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Poems on several occasions [T42623]

DMI number:
519
Publication Date:
1735
ESTC number:
T42623
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110428906
Shelfmark:
BL 11631.bbb.7
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | SEVERAL OCCASIONS. | [double rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for C. RIVINGTON, at the [i]Bible[/i] and | [i]Crown[/i] in St. [i]Paul[/i]'s [i]Church-Yard.[/i] | [short rule] | M.DCC. XXXV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany associated with group of poets and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], iii-lxiv, [1]-290, [14].
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Letter to John, Earl of Orrery signed Jonathan Swift (pp. iii-vii); Dedication to John, Earl of Orrery signed Mary Barber (pp. ix-xvi); Preface (pp. xvii-xxviii); Subscription list (pp. xxix-lx); Errata (p. lx); poem to Barber by Grierson (pp. lxi-lxiv). BACK MATTER: Index (13 pp.)
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Title:
Poems on several occasions [T42622] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1734
ESTC No:
T42622
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T42643] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1736
ESTC No:
T42643
Volume:
None
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
C. Rivington
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Editor:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Editor:
Mary Barber
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Printer:
Samuel Richardson
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
ESTC: "Printed by Samuel Richardson (Foxon)."
Content/Publication
First Line:
Long has the warrior's and the lover's fire
Page No:
pp.lxi-lxiv
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Mary Barber, under the Name of Sapphira: Occasion'd by the Encouragement She met with in England, to publish her Poems by Subscription.
Attribution:
Constantia Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
Fair innocence the muse's loveliest theme
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
To the Honble. Miss Carteret, now Countess of Dysert.
Attribution:
Collected under Mary Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Wearied with long attendance on the court
Page No:
pp.2-5
Poem Title:
The Widow Gordon's Petition: To the Right Hon. the Lady Carteret.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Eternal king is there one hour
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Written in the Conclusion of a Letter to Mr. Tickel, intreating him to recommend the Widow Gordon's Petition.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
A mother who vast pleasure finds
Page No:
pp.7-12
Poem Title:
A True Tale.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
What is it our mammas bewitches
Page No:
pp.13-16
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, and spoken by him at his first putting on Breeches.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
All bounteous heaven Castalio cries
Page No:
pp.17-19
Poem Title:
An unanswerable Apology for the Rich.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
When Athens was for arts and arms renowned
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, and spoken by him at School to some of the Fellows of the College of Dublin, at a public Examination for Victors.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Though rhyme serves the thoughts of great poets to fetter
Page No:
pp.22-27
Poem Title:
The Prodigy. A Letter to a Friend in the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Sincerity what are thy views
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
Sincerity. A Poem. Occasion'd by a Friend's resenting some Advice I gave.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
For fleeting life recalled for health restored
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
To Dr. Richard Helsham. Upon my Recovery from a dangerous Fit of Sickness.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Celia when you oblige again
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
To Mrs. ---
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
When you command the muse obeys
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
To the Right Honble the Lady Dowager Torrington, with some Verses her Ladyship commanded me to send her.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Our master in a fatal hour
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, and spoken by him in School, upon his Master's first bringing in a Rod.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
This mourning mother can with ease explore
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by seeing some Verses written by Mrs. Constantia Grierson, upon the Death of her Son.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Who can the hardest task refuse
Page No:
p.41
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lady Elizabeth Brownlow, upon desiring me to send her some of my Poems.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
The favours of fortune I once hoped to gain
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
The Resolution.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
I little thought that honest Dick
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Written for my Son in his Sickness, to one of his School fellows.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
In some few hours we must repair
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
Written at Tunbridge-Wells. To the Right Honourable the Lady Barbara North, occasion'd by some of the Company's saying they would go to Faint-Fair, and act a Play.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Ye gentle beaux and thoughtless belles
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
Upon seeing a Raffle for Addison's Works unfill'd.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Flavia since conquest is your aim
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
To a Lady at Bath.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
An oak with spreading branches crowned
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
The Oak and its Branches. A Fable. Occasion'd by seeing a dead Oak beautifully encompass'd with Ivy.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
I beg your scholar you'll excuse
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
An Apology written for my Son to his Master, who had commanded him to write Verses on the Death of the late Lord --.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Might I inquire the reasons of my fate
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
Written for a Gentlewoman in Distress. To her Grace Adelia, Dutchess of Shrewsbury.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
We of late had a terrible rout in our house
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, to some of the Fellows of the College, who took care of the School in his Master's Absence.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Your late kind gift let me restore
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
A Letter written for my Daughter to a Lady, who had presented her with a Cap.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Were princes graced with souls like thine
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
To his Grace the Duke of Chandos.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Tis time to conclude for I make it a rule
Page No:
pp.58-62
Poem Title:
Conclusion of a Letter to the Rev. Mr. C--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Once Jupiter from out the skies
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
Jupiter and Fortune. A Fable.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Let me the honour soon obtain
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lady Sarah Cowper. Written when the Author was sick at Tunbridge-Wells.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
As in some wealthy trading town
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
A Letter to a Friend, on Occasion of some Libels written against him.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Somnus powerful deity
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
An Hymn to Sleep. Written when the Author was sick.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
A curious statue we are told
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
On sending my Son, as a Present, to Dr. Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, on his Birth-Day.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Ye heedless fair who pass the livelong day
Page No:
pp.73-76
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by reading the Memoirs of Anne of Austria, written by Madam de Motteville. Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable the Countess of Hertford.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Say Worsdeal where you learned the art
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On the Dutchess of Newcastle's Picture.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Dear Rose as I lately was writing some verse
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
A Letter for my Son to one of his School-fellows, Son to Henry Rose, Esq;
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
I grieve to think that Waller's blamed
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, who had abus'd Waller.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Welcome thou sacred solemn guest
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, in a Bible which was presented to him.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Believe me Rose however this Con may please
Page No:
pp.84-85
Poem Title:
To Mr. Rose; sent in the Name of the Honourable Mr. Barry, one of his Schoolfellows...Occasion'd by the foregoing Verses, p. 78.
Attribution:
Written by the Rev. Dr. T-.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since Phoebus makes your verse divine
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, to Mr. Barry; occasion'd by the foregoing Verses.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Thus twice detected Con thy pride give over
Page No:
pp.88-90
Poem Title:
Upon my Son's speaking Latin in School to less Advantage than English: Written as from a Schoolfellow.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
With joy your summons we obey
Page No:
pp.91-93
Poem Title:
An Apology written for my Son to the Reverend Mr. Sampson, who had invited some Friends to celebrate Lord Carteret's Birth-Day, at Mount-Carteret near Dublin; and desir'd my Son to write on that Occasion.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
My lord of Killala I find to my sorrow
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
An Apology to Dr. Clayton, Bishop of Killala, and his Lady, who had promis'd to dine with the Author.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
So Ceres lovely and divine
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, upon Lady Santry's coming to School, to see her Son, and getting the Scholars a Play-Day.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Is what we owe great William then
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Written for my Son to his Master, on the Anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Why are we scholars plagued to write
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
An Apology for my Son to his Master, for not bringing an Exercise on the Coronation Day.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
A wretch in smoky Dublin pent
Page No:
pp.101-104
Poem Title:
Written from Dublin, to a Lady in the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
I grieve to see you waste your time
Page No:
pp.105-16
Poem Title:
Sent as from a School-fellow to my Son, Anno 1727.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Ierne's now our royal care
Page No:
pp.107-112
Poem Title:
Apollo's Edict.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
A courtier summoned hence of late
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
News from St. James's.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
When Cynthia regent of the tides
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
To a Lady who was libell'd.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
When ruin threatened me of late
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lady Elizabeth Germain, upon seeing her do a generous Action. Written as from the Person reliev'd.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Ladies this entertainment we have shown
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Epilogue to a Comedy acted at Bath, where the Dutchess of Ormond was present.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Madam I hear and hear with sorrow
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
To her Grace the Dutchess of Manchester, and Lady Diana Spencer, now Dutchess of Bedford. The Humble Petition of little Jemmy Pen, at Tunbridge-Wells.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
And will your goodness never have an end
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Mrs. Percival.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
You used me ill and I withdrew
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
Written at Bath to a young Lady, who had just before given me a short Answer.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
Stella and Flavia.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Dear Jack whilst you through Flanders roam
Page No:
pp.130-133
Poem Title:
A Letter written for my Son to a young Gentleman, who was sent to be educated at the Jesuits College in Flanders.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Dear Psyche come with cheerful face
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
To Mrs. S--. Written in my Sickness.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
How gladly madam would I go
Page No:
pp.135-138
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who invited the Author into the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
The picture strikes tis drawn with wondrous art
Page No:
pp.139-140
Poem Title:
To his Excellency the Lord Carteret. Occasion'd by seeing a Poem, intitled, The Birth of Manly Virtue.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Some guardian powers in pity to our land
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Mrs. Percival, on her desisting from the Bermudan Project.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
You say tis hard to copy well
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Newans, encouraging her to draw Lady Killmorey's Picture.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
In vain you show a happy nation
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
To the Reverend Dr. L---. Occasion'd by his Sermon for the Support of the Charity-Children at Tunbridge-Wells, where the Collection was small.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
So little given at chapel door
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
An Epigram on the same Occasion.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.147
Poem Title:
An Epitaph on the late Lord Mount-Cashel.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
How well these laymen love to gibe
Page No:
pp.148-150
Poem Title:
An Apology for the Clergy, who were present when the Minister of the Parish read Prayers and preach'd twice in one Day, at Tunbridge-Wells. Written at the Request of a Layman.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Books pictures statues here we find
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
Written at Dr. Mead's House in Ormond-Street, to Mrs. Mead.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Hither amongst the crowds that shun
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
Written upon the Rocks at Tunbridge, on seeing the Names of several Persons written there.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Say my Hortensia in this silent hour
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
A Letter written from London to Mrs. Strangeways Horner, whom the Author had left the Day before at Tunbridge-Wells. Oct. 1730.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Today as at my glass I stood
Page No:
pp.157-159
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Frances-Arabella Kelly.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Forgive me fair one nor resent
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
The Recantation: To the same Lady.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
The internal senses painted here we see
Page No:
p.161
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Mrs. Percival, with Hutcheson's Treatise on Beauty and Order.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
When lately you acquitted me
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
The Author, who had been engag'd to dine with Mrs. Caesar, was excus'd by that Lady, upon an Invitation from Lord Carteret's; and the next Day Mrs. Caesar was invited by the Speaker, which occasion'd the following Lines. To Mrs. Caesar, at the Speaker's Lodgings at Bath.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Tis said for every common grief
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable John Earl of Orrery, at Bath, after the Death of the late Earl.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Nor Bath nor Tunbridge can my lays inspire
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
The Earl's Answer, written extempore.
Attribution:
'The Earl's Answer' [i.e. John, Earl of Orrery]
Attributed To:
John Boyle
First Line:
Why did I hope to make your anguish less
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Reply to the foregoing Verses.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
The Britons in their nature shy
Page No:
pp.167-169
Poem Title:
On leaving Bath.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Swift for the ancients has argued so well
Page No:
p.170
Poem Title:
An Epigram on the Battle of the Books.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Whilst happily I pass my hours
Page No:
pp.171-172
Poem Title:
Written at Camberwell, near London, in the Study of Mr. Wainwright, now Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland, where the Author accidentally din'd alone.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Uncommon charms I plainly see
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Putland.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Contented in my humble state
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
Occasion'd by seeing the Honourable -- -- treat a Person of Merit with Insolence, who came to make a Request to her.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Start not nor tremble at the sight of this
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lady Kilmorey, with a Letter which was written by the late Lady Roydon, of the Kingdom of Ireland, just before her Death.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Your wine by southern suns refined
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
To Dr. Mead, on his Cape Wine.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Though the muse had denied me so often before
Page No:
pp.177-178
Poem Title:
To the Right Hon. the Earl of Orrery, on his Promise to sup with the Author.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Shall for the Man of Ross thy lyre be strung
Page No:
pp.179-185
Poem Title:
To Alexander Pope, Esq; Intreating him to write Verses to the Memory of Thomas, late Earl of Thanet.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Dear Philomela oft you condescend
Page No:
p.186
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Anne Donnellan, with the fourth Essay on Man.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
To you Athenians we again submit
Page No:
pp.187-191
Poem Title:
Written for my Son, and spoken by him, at a public Examination for Victors.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Lovely Armina over her books reclined
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Armine Cartwright, at Bath.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Obrian we're in story told
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Thomond, at Bath; who charg'd the Author with making an Irish Bull.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
O thou with every virtue graced
Page No:
pp.195-200
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Strangeways Horner, with a Letter from my Son; wherein he desires me to accept his first Prize of Learning, conferr'd on him by the University of Dublin.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Go jealousy tormentress dire
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
On imagining a Friend had treated the Author with Indifference.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
O Charlotte truly pious early wise
Page No:
p.202
Poem Title:
To the Rt. Hon. Charlotte Lady Conway, on her resolving to leave Bath.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
When I heard you were landed I flew to the nine
Page No:
pp.203-204
Poem Title:
An Invitation to Edward Walpole, Esq; upon hearing he was landed in Dublin.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Though great Longinus claims thy aiding hand
Page No:
pp.205-209
Poem Title:
To the Reverend Mr. Mabell, of Cambridge, who has publish'd Proposals for a Translation of Longinus.
Attribution:
By William Ward, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Ward
First Line:
Let others speak your titles and your blood
Page No:
pp.210-212
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Orrery in Dublin: Upon receiving an Account from Mrs. Barber, of his Lordship's great Generosity to her.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
William Ward
First Line:
O thou my beauteous ever tender friend
Page No:
pp.213-221
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Ward.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Ward]
Attributed To:
William Ward
First Line:
These plains so joyous once to me
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Written at Tunbridge-Wells, where the Author had, the Year before, been honour'd with the Acquaintance of Mrs. Strangeways Horner, who, after, went abroad on account of her Health.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
You cry she's bred in the old way
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
To Novella, on her saying deridingly, that a Lady of great Merit, and fine Address, was bred in the Old Way. An Epigram.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
In various forms have I been shown
Page No:
pp.225-228
Poem Title:
The Speech of Cupid, upon seeing himself painted by the Honourable Miss Carteret, (now Countess of Dysert) on a Fan.
Attribution:
Written by Mrs. Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
Wherever you go some actions still we hear
Page No:
pp.229-230
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Mrs. Spencer, on her removing from Windsor to Rookly in Hampshire.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
No more at critics Ned repine
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, who shew'd a fine Poem as his own.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
To the late king of Britain a savage was brought
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable John Barber, Esq; Lord Mayor of London, on committing one of my Sons to his Care.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
This present from a lovely dame
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
Spoken extempore, to the Right Honourable the Lady Barbara North, on her presenting the Author with a white Ribband at Tunbridge-Wells.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Return brave youth suspend thy martial fire
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
To his Grace the Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, at the Camp before Philipsburg.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Remote from strife from urban throngs and noise
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By a Person of Quality
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Goddess of health wherever you dwell
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
Verses occasion'd by the Sickness of Mrs. Anne Donnellan.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Since Milo rallies sacred writ
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
O wretch hath madness cured thy dire despair
Page No:
pp.240-242
Poem Title:
On seeing an Officer's Widow distracted who had been driven to Despair, by a long and fruitless Sollicitation for the Arrears of her Pension.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
I read in your delighted face
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Mary Caesar, upon seeing her just after the Marriage of her Friend, the Lady Margaret Harley.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Sophronia all the world agree
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
To Sophronia.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Ye heedless fair who trifle life away
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
Advice to the Ladies at Bath.
Attribution:
Written by a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I hope sir by this you have found your account
Page No:
p.248
Poem Title:
To a Gentleman, who took a very grave Friend of his, to visit one of a quite different Turn.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Well you sincerity display
Page No:
p.249
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who valu'd herself on speaking her Mind in a blunt Manner, which she call'd being sincere.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
You look surprised in this deriding age
Page No:
pp.250-252
Poem Title:
Prologue to Theodosius: Spoken by Athenais at the Theatre in Dublin, when Lord and Lady Carteret were in Ireland.
Attribution:
Written by Mrs. Grierson
Attributed To:
Constantia Grierson
First Line:
Thou glorious ruler of the beauteous day
Page No:
pp.253-256
Poem Title:
A Letter sent to Mrs. Barber, at Tunbridge-Wells.
Attribution:
Constantine Barber
Attributed To:
Constantine Barber
First Line:
May each new year some new perfection give
Page No:
pp.257-258
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Lady Elizabeth Boyle, Daughter to the Right Honourable John Earl of Orrery, on her Birth-day, May 7. 1733.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Constantine Barber]
Attributed To:
Constantine Barber
First Line:
Though the plum and the peach with Apollo conspire
Page No:
p.259
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Frances-Arabella Kelly, with a Present of Fruit.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Constantine Barber]
Attributed To:
Constantine Barber
First Line:
As through this sylvan scene I strayed
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
Verses ty'd about a Fawn's Neck, which was presented to a very young Lady, call'd by her Friends the Ivory Maid.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Constantine Barber]
Attributed To:
Constantine Barber
First Line:
See the bright sun renews his annual course
Page No:
pp.261-262
Poem Title:
To Mrs Barber.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Constantine Barber]
Attributed To:
Constantine Barber
First Line:
Not Persia's monarch could unmoved survey
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
An Apology to the Earl of Orrery, Dr. Swift, and some others of my Friends, for falling into Tears before them, on my leaving Ireland.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Once Juno's bird as authors say
Page No:
pp.264-266
Poem Title:
The Peacock. A Fable. Inscrib'd (once at a Wedding) to the Bashaws of Utopia.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Why lovely Lelia so depressed
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
To a Lady in the Spleen, whom the Author was desir'd to amuse.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
See in the temple raised by Harley's hand
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Oxford and Mortimer's giving his Daughter in Marriage in Oxford-Chapel.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Tis theirs who but to please aspire
Page No:
pp.270-271
Poem Title:
To her Grace the Dutchess of Portland, with the foregoing Lines.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
In vain with mimic skill my pencil tries
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
On her drawing the Lord Boyle's Picture.
Attribution:
Verses written by Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
First Line:
No air of wit no beauteous grace I boast
Page No:
p.273
Poem Title:
Lord Boyle's Answer to the foregoing Verses.
Attribution:
Lord Boyle's Answer
Attributed To:
John Boyle
First Line:
Whilst Gay's unhappy fate thy ear attends
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
To Robert Barber Esq; Deputy to the Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Court of Exchequer, on his attending, whilst his Son repeated Gay's Fable of the Hare and Many Friends.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Should you employ your ridicule
Page No:
pp.275-276
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a Lady, who took Delight in ridiculing a Person of very weak Understanding, whom she reliev'd from Want.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Tell me my patroness and friend
Page No:
p.277
Poem Title:
To Lady H--r, who ask'd, Had the Author done writing Verses?
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
A sight like this who can unmoved survey
Page No:
pp.278-281
Poem Title:
On seeing the Captives, lately redeem'd from Barbary by His Majesty.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
How I succeed you kindly ask
Page No:
pp.282-290
Poem Title:
To a Lady, who commanded me to send her an Account in Verse, how I succeeded in my Subscription.
Attribution:
Collected under Barber's name
Attributed To:
Mary Barber