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Luctus britannici or the tears of the British muses for the death of Dryden [R21041]

DMI number:
164
Publication Date:
1700
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R21041
EEBO/ECCO link:
EEBO: Wing / L3451; Wing / 216:08
Shelfmark:
BL 11630.g.18.(1.)
Full Title:
[i]LUCTUS BRITANNICI:[/i] | [rule] | OR THE | TEARS | OF THE | British Muses; | FOR THE | DEATH | OF | [i]JOHN DRYDEN[/i], Esq; | LATE | Poet Laureat to Their Majesties, K. [i]Charles[/i] | and K. [i]James[/i] the Second. | WRITTEN | By the most Eminent Hands in the two Famous [i]Univer- | sities[/i], and by several Others. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for [i]Henry Playford[/i], in the [i]Temple-Change[/i], and [i]Abel Roper[/i], at | the [i]Black-Boy[/i] in [i]Fleet-street:[/i] And Sold by [i]John Nutt[/i], near [i]Statio- | ner[/i]'s-[i]Hall.[/i] 1700.
Epigraph:
[i]For ev'n when Death dissolve's our Humane Frame, | The Soul return's to Heav'n, from whence it came,[/i] | Earth [i]keep's the Body,[/i] Verse [i]preserves the Fame.[/i] | Mr. [i]Dryden,[/i] in his Epistle to his Kinsman, in his [i]Fables Ancient and Modern.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of elegies, Topical miscellany, Memorial collection, and Collection of poems about subject/person
Format:
Folio
Price:
n/a
Pagination:
[4], 1-55, [1], 1-24 p.
Bibliographic details:
Plate facing title page. There are two parts, each starting at p. 1. The second part has no separate title page in BL 11630.g.18.(1.) BL 11630.g.18.(1.) bound together with other works commemorating Dryden. Sheets K-P are set with much smaller type than sheets B-I. Mispagination: 42 misnumbered as 43; 43 misnumbered as 42,
Comments:
Contents: Part 2 contains poems in Latin.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'to William Stephens, esq; of Barton in the Isle of Wight' signed 'Henry Playford' and 'Abel Roper'. Address from 'The booksellers to the reader' signed 'H. P.' and 'A. R.'
References:
Case 219
Related People
Author:
Abel Roper
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Henry Playford, in the Temple-Change, and Abel Roper, at the Black-Boy in Fleet-street: And Sold by John Nutt, near Stationer's-Hall'
Author:
Henry Playford
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Henry Playford, in the Temple-Change, and Abel Roper, at the Black-Boy in Fleet-street: And Sold by John Nutt, near Stationer's-Hall'
Author:
John Nutt
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Henry Playford, in the Temple-Change, and Abel Roper, at the Black-Boy in Fleet-street: And Sold by John Nutt, near Stationer's-Hall'
Dedicatee:
William Stephens
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'To William Stephens Esq; Of Barton, in the Isle of Wight'
Content/Publication
First Line:
When kings or poets greater monarchs die
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
To the Memory of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
Ch. Vi.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though well we know this monument we frame
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
On this Collection of Poems upon the Death of Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
X. Z.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu harmonious Dryden and receive
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. Dryden
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst every tongue and every pen's employed
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
To the Memory of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
W. Worts.
Attributed To:
William Worts
First Line:
On Jordan's banks the gazing prophets stood
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
On the Memory of the Great Dryden.
Attribution:
A. M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dead no tis all mistake he cannot die
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. Dryden
Attribution:
Hen. Hoyle, A. M. Trin. Col. Cantab.
Attributed To:
Henry Hoyle
First Line:
Let others when some mighty man they'd praise
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. John Dryden
Attribution:
B. K. Trin. Col. Cantab. Alum.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Disconsolate Britannia mourning sate
Page No:
pp.13-15
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the truly Honoured John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
By a Young Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Greece had a Homer Rome a Virgil lost
Page No:
pp.16-20
Poem Title:
To the Memory of John Dryden, Esq
Attribution:
Henry Hall
Attributed To:
Henry Hall
First Line:
With floods of tears and with unbounded grief
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
To the Memory of John Dryden Esq;
Attribution:
Richard Burridge, Gent.
Attributed To:
Richard Burridge
First Line:
Tell me Alexis tell thy faithful swain
Page No:
pp.20-22
Poem Title:
A Pastoral, On the Death of Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
T. A.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The justest grief that can on fate attend
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
An Essay on the Death of Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when plebeians at a monarch's death
Page No:
pp.25-30
Poem Title:
An Ode, On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
By a Young Lady. S. F.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When now at length the great Apollo's dead
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Upon the Death of Mr. Dryden
Attribution:
By Mr. Digby Cotes, of Magdalen-Hall, Oxon. A Young Gentleman, Sixteen Years Old.
Attributed To:
Digby Cotes
First Line:
Farewell oh more than Greece or Rome could boast
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
C. H---ton
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celestial muse whose godhead could inspire
Page No:
pp.34-36
Poem Title:
To the Memory of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewell thou chiefest of the sons of fame
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
Robert Gould
Attributed To:
Robert Gould
First Line:
Dryden and dead what echo did I hear
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
J. Blyth. One of the Senior Scholars in Merchant Taylors School, Aged 15.
Attributed To:
J. Blyth
First Line:
The glorious age had scarce begun
Page No:
pp.40-42[i.e. 43]
Poem Title:
Upon the Death of John Dryden, Esq; A Pindarique.
Attribution:
John Froud
Attributed To:
John Froud
First Line:
The careful business of the day was done
Page No:
pp.42[i.e. 43]--46
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the much Lamented Death of John Dryden, Esq; the famous English Poet.
Attribution:
R--- Key
Attributed To:
R. Key
First Line:
Is Dryden dead in whining cantos mourn
Page No:
pp.46-48
Poem Title:
On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
J. T.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nay sure tis he the living colours move
Page No:
p.48
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by the Sight of Mr. Dryden's Picture at Sir Godfry Knellers, Drawn with the Bays in his Hand.
Attribution:
B. Buckeridge
Attributed To:
Baynbrigg Buckeridge
First Line:
Great Dryden's dead and what bold daring muse
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
On the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
Anonymus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To living wits all nations else are kind
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
On the Great Preparations made for the Funeral of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
P. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Death thou hast struck but tis in vain to try
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
Upon the Hearing of the Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
N. Collins
Attributed To:
N. Collins
First Line:
Though pens like yours and tongues alone should dare
Page No:
pp.51-55
Poem Title:
To Dr. Samuel Garth, occasioned by the much Lamented Death of John Dryden, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed