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Poems, &c. on several occasions with Valentinian a tragedy [ESTC R1390]

DMI number:
1706
Publication Date:
1691
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R1390
EEBO/ECCO link:
http://ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2176/search/full_rec?ACTION=ByID&ID=13172553&SOURCE=config.cfg
Shelfmark:
EEBO - BL
Full Title:
POEMS, &c. | ON | Several Occasions: | WITH | VALENTINIAN, | A | TRAGEDY. | [rule] | Written by the | Right Honourable | JOHN | Late EARL of | ROCHESTER. | [double rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed for [i] Jacob Tonson [/i] at the [i] Judge's Head [/i] in | [i] Chancery-Lane [/i] near [i] Fleet-Street [/i], 1691.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse, Collection including prose, Collection including drama, and Probably not a miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[i-xii], i-xv, 1-154, [i-xiv], 369-463 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Separate title-page for 'Valentinian A Tragedy', p.vii VALENTINIAN | A TRAGEDY. | Acted at the | Theatre-Royal. | [rule] | Written by | JOHN | Late EARL of | ROCHESTER. | [rule] | [i] London [/i], | Printed for [i] Jacob Tonson [/i] at the [i] Judge's-Head [/i] in | [i] Chancery-Lane [/i] near [i] Fleet-Street [/i], 1691.
Comments:
Poems pp. 3-137 are presented as the work of 'John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester' and have been collected as 'Poems, &c. on Several Occasions'. Prose: 'To All Gentleman, Ladies, and Others: Whether of City, Town, or Country, Alexander Bendo Wisheth All Health, and Prosperity', pp.138-54 Drama: 'Valentinian A Tragedy', pp.369-462 Plates: plate facing title-page.
Other matter:
Prefatory Matter: (1) 'The Preface to the Reader' (2) 'The Table'
References:
NCBEL 338 (1691)
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Poems on several occasions with Valentinian [T95235]
Publication Date:
1705
ESTC No:
T95235
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems on several occasions with Valentinian [T95236]
Publication Date:
1710
ESTC No:
T95236
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems, &c. on several occasions with Valentinian a tragedy [ESTC R35149]
Publication Date:
1696
ESTC No:
R35149
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Jacob Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Jacob Tonson'.
Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Mourn all ye groves in darker shades be seen
Page No:
pp.i-xv
Poem Title:
A Pastoral, In Imitation of the Greek of Moschus; Bewailing the Death of the Earl of Rochester
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prithee now fond fool give over
Page No:
pp.3-9
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between Strephon and Daphne
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
There sighs not on the plain
Page No:
pp.10-15
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Dialogue between Alexis and Strephon
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
All things submit themselves to your command
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
The Advice
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Celia that faithful servant you disown
Page No:
pp.19-21
Poem Title:
The Discovery
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Love bid me hope and I obeyed
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
Womans Honour. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The utmost grace the Greeks could show
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
Kindness. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
An age in her embraces passed
Page No:
pp.25-27
Poem Title:
The Mistress. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Absent from thee I languish still
Page No:
pp.28-29
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
What cruel pains Corinna takes
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
To Corrina. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Ancient person for whom I
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
A Song of a young Lady. To her Ancient Lover
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Phillis be gentler I advise
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Such perfect bliss fair Chloris we
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
To a Lady: In a Letter
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
How blessed was the created state
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
The Fall. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
All my past life is mine no more
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
Love and Life. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
While on those lovely looks I gaze
Page No:
pp.43-44
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Love a woman you're an ass
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
To this moment a rebel I throw down my arms
Page No:
pp.46-48
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tis not that I am weary grown
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
Upon his Leaving his Mistress
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Vulcan contrive me such a cup
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
Upon drinking in a Bowl
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As Chloris full of harmless thought
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Give me leave to rail at you
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Nothing adds to your fond fire
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
The Answer
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Fair Chloris in a pig-sty lay
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
A Song. To Cloris
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
I cannot change as others do
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
Constancy. A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
My dear mistress has a heart
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
A Song
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Chloe by your command in verse I write
Page No:
pp.65-81
Poem Title:
A Letter, from Artemisia in the Town, to Cloe in the Country
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Dear friend | I hear this town does so abound
Page No:
ppp.82-88
Poem Title:
An Epistolary Essay: From M. G. to O. B. Upon their Mutual Poems
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Were I who to my cost already am
Page No:
pp.89-99
Poem Title:
A Satyr Against Mankind
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As some brave admiral in former war
Page No:
pp.100-3
Poem Title:
The Maim'd Debauchee
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Nothing thou elder brother even to shade
Page No:
pp.104-8
Poem Title:
Upon Nothing
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The gods by right of nature must possess
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Lucretius in his first Book has these Lines
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
O love how cold and slow to take my part
Page No:
pp.110-17
Poem Title:
The Ninth Elegy In the Second Book of Ovid's Amours, Translated. To Love
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
After death nothing is and nothing death
Page No:
pp.118-20
Poem Title:
The latter end of the Chorus of the second Act of Seneca's Troas translated
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Virtue's triumphant shrine who dost engage
Page No:
pp.121-22
Poem Title:
To his Sacred Majesty, On His Restoration. In the Year 1660.
Attribution:
Rochester. Wadh. Coll.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Respite great queen your just and hasty fears
Page No:
pp.124-27
Poem Title:
To her Sacred Majesty, The Queen Mother, On the Death of Mary Princess of Orange
Attribution:
Rochester, of Wadham College
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Some few from wit have this true maxim got
Page No:
pp.128-29
Poem Title:
An Epilogue
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As charms are nonsense nonsense seems a charm
Page No:
pp.130-133
Poem Title:
Epilogue
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Wit has of late took up a trick t'appear
Page No:
pp.134-37
Poem Title:
A Prologue Spoken at the Court at Whitehall before King Charles the Second, by the Lady Elizabeth Howard
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tis well the scene is laid remote from hence
Page No:
p.463
Poem Title:
Epilogue
Attribution:
Written by a Person of Quality
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With that assurance we today address
Page No:
p.i
Poem Title:
Prologue, Spoken by Mrs. Cook
Attribution:
Mrs. Behn
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
Tis not your easiness to give applause
Page No:
pp.ii-iii
Poem Title:
Prologue to Valentinian
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now would you have me rail swell and look big
Page No:
pp.iv-v
Poem Title:
Prologue for Valentinian
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed