Blacklight

Miscellaneous poems, original and translated, by several hands. [ESTC T125249]

DMI number:
509
Publication Date:
1724
ESTC number:
T125249
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW114296441
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 3340
Full Title:
[i]MISCELLANEOUS[/i] | POEMS, | ORIGINAL and TRANSLATED, | By Several HANDS. | [i]VIZ.[/i] | [2 columns] [column 1] Dean SWIFT, | Mr. PARNEL, | Dr. DELANY, | Mr. BROWN, [/column 1] [column 2] Mr. WARD, | Mr. STERLING, | Mr. CONCANEN, | And Others. [/column 2] | [double rule] | Published by Mr. [i]CONCANEN.[/i] | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. PEELE, at [i]Locke's-Head[/i] in | [i]Pater-noster-Row.[/i] MDCCXXIV.
Epigraph:
[i]Sparsa coegi.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2] [iii]-vii [9] [1]-416 [p. 415 mispaginated as 399]
Bibliographic details:
PAGINATION: [note: first pages of nearly all poems lack numbering]
Comments:
ATTRIBUTIONS: Poem on page 107 attributed to 'R.M. Esq.' suspected to be by Matthew Concanen; subsequent poems attributed 'By the Same' thus attributed to Concanen. MISCELLANY GENRE: Miscellaneous Irish verse.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Dedication to The Lord Viscount Gage signed Mat. Concanen. pp. [iii]-vii; Contents page pp. [viii]-[xiii]; Advertisement and Errata p. [xiv]
References:
Case 332
Related People
Dedicatee:
Thomas Gage
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T125249
Editor:
Matthew Concanen
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ODNB entry: 'Miscellaneous Poems (1724), edited by Concanen, included work by Swift, Parnell, Sheridan, Delany, Brown, Ward, Concanen, and others'.
Publisher:
John Peele
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T12549, BBTI
Content/Publication
First Line:
Now through the welkin wide the rosy morn
Page No:
p.1-15
Poem Title:
The North-Country Wedding.
Attribution:
N. Brown, A.M.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Brown
First Line:
Happy the man who void of care and strife
Page No:
p.16-21
Poem Title:
The Fire.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. N. Brown]
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Brown
First Line:
Unactive wishes slow concessions find
Page No:
p.22-23
Poem Title:
On Idleness.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I sing the pleasures of the rural throng
Page No:
p.24-59
Poem Title:
A Match at Football. A Poem. In Three Cantos.
Attribution:
By Mr. Concanen.
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Tell me Sileno why you fill
Page No:
p.60-61
Poem Title:
To A Jealous Husband.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
About twelve months ago upon searching my brain
Page No:
p.62-66
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Charles Lord Tyrawley.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Phillis my thoughts you often pray
Page No:
p.67-68
Poem Title:
Another. Imitated from Buchanan.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Prithee is not Miss Chloe's a comical case
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
A brow-beat husband and triumphant wife
Page No:
p.69-71
Poem Title:
Epilogue To The Amorous Widow. Written by the same Hand; and spoken at the Theatre-Royal in Dublin, by Miss Nancy Lyddall.
Attribution:
Written by the same Hand [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
The surest method ancient wits could find
Page No:
p.72-74
Poem Title:
A Prologue: Written by the same Hand, and spoken on the same Stage, by Mr. Giffard.
Attribution:
Written by the same Hand [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
To the bleak winds on barren sands
Page No:
p.75-77
Poem Title:
On A Lady Throwing Snow-Balls. An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Tom and his muse on every theme
Page No:
p.78-79
Poem Title:
A Merry Fellow, and a Sad Poet.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Selinda sure's the brightest thing
Page No:
p.80-81
Poem Title:
Selinda.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Firm is the cause your arguments maintain
Page No:
p.82-84
Poem Title:
To A Lady Who argu'd in Defence of the Author, Where he was traduced.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
This charming bed of flowers when Flora spied
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
On Flowers, Embroidered by a Young Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Close circled in my fond embrace
Page No:
p.86-88
Poem Title:
On Struggling for a Kiss. An Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
So numerous Flavia's charms appear
Page No:
p.89-90
Poem Title:
The Picture.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
As through the woods Panthea strayed
Page No:
p.91-95
Poem Title:
Cupid's Revenge.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
In vain by parallels you strive
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
To A Lady, Who commended Another's Eyes.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
The pleasing aspect and the front serene
Page No:
p.97-98
Poem Title:
On Seeing a Friend's Picture.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Nor friendship's sacred call the muse obeys
Page No:
p.99-103
Poem Title:
To The Author Of The Rival-Generals, A Tragedy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Accept what thanks a grateful muse can pay
Page No:
p.104-106
Poem Title:
To A Gentleman Who Corrected some Verses of the Author's writing.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Whilst in immortal verse my praise you sing
Page No:
p.107-108
Poem Title:
An Ode, In Answer to the Foregoing.
Attribution:
By R.M. Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fond Orpheus went as poets tell
Page No:
p.109-110
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
The blooming spring delightful May
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
On The Countess of Ross.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Sabina flies me like a fawn
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Horace, B. 1. Ode 12.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Bright goddess potent queen of love
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Horace, B 1. Ode 30.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
The graces long in doubtful strife
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
Imitation of the Kit-Kat Toasts. Mrs. S.M. Newcomen.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
If heavenly beauty blooming youth
Page No:
p.115-116
Poem Title:
An Epitaph On A Young Lady.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Concanen]
Attributed To:
Matthew Concanen
First Line:
Ye souls of music sacred nine
Page No:
p.117-126
Poem Title:
The Harp: An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. J.B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at his house in old Gabaa built
Page No:
p.127-136
Poem Title:
Saul Disposses'd: An Ode For St. Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. J.B.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Are the guests of this house still doomed to be cheated
Page No:
p.137-138
Poem Title:
Written on the Deanery Window of St. Patrick's, Dublin.
Attribution:
By Dr. Delany.
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
A bard on whom Phoebus his spirit bestowed
Page No:
p.138-139
Poem Title:
Another,
Attribution:
By the same Hand. [i.e. Delany]
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
Right trusty and so forth we let you to know
Page No:
p.140-147
Poem Title:
Apollo, To Dean Swift.
Attribution:
By Himself. [i.e. Swift]
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Ye wise philosophers explain
Page No:
p.148-163
Poem Title:
The Bubble: A Poem.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Hero sprung from ancient blood
Page No:
p.164-169
Poem Title:
An Ode To The Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
By D--n Sm--y.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well S--y since thou wilt expose
Page No:
p.170-181
Poem Title:
A Letter To The Author; Occasion'd by the foregoing Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Loaded my lord with cares of state
Page No:
p.182-190
Poem Title:
A Familiar Epistle To The Earl of Sunderland, One of the Lords Justices of England.
Attribution:
J.S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Smed although impressed with cares
Page No:
p.191-197
Poem Title:
A Familiar Answer To The foregoing Epistle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of man's important business and his work
Page No:
p.198-204
Poem Title:
A Description, In Imitation of Milton. Humbly Inscrib'd to the late Translator of Virgil.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great cry and little wool is now become
Page No:
p.205-207
Poem Title:
A Prologue, Spoken by Mr. Elrington, at the Theatre-Royal in Dublin, in behalf of the distressed Weavers.
Attribution:
Mr. Sherridon.
Attributed To:
Thomas Sheridan
First Line:
Who dares affirm this is no pious age
Page No:
p.208-210
Poem Title:
An Epilogue: Spoken by Mr. Griffith, on the same Occasion.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The muses whom the richest silks array
Page No:
p.211-214
Poem Title:
An Answer to the Foregoing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parnassus February the twenty-seventh
Page No:
p.215-219
Poem Title:
News from Parnassus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ladies ye stare as if ye knew me not
Page No:
p.220-222
Poem Title:
A Prologue To The Conscious Lovers. Spoken by the Ghost of Sir Fopling Flutter: On Occasion of its being play'd at the Request of the Young Gentlemen of the College, Dublin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oft have you cried when round your waist I hung
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
To Myra, in his Sickness.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why will you thus my just resentments move
Page No:
p.224-226
Poem Title:
To the Same, on her Absence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh shield me from his rage celestial powers
Page No:
p.226-227
Poem Title:
Jealousy.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If it be true celestial powers
Page No:
p.227
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. a Lady]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I revolve this evanescent state
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
By Dr. Delany; Upon seeing himself in the Glass.
Attribution:
By Dr. Delany
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
You tell me Celia I am cold
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others brittle beauties of a year
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
To a Lady, on seeing some Verses, in Praise of her, on a Pane of Glass.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stella when we your beauties trace
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
To Stella.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Once Pallas did her form disguise
Page No:
p.231-232
Poem Title:
To The Dutchess of Grafton.
Attribution:
By Dr. Delany.
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
If the old Samian doctrine of spirits be true
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Arthur, Earl of Anglesey
Attribution:
Supposed to be written by Dr. Delany.
Attributed To:
Patrick Delany
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail happy little animal
Page No:
p.235-237
Poem Title:
An Imitation of Anacreon's Grashopper; apply'd to Mr. T.S. commonly known by the Name of Skeleton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You who first taught us in this isle
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
To Doctor Swift.
Attribution:
By Dr. J-----
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would you that Delville I describe
Page No:
p.239-242
Poem Title:
A Description Of Doctor Delany's Villa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bard grown desirous of saving his pelf
Page No:
p.242-243
Poem Title:
Verses wrote on one of the Windows of Dr. Delany's House at Delville.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So Leda looked when from the starry throne
Page No:
p.243-244
Poem Title:
Upon a Lark's flying into a Lady's Chamber from a Shower of Snow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Expanded now the Stygian portal lay
Page No:
p.245-260
Poem Title:
The Speech of Lucifer, Translated from the Locustae of Phineas Fletcher.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sterling.
Attributed To:
James Sterling
First Line:
Castalian springs in heavenly numbers flow
Page No:
p.261-267
Poem Title:
To Robert Lovett, Esq; Author of a Tragedy, call'd The Bastard.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Sterling]
Attributed To:
James Sterling
First Line:
With joy though rude our city bad me say
Page No:
p.268-270
Poem Title:
A Speech To the late Duke of Ormond, In an Entertainment to him, made by the Citizens of Dublin.
Attribution:
Written and spoken by the late Mr. R. Estcourt.
Attributed To:
Richard Estcourt
First Line:
To pious Elrington the muses friend
Page No:
p.271-273
Poem Title:
The Lawyers Address To The Play-House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Illustrious pair the blessings of this isle
Page No:
p.274-276
Poem Title:
An Epilogue To their Graces the Duke and Dutchess of Grafton: At the Theatre in Dublin.
Attribution:
Written and spoken by Mr. Griffith.
Attributed To:
Mr. Griffith
First Line:
I hate the vulgar with untuneful mind
Page No:
p.277-307
Poem Title:
An Essay On The Different Stiles Of Poetry. To Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke.
Attribution:
By the late Mr. Parnel.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
My old acquaintance and my dearest friend
Page No:
p.308-319
Poem Title:
A Pastoral, In Imitation of the First Eclogue of Virgil: Inscribed to the Provost, Fellows, and Scholars, of Trinity College, Dublin.
Attribution:
By Murroghoh O Connor of Aughanagraun
Attributed To:
Morrough O'Connor
First Line:
Theseus if faith may build on fame
Page No:
p.320
Poem Title:
To an angry Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now did the bagpipe in hoarse notes begin
Page No:
p.321-327
Poem Title:
The Smock-Race At Finglas.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. James Ward.
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Come all ye virgins all ye swains
Page No:
p.328-336
Poem Title:
Epithalamium, On The Marriage Of Felim and Oonah.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
My son the instruction that my words impart
Page No:
p.337-340
Poem Title:
The Seventh Chapter of the Proverbs, translated into Verse.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
On the high place bright wisdom takes her stand
Page No:
p.341-346
Poem Title:
Proverbs, Chap. VIII. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
A grotto so complete with such design
Page No:
p.347-349
Poem Title:
To Mrs.--- on her Grotto.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Surprising grotto for retirement made
Page No:
p.350-352
Poem Title:
To the Grotto.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
How vain his boasting and how poor his claim
Page No:
p.353-357
Poem Title:
From the Greek of Tyrtaeus, On Valour.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
While youth my Lesbia love inspires
Page No:
p.358-359
Poem Title:
In Imitation of Catullus.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Fair Margaret in woeful wise
Page No:
p.360
Poem Title:
Song, in Imitation of Sternhold and Hopkins.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Go ye soft notes and gently wake the fair
Page No:
p.361
Poem Title:
Serenade.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Four virgins were of old assigned
Page No:
p.362
Poem Title:
The Frail Nun.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
In happier times ere virgin vows begun
Page No:
p.363-365
Poem Title:
The Star of Venus.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
A beau as in old tale it's written
Page No:
p.366-368
Poem Title:
The Fable of the Cat, turn'd into a Woman.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
The muses nine harmonious lasses
Page No:
p.369-373
Poem Title:
Answer to a Lady who asked, Why Poets are always amorous?
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
The whole creation by this pleasing art
Page No:
p.374-378
Poem Title:
On Metaphors in Poetry, Translated from the Third Book of Vida's Art of Poetry, Begining at this Line, Usque adeo passim sua Res Insignia, &c.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
Shall Cooper's Hill majestic rise in rhyme
Page No:
p.380-391
Poem Title:
Phoenix Park.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
James Ward
First Line:
I'll warrant now you think you're mighty wise
Page No:
p.392-394
Poem Title:
To Edward Rice, Esq; In Imitation of Horace, Book 3, Ode 19.
Attribution:
By John Allen, Esq;
Attributed To:
John Allen
First Line:
When Theodosius ruled the spacious east
Page No:
p.395-96
Poem Title:
Athenais: Inscrib'd to Her Grace the Dutchess of Bolton.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. John Allen]
Attributed To:
John Allen
First Line:
Diana watchful for young Ammon's fate
Page No:
p.397
Poem Title:
On the 28th and 29th Days of May.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. John Allen]
Attributed To:
John Allen
First Line:
Gallants our business is to let you know
Page No:
p.398-400
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Farce of Punch turn'd School-Master. Spoken by Mr. Griffith.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Sherridan
Attributed To:
Thomas Sheridan
First Line:
With quick vibrations of aetherial flame
Page No:
p.401-408
Poem Title:
The 28th Chapter of Job Paraphras'd.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sterling.
Attributed To:
James Sterling
First Line:
Fair Ursly in a merry mood
Page No:
p.409
Poem Title:
An Epigram, from the Latin of Annibal Crucens.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wonder how you dare to pray
Page No:
p.410
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Prayer-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In her such dazzling charms unite
Page No:
p.410
Poem Title:
Written on a Glass, under a Lady's Name.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long had I strove but all in vain
Page No:
p.411-413
Poem Title:
Cupid's Advice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail happy day
Page No:
p.414-416
Poem Title:
An Ode On The Queen's Birth-Day, For the Year, 1706-7.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed