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The Works of Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T101492]

DMI number:
447
Aliases
Works of Petronius Arbiter
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1736
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T101492
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116673305
Shelfmark:
BOD (OC) 296 g.17
Full Title:
THE | WORKS | OF | PETRONIUS ARBITER, | In [i]PROSE[/i] and [i]VERSE[/i]. | Translated from the ORIGINAL LATIN, | By Mr. [i]ADDISON[/i]. | To which are prefix’d the | LIFE of PETRONIUS, | Done from the [i]Latin[/i] : | And a CHARACTER of his Writings by | [i]MONSIEUR St. EVREMONT[/i]. | [rule] | [Epigraph] |[rule] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. WATTS ; and Sold by J. OSBORNE | at the [i]Golden-Ball[/i] in [i]Paternoster-Row[/i], | [rule] | MDCCXXXVI.
Epigraph:
When gay Petronius, to correct the Age, | Gave way of old to his Satirick Rage, | With just Resentment fir'd, he meant to shew | How far Licentiousness at last might go: | Blushing we read the loose, the flagrant Tale, |And loath the Vice thus shewn without a Veil.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[10],16,[10],305,[7]p.,
Bibliographic details:
4th edition. Illustrated plate opposite title-page. Mispagination in 'The Life of Petronius Arbiter' ('12' & '13' repeated). Final 3 leaves (‘Fragments’) unpaginated.
Comments:
Contents: Parts 1 & 2 contain prose interspersed with verse translations. The final 3 leaves contain verse ‘Fragments’. Query: is this possibly incomplete?
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Preface [8p]; 'The Life of Petronius Arbiter' [16p]; 'The Key', [4p]; ‘The Contents’ [6p].
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Title:
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Publication Date:
1713
ESTC No:
T17788
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17789]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T17789
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The works of T. Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T121188]
Publication Date:
1710
ESTC No:
T121188
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
The Works of Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [N65296] [*IR*]
Publication Date:
1778
ESTC No:
N65296
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
J. Watts
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. WATTS ; and Sold by J. OSBORNE at the Golden-Ball in Paternoster-Row.'
Sold by:
J. Osborne
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. WATTS ; and Sold by J. OSBORNE at the Golden-Ball in Paternoster-Row.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
When gay Petronius to correct the age
Page No:
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celestial fires thy star bright eyes illume
Page No:
p.306-307
Poem Title:
Fragments. I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty alone's too impotent a charm
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
Fragments. II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From servile fear the fancied gods first came
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
Fragments. III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I would not always the same odours prove
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
Fragments. IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The merchant shipwrecked on the faithless main
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
Fragments. VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes trust me every mouth of human mold
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
Fragments. V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whatever can nature's genuine wants relieve
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
Fragments. VII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed