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A collection of moral and sacred poems from the most celebrated English authors [vol I] [T16524] [ECCO]

DMI number:
872
Publication Date:
1744
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T16524 [vol I]
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CW110928629
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | MORAL and SACRED | POEMS | From the most Celebrated | ENGLISH AUTHORS. | [rule] | By [i]JOHN WESLEY[/i], M. A. | FELLOW of [i]Lincoln-College[/i], OXFORD. | [rule] | In THREE VOLUMES. | [rule] | [i]BRISTOL:[/i] | Printed and sold by FELIX FARLEY ; sold also by [i]J. | Wilson[/i], in [i]Wine-street:[/i] In LONDON by [i]T. Trye,[/i] near | [i]Grey's-Inn Gate[/i] ; [i] H. Butler[/i], near [i]Bow-Church[/i], and | at the [i]Foundery[/i], Upper [i]Moor-Fields :[/i] In EXETER by | Mr. [i]Score[/i], and Mr. [i]Thorne[/i]. M.D.CC.XLIV. | [Price, unbound, 7[i]s[/i]. 6[i]d[/i].]
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Bristol
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Collection of religious verse
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ECCO copy seems to skip two pages - p. 294 - 295.
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CONTENTS: Latin verse p. 212
Other matter:
Prefatory Material: Dedication addressed to the Countess of Huntingdon, signed John Wesley, date August 1744, Oxford: pp. [iii]-vii.
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A collection of moral and sacred poems from the most celebrated English authors [Volume II] [T16524] [ECCO]
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1744
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T16524 [vol II]
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2 of 3
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A collection of moral and sacred poems from the most celebrated English authors [Volume III] [T16524] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1744
ESTC No:
T16524 [vol III]
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3 of 3
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Content/Publication
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.1-3
Poem Title:
Morning Hymn
Attribution:
From Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
On heavenly ground they stood and from the shore
Page No:
pp.3-14
Poem Title:
Creation
Attribution:
From Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Why did my parents send me to the schools
Page No:
pp.15-21
Poem Title:
Of Human Knowledge
Attribution:
By Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
O ignorant poor man what dost thou bear
Page No:
pp.21-22
Poem Title:
Know Thyself
Attribution:
By Sir John Davies
Attributed To:
Sir John Davies
First Line:
Thou whose sweet youth and early hopes inhance
Page No:
pp.23-32
Poem Title:
Perirrhanterium: or, the Church-Porch
Attribution:
From Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
O sacred providence who from end to end
Page No:
pp.32-37
Poem Title:
Providence
Attribution:
From Herbert
Attributed To:
George Herbert
First Line:
Awake and with attention hear
Page No:
pp.37-40
Poem Title:
Isaiah xxxiv.
Attribution:
From Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Oh life thou nothing's younger brother
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Life and Fame
Attribution:
From Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
We're ill by these grammarians used
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Life
Attribution:
From Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Is this thy bravery man is this thy pride
Page No:
pp.44-58
Poem Title:
The Plagues of Egypt
Attribution:
From Mr. Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
O azure vaults o crystal sky
Page No:
pp.59-62
Poem Title:
Paraphrase on the CXLVIIIth Psalm.
Attribution:
From Lord Roscommon
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Darkness thou first kind parent of us all
Page No:
pp.62-65
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Darkness
Attribution:
By Mr. Yalden
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
Ah no tis all in vain believe me tis
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
Horace, Lib. 2. Ode 14.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Be calm my Delius and serene
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
Horace, Lib. 2. Ode 3.
Attribution:
From Mr. Dryden's Miscellanies
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A parish priest was of the pilgrim train
Page No:
pp.70-73
Poem Title:
The Character of a Good Parson. Imitated from Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
It must be done my soul but 'tis a strange
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
The Meditation
Attribution:
From Mr. Norris
Attributed To:
John Norris
First Line:
Since we can die but once and after death
Page No:
pp.75-82
Poem Title:
A Prospect of Death
Attribution:
From Mr. Pomfret
Attributed To:
John Pomfret
First Line:
Say dearest Villiers poor departed friend
Page No:
pp.83-86
Poem Title:
An Ode. Inscribed to the Memory of the Hon. Col. George Villiers, Drowned in the River Piava, in the Country of Friulli. 1703. In Imitation of HORACE, Ode 28. Lib. I.
Attribution:
From Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue
Page No:
pp.87-89
Poem Title:
Charity. A Paraphrase on the Thirteenth Chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sons of men with just regard attend
Page No:
pp.90-192
Poem Title:
Knowledge. The First Book.
Attribution:
From Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Grace rules below and sits enthroned above
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
The Humble Enquiry. A French Sonnet imitated. 1695.
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
My thoughts that often mount the skies
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
Death and Eternity
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Fairest of all the lights above
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
Sun, Moon and Stars, Praise ye the Lord.
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Happy the feet that shining truth has led
Page No:
pp.198-200
Poem Title:
True Learning. Partly Imitated from a French Sonnet of Mr. Poiret.
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Lord when my thoughtful soul surveys
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
God's Absolute Dominion
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Sons of Adam bold and young
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
Young Men and Maidens, Old Men and Babes, Praise ye the Lord, Psalm cxlviii. 12.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet flocks whose soft enamelled wing
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
Flying Fowl, and Creeping Things, priase ye the Lord, Ps. cxlviii. 10.
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
O the immense the amazing height
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
The God of Thunder
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Earth thou great footstool of our God
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
Fire, Air, Earth and Sea, Praise ye the Lord.
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
How meanly dwells the immortal mind
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
Happy Frailty
Attribution:
From Mr. Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Ardalio jeers and in his comic strains
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
[Casimiri Epigramma 100. In Sanctum Ardalionem qui ex Mimo Christianus factus Martyrium passus est. ('Ardalio sacros deridet carmine Ritus')] Englished. On St. Ardalio, who from a Stage-Player became a Christian, and suffered Martyrdom.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis pure delight without alloy
Page No:
pp.214-15
Poem Title:
Ascending to Christ in Heaven
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain the dusky night retires
Page No:
pp.512 [i.e. 215]-216
Poem Title:
Hymn.
Attribution:
From Mrs. Eliz. Rowe.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
Some mighty things these awful signs portend
Page No:
pp.217-221
Poem Title:
A Pastoral On the Nativity of our Saviour. In Imitation of an Italian Pastoral.
Attribution:
From Mrs. Rowe.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
Supine as men before the deluge lay
Page No:
pp.222-227
Poem Title:
The Conflagration. An Ode.
Attribution:
From Mrs. Rowe
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
In what soft language shall my thoughts break free
Page No:
pp.228-230
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. Thomas Rowe.
Attribution:
From Mrs. Rowe
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
Tis done the darling idol I resign
Page No:
pp.231-233
Poem Title:
The Resignation.
Attribution:
From Mrs. Rowe
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
O God my first my last my steadfast choice
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
Psalm lxiii.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty complete and majesty divine
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
On the Works of Creation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye stars that sparkle in the midnight skies
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Eternal maker hail hail power divine
Page No:
pp.238
Poem Title:
Soliloquy I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celestial love my ever charming theme
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
Soliloquy II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whatever various turns my life shall see
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
Soliloquy III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O speak and in the music of thy voice
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
Soliloquy IV
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever again I find my soul's delight
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
Soliloquy VI
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why does the sun with constant glory burn
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
Soliloquy V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Absolve the penance of mortality
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
Soliloquy I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let God himself to whom I dare appeal
Page No:
pp.246
Poem Title:
Soliloquy II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These eyes have never seen thy lovely face
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
Soliloquy III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My great redeemer lives I know he lives
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
Soliloquy IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How slowly moves the sun how dull the wheels
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
Soliloquy V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whose wisdom leads the countless stars
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
Soliloquy VI.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Look down with pity gracious Lord look down
Page No:
p.252-253
Poem Title:
Soliloquy VII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who canst make a passage through the sea
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
Soliloquy VIII.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy word is past look on these sacred lines
Page No:
pp.254-256
Poem Title:
Soliloquy IX.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I will not let thee go without a blessing
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
Soliloquy X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A thoughtful being long and spare
Page No:
pp.258-261
Poem Title:
An Allegory on Man.
Attribution:
From Dean Parnell
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
By the blue taper's trembling light
Page No:
pp.261-264
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece, on Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.265-267
Poem Title:
Hymn to Contentment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.268-276
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung
Page No:
pp.277-278
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Robert Earl of Oxford, And Earl of Mortimer. With Dr. Parnel's Poems.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
p.279
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length my soul thy fruitless hopes give over
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
Stanza's from the French of Malherbe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.281-285
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue, In Imitation of Virgil's Pollio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A soul as full of worth as void of pride
Page No:
p.286
Poem Title:
Epistle to James Craggs, Esq; Secretary of State.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See the wild waste of all-devouring years
Page No:
pp.287-289
Poem Title:
To Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mrs. Corbet, Who died of a Cancer in her Breast.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go fair example of untainted youth
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
On the Monument of the Honourable Robert Digby, and of his Sister Mary, erected by their Father the Lord Digby, in the Church of Sherborne in Dorsetshire, 1727.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affections mild
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
On Mr. Gay, In Westminster-Abbey, 1732.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.292
Poem Title:
On Mr. Elijah Fenton, at Easthamstead in Berks, 1730.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Awake my St John leave all meaner things
Page No:
pp.297-312
Poem Title:
An Essay on Man. Epistle I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Know then thyself presume not god to scan
Page No:
pp.313-322
Poem Title:
Epistle II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here then we rest the universal cause
Page No:
pp.323-334
Poem Title:
Epistle III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O happiness our being's end and aim
Page No:
p.335-347
Poem Title:
Epistle IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed