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Poems on various subjects selected to enforce the practice of virtue [T126129] [ecco]

DMI number:
1275
Publication Date:
1800
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T126129
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CW115558312
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ECCO - BL
Full Title:
POEMS | ON | VARIOUS SUBJECTS; | SELECTED TO ENFORCE THE | PRACTICE OF VIRTUE. | AND | WITH A VIEW TO COMPRISE IN ONE VOLUME THE | BEAUTIES | OF | ENGLISH POETRY. | [rule] | BY E. TOMKINS. | [rule] | A NEW EDITION, | WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [g]Oxford:[/g] | PRINTED BY R. SLATTER, | FOR MESSRS. CROSBY AND LETTERMAN, STATIONERS- | COURT, LUDGATE-HILL, LONDON. | 1800.
Epigraph:
The pleasing Art of Poetry's design'd | To raise the heart 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 First Great Cause of things.
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Oxford
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Collection aimed at children/young people
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Octavo
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Colophon on p. 255: 'Oxford: printed by R. Slatter.'
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement signed 'E. T.' [2pp.]; Contents [4pp.]
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.1-5
Poem Title:
Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Turn gentle hermit of the dale
Page No:
pp.5-11
Poem Title:
Edwin And Angelina. A Ballad.
Attribution:
By Dr. Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
The tree of deepest root is found
Page No:
pp.12-16
Poem Title:
The Three Warnings. A Tale.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Piozzi.
Attributed To:
Hester Lynch Piozzi [née Salusbury; other married name Thrale]
First Line:
Parent of virtue if thine ear
Page No:
pp.16-19
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.20-23
Poem Title:
The Nightingale.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In the barn the tenant cock
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
Morning.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Fervid on the glittering flood
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
Noon.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Over the heath the heifer strays
Page No:
pp.26-28
Poem Title:
Evening
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
These as they change almighty father these
Page No:
pp.28-32
Poem Title:
Hymn.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Far in the windings of a vale
Page No:
pp.33-37
Poem Title:
Edwin And Emma.
Attribution:
By David Mallet, Esq.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
The midnight moon serenely smiles
Page No:
pp.38-40
Poem Title:
An Enquiry After Happiness.
Attribution:
By Miss Carter.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Carter
First Line:
Let coward guilt with pallid fear
Page No:
pp.40-41
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.42-43
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.43-45
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.46-51
Poem Title:
The Story of Lavinia.
Attribution:
From Thomson's Seasons.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.51-53
Poem Title:
The Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
By Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Deep in a grove by cypress shaded
Page No:
pp.54-58
Poem Title:
A Father's Advice To His Son.
Attribution:
By G. Cooper.
Attributed To:
John Gilbert Cooper
First Line:
When music heavenly maid was young
Page No:
pp.58-63
Poem Title:
The Passions: An Ode.
Attribution:
By Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
Ye distant spires ye antique towers
Page No:
pp.63-67
Poem Title:
Ode On A Distant Prospect Of Eton College.
Attribution:
By Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
The wealthy cit grown old in trade
Page No:
pp.67-72
Poem Title:
The Country Box, 1757.
Attribution:
By Robert Lloyd, A. M.
Attributed To:
Robert Lloyd
First Line:
It was a friar of orders gray
Page No:
pp.72-76
Poem Title:
The Friar Of Orders Gray. First Published By Dr. Percy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ere Saturn's sons were yet disgraced
Page No:
pp.77-79
Poem Title:
A Tale.
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Again the balmy zephyr blows
Page No:
pp.79-81
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.81-83
Poem Title:
Ode To Truth.
Attribution:
By Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Hail to thy living light
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Ode To The Morning.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Mason]
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
Dear Chloe while the busy crowd
Page No:
pp.85-88
Poem Title:
The Fire-Side.
Attribution:
By Dr. Cotton.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Cotton
First Line:
Hail mildly pleasing solitude
Page No:
pp.89-90
Poem Title:
Hymn On Solitude.
Attribution:
By Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.91-96
Poem Title:
Elegy Written In A Country Church-Yard.
Attribution:
By Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Over moorlands and mountains rude barren and bare
Page No:
pp.97-98
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.99-101
Poem Title:
A Prayer For Indifference.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Greville.
Attributed To:
Frances Greville [nee Macartney]
First Line:
Without preamble to my friend
Page No:
pp.102-104
Poem Title:
The Fairy's Answer,
Attribution:
By The Margravine of Anspach.
Attributed To:
Elizabeth Craven [nee Berkeley]
First Line:
Man is deceived by outward show
Page No:
pp.105-112
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.112-115
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.115-117
Poem Title:
Sweetness. An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Robertson.
Attributed To:
Rev. Mr Robertson
First Line:
Happy they the happiest of their kind
Page No:
pp.118-120
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.120-123
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.123-128
Poem Title:
L' Allegro.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hence vain deluding joys
Page No:
pp.129-135
Poem Title:
Il Penseroso.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Milton]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Tis said of widow maid and wife
Page No:
pp.135-154
Poem Title:
The Female Seducers.
Attribution:
By Mr. Brooke.
Attributed To:
Henry Brooke
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
Adam's Morning Hymn.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Now came still evening on and twilight grey
Page No:
pp.156-159
Poem Title:
Discourse Between Adam And Eve On Retiring To Rest.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Milton]
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Fairest this vision is thy due
Page No:
pp.160-170
Poem Title:
Marriage: A Vision.
Attribution:
By Dr. Cotton.
Attributed To:
Nathaniel Cotton
First Line:
The counsels of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.170-175
Poem Title:
Advice To A Lady.
Attribution:
By George Lord Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
In Britain's isle and Arthur's days
Page No:
pp.175-183
Poem Title:
A Fairy Tale.
Attribution:
By Dr. Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Twas at the royal feast for Persia won
Page No:
pp.184-189
Poem Title:
Alexander's Feast.
Attribution:
By Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
At the close of the day when the hamlet is still
Page No:
pp.189-190
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
By Beattie.
Attributed To:
James Beattie
First Line:
Ye shepherds so cheerful and gay
Page No:
pp.191-200
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Ballad, In Four Parts: Written 1743
Attribution:
By Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Pity the sorrows of a poor old man
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
The Beggar's Petition.
Attribution:
Moss [contents page]
Attributed To:
Thomas Moss
First Line:
Hail source of transport ever new
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
Hymn To Benevolence.
Attribution:
By Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled
Page No:
pp.204-206
Poem Title:
The Country Clergyman.
Attribution:
By Goldsmith.
Attributed To:
Oliver Goldsmith
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
Providence. An Hymn.
Attribution:
By Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.207-209
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.209-210
Poem Title:
Creation.
Attribution:
By The Same. [i.e. Addison]
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
How short is life's uncertain space
Page No:
pp.210-211
Poem Title:
The Wish.
Attribution:
By Merrick.
Attributed To:
James Merrick
First Line:
Queen of the silver bow by thy pale beam
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
To The Moon.
Attribution:
By Charlotte Smith.
Attributed To:
Charlotte Smith [nee Turner]
First Line:
Sweet poet of the woods a long adieu
Page No:
pp.212-213
Poem Title:
On The Departure of the Nightingale.
Attribution:
By Charlotte Smith.
Attributed To:
Charlotte Smith [nee Turner]
First Line:
Twas when the slow declining ray
Page No:
pp.213-215
Poem Title:
Ode To Innocence.
Attribution:
By John Ogilvie, D. D.
Attributed To:
John Ogilvie
First Line:
The diamond's and the ruby's rays
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
Virtue And Ornament: To The Ladies.
Attribution:
By Dr. Fordyce.
Attributed To:
James Fordyce
First Line:
Inform me virtue is it true
Page No:
pp.216-219
Poem Title:
Virtue And Pleasure.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Fordyce]
Attributed To:
James Fordyce
First Line:
Stern winter now by spring repressed
Page No:
pp.220-221
Poem Title:
Spring: An Ode.
Attribution:
By Dr. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
O Phoebus down the western sky
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
THe Midsummer's Wish: An Ode.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Alas with swift and silent pace
Page No:
pp.223-225
Poem Title:
Autumn: An Ode.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
No more the morn with tepid rays
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
Winter: An Ode.
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Behold my fair wherever we rove
Page No:
p.228
Poem Title:
The Winter's Walk
Attribution:
By The Same [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
How cheerful along the gay mead
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Hymn In The Oratorio of Abel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The wind was high the window shakes
Page No:
pp.230-232
Poem Title:
The Miser And Plutus. A Fable.
Attribution:
By Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Thou great reviver of the attic fire
Page No:
p.232
Poem Title:
To The Memory Of David Garrick, Esq. January 20, 1779.
Attribution:
Anstie
Attributed To:
Christopher Anstey
First Line:
Whether amid the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.233-234
Poem Title:
A Contemplation On Night.
Attribution:
By Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
The silver moon's enamoured beam
Page No:
pp.235-236
Poem Title:
May-Eve, Or Kate Of Aberdeen.
Attribution:
By Cunningham.
Attributed To:
John Cunningham
First Line:
Hail gentle spirits who with magic wing
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
To Dreams. A Sonnet.
Attribution:
By Miss Mary Julia Young.
Attributed To:
Mary Julia Young
First Line:
Why fair maid in every feature
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
Crazy Jane...Occasioned By A Lady's Being Alarmed At A Mad Woman, Known By That Appellation.
Attribution:
By M. G. Lewis, Esq. M. P.
Attributed To:
Matthew Gregory Lewis
First Line:
I would not have you Strephon choose a mate
Page No:
pp.238-239
Poem Title:
To His Friend Inclined To Marry.
Attribution:
By Pomfret.
Attributed To:
John Pomfret
First Line:
But see the well plumed hearse comes nodding on
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
The Funeral Procession.
Attribution:
By Blair.
Attributed To:
Robert Blair
First Line:
A pensive sadness overwhelms my soul
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
Elegaic Stanzas On Hearing The Tolling Of A Bell.
Attribution:
By The Rev. Mr. Rivers.
Attributed To:
David Rivers
First Line:
As Sterne's pathetic tale you hear
Page No:
p.242
Poem Title:
The Tear Of Sympathy. To Maria, On Reading To Her Sterne's Beautiful Story Of That Name.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When day declining sheds a milder gleam
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
The Naturalist's Summer Evening's Walk.
Attribution:
By The Rev. Mr. White.
Attributed To:
Gilbert White
First Line:
Ah whither hast thou flown delightful boy
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
On The Death Of A Favourite Child
Attribution:
By The Rev. J. Moir.
Attributed To:
J. Moir
First Line:
Cupid once in evil hour
Page No:
pp.246-247
Poem Title:
Translation Of The Fortieth Ode Of Anacreon.
Attribution:
By Robert Farren Cheetham.
Attributed To:
Robert Farren Cheetham
First Line:
O tweed a stranger that with wandering feet
Page No:
p.247
Poem Title:
Sonnet To The River Tweed.
Attribution:
By The Rev. W. L. Bowles.
Attributed To:
William Lisle Bowles
First Line:
Tis with the gods and godlike men I dwell
Page No:
pp.248-249
Poem Title:
Virtue's Reply To Pleasure.
Attribution:
Spence.
Attributed To:
Joseph Spence
First Line:
O thou the nymph with placid eye
Page No:
pp.249-251
Poem Title:
Hymn To Content.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Barbauld.
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
First Line:
There are that love the shades of life
Page No:
pp.252-254
Poem Title:
The Evening Primrose.
Attribution:
By Dr. Langhorne.
Attributed To:
John Langhorne
First Line:
Ye fairy sprites who oft by dusky eve
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
For The Monument Of Rose: A Favourite Spaniel
Attribution:
By The Earl Of Carlisle.
Attributed To:
Frederick Howard