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The flower-piece: a collection of miscellany poems [T102877] [ECCO]

DMI number:
56
Publication Date:
1731
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T102877
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115685597
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C1303
Full Title:
THE | FLOWER-PIECE: | A | COLLECTION | OF | Miscellany Poems. | [rule] | [i]By[/i] SEVERAL HANDS. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. WALTHOE, over-against the [i]Royal- | Exchange[/i] in [i]Cornhill[/i]; and H. WALTHOE, between | the Two [i]Temple Gates[/i] in [i]Fleet-Street[/i]. | [short rule] | M. DCC. XXXI.
Epigraph:
[i]Hic Ver purpureum, varios hic Flumina circum | Fundit Humus Flores: hic candida Populus antro | Imminet, & lentae textunt Umbracula Vites.[/i] VIRG. 9 Eccl.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
0
Bibliographic details:
The first poem has a separate title page with an imprint date 1729.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: 'Publisher to the Reader' pp. iii-vii; 'Books printed for J. Walthoe' [1pp.]; 'Contents' pp. xi-xii. END MATTER: List of 'Books printed for J. Walthoe' (1pp.)
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Publisher:
H. Walthoe
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. Walthoe, over-against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill; and H. Walthoe, between the Two Temple Gates in Fleet-Street.'
Publisher:
J. [John] Walthoe
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. Walthoe, over-against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill; and H. Walthoe, between the Two Temple Gates in Fleet-Street.'
Editor:
Matthew Concanen
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ODNB entry: 'The Flower-Piece (1731), which [Concanen] edited'.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Earl Cadogan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dian knew well to chase the timorous hare
Page No:
pp.1-20
Poem Title:
The Kite.
Attribution:
By Mr. P. Bacon
Attributed To:
Phanuel Bacon
First Line:
Round Hughes's humble though distinguished urn
Page No:
pp.21-24
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Mr. Hughes.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Raise veiny marble from its bed below
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
A Receipt for a Running Frush in the Foot of an Horse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O goddess of the dirty hue
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
A Poem in Praise of Nastiness. To Cindercola Scrub.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Breathless and pale would heaven no longer lend
Page No:
pp.31-33
Poem Title:
To the Memory of a Friend.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The men who deal in clink and metre
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman on his Marriage.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concannen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
All you that would
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
A Crambo on Ballyspellin, a Place in Ireland, fam'd for its Mineral Waters. To the Tune of Sally.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The precious gem the massy plate
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
The Eighth Ode of the Fourth Book of Horace. Address'd to Doctor Towne.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concanen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Thou whom the nine and Phoebus love
Page No:
pp.43-47
Poem Title:
A Familiar Ode for the New Year, 1728. Addressed to Edward Roome, Esq; in the Country.
Attribution:
By Mr Concanen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Most gracious sovereign lord mayst please
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
To the King's most Excellent Majesty. The Humble Address of the Company of His Majesty's Ship Orford, 1727.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Though strength of genius by experience taught
Page No:
pp.50-56
Poem Title:
An Epistle to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From man's too curious and impatient sight
Page No:
pp.57-60
Poem Title:
The Old Man's Relapse. Verses occasion'd by the 'foregoing Epistle.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
To learn our comrade's inclination
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
The Monkey and the Mastiff. A Fable.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concanen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
A play without a song 'tis gross offence
Page No:
pp.62-65
Poem Title:
An Epilogue, with Songs. Spoke, and sung at the Theatre Royal in Dublin, by Mrs. Sterling, to her Benefit-Play, the Way of the World.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With numbers vulgar yet with heart sincere
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
First Song. To the tune, and in imitation of the original Irish words of, Ellen Ah Roone.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
To you bright nymphs and generous swains
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
Second Song. To the Scotch tune, Peggy Grieves Me.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
I like young squires just come to town
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Third Song. To the tune, My All is in my Possession.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Unskilled in Greek and Roman tongue
Page No:
pp.66-70
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. H.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable ---
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How have I heard the fair lament
Page No:
pp.71-73
Poem Title:
The Cause of Inconstancy
Attribution:
'By the Same' i.e. 'Right Honourable ----'
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How vain are all the joys of man
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Verses to a Lady, upon his receiving a Hurt in one of his Eyes.
Attribution:
By the same Hand' i.e. 'Right Honourable ----'
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A peacock nobly born and bred
Page No:
pp.75-80
Poem Title:
A Fable, address'd to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Montcassel.
Attribution:
By a Person who had some share in his Education
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Virtue like yours my lord though plunged in night
Page No:
pp.81-87
Poem Title:
An Epistle, to the Right Honourable the Lord Carteret, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; occasion'd by the Copper Coinage. Written in the Year 1724.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concanen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Thou wise and learned ruler of our isle
Page No:
pp.88-92
Poem Title:
An Epistle to his Excellency John Lord Carteret, &c.
Attribution:
By Dr. D---ny
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dangler is of neither sex
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
The Dangler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sages all are much divided
Page No:
pp.94-101
Poem Title:
A Cure for Love. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concanen
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Accept your Britain's smiles once more
Page No:
pp.102-118
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Queen, on the happy Accession of their Majesties to the Crown.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Newcomb
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb
First Line:
Plaints unattempted yet in bill or count
Page No:
pp.119-129
Poem Title:
he Templer's Bill of Complaint to the Right Honourable the Lord High Chancellor.
Attribution:
By J- B- Esq
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unequal how shall I the search begin
Page No:
pp.130-140
Poem Title:
The Progress of Poetry.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Long has the praise of woman been my theme
Page No:
pp.141-144
Poem Title:
To the Ingenious Lady, Author of the Poem entitled, The Progress of Poetry.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
On thy fair banks O Medway long
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ode.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy state of all things here below
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
The Bridge of Life. An Allegorical Poem, in Imitation of the 15th Spectator.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Twas dead of night when Damon lay
Page No:
pp.151-156
Poem Title:
Damon and Thysbe.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Should the blue lightning rend the cleaving sky
Page No:
pp.156-161
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the Seventy-Third Psalm.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst on thy golden locks I gaze
Page No:
pp.162-164
Poem Title:
The Apology. To a Young Lady with yellow Hair.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Dear sir | Regarding neither blame nor praise
Page No:
pp.165-168
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Clergyman in Herefordshire to his Friend at Chipping Ongar in Essex.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Thou blaster of thy own fair spreading fame
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
On the tearing out and burning the obscene Pieces in the Lord Rochester's Works.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A drop of amber from a poplar plant
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
An Epigram. Martial, Book VI. Ep. XV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To God in one united sound
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the CXLVIIIth Psalm.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why sounds the plain with sad complaint
Page No:
pp.175-177
Poem Title:
An Ode sacred to the Memory of her Grace Ann, Dutchess of Hamilton.
Attribution:
By Allan Ramsay
Attributed To:
Allan Ramsay
First Line:
In days of old ever wealth was learning's foe
Page No:
pp.180-182
Poem Title:
A Poem on Dr. Frazer's Rebuilding part of the University of Aberdeen.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mallet
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Little girl in swadling clothes
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
On Miss Harvey, being a Day old. In imitation of Mr. P---s.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Power over every power supreme
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
Supplication for Miss Carteret, in the Small-Pox, Dublin, July 31. 1725.
Attribution:
By Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Little charm of placid mien
Page No:
pp.187-189
Poem Title:
To Miss Georgiana, youngest Daughter to the Lord Carteret, August 10, 1725.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Philips]
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
As it happened on a night
Page No:
pp.190-192
Poem Title:
Anacreontique.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When now the stars began to hide their heads
Page No:
pp.193-196
Poem Title:
Damon: A City Eclogue. Written to a Gentleman in the Country.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Rejoice thou world and all that dwell therein
Page No:
pp.197-201
Poem Title:
A Hymn on the Resurrection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Has not kind heaven regarding human woe
Page No:
pp.201-204
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the VIIIth Chapter of Job.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bless god my soul exceeding great and glorious
Page No:
pp.205-209
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the CIVth Psalm. In Imitation of Milton's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rise sweet Aurora rise propitious morn
Page No:
pp.210-214
Poem Title:
Verses on her Majesty's Birth-Day. 1727.
Attribution:
By Philip Frowde, Esq;
Attributed To:
Philip Frowde
First Line:
If Cowley's genius did inspire
Page No:
pp.215-222
Poem Title:
Regulus: A Pindarick Ode.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Hear Phoebus source of light heaven's brightest grace
Page No:
pp.223-227
Poem Title:
The Carmen Saeculare of Horace.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. William Duncombe
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
What is it our mammas bewitches
Page No:
pp.228-230
Poem Title:
Spoken by a little Boy at his first putting on Breeches.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
With meagre face and black forbidding eyes
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
Upon a Lady who said she loved to surprize.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With grief my friend as well as you
Page No:
pp.231-236
Poem Title:
The Involuntary Sinners. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo Hymen passes through th' admiring crowds
Page No:
pp.237-239
Poem Title:
An Epithalamium.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adam from paradise exiled
Page No:
p.240
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To win the giddy wayward soul of youth
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
The following Prologue and Epilogue were spoken the 7th and 9th of April 1731. at the Play of Sophonisba; or, Hannibal's Overthrow, which was then acted in Villars-Street, York-Buildings, by young Gentlemen and Ladies, with great Applause. Prologue spoken by Laelius.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The late famed actress who had all the vogue
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
Epilogue spoken by Rosalind.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When the rich gem which warmer suns refine
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
Verses to the Memory of Mrs. Oldfield, spoken at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane, by Mrs. Heron.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
With every honour graced thy youth appears
Page No:
pp.246-251
Poem Title:
To his Grace the Duke of Richmond, upon his being install'd Knight of the Garter, along with Right Hon. Sir Robert Walpole.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Newcomb
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb