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Poems on several occasions [T75638] [ECCO]

DMI number:
712
Publication Date:
1767
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T75638
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131062902
Shelfmark:
BL - 239.i.22
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | SEVERAL OCCASIONS.| BY | MATTHEW PRIOR, Esq; | [rule] | VOLUME THE SECOND. | [rule] | THE FIFTH EDITION. | [rule] | To which is Prefixed, | The LIFE of Mr. PRIOR, | By SAMUEL HUMPHREYS, Esq; | [rule] | Adorned with CUTS. | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[i] | Printed for W. STRAHAN, J. and F. RIVINGTON, | R. BALDWIN, L. HAWES and W. CLARKE and | R. COLLINS, T. CASLON, C. and R. WARE, and | ROBINSON and ROBERTS. | [rule] | M.DCC.LXVII
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[10], [xiii]-lxxii, [1]-356pp.
Bibliographic details:
Fifth Edition Separate title-page for 'Solomon De Mundi Vanitate’. The second part consists of ’Original poems and translations by several hands’, with a half-title printed on the recto of the frontispiece, which bears the catchword "Vol.II." and was perhaps originally part of another collection. HALF TITLE: [ornamental rule] | ORIGINAL POEMS | AND | TRANSLATIONS. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornamental rule]
Comments:
CONTENTS: Engraved frontispiece; title-page; Dedicatory epistle to ‘His Grace Lionel, Duke of Dorset' signed by Samuel Humphreys [4p.]; Table of contents [4p.]; ‘Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Prior’, containing prose and verse[xiii-lxxii]; Poems by Matthew Prior [236p.]; ‘Original Poems and Translations by Several Hands’ [120p.]. Latin verse on p.xxxix-xl, pp.151-236; French verse on p. 117. PLATES: Opposite title-page, p.[1], p.[17], p.[239].
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: Dedicatory epistle to ‘His Grace Lionel, Duke of Dorset' signed by Samuel Humphreys [4pp.]; Table of contents [4pp.]; ‘Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Prior’, containing prose and verse[xiii-lxxii]
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Dedicatee:
Lionel Cranfield Sackville
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Content/Publication
First Line:
As bards of old in nobler lays could sing
Page No:
pp.lvi-lviii
Poem Title:
On the same Occasion.
Attribution:
Geo. Waldron, Olim Coll. Reg. Oxon.
Attributed To:
George Waldron
First Line:
Could I great bard o could I share
Page No:
pp.xx-xxi
Poem Title:
To Matthew Prior, Esq
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail honoured bard the wonder of our isle
Page No:
pp.lxvii-lxxi
Poem Title:
To Mr. Prior, On his Solomon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've listened long and now would silence break
Page No:
pp.xxvii-xxxiv
Poem Title:
Horace, Satire VII. Book VII. Davus and Horace.
Attribution:
In the preface signed 'J. Dennis', '...I appeal to you, Sir, if the Satire of Horace the Translation of which comes after this Letter [...]'.
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Let Britain now at last no more complain
Page No:
pp.xlvii-l
Poem Title:
On Mr. Prior's Collection of Poems, 1709.
Attribution:
G. Sewell.
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
Let tears no more lament the dead in vain
Page No:
pp.xlv-xlvi
Poem Title:
On the Publication of some Posthumous Pieces of Mr. Prior.
Attribution:
W. Pattison
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Matt Prior and we must submit
Page No:
pp.xliii-xlv
Poem Title:
Threnus: Or Stanzas on the Death of Mr. Prior,
Attribution:
By Robert Ingram, Esq;
Attributed To:
Robert Ingram
First Line:
Mean artifice to gild precarious fame
Page No:
p.lxxii
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr Prior's Monument.
Attribution:
Cha. Beckingham.
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
Oft have I thought great bard in my poor cell
Page No:
pp.lxvi-lxvii
Poem Title:
To Mr. Prior,
Attribution:
By Francis Peck, M.A. 1720.
Attributed To:
Francis Peck
First Line:
Receive great bard thanks from the meanest muse
Page No:
pp.lxv-lxvi
Poem Title:
To Mr. Prior,
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Newcomb, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, Nov. 14th, 1719.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The first great man who made the world his own
Page No:
pp.l-liii
Poem Title:
To Mr. Prior, On his Carmen Seculare.
Attribution:
By James Marshall, Esq;
Attributed To:
James Marshall
First Line:
The nymph whose virgin heart thy charms have taught
Page No:
p.lxxii
Poem Title:
Lady Winchelsea to Mr. Prior.
Attribution:
Lady Winchelsea to Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Anne Finch [nee Kingsmill]
First Line:
The remnant of his days he safely past
Page No:
p.xxxiv
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Prior's muse prepares to sing
Page No:
pp.liv-lv
Poem Title:
On the same Occasion,
Attribution:
By Mr. A.T. of St. John's College, Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst Harley with more near approaches blessed
Page No:
pp.lviii-lxiv
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Mr. Prior, on the Folio Edition of his Poems, 1718.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Behind an unfrequented glade
Page No:
pp.[1]-15
Poem Title:
The Turtle and Sparrow.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O dearest daughter of two dearest friends
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
Application.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I sing not old Jason who travelled through Greece
Page No:
pp.[17]-24
Poem Title:
Down-Hall: A Ballad. To the Tuen of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Written in the Year M DCC XV.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When crowding folks with strange ill faces
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Fleetwood Shepard, Esq; 1689.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O Phoebus deity whose powerful hand
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
To my Learned Friend Samuel Shaw, Taking his Doctor's Degree, at Leyden, and defending a Thesis on the Jaundice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I have no hopes the Duke he says and dies
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
On Bishop Atterbury's Burying the Duke of Buckinghamshire, 1721.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I sent for Radcliffe was so ill
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
The Remedy Worse than the Disease.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
How long deluded Albion wilt thou lie
Page No:
pp.30-40
Poem Title:
An Ode, In Imitation of the Second Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Written Anno 1692.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Madam | Since Anna visited the muses' seat
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Verses Spoke to the Lady Henrietta-Cavendish-Holles Harley, Countess of Oxford, In the Library of St. John's College, Cambridge, November IX, 1719.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
What would my humble comrades have me say
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Prologue to the Orphan, Represented by some of the Westminster Scholars, at Hickford's Dancing-Room in Panton-Street, near Leicester-Fields, the Second of February, 1720. Spoken by the Lord Duplin, who acted Cordelio.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
It always has been thought discreet
Page No:
p.43-46
Poem Title:
The Conversation. A Tale.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Fast by the banks of Cam was Colin bred
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
Colin's Mistakes. Written in Imitation of Spenser's Style.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Wissin and nature held a long contest
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable The Countess Dowager of Devonshire, On a Piece of Wiessen's, whereon were all her Grandsons Painted.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Thus Kitty beautiful and young
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
The Female Phaeton.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Kneller's works of various grace
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
The Judgment of Venus
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Epitaph Extempore.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Whilst I am scorched with hot desire
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
To Chloe.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Abate fair fugitive abate thy speed
Page No:
pp.58-62
Poem Title:
Daphne and Apollo: Imitated, from the first Book of Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Heavy O Lord on me thy judgments lie
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Considerations On Part of the LXXXVIIIth Psalm. A College Exercise, 1690.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
The town which Louis bought Nassau reclaims
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
On the Taking of Namur, 1695.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Pish lord I wish this prologue was but Greek
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken by Lord Buckhurst, In Westminster-School, at Christmas, 1695, in the Character of Cleonidas, in Mr. Dryden's Cleomenes.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
While with labour assiduous due pleasure I mix
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
The Secretary. Written at the Hague, 1696.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Lords knights and squires the numerous band
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
To A Child of Quality, Five Years Old, 1704; The Author then Forty.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
The sturdy man if he in love obtains
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Partial Fame.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When you with high dutch heeren dine
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
Upon this Passage in Scaligeriana.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Two mice dear boy of genteel fashion
Page No:
pp.69-73
Poem Title:
The Mice. To Mr. Adrian Drift.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'. Signed 'Your's entirely, Matthew'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Sphinx was a monster that would eat
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Two Riddles, 1710.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
The fox an actor's vizard found
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
A Fable.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Of Nero tyrant petty king
Page No:
pp.75-86
Poem Title:
The Viceroy. A Ballad.To the Tune of The Lady Isabella's Tragedy: Or, The Step-Mother's Cruelty.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Bibo thought fit from the world to retreat
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Bibo and Charon.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Nell given over by the doctor was dying
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
Nell and John.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Her time with equal prudence Silvia shares
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
The Modern Saint.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O death how thou spoilst the best project of life
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Wives by the Dozen.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Poor Hall caught his death standing under a spout
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
Fatal Love.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Quoth Richard in jest looking wistly at Nelly
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
A Sailor's Wife.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Prometheus forming Mr Day
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
The Parallel.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When hungry wolves had trespassed on the fold
Page No:
p.90
Poem Title:
A Greek Epigram Imitated.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Reader I was born and cried
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
On a Fart, let in the House of Commons.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Jove lay blessed in his Alcmena's charms
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
To a Friend on his Nuptials.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O with what woes am I oppressed
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
Husband and Wife.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
You madam may with safety go
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
To A Young Lady, Who was fond of Fortune-Telling.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
It oft to many has successful been
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
Cupid in Ambush.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Will Piggot must to Coxwould go
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
The Wandering Pilgrim.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
His lamp his bow and quiver laid aside
Page No:
pp.98-99
Poem Title:
Cupid turned Ploughman. From Moschus
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Thus to the muses spoke the Cyprian dame
Page No:
p.98
Poem Title:
Venus's Advice to the Muses.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
No I'll endure ten thousand deaths
Page No:
pp.99-101
Poem Title:
Chaste Florimel.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Whilst I in prison or in court look down
Page No:
p.99
Poem Title:
To Fortune.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Let others from the town retire
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
Non Pareil
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Honour I say or honest fame
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
Upon Honour. A Fragment.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
That all from Adam first began
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
The Old Gentry.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Luke preach-ill admires what we laymen can mean
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
The Insatiable Priest.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Phillis you boast of perfect health in vain
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
The Incurable.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Pontius who loves you know a joke
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
Pontius and Pontia.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
When Willis of Ephraim heard Rochester preach
Page No:
pp.106
Poem Title:
Doctors Differ.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
So good a wife doth Lissy make
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
Cautious Alice.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Lysander talks extremely well
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Pedant.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Of thy judicious muse's sense
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
To A Poet of Quality, Praising The Lady Hinchinbroke.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
At dead of night when stars appear
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
Cupid turn'd Stroller. From Anacreon.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
By birth I'm a slave yet can give you a crown
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Enigma.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Formed half beneath and half above the earth
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
Enigma.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Says Pontius in rage contradicting his wife
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
Truth told at last.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Now how shall I do with my love and my pride
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
A Case Stated.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Why thus from the plain does my shepherdess rove
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
Imitated. [Chanson]
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I my dear was born today
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
On my Birth-Day, July XXI.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
As doctors give physic by way of prevention
Page No:
pp.114-116
Poem Title:
For my own Monument.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
I know that fortune long has wanted sight
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
Upon Playing at Ombre with Two Ladies.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Soft cupid wanton amorous boy
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
Cupid's Promise Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Once on a time in sunshine weather
Page No:
pp.119-121
Poem Title:
Truth and Falshood. A Tale.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
This lamp which Prior to his Harley gave
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Engraven on Three Sides of an Antique Lamp, given by me to Lord Harley: Mat. Prior.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'. 'Mat. Prior'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Reading ends in melancholy
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
Songs... I. Set by Mr. Abel.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Whither would my passion run
Page No:
pp.122-123
Poem Title:
Songs... II. Set by Mr. Purcell.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Come weep no more for tis in vain
Page No:
pp.123-125
Poem Title:
Songs... IV. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Strephonetta why do ye fly me
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
Songs... III. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Let perjured fair Aminta know
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
Songs... V. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Phillis since we have both been kind
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
Songs... VI. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Phillis this pious talk give over
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
Songs... VII. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Still Dorinda I adore
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
Songs... VIII. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Is it o love thy want of eyes
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
Songs... IX. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Why Harry what ails you why look you so sad
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
Songs... X. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Morella charming without art
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
Songs... XI. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Since my words though never so tender
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
Songs... XII. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Love inform thy faithful creature
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
Songs... XIII. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Once I was unconfined and free
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
Songs... XIV. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Farewell Amynta we must part
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Songs... XV. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Accept my love as true a heart
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Songs... XVI. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Nanny blushes when I woo her
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Songs... XVII. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Since we your husband daily see
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Songs... XVIII. Set by Mr. Smith.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Phillis give this humour over
Page No:
pp.138-139
Poem Title:
Songs... XIX. Set by C. R.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Since by ill fate I'm forced away
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Songs... XX. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Touch the lyre every string
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
Songs... XXI. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
In vain alas poor Strephon tries
Page No:
p.141
Poem Title:
Songs... XXII. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Well I will never more complain
Page No:
p.142
Poem Title:
Songs... XXIII. Set by Mr. De Fesch.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Chloe beauty has and wit
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Songs... XXIV. Set by Mr. C. R.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Since Moggy I mun bid adieu
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
Songs... XXV.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Some kind angel gently flying
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
Songs... XXVI.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Haste my Nannette
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
Songs... XXVII.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Whilst others proclaim
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
Songs... XXVIII. Nelly.
Attribution:
Title-page attribution, 'By Matthew Prior, Esq'.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Beauty's a gaudy sign no more
Page No:
pp.[239]-241
Poem Title:
The Curious Maid.
Attribution:
By Hildebrand Jacob, Esq;
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
O thou designed by nature to control
Page No:
pp.241-244
Poem Title:
The Silent Flute: Or, The Members Speech to their Sovereign.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Jacob Hildebrand].
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Celia this night has promised I
Page No:
pp.244-245
Poem Title:
An Allusion to Horace. Ode XXX. Book I.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e., Hildebrand Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
You who like Proteus in all shapes appear
Page No:
pp.246-254
Poem Title:
Bedlam.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Hildebrand Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
With flowing pomp and beauteous pride
Page No:
pp.255-258
Poem Title:
A Ship in a Storm.
Attribution:
By a Sailor.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Phoebus darted forth a milder ray
Page No:
pp.258-261
Poem Title:
Strada's Nightingale. Imitated.
Attribution:
Imitated by Mr. Pattison.
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Where the fair Paphian goddess keeps her court
Page No:
pp.261-266
Poem Title:
The Court of Venus, From Claudian.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Pattison]
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Dear Chloe while thus beyond measure
Page No:
pp.267-269
Poem Title:
Dobson and Joan: a Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. B****.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The man that is drunk is void of all care
Page No:
pp.269-271
Poem Title:
Horace's Integer Vitae, &c. Imitated.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., 'Mr. B****']
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such words the prophet's indignation raise
Page No:
pp.271-275
Poem Title:
The Story Of Orpheus and Eurydice. From The Fourth Georgic of Virgil.
Attribution:
By Samuel Humphreys, Esq;
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
Thank heaven at last our wars are over
Page No:
pp.276-291
Poem Title:
Vertumnus. An Epistle to Mr. Jacob Bobart, Botany Professor to the University of Oxford, and Keeper of the Physic-Garden.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans, 1711.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Read the commandments Trapp translate no further
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
Written in a Blank Leaf of Dr Trapp's Blank Verse Translation of Virgil.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e., Abel Evans]
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Whilst you my Lord acquire a deathless name
Page No:
pp.292-305
Poem Title:
Cannons. Inscribed to his Grace the Duke of Chandos. [...] Written in the Year 1728.
Attribution:
By Samuel Humphreys, Esq;
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
When heaven has once with rich profusion joined
Page No:
pp.306-310
Poem Title:
Malapsia. A Poem, Sacred to the Memory Of the Right Honourable the Lady Malpas.
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
By what authority do clergy
Page No:
pp.310-311
Poem Title:
On Marriage.
Attribution:
By Mr. Butler, Author of Hudibras.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Dear Sim by wits extolled by wits cried down
Page No:
p.311
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Simon Harcourt, Esq; Occasioned By his Fathering the Verses to the Lady Catharine Hyde.
Attribution:
By Dr. Sewell
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
Before Apollo's shrine I prayed
Page No:
p.312
Poem Title:
The Young Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fain would I sir what you advised fulfil
Page No:
pp.313-317
Poem Title:
Harley. An Epistle from a Clergyman in Essex, to his Friend in London. 1722.
Attribution:
'from a Clergyman in Essex, to his Friend in London. 1722'
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I who on rude unpolished reed
Page No:
pp.317-319
Poem Title:
On The Double Birth-Day Of The Countess of Oxford, and her Daughter, now Duchess of Portland, Feb. 11.
Attribution:
By the Hon. Mr Harley, now Earl of Oxford.
Attributed To:
Robert Harley
First Line:
Ladies to you with pleasure we submit
Page No:
pp.319-320
Poem Title:
Prologue, For Delia's Play.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What all our sex in one sad hour undone
Page No:
pp.321-322
Poem Title:
To Delia On her Play.
Attribution:
'written by the Right Honourable John, Marquis of Normanby, Duke of Buckinghamshire, which, being omitted in his Lordship's Works, I shall here give the Reader, as a truly valuable Curiosity' [footnote attribution on p.320].
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
It was the fate of an unhappy swain
Page No:
pp.322-325
Poem Title:
Amaryllis. A Pastoral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three nymphs glad Damon's heart divide
Page No:
pp.325-326
Poem Title:
Written at East-Hamstead, To Sir William Trumbull's Three Nieces.
Attribution:
By Sir Henry Sheers.
Attributed To:
Henry [Henry Sheers] Sheres
First Line:
Thou tyrant god of love give over
Page No:
pp.326-329
Poem Title:
Loving One I Never Saw.
Attribution:
W. Walsh.
Attributed To:
William Walsh
First Line:
Phyllis if you will not agree
Page No:
pp.330-333
Poem Title:
The Antiquated Coquet.
Attribution:
'supposed to have been written by the Earl of Dorset [...] in the Reign of King Charles II. The MS is signed B. i.e. we presume Buckhurst', footnote attribution on p.333.
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Farewell ye shady walks and fountains
Page No:
pp.333-335
Poem Title:
Dorinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If absence so much racks my charmer's heart
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
To Leonora.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease Leonora cease to mourn
Page No:
p.336
Poem Title:
To Leonora, Encore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While mad Ophelia we lament
Page No:
p.337
Poem Title:
On a Pretty Mad-Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The circling months begin this day
Page No:
pp.338-339
Poem Title:
The New-Year's Gift to Phyllis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What a tedious day is past
Page No:
p.338
Poem Title:
Absence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For God's sake nay dear sir
Page No:
pp.339-340
Poem Title:
Miss Coy. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jove once resolved the females to degrade
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
On Snuff.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You need not thus so often pray
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I see the fetters I am doomed to wear
Page No:
pp.341-344
Poem Title:
The Fourth Elegy Of The Second Book of Tibullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lay not the pain so near your heart
Page No:
p.341
Poem Title:
To a Friend who had a Pain in his Side.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Not that I may in worldly wealth abound
Page No:
pp.344-346
Poem Title:
The Third Elegy Of The Third Book of Tibullus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No woman ever shall draw me from your arms
Page No:
pp.346-348
Poem Title:
The Twelfth Elegy Of The Fourth Book of Tibullus. To His Mistress.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Chloe since you a handsome woman are
Page No:
pp.348-351
Poem Title:
Ovid's Amours, Elegy III. Book III. Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Virgil and Horace equally divine
Page No:
p.351
Poem Title:
Written under Mr. Prior's Picture,
Attribution:
By Mr Drift.
Attributed To:
Adrian Drift
First Line:
O dearest master father friend
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
To Mr Prior, On His Birth-Day, July 21.
Attribution:
'With these Verses, Mr Drift delivered to Mr Prior his Annual Account', footnote on p.352.
Attributed To:
Adrian Drift
First Line:
Wit sense and learning massacred of late
Page No:
p.353
Poem Title:
On a Report of Mr. Prior's Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is Prior gone O would you once inspire
Page No:
pp.354-355
Poem Title:
On the Death of Matthew Prior, Esq; Of Down-Hall in Essex.
Attribution:
By a Neighbouring Clergyman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To view this solemn scene this pomp of woe
Page No:
p.356
Poem Title:
On Seeing Mr. Prior's Funeral. In Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Adrian Drift
Attributed To:
Adrian Drift