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Miscellanies. The last volume [T39473] [ECCO]

DMI number:
583
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T39473
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131390040
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]. 1727.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: following essay pp.[3]-[94]: MISCELLANIES | IN | VERSE.
Comments:
QUERY: Should the two variant states of this (T204915 and N62565) be omitted from the database? PAGINATION: p.243 is unnumbered. MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of satirical verses and songs, associated with Swift and Pope. MISCELLANY CONTENTS: 'Treatise of the Art of Sinking in Poetry' pp.[3]-92; 'Contents' to the foregoing essay pp.[93]-[94]. NOTES: Includes verse by Pope, Swift, Gay, Byrom, and possibly Rowe. Text is continuous despite the pagination. This 1727 edition exists in 3 states or issues: according to ESTC, this state (T39473) is an earlier state which ends with ’Finis’ on p.296 (U4). Although ESTC indicates there are two final contents leaves, these are not present in the ECCO copy. In this issue the contents of the cancellandum have been reprinted on the cancellans (Case). Other states: in T204915, the final leaf is an errata leaf; in N62565, which lacks 'Contents of the verse', an additional leaf, 'Advertisement to the reader', has been inserted following the general tp.
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:
ESTC
Content/Publication
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The shepherds and the nymphs were seen
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pp.1-64
Poem Title:
Cadenus and Vanessa. Written Anno 1713.
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In ancient times as story tells
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pp.1-12
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.13-18
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.19-20
Poem Title:
A Description of the Morning.
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Harley the nation's great support
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pp.21-32
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.33-41
Poem Title:
Horace, Lib. 2. Sat. 6. Part of it imitated.
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Parson these things in thy possessing
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pp.42-43
Poem Title:
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.44-45
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.46-50
Poem Title:
The Alley. An Imitation of Spenser.
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In Yorkshire dwelt a sober yeoman
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pp.51-53
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.54-55
Poem Title:
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.56-64
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.65-67
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.
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In times of old when time was young
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pp.68-76
Poem Title:
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.77-80
Poem Title:
The History of V-----'s House.
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The rod was but a harmless wand
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pp.81-86
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.87-88
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.89-93
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.94-96
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.97-103
Poem Title:
An Elegy On the supposed Death of Partrige [sic] the Almanack-Maker.
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Here five foot deep lies on his back
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p.104
Poem Title:
The Epitaph.
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Some Colinaeus praise some Bleau
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pp.105-107
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.108-110
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.111-116
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.117-118
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.119-121
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.122-127
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.128
Poem Title:
Umbra.
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If meagre Gildon draws his venal quill
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pp.129-133
Poem Title:
Fragment of a Satire.
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When simple Macer now of high renown
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pp.134-135
Poem Title:
Macer.
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Sylvia my heart in wondrous wise alarmed
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pp.136-137
Poem Title:
Sylvia, A Fragment.
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Though Artimesia talks by fits
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pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Artimesia.
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Phryne had talents for mankind
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pp.140-141
Poem Title:
Phryne.
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When Cupid did his grandsire Jove entreat
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p.142
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Biddy Floyd.
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Phoebus now shortening every shade
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pp.143-147
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.148-149
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1718.
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All travellers at first incline
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pp.150-153
Poem Title:
Stella's Birth-Day. 1720.
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Resolved my annual verse to pay
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pp.154-159
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.160-163
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.164-165
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.166-167
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.168-171
Poem Title:
Ballad.
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The longitude missed on
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pp.172-173
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.174
Poem Title:
On Mrs. T---s.
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Strange all this difference should be
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p.174
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.175
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.176
Poem Title:
On a Lady who P--st at the Tragedy of Cato; Occasion'd 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.177
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.178
Poem Title:
Epigram.
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Now Europe's balanced neither side prevails
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p.178
Poem Title:
The Balance of Europe.
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Disdain not Snow my humble verse to hear
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pp.179-184
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.185-196
Poem Title:
The South-Sea. 1721.
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When as corruption hence did go
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pp.197-201
Poem Title:
A Ballad on Quadrille.
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Says my uncle I pray you discover
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pp.202-206
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.207-212
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.213-218
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.219-223
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.224-225
Poem Title:
Strephon and Flavia.
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This day the year I dare not tell
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pp.226-228
Poem Title:
Corinna.
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How vain are mortal man's endeavours
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pp.229-232
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.233-235
Poem Title:
Ay and No: A Fable.
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Desponding Phyllis was endued
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pp.236-242
Poem Title:
Phyllis: or, the Progress of Love.
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First Line:
The farmer's goose who in the stubble
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pp.[243]-246
Poem Title:
The Progress of Poetry.
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When first Diana leaves her bed
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pp.247-253
Poem Title:
The Progress of Beauty.
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From Venus born thy beauty shows
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pp.254-260.
Poem Title:
Pethox the Great.
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Soon as Glumdalclitch missed her pleasing care
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pp.261-266.
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.267-274
Poem Title:
Mary Gulliver to Capt. Lemuel Gulliver.
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In amaze
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pp.275-278
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.279-282
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.283-285
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.286
Poem Title:
Epitaph on a Miser.
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As when a lofty pile is raised
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pp.287-296
Poem Title:
To Stella, Who Collected and Transcribed his Poems.
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