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A collection of the best english poetry by several hands [vol II] [T71]

DMI number:
462
Publication Date:
1717
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T71
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116754171
Shelfmark:
BL c.124.b.7
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | Of the Best | [i]English Poetry[/i], | BY | Several HANDS. | [rule] | VOL. II. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed, and Sold by [i]T. Warner[/i], at the [i]Black Boy[/i] in [i]Pater-Noster-Row[/i], 1717.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Made-up miscellany and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Made up miscellany; other copies may have different contents.
Comments:
PAGINATION: [2], [i]-xv, [1], 17-30, [2], [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-23, [1], [1]-24, 1-8, [1]-15, [1], [1]-15, [1], [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-24, [1]-40, [1]-12, [1]-32, [1]-39, [1], [1]-14, [2], [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-16, [1]-15, [1], [1]-24, [1]-24, [1]-16, [1]-8. Contents: (1) Milton's Sublimity Asserted: In A Poem (1709) ESTC T39372 (verse) (2) Bleinheim, A Poem (1709) ESTC N15214 (verse) (3) A Letter from Italy To the Right Honourable Charles, Lord Halifax (1709) ESTC N19779; DMI miscellany ID 214 (verse) (4) The History of Insipids, A Lampoon (1709) ESTC T161851 (verse) (5) Faction Display'd. A Poem (1709) ESTC T35132 (verse) (6) The Kit-Cats, A Poem (1709) ESTC T29488 (verse) (7) St James's Park. A Satyr. (1709) ESTC T48528 (verse) (8) Wine A Poem (1709) ESTC T13952 (verse) (9) An Ode on the Incarnation (1709) ESTC T41962 (verse) (10) A Poem in Defence of the Church of England (1709) ESTC T42516 (verse) (11) [untitled pamphlet] A Poem On the Taking St. Mary's (verse) (12) The Temple of Fame. A Poem (1709) ESTC T49930 (verse) (13) The Circus or, British Olympics (1709) ESTC T30773 (verse) (14) The Wife, A Poem (1709) ESTC T52492 (DMI miscellany ID 213) (verse) (15) The Charms of Liberty: A Poem (1709) ESTC T30527 (DMI miscellany ID 209) (verse) (16) An Essay on Poetry (1709) ESTC T33333 (verse) (17) Canary-Birds Naturaliz'd In Utopia. (n.d.) ESTC T19866 (verse) (18) The Art of Poetry, Written in French by The Sieur de Boileau (1710) ESTC T22463 (verse) (19) The Forgiving Husband, and Adulteress Wife (n.d.) ESTC T40028 (verse) (20) Cato Major of Old Age. A Poem (1710) ESTC T28920 (verse) (21) Bosworth-Field: A Poem (1710) ESTC T29559 (DMI miscellany ID 215) (verse) (22) The Commoner, A Poem (1710) ESTC T145 (verse) (23) The Husband, A Poem. Expressed in A Compleat Man (1710) ESTC T36871 (verse) (24) Baucis and Philemon: A Poem On the Ever-lamented Loss of the Two Yew-Trees (1710) ESTC T21428 (verse) (25) The Swan Tripe Club: A Satyr, on the High-Flyers (1710) ESTC T48997 (verse) (26) Poems on the Death of Her late Majesty Queen Mary (1710) ESTC T42663 (DMI miscellany ID 309) (verse) (27) Religio Laici: Or, A Layman's Faith (1710) ESTC T78014 (verse) (28) Pastorals, By Mr. Philips (1710) ESTC N19941 (verse) (29) The Campaign: A Poem (1710) ESTC N26628 (verse) (30) The Upstart: A Satyr (1710) ESTC T50620 (verse)
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Title:
A collection of the best english poetry by several hands [vol I] [T71]
Publication Date:
1717
ESTC No:
T71
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Author:
Henry Hills
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Many of the separate pamphlets are printed / sold by Henry Hills.
Sold by:
T. Warner
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed, and Sold by T. Warner, at the Black Boy in Pater-Noster-Row.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Long has the world impatient with desire
Page No:
pp.17-30
Poem Title:
Milton's Sublimity Asserted: In A Poem Occasion'd by a late Celebrated Piece, Intituled, Cyder, a Poem, &c.
Attribution:
By Philo-Milton
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From low and abject themes the groveling muse
Page No:
pp.3-16
Poem Title:
Bleinheim, A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
A Letter From Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles, Lord Halifax.
Attribution:
By Mr. Joseph Addison. 1701.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Behold Alexis see the gloomy shade
Page No:
pp.9-15
Poem Title:
The Mourning Muse of Alexis, A Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve. 1695
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Distracted with care
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chaste pious prudent C------ the second
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
The History of the Insipids, A Lampoon, &c.
Attribution:
By the Lord Roch----r.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tired with the noisome follies of the age
Page No:
pp.9-14
Poem Title:
Rochester's Farewell. 1680.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From the dark Stygian lake I come
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Marvil's Ghost.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jo. Ayloff
Attributed To:
John Ayloffe
First Line:
Say goddess muse for thy all searching eyes
Page No:
pp.4-16
Poem Title:
Faction Display'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I sing the assembly's rise increase and fame
Page No:
pp.3-13
Poem Title:
The Kit-Cats, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou flatterer of all the fair
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
The Picture: In Imitation of Anacreon's Bathillus.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Marquis of Normanby
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
From wars and plagues come no such harms
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
To a Coquet Beauty.
Attribution:
'By the same Author' [i.e. Buckingham]
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
In days of yore when virtue was in vogue
Page No:
pp.3-16
Poem Title:
St James's Park, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of happiness terrestrial and the source
Page No:
pp.3-11
Poem Title:
Wine A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye Britons give ear
Page No:
pp.12-16
Poem Title:
Old England's New Triumph: Or, The Battel of Audenard. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wake all thy fire celestial muse
Page No:
pp.3-14
Poem Title:
An Ode On The Incarnation.
Attribution:
By T. R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Weary of life with restless thoughts oppressed
Page No:
pp.15-23
Poem Title:
The True State of Mortality.
Attribution:
By T. R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If we into our selves or round us look
Page No:
pp.3-24
Poem Title:
A Poem In Defence of the Church of England.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Lewis strove as all agree
Page No:
pp.1-8
Poem Title:
A Poem On the Taking St. Mary's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Till now of late we thought the loud report
Page No:
pp.3-15
Poem Title:
The Temple of Fame, Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From vulgar eyes on plains exalted high
Page No:
pp.5-15
Poem Title:
The Circus: Or, British Olympicks, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hadst thou like other sirs and knights of worth
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
An Elegy upon the Death of Sir Thomas Overbury, Knight, Poyson'd in the Tower.
Attribution:
P. B. medii Temp.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis dangerous to be good well may we praise
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
An Elegy in Praise of Sir Thomas Overbury, and his Poem.
Attribution:
P. B. medii Temp.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I behold this wife of thine so fair
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Of Sir Thomas Overbury's Wife and Marriage.
Attribution:
E. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty affords contentment to the eye
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On the Wife.
Attribution:
D. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou woeful widow once happy wife
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
To the Book.
Attribution:
F. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Exposed to all thou wilt less worthy seem
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
To the Wife.
Attribution:
G. R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This perfect creature to the eastern use
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
On the Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well hast thou said that women should be such
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
On the Wife.
Attribution:
X. Z.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If I were to choose a woman
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Of the Choice of a Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Upon a marble framed by the cunningest hand
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
A Statue erected in Memory of Sir Thomas Overbury's Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Each woman is a brief of womankind
Page No:
pp.9-16
Poem Title:
A Wife.
Attribution:
By Sir Thomas Overbury
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Overbury
First Line:
The span of my days measured here I rest
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
The Author's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Written by Himself [i.e. Overbury]
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Overbury
First Line:
Cambray whilst of seraphic love you write
Page No:
pp.3-7
Poem Title:
The Charms of Liberty: A Poem, In Allusion to the Archbishop of Cambray's Telemachus.
Attribution:
'By the late Duke of D---.' i.e. William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire (d. 1707)
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe you write to me for coin
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
An Epigram of Flaminius, to his Drinking Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Coming a tender girl from school
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
Epigram ['Impubis nupsi valido, nunc firmior annis'] Translated thus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Whoever has money may securely sail
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
On the Power of Gold...Beginning, Quisquis habet nummos, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Burnaby
Attributed To:
William Burnaby
First Line:
A wife who as our own by law we hold
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
On a Wife...beginning Uxor, legitimus debet quasi Census amari &c.
Attribution:
By the Author of the London Spy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that for money weds preposterous shapes
Page No:
pp.10-11
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:
Sure Cerberus a lawyer first must be
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
That the Dog of Hell was a Lawyer...beginning, Cerberus, forensis erat Causidicus, &c.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Author of the London Spy]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You're mightily deceived I swear
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
On a happy Life's consisting in Virtue. A Fragment; beginning, Non est falieris &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tho. Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Commit your ship to sea and wind
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
A Fragment. Upon the Levity of Woman. Beginning, Crede Ratem Ventis, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy mortals on how fine a thread
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
On the Misery of Mankind; beginning, Heu Heu, nos Miseros, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What fury did these sudden broils engage
Page No:
p.14
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:
Haste generous youth a foreign world explore
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Oracle. A Fragment, Paraphrased and adapted to the Modern Times; beginning, Linque tuas sedes Juvenis, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy Tantalus amidst the flood
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
An Epigram on Tantalus; beginning, Nec bibit inter aquas, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why do the strict-lived Catos of the age
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
In defence of Satyr; beginning, Quid me constricta spectatis fronte, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
pp.3-16
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Earl of Murlgrave
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
In our unhappy days of yore
Page No:
pp.4-24
Poem Title:
Canary-Birds Naturaliz'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rash author tis a vain presumptuous crime
Page No:
pp.3-40
Poem Title:
The Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
Made English, By Sir William Soames. Since Revis'd by John Dryden, Esq;
Attributed To:
Sir William Soame
John Dryden
First Line:
My dear Lavinia once the only joy
Page No:
pp.3-11
Poem Title:
The forgiving Husband, and the penitent Adulteress.
Attribution:
By the Author of the London-Spy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How happy is that godlike man
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
Moral Reflexions on the foregoing Dialogue.
Attribution:
By the Author of the London-Spy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though all the actions of your life are crowned
Page No:
pp.5-32
Poem Title:
Of Old-Age.
Attribution:
By the Honourable Sir John Denham, Knight of the Bath
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
To tell the world what it hath lost in thee
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
An Elegy to the Living Memory of his Deceased Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight, Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Nevill
Attributed To:
Thomas Nevill
First Line:
I write not elegies nor tune my verse
Page No:
pp.6-8
Poem Title:
An Elegy dedicated to the Memory of his much Honoured Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight and Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Hawkins
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Hawkins
First Line:
We do not usher forth thy verse with these
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
To the Worthy Muse of his Noble Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Knight, Baronet.
Attribution:
Thomas Hawkins
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Hawkins
First Line:
Ye heavenly sisters by whose sacred skill
Page No:
pp.9-10
Poem Title:
A Congratulation to the Muses, for the immortalizing of his dear Father, by the Sacred Vertue of Poetry.
Attribution:
John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Beaumont||John||Jr
First Line:
You who prepare to read grave Beaumont's verse
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
Upon the following Poem of my dear Father, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet, deceased.
Attribution:
Francis Beaumont
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
First Line:
When lines are drawn greater than nature art
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
Upon the Poem of his dearest Brother, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
George Fortescue
Attributed To:
George Fortescue
First Line:
This book will live it hath a genius this
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
On the Honour'd Poem of his Honoured Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Ben. Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
This Posthumus from the brave parents name
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
To the dear Remembrance of his Noble Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Mi. Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
I knew thee not I speak it to my shame
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Upon the Honoured Poem of his Unknown Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet.
Attribution:
Ja. Cl.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The winter's storm of civil war I sing
Page No:
pp.17-39
Poem Title:
Bosworth-Field: A Poem.
Attribution:
By Sir John Beaumont
Attributed To:
Sir John Beaumont
First Line:
When Titan with his splendid rays had blessed
Page No:
pp.5-14
Poem Title:
The Commoner, A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life was inspired the first life was divine
Page No:
pp.3-15
Poem Title:
The Husband, A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soul thy aspiring part which doth converse
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Author's Catastrophe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.3-7
Poem Title:
The Metamorphosis of Baucis and Philemon, Burlesqu'd; from the 8th Book of Ovid.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Tale of a Tub
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Humbly sheweth | That I went to warm my self in Lady Betty's chamber because I was cold
Page No:
pp.8-11
Poem Title:
To Their Excellencies, &c. The Humble Petition of Frances Harris, | Who must starve, and die a Maid, if it miscarries.
Attribution:
By the Author of The Tale of a Tub
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Miss Molly a famed toast was fair and young
Page No:
pp.12-14
Poem Title:
An Admirable Recipe.
Attribution:
By the Author of The Tale of a Tub
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Hail sacred solitude from this calm bay
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
An Ode upon Solitude.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
How this fantastic world is changed of late
Page No:
pp.3-16
Poem Title:
The Swan Tripe-Club: A Satyr, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Desolate Albion mourn thy cruel fate
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
A Pindarick Poem, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
She's dead alas beyond recovery dead
Page No:
pp.9-15
Poem Title:
A Pindarick Ode, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be gone you slaves you idle vermin go
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
To Mr. Dryden, On His Religio Laici.
Attribution:
Roscomon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Dim as the borrowed beams of moon and stars
Page No:
pp.12-24
Poem Title:
Religio Laici.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
If we O Dorset quit the city throng
Page No:
pp.3-5
Poem Title:
The First Pastoral. Lobbin.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Thy cloudy looks why melting thus in tears
Page No:
p.6-10
Poem Title:
The Second Pastoral. Thenot. Colinet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Virgil thought no shame the dorick reed
Page No:
pp.10-13
Poem Title:
The Third Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
This place may seem for shepherds leisure made
Page No:
pp.13-16
Poem Title:
The Fourth Pastoral. Mico. Argol.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
In rural strains we first our music try
Page No:
pp.17-20
Poem Title:
The Fifth Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
How still the sea behold how calm the sky
Page No:
pp.20-24
Poem Title:
The Sixth Pastoral. Geron. Hobbinol. Lanquet.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
While crowds of princes your deserts proclaim
Page No:
pp.3-16
Poem Title:
The Campaign. A Poem, &c.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Northward a county lies in which does stand
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
The Upstart: A Satyr.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed