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The polite companion: containing essays illustrated with passages from the poets, orators [T202654] [Vol.1]

DMI number:
980
Publication Date:
1749
Volume Number:
2 of 1
ESTC number:
T202654
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB3329705837
Shelfmark:
BOD 2699 f.36
Full Title:
THE | POLITE COMPANION : | CONTAINING | ESSAYS | ON | VARIOUS SUBJECTS ; | Illustrated with | PASSAGES | FROM THE | Most excellent POETS, ORATORS, PHILO- | SOPHERS, and HISTORIANS. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | BIRMINGHAM: | Printed by THO. ARIS. | M.DCC.XLIX.
Epigraph:
Omne tulit punctum, qui miscuit utile dulci, | Lectorem delectando, pariterque monendo. HOR.
Place of Publication:
Birmingham
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title-page; Introduction [6p.]; Prose essays containing verse: Essay I. Of Friendship. [pp.1-54]; Essay II. Of Love. [pp.55-109]; Essay II. Of Taste [p.110-281]; The Choice of Hercules [pp.232-293]; Prose 'Letter Sent from Italy' [pp.294-303]; Prose essay on 'A Lady's Character' including verse [p.306-314]; Essay IV. Of Eloquence [p.315-352]
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: 'The Introduction' [6] END MATTER: None
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Title:
The polite companion: containing essays illustrated with passages from the poets, orators [T202654] [Vol.2]
Publication Date:
1749
ESTC No:
T202654
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
Thomas Aris
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Much less must that have any place
Page No:
vi
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
L. Roscom.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
The valiant Nisus took his lot to wait
Page No:
pp.9-21
Poem Title:
The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus.
Attribution:
Mr Pitt's Translation.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Friendship like love is but a name
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
The Hare and many Friends.
Attribution:
Mr. Gay [p.28]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Thersites only clamoured in the throng
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope's Homer.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thus like the range of fire the combat burns
Page No:
pp.41-54
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr Pope#s beautiful version.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Love that's the world's preservative
Page No:
p.[55]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hudibras [i.e., Samuel Butler]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go bid the needle his dear north foresake
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Cowley [p.56]
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Go lovely rose
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Waller. [p.57]
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
What higher in her society thou finds
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton [p.59]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
When Celia first I saw so heavenly fair
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Congreve [p.80]
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
He ended or I heard no more for now
Page No:
pp.82-86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton's Par. Lost. B. 8. v. 452.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
So spake our sire and by his countenance seemed
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton B. 8. V. 39. [p.87]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Aurora now had left her saffron bed
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Transl. [p.99]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Cursed be the memory nay doubly cursed
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Otway. [p.103]
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
For to be plain tis not my person
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hudibras [i.e., Samuel Butler] [p.104]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hymen thou source of chaste delights
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Addison. [p.84]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Hail wedded love mysterious law true source
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton [p.104]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
With thee conversing I forget all time
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Para. Lost B. 4. V. 639 [i.e., Milton]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
All dangers past at length the lovely bride
Page No:
pp.107-109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Virg. Georg. B. V. 696.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Learning and Rome alike in empire grew
Page No:
p.[110]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope. [p.110]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What is this taste ye learned say who can
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'From a manuscript' [p.111]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who most admires the steeple's spiry height
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'From a manuscript' [p.121]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some faults though small intolerable grow
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
What farther need of words our right to scan
Page No:
pp.142-151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Translation. [p.142]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Blessed sons of affluence meet for virtues friends
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
From a Manuscript [p.159]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then thick as locusts blackening all the ground
Page No:
pp.172-174
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope [p.172]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
But Annius crafty seer with ebon wand
Page No:
pp.175-177
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope's Dunciad, B. 4. v.339. [p.175]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Good taste however exalted or depressed
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Manuscript [p.181]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But I whom griping penury surrounds
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Philips' Spen. Shil. [p.201]
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
Why dost thou heap up wealth which thou must quit
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cowley. [p.204]
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Know this my lord nobility of blood
Page No:
pp.225-227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Wife of Bath, from Chaucer. [p.227]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Let fools their high extraction boast
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Oldham. [p.225]
Attributed To:
John Oldham
First Line:
Twas not the spawn of such as these
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Roscom. from Hor.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
What though no gaudy titles grace my birth
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rowe's Jane Shore. [p.247]
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Full in earth's centre twixt air earth and sea
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
Here follows Ovid's house of Fame.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A vale there was refreshed by trickling streams
Page No:
p.[282]-293
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jove called his coursers and his chariot took
Page No:
pp.286-287
Poem Title:
Hom. Iliad L. 8.
Attribution:
Pope's Trans. [p.287]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Oh she was heavenly fair in face and mind
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Tis not a set of features or complexion
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Addison's Cato. [p.306]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Such were the features of her heavenly face
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden. [p.307]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
By liberal arts would you acquire renown
Page No:
pp.342-343
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thus far Petronius. [p.343] [translation unattributed]
Attributed To:
Petronius Arbiter