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Poems on several occasions. By the late Matthew Prior [3rd ed.] [T75656]

DMI number:
548
Publication Date:
1733
Volume Number:
3 of 3
ESTC number:
T75656
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110875436
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 f.1014
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | [i]Several Occasions[/i]. | By the Late | [i]MATTHEW PRIOR[/i], Esq; | [rule] | VOLUME the THIRD, and LAST. | [rule] | The THIRD 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: And sold by S. BIRT in [i]Ave-Maria- | Lane[/i], and W. FEALES without [i]Temple-Bar[/i]. | [partial rule] | MDCCXXXIII.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
SEPARATE TITLE PAGE (sig.E): [ornamental rule] | ORIGINAL POEMS | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | ORNAMENTAL HANDS. | [ornamental rule] 'An unauthorised edition', according to ESTC. p.113 mispaginated 311. BOD Vet. A4 f.1014 is missing pp.72-84; interestingly, the poems removed ('The Curious Maid,' 'The Silent Flute', 'An Allusion to Horace'), whilst hardly pornographic, were probably torn out because of their sexual content (either as censorship, or, more likely, to pass around.) PLATES: Unsigned frontispiece portrait. Illustrative plates by Vandergulcht preceding p.[1], p.[19] and p.[75].
Comments:
PAGINATION: [14], [i]-xlii, [2], [1]-18, [19]-71, [72-75], 76-168, [9], 178-203, [1] MISCELLANY CONTENTS: 'The Hind and the Panther Transvers'd' is a separate prose pamphlet (pp.169-203). Much of the prefatory material is prose. MISCELLANY GENRE: Posthumous miscellany. DATE: 'The Hind and the Panther Transversed' at the end of the volume which has a separate title page but continuous pagination and register, is dated 1734; the title page at front of volume carries the date 1733.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIAL: Dedication to Lionel Duke of Dorset (4pp.); 'The Preface' (4pp.); Contents (4pp.); 'Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Prior' (pp.[i]-xlii)
Related People
Dedicatee:
Lionel Cranfield Sackville
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Engraver:
Gerard Vandergucht
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Engraving preceding p.1 signed 'G. V.dr Gucht sculpt'; engraving preceding p.19 signed 'G. V.dr Gucht fecit'.
Publisher:
Samuel Birt
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
William Feales
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Could I great bard o could I share
Page No:
pp.ix-x
Poem Title:
To Matthew Prior, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I've listened long and now would silence break
Page No:
pp.xvi-xxii
Poem Title:
Horace. Satire VII. Book II. Davus and Horace.
Attribution:
In the Preface signed J. Dennis '...this of Horace. the Translation of which has occasioned the Trouble which I now give you'
Attributed To:
John Dennis
First Line:
Is Prior gone O would you once inspire
Page No:
pp.xxxiii-xxxv
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:
Let tears no more lament the dead in vain
Page No:
pp.xli-xlii
Poem Title:
On the Publication of Two Posthumous Pieces of Mr. Prior, viz. I. The Turtle and Sparrow, a Tale. II. Down-Hall, a Ballad.
Attribution:
W. Pattison.
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Matt Prior and we must submit
Page No:
pp.xxxvi-xxxviii
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.xl
Poem Title:
On seeing Mr. Prior's Monument.
Attribution:
Cha. Beckingham.
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
O had my tongue but language to express
Page No:
pp.xxxix-xl
Poem Title:
On the Death of Mr. Prior.
Attribution:
Charles Brown
Attributed To:
Mr. Browne
First Line:
Behind an unfrequented glade
Page No:
pp.[1]-18
Poem Title:
The Turtle and Sparrow. An Elegiac Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I sing not old Jason who travelled through Greece
Page No:
pp.[19]-27
Poem Title:
Down-Hall; a Ballad. To the Tune of King John and the Abbot of Canterbury. Written in the Year, M DCC XV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When crowding folks with strange ill faces
Page No:
pp.28-31
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Fleetwood Shephard, Esq; Written Anno, 1689.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O Phoebus deity whose powerful hand
Page No:
p.32
Poem Title:
Imitated by Mr. Cooke. To my learned Friend Samuel Shaw, at Taking his Doctor's Degree, and Defending a Thesis on the Jaundice.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cooke
Attributed To:
Mr Cooke
First Line:
I sent for Radcliffe was so ill
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
The Remedy Worse than the Disease.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I have no hopes the Duke he says and dies
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
On Bishop Atterbury's Burying his Grace John Sheffield, Duke of Buckinghamshire, 1721.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long deluded Albion wilt thou lie
Page No:
pp.35-47
Poem Title:
An Ode, In Imitation of the Second Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Written Anno, 1692.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Madam | Since Anna visited the muses' seat
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Verses Spoke to the Lady Henrietta-Cavendish-Holles Harley, In the Library of St. John's College, Cambridge, November the 9th, Anno 1719.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What would my humble comrades have me say
Page No:
pp.50-51
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:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It has always been thought discreet
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
The Conversation. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fast by the banks of Cam was Colin bred
Page No:
pp.56-61
Poem Title:
Colin's Mistakes. Written in Imitation of Spenser's Style.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wissin and nature held a long contest
Page No:
pp.62-64
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Devonshire, on a Piece of Wissen's; Wherein were all her Grandsons Painted.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus Kitty beautiful and young
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
The Female Phaeton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Kneller's works of various grace
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
The Judgement of Venus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst I am scorched with hot desire
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
To Cloe.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nobles and heralds by your leave
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
Epitaph, For Himself, Spoken Extempore.
Attribution:
Epitaph, for himself
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty's a gaudy sign no more
Page No:
pp.75-78
Poem Title:
The Curious Maid: A Tale.
Attribution:
By Hildebrand Jacob, Esq;
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
O thou designed by nature to control
Page No:
pp.79-82
Poem Title:
The Silent Flute: Or, the Members Speech To Their Soveraign.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celia this night has promised I
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Allusion To Horace, Ode XXX. Book I.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You who like Proteus in all shapes appear
Page No:
pp.85-95
Poem Title:
Bedlam.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With flowing pomp and beauteous pride
Page No:
pp.95-99
Poem Title:
The Description of a Ship in a Storm.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Phoebus darted forth a milder ray
Page No:
pp.99-103
Poem Title:
Strada's Nightingale.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pattison.
Attributed To:
William Pattison
First Line:
Where the fair Paphian goddess keeps her court
Page No:
pp.103-108
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.109-111
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The man that is drunk is void of all care
Page No:
pp.112-114
Poem Title:
Horace's Integer Vitae, &c. Imitated (Or, rather, Burlesqu'd.)
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such words the prophet's indignation raise
Page No:
pp.115-119
Poem Title:
The Story Of Orpheus Eurydice. From the Fourth Georgic of Virgil.
Attribution:
By Samuel Humphries, Esq;
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
Thank heaven at last our wars are over
Page No:
pp.120-137
Poem Title:
Vertumnus. An Epistle to Mr. Jacob Bobart, Botany-Professor to the University of Oxford, and Keeper of the Physic-Garden, 1713.
Attribution:
By Dr. Evans
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Read the commandments Trapp translate no further
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Written by Dr. Evans in a Blank-Leaf of Dr, Trapp's Blank-Verse-Translation of Virgil.
Attribution:
Written by Dr. Evans
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Whilst you my Lord acquire a deathless name
Page No:
pp.138-153
Poem Title:
Cannons. Inscrib'd 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.154-158
Poem Title:
Malpasia. A Poem, Sacred to the Memory Of the Right Honourable the Lady Malpas.
Attribution:
By Mr. Humphreys
Attributed To:
Samuel Humphreys
First Line:
Jenny with holy heat run mad
Page No:
pp.159
Poem Title:
Sister Jane, from Fontaine.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
By what authority do clergy
Page No:
pp.160-161
Poem Title:
On Marriage.
Attribution:
By Mr. Butler, the Author of Hudibras
Attributed To:
Samuel Butler
First Line:
Sister Jane a by-blow had
Page No:
p.160
Poem Title:
The Same
Attribution:
By Mr. Ozell
Attributed To:
John Ozell
First Line:
Dear Sim by wits extolled by wits cried down
Page No:
p.162
Poem Title:
To Mr. Harcourt, Occasioned By his Fathering the Verses to Lady Catherine Hyde.
Attribution:
By Mr. Sewell.
Attributed To:
George Sewell
First Line:
Before Apollo's shrine I prayed
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
Upon Reading Mr. Prior's Poems.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fain would I sir what you advised fulfil
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
Harley. An Epistle, From the Country, To a Friend in the City, 1722.
Attribution:
By a Clergyman in Essex
Attributed To:
Not attributed