Blacklight

A collection of poems by several hands. [ESTC R38820]

DMI number:
1691
Publication Date:
1693
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R38820
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Full Title:
A | Collection | OF | POEMS | [i]By Several Hands.[/i] | Most of them written by Per- | sons of Eminent Quality. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON[/i] | Printed by [i]T.Warren,[/i] for [i]Francis Saunders,[/i] | at the [i]Blue-Anchor[/i] in the Lower- | Walk of the [i]New-Exchange,[/i] 1693.
Epigraph:
[i]But who did ever in[/i] French [i]Authors see | The Comprehensive[/i] English [i]Energy? | The weighty Bullion of one Sterling Line, | Drawn to[/i] French [i]Wire, would through whole | Pages shine.[/i] | Lord [i]Roscommon's[/i] Essay on Translated Verse.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: (1) Publisher preface 'The Publisher to the Reader.' pp. A3r-A5r. (2) Contents 'The Contents.' pp. A6r-A8r. End matter: (1) Catalogue 'A Catalogue of Books Printed for, and Sold by Francis Saunders.' pp.274-276. (3) Preface 'The Preface to the Art of Poetry:' pp. Br-Bv.
References:
NCBEL 338 (1693)
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Publisher:
Saunders Francis
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Absolute (100%)
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Printer:
Thomas Warren
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Editor:
Wentworth Dillon
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Rome was not better by her Horace taught
Page No:
pp. 1-4
Poem Title:
Of This Translation, And of the Use of Poetry:
Attribution:
By Edmund Waller, Esq;
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
If in a picture Piso you should see
Page No:
pp. 5-32
Poem Title:
Horace of the Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
In those cold climates where the sun appears
Page No:
pp. 33-48
Poem Title:
The Temple of Death.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Mulgrave.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
O azure vaults o crystal sky
Page No:
pp. 49-54
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase On the CXLVIII Psalm.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Virtue dear friend needs no defence
Page No:
pp. 55-7
Poem Title:
To Orinda: An Imitation of Horace.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Ah happy grove dark and secure retreat
Page No:
pp. 58-60
Poem Title:
The Grove.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
In Windsor Forest before war destroyed
Page No:
pp. 65-82
Poem Title:
The Duel of the Stags.
Attribution:
Written by the Honourable Sir Robert Howard.
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
You tell me Celia you approve
Page No:
pp. 83-4
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Thyrsis I wish as well as you
Page No:
p. 85
Poem Title:
Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Princes make laws by which their subjects live
Page No:
pp. 86-7
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Chloris I justly am betrayed
Page No:
pp. 88-9
Poem Title:
To Chloris
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Madam though meaner beauties might
Page No:
pp. 90-1
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who told him he could not Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Chloris you live adored by all
Page No:
pp. 92-4
Poem Title:
To Chloris
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Thou flatterer of all the fair
Page No:
pp. 95-8
Poem Title:
The Picture. In Imitation of Anacreon's Bathillus.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Mulgrave.
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
From wars and plagues come no such harms
Page No:
pp. 99-101
Poem Title:
To a Coquet Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
From all uneasy passions free
Page No:
p. 102
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
Hector though warned by an approaching cry
Page No:
pp. 103-10
Poem Title:
The Parting of Hector with his princess Andromache, and only Son Astyanax, when he went upon his last Expedition, in which he was Slain by Achilles. Done out of the Greek of Homer, Iliad. 6.
Attribution:
By Knightly Chetwood.
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
To vex and torture thy unmeaning brain
Page No:
pp. 111-3
Poem Title:
On a Poet Who Writ in the Praise of Satyr.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Once more love's mighty chains are broke
Page No:
pp. 114-5
Poem Title:
A Farewel to Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Phillis your prevailing charms
Page No:
p. 116
Poem Title:
By a Person of Honour
Attribution:
By a Person of Honour
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Entreaty shall not serve nor violence
Page No:
pp. 117-20
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Every Man in his Humor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Religious discord fury of this isle
Page No:
pp. 121-4
Poem Title:
Upon the Death of His Grace the Late Duke or Ormond, Anno 1687.
Attribution:
By Knightly Chetwood.
Attributed To:
Knightly Chetwood
First Line:
This Atlas gone what hero does remain
Page No:
pp. 124-6
Poem Title:
To His Grace the present Duke.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What strange surprise to meet such words as these
Page No:
pp. 127-8
Poem Title:
The Earl of Rochester's Answer, to a Paper of Verses, sent him by L.B. Felton, and taken out of the Translation of Ovid's Epistles, 1680.
Attribution:
The Earl of Rochester
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Sweetest bud of beauty may
Page No:
p. 129
Poem Title:
To a Very Young Lady.
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege.
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Tell me gentle Strephon why
Page No:
pp. 130-2
Poem Title:
The Forsaken Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Ah Celia that I were but sure
Page No:
pp. 133-4
Poem Title:
The Divided Heart.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
While others toil our country to supply
Page No:
pp. 135-7
Poem Title:
To Mr. J. N. on his Translations out of French and Italian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Hopeless I languish out my days
Page No:
pp. 138-9
Poem Title:
Virtue's Urania
Attribution:
By the same Author.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The nymph that undoes me is fair and unkind
Page No:
pp. 140-1
Poem Title:
Sylvia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
As in those nations where they yet adore
Page No:
pp. 142-3
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Ah pardon madam if I ever thought
Page No:
pp. 144-5
Poem Title:
The Submission.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Fear not my dear a flame can never die
Page No:
pp. 146-7
Poem Title:
Constancy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Thanks fair Urania to your scorn
Page No:
pp. 148-51
Poem Title:
The Indifference.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Strephon O Strephon once the jolliest lad
Page No:
pp. 152-5
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Dialogue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
If I my Celia could persuade
Page No:
pp. 156-7
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who fled the Sight of him.
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege.
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
It is not Celia in our power
Page No:
pp. 158-9
Poem Title:
To a Lady, asking him how long he would Love her.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
An early plant which such a blossom bears
Page No:
p. 159
Poem Title:
To Mr. G. Granville, on his Verses to the King.
Attribution:
By Mr. Edmund Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
When into Lybia the young Grecian came
Page No:
pp. 160-1
Poem Title:
To Mr. Waller.
Attribution:
By Mr. G. Granville.
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
The sirens once deluded vainly charmed
Page No:
pp. 162-3
Poem Title:
On Myra's Singing.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Tune thy harmonious lyre begin my muse
Page No:
pp. 164-6
Poem Title:
In Praise of Myra.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Prepared to rail resolved to part
Page No:
p. 167
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
So smooth and so serene but now
Page No:
p. 168
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Why Granville is thy life confined
Page No:
pp. 169-70
Poem Title:
Verses Sent from an Unknown Hand, to Mr. G. Granville, in the Countrey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me no more you love in vain
Page No:
pp. 171-2
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege.
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Madam with so much wonder we are struck
Page No:
pp. 173-6
Poem Title:
To her Excellence, the Marchioness of New-Castle, After the Reading of Her Incomparable Poems.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Many have been the vain attempts of wit
Page No:
pp. 177-9
Poem Title:
Epilogue to Tartuffe, Spoken by Himself.
Attribution:
By a Person of Honour.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
After a pretty amorous discourse
Page No:
pp. 180-3
Poem Title:
The Imperfect Enjoyment.
Attribution:
By Sir George Etherege.
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Tis not in this as in the former age
Page No:
pp. 184-6
Poem Title:
A Prologue Spoken at the Opening of the Duke's New Play-House.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir George Etherege
First Line:
Fair Amarillis on the stage whilst you
Page No:
pp. 187-8
Poem Title:
Falling in Love with a Stranger at a Play.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Love when 'tis true needs not the aid
Page No:
pp. 189-90
Poem Title:
Indifference Excused.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
As there is music uninformed by art
Page No:
pp. 191-7
Poem Title:
To my Honoured Friend Sir Robert Howard, On His Excellent Poems.
Attribution:
By Mr. John Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
What is it to us who guides the state
Page No:
pp. 198-200
Poem Title:
An Ode in Imitation of ---Quid Bellicosus Catabor, &c. Hor. Od. 11. Lib. 2.
Attribution:
By Mr. John How.
Attributed To:
John How
First Line:
Fair Octavia you are much to blame
Page No:
pp. 201-2
Poem Title:
The Platonick.
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Phillis this mighty zeal assuage
Page No:
pp. 203-4
Poem Title:
To a Devout Young Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
When Aurelia first became
Page No:
pp. 205-6
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Home shepherds to your cottages retire
Page No:
pp. 207-11
Poem Title:
On the Lamented Death Of the Late Countess of Dorset.
Attribution:
By N. Tate, Servant Their Majesties.
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Chloris I cannot say your eyes
Page No:
pp. 212-3
Poem Title:
To Chloris
Attribution:
By Sir Charles Sedley.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Aurelia art thou mad
Page No:
pp. 214-5
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Love still has something of the sea
Page No:
pp. 216-8
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
Amintas I am come alone
Page No:
pp. 219-23
Poem Title:
A Dialogue Between Amintas and Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Sedley
First Line:
How doth the mournful widowed city bow
Page No:
pp. 224-30
Poem Title:
The Lamentations of Jeremiah.
Attribution:
By Mrs Wharton.
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
All things submit themselves to your command
Page No:
pp. 232-5
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
By an Unknown Hand.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As he lay in the plain his arm under his head
Page No:
pp. 236-7
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By a Person of Honour.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How hardly I concealed my tears
Page No:
pp. 238-9
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Wharton.
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
When the tempestuous sea did foam and roar
Page No:
pp. 240-1
Poem Title:
On The Storm Between Gravesend and Diepe; Made at that Time.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
In pleasing transport rapt my thoughts aspire
Page No:
pp. 242-4
Poem Title:
To Mrs. A. Behn, On what she Writ of The Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
In soft complaints no longer ease I find
Page No:
pp. 245-7
Poem Title:
To Melpomene Against Complaint.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
I ask not why Astrea fled away
Page No:
pp. 248-50
Poem Title:
Wit's Abuse
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
Raising my drooping head over charged with thought
Page No:
pp. 251-2
Poem Title:
My Fate.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Anne Wharton [nee Lee]
First Line:
Our wit till Cowley did its lustre raise
Page No:
pp. 253-8
Poem Title:
On the Death Of Mr. Abraham Cowley, And His Burial In Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Orrery.
Attributed To:
Charles Boyle
First Line:
Farewell great Charles monarch of blessed renown
Page No:
pp. 259-69
Poem Title:
On the Death of King Charles II. Writ at that Time,
Attribution:
By the Honourable Charles Montague.
Attributed To:
Charles Montagu
First Line:
As once the lion honey gave
Page No:
pp. 270-1
Poem Title:
On the Marriage of the Lady Mary With The Prince of Orange.
Attribution:
By Edmond Waller, in the Year 1677.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller