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A select collection of modern poems [ESTC T53676]

DMI number:
740
Publication Date:
1744
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T53676
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW109761300
Shelfmark:
BOD M. adds. 111 f.7
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | MODERN POEMS. | [rule] | By the most EMINENT HANDS; | [rule] | [i]VIZ.[/i] | [2 columns] [column 1] MILTON. | Mr. PRIOR. | Mr. HUGHES. | Mr. ADDISON. | Mr. DRYDEN. [/column 1] | [column 2] Mr. CONGREVE. | Mr. GAY. | Mr. POPE. | Dr. PARNEL. | Lord LANSDOWNE. [/column2] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]GLASGOW:[/i] | Printed by R. URIE and COMPANY: | For J. GILMOUR, opposite [i]Gibson's-Land, | Salt-mercat.[/i] | [rule] | MDCCXLIV.
Epigraph:
[i]Perpetua semper dignissima vita.[/i] | Lucret. L 3.
Place of Publication:
Glasgow
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse, Collection of literary verse, Collection including prose, and Collection including drama
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[6] 7-144 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Several items have separate title pages.
Comments:
Miscellaneous prose: pp. 7-9, 68, 76
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: List of books printed for J. Gilmour [1p.]; Contents page [2pp.]
Related Miscellanies
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Publication Date:
1763
ESTC No:
N21693
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
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Comments:
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [N21691]
Publication Date:
1750
ESTC No:
N21691
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
A select collection of modern poems moral and philosophical [T62266]
Publication Date:
1759
ESTC No:
T62266
Volume:
None
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
J. Gilmour
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Robert Urie
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Before the starry threshold of Jove's court
Page No:
pp.5-44
Poem Title:
A Mask Presented at Ludlow-Castle, 1634.
Attribution:
By Milton [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Yet once more O ye laurels and once more
Page No:
pp.45-51
Poem Title:
Lycidas.
Attribution:
By Milton [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.52-56
Poem Title:
L' Allegro.
Attribution:
By Milton [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.57-62
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
By Milton [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Man foolish man
Page No:
pp.63-66
Poem Title:
An Ode On Exod. iii. 14. I am that I am. Written 1688, as an Excercise at St. John's College, Cambridge.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
Page No:
pp.67-74
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hughes. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
I leave mortality's low sphere
Page No:
pp.75-83
Poem Title:
The Ecstacy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hughes. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Cecilia whose exalted hymns
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day at Oxford.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.87-93
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax. In the Year MDCCI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.94-100
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Musick. An Ode, In Honour of St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
O harmony to thee we sing
Page No:
pp.101-105
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Harmony. In Honour of St. Cecilia's Day, MDCCI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve. [contents page]
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.106-108
Poem Title:
A Contemplation on Night.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay. [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.111-115
Poem Title:
Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul, Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Happy the man whose wish and care
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
Ode on Solitude.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.118-121
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece on Death.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnel. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.122-124
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Contentment.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnel. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.125-133
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnel. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
As when some image of a charming face
Page No:
pp.134-144
Poem Title:
Essay Upon unnatural flights in Poetry.
Attribution:
Lord Lansdowne. [contents page]
Attributed To:
George Granville