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Poems on several subjects, by a land-waiter in the Port of Poole. [T42655]

DMI number:
673
Publication Date:
1741
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T42655
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111520425
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 2465
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | Several Subjects | [rule] | [i]By a Land-Waiter in the Port of[/i] POOLE. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for T. ASTLEY, at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-yard. | M.DCC.XLI.
Epigraph:
[i]Per cineres Pauli, per cani limina Petri, | Ne laceres Versus---------meos[/i]. Claud.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet, Collection of translations/imitations, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[16], [i]-vi, [7]-206, [2]pp.
Bibliographic details:
Seperate title pages for 'Shalum and Hilpa' p.[i]; 'Machia' p.[49]; 'Batrachomuomachia' p.[81]; 'Part of the Campaign' p. [125]. Plates: Engraved fronstispiece facing title-page.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Latin verse on pp.29-32, 116-117, 133-153 (odd pages), 199-206. Contains poems associated with Henry Price (pp.7-176) and miscellaneous poems by other authors (pp.179-206), prefaced by advertisement p.[177]
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'Names of the Subscribers' [14pp.]. End matter: Table of Contents [2pp.]
Related People
Editor:
Henry Price
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
ESTC identifies 'A land-waiter in the port of Poole = Henry Price'.
Publisher:
Thomas Astley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Ere that the flood with unresisted sway
Page No:
pp.[7]-21
Poem Title:
Shalum and Hilpa: Or, The Antediluvian Novel.
Attribution:
Dedication signed 'H. Price'.
Attributed To:
Henry Price
First Line:
See how the sun ascending by degrees
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
Verses written at School.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sylvia whenever I slumbering lie
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
To Sylvia.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice happy Sylvia is the swain
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Spare conquering damsel spare the boy
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
To the Same.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Last night with Delia in the shady grove
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Damon and Delia.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Jenny having been defiled
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
The Nun. From the French.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thee Hesperus the silent orbs obey
Page No:
pp.32-35
Poem Title:
Hymn to Hesperus. From the Latin of Dan. Heinsius.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Spaniard once said to a German
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
The Spaniard and German.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Bion gentlest bard resigned his breath
Page No:
pp.37-42
Poem Title:
To the Right Reverend Father in God, Robert, Lord Bishop of Peterborough.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since Virgil hath great sirs ye know
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
On the late South-Sea Directors. Written in the Year 1721.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sylvia is lost whom yet I still adore
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
To a Friend on his Marriage.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now war is ceased and we no more
Page No:
pp.44-48
Poem Title:
The First Ode of the First Book of Casimir. Written to Pope Urban VIII. when the Thracian Forces departed out of Pannonia.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of kicks and cuffs of wounds and wars
Page No:
pp.[55]-64
Poem Title:
Machia: Or, The Battle Of The Priest and the Porter.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As once Leander by his passion moved
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
Neptunius.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since of Milner bereft
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
To Mr. Hudden. Extempore.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For ever pleased in public to commend
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
To Mr. **** On the Publication of his Book of Psalmody.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young and unpractised in dramatic rules
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Epilogue to the Stratagem. As it was Acted by some young Gentlemen in the Country.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thee gentle spring I ever will praise
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
The 13th Ode of the Third Book of Horace. Imitated.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of beauteous Laura's heavenly charms
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Sir Charles Wager, Knt, Vice-Admiral of the Red. Written in the Baltick, in the Year 1726.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From fawning crowds and noise and strife
Page No:
pp.75-77
Poem Title:
To the Lady Ernle.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lord of the world whose power is known
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
Supplication for the Lady Ernle.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pardon O Queen if I dare write to thee
Page No:
pp.79-80
Poem Title:
To the Queen.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh may the nine from Helicon inspire
Page No:
pp.[87]-108
Poem Title:
Batrachomuomachia: Or, The Battle Of The Frogs and Mice.
Attribution:
Dedication signed 'H. Price'. 'The lines mark'd with the comma's, are the late Mr. Archdeacon Parnell's', p.108 [footnote].
Attributed To:
Henry Price
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
While you alike from books and friends retire
Page No:
pp.109-111
Poem Title:
To Thomas Ridge, Esq;
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hosier with indignant sorrow
Page No:
pp.111-113
Poem Title:
Vernon's Answer To Hosier's Ghost.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How short how narrow is the span
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
Man that is Born of a Woman.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near this place
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
On Captain Jolliff.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To thee bright saint and thee alone
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Peate.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this consecrated stone
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
On Mr. Urban Skinner.
Attribution:
Suppos'd to be written by a Gentle-Woman.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let Britain's queen to Boyle the busto raise
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
On Thomas Missing, Esq;
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone
Page No:
p.123
Poem Title:
On Mr. Isaac Tickner.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
On Mrs, Olive.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While crowds of princes your deserts proclaim
Page No:
pp.[132]-153
Poem Title:
Part of the Campaign. A Poem.
Attribution:
'Mr. Addison's Campaign', attribution in 'The Preface', p.127.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
What though your country and your king approve
Page No:
pp.154-157
Poem Title:
To the Honourable George Dodington, Esq;
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rise mighty chief for noblest deeds renowned
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
On Reading in the Publick Papers that Sir John Norris was appointed to cruize in the Channel with 45 Sail of Men of War.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The snowy treasures of the sky
Page No:
pp.159-161
Poem Title:
To William Okeden, Esq; Imitated from Casimir.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oft have I wished whenever with kindling thought
Page No:
pp.161-163
Poem Title:
To Mr. Pope. On his Translation of the Iliad.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Almighty God by whose creating word
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
The Prayer of Manasses. In Imitation of Mr. Prior's Hymn of Callimachus.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Windham this verse to thee the muse commends
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
To Thomas Windham, Esq; On his being elected to serve in Parliament.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From sensual joys to more refined delights
Page No:
pp.167-170
Poem Title:
To Mr. Browne. Occasioned by his Poem on Life, &c.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear to thy country and thy king
Page No:
pp.170-173
Poem Title:
To the Honourable Sir Charles Wager, Knt. Admiral of the Blue. Written in the Year 1731.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To thee great God to thee the voice we raise
Page No:
pp.174-176
Poem Title:
Te Deum Laudamus.
Attribution:
By a Land-Waiter in the Port of Poole [title-page attribution]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let the gay world in noisy mirth employ
Page No:
pp.179-186
Poem Title:
Stoke's-Bay.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gaslee
Attributed To:
Mr. Gaslee
First Line:
Fain would I wondrous artist sing thy praise
Page No:
pp.186-187
Poem Title:
To Mr. Willis, Writing-Master, At East Orchard, Dorset.
Attribution:
By Mr. Bennet, late of Oriel College, Oxon
Attributed To:
Mr. Bennet
First Line:
In vain the muse attempts to tune the lyre
Page No:
pp.187-190
Poem Title:
On The Death of Dr. Sewell.
Attribution:
By Mr. Birch
Attributed To:
Mr. Birch
First Line:
Phoebus approach and bring
Page No:
pp.191-198
Poem Title:
The Progress of Learning.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Mr Birch]
Attributed To:
Mr. Birch