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Miscellaneous tracts; or, select passages, historical, chronological, moral, &c. extracted from eminent authors, ancient and modern [T119426] [ecco]

DMI number:
849
Publication Date:
1753
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T119426
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111164068
Shelfmark:
Ecco - Bod
Full Title:
MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS; | OR, | SELECT PASSAGES, HISTORICAL, | CHRONOLOGICAL, MORAL, [i]&c.[/i] | Extracted from eminent Authors, ancient and | modern. | CONTAINING | An Abstract of Mr [i]Locke[/i]'s Conduct of the Under- | standing. | [i]For the Benefit of younger Scholars.[/i] | By Mr [i]ALEXANDER SIMM[/i], late School- | master at [i]Bathgate[/i]. | [epigraph] | [i]EDINBURGH:[/i] | Printed by WILLIAM GRAY, and sold at his | Printing-house at [i]Magdalen[/i]'s [i]Chapel[/i], in the [i]Cow- | gate;[/i] and by the Booksellers in Town and Country. | MDCCLIII.
Epigraph:
[i]Quaedam breviare permittitur.[/i] Quintil.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Contents: The majority of the contents are prose. Some verse items are included as part of prose pieces - only those items four lines or longer have been included.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication signed Alexander Simm [1p]; The Preface signed Alexander Simm pp. [iv]-vii; Contents pp. [viii]-xii.
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Editor:
Alexander Simm
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
William Gray
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Can he that flies his country find
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bodies never move till moved as all believe
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Of Motion.
Attribution:
By a Philosophical Society.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The constellations shine at god's command
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir Richard Blackmore, in his King Arthur, Book 9. p. 243. has the following four Lines, viz.
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Blackmore
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.153-159
Poem Title:
The Hermit; or, The Justice of Providence represented.
Attribution:
By Dr. Thomas Parnell
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
An ode of the excellent Mr. Addison
Attribution:
Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.244-246
Poem Title:
A Hymn of the excellent Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Thy daily mercies o my god
Page No:
p.246
Poem Title:
A Meditation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
First the great god thy utmost reverence claims
Page No:
pp.247-248
Poem Title:
Some of Pythagoras's Golden Verses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.248-250
Poem Title:
Mr. Pope's Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Five times ten years your glass has run
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
A Birth-day Thought.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Happy insect what can be
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
The Grashopper. Being an Ode of Anacreon's, paraphrastically translated
Attribution:
by Mr. Cowley.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Pretty little buzzing thing
Page No:
p.251
Poem Title:
On the Bee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A mighty pain to love it is
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
Mischievous Effects of Gold.
Attribution:
Mr. Cowley from Anacreon.
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Grant but ten thousand pounds Philaurus cries
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed