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The flower-piece, a collection of modern poems [T213573]

DMI number:
1323
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T213573
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB127308265
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | FLOWER-PIECE, | A | COLLECTION | OF | MODERN POEMS. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | LONDON: | Printed for the AUTHOR. | MDCCLXXX.
Epigraph:
[i]Collecta revirescunt.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 1-7, 24-27, 35-41, 46-47, 49-57, 90-93, 95, 153-155, 169-170,
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: contents pp. [iii]-v; advertisement [1p.] Back matter: advertisement [1p.]
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The fugitive miscellany: a collection of fugitive pieces in prose and verse [vol 2] [T118867] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T118867
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
See ESTC record.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Why so pensive this morning when all things are gay
Page No:
pp.8-12
Poem Title:
A Tete A Tete Dialogue On The Fete De Champetre.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh Boston late with every pleasure crowned
Page No:
pp.12-23
Poem Title:
The Times. An Elegy. Written In America, 1775.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twixt Death and Schomberg the other day
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Death And The Doctor...To Dr. Schomberg, of Bath.
Attribution:
By Paul Whitehead, Esq.
Attributed To:
Paul Whitehead
First Line:
To Schomberg quoth Death I your patient will have
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
Paul Whitehead
First Line:
What ecstasies her bosom fire
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
To a Lady, On Her Passion For Old China.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near half an age with every good man's praise
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
An Epitaph On The Monument Of The Late Worthy And Rev. Mr. Beighton, Of Egham, Who Was Vicar Of That Place Forty-Five Years.
Attribution:
D. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Tell me the meaning you who can
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Upon Seeing Mr. Taylor's Pictures, Of Bath, And Hearing A Connoisseur Swear That "They Were Finely Painted For A Gentleman."
Attribution:
Written By D. Garrick, Esq.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Immortal Wolfe sculptor thy laureled bust
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
On General Wolf.
Attribution:
By Sir William Draper, Esq.
Attributed To:
Sir William Draper
First Line:
After much hiding sir and dodging
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Epistle From Mr. Geo. Lacy. To The Rev. Mr. Boudry.
Attribution:
Mr. Geo. Lacy.
Attributed To:
George Lacy
First Line:
Come powers of taste nor while the vacant hours
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
On The Alterations In St. James's Park.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft inmate of the love fraught breast
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
Sonnet: To Two Redbreasts Who Were Building, But On Sight Of The Author, Fled.
Attribution:
Philo.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Freedom's charms alike engage
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On Freedom.
Attribution:
By The Late Dr. Hawkesworth.
Attributed To:
John Hawkesworth
First Line:
Friendship is the joy of reason
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
On Friendship.
Attribution:
By The Late Dr. Hawkesworth.
Attributed To:
John Hawkesworth
First Line:
Her comic vein had every charm to please
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
Inscription Upon The Monument of Mrs. Pritchard, Which Was Put Up Last Wednesday, At The East End Of Wesminster Abbey, Next To Shakespeare, And Opposite To Handel's Monument.
Attribution:
W. Whitehead, P. L.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Here lies lord Chesterfield the wit
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Epigraph on the late Lord Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies that wretched favourite ridden thing
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Epitaph On Lewis XIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In days of old ere Ampthill towers were seen
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
said to be written by Mr. Horace W--e.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If fate deceive not where this stone is lain
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[Motto To The Scotch Stone Under The Coronation Chair At Westminster ('Ni fallit, Scoti, quorumq; locatum, | Invenient lapidem, regnare tenentur ibidem')] In English thus
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says Celia to a reverend dean
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe's charms are so refined
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
Chloe.
Attribution:
T. H. I.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If when the breast is rent with pain
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
To Miss Woffington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the isle of Great Britain a laurel once grew
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
The Gardener's Congress On Colley Cibber's Being Appointed Poet Laureat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Turned out of Honiton
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas on the bank of that fair tide
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
The Voice of Truth. An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah dear Clarinda we are undone
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Extempore Apology To Mrs. Clare Byrne, For A Mistake At Whist, Which Lost The Game.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Within the circle of this magic ring
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
To My Mother, With Her Wedding Ring.
Attribution:
By My Father.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis said of monkeys that their race can talk
Page No:
pp.64-71
Poem Title:
The Colony Of Beauty, An Allegorical Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vice once with virtue did engage
Page No:
pp.72-78
Poem Title:
The Wife And The Nurse: A Ballad. Written In 1743.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Amongst the daughters of great Jove
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
Ode To Health, Inscribed To Miss --, Since Mrs. -- Southampton, July 1765.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This is my last will | I insist on it still
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
The Following Is The Singular Will Of Mr. William Hickington, Whose Death Was Lately Mentioned In The York Courant, And Which Has Been Proved In The Deanry Court.
Attribution:
W. Hickington.
Attributed To:
William Hickington
First Line:
In Chatworth's groves and vales I've seen
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
Lines Written In A Seat In The Garden Of His Grace The Duke Of Devonshire, At Chatsworth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Few words are best I wish you well
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
To Mr. C. St. James's Place. London, Octocer [sic] 22.
Attribution:
Verses By Pope. Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Goodman Death | To please his palate
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the late Alexander Pope, Esq;
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See Nerissa the young and the fair
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What I am going to bequeath
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
The Underwritten Lines Are Copied From The Original Will Of The Late Nathaniel Lloyd, Esq. Who Died Lately At His Seat At Twickenham.
Attribution:
Nathaniel Lloyd
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lloyd
First Line:
In vain ye seek the warmer sky
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Ode To Health. Written March 10, 1775.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis done the well earned wages freely paid
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Written On Saturday Night.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Loud blew the winds and from the shore
Page No:
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
Translation Of A Fragment Of Simonides.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thee on thy radiant throne sublime
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
Sappho's Ode To Venus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair in vain you try
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
To A Lady Who Was Writing A Defiance To Cupid In Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once on a time it came to pass
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
Fables Of The Ass, Nightingale, And Kid.
Attribution:
By The Late Lord E--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Feign would I kind and learned friend
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
Veres To The Author's Tutor At C. C. C. Oxon. From The Country.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain poor sable son of woe
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
On A Black Marble Statue Of A Slave, Standing At The Porch Of One Of The Inns Of Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When in the opening of the youthful year
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
The Three First Stanzas Of The Twenty-Fourth Canto Of Dante's Inferna Made Into A Song. In Imitation Of The Earl Of Surry's Stile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Swift say wouldst thou refuse with me
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
The Sixth Ode Of The Second Book Of Horace, Imitated. Addressed To Dean Swift, Esq; Of Castle Ricard In Ireland. Written In The Year 1747.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me o muse if aught you know
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
Verses Written At Bath, On The New Game of E and O.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence dull lethargic peace
Page No:
pp.104-110
Poem Title:
Il Bellicoso.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Kind nature with a mother's joys
Page No:
pp.110-114
Poem Title:
The Pleasures of the Mind.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If Dodington will condescend
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
An Invitation To The Right Hon. George Dodington, Esq; ... In Allusion To Horace, B. I. Epist. 5.
Attribution:
By The Late Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Among the well bred natives of our isle
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
To My Brother Mr. Christopher Pitt, An Epistle; On His Having A Fit Of The Gout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here sleeps what once was beauty once was grace
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
Epitaph On Miss Drummond, Daughter Of The Archbishop Of York.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Cries Damon teazed by dearest life
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
A Song. Written In 1765.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Health pleasure's handmaid loves my beech crowned hill
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Eating a mitey cheese elate with pride
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[Epigram. ('Damon dit en mangeant d'un Chester plein de mites')]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Ionian quarter of the Cyprian shore
Page No:
pp.119-121
Poem Title:
The Court Of Venus. From Claudian. Being Part Of The Epithalamium On The Marriage Of The Emperor Honorius With Maria, The Daughter Of Stilicho.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now six and thirty rapid years are fled
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
On His Birth-Day.
Attribution:
I. H. Browne, Esq;
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
There lived in York an age ago
Page No:
pp.122-124
Poem Title:
The Choice Of A Wife By Cheese.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ralph Clod a yeoman of the west
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
The Pair of Beasts. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Enchanting nymph of heavenly birth
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
On Beauty.
Attribution:
By Lord P--n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus was amorous and longed to be rude
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
An Epigram On Modern Marriages.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Avert proud death thy lifted spear
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
On Seeing The Figure Of Death In A Dream.
Attribution:
By Dr. Harington.
Attributed To:
Dr Henry Harington
First Line:
Alwhyle ye drinke midst age and ache ybent
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
Written In The Pump-Room At Bath.
Attribution:
Edgar.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let the keen sportsman rising with the dawn
Page No:
pp.130-133
Poem Title:
From Partridge-Shooting. An Eclogue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oft when I've seen the new fledged morn arise
Page No:
pp.134-140
Poem Title:
The Sportsman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Illustrious Bladud best of kings
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
New-Year Ode, To His Most Excellent Majesty King Bladud of Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I cannot eat but little meat
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
Song, Written About Two Hundred And Fifty Hears Ago.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say image by what sculptor's hand
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
From The Greek Of Posidippus: A Dialogue. The Traveller And Statue Of Opportunity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full humble is my prayer I ween
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
An Humble Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What cheerful sounds salute our ears
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
The Triumph Of Ceres: Or The Harvest-Home. To The Tune Of "What Beauteous Scenes Inchant My Sight!".
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parret whose artless windings lead
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
To The Parret.
Attribution:
E. L. N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In times when gloomy superstition reigned
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Plays At H--. Acted November 24th And 25th, 1774. Spoken By Lord P--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My golden locks time hath to silver turned
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Henry Lea.
Attributed To:
Henry Lea
First Line:
The mimic form on the other side
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
Lines...Upon The Back Of His Own Picture, Which Was Sent Lately To A Gentleman Of The University Of Oxford.
Attribution:
Written By Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
The quality of mercy is not stained
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A youth the meanest of the muse's train
Page No:
pp.156-162
Poem Title:
To The King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If yet the mole that heaves thy dirty breast
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
To Him Only Who Feels The Justness Of The Character.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While blooming youth and gay delight
Page No:
pp.164-166
Poem Title:
To Caelia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Canst thou shepherd canst thou tell
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
The Nymph's Question.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For once ye muses chaste as fair
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Verses Occasioned By A Rape On An Irish Captain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Checquered with plumes of various dies
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
On A Lady's Muff.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Read or oh say does some amorous fair
Page No:
pp.170-181
Poem Title:
An Epistle From Obera, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks.
Attribution:
Translated by T. Q. Z. Esq. Professor of The Otaheite Language in Dublin
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome fair nymph from Hockerill's gloomy plains
Page No:
pp.181-187
Poem Title:
The Orange-Girl At The Foote To Sally Harris: Or, The Town To The Country Pomona. An Heroic Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If yet enslaved by vice there rest
Page No:
pp.187-190
Poem Title:
The Answer. To The Right Hon. Mr. --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For me my fair a wreathe has wove
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
From The Spanish.
Attribution:
By Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Behold the Cerberus the Atlantic plow
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
Impromptu. On The Sailing Of The Cerberus, With The Three General Officers On The American Expedition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed