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The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T143032]

DMI number:
468
Publication Date:
1724
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T143032
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113599071
Shelfmark:
BOD English Faculty Library XL11.3 [1724]
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] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]EDINBURGH[/i], | Printed by Mr. THOMAS RUDDIMAN for the Pu- | blisher, at his Shop near the Cross. M.DCC.XXIV.
Epigraph:
[i]Still[/i] green [i]with Bays each ancient Altar stands, | Above the Reach of sacrilegious Hands, | Secure from Flames, from Envys fiercer Rage, | Destructive War and all devouring Age.[/i] | POPE.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[i-ii] iii-xii, 1-272
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.
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-xii. BACK MATTER: Contents page pp. 271-272.
References:
Case 330 (1)
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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
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Unknown
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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
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Title:
The ever green being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T144558]
Publication Date:
1761
ESTC No:
T144558
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
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Related People
Publisher:
Allan Ramsay
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T143032, ODNB
Dedicatee:
James Douglas-Hamilton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T143032
Printer:
Thomas Ruddiman
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T143032
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.118-19
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 Oppression, 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.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 Tailzeors 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 Luvers 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