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A select collection of modern poems [N21691]

DMI number:
737
Publication Date:
1750
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21691
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB130548092
Shelfmark:
BL - 1578/3774
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | MODERN POEMS. | By the most EMINENT HANDS. | [i]VIZ.[/i] | [2 columns] [column 1] MILTON. | Mr. PRIOR. | Mr. HUGHES. | Mr. ADDISON. | Mr. DRYDEN. | Mr. CONGREVE. [/column 1] | [column 2] Mr. GAY. | Mr. POPE. | Dr. ARBUTHNOT. | Dr. PARNELL. | Mr. TICKEL. | Lord LANSDOWNE, &c. [/column 2] | [rule] | THE SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]GLASGOW:[/i] | Printed by R. URIE: | For J. GILMOUR, opposite [i]Gibson's-Land, | Salt-mercat.[/i] MDCCL.
Epigraph:
[i]Perpetua semper dignissima vita.[/i] | Lucret. I. 3.
Place of Publication:
Glasgow
Genres:
Collection including prose and Collection including drama
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[1]-207, [1]pp.
Bibliographic details:
Some items have separate title pages.
Comments:
Some attributions taken from contents page Miscellaneous prose, pp. 7-9, 70, 78
Other matter:
Contents [2pp.]; 'Books Printed for J. Gilmour' [1p]
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Title:
A select collection of modern poems [ESTC T53676]
Publication Date:
1744
ESTC No:
T53676
Volume:
1 of 1
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Another Edition of
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Title:
A select collection of modern poems [ESTC N21693]
Publication Date:
1763
ESTC No:
N21693
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
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Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
J. Gilmour
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Robert Urie
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
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
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.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.52-56
Poem Title:
L' Allegro.
Attribution:
By Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.57-62
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now the bright morning star day's harbinger
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Song. On May Morning.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Cyriac this three years day these eyes though clear
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
A Sonnet. To Cyriac Skinner.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Man foolish man
Page No:
pp.65-68
Poem Title:
An Ode On Exod. iii. 14. I am that I am. Written 1688, as an Exercise at St. John's College, Cambridge.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O muse unfeigned o true celestial fire
Page No:
pp.69-76
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Creator of the World.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hughes.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
I leave mortality's low sphere
Page No:
pp.77-85
Poem Title:
The Ecstacy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hughes
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
Cecilia whose exalted hymns
Page No:
pp.86-88
Poem Title:
A Song. For St. Cecilia's Day at Oxford.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
While you my lord the rural shades admire
Page No:
pp.89-95
Poem Title:
A Letter from Italy, To the Right Honourable Charles Lord Halifax. In the Year MDCCI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.96-102
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast; or the Power of Music. An Ode, in Honour of St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
O harmony to thee we sing
Page No:
pp.103-107
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Harmony. In Honour of St. Cecilia's Day, MDCCI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.108-110
Poem Title:
A Contemplation on Night.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.113-117
Poem Title:
Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul. Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Happy the man whose wish and care
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
Ode on Solitude.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer. D. O. M.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.122-126
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.127-130
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece on Death.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Contentment.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.134-142
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.143-145
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickel.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As when some image of a charming face
Page No:
pp.146-156
Poem Title:
Essay. Upon unnatural flights in Poetry.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdowne.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.157-181
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C.J.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.182-185
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
Hymns...Hymn I.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
Hymn II.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Hymn III.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
Hymn IV.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Hymn V.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Thou rising sun whose gladsome ray
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
Odes. Ode I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Haste my reindeer and let us nimbly go
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
Ode II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My time o ye muses was happily spent
Page No:
pp.198-200
Poem Title:
Ode III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when in Sharon's field the blushing rose
Page No:
pp.201-204
Poem Title:
The Second Chapter of Solomon's Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My son the instruction that my words impart
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
The Seventh Chapter of the Proverbs.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed