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A select collection of epitaphs carefully collected from the tombstones of the most eminent personages in England Scotland and Ireland [T131017] [ecco]

DMI number:
924
Publication Date:
1759
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T131017
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW103190123
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
A | SELECT COLLECTION | OF | EPITAPHS: | Carefully collected from the Tombstones | OF THE | MOST EMINENT PERSONAGES | IN | England, Scotland and Ireland. | To which are added many | That are celebrated for their Oddity and | Quaintness of Expression. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | Printed for JOHN DEATH, at the Sign of the Hour- | Glass and Skull, in Church-Yard Alley, and | sold by all the Parish-Clerks and Undertakers. | M DCC LIX.
Epigraph:
[i]Behold the end of all the noise, | The cares, the fears, the pains, the joys, | That wait on mortal man: | In this concise epitome, | In[/i] ONE SAD VIEW [i]the whole you see:- | Deny it if you can.[/i] ANON.
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Imprint: probably false.
Comments:
Contents: only verse epitaphs/inscriptions have been recorded. QUERY: do we need a genre: collection of epitaphs?
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication to 'Mr. Deathwatch' signed 'Kill-Care'.
Related People
Publisher:
John Death
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Admired beloved lamented infancy
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the learned Saville's heir
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
On the Lady Sidly.
Attribution:
Edm. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
A maid near eighteen we have laid in this green
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
St. John's. at Hackney. Peninnah Juckes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As nurses strive to bed their babes to hie
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
St. Leonard's, Bromley.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies little -- a yard deeper more
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hither no tears but garlands bring
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
St. James's, Clerkenwell, London.
Attribution:
M. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thornton of Thornton in Yorkshire bred
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
St. Giles's in the Fields, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the corpse of Lady Ann
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
St. Peter's Norwich.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In dawn of life she wisely sought her god
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On Miss ****.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie light upon him earth though he
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
On Sir John Vanbrugh, the Architect.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Stanton-Harcourt. On the Hon. Simon Harcourt, Only son of the Lord Chancellor Harcourt. 1720
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The maid that owns this humble stone
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why look ye do ye see now who lies here
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
-- Cumberland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wouldst thou hear what man can say
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
On Elizabeth, L-- H--.
Attribution:
B. Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Contented with an old estate
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Waller on Sir George Speke.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Here lies one who was born and cried
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Peculiar blessings bear the shortest date
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
St. Mary, Aldermanbury, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unmarked by trophies of the great and vain
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
*****.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Concealed from care beneath this marble lies
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
Here lies the Body of Christopher Henley, late of Ratcliff; deceased July 2, 1693.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nigh to the river Ouse in York's fair city
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
St. Mary's York.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth old Cromwell
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Enough cold stone suffice her long loved name
Page No:
pp.11-12
Poem Title:
Mrs. Margaret Hill, died June, 25, 1731. Aged XXXVII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies J H in expectation of the day of judgement
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the corpse of William Prynne
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
S. Butler.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Interred beneath this marble stone
Page No:
pp.12-14
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Hail happy pair predestined long to prove
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
On Mr. Maddox a Dancing-Master, and his Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader consider well how poor a span
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies one More and no more than he
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
St. Bennet's Paul's Wharfe, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth N a man of fame
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O cruel death why wert thou so unkind
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
--, ---.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To say an angel here interred doth lie
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Enough and leave the rest to fame
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
A. Marvell.
Attributed To:
Andrew Marvell
First Line:
I'll not offend thee with a vain tear more
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On Sir John Roe.
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If wise amazed depart this holy grave
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Giles Fletcher.
Attributed To:
Giles Fletcher
First Line:
My sledge and hammer lie reclined
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
Lincoln Church. In memory of David Fletcher, Smith to this Church, who died Feb. 14. 1744. Aged 48 Years.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Below this marble monument is laid
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
Bath Abbey.
Attribution:
John Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Here lies a man made Spain and Holland shake
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
On Admiral Blake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies old Hobson death hath broke his girt
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
On the Cambridge Carrier, who sickened in the Time of his Vacancy, being forbid to go to London, by reason of the Plague.
Attribution:
John Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Here lieth one who did most truly prove
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
John Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Here lies interred under this stone
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Rennesley, Hertf.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hushed be each ruder breath within this shrine
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Verses making part of an Epitaph to be engraved on the monument of a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He that hath such acuteness and such wit
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
On Mr. Francis Beaumont.
Attribution:
Bishop Corbet.
Attributed To:
Richard Corbett
First Line:
Here lies father and mother and sister and I
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
Nettlebed, Oxfordshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This rich marble doth interr
Page No:
pp.26-28
Poem Title:
On the Marchioness of Winchester.
Attribution:
John Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Here lies the body of poor Frank Rowe
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Selbey, Yorkshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here two young Danish soldiers lie
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
St. Mary's Beverley, Y.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Short was my stay in this vain world
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
St Peter's, Leeds. Thomas Crabtree, 1680.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had cruel death whose harvest is each hour
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
On a young Lady.
Attribution:
Em. Collins.
Attributed To:
Em. Collins
First Line:
Here lieth old Beck who sold fruit who sold fruit at the cross
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Turn hither man within this tomb
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
On Henry Fielding, Esq.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever paerent ever child was dear
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a young Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stop passenger until my life you've read
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
On Margaret Scott.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O born to bless and die and die in temper mild
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
St. Thomas's Sarum.
Attribution:
R. H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone --'s dust is laid
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the tomb in marble polished high
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
Intended to be placed on a stone in the church of Bromham, in the county of Wilts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Hopkins dies a thousand lights attend
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here Congreve lies who too untimely fell
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
On Miss Kitty Congreve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near his paternal seat here buried lies
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
On the R. H. Thomas Winnington, Esq;
Attribution:
Said to be wrote by Sir C. H. W.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Stay passenger and shed a tear
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Old Gray Friers, Edinburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the body of Daniel Saul
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Musician and logician eke
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
York Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This peaceful tomb doth now contain
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
On Robert Huntingdon, of Stanton Harcourt, Esq. and Robert, his son.
Attribution:
Wm. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Under this marble or under this sill
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here fast asleep lies Saunders Scott
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
On Mr. Demar, who died July the 6th, 1720.
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
To me twas given to die to thee tis given
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
St. Peter's, Norwich.
Attribution:
These three lines are by Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
John Sherry lies here whose fixed abode
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On an old Hawker found dead in the Highway.
Attribution:
J. Kirk.
Attributed To:
J. Kirk
First Line:
Stay bachelor if you have wit
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
They were so one that none could say
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On a Husband and Wife.
Attribution:
Paul Jermin Foley.
Attributed To:
Paul Jermin Foley
First Line:
Concord is conquered in this urn there lies
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
On William Lawes, a Musician, killed at the Siege of Westchester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a head that often ached
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Goodwin.
Attributed To:
William Goodwin
First Line:
Here old John Randal lies who telling of his tale
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If heaven be pleased when sinners cease to sin
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Receiver of this college rents he paid
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
Gloucester Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go fair example of untainted youth
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
Sherborne, Dorsetshire.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
How apt are men to lie how dare they say
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
On Sir William Trumbal, one of the principal Secretaries of State to King William III. who, having resigned his place, did in his retirement at East Hamsted, in Berks, 1716.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here lies the last King Charles of Spain
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth John Cruker a maker of bellows
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J. Hoskines.
Attributed To:
J. Hoskines
First Line:
Here snug in grave my wife doth lie
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Death judgment heaven and hell
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
Written by Dr. Trapp for his own Tombstone.
Attribution:
Written by Dr. Trapp
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
From life's superfluous cares enlarged
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Tis fit the English reader should be told
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
On Master Howard, Son to Lord Viscount Andover.
Attribution:
E. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Was rhetoric on the lips of sorrow hung
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
On a young Clergyman at St. Peter's, in the Isle of Thanet.
Attribution:
C. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Here Thomas Saffin lies interred ah why
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath these horrors of a tomb
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
On William the Third.
Attribution:
Isaac Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Reader beware immoderate love of pelf
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
On a Miser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever treadeth on this stone
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's, Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Equal as age advanced her virtues grew
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Duke of Marlborough
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
written by Dr. Evans of Oxford.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Time was I stood where thou dost now
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
On a grave-stone near the ruins of an old church near Broughton-Green, by Northampton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone fair ladies lies
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here he lies beside a witch
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies wise and valiant dust
Page No:
p.57-57
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Strafford.
Attribution:
John Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Free from this dream of life this maze of care
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J. D. Cotton.
Attributed To:
J. D. Cotton
First Line:
Yes we have lived one pang and then we part
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
On Dr. Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester. Who died in Exile in Paris, 1732.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Dear to the wise and good dispraised by none
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
On Mr. Aikman, and his Son, who were both interred in the same grave.
Attribution:
David Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Think not by rigorous judgment seized
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Stanton Harcourt.
Attribution:
written by Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This Sheffield raised the sacred dust below
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope's ... Epitaph on Rowe
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
At Dryden's tomb inscribed with Sheffield's name
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a youth who fell a sacrifice
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
*******.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir G. Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Here lies John Flin
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
Mr. John Flin, a Painter, of Galway, in Ireland, though a Roman Catholic, wrote the following Epitaph for himself.
Attribution:
John Flin
Attributed To:
John Flin
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
by Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The world's a city full of crooked streets
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
Stoke, near Guildford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath the droppings of this spout
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
Allerton, Nottinghamshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On this marble drop a tear
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mrs. Monck.
Attributed To:
Mary Monck
First Line:
Philips whose touch harmonious could remove
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
On Claudius Phillips.
Attribution:
S. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Under this stone lies honest Syl
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
On a Letter-Founder at Oxford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
He first deceased she for a little tried
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On Sir Albertus Moreton and his Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here fast asleep upon his back
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On J. B--d, Esq; late Alderman of D--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two virtuous hands one truth expressing tongue
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Abbey-Church, Edinburgh. To the Memory of Anna Fowler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here's Delia's buried at fourscore
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
H. Jacobs.
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Tis Otwell Hill a holy hill
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
On Doctor Otwell Hill.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A body chaste a virtuous mind a temperate tongue an humble heart
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
A true Report of Mistres Isabell Harington, sometime of her Majesties privie chamber
Attribution:
written by a credible person, that was well acquainted with her conditions
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth a midwife brought to bed
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
Peterborough Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
On the grave of Shakespeare, at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
St. Margaret's, Westminster.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
From Orcade isles to Egypt's coast
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hil. Jacob.
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affection mild
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. On Mr. Gay.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Henceforth be every tender tear suppressed
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
On Master Newbery.
Attribution:
C. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Pensive peruse and keep wherever thou art
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All you that told lies of my mother and me
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
Northleigh, Oxfordshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For feats in Flandria's plains renowned
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
St. Bride's, London
Attribution:
Beckingham.
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
Ten in the hundred lies here ingraved
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Here lies a baron bold take care
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On Lord Balmerino.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Mills who over hills
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p.77
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
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p.78
Poem Title:
Wisbech.
Attribution:
S. Wesley.
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
Beneath in the dust the mouldy old crust
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p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever you are tread softly I entreat you
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p.78
Poem Title:
Here lies Randoph Peter, of Oriel, the Eater.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come let us rejoice merry boys at his fall
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p.79
Poem Title:
On the Parson of -- Parish, in --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here old -- lies
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p.79
Poem Title:
On ****
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever knows or hears whose sacred bones
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p.79
Poem Title:
On Mrs. G.
Attribution:
A. Broome.
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies the old Katherine Gray
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p.80
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Weeping over thy sacred urn
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p.80
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Halifax.
Attribution:
Ambrose Philips.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Ask not who ended here his span
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p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Francis Ch--s lies be civil
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p.81
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Ye sacred spirits while your friends distressed
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p.81
Poem Title:
On a Father, Mother, and Brother.
Attribution:
-- Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
He thrusts like lightening flew but skilful death
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p.82
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's in the West, London. Alexander Layton, Master of Defence, 1679.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whose eyes were closed in death's pale night
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p.82
Poem Title:
On a Child killed by procured Abortion.
Attribution:
***.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great good and just could I but rate
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p.83
Poem Title:
On K. Charles the 1st.
Attribution:
Montrose.
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
O lord my saviour and heavenly maker
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p.83
Poem Title:
Narden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well then poor G-- lies under ground
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p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Briton behold if patriot worth be dear
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p.84
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vain Greece consult no more or haughty Rome
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p.84
Poem Title:
On King William III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kneller by heaven and not a master taught
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p.85
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of gentle blood his parents only treasure
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p.85
Poem Title:
On Mr. Rogers, jun. of Gloucestershire.
Attribution:
J. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ye sons of industry learn hence to know
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
***
Attribution:
*****.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this smooth stone by the bone of his bone
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p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If charity commends a wife
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p.86
Poem Title:
Haddington, in Scotland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On me perhaps in gay pursuits employed
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p.86
Poem Title:
Designed by the Author, ****, for himself.
Attribution:
****
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had kings a power to lend their subjects breath
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p.87
Poem Title:
St. Mary Magdalen's London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader wonder think it none
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pp.87-88
Poem Title:
On Henry, Prince of Wales, Son of K. James.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why start the case is yours or will be soon
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pp.88-89
Poem Title:
On a Gentleman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blush not ye fair to own me but be wise
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pp.89-90
Poem Title:
On a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What beauty would have lovely styled
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p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben. Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Reader stay | And if I had no more to say
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p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
This modest stone which few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
On Mr. Elijah Fenton, at Easthamstead in Berks, 1730.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This plain floor
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p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crashaw.
Attributed To:
Richard Crashaw
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
On the young Lord Mount Cashel.
Attribution:
Mary Barber.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Posterity hath many fates bemoaned
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
On Sir Robert Cotton, the Antiquary.
Attribution:
T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Here lieth Robin Masters faith twas hard
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p.93
Poem Title:
On an Undertaker.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
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p.93
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
-- Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
If humour wit and honesty could save
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
St. Clement's Danes, London.
Attribution:
S. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Here lies the body of honest Tom Page
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p.94
Poem Title:
Norwich Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
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p.94
Poem Title:
For one who would not be buried in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
A Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Take heed o good traveller and do not tread hard
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
On a large fat Physician.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You see old Scarlet's picture stand on high
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p.94
Poem Title:
Peterborough Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Withers rest thou bravest gentlest mind
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Stand fair encountered both grave sovereign time
Page No:
pp.99-101
Poem Title:
Christ Church, London. Time's triumph on the death of Mr. Robert Rogers, (who deceased anno 1601,) in the manner of a dialogue between Time, Death and Rogers.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tread gently reader near the dust
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In her whose relics mark this sacred earth
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pp.102-103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
R. Savage.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
Under this stone
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p.102
Poem Title:
Norwich Cathedral
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From pomp in mind and meanness in estate
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
On Richard Savage, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here she lies whose spotless fame
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p.103
Poem Title:
The Temple, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here William Inglott organist doth rest
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
Norwich Cathedral
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies Trotplaid John
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pp.105-106
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dorset the grace of courts the muses pride
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Withyam, Sussex. On Charles Earl of Dorset.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If it be lawful for a rural pen
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
St. Edmund's, Sarum. Richardus Vennard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Not far remote lies a lamented fair
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
Aldersgate, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone the world's just wonder lies
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
On Doctor Keil, the Astronomer.
Attribution:
Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Here lies Charles Ca'ndish let the marble stone
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edm. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Beauty itself lies here in whom alone
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
I lived in darkness such the all seeing fate
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
On a Lady that was blind long before she died.
Attribution:
J. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stretched underneath this stone is laid
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Frome, Somersetshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our Holt alas hath stint his hold
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p.110
Poem Title:
All-Hallows, Staining, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a round woman who thought mighty odd
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
What so thou hast of nature or of arts
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To the dark and silent tomb
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thou who surveyst these walls with curious eye
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
On Sir Thomas Hanmer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This unambitious stone preserves a name
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
On Sir James Sooty.
Attribution:
H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stephen and time are now both even
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
On little Stephen, a noted fiddler in Suffolk.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Under this stone lies virtue youth
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
On Sir George Speke.
Attribution:
Edm. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Reader stand back dull not this marble shrine
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
Oakham, Rutlandshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If modest youth with cool reflection crowned
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. Edmund, D. of Buckingham. Died in the nineteenth year of his age, 1735.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope