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The ever green being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T144558]

DMI number:
492
Publication Date:
1761
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T144558
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114364968
Shelfmark:
BOD Douce R 467 v.1
Full Title:
THE | EVER GREEN | BEING A | COLLECTION | OF | SCOTS POEMS, | Wrote by the Ingenious before 1600. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | [i]Published by[/i] ALLAN RAMSAY. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]EDINBURGH:[/i] | Printed for ALEXANDER DONALDSON, | [i]at Pope's Head.[/i] MDCCLXI.
Epigraph:
Still [i]green[/i] with Bays each ancient Altar stands, | Above the Reach of sacrilegious Hands, | Secure from Flames, from Envy's fiercer Rage, | Destructive War and all devouring Age. | POPE.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[i-iii] iv-vi [vii] viii-xiv, 1-272 (237 mispaginated as 137)
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of Scottish verse. NOTE ON SPELLING: As the poems in this miscellany are in Scots dialect, they have been transcribed without modernization. The spelling of the poems has been taken from T143032. Note that in T144558, the spelling is occasionally modernized / variant.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Dedicatory epistle 'To His Grace James Duke of Hamilton, &c. Captain General, And the rest of the Honourable Members of the Royal Company of Archers' signed by Allan Ramsay pp. [iii]-vi. Preface pp. vii-xiv. BACK MATTER: Contents page pp. 271-272.
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Title:
The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T143032]
Publication Date:
1724
ESTC No:
T143032
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
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Title:
The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol II] [ESTC T143032]
Publication Date:
1724
ESTC No:
T143032
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol II] [ESTC T144558]
Publication Date:
1761
ESTC No:
T144558
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Alexander Donaldson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T144558
Publisher:
Allan Ramsay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T144558
Dedicatee:
James Douglas-Hamilton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T144558
Content/Publication
First Line:
Was nevir in Scotland hard nor sene
Page No:
p.1-14
Poem Title:
Chrysts-Kirk of the Grene.
Attribution:
Finis quod King James I.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhen Merch with variand winds was overpast
Page No:
p.15-26
Poem Title:
A Poem in Honour of Margaret, Daughter to Henry the VII. of England, Queen to James the IV. King of Scots
Attribution:
Quod Mr. Wm. Dunbar'
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Richt fain wald I my qwaintance mak
Page No:
p.27-30
Poem Title:
A Panygyrick on Sr Penny.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhen silver Diane full of beims bricht
Page No:
p.31-50
Poem Title:
Vertue and Vyce. A Poem, Addrest to James V. King of Scots, By the famous and renown'd Clerk, Mr. John Bellentyne, Arch-Dean of Murray.
Attribution:
Mr. John Bellentyne
Attributed To:
John Bellenden
First Line:
Be merry brethrene ane and all
Page No:
p.51-55
Poem Title:
A Bytand Ballat on warlo Wives, | That gar thair Men live pinging Lives.
Attribution:
Quod Flemyng.
Attributed To:
Flemyng
First Line:
Robin sat on the gude grene hill
Page No:
p.56-63
Poem Title:
Robin and Makyne, A Pastoral.
Attribution:
Finis quod Mr. Rob. Henryson.
Attributed To:
Robert Henryson
First Line:
Man sen thy lyfe is ay in weir
Page No:
p.64-66
Poem Title:
Advice to Man to enjoy his ain.
Attribution:
Quod Dumbar
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
I have a little Fleming Berge
Page No:
p.67-70
Poem Title:
On a bonny Vessel called The Fleming Bark, belonging to Edinburgh.
Attribution:
Quod Semple
Attributed To:
Robert Sempill
First Line:
Pernitious people partial in despyte
Page No:
p.71-77
Poem Title:
The Defens of Grissel Sandylands | For using of hir self contrair the Ten Commands, | Being in Ward for playing of the Loun | With every ane list gife hir half a Croun.
Attribution:
Quod Semple.
Attributed To:
Robert Sempill
First Line:
Frae Dunideir as I cam throuch
Page No:
p.78-90
Poem Title:
The Battle of Harlaw, Foughten upon Friday, July 24 1411, against Donald of the Isles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As zung auror with chrystal hail
Page No:
p.91-97
Poem Title:
Ane Ballat of the fenziet Frier of Tungland, | How he fell in the Myre fleand to Turkland.
Attribution:
Finis quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
A Murelands man of uplands mak
Page No:
p.98-101
Poem Title:
Tydings frae the Session.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Devorit with dreim devising in my slumber
Page No:
p.102-106
Poem Title:
A Generall Satyre.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
It that I gife I haif
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
Wise Sayings.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhair luve is kendlit comfortless
Page No:
p.108-111
Poem Title:
The Complaint. An Epistle to his Mistress on the Force of Luve.
Attribution:
Quod King Henry Stewart.
Attributed To:
King Henry Stewart
First Line:
Quhome sould I wyt for my mischance
Page No:
p.112-114
Poem Title:
Cupid quareld for his Tyranie. Blindnes and Injustice.
Attribution:
Quod Alexr. Scot.
Attributed To:
Alexander Scott
First Line:
Ane agit man twyce fourty zeirs
Page No:
p.115-117
Poem Title:
The Auld Mans inveighing against Mouth-Thankless.
Attribution:
Quod Kennedy.
Attributed To:
Walter Kennedy
First Line:
Thou leis loun thou leis thou leis
Page No:
p.118-119
Poem Title:
The Soutar descryvit by the Tailzior.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
False clatterand kensy kuckold knaif
Page No:
p.120-122
Poem Title:
The Soutars Answer to the Tailzior.
Attribution:
Quod Stewart.
Attributed To:
William Stewart
First Line:
Betwix twa tods a crawing cok
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Foxis ar fell at crawing coks
Page No:
p.122-122
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ze lusty ladyis luke
Page No:
p.123-128
Poem Title:
A Ballat made to the Scorn and Derision of wanton Women.
Attribution:
Quod Scott.
Attributed To:
Alexander Scott
First Line:
Our pleasance heir is all vain glory
Page No:
p.129-136
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of Life and Fear of Death, or a Lament for the Loss of the Poets.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
In Auchtermuchty dwelt a man
Page No:
p.137-143
Poem Title:
The Wife of Auchtermuchty.
Attribution:
Quod Moffat.
Attributed To:
Moffat
First Line:
Easop relates a tale weil worth renown
Page No:
p.144-155
Poem Title:
The Borrowstoun Mous, and the Landwart Mous.
Attribution:
Quod Mr. R. Henryson.
Attributed To:
Robert Henryson
First Line:
Preceland prince haiffing prerogatyve
Page No:
p.156-159
Poem Title:
Advice to his zoung King.
Attribution:
Quod Hen. Stewart.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhen doctors preicht to win the joy eternal
Page No:
p.159-160
Poem Title:
On Consciens.
Attribution:
Quod Stewart.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God by his word his wark began
Page No:
p.161-170
Poem Title:
On the Creation, and Paradyce lost.
Attribution:
Quod Sir Richd. Maitland of Lethingtoun, Knt.
Attributed To:
Maitland||Richard||Sir of Lethington
First Line:
This nicht in sleip I was agast
Page No:
p.171-175
Poem Title:
The Devils Advice to all and sundry of his best Friends.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Of collours cleir
Page No:
p.176-184
Poem Title:
The Claith-Merchant. Or a Ballat made on Jonet Reid, Jean Violet and Anna Whyt, being slicht Women, and Taverners.
Attribution:
Quod Semple.
Attributed To:
Robert Sempill
First Line:
Saw not thy seid on Sandylands
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
On King James V. his three Mistresses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In midst of June that jolly season sweit
Page No:
p.185-199
Poem Title:
The Lyon and the Mous.
Attribution:
Quod Mr. Ro. Henryson.
Attributed To:
Robert Henryson
First Line:
This hinder nicht in Dumfermeling
Page No:
p.200-203
Poem Title:
The Tod and the Lamb, or, Follows the Wowing of the King when he was at Dumfermeling.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
He that has gold and riches great
Page No:
p.204-205
Poem Title:
On anes being his own Enemy.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Thir ladys fair that mak repair
Page No:
p.206-208
Poem Title:
The Benifite of them who have Ladies wha can be gude Soliciters at Court.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
The use of court richt weil I knaw
Page No:
p.209-210
Poem Title:
Annother of the samen Cast, | Pend be the Poet wrote the last.
Attribution:
Pend be the Poet wrote the last.' i.e. Dunbar
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Bedoun the bents of Banquo brae
Page No:
p.211-230
Poem Title:
The Vision. Compylit in Latin be a most lernit Clerk in Tyme of our Hairship and Opression, anno 1300, and translatit in 1524.
Attribution:
Quod Ar. Scot.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now is the king in tendir aige
Page No:
p.231-233
Poem Title:
Jok Up-a-lands Complaint against the Court in the Kings Nonaige.
Attribution:
Quod Kennedy.
Attributed To:
Walter Kennedy
First Line:
Wald my gude lady lufe me best
Page No:
p.234-236
Poem Title:
The Garment of gude Ladyis.
Attribution:
Quod Mr. Rob. Henryson.
Attributed To:
Robert Henryson
First Line:
Just to declair the hie magnificence
Page No:
p.137 [i.e. 237]-239
Poem Title:
To the Honour of the Ladyis, and the Fortification of their Fame.
Attribution:
Quod Stewart
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of Februar the fiftein nicht
Page No:
p.240-246
Poem Title:
The Daunce.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nixt that a tournament was cryd
Page No:
p.247-253
Poem Title:
Follows the Tournament between the Soutar and Tailzior.
Attribution:
Here ends the Soutar and the Tailziors War, | Made be the noble Poet Wm. Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Betwisht the twelt hour and elevin
Page No:
p.253-255
Poem Title:
Follows ane | Amends made to the foresaid | Knichts of the Birs and Thumble; | In Case his Joke should them provok | Owr sair to girn and grumble.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Quhen Flora had owrfrett the firth
Page No:
p.256-257
Poem Title:
The Lovers Mane that dares not assay.
Attribution:
Quod Stewart
Attributed To:
William Stewart
First Line:
Hirry hary hobbilschow
Page No:
p.258-264
Poem Title:
Ane litle Interlude of the Droichs.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This warld is all but fenziet fair
Page No:
p.265-267
Poem Title:
Auld Kyndness quite forzet quhen ane grows pure.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I make it kend he that will spend
Page No:
p.268-270
Poem Title:
Advice to be Liberal and Blyth.
Attribution:
Quod Jo. Blyth.
Attributed To:
J. Blyth