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A miscellany of poems by several hands [T99465] [ecco]

DMI number:
59
Publication Date:
1731
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T99465
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110713673
Shelfmark:
BOD 85 a. 19
Full Title:
A | Miscellany | OF | POEMS | By several Hands. | [rule] | Publish'd by [i]J. HUSBANDS[/i], A. M. | Fellow of [i]Pembroke-College[/i], OXON. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | OXFORD: | Printed by [i]Leon. Lichfield[/i], near the [i]East-Gate[/i], | In the Year M DCC XXXI.
Epigraph:
[i]---stulta est Clementia, cum tot ubique | Vatibus occurras, peritura parcere Charta.[/i] | Juv.
Place of Publication:
Oxford
Genres:
Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
0
Comments:
Contents: Latin verse pp. 46-51, 111-117 (Pope's Messiah trans. Samuel Johnson?); French verse pp. 264-265.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Dedication 'to Bartholomew Tipping, Esq' signed 'J. Husbands' (2pp.); List of subscribers (??pp); 'The Preface Containing some Remarks on the Beauties of the Holy Scriptures, More especially of the Old Testament, where they are considered in a Classical View' (sig ar-p4r, ??pp??); contents (3pp.); errata (1p.).
References:
Ronald S. Crane 'An Early Eighteenth-Century Enthusiast for Primitive Poetry: John Husbands' Modern Language Notes, Vol. 37, No. 1 (Jan., 1922), pp. 27-36
Related People
Dedicatee:
Bartholomew Tipping
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Author:
J Husbands
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Publish'd by J. Husbands, A. M. Fellow of Pembroke-College, Oxon.'
Printer:
Leonard Lichfield
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed by Leon Lichfield, near the East-Gate
Content/Publication
First Line:
See from the Empyrean height descends
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pp.1-8
Poem Title:
Isaiah, Chap. LX.
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In Babylon near proud Euphrates stream
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pp.9-10
Poem Title:
Psalm cxxxvii.
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Praise god my soul how glorious is the theme
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pp.12-21
Poem Title:
Psalm CIV. God the Creator, and Preserver.
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Yet know thy god o Israel
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pp.22-32
Poem Title:
Part of the XXVIIIth Chapter of Deuteronomy, Paraphrased.
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When nothing serious entertains the town
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pp.33-45
Poem Title:
Reflections Occasion'd by a Comparison Between The sacred Pastoral of Solomon, And that of Virgil.
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Awake awake no more my soul
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pp.52-53
Poem Title:
Psalm 57. V. 9.
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Tell me pretty dove from whom
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pp.54-55
Poem Title:
[Greek], &c. From Anacreon.
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In vain my Chloe you suggest
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pp.56-57
Poem Title:
To his Jealous Mistress. An Ode.
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Phyllis in vain you drop that tear
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pp.58-59
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Advising Her to leave off Mourning.
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War and intrigue the selfsame art are grown
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pp.60-61
Poem Title:
On the Taking of a Mistress.
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Madam in vain you strive to cheat our sight
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p.62
Poem Title:
To Sylvia, Appearing like a Ghost.
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Hail happy day for ever blessed
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pp.63-64
Poem Title:
On Valentine's Day.
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Listen you lordlings to a noble game
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pp.65-67
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Chaucer.
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Leave Jeffrey Chaucer to describen a man
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pp.68-70
Poem Title:
Another Imitation of Chaucer. On the Same.
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With artful voice young Thrysis you
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pp.71-72
Poem Title:
The Answer to the Bee, Page LVI.
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See Chloe still thy Damon bows
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pp.73-75
Poem Title:
Damon to Chloe.
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The feathered race connubial laws obey
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pp.76-77
Poem Title:
Spectator, 412.
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The sages of antiquity have taught
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p.78
Poem Title:
On the E-- of R--'s Poems, and Chapelain's Pucelle, Lying together on a Table.
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To you ye pure I form my rising song
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pp.79-81
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the Fragments of Orpheus. Fragment I.
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Celestial realms with endless glories bright
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pp.82-83
Poem Title:
Fragment II.
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Why should vain Celia boast her charms
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pp.84-85
Poem Title:
Ode.
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As two small children were at play
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pp.86-87
Poem Title:
A Translation from the Third Fable of the Eighth Book of Phoedrus.
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Once Molly's charms through all the train
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pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Ode.
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Madam | If frequent groans and never ceasing sighs
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pp.90-95
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Lady Mary Bertie, Occasion'd by Her Immoderate Grief For the Death of Her Brother.
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Cupid and Fortune long agreed
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pp.96-99
Poem Title:
Cupid and Fotune Fall'n Out.
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When wealthy India's mines produce
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pp.100-101
Poem Title:
To a Lady.
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How wretched is the state of foolish man
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pp.102-110
Poem Title:
On Happiness.
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As some unthrifty academic beau
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pp.118-120
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Oxon To a Friend.
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Whilst you enjoy near crystal Isis' stream
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pp.121-128
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Oxon To the Same.
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If thou hadst liberty to choose
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pp.129-133
Poem Title:
On the Choice of a Wife. Silvio and Strephon.
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As Philomela for her ravished young
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pp.134-140
Poem Title:
To --. On the Death of J. Hill, Esq; F. R. S.
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No more th' imaginary nine no more
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pp.141-145
Poem Title:
A Hymn to the Creator.
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Arise my fair arise my dove
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pp.146-150
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece. To Eliza.
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As through Idalia's pleasing groves
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pp.151-152
Poem Title:
Cupid Wounded. Anacreontick. From Anacreon and Theocritus.
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Wandering one morn through fragrant bowers
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pp.153-154
Poem Title:
Anacreontick. Cupid Caught. From the Greek of Julian.
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Once more the muse's learned favourite seats
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pp.155-160
Poem Title:
From Oxford, to a Friend.
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Hail rural prospects lovely sylvan scenes
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pp.161-169
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
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His builder harp when famed Amphion strung
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pp.170-176
Poem Title:
To the Revd Mr. Rodd, School-master in Hereford, Presented to Him on my Leaving School.
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Softly o Squirrel softly go
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pp.177-179
Poem Title:
To Squirrel. A favourite Horse of Miss -.
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Prithee dear gentle youth no more
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pp.180-183
Poem Title:
Anacreontick. To a Young Gentleman. Occasion'd by his having Commended a Young Lady.
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O be the morn whose dawn beheld me rise
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pp.184-189
Poem Title:
Job. Chap. the 3d.
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What dreams perplex my restless mind
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pp.190-191
Poem Title:
A Dream. Anacreontick.
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Woe to the faithless to the tyrant swains
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pp.191-195
Poem Title:
A Sacred Pastoral. From the 34th Chap of Ezekiel.
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Waft me o waft me to thy soft retreats
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pp.197-208
Poem Title:
The Country. A Poem.
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Give me o give ye gentle dames
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pp.209-210
Poem Title:
Anacreon. Ode 21.
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How shall an artless youth in homely lays
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pp.211-214
Poem Title:
To J. H--, Esq; F. R. S. Occasion'd by his Poem entitled, a Comparison between the Pastoral of the East and of the West.
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Sir | When I read your sad relation
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pp.215-222
Poem Title:
An Epistle. Occasion'd by a Lady's having thrown some Verses of the Author's, presented Her by a Friend, into the Fire.
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Beneath a solitary silent shade
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pp.225-226
Poem Title:
On Poverty. Erasto's Complaint.
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Doomed to an ignominious mean retreat
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pp.227-233
Poem Title:
Ode.
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Here ceased the youth and starting from the plain
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pp.234-235
Poem Title:
Erasto's Recantation.
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Welcome he thus began ye lonely seats
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pp.236-242
Poem Title:
Palinodia.
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Languishing panting wishing dying
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p.243
Poem Title:
Treacherous Cupid.
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One night as all adown I laid
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pp.243-246
Poem Title:
A Dream. Anacreontick.
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It happened once upon a day
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pp.247-249
Poem Title:
Cupid and Eliza. Anacreontick.
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Why heaves my breast with one continued sigh
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pp.250-254
Poem Title:
An Epistle. Damon to Mira.
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Now when shrill Chaunticleer who watchful sounds
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pp.255-262
Poem Title:
A Divine Rhapsody: or, Morning Hymn.
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Presumptive bird in time forbear
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pp.263-264
Poem Title:
Advice to a Friend, Disswading Him from Building in Hopes of promis'd Preferment from the Court. To Halcyon.
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Hail heaven whilst solemn night envelops all
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pp.266-270
Poem Title:
An Evening Hymn.
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