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Chaucer's whims: being some select fables and tales in verse [T75499]

DMI number:
111
Publication Date:
1701
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T75499
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3312483817
Shelfmark:
BOD G.Pamph. 1282 (3)
Full Title:
[g]Chaucer[/g]'s [g]Whims:[/g] | Being some Select | FABLES and TALES | In Verse, | Very Applicable to the | [i]PRESENT TIMES[/i]; | Under these following Heads: [i]Viz[/i]. | [text presented in two braced columns] [column one] The [i]Succession.[/i] | The [i]Convocation.[/i] | The [i]Non-juring | Clergyman.[/i] | [i]Jack of both sides.[/i] | The [i]Triumvirate.[/i] | [i]Justice Mistaken.[/i] | The [i]Ken. Petition[/i] [/column one] | [column two] The [i]True-born-En- | glishman.[/i] | [i]Trade and Empire | Inconsistent. | One that Sh----t | in his Hat,[/i] &c. | The [i]Musick-Prize.[/i] | The [i]Impeachment.[/] [/column two] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed by [i]D. Edwards[/i], and sold by the Booksellers | of [i]London[/i] and [i]Westminster.[/i] 1701.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4], 35 [1] p.
Bibliographic details:
MS note in BOD G.Pamph. 1282 (3) on p. 35 'Octor. 1737'.
Comments:
NOTES: 'The verses are not by Chaucer, attributed to William Pittis (ESTC)' (SUAREZ). GENRE: Topical / political miscellany CONTENTS: Many poems about the Act of Settlement. SEE ALSO: Tom Teltroth, Jest and earnest: being a bundle of fables, tales and whims (ESTC N6704). **NOT IN SUAREZ. Chaucer's Whims included (reissued?) as part 2 of this?
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Preface
Related People
Author:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Spuriously claimed to be based on Chaucer's works.
Author:
William Pittis
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Attributed to Pittis in ESTC. Unclear how much of the text is by him. Other works (on ECCO) by / including poems supposedly by Pittis are not in Suarez (e.g. N6704 Jest and Earnest 1703; T21085 Aesop at the Bell-Tavern 1711).
Printer:
D Edwards
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Printed by [i]D. Edwards[/i], and sold by the Booksellers | of [i]London[/i] and [i]Westminster.[/i]
Content/Publication
First Line:
In times of old when beasts were wondrous wise
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
The Succession
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Not attributed
First Line:
Fly fly from Rome the S---te cries
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p.4
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
The king of birds a senate held
Page No:
pp.5-7
Poem Title:
The Convocation
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Not attributed
First Line:
A man of sense may find
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
Cried a jolly fat parson that could not subscribe
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pp.8-9
Poem Title:
The non-juring clergyman
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Not attributed
First Line:
Could English counsellors advise
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p.9
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
When Anthony against Caesar rose
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p.10
Poem Title:
Jack of both sides
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Not attributed
First Line:
How many P---s have done the same
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p.11
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
A leopard chosen to a throne
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pp.12-13
Poem Title:
The triumvirate
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Not attributed
First Line:
Any man in his senses from hence may conclude
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p.14
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
A dolphin once had an intent
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p.15-16
Poem Title:
Justice mistaken
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Not attributed
First Line:
Some certain great people that sit at the stern
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p.17
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
The chief of the brutes were all met to prevent
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pp.17-19
Poem Title:
The Kentish petitioners
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Not attributed
First Line:
A dispute once arose twixt an ass and a mule
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pp.20-21
Poem Title:
The true-born Englishman
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Not attributed
First Line:
Five wisemen of Kent are designed by this story
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p.20
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
Look on this land that makes her boast
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p.22
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
As Caesar stood upon the strand
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Trade and empire inconsistent
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Not attributed
First Line:
To see a royal name set down
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
Moral
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In old King Alfred's happy reign
Page No:
pp.25-28
Poem Title:
On one that sh----t in his hat, and afterwards put it upon his head
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A crafty mouse as ever made
Page No:
pp.29-32
Poem Title:
The musick prize
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Not attributed
First Line:
Let Purcel not think he falls short of our praise
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Moral
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Not attributed
First Line:
A fierce wild boar that had transgressed
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
The impeachment
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed