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A select collection of poems with notes biographical and historical [vol 6] [T93622] [ecco]

DMI number:
1300
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
6 of 8
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T93622
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A SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS: | WITH | NOTES, | BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL. | [rule] | THE SIXTH VOLUME. | [rule] | LONDON: | PRINTED BY AND FOR J. NICHOLS, | RED LION PASSAGE, FLEET-STREET. | MDCCLXXX.
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London
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Collection of literary verse
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Octavo
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Frontispiece. Half-title: J. NICHOLS'S | SELECT COLLECTION | OF POEMS. | VOLUME VI.
Comments:
Contents: Latin verse p. 36, 81, 85-87, 99, 224, 253, 327, 351-352.
Other matter:
Back matter: Contents pp. 317-324; Appendix pp. 325-350; Additional notes pp. 351-352.
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John Nichols
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Content/Publication
First Line:
O would that sister of the Aonian choir
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
The Wish...In A Letter To Mr. Needler. Sent From Cambridge, 1709.
Attribution:
By William Duncombe, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
No longer than one fleeting day
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
The Rose. An Epigram, From The Latin.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
Shine bright o sun and doubly gild the morn
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
To Euryalus, On His Coming To Age, Nov. 30, 1719.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
If god or fate to man would give
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
From Bion, Idyll. V.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Duncombe]
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
To deck with arts a rough barbarian race
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Epigram...To The Memory Of Peter Alexiowitz, Emperor Of Russia. Written In March, 1724.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
In Pope's melodious verse the graces smile
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
Epigram...The Judgement Of Apollo, On The Controversy Between Mr. Pope And Mr. Theobald, 1729.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
O that a portion of the heavenly fire
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
To Eugenia.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
The curious structure of the hand survey
Page No:
pp.9-16
Poem Title:
The Hand; A Philosophical Poem. Inscribed To The Memory Of Signor Galileo, Inventor Of The Telescope.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
Apollo's and fair fancy's darling child
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On The Marriage Of Miss Mary Cowper, Of Hertingfordbury, With William De Grey, Esquire, Of Norfolk. November 12, 1743.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
See Daphne see the sun with purer light
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
To Daphne, On Valentine's Day, 1750.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
Such was thy life thy learning such confessed
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of The Rev. Mr. Say. From Broukhusius.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
Clarinda's charms without the aid of art
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
Clarinda.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
The loves and graces reign without control
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
Selima.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
When symmetry of form and virtue meet
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Eliza.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
No longer seek the needless aid
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady, Curling Her Hair. From The Latin Of Dr. Lowth, Now Bishop Of London.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe. Corrected By Bishop Lowth.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
Robert Lowth
First Line:
With doubtful strife humanity and art
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
On Dr. Wilmot, [Since Sir Edward Wilmot, Bart.] Physician To His Majesty.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
William Duncombe
First Line:
From this sweet place to you I write
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
Description Of Stocks-House, And The Country About It. 1739.
Attribution:
By John Duncombe, Esq. Of Stocks.
Attributed To:
John Duncombe
First Line:
Hail roseate morn returning light
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Ode To Morning.
Attribution:
By Miss Pennington.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Pennington
First Line:
Aurora clad in rosy vest
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
A Riddle.
Attribution:
By Miss Pennington.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Pennington
First Line:
Permit me fairest planet while I gaze
Page No:
pp.30-35
Poem Title:
Hymn To The Morning Star.
Attribution:
By Jonathan Richardson, Esq.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Richardson
First Line:
From a small acorn see the oak arise
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Translation Of The Foregoing.
Attribution:
By Mr. Christopher Pitt; Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Of old a hundred cyclops strove
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Written In The Folds Of A Pin-Paper.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pitt; Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Sure tis enough to make one stare
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
The Counter-Hunt. A Reply to Dr. Coney's Verses against Hare and Duck.
Attribution:
By The Same; Not In His Works [i.e. Pitt]
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Ah blame me not if no despair
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Robert Wolseley, Esq.
Attributed To:
Robert Wolseley
First Line:
O say ye saints who shine in realms above
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
A Fragment.
Attribution:
By John Hughes, Esquire. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
John Hughes
First Line:
In vain we reach at joys in vain
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
A Moral Reflection.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jabez Hughes.
Attributed To:
Jabez Hughes
First Line:
From every quarter of the sky
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
Hymn.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jabez Hughes.
Attributed To:
Jabez Hughes
First Line:
Hail best of bishops and of saints the best
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
An Address To Valentine, On The Return of Spring.
Attribution:
By The Reverend Mr. Samuel Say. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Hail native soil thy flowery dales with shade
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
Fragment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Say. Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Hark the loud thunder rattles through the sky
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
Written In A Storm.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Say]
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Dear friend whom favouring providence allows
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
To Mr. Thomas Godfrey, Of Hodeford In Kent. In Allusion To Horace, Book I. Epistle IV.
Attribution:
By Mr. Say. Nov. 17, 1698.
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Fair beech that bearst our interwoven names
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
The Names Cut In The Bark Of A Tree In Elham Park In Kent...To The Tree.
Attribution:
By Mr. Say.
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Blessed garment that shall those soft limbs enfold
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Working A Flowered Petticoat For Cecilia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Say.
Attributed To:
Samuel Say
First Line:
Ah hapless bird has then untimely death
Page No:
pp.47-48
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Lesbia's Green-Bird.
Attribution:
By Mr. Henry Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Should Shakespeare's ghost return again to light
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Prologue To Julius Caesar Spoken At St. Paul's School, January 27, 1712.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Delivered in a dull and lifeless strain
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Hail friendly plant beneath the shade
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Written Under An Oak.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Chloe you well my fate may show
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Offering To Tell The Author His Fortune.
Attribution:
Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Painter one figure more at my request
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Epigram...Occasioned By Reading An Inspid Satire Against Sir Richard Steele, Intituled "Instructions To A Painter." Written Extempore, In 1713.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Needler]
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Hail heavenly pair by whose conspiring aid
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On Arithmetic And Geometry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
That happy Britain boasts her tuneful race
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
To The Earl of Roscommon Occasioned By His Lordship's Essay On Translated Verse. From The Latin of Mr. Charles Dryden.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Needler]
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Poor senseless utensil could you but know
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
On A Pencil, Sent To His Wife.
Attribution:
By The Late Hon. Thomas Hervey.
Attributed To:
Thomas Hervey
First Line:
Wit and the laws had both the same ill fate
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
On Mr. Bayes's Dramatic Pieces.
Attribution:
By Nicholas Rowe, Esq. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
In characters so fair we trace
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
On A Lady's Hand-Writing
Attribution:
By George Jeffreys, Esq.
Attributed To:
George Jeffreys
First Line:
Though tempests long may toss the sea
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Horace, Book II. Ode IX. Imitated
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Jeffreys]
Attributed To:
George Jeffreys
First Line:
O ever honoured and deplored
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
Ode...On The Death Of Charles XII. King Of Sweden.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jeffreys.
Attributed To:
George Jeffreys
First Line:
As Jove's imperial bird to whom the sway
Page No:
pp.61-63
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode IV. Book IV.
Attribution:
By George Jeffeys, Esq.
Attributed To:
George Jeffreys
First Line:
Congreve the justest glory of our age
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
To Mr. Congreve, On His Plays And Poems.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Elizabeth Tollet.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
O happy souls who first aspired to climb
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
The Praise Of Astronomy. From Ovid's Fasti, Book I.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Tollet.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
Britain with Greece and Rome contended long
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
The Triumvirate Of Poets.
Attribution:
By Mrs Tollet.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
Old Homer's fancied face a form unknown
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
On Shakespeare's Monument.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Tollet]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
Tis now the night thy pious friends entrust
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
On The Death Of Sir Isaac Newton. Written On The Night Of His Funeral, March 28, 1727.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Tollet.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
Ascend my soul and elevate thy thought
Page No:
pp.71-80
Poem Title:
The Microcosm.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Tollet.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
Caesar renowned in science as in war
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
On The Prospect From Westminster Bridge.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Tollet. 1750.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Tollet
First Line:
The rage of rural sports o goddess sing
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
The Denhilliad. 1747. Occasioned By The Hounds Running Through Lady Gray's Gardens, In East-Kent.
Attribution:
By Nicholas Hardinge, Esq.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Hardinge
First Line:
To ease devoted and the muse
Page No:
pp.87-90
Poem Title:
Mr. Hardinge's Ode Translated.
Attribution:
By T. P. of W. College, Oxford. 1788.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When fancy's visions over my soul arose
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
To Miss G--y.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Sharp.
Attributed To:
John Sharp
First Line:
On Ida's top to Venus' beauteous eyes
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
On A Golden Ink-Horn, Presented By The Hon. Fred. Hervey, Esq. To Miss Monsey.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sharp.
Attributed To:
John Sharp
First Line:
Here fair Albina lies yet not alone
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
Epitaph On Albina. From Marullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While kings have power to change a natal day
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
To My Worthy Friend Mr. John Porter.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sharp. Feb. 28, 1765.
Attributed To:
John Sharp
First Line:
Joy and good fortune muse to Celsus bear
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
Horace, Book I. Ep. VIII.
Attribution:
By Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq. F. R. S. Not Printed In His Works.
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
Well this poetic itch creeps on
Page No:
pp.94-98
Poem Title:
A Poetical Epistle,
Attribution:
By Mr. Browne, To Himself. Not In His Works.
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
I whom no living beauty yet could warm
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
I. Impromptu On Seeing A Picture Of Miss Robinson By Mr. Highmore.
Attribution:
By Mr. Browne. Never Before Printed.
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
His life is lifeless and his death shall die
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
2. On Dr. Young's Night Thoughts, On Life, Death, And Immortality.
Attribution:
By Mr. Browne. Never Before Printed.
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
On silence this what next you write
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
3. On A Poem Called Silence.
Attribution:
By Mr. Browne. Never Before Printed.
Attributed To:
Isaac Hawkins Browne
First Line:
With Apellaean genius warmed
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
[Ode To Mr. Highmore. From Mr. Browne's Poems ('O Apellaei calami perite')] Translated
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Duncombe.
Attributed To:
John Duncombe
First Line:
What I am going to bequeath
Page No:
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
Mr. Lloyd's Poetical Will.
Attribution:
Mr Lloyd.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lloyd
First Line:
While others with consummate skill and care
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
To Miss H-ll. With the Tatlers, Spectators, And Guardians.
Attribution:
By Nathaniel Lloyd, Esq.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Lloyd
First Line:
Fair valentine and of the muses' train
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
I. To Miss Highmore; Sent On Valentine's Day. Never Before Printed.
Attribution:
By Thomas Edwards, Esq.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Thou Raleigh for with coke of noisy fame
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
2. Occasioned By Some Gentlemen's Smoaking In The Author's Chambers, The Evening Before A Young Lady Was To Breakfast With Him, Which Made The Room Unfit For Her Reception, And Prevented Her Visit. Never Before Printed.
Attribution:
By Thomas Edwards, Esq.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Charles whom thy country's voice applauding calls
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
4. To The Hon. Charles Yorke.
Attribution:
By Thomas Edwards, Esq.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
O thou to sacred Themis awful throne
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
3. To L. Chancellor Hardwicke.
Attribution:
By Thomas Edwards, Esq.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Fair British ladies whom the matchless charms
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
Ode...Occasioned By A Lady's Being Burnt With Curling Irons.
Attribution:
By Mr. Edwards.
Attributed To:
Thomas Edwards
First Line:
Tis nobly said my friend what be enslaved
Page No:
pp.109-113
Poem Title:
Verses...Occasioned By The Two Following Lines In A Poem Of Mr. Taleur's, "And should she yield, who once said Nay; | I'd turn my back, and walk away."
Attribution:
By Mr. Stillingfleet.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
There's pleasure sure in being clad in green
Page No:
pp.114-119
Poem Title:
A Scene, After Hunting, At Swallowfield In Berks.
Attribution:
By Sneyd Davies, M. A.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Tis not thy fault that Europe is undone
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
To The Queen Of Hungary
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Soul of the muses thou supreme of verse
Page No:
pp.121-124
Poem Title:
Rhapsody, To Milton.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
From where the Stroud smooth stream serenely glides
Page No:
pp.124-127
Poem Title:
A Voyage To Tintern Abbey In Monmouthshire, From Whitminster In Gloucestershire.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Mortal whoever thou art beware since time
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
A Night Thought.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Davies of rural scenes a lover grown
Page No:
pp.129-131
Poem Title:
To Mr. Whaley. Imitation Of Horace, Book I. Epist. X.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Glory to God the avenger power supreme
Page No:
pp.131-136
Poem Title:
Song Of Deborah, Judges, Chap. V.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Twas when the cruel Idumaean reigned
Page No:
pp.136-138
Poem Title:
The Nativity.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Fairest quarter of the year
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
To The Spring.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
What says dear A--th to fine places seen
Page No:
pp.140-142
Poem Title:
Imitation Of Horace, Book I. Epist. XI. To Richard Nevil Aldworth, Esq.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
A lovely form so permanently fair
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
On The Death of Mrs. M. H.
Attribution:
By Dr. Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
I would tell thee thou art fair
Page No:
pp.143-145
Poem Title:
To Miss A. W. A Very Young Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Observe how calmly warm my friend
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
To Charles Pratt, Esq. From Horace, Book IV. Ode XII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
While you my friend were pleading at the bar
Page No:
pp.147-150
Poem Title:
To Charles Pratt, Esq. From Horace, Book I. Epist. II.
Attribution:
Mr. Whaley
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Father of Britain late restored awhile
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
Verses Addressed To Old Camden's, In Kent.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sneyd Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Scott strikes the viol soft and clear
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
On Miss Wyndham, Dancing a Loucre At Bath, With Lord Cadogan, 1738.
Attribution:
By Dr. Davies.
Attributed To:
Sneyd Davies
First Line:
Thou ever verdant venerable shade
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
Verses...In The Oak-Walk At Billingbear
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
One evening when the sun was just gone down
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
On The Death of Old Bennet The News Cryer. From Fenton's Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely mover of a passion
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
The Advice, To Miss M-r-n-l.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The mind of bright Suky's a jewel
Page No:
pp.156-158
Poem Title:
Song, On The Two Miss Craddocks.
Attribution:
By The Late Sir Thomas Burnet.
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Burnet
First Line:
Bright Phoebus and thou goddess maid
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
Ode...On The Anniversary Of The Nuptials Of John Dodd, Esq.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Dear absent master of this sweet domain
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
To John Dodd, Esq. Swallowfield Place, March 25, 1740.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
To gild over avarice with a specious name
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
A Thought On Gaming.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Birds in joy all birds excelling
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
To The Sparrows At Menwinyon In Cornwall.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
And darest thou then insulting lord demand
Page No:
pp.163-171
Poem Title:
A Letter From Miss -- To The Right Hon. The Earl of --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The things that best teach life to please
Page No:
p.172
Poem Title:
To A Friend...In Imitation Of Martial.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Where mid Italia's ever sunny lands
Page No:
pp.173-188
Poem Title:
Conaro And The Turk. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sweet nymphs that dwell on Pindus' verdant side
Page No:
pp.188-203
Poem Title:
A Journey To Houghton, The Seat Of The Earl Of Orford.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sun with light peculiar shining
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
Prothalamium
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The minister that's brave and just
Page No:
pp.205-208
Poem Title:
Ode To Sir Robert Walpole, On His Ceasing To Be Minister. February 6, 1741. In Imitation Of Horace, Book III. Ode III.
Attribution:
By Sir William Browne, Knt. M. D. F. R. S. From Whaley's Collection.
Attributed To:
Sir William Browne
First Line:
The cattle sleek the gilt machine
Page No:
pp.209-210
Poem Title:
The Disappointment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sweet solitude that even despair canst charm
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The youth on whom Chloe deigns smile
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
Horace, B. IV. Ode III.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Whaley]
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Had heavenly beings been with tears supplied
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
On The Tomb OF Laura. From Sannazarius.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Awake fair bride to this returning morn
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
To A Lady, On The Birth-Day Of Her Husband. 1740.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Bright morning star revisit earth
Page No:
pp.214-215
Poem Title:
Ode...On The Birth-Day Of Two Friends. In Imitation Of Martial.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Who has breathed Heliconian air
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
Song To R. D. Esq.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ye to whom heaven imparts its special fires
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
On Reading Lord Bacon's Flattery To King James The First.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The last proud Austrian's tomb the eye surveys
Page No:
p.216
Poem Title:
Epitaph On Charles VI. Emperor of Germany. From The French.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Whaley]
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Perish then Bacchus and his darling vine
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
In Praise Of Water.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley. 1736.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In winter's icy chains lies nature bound
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
On A Young Lady Working Green Silk On A White Sattin Ground.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ingenious fair in whose well mingled dyes
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady, Who Paints Very Well, But Always Draws Her Own Sex To Disadvantage.
Attribution:
Mr. Whaley
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When some new rising beauty fills
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
To The Same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In vain fair nymph thy pencil would disgrace
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
To The Same Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The golden tripod should thy worth receive
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
Horace. Book IV. Ode VIII. Imitated
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Good friend this message to thy owner bear
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
On The Statue Of A Heifer. From Johannes Secundus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Though from the north the damsel came
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
[In Puellam Septentrionalem. By Mr. Whaley. ('Quanquam sub gelidis sit Virgo trionibus orta')] Translated
Attribution:
By A Friend.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where the rude waves on Dia's harbour play
Page No:
pp.225-233
Poem Title:
Theseus And Ariadne.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When youthful charms are blasted in their bloom
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
On The Death Of A Young Bride.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
And so with look inquisitive you muse
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
Looking On A Tomb-Stone...The Interred Speaks.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Whaley]
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
How sweetly careless Delia seems
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
On A Wasp's Settling On Delia's Arm.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let numerous acres others hopes employ
Page No:
pp.237-240
Poem Title:
Tibullus, Book I. Elegy I.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Whaley]
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Your wife's possessed of such a face and mind
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
On Charinus, The Husband Of An Ugly Wife. From Johannes Secundus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Great Mars see Delia bowing at thy shrine
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
Tibullus, Book IV. Elegy II.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ye furious boars that haunt the shady grove
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
Tibullus, Book IV. Elegy III.
Attribution:
By Mr. Whaley.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Toss thrice these oaken ashes in the air
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
The Lover's Charm...From The Grove.
Attribution:
By Mr. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No rest no leisure to the breathless muse
Page No:
pp.243-248
Poem Title:
To The King.
Attribution:
By Thomas Fletcher, B. A. Fellow Of New College, Oxford.
Attributed To:
Thomas Fletcher
First Line:
Celia a rural nymph but wondrous fair
Page No:
pp.248-251
Poem Title:
The Metamorphosis Of A Beau. In Imitation Of Ovid.
Attribution:
By Philip Fletcher, M. A. Fellow Of New College, Oxford.
Attributed To:
Philip Fletcher
First Line:
As late in pensive mood I sat
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
Inspiration. Anacreontic.
Attribution:
By Mr. P. Fletcher.
Attributed To:
Philip Fletcher
First Line:
Drink says old Sophist and then fear no evil
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
[In Socios Seniores Coll ***** ('Quam bene potando Seniores Daemona fallunt')] Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Mr. P. Fletcher.
Attributed To:
Philip Fletcher
First Line:
Now fie upon it quoth flattery
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
Truth At Court.
Attribution:
By Mr. P. Fletcher.
Attributed To:
Philip Fletcher
First Line:
How have I heard the fair lament
Page No:
pp.255-258
Poem Title:
The Cause Of Inconstancy.
Attribution:
By Sir William Yonge, Bart. K. B. Ll. D. F.R.S.
Attributed To:
Sir William Yonge
First Line:
How vain are all the joys of man
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
To A Lady, On His Receiving A Hurt In One Of His Eyes.
Attribution:
Sir W. Yonge
Attributed To:
Sir William Yonge
First Line:
Unskilled in Greek and Roman tongue
Page No:
pp.259-263
Poem Title:
Epistle To Mr. H.
Attribution:
By Sir William Yonge.
Attributed To:
Sir William Yonge
First Line:
Did ever swain a nymph adore
Page No:
pp.263-265
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ballad.
Attribution:
By Charles Hamilton Lord Binning.
Attributed To:
Charles Hamilton
First Line:
At last the grateful muse presumes to send
Page No:
pp.266-271
Poem Title:
A Letter To A Friend, Translated From The Latin, Being The Character Of A Town Life. From Fenton's Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lest others tempt your youth with praise not due
Page No:
pp.271-274
Poem Title:
Advice To A Young Peer.
Attribution:
By Mr. T. Bate. From Fenton's Collection.
Attributed To:
T. Bate
First Line:
Janus great leader of the rolling year
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
A Wish To The New Year. 1705.
Attribution:
From Fenton's Collection, and probably by himself.
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Here Pallas dwells she built these stately towers
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
To Sir George Lyttelton, On His House At Hagley.
Attribution:
By Richard Meadowcourt, M. A.
Attributed To:
Richard Meadowcourt
First Line:
Since all the din of war begins to cease
Page No:
pp.277-296
Poem Title:
The Stage: A Poem Inscribed To Joseph Addison, Esq.
Attribution:
By Mr. Webster, Of Christ-Church, Oxon.
Attributed To:
Mr. Webster
First Line:
Around your couch while sighing lovers view
Page No:
p.296
Poem Title:
To A Lady In A Fever. From Ralph's Collection.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair artist well thy pencil has essayed
Page No:
pp.297-301
Poem Title:
To The Hon. Miss Yorke, (Afterwards Lady Anson,) On Her Copying Clovio's Portrait of Dante.
Attribution:
By Her Brother, The Hon. Charles Yorke.
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
The lover oft to please some faithless dame
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
To A Lady, With A Present Of Pope's Works.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Charles Yorke.
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
In earliest times ere man had learned
Page No:
pp.302-303
Poem Title:
Stanzas, In The Manner Of Waller: Occasioned By A Receipt To Make Ink, Given To The Author By A Lady.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Charles Yorke.
Attributed To:
Charles Yorke
First Line:
Peter to Ashridge went to dine
Page No:
pp.304-305
Poem Title:
Peter Triumphant, Or, Split-Bottle Defeated. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
A brace of bucks in friendship bound
Page No:
pp.305-307
Poem Title:
Tring-Park Tragedy.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
Riding this morning by the mead
Page No:
pp.307-308
Poem Title:
To Mr. Deere, Apothecary, On His Birth Day, May 4.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
Riding one night to see a friend
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
On A Consultation Of Four Physicians.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
Dear Sir | For two nights past I've proved the fate
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
On The Rebellion In My Bowels, And In Praise Of Rhubarb...Written In The Year 1745, And Sent In A Letter To A Friend.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
Here lies death's chum facetious Peter
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
Epitaph On The Rev. Dr. Waldo.
Attribution:
By Dr. Redman.
Attributed To:
Jones Redman
First Line:
When Stella's charms first met my eye
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Samuel Cox, Esq.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cox
First Line:
The tender look the winning smile
Page No:
pp.313-316
Poem Title:
The Indifferent. From Metastasio.
Attribution:
By Isaac Pacatus Shard, Esq.
Attributed To:
Isaac Pacatus Shard
First Line:
I die with sadness if the blushing fair
Page No:
p.316
Poem Title:
Epigram, From The French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam | From polished circles of the fair
Page No:
pp.325-327
Poem Title:
The The Most Honourable The Marchioness Grey; Sent With Phoebe, A Pastoral Opera.
Attribution:
By Dr. John Hoadly.
Attributed To:
John Hoadly
First Line:
Twas on a summer's night I lay reposed
Page No:
pp.328-341
Poem Title:
The Vision of Patience, An Allegorical Poem, Sacred To The Memory Of Mr. Alexander Cuming, A Young Gentleman Unfortunately Lost In The Northern Ocean On His Return From China, 1740.
Attribution:
By Mr. S. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
O blow serene ye soft Etesian gales
Page No:
pp.342-344
Poem Title:
Ode, To Mr. William Cuming, On His Going To France, August 31, 1735.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
While Phyllis transported I lay in your arms
Page No:
pp.344-346
Poem Title:
Horace And Lydia, B. III. O. IX. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Though midst the cruel storm of passion tossed
Page No:
pp.347-348
Poem Title:
Epistle To Henry Brooke, Esq.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Porteous thou strong example timely given
Page No:
p.349
Poem Title:
On The Extraordinary Execution Of Capt. John Porteous, Sept. 1736.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Thy shades Vacuna and thy verdant meads
Page No:
p.350
Poem Title:
To The Lady Marchioness Grey.
Attribution:
By The Hon. Miss Margaret Yorke.
Attributed To:
Margaret Heathcoate [nee Yorke]