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A select collection of poems from the most approved authors [vol 1] [N21829] [ecco]

DMI number:
1381
Publication Date:
1772
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
N21829
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB128853755
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | FROM | THE MOST APPROVED AUTHORS. | IN TWO VOLUMES. | [rule] | THE SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [double rule] | EDINBURGH: | Printed by A. DONALDSON, and sold at his Shop | Corner of Arundel-Street, Strand, London; and | at Edinburgh. | [short rule] | MDCCLXXII.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Half title: [ornamental rule] | A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS. | IN TWO VOLUMES. | [ornamental rule]
Comments:
Query: is this a reissue or a new edition?
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement [1p.]; Contents pp. [vii]-ix.
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Title:
A select collection of poems from the most approved authors [vol 2] [N21829] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1772
ESTC No:
N21829
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
Alexander Donaldson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.1-5
Poem Title:
To The Right Honourable The Earl of Warwick, &c. On the Death of Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickel.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.5-8
Poem Title:
Colin And Lucy.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.8-24
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.24-49
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C- J-.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
An Epigram. On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Echard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.50-61
Poem Title:
London: A Poem. In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Samuel Johnson, A. M.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.62-64
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-Lane 1747.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.64-81
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome. A Poem.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.82-94
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress. A Poem, In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.94-96
Poem Title:
Ode, To A Lady. On the Death of Col. Charles Ross in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May 1745.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sunk to rest
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
Ode. Written in the same Year.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
Ode To Evening.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath Waters.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Chesterfield.
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Chesterfield]
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Chesterfield]
Attributed To:
Philip Dormer Stanhope
First Line:
The heavy hours are almost past
Page No:
pp.102-103
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttleton. Written in the Year 1733.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Parent of blooming flowers and gay desires
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Ode, in imitation of Pastor Fido. (O Primavera Gioventu del Anno.) Written abroad in 1729.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
All that of love can be expressed
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
To Miss Lucy F--. With Hammond's Elegies.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lyttelton].
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Ye sylvan scenes with artless beauty gay
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
An Irregular Ode, written at Wickham in 1746. To the same. [i.e. Lucy F—]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length escaped from every human eye
Page No:
pp.106-116
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the same Lady. A Monody. A. D. 1747.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Remote from liberty and truth
Page No:
pp.117-119
Poem Title:
An Ode. To William Pulteney, Esq.
Attribution:
By -- Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas when the friendly shade of night
Page No:
pp.119-121
Poem Title:
To Clarissa.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I loved thee beautiful and kind
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Epigram I.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lie on while my revenge shall be
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Epigram III.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My heart still hovering round about you
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Epigram II.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gentle pen with look demure
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Epigram IV. On Mrs. Penelope.
Attribution:
By the same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Charles in absence hear a friend complain
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
To the Honourable ***.
Attribution:
By William Whitehead, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Ah friend forbear nor fright the fields
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
An Ode To a Gentleman, on pitching a Tent in his Garden.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes I'm in love I feel it now
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
The Je Ne Scai Quoi. A Song.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.128-131
Poem Title:
An Ode, On a distant Prospect of Eton College.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Lo where the rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Twas on a lofty vase's side
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat. Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Old battle array big with horror is fled
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Imitation I. Colley Cibber. A New Year's Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Little tube of mighty power
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Imitation II. Mr. Philips.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou matured by glad Hesperian suns
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Imitation III. Mr. Thomson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Critics avaunt tobacco is my theme
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Imitation IV. Dr. Young.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed leaf whose aromatic gales dispense
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
Imitation V. Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Boy bring an ounce of freeman's best
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Imitation VI. Dean Swift.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thanks dear coquet indulgent cheat
Page No:
pp.141-144
Poem Title:
The Triumph of Indifference.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ethereal race inhabitants of air
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
An Ode On Aelus's Harp.
Attribution:
By the late James Thomson, Esq; Author of the Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Now had the son of Jove mature attained
Page No:
pp.146-157
Poem Title:
The Choice of Hercules. A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye green-robed Dryads oft at dusky eve
Page No:
pp.157-165
Poem Title:
The Enthusiast: Or, The Lover of Nature.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
O parent of each lovely muse
Page No:
pp.165-169
Poem Title:
An Ode to Fancy.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
In days my lord when mother time
Page No:
pp.170-175
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Soame Jennyns, Esq in the Country, to the Right Hon. the Lord Lovelace in Town. Written in the Year 1735.
Attribution:
Soame Jennyns, Esq
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
In the smooth dance to move with graceful mien
Page No:
pp.176-193
Poem Title:
The Art of Dancing. Inscribed to the Rt. Hon. the Lady Fanny Fielding. Written in the year 1730.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Jenyns]
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Just broke from school pert impudent and raw
Page No:
pp.193-196
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Gentleman. Written in the Year 1746.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Jenyns]
Attributed To:
Soame Jenyns
First Line:
Skilled in each art that can adorn the fair
Page No:
pp.197-200
Poem Title:
The Modern Fine Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As genius virtue reputation
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
Genius, Virtue, and Reputation. A Fable. From Mons. De La Motte, Book v. Fable 6.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The solitary bird of night
Page No:
pp.202-205
Poem Title:
Ode to Wisdom.
Attribution:
By Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
In plaintive sounds that tuned to woe
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, On his intending to cut down a Grove to enlarge his Prospect.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Ye green haired nymphs whom Pan allows
Page No:
pp.207-210
Poem Title:
Ode to a Water-Nymph.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Sorrowing I catch the reed and call the muse
Page No:
pp.210-219
Poem Title:
Musaeus: A Monody To The Memory of Mr. Pope. In Imitation of Milton's Lycidas.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.220-224
Poem Title:
An Elegy. Written in a Country Church-Yard.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Daughter of Jove relentless power
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
Hymn to Adversity.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Sir | While born to bring the muse's happier days
Page No:
pp.227-232
Poem Title:
An Epistle Addressed To Sir Thomas Hanmer, On his Edition of Shakespear's Works.
Attribution:
By Mr. William Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
To fair Fidele's grassy tomb
Page No:
pp.233-234
Poem Title:
A Song From Shakespear's Cymbeline. Sung by Guiderus and Arviragus over Fidele, supposed to be dead.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Turn gentle hermit of the dale
Page No:
pp.234-240
Poem Title:
The Hermit. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Supposed to be written by Dr. Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
I came great bard to gaze upon thy shrine
Page No:
pp.240-244
Poem Title:
Virgil's Tomb. Naples, MDCCXLI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye ladies that live in the city or town
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
The Link. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let observation with extensive view
Page No:
pp.246-257
Poem Title:
The Vanity of Human Wishes. The Tenth Satire of Juvenal. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Samuel Johnson, M. A.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Led by the jocund train of vernal hours
Page No:
pp.258-262
Poem Title:
The Tears of Old May-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed