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A new miscellany in prose and verse by Swift, Holles St John and other eminent hands [T67058]

DMI number:
718
Publication Date:
1742
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T67058
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110726104
Shelfmark:
BL 1486.b.11
Full Title:
A NEW | MISCELLANY | In PROSE and VERSE. | CONTAINING, | Several PIECES never before made public. | [rule] | [i]By the Reverend Dr. SWIFT[/i], DEAN [i]of St.[/i] | Patrick’s, | [i]The Hon. Mr. HOLLES St. JOHN[/i], | And other Eminent Hands. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for T. READ, in [i]Dogwell-Court, White- | Fryers, Fleet-Street[/i]. M D CC XLII. | (Price One Shilling.)
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection, Collection including prose, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1s.
Pagination:
[2], [1]-62pp.
Comments:
Contents: prose epistle pp. 1-5; prose epitaph pp. 45-6.
Related People
Publisher:
T. Read
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
At eight in the morn from my pillow I rear
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
The Diary of the late Ingenious and Honourable Mr. Holles St. John.
Attribution:
Mr Holles St. John.
Attributed To:
Holles St. John
First Line:
Say dearest friend how roll thy hours away
Page No:
pp.6-12
Poem Title:
To the Reverend Dr. Ayscough, at Oxford. Writ from Paris in the Year 1728.
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First Line:
O thou whose friendship is my joy and pride
Page No:
pp.12-15
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pointz, Ambassador at the Congress of Soissons, in the Year 1728. Written at Paris.
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First Line:
I marched three miles through scorching sand
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
The Hard Duty of Dean Swift's Curate.
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First Line:
While the first race of men with toil and sweat
Page No:
pp.17-20
Poem Title:
On the Gout.
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First Line:
All you that ever tasted of Swatfal Hall beer
Page No:
pp.20-24
Poem Title:
The Country Wedding: Or, the Plough yoked to the Cupboard. To the Tune of, The Abbot of Canterbury.
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First Line:
Phillis has a gentle heart
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
On Phillis.
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First Line:
Fly Strephon fly when beauty's dart
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
To Strephon. A Song.
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First Line:
Where gentle Kennet joins his friendly streams
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
Pulcheria. A Berkshire Pastoral.
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First Line:
So dull and insipid o why am I grown
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Rosalinda. A Song.
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First Line:
What means honest shepherd this cloud on thy brow
Page No:
pp.30-32
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Elegy, On the Death of a Young Gentleman.
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First Line:
Near streams which in musical murmurs repined
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
The Nymph on the Hill. A Song.
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First Line:
Who say that Giles and Joan at discord live
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
A North East Prospect Of Matrimony. Imitated from Ben Jonson.
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First Line:
My lord for your patient attention I sue
Page No:
pp.34-36
Poem Title:
The Indictment. A Ballad. Tune, King John and the Abbot of Canterbury.
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First Line:
If when the breast is rent with pain
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
Verses to Miss Woffington.
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First Line:
A soldier late of Britain's hardy brood
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On the Soldier who was drown'd in attempting to cross the Thames in the great Frost, and was afterwards found with his Piece fast held in his Hand.
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First Line:
As in the fair wide-spreading plain
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
Extempore Stanza's On an Accident at the Opera.
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First Line:
Forbear my dear Strephon with fruitless desire
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode xi. Imitated.
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First Line:
In health and peace my friend to live
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode xvi. Imitated.
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First Line:
To thee fair maid a dog I send
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a Lady with a Lap-Dog.
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First Line:
Were I invited to a nectar feast
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
The Resolution.
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First Line:
Let others Venus and the graces place
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
To Celia, On a Snuff-Box, with a Looking-Glass in the Lid.
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First Line:
Ye fair injured nymphs and ye beaux who deceive 'em
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
A King At Arms disarm'd at Law. A Ballad.
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First Line:
In Hebrew times when Israel's faith was strong
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On Tate and Brady's Psalms.
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First Line:
The old Egyptians hid their wit
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
On N---sh's Picture at full Length, between the Busts of Sir Isaac Newton and Mr. Pope, at Bath.
Attribution:
By the E--- of C---d.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
When the dear Flora on the stage appears
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
On Barbarini Dancing.
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First Line:
An Oxford scholar made a goose his prize
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
A Translation, in modern English, of Mr. P's Imitation of Chaucer.
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First Line:
Thus learned M---d to H--n--e spoke
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
An Inscription For the blank Scroll on Shakespear's Monument, before it was fill'd up.
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First Line:
A gallant courting of a gamesome maid
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Virtus in medio consistit. A Epigram.
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First Line:
To my dear wife
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
The Humorous Last Will and Testament of Mr. Matthew A------, of Cambridge, in New-England.
Attribution:
Mr. Matthew A------
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First Line:
In the name of God the king of kings
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
The last Will of Mr. Edward Ward.
Attribution:
Mr. Edward Ward.
Attributed To:
Edward Ward
First Line:
How oft ye Britons has your envied stage
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoke by Mr. Hale, To Othello Moor of Venice, Acted for the Benefit of Mr. Stephens, April the 26th 1742, at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden.
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First Line:
Ah me quoth Betty who could ever have thought
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Betty. An Epigram.
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First Line:
Thomas in high-Dutch once did court a wench
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
Thomas. An Epigram.
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First Line:
Colin was married in all haste
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Fast and Loose. An Epigram.
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First Line:
One prompt physician like a sculler plies
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
The Advantage of having two Physicians. An Epigram.
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First Line:
My sledge and hammer lie reclined
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
On the Grave Stone of a Blacksmith, buried in Chester Church Yard.
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First Line:
Were I who am not of the Romish tribe
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Marriage. An Epigram.
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First Line:
Are the guests of this house still doomed to be cheated
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
On the Dinners of Dr. Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's.
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