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Miscellanies, written by Jonathan Swift ... The Fourth Edition [T39486] [ECCO]

DMI number:
521
Publication Date:
1722
ESTC number:
T39486
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112719545
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
[double rule around title page] Miscellanies, | WRITTEN | By JONATHAN SWIFT, D.D. | Dean of St. [i]PATRICK[/i]'s, [i]Dublin[/i]. | [i]VIZ.[/i] | I. The ART of PUNNING. | II. The RIGHT of PRECEDENCE. | III. ADVICE to a Young POET. | IV. The SWEARER's Bank. | V. A DEFENCE of [i]English-Commodities[/i]. | VI An Imitation of HORACE. | VII Letters, Poems, Tales, [i]&c[/i]. | [rule] | The Fourth Edition. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed in the Year M.DCC.XXII. | Price 2[i]s[/i]. 6[i]d[/i].
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
2s. 6d.
Bibliographic details:
TITLE-PAGE OF POETIC MISCELLANY: [double rule around title page] LETTERS, | POEMS, | AND | TALES: | Amorous, Satyrical, | [i]and[/i] Gallant. | Which passed between several | PERSONS of DISTINCTION. | [rule] | Published from their respective | [i]Originals[/i], found in the Cabinet of | (that Celebrated [i]Toast[/i]) Mrs. ANNE | LONG, since her Decease. | [rule] | The Second Edition. | [rule] | First printed in the Year 1718.
Comments:
NOTE: Volume by Edmund Curll consisting of six pamphlets with continuous pagination. The 'fourth edition' is spurious. The ECCO copy is a variant state containing two additional pamphlets after the contents page (see Teerink-Scouten). The poetic miscellany is the final pamphlet (after p.144), a 'second edition' of 'Letters, Poems and Tales: Amorous, Satyrical, and Gallant' (first published in 1718). The two pamphlets bound in to the front of ECCO copy are not included in pagination. p.201 is mispaginated as p.101. CONTENTS OF OVERALL VOLUME: This state contains 2 additional pamphlets at front of volume: 1) Essay on 'The Benefit of Farting Explained' 2) Essay on 'The Wonderful Wonder of Wonders. Being an Accurate Description of ... Mine A----se'. These are followed by 3) Essay on 'The Art of Punning' 4) 'The Right of Precedence, Between Physicians and Civilians Enquired Into.' 5) 'A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet' 6) 'A Defence of English Commodities' 7) 'The Swearer's Bank' 8) 'Letters, Poems, and Tales: Amorous, Satyrical, and Gallant'. MISCELLANY GENRE: Amorous and satirical poems CONTENTS OF POETIC MISCELLANY: English prose pp.147-155, pp.164-165, pp.168-169.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Table of contents (3pp.), list of 'Books lately Printed' by Curll (1p.).
References:
Paul Baines and Pat Rogers, Edmund Curll: Bookseller (2007), pp. 129 - 130.
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Publisher:
Edmund Curll
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
See Baines and Rogers, 'Edmund Curll, Bookseller' (2007), pp.129-130.
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Sirs I perceive by your attention
Page No:
pp.156-162
Poem Title:
The Lady and the Blacksmith, A Tale: or News from Oxford. Spoke by a Young Gentleman of Winchester-School.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But on profounder contemplation
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
A Riddle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cried Strephon panting in Cosmelia's arms
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
The Rapture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cupid quite angry that his dart
Page No:
pp.166-167.
Poem Title:
The Fair, Insensible.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why should the charming Galatea shun
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Sir William Trumball, who was Ambassador to Turkey
Attributed To:
Sir William Trumbull
First Line:
Too weak are laws and edicts vain
Page No:
pp.171-175
Poem Title:
The Edict of Prato: Or; Cuckoldom Defended. A Tale from Boccace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam | Here sacred truths in lofty numbers told
Page No:
pp.176-178.
Poem Title:
To Mrs. A.C. with Dr. Young's Poem on the Last Day.
Attribution:
By Thomas Tristram, Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tristram
First Line:
Larinda the pride of the plain
Page No:
pp.179-181
Poem Title:
Larinda.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Tristram]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tristram
First Line:
No stately pyramid I'd have
Page No:
pp.182-184
Poem Title:
The Lover's Tomb. Imitated from an Italian Poet.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Tristram]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tristram
First Line:
O were I seated by some pitying power
Page No:
pp.185-189
Poem Title:
Acon: or, The Second Eclogue of John Amaltheus Imitated.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Tristram]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tristram
First Line:
Fair nymph ascend to beauty's throne
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
Stanzas. To my Lady Sunderland at Tunbridge-Wells. 1712. After the Manner of Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Isaac Watts
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Who dares affirm this is no pious age
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Epilogue to a Play, for the Benefit of the Weavers in Ireland 1721.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Know all men by these presents death the tamer
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
An Elegy On the much lamented Death of Mr. Demar, the Famous Rich Man, who Died the Sixth Day of July, 1720, at Dublin.
Attribution:
'By the Same' i.e. Jonathan Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
Attribution:
'By the Same' i.e. Jonathan Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Harley the nation's great support
Page No:
pp.197-204
Poem Title:
Part of the Seventh Epistle of the First Book of Horace, Imitated, and addressed to the Earl of Oxford in the Year 1713.
Attribution:
By Dr. Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift