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The court miscellany being a curious collection of amorous poems [N27600] [ecco]

DMI number:
49
Publication Date:
1731
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N27600
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW105972576
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 832.
Full Title:
THE | COURT MISCELLANY: | Being a Curious | COLLECTION | OF | AMOROUS POEMS, | MADE ON | Persons, of both Sexes, of the first | Rank of Quality in [i]Great Britain[/i]. | In which is contain'd | [two columns] [column 1] 1. A Description of the [i]best | in Christendom[/i]. Inscribed to | the P---- of [i]W----[/i], and Miss | [i]F--zw--ms[/i] 2. Dialogues be- | tween an old Maid of 72, and a | young one of 13, on Love and | Gallentry, Marriage and single | Life, Dress and Behaviour, Plays | and Musick, Beauty and Court- | ship. 3. Verses by a Lady in | Praise of her [i]Own Estate[/i]. | 4. A | Journey to Bristol, for the Re- | covery of Health. Inscribed to | Miss V-n. | 3. In Praise of Tea. | Addressed to the Court Ladies, | particularly the Maids of Ho- | nour to her Majesty. 6. The Apothecary's Daughter. A Tale. | Inscribed to Captain P--ns, and a | Royal Person. | 7. The Favourite. | Inscribed to two of the Maids of [/column 1] | [column 2] Honour to the Queen. 8. The | Unlucky [illeg]; or the Royal | Cully. 9. The constant Fair. A | Ballad Inscrib'd to Miss M-d--s. | 10. On a Punch Bowl, belong- |ing to a Court Sot. 11. On a | Flea, leaping into a Lady's Bed | at St. James's. 12. On the Charms of a young Lady of the | first Rank 13. An Epitaph on | a Wife, by a Husband. 14. A | new ballad on an insulting in-| constant Woman. 15. Beauty in | Masquerade. Inscribed to the | C-----ss of S----k. 16. An [illeg] |lian Wit's Question, and an En-|glish Critick's Answer. 17. The | Tale of Susannah and the two | Elders. 18. An Epitaph on a | Taylor's Wife. 19. A Satyr on | Eve. Addressed to all Prudes. [/column 2] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for S. SLOW, in the [i]Strand[/i]. | [short rule] | M.DCC.XXXI.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1 s
Pagination:
0
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: [rule] | THE | COURT MISCELLANY: | Being a curious | COLLECTION | OF | AMOROUS POEMS. | [rule] | [Price One Shilling.]
Comments:
CONTENTS: Prose dialogue 'A Dialogue between Leonora and Aurelia' pp. 3-29.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Preface (2pp.)
Related People
Publisher:
S. Slow
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for S. Slow in the Strand'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Musing one day on this and that
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
A Description of The best in Christendom. Inscribed to the P--- of W---, and Miss F---zw---ms.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A manor large by Chloe was possessed
Page No:
pp.29-33
Poem Title:
Verses by a Lady, in Praise of her own Estate.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Young Celia pretended to be in sad taking
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
A Journey to Bristol for the Recovery of Health. Inscribed to the Honourable Miss V--e.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Let other bards Leander's passion move
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
In Praise of Tea. Address'd to the Court Ladies, particularly M--ds of Honour.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In Kingstonwick as stories tell
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
The Apothecary's Daughter.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
M-rd-nt and V-n- two honorary dames
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
The Favourite. Inscribed to two of the Maids of Honour to her Majesty.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When Harry fifth of that great name
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
The Unlucky Ramble; or, the Royal Cully.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Over this the wretch no sorrow knows
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On a Punch-Bowl, belonging to a Court Sot.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Where is he gone whom I adore
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
The Constant Fair. A Ballad.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Bold animal that dares presume
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On a Flea, leaping into a Lady's Bed at St. James.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Dolly's beauty and art
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On the Charms of a young Lady of the first Rank.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here my poor dear wife does lie
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Wife, by her Husband.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Insulting beauty you misspend
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
A Ballad on an insulting, inconstant Woman.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When fair Susannah in a cool retreat
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Susannah and the Two Elders. A Tale.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
From Abraham's bosom full of lice
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Taylor's Wife.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Unmasked fair Celia every natural charm
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Beauty in Masquerade. Inscribed to the C---s of S--k.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If such a thing should come to pass
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
The Earl of Rochester's Answer.
Attribution:
Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Suppose that your king he should command
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
An Italian Wit's Question to the Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
Italian Wit
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Adam saw the beauty by his side
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
A Satyr upon Eve. Address'd to all Prudes.
Attribution:
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Not attributed