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The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the sixth [N51896] [ecco]

DMI number:
1211
Publication Date:
1773
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N51896
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB132845070
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 | [2 columns] [col 1] SIR C. HANBURY WILLIAMS, | THE DUKE OF WHARTON, | EARL OF CHESTERFIELD, | --DELAWARR, | --BATH, | --HARDWICKE, | --CARLISLE, | --CHATHAM, | LORD VISC. CLARE, | LORDS LYTTELTON, | --HARVEY, | --CAPEL, | LADY M. W. MONTAGUE, | LADY IRWIN, | MISS CARTER, | HON. C. YORKE, | --H. WALPOLE, | --C. MORRIS, | SIR J. MAWBEY, | T. POTTER, [/col 1] | [col 2] C. TOWNSHEND, | SOAME JENYNS, | DR. kING, | DR. ARMSTRONG, | DR. AKENSIDE, | C. ANSTEY, | T. EDWARDS, | C. CHURCHILL, | W. SHENSTONE, | MR. GRAY, | J. THOMSON, | J. S. HALL, | J. WILKES, | D. GARRICK, | R. BENTLEY, | S. JOHNSON, | B. THORNTON, | G. COLMAN, | R. LLOYD, Esqrs; &c. &c. [/col 2] | With some Pieces of MILTON, WALLER, POPE, CON- | GREVE, &c. not in their Works. | Adorned with a curious Frontispiece. | [rule] | PART THE SIXTH. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for J. ALMON, in PICCADILLY. | 1773.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece.
Comments:
Contents: Prose pp. 68-70;
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents pp. [iii]-iv. Back matter: Advertisement [1p.]
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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Publisher:
John Almon
Confidence:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Leave Garrick the rich landscape proudly gay
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
To Mr. Garrick, From Mount Edgecumbe.
Attribution:
By The Earl of Chatham.
Attributed To:
William Pitt
First Line:
When Peleus' son untaught to yield
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Upon The Earl Of Chatham's Verses To Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gods on thrones celestial seated
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Mount Edgecumbe.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
When one and two fold seven and mystic three
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
Merlin At The Masquerade.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Aesop's famous world of wit
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
The Following Lines Were Found Near A Late Statue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A cock within a stable pent
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Four Following Epigrams Were Written By Mr. John Hackett, Formerly Of Baliol College.
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
Frank who will any friend supply
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. John Hackett
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
From morning to evening and evening to morning
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
To Mr. W--.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Hackett
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
When fancies queer plagued Menelaus' head
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. John Hackett
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
If ever I quit the single life
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
The Way To Chuse A Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tears such as angels weep should now diffuse
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Lady Shelley.
Attribution:
By The Revd. Dr. Delap.
Attributed To:
John Delap
First Line:
While superstition teaches to revere
Page No:
pp.15-18
Poem Title:
Verses In Memory Of King Henry The Sixth, Founder Of King's College, Cambridge. (Written February2, 1738.)
Attribution:
By The Honourable Horace Walpole.
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Escaped a race whose vanity never raised
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
Inscription For The Neglected Column In The Place Of St. Mark At Florence. (Written In The Year 1740).
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Walpole]
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
In a fair summer's radiant morn
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
The Entail, A Fable.
Attribution:
By The Same.
Attributed To:
Horace Walpole
First Line:
Too much my heart of beauty's power hath known
Page No:
pp.23-27
Poem Title:
On Love, An Elegy.
Attribution:
By Dr. Akenside. Never Published.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Now to the utmost southern goal
Page No:
pp.27-29
Poem Title:
Ode For the Winter Solstice, December 11, 1740.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Bright Venus Covent Garden's queen
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
Ode To Venus, On Opening The Pantheon...Imitated from Horace.
Attribution:
By A Young Lady Of Fashion.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From slavish mean dependance raised
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
On A Late Marriage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well may suspicion shake its head
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
The Following Epigram Was Written...On Finding A Pair Of Shoes On The Bed Of One Of The Female Members Of The Coterie.
Attribution:
By. G. A. S-l-n, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
May ye never play in tune
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
A Catch, To A Company Of Bad Fiddle-Scrapers. To The Tune of Water Parted From The Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When in your language I unskilled address
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
A Fragment Of Milton. From The Italian. Not In His Works.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since you dear doctor saved my life
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Mr. Hedges To Sir Hans Sloane.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shall love alone for ever claim
Page No:
pp.35-38
Poem Title:
Love And Music.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq. [Not in his Works]
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Now in the cowslip's dewy cell
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
Ode To Cynthia. On The Approach Of Spring.
Attribution:
By The Same [Not in his Works] [i.e. Shenstone]
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Hail happy bride for thou art truly blessed
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Mrs. Bowes.
Attribution:
By Lady M. W. Montague.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Hail poetess for thou art truly blessed
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
By The Duke of Wharton.
Attributed To:
Philip James Wharton
First Line:
Says Ch-dl-gh to a certain dame
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By custom doomed to folly sloth and ease
Page No:
pp.42-46
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pope's Characters Of Women.
Attribution:
By Anne, Late Viscountess Irwin, Aunt To The Present Earl of Carlisle.
Attributed To:
Anne Ingram [nee Howard; other married name Douglas]
First Line:
In me false Thais as you pass
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
Written On A Looking Glass.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No longer seek the needless aid
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady Curling Her Hair. From The Latin Of Dr. Lowth.
Attribution:
By The Late W. Duncombe, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
When stately Fusca stalks along
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
On Fusca. Suspected Of Painting. Attempted In The Manner Of Lord Dorset.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can the good dust of Alfred sleep
Page No:
pp.48-51
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let dull politicians eternally prate
Page No:
pp.51-54
Poem Title:
The Walden Hunt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Jenny to confess my mind
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Hor. Lib. I. Ode 38, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Theron among his travels found
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say Jockey Lord adventurous maccaroni
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
On The Talked Of Marriage Of Lord March With The Fair Lady Harriet Stanhope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While you bright Celia tread the minuets round
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
On Celia's Dancing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stanhope wouldst thou condescend
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
Epistle To The Earl Of Chesterfield. From The Hills Of Howth In Ireland, Where The Author Was Drinking Goat's Whey.
Attribution:
By Lord Viscount Clare [At that time Robert Nugent, Esq;]
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
While I those hard commands obey
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To Corinna.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Nugent]
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
Fitly to hail this happy day
Page No:
pp.62-64
Poem Title:
Ode To Frederick, Prince Of Wales's Birthday. Written In The Year 1739.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Nugent]
Attributed To:
Robert Nugent
First Line:
With no poetic ardour fired
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Verses Left By Mr. Pope, On His Lying In The Same Bed Which Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Used At Adderbury, Then Belonging To The Duke of Argyll.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Mindless of fate in these low vile abodes
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
To His Grace The Duke Of Argyll, Upon Reading The Preamble To The Patent, Creating Him Duke Of Greenwich.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ingenious Higgons never sought
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Higgons.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller. [Not in his Works.]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
In times by selfishness and faction soured
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
On The Earl Of Chesterfield Being At Bath, July, 1772.
Attribution:
By Soame Jenyns, Esq;
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
The world's a bubble and the life of man
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
A Parody.
Attribution:
By Francis, Lord Verulam.
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Bacon
First Line:
How have I heard the fair lament
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
The Cause Of Inconstancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why Chloe like the tender fawn
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
Hor. Book I. Ode XXIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come thou laughter loving power
Page No:
pp.74-76
Poem Title:
An Ode, Wrote A Few Days Before The Long College-Vocation [sic], 1763.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hartis.
Attributed To:
C.T. Hartis
First Line:
Lo where this silent marble weeps
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
An Epitaph In A Country Church Yard In Kent.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray. (Author Of The Elegy In A Country Church-Yard.) [Not In The Volume Of His Poems.]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
I knew thee living thou wert then all fair
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
Written On The Gravestone Of An Unfortunate Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah Delia fairer than the new blown rose
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Delia. An Irregular Ode.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O S the muse's darling and the muse's friend
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
To Mr. S.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From Belgia's clime a clime of old
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
To The Same. From The Hague.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient days as Chaucer sung
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
May. An Irregular Ode.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept dear girl the trifle that I send
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady, With A Set Of Books, Consisting Of A Collection Of Fugitives.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature when she formed a man
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
The Progress Of Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou bane to my empire thou spring of contest
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
Dialogue Between Cupid And Hymen.
Attribution:
By Sir John Vanbrugh.
Attributed To:
Sir John Vanbrugh
First Line:
Cruel disease thus to invade
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
On Celia's Sickness.
Attribution:
By Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq. (Not In The Volume Of His Poems.)
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
Preber's great soul disdained what fortune sent
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Upon Reading The Life Of The Jesuit Preber.
Attribution:
By The Late Mr. C. Churchill. [Not In His Works.]
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Here lives a half pay poet run to rust
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
Extempore
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Churchill]
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
There is no virtue but when vice by turns
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On Vice And Virtue.
Attribution:
By The Late Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Tom T--y has set up this thing for his wife
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On A Certain Grave Stone.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Knight of the polar star by fortune placed
Page No:
pp.90-98
Poem Title:
An Heroic Epistle To Sir William Chambers, Knight, Comptroller General Of His Majesty's Works, And Author Of A Late Dissertation On Oriental Gardening. Enriched with Explanatory Notes, Chiefly Extracted From That Elaborate Performance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mighty goddess who whilom through Hudibras spoke
Page No:
pp.99-146
Poem Title:
The Toast: A Poem.
Attribution:
By Dr. King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Dear Wilkes whose lively social wit
Page No:
pp.146-156
Poem Title:
The New River Head. A Tale. Attempted In The Manner Of Mr. C. Dennis. And Inscribed To John Wilkes, Esq.
Attribution:
By Robert Lloyd.
Attributed To:
Robert Lloyd
First Line:
A virtuous man whose acts and thoughts are pure
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
Hor. Lib. I. Ode 22. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Miss Elizabeth Carter. [Not In Her Poems.]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Now nature quickens with the vernal breeze
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
A Translation.
Attribution:
By The Same. [Not In Her Poems] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Nor form nor substance in my being share
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
A Riddle.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Not In Her Poems.] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Whatever we think on it fortune's but a toy
Page No:
pp.161-162
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By The Same. [Not In Her Poems.] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
When heaven's decrees a prince's fate ordain
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Her Sacred Majesty Queen Caroline.
Attribution:
By The Same. [Not In Her Poems] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Accept O Duck the muse's grateful lay
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
To Mr. Duck, Occasioned By A Present Of His Poems.
Attribution:
By The Same. [Not In Her Poems] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Thou power supreme by whose command I live
Page No:
pp.166-168
Poem Title:
In Diem Natalem.
Attribution:
[This Is In Her Works, But Much Alter'd.] [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
If wit or honesty could save
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
True's Epitaph...Transcribed From The Harleian Collection of MSS. No. 7316, Page 28.
Attribution:
By Matthew Prior, Esq;
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Lost to the world tomorrow doomed to die
Page No:
pp.169-182
Poem Title:
An Epistle From William Lord Russel, To Willian [sic] Lord Cavendish.
Attribution:
By The Late George Canning, Of The Middle Temple, Esq.
Attributed To:
George Canning