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The virgin muse [T124652]

DMI number:
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Virgin Muse
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Publication Date:
1722
ESTC number:
T124652
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116354530
Shelfmark:
BOD (OC) 280 k.58
Full Title:
THE | VIRGIN MUSE. | Being a Collection of | POEMS | From our most Celebrated | [i]ENGLISH POETS.[/i] | Designed for the Use of | Young Gentlemen and Ladies. | AT | [i]SCHOOLS.[/i] | [rule] | To which are added | Some Copies of Verses never before Prin-| ted: With [i]Notes[/i], and a [i]Large Index[/i], explaining the | [i]difficult Places[/i], and all the [i]hard Words.[/i] | [rule] | By [i]JAMES GREENWOOD[/i], | Author of the [i]Essay towards a Practical English Gram- | mar[/i], and Sur-Master of St. [i]Paul[/i]'s School. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the [i]Rose[/i] in St. [i]Paul[/i]'s Church-yard; | A. BETTESWORTH at the [i]Red Lyon[/i] in [i]Pater-noster-Row;[/i] J. OSBORN | at the [i]Oxford-Arms[/i] in [i]Lombard-street;[/i] J. BROTHERTON at the [i]Bible[/i] in | [i]Cornhill;[/i] and J. MORLEY at the [i]Cross-Keys[/i] in the [i]Poultry.[/i] 1722.
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Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of educational texts and Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[2], iii-xii, 1-220 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Reissue of T124513 with cancel title page.
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Contents: Latin verse pp. 50-51. MISPAGINATION: B4 is mis-signed B3. PLATES: Frontispiece and bookplate preceding title page in BOD (OC) 280 k. 58.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication to Emma Child, Susanna Child, Anne Child, Elizabeth Hillersdon, Elizabeth Godfrey, Anne Perry, Anne Milner, Elizabeth Lingard, and Judith Butler, signed by James Greenwood (pp. iii-iv); Preface (pp. v-vi); Contents (pp. vii-xii); Advertisement (p. xii). Back matter: Explanatory notes (pp. 175-182); Alphabetical Index (pp. 183-220); Advertisement (p. 220).
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Title:
The virgin muse [T118389]
Publication Date:
1731
ESTC No:
T118389
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1 of 1
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Title:
The virgin muse [T124513]
Publication Date:
1717
ESTC No:
T124513
Volume:
1 of 1
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Author:
Elizabeth Lingard
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Dedicatee:
Anne Child
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Dedicatee:
Anne Milner
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Dedicatee:
Anne Perry
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Dedicatee:
Elizabeth Godfrey
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Dedicatee:
Elizabeth Hillersdon
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Emma Child
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Dedicatee:
Judith Butler
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Dedicatee:
Susanna Child
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Editor:
James Greenwood
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'By JAMES GREENWOOD,Author of the Essay towards a Practical English Grammar, and Sur-Master of St. Paul's School.'
Sold by:
Arthur Bettesworth
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'Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. BETTESWORTH at the Red Lyon in Pater-noster-Row; J. OSBORN at the Oxford-Arms in Lombard-street; J. BROTHERTON at the Bible in Cornhill; and J. MORLEY at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry.'
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J. Brotherton
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'Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. BETTESWORTH at the Red Lyon in Pater-noster-Row; J. OSBORN at the Oxford-Arms in Lombard-street; J. BROTHERTON at the Bible in Cornhill; and J. MORLEY at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry.'
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J. Morley
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'Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. BETTESWORTH at the Red Lyon in Pater-noster-Row; J. OSBORN at the Oxford-Arms in Lombard-street; J. BROTHERTON at the Bible in Cornhill; and J. MORLEY at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry.'
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J. Osborn
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'Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. BETTESWORTH at the Red Lyon in Pater-noster-Row; J. OSBORN at the Oxford-Arms in Lombard-street; J. BROTHERTON at the Bible in Cornhill; and J. MORLEY at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry.'
Sold by:
J. Wyat
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Absolute (100%)
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'Printed and Sold by J. WYAT at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard; A. BETTESWORTH at the Red Lyon in Pater-noster-Row; J. OSBORN at the Oxford-Arms in Lombard-street; J. BROTHERTON at the Bible in Cornhill; and J. MORLEY at the Cross-Keys in the Poultry.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
The things that make a virgin please
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
The Virgin.
Attribution:
Mrs. Philips
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
First Line:
Virtue dear friend needs no defence
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
Virtue.
Attribution:
Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Such moving sounds from such a careless touch
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
On my Lady Isabella playing on the Lute.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Thirsis a youth of the inspired train
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
The Story of Phoebus and Daphne applied.
Attribution:
'Mr. Waller'
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Saul's royal house two beauteous daughters graced
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
A Description of King Saul's two Daughters.
Attribution:
Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
If dearest friend it my good fate might be
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
In Imitation of Martial's Epigram, Si tecum mihi chare Martialis, &c. L. 5. Ep. 21.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Chloris yourself you so excel
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
To a Lady singing a Song of his Composing.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Such Helen was and who can blame the boy
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
Under a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
While she pretends to make the graces known
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
Of a Lady who writ in Praise of Mira.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Tell me o tell what kind of thing is wit
Page No:
pp.8-10
Poem Title:
Ode. Of Wit.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Alexis shunned his fellow swains
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
The Despairing Shepherd.
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Awake awake my lyre
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
David's Song under Michal's Window.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
When Israel was from bondage led
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Psalm 114.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Ah happy grove dark and secure retreat
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
The Grove.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
And from the midst a monstrous man stepped out
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
A Description of Goliah's [sic] marching out of the Philistian Army.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
O azure vaults o crystal sky
Page No:
pp.17-19
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the 148th Psalm.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
A mighty pain to love it is
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Gold.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
I'll sing of heroes and of kings
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
Love.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Death thou hast seen
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
Of Death.
Attribution:
Milton Paradise Lost. l. XI
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Then from the mountain hewing timber tall
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
Noah's Ark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Meanwhile the south wind rose and with black wings
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
The Deluge; or, Noah's Flood.
Attribution:
Milton Paradise Lost, l. XI.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
There lived as authors tell in days of yore
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
The Poor Old Widow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For crowing loud the noble Chanticleer
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
The Cock.
Attribution:
Dryden from Chaucer's Cock and the Fox
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Thus and with trembling hopes of strange success
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
The Combate of David and Goliah. [sic]
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Whilst on Septimius's panting breast
Page No:
pp.27-29
Poem Title:
Acme and Septimius.
Attribution:
Cowley from Catullus
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Excellent Brutus of all human race
Page No:
pp.29-32
Poem Title:
Brutus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Thus to Glaucus spake | Divine Sarpedon since he did not find
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Sarpedon's Speech to Glaucus.
Attribution:
Denham, from the 12th of Homer's Iliad.
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
The stag now conscious of his fatal growth
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
The Hunting of the Stag.
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Morpheus the humble god that dwells
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Such is our pride our folly or our fate
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
To Sir Richard Fanshaw, upon his Translation of Pastor Fido.
Attribution:
Denham
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
To whom thus Eve replied O thou for whom
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
Eve of herself to Adam.
Attribution:
Milton l. 4
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
God ended or I heard no more for now
Page No:
pp.40-43
Poem Title:
Adam's Account of the Creation of Eve, and their Marriage.
Attribution:
Milton, Lib. 8
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
My eye descending from the hill surveys
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
A Description of the River Thames.
Attribution:
Sir John Denham's, Cooper's Hill
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
As once the lion honey gave
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
Of the Lady Mary Princess of Orange. In the year 1677.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Fear not my dear a flame can never die
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Constancy.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
How hardly I concealed my tears
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Wharton
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
Long our divided state
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
An Ode in Memory of Her Majesty Queen Mary.
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here traveller under this cot
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Mr. Cowley's Epitaph on himself, yet Alive.
Attribution:
Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Strephon O Strephon once the jolliest lad
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Dialogue.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Hector though warned by an approaching cry
Page No:
pp.54-58
Poem Title:
The parting of Hector with his Princess Andromache, and only Son Astyanax, when he went upon his last Expedition, in which he was slain by Achilles. Done out of the Greek of Homer, Iliad. 6.
Attribution:
By Mr. Knightly Chetwood
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
However tis well that while mankind
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Charles Montague, Esq.
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
The nymph that undoes me is fair and unkind
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Thus Achelous ends his audience hear
Page No:
pp.60-66
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon. Out of the Eighth Book of Ovid's Metamorphosis.
Attribution:
Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Not winds to voyages at sea
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
The Resurrection.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
An early plant which such a blossom bears
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
To Mr. G. Granville, on his Verses to the King.
Attribution:
By Mr Edmund Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
When into Lybia the young Grecian came
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
To Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Mr. G. Granville
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
In vain you tell your parting lover
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
What art thou spleen which every thing dost ape
Page No:
pp.71-75
Poem Title:
The Spleen; a Pindarique Ode.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this gloomy shade
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
The Despair.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
The youth whose fortune the vast globe obeyed
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
On the late horrid Conspiracy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Love when 'tis true needs not the aid
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Indifference excus'd.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
When Aurelia first became
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
They sung how God spoke out the world's vast ball
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
The Prophet's Song.
Attribution:
Cowley, David. l. I
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
We allowed you beauty and we did submit
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
Ode. On Orinda's Poems.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Whilst Melchor to his harp with wondrous skill
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Melchor's Song.
Attribution:
Cowley, Davideis
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Well then I now do plainly see
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Upon a couch of down in these abodes
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
The God of Sloth.
Attribution:
Dr Garth's Dispensary
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Enough my muse of earthly things
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Christ's Passion. Taken out of a Greek Ode. Written by Mr. Masters of New-College in Oxford.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
As the chameleon who is known
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
The Camelon. [sic]
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Pindar is imitable by none
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
The Praise of Pindar. In Imitation of Horace his Second Ode, B. 4.
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
As he lay in the plain his arm under his head
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By a Person of Honour
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Inhuman Sacharissa not to love
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
On Reading Mr. Waller's Poems.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Waller whose happy genius could improve
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Waller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair that you may truly know
Page No:
pp.96-98
Poem Title:
To Amoret.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Tell me lovely loving pair
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
On the Friendship betwixt two Ladies.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
In all her mazes nature's face they viewed
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
Natural Philosophy.
Attribution:
Sir Samuel Garth's Dispensary
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Strange that such horror and such grace
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
To a fair Lady playing with a Snake.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Dear Thomas didst thou never pop
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
A Simile, or Comparison.
Attribution:
Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
His shop the gazing vulgar's eyes employs
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
The Quack-Doctor.
Attribution:
Dr Garth's Dispensary
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Tender Celia sat sighing
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
These following Verses were made upon a Lady's accidentally killing her favourite Lap-Dog.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam I thank you for this visit now
Page No:
pp.104-107
Poem Title:
Against Scandal. A Dialogue between Two Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For the dull world most honour pay to those
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
Credulity, or the Inconstancy of Mankind.
Attribution:
Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Nigh the recess of chaos and dull night
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
The Infirmary, or Diseases.
Attribution:
Dr. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Anger in hasty words or blows
Page No:
pp.109-111
Poem Title:
Of Love.
Attribution:
Waller
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Ask me not friend what I approve or blame
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
To Sir Samuel Garth, on his Dispensary.
Attribution:
Colonel Codrington
Attributed To:
Christopher Codrington
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
On Mr. Milton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Again God said let there be firmament
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Of the Firmament.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let there be light said God and forthwith light
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Creation of the World. Of Light.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So high as heaved the tumid hills so low
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
Of the Sea and Rivers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The earth was formed but in the womb as yet
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Of the dry Land.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And saw that it was good and said let the earth
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
Of the Herbs and Trees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Again the almighty spake let there be lights
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
Of the Sun, Moon, and Stars.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And God said let the waters generate
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Of Fish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Meanwhile the tepid caves and fens and shores
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Of the Birds.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sixth and of creation last arose
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
Of the Beasts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At once came forth whatever creeps the ground
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Of the Creeping Things.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There wanted yet the master work the end
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
Of Man.
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost, Lib. 7.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Go mighty prince and those great nations see
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
To his Grace the Duke of Marlborough, upon his going into Germany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.123-128
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Musick: An Ode, in Honour of St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
He deals in destiny's dark counsels
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
The Cunning Man, or Conjurer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Disguised in all the mask of night
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
Flight.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Ye careful angels whom eternal fate
Page No:
pp.130-132
Poem Title:
Presented to the King, at his Arrival in Holland, after the Discovery of the Conspiracy, in 1696.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Madam | I own impertinence a crime
Page No:
pp.133-135
Poem Title:
Love Verses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full in the midst of this created space
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
The Palace of Fame.
Attribution:
Dryd. Ovid.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
There is a tall long sided dame
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
The Description of Fame.
Attribution:
Hudibras
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
O loss of sight of thee I most complain
Page No:
pp.137-139
Poem Title:
Sampson's Complaint on his Blindness.
Attribution:
Milton's Sampson Agonistes
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Ye virgin powers defend my heart
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By a lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fairest of thy sex and best
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Flavia the least and slightest toy
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Written in the Leaves of a Fan.
Attribution:
Dr. A---ry
Attributed To:
Francis Atterbury
First Line:
Fame the great ill from small beginnings grow
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
A Description of Fame.
Attribution:
Dryd. Virg.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Hail holy light offspring of heaven first born
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
On Light.
Attribution:
Milton Parad. lost, l. 3.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
While fame is young too weak to fly away
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
Of Fame.
Attribution:
Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
The golden age was first when man yet new
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
The Four Ages of the World. The Golden Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But when good Saturn banished from above
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
The Silver Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hard steel succeeded then
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
The Iron Age.
Attribution:
Dryden from Ovid
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
To this came next in course the brazen age
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
The Brazen Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Midas the king as in his book appears
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
The Story of Midas.
Attribution:
Dryden from Chaucer
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
How sacred and how innocent
Page No:
pp.148-151
Poem Title:
A Country Life.
Attribution:
Mrs Philips
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
First Line:
How weak a star doth rule mankind
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
Death.
Attribution:
Mrs Philips
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
First Line:
Say mighty love and teach my song
Page No:
pp.152-154
Poem Title:
Few Happy Matches.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Wats
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Why should our joys transform to pain
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
The Indian Philosopher.
Attribution:
By the same Author [i.e. Watts]
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Autumn succeeds a sober tepid age
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
Autumn, or Fall of the Leaf.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Perceivest thou not the process of the year
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
The Four Seasons of the Year. Spring.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Proceeding onward whence the year began
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
Summer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Last winter creeps along with tardy pace
Page No:
p.158
Poem Title:
Winter.
Attribution:
Dryden from Ovid. Met. l. 15.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
There's no such thing as pleasure here
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
Against Pleasure.
Attribution:
Mrs. Philips
Attributed To:
Katherine Philips
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
Adam's Prayer.
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost, L. 5.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.161-166
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon. Imitated from the 8th Book of Ovid.
Attribution:
By Jonathan Swift, D. D.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Carus by hardy Epicurus taught
Page No:
pp.166-168
Poem Title:
The Blessings of Religion.
Attribution:
Sir Richard Blackmore's Creation, L. 2
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Blackmore
First Line:
At length they came into a larger space
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
A like Description from our celebrated Spencer.
Attribution:
our celebrated Spencer
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Just in the gate and in the jaws of hell
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
The Entrance into the Infernal Regions.
Attribution:
Dryden's Virgil
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Abroad in arms at home in studious kind
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
Industry.
Attribution:
Spencer's Fairy Queen
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
From whence returning sad and comfortless
Page No:
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
A Description of Despair.
Attribution:
Spencer, L. I.
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Ovyde among other thynges smale
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
The Story of Midas.
Attribution:
As told by Geffrey Chaucer
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
A poor wydowe som dele ystept in age
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
The Poor Old Widow.
Attribution:
as it was written by Geffrey Chaucer
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer