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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [N41874] [vol.1] [ECCO]

DMI number:
646
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
N41874
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117155576
Shelfmark:
Trinity College (Oxford) U.2.15[1]
Full Title:
OVID’[i]s | METAMORPHOSES[/i], | In FIFTEEN BOOKS. | Translated by | [2 columns] [col. 1] [i]Mr.[/i] Dryden. | [i]Mr.[/i] Addison. | [i]Dr.[/i] Garth. | [i]Mr.[/i] Mainwaring.| [i]Mr.[/i] Congreve. [/col.1] | [col. 2] [i]Mr.[/i] Rowe. | [i]Mr.[/i] Pope. | [i]Mr.[/i] Gay. | [i]Mr.[/i] Eusden. | [i]Mr.[/i] Croxall.[/col.2] | [i]And other[/i] EMINENT HANDS. | [rule] | [i]Publish’d by Sir[/i] SAMUEL GARTH, [i]M. D.[/i] | [rule] | Adorn’d with SCULPTURES. | [rule] | VOLUME [i]the[/i] FIRST. | [rule] | [i]DUBLIN:[/i] | Printed by S. POWELL, for G. RISK, | G. EWING and W. SMITH, Booksellers, | in [i]Dame[/i]’s-[i]street[/i], M DCC XXVII.
Place of Publication:
Dublin
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Vol. 2 presented is as the 3rd edition on the title-page. PLATES: Engraved plates on p.34, 68, 96, 132, 164 form part of pagination; engraved plates opposite title page, p.1 and 199 not part of pagination.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Preface and translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (Books I-VII) by various hands; advertisement [2pp].
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Engraved dedicatory frontispiece to the Princess of Wales; title-page; dedicatory epistle to Princess of Wales signed S. Garth [6pp]; preface (pp.[i]-xlv); table of contents [3pp]. BACK MATTER: Catalogue of 'Books Printed for, and Sold by G. Risk, G. Ewing and W. Smith, Booksellers in Dame's Street' [2pp.]
References:
David Hopkins, 'Dryden and the Garth-Tonson Metamorphoses', New Series, Vol. XXXIX, No. 153 (1988).
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Of bodies changed to various forms I sing
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book I
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The golden age was first when man yet new
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
The Golden Age.
Attribution:
Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Book I. Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
But when good Saturn banished from above
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
The Silver Age.
Attribution:
Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Book I. Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Hard steel succeeded then
Page No:
pp.6-7
Poem Title:
The Iron Age.
Attribution:
Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Book I. Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
To this came next in course the brazen age
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
The Brazen Age.
Attribution:
Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Book I. Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Nor were the gods themselves more safe above
Page No:
pp.7-19
Poem Title:
The Gyants War.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The first and fairest of his loves was she
Page No:
pp.19-24
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Daphne into a Lawrel.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
An ancient forest in Thessalia grows
Page No:
pp.24-28
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Io into a Heyfer.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Now Jove no longer could her sufferings bear
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
The Eyes of Argus Transform'd into a Peacock's Train.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Then Hermes thus a nymph of late there was
Page No:
pp.29-33
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Syrinx into Reeds.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The sun's bright palace on high columns raised
Page No:
pp.35-46
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book II... The Story of Phaeton.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The Latian nymphs came round him and amazed
Page No:
pp.46-48
Poem Title:
Phaeton's Sisters transformed into Trees.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Cycnus beheld the nymphs transformed allied
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Cycnus into a Swan.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The day was settled in its course and Jove
Page No:
pp.49-54
Poem Title:
The Story of Calisto.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The raven once in snowy plumes was dressed
Page No:
pp.54-58
Poem Title:
The Story of Coronis and Birth of Aesculapius.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Old Chiron took the babe with secret joy
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Ocyrrhoe transform'd into a Mare.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Sore wept the centaur and to Phoebus prayed
Page No:
pp.60-61
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Battus to a Touch-stone.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
This done the god flew up on high and passed
Page No:
pp.61-65
Poem Title:
The Story of Aglauros transform'd into a Statue.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When now the god his fury had allayed
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
Europa's Rape.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When now Agenor had his daughter lost
Page No:
pp.69-75
Poem Title:
The Story of Cadmus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
In a fair chase a shady mountain stood
Page No:
pp.75-78
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Actaeon into a Stag.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Actaeon's sufferings and Diana's rage
Page No:
pp.78-81
Poem Title:
The Birth of Bacchus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Twas now while these transactions passed on earth
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Tiresias.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Famed far and near for knowing things to come
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Echo.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Thus did the nymphs in vain caress the boy
Page No:
pp.84-87
Poem Title:
The Story of Narcissus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
This sad event gave blind Tiresias fame
Page No:
pp.87-89
Poem Title:
The Story of Pentheus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Him Pentheus viewed with fury in his look
Page No:
pp.89-93
Poem Title:
The Mariners transformed to Dolphins.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
But Pentheus grown more furious than before
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
The Death of Pentheus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Yet still Alcithoe perverse remains
Page No:
pp.97-100
Poem Title:
The Story of Alcithoe and her Sisters.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
In Babylon where first her Queen for state
Page No:
pp.100-105
Poem Title:
The Story of Pyramus and Thisbe.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
The sun the source of light by beauty's power
Page No:
pp.105-108
Poem Title:
The Story of Leucothoe and the Sun.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Though guilty Clytie thus the sun betrayed
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Clytie.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
How Salmacis with weak enfeebling streams
Page No:
pp.110-114
Poem Title:
The Story of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
But Mineus' daughters still their tasks pursue
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
Alcithoe and her Sisters transform'd to Bats.
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
The power of Bacchus now over Thebes had flown
Page No:
pp.115-120
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Ino and Melicerta to Sea-Gods.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Mean time the wretched Cadmus mourns nor knows
Page No:
pp.121-123
Poem Title:
Cadmus and his Queen transform'd to Serpents.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
The Theban matrons their loved Queen pursued
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
The Transformation of the Theban Matrons.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e, Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Yet though this harsh inglorious fate they found
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
The Story of Perseus.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Thence Perseus like a cloud by storms was driven
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
Atlas transform'd to a Mountain.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Now Aeolus had with strong chains confined
Page No:
pp.126-130
Poem Title:
Andromeda rescued from the Sea-Monster.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
The hero with his just request complies
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
The Story of Medusa's Head.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e, Eusden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
While Perseus entertained with this report
Page No:
pp.133-144
Poem Title:
The Story of Perseus continued.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Thus far Minerva was content to rove
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
Minerva's Interview with the Muses.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Then one replies o goddess fit to guide
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
The Fate of Pyreneus.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
The muse yet spoke when they began to hear
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
The Story of the Pierides.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Then rises one of the presumptuous throng
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
The Song of the Pierides.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
First Ceres taught the labouring hind to plow
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
The Song of the Muses.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Near Enna's walls a spacious lake is spread
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
The Rape of Proserpine.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
But still does Cyane the rape bemoan
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
Cyane dissolves to a Fountain.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Thus while through all the earth and all the main
Page No:
pp.153-157
Poem Title:
A Boy transform'd to an Eft.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
The goddess now resolving to succeed
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Ascalaphus into an Owl.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Justly this punishment was due to him
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
The Daughters of Achelous transform'd to Sirens.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Still were the purling waters and the maid
Page No:
pp.159-162
Poem Title:
The Story of Arethusa.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
The youth over Europe and over Asia drives
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Lyncus.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
The chosen muse here ends her sacred lays
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
The Pierides transform'd to Magpies.
Attribution:
Translated by Arthur Maynwaring, Esq
Attributed To:
Arthur Maynwaring
First Line:
Pallas attending to the muse's song
Page No:
pp.165-171
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Arachne into a Spider.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Swift through the Phrygian towns the rumour flies
Page No:
pp.171-178
Poem Title:
The Story of Niobe.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Then all reclaimed by this example showed
Page No:
pp.178-181
Poem Title:
The Peasants of Lycia transform'd to Frogs.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Widowed and childless lamentable state
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Niobe.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Scarce had the man this famous story told
Page No:
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
The Fate of Marsyas.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
From these relations straight the people turn
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
The Story of Pelops.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
To Thebes the neighbouring princes all repair
Page No:
pp.182-195
Poem Title:
The Story of Tereus, Procne, and Philomela.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Erechtheus next the Athenian sceptre swayed
Page No:
pp.196-198
Poem Title:
Boreas in Love.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
The Argonauts now stemmed the foaming tide
Page No:
pp.199-203
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VII... The Story of Medea and Jason.
Attribution:
'by Mr. Tate', contents page attribution
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Impatient for the wonders of the day
Page No:
pp.203-206
Poem Title:
The Dragon's Teeth transform'd to Men.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Tate] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Aemonian matrons who their absence mourned
Page No:
pp.206-212
Poem Title:
Old Aeson restor'd to Youth.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Tate] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Thus far obliging love employed her art
Page No:
pp.212-216
Poem Title:
The Death of Pelias.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Tate] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
From hence to Athens she directs her flight
Page No:
pp.217-222
Poem Title:
The Story of Aegeus.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Tate] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
A dreadful plague from angry Juno came
Page No:
pp.222-228
Poem Title:
The Story of Ants chang'd to Men.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stonestreet [vol. 1]
Attributed To:
William Stonestreet
First Line:
To the inmost courts the Grecian youths were led
Page No:
pp.228-234
Poem Title:
The Story of Cephalus, and Procris.
Attribution:
by Mr. Tate [contents page]
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
With such discourse they entertain the day
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate