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A choice collection of Scots poems, antient and modern, selected from the writers in this Kingdom during the two last centuries [T10015] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1407
Publication Date:
1766
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T10015
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110008507
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 702
Full Title:
A | CHOICE COLLECTION | OF | SCOTS POEMS, | ANTIENT and MODERN, | Selected chiefly from the Labours of the most | ingenious Writers in this Kingdom, during the | two last Centuries. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]EDINBURGH:[/i] | Printed by WAL. RUDDIMAN, Junior, | [i]Forrester[i/]'s=[i]wynd[/i], [i]Lawn-market[/i]. | [rule] | M, DCC, LXVI.
Epigraph:
Consider it warily, read aftiner than anis; | Well at one blink sly Poetry not tane is. | Gawin Douglas.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of Scottish verse and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
iv,[1],4-178p
Bibliographic details:
First edition.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title page; Contexts [2p.]; Miscellaneous verse [pp.3-178]; Latin verse [p.113]
Other matter:
Table of contents [2p.]
Related People
Printer:
Walter Ruddiman
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
About an bank with balmy bewis
Page No:
pp.3-53
Poem Title:
The Cherrie and the Slae.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stately stept he east the wa
Page No:
pp.54-66
Poem Title:
Hardyknute, A Fragment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Frae Dunideir as I cam throuch
Page No:
pp.66-74
Poem Title:
The Battle of Harlaw, Foughten upon Friday, July 24. 1411, against Donald of the Isles.
Attribution:
Quod Ar. Scot.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The prince of all the fethert kynd
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
The Eagle and Robin Red-breast.
Attribution:
Quod Ar. Scot.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Murelands man of uplands mak
Page No:
pp.89-91
Poem Title:
Tydings frae the Session.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
In Auchtermuchty dwelt a man
Page No:
pp.91-95
Poem Title:
The Wife of Auchtermuchty.
Attribution:
Quod Moffat.
Attributed To:
Moffat
First Line:
Thou leis loun thou leis thou leis
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
The Soutar descryvit by the Tailzior.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
False clatterand kensy kuckold knaif
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
The Soutars Answer to the Tailzior.
Attribution:
Quod Stewart.
Attributed To:
William Stewart
First Line:
Betwixt twa tods a crawing cock
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nixt that a tournament was cryd
Page No:
pp.990192
Poem Title:
The Tournament between the Soutar and Tailzior.
Attribution:
Here ends the soutar and the tailzeor's war, | Made by the noble Poet Wm. Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Betwisht the twelt hour and elevin
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
Amends made to the foresaid | Knichts of the birs and thimble; | In case his joke should them provock | Owr sair to girn and grumble.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Kilbarchan now may say alas
Page No:
pp.104-106
Poem Title:
The Life and Death of the Piper of Kilbarchan, Or, The epitaph of Habbie Simson, | Who on his drone bore bonny flags; | He made his cheeks as red as crimson, | And bobbed when he blew the bags.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alake for evermare and wae
Page No:
pp.107-109
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Sanny Briggs, Nephew to Habbie Simson, and Butler to the Laird of Kilbarchan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas alas quo' bonny Heck
Page No:
pp.109-112
Poem Title:
The last Dying Words of Bonny Heck, a famous Grey-Hound in the Shire of Fife
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cankered cursed creature crabbed corbit kittle
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Sir Thomas Maitland's Satyr upon Sir Niel Laing.
Attribution:
Sir Thomas Maitland
Attributed To:
Thomas Maitland
First Line:
I thank ze Jock for zour advyce
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jock quod his ded quhat will me eisy make
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
The fyne advyce Jock gied his ded. | Zeil ken when ze thir lynes haif red.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gainst any man of sense
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
Theses Collegii Butterensis, Anno 1699.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take heed unto your theme
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
Terror Bajanorum.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Most worthy patron we
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
Alt Philip Praeses. Vindiciae ad D. Alexandrum Crookshanks, Patronum
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To all and sundry who shall see this
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Diploma Georgii Dorward, Novam Caledoniam adeuntis
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Above these thousand years
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since many do condole
Page No:
pp.122-124
Poem Title:
Theses Collegii Butterensis, Anno 1701.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Richt as the stern of day began to schyne
Page No:
pp.125-134
Poem Title:
The Goldin Terge.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Wald my gude lady lufe me best
Page No:
pp.134-136
Poem Title:
The Garment of gude Ladyis.
Attribution:
Quod Mr. Rob. Henryson.
Attributed To:
Robert Henryson
First Line:
This warld is all but fenziet fair
Page No:
pp.136-138
Poem Title:
Auld Kyndness quite forzet quhen ane grows pure.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should old acquaintance be forgot
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Old-long-syne; First Part.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My soul is ravished with delight
Page No:
pp.140
Poem Title:
Second Part.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Man sen thy lyfe is ay in weir
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
Advyce to a Man to enjoy his ain.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.142-150
Poem Title:
Chevy-Chace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It that I gife I haif
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
Wife Sayings.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhen Merch with variand winds was overpast
Page No:
pp.151-158
Poem Title:
The Thistle and the Rose.
Attribution:
Quod Mr. Wm. Dunbar
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Devorit with dreim devising in my slumber
Page No:
pp.158-161
Poem Title:
A Generall Satyre.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
First Line:
Pox fa that poultering poverty
Page No:
pp.161-166
Poem Title:
The Banishment of Poverty,
Attribution:
By J. D. of Albany.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rob's Jock came to woo our Jennie
Page No:
p.167-170
Poem Title:
The Country Wedding.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Colin by promise being obliged to pay
Page No:
pp.171-173
Poem Title:
The Poor Client's Complaint; Translated from Buchanan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bless me how strange a light appears
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
On black Eyes
Attribution:
by my Lord Gordon.
Attributed To:
Lord George Gordon
First Line:
My dear and only love I pray
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
A Song,
Attribution:
by J. Graham, Marquis of Montrose.
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
My dear and only love take heed
Page No:
pp.175-178
Poem Title:
The Second Part.
Attribution:
by J. Graham, Marquis of Montrose. [p.174]
Attributed To:
Not attributed