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The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17789]

DMI number:
403
Aliases
Works of Petronius Arbiter
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Publication Date:
1714
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T17789
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113992309
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 e.1607
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, | Ry 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]W. Taylor[/i] in [i]Pater-noster Row, W. Brand[/i] and [i]J. Kent[/i], [i]Temple- | Gate[/i]; [i]J. Graves[/i] in St. [i]James[/i]’s-Street. 1714.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[16],x,[6],111,[3],111-360,[8]p.
Bibliographic details:
Apparently a reissue with a new titlepage bearing a different imprint. Contains illustrated plated opposite title title and page 24, 43, 131, 170, 181, 188, 218, 222, 229, 281, 341. Colophon on p.360, 'London, Printed for George Staham. 1713'.
Comments:
Contents: Parts 1 & 2 contain prose interspersed with verse translations. 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' [8pp].
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Title:
The works of Petronius Arbiter translated by several hands [T17788]
Publication Date:
1713
ESTC No:
T17788
Volume:
1 of 1
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Reissue
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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
Volume:
1 of 1
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Unknown
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Title:
The works of T. Petronius Arbiter in prose and verse [T121188]
Publication Date:
1710
ESTC No:
T121188
Volume:
1 of 1
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Unknown
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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 W. Taylor in Pater-noster Row, W. Brand and J. Kent, Temple-Gate; J. Graves in St. James’s-Street.'
Sold by:
J. Graves
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by W. Taylor in Pater-noster Row, W. Brand and J. Kent, Temple-Gate; J. Graves in St. James’s-Street.'
Sold by:
J. Kent
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by W. Taylor in Pater-noster Row, W. Brand and J. Kent, Temple-Gate; J. Graves in St. James’s-Street.'
Sold by:
W Taylor
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by W. Taylor in Pater-noster Row, W. Brand and J. Kent, Temple-Gate; J. Graves in St. James’s-Street.'
Sold by:
W. Brand
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold by W. Taylor in Pater-noster Row, W. Brand and J. Kent, Temple-Gate; J. Graves in St. James’s-Street.'
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... 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