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A Collection of Poems, From the Best Authors: Adapted to every age, but peculiarly designed to form the Taste of Youth. [T78176] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1129
Publication Date:
1764
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T78176
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3314386302
Shelfmark:
ECCO: Bodleian Library
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | From the best AUTHORS: | Adapted to every age, but peculiarly designed to | form the TASTE of YOUTH. | By JAMES ELPHINSTON. | [ornament] | LONDON, | Printed by JAMES BETTENHAM; | And sold by M. RICHARDSON, in Paternoster-row; | J. GRAHAM, in the Strand; and W. DRUMMOND, | EDINBURGH. | MDCCLXIV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[i-viii] 1-338
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QUERY: pp. 26, 40, 62, 82, 112, 174, 234 left out of ECCO copy. Possibly blank. Please check hard copy.
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Contents: Two columns with two odes in Latin p. 232 (translated p. 233). Attributions: Some poems are attributed in Table of Contents; none attributed in main body of miscellany.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Table of Contents: 8 pp.
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Content/Publication
First Line:
With moral tale let ancient wisdom move
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
I. The Horse and the Olive.
Attribution:
By Parnel [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Twas on a time I shan't say when
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
II. The Frog and the Mouse.
Attribution:
By C.S. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A famished hare in search of food
Page No:
pp.4-6
Poem Title:
III. The Hare and the Redbreast.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Genius blessed term of meaning wide
Page No:
pp.7-9
Poem Title:
IV. The Hare and the Tortoise.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Words are so Wollaston defines
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
V. The Satyr and the Pedlar.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Somewhere on one of Afric's plains
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
VI. The Parliament of Beasts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When ruled by truth and nature's ways
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
VII. The Goose, the Snake, and the Nightingale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The morning blushed with vivid red
Page No:
pp.15-19
Poem Title:
VIII. The Caterpillar and the Butterfly.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As near yon stream the other day
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
IX. The Fly and the Trout
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever with curious eye has ranged
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
X. The Monkeys.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Flavia from the world retired
Page No:
pp.22-24
Poem Title:
XI. Transmigration.
Attribution:
by Hacket. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
See yonder gaudy tulip rise
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
XII. The Tulip and the Violet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fashion a motley nymph of yore
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
I. Fashion and Night.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis strange what different thoughts inspire
Page No:
pp. 29-30
Poem Title:
II. Desire and Possession.
Attribution:
by Swift. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Once on a time in sunshine weather
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
III. Truth and Falsehood.
Attribution:
by Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
As fame of late through Britain sped
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
IV. Fame and Truth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His Grace was once of men the best
Page No:
pp.35-37
Poem Title:
V. Reason and Humor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas when the sun direct with potent ray
Page No:
pp.37-39
Poem Title:
VI. The Apology of Art.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A northern pair we waive the name
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
I. The Power of Innocence
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though down the bed where Miro lay
Page No:
pp.44-46
Poem Title:
II. The Fatal Inquisitor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It always has been thought discreet
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
III. The Conversation.
Attribution:
by Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Offspring of heaven the muses know
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
IV. Chamont and Honorius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From rosy fingers morning shook the dew
Page No:
pp.51-55
Poem Title:
V. The Accident: a pastoral essay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Within the deep recess of Ida's bower
Page No:
pp.55-58
Poem Title:
VI. The Judgement of Paris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let loftier bards the hero's acts relate
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
VII. The Fate of the Mouse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The youth who's destined by the muse
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
I. The Scholar
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Free from the dull impertinence of chat
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
II. The Student.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How blessed the man who free from care and strife
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
III. The Happy Man.
Attribution:
By S______ [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wily tempter vainly plies
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
IV. Philemon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'll tell you why I love my love
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
V. The Old Englishman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No no by all the powers above
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
VI. The Modern Englishman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prithee little buzzing fly
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
VII. The Fly.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lo where the rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
VIII. Life.
Attribution:
an ode, by Gray [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
In the barn the tenant cock
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
IX. Morning.
Attribution:
by Cuningham: Edinburgh [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Fervid now the sun beam glows
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
X. Noon.
Attribution:
by Cuningham: Edinburgh [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
As the plodding ploughman goes
Page No:
pp.77-79
Poem Title:
XI. Evening.
Attribution:
by Cuningham: Edinburgh. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
If you dear Celia cannot bear
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
XII. The Sacrifice: an epistle to Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In one great now superior to an age
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
I. To Mr. Harley, wounded by Guiscard, 1711.
Attribution:
by Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
How blessed is he who for his country dies
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
II. To the Earl of Oxford, when in the Tower, before his trial, 1716. In imitation of Horace. III. 2.
Attribution:
by Swift. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Such were the notes thy once-loved poet sung
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
III. The Dedication of Parnel's Poems. To the Right Honorable [sic] Robert Earl of Oxford, and Earl Mortimer.
Attribution:
by Pope. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Oh be thou blessed with all that heaven can send
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
IV. To Mrs. Martha Blount, on her Birth-day.
Attribution:
by the same. [i.e. Pope] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Disarmed with so genteel an air
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
VI. Lady Winchelsea's answer.
Attribution:
Lady Winchelsea
Attributed To:
Anne Finch [nee Kingsmill]
First Line:
In vain you boast poetic names of yore
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
V. To Lady Winchelsea, occasioned by four verses in the Rape of the Lock.
Attribution:
by the same [i.e. Pope] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ah cruel hand that could such power employ
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
VII. To the Hon. Mrs. Elizabeth Townshend, on her picture at Rainham.
Attribution:
by Broome. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William Broome
First Line:
In these deep solitudes and awful cells
Page No:
pp.91-103
Poem Title:
VIII. Eloisa to Abelard.
Attribution:
by Pope. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In my dark cell low prostrate on the ground
Page No:
pp.103-109
Poem Title:
IX. Abelard to Eloisa.
Attribution:
From an anonymous MS. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Below this marble monument is laid
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
X. To the memory of Miss Frampton, in the Abbey-church at Bath.
Attribution:
by Dryden [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
When vice and folly with their numerous bands
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
XI. To the Rambler. 1750.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye patriot crowds who burn for England's fame
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
I. A New Prologue to Comus.
Attribution:
by Johnson [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.114-116
Poem Title:
II. Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick.
Attribution:
by the same [i.e. Johnson] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Since now all scruples cast away
Page No:
pp.117-120
Poem Title:
III. To a Friend about to publish a volume of Miscellanies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Again I urge my old objection
Page No:
pp.120-123
Poem Title:
IV. Epistle to a Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A coffeehouse a parrot cage
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
VI. To Beau Butterfly: a simile
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus to the muses spoke the Cyprian dame
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
V. Venuses advice to the Muses.
Attribution:
by Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When a nymph at her toilet has spent the whole day
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
VII. To a Coquet: a song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus Mira cries out in a pet I declare
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
VIII. The Comparison.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye fair married dames who so often deplore
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
IX. The Way to Keep Him: a song
Attribution:
by Garrick [Contents page]
Attributed To:
David Garrick
First Line:
Ye fair possessed of every charm
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
X. A Hint to the Fair.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Silvia with the wheel I send
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
XI. To a young Lady with a Spinning-Wheel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mira take this painted fan
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
XII. To Mira with a Painted Fan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mira this machine you'll find
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
XIII. To Mira, with a repeating-Watch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others prize a form complete
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
XIV. To a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I at my window sit and see
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
XV. Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See the leaves around us falling
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
XVI. The Fall of the Leaf.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First the great gods thy utmost reverence claim
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
XVII. Pythagorases golden verses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.141-145
Poem Title:
XVIII. Know Thyself.
Attribution:
by Arbuthnot [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Parent of arts young nature's first ally
Page No:
pp.145-147
Poem Title:
XIX. Man's Apparel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The village cock with piercing notes
Page No:
pp.147-151
Poem Title:
XX. A Morning-Rapsody [sic]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While active thought unseals my eye
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
XXI. A Midnight-Thought.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ebon chariot sable night descends
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
XXII. Midnight.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If joined to make up virtue's glorious tale
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
XXIII. The Wish.
Attribution:
by Hamilton. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William of Bangour Hamilton
First Line:
My anxious soul is torn with doubtful strife
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
XXIV. A Soliloquy in imitation of Hamlet.
Attribution:
by the same [i.e. Hamilton] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William of Bangour Hamilton
First Line:
Mysterious inmate of this breast
Page No:
pp.157-159
Poem Title:
XXV. A Soliloquy
Attribution:
by the same [i.e. Hamilton] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William of Bangour Hamilton
First Line:
In youth by hope removed to distant days
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
XXVI. Thoughts on Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.160-163
Poem Title:
XXVII. A Night-piece on Death.
Attribution:
by Parnel. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
So many years I've seen the sun
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
XXVIII. The Mystery of Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take an ivory globe and lay it
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
XXIX. On the proneness of the Flesh to sin.
Attribution:
by Turner. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've seen enough oh come away
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
XXX. On the Lord's Supper, after seeing its celebration, 1749.
Attribution:
by a youth of sixteen [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye wise instruct me to endure
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
XXXI. On Censure.
Attribution:
by Swift, 1727 [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Let Stoics boast the cold relentless heart
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
XXXII. On Sympathy.
Attribution:
by a Young Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask what's friendship tis the link which binds
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
XXXIII. On Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long have I sought the wish of all
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
XXXV. On Happiness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love's no irregular desire
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
XXXIV. On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more shall Ilium boast her towers
Page No:
pp.175-177
Poem Title:
I. A specimen of ancient poetry: From the Gentleman's Magazine [from Table of Contents]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Awake aeolian lyre awake
Page No:
pp.177-181
Poem Title:
II. On Poetry. [from Table of Contents]
Attribution:
by Gray. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Led by the muse thy starry mount I climb
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
III. To Poetry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence dull browed melancholy creep away
Page No:
pp.183-186
Poem Title:
IV. To Music.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Led by the muse my step pervades
Page No:
pp.186-189
Poem Title:
V. To Sculpture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The busy cares of day are done
Page No:
pp.189-191
Poem Title:
VI. To Night.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sprightly messenger of day
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
VII. To Morning.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail genial goddess bloomy spring
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
VIII. To Spring.
Attribution:
By a lady. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh heavenly born in deepest cells
Page No:
pp.195-197
Poem Title:
IX. To Science.
Attribution:
by Swift. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.197-200
Poem Title:
X. To Wisdom: A nocturnal Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daughter of Jove relentless power
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
XI. To Adversity.
Attribution:
by Gray. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ah cease this kind persuasive strain
Page No:
pp.202-204
Poem Title:
XII. On Melancholy: to a Friend.
Attribution:
by Mason. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
First born of heaven propitious power
Page No:
pp.204-207
Poem Title:
XIII. To Hope.
Attribution:
by the Editor. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Goddess presiding over the plains
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
XIV. To Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nymph that flist the crowded street
Page No:
pp.209-210
Poem Title:
XV. To Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Buxom nymph all nymphs excelling
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
XVI. To Health.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Morpheus balmy god of sleep
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
XVII. To Sleep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou dread foe of honour wealth and fame
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
XVIII. To Fear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Child of ill-nature on whose ruffled brow
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
XIX. To Envy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beat on proud billows Boreas blow
Page No:
pp.215-217
Poem Title:
XX. To Confinement.
Attribution:
By a Nobleman under Cromwel's usurpation.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail liberty thou sacred power
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
XXI. To Liberty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whatever the sense whatever the face
Page No:
pp.219-220
Poem Title:
XXII. To Dignity. Inscribed and applied to Lady Hussey Delaval.
Attribution:
by Smart. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Friendship peculiar boon of heaven
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
XXIII. To Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Silence thou gentle nurse of thought
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
XXIV. To Silence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come lovely gentle peace of mind
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
XXV. To Peace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
XXVI. To Contentment.
Attribution:
by Parnel. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Swift flies dear friend time's transient wave
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
XXVII. Imitation of Horace ii. 14.
Attribution:
by Ken. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Ken
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
pp.228-229
Poem Title:
XXIX. On Death in the field.
Attribution:
by Hacket [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Hackett
First Line:
Lest you should think that verse shall die
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Imitation of Horace iv. 9.
Attribution:
by Pope. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
These for their country's cause were sheathed in arms
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
XXX. The general Epitaph of Demosthenes. Translated from the original Greek.
Attribution:
by Smart. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Poor little pretty fluttering thing
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
XXXI. Adriani Moreientis, ad Animam fuam. [in Table of Contents: Dying Adrian's Address to His Soul.]
Attribution:
Translated by Fontenelle and Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
XXXII. The dying Christian to his soul.
Attribution:
by Pope. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Joy man or maid to thee
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
XXXIV. To the Pious Joy!
Attribution:
by The Editor [Contents page]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Woe man or maid to thee
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
XXXIII. Wo [sic] to the Impious!
Attribution:
by The Editor [Contents page]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Weigh well my soul while yet there's time
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
I. A Soliloquy on the death of several friends, in a few weeks.
Attribution:
by Stevenson [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Hall-Stevenson
First Line:
This preacher silent yet severe
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pp.236-239
Poem Title:
II. On seeing a Scull [sic]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poor trifling mortal tell me why
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pp.239-240
Poem Title:
III. On finding an Urn.
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First Line:
From wanton scenes -- the show of fools
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pp.241-242
Poem Title:
IV. Written in Pancras-Churchyard.
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First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
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pp.242-246
Poem Title:
V. An Elegy Written in a Country-Churchyard.
Attribution:
by Gray. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
The midnight clock has tolled and hark the bell
Page No:
pp.246-250
Poem Title:
VI. On the death of a Lady
Attribution:
by Mason. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
How blithe the flowery graces of the spring
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pp.250-252
Poem Title:
VII. To Sickness.
Attribution:
by Delap. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
John Delap
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
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pp.253-254
Poem Title:
I. A Hymn, during Sickness.
Attribution:
by Addison [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Father divine eternal one
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pp.254-255
Poem Title:
II. On Recovery from a tedious ilness [sic]
Attribution:
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First Line:
For health restored and lengthened days
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pp.255-258
Poem Title:
III. On Recovery from a Dropsy: Inscribed to the Countess-dowager of Coventry.
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First Line:
To thee exhaustless source of light
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pp.259-262
Poem Title:
IV. After Sore-Eyes. Written on Easter-day.
Attribution:
by the Editor. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
To thee o God aspires our praise
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pp.262-263
Poem Title:
V. On the Recovery of a young Gentleman.
Attribution:
by the Same. [i.e. the editor] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Locked in the arms of balmy sleep
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pp.263-265
Poem Title:
VI. On being waked in the night by a violent storm of thunder and light'ning.
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First Line:
With flowing pomp and beauteous pride
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pp.265-267
Poem Title:
VII. On a Storm at Sea.
Attribution:
by a Sailor. [Contents page]
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Not attributed
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.268-269
Poem Title:
VIII. By a Gentleman on the conclusion of his travels.
Attribution:
by Addison. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
IX. On the mercies of God.
Attribution:
by the Same. [i.e. Addison] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Thy mercy Father of mankind
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pp.271-272
Poem Title:
X. On the same. [i.e. the mercies of God]
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First Line:
While we to Jove select the holy victim
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pp.272-276
Poem Title:
XI. The first Hymn of Callimachus to Jupiter.
Attribution:
translated by Prior. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O thou whom various sacred names record
Page No:
pp.276-278
Poem Title:
XII. The Hymn of Cleanthes to Jupiter.
Attribution:
translated by West. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
Hail glorious lamp where hast thou been
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pp.279-280
Poem Title:
XIV. To the Sun, appearing at London, after a fortnight's absence.
Attribution:
by the same [i.e. the editor]
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Hail majesty of purest joy
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p.279
Poem Title:
XIII. A Hymn to Diana, in the ancient Manner.
Attribution:
by the editor
Attributed To:
James Elphinston
First Line:
Beauty complete and majesty divine
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pp.280-281
Poem Title:
XV. To the Creator.
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First Line:
O lord when I the heavens survey
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p.282
Poem Title:
XVI. To the same. [i.e. The Creator]
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First Line:
Come O my soul excursive rise
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p.283
Poem Title:
XVII. On the first of January.
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First Line:
Awake my soul and with the sun
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pp.284-285
Poem Title:
XVIII. A Morning-Hymn.
Attribution:
Ken's hymns. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Ken
First Line:
All praise to thee my god this night
Page No:
pp.286-287
Poem Title:
XIX. An Evening-Hymn
Attribution:
Ken's hymns. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Ken
First Line:
My god now I from sleep awake
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p.287-289
Poem Title:
XX. A Midnight-Hymn
Attribution:
Ken's hymns. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Ken
First Line:
Indulgent god whose bounteous care
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
XXI. An Evening-Hymn
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First Line:
Soft on the downy bed I fell
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
XXII. A Morning-Hymn.
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First Line:
On thee each morning o my god
Page No:
pp.291-292
Poem Title:
XXIII. Another. [i.e. another Morning-Hymn]
Attribution:
by Watkinson. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While from the east the radiant sun
Page No:
pp.293-296
Poem Title:
XXIV. A Morning-Hymn to the Deity.
Attribution:
by S.W. Academicus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At this unwonted hour behold
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pp.296-297
Poem Title:
XXV. A Christmas-Ode.
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First Line:
Now veiled in night the varied landscape lay
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pp.298-300
Poem Title:
XXVI. The Nativity of Messiah: a sacred eclogue.
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First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
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pp.300-304
Poem Title:
XXVII. Messiah: a sacred eclogue from Isaiah; in imitation of Virgil's Pollio.
Attribution:
by Pope, scarce seventeen. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Enough of raptured fancy's trivial lays
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pp.304-305
Poem Title:
XXVIII. An Ode on the Cruxifixion.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Now boldly strike the joyful lyre
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pp.305-307
Poem Title:
XXIX. A Resurrection-Hymn: sung by the Children of Christ's Hospital in Easter-week 1761.
Attribution:
By Whalley [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Whalley
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
I. The Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
By Pope. [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Father of all eternal mind
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
II. A paraphrase of the Lord's Prayer.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou one eternal universal mind
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pp.313-314
Poem Title:
III. An Essay on Prayer: agreeable to the plan laid down by the author of the Religion of nature delineated.
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First Line:
Soul and spirit heart and voice
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pp.315-316
Poem Title:
IV. The Magnificat, or Song of the Virgin Mary.
Attribution:
By Duncombe.
Attributed To:
John Duncombe
First Line:
Creator spirit by whose aid
Page No:
pp.316-317
Poem Title:
V. Veni, Creator.
Attribution:
By Dryden [Contents]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Happy o happy is his state
Page No:
pp.319-320
Poem Title:
I. The first Psalm imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
pp.320-321
Poem Title:
II. Part of Psalm XIX.
Attribution:
By Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.321-322
Poem Title:
III. Psalm XXIIII.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Addison] [Contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Bring to the lord ye mighty rulers bring
Page No:
pp.322-323
Poem Title:
IV. Psalm XXIX. paraphras'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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First Line:
Heroes of earth with prostrate reverence pay
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pp.324-325
Poem Title:
V. Psalm XXIX paraphrased.
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First Line:
With fierce desire the hunted hart
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pp.326-327
Poem Title:
VI. Psalm XLII.
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Attributed To:
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First Line:
Thrice happy he whom thy paternal love
Page No:
pp.327-329
Poem Title:
VII. Psalm LXV.
Attribution:
By Hamilton [Contents]
Attributed To:
William of Bangour Hamilton
First Line:
Joyful o ye nations sing
Page No:
pp.329-330
Poem Title:
VIII. Psalm C.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Arise my soul on wings seraphic rise
Page No:
pp.330-335
Poem Title:
IX. Psalm CIV.
Attribution:
By Blacklock [Contents]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
When Israel freed from Pharoah's hand
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
X. Psalm CXIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Begin my soul the exalted lay
Page No:
pp.336-338
Poem Title:
XI. Psalm CXLVIII.
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Attributed To:
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