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The gentleman's miscellany in verse and prose [N30446] [ecco]

DMI number:
467
Publication Date:
1730
ESTC number:
N30446
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB129712995
Shelfmark:
ECCO - CUL
Full Title:
THE | GENTLEMAN's | MISCELLANY, | In VERSE and PROSE. | Serious, Jocose, Satyrical, Humorous, | and Diverting. | [rule] | CONTAINING, | [two columns] [column 1] I. ORPHEUS, a Poem. | II. On a Lady shifting herself. | III. Mr. PRIOR's Epitaph. | IV. The Answer. | V. DORINDA, in Imitation of | [i]Ovid[/i]'s Corinnae Concubitus. | VI. Advice to the Hon. Lady - | with the Character of a Religious | Gamester. | VII. The King and the Cobler, | a Tale. | VIII. The Spectre. A Tale. | IX. Thoughts on the Way to Pre- | ferment. | X. On Behaviour in Conversation. | XI. An Epitaph on [i]Mary Hart[/i], | who died by taking Physick | from a Quack Doctor. | XII. Another on a Tomb-Stone at | Edmonton, [i]Latin[/i] and [i]English[/i]. | XIII. Another. | XIV. Another on a young Woman | who died the Day she was mar-| ry'd. | XV. Another. [/column 1] | [column 2] XVI. Another, [i]Latin[/i] and [i]English[/i]. | XVII. Another on [i]Jeremy Strong.[/i] | XVIII. Another. | XIX. Another on [i]Jack Ketch[/i], who | was executed at [i]Tyburn[/i]. | XX. The Blacksmith's Recreation, | or Triumphant Maid. | XXI. An Epitaph on Miss [i]N--- | J--gs.[/i] | XXII. The Wish of the Honour- | able Miss [i]M---n.[/i] | XXIII. Answer'd by [i]T. H. -[/i], | 2d Son to the E. of [i]B-[/i]. | XXIV. A Riddle, on a Pudding | sent to some Ladies at [i]Bath[/i], in | a Hare's Belly. | XXV. On Col. [i]L-[/i]'s Lady. Oc-| casion'd by her wearing a Rose | in her Bosom at [i]Christmas[/i]. | XXVI. The Members to their So-| vereign. | XXVII. Curious Maid. A Tale. | XXVIII. Epilogue, intended to | have been spoken by a Person | introducing an Ass on the Stage. [/column 2] | [rule] | By Sir BUTTERFLY MAGGOT, Kt. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed, and Sold by J. PURSER, in [i]White-Fryars[/i]; and | by the Booksellers of [i]London[/i] and [i]Westminster[/i]. 1730.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
CONTENTS: prose pp. 24-34; Latin verse p. 35, 38.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Dedication 'to the Most Fallibly Fallible Pope Alexander or Alexander Pope' signed 'Butterfly Maggot' (1pp.).
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Publication Date:
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T098887
Volume:
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The gentleman's miscellany in verse and prose [T190419] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1730
ESTC No:
T190419
Volume:
1 of 1
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Editor:
Butterfly Maggot
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Absolute (100%)
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Sold by:
J Purser
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Close by a stream which in a pleasing course
Page No:
pp.5-9
Poem Title:
Orpheus, a Poem.
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Not attributed
First Line:
So Venus looked when from her watry bed
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
On a Lady shifting herself.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Courtiers and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Mr. Prior's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Written by himself
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Good Matthew Prior by your leave
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Twelve was the appointed hour a lonely grove
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
Dorinda. In Imitation of Ovid's Corinnae Concubitus.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Thou beauteous creature innocent and young
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
Advice to the Hon. Lady Mary ---. With the Character of a Religious Gamester.
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Not attributed
First Line:
In days of yore when bluff old Harry
Page No:
pp.14-18
Poem Title:
The King and the Cobler. A Tale.
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Not attributed
First Line:
A bishop once whose crazy brain
Page No:
pp.18-23
Poem Title:
The Spectre. A Tale.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies Molly Hart who was buxom and young
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on Mary Hart, who died by taking Physick from a Quack-Doctor.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here underneath lies ostler Will
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[The following Epitaph is on a Tomb-Stone at Edmonton ('Hic jacet Osteler Will')] In plain English thus.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Under this stone lies my wife Joan
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
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Not attributed
First Line:
The morning sun saw me a bride
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Another. On a young Woman who died the Day she was Marry'd.
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Not attributed
First Line:
The two worst plagues tormented me in life
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Another.
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Not attributed
First Line:
At Downpatrick in one tomb do lie
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[Another ('Hi tres in Duno tumulo tumulantur in uno')] Thus English'd by the Parish Priest.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Hi tres in Duno tumulo tumulantur in uno
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
Another.
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Not attributed
First Line:
To an hundred and one lived Jeremy Strong
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
On Jeremy Strong.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
All night my husband snored in bed
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In hemp was his faith and in Tyburn his hope
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
On Jack Ketch, who was executed at Tyburn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come hither ye maidens of country and town
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
The Blacksmith's Recreation; or, Triumphant Maid. To the Tune of Twangdillo.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Entombed here lies sweet smiling Nan
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on N--y J---gs.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
I ask not wit nor beauty do I crave
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
The Wish of Miss M-n, Daughter to the Lord L- M-.
Attribution:
Miss M-n, Daughter to the Lord L- M-.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature perversely to your wish has given
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
By T. H.-, second Son to the E- of B-.
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Not attributed
First Line:
To all you fair females who sometimes partake
Page No:
pp.44-47
Poem Title:
A Riddle. On a Pudding sent to some Ladies at the Bath, in a Hare's Belly.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ask me not where the spring retires
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
On Col. L- Lady. Occasion'd by her wearing a Rose in her Bosom at Christmas.
Attribution:
By Mr. D--d
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou designed by nature to control
Page No:
pp.49-53
Poem Title:
The Members to their Sovereign.
Attribution:
'By the same Author' i.e. Mr. D--d
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty's a gaudy sign no more
Page No:
pp.54-57
Poem Title:
The Curious Maid. A Tale.
Attribution:
By H-d J-'s, Esq
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well now gallants methinks you're all agog
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Epilogue, Intended to have been spoken by a Person introducing an Ass on the Stage.
Attribution:
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Not attributed