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A collection of poems in two volumes. By several hands [vol 1] [N27941] [ecco]

DMI number:
772
Publication Date:
1751
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
N27941
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CW116533165
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Full Title:
A | COLLECTION| OF | POEMS | IN TWO VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [oval engraving] | DUBLIN: | Printed for P. WILSON, J. EXSHAW, J. ESDALL, | R. JAMES, S. PRICE, and M. WILLIAMSON. | M,DCC,LI.
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Half title: [i]DODSLEY[/i]'s | COLLECTION | VOL. I. | The THIRD EDITION. Section with separate title page: p. [1]: THE | PROGRESS | OF | LOVE. | IN | FOUR ECLOGUES. | [rule] | By Mr. [i]LYTTLETON[/i]. | [rule] | [2 columns] [col1] I. | UNCERTAINTY. | To Mr. [i]POPE.[/i] | II. | HOPE. | To the Hon. [i]GEORGE | DODDINGTON,[/i] Esq; [/col1] | [col2] III. JEALOUSY. | To [i]ED WALPOLE,[/i] Esq; | IV. | POSSESSION. | To the Right Hon. the | Lord Visc. [i]COBHAM.[/i] [/col2]
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First Line:
Pope to whose reed beneath the beechen shade
Page No:
pp.3-6
Poem Title:
Uncertainty. Eclogue I. To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mr. Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Hear Doddington the notes that shepherds sing
Page No:
pp.6-10
Poem Title:
Hope. Eclogue II. To Mr Doddington.
Attribution:
By Mr. Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
The gods o Walpole give no bliss sincere
Page No:
pp.10-13
Poem Title:
Jealousy. Eclogue. III. To Mr. Edward Walpole.
Attribution:
By Mr. Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Cobham to thee this rural lay I bring
Page No:
pp.13-16
Poem Title:
Possession. Eclogue IV. To Lord Cobham.
Attribution:
By Mr. Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Twas night and Flavia to her room retired
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
Soliloquy Of a Beauty in the Country. Written at Eton-School.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Parent of arts whose skillful hand first taught
Page No:
pp.18-24
Poem Title:
Blenheim. Writ at the University of Oxford in the Year 1727.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Say dearest friend how roll thy hours away
Page No:
pp.24-29
Poem Title:
To The Reverend Dr. Ayscough at Oxford. Writ from Paris in the Year 1728.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
O thou whose friendship is my joy and pride
Page No:
pp.29-32
Poem Title:
To Mr. Poyntz, Ambassador at the Congress of Soissons, in the Year 1728. Written at Paris.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Such is thy form O Poyntz but who shall find
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Verses to be written under a Picture of Mr. Poyntz
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Immortal bard for whom each muse has wove
Page No:
pp.33-36
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope. From Rome, 1730.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Favourite of Venus and the tuneful nine
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
To My Lord - - - - - - - . In the Year 1730. From Worcestershire.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.39-43
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. 1731. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
When Delia on the plain appears
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Song. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
The heavy hours are almost past
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Song. Written in the Year 1733.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Tell me my Delia tell me why
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Damon and Delia. In Imitation of Horace and Lydia. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Parent of blooming flowers and gay desires
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
Ode. In Imitation of Pastor Fido. [O Primavera Gioventu del Anno.] Written abroad in 1729.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Let others heap of wealth a shining store
Page No:
pp.49-51
Poem Title:
Part of an Elegy of Tibullus Translated...1729-30
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Say Myra why is gentle love
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Song. Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Go Thames and tell the busy town
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
Writ at Mr. Pope's House at Twickenham, which he had lent to Mrs. G--------lle. In August 1735.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Fair nature's sweet simplicity
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
To Mr. West, at Wickham. Written in the Year 1740.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
None without hope ever loved the brightest fair
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Once by the muse alone inspired
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
To Miss Lucy F-----.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
All that of love can be expressed
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
To the Same, with Hammond's Elegies.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
To him who in an hour must die
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
To ease my troubled mind of anxious care
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Fair Venus whose delightful shrine surveys
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
A Prayer to Venus in her Temple at Stowe. To the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
On Thames's bank a gentle youth
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
To the Same...On her pleading want of Time.
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
When I think on your truth I doubt you no more
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Your shape your lips your eyes are still the same
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
With me while present may thy lovely eyes
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
To the Same with a New Watch.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Ye sylvan scenes with artless beauty gay
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
An Irregular Ode writ at Wickham in 1746. To the Same. [i.e. Lucy F—]
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
At length escaped from every human eye
Page No:
pp.61-71
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the same Lady. A Monody. A. D. 1747.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
Verses, Making Part of an Epitaph on the same Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Lyttleton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Thou sweetest mourner of the plaintive band
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
Epistle To George Lyttleton, Esq; Occasion'd by his Monody; In the Year 1747.
Attribution:
By Mr. R-- H--n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence anxious care and loathsome pain
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
To Delia. In 1748.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. R- H--n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whose bosom glows with friendship's fire
Page No:
pp.77-79
Poem Title:
Elegy to a Friend, Lamenting his Absence from Delia. In 1748.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. R- H--n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye tell tale winds that with your downy wings
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
Written under a Cherry Tree. To Delia. In 1749.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. R-- H--n].
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye gentle powers that guide the young desires
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
Elegy to Delia. In his second absence. In 1749.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. R- H--n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This little pamphlet's sent to you
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To a Lady, with Mr. Mason's Monody on the Death of Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. R-- H--n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These lines to him who knows so well to blend
Page No:
pp.85-87
Poem Title:
To a Friend.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. R-- H--n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wise was that Spartan lawgiver of old
Page No:
pp.87-106
Poem Title:
On the Abuse of Travelling. A Canto. In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By Gilbert West, Esq;
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.107-134
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C. J.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.135-137
Poem Title:
Prologue. Spoken by Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-lane, 1747.
Attribution:
By Mr. Samuel Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf, By Lord Lansdown, when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown,
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
By the E-- of C--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath-Waters.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. E-- of C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. E-- of C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e E-- of C---]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. E-- of C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.143-147
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Through the wild maze of life's still varying plan
Page No:
pp.148-160
Poem Title:
An Epistle.
Attribution:
By ---- Esq;
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Clarinda dearly loved attend
Page No:
pp.160-167
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven in the human breast implants
Page No:
pp.167-169
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pollio wouldst thou condescend
Page No:
pp.169-172
Poem Title:
Epistle to Pollio, from the Hills of Howth in Ireland.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Remote from liberty and truth
Page No:
pp.172-174
Poem Title:
An Ode to William Pulteney, Esq;
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On Stowe the muse's happy theme
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too anxious for the public weal
Page No:
pp.176-177
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is there or do the schoolmen dream
Page No:
pp.177-182
Poem Title:
To Mankind: An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wearied with indolent repose
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Verses to Camilla.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas when the friendly shade of night
Page No:
pp.185-188
Poem Title:
To Clarissa.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I loved thee beautiful and kind
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
Epigram I.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My heart still hovering round about you
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
Epigram III.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since first you knew my amorous smart
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
Epigram II.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among these chiefs of British race
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
Epigram IV. Upon the Busts of English worthies, at Stow.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poems unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I swore I loved and you believed
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
Epigram VII.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie on while my revenge shall be
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
Epigram VI.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though cheerful discreet and with freedom well bred
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
Epigram V.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Foul with graceless verse
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Epigram VIII. On one who first abused and then made love to a Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
She who in secret yields her heart
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Epigram IX.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tom thought a wild profusion great
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Epigram X.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask me sir why thus by phantoms awed
Page No:
pp.191-200
Poem Title:
The Danger of Writing Verse. An Epistle.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Whitehead of Clare-hall in Cambridge.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
On old Parnassus the other day
Page No:
pp.200-204
Poem Title:
To Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
A Grecian youth of talents rare
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
The Youth and the Philosopher. A Fable.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. William Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes I'm in love I feel it now
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
The Je ne scai Quoi. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Old battle array big with horror is fled
Page No:
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
Imitation I. A New-Year's Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Little tube of mighty power
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
Imitation II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou matured by glad Hesperian suns
Page No:
pp.209-210
Poem Title:
Imitation III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Critics avaunt tobacco is my theme
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
Imitation IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed leaf whose aromatic gales dispense
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
Imitation V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Boy bring an ounce of freeman's best
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Imitation VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thanks dear coquet indulgent cheer
Page No:
pp.213-216
Poem Title:
The Triumph of Indifference.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Through the close covert of the shady grove
Page No:
pp.216-218
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By Mr. ---.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Torn from the fruitful spot on which I grew
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My size is large my shape's uncouth
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
Riddle.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wo worth the man who in ill hour assayed
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
A Sonnet. On the Cantos of Spenser's Fairy Queen, lost in the Passage from Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young fair and good ah why should young and fair
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Sonnet II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who successive in that honoured seat
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
Sonnet III. To the Right Hon. Mr. -----, with the foregoing Sonnets.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From horrid mountains ever hid in snow
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Swiss Officer, to his Friend at Rome.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Desponding artist talk no more
Page No:
pp.227-232
Poem Title:
The Beauties. An Epistle to Mr. Eckhardt the Painter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too much my heart of beauty's power hath known
Page No:
pp.233-236
Poem Title:
The Resolution: An Elegy. Written in the Year 1742.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.236-241
Poem Title:
An Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Thou whom to counsel is to praise
Page No:
pp.241-245
Poem Title:
The Female-Drum: Or, the Origin of Cards. A Tale. Address'd to the Honourable Miss Carpenter.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst in the fortunes of the gay and great
Page No:
pp.245-252
Poem Title:
To Mr. Fox. From Hampton-Court, 1731.
Attribution:
By the late Lord H-----y.
Attributed To:
John Hervey
First Line:
If ever in thy sight I found favour Apollo
Page No:
pp.252-254
Poem Title:
The Poet's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the heart aches with anguish pines with grief
Page No:
pp.254-256
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As genius virtue reputation
Page No:
pp.257-259
Poem Title:
Genius, Virtue, and Reputation. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte, Book V. Fable 6.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A grove there was by nature made
Page No:
pp.259-262
Poem Title:
Marriage A-La-Mode: Or, The Two Sparrows. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte, Book IV. Fable 21.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.262-273
Poem Title:
The Female Reign, An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.274-287
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, in Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.287-297
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life, An Epistle to H. C. Esq;...First printed in the Year MDCCXXXV.
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.298-308
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle. Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Bramston.
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
To silent groves where weeping yew
Page No:
pp.309-311
Poem Title:
A Song...Set to Musick by Dr. Greene.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Bramston]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Nature and fortune blithe and gay
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
Nature and Fortune. To the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed