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The curiosity: or gentleman and ladies repository (Part 1) [T187818] [ECCO]

DMI number:
623
Publication Date:
1740
ESTC number:
T187818
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114288360
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | CURIOSITY: | OR, | Gentlemen and Ladies | REPOSITORY. | CONTAINING, | [2 columns] [column 1] I. The Splended [sic] Shilling | in imitation of [i]Milton[/i]. | And, | II. Verses to a Lady with [i]Milton[/i]'s Paradise Lost. | By Mr. [i]Phillips[/i]. | III. The Furniture of a | Woman's Mind. And, | IV. A Meditation upon a | [i]Broom-Stick :[/i] Accord- | ing to the Stile and | Manner of the Hon | [i]Robert Boyle[/i]'s Meditati | ons. By Dean [i]Swift[/i]. | V. A Consolation for | Cuckoldom. | VI. The surly Constable | meets with his Match. | VII A merry Poem on | [column 2] the Taking [i]Port Santa | Maria [/i], in [i]Spain[/i], by his | late Grace of [i]Ormond[/i]. | VIII The Extravagant | Drunkard's Wish. | IX. A Silly Wife the | worst of Evils. | X. [i]Joseph[/i]'s Modesty. | XI. The Symptoms of | Love in young Lasses. | XII. To Mr. [i]Glover[/i], Au- | thor of [i]Leonidas[/i]. | XIII. A [i]Lapland[/i] Song. | From the Spectator | Vol 5 No. 366. | XIV. The [i]London[/i] Lamp. | XV. The Bargain. A | Tale. [end columns] | [rule] | PART I. | [rule] | LYNN: | Printed and Sold by W. GARRATT. 1740. | [Price Four-Pence.]
Place of Publication:
King's Lynn
Format:
Octavo
Price:
4 d.
Bibliographic details:
Pagination is continuous.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Booksellers advertisement on verso of tp; prose essay ('A Meditation upon a Broom-Stick') pp.14-15. 'The End of the First Part' at end of volume. OTHER NOTES: "Title page verso includes booksellerÂ’s advertisement. Selections of verse from various sources; some items previously published" (ESTC). Although tp designates this as 'Part 1', ESTC notes that 'Issue lacks chronological designation. No more known to have been published.' Marginalia on tp of ECCO copy.
References:
Crane & Kaye, 1181. Times handlist, p. 219 (ESTC).
Related People
Printer:
William Garratt
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Happy the man who void of cares and strife
Page No:
pp.3-11
Poem Title:
The Splendid Shilling. In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
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First Line:
See here how bright the first-born virgin shone
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
To a Lady with Milton's Paradise Lost.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A set of phrases learnt by rote
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
The Furniture of a Woman's Mind.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
In France de one man's drink no make
Page No:
pp.15-17
Poem Title:
A Consolation for Cuckoldom.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
One night a toper strolling void of fear
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
The surly Constable meets with his Match.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When Lewis strove as all agree
Page No:
pp.18-24
Poem Title:
A Merry Poem on the Taking Port Santa Maria, in Spain, by his late Grace of Ormond.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Had I my wish I would distend my guts
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
The Extravagant Drunkard's Wish.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In days of yore as scriptures tell
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
Joseph's Modesty.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the plagues of human life
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
A Silly Wife the worst of Evils.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Nature broods fifteen years then hatches love
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
The Symptoms of Love in young Lasses.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Though envy will not of thy worth admit
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
To Mr. Glover, Author of Leonidas.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Thou rising sun whose gladsome ray
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
A Lapland Song. From the Spectator, Vol. V. No. 366.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Light thou bright efflux from the ethereal world
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
The London Lamp.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Two welshmen partners in a cow
Page No:
pp.30-32
Poem Title:
The Bargain. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed