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The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the fifth [N60584] [ecco]

DMI number:
1205
Publication Date:
1772
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N60584
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB126865542
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | NEW FOUNDLING HOSPITAL | FOR WIT. | BEING | A COLLECTION OF CURIOUS PIECES | IN VERSE AND PROSE, | SEVERAL OF WHICH WERE NEVER BEFORE PRINTED. | BY | [two cols] [col 1] SIR C. HANBURY WILLIAMS, | EARL OF CHESTERFIELD, | --DELAWARR, | --BATH, | --HARDWICKE, | --CARLISLE, | LORDS LYTTELTON, | -- HARVEY, | --CAPEL, | LADY M. W. MONTAGUE, | HON. C. YORKE, | --H. WALPOLE, | C. MORRIS, | SIR J. MAWBEY, | T. POTTER, | C. TOWNSHEND, [/col 1] | [col 2] SOAME JENYNS, | DR. KING, | DR. ARMSTRONG, | C. ANSTEY, | T. EDWARDS, | C. CHURCHILL, | J. THOMSON, | J. S. HALL, | J. WILKES, | D. GARRICK, | R. BENTLEY, | S. JOHNSON, | B. THORNTON, | G. COLMAN, | R. LLOYD, &c. &c. [/col 2] | Adorned with a curious Frontispiece. | [rule] | PART THE FIFTH. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for J. ALMON, in PICCADILLY. | 1772.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse and Collection of satirical verse
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece.
Comments:
QUERY: does date on tp erroneously read 1722, corrected by hand to 1772? Contents: prose pp. 60-67, 140-143; French verse p. 138, 139.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement [1p.]; Contents [2pp]. Back matter: Advertisements pp. 177-180.
References:
Donald W. Nichol, 'The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: From Hanbury Williams to John Wilkes' Studies in the Literary Imagination 34.1 (2001) pp. 101-19. Donald W. Nichol ed., The New Foundling Hospital for Wit 1768-1773 (Pickering and Chatto 2006) 3 vols.
Related People
Publisher:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Sing o muse Phoebus wrath say what cause could persuade
Page No:
pp.1-24
Poem Title:
The Toast: An Epic Poem. In Two Books.
Attribution:
By Dr. King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Calm was the sea and silent was the night
Page No:
pp.25-28
Poem Title:
Serio-Burlesque Canto On A Certain Visc--ss At Brighth--. Written 18 July, 1771.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Freed from each private and each public care
Page No:
pp.29-44
Poem Title:
A Dialogue Between The Duke of Bedford, And Mr. Alderman Beckford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muses quite jaded with rhyming
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
A Ballad
Attribution:
By The Earls Of Chesterfield And Bath. [See Swift's Works, vol. 18, p. 324.]
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
William Pulteney
First Line:
Remote from liberty and truth
Page No:
pp.48-50
Poem Title:
An Ode To William Pulteney, Esq.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great sir for wisdom famed as beer
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
TO Mr. M--r, Upon His Saying, Do You Know Who I Am, Do You Know Who I Represent.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wearied with vain pursuits and humble grown
Page No:
pp.51-54
Poem Title:
The Sine Cure. A Poetical Petition To The Right Honourable Robert Walpole, Esq; For The Government Of Duck Island In St. James's Park
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First martyr of unlawful power
Page No:
pp.55-59
Poem Title:
Ode To St. Stephen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come my dear girl let's seek the peaceful vale
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
A Fragment.
Attribution:
By The Author Of The Monody To The Memory Of A Young Lady, &c.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair artist well thy pencil has essayed
Page No:
pp.67-71
Poem Title:
Ode To The Honourable Miss Yorke (Afterwards Lady Anson) On Her Copying A Portrait Of Dante By Clorio.
Attribution:
By Her Brother, The (Late) Hon. Charles Yorke, Esq;
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
The lover oft to please some faithless dame
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
To A Lady, With A Prrsent [sic] Of Pope's Works.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Yorke]
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
In earliest times ere man had learned
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
Stanzas, In The Manner Of Waller: Occasioned By A Receipt To Make Ink, Given To The Author By A Lady.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Yorke]
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
Charles whom thy country's voice applauding calls
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
Sonnet. To The Honourable Charles York, Esq;
Attribution:
By The Late Thomas Edwards, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Amidst the pleasures that attend
Page No:
pp.75-79
Poem Title:
Epistle To Mr. Cranmer Kenrick, At Bath.
Attribution:
Joseph Mawbey.
Attributed To:
Sir Joseph Mawbey
First Line:
Who has not heard of Reynard's crafty tricks
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
Ayliffe's Ghost; Or The Fox Stinks Worse Than Ever.
Attribution:
By Charles Churchill.
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Ye muses quit your sacred stream
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
Ode To Lord Edgecombe's Pig.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mark the new scene how wealth and art unite
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
On Reading Dr. Goldsmith's Poem, The Deserted Village...Au Contraire. The Reverse.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Corbyn Morris, Esq;
Attributed To:
Corbyn Morris
First Line:
Honest William an easy and good natured fellow
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
Written By A Brewer's Daughter, On Her Father's Discharging His Coachman For Getting In Liquor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I rise about nine get to breakfast by ten
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
The Lownger.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From Grecian Aesop to our Gay
Page No:
pp.87-89
Poem Title:
The Petition Of The Fools To Jupiter. A Fable.
Attribution:
(Supposed To Be Written By David Garrick, Esq; Addressed To The Earl of Chesterfield.)
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Garrick I've read your Fool's Petition
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
An Answer In The Name Of The Earl Of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The chief in pride Cardilla first appears
Page No:
pp.92-95
Poem Title:
Female Characters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Through every part of grief or mirth
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
To David Garrick, Esq. On Meeting Him At A Friend's House.
Attribution:
Mr. Anstey.
Attributed To:
Christopher Anstey
First Line:
As late at Comus' court I sat
Page No:
pp.96-98
Poem Title:
Mr. Garrick's Answer
Attribution:
Mr. Garrick
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Freely I'd give ye cups of gold
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
Verses To Sir William Draper, With A Present Of Cheese.
Attribution:
By C. Anstey, Author Of The Bath Guide.
Attributed To:
Christopher Anstey
First Line:
In the same year when six and nine
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
An Old Prophecy In Gothic Characters, Found Upon A Stone In The Rubbish Of The New Buildings (At Bath) April 1, 1769. Written On Occasion Of The Disputes Relating To The Appointment Of Master Of The Ceremonies On The Death of Mr. Derrick.
Attribution:
By D. Garrick, Esq;
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Long in the senate had brave Vernon railed
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Epigram, On Admiral Vernon's Presiding Over The Herring Fishery, 1750.
Attribution:
By Horace Walpole. Esq;
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Tom praised his friend who changed his state
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Apollo from his daily charge withdrew
Page No:
pp.102-107
Poem Title:
The Court Of Apollo.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says my lord to his cook you son of a punk
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Hackfall's calm retreat where nature reigns
Page No:
pp.108-110
Poem Title:
Hackfall. An Elegy. To Neaera.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Escaped from London now four moons and more
Page No:
pp.110-119
Poem Title:
A Day: An Epistle To John Wilkes, Of Aylesbury, Esq;
Attribution:
By Dr. Armstrong. [Not in his Works.]
Attributed To:
John Armstrong
First Line:
Old friend farewel with whom full many a day
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
On Throwing By An Old Black Coat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Time can effect it whatsoever the change
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
A Thought On Seeing Races Advertised For Runny-Mead.
Attribution:
Vicissitudinarius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length this long contested deed is done
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
The Soliloquy Of A Great Man, On A Late Great Occasion. (Parodied from Macbeth.)
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since you long to be told of our sweet masquerade
Page No:
pp.123-126
Poem Title:
To Lady Bab Evergreen, At Bath, From Miss Vizard, On The Masquerade.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thanks to your wiles deceitful fair
Page No:
pp.126-130
Poem Title:
To Miss --
Attribution:
By J. S. Hall, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Hall-Stevenson
First Line:
Though born in an ungenial clime
Page No:
pp.130-132
Poem Title:
To Lollius.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Hall]
Attributed To:
John Hall-Stevenson
First Line:
Offspring of British kings of yore
Page No:
pp.132-134
Poem Title:
To Maecenas. [i.e. Lord Bute.]
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Hall]
Attributed To:
John Hall-Stevenson
First Line:
I would with all my heart and soul
Page No:
pp.135-137
Poem Title:
To Daniel Webb, Esq;
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Hall]
Attributed To:
John Hall-Stevenson
First Line:
When beauteous Helen left her native air
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
To Madame Du Chatelet.
Attribution:
The Foltowing [sic] Jeus D' Esprit Were Presented By The Hon. Horace Walpole, To Four French Ladies of Eminence, Upon A Late Visit To Him At His Villa At Strawberry Hill.
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Pardon fair traveller the troop
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
To Madame De Villegagnon, On The Seizure Of Her Cloaths, By The Custom-House Officers.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Horace Walpole
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Though British accents your attention fire
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
To Madame De Damas, learning English.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Horace Walpole
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Shall Britain sigh when favouring Zephyr's care
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
To Madame De La Vaupaliere.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Horace Walpole
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
The buskined muse when Powell was no more
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
An Epigram on a Late Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Newcastle dead confusion seize
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Epigram On The Death Of The Late Duke Of Newcastle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A learned divine
Page No:
pp.144-147
Poem Title:
The Church's Lamentation. Upon An Attempt Intended To Be Made To Reduce Her To A Level, In Point of Law, With The King, Lords, Commons, And Every Other Subject Of The Realm...Addressed To The House of Commons.
Attribution:
By Dr. Garlick.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A was an Aickin an actor of spirit
Page No:
pp.147-150
Poem Title:
Short Character Of The Players.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I would thy beauties paint
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
To A Lady Who Greatly Admired The Spanish Poetry. In The Manner Of Alonzo De Ercilla.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quoth Dick to Tom this act appears
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
On The Royal Marriage Act.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full well by learned clerkis it is sed
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
An Emblem Of Wedlock. In Chaucer's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Charles's time the ducks were favourites made
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
On The Intended Improvements In The Park.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some wit of old such wits of old there were
Page No:
pp.153-154.
Poem Title:
On Paper.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold the scene a motley tribe compose
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
A Short Poetical Description Of A Female Rout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Far in a desart wild where loud and strong
Page No:
pp.156-174
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules, An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas near the castle gate where loud and strong
Page No:
pp.137 [i.e.157]-176
Poem Title:
The Choice. A Serenata. As It Was Performed Before A Select Company In Dublin, On The Eve Of The Late Session Of Parliament. Being A Parody Of The Choice Of Hercules. (With Notes And Illustrations.)
Attribution:
By Jacob Isaacson, Esq.
Attributed To:
Jacob Isaacson