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The Christian poet. A miscellany of divine poems, all written by the late Mr. Secretary Addison, &c. [ESTC T99282]

DMI number:
691
Publication Date:
1728
ESTC number:
T99282
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 e. 432
Full Title:
THE | CHRISTIAN POET. | A | MISCELLANY | OF | [i]Divine POEMS[/i], | All written by the late | Mr. Secretary ADDISON, [i]&c. | VIZ.[/i] | [2 columns] [column 1] I. On the RESURRECTION. | II. On the WORKS of the | CREATION. | III. On the MERCIES of | GOD. | IV. A HYMN composed in | his Sickness. [/column 1] [column 2] V. A THANKSGIVING for | Deliverances from [i]Imminent | Dangers.[/i] | VI. For RESIGNATION to | the [i]Divine Will.[/i] | With MEMOIRS of Mr. | [i]Addison[/i]'s Life and Writings. [/column 2] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for E. CURLL in the [i]Strand.[/i] | M.DCC.XX.VIII. (Price 4 [i]s.[/i])
Epigraph:
[i]All that[/i] WE [i]know of[/i] THOSE [i]Above, | Is, that They[i] SING, [i]and that They[/i] LOVE. | WALLER.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of religious verse, Made-up miscellany, and Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[1-5] 6-24, 1-16 [4] 1-60, 1-32, [i-iii] iv-viii [1]-80, [1]-16
Bibliographic details:
Case notes that contents of individual copies of this made-up miscellany vary widely; contents and order of BOD copy differ from Yale copy listed in Case, esp. in that BOD but not Yale miscellany includes E. Curll's 1732 miscellany, 'Poems. By William Bowman, M.A. Vicar of Dewsbury in Yorkshire' pp.1-80. Separate title page p.[i]: POEMS. | [rule] | [i]By[/i] WILLIAM BOWMAN, M.A. | [i]VICAR of[/i] Dewsbury [i]in[/i] Yorkshire. | [rule] | [i]Men' moveat cimex Pantilius? aut crucier, quod | Vellicet absentem Demetrius? aut quod ineptus | Fannius Hermogenis laedat conviva Tigelli? | Plotius, & Varius, Mecaenas, Virgiliusque, | Valgius, & probet haec Octavius optimus, atque | Fuscus; & haec utinam Viscorum laudet uterque.[/i] | HOR. [i]Sat.[/i] x. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION Corrected. | [rule] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for E. CURLL, in [i]Burleigh-Street[/i] in the | [i]Strand.[/i] 1732. Price 1 s. [i]6 d.[/i] Followed by preface 'To the Reader' pp. [iii]-viii.
Comments:
PLATES: Plate facing title page, plate facing title page of attached miscellany 'Christus Patiens' CONTENTS: pp.1-32 (fourth section of miscellany) consist of 'Memoirs of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq;' which includes verse excerpts from Addison's 'A Letter from Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles Lord Hallifax' pp.5-6; 'The Campaign Poem, To His Grace the Duke of Marlborough' p.8; and 'To Sir Godfrey Kneller, On His Picture of the King' pp.25-27. Miscellany with Bowman's Poems contains Latin verse pp.77-80.
Other matter:
BACK MATTER: Publisher's booklist pp.1-16.
References:
Case 348
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Publication Date:
1731
ESTC No:
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Volume:
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Relationship:
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Comments:
Title:
The Altar of Love: [Harding C 105] [N16438]
Publication Date:
1731
ESTC No:
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Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
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Comments:
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Publisher:
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Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
The pencil's glowing lines and vast command
Page No:
p.5-12
Poem Title:
The Resurrection, A Poem.
Attribution:
N. Amhurst (Preface)
Attributed To:
Nicholas Amhurst
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
p.12-13
Poem Title:
On the Works of the Creation.
Attribution:
Mr. Secretary Addison (title page)
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
p.14-16
Poem Title:
On the Mercies of God.
Attribution:
Mr. Secretary Addison (title page)
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
Page No:
p.17-18
Poem Title:
A Hymn composed in Sickness.
Attribution:
Mr. Secretary Addison (title page)
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
p.18-20
Poem Title:
A Thanksgiving for Deliverances from Imminent Dangers.
Attribution:
Mr. Secretary Addison (title page)
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
p.21-22
Poem Title:
For Resignation to the Divine Will.
Attribution:
Mr. Secretary Addison (title page)
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
In that blessed day from every part the just
Page No:
p.23-24
Poem Title:
On the Knowledge of our Friends in Heaven.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Adieu ye toyish reeds that once could please
Page No:
p.1-16
Poem Title:
The Last Epiphany. A Pindarick Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others swell their mercenary lays
Page No:
p.1-60
Poem Title:
The Sufferings of Christ. An Heroic Poem.
Attribution:
By Mr Beckingham (title page)
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
Warwick to whom is due alone
Page No:
p.13-15
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
by Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Ah me what means these tumults in my breast
Page No:
p.18-25
Poem Title:
The Lover.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Alas no drug no medicine ever was found
Page No:
p.61-66
Poem Title:
A Pastoral in Imitation of Virgil's Alexis.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Hail dreary shades hail melancholy gloom
Page No:
pp.26-56
Poem Title:
Night. In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Illustrious Townshend born of noble blood
Page No:
p.56-58
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode I. Book I. Imitated.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Phoebus what does thy poet ask
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode 31. Book 1.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Shall Cooper's Hill in lofty numbers rise
Page No:
p.1-17
Poem Title:
Jesus Grove. Inscrib'd to a Lady.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Assist me gentle god of love
Page No:
p.66-67
Poem Title:
A Love Song.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Cursed be the time I left my peaceful gloom
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
Part of the Third Chapter of Job Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
Has not the Lord a stated time decreed
Page No:
p.74-76
Poem Title:
Part of the 7th Chapter of Job Paraphrased. An Imitation of Milton's Stile.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman
First Line:
To Heaven I will direct my pious prayers
Page No:
p.67-70
Poem Title:
The 77th Psalm Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By William Bowman, M.A. (title page)
Attributed To:
William Bowman