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A collection of merry poems [N27710] [ecco]

DMI number:
547
Publication Date:
1736
ESTC number:
N27710
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111768267
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Harvard Houghton
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | Merry POEMS: | Consisting of | Facetious TALES, EPIGRAMS, &c. | FROM | [2 columns] [col 1] OLDHAM, | BROWN, [/col 1] | [col 2] PRIOR, | SWIFT, [/col 2] | And other Eminent POETS; | With some from the | [i]Weekly Papers[/i] and [i]Miscellanies[/i]. | [rule] | Proposed as a pleasant Cure for the | HYP and SPLEEN. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | With several ADDITIONAL POEMS. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed and Sold by T. COOPER, at | the [i]Globe[/i] in [i]Pater-noster Row[/i]. 1736. | (Price ONE SHILLING and SIXPENCE.)
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of comic verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
1 s 6 d
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: collection of mainly comic verse.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: 'To the Reader' (2pp.)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
The merry companion or, a cure for the spleen [T301231] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1730
ESTC No:
T301231
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
As I was walking in the mall of late
Page No:
pp.1-6
Poem Title:
The Impertinent: An Imitation of Horace, Lib. I. Sat. 9.
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First Line:
Whilom in Oxford an old chuff did dwell
Page No:
pp.7-26
Poem Title:
The Miller's Tale, From Chaucer. Inscrib'd to N. Rowe, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
If Rome can pardon sins as papists hold
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
On Rome's Pardons.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Since the sons of the muses grew numerous and loud
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pp.27-29
Poem Title:
A Session of the Poets.
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First Line:
Too weak are laws and edicts vain
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pp.30-32
Poem Title:
A Tale from Bocas, or a Cure for Cuckoldom.
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First Line:
Ye scoundrel old bards and a brace of dull knaves
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
On Sternhold and Hopkins, and the new Version of David's Psalms.
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First Line:
If what thou asserts dear Thomas be true
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
The Vintner's Answer.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Sister Jane a by-blow had
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
Sister Jane.
Attribution:
By Mr. Ozell
Attributed To:
John Ozell
First Line:
What planet distracts thee what damnable star
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
Advice to a Vintner. Mart. Epig. 19. l. 1.
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First Line:
Sly Merry Andrew the last Southwark fair
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Merry Andrew.
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First Line:
Sir | As once a twelve month to the priest
Page No:
pp.37-41
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Fleetwood Shephard, Esq;
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First Line:
When crowding folks with strange ill faces
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
To the same.
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First Line:
In Virgil's sacred verse we find
Page No:
pp.44-47
Poem Title:
The Dove. A Tale.
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First Line:
Hans Carvel impotent and old
Page No:
pp.47-51
Poem Title:
Hans Carvel. A Tale.
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First Line:
Beyond the fixed and settled rules
Page No:
pp.51-55
Poem Title:
Paulo Purganti and his Wife: An Honest, but a Simple Pair.
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First Line:
I sing not old Jason who travelled through Greece
Page No:
pp.56-61
Poem Title:
Down-Hall. A curious Ballad. To the Tune of King John, and the Abbot of Canterbury. Written in the Year 1715.
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First Line:
Who has ever been at Paris must needs know the grave
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
The Thief and Cordelier, a Ballad. To the foregoing Tune.
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First Line:
The sceptics think 'twas long ago
Page No:
pp.63-66
Poem Title:
The Ladle. A Tale.
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First Line:
This commoner has worth and parts
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
Moral.
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First Line:
As Chloe came into the room the other day
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
A Lover's Anger.
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First Line:
Your sage and moralist can show
Page No:
pp.68-74
Poem Title:
The Cobler. A Tale.
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First Line:
Taught by long miseries we find
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
Moral.
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First Line:
Thou cur half French half English breed
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
To Mr. D'Urfey, upon his incomparable Ballads, call'd by him Lyrick Odes.
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First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.76-80
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon, Imitated, From the Eighth Book of Ovid.
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First Line:
Thus spoke to my lady the knight full of care
Page No:
pp.81-85
Poem Title:
A Soldier and a Scholar, Or, a Lady's Judgment on those two Characters.
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First Line:
Well if ever I saw such another man since my mother bound my head
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Mary the Cook-Maid's Letter to Dr. Sheridan.
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First Line:
When good king Jemmy wore the British crown
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
The Merry Monarch; or, Knighthood a Jest. A Tale.
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First Line:
Two gossips they merrily met
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
The Gossips Tale, under the Rose.
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First Line:
A man of wisdom may disguise
Page No:
pp.92-95
Poem Title:
A True Tale of a young Squire.
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First Line:
If true as papists hold that there is given
Page No:
pp.100-102
Poem Title:
The Oxonian's Trip to the Drawing-Room.
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First Line:
A merry young blade of the papal belief
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
The Toper's Confession: Or, An Experiment try'd.
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First Line:
Bonosus one night at the rose did engage
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
The World turns round. An Epigram.
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First Line:
The weather was cloudy the billows ran high
Page No:
pp.104-106
Poem Title:
The Weighty Fryar; or, A Cargo of Sins thrown over-board.
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First Line:
Whoever has a cause dependant
Page No:
pp.106-111
Poem Title:
-- Quid non mortalia pectora cogis | Auri sacra fames -- --
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First Line:
Hail Raleigh venerable shade
Page No:
pp.111-114
Poem Title:
The Convert to Tobacco. A Tale. (From a MS.)
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First Line:
Young Anna and Philip a kind loving pair
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
The Hermit, or Father Philip's Geese. A Ballad; To the Tune of As Thomas and Harry, one Midsummer-Day.
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First Line:
Cupid the errantest knave alive
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
Cupid turn'd Thief. A Tale. In Imitation of the 20th Idyllion of Theocritus.
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First Line:
Humbly sheweth | That I went to warm my self in Lady Betty's chamber because I was cold
Page No:
pp.118-122
Poem Title:
To their Excellencies the Lords Justices of Ireland. | The humble Petition of Frances Harris, | Who must Starve, and Die a Maid, if it miscarries.
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First Line:
When poets wrote and painters drew
Page No:
pp.123-125
Poem Title:
Protogenes and Apelles.
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First Line:
Interred beneath this marble stone
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
An Epitaph.
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First Line:
To my dear wife
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
The Last Will of Mr. Matthew A- - - - -y, late Bed-maker and Sweeper at Cambridge in New England.
Attribution:
Mr. Matthew A- - - - -y, late Bed-maker and Sweeper at Cambridge in New England.
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Not attributed
First Line:
In heaven one holiday you read
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
Cupid and Ganymede.
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First Line:
The clock struck eight the morning cleared
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
A Winter's Journey to Preach.
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