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A select collection of modern poems [N21690]

DMI number:
69
Publication Date:
1731
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21690
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110734275
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 211.
Full Title:
A Select | COLLECTION | OF | Modern Poems. | [rule] By the most eminent Hands. | [rule] [i]VIZ.[/i] | [two columns] [column one] The Right Honour-| able the Earl of | MURLGRAVE. | The Earl of ROS-| COMMON. | Mr. POPE. [/column one] | [column two] Mr. ADDISON. | Sir John DEN-| HAM. | Mr. TICKELL. | Mr. DRYDEN. | Mr. CONGREVE. [/column two] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]DUBLIN[/i]: | Printed by S. POWELL, for ABRAHAM BRADLEY, | at the [i]Golden Ball[/i] and [i]Ring[/i], opposite [i]Sycamore-| Alley[/i] in[i]Dame[/i]'s-[i]street[/i], MDCCXXXI.
Epigraph:
[i]Perpetua semper dignissima Vita.[/i] LUCRET. L. 3
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], [1]-144 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Harding C 211 has uncut pages, pp. 45-48. Some items have separate title pages.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents page [2pp.]
References:
Case 268 (b)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [T813]
Publication Date:
1713
ESTC No:
T813
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Abraham Bradley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by S. Powell, for Abraham Bradley, at the Golden Ball and Ring, opposite Sycamore Alley in Dame's Street.'
Printer:
Samuel Powell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by S. Powell, for Abraham Bradley, at the Golden Ball and Ring, opposite Sycamore Alley in Dame's Street.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Of things in which mankind does most excel
Page No:
pp.1-13
Poem Title:
An Essay on Poetry
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Earl of Murlgrave
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Whether the fruitful Nile or Tyrian shore
Page No:
pp.17-20
Poem Title:
To the Earl of Roscomon, On his Excellent Essay on Translated Verse.
Attribution:
John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Happy that author whose correct essay
Page No:
pp.21-35
Poem Title:
An Essay on Translated Verse.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscomon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
Page No:
pp.36-63
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
While crowds of princes your deserts proclaim
Page No:
pp.64-81
Poem Title:
The Campaign, A Poem. To his Grace the Duke of Marlborough.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Sure there are poets which did never dream
Page No:
pp.82-94
Poem Title:
Cooper's-Hill. A Poem
Attribution:
Written by the Honourable Sir John Denham, Knight of the Bath
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.95-101
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles, Lord Halifax
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
To the Lord Privy Seal
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.106-120
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
Page No:
pp.123-129
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World. Occasion'd by the Fragments of Orpheus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.130-136
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Musick. An Ode, In Honour of St. Cecilia's Day
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Behold Alexis see this gloomy shade
Page No:
pp.137-144
Poem Title:
The Mourning Muse of Alexis. Alexis and Menalcas.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve
Attributed To:
William Congreve