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A Collection of Poems [T102660] [ecco]

DMI number:
82
Publication Date:
1732
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T102660
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115384244
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | [rule] | By JOHN WHALEY, Fellow of KINGS-COLLEGE, | [i]CAMBRIDGE[/i]. | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for the AUTHOR. | By JOHN WILLIS, and JOSEPH BODDINGTON, at the [i]Angel[/i] | and [i]Bible[/i], in [i]Great-Tower-Street[/i], | And sold by Messieurs INNYS, and MANBY at the West End of | St. [i]Paul[/i]'s-[i]Church-Yard[/i]; Messieurs BETTESWORTH and HITCH | at the [i]Red-Lion[/i] in [i]Paternoster-Row[/i], and T. ASTLEY, at the [i]Rose[/i] | in St. [i]Paul[/i]'s-[i]Church-Yard[/i], MDCCXXXII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
0
Comments:
ATTRIBUTIONS: all unattributed verse in the collection is treated as being by John Whaley, named on the title page as author. See ODNB for further details.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Subscription list (10 pp.); Contents (3pp).
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
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John Whaley
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'By John Whaley, Fellow of Kings-College, Cambridge'
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John Willis
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
Printer:
Joseph Boddington
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
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Mr. Manby
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
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Thomas Astley
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Confident (50%)
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
Sold by:
William Innys
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Printed for the Author. By John Willis, and Joseph Boddington, at the Angel and Bible, in Great-Tower-Street, And sold by Messieurs Innys, and Manby at the West End of St. Paul's Church-Yard; Messieurs Bettesworth and Hitch at the Red-Lion in Paternoster-Row, and T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul's-Church-Yard.
Content/Publication
First Line:
To call the long past ages back to view
Page No:
pp.3-40
Poem Title:
An Essay on Painting.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Norfolk's proud villas now were left
Page No:
pp.41-46
Poem Title:
Norwich Assembly, Or, The Descent of Venus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In days of yore a Grecian state
Page No:
pp.46-50
Poem Title:
The Two Statues; A Fable.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Midst a fair garden's various wild
Page No:
pp.51-55
Poem Title:
The Rose and the Butterfly; a Fable.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Whilst with a too officious care
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
On the Statue of Laocoon, At the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole's Seat, at Houghton, in Norfolk.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Midst thousand bleeding hearts and sighing swains
Page No:
pp.57-58
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, On her Recovery from the Small-Pox.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Weep not fair nymph if of some charms
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Touched into life at Cnidus' sacred shrine
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
On the Statue of Venus at Cnidus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When virgin Pallas and the wife of Jove
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
On the Same.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Unable yet the yoke to bear
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
Imitation of Horace. Lib. 2, Od. 5.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
See there who held that loosed from breathless man
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
On the Statue of Pythagoras.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
With joy my fair I view th' enlivened paint
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
To Caelia who gave me Her Picture.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Quick let Olympus' massy gates be barred
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
On Rome.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Your farms tis true sir you enjoy alone
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
An Epigram, To Mr. --.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Tell me not Damon that I err
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
To a Friend; on Riding some Miles out of the Way to see Miss. ---.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In these sweet lines for ever blended shine
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
To a Lady with Parnell's Poems.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Parent of arts whose skillful hand first taught
Page No:
pp.67-76
Poem Title:
Bleinheim, 1728.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Immortal bard for whom each muse has wove
Page No:
pp.77-82
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Pope, from a Young Gentleman at Rome.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Great minister whose generous soul disdains
Page No:
pp.83-88
Poem Title:
An Epistle, to the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Less noble names let rising columns grace
Page No:
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
On seeing the Monument of the Right Honourable Sidney, Earl of Godolphin, in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Whilst thou great bard art filled with nobler fire
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
To a Friend; in Imitation of Propertius Lib. 1, Eleg. 7.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
At fate's approach whilst Oroonooko groans
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady's weeping at Oroonooko.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let me be tortured with what most I fear
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
Sulpicia to Cerinthus, In Imitation of Tibulllus, Lib. 4, Eleg. 12.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Madam | Charmed with the theme no venal muse essays
Page No:
pp.93-94
Poem Title:
To a Lady in Years, who married a Gentleman of suitable Age to Her-self.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Permit transporting fair a plaintive muse
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
To a Lady, Who after accepting a Present of a Diamond Ring, and wearing it sometime, offer'd by way of Refusal to return it to the Donor, who was then about Sixty.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Lord what is man or what his span of life
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
A Reflection upon the shortness of Human Life: Being a Paraphrase upon the two first Verses of the 14th Chap. of the Book of Job.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Receive this present from a pensive mind
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
Verses, To an Unfortunate Young Lady of Quality.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
At thy approach each newborn joy appeared
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
To Caelia absent.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
While with the heightened force of rival sound
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
On the famous Contests between Signora Cuzzoni, and Signora Faustina.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Gods who'd ever tempt the stormy main
Page No:
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
Verses wrote in the same Summer-House, as belonging to Capt. Nelly.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Sure this is more than classic ground I tread
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
Verses wrote in the Summer-House where Sir Richard Steel wrote his Conscious Lovers.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
To what dark shades what distant woods
Page No:
pp.103-106
Poem Title:
To a Lady who Plays finely on the Harpsichord, lately recover'd from a Dangerous Fever. March 29th, 1730.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
If beauty truth and sparkling wit
Page No:
pp.106-110
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman lately Married. May 20th, 1724.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
What beauteous sleeping form lies there
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
On a Statue of Venus Sleeping.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Whilst thy enchanting voice I hear
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
To Caelia.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Wanton gales that fondly play
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
From those bewitching charms which grace
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
To Caelia. The Amulet.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Gormando for gluttony famed through the town
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
The Glutton; A Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Fat from breakfast now pretty well rested
Page No:
pp.115-116
Poem Title:
A Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
As Roger with his Jug was walking
Page No:
pp.117-119
Poem Title:
The Kiss repay'd; A Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In days when fables first were wrote
Page No:
pp.119-123
Poem Title:
The Linx and the Mole; A Fable.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In Tonson's shop at Shakespeare's head
Page No:
pp.124-126
Poem Title:
The Two Books; A Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Midst largest heaps of untouched gold
Page No:
pp.127-130
Poem Title:
Minos and the Miser; A Fable.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ladies to ye this night we consecrate
Page No:
pp.130-133
Poem Title:
A Prologue to an English Play, Perform'd by the young Gentlemen of Norwich School.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
O could my numbers sweetly flow like thine
Page No:
pp.134-137
Poem Title:
An Epistle To Mr. J. W. on his Illness.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
In vain alas my muse would rise
Page No:
pp.137-141
Poem Title:
An Answer To the foregoing Epistle.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Thou happy stranger to thy sexes arts
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady in the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When shall I break the favourite seal
Page No:
pp.145-147
Poem Title:
To J. C. Esq;
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Methought I heard some rigid reasoner say
Page No:
pp.147-150
Poem Title:
A Prologue to the Fair Penitent, Perform'd by the Young Gentlemen of Norwich School.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
The licence ready and the ring bespoke
Page No:
pp.151-153
Poem Title:
An Epilogue on the same Occasion. Spoken by Altamont.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Venus in tears from morn to even
Page No:
pp.153-157
Poem Title:
Venus's Hue and Cry after Cupid. Imitated from Moschus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Calista's hapless fate her guilty flame
Page No:
pp.157-159
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady's weeping at the Fair Penitent.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
As over the wide extended plain
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
An Epistle to --- Written by Moonlight.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Whilst you my friend on Poplar's shore receive
Page No:
pp.161-164
Poem Title:
An Epistle To Mr J. W. at Poplar. Camb. July 21. 1730.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Less grateful to the traveler's thirst
Page No:
pp.164-167
Poem Title:
An Epistle. To Mr. --- at Cambridge. Poplar, Aug. 13. 1730.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Not India's gems nor costly silks
Page No:
pp.168-170
Poem Title:
An Answer To the foregoing Epistle.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let souls that in a lower circle move
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
Verses Wrote Extempore in the first Leaf of Euclid's Elements.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let nymphs less bright with nicest care
Page No:
pp.172-173
Poem Title:
To Caelia at her Toilet.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Let softer pens declare the virgin's praise
Page No:
pp.174-177
Poem Title:
On a Couple lately Married.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Don't blush dear sir your flame to own
Page No:
pp.177-179
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman in Love with a Negro Woman. In Imitation of Horace, Lib. 2. Od. 4.
Attribution:
By a Friend
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Would heaven by one imperfect hair
Page No:
pp.180-182
Poem Title:
Imitation of Horace, Lib. 2. Od. 8.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The busy paths of active men
Page No:
pp.182-192
Poem Title:
The Travels of a Shilling. Imitated from the Tatler.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The circling months in happy order past
Page No:
pp.193-197
Poem Title:
Verses, Wrote on the 2d. of February. In Memory of King Henry VI. Founder of the College of Eton, and of King's College at Cambridge.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now from the forded main had Israel's sons
Page No:
pp.197-201
Poem Title:
The Song of Moses, Imitated from the 15th Chapter of Exodus.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wild anarchy is hushed and discontent
Page No:
pp.202-209
Poem Title:
Verses on the Twenty Ninth of May.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ill fated Damon never can cease to mourn
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
On Caelia's refusing to see Me.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With steady wing between extremes to soar
Page No:
pp.211-215
Poem Title:
The 6th Epistle in Horace, Imitated, as far as - Numa quo devenit, et Ancus.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. a friend]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If through thy blood contagious humours glide
Page No:
pp.216-220
Poem Title:
The Same continued.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Fairest of the virgin train
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
To Chloe.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Ye gods what scorching pain and sharpest torments
Page No:
pp.222-225
Poem Title:
A Speech of Hercules, from the Trachiniae of Sophocles.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Are they then fallen is Israel's glory fled
Page No:
pp.225-228
Poem Title:
David's Lamentation for Saul and Jonathan, Imitated from The first Chap. of the 2d Book of Samuel.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Great god of verse propitious Phoebus hear
Page No:
pp.228-232
Poem Title:
Ode On the Fifth of November.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Twelve dreadful years had fierce rebellion reigned
Page No:
pp.233-238
Poem Title:
Verses On the Twenty Ninth of May.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Hard is the fate when falls exalted power
Page No:
pp.239-242
Poem Title:
On the Death of Edward late Lord Bishop of Chichester.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Who seeks for lasting happiness or fame
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
Job, Chap. 20. Verse 5, 6, 7, 8 Imitated.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When o my soul wilt thou on fancy's wing
Page No:
pp.245-268
Poem Title:
The 4th Hymn of Callimachus. To Delos.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
Night's dark dominion now was well nigh ceased
Page No:
pp.268-280
Poem Title:
Europa, From Moschus.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley
First Line:
When absent Phoebus from our sky retires
Page No:
pp.281-287
Poem Title:
Kew Gardens.
Attribution:
Collected under Whaley's name.
Attributed To:
John Whaley