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Poems on several occasions. By Michael Bruce [ecco] [T144079]

DMI number:
1030
Publication Date:
1796
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T144079
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113262198
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
POEMS, | ON | [i]SEVERAL OCCASIONS,[/i] | BY | MICHAEL BRUCE. | [double rule] | A NEW EDITION. | [double rule] | [epigraph] | [short rule] | EDINBURGH: | [i]PRINTED BY JOHN PATERSON.[/i] | AND SOLD BY ALL THE BOOKSELLERS. | [short double rule] | M DCC XCVI.
Epigraph:
[i]-Sine me, liber, ibis in urbem.[/i] OVID.
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Contents: Prose 'Eclogue. In the manner of Ossian' pp. 19-25; 'The Vanity of our Desire of Immortality Here: A Story, In the Eastern Manner' pp. 166-172. Preface notes that, alongside Bruce's verse 'some poems, wrote by different authors, are inserted; all of them original, and none of them destitute of merit. The reader of taste will easily distinguish them from those of Mr. Bruce, without their being particularlized by any mark.' Attributions: as no additional authors are identified and it is not clear which poems in the collection are by Bruce, all poems are treated as 'not attributed'.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: preface pp. [iii]-vi; Note from the publishers pp. [vii]-ix; Essay from the Mirror No. 36, including an extract from 'Spring' pp. x-xvii; Contents pp. [xxi]-xxii.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Poems on several occasions. By Michael Bruce [ecco] [T144078]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144078
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems on several occasions. By Michael Bruce [ecco] [T59953]
Publication Date:
1782
ESTC No:
T59953
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems on several occasions. By Michael Bruce [T173479]
Publication Date:
1772
ESTC No:
T173479
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
John Logan
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Logan was the editor of the original 1770 miscellany (see entry for 'Logan, John', in ODNB).
Printer:
John Paterson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
In life's fair dawning but deceitful morn
Page No:
pp.xix-xx
Poem Title:
Verses Addressed to the Mother of Michael Bruce.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath the horror of a rock
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
The Eagle, Crow, and Shepherd: A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Upon a bank with cowslips covered over
Page No:
pp.3-7
Poem Title:
Alexis: A Pastoral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mild from the shower the morning's rosy light
Page No:
pp.8-15
Poem Title:
Damon, Menalcas, and Meliboeus: An Eclogue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In may when the gowans appear on the green
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
Pastoral Song.
Attribution:
To the tune of The Yellow-Hair'd Laddie.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more of youthful joys or love's fond dreams
Page No:
pp.26-32
Poem Title:
Daphnis: A Monody. To the memory of a young Boy of great parts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the scottish northern chiefs
Page No:
pp.33-45
Poem Title:
Sir James The Ross. An Historical Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See see the genial spring again
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Vernal Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O fountain of the wood whose glassy wave
Page No:
pp.48-50
Poem Title:
Ode: To a Fountain.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The great the glorious deed is done
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
Danish Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In deeds of arms our fathers rise
Page No:
pp.54-56
Poem Title:
Danish Ode.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Winged wanderer of the sky
Page No:
pp.57-60
Poem Title:
Anacreontic: To a Wasp.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient times ere traps were framed
Page No:
pp.61-67
Poem Title:
The Musiad: A Minor Epic Poem. A Fragment. In the manner of Homer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail native land where on the flowery banks
Page No:
pp.68-105
Poem Title:
Lochleven: A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What man what hero shall the muses sing
Page No:
pp.106-112
Poem Title:
Ode: To Paoli.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail beauteous stranger of the wood
Page No:
pp.113-115
Poem Title:
Ode: To the Cuckow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis past the iron north has spent his rage
Page No:
pp.116-123
Poem Title:
Elegy: To Spring.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His second coming who at first appeared
Page No:
pp.124-160
Poem Title:
The Last Day: A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Waiting I sit on Leven's sandy shore
Page No:
pp.161-165
Poem Title:
Philocles: An Elegy, On The Death Of Mr. William Dryburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye heavenly sounds enchanting notes
Page No:
pp.173-175
Poem Title:
Verses, On Hearing An Aeolian Harp at Midnight.
Attribution:
By Mr. C--, a young Gentleman, who died of a consumption a few days after writing them.
Attributed To:
Not attributed