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A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.1] [ECCO]

DMI number:
796
Publication Date:
1748
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T115891
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114326661
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 145
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN THREE VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornament] | LONDON : Printed by J. HUGHS, | For R. DODSLEY, at Tully's-Head in Pall-Mall. | M. DCCXLVIII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4], 3-4, [2], 5-341, [3]
Bibliographic details:
2nd edition.
Comments:
HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | VOL. I. | The Second EDITION | [ornamental rule] CONTENTS: Half-title; title-page; advertisement; miscellaneous verse; half-title 'A Poem...On the Prospect of Peace'; table of contents; advertisements.
Other matter:
PREFATORY: Half Title; Title-page; 'Advertisement' [pp.3-4] END MATTER: Index to the First Volume [pp.340-341] Advertisement for 'Odes of Pinder. With several other Pieces in Prose and Verse [...] By Gilbert West' [1p.]; Advertisement for 'Books printed for R. Dodsley' [2p.]
References:
Case 458 (1)(b) Suarez, Michael F., ed., 'Robert Dodsley: A Collection of Poems by Several Hands', (1997)
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Title:
A collection of poems by several hands, in three volumes [Vol.1] [T124507]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T124507
Volume:
1 of 3
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Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems by several hands, in four volumes [N27942]
Publication Date:
1749
ESTC No:
N27942
Volume:
4 of 4
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.2] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T115891] [Vol.3] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1748
ESTC No:
T115891
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in three volumes, by several hands [T148949] [Vol. 1] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1751
ESTC No:
T148949
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
J. Hughs
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
To The Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.7-23
Poem Title:
A Poem On the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.24-28
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Warwick, &c.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.28-32
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.32-35
Poem Title:
An Imitation Of The Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace, Book III. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller at his Country Seat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On The Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.40-43
Poem Title:
An Ode Inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Sunderland at Windsor.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.43-62
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Thomas Tickel]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.63-70
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England, To a Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.71-83
Poem Title:
The Female Reign, An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Roxana from the court retiring late
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
Six Town Eclogues... Monday. Roxana, or, The Drawing-Room.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Thou who so many favours hast received
Page No:
pp.87-91
Poem Title:
Tuesday. St. James's Coffee-House.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
No fair Dancinda no you strive in vain
Page No:
pp.91-94
Poem Title:
Wednesday. The Tete a Tete.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The basset table spread the tallier come
Page No:
pp.95-99
Poem Title:
Thursday. The Bassette-Table.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Now twenty springs has clothed the park with green
Page No:
pp.100-102
Poem Title:
Friday. The Toilette.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.103-106
Poem Title:
Saturday. The Small-Pox.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Read lovely nymph and tremble not to read
Page No:
pp.107-111
Poem Title:
Epistle from Arthur Grey, the Footman, after his Condemnation for attempting a Rape.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
At length by so much importunity pressed
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
The Lover. A Ballad. To Mr. C----.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve. Written Extempore on a Window.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
How happy you who varied joys pursue
Page No:
pp.114-117
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord B---t.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.84]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst pretty fellows think a woman's fame
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What could luxurious woman wish for more
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Mary, Queen of Scots. Design'd to be spoken by Mrs Oldfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why will Delia thus retire
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
A Receipt to Cure the Vapours. Written to Lady J-----N.
Attribution:
By the Same. [not attributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.122-152
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle To Mr. C. J.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
An Epigram, On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Eachard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
I lately saw what now I sing
Page No:
pp.153-155
Poem Title:
The Sparrow and Diamond. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Jove for amusement quitted oft his skies
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
Jove and Semele.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When I first came to London I rambled about
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
The Seeker.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
These sheets primeval doctrines yield
Page No:
pp.159-163
Poem Title:
On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.164-178
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
Page No:
pp.178-186
Poem Title:
Chiron to Achilles. A Poem
Attribution:
By Hilbernard Jacob, Esq; [ie., Hildebrand Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.186-191
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.192-205
Poem Title:
London: A Poem, In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Samuel Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-lane 1747.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Samuel Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.209-219
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life, An Epistle to H. C. Esq;... Printed in the Year MDCCXXXV.
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.220-225
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.226-246
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome, A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Dyer]
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.247-261
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress, A Poem. In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
If to an human face sir James should draw
Page No:
pp.262-291
Poem Title:
The Art of Politicks, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Bramston.
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.292-303
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Bramston]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
The art of converse how to soothe the soul
Page No:
pp.304-327
Poem Title:
An Essay on Conversation.
Attribution:
By Benjamin Stillingfleet.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.327-329
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady, On the Death of Col. Charles Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May, 1745.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
Ode, Written in the same Year [i.e. 1745]
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.331-332
Poem Title:
Ode to Evening.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
p.333
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf, By Lord Lansdown, when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.334-335
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath-Waters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.337-338
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed