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Westminster Drollery [R25197]

DMI number:
1775
Publication Date:
1671
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
R25197
EEBO/ECCO link:
http://gateway.proquest.com/openurl?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2003&res_id=xri:eebo&rft_id=xri:eebo:citation:8793341
Shelfmark:
EBBO
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse and Collection of songs
Format:
Octavo
Content/Publication
First Line:
I pass all my hours in a shady old grove
Page No:
pp. 1-2
Poem Title:
The first Song in the Ball at Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Lover I am and a lover I'll be
Page No:
p. 2
Poem Title:
The second Song in the Masque at Court.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How hard is a heart to be cur'd
Page No:
pp. 3-4
Poem Title:
A Song at the King's House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cloria let my passion ever
Page No:
pp. 4-5
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wife I do hate
Page No:
pp. 5-6
Poem Title:
The last Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Wycherley
First Line:
Wer't thou but half so wise as thou art fair
Page No:
pp. 6-7
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas what shall I do I have taken on me now
Page No:
pp. 7-8
Poem Title:
A late Song by a Person of Quality.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
Damon I tell thee I never shall be
Page No:
p. 9
Poem Title:
Her ANSWER.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Silvia tell me how long it will be
Page No:
p. 9 Silvia.
Poem Title:
Made by a Person of Honour. But the Answer and Reply lately added.
Attribution:
Made by a Person of Honour.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Silvia know I never shall more
Page No:
p. 10
Poem Title:
His REPLY.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where-ever I am and whatever I do
Page No:
pp. 10-11
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Poor Celia once was very fair
Page No:
pp. 11-12
Poem Title:
The Coy Lady slighted at last.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
World thou art so wicked grown
Page No:
pp. 12-13
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hold hold and no further advance
Page No:
pp. 13-41[14]
Poem Title:
A Song by a Person of Quality.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O you powerful Gods if I must be
Page No:
pp. 15-16
Poem Title:
A SONG call'd The Injur'd Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come live with me and be my whore
Page No:
pp. 16-17
Poem Title:
The Wooing Rogue. The Tune is, My Freedom is all my Joy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How severe is forgetful old age
Page No:
pp. 17-18
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Never perswade me to't I vow
Page No:
pp. 18-19
Poem Title:
A Song at the King's House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewel farewel fond love under whose childish whip
Page No:
p. 19
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Have I not told thee dearest mine
Page No:
pp. 20-21
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love fare thee well
Page No:
pp. 21-22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bright Celia know 'twas not thine eyes
Page No:
pp. 22-23
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Many declare what torments there are
Page No:
p. 22
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All the flatteries of Fate
Page No:
p. 24
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Love that is skrew'd a pitch too high
Page No:
p. 25
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What care I though the world reprove
Page No:
pp. 25-26
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Burn and consume burn wretched heart
Page No:
pp. 26-27
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O fain would I before I die
Page No:
pp. 27-28
Poem Title:
A Song at the Dukes House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus all our life long we are frolick and gay
Page No:
pp. 28-29
Poem Title:
A Song called, And to each pretty Lass we will give a green Gown.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Shadwell
First Line:
On the bank of a Brook as I sate fishing
Page No:
pp. 29-30
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celemina of my heart
Page No:
pp. 30-31
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Beneath a Myrtle-shade
Page No:
pp. 31-33
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
As I lay all alone on my bed slumbring
Page No:
pp. 33-34
Poem Title:
The Disconsolate Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why should my Celia now be coy
Page No:
pp. 34-35
Poem Title:
The subtil and coy Girl. The tune, Silvia tell me how long it will be.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There was and there was and there was
Page No:
pp. 35-37
Poem Title:
The Drawing of Valentines.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Was ever man so vex'd with a Trull
Page No:
pp. 37-40
Poem Title:
A late and true story of a furious Scold, served in her kind. The tune, Step stately.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Hicks
First Line:
My Mistriss she is fully known
Page No:
pp. 40-42
Poem Title:
A Song on the Declensions. The tune is, Shackle de hay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How unhappy a Lover am I
Page No:
pp. 41[14]-15
Poem Title:
A SONG. A Dialogue between two Friends. Tune, How severe is forgetful old age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Seek not to know a woman for she's worse
Page No:
p. 41 [14]
Poem Title:
A Rhodomontade on his cruel Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
My Mistris she loves Dignities
Page No:
pp. 42-43
Poem Title:
A Song of the three Degrees of Comparison. The tune, And 'tis the Knave of Clubs bears all the sway.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wife prethee come give me thy hand now
Page No:
pp. 44-47
Poem Title:
The kind Husband, but imperious Wife. The first part of the Tune his, and the latter part hers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Make ready fair Lady to night
Page No:
p. 47
Poem Title:
A Song at the Dukes House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
To little or no purpose have I spent all my days
Page No:
pp. 47-48
Poem Title:
A Song at the Kings House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
My name is honest Harry
Page No:
pp. 48-50
Poem Title:
A Song, The tune, Robin Rowser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I Saw a Peacock with a fiery tail
Page No:
p. 50
Poem Title:
These following are to be understood in two ways.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My wishes greet the Navy of the Dutch
Page No:
pp. 50-51
Poem Title:
On the Sea-fight with the Hollanders in the Rumps time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'll tell you true whither doth stray
Page No:
pp. 51-52
Poem Title:
The Answer to Ask me no more whither doth stray.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Strode
First Line:
Noble lovely virtuous creature
Page No:
pp. 52-53
Poem Title:
A Dialgoue between William and Harry, Riding on the Way.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
You meaner Beauties of the night
Page No:
p. 54
Poem Title:
A Gentleman on his beautiful Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And now all Nature seem'd in love
Page No:
p. 55
Poem Title:
A Description of the Spring.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Stay Shepherd prethee Shepherd stay
Page No:
pp. 56-57
Poem Title:
On a Shepherd losing his Mistris. Tune, Amongst the Myrtles as I walk'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here stands the man that for his Countreys good
Page No:
pp. 57-58
Poem Title:
The Soldiers Resolution.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two Fellows gazing at the Cross in Cheap
Page No:
p. 58
Poem Title:
On the Golden Cross in Cheapside.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Blith and bonny Country Lass
Page No:
pp. 59-60
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Lodge
First Line:
A Great Pretender to Gentility
Page No:
p. 59
Poem Title:
On a Pretender to Gentility, suspected to be a Highway-man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If Love be Life I long to die
Page No:
p. 61
Poem Title:
A Song on Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Francis Davison
First Line:
I serve Amynta whiter than the snow
Page No:
p. 62
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shepherd what's Love I pray thee tell
Page No:
pp. 63-64
Poem Title:
The Description of Love, in a Dialogue between two Shepherds, Will and Tom.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Walter Ralegh [Raleigh]
First Line:
Run to Loves Lottery run Maids and rejoyce
Page No:
pp. 64-65
Poem Title:
A Song call'd, Loves Lottery. At the Duke's House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Poor Cloris wept and from her eyes
Page No:
pp. 65-66
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Lyly
First Line:
I Formerly in Countreys oft have been
Page No:
pp. 67-68
Poem Title:
On a great Heat in Egypt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rocks Shelves and Sands and all farewel
Page No:
p. 67
Poem Title:
On Men escap'd drowning in a Tempest.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven did not weep but in its swelling eye
Page No:
pp. 68-69
Poem Title:
On a mighty Rain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam I cannot court your sprightly eyes
Page No:
pp. 69-70
Poem Title:
The Blunt Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Watch lost in a Tavern That's a Crime
Page No:
p. 70
Poem Title:
On a Watch lost in a Tavern.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When as the Nightingale chanted her Vesper
Page No:
p70 A Song, with the Latine to it.
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Dote neither on Women nor on Wine
Page No:
pp. 71-72
Poem Title:
De Vino & Venere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that with Wine Wine thinks t'expel
Page No:
p. 72
Poem Title:
On Wine.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come all you noble you that are neat ones
Page No:
pp. 73-75
Poem Title:
A Song caled Hide-Park.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Coy one I say Be gone
Page No:
pp. 75-77
Poem Title:
To his Coy Mistris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ask me no more why I do wear
Page No:
pp. 77-79
Poem Title:
A Dialogue concerning Hair, between a Man and a Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
That Beauty I ador'd before
Page No:
pp. 79-81
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
Is she gone let her go faith Boys I care not
Page No:
p. 81
Poem Title:
The Careless Swain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloris when I do thee present
Page No:
pp. 82-83
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jack Will and Tom are ye come
Page No:
p. 82
Poem Title:
A Catch for three Voices.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nor Love nor Fate dare I accuse
Page No:
pp. 83-84
Poem Title:
The forsaken Maid, A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Richard Brome
First Line:
A Taylor but a man of upright dealing
Page No:
pp. 84-85
Poem Title:
On a Precise Taylor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Harrington
First Line:
Ill tide this cruel Peace that hath gain'd a War on me
Page No:
pp. 85-87
Poem Title:
The Scotch Girls Complaint for an Englishmans going away, when my Lord Monk came for England.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me you Anti-Saints why Glass
Page No:
pp. 87-88
Poem Title:
On Fairford curious Church-Windows, which scap'd the War and the Puritan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Richard Corbett
First Line:
Will you please to hear a new Ditty
Page No:
pp. 88-89
Poem Title:
The Soldiers praise of a Lowse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Methought the other night
Page No:
p. 90
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O my dearest I shall grieve thee
Page No:
pp. 91-93
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Some years of late in eighty eight
Page No:
pp. 93-95
Poem Title:
An old Song on the Spanish Armado.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beat on proud billows Boreas blow
Page No:
pp. 96-98
Poem Title:
The Loyal Prisoner.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Roger L'Estrange
First Line:
My first Love whom all beauty did adorn
Page No:
pp. 99-100
Poem Title:
On his first Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Farewel fair Saint may not the seas and wind
Page No:
p. 100
Poem Title:
On his Mistriss going to Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay lusty blood where wilt thou seek
Page No:
p. 101
Poem Title:
On a Blush.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Strode
First Line:
There is not half so warm a fire
Page No:
pp. 102-103
Poem Title:
In praise of a Mask.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You'l ask perhaps wherefore I stay
Page No:
p. 103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Keep on your Mask and hide your eye
Page No:
p. 104
Poem Title:
To his Mistris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Strode
First Line:
Hic jacet John Shorrthose
Page No:
p. 105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'll tell you how the Rose did first grow red
Page No:
p. 105
Poem Title:
To his Mistris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Baker
William Strode
First Line:
Go thou gentle whisp'ring Wind
Page No:
pp. 106-107
Poem Title:
A Sigh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Is she not wondrous fair O but I see
Page No:
p. 106
Poem Title:
On his Mistris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Still to be neat still to be drest
Page No:
pp. 107-108
Poem Title:
To a spruce and very finely deck'd Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
As we went wandring all the night
Page No:
pp. 108-109
Poem Title:
The Good Fellows Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The poor man fasts because he has no meat
Page No:
p. 109
Poem Title:
Upon Fasting.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Disdain me still that I may ever love
Page No:
p. 110
Poem Title:
On a Lover that would not be beloved again.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Herbert
First Line:
One wish'd me to a Wife that's fair and young
Page No:
p. 110
Poem Title:
[untitled]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Harrington
Robert Devereux
First Line:
Come Lads and Lasses each one that passes
Page No:
pp. 111-112
Poem Title:
A Rural Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Was ever grief so great as mine
Page No:
pp. 112-114
Poem Title:
A Scotch Song, called Gilderoy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I will not do a sacrifice
Page No:
pp. 114-115
Poem Title:
A Song to his Mistris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phyllis for shame let us improve
Page No:
pp. 115-116
Poem Title:
The Advice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a myrtle shade
Page No:
pp. 116-117
Poem Title:
A Vision.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Like a Dog that runs madding at Sheep or at Cows
Page No:
pp. 118-120
Poem Title:
The Batchelors Satyr retorted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
Like a Dog with a Bottle fat ty'd to his Tail
Page No:
p. 118
Poem Title:
The Bathchelors Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
Like a Cat with her Tail fast hol'd by a Peg
Page No:
pp. 120-121
Poem Title:
A Reply to the Batchelors Satyr retorted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How pleasant a thing is a Wedding
Page No:
pp. 121-122
Poem Title:
On a Wedding.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How honest a thing is a Wedding
Page No:
p. 122
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your hand with Nature at a noble strife
Page No:
pp. 122-124
Poem Title:
On His Majesties Picture drawn by a Fair Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed