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Delights for the ingenious [P6193] [Jan 1711]

DMI number:
308
Aliases
Delights for the ingenious
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1711
Volume Number:
1 of 8
ESTC number:
P6193
EEBO/ECCO link:
n/a
Shelfmark:
BOD Hope adds. 1190
Full Title:
DELIGHTS | [r]For the INGENIOUS:[/r] | OR, | A MONTHLY Entertainment | For the Curious of | [r]BOTH SEXES.[/r] | CONTAINING | A Vast Variety of Pleasant [i]Enigma's[/i], | Delightful [i]Arithmetical Questions[/i]; Curious | [i]Stories[/i]; Witty [i]Epigrams[/i]; | Surprizing [i]Adven-| tures[/i]; | and Amazing [i]Paradoxes[/i]. | [r]Together with[/r] | [i]Songs, Anagrams, Emblems, Dialogues, Elegies, | Epitaphs[/i]; and other [i]Useful[/i] and [i]Diverting[/i] | SUBJECTS, both in | [r]PROSE and VERSE.[/r] | [rule] | [g]To be Continued Monthly.[/g] | [rule] | [r]This FIRST for JANUARY 1711.[/r] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [r]LONDON:[/r] Printed by [i]J. Roberts[/i], and Sold | by [i]Joseph Collier[/i] at [i]Stationers-Hall.[/i] | Price Three-Pence.
Epigraph:
[i]He certainly doth hit the[/i] White, | [i]Who joins[/i] Instruction [i]to[/i] Delight.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Periodical miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Price:
3d
Pagination:
40 pp.
Bibliographic details:
First 8 pp. (i.e. Sheet A) in red and black.
Comments:
Contents: Also includes almanac for the month (pp. 3-5); an essay on maths (pp. 6-9); essay on neat and elegant behaviour (pp. 17-22); a list of questions (p. 22); 'Gratitide in Perfection: A True Story' (pp. 33-38); announcement of the winners of prizes from the Ladies Diary (p. 38); short account of the monarchs of Europe (p. 39).
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: several addresses on p. 2 'To all Gentlemen, Ladies and Others' introducing the project. Back matter: Contents p. 40.
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Related People
Editor:
John Tipper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Address 'to all Gentlemen, Ladies and Others' signed John Tipper p. 2.
Printer:
James Roberts
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by J. Roberts, and Sold by Joseph Collier at Stationers-Hall.'
Sold by:
Joseph Collier
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed by J. Roberts, and Sold by Joseph Collier at Stationers-Hall.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
A new years gift present I here to you
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
To all Gentlemen, Ladies and Others.
Attribution:
Signed 'John Tipper'.
Attributed To:
John Tipper
First Line:
Chloe once in face and mind
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
The Parting
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah lovely rose how sweetly dost thou smell
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
On a Rose in a Lady's Bosom.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
What wonders strike my eyes
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Upon a Landskip Painted. An Ode.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
A singing bard wore once a dangerous sword
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
The Bard; a True Story Other comments: followed by Moral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I saw fair Delia all alone
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
On Delia Walking in the Snow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The fool that is wealthy is sure of a bride
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
Fools have Fortune.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When fools and beggars offer to be great
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
Moral
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Eternal fury hold thy cursed tongue
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
Upon a Scold
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wondered much my friend what you could mean
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
To One who recommended Sack to a Fat Man to make him Lean.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Look yonder but behold the wretched state
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
The Spendthrift.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Why you so spruce and I so threadbare grown
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On One who took his Cloaths on Tick.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ah cruel fair one thus to vex
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
To my Scornful Mistress
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Come hear me my boys hast a mind to live long
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
A Catch.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pray Madam Phillis
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
A Song to Phillis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessings crown the lovely pair
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
An Epithalamium, or Marriage-Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cursed poverty that tames a good man more
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
Of Poverty. From the Greek.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fairest Lydia my delight
Page No:
pp.14-16
Poem Title:
Love's Transports: an Ode Translated from Cornelius Gallus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Peaceful is he and most secure
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
The Happy Man
Attribution:
By Mr. Flatman
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
For what's performed with grace with wit and sense
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Admit there be a solid piece of oak
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
A Philosophical Problem
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Suppose a square hole in my cupboard to be
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
A Mechanick Question.
Attribution:
By Mr. Hawney
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Cornwall once or somewhere else
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
The Lawyer, the Two Clowns, and the Oyster. A Fable out of Boileau: Imitated
Attribution:
by T. H. Esq
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What wretch would choose to wear a chain
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
On Human Passions.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bed may be little or great short or long
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
The Explication.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
I'm thick I'm thin I'm short and long
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
An Enigma.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
At two days old good Latin I speak
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
A Second Enigma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm neither man or woman maid or boy
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
Enigma 1.
Attribution:
By Lindabides
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Latin you speak at two days old
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
The Solution
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
As I lay in a heat
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Enigma 4.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is well known last winter that
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Enigma 2.
Attribution:
By J. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My father went with child of me for I never had a mother
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Enigma 3.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When first the marriage knot was tied
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
A Question propos'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When first the solemn knot was tied
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A man that was idle and minded to spend
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
Question 1.
Attribution:
By Mr. Leadbetter
Attributed To:
Charles Leadbetter
First Line:
A youth went to a boarding school
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
Question 2.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Richards
Attributed To:
John Richards
First Line:
I have two inclosures each perfectly square
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Question 4.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the terraqueous globe round like a ball
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
Question 3.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Ford
Attributed To:
John Ford
First Line:
By what means may I know most certainly
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Paradox 2.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phillis the shy and scornful fair
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Paradox 3.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Walking last week in our town street
Page No:
p.31
Poem Title:
Paradox 1.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Fortune makes wretched human things her sport
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed