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The Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon and Dorset; the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c [Vol I] [T130333]

DMI number:
290
Aliases
Works of Rochester, Roscommon, etc.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1757
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T130333
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112527564
Shelfmark:
BL 1508/1661
Full Title:
The POETICAL | WORKS | Of the EARLS of | ROCHESTER, | ROSCOMON, | AND | DORSET; | The DUKES of | DEVONSHIRE, | BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, &c. | WITH | MEMOIRS of their LIVES. | [rule] | In TWO VOLUMES. | [rule] | Adorn'd with a New Set of CUTS. | [rule] | LONDON: | Printed in the Year M.DCC.LVII. Price 5s.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Miscellany associated with group of poets
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
5 s.
Pagination:
pp. [2], [iii]-lxxii, [1]-168.
Bibliographic details:
British Library copy is missing pp.155-158. This volume is in a bad condition generally so the pages were probably lost accidentally.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Miscellany is split into sections: (1) Poems by Several Hands on the Death of the Earl of Rochester pp. lxiv-lxxii. (2) The Works of the Earl of Rochester pp. 1-168. PLATES: Frontispiece and engravings (unsigned) following pp. xliv, lxxii, 26.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Character of Rochester (by Evremond to Mazarin) pp. [iii]-xxvii; Character of Rochester (by Wolsey) pp. xxviii-xxxv; Character of Rochester (by Mr. Wood) pp. xxxvi-xxxvii; Character of Rochester (by Rev. Mr. Parsons) pp. xxxviii-xxxix; Character of Rochester (by Dr. Burnet) pp. xl-xliii; Alexander Bendo's Speech pp. xliv-lv; Short Character of Charles II pp. lvi-lxiii.
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Content/Publication
First Line:
As on his death bed gasping Strephon lay
Page No:
pp.lxiv-lxv
Poem Title:
A Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Mr. Flatman
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
Mourn mourn ye muses all your loss deplore
Page No:
pp.lxvi-lxix
Poem Title:
On The Death Of The Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Behn
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
What words what sense what night-piece can express
Page No:
pp.lxx-lxxii
Poem Title:
On The Death Of The Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
By an Unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Were I who to my cost already am
Page No:
pp.1-9
Poem Title:
Satire against Man.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Well sir tis granted I said Dryden's rhymes
Page No:
pp.10-14
Poem Title:
Horace's Tenth Satire of the First Book imitated.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Must I with patience ever silent sit
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the First Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Not Rome in all her splendour could compare
Page No:
pp.17-19
Poem Title:
Satire on the Times.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Preserved by wonder in the oak O Charles
Page No:
pp.20-23
Poem Title:
A Satire Which the King took out of his Pocket.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
In the isle of Great Britain long since famous known
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
The Satire on the King, for which he was banished the Court; and turned Mountebank.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
At five this morn when Phoebus raised his head
Page No:
pp.26-32
Poem Title:
Tunbridge-Wells. A Satire.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Have you not seen the raging stormy main
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
To all Curious Criticks and Admirers of Metre.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Since now my Sylvia is as kind as fair
Page No:
pp.34-38
Poem Title:
The Happy Night.
Attribution:
The late Duke of Buckinghamshire was pleased to own himself the Author of this Poem.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Fruition was the question in debate
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Imperfect Injoyment.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Husband thou dull unpitied miscreant
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
A Satire against Marriage.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Chaste pious prudent Charles the second
Page No:
pp.44-51
Poem Title:
The Restauration: Or, The History of Insipids. A Lampoon.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Clarendon had law and sense
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
The Young Statesmen: A Satire.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Pride lust ambition and the people's hate
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
On The Lord Chancellor Hyde.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Gentle reproofs have long been tried in vain
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
Prologue Against the Disturbers of the Pit.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
When Shakespeare Jonson Fletcher ruled the stage
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
In Defence of Satire.
Attribution:
By Sir Carr Scroope
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
To rack and torture thy unmeaning brain
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
The Earl of Rochester's Answer To The Foregoing Satire.
Attribution:
The Earl of Rochester's Answer
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Of a great heroine I mean to tell
Page No:
pp.64-67
Poem Title:
A Panegyrick upon Nelly.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Methinks I see our mighty monarch stand
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
The Royal Angler.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Methinks I see you newly risen
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
Portsmouth's Looking Glass.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Let ancients boast no more
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Lais Junior: A Pindaric.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Nothing thou elder brother even to shade
Page No:
pp.75-77
Poem Title:
Upon Nothing.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Much wine had passed with grave discourse
Page No:
pp.78-83
Poem Title:
A Ramble in St. James's Park.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
How Tallboy K- P- S- P- did contend
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
The Argument.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Say heaven born muse for only thou can'st tell
Page No:
pp.84-89
Poem Title:
Bath Intrigues.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Thou mighty princess lovely queen of holes
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
On The Charms of Hidden Treasure. A Paradox.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Too long the wise commons have been in debate
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
On The Women about Town.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Twas when the sable mantle of the night
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
A Dream.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Why dost thou shade thy lovely face O why
Page No:
pp.94-96
Poem Title:
To his Mistress.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tell me abandoned miscreant prithee tell
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
To the Author of a Play, called Sodom.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Between Father Patrick and his highness of late
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
His Highness's Conversion by Father Patrick.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
If Rome can pardon sins as Romans hold
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
On Rome's Pardons.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Farewell false woman know I'll ever be
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
On a False Mistress.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
At the sight of my Phillis from every part
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
My dear mistress had a heart
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Room room for a blade of the town
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
By heavens 'twas bravely done
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
Spoken Extempore, upon receiving a Fall at Whitehall-Gate, by attempting to kiss the Dutchess of Cleveland, as she was stepping out of her Chariot.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Sternhold and Hopkins had great qualms
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
Spoken Extempore to a Country Clerk after having heard him Sing Psalms.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
A knight delights in hardy deeds of arms
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
Acrostick.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tis the Arabian bird alone
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
The Encouragement.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Here lies our sovereign lord the king
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
In all humility we crave
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Commons Petition to King Charles II.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The heavens carouse each day a cup
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Anacreontic.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Insulting beauty you mispend
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
O that I now could by some chymic art
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
She was so exquisite a whore
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
Written under Nelly's Picture.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
In a dark silent shady grove
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Et Caetera: A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Naked she lay clasped in my longing arms
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
The Disappointment.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
One day the amorous Lysander
Page No:
pp.116-121
Poem Title:
The Insensible.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Whilst happy I triumphant stood
Page No:
pp.122-125
Poem Title:
On a Juniper-Tree cut down to make Busks.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
What Timon does old age begin to approach
Page No:
pp.126-132
Poem Title:
The Rehearsal. A Satire.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Since the sons of the muses grew numerous and loud
Page No:
pp.133-136
Poem Title:
A Session of the Poets.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
My goddess Lydia heavenly fair
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
A Lyric. In Imitation of Cornelius Gallus.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Sweet hyacinth my life my joy
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
Apollo's Grief, For Having Killed Hyacinth by Accident. An Imitation of Ovid.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Where is he gone whom I adore
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Woman was made man's sovereignty to own
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Woman's Usurpation.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
I rise at eleven I dine about two
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
The Debauchee.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Have you not in a chimney seen
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
The Maidenhead.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
How far are they deceived who hope in vain
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Ephelia to Bajazet, complaining of his Inconstancy.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Madam | If you're deceived it is not by my cheat
Page No:
pp.146-148
Poem Title:
A very Heroical Epistle in Answer to Ephelia.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Dreaming last night on Mrs Farley
Page No:
pp.149-151
Poem Title:
An Epistle from B. to E.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name / 'B.' identified as 'Lord Buckhurst, afterwards Earl of Dorset' in note on p.148.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
John Wilmot
First Line:
As crafty harlots use to shrink
Page No:
pp.151-153
Poem Title:
E------'s Answer.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name / 'E-----' identified as 'Mr. Etherege, afterwards Sir George Etherege' in note on p.148.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
If I can guess the devil choke me
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
The Second Epistle from B. to E.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name / 'B.' identified as 'Lord Buckhurst, afterwards Earl of Dorset' in note on p.148.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
John Wilmot
First Line:
So soft and amorously you write
Page No:
p.[???]-160
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tired with the noisome follies of the age
Page No:
pp.161-168
Poem Title:
Rochester's Farwell.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot