:
The Tea-Table. In the Manner of Mr. Waller.
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An honoured letter would we mention
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p.243
Poem Title:
On the Letter P.
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Think not I write my innocence to prove
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pp.244-246
Poem Title:
Roxana to Philocles.
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Nor gentle purpose nor endearing smiles
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p.251
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Milton
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John Milton
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The doleful dumps I sing and direful woes
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pp.255-259
Poem Title:
Marian's Distress. In the manner of Mr. Gay.
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Beneath an hawthorn bush secreted shade
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pp.259-262
Poem Title:
A Pastoral. Diggon Davy and Colin Clout.
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To villains who their native country sell
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p.262
Poem Title:
[No title]
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The trees to politics inclined
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pp.263-264
Poem Title:
Jotham's Parable, On the ixth Chapter of Judges. Translated from the Latin, lately publish'd in Holland.
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By every bird and beast of prey
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p.265
Poem Title:
The Breed Changed.
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Guy Faux no doubt deserved to hang
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pp.265-266
Poem Title:
The Golden Plot
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Wondrous machine thy curious fabric shows
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pp.268-269
Poem Title:
Upon the Silk-Mills at Derby
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In politics dare women draw the pen
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pp.269-270
Poem Title:
The following Lines were wrote by a Lady, on Account of the Taxes.
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What flood O Deva may with thine compare
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Horace, Book III. Ode 13.
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When once a king enquired no matter who
Page No:
pp.272-273
Poem Title:
One Thing Wanting
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Whenever this stone now hid beneath the lake
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pp.273-274
Poem Title:
To Posterity
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This string by Hke and Wn worn
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p.274
Poem Title:
The Red Ribband
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Dear object of my love whose powerful charms
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p.276
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Let Israel now the votive trophies raise
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pp.277-280
Poem Title:
A Version of Deborah's Song. Judges, Chap. V.
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Hail mighty P of the coasts joint chief
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pp.284-285
Poem Title:
From a Commorant, to His Honour.
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Where now are all my flattering dreams of joy
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pp.285-286
Poem Title:
Despair. An Elegy, in Imitation of Tibullus.
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A favourite cat that long in brewhouse dwelt
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pp.286-287
Poem Title:
The Cat in Drink. A Fable.
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Stanzarius.
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First Line:
A peace a peace is better far
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pp.287-288
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Eboracensis.
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Britons awake your country's cause
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p.287
Poem Title:
The Advice; or, An Extempore Address to the Freeholders of the Country of Northampton.
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Struck with grief I scarce believe my eyes
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p.288
Poem Title:
News of Preliminary Articles, signed April 30, N.S. Maestricht, capit. May 7.
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Beauty is but a vain and fleeting good
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pp.289-290
Poem Title:
Beauty's Value...From a very correct Manuscript.
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By William Shakespear.
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William Shakespeare
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If any ask who made this peace we'll tell em
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
Two Lines wrote on the Wall in an Inn at St. Albans, 1548.
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Proceed great men at naval conquests cease
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p.289
Poem Title:
To the Peace-Makers.
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Three different schemes philosophers assign
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pp.290-291
Poem Title:
On Chance and Predestination.
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To sea Tom and shakes he never will go
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p.290
Poem Title:
A good Riddance of Either
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Hence ye prophane I hate ye all
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pp.291-292
Poem Title:
Horace. Lib. III. Ode I. imitated
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Why Damon with the forward day
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p.293
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy
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Ah Celia where are now the charms
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pp.294-295
Poem Title:
To Celia, Upon her growing a little into Years.
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The fool that is wealthy is sure of a bride
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p.295
Poem Title:
Fools have Fortune
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Close in her hallowed grot where mildly bright
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pp.307-310
Poem Title:
Isis
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Backwards rode Filch who pockets used to rifle
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pp.319-320
Poem Title:
Filch at the Gallows
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Jove in distress the goddess Thetis brings
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p.320
Poem Title:
The Hoop
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Quoth Robin Tom take off thy can
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p.321
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between two British Sailors
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Whether inspired by heaven or moved by H--
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p.321
Poem Title:
On the Thanksgiving, and the Jubilee-Ball, that is to follow it.
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The sun that used to cheer our hearts
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p.322
Poem Title:
For the Night of the Fireworks.
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Dolly whose form by envy stands confessed
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p.326
Poem Title:
An Extempore Answer to the Extempore Panegyrick
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Dolly whose form could please in days of yore
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p.326
Poem Title:
An Extempore Panegyrick on her Majesty Dorothy Haterump.
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Briton behold if patriot worth be dear
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p.327
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Well girls such officers was ever aught so stupid
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p.328
Poem Title:
Queen D—thy's late Speech at the Dismission of her Privy Council.
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Well sirs such a rhymer so hobbingly stupid
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p.328
Poem Title:
Imitated.
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Asses milk half a pint take at six or before
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p.329
Poem Title:
Advice to a certain young Lady.
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Reader behold this monument of death
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p.330
Poem Title:
The following remarkable Inscription is taken from a new erected Tomb-Stone, in Islington Church-Yard.
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Isis reject not the advice I send
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p.340
Poem Title:
Advice to Oxf—d
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Who tell us matters go not well in
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pp.340-341
Poem Title:
Gentlemen Britons
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An arch and sturdy bellman of the town
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pp.342-344
Poem Title:
The Bellman and the Captain. A Tale.
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Whilst anxious mortals strive in vain
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pp.344-346
Poem Title:
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Life the dear precarious boon
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pp.346-48 [i.e. 348]
Poem Title:
Life, an Ode
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This humble dirge O Kynnaston attends
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pp.350-353
Poem Title:
On the Death of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Bart. To Edward Kynnaston, Esq; Knight of the Shire for the County of Mountgomery.
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While fell corruption sets the realm to sale
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pp.353-355
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Without a friend without a foe
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pp.356-357
Poem Title:
The Present State of Europe. A new Edition.
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This feast O Britons with devotion heed
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p.357
Poem Title:
For All-Saints Day
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Why all asleep when justice bids you rise
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p.358
Poem Title:
To the Anti-Gallicans.
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If Roman geese could cackle Gauls away
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p.358
Poem Title:
On certain Stollers. An Epigram.
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Some doubt in part the story of this plot
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pp.358-359
Poem Title:
For Gunpowder Treason
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To form a Mstr the ingredients
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p.359
Poem Title:
The Grand Catholicon, Being a genuine Family Receipt
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What muse what numbers shall our anguish tell
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p.360
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[no title]
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Breetons my frippery countremans are come
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pp.364-365
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoke by Monsieur le Chevalier Desca—x. (Great Shadow of a Poet!) At the Opening of the Little French Playhouse.
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Conscience thou native guide of human kind
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pp.366-367
Poem Title:
Conscience. An Ode. In Imitation of the late Earl of Rochester.
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Floridore.
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A new year's ode God save the king
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pp.372-373
Poem Title:
Prognostications For the Year 1750
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Accept O king an humble muse's lay
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pp.376-377
Poem Title:
The following Lines, address'd to William King, L. L. D, Principal of St. Mary's Hall, Oxon, and Author of a late celebrated Oration, are taken from the London Evening-Post.
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Religion in truth is an excellent thing
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pp.377-378
Poem Title:
Religion and Liberty; Or, C—t-Craft Display'd.
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On closing flowers when genial gales diffuse
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pp.387-394
Poem Title:
The Triumphs of Isis. A Poem. Occasion'd by Isis, an Elegy.
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When loud the blustering tempest roars
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pp.394-396
Poem Title:
In Imitation of the 16th Ode of the Second Book of Horace. Address'd to — —.
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May health and safety still attend
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pp.396-398
Poem Title:
The Tenth Epistle of the First Book of Horace, imitated. To a Friend at the Metropolis.
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Whence these returning throws convulsive throbs
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pp.398-400
Poem Title:
On the late Earthquakes.
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The rude inclement binding blast
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pp.400-402
Poem Title:
Return of the Spring. Horace, Book I. Ode 4. translated.
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In mournful lays whilst others justly grieved
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pp.409-410
Poem Title:
On the Death of the much-lamented Robert Hyde of Nerquis, Esq; lately deceased. An Elegy.
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Whilst your Devanus in exalted lays
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pp.411-412
Poem Title:
Thomae Kenyon filii natu maximi Lloyd Kenyon de Gredington in Com. Flint. armig.
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