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The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133363]

DMI number:
367
Aliases
Second and third parts of the works of Cowley.
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Publication Date:
1721
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T133363
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111993616
Shelfmark:
BOD - Harding c 896 (2799 f.20)
Full Title:
The [i]Third[/i] and [i]Last[/i] VOLUME | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr. [i]Abraham Cowley[/i]: | BEING | The [i]Second[/i] and [i]Third[/i] PARTS thereof. | [rule] | PART II. | What was Written and Publish'd by Him- | self; now Reprinted together. | [rule] | [g]The[/g] Tenth [g]Edition[/g] | [rule] | PART III. | His SIX BOOKS of PLANTS, | 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. | [rule] | Made [i]English[/i] by several Celebrated HANDS. | [rule] | With necessary TABLES, and divers POEMS of eminent | Persons, in praise of the Author: and other conside- | rable Additions and Improvements. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] Printed by BENJ. MOTTE: for B. TOOKE, | G. STRAHAN, W. MEARS, W. CHETWOOD, and | T. JAUNCY. 1721.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet and Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
pp. [i-xiv], [1]-470, [6].
Bibliographic details:
Separate title page for Part III: The THIRD PART | OF THE | WORKS | OF | Mr. [i]Abraham Cowley[/i]: | Being his SIX BOOKS of | PLANTS, | 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. | [rule] | Made [i]English[/i] by several Celebrated HANDS. | [rule] | With a Necessary INDEX. | [rule] | [g]The[/g] Fifth [g]Edition[/g] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed in the Year M DCC XXI. Plates: Frontispiece.
Comments:
Contents: Loves Riddle pp. 53-134; Naufragium Joculare pp. [135]-216.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Part II: 'The Booksellers to the Reader' [2pp.]; 'To the Reader' signed Cowley [1p.]; Prefatory poems [7pp.]; 'The Contents' [2pp.] Part III: 'To the Reader' signed N. Tate pp.[219]-[224]; 'The Author's Preface' pp.[225]-235. Back matter: Index [6pp].
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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]
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1700
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R2177
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1 of 2
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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]
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1700
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R2177
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2 of 2
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The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [Parts II and III] [ESTC R21164]
Publication Date:
1689
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R21164
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2 of 2
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Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley [T133360]
Publication Date:
1708
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T133360
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3 of 3
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Title:
The third and last volume of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley [T133364]
Publication Date:
1711
ESTC No:
T133364
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3 of 3
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Related People
Editor:
Nahum Tate
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Address to the reader in part III signed by Tate.
Printer:
Benjamin Motte
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by BENJ. MOTTE: for B. TOOKE, G. STRAHAN, W. MEARS, W. CHETWOOD, and T. JAUNCY.'
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Benjamin Tooke
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G. Strahan
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Content/Publication
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:
[4pp]
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 called the buskined muse Melpomene
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
Constantia And Philetus. To the Reader.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
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.20
Poem Title:
Piramus And Thisbe. To the Right Worshipful, my very Loving Master, Mr. Lambert Osbolston, Chief Master of Westminster-School.
Attribution:
Abr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
When Babylon's high walls erected were
Page No:
pp.20-27
Poem Title:
Piramus And Thisbe.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Phoebus expelled by the approaching night
Page No:
pp.28-30
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 ye trumpeters of fame
Page No:
pp.30-32
Poem Title:
On His Majesty's 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.32
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.33-35
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Westminster Hall a friend and I agreed
Page No:
pp.35-37
Poem Title:
A Poetical Revenge.
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.37
Poem Title:
To the Dutchess of Buckingham.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
I love for that upon the wings of fame
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
To his very much honoured Godfather, Mr. A. B.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
And must these waters smile again and play
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the Death of John Littleton, Esq; Son and Heir of 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:
The infernal sisters did a council call
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Right Honourable Dudley Lord Carleton, Viscount Dorchester, late Secretary of State.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
It was decreed by stedfast destiny
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
On the Death of my Loving Friend and Cousin, Mr. Rich. Clarke, late of Lincolns-Inn, Gent.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Once thou rejoicedst and rejoice for ever
Page No:
pp.43-45
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.45-46
Poem Title:
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.46-47
Poem Title:
That a Pleasant Poverty is to be prefer'd before Discontented Riches.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Tyrian dye why do you wear
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
To his Mistress.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Leave off unfit complaints and clear
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
On the Uncertainty of Fortune. A Translation.
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.49-50
Poem Title:
In Commendation of the Time we live in, under the Reign of our Gracious King Charles I.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Mark that swift arrow how it cuts the air
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
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:
p.51
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.52
Poem Title:
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 has known
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Loves Riddle, &c. To the truly Worthy and Noble Sir Kenelm Digby, Kt.
Attribution:
A. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
With Cowley's youthful work we entertain
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
Prologue
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The author bid me tell you --- faith I have
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Epilogue Spoken by Alupis.
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
More poetry you'll cry dost thou return
Page No:
pp.234-235
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Collected under Cowley's name
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Here passenger beneath this shed
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
The Author's Epitaph upon himself, yet alive, but withdrawn from the busy 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:
While through the world thy labours shine
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
The Epitaph on the Author's Tomb in Westminster Abby, attempted in English.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life's lowest but far greatest sphere I sing
Page No:
pp.239-241
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book I.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To know my virtues briefly if you can
Page No:
p.241-244
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.244-246
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.246-248
Poem Title:
Sage.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence cares my constant troublesome company
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
Baum.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A malady there is that runs through all
Page No:
pp.249-252
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:
p.252-253
Poem Title:
Dodder.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Among children I a baneful weed am thought
Page No:
pp.253-257
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.257-259
Poem Title:
Water-Lily.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Me cruel nature when she made me gave
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
Spleenwort or Miltwast.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some think your commendation you deserve
Page No:
pp.261-262
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.262
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.263-265
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.265-267
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.267-268
Poem Title:
Sundew or Lustwort.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy conquered ivy Bacchus now throw down
Page No:
pp.268-269
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.269
Poem Title:
Upon the same.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dropping bloody nose you gently bind
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
Sow-Bread.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In my fire that false gold the jaundice I
Page No:
pp.270-271
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.270
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.271
Poem Title:
Ducks-Meat.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daunian Arachne who spinst all the day
Page No:
pp.272-274
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.274-277
Poem Title:
Mint.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome thrice welcome sacred mistletoe
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Misseltoe.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how the yellow gall the deluged eyes
Page No:
pp.280
Poem Title:
Celandine.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten thousand blessing may the gods bestow
Page No:
pp.281-282
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.282-284
Poem Title:
Rocket.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cybele's holy mysteries now begin
Page No:
pp.285-289
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.289-290
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.290-292
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.292-294
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.294-296
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.297-299
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That fate which frequently attends on all
Page No:
pp.300-303
Poem Title:
Laurel.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Green berries I and seed and flowers bear
Page No:
pp.304-307
Poem Title:
Birth-Wort.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then Chian Mastick thus began said she
Page No:
pp.307-309
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.309-313
Poem Title:
Savin.
Attribution:
By J. O.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the green nation sister banish thee
Page No:
pp.313-315
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.315-321
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.322-328
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.328-335
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.335-337
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.337-338
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.338-339
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.339-341
Poem Title:
Enemone, or Wind-Flower.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
With furious heats and unbecoming rage
Page No:
pp.341-343
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.343-344
Poem Title:
The Tulip.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
If empire is to beauty due
Page No:
pp.344-347
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.347-349
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.349-353
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By C. Cleve.
Attributed To:
C. Cleve
First Line:
Happy the man whom from ambition freed
Page No:
pp.354-368
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book IV. Flora, of Flowers.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
To find a name for me the gods took care
Page No:
pp.368-369
Poem Title:
Moly.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Homer I will not vain or careless call
Page No:
pp.369-372
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Such as the lovely swan appears
Page No:
pp.373-375
Poem Title:
White Lily.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
O sleep the gentle ease of grief
Page No:
pp.375-378
Poem Title:
Poppy.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
If by the rules of nature we proceed
Page No:
pp.378-379
Poem Title:
Sun-flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
How this pretender for no medicine good
Page No:
pp.379-380
Poem Title:
July-Flower.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
While others boast their high original
Page No:
pp.381-383
Poem Title:
Saffron.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
What can the puling rose or violet say
Page No:
pp.383-384
Poem Title:
Amaranth, Flower-Gentle.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Amongst the miracles of ancient Rome
Page No:
pp.384-385
Poem Title:
Flora.
Attribution:
N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let now my muse more lofty numbers bring
Page No:
pp.386-422
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book V. Pomona; Goddess of Fruit: bearing Trees.
Attribution:
By N. Tate.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Cease oh my muse the soft delights to sing
Page No:
pp.423-470
Poem Title:
Of Plants. Book VI. Sylva.
Attribution:
By Mrs. A. Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn