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The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the second [T139948] [ecco]

DMI number:
1081
Publication Date:
1769
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T139948
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB127107635
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
THE | NEW FOUNDLING HOSPITAL | FOR WIT. | BEING | A COLLECTION | OF | CURIOUS PIECES | IN VERSE AND PROSE. | BY SEVERAL EMINENT PERSONS. | PART THE SECOND. | [ornaments] | LONDON: | Printed in the Year MDCCLXIX.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Topical miscellany and Political miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Contents: Greek epigram p. 33; Prose dialogue pp. 38-40; Prose pp. 40-44; 61-67; 163-180. Attributions: some attributions taken from title page.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents [2pp.]
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.
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Title:
The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the second [T139943] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1768
ESTC No:
T139943
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ESTC identifies Almon as editor.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Since the state is in want of some bold forward youth
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
The Offer Of A Young Minister To The Public, In This Time Of Necessity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more my friend of vain applause
Page No:
pp.3-6
Poem Title:
The Present Age.
Attribution:
O. W.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A pair of doves and sent me by my Bute
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
An Article Having Been In The Papers, Of The Earl Of Bute Presenting A Pair Of Uncommon Fine Doves And A Parrot To The P-- Of W--; The Following Lines Appeared Soon After.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As the devil and B- were conversing of late
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
An Epigram Written Extempore, On Reading A Paragraph Importing The Retirement Of A Certain Great Favourite.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How vain are guards when guilty fear
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tried by your country to your people's love
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
On The King, Declaring That He Would Have No Money Spent On Elections, But That "He Would Be Tried By His Country."
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As on a board well poised boys sink and rise
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By An Eton Boy.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Samson full of wrath devised
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
St George to save a maid the dragon slew
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Upon St. George For England.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
I'll list for a soldier says Robin to Sue
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
The Loyal Pair. An Epigram.
Attribution:
R. J.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too fast for our sins why tis decent enough
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
Epigram. On A Fast, Feb. 1758.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Had paving London streets in taste
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On The Scotch Pavement.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Lead up join hands
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
The Thane's Dance.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The world's a printing house our words our thoughts
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On A Printing-House.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Will Ch--m resign or continue in place
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
On A Late Promised Resignation.
Attribution:
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First Line:
If bees a government maintain
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
The Rats and the Cheese.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Says great Will-m P-tt with his usual emotion
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Adzooks master Hodge you are welcome to town
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
A Dialogue Between Ralph And Hodge.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
At Marlborough inn obliged to stop
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On A Late Whimsical Event That Befel Sir ---- At The Castle Inn At Marlborough, In The Month Of Feb. 1767.
Attribution:
S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here dead to fame lies patriot Will
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On The Political Death Of The Late Great Commoner.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prose driving dunces waddling fools in rhyme
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
On Mr. Churchill's Death.
Attribution:
J. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sons of Bacchus come and join
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
Anacreontic: On The Death Of Sir Harry Bellendine.
Attribution:
By Lord Middlesex.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
A man there lived at L- hall
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
A Cure For The King's Evil.
Attribution:
By An English Surgeon.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay passenger and though within
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
The Following Copy Of Verses are to be seen on a small Cottage or Building, in the Rustic Taste, intended as a Place of Retirement, built by --- Powis, Esq; in a Grove by the River Severn, about a Mile from Little Walcot, in the County of Salop.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fatal vicissitude | Was it for this that fortune graced thy birth
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Elegy, On The Death Of Admiral Byng.
Attribution:
Benevolus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What that rogue loses this rogue wins
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
The E--l of N--'s Toast. On The Several Changes In The Ministry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though born where Devon's hills arise
Page No:
pp.22-26
Poem Title:
Imitation Of The IXth Ode Of The IVth Book Of Horace. To A Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shall she whose charms inspired each sprightly lay
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
An Elegy On Lady Aberg--n-y.
Attribution:
By the Late Right Hon. W. P. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
More than content with what my labours gain
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Mr. Garrick Sent The Following Lines To A Nobleman, Who Asked Him If He Did Not Intend Being In Parliament.
Attribution:
Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
When Israel's impious sons forgot
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
On Certain New Buildings Near The Royal Exchange.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ribbons and stars and courtly toys
Page No:
pp.30-32
Poem Title:
The Mirrour of Knighthood. A True Tale ----Written in the Year 1734.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What man in his wits had not rather be poor
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
The Curse Of Avarice. A Song.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A miser spied a mouse about his house
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good morning dear cousin pray how do you do
Page No:
pp.34-37
Poem Title:
The Morning Visit. A Dialogue Between Lady Rattle And Lady Pam.
Attribution:
Philo
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It happened in a healthful year
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
The Honest Confession.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Have ye never seen a net
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Stanzas To The Ladies, OnTheir Head-Dress For The Year 1768.
Attribution:
Squoxam.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye foplings and prigs and ye would be smart things
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
A Song For The Mall. A Parody On Whitehead's Song for Ranelagh.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As by the templars holds you go
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
On The Templars.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Deluded men these holds forego
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mass houses churches mixed together
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
Description Of Dublin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ladies whose dress wit sprightliness and air
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
A Sketch of Paris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever I wed my wife shall not be old
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
The Bachelor's Choice Of A Wife.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Custom alas does partial prove
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
The Female Complaint.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When wise philosophers explain
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
On A Young Lady, By A Wilful Mistake, Reading "Rubies" For "B---bb---s."
Attribution:
E. L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though kind your words how full of sorrow
Page No:
pp.54-56
Poem Title:
Miss Courtney To Miss Ann Connolly, May 1753.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Look round this vast and venerable place
Page No:
pp.57-61
Poem Title:
On The Ruins Of Pomfret Castle.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
And am I then dismissed bid to resign
Page No:
pp.67-74
Poem Title:
The City Farce. As It Was Acted At Guild-Hall, In The Month Of April 1757.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail tricking monarch more successful far
Page No:
pp.74-76
Poem Title:
The British Ambassadress's Speech To The French King, Soon After The Peace Of Utrecht.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now tremble colonists your time is come
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On L-- B--t's Being Appointed Governor Of V--a, In The Room Of Sir J---y Am--t, Dismissed.
Attribution:
L. V.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well of all plagues which make mankind a sport
Page No:
pp.77-89
Poem Title:
Manners. A Satire.
Attribution:
By Paul Whitehead, Esq.
Attributed To:
Paul Whitehead
First Line:
While cringing crowds at faithless levees wait
Page No:
pp.90-105
Poem Title:
The State Dunces. Inscribed To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old I to show his most elegant taste
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Hit Or Miss, Luck's All.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Scotland once a king they had
Page No:
pp.106-108
Poem Title:
The Scots Decree.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What do I see ridiculously clad
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
On The Modern Plaid-Wearers.
Attribution:
Euryalus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See Natta's coach along the village runs
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though I hold of trumps a flush
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Epigram, Occasioned By A Gentleman's Losing Frequently To Lady H-rr-n At Loo.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor Jenny amorous young and gay
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
The Way To Be Wise. Imitated From La Fontaine.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whether you lead the patriot band
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
To Any Minister Or Great Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well may they Wentworth call thee young
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
Advice To The Marquis Of Rockingham. Upon A Late Occasion.
Attribution:
By An Old Courtier.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
According to the Romish creed
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
Fable I. The River With A Petition.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That every female's a coquette
Page No:
pp.119-122
Poem Title:
Fable II. The Phoenix And Her Lovers.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A hen one evening to enjoy the cool
Page No:
pp.123-126
Poem Title:
Fable III. The Ducklings And The Wise Birds.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A cock an officer of foot
Page No:
pp.126-129
Poem Title:
Fable IV. La Noblesse De France. The Fighting Cock And The Craven.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Interest fascinates both age and youth
Page No:
pp.129-131
Poem Title:
Fable V. The Dog And The Cat.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With malice fell
Page No:
pp.132-134
Poem Title:
Fable VI. The Spider And The Fly.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
After a tedious flight
Page No:
pp.135-139
Poem Title:
Fable VII. The Wild Ducks And The Water Spaniel.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A certain dog of middling birth
Page No:
pp.140-143
Poem Title:
Fable VIII. The Advice Of An Old Spaniel.
Attribution:
By J. H. S. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Shandy | You know there goes a tale
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
A Lyric Epistle. To My Cousin Shandy, On His Coming To Town.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. J. H. S. Esq]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ladies I love you dearly
Page No:
pp.147-158
Poem Title:
An Epistle To The Grown Gentlewomen, The Misses of ****
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. J. H. S. Esq]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentlemen I am your friend and adviser
Page No:
pp.158-163
Poem Title:
A Lyrick Epistle, To The Grown Gentlemen, The Students Of Divinity In --- College, Oxford.
Attribution:
By Tristram Shandy, Gent.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What big with child and face to face
Page No:
pp.178-179
Poem Title:
The Emolument, or the Way to Convert Female Sinners.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed