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The new foundling hospital for wit ... Part the third [T139946] [ecco]

DMI number:
1099
Publication Date:
1769
ESTC number:
T139946
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113919339
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | NEW FOUNDLING HOSPITAL | FOR WIT. | BEING | A COLLECTION | OF | SEVERAL CURIOUS PIECES | IN VERSE AND PROSE. | Many of which were never before Printed. | WRITTEN BY THE | [two columns] [col 1] Earl of CHESTERFIELD, | Earl of CARLISLE, | Earl DELAWARR, | Lord LYTTELTON, | Lord HARVEY, | Lord CAPEL, | Lady M. W. MONTAGUE, | Sir CHARLES HANBURY | WILLIAMS, [/col1] | [col2] Sir WALTER RALEIGH, | Rt. Hon. CH. TOWNSHEND, | JOHN WILKES, Esq; | D. GARRICK, Esq; | B. THORNTON, Esq; | Mrs. LENOX, | Mr. RT LLOYD. | Mr W. KENRICK, | Mr. J. CUNNINGHAM; [/col2] | AND OTHER EMINENT PERSONS. | PART THE THIRD. | LONDON. | Printed in the Year MDCCLXIX.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of comic verse and Topical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece.
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 1-28, 32-3, 58-69, 71-75, 89-105, 135-6.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents [4pp] Back matter: List of books printed for J. Almon [5pp.]
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
Editor:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ESTC identifies Almon as editor.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Shouldst thou to justice honest thief be led
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
Epigram on a Counsellor's having his Hat stolen in Westminster-Hall.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Yorke's great humility I own
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
On Mr. Yorke's taking a Patent of Precedence in 1764.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever this stone now hid beneath the lake
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Inscription found upon a Stone ploughed up in a Field in Devonshire, that was formerly a Lake.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Their wish must be in form reversed
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Answer to the Junto.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou essence of dock of valerian and sage
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Extempore by a Poetical Junto, on hearing a certain impertinent Address in the News-Papers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye desperate junto ye great or ye small
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Dr. H-'s Reply to the Junto's Epigram.
Attribution:
Anti-Junto.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For physic and farces
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Epigram...written soon after Dr. Hill's Farce called The Route was acted.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If tis true as you say that I've injured a letter
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
To Dr. Hill upon his Petition of the Letter I to Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Garrick]
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Reader within this turf raised grave
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Jerry Sneak the Taylor.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Sad verse to read but charming sight to see
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Cursed by the friends of liberty restored
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
To a certain Magistrate on the Dedication of a Tower to him in the Isle of Thanet
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Old and abandoned by each venal friend
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
Inscription for the Villa of a decay'd Satesman [sic] on the Sea-Coast.
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First Line:
Fame's mouth is steep and he who dares ascend
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
The Times. 1768.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Would you wish to serve the state
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
Imitation. Anacr. Od. 46. To J. W. Esq;
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First Line:
While every truly english breast
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Epistle to John Wilkes, Esq; in Confinement.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Committed by the hand of power
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
The Lion in the Toils. A political Fable.
Attribution:
By Mr. Kenrick
Attributed To:
Daniel Kenrick
First Line:
To contradict Wilkes now M-- replies
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
The whole present Dispute in Law and Politics.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Can Apollo resist or a poet refuse
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Harry and Nan. An Elegy, in the Manner of Tibullus.
Attribution:
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First Line:
While a thousand fine projects are planned every day
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Blessed is that government where greedy knaves
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
The Parliament of a happy Government.
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First Line:
Softly sweet in Lydian measure
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
On the D. of B--'s Arrival in Ireland. 1768.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Little Moll faith and I from Wapping came up
Page No:
pp.48-51
Poem Title:
A Sailor's Description of the Masquerade: As played before the King of Denmark to a crouded, motley audience in the Hay-market.
Attribution:
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First Line:
William sends health to John
Page No:
pp.51-55
Poem Title:
Parody on Cato, Act II. Scene II. On Occasion of the Middlesex Election in December, 1768, when the Candidates were John Glynn, Esq; (who was elected) and Sir W. B. Proctor.
Attribution:
M.
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Not attributed
First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.55-58
Poem Title:
The Middlesex Election. A Ballad on the same Occasion. To the Tune of "Chevy Chace".
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First Line:
Thou holy spirit power divine
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
O Bute if instead of contempt and of odium
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
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First Line:
How awful the morning breaks over yon hill
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Written Extempore by a young Gentleman, from a Morning View on a Mountain in the South of Wales, a few Weeks since.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst womanhood in habit of a nun
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
The following is an explanatory Note of a Passage in Mr. Churchill's Candidate, never before printed, where he speaks of Medmenham-Abbey.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The muses and graces to Phoebus complained
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
The Temple of the Muses. To the Countess Temple.
Attribution:
The five following Pieces are said to be written by Mr. W-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Revolving years add Laura to your charms
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
To Laura on New Year's Day.
Attribution:
by Mr. W-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When beauteous Laura's gentle voice
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who sung in too low a Voice.
Attribution:
by Mr. W-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Again I tune the vocal lay
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
To Miss W-- on her Birth-Day, August 16, 1767. Wrote in France.
Attribution:
by Mr. W-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How shall the muse in prison sing
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
To Miss W-- on her Birth-Day. August 16, 1768. Wrote in Prison.
Attribution:
by Mr. W-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In youth tis said you easily may scan
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
A Copy of Verses...on his Schoolfellows at Eton.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Earl of Carlisle
Attributed To:
Frederick Howard
First Line:
My lord your verses penned with so much ease
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Carlisle, on the preceding Poem.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Near his paternal seat here buried lies
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on the late Right Hon. Thomas Winnington, Esq.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
To form a minister the ingredients
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
The Grand Catholicon. Being a genuine Family Receipt. Written in 1753.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Though life itself is not worth a thought
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
On Health.
Attribution:
By the late Lord Hervey.
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
Three eminent men of the law
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
On a late Incident.
Attribution:
G. W--l--y.
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Not attributed
First Line:
A noble ambition this motto reveals
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
A Motto for the Hon. Charles Yorke, an orator of the long Robe - Spero meliora
Attribution:
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First Line:
Near London Bridge once stood a gate
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
The School of Rhetorick.
Attribution:
T. P.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Constant gamesters every day
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Verses address'd to some Ladies of Hampstead.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Six tedious months young Damon sighed
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman who mistook a Kept Mistress for a Lady of Fashion.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Well what tonight says angry Ned
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On the Run of Romeo and Juliet.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A tale I will tell you will great indignation
Page No:
pp.106-110
Poem Title:
Poetical Description of a Great Funeral...Never before printed.
Attribution:
By a late celebrated Bard
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stranger whoever thou art bestow
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
An Inscription. Written in 1749
Attribution:
By the late Right Honourable Charles Townshend, on Lady C- wishing to be buried in his Shubbery at Adderbury in Oxfordshire.
Attributed To:
Charles Townshend
First Line:
Ye maids who Britain's court bedeck
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
Earl Delawarr's Farewell to the Maids of Honor, on his being promoted to his late Father's Troop, and resigning the Place of Vice Chamberlain to the Queen.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The new Scottish pavement is worthy of praise
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Epigram on the New Pavement.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What do scholars and bards and astronomers wise
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
On the Duchess of Rutland.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
As over the swelling ocean's tide
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
On the Banishment of Cicero.
Attribution:
Written by the Duke of Wharton, and first printed when Atterbury. Bishop of Rochester, was banished in 1724.
Attributed To:
Philip James Wharton
First Line:
Beat on proud billows Boreas blow
Page No:
pp.117-121
Poem Title:
Written when he was a prisoner in the Tower, during Cromwell's usurpation.
Attribution:
Stanzas by Lord Capel.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go soul the body's guest
Page No:
pp.122-125
Poem Title:
Verses
Attribution:
by Sir Walter Raleigh.
Attributed To:
Sir Walter Ralegh [Raleigh]
First Line:
Go truth unwelcome guest
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
A Parody on the Foregoing. Written in 1764.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Long on Golconda's shore a diamond lay
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
The Diamond. A Fable.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
O happy he happiest of mortal men
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
The Farmer.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me ye sons of Phoebus what is this
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
On a Good Humour. Written at Eton School, 1729.
Attribution:
Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
I whom thou seest begirt with towering oaks
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
Lucian's Greek Epigram. Inscribed on a Column erected in a Piece of Land, that had been often bought and sold; Imitated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Now newmade silks the mercer's window shows
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
A Description of Spring on London.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
O happiness where's thy resort
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
On Happiness.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A Persian monarch one of those
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
The Conqueror and the Old Woman. A Fable.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye lovely maids whose yet unpractised hearts
Page No:
pp.136-140
Poem Title:
The Art of Coquetry.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Charlotte Lenox.
Attributed To:
Charlotte Lennox
First Line:
With wit and genuine humour to dispel
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
On the Death of Yorick, the Reverend Mr. Sterne, Author of Tristram Shandy, &c.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Hail beauteous pair whom friendship binds
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
On the Friendship of two young Ladies, 1730.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
That tongue which set the table on a roar
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Quin.
Attribution:
By Mr. Garrick.
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
The man who feels the dear disease
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
A Man in Love.
Attribution:
By Lady Mary Wortley Montague.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Dark was the sky with many a cloud
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
An Inscription. Written upon one of the Tubs in Ham Walks, September MDCCLX.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Resolved as of her poet to sing
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By a Noble Lord.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The chiming bells from every steeple
Page No:
pp.148-153
Poem Title:
John, the English Footman. A Tale.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When I take an attentive survey of mankind
Page No:
pp.153-155
Poem Title:
The Laughing Philosopher.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In former days I've heard it said
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
Tempora Mutantur.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A witch that from her ebon chair
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
The Witch: A Fable.
Attribution:
J. Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Serene the morn the season fine
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
The Review. Written in the Year 1719; and never before printed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though oppression with her desperate tools
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
Lines to Mr. Wilkes
Attribution:
By Robert Lloyd of Westminster, written just before his Death; and not printed in his Works.
Attributed To:
Robert Lloyd
First Line:
In times like these when party rage
Page No:
pp.161-166
Poem Title:
An Ode upon the present Period of Time.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Ode to Lord C--m.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says Townley to Fletcher what causes this rout
Page No:
pp.166-168
Poem Title:
A Conversation between the two Head upon Temple Bar; on Occasion of the Merchants Address, March 1769.
Attribution:
Temple-Bar
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh Englishmen Englishmen can't you be quiet
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
A Dialogue at St. James's Gate on the same Occasion; between a Noble Lord and the Mob.
Attribution:
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Not attributed