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Ovid's Metamorphoses in fifteen books, translated by the most eminent hands [T108889]

DMI number:
582
Aliases
Ovid's Metamorphoses
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Publication Date:
1717
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T108889
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115475311
Shelfmark:
BOD (All Souls) b.2.4
Full Title:
OVID’s | METAMORPHOSES | IN | FIFTEEN BOOKS. | [i]Translated by the most Eminent [/i] HANDS. | [rule] | [rule] | Adorn’d with SCULPTURES. | [rule] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for JACOB TONSON at [i]Shakespear’s-Head[/i] | over-against [i]Katharine-Street[/i] in the [i]Strand[/i]. | M DCC XVII.
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Folio
Pagination:
[6], xx, [4], 1-548.
Bibliographic details:
Plates: Engraved plate opposite title-page, sig.A1, p.1, p.37, p.73, p.101, p.141, p.175, p.213, p.253, p.297, p.331, p.371, p.407, p.435, p.481, p.500, p.509. BIBLIOGRAPHIC DESCRIPTION: 1st edition
Comments:
Contents: Preface and translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (Books I-XV) by various hands. Query: keep/tidy up all the dedications on the plates?
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Engraved frontispiece; title-page; engraved dedicatory plate to the Princess of Wales; dedicatory epistle to Princess of Wales signed S.Garth [3pp.]; preface [pp.i-xx]; table of contents [4pp].
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.7-20
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.20-26
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.26-30
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Io into a Heyfar.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. John Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Now Jove no longer could her sufferings bear
Page No:
pp.30-31
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.31-36
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.37-49
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.49-51
Poem Title:
Phaeton's Sisters transform'd into Trees.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Cycnus beheld the nymphs transformed allied
Page No:
pp.51-52
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.53-58
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.58-62
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.62-64
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.64-65
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.65-70
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.70-72
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.73-79
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.79-82
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.83-86
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.86-87
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.87-88
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.89-93
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.93-95
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.95-99
Poem Title:
The Mariners transform'd to Dolphins
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
But Pentheus grown more furious than before
Page No:
pp.99-100
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.101-104
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.104-109
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.109-113
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.114-115
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.115-119
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.119-120
Poem Title:
Alcithoe and her Sisters transform'd to Bats.
Attribution:
Continued by Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
The power of Bacchus now over Thebes had flown
Page No:
pp.120-127
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:
The Theban matrons their loved Queen pursued
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
The Transformation of the Theban Matrons.
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.128-130
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:
Thence Perseus like a cloud by storms was driven
Page No:
pp.130-132
Poem Title:
Atlas transform'd to a Mountain.
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:
p.130
Poem Title:
The Story of Perseus.
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.132-137
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.137-139
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.141-153
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.153-154
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.154-156
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:
pp.156-157
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:
pp.157-158
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.158-160
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.160-162
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:
p.162
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.163-167
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.167-168
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.168-169
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.169-173
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:
p.173
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.174
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.175-181
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.182-189
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.189-192
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.189
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Niobe.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
From these relations straight the people turn
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
The Story of Pelops.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Scarce had the man this famous story told
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
The Fate of Marsyas.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
To Thebes the neighbouring princes all repair
Page No:
pp.194-209
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.209-211
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.213-217
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.218-220
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.221-227
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.227-232
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.232-238
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.238-245
Poem Title:
The Story of Ants chang'd to Men.
Attribution:
By Mr. Stonestreet
Attributed To:
William Stonestreet
First Line:
To the inmost courts the Grecian youths were led
Page No:
pp.245-251
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.245
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Tate
Attributed To:
Nahum Tate
First Line:
Now shone the morning star in bright array
Page No:
pp.253-260
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book VIII... The Story of Nisus and Scylla.
Attribution:
By Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Now Minos landed on the Cretan shore
Page No:
pp.260-262
Poem Title:
The Labyrinth.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
In tedious exile now too long detained
Page No:
pp.262-266
Poem Title:
The Story of Daedalus and Icarus.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
From him the Caledonians sought relief
Page No:
pp.266-279
Poem Title:
The Story of Meleagar and Atlanta.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Theseus meanwhile acquitting well his share
Page No:
pp.279-281
Poem Title:
The Transformation of the Naiads.
Attribution:
By Mr. Vernon
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
But yonder far lo yonder does appear
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
Perimele turn'd into an Island.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Vernon] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
Thus Achelous ends his audience hear
Page No:
pp.282-288
Poem Title:
The Story of Baucis and Philemon.
Attribution:
by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
He ceased in his relation to proceed
Page No:
p.289
Poem Title:
The Changes of Proteus.
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Vernon
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
In various shapes thus to deceive the eyes
Page No:
pp.289-292
Poem Title:
The Story of Erisichthon.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Vernon] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
Where frozen Scythia's utmost bound is placed
Page No:
pp.292-294
Poem Title:
The Description of Famine.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Vernon] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
Now riches hoarded by paternal care
Page No:
pp.295-296
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Erisichthon's Daughter.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Vernon] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Vernon
First Line:
Theseus requests the god to tell his woes
Page No:
pp.297-301
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book IX... The Story of Achelous and Hercules.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
This virgin too thy love o Nessus found
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
The Death of Nessus the Centaur.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Now a long interval of time succeeds
Page No:
pp.302-305
Poem Title:
The Death of Hercules.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The hero said and with the torture stung
Page No:
pp.305-306
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Lychas into a Rock.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
But now the hero of immortal birth
Page No:
pp.306-308
Poem Title:
The Apotheosis of Hercules.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Atlas perceived the load of heaven's new guest
Page No:
pp.308-310
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Galanthis.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
She said and for her lost Galanthis sighs
Page No:
pp.310-313
Poem Title:
The Fable of Dryope.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Now from her lips a solemn oath had passed
Page No:
pp.314-315
Poem Title:
The Prophecy of Themis.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
While Iole the fatal change declares
Page No:
p.314
Poem Title:
Iolaus restor'd to Youth.
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
When Themis thus with prescient voice had spoke
Page No:
pp.315-316
Poem Title:
The Debate of the Gods.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Gay] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Let the sad fate of wretched Byblis prove
Page No:
pp.316-323
Poem Title:
The Passion of Byblis.
Attribution:
By Stephen Harvey, Esq
Attributed To:
Stephen Harvey
First Line:
The fame of this perhaps through Crete had flown
Page No:
pp.323-330
Poem Title:
The Fable of Iphis and Ianthe.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Thence in his saffron robe for distant Thrace
Page No:
pp.331-336
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book X... The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Amid the throng of this promiscuous wood
Page No:
pp.336-338
Poem Title:
The Fable of Cyparissus.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Congreve]
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Thus the sweet artist in a wondrous shade
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Continu'd by Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Phoebus for thee too Hyacinth designed
Page No:
pp.339-341
Poem Title:
Hyacinthus transform'd into a Flower.
Attribution:
By Mr. Ozell
Attributed To:
John Ozell
First Line:
Enquire of Amathus whose wealthy ground
Page No:
pp.341-342
Poem Title:
The Transformations of the Cerastae, and Propaetides.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Ozell] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Ozell
First Line:
Pygmalion loathing their lascivious life
Page No:
pp.343-346
Poem Title:
The Story of Pygmalion, and the Statue.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Nor him alone produced the fruitful queen
Page No:
pp.346-358
Poem Title:
The Story of Cinyras, and Myrrha.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Dryden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
For Cytherea's lips while Cupid pressed
Page No:
pp.358-369
Poem Title:
The Story of Venus and Adonis.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Here while the Thracian bard's enchanting strain
Page No:
pp.371-374
Poem Title:
The Death of Orpheus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Bacchus resolving to revenge the wrong
Page No:
pp.374-375
Poem Title:
The Thracian Women transform'd to Trees.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e., Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Nor this sufficed the god's disgust remains
Page No:
pp.375-380
Poem Title:
The Fable of Midas.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Phoebus with full revenge from Tmolus flies
Page No:
pp.381-382
Poem Title:
The Building of Troy.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
For Proteus thus to virgin Thetis said
Page No:
pp.382-384
Poem Title:
The Story of Thetis and Peleus, &c.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Peleus unmixed felicity enjoyed
Page No:
pp.384-387
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Daedalion.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e, Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
While they astonished heard the king relate
Page No:
pp.387-389
Poem Title:
A Wolf turn'd into Marble.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Croxall] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
These prodigies affect the pious prince
Page No:
pp.389-398
Poem Title:
The Story of Ceyx and Alcyone.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Near the Cymmerians in his dark abode
Page No:
pp.398-405
Poem Title:
The House of Sleep.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Dryden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
These some old man sees wanton in the air
Page No:
pp.405-406
Poem Title:
Aesacus transform'd into a Cormorant.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Dryden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Priam to whom the story was unknown
Page No:
pp.407-409
Poem Title:
The Trojan War.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Full in the midst of this created space
Page No:
pp.409-410
Poem Title:
The House of Fame.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
From these first onsets the Sigaean shore
Page No:
pp.410-414
Poem Title:
The Story of Cygnus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Then Nestor thus what once this age has known
Page No:
pp.415-416
Poem Title:
The Story of Caeneus.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Now brave Perithous bold Ixion's son
Page No:
pp.416-424
Poem Title:
The Skirmish between the Centaurs and Lapithites.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Nor could thy form o Cyllarus foreslow
Page No:
pp.424-426
Poem Title:
The Story of Cyllarus and Hylonome.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Already Caeneus with his conquering hand
Page No:
pp.427-430
Poem Title:
Caeneus transform'd to an Eagle.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
This tale by Nestor told did much displease
Page No:
pp.430-431
Poem Title:
The Fate of Periclymenos.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The sire of Cygnus monarch of the main
Page No:
pp.432-434
Poem Title:
The Death of Achilles.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The chiefs were set the soldiers crowned the field
Page No:
pp.435-454
Poem Title:
The Speeches of Ajax and Ulysses.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
He who could often and alone withstand
Page No:
p.454
Poem Title:
The Death of Ajax.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Dryden] [contents page]
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
The victor with full sails for Lemnos stood
Page No:
pp.454-462
Poem Title:
The Story of Polyxena and Hecuba.
Attribution:
By Mr. Temple Stanyan
Attributed To:
Temple Stanyan
First Line:
Yet bright Aurora partial as she was
Page No:
pp.462-464
Poem Title:
The Funeral of Memnon.
Attribution:
By Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
Troy thus destroyed 'twas still denied by fate
Page No:
pp.464-470
Poem Title:
The Voyage of Aeneas.
Attribution:
By Mr. Catcott
Attributed To:
Alexander Stopford Catcott
First Line:
Acis the lovely youth whose loss I mourn
Page No:
pp.470-477
Poem Title:
The Story of Acis, Polyphemus, and Galatea.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Here ceased the nymph the fair assembly broke
Page No:
pp.477-480
Poem Title:
The Story of Glaucus and Scylla.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rowe
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
Now Glaucus with a lover's haste bounds over
Page No:
pp.481-483
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book XIV... The Transformation of Scylla.
Attribution:
Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Here bulged the pride of famed Ulysses' fleet
Page No:
pp.483-484
Poem Title:
The Voyage of Aeneas continued.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Now on his right he leaves Parthenope
Page No:
pp.484-485
Poem Title:
Aeneas descends to Hell.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
The galleys now by Pythecusa pass
Page No:
p.484
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Cercopians into Apes.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
I am no deity replied the dame
Page No:
pp.485-486
Poem Title:
The Story of the Sibyll.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Thus Achaemenides with thanks I name
Page No:
pp.486-487
Poem Title:
The Adventures of Achaemenides.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Then Macareus there reigned a prince of fame
Page No:
pp.487-488
Poem Title:
The Adventures of Macareus.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Before the spacious front a herd we find
Page No:
pp.488-489
Poem Title:
The Enchantments of Circe.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Picus who once the Ausonian sceptre held
Page No:
pp.489-493
Poem Title:
The Story of Picus and Canens.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Thus Macareus now with a pious aim
Page No:
pp.493-494
Poem Title:
Aeneas arrives in Italy.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
After famed Ilium was by Argives won
Page No:
pp.494-495
Poem Title:
The Adventures of Diomedes.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Meanwhile the Latians all their power prepare
Page No:
pp.496- 498
Poem Title:
The Trojan Ships transform'd to Sea-Nymphs.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Thus Diomedes Venulus withdraws
Page No:
p.496
Poem Title:
The Transformation of Appulus.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Now had Aeneas as ordained by fate
Page No:
pp.498-499
Poem Title:
The Deification of Aeneas.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Ascanius now the Latian sceptre sways
Page No:
p.499
Poem Title:
The Line of the Latian Kings.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
A Hama-Dryad flourished in these days
Page No:
pp.500-502
Poem Title:
The Story of Vertumnus and Pomona.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Iphis of vulgar birth by chance had viewed
Page No:
pp.502-504
Poem Title:
The Story of Iphis and Anaxarete.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Now Procas yielding to the fates his son
Page No:
pp.504-505
Poem Title:
The Latian Line continu'd.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Now warrior Mars his burnished helm puts on
Page No:
pp.505-506
Poem Title:
The Assumption of Romulus.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Ere long the goddess of the nuptial bed
Page No:
pp.506-507
Poem Title:
The Assumption of Hersilia.
Attribution:
Book XIV. Translated by Sir Samuel Garth, M.D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
A king is sought to guide the growing state
Page No:
pp.509-531
Poem Title:
Ovid's Metamorphoses. Book XV... The Pythagorean Philosophy.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Advanced in years he died one common date
Page No:
pp.532-534
Poem Title:
The Story of Hippolytus.
Attribution:
By Mr. Catcott
Attributed To:
Alexander Stopford Catcott
First Line:
But others woes were useless to appease
Page No:
pp.534-535
Poem Title:
Egeria transform'd to a Fountain.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Catcott] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Stopford Catcott
First Line:
Or as when Cippus in the current viewed
Page No:
pp.535-537
Poem Title:
The Story of Cippus.
Attribution:
By Sir Samuel Garth, M. D.
Attributed To:
Sir Samuel Garth
First Line:
Melodious maids of Pindus who inspire
Page No:
pp.537-542
Poem Title:
The Occasion of Aesculapius being brought to Rome.
Attribution:
By Mr. Welsted
Attributed To:
Leonard Welsted
First Line:
But Aesculapius was a foreign power
Page No:
pp.542-547
Poem Title:
The Deification of Julius Caesar.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Welsted] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Leonard Welsted
First Line:
Thus raised his glorious offspring Julius viewed
Page No:
pp.547-548
Poem Title:
The Reign of Augustus, in which Ovid flourish'd.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Welsted] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Leonard Welsted
First Line:
The work is finished which nor dreads the rage
Page No:
p.548
Poem Title:
The Poet concludes.
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Welsted] [contents page]
Attributed To:
Leonard Welsted