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Choice emblems, divine and moral, antient and modern: or, delights for the ingenious [N27894]

DMI number:
445
Aliases
Choice emblems, divine and moral.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
ESTC
Publication Date:
1729
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N27894
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB3327898545
Shelfmark:
BL - RB.23.a.23681
Full Title:
CHOICE | EMBLEMS, | DIVINE and MORAL, | ANTIENT and MODERN: | OR, | DELIGHTS | FOR THE | INGENIOUS, | IN ABOVE | Fifty Select EMBLEMS, | Curiously Ingraven upon Copper-Plates. | With Fifty Pleasant Poems and Lots, by way | of Lottery, for Illustrating each Emblem, to | promote Instruction and Good Counsel by | Diverting Recreation. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]London:[/i] Printed for [i]Edmund Parker[/i], at the | [i]Bible[/i] and [i]Crown[/i], over against the New Church | in [i]Lombard-Street[/i]. 1729.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[6], [1]-207, [1]pp.
Comments:
PLATES: Frontispiece; engravings of emblems on pp. 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 70, 74, 78, 82, 86, 90, 94, 98, 102, 106, 110, 114, 118, 122, 126, 130, 134, 138, 142, 146, 150, 154, 158, 162, 166, 170, 174, 178, 182, 186, 190, 194, 198, 207 (plate on 207 is a kind of wheel of fortune, rotating paper pin still attached). MISCELLANY GENRE: Miscellany containing emblems for moral instruction. Not strictly a miscellany: all items are by George Wither. ESTC NOTE: First published in 1684 as 'Delights for the ingenious'.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Frontispiece engraving facing title page; 'The Author Upon the Emblem in the Frontispiece' [2pp.]; 'To the Reader' (signed 'R. B.') [3pp.]. BACK MATTER: list of books printed for and sold by Edmund Parker [1p.].
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Choice emblems divine and moral, ancient and modern: or delights for the ingenious [T118316]
Publication Date:
1721
ESTC No:
T118316
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
Choice emblems, divine and moral, antient and modern: or, delights for the ingenious.[T135443]
Publication Date:
1732
ESTC No:
T135443
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
Delights for the ingenious in above fifty select and choice emblems, divine and moral, ancient and modern [ESTC R8820]
Publication Date:
1684
ESTC No:
R8820
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Edmund Parker
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Edmund Parker, at the Bible and Crown': ESTC N27894
Editor:
Nathaniel Crouch
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
ESTC states 'Anonymous. By Richard Burton, i.e. Nathaniel Crouch'. As all of the poems in the collection are by George Wither, Burton/Crouch is probably the editor of the collection.
Content/Publication
First Line:
This book containing emblems 'twas thought fit
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
The Author Upon The Emblem In The Frontispiece.
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Not attributed
First Line:
When some in former ages had a meaning
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pp.3-4
Poem Title:
The First Emblem Illustrated.
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Not attributed
First Line:
When thou hast changes good or bad
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p.5
Poem Title:
Lot 1.
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First Line:
My hopeful friends at thrice five years and three
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pp.7-8
Poem Title:
The Second Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
With Mary thou art one of those
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p.9
Poem Title:
Lot 2.
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First Line:
How fond are they who spend their precious time
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pp.11-12
Poem Title:
The Third Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Thou dost overmuch respect
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p.13
Poem Title:
Lot 3.
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First Line:
Thrice happy is that man whose thoughts do rear
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pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Fourth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Be not angry if I tell
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p.17
Poem Title:
Lot. 4.
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First Line:
A massy millstone up a tedious hill
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pp.19-20
Poem Title:
The Fifth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Doubtless you are either wooing
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p.21
Poem Title:
Lot 5.
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First Line:
A traveller when he must undertake
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pp.23-24
Poem Title:
The Sixth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
In slippery paths you are to go
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p.25
Poem Title:
Lot 6.
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First Line:
Look here and mark her sickly birds to feed
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pp.27-28
Poem Title:
The Seventh Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
This present lot concerns full near
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p.29
Poem Title:
Lot 7.
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First Line:
What though an apish pygmy in attire
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
The Eighth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Thy chance is doubtful and as yet
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p.33
Poem Title:
Lot 8. M.
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First Line:
If you this emblem well have looked upon
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pp.35-36
Poem Title:
The Ninth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
We hope no person here believes
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p.37
Poem Title:
Lot 9.
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First Line:
I should not care how hard my fortunes were
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pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Tenth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Because her aid makes goodly shows
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p.41
Poem Title:
Lot. 10.
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First Line:
As is the headstrong horse and blockish mule
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pp.43-44
Poem Title:
The Eleventh Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Your wits your wishes and your tongue
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p.45
Poem Title:
Lot 11.
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First Line:
You little think what plague it is to be
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
The Twelfth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Thou thinkst thy wit had made thee great
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p.49
Poem Title:
Lot 12.
Attribution:
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First Line:
A fool sent forth to fetch the goslings home
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pp.51-52
Poem Title:
The Thirteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou dost not greatly care by whom
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Lot. 13.
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First Line:
These are the greatest afflictions most men have
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pp.55-56
Poem Title:
The Fourteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The time hath been that of the rod
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p.57
Poem Title:
Lot 14. M.
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First Line:
An emblem's meaning here I thought to conster
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
The Fifteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If all your powers you should unite
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Lot 15.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fool dost thou hope thine honours or thy gold
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
The Sixteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If some here present this had got
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Lot 16. M.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Unhappy men are they whose ignorance
Page No:
pp.67-68
Poem Title:
The Seventeenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
This man whatever he may seem
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
Lot 17. M.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Exalt thou not thy self though placed thou be
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pp.71-72
Poem Title:
The Eighteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
This lot those persons always finds
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
Lot 18.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
We more should thrive and err the seldomer
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pp.75-76
Poem Title:
The Nineteenth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If all be true these lots do tell us
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
Lot. 19.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Mark well this emblem and observe you thence
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
The Twentieth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Thy fortunes have been very bad
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
Lot 20.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Although we know not a more patient creature
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
The Twenty-first Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Thou hast provoked overlong
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Lot 21.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As soon as our first parents disobeyed
Page No:
pp.87-88
Poem Title:
The Twenty-second Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In secret thou dost oft complain
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
Lot 22.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here we an aged man described have
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
The Twenty-third Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By this your emblem we discern
Page No:
p.93
Poem Title:
Lot 23.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why with a trembling faintness should we fear
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
The Twenty-fourth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
To your long home you nearer are
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
Lot. 24.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some men when for their actions they procure
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
The Twenty-fifth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take heed you do not quite forget
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Lot 25.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What means this country peasant skipping here
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
The Twenty-sixth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
At your afflictions you repine
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Lot 26.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Look well I pray upon this beldam here
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
The Twenty-seventh Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Fine clothes fair words enticing face
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Lot 27.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A tyrannous or wicked magistrate
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
The Twenty-eighth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou art or else thou wert of late
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p.113
Poem Title:
Lot 28. M.
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First Line:
He that shall say he loves and was again
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pp.115-116
Poem Title:
The Twenty-ninth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Some think you love 'tis true you do
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p.117
Poem Title:
Lot 29.
Attribution:
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First Line:
It is this emblem's meaning to advance
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pp.119-120
Poem Title:
The Thirtieth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If truly temperate thou be
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Lot. 30.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The picture of a crowned king here stands
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
The Thirty-first Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Some urge their princes on to war
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p.125
Poem Title:
Lot 31. M.
Attribution:
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First Line:
The painful husbandman with sweaty brows
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pp.127-128
Poem Title:
The Thirty-second Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In many things the worse thou art
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p.129
Poem Title:
Lot 32.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When reader thou hast first of all surveyed
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pp.131-132
Poem Title:
The Thirty-third Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Whether merely chance or no
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
Lot 33.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Gallants beware for here's a wanton wag
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
The Thirty-fourth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
This lot of yours doth plainly show
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p.137
Poem Title:
Lot 34.
Attribution:
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First Line:
I am not of their mind who think the sun
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pp.139-140
Poem Title:
The Thirty-fifth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
You seek a lot which proving bad
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p.141
Poem Title:
Lot 35.
Attribution:
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First Line:
What may the reason be so many wed
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pp.143-144
Poem Title:
The Thirty-sixth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
This lot may make us all suspect
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p.145
Poem Title:
Lot 36.
Attribution:
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First Line:
When emblems of too many parts consist
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
The Thirty-seventh Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thou seekst for fame and now art shown
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
Lot 37.
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First Line:
This modern emblem is a mute expressing
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
The Thirty-eighth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
By this thy lot thou dost appear
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p.153
Poem Title:
Lot 38.
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First Line:
When some did seek Arion to have drowned
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pp.155-156
Poem Title:
The Thirty-ninth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
You have been wronged many ways
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p.157
Poem Title:
Lot 39.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Despair not man in what thou oughtst to do
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
The Fortieth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
This lot befell thee for the nonce
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p.161
Poem Title:
Lot 40.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Unwise are they that spend their youthful prime
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pp.163-164
Poem Title:
The Forty-first Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Much liberty thou hast assumed
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p.165
Poem Title:
Lot 41.
Attribution:
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First Line:
If reader thou desirous be to know
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pp.167-168
Poem Title:
The Forty-second Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Great things to do thou hast a mind
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p.169
Poem Title:
Lot. 42.
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First Line:
If thou desire to cherish true content
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pp.171-172
Poem Title:
The Forty-third Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Thou hast in public lived long
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p.173
Poem Title:
Lot 43.
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First Line:
When Ganymede himself was purifying
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pp.175-176
Poem Title:
The Forty-fourth Emblem Illustrated.
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Not attributed
First Line:
This lot pertaineth unto those
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p.177
Poem Title:
Lot 44.
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First Line:
We to the sea this world may well compare
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pp.179-180
Poem Title:
The Forty fifth Emblem Illustrated.
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First Line:
Thy hopes and fears are always such
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p.181
Poem Title:
Lot 45.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Their foolish humour I could never affect
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
The Forty-sixth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Your lot is very much to blame
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p.185
Poem Title:
Lot 46.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In vain fair Cynthia never taketh pains
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
The Forty-seventh Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
If any thing you do design
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p.189
Poem Title:
Lot 47.
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First Line:
Some write but on what grounds I cannot tell
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pp.191-192
Poem Title:
The Forty-eighth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Some foes for thee do lie in wait
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
Lot 48.
Attribution:
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First Line:
This infant and this little truss of hay
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pp.195-196
Poem Title:
The Forty-ninth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Thy flesh thou lovest as if it were
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p.197
Poem Title:
Lot. 49.
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First Line:
Some better arguments than yet I see
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pp.199-201
Poem Title:
The Fiftieth Emblem Illustrated.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In outward pomp thy pleasures are
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p.201
Poem Title:
Lot 50.
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First Line:
It proves a blank for to what end
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p.202
Poem Title:
52.
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First Line:
Thy lot no answer will bestow
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p.202
Poem Title:
51.
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First Line:
The chance which thou obtained hast
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
56.
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First Line:
These lots are almost five to one
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p.203
Poem Title:
53.
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First Line:
You in your secret thoughts despise
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p.203
Poem Title:
55.
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First Line:
You may be glad you drew not that
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p.203
Poem Title:
54.
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First Line:
The glories of our birth and state
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p.204
Poem Title:
Conclusions.
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First Line:
If king queen prince or any one that springs
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p.206
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
This game occasions not the frequent crime
Page No:
p.207
Poem Title:
The Figure or Lottery.
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