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Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T173801]

DMI number:
621
Publication Date:
1733
ESTC number:
T173801
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117055510
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
NOTES: There are 4 variants of this book published in 1733: T229756, T202849, T173801, T222869. The differences between these are unclear from ESTC. "Also issued as ’Miscellanies. The third volume.’, printed for Benj. Motte, 1732, with a different titlepage and one less leaf of advertisements. Text continuous despite pagination" (ESTC). TITLE-PAGE: MISCELLANIES. | [rule] | THE | LAST VOLUME. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for BENJAMIN MOTTE, at | the [i]Middle-Temple-Gate[/i], [i]Fleetstreet[/i]. | MDCCXXXIII. HALF-TITLE: MISCELLANIES | IN | VERSE. PAGINATION: ??? CONTENTS: Preface (8pp.) signed by Pope and Swift and dated 'Twickenham, May 27, 1727'; 'Treatise of the Art of Sinking in Poetry' pp.[12]-90; 'Contents' to the preceding treatise (2pp.); Collection of 'Miscellanies in Verse' pp.[94]-333; contents to preceding miscellany (3pp.). REFERENCES: Teerink-Scouten, 27 (3b). Bibliographical notes in E. L. Steeves, 'The art of sinking in poetry: a critical edition', New York 1952 (facs). Case 344(3)(a).
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Publisher:
Benjamin Motte
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Absolute (100%)
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Author:
Jonathan Swift
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'By Jonathan Swift' ESTC
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The shepherds and the nymphs were seen
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pp.95-132
Poem Title:
Cadenus and Vanessa. Written Anno 1713.
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In ancient times as story tells
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pp.132-140
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon. Imitated from the Eighth Book of Ovid
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Careful observers may foretell the hour
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pp.140-143
Poem Title:
A Description of a City Shower. In Imitation of Virgil's Georg.
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Now hardly here and there an hackney coach
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pp.143-144
Poem Title:
A Description of the Morning.
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Harley the nation's great support
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pp.145-152
Poem Title:
Horace, Epistle VII. Book I. imitated and addressed to the Earl of Oxford, in the Year 1713.
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I often wished that I had clear
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pp.152-157
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Horace, Lib. 2. Sat. 6. Part of it imitated.
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Parson these things in thy possessing
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pp.158-159
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The Happy Life of a Countrey [sic] Parson. In Imitation of Martial.
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Women tho nat sans leacherie
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pp.159-160
Poem Title:
A Tale of Chaucer, lately found in an old Manuscript.
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In every town where Thamis rolls his tide
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pp.161-164
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The Alley. An Imitation of Spencer [sic].
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In Yorkshire dwelt a sober yeoman
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pp.164-165
Poem Title:
The Capon's Tale, to a Lady who father'd her Lampoons upon her Acquaintance.
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Peruse my leaves through every part
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pp.166-167
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Verses wrote on a Lady's Ivory Table-Book.
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Humbly sheweth | That I went to warm my self in Lady Betty's chamber because I was cold
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pp.167-173
Poem Title:
To their Excellencies the Lords Justices of Ireland. The humble Petition of Frances Harris, Who must starve, and die a Maid if it miscarries.
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Once on a time as old stories rehearse
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pp.174-176
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Lady B-- B-- finding in the Author's Room some Verses unfinished, underwrit a Stanza of her own, with Raillery upon him, which gave Occasion to this Ballad.
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In times of old when time was young
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pp.176-182
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V--'s House. Built from the Ruins of Whitehall that was Burnt.
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When Mother Clud had rose from play
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pp.182-184
Poem Title:
The History of V--'s House.
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The rod was but a harmless wand
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pp.184-188
Poem Title:
The Virtues of Sid Hamet the Magician's Rod.
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Atlas we read in ancient song
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pp.188-189
Poem Title:
Atlas, or the Minister of State; to the Lord Treasurer Oxford.
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As mastiff dogs in modern phrase are
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pp.189-192
Poem Title:
The Description of a Salamander. Out of Pliny's Nat. Hist. lib. 10. c. 67. and lib. 29. c. 4.
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Ere bribes convince you whom to choose
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pp.193-194
Poem Title:
The Elephant: or, The Parliament Man; written many Years since. Taken from Coke's Institutes.
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Well tis as Bickerstaff has guessed
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pp.195-199
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the supposed Death of Partridge the Almanack Maker.
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Here five foot deep lies on his back
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pp.199-200
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
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Some Colinaeus praise some Bleau
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pp.200-201
Poem Title:
Verses to be prefix'd before Bernard Lintot's New Miscellany.
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How much egregious Moore are we
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pp.202-204
Poem Title:
To Mr. John Moore, Author of the Celebrated Worm-Powder.
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Jove called before him the other day
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pp.204-208
Poem Title:
Verses occasion'd by an &c. at the End of Mr. D'Urfy's Name in the Title to one of his Plays
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Grown old in rhyme twere barbarous to discard
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pp.208-209
Poem Title:
Prologue, design'd for Mr. Durfy's last Play.
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Authors are judged by strange capricious rules
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pp.210-212
Poem Title:
Prologue to the three Hours after Marriage.
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Ye lords and commons men of wit
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pp.212-216
Poem Title:
Sandys's Ghost: Or a proper new Ballad on the new Ovid's Metamorphosis: as it was intended to be translated by Persons of Quality.
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Close to the best known author Umbra sits
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pp.216-217
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Umbra.
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If meagre Gildon draws his venal quill
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pp.217-220
Poem Title:
Fragment of a Satire.
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When simple Macer now of high renown
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pp.220-221
Poem Title:
Macer.
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Sylvia my heart in wondrous wise alarmed
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pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Sylvia, a Fragment.
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Though Artimesia talks by fits
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pp.223-224
Poem Title:
Artimesia.
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Phryne had talents for mankind
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pp.224-225
Poem Title:
Phryne.
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When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
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pp.225-226
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Biddy Floyd.
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Phoebus now shortening every shade
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pp.226-229
Poem Title:
Apollo Outwitted. To the Honourable Mrs. Finch, under her Name of Ardelia.
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Stella this day is thirty four
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p.230
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1718.
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All travellers at first incline
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pp.231-233
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth Day. 1720.
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Resolved my annual verse to pay
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pp.233-237
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. A great Bottle of Wine, long buried, being that Day dug up. 1722.
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As when a beauteous nymph decays
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pp.237-239
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1724.
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Oh be thou blessed with all that heaven can send
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pp.240-241
Poem Title:
To Mrs M.B. sent on her Birth-Day. June 15.
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I said to my heart between sleeping and waking
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pp.241-242
Poem Title:
Song.
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By a Person of Quality.
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Of all the girls that ever were seen
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pp.243-245
Poem Title:
Ballad.
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The longitude missed on
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pp.245-246
Poem Title:
Ode for Musick on the Longitude.
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Strange all this difference should be
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p.246
Poem Title:
Epigram on the Feuds about Handel and Bononcini.
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So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
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p.247
Poem Title:
On Mrs. T--s.
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Two or three visits and two or three bows
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pp.247-248
Poem Title:
Two or Three; or a Receipt to make a Cuckold.
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While maudlin whigs deplored their Cato's fate
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p.248
Poem Title:
On a Lady who P--st at the Tragedy of Cato; occasioned by an Epigram on a Lady who wept at it.
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As Thomas was cudgelled one day by his wife
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pp.249-250
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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When Israel's daughters mourned their past offences
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p.249
Poem Title:
Epigram, in a Maid of Honour's Prayer-Book.
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Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
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p.250
Poem Title:
The Balance of Europe.
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Disdain not Snow my humble verse to hear
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pp.251-254
Poem Title:
A Panegyrical Epistle to Mr. Thomas Snow, Goldsmith near Temple-Bar; Occasion'd by his Buying and Selling the Third South-Sea Subscriptions, taken in by the Directors at a Thousand per Cent.
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Ye wise philosophers explain
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pp.255-263
Poem Title:
The South-Sea. 1721.
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When as corruption hence did go
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pp.263-266
Poem Title:
A Ballad on Quadrille.
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Says my uncle I pray you discover
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pp.266-269
Poem Title:
Molly Mog: Or, the Fair Maid of the Inn.
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My passion is as mustard strong
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pp.269-273
Poem Title:
A new Song of new Similies.
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Ye gallants of Newgate whose fingers are nice
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pp.273-276
Poem Title:
Newgate's Garland: Being a new Ballad, shewing how Mr. Jonathan Wild's Throat was cut from Ear to Ear with a Pen-knife, by Mr. Blake, alias Blueskin, the bold Highwayman, as he stood at his Tryal in the Old-Baily. 1725.
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When first the squire and tinker Wood
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pp.277-280
Poem Title:
Prometheus. On Wood the Patentee's Irish Half-Pence.
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With every lady in the land
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pp.280-281
Poem Title:
Strephon and Flavia.
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This day the year I dare not tell
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pp.281-283
Poem Title:
Corinna.
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How vain are mortal man's endeavours
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pp.283-285
Poem Title:
The Quidnuncki's: A Tale. Occasion'd by the Death of the Duke Regent of France.
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In fable all things hold discourse
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pp.285-287
Poem Title:
Ay and No: A Fable.
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Desponding Phyllis was endued
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pp.287-291
Poem Title:
Phyllis: or the Progress of Love.
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The farmer's goose who in the stubble
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pp.291-293
Poem Title:
The Progress of Poetry.
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When first Diana leaves her bed
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pp.293-297
Poem Title:
The Progress of Beauty.
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From Venus born thy beauty shows
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pp.297-301
Poem Title:
Pethox the Great.
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Soon as Glumdalclitch missed her pleasing care
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pp.302-305
Poem Title:
The Lamentation of Glumdalclitch for the Loss of Grildrig. A Pastoral.
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Welcome thrice welcome to thy native place
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pp.306-311
Poem Title:
Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver.
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In amaze
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pp.311-313
Poem Title:
To Quinbus Flestrin, the Man-Mountain. A Lilliputian Ode.
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Echo I ween will in the woods reply
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pp.313-315
Poem Title:
A Gentle Echo on Woman. In the Dorick Manner.
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Who dares affirm this is no pious age
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pp.316-318
Poem Title:
Epilogue to a Play, for the Benefit of the Weavers in Ireland.
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As when a lofty pile is raised
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pp.318-324
Poem Title:
To Stella, who collected and transcribed his Poems.
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Beneath this verdant hillock lies
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p.318
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser.
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Those dreams that on the silent night intrude
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pp.324-325
Poem Title:
On Dreams, an Imitation of Petronius.
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Pallas observing Stella's wit
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pp.326-330
Poem Title:
To Stella, Visiting me in my Sickness, October, 1727.
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This day whatever the fates decree
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pp.330-333
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day, March 13. 1726/7.
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