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An entire set of the monitors [N8002]

DMI number:
350
Aliases
Monitor
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1713
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N8002
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW118002749
Shelfmark:
BL 643.m.12.(24.)
Full Title:
An Entire SET | OF | The MONITORS. | Intended for the Promoting of RELIGION and VIRTUE, and | Suppressing of [g]Vice[/g] and [g]Immorality.[/g] | CONTAINING | Forty One POEMS | On Several Subjects, | [i]In Pursuance of Her[/i] MAJESTY's [i]Most Gracious Directions.[/i] | [rule] | Perform'd by Mr. TATE, Poet Laureat to Her MAJESTY, Mr. SMITH, and Others. | [rule] | This UNDERTAKING was Encourag'd by the [i]Subscription[/i] of the following Gen-| tlemen of the CLERGY (besides [i]That[/i] of Many of the NOBILITY, and great | Numbers of the GENTRY) His Grace my Lord Arch-Bishop of [i]York[/i], my Lord | Bishop of [i]Lincoln[/i], my Lord Bishop of St. [i]Davids[/i], my Lord Bishop of [i]Gloucester[/i], | Dr. [i]Moss[/i], Dean of [i]Ely[/i], Dr. [i]Brailsford[/i] Dean of [i]Wells[/i], Dr. [i]Wiliams[/i], Dr. [i]Bedfourd[/i], | Dr. [i]Brown[/i], Dr. [i]Fog[/i], Dr. [i]Pelling[/i], Dr. [i]Bray[/i], Dr. [i]Hoadley[/i], Dr. [i]Blake[/i], Dr. [i]Hunt[/i], Dr. | [i]King[/i], Dr. [i]Waugh[/i], Dr. [i]Wells[/i], Dr. [i]Only[/i], Dr. [i]Heath[/i], with about Fifty more of that | Reverend Order. | [i]N. B.[/i] When the [i]Authors[/i] had publish'd these Twenty One Papers, they were | oblig'd (by being engag'd in other Affairs) to decline further proceeding | in this Undertaking.
Epigraph:
n/a
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of religious verse, Made-up miscellany, Periodical miscellany, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
half sheet
Price:
12. d per month (see Comments)
Pagination:
[26pp.]
Bibliographic details:
Miscellany consists of 21 separately issued halfsheet broadsides, sold together with a new title page to make a pamphlet. The original single-sheet papers were published on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Monday 2 March 1713-Monday 6 April, and then on Friday 10 April, Monday 13 April, Saturday 18 April; Monday 20 April; and finally Friday 24 April. The final few issues contain an advertisement for another collection entitled The Oracle which will succeed this. Format given as halfsheet and not Folio as BL copy has been disbound.
Comments:
SUBSCRIPTION LIST: On title page. PRICE: 'The Conditions to the Subscribers are, viz. each to pay Twelve Pence a Month to have them brought home to their Houses, Six-pence on the Receipt of the first Paper, and Six-pence more when the Twelfth Paper is deliver'd to them.'
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Title:
An entire set of the monitors [T78786]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T78786
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Marshall Smith
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Editor:
Nahum Tate
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Publisher:
John Baker
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Madam | Tis not the splendour of Great Britain's crown
Page No:
Numb. 0r-v
Poem Title:
The Introduction To The Monitor. Intended for the Promoting of Religion and Virtue, and Suppressing of Vice and Immorality. Humbly Address'd To Her Most Sacred Majesty.
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First Line:
Celestial dame adorned with every grace
Page No:
Numb. 1r-v.
Poem Title:
An Essay in Praise of Divine Poesie.
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First Line:
Auspicious youths since partly for your sake
Page No:
Numb. 2r-v.
Poem Title:
An Exhortation to the Youths of Great-Britain.
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First Line:
Many lewd lays ah woe is me the more
Page No:
Numb. 2v.
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
our Admiral [sic.] Spencer
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
The youth that's touched with noble fire
Page No:
Numb. 2v.
Poem Title:
The Expedient.
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First Line:
See where Aurora does with blushes rise
Page No:
Numb. 3r-v.
Poem Title:
The Reverse.
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First Line:
Should loudest tempests and tremendous storms
Page No:
Numb. 3r.
Poem Title:
The Upright Man.
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First Line:
Who themselves with slavish toil
Page No:
Numb. 3v.
Poem Title:
The Inference.
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Now while thy blooming spring with balmy sweets
Page No:
Numb. 4r-v.
Poem Title:
Remember thy Creator in the Days of thy Youth.
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First Line:
Of all the nauseous complicated crimes
Page No:
Numb. 4r.
Poem Title:
The Swearer.
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First Line:
A virtuous daughter thus consoled
Page No:
Numb. 5v.
Poem Title:
Upon Poverty and Infamy.
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First Line:
Content's a treasure sought by all mankind
Page No:
Numb. 5r.
Poem Title:
On Content.
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Renown with tedious toil obtained
Page No:
Numb. 5v.
Poem Title:
Upon Fame and Infamy.
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Repine not pensive friend to meet
Page No:
Numb. 5r-v.
Poem Title:
Advice to a Disponding Friend in Reference to the present State of Humane Life.
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First Line:
Though vice at present does triumphant ride
Page No:
Numb. 5r.
Poem Title:
Upon Virtue and Vice.
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First Line:
In vain we toss and turn our feverish will
Page No:
Numb. 6v.
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
In various courses busy mortals move
Page No:
Numb. 6r-v.
Poem Title:
A View of Humane Life.
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First Line:
Life have I worn out thrice thirty years
Page No:
Numb. 6v.
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Spenser
Attributed To:
Edmund Spenser
First Line:
In dead of night when happy mortals take
Page No:
Numb. 7r.
Poem Title:
The Disconsolate Shepherd.
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First Line:
This treasury of death survey
Page No:
Numb. 7v.
Poem Title:
The Charnel-house.
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First Line:
While calm the seas appear
Page No:
Numb. 7v.
Poem Title:
Extreams are to be Avoided.
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First Line:
Unbind that youth and you my guards withdraw
Page No:
Numb. 8r-v.
Poem Title:
Joseph's Discovery of Himself to his Brethren. Written in Latin by H. Grotius, imitated in Blank Verse. The Speakers, Joseph and Judah.
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Tis strange that they on whom kind heavens bestow
Page No:
Numb. 9r-v.
Poem Title:
The Gamester.
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Here silent as its grave a body lies
Page No:
Numb. 10r-v.
Poem Title:
Upon Reading these Words on a Grave-stone. As I am, so shall ye be.
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First Line:
One year they who have reached extremest age
Page No:
Numb. 10v.
Poem Title:
The Caution.
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First Line:
If to a cottage majesty resort
Page No:
Numb. 11r-v.
Poem Title:
Upon the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin.
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First Line:
Thou who the mysteries of fate dost know
Page No:
Numb. 12r-v.
Poem Title:
The Witch of Endor.
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First Line:
Happy thrice happy is that sweet estate
Page No:
Numb. 13r.
Poem Title:
The Character of an Humble Contented Man; from an Antient Manuscript, as appears by the Style and Versification, but 'tis hop'd the good Sense will be acceptable in This, or Any Age.
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Prayer highest soars when she most prostrate lies
Page No:
Numb. 13v.
Poem Title:
An Epigram upon Prayer.
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Storms rage more fiercely on the hills than dales
Page No:
Numb. 13r-v.
Poem Title:
Another to the same Purpose ... concerning Humility.
Attribution:
by the same Author
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First Line:
Tomorrow yes tomorrow you'll repent
Page No:
Numb. 13v.
Poem Title:
Procrastination.
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First Line:
While impious Pilate mounts the judgment seat
Page No:
Numb. 14r-v.
Poem Title:
Matthew xxvii. 19. Also when he was set down upon the Judgment Seat, his Wife sent to him, saying, have thou nothing to do with that Just Man: For I have suffered many things this Day in a Dream by reason of him.
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Too much already we have heard and yet
Page No:
Numb. 15r-v.
Poem Title:
Upon the Crucifiction of our Blessed Saviour. A Dialogue between a Disciple and several Messengers. In Blank Verse.
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First Line:
You that with pious prayer and fast
Page No:
Numb. 16r-v
Poem Title:
An Ode upon Easter-Day.
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First Line:
They that enjoy and joy in their own love
Page No:
Numb. 17v.
Poem Title:
Upon Chast, Conjugal Love.
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First Line:
Twixt Christ and death was once a mighty strife
Page No:
Numb. 17v.
Poem Title:
An Epigram upon Christ and Death.
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First Line:
When hell's amazing horrors
Page No:
Numb. 17r.
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
A prodigal's an ass
Page No:
Numb. 18r.
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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First Line:
Canst thou in dungeons smother up thy pelf
Page No:
Numb. 18r.
Poem Title:
Avarice. On a Miser that hoarded his Wealth in a Steel Chest.
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From a tall precipice on the sea-side
Page No:
Numb. 18r.
Poem Title:
The Prospect.
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First Line:
Grant me indulgent heaven a rural seat
Page No:
Numb. 18v.
Poem Title:
The Choice.
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First Line:
Whilst stemming life's uncertain tide
Page No:
Numb. 18v.
Poem Title:
The Voyagers.
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First Line:
Ye bright angelic forms who stand
Page No:
Numb. 19r-v.
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the 148th Psalm.
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First Line:
These startling omens shall themselves display
Page No:
Numb. 20r-v.
Poem Title:
The Day of Judgment.
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First Line:
Urania though thou art used to sing
Page No:
Numb. 21r-v.
Poem Title:
On our Saviour's Passion. An Ode.
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