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The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]

DMI number:
1717
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Second and third parts of the works of Cowley
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Publication Date:
1689
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
R21164
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Full Title:
THE | [g]Second and Third Parts[/g] | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr Abraham Cowley, | The SECOND containing | What was Written and Published by himself in | his younger Years: Now Reprinted together. | [rule] | [i]The Sixth Edition.[/i] | [rule] | The THIRD containing | [g]His Six Books of Plants:[/g] | [2 columns] [column 1] Viz [/column 1] | [column 2] The [i]First[/i] and [i]Second[/i] of HERBS. | The [i]Third[/i] and [i]Fourth[/i] of FLOWERS. | The [i]Fifth[/i] and [i]Sixth[/i] of TREES. [/column 2] | [i]Now Made English by several Hands.[/i] | With necessary TABLES to both Parts, and several POEMS | in Praise of the Author. | [rule] | [g]Licensed and Entered.[/g] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for [i]Charles Harper,[/i] at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] over | against S. [i]Dunstan's[/i] Church in [i]Fleet-street.[/i] 1689.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet, Collection including prose, and Collection including drama
Format:
Folio
Bibliographic details:
Separate title page: The Second Part | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr. Abraham Cowley. | [i]Being what was Written and Published by himself in his | YOUNGER YEARS[/i] | [rule] | And now Reprinted together. | [rule] | [g]The Sixth Edition[/g] | [rule] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed by [i]Mary Clark,[/i] for [i]Charles Harper,[/i] at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] | in [i]Fleet-street.[/i] MDCLXXXIX. Separate title page: [g]The Third Part[/g] | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr Abraham Cowley, | BEING | [g]His Six Books of Plants,[/g] | Never before Printed in English: | [2 columns] [column 1] Viz. [/column 1] | [column 2] The [i]First[/i] and [i]Second[/i] of HERBS. | The [i]Third[/i] and [i]Fourth[/i] of FLOWERS. | The [i]Fifth[/i] and [i]Sixth[/i] of TREES. [/column 2] | [i]Now made[/i] English [i]by several Hands.[/i] | [rule] | [i]With a Necessary[/i] INDEX. | [rule] | [g]Licensed and Entered.[/g] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for [i]Charles Harper,[/i] at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] over | against S. [i]Dunstan's[/i] Church in [i]Fleet-street.[/i] 1689.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Some plays in English and Latin. Miscellany split into different section with own title pages and own pagination: second part and third part. Some individual title pages for sections of poems or individual plays.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter Second Part: 1) 'To the Memory of the Incomparable Mr Cowley'. pp. a-av. 2) 'To the Memory of the Author'. pp. a2-a2v. 3) 'On Mr. Cowleys Juvenile Poems, and the Translation of his Plantarum'. pp. a2v-a3v. 4) 'The Contents' p. a4. 5) 'The Booksellers to the Reader.' p. A. 6) 'To the Right Honourable and Right Reverend Father in God, John Lord Bishop of Lincoln, and Dean of Westminster'. p. Av. 7)Prose 'To the Reader' p. A2. 8) Poetry 'To the Reader' p. A2v. Third part 1) 'To his Grace Charles Duke of Somerset' pp. A2-a. 2) 'To the Reader' pp. a2-a4. 3) 'The Author's Preface' b-b3v. End matter: 1) Index pp. X4-X4v.
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Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Publication Date:
1689
ESTC No:
R21164
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. I). [R2177]
Publication Date:
1700
ESTC No:
R2177
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. II). [EEBO] [R2177]
Publication Date:
1700
ESTC No:
R2177
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [T133360]
Publication Date:
1708
ESTC No:
T133360
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133363]
Publication Date:
1721
ESTC No:
T133363
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Publication Date:
1689
ESTC No:
R21164
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Author:
Abraham Cowley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Mary Clark
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
Charles Harper
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
I called the buskined muse Melpomene
Page No:
p. A2v.
Poem Title:
To the Reader
Attribution:
Abraham Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
To fertile wits and plants of fruitful kind
Page No:
pp. a2r-a2v
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Author.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When young Alcides in his cradle lay
Page No:
pp. a2v-a3v.
Poem Title:
On Mr. Cowley's Juvenile Poems, and the Translation of his Plantarum. A Pindarique.
Attribution:
S. Westley.
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
With artless hand and much disordered mind
Page No:
pp. ar-av.
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Incomparable Mr Cowley.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
I sing two constant lovers various fate
Page No:
pp. 1-19.
Poem Title:
Constantia and Philetus.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Sir | My childish muse is in her spring and yet
Page No:
p. 23
Poem Title:
To the Right Worshipful, my very loving Master, Mr. Lambert Osbolston, Chief School-Master of Westminster School.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
When Babylon's high walls erected were
Page No:
pp. 25-32.
Poem Title:
The Tragical History of Piramus and Thisbe.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Underneath this marble stone
Page No:
p. 32
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The infernal sisters did a council call
Page No:
p. 35
Poem Title:
An Elegy on The Death of the Right Honourable Dudley Lord Carleton, Viscount Dorchester, late Principal Secretary of State.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
It was decreed by stedfast destiny
Page No:
p. 36
Poem Title:
An Elegy on The Death of my Loving Friend and Cousin, Mr. Richard Clarke, late of Lincolns-Inn. Gent.
Attribution:
A.C.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Phoebus expelled by the approaching night
Page No:
pp. 37-9
Poem Title:
Sylva: Or, Divers Copies of Verses made upon sundry Occasions. A Dream of Elysium.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Great Charles there stop you trumpeters of fame
Page No:
pp. 39-40
Poem Title:
On His Majesties return out of Scotland.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Hence clouded looks hence briny tears
Page No:
p. 41
Poem Title:
A Song on the same.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Lest the misjudging world should chance to say
Page No:
pp. 41-3
Poem Title:
A Vote.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Westminster Hall a friend and I agreed
Page No:
pp. 44-5
Poem Title:
A Poetical Revenge.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
I love for that upon the wings of fame
Page No:
pp. 45-6
Poem Title:
To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr. A. B.
Attribution:
Compiled under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
If I should say that in your face were seen
Page No:
pp. 45-6
Poem Title:
To the Dutchess of Buckingham.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
And must these waters smile again and play
Page No:
pp. 46-7
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the Death of John Littleton, Esquire, Son and Heir to Sir Thomas Littleton, who was drowned leaping into the Water to save his younger Brother.
Attribution:
Compiled under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Once thou rejoicedst and rejoice for ever
Page No:
pp. 48-9
Poem Title:
A Translation of Verses upon the Blessed Virgin, Written in Latin by the Right Worshipful Dr. A.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Tis not a pyramid of marble stone
Page No:
pp. 49-50
Poem Title:
Ode I. On the praise of Poetry.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Why oh doth gaudy Tagus ravish thee
Page No:
pp. 50-1
Poem Title:
Ode II. That a pleasant Poverty is to be preferred before discontented Riches.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Tyrian dye why do you wear
Page No:
p. 52
Poem Title:
Ode III. To his Mistris.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Cursed be that wretch death's factor sure who brought
Page No:
pp. 53-4
Poem Title:
Ode V. In Commendation of the time we live under the Reign of our Gracious King Charles.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Leave off unfit complaints and clear
Page No:
p. 53
Poem Title:
Ode. IV. On the uncertainty of Fortune. A Translation.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Mark that swift arrow how it cuts the air
Page No:
p. 55
Poem Title:
Ode VI. Upon the shortness of Mans Life.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Nichols my better self forbear
Page No:
pp. 55-6
Poem Title:
An Answer to an Invitation to Cambridge.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
This latter age the lees of time has known
Page No:
p. 59
Poem Title:
To the truly Worthy and Noble, Sir Kenelm Digby, Knight.
Attribution:
A. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The author bid me tell you --- faith I have
Page No:
p. 121
Poem Title:
Epilogue | Spoken by Alupis.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Here passenger beneath this shed
Page No:
p. b3v.
Poem Title:
The Author's Epitaph upon himself, yet alive, but withdrawn from the busie World to a Country-Life; to be supposed written on his House.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
More poetry you'll cry dost thou return
Page No:
pp. b3r-v
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While through the world thy labours shine
Page No:
p. b4r
Poem Title:
The Epitaph in the Frontispiece of this Book transcribed from the Author's Tomb in Westminster-Abbey, attempted in English. Here under lies Abraham Cowley, The Pindar, Horace, and the Virgil of the English Nation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life's lowest but far greatest sphere I sing
Page No:
pp. 1-2
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book I.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To know my virtues briefly you in vain
Page No:
pp. 2-4
Poem Title:
Betony.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I being the chief of all the hairy state
Page No:
pp. 4-5
Poem Title:
Maiden-Hair, or Venus-Hair.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sage who by many virtues gainest renown
Page No:
pp. 6-7
Poem Title:
Sage.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence cares my constant troublesome company
Page No:
pp. 7-8
Poem Title:
Baum.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A malady there is that runs through all
Page No:
pp. 8-9
Poem Title:
Scurvy-Grass.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou neither leaf nor stalk nor root can'st show
Page No:
pp. 9-10
Poem Title:
Dodder.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among children I a baneful weed am thought
Page No:
pp. 11-13
Poem Title:
Wormwood.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
D'ye slight me cause a bog my belly feeds
Page No:
pp. 13-15
Poem Title:
Water-Lilly.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Me cruel nature when she made me gave
Page No:
pp. 15-16
Poem Title:
Spleenwort or Miltwast.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some think your commendation you deserve
Page No:
pp. 16-17
Poem Title:
Lettuce.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Eat me with bread and oil you'll never repine
Page No:
p. 17
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Enter sweet stranger to my eyes reveal
Page No:
pp. 17-19
Poem Title:
Eye-Bright.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I stand musing as I often do
Page No:
pp. 19-20
Poem Title:
Winter-Cherries.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To say the truth nature's too kind to thee
Page No:
pp. 20-1
Poem Title:
Sundew or Lustwort.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dropping bloody nose you gently bind
Page No:
p. 21
Poem Title:
Sow-Bread.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy conquered ivy Bacchus now throw down
Page No:
p. 21
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In my fire that false gold the jaundice I
Page No:
pp. 22-3
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My virtue dries all ulcerous running sores
Page No:
p. 22
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how with pride the groveling pot herb swells
Page No:
p. 22
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A lusty frog a duck swears is such meat
Page No:
p. 23
Poem Title:
Ducks-Meat.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daunian Arachne who spinst all the day
Page No:
pp. 24-5
Poem Title:
Rosemary. Touching the bite of the Tarantula.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take my advice men and no riddles use
Page No:
pp. 25-8
Poem Title:
Mint.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome thrice welcome sacred mistletoe
Page No:
pp. 28-9
Poem Title:
Misseltoe.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how the yellow gall the deluged eyes
Page No:
pp. 29-30
Poem Title:
Celandine.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten thousand blessings may the gods bestow
Page No:
pp. 30-31
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You who in sacred wedlock coupled are
Page No:
pp. 31-2
Poem Title:
Rocket.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cybele's holy mysteries now begin
Page No:
pp. 33-6
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book II.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
After long cold grave matrons in this place
Page No:
p. 36
Poem Title:
Mugwort [the President, begins.]
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First Penny Royal to advance her fame
Page No:
pp. 37-8
Poem Title:
Penny-Royall.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dittany though cold winds her lips did close
Page No:
pp. 38-40
Poem Title:
Dittany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Next way-bred rose propped by her seven nerves
Page No:
pp. 40-1
Poem Title:
Plantain, or, Way-Bred.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You Cretan dittany who such poisons mix
Page No:
pp. 41-3
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That fate which frequently attends on all
Page No:
pp. 43-6
Poem Title:
Laurel
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Green berries I and seed and flowers bear
Page No:
pp. 46-9
Poem Title:
Birth-Wort.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then Chian Mastick thus began said she
Page No:
pp. 49-50
Poem Title:
The Mastick-Tree.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou wretched shrub in passionate tones said she
Page No:
pp. 50-3
Poem Title:
Savin.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the green nation sister banish thee
Page No:
pp. 53-4
Poem Title:
Mugwort [the President]
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At last when myrrh had wiped her odorous tears
Page No:
pp. 55-9
Poem Title:
Myrrh.
Attribution:
By J.O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now muse if ever now look brisk and gay
Page No:
pp. 60-4
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book III. Flora.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
I mean not now my beauty to oppose
Page No:
pp. 65-70
Poem Title:
Helleborus Niger, or Christmas Flower.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
The ram now ope the golden portal throws
Page No:
pp. 70-1
Poem Title:
The Violet.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Great queen of flowers why is thy snowy breast
Page No:
pp. 71-2
Poem Title:
Auricula Ursi. Bears-Ear.
Attribution:
By C.Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
What once I was a boy not ripened to a man
Page No:
pp. 72-3
Poem Title:
The Daffadil.--Narcissus.
Attribution:
By. C.Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Thou gentle zephyr who didst flora wed
Page No:
pp. 73-4
Poem Title:
Anemone, or Emonies.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
With furious heats and unbecoming rage
Page No:
pp. 74-5
Poem Title:
The Imperial Crown.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Somewhere in Horace if I don't forget
Page No:
pp. 75-6
Poem Title:
The Tulip.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If empire is to beauty due
Page No:
pp. 77-8
Poem Title:
Iris, or the Flower-De-Luce.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If the fond tulip swelled with pride
Page No:
pp. 78-80
Poem Title:
Paeonia. The Peony.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
And who can doubt my race says she
Page No:
pp. 80-2
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Happy the man whom from ambition freed
Page No:
pp. 83-92
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book IV.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
To find a name for me the gods took care
Page No:
pp. 92-3
Poem Title:
Molly.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Homer I will not vain or careless call
Page No:
pp. 93-5
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N.Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Such as the lovely swan appears
Page No:
pp. 96-7
Poem Title:
White--Lily.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
O sleep the gentle ease of grief
Page No:
pp. 97-9
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
If by the rules of nature we proceed
Page No:
pp. 99-100
Poem Title:
Sun-Flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
How this pretender for no medicine good
Page No:
pp. 100-1
Poem Title:
Gilly-Flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
While others boast their proud original
Page No:
pp. 101-2
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Amongst the miracles of ancient Rome
Page No:
pp. 103-4
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
What can the puling rose or violet say
Page No:
pp. 103.0
Poem Title:
Amaranth, Flower-Gentle.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Let now my muse more lofty numbers bring
Page No:
pp. 105-30
Poem Title:
Of Plants Book V. Pomona.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Cease oh my muse the soft delights to sing
Page No:
pp. 131-66
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book VI. Sylvia.
Attribution:
By Mrs A. Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn