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Miscellany Poems. By Mr. Pope. The Fifth Edition [Vol. 1] [T5782]

DMI number:
555
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T5782
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW125283172
Shelfmark:
BL 12274.f.2
Full Title:
MISCELLANY | POEMS. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | By Mr. [i]POPE[/i]. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | The FIFTH EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for BERNARD LINTOT, at the [i]Cross-Keys[/i]. | between the [i]Temple[/i]-Gates in [i]Fleet-street[/i], 1727.
Epigraph:
Haec studia Adolescentiam alunt, Senectutem obtestant; secundas res ornant, adversis perfugium & solatium praebent; delectant domi, non impediunt foris; pernocctant [sic] nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur. Ciccro [sic] pro Arch.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], 1-40, [2], [7]-235, [3] (145 and 198 mispaginated 141 and 298 respectively.)
Bibliographic details:
A reissue of T5781, with a new titlepage (Source: ESTC). BL copy has biographical information about Pope written at front. HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | Mr. [i]POPE[/i]'s | MISCELLANY. | VOL. I. | [ornamental rule] PAGINATION: Pagination restarts at p.[7] after the commendatory poems; pagination skips p.40, p.64.
Comments:
QUERY: Does Swindon (national trust) have vol. 2? CONTENTS: Latin poetry, pp.195-197. "The whole probably edited by Pope ... Printed by William Bowyer; his records show 1000 copies printed." (ESTC). PLATES: Frontispiece: portrait of Pope engraved by George Vertue.
Other matter:
BACK MATTER: List of 'Books Printed for Bernard Lintot' (3pp., unnumbered) after p. 235.
References:
Griffith, 192; Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 1267 (references taken from ESTC). Case, 260 (1)(e).
Related People
Publisher:
(Barnaby) Bernard Lintot [Lintott]
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Editor:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
"The whole probably edited by Pope" (ESTC).
Engraver:
George Vertue
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
With age decayed with courts and business tired
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pope and his Poems.
Attribution:
By his Grace the Duke of Buckingham' (index)
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
The muse of every heavenly gift allowed
Page No:
pp.2-4
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By A. Countess of Winchelsea
Attributed To:
Anne Finch [nee Kingsmill]
First Line:
In these more dull as more censorious days
Page No:
pp.4-7
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope at Sixteen Years old; on Occasion of his Pastorals.
Attribution:
Signed 'W. Wycherley'
Attributed To:
William Wycherley
First Line:
He comes he comes bid every bard prepare
Page No:
pp.7-9
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, On the publishing his Works.
Attribution:
By the Hon. Simon Harcourt Esq.
Attributed To:
Simon Harcourt
First Line:
To praise and still with just respect to praise
Page No:
pp.9-13
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
T. Parnell
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Hail sacred bard a muse unknown before
Page No:
pp.13-18
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, On his Windsor-Forest.
Attribution:
Fr. Knapp
Attributed To:
Francis Knapp
First Line:
When Phoebus and the nine harmonious maids
Page No:
pp.18-19
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, In imitation of a Greek Epigram on Homer.
Attribution:
E. Fenton
Attributed To:
Elijah Fenton
First Line:
Tis true what famed Pythagoras maintained
Page No:
pp.20-23
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, On his Translation of Homer.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Christopher Pitt
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
When first thy muse in tuneful rural strains
Page No:
pp.24-26
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me by what commanding wondrous art
Page No:
pp.26-29
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And hast thou then performed the mighty task
Page No:
pp.30-35
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, Upon his translation of Homer's Iliad.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Dr. Evans
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Let vulgar souls triumphal arches raise
Page No:
pp.36-40
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, Upon the edition of his Works 1725.
Attribution:
by the Rev. Mr. Broome
Attributed To:
William Broome
First Line:
Thy forests Windsor and thy green retreats
Page No:
pp.[7]-26
Poem Title:
Windsor-Forest.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.27-32
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue, In Imitation of Virgil's Pollio.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Descend ye nine descend and sing
Page No:
pp.33-39
Poem Title:
Ode for Musick on St Cecilia's Day.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In that soft season when descending showers
Page No:
p.[41]-63
Poem Title:
The Temple of Fame.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
Page No:
pp.[65]-98
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What dire offence from amorous causes springs
Page No:
p.[101]-138
Poem Title:
The Rape of the Lock.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
O Abelard ill fated youth
Page No:
p.[141].
Poem Title:
Alma, Cant. 2.
Attribution:
Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
In these deep solitudes and awful cells
Page No:
pp.143-159
Poem Title:
Eloisa to Abelard.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What beckoning ghost along the moonlight shade
Page No:
pp.160-163
Poem Title:
Verses To the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This verse be thine my friend nor thou refuse
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
To Mr. Jervas, with Fresnoy's Art of Painting, Translated by Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In these gay thoughts the loves and graces shine
Page No:
pp.169-172
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady with the Works of Voiture.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
As some fond virgin whom her mother's care
Page No:
pp.173-175
Poem Title:
To the Same, On her leaving the Town after the Coronation.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Such were the notes thy once-loved poet sung
Page No:
pp.176-178
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Robert, Earl of Oxford, and Earl Mortimer. With Dr. Parnell's Poems.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
See the wild waste of all-devouring years
Page No:
pp.179-182
Poem Title:
Verses Occasion'd by Mr. Addison's Treatise of Medals.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To wake the soul by tender strokes of art
Page No:
pp.183-185
Poem Title:
Prologue to Mr. Addison's Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Prodigious this the frail one of our play
Page No:
pp.186-188
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Jane Shore. Design'd for Mrs. Oldfeild [sic].
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Silence coeval with eternity
Page No:
pp.189-192
Poem Title:
Silence, In Imitation of the late E. of R.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Be gone ye critics and restrain your spite
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
To the Author of a Poem entituled, Successio. In Imitation of the late E. of D.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.298 [i.e. p.198]
Poem Title:
Epitaph On the Monument of Simon Harcourt, Esq; Erected by the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Harcourt.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this fair shrine we trust
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
Epitaph on Mr. Rowe, For a Tomb intended to be erected by his Wife in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Come gentle air the Aeolian shepherd said
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
On a Fan of the Author's Design, in which was painted the Story of Cephalus and Procris, with the Motto, Aura Veni.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How happy he who free from care
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Solitude. Sapphick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length my soul thy fruitless hopes give over
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
Stanza's From the French of Malherbe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh be thou blessed with all that heaven can send
Page No:
p.206
Poem Title:
The Wish. Sent to Mrs. M.B. on her Birth-Day, June 15.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye shades where sacred truth is sought
Page No:
pp.207-209
Poem Title:
Chorus of Athenians
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh tyrant love hast thou possessed
Page No:
pp.209-211
Poem Title:
Two Chorus's to the Tragedy of Brutus
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whither is ancient virtue gone
Page No:
pp.212-214
Poem Title:
First Song after the end of the first Act. Chorus of Free Citizens of Rome.
Attribution:
By his Grace the Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Lo to prevent this awful empire's doom
Page No:
pp.214-215
Poem Title:
Second Song after the second Act. The Genius of Rome.
Attribution:
By his Grace the Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Dark is the path poor mortals tread
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
Third Song after the third Act. Chorus of Roman Senators.
Attribution:
By his Grace the Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Our vows thus cheerfully we sing
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
Fourth Song after the fourth Act. Chorus of Soldiers in the Army of Brutus and Cassius.
Attribution:
By his Grace the Duke of Buckingham
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
A famous assembly was summoned of late
Page No:
pp.219-224
Poem Title:
The Election of a Poet Laureat In 1719.
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Buckingham]
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Twas when the seas were roaring
Page No:
pp.225-227
Poem Title:
A Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All in the Downs the fleet was moored
Page No:
pp.228-231
Poem Title:
Sweet William's farewel to Black-ey'd Susan. A Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe a coquet in her prime
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
On the Marriage of an Old Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
On a handsom Singer, covetous and proud
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two or three visits and two or three bows
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
Two or Three; or, A Receipt to make a Cuckold.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If ever my humble muse melodious sings
Page No:
pp.234-235
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, On his correcting my Verses, By Mr. Broome.
Attribution:
By Mr. Broome
Attributed To:
William Broome