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Poems on several occasions [T75645]

DMI number:
678
Publication Date:
1742
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T75645
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111617773
Shelfmark:
BL - 991.a.19
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | Several Occasions.| BY | [i]MATTHEW PRIOR[/i], Esq; | [rule] | VOLUME THE SECOND. | [rule] | THE FOURTH EDITION. | [rule] | To which is Prefixed, | [i]The[/i] LIFE [i]of Mr[/i] PRIOR, | By [i]SAMUEL HUMPHREYS[/i] Esq; | [rule] | ADORNED WITH CUTS. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[i] | Printed for C. HITCH at the [i]Red Lyon[/i] in [i]Pater-|Noster-Row[/i], and J. HODGES at the [i]Looking- | glass[/i] over against St [i]Magnus-Church London- | Bridge[/i]. | [short rule] | M.DCC.XLII.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[i]-lxxii, [1]-236, [1]-120pp.
Bibliographic details:
Separate title-page for 'Solomon De Mundi Vanitate’. ESTC notes: '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.' ESTC notes 'p.lii mispaginated as 'ii'' Separate title page for 'Original poems': [ornamental rule] | ORIGINAL POEMS | AND | TRANSLATIONS. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornamental rule] Plates: Frontispiece and facing p.[1], p.[17]; p.[3], p.[17].
Comments:
CONTENTS: ‘Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Prior’, contains prose and verse pp. [xiii]-lxxii including section of 'Verses to the Author' pp. xlvii-lxxii; Poems on Several Occasions by Prior pp. [1]-236; ‘Original Poems and Translations by Several Hands’ pp. [3]-120p. Latin inscription on p.xxxix-xl; Latin verse p.28, 121, 151-236; French verse on p. 111-2, 117. Attributions: poems in the first part of this book, 'Poems on Several Occasions' are considered to be attributed in this miscellany to Matthew Prior.
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 pp. [xiii]-lxxii.
References:
Case 436(d)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T75638] [ECCO]
Publication Date:
1767
ESTC No:
T75638
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems on several occasions [T75657]
Publication Date:
1754
ESTC No:
T75657
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Reissue
Comments:
Related People
Dedicatee:
Lionel Cranfield Sackville
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicatory epistle by Samuel Humphreys.
Publisher:
C. Hitch
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
James Hodges
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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:
p.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:
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
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. Newcome, Fellow of St. John's College Cambridge, Nov. 14th, 1719.
Attributed To:
J. Newcome
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 Saeculare.
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.liiii-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-lxiiii
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 Tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Written in the Year MDCCXV.
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 Shephard, 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, At 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:
pp.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. Humbly address'd to Sir Thomas Frankland, Bart. Post-Master, and Pay-Master-General to Queen Anne.
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 Plowman. 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:
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:
II. Set by Mr. Purcel.
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
XIX. Set by Mr. 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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
p.[3]-5
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.5-8
Poem Title:
The Silent Flute: Or, The Members Spech to their Soveraign.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Jacob].
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Celia this night has promised I
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
An Allusion to Horace. Ode XXX. Book I.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
You who like Proteus in all shapes appear
Page No:
pp.10-18
Poem Title:
Bedlam.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Jacob]
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
With flowing pomp and beauteous pride
Page No:
pp.19-22
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.22-25
Poem Title:
Strada's Nightingale. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pattison.
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Where the fair Paphian goddess keeps her court
Page No:
pp.25-30
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.31-33
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.33-35
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.35-39
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.40-55
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.55
Poem Title:
Written in a Blank-Leaf of Dr Trapp's Blank-Verse-Translation of Virgil.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Evans]
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Whilst you my Lord acquire a deathless name
Page No:
pp.56-69
Poem Title:
Canons. 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.70-74
Poem Title:
Malpasia. A Poem, Sacred to the Memory Of the Right Honourable the Lady Malpas.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Humphreys]
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
By what authority do clergy
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
On Marriage.
Attribution:
By Mr Butler, Author-of Hudibras.
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Before Apollo's shrine I prayed
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
The Young Poet.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear Sim by wits extolled by wits cried down
Page No:
p.75
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:
Fain would I sir what you advised fulfil
Page No:
pp.77-81
Poem Title:
Harley. An Epistle from a Clergyman in Essex, to his Friend in London. 1722.
Attribution:
from a Clergyman in Essex
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I who on rude unpolished reed
Page No:
pp.81-83
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.83-84
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.85-86
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.84].
Attributed To:
John Sheffield
First Line:
It was the fate of an unhappy swain
Page No:
pp.86-89
Poem Title:
Amaryllis. A Pastoral
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Three nymphs glad Damon's heart divide
Page No:
pp.89-90
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.90-93
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.94-97
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.97
Attributed To:
Charles Sackville
First Line:
Farewell ye shady walks and fountains
Page No:
pp.97-99
Poem Title:
Dorinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If absence so much racks my charmer's heart
Page No:
pp.99-100
Poem Title:
To Leonora.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cease Leonora cease to mourn
Page No:
p.100
Poem Title:
To Leonora, Encore.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While mad Ophelia we lament
Page No:
p.101
Poem Title:
On a Pretty Mad-Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The circling months begin this day
Page No:
pp.102-103
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.102
Poem Title:
Absence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For God's sake nay dear sir
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Miss Coy, A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jove once resolved the females to degrade
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
On Snuff.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You need not thus so often pray
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
To Celia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I see the fetters I am doomed to wear
Page No:
pp.105-108
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.105
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.108-110
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.110-112
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.112-115
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.115
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.116
Poem Title:
To Mr Prior, On His Birth-Day, July 21.
Attribution:
'With these Verses, Mr Drift delivered to Mr Prior his Annual Accompt', footnote on p.116.
Attributed To:
Adrian Drift
First Line:
Wit sense and learning massacred of late
Page No:
p.117
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.118-119
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.120
Poem Title:
On Seeing Mr Prior's Funeral. In Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Adrian Drift
Attributed To:
Adrian Drift