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A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [vol 4] [T93622] [ecco]

DMI number:
1292
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
4 of 8
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T93622
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CW115281962
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ECCO - EFL
Full Title:
A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS: | WITH | NOTES, | BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL. | [rule] | THE FOURTH VOLUME. | [rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED BY AND FOR J. NICHOLS, | RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET-STREET. | MDCCLXXX.
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London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
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Octavo
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Frontispiece. Half title: J. NICHOLS'S | SELECT COLLECTION | OF POEMS. | VOLUME IV.
Comments:
Contents: Latin verse p. 114.
Other matter:
Back matter: Additional remarks and corrections pp. 347-358; Contents pp. 357-364.
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First Line:
The days of man are doomed to pain and strife
Page No:
pp.1-12
Poem Title:
The Procession: On The Funeral Of Queen Mary.
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele. 1695
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
Should Addison's immortal verse
Page No:
pp.13-14
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode VI. Applied To The Duke Of Marlborough.
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele.
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
When pleasure's falling to the low delight
Page No:
pp.14-17
Poem Title:
To Mr. Congreve; Occasioned By His "Way Of The World"
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
When my bright consort now nor wife nor maid
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
Epigram From Martial.
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele.
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
Nat Lee for buskins famed would often say
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
Prologue To "Lucius," A Tragedy By Mrs. Manley.
Attribution:
By Sir Richard Steele.
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
Till row I own by partial kindness swayed
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
To Captain Steele, On His Poetry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Thomas Bishop.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Pity fair charmer of my soul those cares
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
To His Mistress.
Attribution:
Mr. Bishop
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Pardon fair maid that to congratulate
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Who, In The Late Storm, Just Left Her Chamber Before A Chimney Fell On The Bed Where She Lay.
Attribution:
Mr. Bishop.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Away deluding fiend thy counsels cease
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Verses...On Reading "Mr. G's Apology For Self-Murther."
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bishop]
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
O thou supreme whose universal sway
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
On An Ensuing Storm.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bishop.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
At last th'uneasy chain is broke
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
The Cure
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bishop]
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
When wit and charming beauty meet
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Mr. Bishop
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
So looks the smiling face of day
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
On Cloe's Patches.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bishop.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Ah happy mask that often lies
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
On Her Mask
Attribution:
By Mr. Bishop.
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Cecilia charming saint we raise
Page No:
pp.28-30
Poem Title:
Ode To St. Cecilia
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Bishop]
Attributed To:
Thomas Bishop
First Line:
Pardon great duke if Britain's style delights
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
To The Duke Of Marlborough.
Attribution:
By An Anonymous Author, From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since the hills all around us do penance in snow
Page No:
pp.33-36
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode IX.
Attribution:
Imitated By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Let's live my dear like lovers too
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Catullus, Epig. V.
Attribution:
Translated By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Happy the man who all his days does pass
Page No:
pp.37-38
Poem Title:
Claudian's Old Man Of Verona.
Attribution:
By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Would you my friend in little room express
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. X. Epig. XLVII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
An honest mind to virtue's precepts true
Page No:
pp.39-42
Poem Title:
Horace, Book III. Ode III.
Attribution:
By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Milo's from home and Milo being gone
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
Epigram, Out Of Martial.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Fenton]
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
See Sylvia see this new blown rose
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
The Rose
Attribution:
By Mr. Fenton.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
The man that's resolute and just
Page No:
pp.43-45
Poem Title:
Ode... In Imitation of Horace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Fenton
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Our hopes like towering falcons aim
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
To The Hon. Charles Montague. A Fragment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Fair Sylvia cease to blame my youth
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
Apology To A Lady, Who Told Me, I Could Not Love Her Heartily, Because I Had Loved Others...In Imitation Of Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
Probably By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
For many unsuccessful years
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
Against Modesty In Love.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
One night unhappy Celadon
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On A Young Lady's Going To Town In The Spring.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Prior]
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
A lady once so stories say
Page No:
pp.50-53
Poem Title:
When The Cat Is Away, The Mice May Play. A Fable, Inscribed To Dr. Swift.
Attribution:
Probably By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
A widow kept a favourite cat
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
The Widow And Her Cat; A Fable.
Attribution:
by Prior or Swift
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The welcome sun with long expected light
Page No:
pp.55-62
Poem Title:
The Wreck. A Satire.
Attribution:
By James Gardiner, B. A.
Attributed To:
James Gardiner
First Line:
Ormond's glory Marlborough's arms
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Ode
Attribution:
By Mr. Smith.
Attributed To:
Edmund Smith
First Line:
Music soft charm of heaven and earth
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
Ode In Praise Of Music. Composed By Mr. Charles King, In Five Parts, For The Degree Of Batchelor Of Music; Performed At The Theatre In Oxford, On Friday The Eleventh Of July, 1707.
Attribution:
Possibly Written By Mr. Smith.
Attributed To:
Edmund Smith
First Line:
Oft have I laughed at love's fond pain
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
Love's Conquest.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Jackson.
Attributed To:
J. Jackson
First Line:
When I tell Chloe how I love her
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
The Contrary Agreement
Attribution:
By Mr. Jackson.
Attributed To:
J. Jackson
First Line:
Behold this bright and lovely piece
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Under A Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jackson.
Attributed To:
J. Jackson
First Line:
Come self reflecting thought
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
Essay On A First Principle Of Des Cartes, "I Think, Therefore I Am."
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Jackson]
Attributed To:
J. Jackson
First Line:
He that in love would still prevail
Page No:
pp.70-72
Poem Title:
The Indifferent. A Song. To The Tune of Lalerida.
Attribution:
By The Earl Of Orrery.
Attributed To:
Charles Boyle
First Line:
Since Spartan heroes were so dull
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Col. Henningham.
Attributed To:
Coll. Henningham
First Line:
As Cupid roguishly one day
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
Song. Set By Mr. Weldon. Done From Anacreon.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyle Footnote: '...possibly by Henry Boyle, afterwards lord Carleton.'
Attributed To:
Henry Boyle
First Line:
Gentle zephyr come away
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
Ode On The Spring.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be gone our nation's pleasure and reproach
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
On Nicolini's Leaving The Stage.
Attribution:
From The Same. [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In church the prayer book and the fan displayed
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
To Belinda.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature in pity has denied you shape
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
To Flavia.
Attribution:
From The Same [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can you count the silver lights
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
Imitation Of A French Author.
Attribution:
Anonymous: From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could he whom my dissembled rigour grieves
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy Out Of Italian.
Attribution:
By The Same Writer [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentle air thou breath of lovers
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
A Sigh. From Steele's Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mars the Lemnian darts surveyed
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
Anacreon, Ode XLV. From Steele's Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muses frolicsome and gay
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Anacreon, Ode XXX.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let these soft lines my kindest thoughts convey
Page No:
pp.79-83
Poem Title:
Mary Queen Of France, To Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Cippus in the trembling stream surveyed
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
The Story Of Cippus.
Attribution:
By The Same Writer [preceding poem uattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye gentle loves and soft desires
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
The Lover's Prayer
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now thus it is when tender virgins burn
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
Woman.
Attribution:
From The Same [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain O heavenly maid do I peruse
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
Verses Sent To A Lady, With The Tragedy Of Cato.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When wintery blasts and ruffling storms expire
Page No:
pp.89-91
Poem Title:
The Spring.
Attribution:
From The Same [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Venus once Latona's daughter spied
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
From Sannazarius.
Attribution:
Anonymous: From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So fair a semblance of so fair a face
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
To A Painter, On His Drawing A Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Strephon the young the loveliest swain
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
From The Same [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The nine fair daughters of immortal Jove
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
Bion Imitated.
Attribution:
From The Same [i.e. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou who in thine early bloom of youth
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
To Aristus, In Imitation Of A Sonnet Of Milton.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length Britannia rescued from thy fears
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
Prologue, Spoken By Mr. Wilks, At The Opening Of The Theatre Royal, The Day After His Majesty's Public Entry.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Safety attend the ship that brings
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
Ode On His Majesty's Return.
Attribution:
From The Same Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Grown old in rhyme twere barbarous to discard
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
Prologue...Designed For Mr. D'Urfey's Last Play.
Attribution:
Written By Several Hands.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wretch long tortured with disdain
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
Love's Relief.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst on their wings the gentle zephyrs bear
Page No:
pp.101-110
Poem Title:
St. Julian's Prayer. Imitated From La Fontaine.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What mean these wonders can such beams of light
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
On A Beautiful Lady With Cataracts In Both Eyes.
Attribution:
By A Gentleman Who Has An Impediment In His Speech. Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long will Cynthia own no flame
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more severely kind affect
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
To A Jealous Mistress.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To enjoy your life in happiness
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
Martial, Lib. X. Ep. XLVII. Imitated.
Attribution:
By The Same Writer [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While through the flowery meads glad Isis strayed
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
Thames And Isis. In Imitation Of The Preceding Poem. 1708.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain old Dipsas you'd asperse my fame
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
To An Old Bed-Maker. Who Had Scandalized Me. Imitated From Buchanan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phillis the young the fair the gay
Page No:
p.116
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By The Same Writer [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Immortal Venus to whose name
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Hymn To Venus, From The Greek Of Sappho.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long have the writers of this warlike age
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
To Mr. Ambrose Philips, On His Distrest Mother.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I know your passion friend and well approve
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
Epistle To D--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daughters of Salem and ye virgin throng
Page No:
pp.120-122
Poem Title:
Solomon's Song. Chap. IV.
Attribution:
Footnote: 'This beautiful poem is inserted by Mr. Croxall, in "The Fair Circassian." He was probably the writer of it.'
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Is Britain rescued from th' Italian chain
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
To Mr. Addison, On His Cato. From The Same Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So fair a form with such devotion joined
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
Written In A Lady's Prayer-Book.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O sacred bards O all ye tuneful throng
Page No:
pp.124-126
Poem Title:
On The Happy Disappointment Of The French Invasion, In Favour Of The Pretended Prince Of Wales, 1707. From The Same Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Those envious flakes came down in haste
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
On Some Snow That Melted On A Lady's Breast.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever in a mean abode presumes
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
On A Tobacco-Box.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why will Florella while I gaze
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long had I known the soft enchanting wiles
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
Verses...On A Lady Who Is The Most Beautiful And Witty When She Is Angry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
My lord | To you when public grief implored your aid
Page No:
pp.131-134
Poem Title:
To Charles Lord Halifaz. Occasioned By Translating Into Latin Two Poems By His Lordship And Mr. Stepney.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Hail British fair ones who in silence sit
Page No:
pp.134-143
Poem Title:
Written...and Spoken At A Cambridge Commencement
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
In the famed Cyprian isle a mountain stands
Page No:
pp.143-147
Poem Title:
Claudian's Court Of Venus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Cease cease fair nymph to lavish precious tears
Page No:
pp.148-150
Poem Title:
Pluto's Speech To Prosperine. From Claudian
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
You ask my friend how I can Delia prize
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
To Mr. -- -- --
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
At last is granted what we wished for long
Page No:
pp.152-155
Poem Title:
To The Author Of The Tatler.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
If ever grief could perfect form improve
Page No:
pp.155-157
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Who Wept At Hearing Cato Read.
Attribution:
Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Look here ye pedants who deserve that name
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
Verses...On The Spectator's Critique Of Milton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Greece thus embroiled and arms around prepared
Page No:
pp.158-161
Poem Title:
Book IV. 246.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Fame now the important secret had betrayed
Page No:
pp.161-163
Poem Title:
Book IV. 309.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Our wit till Cowley did its lustre raise
Page No:
pp.163-166
Poem Title:
On The Death of Cowley, And His Burial In Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
By Roger Earl of Orrery.
Attributed To:
Roger Boyle
First Line:
Here lies William de Valence
Page No:
pp.167-177
Poem Title:
Description Of The Tombs In Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Health to my friend who loves the town so well
Page No:
pp.177-179
Poem Title:
From J. S. To C. S. Horace, Book I. Epist. X.
Attribution:
From J. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Various his subjects yet they jointly warm
Page No:
p.179
Poem Title:
Epigram On Waller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From a warm clime and generous soil
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
To Mrs M. M. With A Bough Of An Orange Tree.
Attribution:
Mr. Harrison
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
I feel O laudanum thy power divine
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
In Praise Of Laudanum.
Attribution:
By Mr. Harrison.
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
And is Miss Tabby from the world retired
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
On The Death Of A Lady's Cat.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Harrison]
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
Florella when those eyes I see
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
To A Very Young Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Harrison.
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
Hail sacred muse and vocal shell
Page No:
pp.183-185
Poem Title:
The Passion Of Sappho.
Attribution:
By Mr. Harrison.
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
When the hot sun with scorching beams does shine
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
Prologue.
Attribution:
By Mr. Joseph Haines.
Attributed To:
Joseph Haines
First Line:
Loaded with muff and nose adorned with snush
Page No:
pp.189-192
Poem Title:
Epilogue...Spoken By Mr. Bowman, Mimicking A Beau.
Attribution:
By Mr. Haines.
Attributed To:
Joseph Haines
First Line:
Once more our London muses pleased repair
Page No:
pp.191-192
Poem Title:
Prologue At Oxford. Spoken By Mr. Betterton, 1703. From Oxford And Cambridge Miscellany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam permit me here to own
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Verses To A Lady, On Drawing Me For Her Valetne [sic]. From The Oxford And Cambridge Miscellany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When men of infamy to grandeur soar
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Speak grief for long the mournful strains have hung
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
On The Death Of A Lady, From The Oxford And Cambridge Miscellany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Upon the banks which famed Euphrates laves
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
Paraphrase On Psalm CXXXVII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I would be what I am nor fondly crave
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
The Choice. On Reading A Line In Pomfret.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Victorious prince formed for supreme command
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
Aesop To The King.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A river insolent with pride
Page No:
pp.199-201
Poem Title:
Fable The First. The River And The Fountains.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A mighty lion heretofore
Page No:
pp.201-203
Poem Title:
Fable II. The Lion's Treaty Of Partition.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A wealthy matron now grown old
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
Fable III. The Blind Woman And Her Doctors.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
Five satyrs of the woodland sort
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
Fable IV. The Satyrs' Address.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
There dwelt a farmer in the west
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
Fable V. The Farmer And His Dog.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
Ren an old poacher after game
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
Fable VI. The Fox And Bramble.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A needy weasel heretofore
Page No:
pp.209-211
Poem Title:
Fable VII. The Fox And Weazle. To The Late Honourable The Commisioners Of The Prize Office.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A saucy buffle headed owl
Page No:
pp.211-213
Poem Title:
Fable VIII. An Owl And The Sun.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
As out at sea a ruffling gale it blew
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
Fable IX. The Sea And The Banks.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A tuneful nightingale whose warbling throat
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
Fable X. The Nightingale And Cuckow.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
The sun and wind one day fell out
Page No:
pp.216-218
Poem Title:
Fable XI. The Sun And The Wind.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A lion generous and brave
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
Fable XII. The Boar And Forest.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
As crafty Reynard strove to swim
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
Fable XIII. The Fox and Flies.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
There lived a quack in high repute
Page No:
pp.221-223
Poem Title:
Fable XIV. The Bear And Mountebank.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A vulture old and feeble grown
Page No:
pp.223-225
Poem Title:
Fable XV. The Peacock Proclaimed King.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
A sage laconic truly wise
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
Fable XVI. A Laconic Condemned.
Attribution:
By Dr. Yalden.
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
Long have we safe time's envious fury scorned
Page No:
pp.226-228
Poem Title:
The Reverend Dr. Bentley, On Opening Trinity College Chapel.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
As in a starry night the lonely swain
Page No:
pp.229-232
Poem Title:
On The Duke Of Marlborough's Victory At Audenard, Just After The Loss Of Ghent And Bruges.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
From things considered with a stricter view
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
Medea, Act IV. Last Chorus. From The Greek Of Euripides.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Sing muse the conscious torch whose nightly flame
Page No:
pp.234-249
Poem Title:
Hero And Leander. From The Greek.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
A milk white rogue immortal and unhanged
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
The Courtier, A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is it true that souls their bodies do survive
Page No:
pp.251-253
Poem Title:
Seneca's Troas. Act II. Chorus.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Glanvill.
Attributed To:
John Glanvill
First Line:
When happy Strephon's too prevailing charms
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode XIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Glanvill.
Attributed To:
John Glanvill
First Line:
When Chloe by your slave pursued
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ode XXIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Glanvill.
Attributed To:
John Glanvill
First Line:
Urge me no more to write of martial things
Page No:
pp.255-256
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode XII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Glanvill.
Attributed To:
John Glanvill
First Line:
Impatient with desire at last
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Glanvill.
Attributed To:
John Glanvill
First Line:
So the long absent winter sun
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
A Short Visit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou shepherd whose intentive eye
Page No:
pp.258-260
Poem Title:
The Enquiry After His Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. Horatio Townshend.
Attributed To:
Horatio Townsend
First Line:
The poet whose too flattering hopes aspire
Page No:
pp.260-261
Poem Title:
The Praise Of Pindar. From Horace, Book IV. Ode II.
Attribution:
By Mr. Townshend.
Attributed To:
Horatio Townsend
First Line:
As one that's from a tedious voyage come
Page No:
pp.261-272
Poem Title:
The Voyage.
Attribution:
By Dr. Samuel Woodford.
Attributed To:
Samuel Woodford
First Line:
Amidst the nymphs the glory of the flood
Page No:
pp.272-274
Poem Title:
On Mrs. E. Montague's Blushing In The Cross-Bath.
Attribution:
By Mr. Flatman.
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
Of English tipple and the potent grain
Page No:
pp.274-281
Poem Title:
Cerealia...An Imitation Of Milton, 1706.
Attribution:
By J. Philips.
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
Come fill me a glass fill it high
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
Bachanalian Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips.
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
Ah cruel hand that could such power employ
Page No:
pp.283-287
Poem Title:
On A Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
By Dr. Broome, Not Printed In His Poems.
Attributed To:
William Broome
First Line:
Why lovely babe does slumber seal your eyes
Page No:
pp.287-288
Poem Title:
On The Birth-Day Of Mr. Robert Trefusis; Being Three Years Old, March 22, 1710-11.
Attribution:
By Dr. Broome.
Attributed To:
William Broome
First Line:
What woes must such an equal union bring
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
To A Gentleman Of Seventy, Who Married A Lady Of Sixteen.
Attribution:
By Dr. Broome; Not Among His Poems.
Attributed To:
William Broome
First Line:
Dear friend | I hear that you of late are grown
Page No:
pp.289-293
Poem Title:
Epistle To Mr. B--.
Attribution:
By Mr. Francis Knapp.
Attributed To:
Francis Knapp
First Line:
As in a shipwreck some poor sailor tossed
Page No:
pp.293-296
Poem Title:
On The Happiness Of A Retired Life. ... Sent To His Father From Italy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Charles Dryden.
Attributed To:
Charles Dryden
First Line:
The reigning fair on polished crystal shine
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
Upon The Toasts Of The Hanover Club.
Attribution:
By A. Philips; Not Printed In His Poems.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Heroic youth in whom a warlike grace
Page No:
pp.298-299
Poem Title:
Written At Hanover, Upon The Marriage Contracted, But Not Then Consumated, Between The Princess Sophia And The Prince Royal Of Prussia.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Steele's Collection.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
Epigram On Mrs. Tofts, A Handsome Woman With a Fine Voice, But Very Covetous And Proud.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope; Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What god what genius did the pencil move
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, On His Painting For Me The Statues Of Apollo, Venus, And Hercules.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope; Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
When generous Dido in disguise caressed
Page No:
pp.301-303
Poem Title:
Verses Presented To A Lady, With a Drawing (By The Author) Of Cupid
Attribution:
By Mr. Hughes; Not In His Works
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
To purchase kingdoms and to buy renown
Page No:
pp.303-305
Poem Title:
Ode To King William, On His Successes In Ireland.
Attribution:
By Jonathan Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
In harmony would you excel
Page No:
p.305-306
Poem Title:
Cantata
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
On Britain Europe's safety lies
Page No:
p.306
Poem Title:
Epigram Extempore
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Should some famed hand in this fantastic age
Page No:
pp.307-310
Poem Title:
Fragments Of A Rhapsody On The Art Of Preaching.
Attribution:
By Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
If Dodington will condescend
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
Invitation To The Right Hon. Geo. Doddington, In Allusion To Horace, Book I. Ep. V.
Attribution:
Mr. C. Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Among the well bred natives of our isle
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
To My Brother. Mr. Chr. Pitt, On His Having A Fitt of The Gout.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Few words are best I wish you well
Page No:
p.313
Poem Title:
Verses...To Mr. C. St. James's Place. London, October 22.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Good Halifax and pious Wharton cry
Page No:
p.313
Poem Title:
On The Church.
Attribution:
Anonymous; From Dr. Z. Grey's MSS.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All the materials are the same
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
Verses...From Dr. Grey's MSS.
Attribution:
By Lord Halifax.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Corydon beneath a willow
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By The Earl of Dorset. Not Printed In His Poems.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
As victors lose the troubles they sustain
Page No:
pp.315-316
Poem Title:
To King James II. 1684-5. On The Death Of King Charles II.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stepney; Not In His Poems.
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Where bold and graceful soars secure of fame
Page No:
pp.316-318
Poem Title:
On Queen Caroline's Rebuilding The Lodgings Of The Black Prince, And Henry V. At Queen's College, Oxford.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell; Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Persians stretch their votive arms
Page No:
p.318
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By The Earl of Gainsborough
Attributed To:
Baptist Noel
First Line:
Fair nymph ascend to beauty's throne
Page No:
p.319
Poem Title:
Stanzas To Lady Sunderland, At Tunbridge-Wells, 1712.
Attribution:
By Dr. Watts; Not In His Poems.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
A dreadful pest swift as infectious air
Page No:
pp.320-321
Poem Title:
Description of Fame, In Imitation Of Virgil, Aen. IV.
Attribution:
By Mr. Milbourne.
Attributed To:
Luke Milbourne
First Line:
Long had I wandered from the muses seat
Page No:
pp.321-332
Poem Title:
Almahide, An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Henry St. John, Afterwards Lord Bolingbroke. First Printed In 1701.
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
An ancient poet will appear tonight
Page No:
pp.333-334
Poem Title:
Prologue To Altemira, A Tragedy, By Roger Earl of Orrery
Attribution:
Written By Mr. St. John.
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
How hard's the poet's task in these our days
Page No:
pp.334-335
Poem Title:
Prologue To Heroick Love, A Tragedy, By Lord Landsowne
Attribution:
Written By Mr. St. John.
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
What will the galleries nay boxes say
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Heroick Love.
Attribution:
Written By Mr. Bevil Higgons.
Attributed To:
Bevil Higgons
First Line:
Why d'ye with such disdain refuse
Page No:
pp.337-340
Poem Title:
To A Lady More Cruel Than Fair.
Attribution:
Mr. (Afterwards Sir John) Vanbrugh.
Attributed To:
Sir John Vanbrugh
First Line:
Thou bane to my empire thou spring of contest
Page No:
pp.341-342
Poem Title:
Dialogue, In The Relapse.
Attribution:
By Sir John Vanbrugh
Attributed To:
Sir John Vanbrugh
First Line:
I smile at love and all its arts
Page No:
p.343
Poem Title:
Song, In The Relapse.
Attribution:
By Sir John Vanbrugh.
Attributed To:
Sir John Vanbrugh
First Line:
A band a bob-wig and a feather
Page No:
p.344
Poem Title:
Fable
Attribution:
By Sir John Vanbrugh. From the Comedy of Aesop.
Attributed To:
Sir John Vanbrugh
First Line:
What a pother of late
Page No:
pp.345-346
Poem Title:
Song, In The Provoked Wife.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mindfull whence first she learnt the early skill
Page No:
p.346
Poem Title:
To Seth Bishop Of Sarum.
Attribution:
By Dr. Woodford. 1679
Attributed To:
Samuel Woodford