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The muse's mirrour: being a collection of poems [vol I] [T124632] [ecco]

DMI number:
1376
Publication Date:
1783
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T124632
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116312890
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | [g]MUSE'S MIRROUR:[/g] | BEING A | COLLECTION OF POEMS, | Written by the following AUTHORS: | [three columns] [col 1] Mr. Pope | Swift | Churchill | Gray | Colman | Wilkes | Lloyd | Thornton | Garrick | Ansty | Jernyngham | C. Denis | Sheridan | Cumberland | Cunningham | Edmund Waller | Julius Mickle | Schomberg | J. Philips | Law. Sterne | Newell-Puddicombe | T. Vaughan [/col 1] | [col 2] Mr. Soam Jenyns | H. Kelly | Fowkes | Woty | Aaron Hill | Bryant Edwards | M'Millan | Cha. Crawford | Wm. Whitehead | Paul Whitehead | Evelyn Meadows | Dr. Parnell | Young | Goldsmith | Berkley | Langhorne | S. Johnson | Sheridan | Burton | Rev. Mr. Mason | Caswal |P. Stockdale [/col 2] | [col 3] Rev. Mr. Ogilvie | Nath. Lloyd | Lord Carlisle | Lyttelton | Palmerston| Sir. Tho. H. Williams | Alex. Schomberg | Hon. C. Townshend | Mr. Fitzpatrick | C. Fox | Mr. Erskine | Capt. Thompson | Rice | Lady M. W. Montague | Mrs Montague | Lady Craven | Mrs. Vaughan | Lennox | Greville | Miss Sally Carter | H. Moore | Aikin [/col 3] | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | LONDON: | Sold by J. DEBRETT, opposite Burlington House, Piccadilly; and | RICHARDSON and URQUHART, under the Royal Exchange. | M DCC LXXXIII.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
In ECCO copy Contents are placed at the beginning of the volume even though the pagination suggests they should be at the end.
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 176-177; prose epitaph pp. 212-213; verse in Italian and Latin p. 251.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Preface pp. [i]-vi; Dedication from Philips' Splendid Shilling pp. vii-viii; Contents pp. [257]-278; Errata [1p].
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Title:
The muse's mirrour: being a collection of poems [vol 2] [T124632] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1783
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Volume:
2 of 2
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First Line:
Whoever like me with trembling anguish brings
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Epitaph. On a Lady who died of a Consumption at Bristol Wells.
Attribution:
Written by her Husband.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reply mine host to hapless England's rhymes
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
To an Inn-Keeper on the Western Road, who hangs out the Sign of the Ass and Crown.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice happy Heartley who at once could gain
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
On the marriages of Mr. Heartly to Miss Lavender; and of Mr. Stephney to Miss Champaigne, Jan. 1768.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The bridegroom he is a stout tanner
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
An Impromptu, in 1768...upon a lady in the Borrough, being married to a Tanner.
Attribution:
By G--- C---, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What various passions rule the human race
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
Epigram, On a country 'Squire who kissed his dog - and turn'd on his beautiful wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To our good father abbot and eke to the meeting
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
The Epistle of Paul to the Med'nhamites.
Attribution:
P. W.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So strange the humours of the human race
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Hobby horse.
Attribution:
Written by G. Colman, Esq. and spoken by Mr. Bensley.
Attributed To:
George Colman
First Line:
All must old Hogarth's gratitude declare
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
On Hogarth's Print of Bathos, or the Art of Sinking in Painting.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. C. Churchill when at Mr. Dell's, in Kew-foot Lane, April 18, 1764.
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
How I suffered awake how I suffered in dream
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
A Sonnet, On the Report of another War, in 1764.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Master Hoole
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Extempore on seeing Hoole's Tragedy of Cyrus.
Attribution:
S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So death the old stager
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Major Alderton, who was twice run thro' the body, and once shot: who for bravery, charity, and generosity, few equall'd, and none excell'd.
Attribution:
By Capt. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
I saw I saw I know not what
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
On a Lady's sporting a Somerset.
Attribution:
By the Facetious Lawrence Sterne.
Attributed To:
Laurence Sterne
First Line:
Well did the amorous sons of Wadham
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
On the College of Wadham at Oxford being insured from Fire, after a Member had been suspected of an unnatural Crime.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How rash is the vow which thy poet hath made
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[A Madame du Bocage. By M. de Voltaire ('J'avois fait un voaeu temiraire')] Imitated, and addressed to the fair Miss Bosville.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Joy to my friend as English wit
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Lines written by Mr. Garrick, Dec. 20, 1765, at Hampton, in Colman's Translation of Terence.
Attribution:
by Mr. Garrick
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
The half of depressa resurgam omit
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Epigram, On the Double Mistake, and the Motto to it, "Depressa Resurgam":
Attribution:
By Capt. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
If to be born a poet and a tar
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
By the Rev. Mr. George Caswell, to his Friend, in 1766.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. George Caswell.
Attributed To:
George Caswell
First Line:
Of a dull heavy folio here rests the last page
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Death of Tom Osborne the Bookseller, in Sept. 1766.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To cards the fair dame is so very a slave
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
To a Lady fond of the Game of Quadrille.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Capt. Thompson]
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Lines...on Mr. Pope's Monument in Twickenham Church. Here lies one who refused to be interred in Westminster-Abbey. Poeta Loquitur.
Attribution:
written by the Bishop of Gloucester.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That maxim of matches being made up in heaven
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
On an ill-match'd Couple in Cornwall, Mr. Carew and his beautiful Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Strive to what end dear Thompson that you please
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
A Prophetic Epigram.
Attribution:
By Charles Churchill, in 1765.
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
The arch the height of his ambition shows
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
The Great John, Duke of Marlborough, built a superb Arch over a gutter in Blenheim Park, which gave occasion to a wit of that period, to write the following characteristic distich on the Occasion.
Attribution:
a wit of that period
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This tumbledown city so famous of yore
Page No:
pp.17-27
Poem Title:
A New Description Of Lisbon and of Cyntra, The Paradise of Portugal. In a Letter to a Friend at London.
Attribution:
E. T----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who has not heard what few have seen
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Character of Modern Poetry...Ode To Sensibility.
Attribution:
By Mr. McMillan
Attributed To:
Mr. Mcmillan
First Line:
In that sad season when the hapless belle
Page No:
pp.28-33
Poem Title:
Dorinda, A Town Eclogue.
Attribution:
By Mr. Fitzpatrick.
Attributed To:
Richard Fitzpatrick
First Line:
And durst thou then insulting youth demand
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Eliza, in Answer to *****.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A pot-bellied justice who thought a good feast
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
The English Justice. The Thought taken from Monsieur de la Fontaine.
Attribution:
Gracchus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewell great painter of mankind
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Hogarth
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Said B---dg---t to Will I am told you're a poet
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
The following Verses were sent to Lady B--dg--t L--e, on her insisting upon the Author's writing something to discover whether he had any Genius or not.
Attribution:
Gracchus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Prior's Kitty ever fair
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Occasioned by Mr. Walpole's Impromptu on the Duchess of Queensberry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A nymph of every charm possessed
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
The following Verses were written upon a young Lady, Miss F----s, who was dressed in the habit of a Judge at a Masquerade at Southampton...Cupid Jealous.
Attribution:
by Lord Palmerston.
Attributed To:
Henry Temple
First Line:
Why down that neck whose veins meandering flow
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
To Miss **** ********* of Ipswich.
Attribution:
D***y D**t
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A foreign count was asked how he found
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Character of the English.
Attribution:
Cosmopolitan.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He who would act must think for thought will find
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
The Actor's Epitome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If any here are Britons but in name
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The following Epilogue was the production of Mr. Garrick's pen many years ago...
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Zara farewell beneath
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
The Dying Lover. A Fragment.
Attribution:
L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Queen of fragrance lovely rose
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pleasure now in love's alcove
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Barton Grove, An Invitation to Myra.
Attribution:
Damon
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Grieve not for me my dearest dear
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
Upon a Widow's Wooden Tomb-stone in Hertfordshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I am not grieved my dearest life
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
A Wag going by underwrote.
Attribution:
A Wag
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who can the matchless Devonshire survey
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On the Dutchess of Devonshire.
Attribution:
M. P.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here is an end of love and folly
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Miss Dolly Twist.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Precedence forsooth by what title or right
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
To Mrs. R-------, at Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See every plague around me twine
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
Stanzas written under confinement for Debt.
Attribution:
C-- B--tt--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As long on silver Thames I rowed
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
An Epigram...on Lord Pembrooke refitting the back front of his House towards the Thames.
Attribution:
written by the Hon. Charles Townsend.
Attributed To:
Charles Townshend
First Line:
If taste would wander from the south
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
Bon-Hill.
Attribution:
Written by Capt. Thompson in the year 1769.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
While the two nightingales contend in voice
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
The Vauxhall Nightingales. August 1765.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You say the ministry are young tis truth
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
An Epigram, Written in 1765
Attribution:
By Co: and Co: // An Independant.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nash had a head and in that head
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Mr. Derrick when he succeeded Mr. Nash, put on a white Hat; this occasioned a number of Lampoons; and among the many, the following one.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When thy wild notes in warbling rise or fall
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To Miss Wright, on her playing the Character of Daphne.
Attribution:
G. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The fairest flower which did our gardens grace
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
A Flosculous Epigram, On the Death of Sweet William, Duke of Cumberland.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Winds catch the sound and on your rosy wings
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
On Powell's playing Posthumus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet imitator of Fontaine
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
To Mr. Charles Denis on his Attempt to defend Dr. Johnson's Edition of Shakespeare.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On the banks of the Leven near deep flowing Clyde
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Dumbarton Ferry: Or, The Lass without Stocking or Shoe.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Scot like a strumpet calls whore first aloud
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To Mr. Scot, a Scribler paid by Lord Sandwich, and the reputed Author of a Paper, sign'd Anti-Sejanus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too soon I take my sad my long adieu
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
The Sailor's Mistress. Consign'd to his Friend.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who would be tossed like chips about the sea
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
The Sailor's Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye gods how I grieve that old Hogarth is dead
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
The Character of a Cornish 'Squire, who was lineally descended from Bampfield Carew, the King of the Gypsies.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Although the lion's skin he wears
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
Extempore...on seeing Mr. S---w---dge in a Print, habited as a Roman Senator.
Attribution:
By J-- W-- Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Earth when parched and thirsty grown
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
The Nineteenth Ode of Anacreon imitated.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lives an half pay poet run to rust
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By Charles Churchill
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
As when if truth in ancient story lies
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
On Shakespeare.
Attribution:
S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this tree fleet smoker's limbs are laid
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
Translation of a Latin Epigram, on a Greyhound.
Attribution:
B. J. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In every soul tis said are seen the rise
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
Cause of the Diversity of Mankind.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A grape stone stifled poor Anacreon's breath
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On the New Edition of Shakespeare.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shakespeare divine whatever the magic power
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On the Same.
Attribution:
T. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A mother who vast pleasure finds
Page No:
pp.71-74
Poem Title:
A true Tale; to be added to Mr. Gay's Fables.
Attribution:
Supposed to be written by Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
From thy sacred abodes o sweet spirit descend
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
An Invocation to the departed spirit of the much-lamented and Rev. Mr. W-s.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hogarth who copied nature's works
Page No:
pp.75-77
Poem Title:
Verses from a Crooked Gentleman to a Strait Lady.
Attribution:
C. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me the meaning you who can
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
Upon seeing Mr. Taylor's Pictures, of Bath, and hearing a Connoisseur swear that "they were finely painted for a Gentleman."
Attribution:
By Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
I kept the time with that religious zeal
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
The Disappointment. To Dulcebella.
Attribution:
E. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Sweet object of the zephyr's kiss
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
The Withered Rose
Attribution:
The last composition of the late Mr. Cunningham, written by him a few weeks before his death, and intended, as he expressed himself to a friend to whom he presented it, as a true image of himself, being then in a very poor state of health.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Stranger whatever thou art whose restless mind
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
Verses copied from the Window of an obscure Lodging-House in the neighbourhood of London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My puritan jolly
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
To the Rev. Mr. B. on his late marriage with Miss J. P.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies poor Ned Purdon from misery freed
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
The following Extempore was written on the death of Mr. Edward Purdon, formerly of Trinity-college, Dublin
Attribution:
by Dr. Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
Poet of nature thou whose boundless art
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a young Lady, with the new Edition of Shakespeare.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. the Earl of Carlisle.
Attributed To:
Frederick Howard
First Line:
When youth my Celia's in the prime
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Verses to Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muse disgusted at an age and clime
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
On the prospect of Arts and Sciences in America.
Attribution:
Written near fifty years ago by the celebrated Dr. George Berkeley, Dean of Derry, and afterwards Lord Bishop of Cloyne, while he was in America.
Attributed To:
George Berkeley
First Line:
London farewell thy dusky domes I fly
Page No:
pp.86-88
Poem Title:
The Deserted Town.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Tears of Genius.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair Venus the goddess of beauty and love
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Nottingham Ale. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Shakespeare was sick for a doctor he sent
Page No:
pp.90-93
Poem Title:
Shakespeare's Bedside. A new Ballad.
Attribution:
Rigdumfunnidos.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others not thyself proclaim
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
Ad filium meum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celia to Phoebus thus addressed
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
To Caelia, upon hearing her wish for a Genius for Poetry.
Attribution:
Said to be written by the Rev. Mr. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask why frenchmen are inclined
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
On Voltaire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou the choicest boon of heaven
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
Ode to Friendship.
Attribution:
Alexis.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thief of my rhymes o more unpitying thief
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
Sonnet. To a Lady who carried off two Volumes of the Author's Poems, Dec. 1773.
Attribution:
Chiron.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Amidst a dreary British plain
Page No:
pp.102-105
Poem Title:
The Tower and the Ivy, a Tale. Addressed to the Admirers of Shakespeare.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A tender tale o Hannah wilt thou hear
Page No:
pp.105-108
Poem Title:
The Lost Shepherdess. To H. M. on her appearing in the character of a Shepherdess of the Alps, at a late Masquerade.
Attribution:
Chiron.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While priestly malice haunts thy fated name
Page No:
pp.108-110
Poem Title:
A Character. Addressed to Miss ------ of H--ps--d.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alwhyle ye drinke midst age and ache ybent
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
Verses in the Pump-room at Bath.
Attribution:
Said to be written by a Gentleman at Oxford. // Edgar.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all professions on the globe
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
The Lawyers. To the Tune of the Georgians.
Attribution:
Expertus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To speak with freedom dignity and ease
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
Prologue. Spoken by a Great Personage before the Tragedy of Cato, in the year 1749, whne he performed the part of Portius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Descend Hygeia from thy seat the effulgent realms above
Page No:
pp.114-118
Poem Title:
An Invocation to Health.
Attribution:
G. L----d.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In seventeen hundred and forty five
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
The Patriots.
Attribution:
I. R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Slanderer that thou and thine may know
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
Epigram. In imitation of Martial. Non amo te, Sabidi, &c.
Attribution:
J. Newell Puddicombe, A youth of Lyme Regis, in Dorsetshire.
Attributed To:
J. Newell Puddicombe
First Line:
With undigested thoughts oppressed
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
On the Day of Judgment.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift, and not published among his Works. // By the late Mr McMillan, who published the above lines as Dr. Swift's.
Attributed To:
Mr. Mcmillan
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
How prone the bosom is to sigh
Page No:
pp.122-124
Poem Title:
The Tear.
Attribution:
E. F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this sod concealed from mortal eyes
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
To the memory of Mr. Burgh, a learned School-master, and the ingenious and laborious author of Political Disquisitions, and the Dignity of Human Noture.
Attribution:
By Capt. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Dorinda's bacon
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
A little Man's little Ode on a little Woman frying Bacon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While D--n with gay delight
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
Verses addressed to Miss D-------n, in Drontheim, in Norway.
Attribution:
J. H. / G. P. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where the loveliest expression to features is joined
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
The following Lines were written upon Mrs. Crewe,
Attribution:
By the Hon. Charles James Fox.
Attributed To:
Charles James Fox
First Line:
Cries Macpherson with pride every mortal that knows him
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
Homer Humbled. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These polished times we must allow
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
To General Gage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would you that Delville I describe
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
A description of Dr. Delaney's Villa.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sheridan.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sheridan
First Line:
On Pindus top your bards of old
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Verses to Miss Clara Haywood,
Attribution:
By Mr. M-----s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence comes it that in Clara's face
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
The Rose and Lily. Addressed to Lord W. and his Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hither deputed by theatric friends
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Prologue. Spoken at Portsmouth.
Attribution:
written by the Rev. Mr. Stockdale, Author of the Poet, &c.
Attributed To:
Percival Stockdale
First Line:
Eliza you say that all songs are the same
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
To a young Lady who observed that almost all Songs were alike.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could I in verse the griefs of Scotland paint
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Upon Lord Stormont's losing his St. Andrew at Court, on the 23d of June, 1775.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear damned distracting town farewell
Page No:
pp.141-143
Poem Title:
A Farewell To London. In the Year 1717.
Attribution:
By A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The times are changed winds are not now as erst
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Upon Lord's [sic] North's being unanimously elected Chancellor of Oxford.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask me friend to paint the dame
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
The Portrait. Written at the request of a Gentleman going to be married, dedicated to him by the Author, and published by his permission
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How fickle a heart would a lover come at
Page No:
pp.146-148
Poem Title:
To Miss --
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye patriot dames rejoice and sing
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
Ode On Wilkes's Election for the Lord Mayor.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then thou at last art laid in tomb
Page No:
pp.150-152
Poem Title:
Tears of Isis. On the much lamented death of Mr. Willis Faulkener, of St. Mary-hall Lane, Peruke-maker, Hair-dresser, and Cutter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Jo implore Dan Phoebus skill
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Idyllium to the Bishop of St. Asaph.
Attribution:
Hispaniensis Llanddufnensis.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Advice that opposes a passion like thine
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
To --, on a mistaken Attachment.
Attribution:
By Mr. M--s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who uninspired can tread this sacred ground
Page No:
pp.157-159
Poem Title:
Written in the Right Honourable the Earl of Oxford's Library, at Wimpole, 1729.
Attribution:
By Soame Jenyns.
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
As Shakespeare ranged over the regions below
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
Shakespeare in the Shades.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lady Bridget at church on the conjugal day
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
Epigram On Lady Bridget T----'s refusing to repeat part of the Matrimonial vow after the Clergyman.
Attribution:
Snap.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye old Yorkshire clothes and ye gay Norwich stuffs
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
A Taylor's Epigram of Manchester Velvet.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I thought the graces were but three
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
Epigram On seeing the pictures of Lady Townshend and her Sister, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Seek not Phillis to discover
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
On a Lady's reproving the Author for his unusual distance when conversing with her.
Attribution:
T. Vaugn.
Attributed To:
Thomas Vaughan
First Line:
O my baby my baby
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
A New Song. Supposed to have been sung by Goody N--h, by way of Lullaby to the Foundling Brat, the Popish Quebec Bill. To the Tune of 'O my Kitten, my Kitten'.
Attribution:
The Bellman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whose gentle voice and magic lyre
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Flaminius' Hymn to Apollo translated.
Attribution:
L. L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Charles's vigilance makes full amends for poor Stephen
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
On the imprisonment of the two Woodfalls and Williams, at the instigation of C---- F----
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pocket your handkerchiefs nor sob or weep
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
On the death of the somnisick Lord Holland.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain Maria do you strive
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
On seeing a faded Rose in a Nosegay, worn by Mrs. B. at Ranelogh.
Attribution:
T. Vaughn.
Attributed To:
Thomas Vaughan
First Line:
On Cr-t-ell's cheek the lovely rose
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Cr---t---ell, at Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweetest daughter of the year
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
Stanzas on May.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. McMillan.
Attributed To:
Mr. Mcmillan
First Line:
My client Tom god grant he ever find
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
A Case.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While nobles burn thy tedious chains to break
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
A poetical Billet, from Captain Roach to Mrs. Rudd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when in ancient tales some nymph compelled
Page No:
pp.173-175
Poem Title:
To Clara.
Attribution:
L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I lie not here that on the awful day
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
Epitaph designed for a Gentleman in Gloucestershire, who intends his Burial Place shall be on the top of a high hill, at a distance from the Church.
Attribution:
Crotchet.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You was so obliging to send us a pig
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
The Rev. Mr. F. to Mr. J. C.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Assist all ye muses and join to rehearse
Page No:
pp.179-181
Poem Title:
The noble Game of Cricket.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature her sons of genius rare
Page No:
pp.182-184
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Garrick in Don John, and his age in the public Papers.
Attribution:
By the Rev. P. Stockdale.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O yet a moment to the pensive tale
Page No:
pp.185-188
Poem Title:
Elegy on the death of Lord Lyttleton. A. D. 1773.
Attribution:
Philander.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well what shall we say to this marriage so odd
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
Impromptu On the Marriage of Mr. Long to Miss Broad.
Attribution:
By T. Vaughan.
Attributed To:
Thomas Vaughan
First Line:
When Wilkes and Lord T--- first met in the house
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
On Mr. Wilkes and Lord T-- being sworn in together in the Commons House.
Attribution:
N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once more dear Dido you afford retreat
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Verses written by a Lady under a Picture in the Temple of Dido, at Stowe, in a storm, to which she and some other Ladies were exposed, by being very politely shewn out of the house during the rain.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go leaf and tell Murilla fair
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
To Miss M. of Edinburgh.
Attribution:
H. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Trace not for splendor yonder starry skies
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
To Miss Louisa Belville.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who dost all my worldly thought employ
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
Verses from a Lady, dying of a consumption at Bath, to her husband in London.
Attribution:
A Lady [Daughter to Dr. Welwood, and wife to Capt. Molesworth.]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Wellwood Molesworth
First Line:
Oh Bath it is a fine town it has a great recorder
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
A New Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In this strange town a different course we take
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
The enclosed lines were transcribed from the original, in the hand-writing of Mr. Pope. They were added after the present conclusion of his address to Miss M. B. on her leaving town. "As some fond virgin, &c."
Attribution:
Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Two sturdy mastiffs and the tale's well known
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
To -- F-tz-d, Esq.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pray which of the nine shall I humbly invoke
Page No:
pp.199-202
Poem Title:
The Sea-Voyage. A Song. To the Tune of A Cobler there was, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As near beauteous Boston lying
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
A New Song. To the plaintive tune of Hosier's Ghost.
Attribution:
Britanno Americanus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If to a statesman you aspire
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
To the Hon. Charles Hazard, Esq. one of the faithful Lords of the Treasury, An extempore Sketch.
Attribution:
V.w.x.y.z.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To make new converts truly blessed
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
The Monk and Jew. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When rarely now to public eyes confessed
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
To Mr. Garrick. On the Report of his leaving the Stage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good sense confined his narrow view
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
Epitaph on the late Dr. Nugent, of Gray's Inn.
Attribution:
E. P.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reason may sooth but strives in vain to heal
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
On seeing Miss Lance interred in Canterbury Cathedral, Feb. 27.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So by each bard an alderman shall sit
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thus Britain loved me and preserved my fame
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ah gentle hero little dost thou prove
Page No:
pp.213-215
Poem Title:
Leander to Hero.
Attribution:
By Capt. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Guarded by all that's mean old ugly evil
Page No:
pp.215-218
Poem Title:
To her who knows it to be designed for her.
Attribution:
********
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye church made macaroni beaux
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
Lambeth Ferry. A new Song to an old Tune.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O my yankee my yankee
Page No:
pp.220-222
Poem Title:
A New Song. To the Old Tune of "O my Kitten, my Kitten."
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of parts and learning which the wise approve
Page No:
pp.222-224
Poem Title:
Tom and Betsey.
Attribution:
Leguleius.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come my muse a Venus draw
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
The Picture, an Ode to Delia. In imitation of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Animal beloved and beauteous
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
The Lady's Lap-Dog.
Attribution:
Written by an Officer in the Army at New-York, 1777.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Flavia why surmise a power
Page No:
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Horatio.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here foremost in the dangerous paths of fame
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Epitaph, On Sir William Williams.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Little Moll faith and I from Wapping came up
Page No:
pp.230-233
Poem Title:
A Sailor's Description of the Masquerade, as played before the King of Denmark to a crouded, motley audience, in the Hay-market.
Attribution:
By Capt. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Fair was the tree on which the blossom bloomed
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
To the memory of Miss Peach.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O hester they by whom the shaft is thrown
Page No:
pp.234-235
Poem Title:
Reprisals. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Motley nymph whose power we own
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
Ode to Fashion.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The fickle fops which range abroad
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
On Mortimer's Paintings.
Attribution:
E. Thompson.
Attributed To:
Edward Thompson
First Line:
Wit is a feather this we all admit
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
To her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire, in answer to all the absurd and illiberal aspersions cast on the fashionable feathers by churlish old women, ridiculous prudes, and brutish censors.
Attribution:
Carlisle.
Attributed To:
Frederick Howard
First Line:
Start not ye fair nor dread the poet's lyre
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
To some Oxford Ladies.
Attribution:
Mercutio.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this sod great Otho lies
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on Otho, buried at Acton, June 1, 1775, at the expence of Mr. Hobbs.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Terence lived twas thought a merit
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
On Colman's Terrence.
Attribution:
E. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed with sense with temper blessed
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
A Nuptial Song.
Attribution:
By a Happy Husband to his Wife.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A gardener I come to this gay masquerade
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
Lines deliver'd at Ranelagh, by a Masque in the character of a Gardener.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Charles reads the papers deems tis true
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
Reynard's Disappointment. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dewy morn her saffron mantle spreads
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
To Miss -------, Walnut-Tree Walk
Attribution:
Celadon.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say Jockey Lord adventurous maccaroni
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
On the talk'd of Marriage of Lord March with the fiar Lady Harriet Stanhope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Boroughs beware for if you lose your charters
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
On a certain Cornish Borough with its new Charter.
Attribution:
C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Donaldson with gay delight
Page No:
pp.252-255
Poem Title:
Verses addressed to Miss Donaldson, at Drontheim, in Norway.
Attribution:
J. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whether from fate or some more potent cause
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
Fortuna fortes meluit, ignavos premit. Sen.
Attribution:
T. L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed