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Thesaurus aenigmaticus [T118685]

DMI number:
607
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T118685
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW102102013
Shelfmark:
BL - 1607/782
Full Title:
[i]Thesaurus AEnigmaticus[/i]: | OR, A | COLLECTION | Of the most | [i]Ingenious[/i] and [i]Diverting[/i] | AENIGMA'S | OR | RIDDLES: | [rule] | In FOUR PARTS. | [rule] | The whole being design'd for Universal Enter- | tainment; And in particular for the Exercise | of the Fancies of the CURIOUS. | To which is prefix'd | A [i]Preface[/i], and a [i]Discourse[/i] of AENIGMAS'S in | General. With an Explication of all the | [i]AENIGMA[/i]'s. | [rule] | [i]DUBLIN:[/i] | Printed by S. POWELL, for GEORGE RISK, | GEORGE EWING, and WILLIAM SMITH, | Booksellers, in [i]Dame's-street[/i], 1727.
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[8], [1]-74, [2]pp.
Bibliographic details:
FORMAT: Octavo in fours.
Comments:
MISCELLANY CONTENTS: Prose riddle on p.33 (Aenigma LXVI.) Latin riddles on p.73 (Aenigmas CXXXVII and CXXXVIII.) MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of riddles.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Preface (1p.); 'Of Aenigmas' (5pp.) BACK MATTER: 'An Explication of all the AENIGMA'S contain'd in the Four PARTS' (2pp).
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Thesaurus aenigmaticus [T55149] [PARTIALLY ENTERED FROM ECCO British Library See comments]
Publication Date:
1726
ESTC No:
T55149
Volume:
None
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
S. Powell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
G. Ewing
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
G. Risk
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
W. Smith
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Content/Publication
First Line:
We are a people of no certain station
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
Aenigma I.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My birth is mean my bulk is small
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
Aenigma III.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Who's he that's born of heavenly race
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p.2
Poem Title:
Aenigma II.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A lady gave me a gift which she had not
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p.3
Poem Title:
Aenigma V.
Attribution:
Call'd the Earl of Surry's Riddle.
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First Line:
From the retirement of the dead
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p.3
Poem Title:
Aenigma IV.
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First Line:
From teeming Vesta's fertile breast
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p.4
Poem Title:
Aenigma VI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of fellows neither good nor bad
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pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Aenigma VIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Strange mixture I goddess and punk
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
Aenigma VII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A flying camp is formed each year
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p.5
Poem Title:
Aenigma IX.
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First Line:
An unborn queen of sweets and beauties I
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
Aenigma X.
Attribution:
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First Line:
By birth I'm a slave yet can give you a crown
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Aenigma XI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I never had wings but often take my flight
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
Aenigma XIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The fond recourse of infancy and age
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Aenigma XII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I am at liberty yet never come out of prison
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Aenigma XIV.
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First Line:
I serve the greatest kings on earth
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Aenigma XVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tell me sagacious men of wit
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
Aenigma XV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Strephon who in the fields with anguish
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
Aenigma XVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
There is a thing which could it speak
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p.9
Poem Title:
Aenigma XVII.
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First Line:
Great is my power as great my fame
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Aenigma XIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Out of the deep and from the earth
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXI.
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First Line:
Unseen extended over the sight
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
Aenigma XX.
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First Line:
Begot by parents dull and thick
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXII.
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First Line:
I often die and live again
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXIII.
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First Line:
From the womb of my mother with violence torn
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXVI.
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First Line:
I never did eat yet am still at a feast
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXV.
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First Line:
Though in silence I reign I the sceptre never swayed
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXIV.
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First Line:
In a small cell I live that's arched overhead
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXVII.
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First Line:
Though by noble achievements I've purchased renown
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pp.14-15
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXVIII.
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First Line:
There's an old fellow walks at such a rate
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pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Though always I travel I'm always at home
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXIX.
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First Line:
I had a being ere the world was made
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I please the court the city camp and town
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What's that each hour grows old and young
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p.16
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXII.
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First Line:
No treasure can with me compare
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXV.
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First Line:
Untaught unskilled we paint each nobler sound
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXIV.
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First Line:
My usual dwelling's never low
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p.18
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I'm neither man or woman maid or boy
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p.18
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXVI.
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First Line:
To all around me mirth I make though seldom spend my pelf
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXVIII.
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First Line:
My complexion's smooth and white
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pp.19-20
Poem Title:
Aenigma XL.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I'm thick I'm thin I'm short and long
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
Aenigma XXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I am the best I am the worst
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Like a long snake my slender body moves
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Nothing I am yet to all things belong
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p.21
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Rome and Geneva I have joined
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A strange amphibious creature I
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ere Adam was my early days began
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p.22
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My shape nor I nor any can reveal
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p.23
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
They who first formed me were within my womb
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p.23
Poem Title:
Aenigma XLVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Digged out of precious mines in sunshine days
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
Aenigma LI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I by a gentle breathing first begun
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Aenigma L.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Silent I speak untaught instruction give
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Aeingma XLIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I with a sharp though cloven dart
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
Aenigma LII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Like two sage sisters close we dwell
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
Aenigma LIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I'm followed both by fools and wise
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
Aenigma LIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
We neither are Christians Turks Pagans nor Jews
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pp.26-27
Poem Title:
Aenigma LV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Gay son of fancy thee all powers obey
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Aenigma LVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I'm neither bird nor beast nor sprite
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Aenigma LVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Kings reign over nations I over kings bear rule
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Aenigma LVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ladies throw by the curtain view the scene
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Aenigma LIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The brightest beauty I yet most obscured
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Aenigma LX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I humble and subdue the brave
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Involved in night I lie like a golden mine
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Where my first threads of being dwell
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXIII
Attribution:
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First Line:
Begot by the folly and pride of mankind
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
There's nothing so common or various than I
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What is my name or where I had my birth
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXVII.
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First Line:
Bold as a champion I my force maintain
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I came of the Cyclopean race
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Once as I did the flowery meadows trace
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Whilst in an adamantine rock secure I lie
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A negro I though born in northern climes
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pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In ancient times when that the world was young
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p.37
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In the dark mansions of the briny deep
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p.38
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In the terraqueous globe I claim a share
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Room for a mighty tyrant clear the way
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXVI.
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First Line:
The strongest thing on earth I be
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p.39
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Before I was exposed to sight of day
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p.40
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Circled with fire and undissolving snow
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pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
An almanac came forth of late
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I stride upon a thing that wants no saddling
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p.41
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Some senses I have if me you'll believe
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pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXIII.
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First Line:
Tis you bright nymphs who in full lustre shine
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p.42
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXII.
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First Line:
By curious industry and artful care
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p.43
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXIV.
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First Line:
Drawn from the womb a useless mass I for a while remain
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXV.
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First Line:
I am a lady of transcendent fame
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p.44
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXVI.
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First Line:
Vulcan begat me Minerva me taught
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p.44
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXVII.
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First Line:
Sure I'm the veriest Proteus ever was seen
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pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Aenigma XC.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tell me sweet English ladies tell me pray
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p.45
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tell me what genius did the art invent
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p.45
Poem Title:
Aenigma LXXXVIII.
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First Line:
I'm an odd kind of monster and of a strange shape
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p.46
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My mother's pregnant womb me long enclosed
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p.47
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCII.
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First Line:
I conquer all that's mortal here below
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCIV.
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First Line:
We come from place unknown from mortal eye
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p.47
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My friend that laid me in my peaceful grave
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pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Although I am of little worth
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p.48
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Bred in the womb of mother earth unseen by mortal eyes
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pp.49-50
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
From heaven at first with Lucifer I fell
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p.50
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I live in all things nothing lives in me
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p.50
Poem Title:
Aenigma XCVIII.
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First Line:
Sure I'm the strongest monster ever was seen
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pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Aenigma C.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Come gentlemen you I address myself to
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p.51
Poem Title:
Aenigma CII.
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First Line:
I have a good servant deserves a good name
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p.51
Poem Title:
Aenigma CI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Nature produced me white and guiltless too
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p.52
Poem Title:
Aenigma CIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
He who begot me did conceive me too
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p.52
Poem Title:
Aenigma CIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I with a vizard-mask am born
Page No:
p.53-54
Poem Title:
Aenigma CVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The master I attend upon
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p.53
Poem Title:
Aenigma CV.
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First Line:
Fetched with much labour from my native home
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p.54
Poem Title:
Aenigma CVII.
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First Line:
I am a true attendant on the fair
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Aenigma CVIII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I have no eyes and yet my nose is long
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
Aenigma CX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When the creator all things made amongst the rest were we
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p.55
Poem Title:
Aenigma CIX.
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First Line:
No prince could ever like mine a palace boast
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I am no soldier but a friend to peace
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p.57
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In England once a gracious prince did reign
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pp.57-58
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXIII.
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First Line:
Nothing I am nor real being have
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p.58
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXIV.
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First Line:
There is a thing much swifter than the wind
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pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXV.
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First Line:
A wondrous thing in Southwark did appear
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p.59
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When silent night with sable did invest
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pp.59-60
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My lady's lap-dog pretty Chlo
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p.61
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I challenge nature from her store or magazine to show
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p.61
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXVIII
Attribution:
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First Line:
Let it be so even the creator spoke
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pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Known and so obvious to the literal race
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pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXI.
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First Line:
Of the winged race I far the brightest shine
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pp.63-64
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXII.
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First Line:
I have no tongue yet elegantly speak
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pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXIII.
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First Line:
My dame she said sirs call in Kate
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pp.65-66
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I am the parent which to time give birth
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p.65
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXIV.
Attribution:
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First Line:
As I lay in a heat
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pp.66-67
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXVII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When pale Lucina governess of night
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p.66
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Although I was conceived of old
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pp.67-68
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
It is well known last winter that
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p.67
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My birth is mean but old my pedigree
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p.68
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Say who I am bright nymphs for surely you
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pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXII.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Silence ye tories lofty whigs attend
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p.69
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Doomed to the horrors of a gloomy cell
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pp.70-71
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXIII.
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First Line:
Most lovely situate on a rising ground
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pp.71-72
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXV.
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First Line:
When the warm sun withdraws its genial rays
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p.71
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXIV.
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First Line:
In all rich minerals I'm found
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXVI.
Attribution:
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First Line:
My form is beauteous to allure the sight
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXXXIX.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I was born dead and one whole month I lay
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
Aenigma CXL.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
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