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The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Now made English by several hands (Vol. I). [R2177]

DMI number:
322
Aliases
Second and third parts of the works of Cowley.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1700
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
R2177
EEBO/ECCO link:
EEBO - Wing / 709:23
Shelfmark:
BL 631.l.220
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 Seventh Edition, with Additions.[/i] | [rule] | The THIRD containing | [g]his Six Books of Plants[/g][i]:[/i] | [two columns] [col. 1][i]Viz[/i].[/col. 1] [col. 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.[/col. 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 Entred.[/g] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for [i]Charles Harper[/i], at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] over | against S. [i]Dunstan[/i]'s Church in [i]Fleet-street[/i]. 1700.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Folio
Pagination:
[16], 1-57, [5], 62-[164]
Bibliographic details:
Second title page for volume: 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 Seventh Edition, With Additions.[/g] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [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]. MDCC. Several items have separate title pages.
Comments:
Contents: Play text of 'Love's Riddle' pp. 59-123; play text of 'Naufragium Joculare: Comeoedia' pp. 125-164. query: note that the two parts of this (part 2 and part 3) have in this instance been indexed separately though the title page indicates that they were sold as a unit. This volume is dominated by Cowley. PLATES: Frontispiece. PAGINATION: p.17 is misnumbered '3'.
Other matter:
Commendatory poems on Cowley (sig. (a)r-(a3)v); 'The Booksellers to the Readers (sig. Ar); dedication to John, Bishop of Lincoln signed by Cowley (sig. Av); prose 'To the Reader' signed by Cowley(sig.A2r); verse 'To the Reader' signed by Cowley(sig.A2v); The Contents [1p].
Related Miscellanies
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. II). [EEBO] [R2177]
Publication Date:
1700
ESTC No:
R2177
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
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:
Unknown
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:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133364]
Publication Date:
1711
ESTC No:
T133364
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Dedicatee:
John Williams
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicated to 'John Ld Bishop of Lincoln and Dean of Westminster'.
Printer:
Mary Clark
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by Mary Clark, for Charles Harper, at the Flower-de-luce in Fleet-street' (title page to 'The Second Part of the Works of Mr. Abraham Cowley'.)
Publisher:
Charles Harper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Charles Harper, at the Flower-de-luce over against S. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street. 1700.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
I called the buskined muse Melpomene
Page No:
[1pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Reader.
Attribution:
Abraham Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
To fertile wits and plants of fruitful kind
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Author.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When young Alcides in his cradle lay
Page No:
[3pp.]
Poem Title:
On Mr. Cowley's Juvenile Poems, and the Translation of his Plantarum. A Pindarique.
Attribution:
S. Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
With artless hand and much disordered mind
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Incomparable Mr. Cowley.
Attribution:
Tho. Flatman
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:
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 steadfast 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:
Collected under Cowley's name and signed 'A. C.'
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Phoebus expelled by the approaching night
Page No:
pp.37-39
Poem Title:
A Dream of Elysium.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name and signed 'A. C.'
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.41-43
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.44-45
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.45-46
Poem Title:
To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr. A. B.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
If I should say that in your face were seen
Page No:
p.45
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.46-47
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:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Once thou rejoicedst and rejoice for ever
Page No:
pp.48-49
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.50-51
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.53-54
Poem Title:
Ode V. In Commendation of the Time we live in, under the Reign of our Gracious King Charles II.
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 Man's Life.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Nichols my better self forbear
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
An Answer to an Invitation to Cambridge.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Come poetry and with you bring along
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Ode VIII. To a Lady who desired a Song of Mr. Cowley, he presented this following.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
This latter age the lees of time hath known
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
To the truly Worthy and Noble Sir Kenelm Digby, Kt.
Attribution:
A. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The author bid me tell you --- faith I have
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
Epilogue, Spoken by Alupis.
Attribution:
By A. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley