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The fugitive miscellany: a collection of fugitive pieces in prose and verse [vol 2] [T118867] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1178
Publication Date:
1775
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T118867
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112923309
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Full Title:
THE | FUGITIVE MISCELLANY. | BEING A | COLLECTION of such | FUGITIVE PIECES, | In PROSE and VERSE, as are not in any other | Collection. | With many PIECES never before published. | PART THE SECOND. | LONDON: | Printed for J. Almon, opposite Burlington-house, in | Piccadilly. | MDCCLXXV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of comic verse, Collection of erotic verse, and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Query: on the ECCO facsimile ending and beginning words/letters were often lost in the inner margin, rendering them invisible or distorted. This could either be a problem with the binding of the hard copy, or simply a poor reproduction.
Comments:
A sequel to ’The new foundling hospital for wit’, to be issued in parts annually every March; two parts only were published. Contents: Latin verse, p. 44; French verse, p. 118. Duplicate poem: ID 33362 appears twice in this miscellany, vol. 1, pp. 11-14, vol. 2, pp. 187-190.
Other matter:
Prefatory: contents [3pp], advertisement [1pp]. End matter: advertisements [1pp].
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Publication Date:
1771
ESTC No:
T139949
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Title:
The fugitive miscellany: a collection of fugitive pieces in prose and verse [vol 1] [T118867] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1774
ESTC No:
T118867
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
The flower-piece, a collection of modern poems [T213573]
Publication Date:
1780
ESTC No:
T213573
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Also editor.
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.
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 for 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 Tho Were Building But on Sight of the Author, Fled.
Attribution:
Philo.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What car ye Sirens can endure the pest
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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 Westminster 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:
Epitaph 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:
Horace Walpole
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 fatum, Scoti, quorumq; locatum') 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:
p.58
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 Beasts. 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, October 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:
Fable of the Ass, Nightingale, and Kid.
Attribution:
By the Late Lord E----.
Attributed To:
Richard Edgcumbe
First Line:
Feign would I kind and learned friend
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
Verses 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 [sic] 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:
Henry Temple
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. Harrington.
Attributed To:
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 Escellent 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 Years 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:
Taken From Walpole's Antiquities [...] 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 Foote's 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:
p.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