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Miscellanea nova et curiosa: the new and curious miscellany; to which is added a collection of poems [T73638]

DMI number:
900
Publication Date:
1749
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T73638
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124736330
Shelfmark:
BOD 2705 e.681
Full Title:
[red]MISCELLANEA[/red] | NOVA ET CURIOSA: | THE NEW AND | [red]Curious Miscellany:[/red] | BEING | A Series of remarkable INCIDENTS, | and pleasant ADVENTURES, interspersed | with a Variety of other PIECES on the | most entertaining Subjects; extracted from | the best ENGLISH and FRENCH Authors. | To which is added, | [red]A COLLECTION of POEMS:[/red] | Several of which were never before published. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [double rule] | [red]DUBLIN:[/red] | Printed by S. POWELL, in [i]Crane-lane[/i]. | [rule] | [red]M DCC XLIX.[/red]
Epigraph:
Title page: [i]I; fuge; sed poteras tutior esse domi --- | Quisquis es, o faveas, nostrisque laboribus adsis! | His quoque des veniam.[/i] [red]OVID.[/red] Title page of A Collection of Poems: [i]With[/i] Ellen [i]I begin my Lays, | And end them all in[/i] Ellen[i]'s Praise; | Nothing but[/i] Ellen [i]dwells upon my Tongue, | Charm of my Heart, and Subject of my Song.[/i]
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Collection including prose and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], [iii]-xii, [22], 1-203, [15], 207-285, [7], 289-400p
Bibliographic details:
Verse section is headed by separate title page: A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS, | ON | Various Subjects; | Several of which were never before | Published. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]DUBLIN:[/i] | Printed by S. POWELL, for the AUTHOR. | [rule] | M DCC XLVIII. Title page in red and black.
Comments:
Contents: Prose: 'A Series of Remarkable Incidents, Entertaining Adventures, &c.' pp. 1-175; 'La Mere Mari; Or the Mother a Husband: A Gallant Adventure' pp. 179-203; 'Miscellanies Divine, Moral, and Entertaining' pp. 205-285. 'A Collection of Poems on Various Subjects' pp. 289-400 has separate titlepage and prefatory index. Contains Latin verse on p. 304, 329-331, 343, 363, 372, 398. French verse on p. 360, 374. Attributions: ESTC states 'The author’s conclusion on p. 400 signed: H. C.; sometimes attributed to Hill Chetwood.' It seems likely that the majority of poems in this collection are by H. C.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedicatory epistle to James, Earl of Kildare signed 'The Editor' pp.[iii]-viii; Preface pp. [ix]-xii; 'The Names of the Subscribers' [13pp.]; 'A Table of Incidents and Remarkable Adventures' [7pp]; List of errata [1p].
References:
Case 462
Related People
Editor:
Hill Chetwood
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
ESTC: The author's conclusion on p. 400 signed: H. C.; sometimes attributed to Hill Chetwood.
Printer:
S. Powell
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
As when the piercing northern blast
Page No:
pp.289-290
Poem Title:
To Miss Ambrose, on promoting my Subscription, and coming to the Country in Autumn, 1747.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By strong suspicions you appear to be
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
To a Reverend Clergyman, suspected by the Author for sending him a Green Ribbon, on the Wedding-Day of his Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While both attract by equal charms
Page No:
p.290
Poem Title:
On Two Sisters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou little tory why the jest
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
Spoken extempore to a Lady, on wearing an Orange-coloured Breast-knot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What are those radiant eyes to me
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
The Lover's Complaint. To Miss ---- Ambrose.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ellen fair it is new years day
Page No:
pp.293-295
Poem Title:
Verses, wrote on New-Years Day, 1743. To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once on a time a righteous sage
Page No:
pp.295-299
Poem Title:
The Birth of Manly Virtue. From Callimachus. Inscrib'd to the Lord Carteret, now Earl of Granville.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though hard is his doom that loves a cruel fair
Page No:
pp.299-300
Poem Title:
On a Lady's going to the North.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Midst all the evils of a transient life
Page No:
pp.300-301
Poem Title:
A Hymn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hark how my charming maid the birds
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
Corydon To Delia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say Barber can your pencil trace
Page No:
pp.302-303
Poem Title:
To Mira.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
An oaken broken elbow chair
Page No:
pp.303-304
Poem Title:
A true and faithful Inventory of the Goods belonging to Doctor J--n S---t, Vicar of Lara Cor, upon lending his House to the Bishop of Meath, 'till his own was built.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Corinna now with Damon tied for life
Page No:
pp.304-305
Poem Title:
[Omnia Siccis Dura ('Connubio stabili, Damoni juncta Corinna')] Englished.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam your charms would never seem the less
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These gloves can keep thy arms my fair
Page No:
p.305
Poem Title:
To a handsome Lady, with a present of Gloves.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewell the gilded follies pleasant troubles
Page No:
pp.306-307
Poem Title:
The Holy Melancholy.
Attribution:
Supposed to be wrote by Wilmot, Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Give me leave to rail at you
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
To Thirsis.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Rochester]
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
From wine to love from love to wine I run
Page No:
p.309
Poem Title:
Wrote on a Window,
Attribution:
by a Gentleman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Amintor loved and lived in pain
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How blessed was the created state
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
The Fall.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All my past life is mine no more
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
Love and Life.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What cruel pains Corinna takes
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
To Corinna.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thought is the tyrant of the soul
Page No:
pp.312-313
Poem Title:
Extempore Thoughts upon Thought.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To this moment a rebel I threw down my arms
Page No:
pp.313-314
Poem Title:
The Submission.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As various arts do shine in various men
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
A Character.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Plaints unattempted yet in bill or count
Page No:
pp.315-324
Poem Title:
The Templer's Bill of Complaint. In the Stile of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great liberty each Britons chief delight
Page No:
pp.324-326
Poem Title:
On the Duke of Cumberland's Victory obtained over the Rebels, April 16, 1746, at Culloden-Muir.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Helen's sweet voice is like her eyes
Page No:
p.326
Poem Title:
On Miss Ambrose Singing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Imaginary terrors scare
Page No:
pp.327-328
Poem Title:
The Lion and the Eccho. A Fable. Occasioned by the first Report of the late Invasion.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam these lines with pleasure I indite
Page No:
p.328
Poem Title:
To a Lady, on her saying that I preferred another before her.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Me from myself will Helen then convey
Page No:
pp.331-333
Poem Title:
Disney to Helen. Translated from the Latin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stanhope hath gained one branch of fame
Page No:
pp.334-335
Poem Title:
The Exception.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the tomb in marble polished high
Page No:
p.334
Poem Title:
Epitaph, on a Poor Honest Man.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since all around so blithe why art thou sad
Page No:
pp.335-337
Poem Title:
A Birth-Day Pastoral. Cuddy and Roger.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though placed where no reviving breeze
Page No:
pp.337-338
Poem Title:
On Miss Spring, extempore. In Allusion to Horace, Ode 22. Book I. beginning at Pone me pigris, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The candle quite eclipsed by Celia's eyes
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
Wrote by a Gentleman, on his letting a Candle fall upon a Lady's Breast.
Attribution:
Wrote by a Gentleman
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The furniture that best doth please
Page No:
p.338
Poem Title:
Dean Swift's Reply to a Friend, who asked him which were his Favourite Furniture.
Attribution:
Dean Swift's Reply
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Thou caterpillar that devours
Page No:
p.339
Poem Title:
The Lady and Caterpillar. A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O do not grieve nor strive in vain by art
Page No:
pp.340-341
Poem Title:
The following lines were composed, and sung with a very sweet Voice, by Lady, to her Husband, some few moments before she died.
Attribution:
by a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young thoughtless gay unfortunately fair
Page No:
p.341
Poem Title:
To the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I marched three miles through scorching sand
Page No:
p.342
Poem Title:
Spoken extempore by Dean Swift, on his Curate's Complaint of hard Duty.
Attribution:
by Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Tis somewhat that exists within
Page No:
p.342
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who asked, what is Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The moon hung pendulous above
Page No:
pp.343-344
Poem Title:
The Fifteenth Epode of Horace imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Jupiter saw the fair Daphne decline
Page No:
p.343
Poem Title:
[Epigramma. In puellam que subito e gravi convaluit morbo] Englished.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why droops the sun fair Chloe said
Page No:
pp.344-345
Poem Title:
The following Lines were written by a Gentle-man, on his Mistress's Birth-Day, which always happened to be cloudy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since Lucy's death who had my heart
Page No:
pp.345-346
Poem Title:
On Lucinda's Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Town wenches cries Rustic I've often been told
Page No:
p.345
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Miss Ellen beautiful and young
Page No:
pp.347-348
Poem Title:
Apollo's Choice. Inscribed to a certain Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail angry maid at sight of this don't frown
Page No:
pp.349-350
Poem Title:
Senesino to Mrs. Robinson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Indulgent heaven has placed my lot
Page No:
pp.350-352
Poem Title:
The Medium; or, Happy State.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more shall Polly with his lordship play
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Lady's Parrot.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou all spotless as the morning ray
Page No:
pp.352-353
Poem Title:
To a Lady, on seeing her smile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the dear girl I love complains
Page No:
p.353
Poem Title:
To a Lady indisposed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam your bard might censured be
Page No:
p.354
Poem Title:
To a Lady, on her Birth-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft Venus love's too anxious Queen
Page No:
pp.354-357
Poem Title:
The Tea-Pot: Or, The Lady's Transformation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.357-360
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No Spring thou art no more that season fine
Page No:
p.360
Poem Title:
[Written by a Lady on her Lover's Departure to the Army in the Spring ('Non, Printemps! tu n'es plus cette saison si belle')] Imitated in English
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The peasant's blest who in his cot
Page No:
p.361-362
Poem Title:
The Peasant. After the Manner of Mr. Pope's Ode on Solitude.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold Clarinda in a flood of sorrow
Page No:
p.363
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Cyprian goddess on a certain day
Page No:
pp.363-364
Poem Title:
[A Receipt to make Kisses. ('Effinxit quondam, blandum meditata laborem')] Attempted in English.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The labours of a Dublin day
Page No:
pp.364-366
Poem Title:
A Day spent in Dublin. From a Lady there, to another in the Country.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A gloomy tempest rising from the main
Page No:
p.367
Poem Title:
Upon a Storm.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Low down in a valley a small cottage stands
Page No:
pp.367-370
Poem Title:
The Happy Widow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Some dire event Hibernia must be nigh
Page No:
pp.370-371
Poem Title:
An Elegy, On the much lamented Death of John Maragh, the famous Harper of Kilcullen-Bridge, in the County of Kildare; who departed this Life, the Fifth of November, 1745.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Remorseless death and cruel fate
Page No:
pp.371
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ambrosia wrongs me of my song
Page No:
pp.372-373
Poem Title:
To a Lady, promising to sing, but never performing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Clodius boasts that he a wife will take
Page No:
p.372
Poem Title:
[Epigramma. Quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu?] Translated. In what will all this Ostentation end?
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst on this subject you afford I write
Page No:
p.373
Poem Title:
A Lover to his Mistress, on her putting a Copy of his Verses in her Bosom.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Early this morn a time to muses kind
Page No:
374
Poem Title:
The Nonpareil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
We both are constant beauteous fair
Page No:
p.375
Poem Title:
[From an eminent French Poet ('Phillis, nous sommes bien constans') Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the trees are all bare not a leaf to be seen
Page No:
pp.375-376
Poem Title:
Winter. A Pastoral Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dearest heart to Catty go
Page No:
p.377
Poem Title:
The Poet sends his Heart with a Message to his Mistress. From the Latin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The harnessed seraphims he takes
Page No:
pp.377-378
Poem Title:
On the Power and Dignity of God.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah me how frail this mortal state
Page No:
pp.378-380
Poem Title:
An Elegy, On the Death of a Faithful Servant, February 2, 1747.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus Adam looked when from the garden driven
Page No:
p.378
Poem Title:
On being expelled a Lady's Company.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here mixed with the common dust
Page No:
p.380
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come and behold good brother Hugh
Page No:
pp.381-382
Poem Title:
Marriage for Interest. Illustrated by a Simile.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tom dined with me the other day
Page No:
p.381
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I tell with equal truth and grief
Page No:
pp.382-383
Poem Title:
The Thief.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The warbling lark and rook with hoarser scream
Page No:
pp.383-384
Poem Title:
A Description of a Country Morning. In Imitation of Dean Swift's City Morning.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In virtue's cause to draw a daring pen
Page No:
pp.384-385
Poem Title:
On Good and Ill-Nature. To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In justice to her sex abused
Page No:
p.385
Poem Title:
The Deaf and the Dumb Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How monstrous riches is thy power grown
Page No:
p.386
Poem Title:
On Riches extempore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.386
Poem Title:
To the Memory of a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Philander loads his board with noble fare
Page No:
p.386
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept these flowers of different hue
Page No:
p.387
Poem Title:
To a Lady, presenting a Nosegay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alike in temper and alike in life
Page No:
p.387
Poem Title:
An Epigram. From Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go soft desires love's gentle progeny
Page No:
p.387
Poem Title:
From the French.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celinda think not by disdain
Page No:
p.388
Poem Title:
To Celinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When love disgraced in fury's guise
Page No:
p.388
Poem Title:
The Apology. To Chloris.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come come my friend to this sweet bower
Page No:
pp.389-390
Poem Title:
Retired Friendship.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When dearest maid with heavenly zeal possessed
Page No:
p.389
Poem Title:
Wrote in a Lady's Prayer-book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So when an angel by divine command
Page No:
pp.390-391
Poem Title:
This beautiful Simile in Addison's Campaign, attempted in Latin.
Attribution:
'in Addison's Campaign'
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Beauty is but a vain and fleeting good
Page No:
p.391
Poem Title:
Beauty's Value.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease charmer cease for pity urge no more
Page No:
p.391
Poem Title:
To Chloe singing sweetly.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Damon dear favourite of the rural throng
Page No:
pp.392-396
Poem Title:
A Pastoral. Colinet, Roger, Hodson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh lead me where my darling lies
Page No:
pp.396-397
Poem Title:
The following Lines were made by a Gentleman on the Death of an only Daughter.
Attribution:
by a Gentleman
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No joy I in these peaceful shades can find
Page No:
pp.397-398
Poem Title:
The Complaint.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let no suspicious fears thy peace destroy
Page No:
p.398
Poem Title:
To Stella.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hellen adorned with every grace
Page No:
p.399
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In young Astrea's sparkling eye
Page No:
p.399
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The country now in all its pride
Page No:
p.399
Poem Title:
To Miss Ambrose in the Country. May 1747.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Muse it's enough thy labour ends
Page No:
p.400
Poem Title:
The Author's Conclusion.
Attribution:
H. C.
Attributed To:
Not attributed