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A Select Collection of Poems, From the most approved Authors, Vol 2 [T117085] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1160
Publication Date:
1768
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T117085
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114144941
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
A | SELECT | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | From the most approved AUTHORS. | [double-rule] | IN TWO VOLUMES. | [double rule]| VOL. II. | [rule] | EDINBURGH: | Printed by A. DONALDSON, and sold at | his Shops in London and Edinburgh. | [double-rule] | MDCCLXVIII.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
CHECK
Comments:
CONTENTS: Half-title: [Ornament] | A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS. | VOL. II. | [ornament] 'CONTENTS of VOL. II.', p.v-viii.
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Author:
Alexander Donaldson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ye belles and ye flirts and ye pert little things
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
Song for Ranelagh
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Whoever with curious eye has ranged
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
The Monkies, a Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
When Cortez' furious legions flew
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
The Revenge of America.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
The dart of Izdabel prevails twas dipped
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
The Dying Indian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Joseph Warton
First Line:
Mother of musings contemplation sage
Page No:
pp.8-15
Poem Title:
The Pleasures of Melancholy. Written in the Year 1745.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
W---de thy beechen slopes with waving grain
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
A Sonnet; written at W—de in the Absence of —.
Attribution:
By the Same [Thomas Warton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
As by some tyrant's stern command
Page No:
pp.17-20
Poem Title:
The Lawyer's Farewell to his Muse. Written in the Year 1744.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When late the trees were stripped by winter pale
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On Bathing. A Sonnet.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Thomas Warton]
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
O thou who labourst in this rugged mine
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
By Miss Cooper, (now Mrs. Madan) in her Brother's Coke upon Littleton.
Attribution:
Miss Cooper (now Mrs. Madan)
Attributed To:
Judith Madan [nee Cowper]
First Line:
Try not my St---e tis in vain
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Ode on the Death of Matzel, a favourite Bull-finch, address'd to Mr. St—pe, to whom the Authour had given the Reversion of it when he left Dresden.
Attribution:
By the Honourable Sir Charles Han. Williams, Kt. of the Bath.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Beneath these moss grown roots this rustic cell
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
An Inscription in the Cell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ne gay attire ne marble hall
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Father Francis's Prayer. Written in Lord Westmorland's Hermitage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here all thy active fires diffuse
Page No:
pp.25-29
Poem Title:
An Ode Performed in the Senate-house at Cambridge, July 1, 1749, at the installation of his Grace THOMAS HOLLES Duke of NEWCASTLE, Chancellor of the University...Set to Music by Mr. Boyce, Composer to his Majesty.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason, Fellow of Pembroke-Hall.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Sweet bird that singest on yonder spray
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
An Inscription in the Cell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes magic lyre now all complete
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Ode to an Aeolus's Harp. Sent to Miss Shepheard.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. William Mason].
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Away let naught to love displeasing
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reflecting on thy worth methinks I find
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Dennis to Mr. Thomson. Who had procured him a Benefit Night.
Attribution:
Dennis.
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
To you whose groves protect the feathered choirs
Page No:
pp.33-36
Poem Title:
The Goldfinches. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jago.
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
The sun had chased the mountain snow
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
The Blackbirds. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Richard Jago]
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
In ancient times some hundred winters past
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Heroines, or Modern Memoirs.
Attribution:
By Mr. Graves.
Attributed To:
Richard Graves
First Line:
Ere yellow autumn from our plains retired
Page No:
pp.40-42
Poem Title:
The Swallows. Written September, 1748.
Attribution:
By Mr. Jago.
Attributed To:
Richard Jago
First Line:
Seek not in these paths to view
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Transcribed from the Rev. Mr. Pixel's Parsonage Garden near Birmingham, 1757.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hark what a mournful solemn sound
Page No:
pp.43-45
Poem Title:
Some Reflections upon hearing the Bell toll for the Death of a Friend.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O come thou melancholy muse
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
The Robin: An Elegy. Written at the close of Autumn, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. J. G.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As once the muse reclining on her lyre
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
Ut Pictura Poesis.
Attribution:
By Mr. Nourse, late of All-Souls College Oxen, 1741.
Attributed To:
John Nourse
First Line:
What ken mine eyes enchanted man of ease
Page No:
pp.49-52
Poem Title:
On J. W. ranging Pamphlets.
Attribution:
By Mr. D—.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sir | While at the helm of state you ride
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
A Letter to Sir Robert Walpole.
Attribution:
By the late Henry Fielding.
Attributed To:
Henry Fielding
First Line:
Dear doctor of St Mary's
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
A Song. Upon Miss Harriet Hanbury, addressed to the Rev. Mr. Birt.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Hanbury Williams.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
Your compliments dear lady pray forbear
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who sent Compliments to a Clergyman upon the Ten of Hearts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu awhile forsaken flood
Page No:
pp.56-64
Poem Title:
The Grotto...Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
Written by the late Mr. Green of the Custom-House, under the Name of Peter Drake, a Fisherman of Brentford.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Our wits Apollo's influence beg
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
The Grotto....Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
Written by the late Mr. Green of the Custom-House, under the Name of Peter Drake, a Fisherman of Brentford.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
With gallant pomp and beauteous pride
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
Ode on a Storm.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How short is life's uncertain space
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By Mr. Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Oft has it been my lot to mark
Page No:
pp.67-70
Poem Title:
The Camelion: A Fable after Monsieur De La Motte.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. James Merrick]
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Come Thomas give us t' other sonnet
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
Captain Thomas, of Battereau's Regiment in the Isle of Skie, to Captain P— at Fort Augustus.
Attribution:
C. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Time flies so you and Horace sing
Page No:
pp.73-76
Poem Title:
To Mr. J. H. at the Temple, occasioned by a Translation of an Epistle of Horace. 1730.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. S—, of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Between the smooth descent of yonder hills
Page No:
pp.76-79
Poem Title:
The Country Parson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While soft through water earth and air
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady in London.
Attribution:
By Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Hail genial goddess blooming spring
Page No:
pp.81-83
Poem Title:
Ode, to Spring.
Attribution:
By Miss F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sister of Phoebus gentle queen
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Ode to Cynthia.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Miss F.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet warbler to whose artless song
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Ode to a Thrush.
Attribution:
By Miss P * * *.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Over yonder eastern hill the twilight throws
Page No:
pp.85-94
Poem Title:
Hymn To The Naiads...1746.
Attribution:
By Dr. Akenside.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
The wise and great of every clime
Page No:
pp.95-103
Poem Title:
Ode To the Right Honourable Francis Earl of Huntingdon. MDCCXLVII.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
To me whom in their lays the shepherds call
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
I. For a Grotto.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Such was old Chaucer such the placid mien
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
II. For a Statue of Chaucer at Woodstock.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Whoever thou art whose path in summer lies
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
III.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Akenside.]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
O youths and virgins o declining eld
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
IV.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Hail sacred stream whose waters roll
Page No:
pp.107-110
Poem Title:
Ode to the Tiber. Written Abroad...On entering the Campania or Rome, at Otricoli, MDCCLV.
Attribution:
By William Whitehead, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Silent and clear through yonder peaceful vale
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
Elegy I. Written at the Convent of Haut Villers in Champagne, 1754.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Amid these mouldering walls this marble round
Page No:
pp.114-116
Poem Title:
Elegy II. On the Mausoleum of Augustus. To the Right Honourable George Bussy Villiers, Viscount Villiers. Written at Rome. 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Yes noble youth tis true the softer arts
Page No:
pp.117-119
Poem Title:
Elegy III. To the Right Honourable George Simon Harcourt, Viscount Newnham. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
From Latian fields the mansions of renown
Page No:
pp.119-122
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To an Officer. Written at Rome, 1756.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. William Whitehead, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Whitehead
First Line:
Behold the magic of Theresa's hand
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
To a Lady on a Landscape of her Drawing.
Attribution:
By Mr. Parrat.
Attributed To:
Charles Parrott
First Line:
In frolic's hour ere serious thought had birth
Page No:
pp.123-126
Poem Title:
To the Honourable and Reverend F. C.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
French power and weak allies and war and want
Page No:
pp.127-131
Poem Title:
To the Reverend T— T—, D. D.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prithee why so fantastic and vain
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
To a Lady very handsome, but too fond of Dress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus's beams are withdrawn from our sight
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
An Excuse for Inconstancy, 1737.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Dr. Lisle.
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When Orpheus went down to the regions below
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
The Power of Music. A Song. Imitated from the Spanish...Set to Music by Dr. Hayes.
Attribution:
By the Same. [Thomas Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
The hero who to Smyrna bay
Page No:
pp.135-139
Poem Title:
Letter from Smyrna to his Sisters at Crux-Easton, 1733.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. the Rev. Dr. Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
Lord sister here's the butcher come
Page No:
pp.140-142
Poem Title:
Letter from Marseilles to my Sisters at Crux-Easton, May 1735.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Thomas Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
In Russia's frozen clime some ages since
Page No:
pp.143-170
Poem Title:
The History of Porsenna, King of Russia. In Two Books.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Thomas Lisle]
Attributed To:
Thomas Lisle
First Line:
When tepid breezes fanned the air
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
The Ever-Green.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too timorous maid can time or chance
Page No:
p.171
Poem Title:
Answer
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The midnight moon serenely smiles
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
To Miss ****.
Attribution:
By Miss Eliza Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Beneath an aged oak's embowering shade
Page No:
pp.174-177
Poem Title:
Cynthia, an Elegiac Poem.
Attribution:
By T. P***cy.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Queen of each sacred sound sweet child of air
Page No:
pp.178-180
Poem Title:
Arion, an Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Marriot.
Attributed To:
James Marriott
First Line:
Dear thoughtless Clara to my verse attend
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
Epistle from the late Lord Viscount Bolingbroke to Miss Lucy Atkins.
Attribution:
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Attributed To:
Henry St John
First Line:
Led by the muse my step pervades
Page No:
pp.182-185
Poem Title:
An Ode to Sculpture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kitty's charming voice and face
Page No:
pp.185-186
Poem Title:
The Play-Thing changed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Plumb who though blessed in his Kentish retreat
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
The Fable of Jotham: To the Borough-Hunters.
Attribution:
By Richard Owen Cambridge, Esq.
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
A fakeer a religious well known in the east
Page No:
pp.188-190
Poem Title:
The Fakeer: A Tale.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Richard Owen Cambridge]
Attributed To:
Richard Owen Cambridge
First Line:
Here on my native shore reclined
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
Ode to Independency.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Ah cease this kind persuasive strain
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
Ode on Melancholy. To a Friend.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Awake aeolian lyre awake
Page No:
pp.196-200
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ruin seize thee ruthless king
Page No:
pp.201-206
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Gray]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
When Delia on the plain appears
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
Song...Written in the Year 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttleton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Clarinda dearly loved attend
Page No:
pp.208-213
Poem Title:
An Epistle to a Lady.
Attribution:
By — Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail lovely babe to thee at length is given
Page No:
pp.214-217
Poem Title:
Ode, wrote on the Birth of Miss M. H. G.
Attribution:
By Miss E. K.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh Albion famed for arts in arms renowned
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
The Complaint. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By J—. H—.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What time the jocund rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.220-226
Poem Title:
The Tomb of Shakespear, A Vision.
Attribution:
By John Gilbert Cooper, Esq.
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
Farewell that liberty our fathers gave
Page No:
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
Love-Elegies...Written in the year 1732. Elegy I. On his falling in love with Neaera.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Adieu ye walls that guard my cruel fair
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
Love-Elegies...Elegy II. Unable to satisfy the covetous temper of Neaera, he intends to make a campaign, and try, if possible, to forget her.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Should Jove descend in floods of liquid ore
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
Elegy III. He upbraids, and threatens the avarice of Neaera, and resolves to quit her.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
While calm you sit beneath your secret shade
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To his friend, written under the confinement of a long indisposition.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
With wine more wine deceive thy master's care
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
Elegy V. The lover is at first introduced speaking to his servant; he afterwards addresses himself to his mistress, and at last there is a supposed interview between them.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Thousands would seek the lasting peace of death
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
Elegy VI. He adjures Delia to pity him by their friendship with Celia, who was lately dead.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Now Delia breathes in woods the fragrant air
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
Elegy VII. On Delia's being in the country, where he supposes she stays to see the harvest.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Ah what avails thy lover's pious care
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
Elegy VIII. He despairs that he shall ever possess Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
He who could first two gentle hearts unbind
Page No:
pp.239-241
Poem Title:
Elegy IX. He has lost Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
This day which saw my Delia's beauty rise
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
Elegy X. On Delia's Birth-day.
Attribution:
By. Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
The man who sharpened first the warlike steel
Page No:
pp.242-243
Poem Title:
Elegy XI. Against lovers going to war, in which he philosophically prefers Love and Delia to the more serious vanities of the world.
Attribution:
By. Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
No second love shall ever my heart surprize
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
Elegy XII. To Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Let others boast their heaps of shining gold
Page No:
pp.244-247
Poem Title:
Elegy XIII. He imagines himself married to Delia, and that, content with each other, they are retired into the country.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
What scenes of bliss my raptured fancy framed
Page No:
pp.247-248
Poem Title:
Elegy XIV. To Delia.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Oh formed alike to serve us and to please
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
Elegy XV. To Mr. George Grenville.
Attribution:
By. Mr. Hammond.
Attributed To:
James Hammond
First Line:
Well done my lord with noble taste
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
Verses on the Equestrian Statue of King Charles II in the Parliament Close, being painted white, September, 1767.
Attribution:
By the Authour of Dorando.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sure there are charms by heaven assigned
Page No:
pp.252-256
Poem Title:
The Birth of Fashion. A Specimen of a Modern Ode. From the New Bath-Guide.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear mother my time has been wretchedly spent
Page No:
pp.256-259
Poem Title:
The Consultation of Physicians. From the Same [i.e. the New Bath-Guide].
Attribution:
By S— B—N—R—D.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From the earliest ages dear mother till now
Page No:
pp.259-262
Poem Title:
The Trade of Gaming. From the Same [i.e. the New Bath-Guide].
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Over moorlands and mountains rude barren and bare
Page No:
pp.263-264
Poem Title:
Content: A Pastoral.
Attribution:
By J. Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham