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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]

DMI number:
1171
Publication Date:
1767
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T86180
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114630405
Shelfmark:
BOD (OC) 280 o.475
Full Title:
THE FESTOON: | A COLLECTION of EPIGRAMS, | ANCIENT and MODERN. | [2 columns] [column 1] PANEGYRICAL, | SATYRICAL, | AMOROUS, | [/column 1] [column 2] MORAL, | HUMOROUS, | MONUMENTAL. [/column 2] | WITH AN | ESSAY on that Species of COMPOSITION. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION, considerably augmented. | [ornament] |l LONDON: Printed for Mess. ROBINSON and ROBERTS in Pater- | noster Row, and W. FREDERICK at Bath. 1767.
Epigraph:
---- ----- Venerandaq; sanctaq; verba | A pueris debent virginibusq; legi. MART.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection and Collection including prose
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
xxiv, 213, [3]p.
Bibliographic details:
2nd edition
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title-page [2]; Dedication [2]; Table of contents [v-viii] Preface [ix-xii]; Prose essay 'On the Nature of the Epigram' [xiii-xxiv] including verse fragments; Epigrams Book I. Panegyrical [1-26]; Book II. Satyrical [27-58]; Book III. Amorous [59-82]; Book IV. Moral [83-105]; Book V. Humorous [106-128]; Book VI. Monumental [129-154]; 'Miscellaneous Epigrams or, Poems of an Epigrammatical Turn' [156-213]. Advertisemets [3p.] HALF-TITLE: MISCELLANEOUS | EPIGRAMS: OR, | POEMS | OF AN | EPIGRAMMATICAL TURN. | By the EDITOR. | [epigraph] | The Second EDITION, with ADDITIONS. | [ornament] | - PUERIQUE CREPUNDIA GESTANT.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Title-page; Dedication; Table of contents [4]; Preface [4]; Prose essay 'On the Nature of the Epigram' [12]. End matter: Advertisements for 'The Amaranth', 'Essays on Husbandry', 'The History of the Life of Gustavus Adolphus'.
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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Publication Date:
1766
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T86025
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1 of 1
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The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86181] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1780
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Dedicatee:
Mrs. Crayle
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Editor:
Richard Graves
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Publisher:
Mr. Roberts
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T86180
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Mr. Robinson
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William Frederick
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First Line:
Celsus takes off by dint of skill
Page No:
xviii
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:
xxiv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope,
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Feed on my flocks feed void of care
Page No:
xix
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wise honest Plutarch to thy deathless praise
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
Panegyrical. From The Greek. On Plutarch's Statue.
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:
On Homer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The very bees O sweet Menander hung
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
On Menander.
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:
On the Statue of Venus by Praxiteles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is there a friend like those distinguished few
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Epig. 40.
Attribution:
by the same. [i.e., Mr. Hay]
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
That you like Thrasea or like Cato great
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
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:
On the Statue of Alexander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To stone the gods have changed her but in vain
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
On the Statue of Niobe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When all the blandishments of life are gone
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Porcia heard with grief her lord was dead
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
Ep. 43.
Attribution:
by Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Wouldst thou by Attic taste approved
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
Lib. 4. Ep. 87.
Attribution:
By Dr. Hoadley --- to James Harris, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
A drop of amber from the weeping plant
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
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:
From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On Edward's brow no laurels cast a shade
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
Under the Statue of Edward VI. at St. Thomas's Hospital.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should nature's self invade the world again
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
To King Charles I. on his Navy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
When Egypt's host God's chosen tribe pursued
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
On God's Omnipotence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
An early plant which such a blossom bears
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
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:
Vain Greece consult no more or haughty Rome
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
On the Death of King William.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Commerce and peace restored each sea his own
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
On the Death of King George I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy guardian blessed Britannia scorns to sleep
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
To the Prince, On his Appearing at the Fire in Spring-Garden, 1716.
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:
Such is thy form O Poyntz but who shall find
Page No:
pp.8-9
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.8
Poem Title:
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.9
Poem Title:
On the Temple of English Worthies at Stow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair nature's sweet simplicity
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
To Mr. West, at Wickham.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
On Milton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Great Homer's birth seven rival cities claim
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
On Shakespeare's Monument, at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
By Mr. Seward.
Attributed To:
Thomas Seward
First Line:
The powerful name whose princely meaning shows
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
To a Lady -- Allied to the Royal Family.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No pleasure now from Nicolini's tongue
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Barbiere's first Appearance on the Stage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
On Miss Biddy Floyd.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Whilst haughty Gallia's dames that spread
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
To an English Lady at Paris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bard grown desirous of saving his pelf
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On a little House built by a poetical Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So much dear Pope thy English Iliad charms
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope on his Translation of Homer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This charming bed of flowers when Flora spied
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On Flowers embroidered by a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When famed Varelst this little wonder drew
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
A Flower painted by Varelst.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Argyle his praise when Southerne wrote
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
In Behalf of Mr. Southerne. To the Duke of Argyle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the old Samian doctrine of spirits be true
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
To the right hon. Arthur, Earl of Anglesey,
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When first the Tatler to a mute was turned
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
On the Spectator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the splendor of the place
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
To the Lord Chancellor King. (Alluding to his Motto --- "Labour ipse voluptas!")
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the seals were delivered to Macclesfield's charge
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Macclesfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept a miracle instead of wit
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Written on a Glass with the Earl of Chesterfield's Diamond Pencil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou who with a happy genius born
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Advice to Mr. Pope: on his intended Translation of Homer, 1714.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sure heaven's unerring voice decreed of old
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
On the fortunate and auspicious Reigns of Q. Elizabeth and Q. Anne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It puzzles much the sages' brains
Page No:
p.16.
Poem Title:
On Lord Cobham's Gardens.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While here the poet paints the charms
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Written in "The Fables for the Female Sex."
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your compliments dear lady pray forbear
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
To a Lady; who sent Compliments to a Clergyman - on the Ten of Hearts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here shunning idleness at once and praise
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
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 captivates my sight
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By the hon. Mr. H.--
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The inspiring muses and the god of love
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
Wit and Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So when the sun with his meridian light
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
To a Lady - half-masking herself, when she smiled.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The noble art from Cadmus took its rise
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
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.18
Poem Title:
Under the Picture of a musical Mechanic.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Scotland's queen her native realms expelled
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
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.19
Poem Title:
From Mr. Pope, on the same Subject.
Attribution:
From Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Some for the ancients zealously declare
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
Parallel between the Antients and Moderns.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The raven rook and pert jackdaw
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope on his Dunciad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By favouring wit Maecenas purchased fame
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Dorset.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo Swift to idiots bequeaths his store
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
On the same
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dean must die our idiots to maintain
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
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.20
Poem Title:
On Love and Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True wit is like the brilliant stone
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
On Wit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With virtue strong as yours had Eve been armed
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Milton.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
High on the list of fame while Newton stands
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
On the five Busts in Queen Caroline's Hermitage at Richmond.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O nature when thy sovereign power we see
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
The Stage's Acknowledgment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To you a tribute from each muse is due
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
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.21
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Robinson, a celebrated Actress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For twice nine centuries why has partial fame
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
On the Augustan Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Swift for the ancients has argued so well
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
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:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
In Praise of Mead.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Advice Cosmelia by the wise is loved
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
To a young Lady -- With Lord Halifax's Advice to a Daughter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe no more unjustly fear
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
To a Lady -- on her Recovery from the Small-Pox.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When we'd exalt some heavenly fair
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
On presenting Lord Lansdown's Works to the Princess Royal.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kneller take heed for vast is the design
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, On his drawing Lady Hyde's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The greatest monarch may be stabbed by night
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
To a Friend, who had been abus'd by a Libel.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Swift]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
You always are making a god of your spouse
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
To a fine Woman, too fond of praising her Husband.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
In Anna's wars immortal Churchill rose
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
The Parallel: Between the illustrious John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, and the Rev. Charles Churchill, Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While malice Pope denies thy page
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The preacher's looks when Roscius eyed
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
** To Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Fr-mpt-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Democritus dear droll revisit earth
Page No:
p.[27]-28
Poem Title:
Book II. Satyrical. From the Greek:
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Her father dead alone no grief she knows
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 34.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
I know not whether in Narcissus' glass
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
From the Latin of Buchanan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Lydian prince is blamed for wealth alone
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
Croesus and Diogenes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The verses friend which thou hast read are mine
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
Lib. i. Ep. 39.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice twenty years you've seen your grass made hay
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Ep. 79.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With lace bedizened comes the man
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Lib. iv. Ep. 78.
Attribution:
By Dr. Hoadley.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
You ask me why I have no verses sent
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Lib. vii. Ep. 3
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You say you nothing owe and so I say
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Lib. ii. Ep. 39
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You're fine and ridicule my threadbare gown
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Ep. 58.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh the degenerate age great Tully cried
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Lib. ix. Ep. 71.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My works the reader and the hearer praise
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Lib. ix. Ep. 82.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When dukes in town ask thee to dine
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
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.30
Poem Title:
Ep. 100.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My lord complains that Pope stark mad with gardens
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See how the wandering Danube flows
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
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.31
Poem Title:
Lib. xii. Ep. 54.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My system doctor is my own
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Dr. Cheyney to Dr. Wynter.
Attribution:
Dr. Cheyney
Attributed To:
George Cheyne
First Line:
Scorned by the wise detested by the good
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
A Character of an Old Rake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me from whom fat headed Scot
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Dr. Wynter to Dr. Cheyney, On his Books in Favour of a Vegetable Diet.
Attribution:
Dr. Wynter
Attributed To:
John Wynter
First Line:
Immortal Newton never spoke
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
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:
Lycurgus of Bath
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
** To Mr. Derrick. On some Regulations relative to the Ladies Dress:
Attribution:
By Mr. G-rrick-
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Quoth Nash to the clock stand out of my way
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
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:
Behold a witty foolish king
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
On the Picture of King Charles II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
The Balance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should this pigmy of Bath
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
** The Answer:
Attribution:
By a Lady--
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The author sure must take great pains
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
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.35
Poem Title:
On a Prelate's going out of Church to wait on the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Ilion rose to grace the fair design
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On a fine Seat unfinished.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who can on this picture look
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On the Duchess of Portsmouth's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cries Sylvia to a reverend dean
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
A smart Repartee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full oft doth Mat with Topaz dine
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
In Chaucer's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy nags the leanest things alive
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same. [previous poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To John I owed great obligation
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Well sir suppose the bust is a damned head
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Extempore --
Attribution:
By Lord B--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Winged by the muse's god to rise sublime
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Friendly Advice to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye little wits that gleamed awhile
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
The Fate of Envy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Burnet and Ducket friends in spite
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
Par nobile fratrum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Carlo you say writes well suppose it true
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
The Mutual Vouchers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Moore always smiles whenever he recites
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
The Plagiary.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis generous Tibbald in thee and thy brothers
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
On Shakespear restored.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear W---d mark in dirty hole
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
On an obscure Writer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mind but thy preaching Trapp translate no further
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
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.39
Poem Title:
On the Grubstreet Writers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since the laureat quoth Dactyl is cruelly bent
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Equal to Virgil it may perhaps
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
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.40
Poem Title:
On a bad Translation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If at his title T-- had dropped his quill
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On the same: --
Attribution:
From Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Philemon with translations does so fill us
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On the Translation of Suetonius. By Dr. Philemon Holland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou art so witty profligate and thin
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
To Mr. Voltaire, on his censuring Milton's Allegy of Death and Sin.
Attribution:
By Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Thy verses are eternal oh my friend
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On a certain Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had Marlborough's troops in Gaul no better fought
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
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.41
Poem Title:
On a Company of bad Dancers to good Music.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nigrinus leads a married life
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On Mr. Cornelius Marten.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Orpheus played so well he moved old Nick
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
To a bad Fidler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lofty arch his high ambition shows
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On the Bridge at Blenheim.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
The minnows as through this vast arch they pass
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
** On the same. Extempore --
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Fabius you say is much inclined
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On a bad Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How wretched does Prometheus' state appear
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
Prometheus ill-painted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Indulgent nature on each kind bestows
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
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.42-43
Poem Title:
The Antidote.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty is but a short-lived flower
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Short-liv'd Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Selinda sure's the brightest thing
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
On the same Subject.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bright as the day and as the morning fair
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
From morn to night from day to day
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
The Female Prattler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In church the prayer book and the fan displayed
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
The Fate of Artifice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe a coquet in her prime
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
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.45
Poem Title:
To a painted Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sylvia methinks you are unfit
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
Ill judged Expence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your homely face Flippanta you disguise
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
On a homely Lady that patched much.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A lord that talked of late with idle scorn
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
** Of Cursing Cuckolds.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Harington]
Attributed To:
Sir John Harington
First Line:
Fair rich and young how rare is her perfection
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
** Of a fair Shrew --
Attribution:
By Sir John Harington. 1588.
Attributed To:
Sir John Harington
First Line:
Poor Cinna keeps his wife a maiden cook
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
** Of Cinna.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Harington]
Attributed To:
Sir John Harington
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Cosmelia's charms inspire my lays
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
On an ancient Gentlewoman who painted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could our first father at his toilsome plough
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
On a Modern Fine Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If without gold salvation can't be bought
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
On Indulgences at Rome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more o Rome thy modern creed defend
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
On Wedlock.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A nymph and a swain to Apollo once prayed
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
The Oracle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A poet late of no ignoble fame
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
** From a Pane of Glass at the Swan in Birmingham.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou wilt fight if any man call Phoebe whore
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Garth had wit than polished steel more bright
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
** An Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold Dutch prince here lie the unconquered pair
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On the Death of Queen Mary, and of the Marshal Luxemburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie Philo untouched on my peaceable shelf
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
To a Person who wrote ill, and spoke worse of the Author.
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Never before did fate dispense
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
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:
p.49
Poem Title:
Effectual Malice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A-- they say has wit for what
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Poor Job lost all the comforts of his life
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
On Sir Richard Blackmore's Job.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou speakest always ill of me
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Buchanan.
Attributed To:
George Buchanan
First Line:
Thy satire's harmless tis thy prose that kills
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
On the same. [i.e. Sir Richard Blackmore's Job]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While faster than his costive brain indites
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
The Scribbler.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Prior]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I charge thee knight in great Apollo's name
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
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:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Woman's Resolution.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sternhold and Hopkins had great qualms
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
** On a wretched Psalm-singer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We men have many faults
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
A Compliment to the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes every poet is a fool
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Let age and envious time do what they will
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On an affected Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Artemisia talks by fits
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On a Fair Pedant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Israel's daughters mourned their past offences
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
The Modern Penitents.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hoary Apicius like Sicilia's mount
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
On an old Rake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When on his back through hostile swords and fire
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Aeneas and Creusa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Pharaoh's sons provoked the Almighty's hand
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
The Scourge.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why then that blush allay that needless fear
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
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:
p.54
Poem Title:
The polite Casuists.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy Chremes neighbour to a peer
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
The fatal Victory.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What legions of fables and whimsical tales
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
Bigots to Incredulity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though fair nymphs your business is to play
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
Hardship upon the Ladies, or, the Drudgery of Cards.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Lewis the living genius fed
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
On the Busto's in Queen Caroline's Grotto:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
So little given at the church door
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
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.55
Poem Title:
On our imitating the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Cambridge soph just freed from band and gown
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
An honest Prejudice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our Q---n more anxious to be just
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Answered.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The king observing with judicious eyes
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
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:
p.56
Poem Title:
The friendly Contest.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had Cain been Scot God would have changed his doom
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
On the Barrenness of the Highlights.
Attribution:
From Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Sick of a life possessed in vain
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
To Cardinal Richlieu.
Attribution:
By Mons. Maynard.
Attributed To:
Francois Maynard
First Line:
A man without one feeling for his kind
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
Ch--ch--ll dissected: Written in August, 1764.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord what a goodly thing is want of shirts
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
** By the same - 1630. [i.e. Cleveland]
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
We thought you without titles great
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To Lord ---- ---:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No colours laid by pen on
Page No:
p.[59]
Poem Title:
From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore
Page No:
p.[59]
Poem Title:
From the Greek:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
If the quick spirit Delia in your eye
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
The Greek paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If youth and beauty fade my dear
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long did great Jove the weighty point debate
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
From the Latin of Ausonius, Epig. 105.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Venus take my votive glass
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
From Ausonius.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When from her breast chaste Arria snatched the sword
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
From Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 16.
Attribution:
By Mr. M-lm-th.
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Come Chloe and give me sweet kisses
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
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.62
Poem Title:
From Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 69.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask me my friend what lass I'd enjoy
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
Lib. i. Ep. 58
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why Celia should the dazzling fire
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
** Conjugal Love. To Mrs. S---
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes I'm in love I feel it now
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
The Je ne scay quoi:
Attribution:
By Mr. M. Whitehead:
Attributed To:
M. Whitehead
First Line:
My love was fickle once and changing
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
** By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Such Helen was and who can blame the boy
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Under a Lady's Picture:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Waller]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
That which her slender waist confined
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
On a Lady's Girdle:
Attribution:
By Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Boast not thy golden shower great Jove behold
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
Love-Tears.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go lovely flower in all thy pride
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
** To Mrs. W-- on her putting Orange-flowers in her Bosom -- In the Style of Waller ---
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wretch that Jove's artillery feigned so well
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
To a Painter, drawing a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To burning Rome when frantic Nero played
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
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.67
Poem Title:
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.67
Poem Title:
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.67
Poem Title:
The Modest Swain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
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.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. N-g-nt.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
With me while present may thy lovely eyes
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
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.69
Poem Title:
The Folly of Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Flavia the least and slightest toy
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
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.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
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.69
Poem Title:
Jealousy
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True constancy no time no power can move
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
Constancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe now married looks at men no more
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lansdown]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
That artful speck upon her face
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
A Patch upon a Lady's Face.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wrinkled Flavia patches wears
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
** To Chloe; on her wearing patches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mira casts around her conquering eyes
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On a Handkerchief worked by Mrs.---
Attribution:
By Lord Landsdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Chloe's the wonder of her sex
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See whilst thou weepest fair Chloe see
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
To Cloe weeping:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With what strange raptures would my soul be blessed
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Pocket-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let meaner beauties conquer singly still
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
To Mira at a Review.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Lucetta's charms our hearts surprise
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
On a Lady with fine Eyes and a bad Voice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of two reliefs to ease a lovesick mind
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
The Relief:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lansdown]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Whoever thou art thy lord and master see
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
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:
p.72
Poem Title:
On Women:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lansdown]
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Behold these waves ah never at a stay
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
On a Lady viewing herself in a Stream.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Forgive fair creature formed to please
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the fear of death or smart
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
To an angry Rival.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When nymphs were coy and love could not prevail
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
To a Lady on her Parrot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Belinda has such wondrous charms
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
The charitable Fair-one.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor Selinda goes to prayers
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
The Beauty of Innocence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The poet and the painter safely dare
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
On a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young wanton Julia flung the gathered snow
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
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.75
Poem Title:
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.75
Poem Title:
The Amorous Contest.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Dunch if fewer with thy charms are fired
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Dunch.
Attribution:
By Mr. Walsh.
Attributed To:
Mr. Walsh
First Line:
The lady who this resolution took
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
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.76
Poem Title:
On Lady Harriot Godolphin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I die with sadness if the blushing fair
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See here how bright the first-born virgin shone
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See see she wakes Sabina wakes
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The line of Vere so long renowned in arms
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
On the Duchess of St. Alban's.--
Attribution:
By Lord Halifax.
Attributed To:
Charles Montagu
First Line:
Come gentle air the Aeolian shepherd said
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
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 loved thee beautiful and kind
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. N-g-t.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Say Myra why is gentle love
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttl--n.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Lovely shines thy wedded fair
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Mr. N-g-t]
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
My heart still hovering round about you
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. N-g-t.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Why like a tyrant wilt thou reign
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. 'Mr. N-g-t']
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Arachne once as poets tell
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
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.79
Poem Title:
To a Lady H---y:
Attribution:
By Voltaire.
Attributed To:
Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire
First Line:
Untouched by love unmoved by wit
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
Written in Silvia's Prior:
Attribution:
By D. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brimful of anger not of love
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
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:
Kitty's charming voice and face
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
The Rattle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft god of sleep when next you steal
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
Left upon a Young ady's Toilette.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Careless by name and careless by nature
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
** On Miss Fanny Careless.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three goddesses of old on Ida's hill
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
To a Lady playing at Quadrille.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From love and Bacchus nerve relaxing
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
On the Gout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some wicked men are rich some good men poor
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
From the Greek of Solon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mankind may rove unvexed by strife
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
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.84
Poem Title:
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.85
Poem Title:
From the Greek:
Attribution:
By Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I whom thou seest begirt with towering oaks
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
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.86
Poem Title:
Solon's septennial Division of Time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou whom if faith or honour recommends
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 16.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Himself he slew when he the foe would fly
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 80
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Since you whom all the world admires
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Lib. i. Epig. 56.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why dost thou come great censor of the age
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 3.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thieves may break locks and with your cash retire'
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Lib. v. Ep. 42.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou true descendant of a worthy sire
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Lib. vi. Ep. 25.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your favours to me I remember well
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Ep. 52.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You tell us with a serious air
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
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:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
To a young Lady, on her Birth-Day, being the First of April.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Live while you live the Epicure would say
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[...] Alluding to his Motto, "Dum vivimus, vivamus."
Attribution:
** By Dr. Doddridge.
Attributed To:
Philip Doddridge
First Line:
Sweet solitude fair virtue's safe repose
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
** On a Statue of Diana Bathing -- Place in a Grove --
Attribution:
By Dr. H----n of Bath.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed be the princes who have fought
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
May I through life's uncertain tide
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
The Wish:
Attribution:
By Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Riches chance may take or give
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
True Riches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See sister in this shattered glass
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
To a young Lady - on her breaking a Glass:
Attribution:
By her Brother.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When fortune seems to smile 'tis then I fear
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
Fortune:
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
That all from Adam first begun
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
The Old Gentry:
Attribution:
From Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When Cortez' furious legions flew
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
The Revenge of America:
Attribution:
By Mr. Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
How much are they deceived who vainly strive
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
Love and Jealousy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In marriage are two happy things allowed
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
Apology for Wedlock.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The bed unchaste the harlot's eye
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
On a married State.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If it be true celestial powers
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
The Lady's Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Earl.
Attributed To:
Jabez Earle
First Line:
Love is begot by fancy bred
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sun now clear serene the golden skies
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On a Shadow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What a frail thing is beauty says baron le Cras
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When I revolve this evanescent state
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
The Mirrour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who has the better game still fears the end
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
The Game of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The hermit's solace in his cell
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
What is Thought?
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the chaste lamb is from her sisters led
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
The Bride.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would thou hadst beauty less or virtue more
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
The Deformity of Vice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If evils come not then our fears are vain
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
On Fear:
Attribution:
From Sir Thomas More.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas More
First Line:
Our life's a journey in a winter's day
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
The Stage of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Talk as you please of Turk and Pope but I
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Neighbours!
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This favourite maxim modern atheists boast
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Superstition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tom ever jovial ever gay
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Mutual Pity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Irus though wanting gold and lands
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
True Riches.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor little pretty fluttering thing
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
The Emperor Hadrian to his departing Soul:
Attribution:
Imitated by Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Through servile flattery thou dost all commend
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
Universal Complaisance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To curb the ambitious parsons preach
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
The Cure of Ambition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From flower to flower with eager pains
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
On a Bee stifled in Honey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How soon frail royalty is over
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
On the Death of a late Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O hadst thou served the heroine all thy days
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
On Sir Walter Raleigh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Boy break thy reeds and split thy useless pen
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Against poetical Studies: From the Latin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail charming power of self opinion
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
On Self-conceit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord if our days be few why do we spend
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
A Cure for the Evils of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Seven wealthy towns contend for Homer dead
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
The Poet's Fate.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who seeks to please all men each way
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Fruitless Toil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Thomas didst thou never pop
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
True poets can depress and raise
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
The Poet's Power.
Attribution:
From Swift--
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Beneath these moss grown roots this rustic cell
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
An Inscription on an Hermitage at Lord Wesmoreland's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nymph of the grot these sacred springs I keep
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
Under the Statue of a Water-Nymph, at Stourhead, Somersetshire:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope. -- From the Latin.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Whoever has travelled life's dull round
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
Written in an Inn, on Edge-hill.
Attribution:
By Mr. Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Nor Bath nor Tunbridge can my lays inspire
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
** Written at Bath, by the late John, Earl of Corke, to a Friend; Who desired him to amuse himself with Poetry - on the Death of his Father.
Attribution:
Written at Bath, by the late John, Earl of Corke
Attributed To:
John Boyle
First Line:
Thou who shalt stop where Thames' translucent wave
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
On his own Grotto:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Doomed to cross roads unsafe rough deep narrow
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
** Meditation on a Wheel-barrow--
Attribution:
By Dr. H---
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou that high thy head dost bear
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
The Decanter: From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A landlord of Bath put upon me a queer hum
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
The same imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. W---
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By a Ravenna vintner once betrayed
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I offer love but thou respect wilt have
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See sir see here's the grand approach
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
A Description of Blenheim: Imitated from Martial --
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
These cups by Piso to his friends were given
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Bowls - representing a Sphere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My neighbour Hunks's house and mine
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. I. Ep. 87.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When mother Douglas first I knew
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 20.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I often bow your hat you never stir
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Lib. v. Ep. 66.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If for mere wantonness you buy so fast
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Milo's from home and Milo being gone
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. vii. Ep. 7.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis a mere nothing that you ask you cry
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Lib. iii. Ep. 61.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hay.
Attributed To:
William Hay
First Line:
Welsh judges two four military men
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Lib. vi. Ep. 8.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A doctor lately was a captain made
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Ep. 74.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Both man and wife as bad as bad can be
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Lib. viii. Ep. 35.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My cause concerns not battery or treason
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Lib. vi. Ep. 19.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No dinners presents he is no man's bail
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Lib. x. Ep. 18.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What in long verse write epigrams say you
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Martial, Ep. 65.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For shame for shame Oxonians all
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
** Written at Oxford On stealing the Body of a Girl for Dissection.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. 'Dr. H---n']
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Seven wives and in one grave there is not found
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
Ep. 43.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When out his bed with sickness worn
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
** On a thin Gentleman's presting his Exercise to the Dean of a College after an Illness, - 1745.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. 'Dr. H---n']
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wit's judgement day is sure at hand
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
** To Mr. Gr--s, On his late Publication,
Attribution:
By Dr. H---n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stebbing and Warburton contest
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
** Punchinello.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What is prudery tis a beldam
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Answer to a Question of Mrs. Howe.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Pretender in the isle of egg
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
On the young Pretender's Landing in Scotland, - 1745.
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Orpheus went down to the regions below
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
The Power of Music:
Attribution:
From the Spanish, by Dr Lisle.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
May I presume in humble lays
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
On Dancing to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adam alone could not be easy
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By J. S. 1731.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It blew an hard storm and in utmost confusion
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. W. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Tom to Cambridge first was sent
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
The Extent of Cookery.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo here's the bride and there's the tree
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
The Choice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten months after Florimel happened to wed
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That speech surpasses force is no new whim
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
Lingua potentior armis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You dare not marry friend you own
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
A Common Case.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Her bed is like the marriage feast
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
** On the Countess of Dorchester.
Attribution:
By Lord Dorset.
Attributed To:
Lord Dorset
First Line:
My sickly spouse with many a sigh
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
True Fortitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Loveless married lady Jenny
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
A prudent Choice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Frank carves very ill yet will palm all the meats
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
If in his study Curio takes such care
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
The Virtuouso.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pox on it says time to Thomas Hearne
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
On Mr. Hearn, the Oxford Antiquary.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two brethren thin called bone and skin
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
On two Misers, Who monopolised the Corn at Manchester.
Attribution:
By Dr. Biron.
Attributed To:
John Byrom
First Line:
When Tadloe walks the streets the paviors cry
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
On a very fat Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Curio's rich sideboard seldom sees the light
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
On a frugal Beau.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O blessed season loved by saints and sinners
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
On Christmas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thanks to a miracle for tis no less
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
On a Miser's Treat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You beat your pate and fancy wit will come
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
As Thomas was cudgelled one day by his wife
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
Courage misplaced.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His whole estate thy father by his will
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
To a Spendthrift disinherited.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Married 'tis well a mighty blessing
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
On a hasty Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The walls are thick the servants thin
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
On a House adorned with Statues.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three years in London Bobadil had been
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
The Incurious.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Half of your book is to an index grown
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
On a certain Writer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
John Dryden enemies had three
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some say compared to Bononcini
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
The Musical Contest:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
We're told by one of the black robe
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
On a Sermon against Inoculation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence comes it that in Clara's face
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
On a pale Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In merry old England it once was a rule
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
** Royal Oecomony.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Says Cibber to Pope though in verse you foreclose
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
** By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
When G-rd--r the coif in a whimsy put on
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
On Serjeant G--dl--r's putting on the Coif.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When laureats make odes do you ask of what sort
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
** By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If Argus with an hundred eyes not one
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
On a blind Husband.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In all thy humours whether grave or mellow
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
The Humorist: Imitated from Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh what bosom but must yield
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
To a fair Millener.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some gallipots falling a well-timed disaster
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Treason does never prosper what's the reason
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask why Roome diverts you with his jokes
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
The happy Physiognomy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've lost my mistress horse and wife
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
On Sir M--k W-v-ll.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No argument could Celia move
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
On an young Lady's refusing to shew her Hand.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though for beauty you may hear the bell
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Mutable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When at our house the servants brawl
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
So rude and tuneless are thy lays
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
On certain Pastorals.
Attribution:
By Mr. Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Thy verses friend are Kidderminster stuff
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
On a voluminous Poet of Kiddeminster:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Mr. Shenstone]
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Yes finely housed these Lares are
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
** Alluding to the Motto on Buckingham-House
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Friend for your epitaphs I'm grieved
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
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.126
Poem Title:
On the Collar of a Dog;
Attribution:
Presented by Mr. Pope to the Prince of Wales.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Pray steal me not I'm Mrs Dingley's
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
Another:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Seven famous daughters Derby's peak can boast
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
** On the Wonders of the Peak:
Attribution:
By Colley Cibber.
Attributed To:
Colley Cibber
First Line:
Erect thy nose expand thy mouth
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
** On a remarkable long Nose.
Attribution:
From Sir T. Moore.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas More
First Line:
Jack who thinks all his own that once he handles
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
Light-finger'd Jack.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh rare Ben Jonson what a turn coat grown
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
On Ben Johnson's Bust, with the Buttons on the wrong Side, in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This little village serves to show
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
Written on Pane of Glass, at Littlemore, near Oxford:
Attribution:
By Dr. Bacon.
Attributed To:
Dr. Bacon
First Line:
H-nmer's low bows at Leceister house are lost
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
On some Disappointments, at the Accession of the late K-ng.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One day in Christ church meadows walking
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
On Epigrams.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A blooming youth lies buried here
Page No:
p.[129]
Poem Title:
From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Divine Euripides this tomb we see
Page No:
p.[129]
Poem Title:
On Euripides.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He who in pious times undaunted stood
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
On the Marquis of Winchelsea:
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Here rest I Philip on the Aegean shore
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
On Philip, Father of Alexander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If conquered realms or power from death could save
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
On Henry the Second, King of England.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wind gentle evergreen to form a shade
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
On Sophocles.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O last and best of Scots who didst maintain
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
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:
p.131
Poem Title:
On a young Lady of Norfolk:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ye weeping muses graces virtues tell
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
On Captain Grenville.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
On Lady Lyttleton:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
On Captain Cornwall, slain off Toulon, 1743:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lord Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Underneath this sable hearse
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke:
Attribution:
By Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Ben Jonson]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
On Shakespear:
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
From life's superfluous cares enlarged
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
From the Latin of Cowley on himself:
Attribution:
Translated by Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
This modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
On Mr. Fenton:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This Sheffield raised the sacred dust below
Page No:
p.135
Poem Title:
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.135
Poem Title:
On Mr. Rowe:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Mr. Pope's own Epitaph
Attribution:
by himself
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Mr Prior's Epitaph:
Attribution:
By Himself.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affections mild
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
On Mr. Gay:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ye muses weep ye sons of Phoebus mourn
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Death by a conduct strange and new
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
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.137
Poem Title:
On Tom D'Urfey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life is a jest and all things show it
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Mr. Gay's Epitaph:
Attribution:
By Himself. [i.e. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
To me 'tis given to die to thee 'tis given
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Prior on himself.
Attribution:
Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Butler needy wretch was still alive
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
On the Monument to Butler's Memory, Erected in Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Oldfield dies even Congreve's laurels fade
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mrs. Oldfied the celebrated Actress.---
Attribution:
By Mr. S-w-d.
Attributed To:
Thomas Seward
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies Catherine Gray
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
On and old Woman who sold Pots at Chester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come let us rejoice merry boys at his fall
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
On the Parson of a Country Parish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies within his tomb so calm
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
On the Clerk of the same Parish. Impromptu.
Attribution:
By Mr. Shenstone--
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Stranger behold the mighty Hector's tomb
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
Inscription on an Urn at Lord Corke's: To the Memory of the Dog Hector.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A monster in a course of vice grown old
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
Posthumous Fame.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here into the dust
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
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.139
Poem Title:
On Sir John Vanburgh, the Poet and Architect.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser:
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Here lies John Hill
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
** On a profligate Mathematician at Manchester-
Attribution:
By Dr. Byron.
Attributed To:
John Byrom
First Line:
If heaven be pleased when sinners cease to sin
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
** On Coleman: A plotting Papist, in the Reign of Charles II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this silent stone is laid
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
On an old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a wretch midst other clay
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
On a Miser married to a Coquette.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Subdued by death here death's great herald lies
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
On an Undertaker.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tread softly reader lest you wake
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
** On the same Subject:
Attribution:
By (a) Lord Bristol.
Attributed To:
Lord Bristol
First Line:
Here lies interred beneath these stones
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
On a Welch-man: Killed by a Fall from his Horse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the body of Mary Sextone
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
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.142
Poem Title:
On a scolding Wife, who died in her Sleep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The present age has many fates bemoaned
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
** On Sir Robert Cotton, the Antiquary:
Attribution:
By T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Where Drake first found there last he lost his fame
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
On Sir Francis Drake, drowned at Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair marble tell to future days
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On two Twin-Sisters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He first deceased she for a little tried
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On the Death of Sir Albertus and Lady Morton:
Attribution:
By Sir Henry Wotton.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Here sleep whom neither life nor love
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On a Man and his Wife, Buried in the same Tomb.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Corbet -- who died of a Cancer in her Breast:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of gentle race his parents' only treasure
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On a young Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On the Hon. Simon Harcourt:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Were there on earth another voice like thine
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On the Picture of Mrs. Arabella Hunt, Drawn after her Death, playing on the Lute.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Withers rest thou bravest gentlest mind
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
On General Withers:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Statesman yet friend to truth of soul sincere
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
On Mr. Craggs:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Stay traveler for all you want is near
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
On Cardinal Richelieu.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Approach ye wise of soul with awe divine
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
On Sir Isaac Newton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the great false marble tell me where
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
His generous mind's to latest ages known
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
On Dr. Mead.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
On the same:
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Dear to the wise and good beneath this stone
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
On Mr. Aikman and his Son:
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Mallet]
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Here innocence and beauty lie whose breath
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
On a young Lady:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This humble grave though no proud structure grace
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
On a young Lady:
Attribution:
By Mr. Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
On the young Lord Mount-Cashell:
Attribution:
By Mrs. Barber.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
To the dark and silent tomb
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Philips whose touch harmonious could remove
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
On Claudius Philips, An excellent Musician, at Bridgenorth, Salop.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
Written in the Year 1745:
Attribution:
By Mr. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Reader if virtue science reason charm
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
** On Gilbert Walmsley, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Seward.
Attributed To:
Thomas Seward
First Line:
Stay Christian stay nor let thy pride disdain
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
In a Country Church yard, near Barth: On a young Woman who fell a Sacrifice to the Infidelity of her Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As she was once few of her sex you'll see
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Much loved she long with warm affection served
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
** On a valuable Servant:
Attribution:
By Mr. S-w-d.
Attributed To:
Thomas Seward
First Line:
Peace to the ashes and the virtuous mind
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
** On Mrs. Sarah Mence: Who died in 1763, aged 75.
Attribution:
W. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Removed from all the pains and cares of life
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Mrs. Catharine 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.152
Poem Title:
To the Memory of his Ancestors:
Attribution:
By Mr. N-gent.
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Under this marble or under this sill
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
** On Mr. Pope:
Attribution:
By himself. [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
While George in sorrow bows his laurelled head
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
On General Wolfe: In the Church of Westeram, in Kent - where he was born, 1727.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a sceptic long in doubt
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
On a libertine Gamester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That tongue which set the table on a roar
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
** On Mr. Quin:
Attribution:
By Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Versed in the scientific page
Page No:
pp.[157]-158
Poem Title:
An Apology For Unseasonable Rhymes: To --- --- ---, Esq.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three lovely nymphs contending for the prize
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
From the Greek. The Rival Beauties: From Rufinus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To stop the Persian monarch's way
Page No:
pp.[159]-160
Poem Title:
From the Greek [...] On Leonidas and his 300 Spartans.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A brute thou art at best but mad with wine
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
** In vino veritas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Did Jove descend and thus unveil
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
On the Statue of Jupiter, by Phidias.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence foolish calf thy cries refrain
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
On the Statue of a Cow, by Myron.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If by your beard your wisdom you would show
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
On an affected Philosopher.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When screech owls scream their note portends
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
On a bad Singer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
An hero bold in war here finds his grave
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Timocritus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Pedro stalked around his house
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
The Miser and the Mouse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celsus nor gave me puge nor clyster
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
An Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For wealth ye thieves some statelier house explore
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Great Jove this one petition
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p.161
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The Prayer of a wise Heathen.
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In youth by cheerless poverty oppressed
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p.161
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Thus to her much loved virtuous lord
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p.162
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From the Latin. Martial, Lib. i. Ep. 14. Arria and Paetus.
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When Vulcan saw the fair Augusta led
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p.162
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** Vulcan mistaken: On the Marriage of the Princess Augusta to the Hereditary Prince of Brunswick. From the Latin of C. A. Esq.
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With sacred slumbers blessed here Saon lies
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p.162
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** On Saon.
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You often wonder what the devil
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pp.163-164
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Martial, Lib. iii. Ep. 44, modernised. The impertinent Poet.
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Hal says he's poor in hopes you'll say he's not
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p.164
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Lib. viii. Ep. 19.
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Though pappa and mamma my dear
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p.164
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Lib. i. Ep. 101. To an affected Old Maid.
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With you dear Tom I'd often spend the day
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p.164
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Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 5
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Yes I submit my lord you've gained your end
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p.164
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Lib. ii. Ep. 41.
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Diaulus late who void of skill
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p.165
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Lib. i. Ep. 47, paraphrased.
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Of last night's wine you say Acerra stinks
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p.165
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Lib. i. Ep. 29, literally translated.
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The doctor lives by sporting with our lives
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p.165
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From Owen's Epigrams.
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John Owen
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You say you're old in hopes we'll say you're young
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p.165
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** Martial, Lib. viii. Ep. 19, imitated: To an ancient Gentlewoman.
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Your soup you call and really tis plain pottage
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p.165
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** Imitated.
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Parson tis false I'll never believe
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pp.166-167
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Martial, Lib. ii. Ep. 53. Advice to a Chaplain: - Familiarised in the Manner of Dr. Swift.
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A wolf that long had ranged the wood
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pp.167-168
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The Wolf and Mastiff: From Phaedrus, Lib. iii, Fab. 7.
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A wolf and lamb one sultry day
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pp.168-169
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The Wolf and the Lamb. From Phaedrus, Lib. i. Fab. I.
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Britannia long her hapless fate had mourned
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pp.170-171
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On Mr. Pitt's Return to his Country-seat, In October, 1761.
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Three monarchs now of Brunswick's honoured race
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p.170
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Panegyrical. On the Coronation of George the Third, September 22, 1761.
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Ye haughty youths of noble lineage vain
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pp.171-172
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Mr. Allen, or the Great Plebian.
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Midst flowery meads and Avon's winding floods
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pp.172-173
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On the ancient City of Bath: Written on the finishing the Circus.
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Drawn by the magic powers of light and shade
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pp.173-174
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To a Limner at Bath: Equally excellent in Portraits and Landskips.
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Say thou that deigned in panegyric lays
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pp.174-175
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** On another Limner at Bath: An Expostulation.
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See the tall youth by partial fate decree
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pp.175-176
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To William Shenstone, Esq; at the Leafowes, 1760.
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Is this the place where late in tonfile yew
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pp.176-177
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To Morgan Graves, Esq; On the Improvements at Mickleton House in Gloucestershire: Written in 1740. -- A Fragment.
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Stranger approach prepared to see
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pp.177-178
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** On Mrs. C--r--y's Villa, At Hampstead. 1760.
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The vapourish fair whose chariots roll
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p.178
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** On a very small but elegant Villa, Near Bath.
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You call it luxury when in all his glory
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p.178
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The Epicure: To W. Mills, Esq; on a late Act of Generosity.
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Though justly ranked the classic wits among
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p.179
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To William Melmoth, Esq; On his Translation of Pliny's Epistles.
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Where Tully's bust and honoured name
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pp.179-180
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On Tully's Head in Pall-Mall: To Mr. R. Dodsley, on his writing Cleone, 1756.
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Lo every subject Berkley treats
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pp.180-181
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On the Bishop of Cloyne's Book upon Tar-Water, 1744.
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Lucia was formed by heaven in courts to shine
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p.181
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On Miss ---, afterwards Lady ---, 1740.
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When lovely Portia glitters at the play
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p.181
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To the Right Honourable Lady Ch---m, 1763.
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Fresh as the spring and like Aurora fair
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p.182
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On the celebrated Miss ---.
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When for the prize the heavenly rivals strove
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p.182
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On the accomplished Miss ---:
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By a School-Boy.
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When Stella joins the blooming throng
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p.182
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Venus genetrix. To Mrs. W---, 1760.
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Charmed with the empty found of pompous words
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p.183
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Satyrical. The Dangler.
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Frown not Lucinda that the wandering muse
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p.183
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** An Apology to Lucinda.
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The wretch that courts the sordid great
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Vanity and Avarice.
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Bufo whose pride disdains to give attention
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pp.184-185
Poem Title:
The Impudence of Wealth.
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King Bladud once espied some hogs
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p.184
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** The Hogs of H---k.
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Thus to the master of a house
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p.184
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To Avaro.
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Is this the man so famed for wit
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p.185
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The Test of Merit: On the Earl of Ch---d.
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Bufo it seems aloud complains
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p.186
Poem Title:
An Apology to Bufo.
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Lorenzo is though much a beau
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pp.186-187
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Lorenzo, or the Man of Reading.
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Alas sir knight in vain you wear
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p.187
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** The solemn Cheat.
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Bear and forbear thus preach the stoic sages
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p.188
Poem Title:
The fair Stoic.
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Varus though merely led by fashion
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p.188
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The Force of Fashion.
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Chloe to Chloe's foibles somewhat blind
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p.189
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To be written in a young Lady's Milton.
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In ancient times some hundred winters past
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p.189
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The Heroines, or modern Memoirs.
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Laura profuse as city dame can be
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pp.189-190
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The Oeconomist.
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A man there is to all the country known
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pp.190-191
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The curious Impertinent.
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How dull's a country life sage Bufo cries
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pp.191-192
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Town-Life and Country-Life.
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Vario thou art not void of sense
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p.191
Poem Title:
** To Vario.
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Milo you tell me is a man of sense
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p.192
Poem Title:
The Man of Sense.
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Strephon in vain pursued a rural fair
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p.193
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Humorous. Strephon and Blowsalind, or the Amorous 'Squire.
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Whilst glory's cause two long campaigns
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pp.193-194
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** A reasonable Satisfaction: Imitated from Sir T. More.
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What mortal burns not with the love of fame
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p.194
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The Invisible: Written at College, 1747.
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You often pity honest Ned
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pp.194-195
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** The thirsy Garreteer.
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Since first the Norman fixed his standard here
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pp.195-196
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Liberty in Danger - on the new Act against Swearing: Written in 1747.
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Ye solemn tribe who write and take your fees
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p.195
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On a Quack: Who "travels by Act of Parliament."
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Britain at length her wrath declares
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p.196
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War proclaimed at Brentford: Written in 1744.
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Stop gentle traveller stop your horse
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pp.196-197
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** An Epitaph: Imitated form the Latin in --- Abbey.
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All mortal things are frail and go to pot
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p.197
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** An oeconomical Reflection: From an Hint of Scarron. 1740.
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You tell us doctor tis a sin to steal
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p.197
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** The innocent Theft: To the Rev. Dr. ---.
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Of all the sops that plague mankind
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p.198
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Against Riddles. 1740.
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The Bucks had dined and deep in council sat
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p.198
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An Incident in High Life.
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Abel prescribe thyself trust not another
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p.199
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To Doctor Abel --- : In his Sickness.
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When science now with radiance bright
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pp.199-200
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** On the prevailing Taste for Quack-Medicines: To --- --- ---, at Bath.
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Bath has been deemed time out of mind
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p.200
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** The Force of Novelty: 1766. [...] Nov. 1765.
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What to the valiant knight of Spain
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pp.200-201
Poem Title:
The Virtuouso.
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Curio tis plain by all these motto's
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p.201
Poem Title:
The Prayer of a Humorist.
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Sick of the noise and smoke of town
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pp.202-203
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** The Country-House.
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For P--tt or B--te
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p.203
Poem Title:
Meditation in a Coffee-house: In the Manner of Dr. Swift.
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Give me the thing that's pretty odd and new
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p.203
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To --- ---, Esq; Antiquary and F. R. S.
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Truce with thy sneers thou proud insulting college
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p.203
Poem Title:
The Rival Colleges: Or, P-mbroke the humble to Chr-st-Church the ample.
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You imitate dean Swift you say
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pp.203-204
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On the foregoing Epigram.
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Freed from his academic gown
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pp.204-205
Poem Title:
The Impertinence of the Critics.
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As a west country mayor with formal address
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p.206
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Old South a witty churchman reckoned
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p.206
Poem Title:
A Court-Audience.
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A doctor who for want of skill
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p.207
Poem Title:
** The Doctor's Arms.
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As honest Richard a substantial clown
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p.207
Poem Title:
A Clown's Apology to the Doctor.
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Sir Godfrey and Radcliffe had one common way
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p.207
Poem Title:
On a Dispute between Dr. Radcliffe and Sir Godfrey Kneller.
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As Dick and Tom in fierce dispute engage
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p.208
Poem Title:
The empty Gun.
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In heat of youth poor Jack engaged a wife
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p.208
Poem Title:
The sad Alternative.
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Of sufferings past why thus complain
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p.209
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Moral, &c. To an Old Maid.
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When I the busy fruitless cares
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p.209
Poem Title:
A Check for Mirth.
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Again the balmy zephyr blows
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pp.210-212
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** An Invitation to the feathered Race, 1763.
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Cloyed with ragouts you scorn my simple food
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p.210
Poem Title:
** Diogenes to Aristippus.
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This babbling stream not uninstructive flows
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p.210
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Under an Hour-Glass, In a Grotto near the Waters.
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At length my friends the feast of life is over
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p.212
Poem Title:
** On the Death of an Epicure.
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Joy of her friends her parents' only pride
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p.212
Poem Title:
On the Death of a fine Girl of nine Years old. To Mrs. Cr---.
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To mark her Shakespeare's worth and Britain's love
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p.212
Poem Title:
On erecting a Monument to Shakespear, Under the Direction of Mr. Pope, Lord Burlington, &c.
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Over A---n's dust what needs this pious care
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p.213
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On a pyramidical Mausoleum, Erected to Ralph Allen, Esq; in Cloverton Church-yard. 1764.
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