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Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T39475]

DMI number:
605
Publication Date:
1738
ESTC number:
T39475
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124711718
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
QUERY: ESTC attributes authorship of this volume to Swift, Pope, Gay and Arbuthnot. However previous editions are credited only to Swift. Is there any good reason for this difference, and should it affect our attribution of the authorship of previous editions of this volume? TITLE-PAGE: MISCELLANIES. | [rule] | THE | LAST VOLUME. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for B. MOTTE, and C. BATHURST, at the | [i]Middle Temple-Gate, Fleetstreet.[/i] | MDCCXXXVIII. MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of satirical verses and songs, associated with Swift and Pope. PAGINATION: ??? CONTENTS: Preface (6pp.); 'Treatise of the Art of Sinking' pp.[10]-75; 'Contents' to the foregoing treatise (1p.); Collection of 'Miscellanies in Verse' pp.[78]-285; Contents (3pp.). NOTES: Preface is signed 'Twickenham, May 27, 1727. Jonath. Swift, Alex. Pope.' Page [78] at the head of the 'Miscellanies in Verse' advises that 'N.B. Those Pieces which have not this Mark [two right pointing index signs], were not wrote by Dean Swift.' REFERENCES: Teerink-Scouten 25(3a–d), 30(1), and the 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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Author:
John Arbuthnot
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'By Swift, Pope, Gay and Arbuthnot' ESTC
Author:
John Gay
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'By Swift, Pope, Gay and Arbuthnot' ESTC
Author:
Jonathan Swift
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Benjamin Motte
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Charles Bathurst
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Content/Publication
First Line:
The shepherds and the nymphs were seen
Page No:
pp.79-111
Poem Title:
Cadenus and Vanessa. Written Anno 1713.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.111-118
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon. Imitated from the Eighth Book of Ovid.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Careful observers may foretell the hour
Page No:
pp.118-120
Poem Title:
A Description of a City Shower. In Imitation of Virgil's Georg.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Now hardly here and there an hackney coach
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
A Description of the Morning.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Harley the nation's great support
Page No:
pp.122-128
Poem Title:
Horace, Epistle VII. Book I. imitated, and addressed to the Earl of Oxford, in the Year 1713.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
I often wished that I had clear
Page No:
pp.129-134
Poem Title:
Horace, Lib. II. Sat. VI. Part of it imitated.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Parson these things in thy possessing
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
The Happy Life of a Country Parson. In Imitation of Martial.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Women tho nat sans leacherie
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
A Tale of Chaucer, lately found in an Old Manuscript.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In every town where Thamis rolls his tide
Page No:
pp.136-139
Poem Title:
The Alley. An Imitation of Spencer.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In Yorkshire dwelt a sober yeoman
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
The Capon's Tale to a Lady who father'd her Lampoons upon her Acquaintance.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Peruse my leaves through every part
Page No:
pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Verses wrote on a Lady's Ivory Table-Book.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Humbly sheweth | That I went to warm my self in Lady Betty's chamber because I was cold
Page No:
pp.141-146
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.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Once on a time as old stories rehearse
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
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.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
In times of old when time was young
Page No:
pp.149-153
Poem Title:
V--'s House. Built from the Ruins of Whitehall that was burnt.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When Mother Clud had rose from play
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
The History of V--'s House.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The rod was but a harmless wand
Page No:
pp.156-159
Poem Title:
The Virtues of Sid Hamet, the Magician's Rod.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Atlas we read in ancient song
Page No:
pp.159-160
Poem Title:
Atlas, or the Minister of State; to the Lord Treasurer Oxford.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
As mastiff dogs in modern phrase are
Page No:
pp.160-163
Poem Title:
The Description of a Salamander. Out of Pliny's Nat. Hist. Lib. 10. c. 67. and Lib. 29. c. 4.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Ere bribes convince you whom to choose
Page No:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
The Elephant: Or, The Parliament-Man; written many Years since. Taken from Coke's Institutes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Well tis as Bickerstaff has guessed
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the supposed Death of Partridge the Almanack-Maker.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Here five foot deep lies on his back
Page No:
p.168
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Some Colinaeus praise some Bleau
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
Verses to be prefix'd before Bernard Lintot's New Miscellany.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How much egregious Moore are we
Page No:
pp.170-172
Poem Title:
To Mr. John Moore, Author of the celebrated Worm-Powder.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Jove called before him the other day
Page No:
pp.172-175
Poem Title:
Verses occasioned by an &c. at the End of Mr. D'Urfy's Name in the Title to one of his Plays.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Grown old in rhyme twas barbarous to discard
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
Prologue, design'd for Mr. Durfy's last Play.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Authors are judged by strange capricious rules
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Three Hours after Marriage.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye lords and commons men of wit
Page No:
pp.179-182
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.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Close to the best known author Umbra sits
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
Umbra.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
If meagre Gildon draws his venal quill
Page No:
pp.183-186
Poem Title:
Fragment of a Satire.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When simple Macer now of high renown
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
Macer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sylvia my heart in wondrous wise alarmed
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
Sylvia, a Fragment.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Though Artimesia talks by fits
Page No:
pp.188-189
Poem Title:
Artimesia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phryne had talents for mankind
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
Phryne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Biddy Floyd.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Phoebus now shortening every shade
Page No:
pp.191-194
Poem Title:
Apollo outwitted. To the Honourable Mrs. Finch, under her Name of Ardelia.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Stella this day is thirty four
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1718.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
All travellers at first incline
Page No:
pp.195-197
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1720.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Resolved my annual verse to pay
Page No:
pp.197-200
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. A great Bottle of Wine, long buried, being that Day dug up. 1722.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
As when a beauteous nymph decays
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1724.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Oh be thou blessed with all that heaven can send
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
To Mrs. M.B. sent on her Birth-Day, June 15.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I said to my heart between sleeping and waking
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the girls that ever were seen
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The longitude missed on
Page No:
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
Ode, for Musick. On the Longitude.
Attribution:
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First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
On Mrs. T--s.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Strange all this difference should be
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
Epigram on the Feuds about Handel and Bononcini.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Two or three visits and two or three bows
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
Two or Three; or a Receipt to make a Cuckold.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Israel's daughters mourned their past offences
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
Epigram, in a Maid of Honour's Prayer-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While maudlin whigs deplored their Cato's fate
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
On a Lady who P--st at the Tragedy of Cato; occasioned by an Epigram on a Lady who wept at it.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Thomas was cudgelled one day by his wife
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
The Balance of Europe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Disdain not Snow my humble verse to hear
Page No:
pp.212-215
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.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye wise philosophers explain
Page No:
pp.215-223
Poem Title:
The South-Sea. 1721.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When as corruption hence did go
Page No:
pp.223-226
Poem Title:
A Ballad on Quadrille.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Says my uncle I pray you discover
Page No:
pp.226-229
Poem Title:
Molly Mog: Or, the Fair Maid of the Inn.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
My passion is as mustard strong
Page No:
pp.229-232
Poem Title:
A new Song of new Similies.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye gallants of Newgate whose fingers are nice
Page No:
pp.233-236
Poem Title:
Newgate's Garland: Being a new Ballad, shewing how Mr. Jonathan Wild's Throat was cut from Ear to Ear with a Penknife, by Mr. Blake, alias Blueskin, the bold Highwayman, as he stood at his Trial in the Old-Baily, 1725.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
When first the squire and tinker Wood
Page No:
pp.236-239
Poem Title:
Prometheus. On Wood the Patentee's Irish Half-Pence.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
With every lady in the land
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
Strephon and Flavia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This day the year I dare not tell
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
Corinna.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
How vain are mortal man's endeavours
Page No:
pp.241-243
Poem Title:
The Quidnuncki's: A Tale Occasion'd by the Death of the Duke Regent of France.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
In fable all things hold discourse
Page No:
pp.243-245
Poem Title:
Ay and No: A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Desponding Phyllis was endued
Page No:
pp.245-248
Poem Title:
Phyllis: Or, the Progress of Love.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
The farmer's goose who in the stubble
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
The Progress of Poetry.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
When first Diana leaves her bed
Page No:
pp.250-254
Poem Title:
The Progress of Beauty.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
From Venus born thy beauty shows
Page No:
pp.254-258
Poem Title:
Pethox the Great.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Soon as Glumdalclitch missed her pleasing care
Page No:
pp.258-261
Poem Title:
The Lamentation of Glumdalclitch for the Loss of Grildrig. A Pastoral.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome thrice welcome to thy native place
Page No:
pp.261-265
Poem Title:
Mary Gulliver to Captain Lemuel Gulliver.
Attribution:
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First Line:
In amaze
Page No:
pp.265-267
Poem Title:
To Quinbus Flestrin, the Man-Mountain. A Lilliputian Ode.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Echo I ween will in the woods reply
Page No:
pp.267-269
Poem Title:
A Gentle Echo on Woman. In the Dorick Manner.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Who dares affirm this is no pious age
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
Epilogue to a Play, for the Benefit of the Weavers in Ireland.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
As when a lofty pile is raised
Page No:
pp.271-276
Poem Title:
To Stella, who collected and transcribed his Poems.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Those dreams that on the silent night intrude
Page No:
pp.277-278
Poem Title:
On Dreams, an Imitation of Petronius.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Pallas observing Stella's wit
Page No:
pp.278-282
Poem Title:
To Stella, Visiting me in my Sickness, October 1727.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
This day whatever the fates decree
Page No:
pp.282-285
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day, March 13, 1726-7.
Attribution:
By Dean Swift
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift