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Miscellanies. The last volume [T39474]

DMI number:
592
Publication Date:
1730
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T39474
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW125019100
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
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], and sold by WEAVER | BICKERTON, at the Lord [i]Bacon[/i]'s Head without | [i]Temple Bar[/i], and LAWTON GILLIVER, at [i]Homer[/i]'s | Head over against St. [i]Dunstan[/i]'s Church, [i]Fleetstreet[/i]. | MDCCXXXI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany associated with group of poets
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of satirical verse associated with Pope and Swift. CONTENTS: 'Treatise of the Art of Sinking in Poetry' pp.[14]-90; 'Contents' to the foregoing treatise (2pp.); collection of 'Miscellanies in Verse' pp.[94]-332; contents (3pp.). PAGINATION: In the ECCO copy, the two consecutive unnumbered pp. constituting the last page of the 'Contents' to the Art of Sinking and the title page of 'Miscellanies in Verse' are repeated. p.86 mispaginated as p.6. OTHER NOTES: Dated 1731 i.e. 1730. "Printed by William Bowyer; his records show 1500 copies printed" (ESTC). Although the ESTC record indicates that the volume contains a preface by Pope and Swift dated 1727, this is not present in the ECCO copy.
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
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Absolute (100%)
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Author:
Jonathan Swift
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'By Jonathan Swift.' (ESTC)
Sold by:
Lawton Gilliver
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Sold by:
Weaver Bickerton
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Content/Publication
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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
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.158-159
Poem Title:
The Happy Life of a Countrey 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
Poem Title:
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
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.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
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.176-182
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.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'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.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
Poem Title:
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-Bailey. 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. 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.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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