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A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 1 [T115888]

DMI number:
906
Publication Date:
1755
Volume Number:
1 of 4
ESTC number:
T115888
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110488109
Shelfmark:
BL 992.d.8
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN FOUR VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [illustration] | LONDON: Printed by J. HUGHS, | For R. and J. DODSLEY, at Tully's-Head in Pall-Mall. | M. DCCLV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[4], 1-341, [3] (p.251 is mispaginated '151')
Bibliographic details:
Half title: [ornamental rule]| VOL. I. | The Fourth EDITION. | [ornamental rule] Some items have separate title pages.
Comments:
Fourth edition of volume 1 of Dodsley's miscellany; intended to be accompanied by the first edition of volume 4.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Prose advertisement pp. 1-2; Back matter: Index to the First Volume pp. 340-341; Books printed for R. and J. Dodsley [3pp.]
Related Miscellanies
Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 2 [T115888]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115888
Volume:
2 of 4
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 3 [T115888]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115888
Volume:
3 of 4
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
A collection of poems in four volumes by several hands Vol. 4 [T115892]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T115892
Volume:
4 of 4
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Related People
Printer:
John Hughes
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Title page has "Printed by J. Hughs". See Plomer, Bushnell and Dix, A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1726 to 1775 (Oxford, 1932), p. 134.
Publisher:
James Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
Robert Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
To the Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.7-23
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.24-28
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Warwick, &c On the Death of Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
[By the Same] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.28-32
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
[By the Same] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.32-35
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace, Book III. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
[By the Same] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller at his Country Seat.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.40-43
Poem Title:
An Ode Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable the Earl of Sunderland at Windsor.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.43-62
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.63-70
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England, to a Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.71-83
Poem Title:
The Female Reign, An Ode.
Attribution:
[By Mr. Cobb.]
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Roxana from the court retiring late
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
Monday. Roxana, or, the Drawing-Room.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Thou who so many favours hast received
Page No:
pp.87-91
Poem Title:
Tuesday. St. James's Coffee-House. Silliander and Patch.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
No fair Dancinda no you strive in vain
Page No:
pp.91-94
Poem Title:
Wednesday. The Tete a Tete. Dancinda.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The basset table spread the tallier come
Page No:
pp.95-99
Poem Title:
Thursday. The Bassette-Table. Smilinda and Cardelia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Now twenty springs had clothed the park with green
Page No:
pp.100-102
Poem Title:
Friday. The Tolette. [sic] Lydia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.103-106
Poem Title:
Saturday. The Small-Pox. Flavia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 84]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Read lovely nymph and tremble not to read
Page No:
pp.107-111
Poem Title:
Epistle from Arthur Grey, the Footman, after his Condemnation for attempting a Rape.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
At length by so much importunity pressed
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
The Lover: A Ballad. To Mr. C---.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve. Written Extempore on a Window.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
How happy you who varied joys pursue
Page No:
pp.114-117
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord B---T.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst pretty fellows think a woman's fame
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What could luxurious woman wish for more
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Mary, Queen of Scots. Design'd to be spoken by Mrs. Oldfield.
Attribution:
[By the Same] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Why will Delia thus retire
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
A Receipt to Cure the Vapours. Written to Lady J--N.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. L.M.W.M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.122-152
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C- J-
Attribution:
[By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
An Epigram, On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Echard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
I lately saw what now I sing
Page No:
pp.153-155
Poem Title:
The Sparrow and the Diamond. A Song.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Jove for amusement quitted oft his skies
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
Jove and Semele...Occasioned by a Lady's saying, that none of the ancient poetical Stories reflected so much on the Vanity of Women, as that of Phaeton does on the Ambition of Men.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When I first came to London I rambled about
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
The Seeker.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
These sheets primeval doctrines yield
Page No:
pp.159-163
Poem Title:
On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Green.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.164-178
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
Page No:
pp.178-186
Poem Title:
Chiron to Achilles, A Poem.
Attribution:
By Hildebrand Jacob, Esq;
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.186-191
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know your self.
Attribution:
[By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.]
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.192-205
Poem Title:
London: A Poem. In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
[By Mr. Samuel Johnson.]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.206-208
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken By Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-lane 1747.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Johnson
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.209-219
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life. An Epistle to H.C. Esq;
Attribution:
[By William Melmoth, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.220-225
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
[By Mr. Dyer.]
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.226-246
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome, A Poem.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.247-261
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress, A Poem. In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
[By William Shenstone, Esq;]
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
If to an human face sir James should draw
Page No:
pp.262-291
Poem Title:
The Art of Politicks, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
[By the Reverend Mr. Bramston.]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.292-303
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Bramston
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
The art of converse how to soothe the soul
Page No:
pp.304-327
Poem Title:
An Essay on Conversation.
Attribution:
[By Benjamin Stillingfleet.]
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.327-329
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady. On the Death of Col. Charles Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May 1745.
Attribution:
[By Mr. W. Collins.]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
Ode, Written in the same Year.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.331-332
Poem Title:
Ode to Evening.
Attribution:
[By the Same.] i.e. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
p.333
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf...when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.334-335
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath-Waters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.337-338
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed