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Verses on the death of Queen Caroline [T50710]

DMI number:
656
Publication Date:
1738
ESTC number:
T50710
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW106008531
Shelfmark:
BL 603.k.28.(5.)
Full Title:
VERSES | ON THE | DEATH | Of Her late Most Excellent MAJESTY | Queen [i]CAROLINE[/i], | Of Blessed Memory; | Who departed this Life. [i]Novemb.[/i] 20. M DCC XXXVII. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed for RICHARD HETT, at the [i]Bible and Crown[/i] in the [i]Poultry.[/i] | MDCCXXXVIII. | (Price Sixpence.)
Epigraph:
[i]Quis desiderio sit pudor aut modus | Tam cari capitis? praecipe lugubres | Cantus Melpomene - - - - - - - [/i] HOR.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection associated with specific occasion and Memorial collection
Format:
Folio
Price:
Sixpence
Pagination:
[2], 3-10, 11-12 [last leaf is MS addition].
Bibliographic details:
HALF TITLE: [rule] | VERSES | ON THE | DEATH | Of Her late Most Excellent MAJESTY | Queen [i]CAROLINE[/i]. | [rule] A MS copy of 'A Lampoon To which the foregoing Epitaph Was drawn up as an Answer,' possibly by the Earl of Chesterfield has been added at the end, continuing the volume's pagination (11-12). The hand imitates the typography of the printed text. The title says the last poem in the volume ('Here lies lamented by the poor and great') was an answer to this lampoon, explaining the lines on p.9: "Lov'd by the Good and hated by the Evil; | Pursu'd, now dead, by Satire and the Devil". The first line reads 'Here Lies unpitied both by hurch and State'. It ends with this couplet: "To her own offspring mercy she deny'd, | And unforgiving, unforgiven dy'd".
Comments:
ESTC notes 'Sometimes attributed to Thomas Tickell'. MS notes '3 poems, by different hands?'.
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Publisher:
Richard Hett
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Muse bid the verse in plaintive numbers flow
Page No:
p.3-7
Poem Title:
Verses on the Death of Her Majesty Queen Caroline.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bend gracious sovereign bend the willing ear
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
To the King
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies lamented by the poor and great
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on the Queen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed