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Memoirs of the society of Grub-street [vol 1] [T97941] [ecco]

DMI number:
578
Publication Date:
1737
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T97941
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW100917439
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
[red]MEMOIRS[/red] | OF THE | SOCIETY | OF | [red][i]GRUB-STREET[/i][/red] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [red]VOL. I.[/red] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [red][i]LONDON:[/i][/red] | Printed for [red]J. WILFORD,[/red] behind the [i]Chapter-| house[/i] in St. [i]Paul[/i]'s [i]Church-yard.[/i] | [short rule] | [red]M DCC XXXVII.[/red]
Epigraph:
[i]Scribimus indocti, doctique.[/i] HOR. | [i]O[/i] Grub-street! [i]how do I bemoan thee, | Whose graceless Children scorn to own thee! | Tho', by their idiom and grimace, | They soon betray their native place. | Yet thou hast greater cause to be | Asham'd of them, than they of thee.[/i] | SWIFT.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Newspaper spinoff
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Title page in red and black.
Comments:
Query: check whether epigraphs - there are a few that are c. 4 lines long, often from the Dunciad - ought to be included or not. CONTENTS: Essays from the Grub-street journal, some of which contain verse. Epigraphs to essays have not been recorded, nor have quotations that are shorter than 4 lines long.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Preface pp. i-xxxiv; Dedication 'To Humphrey Parsons, Esq; Alderman of the City of London' signed 'Bavius' pp. i-ii. BACK MATTER: Errata (1pp); Index (10pp.)
References:
Case 414 (1)
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Title:
Memoirs of the society of Grub-street [vol 2] [T97941] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1737
ESTC No:
T97941
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Dedicatee:
Humphrey Parsons
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
J Wilford
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
For truth and mercy there shall meet
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
that celebrated lyric Poet John Hopkins
Attributed To:
John Hopkins
First Line:
Oft on a plat of rising ground
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
In the poem entitled Il penseroso, Milton has these words
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Thou like a bittern through thy doleful reeds
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Dennis...in his Poem on the battel of Blenheim
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Of Belgian provinces by union's power
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr Dennis...in his Poem on the battle of Ramellies, in five Books.
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Where eager hot
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the learned Mr. Ralph
Attributed To:
Mr. Ralph
First Line:
Close to her husband Frances joined once more
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[An Epitaph on a monument on the south side of the chancel of S. Botoph's, Aldersgate, which is not to be found in Stow, Weever, or Le Neve. ('Hic conjuncta suo recubat Francisca marito')] In English.
Attribution:
Mr. Poppy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Think whilst my falsehood to thy bed I own
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the virtuous Author of the Epistle from Calista to Altamont
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Coom
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus S--t a dean by O--d made
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the author of the admirable Verses in vindication of Sir Rich. Steele, against Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With native charms adorned improved by art
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Maevius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair pattern of our youth how you improve
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
The virtue of parents is a great portion.
Attribution:
Geffery Quidnunc
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When sickness reigns and sharp diseases spread
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Maevius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all thy short lived progeny this last
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By a Theobaldian
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Moore goes two years and then alas produces
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
On J. M. S. Gent.
Attribution:
By Mr. Th---n
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To prove himself no plagiary Moore
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From serious arts or glorious arms
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
Verses.
Attribution:
By Mr. C----l.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our brethren of England who love us so dear
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
An Excellent new Ballad, or The True E--sh D--n to be hanged for a r--pe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Much had piratic Mun by pamphlets got
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
Whether causes can be mutual? Aff.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What makes you write at this odd rate
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
Mr. J. M. S--e catechized on his One Epistle to Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mira's hands her needle thread
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
To Mrs. M. H. on her working a coat in silks.
Attribution:
T. N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye fair injured nymphs and ye beaux who deceive 'em
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
A King at arms disarmed at law. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once in his life Moore judges right
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
Epigram. On Mr. M--re's going to law with Mr. Gilliver: Inscrib'd to Attorney Tibbald.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And also on her hedde parde
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chaucer's House of Fame, B. I
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
A citriole in her right hande had she
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
[Chaucer's] 'Knight's tale
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
A gold watch found on cinder whore
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go fair example of untainted youth
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Epitaph on the monument of the honourable Rob. Digby, Esq; and of his sister the hon. Miss Mary Digby, in the church of Sherborne, in Dorsetshire, erected by their father the right hon. the Lord Digby.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cupid once having robbed a hive
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[E Theocrito cum levi quadam sensus immutatione, seu potius novae allusionis additamento, traductum ('Melleos haustus situens Cupido')] In English.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As when that celebrated harlot Joan
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. Dactyl
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
C--n pale with envy lies
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three frenchmen grateful in their way
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
An Epigram on the celebrated Print, inscribed to Sir R-- W--, taken notice of in our 23d Journal.
Attribution:
[These two last lines were added by Mr. Poppy]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For the ram's fall with club of oak in hand
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
[The following Epigram was written by one of the young gentlemen at Eton-school; occasioned by their being honoured with his royal highness the Duke's company at their ram-hunting. Instruxitque manum clava. ('Clavigeros inter pueros, pulcherrima proles')] Imitated in English.
Attribution:
By one of the young gentlemen at Eton-school
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the same age and isle three bards divine
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Philo-Grubaeus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three poets grave divines in England born
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phillips to thy lament shade
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
On J. A. author of the Verses to the memory of John Phillips, Esq; published in the White-hall Evening Post, Aug. 13.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Zoilus the sourest dame Critice bore
Page No:
pp.179-182
Poem Title:
A Session of the Cambridge Critics.
Attribution:
By Mr. William Pattison of Sidney College.
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Oxford or Cambridge wag attend
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Philo-Grubaeus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though thy all-mimic pencil well can trace
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
To my ingenious friend Mr. Bonewitz, on his drawing a curious picture of a Chelsea pensioner aged 110.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Duck preferred by bounteous queen
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
To Stephen Duck.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So have I seen
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Bavius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Homer though a bard divine
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
To Mr. Stephen Duck, the celebrated Wiltshire poet and thresher, on his late preferment by her majesty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vile dark and dirty if thy name and face
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Grub-street Journal.
Attribution:
Vinegar
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Selected citizens i'th' morning all
Page No:
pp.210-213
Poem Title:
The Order of the Procession on the Lord Mayor's day, in heroic verse, written at the latter end of the English Augustan age.
Attribution:
by that celebrated Dramatick Poet, and learned Ornament of the Society of Grubstreet, Tho. Jordan, Gent.
Attributed To:
Thomas Jordan
First Line:
Accept great sir on your triumphant day
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
To the right honourable Humphry Parsons, Esq; Lord Mayor of the City of London.
Attribution:
Maevius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye knights of La Mancha whose powerful sword
Page No:
pp.216-218
Poem Title:
A Ballad.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So have I seen an ass in miry way
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a piece of Christ a star in dust
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
a young Presbyterian parson, at Ramsbury in Wilts
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay passenger a while reluctant see
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
To the memory of Mrs. Anne Oldfield.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My masters give ear
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
A Ballad.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Shall royal praise be rhymed by such a ribald
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
On the Candidates for the Laurel. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold ambitious of the British bays
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When costive poets from distempered brain
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
An Epigram occasioned by a late Acrostick upon Sir Robert Walpole, published in the Daily Journal.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why how now mister Fog
Page No:
pp.231-232
Poem Title:
An Extempore Reply to the Off-hand Answer, printed in Fog's Journal of the 7th instant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Happy while --- darts his golden ray
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
To the Author of that inimitable Paper called the Free Briton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On rattling floors did late thy flail rebound
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
To Mr. Stephen Duck.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis no hard task the reason to assign
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For wisdom old philosophers revered
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Maevius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Than Frederick only less dear William thou
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
[Magnae spes altera Romae ('Altera spes regis, regni spes altera, solo')] In English.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dactyl. // M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Phoebus gave the skittish Daphne chase
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
Apollo's revenge on Daphne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You ask me C--ll--y who appears the brighter
Page No:
p.243
Poem Title:
An extempore Answer to a Question of Mr. C--b--r's when he was dress'd fit for his part at a Play-house.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why how now Gulliver
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
Fog to Gulliver.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since farce and tongueless pantomimes can charm
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
An Epigram on the late Mrs. Oldfield.
Attribution:
Philo-Grub
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Court fools and poets once illustrious lived
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wonders of this age to latest time
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient days when pensions bribes and screens
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
A paraphrastical Variation of an Epigram in our last Journal.
Attribution:
Done by a poetical alehouse-keeper at Islington
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell if you can which did the worse
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
A Question.
Attribution:
By Anonymus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Pope displayed in pompous rhyme
Page No:
p.250
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If none must be admired but poets born
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
Answer to an Epigram printed in the S. James's Evening-Post, Dec 12. and ending Admire a Virgil and disdain a Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Roman souls what more contemptuous deed
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Maevius
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quixote once met a tumbrel on his way
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Mr. Poppy
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fondle-Wife now sick and like to die
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
In English. Whether the same thing can be the cause of different effects? Affirmed. Or, Conjugal Sincerity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well said Apollo still tis mine
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What Cibber laureate made o heavens forbear
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
Another.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why envious bards such clamours will you raise
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Mr. Dactyl
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once more the ever circling sun
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
Ode for New-year's day, 1731.
Attribution:
written by Colley Cibber, Esq; poet laureat.
Attributed To:
Colley Cibber
First Line:
Eight Henrys twice three Edwards and one Stephen
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr Parker...his Regal table in verse
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The head and face the ram doth rule
Page No:
pp.269-270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Weaver
Attributed To:
Mr. Weaver
First Line:
The ram the ram doth still govern the head
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pearse
Attributed To:
Mr. Pearse
First Line:
Here lies the man who lived and died obscure
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on the late rev. Mr. Will. Pollo, of Stamford in Lincolnshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In a wide forest on a rock an eagle built her nest
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mr. D. Bellamy
Attributed To:
Daniel (the elder) Bellamy
First Line:
To Hurdman who expired before the term
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
On two Doctors going to Law about Mr. Hurdman's Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To blast the man that durst aspire
Page No:
pp.277-279
Poem Title:
Pandora.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No sooner was the sacred union broke
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
The Apotheosis of that ever blessed Martyr King Charles I. being an imitation of the beginning of the IXth Book of Lucan.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long have I thought your club to be
Page No:
p.299
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Belinda
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though beauteous Mira heaven deprives of sight
Page No:
p.300
Poem Title:
An Epigram. Upon a Beautiful Lady who was blind.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice happy Lizzy blooming maid
Page No:
pp.306-307
Poem Title:
The City Ladies and Country Lass.
Attribution:
The words by Mr. Lockman; set to music by Dr. Pepusch
Attributed To:
John Lockman
First Line:
True wit is like the brilliant stone
Page No:
p.307
Poem Title:
Upon Wit.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Andover with soft attraction gay
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J-- M-- S--
Attributed To:
Not attributed