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The minor poets or the works of the most celebrated authors [vol 2] [N6033] [ecco]

DMI number:
794
Publication Date:
1751
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
N6033
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117173056
Shelfmark:
BL RB23.a.6334
Full Title:
THE | MINOR POETS: | OR, THE | WORKS | OF THE MOST | Celebrated AUTHORS, | Of whose WRITING there are but | small Remains, [i]Viz[/i]. | [2 columns] [col1] The Earl of ROSCOMMON, | The Earl of DORSET, | The Earl of HALLIFAX, | Sir SAMUEL GARTH, | GEORGE STEPNEY, Esq; [/col1] | [col2]WILLIAM WALSH, Esq; | THOMAS TICKELL, Esq; | THOMAS SPRAT, Bishop | of [i]Rochester[/i]. [/col2] | VOLUME SECOND. | [i]DUBLIN:[/i] | Printed for P. WILSON, J. EXSHAW, J. ESDALL, | R. JAMES, S. PRICE, and M. WILLIAMSON. | [short rule] | M DCC LI.
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[14], [13]-359, [1] (p.358 mispaginated '158').
Bibliographic details:
Sections have separate title pages: p. 1: [rule] THE | WORKS | OF | WILLIAM WALSH, [i]Esq[/i]; | [rule] p. 3: [rule] LETTERS | AND | POEMS, | AMOROUS [i]and[/i] GALLANT. [rule] p. 91: [ornamental rule] | A | DIALOGUE | Concerning | WOMEN, | [i]Being a Defence of the[/i] SEX: | WRITTEN TO | [i]EUGENIA[/i]. | [ornamental rule] p. 183: [ornamental rule] | THE | WORKS | OF | THOMAS TICKELL, [i]Esq;[/i] | [ornamental rule] p. 187: [ornamental rule] | A | POEM, | To His EXCELLENCY the | LORD [i]PRIVY-SEAL, | ON THE | PROSPECT [i]of[/i] PEACE. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [ornamental rule] p. 245: [ornamental rule] | THE | FIRST BOOK | OF | [i]HOMER[/i]'s ILIAD. [ornamental rule] p. 303: [rule] POEMS | BY | [i]Dr.[/i] SPRAT, [i]Bishop of[/i] ROCHESTER. | [rule] p. ? [rule] | THE | PLAGUE [i]of[/i] ATHENS, | Which happen'd in the | [i]Second Year[/i] of the [i]Peloponnesian War[/i]. | First describ'd in [i]Greek[/i] by THUCYDIDES; | Then in [i]Latin[/i] by LUCRETIUS. | [rule]
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 5-32; 34-41; 93-147; 162-180; prose dialogue pp. 148-162 Contents pages of individual sections: Contents of Walsh's works pp. 181-2; Contents of Tickell's works, p. 302; Contents of Sprat's works, p. 360.
Other matter:
Preface to the Letters and Poems first printed in 1692 (sigs.A3r-A6r)
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The minor poets or the works of the most celebrated authors [vol 1] [N6033]
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1751
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N6033
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1 of 2
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First Line:
a just coherence made
Page No:
sig. A5v
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
My Lord Mulgrave.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
If streaming blood my fatal letter stain
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near Covent Garden theatre where you know
Page No:
pp.32-34
Poem Title:
On the Author of A Dialogue concerning Women, pretended to be writ in Defence of the Sex.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Bless us said I what mighty hero's here
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go little book and to the world impart
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
To his Book.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Let the dull merchant curse his angry fate
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
Elegy. The unrewarded Lover.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
With what strange raptures would my soul be blessed
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Epigram. Written in a Lady's Table-Book.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
While those bright eyes subdue wherever you will
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Elegy. The Power of Verse. To his Mistress.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Who could more happy who more blest could live
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
Jealousy.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
What has this bugbear death that's worth our care
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Sonnet. Death.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
What tortures can there be in hell
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
Cure of Jealousy.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Celia your tricks will now no longer pass
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
Elegy. To his false Mistress.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
What fury does disturb my rest
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Upon the same Occasion.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
When I see the bright nymph who my heart does enthral
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
The Antidote.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Celia too late you would repent
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
Upon a Favour offer'd.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Be gone ye sighs be gone ye tears
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
The Reconcilement.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Value thy self fond youth no more
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Dialogue between a Lover and his Friend. (Irregular Verses).
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Go said old Lyce senseless lover go
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
Epigram. Lyce.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
In what sad pomp the mournful charmer lies
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
The fair Mourner.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
How much are they deceived who vainly strive
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Epigram. Love and Jealousy.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Thou saidst that I alone thy heart could move
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Epigram. To his false Mistress.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
I know Celinda I have born too long
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
Elegy, upon quitting his Mistress.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Is there a pious pleasure that proceeds
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Elegy. The Petition. (In Imitation of Catullus).
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Yes all the world must sure agree
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
To his Mistress, against Marriage.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Chloe new married looks on men no more
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Epigram. Chloe.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Cornus proclaims aloud his wife's a whore
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Epigram. Cornus.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Thraso picks quarrels when he's drunk at night
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
Epigram. Thraso.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Ah Celia where are now the charms
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
To Celia, upon some Alterations in her Face.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Rich Gripe does all his thoughts and cunning bend
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Epigram. Gripe and Shifter.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
All hail ye fields where constant peace attends
Page No:
pp.61-63
Poem Title:
The Retirement.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Distracted with care
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Of all the torments all the cares
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Phillis we not grieve that nature
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
A Song to Phillis.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
When slaves their liberty require
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Phillis's Resolution.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Madam I cannot but congratulate
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady who had resolv'd against Marriage.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
The dismal regions which no sun beholds
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
Clelia to Urania. An Ode.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Sicilian muse my humble voice inspire
Page No:
pp.68-70
Poem Title:
Pastoral Eclogues. Eclogue I.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Though Celia's born to be adored
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Thyrsis the gayest one of all the swains
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
Eclogue II. Galatea.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Arise O Phosphorus and bring the day
Page No:
pp.73-75
Poem Title:
Eclogue III. Damon. (Taken from the Eighth Eclogue of Virgil.)
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Strephon and Damon's flocks together fed
Page No:
pp.75-77
Poem Title:
Eclogue IV. Lycon.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Ye gentle swains who pass your days and nights
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
Eclogue V. Delia, Lamenting the Death of Mrs. Tempest, who died upon the Day of the great Storm.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
The man that's resolute and just
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode III. Book III. Imitated, 1705.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Sicilian muse begin a loftier flight
Page No:
pp.85-89
Poem Title:
The Golden Age Restored, 1703. An Imitation of the Fourth Eclogue of Virgil: Supposed to have been taken from a Sibylline-Prophecy.
Attribution:
William Walsh, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Wit like tierce claret when it begins to pall
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dorset.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
When conquering death shall ravish from their eyes
Page No:
p.156
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In courts licentious and a shameless stage
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
To the Supposed Author of the Spectator.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
To the Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.191-204
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The opera first Italian masters taught
Page No:
pp.204-206
Poem Title:
To Mr. Addison on his Opera of Rosamond.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Too long has love engrossed Britannia's stage
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
To the same on his Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
When Brunswick first appeared each honest heart
Page No:
pp.208-212
Poem Title:
The Royal Progress.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.212-215
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace. Book I. Ode XV.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.215-220
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England to a Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Fair daughter once of Windsor's woods
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
An Ode, occasion'd by his Excellency the Earl of Stanhope's Voyage to France.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What kings henceforth shall reign what states be free
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Prologue to the University of Oxford.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Can this be he could Charles the good the great
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
Thoughts occasioned by the Sight of an original Picture of King Charles I. taken at the Time of his Trial. Inscribed to George Clarke, Esq;
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Horses and hounds their care their various race
Page No:
pp.226-230
Poem Title:
A Fragment of a Poem on Hunting.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
I am cried Apollo when Daphne he wooed
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
To Apollo making Love. From Monsieur Fontenelle.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Much had I heard of fair Francelia's name
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
The fatal Curiosity.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Lavish of wit and bold appear the lines
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
To a Lady; with a Description of the Phoenix.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
In utmost ocean lies a lovely isle
Page No:
pp.233-237
Poem Title:
A Description of the Phoenix: From Claudian.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The greatest swain that treads the Arcadian grove
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Verses to Mrs. Lowther on her Marriage. From Menage.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The fragrant painting of our flowery fields
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
To a Lady; with a Present on Flowers.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Damon Chloe's painted form surveyed
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
On a Lady's Picture: To Gilfred Lawson, Esq;
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Their ancient friends as now they nearer drew
Page No:
pp.240-243
Poem Title:
Part of the Fourth Book of Lucan.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Achilles fatal wrath whence discord rose
Page No:
pp.245-271
Poem Title:
The First Book of the Iliad.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.272-275
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Warwick, on the Death of Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.275-277
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.277-279
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, at his Country Seat.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.280-282
Poem Title:
An Ode inscribed to the Earl of Sunderland at Windsor.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.282-297
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Hail ancient book most venerable code
Page No:
pp.298-301
Poem Title:
A Poem in Praise of the Horn-Book, Written under a fit of the Gout.
Attribution:
Thomas Tickell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Tis true great name thou art secure
Page No:
pp.307-317
Poem Title:
To the happy Memory of the late Lord Protector.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat, Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Your book our old knight errants fame revives
Page No:
pp.317-318
Poem Title:
To a Person of Honour, (Mr. Edward Howard) upon his Incomparable Incomprehensible Poem, intituled the British Princes.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat, Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Sweet stream that dost with equal pace
Page No:
pp.318-319
Poem Title:
On his Mistress Drown'd.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat, Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Unhappy man by nature made to sway
Page No:
pp.330-351
Poem Title:
The Plague of Athens.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat, Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Let all this meaner rout of books stand by
Page No:
pp.351-359
Poem Title:
Upon the Poems of the English Ovid, Anacreon, Pindar and Virgil, Abraham Cowley, in Imitation of his own Pindarick Odes.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat, Bishop of Rochester.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat