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Poems on various subjects selected to enforce the practice of virtue [N20962] [ecco]

DMI number:
1267
Publication Date:
1780
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N20962
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117220264
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | VARIOUS SUBJECTS; | SELECTED TO ENFORCE THE | [i]PRACTICE OF VIRTUE.[/i] | AND | [i]With a view to comprise in one Volume the[/i] | BEAUTIES | OF | ENGLISH POETRY. | BY THOMAS TOMKINS. | [double rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | | LONDON: | [i]Printed for the Editor, and[/i] | J. WALLIS, AT YORICK's HEAD, LUDGATE STREET. | M,DCC,LXXX.
Epigraph:
The pleasing Art of Poetry's design'd | To raise the thoughts and moralize the mind; | The chaste delights of virtue to inspire, | And warm the bosom with seraphic fire; | Sublime the passions, lend devotion wings, | And celebrate the [i]First great Cause[/i] of things.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Half title: SELECT POEMS. Colophon on p. 204: London: Printed by the Etheringtons.
Comments:
Attributions: some attributions taken from contents page.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'To The Public' pp. [v]-vii; Contents, pp. [ix]-xi.
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Publisher:
J Wallis
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Messrs Etherington
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Editor:
Thomas Tomkins
Confidence:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Now early shepherds over the meadows pass
Page No:
pp.1-4
Poem Title:
Health. An Eclogue.
Attribution:
By Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Turn gentle hermit of the dale
Page No:
pp.4-10
Poem Title:
Edwin And Angelina. A Ballad.
Attribution:
By Dr. Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
Parent of virtue if thine ear
Page No:
pp.11-14
Poem Title:
Hymn To Humanity.
Attribution:
By Dr. Langhorne.
Attributed To:
John Langhorne
First Line:
As Phoebus darted forth his milder ray
Page No:
pp.15-18
Poem Title:
The Nightingale.
Attribution:
Pope [contents page]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In the barn the tenant cock
Page No:
pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Morning.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Fervid on the glittering flood
Page No:
pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Noon.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Over the heath the heifer strays
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Evening.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
These as they change almighty father these
Page No:
pp.24-28
Poem Title:
Hymn.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Far in the windings of a vale
Page No:
pp.28-33
Poem Title:
Edwin and Emma.
Attribution:
By David Mallet, Esq.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
A Contemplation On Night.
Attribution:
By Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
With each perfection dawning on her mind
Page No:
pp.35-41
Poem Title:
The Nun. An Elegy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail mildly pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.41-43
Poem Title:
Hymn On Solitude.
Attribution:
By Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Thanks to thee nymph whose powerful hand
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Ode To Sensibility.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Over moorlands and mountains rude barren and bare
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Content. A Pastoral.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Oft I've implored the gods in vain
Page No:
pp.46-49
Poem Title:
A Prayer For Indifference.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Greville.
Attributed To:
Frances Greville [nee Macartney]
First Line:
If we with brutes must share a common fate
Page No:
pp.49-51
Poem Title:
On The Immortality Of The Soul.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail to thy living light
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Ode In Elfrida.
Attribution:
By Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
Hymn To Contentment.
Attribution:
Parnel. [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
The wealthy cit grown old in trade
Page No:
pp.55-60
Poem Title:
The Country-Box, 1757.
Attribution:
By Robert Lloyd, A. M.
Attributed To:
Robert Lloyd
First Line:
Daughter of Jove relentless power
Page No:
pp.60-62
Poem Title:
Hymn To Advertisy.
Attribution:
By Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.62-66
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The midnight moon serenely smiles
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
An Inquiry After Happiness.
Attribution:
By Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Let coward guilt with pallid fear
Page No:
pp.68-70
Poem Title:
Written At Midnight In A Thunder Storm.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
How sweet the calm of this sequestered shore
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
The Evening Walk.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
While soft through water earth and air
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
Contemplation.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. Carter]
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Soon as the morning trembles over the sky
Page No:
pp.74-80
Poem Title:
The Story Of Lavinia.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Season.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.80-82
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.82-83
Poem Title:
Providence. An Hymn.
Attribution:
By Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.84-86
Poem Title:
Gratitude.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Addison]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The lofty pillars of the sky
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Creation.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Addison]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
From frozen climes and endless tracts of snow
Page No:
pp.87-89
Poem Title:
A Winter Piece. Addressed to the Duke of Dorsey.
Attribution:
By Philips.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Dear Chloe while the busy crowd
Page No:
pp.90-93
Poem Title:
The Fire-Side.
Attribution:
By Dr. Cotton.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Cotton
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
Adam's Morning Hymn.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Ye shepherds so cheerful and gay
Page No:
pp.96-105
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ballad. In Four Parts. Written 1743.
Attribution:
By Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Come shepherds we'll follow the hearse
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Corydon. A Pastoral. To The Memory Of William Shenstone, Esq.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Amazing period when each mountain height
Page No:
pp.107-110
Poem Title:
The Day of Judgment.
Attribution:
From Young's Night Thoughts.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Deep in a grove by cypress shaded
Page No:
pp.110-115
Poem Title:
A Father's Advice. To His Son.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.115-119
Poem Title:
Ode On A Distant Prospect Of Eton College.
Attribution:
By Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled
Page No:
pp.119-121
Poem Title:
The Country Clergyman.
Attribution:
By Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
Aquarius rules the frozen skies
Page No:
pp.121-124
Poem Title:
Ode To The New Year, 1760.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
Peter Cunningham
First Line:
Through every part of grief or mirth
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
To David Garrick, Esq. On Meeting Him At A Friend's House.
Attribution:
Mr. Anstey.
Attributed To:
Christopher Anstey
First Line:
Thou great reviver of the attic fire
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
To The Memory of David Garrick, Esq. January 20, 1779.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It was a friar of orders gray
Page No:
pp.127-132
Poem Title:
The Friar Of Orders Gray. First Published By Mr. Percy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ere Saturn's sons were yet disgraced
Page No:
pp.132-134
Poem Title:
A Tale.
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Again the balmy zephyr blows
Page No:
pp.134-136
Poem Title:
An Invitation To The Feathered Race.
Attribution:
By The Rev. Mr. Graves.
Attributed To:
Richard Graves
First Line:
Say will no white robed son of light
Page No:
pp.136-138
Poem Title:
Ode To Truth.
Attribution:
By Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
He said and past with sad presaging heart
Page No:
pp.139-143
Poem Title:
The Parting Of Hector And Andromache.
Attribution:
From Pope's Homer's Iliad.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
How short is life's uncertain space
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Rude romantic shades and woods
Page No:
pp.145-148
Poem Title:
Ode Written In The Walks At Brecknock. To Dr. Squire, Ld. Bishop Of St. David's.
Attribution:
By Dr. Dodd.
Attributed To:
William Dodd
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.148-154
Poem Title:
Elegy. Written In A Country Church-Yard.
Attribution:
By Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Ah little think the gay licentious proud
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
Reflexions On The Miseries Of Human Life.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Pity the sorrows of a poor old man
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
The Beggar's Petition.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail source of transport ever new
Page No:
pp.158-159
Poem Title:
Hymn To Benevolence.
Attribution:
By Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Now purple evening tinged the blue serene
Page No:
pp.160-162
Poem Title:
On The Death of Stella. A Pastoral. Inscribed To Her Sister.
Attribution:
Ibid [i.e. Blacklock; contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
If ever sharp sorrow from thine eyes did flow
Page No:
pp.162-163
Poem Title:
An Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Man is deceived by outward show
Page No:
pp.164-171
Poem Title:
Content. A Vision.
Attribution:
By Dr. Cotton.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Cotton
First Line:
O happiness our being's end and aim
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
Happiness.
Attribution:
From Pope's Essay on Man.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of damask cheeks and radiant eyes
Page No:
pp.174-176
Poem Title:
Sweetness. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Robertson.
Attributed To:
Mr. Roberts
First Line:
Happy they the happiest of their kind
Page No:
pp.177-179
Poem Title:
Conjugal Felicity.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
What beckoning ghost along the moonlight shade
Page No:
pp.179-182
Poem Title:
Elegy. To The Memory Of An Unfortunate Lady.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Hence loathed melancholy
Page No:
pp.182-187
Poem Title:
L' Allegro.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.188-194
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Milton]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
The wind was high the window shakes
Page No:
pp.194-196
Poem Title:
The Miser and Plutus. A Fable.
Attribution:
By Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Locked in the arms of balmy sleep
Page No:
pp.197-199
Poem Title:
A Sacred Lyric. On Being Waked In The Night By A Violent Storm Of Thunder And Lightening.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Twas when the slow declining ray
Page No:
pp.200-201
Poem Title:
Ode To Innocence.
Attribution:
By J. Ogilvie, D. D.
Attributed To:
John Ogilvie
First Line:
The sable night had spread around
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Cupid Benighted. Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How cheerful along the gay mead
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
Hymn In The Oratorio Of Abel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed