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

DMI number:
323
Aliases
Second and third parts of the works of Cowley.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1700
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
R2177
EEBO/ECCO link:
EEBO – Wing / 709:23
Shelfmark:
BL 631.l.220
Full Title:
[g]The Third Part[/g] | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr Abraham Cowley, | BEING | [g]his Six Book of Plants,[/g] | Never before Printed in English | [2 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.[/i] | The [i]Fifth[/i] and [i]Sixth[/i] of TREES.[/col. 2] | [i]Now made[/i] English [i]by Several Hands.[/i] | [rule] | [i]With a Necessary[/i] INDEX. | [rule] | [g]The Second Edition.[/g] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for CHARLES HARPER, at the [i]Flower-de-luce[/i] over-against | St.[i] Dunstan[/i]'s Church in [i]Fleet-street[/i]. M DCC.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet and Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Folio
Pagination:
[20], 1-166, [2].
Comments:
PAGINATION: p.34 AND 76 misnumbered '43' and '67' respectively.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'To his Grace Charles Duke of Somerset' (signed N. Tate) pp. [iii-v]; 'To the Reader' (signed N. Tate) pp. [vii-xi]; 'Author's Preface to his Two first Books of Plants' pp. [xiii-xviii]. End matter: Index [2pp.]
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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
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Unknown
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:
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
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Unknown
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Related People
Author:
Charles Harper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Charles Harper, at the Flower-de-luce over against S. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-street.'
Dedicatee:
Charles Seymour
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'To his Grace Charles Duke of Somerset.'
Editor:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication and 'To the Reader' signed by Tate.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Here passenger beneath this shed
Page No:
[1p]
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:
'The Author's Epitaph [i.e. Cowley] upon himself'
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
More poetry you'll cry dost thou return
Page No:
[2pp]
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
While through the world thy labours shine
Page No:
[1p]
Poem Title:
The Epitaph in the Frontispiece of this Book transcrib'd from the Author's Tomb in Westminster-Abby, attempted in English. Here under lies Abraham Cowley, The Pindar, Horace, and 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:
Worme Wood.
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-Lily.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Me cruel nature when she made me gave
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pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Spleenwort or Miltwast.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some thing 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.20-21
Poem Title:
Sun-Dew or Lust-Wort
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.22-23
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
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.24-25
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.25-28
Poem Title:
Mint.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome thrice welcome sacred mistletoe
Page No:
pp.28-29
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.31-32
Poem Title:
Rocket.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cybele's holy mysteries now begin
Page No:
pp.33-36
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:
pp.36-38
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.37-38
Poem Title:
Penny-Royal.
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:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Next way-bred rose propped by her seven nerves
Page No:
pp.40-41
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.41-43
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That fate which frequently attends on all
Page No:
pp.43-46
Poem Title:
Laurel.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Green berries I and seed and flowers bear
Page No:
pp.46-49
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.50-53
Poem Title:
Savin.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the green nation sister banish thee
Page No:
pp.53-54
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.55-59
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.60-64
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.70-71
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.71-72
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.72-73
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.73-74
Poem Title:
Anemone, or Emonies.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
With furious heats and unbecoming rage
Page No:
pp.74-75
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.75-76
Poem Title:
The Tulip.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If empire is to beauty due
Page No:
pp.77-78
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.80-82
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.92-93
Poem Title:
Moly.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Homer I will not vain or careless call
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Such as the lovely swan appears
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
White---Lily.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
O sleep the gentle ease of grief
Page No:
pp.97-99
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.100-101
Poem Title:
Gilly-Flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
While others boast their proud original
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Amongst the miracles of ancient Rome
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
What can the puling rose or violet say
Page No:
p.103
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.105-130
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.131-166
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book VI. Sylva.
Attribution:
By Mrs. A. Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn