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A compleat collection of all the poems wrote by that famous and learned poet Alexander Pennecuik [T2228]

DMI number:
870
Publication Date:
1750
ESTC number:
T2228
Shelfmark:
BL 1164.e.49
Full Title:
A | COMPLEAT COLLECTION | OF ALL THE | POEMS | Wrote by | That Famous and Learned POET | ALEXANDER PENNECUIK. | [rule] | To which is annexed some Curious [i] Poems [/i] by other | worthy Hands. | [rule] | [Epigraph] | [rule] | PART I. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i] EDINBURGH: [/i] | Printed and Sold by R. DRUMMOND in [i] Swan-[/i]close, and | at most Booksellers Shops in Town and Country.
Epigraph:
[i] Are Poets Poor? no, that's a Vulgar Jest, | Here's one invites you to a splendid Feast, | The Dishes they are Sav'ry, and not few, | Beyond Pock-pudding or a [/i] French [i] Ragow. | Welcome my Friends to Innocence and Mirth, | Blyth should we be, while doom'd to dirty Earth, | To load the Belly, is Luxury and Vain, | I am not Cook for Belly, but for Brain. [/i]
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
1-136pp.
Comments:
PAGINATION: Two parts only with continuous pagination and register. Catchword on p.136: 'Part III'. CONTENTS: 'Advertisement', p.2; Part I, pp.3-64; Part II, pp.65-136.
References:
Foxon, p.562
Content/Publication
First Line:
Stop passenger until my life you read
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Entertainments for the Curious, &c. On the Grave-stone of Marjory Scot of Dunkeld.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
When we the awful Voice of Thunder hear
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
A Panegyrick on the Noble Company of Bow-Men, upon their solemn Parade and Exercise, 11 May, 1726.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Ye sons of Sodom perverse hellish race
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Character of a Vintner.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Ye sons of satan candidates of hell
Page No:
pp.7-10
Poem Title:
A Warning to the Wicked, or, Margaret Dickson's Welcome to the Gibbet.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
That day when Meg fair taste got
Page No:
pp.10-21
Poem Title:
The merry Wives of Musleburgh, their meeting together, to Welcome MEG DICKSON after her Loup from the Ladder.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The judges me condemned have
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Mrs Meg Dickson's Loup from the Ladder.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
By blood he lived by blood he fell
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Gladiator, that Morning he fought Obryan.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Brave Baillie thou art a miracle to me
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Speculations on a Sparrow's Nest, in the Skull of Baillie the Robber.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
What art thou or from whence we do not know
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
Meditations on pulling Mushrooms.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
He did not live upon the earth
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Inscription for the Grave of George Paterson, who hewed out the subterranean Caves at Gilmerton, Opus quinque annorum.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Gaze passengers upon this taylor's house
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Comical Reflections on a Taylor's Sign thus blazon'd, Azure, a hand coped, ruffled proper, grasping a Pair of Scissars, expanded, Ore, pointing to the Crest, a meridian Sun of the 2d. incircled with Motto, Let Work bear Witness.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Great god whose potent arm does drive the sun
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Inscription for the Carters Conveening-hall in Leith.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
What tho he dies to heaven he flies
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Comfort to an afflicted Father upon the Death of his only Child, who died thro' bad Nursing.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Hail awful statue welcome to my door
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
A country Notar's morning Hymn to the Gibbet, erected before his Door.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
These fifty years I have been gathering gods
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
On a matchless Miser, who was imprisoned, and had his valuable Effects rifled, 19 May 1727
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Whilst I my chariot mount in solemn pride
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
The Taylor in Triumph, or Beau Stitch's Speech to his Brethren, entring his Chariot for the Country.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Be dumb you sophist metaphysick fool
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
Epistle to an heretical Professor.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
There is a wretch the greatest wretch alive
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
The Self-tormenter
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Here doth a good man's aged ashes dwell
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
Inscription for the Grave-stone of Mr. DAVID FERRY, late School-master of AUCHTERMUCHTY, who died, June 1. 1726, in the 62 Year of his Age.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
In the still hours when nature takes her nod
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
The heavenly Vision, Sacred to the Memory of her Grace Anne Dutchess of Hamilton, Chattlerault, and Brandon, who died of Child-bearing the Seventeenth Year of her Age.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
A whipman is the greatest prince in nature
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
The Character of a Whip-Man
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Never in a bed of rest
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Epitaph
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Dear bought Gibraltar shall we part with thee
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
A Manifesto from the bold Sons of Britain, to the poor proud Spaniard besieging Gibraltar.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
A story reached my ears some days ago
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
A Tale of a Beau, and a Barber.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The ark when crammed with unclean beast was not
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
A Farewell to B— entering the Boat to fulfil his Sentence of Banishment
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Here lies More and no more than he
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On the Grave-stone of Mr. William More.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Reader bid every taylor leave his house
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
Inscription upon the Grave-stone of George Button Taylor, where lies interr'd several of that Name.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
From ancient nest did spring a droll muir-cock
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
A Tale of a Muir-cock, written originally in the Celtick Language by the famous Mythologist Alaster Macalamore, in Villa Cuculi, carefully preserved by a MS. belonging to the Pluscardin Monks, now faithfully rendered into English.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Judges of old amongst the feathered flock
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
The Trial and Condemnation of this Muir-cock, extracted from the above Register.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Muir-cock for this high aggravated crime
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
The Sentence
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Muir-cock you stand accused of being a cheat
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Indictment.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
A zealous brother of the canting crew
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
The Zealous Constable; or, the Criminal Stirling Impeach'd for High-Treason.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Flushed with a double draught of double strong
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
A Dialogue betwixt a Glasgow Malt-Man and an English Excise-Man, at the Commencement of the Malt-Tax.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
An old bold warrior lies within this clay
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
Sir John Barleycorn's Epitaph
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Dole dole dear cummers dismal news
Page No:
pp.50-52
Poem Title:
The Webster's Wife's Tears over her Husband's Testicles, who Castrate himself: In a Dialogue 'twixt her and the Matrons of Middleton.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Are not the ravens fed great god by thee
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
A small Poem on Providence.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Few of the grave and wise delight to go
Page No:
pp.52-54
Poem Title:
Description of a wonderful Maid to be seen in this City, 160 Years old, with an Account of the surprising Actions she performs.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Mind you are chaplains to the prince of peace
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
A modest Caution to Preachers in dissenting Meetings, proper to be read before Sermon, on the 30 January.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
See here the impliments make all men stoop
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
On a Captain's Sword, lying on a Lady's Whoop.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
My jolly aged aunt as frank as old
Page No:
pp.56-59
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennecuik on the first Day of the New Year, going to pay a Visit to the Lady , his Aunt, she made him a Present of a Piece of Gold, commonly called a Jacobus, in Return of which, Mr. Pennecuik made the following Poem.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Why should I weep why censured by the law
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
A Lady Comforting her self the best Way she can, after losing her Maiden-head.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Was shot at Preston for the r----l cause
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennecuik coming by a Tavern in the Country...
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
It was very fair and far from being trick
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Highland Judge, from whom a lewd Woman stole a considerable Sum.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Since Will and Meg are married
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
A Poem on Will and Meg.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
A gauger never can be called a fool
Page No:
pp.62-64
Poem Title:
The Character of a Gauger.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
At Cana once heaven's Lord was pleased
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
On the 29th January G----- I.
Attribution:
done by Lady Cranston.
Attributed To:
Lady Cranston
First Line:
In Anna's days when all was sold
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
A Cliver Poem made in the Canongate Guard-house, at the Request of Several Officers, apprehending Mr. Pennecuik going Home to his Quarters being late.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Datty how goes the honest trade
Page No:
pp.65-75
Poem Title:
The Presbyterian Pope; Or, A Dialogue in the City Guard, twixt a Kirk Treasurer and Meg, a Lady of the Game.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The zealot
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who prompts the spouse
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
But. Post. Works.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I do believe tis in my power
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
The Kirk Treasurer's Creed.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
When popery was pulled down in days of yore
Page No:
pp.76-85
Poem Title:
Rome's Legacy to the Kirk of Scotland; A Satyr on the Stool of Repentance.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Now till her Archie with your slaughter knife
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Epithalamium on the Marriage of Archibald White Butcher, upon Janet Hutchinson, 5 April, 1716
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Rival let us like friends agree
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennecuik's Answer to his Rival's written Challenge, when he married Jasper Wood's Daughter
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Dear sister I want words for to express
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennicuik's Vercising a Letter from Holland, Wrote by the Master of Burley to his Sister, for helping him to escape out of Prison.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
My lord your lordships servitor doth not expect
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennicuik's Petition to Lord Cullen in behalf of John Gordon of Edentore, vercified.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
How cruel have I been unto my self
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
A Country Nottar's Meditations on Mr. Pennicuik's Prophecy.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
I'll tell you a tale should not be forgotten
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
On a Cameronian Butter-Wife at the Bow-head.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Satan to ruin mankind in the root
Page No:
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
A Satyr on the Tea Table.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
On ship board went the church at heaven's command
Page No:
pp.90-93
Poem Title:
The Seaman's and Carpenters Honours.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Where went the virgin mother of our god
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
The Stablers Honours
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
A new born world the gardener's task began
Page No:
pp.94-96
Poem Title:
The Gardners Honours
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here's the fruit of the forbidden tree
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
On a Sign of Guilded Fruit.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Death deacon of the butchers knows his station
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Baker's Wife of enormous Size.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Joy of my heart and comfort of my life
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Mr. Pennecuik happening to be with a rude English Gentleman just come from Hunting, who said neither Grace before nor after Meat, who at parting promised to send him a Pair, which are as follow. An English Man's Grace over a Pock-pudding.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Z I have been a warior all my life
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
After Meat.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Last dying words and syeech of Curry
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I was young and scarce could laip
Page No:
pp.101-106
Poem Title:
A Poem written in Imitation of Habby Simpson, on the Occasion of the Death of an excellent Greyhound called Curry, belonging to Mr. John Hay of Belton.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
When satan tempted and our parents fell
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
An excellent new Poem on Bribery and Corruption. By a True Patriot.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Long have we had two kings I do assure you
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
Natural Observations on viewing the Sign of Robert McGhie, Merchant in Lucken-booths, in Edinburgh: Being a regal Sign of three Kings, each in all Royal Robes.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The rovers and the butts you saw
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
On seeing the Archers Diverting themselves at the Butts and Rovers, &c. At the Desire of —...His Demand.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Sir I with much delight beheld
Page No:
pp.110-115
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Pannels you are indicted as rascals
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
The Women's Indictment against Burbank, and George Fachney
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The ladies having heard complaint
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Interlocutor.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Revrend matrons of assize
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Lady Ballop's Speech to the Jury.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
The ladies of justiciary court
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
Sentence of the court.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
We the inquest do report
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
Verdict of the Inquest.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
All ye good people of this city
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Faichney's Speech on the Ladder.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Adieu to the joys of good fellowship quite
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
The Drunkard's Lament.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Beneath this turff lies Geordie Faichney
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Faichney's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
McLeod you vild adulerous jad
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
A letter from Doctor Dalgliesh to his Patient Mrs. McLeod, and her Answer.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Cursed be the man what do I wish as tho
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Heavens are we such a servile nation grown
Page No:
pp.125-132
Poem Title:
A Pill for Pork-Eaters: Or a Scot's Lancet for an English Swelling.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Whais dainty baim are ye my winsome dear
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
The Mermaid: A Dialogue betwixt two Country Clowns, staring on the Sign of the Mermaid, at a Tobacconist's Shop.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
Papists ye'er fairly foiled think shame and blush
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
The Cameronian Crucifix.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik
First Line:
My idols are the best beneath the sun
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
The Atheist's Grace.
Attribution:
Alexander Pennecuik (title-page).
Attributed To:
Alexander Pennecuik