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Miscellanies. The last volume [T204336] [ECCO]

DMI number:
595
Publication Date:
1732
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T204336
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116169257
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
MISCELLANIES. | [rule] | THE | LAST VOLUME. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for B. MOTTE, at the [i]Middle | Temple Gate Fleet-Street[/i]. 1732.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of satirical verse associated with Pope and Swift. CONTENTS: Preface pp.[iii]-xvi; 'Treatise of the Art of Sinking in Poetry' pp.[4]-86; 'Contents' to the foregoing treatise (2pp.); collection of 'Miscellanies in Verse' pp.[90]-434; contents (4pp.); advertisement for books sold by Motte (2pp.). NOTES: Preface is signed 'Jonath. Swift. Alex. Pope.' and dated 'Twickenham, May 27, 1727'.
References:
Teerink-Scouten 25(3a–d) 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).
Related People
Publisher:
Benjamin Motte
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'By Jonathan Swift' (ESTC).
Content/Publication
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The shepherds and the nymphs were seen
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pp.91-140
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Cadenus and Vanessa. Written Anno 1713.
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In ancient times as story tells
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pp.141-151
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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.152-156
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A Description of a City Shower. In Imitation of Virgil's Georgics.
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Now hardly here and there an hackney coach
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pp.157-158
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A Description of the Morning.
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Harley the nation's great support
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pp.159-168
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.169-176
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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.177-178
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The Happy Life of a Country Parson. In Imitation of Martial.
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Women tho nat sans leacherie
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pp.179-180
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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.181-185
Poem Title:
The Alley. An Imitation of Spencer [sic].
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In Yorkshire dwelt a sober yeoman
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pp.186-188
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.189-190
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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.191-198
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.199-201
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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.202-209
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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.210-212
Poem Title:
The History of V-----'s House.
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The rod was but a harmless wand
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pp.213-218
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.219-220
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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.221-225
Poem Title:
The Description of a Salamander. Out of Pliny's Nat. Hist. lib. 10. c. 67 & lib. 29. c. 4.
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Ere bribes convince you whom to choose
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pp.226-228
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.229-234
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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p.235
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
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Some Colinaeus praise some Bleau
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pp.236-238
Poem Title:
Verses To be prefixed before Bernard Lintot's New Miscellany.
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How much egregious Moore are we
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pp.239-241
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.242-247
Poem Title:
Verses Occasioned by an &c. at the End of Mr. D'Urfey'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.248-249
Poem Title:
Prologue Designed for Mr. Durfy's last Play.
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Authors are judged by strange capricious rules
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pp.250-252
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.253-258
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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p.259
Poem Title:
Umbra.
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If meagre Gildon draws his venal quill
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pp.260-264
Poem Title:
Fragment of a Satire.
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When simple Macer now of high renown
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pp.265-266
Poem Title:
Macer.
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Sylvia my heart in wondrous wise alarmed
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pp.267-268
Poem Title:
Sylvia. A Fragment.
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Though Artimesia talks by fits
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pp.269-270
Poem Title:
Artimesia.
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Phryne had talents for mankind
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pp.271-272
Poem Title:
Phryne.
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When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
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p.273
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Biddy Floyd.
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Phoebus now shortening every shade
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pp.274-278
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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pp.279-280
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1718.
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All travellers at first incline
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pp.281-284
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1720.
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Resolved my annual verse to pay
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pp.285-289
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.290-293
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.294-295
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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.296-297
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.298-301
Poem Title:
Ballad.
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The longitude missed on
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pp.302-303
Poem Title:
Ode for Musick. On the Longitude.
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So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
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p.304
Poem Title:
On Mrs. T---s.
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Strange all this difference should be
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p.304
Poem Title:
Epigram on the Feuds about Handel and Bononcini.
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Two or three visits and two or three bows
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p.305
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.306
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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When Israel's daughters mourned their past offences
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p.307
Poem Title:
Epigram in a Maid of Honour's Prayer-Book.
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As Thomas was cudgelled one day by his wife
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p.308
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
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p.308
Poem Title:
The Balance of Europe.
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Disdain not Snow my humble verse to hear
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pp.309-313
Poem Title:
A Panegyrical Epistle to Mr. Thomas Snow, Goldsmith, near Temple-Bar; Occasioned 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.314-325
Poem Title:
The South-Sea. 1721.
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When as corruption hence did go
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pp.326-330
Poem Title:
A Ballad on Quadrille.
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Says my uncle I pray you discover
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pp.331-334
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.335-340
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.341-345
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 Tryal in the Old Bailey, 1725.
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When first the squire and tinker Wood
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pp.346-350
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.351-352
Poem Title:
Strephon and Flavia.
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This day the year I dare not tell
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pp.353-355
Poem Title:
Corinna.
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How vain are mortal man's endeavours
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pp.356-359
Poem Title:
The Quidnuncki's: A Tale. Occasioned by the Death of the Duke Regent of France.
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In fable all things hold discourse
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pp.360-362
Poem Title:
Ay and No: A Fable.
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Desponding Phyllis was endued
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pp.363-368
Poem Title:
Phillis [sic]: or, the Progress of Love.
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The farmer's goose who in the stubble
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pp.369-371
Poem Title:
The Progress of Poetry.
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When first Diana leaves her bed
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pp.372-378
Poem Title:
The Progress of Beauty.
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From Venus born thy beauty shows
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pp.379-384
Poem Title:
Pethox the Great.
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Soon as Glumdalclitch missed her pleasing care
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pp.385-389
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.390-396
Poem Title:
Mary Gulliver to Capt. Lemuel Gulliver.
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In amaze
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pp.397-400
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.401-404
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.405-407
Poem Title:
Epilogue to a Play, For the Benefit of the Weavers in Ireland.
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Beneath this verdant hillock lies
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p.408
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser.
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As when a lofty pile is raised
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pp.409-417
Poem Title:
To Stella, Who Collected and Transcribed his Poems.
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Those dreams that on the silent night intrude
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pp.418-420
Poem Title:
On Dreams. An Imitation of Petronius.
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Pallas observing Stella's wit
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pp.421-428
Poem Title:
To Stella, Visiting me in my Sickness, Oct. 1727.
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This day whatever the fates decree
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pp.429-434
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. March 13. 1726/7.
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