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The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17788]

DMI number:
437
Aliases
Works of Petronius Arbiter
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Absolute (100%)
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Publication Date:
1713
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T17788
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 69
Full Title:
THE | WORKS | OF | [i]PETRONIUS ARBITER[/i], | Translated by several Hands. | With a KEY by a Person of Honour, | AND ALSO | His Life and Character, | By Monsiuer [i]St[/i]. EVREMONT. | [rule] | [g]The Fourth Edition[/g]| [rule] | To which is added, | Some other of the ROMAN POETS, [i]viz. Ca-|tullus, Tibullus[/i] and [i]Propertius[/i]. And Translations | from the GREEK of [i]Pindar[/i], Anacreon[/i] and [i]Sappho[/i]. | With a Poem on TELEMACHUS, | By the Duke of DEVONSHIRE; | And an ESSAY on POETRY, by | JOHN DUKE of BUCKINGHAM. | The whole Adorn’d with CUTS. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by | [i]J. Morphew[/i] near [i]Stationers-Hall[/i], and [i]Ja.Woodward[/i] in [i]Scalding- | Alley[/i], against [i]Stocks-Market[/i]. 1713.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[16],x,[6],111,[3],111-360,[8]p.,plates.
Bibliographic details:
4th edition. Contains illustrated plates opposite title-page and page 24, 39, 101, 131, 170, 188, 218, 222, 229, 281, 341. Colophon on p.360, 'London, Printed for George Strahan. 1713'.
Comments:
Contents: Parts 1 & 2 contain prose translations interspersed with verse. Part 3 contains 'Epigrams, Poems and Satyrs'. Each part has a separate title page.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Preface [14p]; 'The Life of Petronius Arbiter' [10p]; 'A Key', [6p] End matter: 'Contents' [8p].
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Title:
The Works of Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [N65296] [*IR*]
Publication Date:
1778
ESTC No:
N65296
Volume:
1 of 1
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Another Edition of
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Title:
The Works of Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T101492]
Publication Date:
1736
ESTC No:
T101492
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1 of 1
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Unknown
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Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17789]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T17789
Volume:
1 of 1
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Reissue
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Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T226686] [*IR*]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T226686
Volume:
1 of 1
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Reissue
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Title:
The works of T. Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T121188]
Publication Date:
1710
ESTC No:
T121188
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1 of 1
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Unknown
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Related People
Publisher:
George Strahan
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'London, Printed for George Strahan. 1713' (p. 360).
Publisher:
Samuel Briscoe
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall, and Ja. Woodward in Scalding- Alley, against Stocks-Market.
Sold by:
J. Morphew
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall, and Ja. Woodward in Scalding- Alley, against Stocks-Market.
Sold by:
James Woodward
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall, and Ja. Woodward in Scalding- Alley, against Stocks-Market.
Content/Publication
First Line:
You're mightily deceived I swear
Page No:
pp.245-247
Poem Title:
On a happy Life's consisting in Virtue. A Fragment, beginning, Non est falleris, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Commit your ship to sea and wind
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
A Fragment. Upon the Levity of Woman. Beginning, Crede Ratem Ventis, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Coming a tender girl from school
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
Epigram. Translated thus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Whoever has money may securely sail
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
On the Power of Gold. By Mr. Burnaby. Beginning, Quisquis habet nummos, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Burnaby
Attributed To:
William Burnaby
First Line:
Sure Cerberus a lawyer first must be
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
That the Dog of Hell was a Lawyer... beginning, Cerberus, forensis erat Causidicus, &c.
Attribution:
By the Author of the London Spy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wife who as our own by law we hold
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
On a Wife...beginning Uxor, legitimus debet quasi Census amari, &c.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
Edward Ward
First Line:
He that for money weds preposterous shapes
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
Concerning our Choice in Marriage... beginning, Morbus & Vultu Mulier quaeratur habenda, &c.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. author of the London Spy]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since active man can in the air rebound
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
The Rope-Dancer. By the same, beginning, Stupea suppositis tenduntur vincula lignis, &c.
Attribution:
By the same
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Divine Cosmelia has two burning eyes
Page No:
pp.255-257
Poem Title:
A Fragment imitated, beginning, Candide fideries, &c.
Attribution:
By Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
From mutual wounds the wretched find relief
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
A Fragment of Petronius...beginning, Nausragius ejecta natus rate, &c.
Attribution:
paraphras'd by another Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever would with ambitious just desire
Page No:
pp.259-260
Poem Title:
Instructions to the Roman Youth, beginning, Artis severasiquis amat affectus, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What fury did these sudden broils engage
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
Tryphaena's Speech for Peace, on Board the Ship of Lycas, beginning, Quis furor exclamat, Pacem convertit, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy mortals on how fine a thread
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind, beginning, Heu, Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why do the strict-lived Catos of the age
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
In Defence of Satyr, beginning, Quid me constricta spectatis fronte, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From slavish fear the dreadful gods arose
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
On the Plurality of Gods, beginning, Primus in Orbe Deos fecit timor, &c.
Attribution:
By Capt. Ayloffe
Attributed To:
John Ayloffe
First Line:
Unhappy Tantalus amidst the flood
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
An Epigram on Tantalus, beginning, Nec bibit inter aquas, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bacchus and nymphs delight O mighty god
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
Hymn to Priapus, beginning, Nympharum Bacchique comes, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What's soon obtained we nauseously receive
Page No:
p.264
Poem Title:
Upon the Vanity of our Taste, beginning, Nolo quod Cupio, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Haste generous youth a foreign world explore
Page No:
pp.266-267
Poem Title:
The Oracle. A Fragment, paraphras'd, and adapted to the modern Times, beginning, Linque tuas sedes Juvenis, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe you write to me for coin
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
An Epigram of Flaminius, to his Drinking Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The almighty's image of his shape afraid
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
A Translation out of the Priapeia. The Complaint of Priapus for being veil'd.
Attribution:
By Charles Blount, Esq;
Attributed To:
Charles Blount
First Line:
Within the aerial fields by Maro sung
Page No:
pp.270-277
Poem Title:
Cupid crucify'd. Written in Latin by Ausonius. Aeries in Campis, memorat quos Musa Maronis, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The daughter of the glorious sun
Page No:
pp.278-280
Poem Title:
The Fable of Pasiphae. Beginning, Filia Solis, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Blessed as the immortal Gods is he
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
To Lesbia from Catullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come Lesbia let us live and love
Page No:
pp.283-284
Poem Title:
The Fifth Epigram of Catullus,
Attribution:
By Francis Willis, Fellow of New Coll. Oxon
Attributed To:
Francis Willis
First Line:
In vain fair nymph oft to the gods I prayed
Page No:
pp.285-287
Poem Title:
The Third Elegy of the Third Book of Tibullus to his Mistress.
Attribution:
By the same hand. [i.e. Willis]
Attributed To:
Francis Willis
First Line:
Though you my friend in some cold arbour lie
Page No:
pp.288-289
Poem Title:
The Fourteenth Elegy of the First Book of Propertius to his Friend Tullus.
Attribution:
By the same hand. [i.e. Willis]
Attributed To:
Francis Willis
First Line:
Whilst on Septimius's panting breast
Page No:
pp.290-292
Poem Title:
On Acme and Septimius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come all ye Venus's ye Cupids all
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
On the Death of his Mistress's Favourite Sparrow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let's live my dearest Lesbia and love
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
To Lesbia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lesbia dost ask how many kisses
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
To Lesbia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gellius is fair and beauteous to the view
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
On Lesbia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My Lesbia swears she would Catullus wed
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
On Women's Inconstancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My Ipsitilla charming fair
Page No:
pp.297-298
Poem Title:
To Hypsithilla.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Calvus if tears which we profusely shed
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
To Calvus on Quintilia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That Lesbia Caelius that dear faithless she
Page No:
p.298
Poem Title:
To Caelius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Varrus that wretch Suffenus whom you know
Page No:
pp.299-300
Poem Title:
To Varrus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Smyrna my Cinna's little book has taken
Page No:
pp.300-301
Poem Title:
On Cinna's Poem, call'd Smyrna.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Juventius might I kiss those eyes
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
To Juventius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What fiend or wizard owed thee shame
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
To Ravidus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely Juventius while you toyed I stole
Page No:
pp.303-304
Poem Title:
To Juventius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Iris would you the cause be told
Page No:
pp.304-306
Poem Title:
To the Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There's that Suffenus whom you rightly know
Page No:
pp.306-308
Poem Title:
Catullus to Varus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Herbert.
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
Thou my Fabullus shortly sups with me
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
To Fabullus.
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Herbert]
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
For my new song the lyric muse
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
Maecenas's Mistress
Attribution:
By Mr. Herbert
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
Many by death their fatal evils end
Page No:
pp.311-314
Poem Title:
The Seventh Elegy of the Third Book of Tibullus. To the Cruel Nemesis, against the Bawd, who disappointed his Happiness.
Attribution:
By Mr Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Ah spare ye gentle boars my lovely boy
Page No:
pp.314-315
Poem Title:
Elegy III. Book IV. of the same Poet. Sulpitia to Cherinthus, against his Hunting.
Attribution:
By Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
The great Atridae felt a feebler joy
Page No:
pp.316-318
Poem Title:
The XI Elegy of the II. Book of Propertius; In which he Exults and Triumphs, that he has enjoy'd his Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hopkins
Attributed To:
Charles Hopkins
First Line:
Let others raise enormous heaps of gold
Page No:
pp.318-325
Poem Title:
The First Elegy of Tibullus. That he Contemns Riches and Glory, Love only, and Delia's Charms being worthy his Ambition.
Attribution:
By Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
Venus daughter of the mighty Jove
Page No:
pp.325-326
Poem Title:
Sappho, to the Goddess of Love.
Attribution:
From the Greek, By Mr. Herbert
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
O happy lover O delicious night
Page No:
pp.327-328
Poem Title:
In Imitation of XIIth Elegy of Propertius.
Attribution:
By Mr. W---
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Should Jove a queen of flowers ordain
Page No:
p.328
Poem Title:
Sappho's description of a Rose. From a Greek fragment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Herbert
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
Come golden locks come god of love
Page No:
p.329
Poem Title:
Sappho's Vindication.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Water is a precious thing
Page No:
pp.330-334
Poem Title:
Part of Pindar's First Ode, Paraphrased.
Attribution:
From the Greek, by Mr. Herbert
Attributed To:
Mr. Herbert
First Line:
Cambray whilst of seraphic love you write
Page No:
pp.335-340
Poem Title:
The Charms of Liberty: A Poem, occasion'd by the Archbishop of Cambray's Telemachus. Writ in the Year 1707.
Attribution:
By the late Duke of Devonshire.
Attributed To:
William Cavendish
First Line:
Here the young muse instructed how to sing
Page No:
pp.343-344
Poem Title:
To the Duke of Buckingham On His Essay on Poetry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Welsted.
Attributed To:
Leonard Welsted
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
pp.345-360
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry.
Attribution:
Written by the Right Honourable John Earl of Mulgrave, the present Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield