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A select collection of poems from the most approved authors [vol 2] [N21829] [ecco]

DMI number:
1382
Publication Date:
1772
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
N21829
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB128854025
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | FROM | THE MOST APPROVED AUTHORS, | IN TWO VOLUMES. | [rule] | THE SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | VOL. II. | [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. | VOL. II. | [ornamental rule]
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Contents pp. [v]-viii.
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Title:
A select collection of poems from the most approved authors [vol 1] [N21829] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1772
ESTC No:
N21829
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
Alexander Donaldson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ye belles and ye flirts and ye pert little things
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Song for Ranelagh.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Whitehead.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Whoever with curious eye has ranged
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
The Monkies: A Tale.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
When Cortez' furious legions flew
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
The Revenge of America.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton.
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
The dart of Izdabel prevails twas dipped
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
The Dying Indian
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Mother of musings contemplation sage
Page No:
pp.6-15
Poem Title:
The Pleasures of Melancholy. Written in teh Year 1745.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Thomas Warton.
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
W---de thy beechen slopes with waving grain
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
A Sonnet; written at W--de in the absense of --.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
As by some tyrant's stern command
Page No:
pp.17-20
Poem Title:
The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse. Written in the Year 1744.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When late the trees were stripped by winter pale
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On Bathing. A Sonnet.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Warton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
O thou who labourst in this rugged mine
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
By Miss Cooper, (now Mrs. Madan), in her Brother's Coke upon Littleton.
Attribution:
By Miss Cooper, (now Mrs. Madan)
Attributed To:
Judith Madan [nee Cowper]
First Line:
Try not my St---e tis in vain
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Ode on the Death of Matzel, a favourite Bull-finch; addressed to Mr. St--pe, to whom the Author had given the Reversion of it when he left Dresden.
Attribution:
By the Honourable Sir Charles Han. Williams, Kt. of the Bath.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Beneath these moss grown roots this rustic cell
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
An Inscription on the Cell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ne gay attire ne marble hall
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Father Francis's Prayer. Written in Lord Westmorland's Hermitage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here all thy active fires diffuse
Page No:
pp.25-29
Poem Title:
An Ode Performed in the Senate-house at Cambridge, July 1. 1749, at the Installation of his Grace Thomas Holles Duke of Newcastle, Chancellor of the University.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason, Fellow of Pembroke-Hall. Set to Music by Mr. Boyce, Composer to his Majesty.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Sweet bird that singest on yonder spray
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
An Inscription in the Cell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes magic lyre now all complete
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Ode to an Aeolus's Harp. Sent to Miss Shepherd.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Away let naught to love displeasing
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reflecting on thy worth methinks I find
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Dennis to Mr. Thomson, Who had procured him a Benefit Night.
Attribution:
Dennis
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
To you whose groves protect the feathered choirs
Page No:
pp.33-36
Poem Title:
The Goldfinches. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jago.
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
The sun had chased the mountain snow
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
The Blackbirds. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Jago]
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
In ancient times some hundred winters past
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Heroines, or Modern Memoirs.
Attribution:
By Mr. Graves.
Attributed To:
Richard Graves
First Line:
Seek not in these paths to view
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
Transcribed from the Rev. Mr. Pixel's Parsonage Garden near Birmingham, 1757.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As once the muse reclining on her lyre
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Ut Pictura Poesis.
Attribution:
By Mr. Nourse, late of All-Souls College Oxen, 1741.
Attributed To:
John Nourse
First Line:
Dear doctor of St Mary's
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
A Song Upon Miss Harriet Hanbury, addresed to the Rev. Mr. Birt.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Your compliments dear lady pray forbear
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who sent Compliments to a Clergyman upon the Ten of Hearts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu awhile forsaken flood
Page No:
pp.45-53
Poem Title:
The Grotto...Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
Written by the late Mr. Green of the Custom-house, under the Name of Peter Drake, a Fisherman of Brentford.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Our wits Apollo's influence beg
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
The Grotto....Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
Written by the late Mr. Green of the Custom-house, under the Name of Peter Drake, a Fisherman of Brentford.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Oft has it been my lot to mark
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
The Camelion. A Fable after Monsieur De La Motte.
Attribution:
By Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Come Thomas give us t' other sonnet
Page No:
pp.55-58
Poem Title:
Captain Thomas, of Battereau's Regiment in the Isle of Skie, to Captain P-- at Fort Augustus.
Attribution:
C. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Between the smooth descent of yonder hills
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
The Country Parson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While soft through water earth and air
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady in London.
Attribution:
By Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Hail genial goddess blooming spring
Page No:
pp.63-65
Poem Title:
Ode, to Spring.
Attribution:
By Miss F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sister of Phoebus gentle queen
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
Ode to Cynthia.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Miss F. ]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail sacred stream whose waters roll
Page No:
pp.67-70
Poem Title:
Ode to the Tiber. Written Abroad...On entering the Campania of Rome, at Otricoli. MDCCLV.
Attribution:
By William Whitehead, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Sweet warbler to whose artless song
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Ode to a Thrush.
Attribution:
By Miss P***.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Silent and clear through yonder peaceful vale
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
Elegy I. Written at the Convent of Haut Villiers in Champagne, 1754.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Amid these mouldering walls this marble round
Page No:
pp.73-75
Poem Title:
Elegy II. On the Mausoleum of Augustus. To The Right Honourable George Bussy Villiers, Visc. Villiers. Written at Rome, 1756,
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes noble youth tis true the softer arts
Page No:
pp.76-78
Poem Title:
Elegy III. To The Right Honourable George Simon Harcourt, Visc. Newnham. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
From Latian fields the mansions of renown
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To an Officer. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Whitehead]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Behold the magic of Theresa's hand
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
To a Lady on a Landscape of her Drawing.
Attribution:
By Mr. Parrat.
Attributed To:
Charles Parrott
First Line:
Prithee why so fantastic and vain
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
To a Lady very handsome, but too fond of Dress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus's beams are withdrawn from our sight
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
An Excuse for Inconstancy, 1737.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Dr. Lisle.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When Orpheus went down to the regions below
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
The Power of Music. A Song. Imitated from the Spanish...Set to Music by Dr. Hayes.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
The hero who to Smyrna bay
Page No:
pp.86-91
Poem Title:
Letter from Smyrna to his Sisters at Crux-Easton, 1733.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord sister here's the butcher come
Page No:
pp.91-94
Poem Title:
Letter from Marseilles to my Sisters at Crux-Easton, May 1735.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
In Russia's frozen clime some ages since
Page No:
pp.94-121
Poem Title:
The History of Porsenna, King of Russia. In Two Books.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
The midnight moon serenely smiles
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
To Miss ****.
Attribution:
By Miss Elisa Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Beneath an aged oak's embowering shade
Page No:
pp.124-127
Poem Title:
Cynthia: An Elegaic Poem.
Attribution:
By T. P***cy.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Queen of each sacred sound sweet child of air
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
Arion, an Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Marriot.
Attributed To:
James Marriott
First Line:
Dear thoughtless Clara to my verse attend
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
Epistle from the late Lord Viscount Bolingbroke to Miss Lucy Atkins.
Attribution:
Lord Viscount Bolingbroke
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
Led by the muse my step pervades
Page No:
pp.132-135
Poem Title:
An Ode to Sculpture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Plumb who though blessed in his Kentish retreat
Page No:
pp.136-138
Poem Title:
The Fable of Jotham: To the Borough-Hunters.
Attribution:
By Richard Owen Cambridge, Esq.
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
A fakeer a religious well known in the east
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
The Fakeer: A Tale.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Cambridge]
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
Here on my native shore reclined
Page No:
pp.141-144
Poem Title:
Ode to Independency.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Ah cease this kind persuasive strain
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
Ode on Melancholy. To a Friend.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Awake aeolian lyre awake
Page No:
pp.146-150
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ruin seize thee ruthless king
Page No:
pp.151-156
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
When Delia on the plain appears
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
Song...Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Clarinda dearly loved attend
Page No:
pp.158-163
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
By --- Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What time the jocund rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.164-170
Poem Title:
The Tomb of Shakespear, A Vision.
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
Farewell that liberty our fathers gave
Page No:
pp.170-172
Poem Title:
Elegy I. On his falling in love with Neaera.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Adieu ye walls that guard my cruel fair
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
Elegy II. Unable to satisfy the covetous temper of Neaera, he intends to make a campaign, and try, if possible, to forget her.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Should Jove descend in floods of liquid ore
Page No:
pp.174-175
Poem Title:
Elegy III. He upbraids and threatens the avarice of Neaera, and resolves to quit her.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
While calm you sit beneath your secret shade
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To his friend, written under the confinement of a long indisposition.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
With wine more wine deceive thy master's care
Page No:
pp.176-178
Poem Title:
Elegy V. The lover is at first introduced speaking to his servant; he afterwards addresses himself to his mistress, and at last there is a supposed interview between them.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Thousands would seek the lasting peace of death
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
Elegy VI. He adjures Delia to pity him by their friendship with Celia, who was lately dead.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Now Delia breathes in woods the fragrant air
Page No:
pp.180-182
Poem Title:
Elegy VII. On Delia's being in the country, where he supposes she stays to see the harvest.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Ah what avails thy lover's pious care
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
Elegy VIII. He despairs that he shall ever possess Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
He who could first two gentle hearts unbind
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Elegy IX. He has lost Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
This day which saw my Delia's beauty rise
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
Elegy X. On Delia's Birth-Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
The man who sharpened first the warlike steel
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
Elegy XI. Against lovers going to war, in which he philosophically prefers Love and Delia to the more serious vanities of the world.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
No second love shall ever my heart surprize
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
Elegy XII. To Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Let others boast their heaps of shining gold
Page No:
pp.187-190
Poem Title:
Elegy XIII. He imagines himself married to Delia, and that, content with each other, they are retired into the country.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
What scenes of bliss my raptured fancy framed
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
Elegy XIV. To Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Oh formed alike to serve us and to please
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Elegy XV. To Mr. George Grenville.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
O say thou dear possessor of my breast
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
Elegy XVI. To Miss D-- W--d.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond. Written in the year 1732.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Over yonder eastern hill the twilight throws
Page No:
pp.196-205
Poem Title:
Hymn to the Naiads.
Attribution:
By Dr. Akenside. 1746.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
The wise and great of every clime
Page No:
pp.206-214
Poem Title:
Ode To the Right Honourable Francis Earl of Huntington.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
To me whom in their lays the shepherds call
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
I. For a Grotto.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Such was old Chaucer such the placid mien
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
II. For a Statue of Chaucer at Woodstock.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Whoever thou art whose path in summer lies
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
III.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O youths and virgins o declining eld
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
IV.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Amid the garden's fragrance laid
Page No:
pp.219-221
Poem Title:
Ode I. Allusion to Horace.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
The radiant ruler of the year
Page No:
pp.221-224
Poem Title:
Ode II. On the Winter Solstice, 1740.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O fly tis dire suspicion's mien
Page No:
pp.225-227
Poem Title:
Ode III. Against Suspicion.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Indeed my Phaedria if to find
Page No:
pp.227-229
Poem Title:
Ode IV. To a Gentleman whose Mistress had married an old Man.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
How thick the shades of evening close
Page No:
pp.229-234
Poem Title:
Ode V. Hymn to Chearfulness. The Author sick.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Queen of my songs harmonious maid
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
Ode VI. On the Absence of the Poetic Inclination.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
No foolish boy to virtuous fame
Page No:
pp.236-238
Poem Title:
Ode VII. To a Friend, on the Hazard of falling in Love.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Adieu to Leyden's lonely bound
Page No:
pp.238-241
Poem Title:
Ode VIII. On leaving Holland.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Thou silent power whose balmy sway
Page No:
pp.241-243
Poem Title:
Ode IX. To Sleep.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Once more I join the Thespian choir
Page No:
pp.244-248
Poem Title:
Ode X. On Lyric Poetry.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
The balmy zephyrs over the woodland stray
Page No:
pp.248-255
Poem Title:
Mary, Queen of Scots: An Elegy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient days when Arthur reigned
Page No:
pp.256-262
Poem Title:
Hengist and Mey: A Ballad.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Concubine.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now the storm begins to lower
Page No:
pp.263-266
Poem Title:
The Fatal Sisters: An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Uprose the king of men with speed
Page No:
pp.266-269
Poem Title:
The Descent of Odin.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Pity the sorrows of a poor old man
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
The Beggar.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed