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The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands. [Vol I] [ECCO] [N25822]

DMI number:
377
Aliases
Works of Boileau
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1736
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
N25822
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117347983
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Nottingham UL; Huntington
Full Title:
THE | WORKS | OF | Monsieur [i]BOILEAU[/i]. | Made [i]English[/i] from the last PARIS [i]Edition[/i], | By SEVERAL Hands. | [rule] | VOLUME I. | [rule] | To which is prefix’d | His LIFE, written to JOSEPH | ADDISON, Esq; by Mronsieur Des | Maizeaux. And some Account of | this Translation, by N. Rowe, Esq; | [rule] | ADORNED WITH CUTS. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, opposite Duke of [i]Graston[/i]’s | in [i]New Bond-Street[/i] ; and EDWARD LITTLETON, at the [i]Mitre[/i] | against St. [i]Dunstan[/i]’s Church in [i]Fleetstreet [/i]. M.DCC.XXXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[172pp], 324pp.
Bibliographic details:
Second edition; 2 vols; Signatures and pagination not continuous: Sigs.a-m3v, A1-A8v, a1-a8v, B1-Y2v. Pagination numbering omits pp.155-160. Engraved plate before p.1 and between pp.18-19, 28-29, 38-39, 54-55, 72-73, 84-85. Pagination misprint ('72' for 27).
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement (sig.A1-A1v); Frontispiece; title-page; Prefatory epistle ‘To Joseph Addison, Esq’,(4pp); ‘The Life of Mons. Boileau Despreaux.’ (165pp); Contents page.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands [Vol I] [T143903]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T143903
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands [Vol I] [T143904]
Publication Date:
1712
ESTC No:
T143904
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands. [Vol II] [ECCO] [N25822]
Publication Date:
1736
ESTC No:
N25822
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
Posthumous works of Monsieur Boileau [T143905]
Publication Date:
1713
ESTC No:
T143905
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands [Vol II] [T143904]
Publication Date:
1711
ESTC No:
T143904
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Sold by:
Edward Littleton
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, opposite Duke of Graston’s in New Bond-Street ; and EDWARD LITTLETON, at the Mitre against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet.'
Translated from:
Nicolas Boileau Despréaux
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Sold by:
W. Shropshire
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, opposite Duke of Graston’s in New Bond-Street ; and EDWARD LITTLETON, at the Mitre against St. Dunstan’s Church in Fleetstreet.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Arms and the priest I sing whose martial soul
Page No:
pp.1-83
Poem Title:
The Lutrin: A Mock-Heroic Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rash author tis a vain presumptuous crime
Page No:
pp.84-138.
Poem Title:
The Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
Sir William Soames's Translation....corrected, as it now stands; with Some modern Applications; by the Gentleman who was principally concern'd in the Version of the Lutrin, and who has lately publish'd an excellent Translation of the Secchia Rapita, or The Trophy Bucket
Attributed To:
Sir William Soame
First Line:
Damon a mighty author who had long
Page No:
pp.139-149
Poem Title:
Satire I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O happy wit whose rare and fruitful vein
Page No:
pp.150-154
Poem Title:
Satire II. To M. De Moliere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence comes it friend that thou art so changed of late
Page No:
pp.161-174
Poem Title:
Satire III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me Le Vayer whence does it arise
Page No:
pp.174-185
Poem Title:
Satire IV. To M. L'Abbe' Le Vayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I grant Dangeau nobility in man
Page No:
pp.185-193
Poem Title:
Satire V. To the Marquis De Dangeu. [...] Corrected and Completed from the Original.
Attribution:
Done by Mr. Oldham.
Attributed To:
John Oldham
First Line:
What noise is this good God what doleful cries
Page No:
pp.193-202
Poem Title:
Satire VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more my muse though satire may prevail
Page No:
pp.202-208
Poem Title:
Satire VII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the creatures which earth's surface tread
Page No:
pp.209-230
Poem Title:
Satire VIII. To Monsr. M***, Dr. of the Sorbonne.
Attribution:
Imitated by Mr. Oldham, in the Year 1682. Compar'd and Corrected, from the Original, by Mr. Ozell
Attributed To:
John Ozell
John Oldham
First Line:
The faults of others I enough have shown
Page No:
pp.231-250
Poem Title:
Satire IX.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis true then you're of roaring weary grown
Page No:
pp.252-302
Poem Title:
A Dialogue or Satire X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes honour Valincour to all is dear
Page No:
pp.305-319
Poem Title:
Satire. XI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed as the immortal Gods is he
Page No:
p.322
Poem Title:
An Ode of SAPPHO, Quoted by Longinus. Thus by Mr. Philips.
Attribution:
Thus by Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Happy who near you sigh for you alone
Page No:
pp.323-324
Poem Title:
An Ode of Sappho.
Attribution:
Thus Paraphras'd by a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed