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A collection of original poems. By the Rev. Mr Blacklock and other Scotch gentlemen [T116769] [ecco]

DMI number:
923
Publication Date:
1760
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T116769
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110444687
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | ORIGINAL POEMS. | BY | The Rev. Mr BLACKLOCK, and other | SCOTCH GENTLEMEN. | EDINBURGH: | Printed for A. DONALDSON, at Pope's Head; | and sold by R. and J. DODSLEY in Pall-Mall, and | J. RICHARDSON in Pater-noster-row, [i]London.[/i] | MDCCLX.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Second volume appears in 1762.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Note referring to entry in Stationers' Register [1p]; Advertisement [1p]; Contents pp. v-viii.
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A collection of original poems by Scotch gentlemen [Vol II] [ESTC T116768] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1762
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T116768
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2 of 2
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Publication Date:
1762
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N14984
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2 of 2
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First Line:
Dear ladies whilst the nuptial hour at hand
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
To Two Sisters on their Wedding-Day. An Epistle.
Attribution:
By Mr. Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
One night I dreamed and dreams may oft prove true
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
Estimate of Huma Greatness. In imitation of a French epigram.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Hail nature's loveliest work and darling care
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
To her Grace the Duchess of Hamilton, on her recovery from childbed, after the birth of the Marquis of Clydesdale.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Pretty sportive happy creature
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Ode on a favourite Lap-Dog. To Miss G-- J--.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Thou pity fond unthinking boy
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
To a successful rival, who said ironically, he pitied the author. An Ode.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
In distant regions freedom's last retreat
Page No:
pp.7-8
Poem Title:
Cato Uticensis to his wife at Rome.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Dear madam | With long and careful scrutiny in vain
Page No:
pp.9-11
Poem Title:
The genealogy of Nonsense. An Epistle.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
O friend by every sympathy endeared
Page No:
pp.12-14
Poem Title:
An Elegy. Inscribed to C-- S--, Esq;
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
How often my heart has by love been overthrown
Page No:
pp.15-17
Poem Title:
The chronicle of a Heart. In imitation of Cowley.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
To pious sorrow sacred be this day
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
An Elegy on the anniversary of the Death of a Friend ... Inscribed to Mr Blacklock.
Attribution:
By --
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O formed at once to feel and to inspire
Page No:
pp.20-22
Poem Title:
To a Lady. With Hammond's Elegies.
Attribution:
By --.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease cease my dear friend to explore
Page No:
pp.22-24
Poem Title:
Song. Inscribed to a Friend. In imitation of Shenstone.
Attribution:
By Mr Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
When Celia dwells on Damon's name
Page No:
pp.24-26
Poem Title:
Hor. Ode 13. Book 1. imitated.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Blacklock]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
My dear Zelinda since you would explore
Page No:
pp.29-39
Poem Title:
On the cultivation of Taste. An Epistle. To a young Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr C.--
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To nations far remote the lord of day
Page No:
pp.40-44
Poem Title:
An Evening-Walk. Written beside the ruins of the royal palace at Linlithgow.
Attribution:
By Mr R. S.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely beauty breathing spring
Page No:
pp.45-47
Poem Title:
To Spring. An Hymn.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From these lone walls and this ungrateful shore
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
Epistle. To a Friend. Written at Fort-George.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With roses and with myrtles crowned
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
The Power of Wine.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair rose whose lively glow the fancy warms
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
The Rose.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The jovial season and the flowery field
Page No:
pp.55-61
Poem Title:
A Narcissa. A Walk.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To thee my fair the muses sing
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
To Chloe. A Song. Tune, The Birks of Invermay.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See how Saphira mid the crowd appears
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
On seeing a young Lady at a distance, and unaquainted.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A whimsical lover's a prey to each care
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
Indifference. A Song. Tune, The man that's contented.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While vernal airs inspire each tuneful tongue
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
To Narcissa. An Elegy.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sure triple brass involved his cruel heart
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
The Larks. An Elegy. Occasioned by seeing two that were shot.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let him whose soul the love of glory charms
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
Elegy. In the manner fo Tibullus.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On yonder plain what awful form appears
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
Elegy. On the death of General Wolfe.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. R. S.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gay Venus gentle queen of soft desire
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
Elegy.
Attribution:
By Mr. A. E.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While other youths play sportive in the shade
Page No:
pp.77-79
Poem Title:
Elegy.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cherished by fortune now my work's complete
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
Elegy.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Poets and painters ever were the same
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
Wrote in answer to a Gentleman who sent a Lady a present of Landscapes, accompanied with Verses.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sun was sinking to the western hills
Page No:
pp.82-85
Poem Title:
Lavinia. A Poem.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sad I am sad indeed my tears still flow
Page No:
pp.85-88
Poem Title:
Fragment of an Irish Poem. Taken from a literal prose translation.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A starling long had ranged the woods
Page No:
pp.89-91
Poem Title:
The Starling, the Crows, the Fox, and the Hawk. A Fable.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How could you deceive me my fair
Page No:
pp.92-94
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ballad. In the manner of Shenstone.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How blessed is the man who supplies
Page No:
pp.95-96`
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Still shall unthinking man substantial deem
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
An Elegy. Occasioned by the death of Mrs *****.
Attribution:
By Mr. Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
Ah me vile interest every bosom stains
Page No:
pp.100-101
Poem Title:
From the Italian of Tasso.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear happy groves where peace eternal dwells
Page No:
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
From the Italian of Guarini.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If worth departed claims the heartfelt tear
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Epitaph. On a Young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though no proud trophies of the great or vain
Page No:
pp.104-105
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Soft passenger the moral lay attend
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Epitaph. For the Rt Hon. Mary Countess of Errol.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Patient transcriber of my painful strain
Page No:
pp.106-116
Poem Title:
Translation of an epistle of the Oeuvres du Philosophe de Sans-Souci: A collection of poems (lately published) wrote by the King of Prussia. Epistle XIX. From the King of Prussia to his Private Secretary Mons. Darget.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The weary sailor calls for ease
Page No:
pp.117-120
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode 16. Book 2. imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When tempests sweep and billows roll
Page No:
pp.120-122
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode 10. Book 2. imitated. To a Friend.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Did fortune what to few she'll give
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
The Choice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Alas the years how swift they roll
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
Written on a Birth-Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain we toil for lasting fame
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
The Monument.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behold fair maid what nature could inspire
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a Young Lady, with some Translations from the Erse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wind is up the field is bare
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
The Cave. Written in the Highlands.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I call the man unworthy of my praise
Page No:
pp.130-132
Poem Title:
Fragments from Tyrtaeus. Fragment I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye then who boast Alcides' race divine
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
Fragment II.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How graceful lies the brave man on the plain
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Fragment III.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On beds of tender myrtles laid
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Anacreon, Ode 4. translated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By night on purple carpets spread
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Anacreon, Ode 8.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twice has the winter vexed the main
Page No:
pp.137-139
Poem Title:
In answer to a letter from Delia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis night and storms the forest shake
Page No:
pp.139-142
Poem Title:
A Night-Piece.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When half the nation round Almira sighs
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
A Letter to a Young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be sorrow banished give not all your bloom
Page No:
pp.144-149
Poem Title:
Adella: A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My bursting heart is torn with racking pain
Page No:
pp.150-152
Poem Title:
Morna: A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sicilian muse sublimer strains inspire
Page No:
pp.153-156
Poem Title:
The fourth Pastoral of Virgil, Attempted in English Verse ... Pollio.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr J. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since you with skill can touch the tender reed
Page No:
pp.157-163
Poem Title:
The Fifth Pastoral of Virgil, Attempted in English Verse ... Menalcas, Mopsus.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. J. B.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To my last labour lend thy sacred aid
Page No:
pp.163-168
Poem Title:
The Tenth Pastoral of Virgil, Attempted in English Verse ... Gallus.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. J. B.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dark autumn now assumes its fading reign
Page No:
pp.168-170
Poem Title:
A Versification of the Fifth Fragment of Ancient Poetry. From the Galic or Erse language. A piece in the taste of the celebrated Mr Gray.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman of Scotland.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hushed are the winds and past the driving shower
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
A Poetical Translation of the Twelfth Fragment of Ancient Poetry. From the Galic or Erse language. Ryno, Alpin.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail musing midnight let me rove
Page No:
pp.174-177
Poem Title:
To Midnight. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. A. E--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How vain are the efforts of art
Page No:
pp.177-179
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ballad.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Lothian's fertile fields whose every plain
Page No:
pp.180-183
Poem Title:
The Chairmen: A Town-Eclogue.
Attribution:
By the same [A. E.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By flowery banks of tweed whose waters glide
Page No:
pp.184-188
Poem Title:
Eclogue I.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr C--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now Sol the skies with purple light arrayed
Page No:
pp.189-195
Poem Title:
Eclogue II.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Rev. Mr C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wearied with grief's sad office pleasing pain
Page No:
pp.196-200
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Mrs K----ch of G-----ton.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Rev. Mr C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When pleasing cares disturb the youthful breast
Page No:
pp.201-202
Poem Title:
Sonnet I.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Rev. Mr. C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Awake my lyre thy sadly pleasing strain
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Sonnet II.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. Rev. Mr C--]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One day where winding Liddo streamed
Page No:
pp.204-206
Poem Title:
A Conversation with Cupid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great sir a love sick swain applies
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
Cupid a Patient ... To Dr Taylor, the celebrated oculist.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Affectedly Anacreon says
Page No:
pp.208-209
Poem Title:
The Metamorphosis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let others more forward behave
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
The Respectful Lover.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why heaves my bosom up and down
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
The Mathematician To His Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
They question Jove why he had not
Page No:
pp.213-214
Poem Title:
The Signs discontented.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I had a bass ah me it is no more
Page No:
pp.215-217
Poem Title:
Lyroclastes; Or, An elegy on a Bass Viol, broke by a short-sighted gentleman, who sat down upon it.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Just safely landed from a stormy sea
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
An Epistle from Phillis to Chloe. Giving an account of the smuggling-trade carried on by the Ladies with the East-India company's ships that came into Leith road in 1758. A Fragment.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The world esteems such men as are of use
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
Advice to a young Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Matthew Prior to me tis excessively plain
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
Verses written in a blank leaf of Prior's Poems.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Let us since all our expeditions fail
Page No:
p.223
Poem Title:
Imitation of a French Epigram, pasted up in several places at Paris in 1759.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Who can unmoved of Dargo's daughter read
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
Verses to Miss **** Written in a blank leaf of the Irish Poems.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
While other churches with success
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
The Reformed Church ... To the tune of The birks of Invermay.
Attribution:
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First Line:
O money money I too plainly see
Page No:
pp.227-228
Poem Title:
To Money.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Keith then is fallen what numbers can there flow
Page No:
pp.229-231
Poem Title:
On the death of Marshal Keith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed