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A Collection of Scots poems on several occassions [ESTC T167191]

DMI number:
987
Publication Date:
1769
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T167191
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131286813
Shelfmark:
NLS L.C.76
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | SCOTS POEMS | ON | SEVERAL OCCASSIONS | By the late | Mr ALEXANDER PENNECUIK, Gent. | and OTHERS. | [epigraph] | EDINBURGH: | Printed for A. ANGUS and SON, Booksellers in | Aberdeen. MDCCLXIX.
Epigraph:
Of all the ways that wisest men could find, | To mend the age, and mortify mankind; | Satyr well wrote has most successful prov'd, | And cures, because the remedy is lov'd. | E. of Rosc.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of Scottish verse and Collection includes verse in other languages
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[1]-154 pp. (p.40 mislabelled as 30)
Comments:
CONTENTS: Verse in Latin pp.148.2-158
Related People
Printer:
A. Angus
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
The powers above on fair Britannia smile
Page No:
pp.1-7
Poem Title:
The Edinburgh Cuckolds
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
On a winters night my gran'am spinning
Page No:
pp.7.2-14
Poem Title:
Merry Tales For the lang Nights of Winter. In Dialogue betwixt the Tinklarian Doctor and his Grandam, &c.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The authors of romances and novels
Page No:
pp.14-17
Poem Title:
The Fair Maid of Dumblane
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A furlong or so from bonny Dumblain
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pp.18-20
Poem Title:
A Song, to the tune of Morning O Geberland.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Travelling of late in fogs and through thick mist
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pp.21-23
Poem Title:
The Marriage betwixt Scrape, Monarch of the Maunders, & Blubberlips, Queen of the Gypsies.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Cast our caps and care away
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Beggars Song, out of Beaumont and Fletchers Plays.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Fletcher
Francis Beaumont
First Line:
Bless your worships throw us a penny
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
The Begging Cant.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here in peace and love we dwell
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pp.24-25
Poem Title:
The Song
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First Line:
Beauty is justly termed a divine ray
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pp.25-27
Poem Title:
An Amorous Epistle from the Abbot Bothwell, to Eleonora a Lady Nun.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
He did not live upon the earth
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pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Epitaph on George Paterson, who hewed out the subterranean caves at Gilmerton.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Stop passenger until my life you read
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pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Epitaph of Marjory Scot of Dunkeld
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Not attributed
First Line:
Upon the earth thrives villainy and woe
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p.28
Poem Title:
Inscription on the Cave at Gilmerton.
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First Line:
Here lies a reverend Givan priest
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
On John Pettigrew Minister at Givan.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies interred beside a witch
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pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Lady Shaw's Epitaph. In Greenock Church-yard.
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First Line:
I John Bell smith lies under this stain
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
On John Bell.
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Not attributed
First Line:
My sledge and hammer both declined
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p.30
Poem Title:
On a Black-Smith
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Not attributed
First Line:
Reader bid every taylor leave his house
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p.30
Poem Title:
On George Button Taylor.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Through Christ I'm not inferior
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p.30
Poem Title:
On Thomas Rymour Maltman in Coupar.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this turf lies Geordie Faichney
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p.31
Poem Title:
On George Faichney.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Edinburgh may say oh hon
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pp.31-33
Poem Title:
On William Lithgow, Writer in Edinburgh.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies More and no more than he
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
On Mr William More
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First Line:
Kind France gave me my birth and tender life
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pp.33-34
Poem Title:
On Nicol Vilant Torphichen
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a lady who if not belied
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p.34
Poem Title:
On a Lady
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here old Sarum lies
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
On Bishop Burnet
Attribution:
Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Beneath this stone here lies a man
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On a Dwarf at Kilsyth
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies Boatman West
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On West the Boatman
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First Line:
Here lies entombed a married man's great woe
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On a Scold
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First Line:
Here lies interred our good old auntie
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p.35
Poem Title:
On one Unknown
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First Line:
Here lies John Smith
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
On John Smith
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Let earth take earth the devil his sins again
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On Janet Beatie at Montrose
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Not attributed
First Line:
He of drumcarro tenant was
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On John Simpson in St. Andrews
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies an old woman wrapped in her linen
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
On an old Woman
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Davidson
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On John Davidson in Aberdeen
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Spier
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On John Spier
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the corpse of Laird M'Near
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On Laird M'Near
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Not attributed
First Line:
Prison is a house of care
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
The Character of a Prison
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
That day when Meg fair taste got
Page No:
pp.37-46
Poem Title:
The Merry Wives of Musselburgh's Welcome to Meg Dickson
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Not attributed
First Line:
The judges me condemned have
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Meg Dickson's Loup from the Ladder
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First Line:
From ancient nest did spring a droll muir-cock
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
A Tale of a Muir-Cock
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Not attributed
First Line:
Judges of old amongst the feathered flock
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
The Trial of the Muir-Cock
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Muir-cock you stand accused of being a cheat
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Indictment
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Muir-cock for this high aggravated crime
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
The Sentence
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First Line:
Three times the carlin grained and rifted
Page No:
pp.49-52
Poem Title:
Lucky Spence's Last Advice
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First Line:
Dole dole dear cummers dismal news
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pp.52-53
Poem Title:
The Wife's Tears
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A gauger never can be called a fool
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The Character of a Gauger
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
O cano'gate poor elritch hole
Page No:
pp.54-56
Poem Title:
Elegy on Lucky Wood in the Canongate, May 1717
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this sod
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Ye sons of Sodom perverse hellish race
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
The Character of a Vintner
Attribution:
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First Line:
Auld reeky mourn in sable hue
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Elegy on Maggy Johnston, who died anno 1711.
Attribution:
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First Line:
O rare Maggy Johnston
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Epitaph
Attribution:
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First Line:
A whipman is the greatest prince of nature
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
The Character of a Whipman
Attribution:
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First Line:
Great god whose potent arm does drive the sun
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Inscription in the Carters Hall in Leith.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I warn you a' to greet and drone
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Elegy on John Couper, Kirk-treasurers Man, Anno 1714.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Of unquhile John to lie or ban
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Postscript
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First Line:
A zealous brother of the canting crew
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
The Zealous Constable
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In sonnet slee the man I sing
Page No:
pp.64-68
Poem Title:
The Life and Acts of, or an Elegy on Patie Birnie.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Flushed with a double draught of double strong
Page No:
pp.68-70
Poem Title:
A Dialogue betwixt a Malt-Man and an Excise-Man
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
An old bold warrior lies within this clay
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Sir John Barleycorn's Epitaph
Attribution:
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First Line:
Kilbarchan now may say alas
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
The Life and Death of the Piper of Kilbarchan; or, The epitaph of Habbie Simson, Who on his drone bore bonny flags; He made his cheeks as red as crimson, And bobbed when he blew his bags
Attribution:
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First Line:
A story reached my ears some days ago
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
A Tale of a Beau and a Barber
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
These fifty years I have been gathering gods
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
On a Miser
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Few of the grave and wise delight to go
Page No:
pp.74-76
Poem Title:
The Edinburgh Maid
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
There is a wretch the greatest wretch alive
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
The Self-Tormentor
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
All you that in your beds do lie
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p.76
Poem Title:
The Pretended Town-Cryer.
Attribution:
By a gentleman who borrowed the bell-man's cloak and bell, and rung, and repeated the verses as under, thro' the streets of Edinburgh, at four o'clock in the morning, May 10. 1720.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Since Will and Meg are married
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
Will. and Meg.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Why should I weep when censured by the law
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
The Lost Maidenhead
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Not attributed
First Line:
Saw not thy seed in sandilands
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Advice to the King, 1532.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Was never in Scotland heard nor seen
Page No:
pp.77-93
Poem Title:
The Country Wake, At Christ's Kirk on the Green, 1434.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
There is a little god called love
Page No:
pp.94-101
Poem Title:
The Heathen Heroes; or, Vulcan Cuckolded by Mars.
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First Line:
At Cana once heaven's Lord was pleased
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p.101
Poem Title:
On the 28th May, G.I.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Datty how goes the honest trade
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pp.102-109
Poem Title:
The Presbyterian Pope
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First Line:
The zealot
Page No:
p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Who prompts the spouse
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p.102
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
But. Post. Works.
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Not attributed
First Line:
I do believe tis in my power
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
The Kirk-Treasurer's Creed
Attribution:
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First Line:
Papists ye'er fairly foiled think shame and blush
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
The Cameronian Tooth
Attribution:
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First Line:
When popery was pulled down in days of yore
Page No:
pp.111-117
Poem Title:
Rome's Legacy to the Kirk of Scotland; A Satyr on the Stool of Repentance.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Pannels you are indicted as rascals
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Burnbank and Faichney's Indictment.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Revrend matrons of assize
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
Lady Ballop's Speech to the Jury
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First Line:
The ladies having heard complaint
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
Interlocutor
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First Line:
The ladies of judiciary court
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p.120
Poem Title:
Sentence of the Court
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First Line:
We in the inquest do report
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p.120
Poem Title:
Verdict of the Inquest
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First Line:
All ye good people of this city
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Faichney's Speech on the Ladder
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First Line:
On ship board went the church at heaven's command
Page No:
pp.121-123
Poem Title:
The Seaman and Carpenters Honours
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First Line:
The ark when crammed with unclean beasts was not
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Burnbank's Farewel
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First Line:
Where went the virgin mother of our god
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pp.123-124
Poem Title:
The Stablers Honours
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First Line:
A new born world the gardener's task began
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pp.124-126
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Gardeners Honours
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First Line:
Now lend your lugs ye benders fine
Page No:
pp.126-132
Poem Title:
The Miller Cuckolded
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First Line:
Greet a ye bairns and bearded folk
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pp.132-136
Poem Title:
Elegy on Robert Forbes
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Here all alone
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
His Epitaph
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First Line:
Long have we have two kings I do assure ye
Page No:
pp.136.4-137
Poem Title:
On the Sign of the Three Kings
Attribution:
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First Line:
Tom was sae subtile and sae fu' o greed
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
On the Downfall of Thomas Butter's Nose in the Month of June
Attribution:
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First Line:
Wha's dainty bairn are ye my winsome dear
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Sign of the Mermaid
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First Line:
To the worshipful cordiners of the west port
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Petition of the Shoe-Maker Apprentices
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First Line:
Fairest and finest of the female kind
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pp.139-140
Poem Title:
To a Lady on her Discovering a Spring
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First Line:
Here lies a man a happy man was he
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p.139
Poem Title:
On a poor Frenchman who died of joy on hearing he was entitled to a prize of 1000 livres.
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First Line:
Are not the ravens fed great god by thee
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
On Providence
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First Line:
Stately stept he east the wa
Page No:
pp.140-148
Poem Title:
Hardyknute, a Fragment
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First Line:
Nymphae quae colitis highissima monta fisea
Page No:
pp.148-153
Poem Title:
Polemo Middinia Inter Vitarvam et Nebernam
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First Line:
Grahamius notabilis coegerat montanos
Page No:
p.153-158
Poem Title:
Praelium Gillicrankianum Cantilena
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