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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]

DMI number:
1005
Publication Date:
1766
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T86025
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113913241
Shelfmark:
BOD 12 Theta 1244
Full Title:
THE | FESTOON: | A COLLECTION of EPIGRAMS, | ANCIENT and MODERN. | [2 columns] [column 1] PANEGYRICAL, | SATYRICAL, | AMOROUS, | [/column 1] [column 2] MODERN, | HUMOROUS, | MONUMENTAL. | WITH AN | ESSAY on that Species of Composition. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | London, printed for Mess. Robinson and Roberts, at Addi- | son’s Head, Pater-noster ROW; and W. Frederick, at Bath. 1766.
Epigraph:
----- Venerandaq; castaque verba | A pueris debent virginibusq; legi. MART.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection and Collection including prose
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
xx,200p.
Bibliographic details:
1st edition
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title-page; Preface [iii-vi]; Prose essay 'On the Nature of the Epigram' [vii-xviii] including verse fragments; Epigrams Book I. Panegyrical [1-29]; Book II. Satyrical [30-62]; Book III. Amorous [63-86]; Book IV. Moral [87-109]; Book V. Humorous [110-130]; Book VI. Monumental [131-156]; 'Miscellaneous Epigrams, and Poems of an Epigrammatical Turn' [157-200]. DATE: ESTC suggests [1765]: "Announced in Lloyd’s evening post’ December 16-18, 1765."
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Title-page; Preface [iii-vi]; Prose essay 'On the Nature of the Epigram' [vii-xviii]; Table of contents, including Errata [2].
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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Publication Date:
1767
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First Line:
Celsus takes off by dint of skill
Page No:
xii
Poem Title:
On a pilfering Quack.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cursed be the verse how well so ever it flow
Page No:
xviii
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope,
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Feed on my flocks feed void of care
Page No:
xiii
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wise honest Plutarch to thy deathless praise
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
On Plutarch's Statue. From the Greek;
Attribution:
by Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Drawn by Perrhasius as in person viewed
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
On a Picture of Philoctetes. By Perrhasius.
Attribution:
-- From Mr. Webb's admirable Dialogues upon Painting.
Attributed To:
Mr. Webb
First Line:
Still in our ears Andromache complains
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
III. On Homer. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The very bees O sweet Menander hung
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
IV. On Menander. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Radcliffe fell afflicted physic cried
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
On the Death of Dr. Friend. Imitated from the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Anchises Paris and Adonis too
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
VI. On the Statue of Venus by Praxiteles. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That you like Thrasea or like Cato great
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
VIII. From the Latin of Martial. Lib. I Epig. 9.
Attribution:
by Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
The sculptor's art can brass with life inspire
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
VII. On the Statue of Alexander. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To stone the gods have changed her but in vain
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
V. On the Statue of Niobe. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is there a friend like those distinguished few
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
IX. Epig. 40.
Attribution:
by the same. [i.e., Mr. Hay]
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
When all the blandishments of life are gone
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
X. From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Porcia heard with grief her lord was dead
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
XI. Ep. 43.
Attribution:
by Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
A drop of amber from the weeping plant
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
XIII. Lib. VI. Ep. 15.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A handsome treat a piece of gold or so
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
XIV. From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wouldst thou by Attic taste approved
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
XII. Lib. 4. Ep. 87.
Attribution:
By Dr. Hoadley --- to James Harris, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
An early plant which such a blossom bears
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
XVII. To the Author of the foregoing.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Though trained in arms and learned in martial arts
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
To King James the IId in his first Year.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
When Egypt's host God's chosen tribe pursued
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
XV. On God's Omnipotence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vain Greece consult no more or haughty Rome
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
XVIII. On the Death of King William.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye active streams wherever your waters flow
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
Inscription for a Fountain, adorned with the Statue of Queen Anne, and the chief Rivers of the World round it.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Commerce and peace restored each sea his own
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
XXI. On the Death of King George I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should nature's self invade the world again
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
XXII. To King Charles I. on his Navy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Thy guardian blessed Britannia scorns to sleep
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
XX. To the Prince, On his Appearing at the Fire in Spring Garden, 1716.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On Edward's brow no laurels cast a shade
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
An Inscription design'd for the Statue of Edward the VIth at St. Thomas's Hospital.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such is thy form O Poyntz but who shall find
Page No:
op.9-10
Poem Title:
To Mr. Poyntz, on his Picture.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Those arms which now for centuries had braved
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
XIII. To Charles Granville, Lord Lansdown, on the Bombarding the Town of Granville in Normandy - which had the Granville Arms on one of the Gates of the City.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among these chiefs of British race
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
XXVII. On the Temple of English Worthies at Stow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair nature's sweet simplicity
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
XXVI. To Mr. West, at Wickham.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Great Homer's birth seven rival cities claim
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
XXIX. On Shakespeare's Monument, at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
By Mr. Seward.
Attributed To:
Thomas Seward
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
XXVIII. On Milton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The powerful name whose princely meaning shows
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
XXX. To a Lady -- Allied to the Royal Family.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
XXXI. On Miss Biddy Floyd.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
No pleasure now from Nicolini's tongue
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
XXXII. On Mrs. Barbiere's first Appearance on the Stage
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When famed Varelst this little wonder drew
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
XXXIV. A Flower painted by Varelst.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst haughty Gallia's dames that spread
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
XXXII. To an English Lady at Paris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bard grown desirous of saving his pelf
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
XXXVI. On a little House built by a poetical Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Argyle his praise when Southerne wrote
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
XXXV. In Behalf of Mr. Southerne. To the Duke of Argyle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So much dear Pope thy English Iliad charms
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
XXXVII. To Mr. Pope on his Translation of Homer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the old Samian doctrine of spirits be true
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
XXXIX. To the right hon. Arthur, Earl of Anglesey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This charming bed of flowers when Flora spied
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On Flowers embroidered by a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When first the Tatler to a mute was turned
Page No:
p.15-16
Poem Title:
XL. On the Spectator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the splendor of the place
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
XLII. To the Lord Chancellor King. (Alluding to his Motto --- "Labor ipse voluptas!")
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the seals were delivered to Macclesfield's charge
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
XLI. On the Earl o Macclesfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept a miracle instead of wit
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
XLIV. Written on a Glass by a Gentleman who borrowed the Earl of Chesterfield's Diamond Pencil.
Attribution:
by a Gentleman
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou who with a happy genius born
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
XLII. Advice to Mr. Pope: on his intended Translation of Homer, 1714.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It puzzles much the sages' brains
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
XLVII. On Lord Cobham's Gardens.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sure heaven's unerring voice decreed of old
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
XLIV. On the fortunate and auspicious Reigns of Q. Elizabeth and Q. Anne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While here the poet paints the charms
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
XLI. Written in 'The Fables for the Female Sex."
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here shunning idleness at once and praise
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
XLIX. On a Grotto of Shells - The Work of nine young Ladies in Hampshire.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
So much this building entertains my sight
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
L. On the same.
Attribution:
By the hon. Mr. H.--
Attributed To:
Nicholas Herbert
First Line:
Your compliments dear lady pray forbear
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
XLVIII. To a Lady; who sent Compliments to a Clergyman - on the Ten of Hearts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So when the sun with his meridian light
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
LII. To a Lady - half-masking herself, when she smiled.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The inspiring muses and the god of love
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
LI. Wit and Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Scotland's queen her native realms expelled
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
LIII. On the Duke of Devonshire's Seat in Debryshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven first taught letters for some wretch's aid
Page No:
p.21-22
Poem Title:
LVI. From Mr. Pope, on the same Subject.
Attribution:
From Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The noble art from Cadmus took its rise
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
LV. On the Invention of Letters. From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though mean thy rank yet in thy humble cell
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
LIV. Under the Picture of a musical Mechanic.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By favouring wit Maecenas purchased fame
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
LIX. On the Earl of Dorset.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some for the ancients zealously declare
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
LVII. Parallel between the Antients and Moderns.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The raven rook and pert jackdaw
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
LVIII. To Mr. Pope on his Dunciad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo Swift to idiots bequeaths his store
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
LXII. On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dean must die our idiots to maintain
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
LXI. On Dean Swift's leaving an Hospital for Ideots and Lunatics.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The love that's cold or friendship that's not warm
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
LXIII. On Love and Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True wit is like the brilliant stone
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
LXIV. On Wit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With virtue strong as yours had Eve been armed
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
LX. Written in a Lady's Milton.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O nature when thy sovereign power we see
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
LXV. The Stage's Acknowledgment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To you a tribute from each muse is due
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
LXVIII. To Dr. Purcell, the great Musician.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Salvia sings or acts the heroine's part
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
LXVI. To Mrs. Robinson, a celebrated Actress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For twice nine centuries why has partial fame
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
LXIX. On the Augustan Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
High on the list of fame while Newton stands
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
LXVIII. On the five Busts in Queen Caroline's Hermitage at Richmond.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me from whom fat headed Scot
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
XVIII. Dr. Wynter to Dr. Cheyney, On his Books in Favour of a Vegetable Diet.
Attribution:
Dr. Wynter
Attributed To:
John Wynter
First Line:
Advice Cosmelia by the wise is loved
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
LXXIII. To a young Lady - With Lord Halifax' Advice to a Daughter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe no more unjustly fear
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
LXXII. To a Lady - on her Recovery from the Small-pox.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Swift for the ancients has argued so well
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
LXX. On the celebrated Dispute between the Ancients and Moderns.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The juice of bees not Bacchus here behold
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
LXXI. In Praise of Mead.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kneller take heed for vast is the design
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, On his drawing Lady Hyde's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When we'd exalt some heavenly fair
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
LXXIV. On presenting Lord Lansdown's Works to the Princess Royal.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You always are making a god of your spouse
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
LXXXVI. To a fine Woman, too fond of praisin gher Husband.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The greatest monarch may be stabbed by night
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
LXXVII. To a Friend, who had been abus'd by a Libel.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Swift]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
While malice Pope denies thy page
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
LXXVIII. To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Anna's wars immortal Churchill rose
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
LXXXIV. The Parallel: Between the illustrious John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, and the Rev. Charles Churchill, Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Democritus dear droll revisit earth
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
I. From the Greek.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Her father dead alone no grief she knows
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
IV. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 34.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
The verses friend which thou hast read are mine
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
V. Lib. i. Ep. 39.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice twenty years you've seen your grass made hay
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
IX. Ep. 79.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With lace bedizened comes the man
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
VIII. Lib. iv. Ep. 78.
Attribution:
By Dr. Hoadley.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
You say you nothing owe and so I say
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
VI. Lib. ii. Ep. 3.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You're fine and ridicule my threadbare gown
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
VII. Ep. 58.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh the degenerate age great Tully cried
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
XIII. Lib. ix. Ep. 71.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When dukes in town ask thee to dine
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
XI. Ep. 75.
Attribution:
By Dr. Hoadley.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
When in the dark on thy soft hand I hung
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
XII. Ep. 100.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask me why I have no verses sent
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
X. Lib. vii. Ep. 3.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My works the reader and the hearer praise
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
XIV. Lib. ix. Ep. 82
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how the wandering Danube flows
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
XVI. On the River Danube:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Thy hair and beard are of a different dye
Page No:
p.342.2
Poem Title:
XV. Lib. xii. Ep. 54.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Scorned by the wise detested by the good
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
XVII. A Character of an Old Rake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Immortal Newton never spoke
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
XX. On a whole length of Mr. Nash, between the Busts of Sir Isaac Newton and Mr. Pope, in the Rooms of Bath.
Attribution:
By Lord Ch--f--d.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
My system doctor is my own
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
XIX. Dr. Cheyney to Dr. Wynter.
Attribution:
Dr. Cheyney
Attributed To:
George Cheyne
First Line:
Behold a witty foolish king
Page No:
p.375
Poem Title:
XXII. On the Picture of King Charles II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quoth Nash to the clock stand out of my way
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
XXI. On Mr. Nash's Statue -- Not being plac'd in the Center of the Pump-room, where the Clock stands.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The author sure must take great pains
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
XXIII. On King William's Exploits, during two Campaigns in Flanders.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord Pam in the church could you think it kneeled down
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
XXVI. On a Prelate's going out of Church to wait on the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
XXIV. The Balance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Ilion rose to grace the fair design
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On a fine Seat unfinished.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who can on this picture look
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
XXV. On the Duchess of Portsmouth's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full oft doth Mat with Topaz dine
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
XXX. In Chaucer's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My lord complains that Pope stark mad with gardens
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
XXVIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To John I owed great obligation
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
XXIX.
Attribution:
From Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Cries Sylvia to a reverend dean
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
XXXII. A smart Repartee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie on while my revenge shall be
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
XXXIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy nags the leanest things alive
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
XXXI.
Attribution:
By the same. [previous poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye little wits that gleamed awhile
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
XXXIV. The Fate of Envy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Moore always smiles whenever he recites
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
XXXVII. The Plagiary.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well sir suppose the bust is a damned head
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
XXXV. Extempore --
Attribution:
By Lord B--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Winged by the muse's god to rise sublime
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
XXXVI. Friendly Advice to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Burnet and Ducket friends in spite
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
XL. Par nobile fratrum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Carlo you say writes well suppose it true
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. The Mutual Vouchers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear W---d mark in dirty hole
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
XLI. On an Obscure Writer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis generous Tibbald in thee and thy brothers
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
XXXIX. On Shakespear restored.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mind but thy preaching Trapp translate no further
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
XLIV. To Dr. Tr--p on his Translation of Virgil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of old when the wags attacked Colley Cibber
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
XLII. On the Grubstreet Writers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since the laureat quoth Dactyl is cruelly bent
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
XLIII. Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Equal to Virgil it may perhaps
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
XLVI. On Glover's Leonidas, being compared to Virgil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His work now done he'll publish it no doubt
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
XLVII. On a bad Translation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If at his title T-- had dropped his quill
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
XLV. On the same:
Attribution:
- From Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Philemon with translations does so fill us
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
XLIX. On the Translations of Suetonius. By Dr. Philemon Holland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy verses are eternal oh my friend
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
XLVIII. On a certain Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had Marlborough's troops in Gaul no better fought
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
LIII. On Sir John Vanbrugh's Device of a Lion and a Cock at Blenheim.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How ill the motion with the music suits
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
LI. On a Company of bad Dancers to good Music.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nigrinus leads a married life
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
L. On Mr. Cornelius Marten.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Orpheus played so well he moved old Nick
Page No:
p.45.
Poem Title:
LII. To a bad Fidler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lofty arch his high ambition shows
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
LIV. On the Bridge at Blenheim.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Fabius you say is much inclined
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
LVI. On a bad Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How wretched does Prometheus' state appear
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
LVII. Prometheus ill-painted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Indulgent nature on each kind bestows
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
LV. On Dr. Evans's cutting down a Row of Trees at St. John's-College, Oxon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Lesbia first I saw so heavenly fair
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
LVIII. The Antidote.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty is but a short-lived flower
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
LX. Short-liv'd Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Selinda sure's the brightest thing
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
LIX. On the same Subject.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bright as the day and as the morning fair
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
LXI.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
From morn to night from day to day
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
LXIII. The Female Prattler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In church the prayer book and the fan displayed
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
LXII. The Fate of Artifice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe a coquet in her prime
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
LXVI. On the Marriage of an Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Leave off thy paint perfumes and youthful dress
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
LXIV. To a painted Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your homely face Flippanta you disguise
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
LXV. On a homely Lady that patched much.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sylvia methinks you are unfit
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
LXVII. Ill judged Expence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If without gold salvation can't be bought
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
LXX. On Indulgences at Rome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more o Rome thy modern creed defend
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
LXIX. On Wedlock.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
LXVIII.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
A nymph and a swain to Apollo once prayed
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
LXXIII. The Oracle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cosmelia's charms inspire my lays
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
LXXII. On an ancient Gentlewoman who painted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could our first father at his toilsome plough
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
LXXI. On a Modern Fine Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold Dutch prince here lie the unconquered pair
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
LXXV. On the Death of Queen Mary, and of the Marshal Luxemburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Never before did fate dispense
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
LXXVI. On the Alliance between Spain and Germany, 1726
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the pens which my poor rhymes molest
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
LXXVII. Effectual Malice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou wilt fight if any man call Phoebe whore
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
LXXIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A-- they say has wit for what
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
LXXX.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie Philo untouched on my peaceable shelf
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
LXXVIII. To a Person who wrote ill, and spoke worse of the Author.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While faster than his costive brain indites
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
LXXIX. The Scribbler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I charge thee knight in great Apollo's name
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
LXXXIX. On the same. [i.e. Sir Richard Blackmore's Job]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor Job lost all the comforts of his life
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
LXXXII. On Sir Richard Blackmore's job.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou speakest always ill of me
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
LXXXI.
Attribution:
From Buchanan.
Attributed To:
George Buchanan
First Line:
Thy satire's harmless tis thy prose that kills
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
LXXXIII. On the same. [i.e. Sir Richard Blackmore's Job]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh cried Arsenia long in wedlock blessed
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
LXXXVIII. Woman's Resolution.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some scribbling fops so little value fame
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
LXXXV. To the Author of the Satire against Wit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We men have many faults
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
LXXXVII. A Compliment to the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes every poet is a fool
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
LXXXVI.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Let age and envious time do what they will
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
XC. On an affected Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Artemisia talks by fits
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
XCI. On a fair Pedant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Israel's daughters mourned their past offences
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
LXXXIX. The Modern Penitents.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hoary Apicius like Sicilia's mount
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
XCIV. On an old Rake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When on his back through hostile swords and fire
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
XCII. Aeneas and Creusa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Pharaoh's sons provoked the Almighty's hand
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
XCIII. The Scourge.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why then that blush allay that needless fear
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
XCV. To a prudish Lady left alone with a Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our fathers took oaths as of old they took wives
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
XCVIII. The polite Casuits.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What legions of fables and whimsical tales
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
XCVII. Bigots to Incredulity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though fair nymphs your business is to play
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
XCVI. Hardship upon the Ladies, or, the Drudgery of Cards.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
So little given at the church door
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
CI. On a slender Collection for Charity at Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The formal ape endeavours all he can
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
C. On our imitating the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy Chremes neighbour to a peer
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
XCIX. The Victory.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lewis the living genius fed
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
On the Busto in Queen's Caroline's Grotto:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Our Q---n more anxious to be just
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
CIII. Answered.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The king observing with judicious eyes
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
CIV. On a Regiment sent to Oxford, and a Present of Books to Cambridge, by King George I, 1715.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Cam and Isis their sad tribute bring
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
CV. The friendly Contest.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Cambridge soph just freed from band and gown
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
CVI. An honest Prejudice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sick of a life possessed in vain
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
CVII. To Cardinal Richlieu.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A man without one feeling for his kind
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
CX. Ch--ch--ll dissected: Written in August, 1764.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had Cain been Scot God would have changed his doom
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
CVIII. On the Barrenness of the Highlands.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We thought you without titles great
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
CIX. To Lord --- --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No colours laid by pen on
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
II. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
I. From the Greek:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
If the quick spirit Delia in your eye
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
IV. The Greek paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If youth and beauty fade my dear
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
III. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long did great Jove the weighty point debate
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
V. From the Latin of Ausonius, Epig. 105.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Venus take my votive glass
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
VI. From Ausonius.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When from her breast chaste Arria snatched the sword
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
VII. From Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 16.
Attribution:
By Mr. M-lm-th.
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
You ask me my friend what lass I'd enjoy
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
VIII. Lib. i. Ep. 58
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come Chloe and give me sweet kisses
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
X. Lib. vi. Ep. 34.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Let Rufus weep rejoice stand sit or walk
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
IX. From Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 69.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes I'm in love I feel it now
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
XI. The Je ne scay quoi:
Attribution:
By Mr. M. Whitehead.
Attributed To:
M. Whitehead
First Line:
That which her slender waist confined
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
XIII. On a Lady's Girdle: By the same.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Waller]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Thirsis a youth of the inspired train
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
XII. The Story of Phoebus and Daphne applied:
Attribution:
From Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Boast not thy golden shower great Jove behold
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
XV. Love-Tears.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such Helen was and who can blame the boy
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
XIV. Under a Lady's Picture:
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
The wretch that Jove's artillery feigned so well
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
XVI. To a Painter, drawing a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To burning Rome when frantic Nero played
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
XVII. To a Lady, playing on the Lute.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus Adam looked when from the garden driven
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
XIX. On being expell'd a Lady's Company.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To heal the wound a bee had made
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
XVIII. To a Lady stung by a Bee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When first I gazed on Chloe's face
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
XX. The Modest Swain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
XXII. Written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death:
Attribution:
By Lord Ch--rf--ld.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
Though cheerful discreet and with freedom well bred
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
XXI.
Attribution:
By Mr. N--g--nt.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
With me while present may thy lovely eyes
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
XXIII. To a Lady, with a new Watch:
Attribution:
By Lord L-----.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Did love like agues ever intermit
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
XXVI. The Folly of Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Flavia the least and slightest toy
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
XXVIII. On a Fan:
Attribution:
By Dr. Atterbury -- in his Youth.
Attributed To:
Francis Atterbury
First Line:
None without hope ever loved the brightest fair
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
XXIV.
Attribution:
By the same. ['Lord L----', i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
The shaken tree grows faster at the root
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
XXVII. Jealousy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True constancy no time no power can move
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
XXV. Constancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe now married looks at men no more
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
XXX. By the same. [i.e., Lansdown]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
That artful speck upon her face
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
XXXI. A Patch upon a Lady's Face.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mira casts around her conquering eyes
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
XXIX. On a Handkerchief worked by Mrs.---
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Chloe's the wonder of her sex
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
XXXIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See whilst thou weepest fair Chloe see
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
XXXIV. To Cloe weeping.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With what strange raptures would my soul be blessed
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
XXXII. Written in a Lady's Pocket-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let meaner beauties conquer singly still
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
XXXVI. To Mira at Review:
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Lucetta's charms our hearts surprise
Page No:
pp.75
Poem Title:
XXXV. On a Lady with fine Eyes and a bad Voice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever thou art thy lord and master see
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
XXXVII. Inscription under a Statue of Cupid:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lansdown]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Women to cards may be compared we play
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On Women:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Lansdowne]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Behold these waves ah never at a stay
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
XLI. On a Lady viewing herself in a Stream.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of two reliefs to ease a lovesick mind
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
XXXIX. The Relief:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Lansdowne]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
When nymphs were coy and love could not prevail
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
XL. To a Lady on her Parrot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Belinda has such wondrous charms
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
XIV. The charitable Fair-one.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Forgive fair creature formed to please
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
XLIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the fear of death or smart
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
XLII. To an angry Rival.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor Selinda goes to prayers
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
XIV. The Beauty of Innocence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The poet and the painter safely dare
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
XLVI. On a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young wanton Julia flung the gathered snow
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
XLVII. To Julia throwing a Snow-Ball.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If Chloe but wear it a feather's a charm
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
L. On a Feather in a Lady's Hair
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My love and I for kisses played
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
XLVIII. The Amorous Contest.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Dunch if fewer with thy charms are fired
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
LI. On Mrs D---.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lady who this resolution took
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
XLIX. Written on a Window, under a Vow against Matrimony.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Godolphin's easy and unpractised air
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
LIII. On Lady Harriot Godolphin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See here how bright the first-born virgin shone
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
LV. Written in a Lady's Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See see she wakes Sabina wakes
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
LIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The line of Vere so long renowned in arms
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
LII. On the Duchess of St. Alban's. --
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come gentle air the Aeolian shepherd said
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
LVII. On a Fan: In which the Story of Cephalus and Procris was painted, with the Motto, "Aura veni."
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I die with sadness if the blushing fair
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
LVI. From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I loved thee beautiful and kind
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
LVIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. N-g-t.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
My heart still hovering round about you
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
LX.
Attribution:
By Mr. N-g-t.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Say Myra why is gentle love
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
LIX.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttl--n.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Why like a tyrant wilt thou reign
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
LXI.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., 'Mr. N-g-t']
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely shines thy wedded fair
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
LXII.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e., Mr. N-g-t]
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Untouched by love unmoved by wit
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
LXIII. Written in Silvia's Prior:
Attribution:
By D. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Arachne once as poets tell
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
LXIV. On a Lady's Embroidery.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. 'D. G']
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
H---y would you know the passion
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
LXV. To Lady H---y:
Attribution:
By Voltaire.
Attributed To:
Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire
First Line:
Kitty's charming voice and face
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
LXVI. The Rattle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brimful of anger not of love
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
LXVIII. To a young Lady with a Pair of Gloves, on Valentine's Day,
Attribution:
said to be by Dr. B---y.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft god of sleep when next you steal
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
LXVII. Left upon a Young Lady's Toilette.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three goddesses of old on Ida's hill
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
LXIX. To a Lady playing at Quadrille.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From love and Bacchus nerve relaxing
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
II. On the Gout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some wicked men are rich some good men poor
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
I. From the Greek of Solon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mankind may rove unvexed by strife
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
IV. For Life: From the Greek of Metrodorus.
Attribution:
F.F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What tranquil road unvexed by strife
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
III. Against Life. From the Greek of Posidippus.
Attribution:
F.F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great Bacchus born in thunder and in fire
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
VI. From the Greek:
Attribution:
By Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I whom thou seest begirt with towering oaks
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
V. Lucian's Greek Epigram, Inscribed on a column erected in a Piece of Land, that had been often bought and sold, Imitated.
Attribution:
C.S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The seven first years of life man's break of day
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
VII. Solon's septennial Division of Time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou whom if faith or honour recommends
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
From the Latin. VIII. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 16.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Since you whom all the world admires
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
X. Lib. i. Epig. 56.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why dost thou come great censor of the age
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
IX. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 3.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Himself he slew when he the foe would fly
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
XI. Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 80.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Thieves may break locks and with your cash retire'
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
XII. Lib. v. Ep. 42
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou true descendant of a worthy sire
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
XIV. Lib. vi. Ep. 25.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your favours to me I remember well
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
XIII. Ep. 52.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You tell us with a serious air
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
XV. To the Dean of L---d, on his observing that the Men of this Age are averse to Matrimony:
Attribution:
By a young Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others write with vain designs
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
XVI. To a young Lady, on her Birth-Day, being the First of April.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed be the princes who have fought
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
XVII.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
May I through life's uncertain tide
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
XVIII. The Wish.
Attribution:
By Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
When fortune seems to smile 'tis then I fear
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
XIX. Fortune.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
That all from Adam first begun
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
XXII. The Old Gentry:
Attribution:
From Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Riches chance may take or give
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
XXI. True Riches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See sister in this shattered glass
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
XX. To a young Lady - on her breaking a Glass:
Attribution:
By her Brother.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How much are they deceived who vainly strive
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
XXIV. Love and Jealousy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Cortez' furious legions flew
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
XXIII. The Revenge of America:
Attribution:
By Mr. Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
If it be true celestial powers
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
XXVII. The Lady's Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In marriage are two happy things allowed
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
XXVI. Apology for Wedlock.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The bed unchaste the harlot's eye
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
XXV. On a married State.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
XXVIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Earl.
Attributed To:
Jabez Earle
First Line:
What a frail thing is beauty says baron le Cras
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
XXX.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Who has the better game still fears the end
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
XXIX. The Game of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love is begot by fancy bred
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
XXXIII. On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sun now clear serene the golden skies
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
XXXI. On a Shadow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I revolve this evanescent state
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
XXXII. The Mirrour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would thou hadst beauty less or virtue more
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
XXXIV. The Deformity of Vice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The hermit's solace in his cell
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
XXXVII. What is Thought?
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the chaste lamb is from her sisters led
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
XXXVI. The Bride.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
XXXV. The Lady's Resolve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If evils come not then our fears are vain
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On Fear:
Attribution:
From Sir Thomas More.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas More
First Line:
Talk as you please of Turk and Pope but I
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
XXXIX. Enemies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This favourite maxim modern atheists boast
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
XLI. Superstition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tom ever jovial ever gay
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
XL. Mutual Pity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Irus though wanting gold and lands
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
XLIII. True Riches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our life's a journey in a winter's day
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
XLII. The Stage of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Through servile flattery thou dost all commend
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
XLIV. Universal Complaisance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To curb the ambitious parsons preach
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
XLV. The Cure of Ambition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How soon frail royalty is over
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
XLVII. On the Death of a Late Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor little pretty fluttering thing
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
XLVI. The Emperor Hadrian to his departing Soul:
Attribution:
Imitated by Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
From flower to flower with eager pains
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
XLIX. On a Bee stifled in Honey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord if our days be few why do we spend
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
L. A Cure for the Evils of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O hadst thou served the heroine all thy days
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
XLVIII. On Sir Walter Raleigh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Boy break thy reeds and split thy useless pen
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
LIV. Against poetical Studies: From the Latin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail charming power of self opinion
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
LI. On Self-conceit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Seven wealthy towns contend for Homer dead
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
LIII. The Poet's Fate.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who seeks to please all men each way
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
LII. Fruitless Toil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Thomas didst thou never pop
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
LVI.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
True poets can depress and raise
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
LV. The Poet's Power.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath these moss grown roots this rustic cell
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
LVIII. An Inscription on an Hermitage at Lord Westmoreland's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nymph of the grot these sacred springs I keep
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
LIX. Under the Statue of a Water-Nymph, at Stourhead, Somersetshire:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope. -- From the Latin.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thou who shalt stop where Thames' translucent wave
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
LX. On his own Grotto:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Whoever has travelled life's dull round
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
LVII. Written in an Inn:
Attribution:
By Mr. Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
O thou that high thy head dost bear
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
The Decanter: From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By a Ravenna vintner once betrayed
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
III. From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I offer love but thou respect wilt have
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
IV. From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See sir see here's the grand approach
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
V. A Description of Blenheim: Imitated from Martial --
Attribution:
by Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
These cups by Piso to his friends were given
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
II. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My neighbour Hunks's house and mine
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
VI. Martial, Lib. I. Ep. 87.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Swift]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
I often bow your hat you never stir
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
X. Lib. v. Ep. 66.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If for mere wantonness you buy so fast
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
VIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis a mere nothing that you ask you cry
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
IX. Lib. iii. Ep. 61.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Welsh judges two four military men
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
XI. Lib. vi. Ep. 8.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When mother Douglas first I knew
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
VII. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 20.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A landlord of Bath put upon me a queer hum
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
XIII. From Martial -- * Literally translated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Milo's from home and Milo being gone
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
XII. Martial, Lib. vii. Ep. 7.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My cause concerns not battery or treason
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
XIV. Lib. vi. Ep. 19.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A doctor lately was a captain made
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
XVII. Ep. 74.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Both man and wife as bad as bad can be
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
XVI. Lib. viii. Ep. 35.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No dinners presents he is no man's bail
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
XVIII. Lib. x. Ep. 18.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Seven wives and in one grave there is not found
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
XIX. Ep. 43.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What in long verse write epigrams say you
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
XV. Martial, Ep. 65.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
May I presume in humble lays
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
XXI. On Dancing to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Orpheus went down to the regions below
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
XX. The Power of Music:
Attribution:
From the Spanish, by Dr. Lisle.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When Tom to Cambridge first was sent
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
XXII. The Extent of Cookery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adam alone could not be easy
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
XXIV.
Attribution:
By J. S. 1731
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It blew an hard storm and in utmost confusion
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
XXIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You dare not marry friend you own
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
XXV. A common Case.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo here's the bride and there's the tree
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
XXVII. The Choice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten months after Florimel happened to wed
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
XXVIII. From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That speech surpasses force is no new whim
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
XXVI. Lingua potentior armis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If in his study he hath so much care
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
XXXI. The Virtuoso.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My sickly spouse with many a sigh
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
XXX. True Fortitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pox on it says time to Thomas Hearne
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
XXXII. On Mr. Hearn, the Oxford Antiquary.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Loveless married lady Jenny
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
XXIX. A prudent Choice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Tadloe walks the streets the paviors cry
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
XXXIII. On a fat Doctor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Frank carves very ill yet will palm all the meats
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
XXXV.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Here's bone and skin because they're thin
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
XXXIV. On a Corporation Dispute - at Manchester - carried on between a fat and lean Alderman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O blessed season loved by saints and sinners
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
XXXVII. On Christmas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You beat your pate and fancy wit will come
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
XXXVI.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Curio's rich sideboard seldom sees the light
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
XXXIX. On frugal Beau.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Married 'tis well a mighty blessing
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
XLI. On a hasty Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thanks to a miracle for tis no less
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On a Miser's Treat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The walls are thick the servants thin
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
XL. On a great House adorned with Statues.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Thomas was cudgelled one day by his wife
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
XLII. Courage misplaced.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His whole estate thy father by his will
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
XLIV. To a Spendthrift disinherited.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three years in London Bobadil had been
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
XLIII. The Incurious.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence comes it that in Clara's face
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
XLV. On a pale Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Half of your book is to an index grown
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
XLVIII. On a certain Writer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
John Dryden enemies had three
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
XLIX.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some say that signior Bononcini
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
XLVII. The Musical Contest.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
We're told by one of the black robe
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
XLVI. On a Sermon against Inoculation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If Argus with an hundred eyes not one
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
LIII. On a blind Husband.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some gallipots falling a well-timed disaster
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
LII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Treason does never prosper what's the reason
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
LIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When G-rd--r the coif in a whimsy put on
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
L. On Serjeant G--dl--r's putting on the Coif.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask why Roome diverts you with his jokes
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
LI. The happy Physiognomy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In all thy humours whether grave or mellow
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
LV. The Humorist: Imitated from Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No argument could Celia move
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
LVII. On a young Lady's refusing to shew her Hand.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh what bosom but must yield
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
LVI. To a fair Millener.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've lost my mistress horse and wife
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
LIX. On Sir M--k W-v-ll.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though for beauty you may hear the bell
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
LVIII. To Mrs. Mutable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When at our house the servants brawl
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
LX.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Friend for your epitaphs I'm grieved
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
LXIIL. On one who made long Epitaphs:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
I am his highness' dog at Kew
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
LXIV. On the Collar of a Dog
Attribution:
presented by Mr. Pope to the Prince of Wales.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
So rude and tuneless are thy lays
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
LXI. On certain Pastorals.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy verses friend are Kidderminster stuff
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
LXII. On a voluminous Poet of Kidderminster.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh rare Ben Jonson what a turn coat grown
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
LXVIII. On Ben Johnson's Bust, with the Buttons on the wrong Side, in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pray steal me not I'm Mrs Dingley's
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
LXV. Another:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
This little village serves to show
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
LXVII. Written on a Page of Glass, at Littlemore, near Oxford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though my wife is as honest as no woman more
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
LXVI. On the Sign of the Sun, kept by Robin Hoare, near Oxford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jack who thinks all his own that once he handles
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
LXIX. Light-finger'd Jack.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One day in Christ church meadows walking
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
LXX. On Epigrams.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A blooming youth lies buried here
Page No:
p.[131]
Poem Title:
I. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Divine Euripides this tomb we see
Page No:
p.[131]
Poem Title:
II. On Euripides.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rest I Philip on the Aegean shore
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
IV. On Philip, Father of Alexander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If conquered realms or power from death could save
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
V. On Henry the Second, King England.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wind gentle evergreen to form a shade
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
III. On Sophocles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He who in pious times undaunted stood
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
VI. On the Marquis of Winchelsea:
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
O last and best of Scots who didst maintain
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
VII. On Lord Viscount Dundee.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
So fair so young so innocent so sweet
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
VIII. On a young Lady of Norfolk:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
IX. On Captain Grenville:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Ye weeping muses graces virtues tell
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
IX. On Captain Grenville:
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
XI. On Lady Lyttleton:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Underneath this sable hearse
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
XII. On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke:
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
From life's superfluous cares enlarged
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
XV. From the Latin of Cowley on himself:
Attribution:
Translated by Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
XIII.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Ben Jonson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
XIV. On Shakespear:
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
This Sheffield raised the sacred dust below
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
XVI. Intended for Dryden.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
XVII. On Mr. Rowe.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affections mild
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
XIX. On Mr. Gay:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
XVIII. On Mr. Fenton:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
XX. Mr. Pope's own Epitaph.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope's
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Life is a jest and all things show it
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
XXIII. Mr. Gay's Epitaph:
Attribution:
By Himself. [i.e. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
XXII. Mr. Prior's Epitaph:
Attribution:
By Himself.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Ye muses weep ye sons of Phoebus mourn
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
XXI. On Mr. Pope:
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Death by a conduct strange and new
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
XXVII. On one who died of the Hyp.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the lyric who with tale and song
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
XXIV. On Tom D'Urfey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To me 'tis given to die to thee 'tis given
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
XXVI.
Attribution:
Prior on himself.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Butler needy wretch was still alive
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
XXV. On the Monument to Butler's Memory, erected in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come let us rejoice merry boys at his fall
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
XXIX. On the Parson of a Country Parish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies within his tomb so calm
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
XXX. On the Clerk of the same Parish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stranger behold the mighty Hector's tomb
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Inscription on an Urn at Lord Corke's: To the Memory of the Dog Hector.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies Catherine Gray
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
XXXI. On an old Woman who sold Pots at Chester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here into the dust
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
XXXII. To the pye-house Memory of Nell Batchelour - the Oxford Pye Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie heavy on him earth for he
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
XXXIII. On Sir John Vanbrugh, the Poet and Architect.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A monster in a course of vice grown old
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
XXXIV. Posthumous Fame.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
XXXV. Epitaph on a Miser.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Here lies a wretch midst other clay
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
XXXVI. On a Miser married to a Coquette.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this silent stone is laid
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On an Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the body of Mary Sextone
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
XL. On a Woman who had three husbands.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the quintessence of noise and strife
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
XXXIX. On a scolding Wife, who died in her Sleep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Subdued by death here death's great herald lies
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
XXXVII. On an Undertaker.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He first deceased she for a little tried
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
XLIV. On the Death of Sir Albertus and Lady Morton:
Attribution:
By Sir Henry Wotton.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Here I lie Martin Elton-broad
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
XLII. On a Scotch-man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies interred beneath these stones
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
XLI. On a Welch-man, killed by a Fall from his Horse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where Drake first found there last he lost his fame
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
XLIII. On Sir Francis Drake, drowned at Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair marble tell to future days
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
XLVI. On two Twin-Sisters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here sleep whom neither life nor love
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
XLV. On a Man and his Wife, buried in the same Tomb.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Were there on earth another voice like thine
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
XLVII. On the Picture of Mrs. Arabella Hunt, drawn after her Death, playing on the Lute.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
L. On Mrs. Corbet - who died of a Cancer in her Breast.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of gentle race his parents' only treasure
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
XLVIII. On a young Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
XLIX. On the Hon. Simon Harcourt:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here Withers rest thou bravest gentlest mind
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
LI. On General Withers:
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Statesman yet friend to truth of soul sincere
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
LII. On Mr. Craggs:
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Approach ye wise of soul with awe divine
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
LV. On Sir Isaac Newton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His generous mind's to latest ages known
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
LIV. On Dr. Mead.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay traveler for all you want is near
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
LIII. On Cardinal Richelieu.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear to the wise and good beneath this stone
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
LIX. On Mr. Aikman and his Son:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Mallet]
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Here lies the great false marble tell me where
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
LVII.
Attribution:
From Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
LVI. On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This humble grave though no proud structure grace
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
LVIII. On a young Lady:
Attribution:
By Mr. Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
LXI. On the young Lord Mount-Cashel:
Attribution:
By Mrs. Barber.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Here innocence and beauty lie whose breath
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
LX. On a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To the dark and silent tomb
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
LXII. On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
LXIII. Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Philips whose touch harmonious could remove
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
LXIV. On Claudius Philips, an excellent Musician, at Bridgenorth, Salop.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
LXV.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
153
Poem Title:
LXVI. Written in the Year 1745:
Attribution:
By Mr. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
As she was once few of her sex you'll see
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
LXVIII. Epitaph on a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay Christian stay nor let thy pride disdain
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
LXVII. In a Country Church-yard - on a young Woman who fell a Sacrifice to the Infidelity of her Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Removed from all the pains and cares of life
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
LXX. To the Memory of Mrs. Catherine Shuckburg, who died at Bath, March 22, 1764
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unmarked by trophies of the great and vain
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
LXIX. To the Memory of his Ancestors:
Attribution:
By Mr. N--gent.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Here lies a sceptic long in doubt
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
LXXII. On a libertine Gamester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While George in sorrow bows his laurelled head
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
LXXI. On General Wolfe: In the Church of Westeram, in Kent - where he was born, 1727.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three lovely nymphs contending for the prize
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
From the Greek. I. The Rival Beauties: From Rufinus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence foolish calf thy cries refrain
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
V. On the Statue of a Cow, by Myron.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Did Jove descend and thus unveil
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
IV. On the Statue of Jupiter, by Phidias.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To stop the Persian monarch's way
Page No:
p.158.2
Poem Title:
III. On Leonidas and his 300 Spartans.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst from the flames of Troy through hostile spears
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
II. Aeneas and Anchises: Literally translated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Pedro stalked around his house
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
IX. The Miser and the Mouse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celsus nor gave me puge nor clyster
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
VIII. An Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For wealth ye thieves some statelier house explore
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If by your beard your wisdom you would show
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
VII. On an affected Philosopher.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When screech owls scream their note portends
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
VI. On a bad Singer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
An hero bold in war here finds his grave
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
XIII. Epitaph on Timocritus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great Jove this one petition
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
XII. The Prayer of a wise Heathen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In youth by cheerless poverty oppressed
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
XI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus to her much loved virtuous lord
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
From the Latin. XIV. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 14. Arria and Paetus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You often wonder what the devil
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
XV. Martial, Lib. iii. Ep. 44. modernised. The impertinent Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With you dear Tom I'd often spend the day
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
XVI. Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 5.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes I submit my lord you've gained your end
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
XVII. Lib. ii. Ep. 41.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Diaulus late who void of skill
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
XXI. Lib. i. Ep. 47. paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hal says he's poor in hopes you'll say he's not
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
XIX. Lib. viii. Ep. 19.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of last night's wine you say Acerra stinks
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
XX. Lib. i. Ep. 29. literally translated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though pappa and mamma my dear
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
XVIII. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 101. To an affected Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parson tis false I'll never believe
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
XXIII. Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 53. Advice to a Chaplain: - Familiarised in the Manner of Dr. Swift.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The doctor lives by sporting with our lives
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
XXII.
Attribution:
From Owen's Epigrams.
Attributed To:
John Owen
First Line:
A wolf that long had ranged the wood
Page No:
pp.165-167
Poem Title:
XXIV. The Wolf and Mastiff: From Phaedrus, Lib. iii. Fab. 7. On the same subject.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wolf and lamb one sultry day
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
XXV. The Wolf and the Lamb. From Phaedrus, Lib. i. Fab. I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Britannia long her hapless fate had mourned
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
XXXVII. On Mr. P--tt's Return to his Country-seat, in October, 1761.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three monarchs now of Brunswick's honoured race
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
Panegyrical: [...] XXVI. On the Coronation of George the Third, Sept. 22. 1761.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye haughty youths of noble lineage vain
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Mr. A---n, or the Great Plebian.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Midst flowery meads and Avon's winding floods
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
XXIX. On the ancient City of Bath: Written on the finishing the Circus.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Charmed by the magic powers of light and shade
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
XXX. To a Limner at Bath: Equally excellent in Portraits and Landskips.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See the tall youth by partial fate decree
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
XXXI. To William Shenstone, Esq; at the Leafowes, 1760.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is this the place where late in tonfile yew
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
XXXII. To M. G. Esq; On the Improvements made at M-k-t-n House in Gloucestershire - written in 1740: -- A Fragment.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though justly ranked the classic wits among
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
XXXIV. To William M--m--th, Esq; On his Translation of Pliny's Epistles.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You call it luxury when in all his glory
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
XXXIII. The Epicture: To W. M--lls, Esq; on a late Act of Generosity.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where Tully's bust and honoured name
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
XXXV. On Tull's Head in Pall-Mall: To Mr. R. Dodsley, on his writing Cleone, 1756.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo every subject Berkley treats
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
XXVI. On the Bishop of Cloyne's Book upon Tar-Water, 1744.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When lovely Portia glitters at the play
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
XXXVII. To the Right Honourable Lady Ch----, 1763.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lucia was formed by heaven in courts to shine
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. On Miss---, afterwards Lady ----, 1740.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Stella joins the blooming throng
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
XXXIX. Venus genetrix. To Mrs. ----, 1760.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
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First Line:
Fresh as the spring and like Aurora fair
Page No:
p.179.2
Poem Title:
XLI. On the celebrated Miss ---.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
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First Line:
Frown not Lucinda that the wandering muse
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
XLII. An Apology to Lucinda.
Attribution:
Spoken occasionally by the young Gentlemen of a private School. [p.168]
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First Line:
When for the prize the heavenly rivals strove
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
XL. on the accomplished Miss ---:
Attribution:
By a School-Boy.
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First Line:
Charmed with the empty found of pompous words
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
Satyrical. XLIII. The Dangler.
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First Line:
The wretch that courts the sordid great
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
XLIV.
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First Line:
Bufo whose pride disdains to give attention
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
XLVI. The Impudence of Wealth.
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First Line:
Thus to the master of a house
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
XLV. To Avaro.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Is this the man so famed for wit
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
XLVII. The Test of Merit: On the Earl of Ch----.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Lorenzo is though much a beau
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
XLVIII. Lorenzo, or the Man of Reading.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Varus though merely led by fashion
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
XLIX. The Force of Fashion.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Bear and forbear thus preach the stoic sages
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
L. The fair Stoic.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Chloe to Chloe's foibles somewhat blind
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
LI. To be written in a young Lady's Milton.
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First Line:
In ancient times some hundred winters past
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
LII. The Heroines, or modern Memoirs.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Laura profuse as city dame can be
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
LIII. The Oeconomist.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A man there is to all the country known
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
LIV. The curious Impertinent.
Attribution:
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First Line:
How dull's a country life sage Bufo cries
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
LV. Snip-Snap, or Town-Life and Country-Life.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Milo you tell me is a man of sense
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
LVI. The Man of Sense.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Strephon in vain pursued a rural fair
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
Humorous. LVVII. Strephon and Blowsalind, or the Amorous 'Squire.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What mortal burns not with the love of fame
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
LVIII. The Invisible: Written at College, 1747.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye solemn tribe who write and take your fees
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
LIX. On a Quack - who "travels by Act of Parliament."
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First Line:
Britain at length her wrath declares
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
LXI. War proclaimed at Brentford: Written in 1744.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Since first the Norman fixed his standard here
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
LX. Liberty in Danger - on the new Act against Swearing: Written in 1747.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The Bucks had dined and deep in council sat
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
LXII. An Incident in high Life.
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First Line:
As a west country mayor with formal address
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
Bon Mots: Or, Old Stories. [...] LXIII.
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First Line:
Old South a witty churchman reckoned
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
LXIV. A Court Audience.
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First Line:
As Dick and Tom in fierce dispute engage
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
LXVII. The empty Gun.
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First Line:
As honest Richard a substantial clown
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
LXVI. A Clown's Apology to the Doctor.
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First Line:
In heat of youth poor Jack engaged a wife
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
LXVIII. The Alternative.
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First Line:
Sir Godfrey and Radcliffe had one common way
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
LXV. On a Dispute between Dr. Radcliffe and Sir Godfrey Kneller.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Abel prescribe thyself trust not another
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
LXIX. To Doctor Abel ----: In his Sickness.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of all the sops that plague mankind
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
LXX. Against Riddles.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What to the valiant knight of Spain
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
LXXI. The Virtuoso.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Curio tis plain by all these motto's
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
LXXII. The Prayer of an Humorist.
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First Line:
For P--tt or B--te
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
LXXV. Meditation in a Coffee-House: In the Manner of Dr. Swift.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Give me the thing that's pretty odd and new
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
LXXIII. To --- ---, Esq; Antiquary and F.R.S.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Truce with thy sneers thou proud insulting college
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
LXXIV. P-mbroke the humble to Chr-st -Church the ample; or, The Rival Colleges.
Attribution:
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First Line:
You imitate dean Swift you say
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
LXXVI. On the foregoing Epigrams.
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First Line:
Freed from his academic gown
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
LXXVII. The Impertinence of the Critics.
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First Line:
Of sufferings past why thus complain
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
LXXVIII. To an Old Maid.
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First Line:
When I the busy fruitless cares
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
LXXIX.
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First Line:
Joy of her friends her parents' only pride
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
LXXXI. On the Death of a fine Girl of nine Years old: To Mrs. Cr---.
Attribution:
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First Line:
This babbling stream not uninstructive flows
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
LXXX. Under an Hour-Glass, in a Grotto near the Water.
Attribution:
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First Line:
To mark her Shakespeare's worth and Britain's love
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
LXXXII. On erecting a Monument to Shakespear, under the Direction of Mr. Pope, Lord Burlington, &c.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Over A---n's dust what needs this pious care
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
LXXXIII. On the Pyramidical Mausoleum erected for R---h A---n, Esq; in Cl---t--n Church-yard, 1764.
Attribution:
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