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Ovid's epistles with his amours [T140232]

DMI number:
326
Aliases
Ovid's epistles
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1761
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T140232
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115116231
Shelfmark:
BL 11355 b. 17
Full Title:
[i]OVID'[/i]s | EPISTLES: | WITH HIS | AMOURS. | Translated into | ENGLISH VERSE, | BY | Mr. DRYDEN, Mr. POPE, | and others. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [rule] |[i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for J. and R. TONSON in the Strand. | [rule] | MDCCLXI.
Epigraph:
[i]Vel tibi composita cantetur Epistola voce? | Ignotum hoc aliis ille novavit opus.[/i] Ovid.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[24], 1-309, [1]p
Bibliographic details:
'The three epistles of Aulus Sabinus' has separate title page, p. 177: THE THREE | EPISTLES | OF | AULUS SABINUS: | In Answer to as many of | OVID. | [rule] | Made English by | Mr. [i]SALISBURY.[/i] | [double rule] | Printed in the YEAR MDCCLXI. Advertisement, p. 178. 'Ovid's Amours' has separate title page p. 194: OVID's | AMOURS. | In Three BOOKS. | [rule] | [i]Nec lussis pudet.----[/i] Hor. | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | Printed in the YEAR MDCCLXI. Pagination and register are continuous despite these sub-sections. PLATES: in BL 11355 b. 17, plate facing title page and p. 219.
Comments:
Contents: (1) Epistles, pp. 1-176 (2) Three Epistles of Aulus Sabinus pp. 177-193 (2) Ovid's Amours in three books pp. 195-309, incl. Book I pp. 197-231; Book II pp. 232-271; Book III pp. 272-309.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedicatory verse 'To the Lady Louisa Lenos' [sig.A2-A2v]; Advertisement [sig.A3-A3v]; Preface 'By Mr. Dryden' [sig.A4-A11v]; contents page [sig.A12r-v].
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Publisher:
Jacob Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. and R. TONSON in the Strand.'
Publisher:
Richard Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. and R. TONSON in the Strand.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
In moving lines these few epistles tell
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
To the Lady Lovisa Lenos.
Attribution:
S. Garth
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
While Phaon to the flaming Aetna flies
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
Sapho to Phaon.
Attribution:
By the honourable Sir Carr Scrope, Bar.
Attributed To:
Sir Carr Scrope
First Line:
Say lovely youth that dost my heart command
Page No:
pp.5-12
Poem Title:
Sapho to Phaon. Wholly Translated.
Attribution:
Wholly translated, By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If streaming blood my fatal letter stain
Page No:
pp.13-17
Poem Title:
Canace to Macareus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
You've gone beyond your time and ought to give
Page No:
pp.18-24
Poem Title:
Phillis to Demophoon.
Attribution:
By Ed. Poley, Esq
Attributed To:
Edward Pooley
First Line:
Phillis who entertained thy love and thee
Page No:
pp.25-30
Poem Title:
Phillis to Demophoon.
Attribution:
By Mr. Ed. Floyd
Attributed To:
Ed. Floyd
First Line:
To that dear brother who alone survives
Page No:
pp.31-35
Poem Title:
Hypermnestra to Linus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Wright
Attributed To:
James Wright
First Line:
Than savage beasts more fierce more to be feared
Page No:
pp.36-41
Poem Title:
Ariadne to Theseus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This dear Orestes this with health to you
Page No:
pp.42-46
Poem Title:
Hermione to Orestes.
Attribution:
By John Pultney, Esq
Attributed To:
John Pulteney
First Line:
Receive this letter from Leander fraught
Page No:
pp.47-51
Poem Title:
Leander to Hero.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
With such delight I read your letter over
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
Hero's Answer.
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Tate]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Health to the gentle man of war and may
Page No:
pp.56-61
Poem Title:
Laodamia to Protesilaus.
Attribution:
By Tho. Flatman, Esq;
Attributed To:
Thomas Flatman
First Line:
Read this if your new bride will suffer read
Page No:
pp.62-67
Poem Title:
Oenone to Paris.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Cooper
Attributed To:
John Cooper
First Line:
To thee dear Paris lord of my desires
Page No:
pp.68-77
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase On the foregoing Epistle Of Oenone to Paris.
Attribution:
By Mrs. A. Behn
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
All health fair nymph thy Paris sends to thee
Page No:
pp.78-91
Poem Title:
Paris to Helen.
Attribution:
By Mr. Richard Duke
Attributed To:
Richard Duke
First Line:
When loose epistles violate chaste eyes
Page No:
pp.92-100
Poem Title:
Helen to Paris.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Earl of Mulgrave, and Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
John Dryden
First Line:
To your Penelope at length break home
Page No:
pp.101-104
Poem Title:
Penelope to Ulysses.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rhymer
Attributed To:
Thomas Rymer
First Line:
Penelope this slow epistle sends
Page No:
pp.105-110
Poem Title:
Penelope to Ulysses.
Attribution:
By the honourable Mrs. Wharton
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
Laden they say with Jason's golden prize
Page No:
pp.111-116
Poem Title:
Hypsipyle to Jason.
Attribution:
By Mr. Settle
Attributed To:
Elkanah Settle
First Line:
Yet I found leisure though a queen to free
Page No:
pp.117-123
Poem Title:
Medea to Jason.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
If thou art unkind I never shall health enjoy
Page No:
pp.124-129
Poem Title:
Phaedra to Hippolytus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Otway
Attributed To:
Thomas Otway
First Line:
So on Maeander's banks when death is nigh
Page No:
pp.130-136
Poem Title:
Dido to Aeneas.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
So in unwonted notes when sure to die
Page No:
pp.137-143
Poem Title:
The Foregoing Epistle Of Dido to Aeneas.
Attribution:
By another hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Captive Briseis in a foreign tongue
Page No:
pp.144-150
Poem Title:
Briseis to Achilles.
Attribution:
By Sir John Caryl.
Attributed To:
John Caryll
First Line:
In your late triumphs I rejoice and share
Page No:
pp.151-159
Poem Title:
Dejanira to Hercules.
Attribution:
By Mr. Oldmixon
Attributed To:
John Oldmixon
First Line:
I'm pleased with the success your valour gave
Page No:
pp.160-164
Poem Title:
Dejanira to Hercules.
Attribution:
By another hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Read boldly this here you shall swear no more
Page No:
pp.165-172
Poem Title:
Acontius to Cydippe.
Attribution:
By Mr. R. Duke
Attributed To:
Richard Duke
First Line:
In silent fear I read your letter over
Page No:
pp.173-176
Poem Title:
Cydippe Her answer to Acontius.
Attribution:
By Mr. Butler
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Chance does at last let sad Ulysses see
Page No:
pp.179-184
Poem Title:
Epist. I. Ulysses to Penelope.
Attribution:
"Made English by Mr. Salusbury", title page of 'The three epistles of Aulus Sabinus'
Attributed To:
Mr. Salusbury
First Line:
While this is from recovered Athens sent
Page No:
pp.185-189
Poem Title:
Epist. II. Demophoon to Phillis.
Attribution:
"Made English by Mr. Salusbury", title page of 'The three epistles of Aulus Sabinus'
Attributed To:
Mr. Salusbury
First Line:
While you of me so justly nymph complain
Page No:
pp.190-193
Poem Title:
Epist. III. Paris to Oenone.
Attribution:
"Made English by Mr. Salusbury", title page of 'The three epistles of Aulus Sabinus'
Attributed To:
Mr. Salusbury
First Line:
For mighty wars I thought to tune my lute
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
Elegy I.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ah me why am I so uneasy grown
Page No:
pp.198-200
Poem Title:
Elegy II.
Attribution:
By Mr. Creech
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
Be just dear maid an equal passion prove
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
Elegy III. To his Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. Charles Hopkins
Attributed To:
Charles Hopkins
First Line:
Your husband will be with us at the treat
Page No:
pp.202-204
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To his mistress, whose husband is invited to a feast with them. The poet instructs her how to behave herself in his company.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Twas noon when I scorched with the double fire
Page No:
pp.205-206
Poem Title:
Elegy V.
Attribution:
By Mr. Duke
Attributed To:
Richard Duke
First Line:
Slave if thou worthy of thy chains wouldst be
Page No:
pp.206-210
Poem Title:
Elegy VI. To his mistress's porter, to open the gate to him.
Attribution:
By an unknown hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come if y'are friends and let these hands be bound
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
Elegy VII. To his mistress, whom he had beaten.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
There is a bawd renowned in Venus' wars
Page No:
pp.212-216
Poem Title:
Elegy VIII. He curses a bawd, for going about to debauch his mistress.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sidley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Trust me my Atticus in love are wars
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
Elegy IX. Of love and war.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
As Helen when to Troy she did escape
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
Elegy X. To his mercenary Mistress.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, esq
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Nape who knowest so well to set the hair
Page No:
pp.220-222
Poem Title:
Elegy XI. To Nape, praying her to deliver his letter to her Mistress.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Cromwell]
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Ah pity me my friends the cruel pair
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Elegy XII. He curses his letter because it was not answer'd.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Aurora rising from old Tithon's bed
Page No:
pp.224-226
Poem Title:
Elegy XIII. To the Morning, not to make haste.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I used to warn you not with so much care
Page No:
pp.226-229
Poem Title:
Elegy XIV. He comforts his mistress, for the loss of her hair, by the means she took to beautifie it.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy well known malice fretful envy cease
Page No:
pp.229-231
Poem Title:
Elegy XV. Of the immortality of the muses.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, esq
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
I am the man whose brisk and gamesome muse
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
Elegy I.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
I know thou hast the keeping of my fair
Page No:
pp.233-237
Poem Title:
Elegy II. To Bagoe, not to be so over-diligent in watching his Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How hard's my hap to have my fair consigned
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
Elegy III. To the Eunuch, who had the keeping of his mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vice by my verse I never will defend
Page No:
pp.239-241
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. That he loves all sorts of women.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cupid be gone I can for beauty sigh
Page No:
pp.242-244
Poem Title:
Elegy V. To his false Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden.
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Alas poor Poll my Indian talker dies
Page No:
pp.244-246
Poem Title:
Elegy VI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Creech.
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
And must I still be guilty still untrue
Page No:
pp.247-248
Poem Title:
Elegy VII. He protests, that he had never any thing to do with the chamber-maid.
Attribution:
By the same hand [i.e. Creech]
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
Dear skilful Betty who dost far excel
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
Elegy VIII. To Corinna's Chambermaid.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Creech]
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
O love how cold and slow to take my part
Page No:
pp.250-251
Poem Title:
Elegy IX. To Love.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
What you affirmed my friend is proved untrue
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
Elegy X. Ovid tells Graecinus, that he is fallen in love with a couple of ladies.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Those that the top of Pelion barred to build
Page No:
pp.253-256
Poem Title:
Elegy XI. To his Mistress going a Voyage at Sea.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Io triumphe I have won the prize
Page No:
pp.256-257
Poem Title:
Elegy XII. The poet rejoices for the favours he has received of his mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With cruel art Corinna would destroy
Page No:
pp.258-259
Poem Title:
Elegy XIII. To Isis. A prayer that the Goddess would assist Corinna, and prevent her miscarrying.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What boots it that the fair are free from war
Page No:
pp.260-262
Poem Title:
Elegy XIV. To his Mistress, who endeavour'd to make herself miscarry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go happy ring who art about to bind
Page No:
pp.262-263
Poem Title:
Elegy XV. The poet speaks to the ring, which he had sent a present to his mistress.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm now at --- where my eyes can view
Page No:
pp.263-265
Poem Title:
Elegy XVI. He invites his Mistress into the country.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If there's a wretch who thinks it is a shame
Page No:
pp.265-267
Poem Title:
Elegy XVII. He tells Corinna, he will always be her Slave.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Macer you Achilles' choler sing
Page No:
pp.267-269
Poem Title:
Elegy XVIII. To Macer, blaming him for not writing of Love, as He did.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If for thy self thou wilt not watch thy whore
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
Elegy XIX.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Unhurt by steel arose an ancient wood
Page No:
pp.272-275
Poem Title:
Elegy I. The poet deliberates with himself, whether he should continue writing Elegies, or attempt Tragedy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Not in the circus do I sit to view
Page No:
pp.275-277
Poem Title:
Elegy II. To his mistress at the horse-race.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, esq
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Can there be gods has she not falsely swore
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
Elegy III. Of his perjur'd Mistress.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Cromwell]
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Vex not thy self and her vain man since all
Page No:
pp.280-281
Poem Title:
Elegy IV. To a man that lock'd up his wife.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Twas in the midst and silent dead of night
Page No:
pp.281-283
Poem Title:
Elegy V. The Dream.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq;
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Thy course thy noble course a while forbear
Page No:
pp.283-285
Poem Title:
Elegy VI. To a River, as he was going to his Mistress.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rhymer.
Attributed To:
Thomas Rymer
First Line:
Was she not heavenly fair and rich attired
Page No:
pp.286-289
Poem Title:
Elegy VII. Ovid laments his imperfect Enjoyment.
Attribution:
By an unknown Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What coxcomb will in future times think fit
Page No:
pp.289-293
Poem Title:
Elegy VIII. He complains that his Mistress did not give him a favourable Reception.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If Memnon's fate bewailed with constant dew
Page No:
pp.293-296
Poem Title:
Elegy IX. Upon the death of Tibullus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stepney
Attributed To:
George Stepney
First Line:
Now Ceres' feast is come the trees are blown
Page No:
pp.296-297
Poem Title:
Elegy X.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So much I've suffered and so long no more
Page No:
pp.298-301
Poem Title:
Elegy XI. To his mistress, that he cannot help loving her.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ill omened birds how luckless was the day
Page No:
pp.301-303
Poem Title:
Elegy XII. He complains that the praises he has bestow'd on his mistress in his verses, have occasion'd him many rivals.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My wife a native of Phaliscan plains
Page No:
pp.304-305
Poem Title:
Elegy XIII. Of Juno's Feast.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I do not ask you would to me prove true
Page No:
pp.306-307
Poem Title:
Elegy XIV. He desires his Mistress, if she does cuckold him, not to let him know it.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parent of tender love and soft desire
Page No:
pp.308-309
Poem Title:
Elegy XV. To Venus, that he may have done writing Elegies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed