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The new foundling hospital for wit [T143683] [ecco]

DMI number:
1077
Publication Date:
1768
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T143683
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111414096
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
THE | NEW FOUNDLING HOSPITAL | FOR WIT. | BEING | A COLLECTION | OF | SEVERAL CURIOUS PIECES, | IN VERSE AND PROSE: | WRITTEN BY | [two columns] [col 1] LORD CHESTERFIELD, | LORD HARDWICKE, | LORD LYTTELTON, | SIR C. H. WILLIAMS, | MR. WILKES [/col 1] | [col 2] MR. CHURCHILL, | MR. GARRICK, | MR. POTTER, | DR. AKENSIDE. [/col 2] | AND OTHER EMINENT PERSONS. | LONDON: | Printed in the Year MDCCLXVIII.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece.
Comments:
Contents: Prose pp. 42-46; 92-94; 122-126; 127-132; 135-6. Prose inscription pp. 74-75; 95-96. Drama: 'The Three Conjurers, A Political Interlude. Stolwen from Shakespeare' pp. 47-63. Attributions: some attributions taken from contents page.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents pp. [iii]-vi; Proposals for printing A New Baronetage of England [2pp.] Back matter: List of books soon to be published / already published pp. i-viii.
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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The new foundling hospital for wit [T139942] [2nd ed] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1768
ESTC No:
T139942
Volume:
1 of 1
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Title:
The new foundling hospital for wit [T139949] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1771
ESTC No:
T139949
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
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Editor:
John Almon
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ESTC identifies Almon as editor.
Content/Publication
First Line:
The monkey lapdog parrot and her grace
Page No:
pp.1-9
Poem Title:
Isabella: Or, The Morning.
Attribution:
Written by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Chaste Dian's crescent on her front displayed
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
An Epigram On A Certain Lady's Coming into the Room at Bath, with a Diamond Crescent in Her Hair.
Attribution:
By Mr. Potter.
Attributed To:
Mr. Potter
First Line:
Not gentler virtues glowed in Cambray's breast
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Written Under The Picture Of Dr. Hayter, Bishop Of Norwich, Soon After He Was Dismissed From His Post of Governor To The Prince Of Wales in 1752.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Corinna in the country bred
Page No:
pp.11-13
Poem Title:
A Simile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So lost to sense of shame and duty
Page No:
pp.13-16
Poem Title:
Doll Common. A Fragment. In Answer to the Foregoing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Corinna virtue's child and chaste
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Corinna Vindicated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With all thy titles all thy large estate
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
Some Stanzas Addressed to No Minister Nor Great Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With titles honours and a large estate
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Stanzas Addressed to a Great Minister and Great Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once on a time how long ago
Page No:
pp.22-27
Poem Title:
The Beavers. A Fable. Written in 1759.
Attribution:
By Mr. Kenrick (contents page)
Attributed To:
Daniel Kenrick
First Line:
Houses churches mixed together
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
A Description of London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The old Egyptians hid their wit
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
On Mr. Nash's Picture, At Full Length, Between the Busts of Sir I. Newton, And Mr. Pope, At Bath.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
Says sir John to lord E- how uncrowded we sit
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
A Dialogue in a Thin House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient times the roman laws decreed
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Epigram. On the Battle of Minden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In famed cathedral who'd expect
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
On The Monuments In Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
By the Late Mr. C. Churchill.
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
When Pope to satire gave its lawful way
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Verses Written In Windsor Park. In the Year 1762.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Churchill]
Attributed To:
Charles Churchill
First Line:
Never yet in vain did heaven its omens send
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pitt's Resignation In 1761.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Virtue and fame the other day
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
Virtue and Fame. To The Countess of Egremont.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Fame heard with pleasure straight replied
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
Addition Extempore
Attribution:
By the Earl of Hardwicke.
Attributed To:
Philip Yorke
First Line:
Methought I saw before my feet
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Lord L--'s Letter to the Earl of Hardwicke. Occasioned by the Foregoing Verses.
Attribution:
Lord Lyttelton (contents page)
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Drumgold whose ancesters from Albion's shore
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Colonel Drumgold.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
When peace shall on her downy wing
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Invitation To The Dowager Duchess D'Aiguillon.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
A plague on Egypt's arts I say
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Quin's Soliloquy, On Seeing Duke Humphrey at St. Albans.
Attribution:
D. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says epicure Quin should the devil in hell
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear sir | Having found with surprize that my late resignation
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Mr. Pitt's Letter To His Friend In The City, Versified. It Was Written On Occasion Of His Resigning The Seals In 1761.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail black November in whose foggy rear
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
On the 30th of November. Being St. Andrews Day, and the Birth-Day of The Princess Dowager of Wales.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To honour virtue in the lord of Stowe
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
On the Dismission Of Earl Temple From the Lieutenancy Of The County Of Bucks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A courtier professed much esteemed by the great
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
A Singular Advertisement Versified. To The Gentlemen, Clergy, and Freeholders of the County of Gloucester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say when will England be from faction freed
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
E. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See from his colours turncoat Y-- retreat
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
On A Certain Lawyer's Taking A Patent Of Precedence In 1764.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence can arise these dread alarms
Page No:
pp.67-70
Poem Title:
An Ode, 1764.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who the verdant plain dost traverse here
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
An Inscription For a Column At Runnymede, Windsor.
Attribution:
By Dr. Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Since the times are so bad and are still growing worse
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
Sent With A Piece of Painted Flowered Silk, To Lady Charles Spencer, Who Said She Was Low In Pocket.
Attribution:
By The Right Hon. Countess Temple.
Attributed To:
Anna Chamber
First Line:
By commerce Albion and by arms refined
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
To the Earl Temple. On Gardening.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Countess Temple]
Attributed To:
Anna Chamber
First Line:
A beauty comes a heroine in her air
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
L--y H----.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Affected wisdom has a woman made
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
L--y P-----.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The crescent shines N- is near
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
L--y N------d.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A well timed pr--cy has title gained
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
D------ of --------
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wife as Pallas fair without design
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
L--y Pl-m--th.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold the wonder of her sex and time
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
L--y C-v-nt-y.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brighter than Phoebus in his fierce career
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
L--y W-ld-gr-ve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In riches titles honours see her soar
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
L--y H--dw--e
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How vain are hopes how changeable is man
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
A Sketch. Written On The Change Of The Ministry In 1765.
Attribution:
N. C. M. S. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And does it gall you then ye venal crew
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
To The Late Minority. Written On Reading The History Of Their Conduct, Entitled, "An History Of The Late Minority, &c.".
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. N. C. M. S. C.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When my Clio is gay
Page No:
pp.80-82
Poem Title:
The Muse At A Horse Race: A Ballad, Addressed To C---t And Country Jockies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.82-92
Poem Title:
A Parody Upon The Famous Battle of Chevy Chase.
Attribution:
W. Y. W.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My lord great commoner no more
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
The Earl. An Ode. Imitated From Horace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The tories od rat em
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
An Apology For Mr. P-.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How happy a state does lord C--m possess
Page No:
pp.99-101
Poem Title:
The Coronet: A Song.
Attribution:
A Trifler.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Having heard that your doggrel's in mighty renown
Page No:
pp.101-105
Poem Title:
An Epistle To A Friend In The Country.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The first was I that helped thee to be known
Page No:
pp.106-108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The western sun had sought his evening grave
Page No:
pp.108-117
Poem Title:
The E--l of C--m's Apology.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Forgive my lord an homely muse
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
To Lord C--m. An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Much wondrous good doth fount dispense
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Kynge Bladyde. To William Pitt, sendethe greetynge.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I hold for faith
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
The Jesuits Double-Faced Creed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ayliffe and -- when called in days of old
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
On the Execution of John Ayliffe, Esq. For a Forgery Respecting Lord Holland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The swift paced hours convoke again
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
The Analogy Between Legislation and Horse-Racing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed