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Miscellany Poems. By Mr. Pope. The Fifth Edition. [Vol. I] [ECCO] [T5781]

DMI number:
546
Publication Date:
1726
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T5781
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113316120
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL [can't find on OLIS?]
Full Title:
MISCELLANY | POEMS. | [rule] | VOL. I. | [rule] | By Mr. [i]POPE[/i]. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | The FIFTH EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for BERNARD LINTOT, at the [i]Cross Keys[/i], | between the [i]Temple-Gates[/i] in [i]Fleetstreet[/i]. | MDCCXXVI.
Epigraph:
Haec studia adolescentiam alunt, &c.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
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. In ECCO copy pp.26-29 are repeated immediately following.
Comments:
MISCELLANY GENRE: Miscellany associated with Alexander Pope. IMAGES: Engraving of 'Alexander Pope' after half-title, signed by G. Vertue. CONTENTS: Latin poetry, pp.195-197. List of 'Books Printed for Bernard Lintot' (3pp., unnumbered) after p. 235. NOTES: Vol 1 of Lintot's miscellany. Consists of twelve commendatory poems to Pope; poetry by Pope; and after p.211 a selection of poems by Buckingham, Gay, and other hands. "The whole probably edited by Pope. The titlepage to volume two reads ’Miscellany poems. Vol. II. By several hands. The fifth edition’. Printed by William Bowyer; his records show 2000 copies printed." (ESTC).
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Index to both volumes is bound after the poems in volume 2 of the ECCO copy.
References:
Griffith, 164. Maslen & Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 1267 (references taken from ESTC). Case 260(1)(e)-- 260(2)(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).
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:
'By the Rev. Mr. Dean Knapp'
Attributed To:
Not attributed
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:
pp.[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:
pp.[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:
p.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:
p.234-235
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope, On his correcting my Verses, By Mr. Broome.
Attribution:
By Mr. Broome
Attributed To:
William Broome