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A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse [T140912] [ecco]

DMI number:
1360
Publication Date:
1764
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T140912
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124779362
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | THOUGHTS, | MORAL and DIVINE, | UPON | VARIOUS SUBJECTS, | In PROSE and VERSE. | [rule] | Dedicated, by Permission, | To the RIGHT HONOURABLE | EARL of [i]POWIS[/i], | By [i]WELLINS CALCOTT[/i], GEnt. | [rule] | The FIFTH EDITION, with Improvements. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]EXETER:[/i] | Printed, for the AUTHOR, | By W. ANDREWS and R. TREWMAN, | in [i]Southgate-street[/i], 1764.
Epigraph:
[i]Be[/i] satisfied [i]and[/i] pleas'd [i]with what thou art; | Act[/i] chearfully [i]and[/i] well [i]th'allotted part. | Improve[/i] the present hour; [i]be thankful for the[/i] past; | [i]And neither[/i] fear [i]nor[/i] wish [i]th' approaches of the[/i] last.
Place of Publication:
Exeter
Genres:
Collection of religious verse, Collection including prose, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Contents: prose and verse, arranged under alphabetical headings. Only quotations 4 lines or longer have been recorded.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'To The Right Honourable Henry Arthur Herbert, Earl of Powis' signed Wellins Calcott pp. iii-vi; Preface pp. vii-viii; Subscription list pp. ix-xlvi; Errata [1p.] Back matter: Index pp. 438-439.
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A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse [T121928] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1766
ESTC No:
T121928
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Title:
A collection of thoughts, moral and divine, upon various subjects, in prose and verse [T228009] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1766
ESTC No:
T228009
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Wellins Calcott
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Robert Trewman I
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
William Andrews
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Not prudence can defend or virtue save
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Author of Night Thoughts observes,
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
written by Ben Johnson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Yet not the more
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And thus the libertine who builds a name
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair as the dawning light auspicious guest
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
T. Fitzgerald.
Attributed To:
Thomas Fitzgerald
First Line:
Whence but from heaven should men unskilled in arts
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah little think the gay licentious proud
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that commits a sin shall quickly find
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Juv. Sat. 13.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
When we are touched with some important ill
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Juv. Sat. 9.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Regard the world with cautious eye
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whose courage dwelt not in a troubled flood
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Hence almost every crime nor do we find
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Juv. Sat. 14.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Here the lank sided miser worst of felons
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Blair, in his Poem entitled the Grave.
Attributed To:
Robert Blair
First Line:
Few greatly live in wisdom's eye
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Delightful task to rear the tender thought
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When shepherds flourished in Eliza's reign
Page No:
pp.79-82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
taken from Strada, by A. Phillips, Esqr.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Malicious envy rode
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spencer, in his Fairy Queen, gives the following description of Envy
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Deliberate on all things with thy friend
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Friends are to friends as lesser Gods while they
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
The lovely young Lavinia once had friends
Page No:
pp.102-105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
by Thompson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Tis in virtue that alone can give
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
Honour, a poem, vide Dodsley's Col. Vol. 3d.
Attribution:
the Rev. Mr. Brown
Attributed To:
John Brown
First Line:
War its thousands slays
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
Death, a poetical Essay,
Attribution:
by B. Porteus, M. A. F. C. C. Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Beilby Porteus
First Line:
Tis virtue only makes our bliss below
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the late Mr. Pope, in his Essay on Man, and the Rev. Mr. Browne, in his Sunday Thoughts.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
John Brown
First Line:
Tis not the coarser tie of human laws
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thompson
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Oh man degenerate man offend no more
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can wealth give happiness look round and see
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail wedded love mysterious law true source
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Climb at court for me that will
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever ambition did my fancy cheat
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Place me ye powers in some obscure retreat
Page No:
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Lord Landsdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
But fortune ever changing dame
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
[('Fortuna saevo laeta negotio, &')] English.
Attribution:
Francis.
Attributed To:
Philip Francis
First Line:
Blush not ye fair to own me but be wise
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
The Lady's Skull.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why start the case is yours or will be soon
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Skull.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then crowned again their golden harps they took
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
The man that hath no music in himself
Page No:
p.188
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.188-193
Poem Title:
Mr. Dryden's Alexander's Feast.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden's
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Soft moving sounds and heavenly airs
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Addison's sentiment upon the same subject
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Let high birth triumph what can be more great
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young's Love of Fame.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Great minds like heaven are pleased with doing good
Page No:
p.205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Row's Tamerlane.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Panting half dead the conquered champion lies
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Somerville
Attributed To:
William Somervile
First Line:
Reason's whole pleasure all the joys of sense
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Let libertines their boisterous pleasures boast
Page No:
p.241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Essay on Immortality, in three parts, by Markham.
Attributed To:
Markham
First Line:
How many know the general rules of art
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of folly vice disease men proud we see
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brethren by this my mind you'll know
Page No:
pp.259-260
Poem Title:
Rules for Preaching...to two young Gentlemen, to whom he taught short-hand.
Attribution:
wrote by Dr. Byram, of Manchester.
Attributed To:
John Byrom
First Line:
Submit thy fate to heaven's indulgent care
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hig. Gen. Cong.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The ways of heaven are dark and intricate
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Addison's Cato.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
But daughters sons alas thy weakness scan
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr Pope...in his Essay on Criticism
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
On piety humanity is built
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young's Night Thoughts.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Ye different sects who all declare
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To prayer repentance and obedience due
Page No:
p.293
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Cruel revenge which still we find
Page No:
p.295
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Man's rich with little were his judgment true
Page No:
p.304
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
This day the deity to men has given
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My God with grateful heart I'll raise
Page No:
pp.321-322
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Stonhouse's Friendly Advice to a Patient, 9th Edit. pa. 76.
Attributed To:
James Stonhouse
First Line:
Now all is calm and through the ambient air
Page No:
pp.322-325
Poem Title:
The Evening and the Night; with a beautiful description of the Aurora Borealis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good name in man or woman
Page No:
p.332
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespear's Othello.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Tis slander | Whose edge is sharper than the sword whose tongue
Page No:
pp.332-333
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
in his [i.e. Shakespeare's] Cymbeline
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
With filthy locks about her scattered wide
Page No:
p.333
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spencer in his Fairy Queen, Book IV. Cant. 8.
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
Shall I be tortured with unjust disgrace
Page No:
p.334
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Francis.
Attributed To:
Philip Francis
First Line:
I shunned with caution the officious tale
Page No:
p.335
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In that dread moment how the affrighted soul
Page No:
p.355
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Blair's Poem, the Grave.
Attributed To:
Robert Blair
First Line:
Whilst on the verge of life I stand
Page No:
pp.355-356
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
by the late Rev. and Learned Dr. Dodderidge on his death-bed.
Attributed To:
Philip Doddridge
First Line:
Farewell vain world and thou its vainest part
Page No:
p.357
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sure tis a serious thing to die my soul
Page No:
pp.363-364
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Blair's Grave.
Attributed To:
Robert Blair
First Line:
But now the mantling flames in concourse join
Page No:
pp.367-368
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Ogilvie, in his poem upon the Day of Judgement.
Attributed To:
John Ogilvie
First Line:
Swiftly see each moment flies
Page No:
pp.372-373
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
composed by a lady for a gentleman's watch.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On all important time through every age
Page No:
p.373
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Riot and guilt and wasting care
Page No:
pp.379-380
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say mighty love and teach my song
Page No:
pp.402-403
Poem Title:
Few Happy Matches.
Attribution:
by the late Rev. Dr. Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Consider man in every sphere
Page No:
p.407
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gay's Fables.
Attributed To:
John Gay