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Miscellaneous pieces of poetry, selected from various eminent authors [T139170] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1410
Publication Date:
1765
ESTC number:
T139170
Format:
Unknown
Content/Publication
First Line:
Let happier bards whose raptured breasts aspire
Page No:
p.[1]
Poem Title:
Address To R--- S--- M---, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where is the man who prodigal of mind
Page No:
pp.3-8
Poem Title:
The Enlargement of the Mind: in Two Epistles. Epistle I. To General Craufurd, from Belvidere.
Attribution:
'Mr. Langhorne's' [p.2]
Attributed To:
John Langhorne
First Line:
Light heard his voice and eager to obey
Page No:
pp.8-15
Poem Title:
Epistle II. To William Langhorne, M. A.
Attribution:
'Mr. Langhorne's' [p.2]
Attributed To:
John Langhorne
First Line:
To wake the soul by every power sublime
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Sent to the Rev. Dr. M---, with the two preceding Epistles,
Attribution:
by --S ---.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From the red wave rising bright
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
Hymn to the Rising Sun.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life of the world immortal mind
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Hymn to the Eternal Providence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whom love and fancy lead
Page No:
pp.20-22
Poem Title:
Ode, Written in a Cottage-garden, at a Village in Lorrain; and occasioned by a Tradition concerning a Tree of Rosemary. Arbustum Loquitur.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parent of virtue if thine ear
Page No:
pp.23-26
Poem Title:
Hymn to Humanity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twice twenty tedious moons have rolled away
Page No:
pp.29-31
Poem Title:
The Volunteer Laureat, No. I. On the Queen's Birth-day, 1731-2. Addressed to her Majesty.
Attribution:
By Richard Savage, Esq.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
Oft has the Muse on this distinguished day
Page No:
pp.32-35
Poem Title:
The Volunteer Laureat, No VII. For the 1st of March, 1738.
Attribution:
'Richard Savage', p.27.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
Where Thames with pride beholds Augusta's charms
Page No:
pp.35-39
Poem Title:
The Triumph of Health and Mirth, A Poem occasioned by the Recovery of Belinda, a Lady of Quality, at Bath.
Attribution:
'Richard Savage', p.27.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Closed are those eyes that beamed seraphic fire
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a young Lady.
Attribution:
'Richard Savage', p.27.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
See female vice and female folly here
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
To a Lady, Sent with Pope's Works.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh my loved Hill oh though by heaven designed
Page No:
pp.41-44
Poem Title:
The Friend: An Epistle to Aaron Hill, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sink not my friend beneath misfortune's weight
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
To Richard Savage, Esq; Son of the Earl of Rivers.
Attribution:
By John Dyer, L. L. B. Author of Grongar Hill, the Ruins of Rome, and the Fleece.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
When feverish poisons seized my tainted blood
Page No:
pp.46-49
Poem Title:
Sickness and Recovery.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne.
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
If amid the joys that crown thy happy choice
Page No:
pp.49-51
Poem Title:
Verses on the Marriage of Mr Daniel Booth, jun.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne. [p.46]
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
Though rude the verse though long withheld the lays
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
Verses to the Memory of Mrs Booth, late wife of Daniel Booth, Esq;
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne. [p.46]
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
By Lea's dear banks where joined in play
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Musing by a River.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne. [p.46]
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
When day's faint beams their scattered light recall
Page No:
pp.55-60
Poem Title:
Astronomy, Its Discoveries, Improvements, Use and Excellency.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne. [p.46]
Attributed To:
Moses Browne
First Line:
O thou by genius and by birth allied
Page No:
pp.60-62
Poem Title:
To the Rev. Mr. Moses Browne.
Attribution:
By Mr J. Duick.
Attributed To:
J. Duick
First Line:
Ye seraphs who God's throne incircling still
Page No:
pp.65-69
Poem Title:
The Goodness of God.
Attribution:
By Mr Samuel Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Thus Job began cursed be the fatal morn
Page No:
pp.69-71
Poem Title:
The third Chapter of the Book of Job, translated.
Attribution:
By Mr Samuel Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
While thy torn heart with varied woe is pressed
Page No:
pp.71-73
Poem Title:
Verses occasioned by the death of Mr M--- S---.
Attribution:
By Mr Samuel Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Once trembling in my sins I stood
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Paraphrase on the three first Verses of the third Chapter of St Paul's Epistle to the Roman's.[...] Wrote December 1752.
Attribution:
By Mr --- B---
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This day the promise is fulfilled
Page No:
pp.76-78
Poem Title:
Hymn, Founded upon Isaiah xxxiii. 17.
Attribution:
Designed to be sun after Sermon, on that text, upon a sacramental occasion.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye who did weep the barren womb
Page No:
pp.78-80
Poem Title:
Isaiah Chapter LIV. 1-11. verified.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On Nile's fair banks doth rise a woody grove
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
The Pharaoh's Dream.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Consider friend sedately view
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
To an Old Gentleman, (whose life had been remarkably vitious), on occasion of his Birthday, 6th July 1744.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How vain the promised joys of time
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. J--- H--- Addressed to the Rev. Mr E---.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas heaven fair nymph who taught the bard
Page No:
pp.86-88
Poem Title:
To Belinda, With a Copy of Pope and Mitchell's Works.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Struck by the favours of thy hand
Page No:
pp.88-91
Poem Title:
On Myrtilla's being struck down by a Golf-ball on Burnstfield's Links, near Edinburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full twenty beauties of the feathered tribe
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
To Myrtilla, on her setting at Liberty some Birds taken in a Gin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While other bards invoke a fabulous muse
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
To the Belle Assemble.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gay Chloe's charms attract the eye
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
Sacharissa and Chloe compared; Virtue preferable to Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By all the wise admired the good esteemed
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
To the Memory of The Reverend Mr J--- B---.
Attribution:
By William Stevenson, M. D.
Attributed To:
William Stevenson
First Line:
Lo where the rosy bosomed hours
Page No:
pp.96-98
Poem Title:
Ode
Attribution:
By Mr Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Now the bright morning star day's harbinger
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Sonnet on May Morning.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Say will no white robed son of light
Page No:
pp.98-101
Poem Title:
Truth, an Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Mason
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Darcy to thee whatever of happier vein
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Sonnet, To the Earl of Holdernesse,
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. W. Mason] Prefixed to his Poems.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Hence gay delusions fickle train
Page No:
pp.102-105
Poem Title:
Truth, An irregular Ode,
Attribution:
By the Honourable and Reverend Mr Shirley, Loughrea, in Ireland.
Attributed To:
Walter Shirley
First Line:
Father of all still wise and good
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Hymn to Adversity,
Attribution:
By William Smith, D. D. Provost of the College and Academy of Philadelphia.
Attributed To:
William Smith
First Line:
While for a pupil lost your sorrow flows
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
On the Death of a Fellow-Student, [...] Addressed to Dr Smith his tutor, upon occasion of his preaching his funeral sermon.
Attribution:
By Mr Duche of Philadelphia-College.
Attributed To:
Mr. Duche
First Line:
O under various sacred names adored
Page No:
pp.107-110
Poem Title:
The Hymn of Cleanthes,
Attribution:
Translated by Gilbert West, Esq; L. L .D,
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
Nor me the glories of thy birth engage
Page No:
pp.110-112
Poem Title:
An Ode to Mankind. Addressed to the Prince of Wales. [...] Introduction to the Prince.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. West]
Attributed To:
Gilbert West
First Line:
Is there or do the schoolmen dream
Page No:
pp.112-118
Poem Title:
To Mankind: The Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Too anxious for the public weal
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By the same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stanton the man that can control
Page No:
pp.120-122
Poem Title:
Solitude. To the Reverend Mr Stanton,
Attribution:
By Mr Thomas Gibbons.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gibbons
First Line:
Unmarked by trophies of the great and vain
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
An Inscription on the Tomb, Raised to the memory of the Author's father, and of others his Ancestors.
Attribution:
By the same. [not attributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The rosy morn had chased the power of sleep
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
A View from Hay-Cliff, near Dover.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Gibbons]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gibbons
First Line:
Beneath this cool embowering shade
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
Friendship. To Robert Cruttenden, Esq;
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Gibbons]
Attributed To:
Thomas Gibbons
First Line:
Come every tender heart pour forth your woe
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
Verses on Miss C--- G---. A Young Lady, who died at Edinburgh, Feb. 22. 1761.
Attribution:
By the Countess of D---.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whence this unwanted transport in my breast
Page No:
pp.127-133
Poem Title:
A British Philippic: Occasioned by the Insults of the Spaniards, and the Preparations for war. Wrote, August 1738.
Attribution:
By Mark Akenside, M. D.
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Science thou fair effusive ray
Page No:
pp.134-137
Poem Title:
Hymn to Science.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Akenside]
Attributed To:
Mark Akenside
First Line:
Evening thou nymph divine and holy
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
An Ode to Evening. In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair as the dawning light auspicious guest
Page No:
pp.140-142
Poem Title:
Chearfulness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When pious frauds and holy pride no more
Page No:
pp.142-145
Poem Title:
On the Nuptials of Frederic, late Prince of Wales. Wrote 1739.
Attribution:
Mr Jo. Spence, Professor of Poetry, and Fellow of New-College, Oxon, Who has made no inconsiderable figure in the literary world.
Attributed To:
Joseph Spence
First Line:
Virtue and fame the other day
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
Virtue and Fame. To the Countess of Egremont.
Attribution:
By Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Fame heard with pleasure straight replied
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
Addition, extempore,
Attribution:
By the Earl Hardwicke.
Attributed To:
Philip Yorke
First Line:
Methought I saw before my feet
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
Reply,
Attribution:
by Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Such were the notes that struck the wondering ear
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
On reading Miss Carter's Poems in manuscript.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Lyttelton]
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
While soft through water earth and air
Page No:
pp.151-153
Poem Title:
Ode, To a Lady in London.
Attribution:
By Miss Eliza Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
While night in solemn shade invests the pole
Page No:
pp.153-155
Poem Title:
Ode,
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter