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The works of Mr. Alexander Pope. To which are added, I. Cooper’s-Hill. By Sir John Denham. II. An Essay on Translated Verse... [ESTC T5394]

DMI number:
671
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’The works of Mr. Alexander Pope.’, London, 1717.
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Grierson's 1718 volume reprints the contents.
'The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope,', Dublin, 1718.
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Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
A reprint, with additions, of Grierson's 1718 volume.
Publication Date:
1727
ESTC number:
T5394
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111250261
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet.A4 e.2580
Full Title:
THE | [red]WORKS[/red] | OF | Mr. [red][i]ALEXANDER POPE.[/i][/red] | [rule] | To which are added, | [rule] | I. [red]COOPER'[i]s[i]-HILL.[/red] By Sir [i]John Denham.[/i] | II. An [red]ESSAY[/red] on [red]TRANSLATED VERSE.[/red] And, | III. A Translation of [red]HORACE'[i]s[/i] ART[/red] of [red]POETRY.[/red] | By the Earl of [i]Roscommon.[/i] | IV. An [red]ESSAY[/red] on [red]POETRY.[/red] By the Duke of | [i]Buckingham.[/i] | V. An [red]ODE[/red] to the [red]CREATOR[/red] of the [red]WORLD.[/red] | VI. [red]ALEXANDER'[i]s[/i]-FEAST;[/red] or, the [i]Power[/i] of [i]Mu- | sick.[/i] An Ode in honour of St. [i]Cecilia[/i]'s Day. By | Mr. [i]Dryden[/i]. | VII. A Poem on the [red]PROSPECT[/red] of [red]PEACE.[/red] By | Mr. [i]Tickell.[/i] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [red]DUBLIN:[/red] | Printed by and for [red]GEORGE GRIERSON,[/red] at the | Two Bibles in [i]Essex-Street.[/i] [red]M,DCC,CCVII.[/red]
Epigraph:
(IN ADDITIONAL TITLE PAGE) [i]Haec studia adolescentiam alunt, senectutem oblectant; | secundas resornant, adversis perfugium & solatium | praebent; delectant domi, nonimpediunt foris; per- | noctant nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur.[/i] | CICERO pro ARCH.
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4] [i-iii] iv-xxv [1] [1-2] 3-401 [1]
Bibliographic details:
Separate title page p.[235]: [ornamental rule] | MISCELLANIES | ON SEVERAL | OCCASIONS. | [ornamental rule] Separate title page p.[287]: [i]Select[/i] POEMS, | BY | Some of the most celebra- | ted WITS of the AGE. | Several of which, were never be- | fore publish'd in any COLLECTION. | [rule] | [i]Perpetua semper dignissima vita.[/i] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]DUBLIN:[/i] | Printed by and for [i]George Grierson[/i], at | the [i]Two-Bibles[/i] in [i]Essex-street[/i], 1727. Separate poem title pages: 'Pastorals, With A Discourse on Pastoral' p.[1]; 'Windsor-Forest' p.[33]; 'An Essay on Criticism' p.[49]; 'The Rape of the Lock' p.[77]; 'The Temple of Fame' p.[109]; 'January and May' p.[129]; 'The Wife of Bath Her Prologue' p.[157]; 'Sapho to Phaon' p.[173]; 'The First Book of Statius his Thebais' p.[193]; 'Part of the Thirteenth Book of Homer's Odysses' p.[223] 'Eloisa to Abelard' p.[263]; 'Cooper's-Hill' p.[289]; 'An Essay on Translated Verse' p.[303]; 'Horace's Art of Poetry' p.[323]; 'An Essay on Poetry' p.[349]; 'An Ode to the Creator of the World' p.[363]; 'Alexander's Feast' p.[373]; 'A Poem on the Prospect of Peace' p.[383]. Other comments: Latin verse and English prose translation pp.29-32.
Comments:
ADDITIONAL TITLE PAGE: THE | [red]WORKS[/red] | OF | Mr. [red][i]ALEXANDER POPE.[/i][/red] | According | To the [i]London[/i] Folio Edition. | [rule] | The [red]SECOND EDITION:[/red] | [rule] | To which are Added, | Several New [red]POEMS[/red] since publish'd | by the [red]AUTHOR[/red] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [red][i]DUBLIN[/i]:[/red] | Printed by and for [red]GEORGE GRIERSON,[/red] at the | [i]two Bibles[/i] in [i]Essex-Street.[/i] [red]M, DCC, XXVII.[/red] Mispaginations: 46-47 misprinted as 44-45; 51 as 49;54-55 as 52-53; 401 as 361
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Table of Contents pp.[i-ii]; Preface pp.[iii]-xi; Poems in praise of Pope pp.xii-xxv.
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Publisher:
George Grierson
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by and for George Grierson, at the Two Bibles in Essex-Street' (Dublin) T5394
Content/Publication
First Line:
Hail sacred bard a muse unknown before
Page No:
xvi-xx
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope on his Windsor-Forest.
Attribution:
(signed) Fr. Knapp.
Attributed To:
Francis Knapp
First Line:
He comes he comes bid every bard prepare
Page No:
xxiv-xxv
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, on the publishing his Works.
Attribution:
(signed) Simon Harcourt.
Attributed To:
Simon Harcourt
First Line:
In these more dull as more censorious days
Page No:
xiv-xvi
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope on his Pastorals.
Attribution:
By Mr. Wycherley
Attributed To:
William Wycherley
First Line:
The muse of every heavenly gift allowed
Page No:
xiii-xiv
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable Anne Countess of Winchelsea.
Attributed To:
Anne Finch [nee Kingsmill]
First Line:
To praise and still with just respect to praise
Page No:
p.xxi-xxiv
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
(signed) T. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
What beckoning ghost along the moonlight shade
Page No:
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus and the nine harmonious maids
Page No:
xx-xxi
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope. In Imitation of a Greek Epigram on Homer.
Attribution:
(signed) E. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
With age decayed with courts and business tired
Page No:
xii-xiii
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pope and his Poems,
Attribution:
By His Grace John Sheffield Duke of Buckingham.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
First in these fields I try the sylvan strains
Page No:
p.9-12
Poem Title:
Spring. The First Pastoral. To Sir William Trumbal
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A faithful swain whom love had taught to sing
Page No:
p.13-16
Poem Title:
Summer. The Second Pastoral. To Dr. Garth
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Beneath the shade a spreading beech displays
Page No:
p.16-19
Poem Title:
Autumn. The Third Pastoral. To Mr. Wycherley
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thyrsis the music of that murmuring spring
Page No:
p.20-23
Poem Title:
Winter. The Fourth Pastoral. To the Memory of Mrs. Tempest.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
p.24-28
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue. In Imitation of Virgil's Pollio.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thy forests Windsor and thy green retreats
Page No:
p.35-48
Poem Title:
Windsor-Forest.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
Page No:
p.49[i.e. 51]-75
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What dire offence from amorous causes springs
Page No:
p.81-108
Poem Title:
The Rape of the Lock.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In that soft season when descending showers
Page No:
p.111-127
Poem Title:
The Temple of Fame.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
There lived in Lombardy as authors write
Page No:
p.131-156
Poem Title:
January and May.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Page No:
p.159-172
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath. From Chaucer.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Say lovely youth that dost my heart command
Page No:
p.175-182
Poem Title:
Sapho to Phaon.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The fair Pomona flourished in his reign
Page No:
p.183-187
Poem Title:
Vertumnus and Pomona: From the Fourteenth Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
She said and for her lost Galanthis sighs
Page No:
p.188-191
Poem Title:
The Fable of Dryope. From the Ninth Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Fraternal rage the guilty Thebes alarms
Page No:
p.195-221
Poem Title:
The First Book of Statius his Thebais.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The sun descending the Phoeacian train
Page No:
p.225-232
Poem Title:
Part of the Thirteenth Book of Homer's Odysses.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Close to the gates a spacious garden lies
Page No:
p.233-234
Poem Title:
The Gardens of Alcinous. From the Seventh Book of Homer's Odysses.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
p.237-241
Poem Title:
Ode for Musick on St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ye shades where sacred truth is sought
Page No:
p.242-243
Poem Title:
Two Chorus's to the Tragedy of Brutus, not yet publick.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Oh tyrant love hast thou possessed
Page No:
p.243-245
Poem Title:
Two Chorus's to the Tragedy of Brutus, not yet publick.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This verse be thine my friend nor thou refuse
Page No:
pp.248-250
Poem Title:
To Mr. Jervas, with Fresnoy's Art o Painting, Translated by Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In these gay thoughts the loves and graces shine
Page No:
p.250-253
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, with the Works of Voiture.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
As some fond virgin whom her mother's care
Page No:
p.253-255
Poem Title:
To the same, On her leaving the Town after the Coronation.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Come gentle air the Aeolian shepherd said
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
On a Fan of the Author's design, in which was painted the story of Cephalus and Procris, with the Motto, Aura veni.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Silence coeval with eternity
Page No:
p.256-258
Poem Title:
On Silence, In Imitation of the Style of the late Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
'Epitaph.'
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To wake the soul by tender strokes of art
Page No:
p.259-260
Poem Title:
Prologue to Mr. Addison's Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Prodigious this the frail one of our play
Page No:
p.260-262
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Jane Shore, Design'd for Mrs. Oldfield.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Muse 'tis enough at length thy labour ends
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by some Verses of his Grace the Duke of Buckingham.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In these deep solitudes and awful cells
Page No:
p.265-276
Poem Title:
Eloisa to Abelard.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Be gone ye critics and restrain your spite
Page No:
p.277-278
Poem Title:
To the Author of a Poem, Entituled, Successio.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this fair shrine we trust
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
Epitaph Design'd for Mr. Rowe in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See the wild waste of all-devouring years
Page No:
p.280-282
Poem Title:
Verses Occasion'd by Mr. Addison's Treatise of Medals.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Such were the notes thy once-loved poet sung
Page No:
p.283-284
Poem Title:
Dedication to Dr. Parnell's Poems. To the Right Honourable Robert, Earl of Oxford, and Earl Mortimer.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Harcourt, Son to the Lord Harcourt.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Sure there are poets which did never dream
Page No:
p.291-302
Poem Title:
Cooper's-Hill.
Attribution:
By Sir John Denham (table of contents)
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Whether the fruitful Nile or Tyrian shore
Page No:
p.305-308
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Roscommon, On his Excellent Essay on Translated Verse.
Attribution:
John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Happy the author whose correct essay
Page No:
p.309-321
Poem Title:
An Essay On Translated Verse.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Rome was not better by her Horace taught
Page No:
p.327-329
Poem Title:
Of This Translation, And of the Use of Poetry.
Attribution:
By Edm. Waller, Esq;
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
If in a picture Piso you should see
Page No:
p.331-347
Poem Title:
Horace, of the Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
Made English by the Right Honourable The Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
p.351-362
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable The Earl of Mulgrave.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
Page No:
p.367-372
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World. Occasion'd by the Fragments of Orpheus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
p.375-381
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Musick. An Ode, In Honour of St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden (table of contents)
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
p.385-386
Poem Title:
To the Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell (in following poem which this prefaces)
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
p.387-361 [i.e.401]
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell