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The muse's vagaries or the merry mortal's companion [Part II] [ESTC T170724]

DMI number:
775
Publication Date:
1745
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T170724
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116375698
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding E 136
Full Title:
THE | Muse's Vagaries; | OR, THE | MERRY MORTAL's | COMPANION. | CONSISTING OF | [2 columns] [column 1] [i]Facetious Tales, | Satirical Jokes, | Diverting Letters, | Comical Songs, [column 1] | [column 2] Humorous Epigrams, | Whimsical Wills, | Epitaphs,[/i] &c. | &c. &c.&c. [/column 2] | The whole calculated to create Mirth and | good Humour; to cure the Spleen and expel Va- | pours; drive away Sorrow; and increase the Di- | version of all the Merry Fellows, Honest Hearts, | and Jovial Souls round about the Wrekin. | [rule] | BY | Sir SOLOMON GUNDY, Knt. | AND | MARGERY MERRYPIN, Spinster. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | PART II. | [rule] | L [i]ONDON:[/i] | Printed for BEN. JOHNSON, Jun. near [i]St. Paul[/i]'s. | MDCCXLV. | (Price [i]One Shilling[/i] and [i]Six-Pence.[/i])
Epigraph:
[i]Content is Wealth, the Riches of the Mind; | And happy he who can that Treasure find![/i] DRYDEN. [i]Begone my Cares; I give you to the Winds.[/i] ROW.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Unknown
Price:
1s 6d
Pagination:
[4], [1]-122
Bibliographic details:
Parts I and II of T170724 bound together in same book with same shelf mark. It is unclear whether they were published or sold seperately. ECCO copy CW116375698 contains both parts I and II.
Comments:
Prose instructions on how to become an exciseman [pp. 49-51]
Other matter:
Contents page [2pp.]
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The muse's vagaries or the merry mortal's companion [Part I] [ESTC T170724]
Publication Date:
1745
ESTC No:
T170724
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
The clock struck eight the morning cleared
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
A Winter's Journey to Preach.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dean would visit market hill
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
The Lady's Complaint; or, Dean Swift at Sir Arthur Acheson's in the North of Ireland.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift [contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Hail Raleigh venerable shade
Page No:
pp.6-11
Poem Title:
The Irish Posset, or the Lady reconciled to Tobacco. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I dreamt my dear quoth Ralph to Joan
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
A true Dream.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Some husbands on a winter's day
Page No:
pp.11-18
Poem Title:
The English Wife; or, the Petticoat Prerogative. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your sage and moralist can show
Page No:
pp.18-27
Poem Title:
The Plague of Riches; or the happy Cobler. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Taught by long miseries we find
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
The Moral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The midnight justice now devoid of care
Page No:
pp.28-31
Poem Title:
A Covent-Garden Pastoral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A whimsical pain has just caught me
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pp.31-33
Poem Title:
Moll Row Moggify'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let loftier bards the hero's acts relate
Page No:
pp.33-37
Poem Title:
The Mouse and the Oyster.
Attribution:
a poetical Gentleman
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dick's wife was sick and posed the doctor's skill
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Dick the best Doctor. An Epigram.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Of Bray the Vicar long I've been
Page No:
pp.38-41
Poem Title:
The Vicar of Bray. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Grant me gods a little seat
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
A Little Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To you my true and faithful friend
Page No:
pp.43-46
Poem Title:
Verses sent to Dean Swift on his Birthday
Attribution:
by a Friend of the Dean's.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Know every Christian man alive
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
The following Receipt was occasion'd by a Quarrel between 'Squire Ingr-m of Great Woolford in Warwickshire, and the Curate of the same Place, who was poor enough.
Attribution:
J. Free.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How poorly your projectors fare
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
The Disappointed Milkmaid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Richie and Pattie sat up very late
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
On a noted Author and his Wife, who assisted each other in writing a Love-Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Buckram reels home over charged with many a pot
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
The Invincible Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How strange an hurly burly
Page No:
pp.52-59
Poem Title:
The Distrest Chaplain. A Hard Case: But a true Tale.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Dear sir | Regarding neither blame nor praise
Page No:
pp.59-63
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Clergyman to his Friend. Describing the happy Life of a Country Parson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Humbly sheweth | That I went to warm myself in Lady Betty's chamber because I was cold
Page No:
pp.63-68
Poem Title:
To their Excellencies the Lords Justices of Ireland. The Humble Petition of Frances Harris, Who must starve, and die a Maid if it miscarries.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift [Contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Two able physicians as ever prescribed physic
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
The Mistaken Physicians.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye lads and ye lasses that live at Longleat
Page No:
pp.68-71
Poem Title:
A Cremona Fiddle. A Celebrated Song. To the Tune of the Abbot of Canterbury.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We sage Cartesians who profess
Page No:
pp.71-77
Poem Title:
The Fair Nun. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.77-83
Poem Title:
The Gods in Masquerade. A Popish Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well tis as Bickerstaff has guessed
Page No:
pp.83-86
Poem Title:
A Grubstreet Elegy on the Death of Partridge the Almanack-Maker.
Attribution:
Dr. Swift [contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Come hither good people both aged and young
Page No:
pp.87-90
Poem Title:
A Yorkshire Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here five foot deep lies on his back
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
Attribution:
by the same [ie. Swift. Contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
My better self my heaven my joy
Page No:
pp.90-92
Poem Title:
The A la Mode Couple.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now hardly here and there an hackney coach
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
A Description of the Morning. Written in London.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift [Contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Careful observers may foretell the hour
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
A Description of a City Shower.
Attribution:
by the same [ie. Swift. Contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Whylom in Kent there dwelt a clerke
Page No:
pp.95-99
Poem Title:
A Tale, devised in the plesaunt manere of gentil Maister Jeoffrey Chaucer,
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As mastiff dogs in modern phrase are
Page No:
pp.99-101
Poem Title:
Dean Swift's Character of the Late L--d C--tts; represented in the Description of a Salamander.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift [Contents page attribution]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Sirs | We the maids of Exon city
Page No:
pp.101-107
Poem Title:
The Exeter Maidens Petition, humbly address'd to the Hon. House of Commons.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In good King Lewis's land
Page No:
pp.107-110
Poem Title:
The Dyer of Roan. To the Tune of Old Simon the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Jemmy the second not Jemmy the first
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
The Warming-Pan, A Song for the use of the Scotch Rebels. Anno 1745.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'll tell you a story a story that's true
Page No:
pp.112-116
Poem Title:
The Snipe, or the Stinking Friar. A Song. To the Tune of, A Cobler there was &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty's a gaudy sign no more
Page No:
pp.116-118
Poem Title:
The Curious Maid. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A farmer once to London went
Page No:
pp.118-122
Poem Title:
The Biters Bit. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed