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A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [vol 3] [T93622] [ecco]

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1291
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
3 of 8
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T93622
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A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS: | WITH | NOTES, | BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL. | [rule] | THE THIRD VOLUME. | [rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED BY AND FOR J. NICHOLS, | RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET-STREET. | MDCCLXXX.
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London
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Frontispiece. Half title: J. NICHOLS'S | SELECT COLLECTION | OF POEMS. | VOLUME III.
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Back matter: Contents pp. 317-320.
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First Line:
A lady lived in former days
Page No:
pp.3-13
Poem Title:
The Eagle And The Robin.
Attribution:
By Dr, King, Of The Commons. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
One that had in her infant state
Page No:
pp.13-18
Poem Title:
Robin Red Breast, With The Beasts, An Old Cat's Prophecy; Taken out of an old copy of Verses supposed to be writ by John Lidgate a Monk of Bury.
Attribution:
By Dr. King. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
The tea was sipped Ocella gone
Page No:
pp.19-74
Poem Title:
Bibliotheca: A Poem. Occasioned By The Sight Of A Modern Library. With Some Very Useful Episodes And Digressions.
Attribution:
Probably By The Same [i.e. King] Note: This is ascribed to Dr. King upon conjecture only.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
To Windsor canon his well chosen friend
Page No:
pp.74-77
Poem Title:
Epistle To Mr. Goddard
Attribution:
Written By Dr. King, In The Character Of "The Review."
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
From far Barbadoes on the western main
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Receipt To Make A Sack-Posset.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. King]
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Of oats decorticated take two pound
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Receipt To Make An Oatmeal Pudding.
Attribution:
By Dr. King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
His angle rod made of a sturdy oak
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Upon A Giant's Angling.
Attribution:
By Dr. King.
Attributed To:
William King
First Line:
Of all the delicates which Britons try
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
Apple-Pye.
Attribution:
Probably By The Same [i.e. King] Footnote: This poem hath been claimed as Mr. Welsted's
Attributed To:
William King
Leonard Welsted
First Line:
Cambray whilst of seraphic love you write
Page No:
pp.81-87
Poem Title:
The Charms Of Liberty: In Allusion To The Archbishop Of Cambray's Telemachus.
Attribution:
By W. Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire, 1707.
Attributed To:
William Cavendish
First Line:
Welcome thou glorious spring of light and heat
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
To The Returning Sun.
Attribution:
By J. H.
Attributed To:
John How
First Line:
Had she but lived in Cleopatra's age
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
On The Dutchess Of Portsmouth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If righteous souls in their blessed mansions know
Page No:
pp.89-92
Poem Title:
The Dream...Occasioned By The Death Of Lady Seymour.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Talbot.
Attributed To:
James Talbot
First Line:
Such were the last the sweetest notes that hung
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
Elegy...Occasioned By Reading And Transcribing Mr. Waller's "Poem of Divine Love" After His Death.
Attribution:
By Mr. Talbot.
Attributed To:
James Talbot
First Line:
Hence vain attempter of the good and great
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
Against Sloth: When The King Was At Oxford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Arise great monarch see the joyful day
Page No:
pp.94-96
Poem Title:
Ode Sung Before King Charles II On New-Year's DAy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jacob Allestry.
Attributed To:
Jacob Allestry
First Line:
What art thou love whence are those charms
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
what Art Thou, Love?
Attribution:
By Mr. Allestry.
Attributed To:
Jacob Allestry
First Line:
Great sir | When last your royal brother blessed this place
Page No:
pp.97-99
Poem Title:
Verses And Pastorals. Spoken In The Theatre At Oxford, By Lord Savile and Mr. Cholmondeley.
Attribution:
Mr. Allestry had the chief hand...in making the Verses and Pastorals
Attributed To:
Jacob Allestry
First Line:
Thyrsis whom the gods inspire
Page No:
pp.100-104
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Allestry had the chief hand...in making the Verses and Pastorals
Attributed To:
Jacob Allestry
First Line:
With envy critics you'll this poem read
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
To A Person Of Honour, On His Incomparable Poem.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Clifford.
Attributed To:
Mat. Clifford
First Line:
As when a bully draws his sword
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
On The Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wonder not sir that praises yet never due
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
On The Same
Attribution:
By The Lord Vaughan.
Attributed To:
John Vaughan
First Line:
Tis not in this as in the former age
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
Prologue, Spoken At The Opening Of The Duke's New Play-House In Dorset-Garden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As he lay in the plain his arm under his head
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst Europe is alarmed with wars
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
The Prisoner In The Tower. To The Lady M. C.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See these two little brooks that slowly creep
Page No:
pp.110-111
Poem Title:
Love But One.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Flavia's eyes like fires suppressed
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
Song On A Lady Indisposed.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bevil Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
Fortune exerts her utmost power for you
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Who, Raffling For The King Of France's Picture, Flung The Highest Chances On The Dice.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Higgons]
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
The Cyprian queen drawn by Apelles' hand
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, Drawing Lady Hyde's Picture.
Attribution:
By Mr. Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
The charming Sandwich would from cities fly
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
On Lady Sandwich's Being Stayed In Town By The Immoderate Rain.
Attribution:
By Mr. Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
Thy wit in vain the feeble critic gnaws
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Higgons]
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
Thy well known malice fretful envy cease
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
Of The Immortality Of The Muses...Inscribed To Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq.
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
In flowery fields in cool retreats
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Ode To Sylvia. In Imitation of Prior.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Begin my muse the dire adventure tell
Page No:
pp.118-144
Poem Title:
The Apparition...Occasioned By The Publication Of Tindal's Rights Of The Christian Church.
Attribution:
By Abel Evans, D. D.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Thank heaven at last our wars are over
Page No:
pp.145-160
Poem Title:
Vertumnus, An Epistle; To Mr. Jacob Bobart, 1713.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
See sir here's the grand approach
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
On Blenheim House.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Under this stone reader survey
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
On Sir J. Vanbrugh; An Epigrammatical Epitaph
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Evans]
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Had Marlborough's troops in Gaul no better fought
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
On The Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Others their wit on paper oft have shown
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
On A Learned Device On Blenheim Great Gate 'A Huge Lion Tearing A Cock In Pieces.'
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Ten thousand tailors with their length of line
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
On Dr. Tadlow.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Evans]
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Indulgent nature to each kind bestows
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Tadlow
Attributed To:
Charles Tadlow
First Line:
Indulgent nature to each kind bestows
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
Dr. Conyers To Dr. Evans Bursar, On Cutting Down Some Fine College Trees.
Attribution:
Dr. Conyers
Attributed To:
Dr. Conyers
First Line:
My masters and friends and good people draw near
Page No:
pp.163-174
Poem Title:
On The Monument At London.
Attribution:
By Captain Radcliffe.
Attributed To:
Alexander Radcliffe
First Line:
All things were hush as when the drawers tread
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Dryden's Desciption of Night Burlesqued.
Attribution:
By Capt. Radcliffe.
Attributed To:
Alexander Radcliffe
First Line:
When black with shades this mourning vault appears
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of A Fair Young Lady
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden, 1697.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
For many unsuccessful years
Page No:
pp.168-164[i.e. 169]
Poem Title:
Advice To A Lover.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Yalden]
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
Here lovely Myra you behold
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
To Myra; Written In Her Cleopatra.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
As when by labouring stars new kingdoms rise
Page No:
pp.164 [i.e. 169]-172
Poem Title:
To The Earl Of Roscommon, On His Essay On Translated Verse,
Attribution:
By Dr. Chetwood
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
Let fond geographers now seek no more
Page No:
pp.173-175
Poem Title:
On The Marriage Of The Lady Mary With The Prince Of Orange.
Attribution:
By Dr. Chetwood.
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
Welcome thou friendly earnest of fourscore
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
On The First Fit Of The Gout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis no hard matter to divine
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
To Dr. Chetwood, When He Had The Gout.
Attribution:
By Dr. Waldren.
Attributed To:
Dr. Waldren
First Line:
Most profound | Since at a tavern I can't meet you
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
Epistle From Dr. Waldren To Dr. Chetwood, On His Refusing To Take The Oaths.
Attribution:
Dr. Waldren
Attributed To:
Dr. Waldren
First Line:
Fie Celia tis silly to sigh thus in vain
Page No:
p.180
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
By Dr. Waldren.
Attributed To:
Dr. Waldren
First Line:
Tell me some kind spirit tell
Page No:
pp.181-184
Poem Title:
An Essay Upon Death.
Attribution:
By Dr. Waldren.
Attributed To:
Dr. Waldren
First Line:
Bestrid an ant a pigmy great and tall
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
Epigram On A Pigmy's Death.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sprat; Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sprat
First Line:
Let Hymen on this happy day
Page No:
p.185
Poem Title:
Song, Made For A Wedding.
Attribution:
By Dr. Waldren.
Attributed To:
Dr. Waldren
First Line:
From the dark Stygian lake I come
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
Marvel's Ghost.
Attribution:
By Captain John Ayloffe.
Attributed To:
John Ayloffe
First Line:
He that first said it knew the worth of wit
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
On The Cambridge Commencement.
Attribution:
By Captain Ayloffe.
Attributed To:
John Ayloffe
First Line:
The lovely owner of this book
Page No:
p.190
Poem Title:
Written In A Lady's Waller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oft the reverend dotards cry
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
Anacreon Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You say you love repeat again
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh how pleasant is it how sweet
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Anacreon Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come fill it up and fill it high
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Anacreon Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pallas destructive to the Trojan line
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Pallas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First let thy altars smoke with sacred fire
Page No:
pp.194-199
Poem Title:
Part Of Virgil's First Georgicks...Dedicated To Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
Translated By Henry Sacheverell.
Attributed To:
Henry Sacheverell
First Line:
Tell me not I my time misspend
Page No:
pp.199-200
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Sir John Eaton.
Attributed To:
Sir John Eaton
First Line:
Too late alas I must confess
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
Sir John Eaton Imitated
Attribution:
By John Earl Of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Come honest sexton take thy spade
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
The Passing-Bell
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now heaven preserve our realm
Page No:
pp.202-205
Poem Title:
Ballad On A New Opera. 1658.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou 'rt more inconstant than the wind or sea
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
The Hypocrite...On the Lord Shatesbury. 1678.
Attribution:
By Mr. Caryll.
Attributed To:
John Caryll
First Line:
These forward roses spread an infant bloom
Page No:
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
On Seeing A Bank Of Primroses, In January, Covered With Snow.
Attribution:
By Mr. Thomas Foxton.
Attributed To:
Thomas Foxton
First Line:
This house and inhabitants both well agree
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
On The Castle Of Dublin
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell. 1715.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Is Viner dead and shall each muse become
Page No:
pp.209-212
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Mr. Viner.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
The greatest gifts that nature does bestow
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
To stifle passion is no easy thing
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
Love In Disguise.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Oft have I seen a piece of art
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
Chloris Appearing In A Looking-Glass.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Art thou alive it cannot be
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
On A Lady With Foul Breath.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Beauty rests not in one fixed place
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
On The Number Three.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
I hate the vulgar with untuneful mind
Page No:
pp.217-236
Poem Title:
Essay On The Different Styles Of Poetry. To Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Let that majestic pen that writes
Page No:
pp.237-261
Poem Title:
The Counter-Scuffle, 1670.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of knights and squires of low degree
Page No:
pp.262-278
Poem Title:
The Counter-Rat.
Attribution:
Written By R. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I sing of angels not the heavenly choir
Page No:
pp.279-312
Poem Title:
The Church-Scuffle
Attribution:
By John Crowne.
Attributed To:
John Crowne
First Line:
The tender boy in our cold country's chilled
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
Lines...In The Blank Leaf Of "The Royal Mischief," A Tragedy, By Mrs. Manley.
Attribution:
By Mr. Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
When haughty monarchs their proud State expose
Page No:
pp.313-314
Poem Title:
Verses To The Queen And Prince, On Their Visiting Oxford, 1702. I. To The Queen, At Christ-Church. Spoken by Mr. Harcourt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And you auspicious prince our other Care
Page No:
pp.314-315
Poem Title:
II. To The Prince, At Christ-Church. Spoken By Mr. Cowslade.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With love though rude we crowd this hallowed place
Page No:
p.315
Poem Title:
III. To The Queen, At Supper. By Mr. Finch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam once more the obsequious muse
Page No:
p.316
Poem Title:
IV. To The Queen, Going To Bed. Spoken By Mr. Pulteney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed