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A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [T93622] [ecco]

DMI number:
1279
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
1 of 8
ESTC number:
T93622
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115281335
Shelfmark:
ECCO EFL
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | WITH | NOTES, | BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL. | [rule] | THE FIRST VOLUME. | [rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED BY AND FOR J. NICHOLS, | RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET-STREET. | MDCCLXXX.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece. Half title: J. NICHOL'S | SELECT COLLECTION | OF POEMS. | VOLUME I. Directions to the Binder at the foot of p. xiv.
Comments:
Contents: French verse pp. 123.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication to Thomas Percy signed J. Nichols pp. v-vi; Advertisement pp. vii-x; Index to biographical notes pp. xi-xiv. Back matter: Contents pp. 285-288.
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Dedicatee:
Thomas Percy
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Absolute (100%)
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Editor:
John Nichols
Confidence:
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Loved by and loving the best youth of Rome
Page No:
pp.1-5
Poem Title:
Elegy, By The Wife Of Alexias, Complaining Of His Absence, He Having Left Her On His Wedding Night Unenjoyed, Out Of Zeal To Visit The Christian Churches. From The Latin Of Francis Remond.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Phaon to the flaming Aetna flies
Page No:
pp.6-10
Poem Title:
Sappho To Phaon.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Sir Carr Scrope, Bart.
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
Close by a stream whose flowery bank might give
Page No:
pp.10-15
Poem Title:
The Parting of Sireno and Diana.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Scrope]
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
Like dancers on the ropes poor poets fare
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Man Of Mode.
Attribution:
By The Same. 1676. [i.e. Scrope]
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
As Amoret and Phillis sat
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
Song In The Man Of Mode...From The French Of Madame De La Suze.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Scrope]
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
How hard the fate is of the scribbling drudge
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Rival Queens.
Attribution:
By The Same. 1677. [i.e. Scrope]
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
Conquered with soft and pleasing charms
Page No:
pp.19-21
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The philters Thestylis and charms prepare
Page No:
pp.21-29
Poem Title:
Pharmaceutria; Or, The Enchantress. Translated From Theocritus.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Bowles, of King's College, Cambridge.
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Then this unwieldy factious town
Page No:
pp.29-31
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode XV. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Knightly Chetwood.
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
I Damon and Alpheus loves recite
Page No:
pp.31-34
Poem Title:
The Eighth Eclogue Of Virgil.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Chetwood]
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
What art thou O thou new found pain
Page No:
pp.37-41
Poem Title:
Upon Desire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At dead of night when rapt in sleep
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though I can add but little to his name
Page No:
pp.42-46
Poem Title:
On Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Sir Thomas Higgons.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Higgons
First Line:
Come then at last while anxious nations weep
Page No:
pp.46-50
Poem Title:
To The Duke, On His Return. 1682. 1682.
Attribution:
By Nathanael Lee.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lee
First Line:
See there the taper's dim and doleful light
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
On The Snuff Of A Candle; Made In Sickness.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Wharton.
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
How hardly I concealed my tears
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Wharton]
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
How doth the mournful widowed city bow
Page No:
pp.53-56
Poem Title:
The Lamentations of Jeremiah.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Wharton]
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
As Ariana young and fair
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
Song To A Lady, Who Discovered A New Star In Cassiopeia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Charles Dryden.
Attributed To:
Charles Dryden
First Line:
Theseus O Theseus hark but yet in vain
Page No:
pp.58-63
Poem Title:
Ariadne's Complaint. Upon A Rock In The Island Of Naxos On Being Deserted By Theseus.
Attribution:
By William Cartwright.
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Father of poets though thine own great day
Page No:
pp.63-69
Poem Title:
In Memory Of The Most Worthy Ben Jonson.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Cartwright]
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Would you know how we meet over our jolly full bowls
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
A New Catch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hector though warned by an approaching cry
Page No:
pp.70-74
Poem Title:
The Parting of Hector and Andromache.
Attribution:
By Dr. Chetwood.
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
What strains at sacred Pisa's spring
Page No:
pp.75-82
Poem Title:
Ode, In Imitation Of Pindar, On The Death Of Thomas Earl Of Ossory.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Chetwood]
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
Religious discord fury of this isle
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
On The Death Of James Duke Of Ormond.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Chetwood]
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
This Atlas gone what hero does remain
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
To The Present Duke.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How to thy sacred memory shall I bring
Page No:
pp.85-89
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Aphara Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
Envy and faction rule the grumbling age
Page No:
pp.89-92
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Ah where protecting providence ah where
Page No:
pp.92-95
Poem Title:
On The Death Of King Charles II.
Attribution:
By Mr. William Bowles.
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Are you grown lazy or does some disease
Page No:
pp.96-98
Poem Title:
The Reapers, Theocritus, Idyll. X.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bowles]
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Cupid the sliest rogue alive
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
The Honey-Stealer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There on the extremest beach and farthest sand
Page No:
pp.100-104
Poem Title:
The Complaint Of Ariadne. From Catullus.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Bowles.
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Proud Eunica when I advanced to kiss
Page No:
pp.104-106
Poem Title:
Eunica, Or The Neatherd. Theocritus, Idyll. XX.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bowles]
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Oh how does my dear Aeschines oh how
Page No:
pp.107-19
Poem Title:
Cynisca's Love. Theocritus, Idyll. XIV.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bowles]
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Now first with bolder sails I tempt the main
Page No:
pp.110-115
Poem Title:
Proteus: From Sannazarius, Ecl. IV...To Ferdinand Of Arragon, Duke of Calabria.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bowles]
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
The gods are not more blessed than he
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
Sappho's Ode, From Longinus.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bowles]
Attributed To:
William Bowles
First Line:
Tis well he's gone O had he never been
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
On The Protector's Death
Attribution:
By Mr. Godolphin.
Attributed To:
Sir William Godolphin
First Line:
Waller is dead and lofty number's lost
Page No:
pp.120-123
Poem Title:
On Mr Waller
Attribution:
By Mr. Thomas Rymer.
Attributed To:
Thomas Rymer
First Line:
Not flesh and flood can Riley's pride confine
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
To Mr. Riley...On Drawing Mr. Waller's Picture.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Rymer]
Attributed To:
Thomas Rymer
First Line:
Vain gallants look on Waller and despair
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[Verses By M. St. Evremont. 1684. ('Waller, qui ne sent rien des maux de la vieillesse')] In English.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rymer
Attributed To:
Thomas Rymer
First Line:
The muses darling pride of all the plains
Page No:
pp.125-127
Poem Title:
The Deserted Swain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah had thy body lasted as thy name
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bevil Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
O solitude my sweetest choice
Page No:
pp.130-138
Poem Title:
On Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The free born English generous and wise
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
A character Of The English.
Attribution:
By Robert Wolsey, Esq.
Attributed To:
Robert Wolseley
First Line:
Not sleep beneath the shade in flowery fields
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
To The Memory OF Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Sir John Cotton, Bart.
Attributed To:
Sir John Cotton
First Line:
So dark the night was that old Charon
Page No:
pp.141-147
Poem Title:
News From Hell.
Attribution:
By Captain Radcliff.
Attributed To:
Alexander Radcliffe
First Line:
Since earth and water more dilated air
Page No:
pp.147-154
Poem Title:
Nature's Changes, Lucret. Book V.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Sir Robert Howard.
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
In Windsor Forest before war destroyed
Page No:
pp.156-165
Poem Title:
The Duel Of The Stags.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Howard]
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
Proud and foolish noisy stream
Page No:
pp.165-167
Poem Title:
To Count Montecuccoli; Against Pride Upon Sudden Advancement...From The Italian Of Fulvio Testi.
Attribution:
By An Unknown Writer.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Suffenus whom you know the witty
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Catullus, Epig. XIX.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While here for the fair Amaryllis I die
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
From The Greek Of Menage.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go for I'm impatient grown
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
Invitation Into The Country.
Attribution:
By The Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wary gods lock up in cells of night
Page No:
pp.170-172
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode XXIII.
Attribution:
Paraphrased by Dr. Walter Pope.
Attributed To:
Walter Pope
First Line:
If I live to grow old as I find I go down
Page No:
pp.173-174
Poem Title:
The Old Man's Wish.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Walter Pope]
Attributed To:
Walter Pope
First Line:
On the bank of a river close under the shade
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You I love by all that's true
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fain would I Chloris ere I die
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nor com'st thou yet my slothful love nor yet
Page No:
pp.176-179
Poem Title:
Hero's Complaint to Leander.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What art thou love whence are those charms
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis true in these well polished lines
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
Written In A Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou hast inspired me with thy soul and I
Page No:
pp.181-183
Poem Title:
To His Friend The Author, Upon His Divine Epigrams
Attribution:
J. Dryden, Of Trinity College
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Our play's a parallel the holy league
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
Prologue To The Duke Of Guise.
Attribution:
By The Same. 1683. [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Much time and trouble this poor play has cost
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
Epilogue.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Two houses joined two poets to a play
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
Another Epilogue...Intended To Have Been Spoken To The Play, Before It Was Forbidden Last Summer.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Dryden]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Songs of sonnets and rustical roundelays
Page No:
pp.188-191
Poem Title:
Hunting The Hare.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease anxious world your fruitless pain
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege.
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
In some kind dream upon her slumber steal
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Tell me no more you love in vain
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Ye happy swains whose hearts are free
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Madam with so much wonder we are struck
Page No:
pp.195-197
Poem Title:
To The Marchioness Of Newcastle, On Her Incomparable Poems.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Tell me gentle Strephon why
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
The Forsaken Mistress.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Sweetest bud of beauty may
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
To A Very Young Lady.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Ah Celia that I were but sure
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
The Divided Heart.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
While others toil our country to supply
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
On The Translations Of Mr. J. N. Out Of The French And Italian.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Hopeless I languish out my days
Page No:
pp.201-202
Poem Title:
Voiture's Urania.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
The nymph that undoes me is fair and unkind
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
If I my Celia could persuade
Page No:
p.203
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Who Fled The Sight Of Him
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
It is not Celia in our power
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Asking Him How Long He Would Love Her.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Etherege]
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
If generous gratitude could ever excuse
Page No:
pp.204-208
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What is it to us who guides the state
Page No:
pp.209-211
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode XI. Imitated.
Attribution:
By John Howe, Esq.
Attributed To:
John How
First Line:
How can they taste of joys or grief
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. How]
Attributed To:
John How
First Line:
In Chloris all soft charms agree
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. How]
Attributed To:
John How
First Line:
Ah friend the posting years how fast they fly
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode XIV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lyce the gods have heard my prayer
Page No:
pp.214-215
Poem Title:
Horace, Book IV. Ode XIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Winter's dissolved behold a world's new face
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
Horace, Book IV. Ode VII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We must all live and we would all live well
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear friend for surely I may call him so
Page No:
pp.219-227
Poem Title:
Horace, Book 1. Ep. XVIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be calm my Delius and serene
Page No:
pp.227-229
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how Damon's age appears
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
THe Grove.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now scorching Sirius burnt the thirsty moors
Page No:
pp.230-236
Poem Title:
Part Of Virgil's Fourth Georgick.
Attribution:
By Mr. Creech.
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
Hylas the clear day boasts a glorious sun
Page No:
pp.236-248
Poem Title:
Eclogue...On The Death Of Ben Jonson.
Attribution:
By Lord Falkland
Attributed To:
Lucius Cary
First Line:
Fortune as blind as he whom she doth lead
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
Description Of Fortune
Attribution:
By Michael Drayton, Esq.
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
I see that wreath which doth the wearer arm
Page No:
pp.249-252
Poem Title:
On Ben Jonson.
Attribution:
By Mr. Henry King.
Attributed To:
Henry King
First Line:
If Romulus did promise in the fight
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of Ben Jonson
Attribution:
By Lord Buckhurst.
Attributed To:
Richard Sackville
First Line:
As when the vestal hearth went out no fire
Page No:
pp.252-257
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of Ben Jonson.
Attribution:
By Jasper Mayne.
Attributed To:
Jasper Mayne
First Line:
On a hill that graced the plain
Page No:
pp.259-262
Poem Title:
Thyrsis's Praise To His Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. William Browne.
Attributed To:
William Browne
First Line:
I must admire thee but to praise were vain
Page No:
pp.263-265
Poem Title:
To Michael Drayton, Esq.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Selden.
Attributed To:
John Selden
First Line:
So much a stranger my severer muse
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
To Mr. William Browne.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Selden]
Attributed To:
John Selden
First Line:
So fell the sacred Sibyl when of old
Page No:
pp.267-271
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Mr. Selden.
Attribution:
By Dr. Bathurst, 1654.
Attributed To:
Ralph Bathurst
First Line:
The work that I was born to do is done
Page No:
pp.271-275
Poem Title:
Verses...Annexed To His Batrachomyomachia.
Attribution:
By George Chapman.
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
O beauty how attractive is thy power
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
To Beauty.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Chapman]
Attributed To:
George Chapman
First Line:
O ignorant poor man what dost thou bear
Page No:
pp.276-279
Poem Title:
Conclusion Of Nosce Teipsum.
Attribution:
By Sir John Davies.
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Thou vermin slander bred in abject minds
Page No:
pp.279-281
Poem Title:
Detraction Execrated.
Attribution:
By Sir John Suckling.
Attributed To:
Sir John Suckling
First Line:
Ask me no more where Jove bestows
Page No:
pp.282-283
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Thomas Carew, Esq.
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Ask me why I send you here
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
The Primrose.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Carew]
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew