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Miscellanies in verse and prose, written by the right honourable Joseph Addison [T142873: Reissue of N20505, T142806 and T143098]

DMI number:
517
Publication Date:
1725
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T142873
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113271496
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 f.302
Full Title:
MISCELLANIES, | IN | Verse [i]and[/i] Prose. | Written by the Right Honourable | [i]JOSEPH ADDISON[/i] Esq; | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for E. CURLL over-against [i]Catherine-Street[/i] | in the [i]Strand[/i]. M.DCC.XX.V. | (Price 3 [i]s[/i].)
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Made-up miscellany
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
3 s.
Bibliographic details:
This is a made up miscellany, being a reissue of ’Poems on several occasions’, 2nd ed., London, 1724 (N20505); ’Serino: or, the character of a fine gentleman’, 2nd ed., London, 1723 (T142806); ’Mr. Addison’s dissertation upon the most celebrated Roman poets’, 3rd ed., London, 1721 (T143098), each with separate titlepage, pagination, and register (see ESTC). There is an erroneous catchword on p.41 of N20505 ('CSA-'). Engraving of Joseph Addison signed 'Clark Sc.' facing title page.
Comments:
PAGINATION: [13], iv-x, [3], 2-10, [11], 12-19, [20], 21-24, [25], 26-28, [29], 30-32, [33], 34-37, [38], 39-41, [42], 43-45, [46-49], 50, [51], 52-50. [10], 1-72. [2] [1-3], 4-49, [50-51], 52-75, [1], [1-3], 4-51, [5]. MISCELLANY CONTENTS: Part 2 (reissue of T142806) is mostly prose with some poems included, and part 3 (reissue of T143098) is all prose. Poems in part one pp.[1]-56 are translations of Addison's Latin verse. MISCELLANY GENRE: Made up miscellany
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: 1. Dedicatory poem to Robert Walpole by John Henley (3pp.); Dedication; contents (2pp.); preface by George Sewell (8pp.); Dedication to Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax by Joseph Addison. (2pp.) 2. 'Books printed for E. Curll in the Strand' (4pp.); Dedication 'To the Reverend Mr. Shirley' by Thomas Foxton (4pp.). BACK MATTER: Book catalogue (4pp.)
Related People
Dedicatee:
Charles Montagu
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication by Addison 'To the Honourable Charles Montagu Esq' T142873
Editor:
Edmund Curll
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for E. CURLL over-against Catherine-Street in the Strand.'
Dedicatee:
Mr. Shirley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
T142873 (Part 2)
Dedicatee:
Robert Walpole
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicatory verse by John Henley T142873.
Content/Publication
First Line:
My Lord | Indulge this offering nor the vow disown
Page No:
[3pp.]
Poem Title:
To The Right Honourable The Lord Walpole.
Attribution:
John Henley. Grays-Inn, Oct. 29. 1724
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When now the tumult of the battle dies
Page No:
p.[1]-10
Poem Title:
The Peace of Reswick.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Thomas Newcomb [Contents]
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb
First Line:
The feathered warriors and the pygmy state
Page No:
p.[11]-19
Poem Title:
The Battle Of The Pygmies and Cranes.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Newcomb] [Contents]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of trivial things I sing surprising scenes
Page No:
pp.[20]-24
Poem Title:
The Puppet-Show.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sewell
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
Where smooth and level as the summer main
Page No:
pp.[25]-28
Poem Title:
The Bowling Green.
Attribution:
By Mr. Nicholas Amhurst.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Amhurst
First Line:
In those dark caverns of the teeming earth
Page No:
p.[29]-32
Poem Title:
The Barometer: Or, Weather-Glass.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sewell
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
No common height the muse must soar
Page No:
pp.[33]-37
Poem Title:
An Ode to the Learned Dr. Thomas Burnett, Author of The Sacred Theory of the Earth.
Attribution:
By Mr. Newcomb
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb
First Line:
While flying over the golden strings
Page No:
pp.[38]-41
Poem Title:
An Ode To Dr. Hannes, An Eminent Physician and Poet.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Newcomb]
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb
First Line:
See nature round a hoary prospect yields
Page No:
pp.[42]-45
Poem Title:
Scating: A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Newcomb]
Attributed To:
Thomas Newcomb
First Line:
As the fair vestal to the fountain came
Page No:
p.[46]
Poem Title:
The Vestal. From Ovid de Fastis, Lib. iii. El.I.
Attribution:
Collected in 'Poems on Several Occasions, written by Mr. Addison'
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The pencil's glowing lines and vast command
Page No:
pp.[47]-56
Poem Title:
The Resurrection: A Poem.
Attribution:
By Mr. Amhurst
Attributed To:
Nicholas Amhurst
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
'the following [Divine Hymn] of the Excellent Mr. Addison' p.51
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Prepare the hallowed strain my muse
Page No:
pp.[57]-60
Poem Title:
An Ode For St. Cecilia's Day. Written by Mr. Addison. Set to Musick by Mr. Daniel Purcell. Performed at Oxford 1699.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
O how shall words with equal warmth
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
by the inimitable Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
'The Polite and Judicious Mr. Addison has obliged us with a curious Ode on these sublime Thoughts of King David...' p.8
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Happy the man who his whole time doth bound
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
Farewell a long farewell to all my greatness
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare has an admirable passage on this head...
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
'...the following Ode; for which the polite World is obliged to the incomparable Mr. Addison.' p.63
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
'...a hymn composed by the inimitable Mr. Addison' p.68
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
as Paraphrased by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison