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The rhapsody. Being a display of the wit and humour of past times [T62617]

DMI number:
763
Publication Date:
1750
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T62617
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111489980
Shelfmark:
Bod Harding E 249
Full Title:
THE | RHAPSODY. | BEING | A DISPLAY | OF THE | WIT and HUMOUR | OF | PAST TIMES. | Compiled from the Curious Remains of the | Principal POETS and BEAUX ESPRITS | who were Eminent for Either. | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed by A. McCULLOH, | For F. COGAN, at the [i]Middle-Temple Gate[/i] | M,DCC,L.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], 3-84
Comments:
Contents: Prose pp. 3-7, 54-5, 64-76, Latin verse pp. 16-7, 56-63, 77, 79-80, 81-2.
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Printer:
A. McCulloh
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
F Cogan
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
To tell the world what it hath lost in thee
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
An Elegy to the Living Memory of his Deceased Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Nevill.
Attributed To:
Thomas Nevill
First Line:
I write not elegies nor tune my verse
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
An Elegy dedicated to the Memory of his much honoured Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight and Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Hawkins.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Hawkins
First Line:
We do not usher forth thy verse with these
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
To the Worthy Muse of his Noble Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight, Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Hawkins.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Hawkins
First Line:
Ye heavenly sisters by whose sacred skill
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
A Congratulation to the Muses, for the immortalizing of his dear Father by the Sacred Virtue of Poetry.
Attribution:
John Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Beaumont||John||Jr
First Line:
You who prepare to read grave Beaumont's verse
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
Upon the following Poem of my dear Father, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet, deceas'd.
Attribution:
Francis Beaumont.
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
First Line:
This book will live it hath a genius this
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
On the honour'd Poem of his honour'd Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Ben. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
When lines are drawn greater than nature art
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
Upon the Poem of his dearest Brother, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
George Fortescue.
Attributed To:
George Fortescue
First Line:
This Posthumus from the brave parents name
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
To the dear Remembrance of his noble Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Mi. Drayton.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
I knew thee not I speak it to my shame
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
Upon the honoured Poem of his unknown Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Ja. Cl.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The winter's storm of civil war I sing
Page No:
pp.18-43
Poem Title:
Bosworth-Field: A Poem.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
Each woman is a brief of womankind
Page No:
pp.44-54
Poem Title:
A Wife.
Attribution:
writ by Sir Thomas Overbury, for a while the Favourite, and at last the Martyr of Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Overbury
First Line:
Upon a time the fairy elves
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
On the King of Fairy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye virtuousi have it to you assigned
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
To the Virtuosi.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No sooner was their king attired
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
On the Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wretch that I am and is it come to this
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
The Last Sayings of a Mouse lately starved in a Cupboard. As they were taken, in Short-Hand, by a zealous Ratcatcher who listen'd at the Keyhole of the Cup-board Door, 1681.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed