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A collection of miscellany poems, letters &c. By Mr. Brown, &c. [R31629]

DMI number:
229
Publication Date:
1700
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R31629
EEBO/ECCO link:
EEBO: Wing / B5054; Wing / 1500:08
Shelfmark:
BL 11641.bb.67
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | Miscellany POEMS, | LETTERS, [i]&c.[/i] | [rule] | By Mr. [i]THO. BROWN.[/i] | [rule] | [i]The Second Edition, with Additions,[/i] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed, and are to be Sold by [i]J. Nutt[/i] near | [i]Stationers-Hall.[/i] 1700.
Epigraph:
n/a
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Made-up miscellany, Miscellany dominated by poet, and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Price:
n/a
Pagination:
[4], 1-112, 129-208, 309-351, [3], 1-16, 1-15, [1] pp.
Bibliographic details:
'Eliza Tryor' written on title page of BL 11641.bb.67IS. Mispagination: 39 misnumbered 36; 154 as 156; 155 as 157; 158 as 160; 159 as 161; 189 as 192; 192 as 189; 349 as 493.
Comments:
Contents: Some pieces in Latin: pp. 28-31, 47, 48-49, 69-70, 104; some pieces in prose: pp. 129-208, 309-351, 1-15. Attributions: Titlepage attributes collection to 'Mr. Tho. Brown'. Unless alternative attributions are given in the miscellany, poems are treated as being attributed to Brown and are described as 'Collected under Brown's name.'
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'The Bookseller to the Reader' signed 'J. S.' i.e. John Sparks, original publisher (2pp.) End matter: Table of contents following prose section, i.e. after p. 351.
References:
Not in Case. However, first edition + reissue (both 1699) are in Case, 216 + 216 (b)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A collection of miscellany poems, letters &c. [ESTC R15161]
Publication Date:
1699
ESTC No:
R15161
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Sold by:
John Nutt
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
'Sold by J. Nutt'
Publisher:
John Sparks
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
'The Bookseller to the Reader' is signed J. S; Sparks was the publisher of an earlier edition of this miscellany, R15161.
Author:
Thomas Brown
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Identified as author in ESTC.
Content/Publication
First Line:
To charming Celia's arms I flew
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
The Contented Whore. An Imitation of Epig. 66. in Mart. l. 12.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
What planet distracts thee what damnable star
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Advice to a Vintner. Mart. Epig. 19. l. 1. The Hint taken from Quid te Tucca juvat.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
When Gammar Gurton first I knew
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
Mart. Epig. 20. l. 1.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
In some vile hamlet let me live forgot
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Mart. Epig. 5. l. 2.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Nothing than Chloe ever I knew
Page No:
pp.6-8
Poem Title:
Mart. Epig. 61. l. 11.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Tell me O Lydia for by heavens I swear
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Hor. Ode 8. l. 1.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
What the bully of France and our friends on the Rhine
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
Hor. Ode 11 l. 2.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
To fight in your cups and abuse the good creature
Page No:
pp.12-14
Poem Title:
Hor. Ode 27. l. I;
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Long did dark ignorance our isle overspread
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
To Mr. Henry Purcel
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Long have my prayers slow heaven assailed
Page No:
pp.16-19
Poem Title:
The Ode in Horace L. 4 Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Though you my Lyce in some northern flood
Page No:
pp.19-23
Poem Title:
The X. Ode in Horace L. 3. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Tis true while active blood my veins did fire
Page No:
pp.23-25
Poem Title:
The xxvi Ode in Hor. L. 3. Paraphras'd.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
At last thou antiquated whore
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
The xv. Ode in Horace Lib. 3. Imitated.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Whenever I meet you still you cry
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
The Epigram in Martial L. Imitated.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
And must our glorious laureate then depart
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
An Impromptu to Shadwell's Memory
Attribution:
By Dr. B--
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This vain gay thing sets up for man
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
An Epigram under the Picture of a Beau
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Like our great father Adam fain would I
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
To a Lady that would not grant the last favours under cheaper terms than Matrimony.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
The husband's the pilot the wife is the ocean
Page No:
pp.32-34
Poem Title:
Avis sur a Mariage
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
In ancient times as learned Aesop shows
Page No:
pp.35-36[i.e. 39]
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Bat and the Birds. In Imitation of that of the Buzzard in the Hind and the Panther, in the year 1689.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
You dull dissenters what vain folly blinds
Page No:
p.36[i.e. 39]-40
Poem Title:
Antenor's Speech in the Second Aeneid, applied to the Declaration of Liberty of Conscience. In the year 1687.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Though twas thy luck to cheat the fatal tree
Page No:
pp.41-47
Poem Title:
A Satyr upon an Ignorant Quack that murder'd a Friends Child, and occasion'd the Mother upon the news of it to Miscarry.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
When with rank poison heaven equipt Pandora
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
An imitation of it in English.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Thou cur half French half English breed
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
To Mr. D----- upon his most incomparable Ballads, call'd by him Lyric Odes
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
No longer your expected play conceal
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
To Mr. Higden, upon the ill success of his Play.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Friend Harry some furious pretenders to thinking
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
To the same upoin his Play's being damn'd, for having too much eating and drinking in it.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
How quickly are love's pleasures gone
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The extravagant Lover, out of French 1684
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Brave Teucer as the poets tell us
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
A Translation of Teucer Salamina, Patremq; Cum fugeret, &c. Hor. Ode vii. lib. I.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Since all the hills around us do penance in snow
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
Ode xi. Lib. I. in Horace imitated. Vides ut alta stet nive candidum, &c. Written in the year 1685. To Sir John Bowyer.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Waller in never dying verse
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the 6th Ode in Horace, l. 1. Scriberis vario fortis, & hostium---- In the year 1685. after the defeat of the Rebels in the West.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
When Greece overwhelmed in the wide deluge lay
Page No:
pp.61-63
Poem Title:
Prologue spoken before the University of Oxford, 1683
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Not with more grief the whiggish herd beheld
Page No:
pp.63-65
Poem Title:
Epilogue
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Well whatever sins by turns have swayed me
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
An Imitation of a French Ode, in the ingenious Monsieur St. Evremont's Works. Tome 2.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Thou that not many months ago
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman that cut off his hair, and set up for a Spark in his old Age. Out of Martial. Epig. 43. lib. 3.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
From dark oblivion and the silent grave
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
Part of the 2d Ode in Horace l. 4 Translated. Beginning at Dignum laude Virum.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Once bear and champion did engage
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
On the Treatment of the Modern Drama.
Attribution:
By Mr. Kn--- of Magd. Coll.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet spouse you must presently troop and be gone
Page No:
pp.73-75
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Uxor vade foras. In Mart. l. ii. Ep. 105.
Attribution:
By Captain Ht-----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As me no longer dear Sir John
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the 14th Epode in Hor.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Why flies Belinda from my arms
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
A translation of Ode xxii. lib. i. Vitas Hinnuleo.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
So may the beauteous goddess of the main
Page No:
pp.77-80
Poem Title:
A Translation of Ode iii. L. I. in Horace Sic te Diva potens, &c. Address'd to his Honour'd Friend Mr. B-- going into Turky.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
That cousins friends and strangers fly thee
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
An Imitation of an Epigram 44. in Mart. lib. iii. Occurrit tibi nemo quod libenter, &c.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Phillis has a gentle heart
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Mr. Gl----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had not good humour over the ill prevailed
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
On Dr. Lowther, who was observed to be grown good-natur'd a little before his Death
Attribution:
By another hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fling this useless book away
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
Verses put into a Lady's Prayer-book.
Attribution:
Supposed to be written by the late Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The horn armed stag denied the horse
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Horse and the Stag
Attribution:
By Mr. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Each moment of the long-lived day
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
A Translation of Lesbia mi dicit semper male. Out of Catullus.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
More devils than one why does the sot deny
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
On one Becker, a Parson of Amsterdam, who in a Book entitled, The World Bewitch'd, pretends to prove there is but one Devil. Plures O Beckere negas dum Daemonas esse. Contra te gens est imperiosa tua. Thus in English.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Isgrim with hunger pressed one day
Page No:
p.89-90
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Wolf and the Porcupine. In answer to The Argument against a Standing Army.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Apollo once finding fair Daphne alone
Page No:
pp.91-93
Poem Title:
The Fable of Apollo and Daphne
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Full of the godhead in his breast inshrined
Page No:
pp.94-96
Poem Title:
Labienus's Speech in Lucans Pharsalia.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dennis
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Oh Jemmy you're a beau not I alone
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
The 63rd Epigram in Martial, Lib. 3
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. P-----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me Dorinda why so gay
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
To an old affected Court Lady
Attribution:
By a person of Honour
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Belinda's sparkling wit and eyes
Page No:
pp.98-100
Poem Title:
To Belinda. Upon her Marrying one that was Blind and Lame.
Attribution:
By a person of Honour
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis then decreed and now I find
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
To his Cruel Mistress. Out of French.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Nay now ambitious thoughts farewell
Page No:
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
An Ode upon a Kiss. Out of French.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
I'll sing how God the world's almighty mind
Page No:
pp.105-112
Poem Title:
A Translation.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Tyburn lament in pensive sable mourn
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
An Elegy on that Most Orthodox and Pains-taking Divine, Mr. Samuel Smith, Ordinary of Newgate, who Died of a Quinsey on St. Bartholomew's Day, the 24th of August, 1698.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Under this stone
Page No:
pp.4-6
Poem Title:
An Epitaph upon that Profound and Learned Casuist, the late Ordinary of Newgate.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
Oh cruel death whose rage without remorse is
Page No:
pp.7-9
Poem Title:
An Elegy written by Stephen Switch, upon Dobbin a coach-horse, who departed this Mortal Life on Saturday the 8th of April.
Attribution:
written by Stephen Switch
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye ghosts of Trigg old Saffold and Ponteus
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
On the Death of Dr. Kirleus
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
The famous Kirleus Collegiate Physician
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on Dr. Kirleus of Grays-Inn-Lane, occasion'd by his Friends reporting him only gone into the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
To his poor cell a satyr led
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Satry and the Traveller.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
The c-----'s desired that in their next choice
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
To you the mother of our schools
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
A Dialogue betwixt the New Lotteries and the Royal-Oak.
Attribution:
Collected under Brown's name.
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown