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Poetical amusements at a villa near Bath (vol I 3d ed) [N21119] [ecco]

DMI number:
1261
Publication Date:
1776
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21119
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116494234
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
POETICAL | AMUSEMENTS | AT A | VILLA | NEAR | [i]BATH.[/i] | VOLUME I. | THE THIRD EDITION | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for EDWARD and CHARLES DILLY. | And sold by | W. FREDERICK at Bath. | M DCC LXXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
ECCO version combines Vol I (Third edition) and Vol II (1776 first? edition).
Comments:
Contents: verse in French pp. 13-15.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Preface pp. iii-viii. Back matter: Index; or Explanation to the Enigmas [1p.]
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Title:
Poetical amusements at a villa near Bath [vol 1 2nd ed] [google books] [T90826]
Publication Date:
1776
ESTC No:
T90826
Volume:
2 of 4
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Editor:
Anna Miller [née Riggs]
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Absolute (100%)
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Identified as editor in ESTC.
Publisher:
Charles Dilly
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
Edward Dilly
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Absolute (100%)
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Sold by:
William Frederick
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Hard to muse it is I must confess
Page No:
p.1
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Hon. Mr. Ph-ps.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Crushed by oppression's weight thou shalt confess
Page No:
pp.2-3
Poem Title:
No. I. Enigma.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In a beautiful woman you all must confess
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
W. C-ch, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Read in her eyes her gentle heart
Page No:
p.3
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. On Miss M-n-ll.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Accept these lays the dictates of a heart
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
To an Absent Friend.
Attribution:
Miss El-k-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When every virtue which adorns the heart
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
To Chloe.
Attribution:
M-q-ss of C-m-r-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As the bee toils for honey the bard toils for fame
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
G. P-tt.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Apollo of late in defence of his fame
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G. P-tt, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken man to court an empty name
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
Acrostic
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. G. P-tt, Esq.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A damsel hard by as fair as her fame
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. G. P-tt]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm a little black gentleman ladies of fame
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
No II. Enigma.
Attribution:
Sir C-s S-d-y, Bart.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Just are the praises given your calm retreat
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Laura.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who bartering sentiment for love of fame
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G. P-tt, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fond youth who treadst bright beauty's ground
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
No. III. Enigma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Malgre weather and dirt with each foot in a pattin
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. Acrostic.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The pen which I now take and brandish
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Her Gr-e the D-ss of N-m-r-d.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had I but strength a sword to brandish
Page No:
p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A week before all hands do brandish
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Flora's sweet treasures enamel the ground
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Lord Visc. P-m-t-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take of jest and of humour an ounce at a time
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
Receipt to make a Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
G. P-tt, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let catgut musicians dispute about time
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Says my muse now this time
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ever brilliant ever charming I defy the power of time
Page No:
pp.17-18
Poem Title:
No. V. Enigma.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I trace my pedigree from early time
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
No. IV. Enigma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh stay thy flight good father time
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A group of wits upon a time
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To visit fair Miller I grudge not my time
Page No:
p.19
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mrs. L-r-che.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If to devote my life and time
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis in vain my good friend quoth Apollo to time
Page No:
p.20
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Marcia has a snowy breast
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. On Miss P-tt.
Attribution:
By Mrs. R-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On the road to Batheaston I overtook time
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A female once had me locked up in her breast
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
No. VI. Enigma,
Attribution:
E-d D-x, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your beauty such havock has made in my breast
Page No:
pp.22-23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sight of dear Silvia has robbed me of rest
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phoebus tis said from Delphos took his flight
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
M-q-ss of C-m-r-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye writers for nosegays ye young and ye fair
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis droll to observe with what whimsical flight
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Avon's banks the muse once took her flight
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. M-q-ss of C-m-r-n.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From Bath to Easton haste your flight
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Last week my poor heart took a sudden alarm
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The breast of a goddess I once did alarm
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
No. VII. Enigma.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm a thing which too often occasions alarm
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
No. VIII. Enigma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Did you know sirs what fears my poor bosom alarm
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
To the Gentlemen who are to determine the Merit of the Verses at Batheaston Villa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where critic smiles the trembling bard alarm
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I have often been heard to sound an alarm
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
No. IX. Enigma.
Attribution:
Ad-l K-p-l
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Guardian of genius and of truth
Page No:
pp.31-33
Poem Title:
Address'd to C. A-ty, Esq; from Batheaston Villa. Occasioned by his elegant Stanzas, which appeared in the Bath Journal of the 7th of March.
Attribution:
J. M-ll-r, Esq;
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tell me ye fair ones tell me pray
Page No:
pp.34-36
Poem Title:
Subjects Given. The Power of Love.
Attribution:
**** St-ly, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Orpheus one day having nicely compared
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
The Power of Music.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With bow unstrung and arrows broke
Page No:
pp.38-41
Poem Title:
On Love.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come sweet Musaeus angels weep thy stay
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. Invocation on the Death of Mr. Handel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In dancing from time should you happen to stray
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
No. X. Enigma.
Attribution:
**** A-k-n, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye belles ye beaux ye wits and all
Page No:
pp.43-45
Poem Title:
A New Ballad. To the Tune of Nancy Dawson.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever my lot in life is fixed by chance
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. A Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From fashion's sons whose minds are formed on chance
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
Subject. Fashion.
Attribution:
**** K-n-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come april month of various kinds
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
Subject. The Month of April.
Attribution:
C. W. B-f-ld, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Capricious april like the smiling fair
Page No:
pp.49-52
Poem Title:
Same Subject.
Attribution:
J. G-ch, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Enchanting nymph of heavenly birth
Page No:
pp.52-57
Poem Title:
Subject. Beauty.
Attribution:
Lord Visc. P-m-t-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Blessed is the man who sees the coming spring
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come thou harbinger of pleasure
Page No:
pp.58-59
Poem Title:
Subject. The Month of April.
Attribution:
Rev. Mr. Jenner.
Attributed To:
Rev. Mr. Jenner
First Line:
To the gay lawn or softly murmuring spring
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Miller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail blooming goddess welcome genial spring
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hon. Master Fielding, second Son to the Earl of Denbigh, eleven Years old.
Attributed To:
Master Feilding [Fielding]
First Line:
Here the fair season of returning spring
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Upon Batheaston Villa.
Attribution:
Lord Visc. P-m-t-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To hail thy wished return delightful spring
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
To the Spring.
Attribution:
Lord Visc. P-m-t-n.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come vernal zephyrs and with gentle breeze
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lord Visc. P-m-t-n.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While nature's warblers fill the trees
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees. The Lover's Invitation on May-Day.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Lord Visc. P-m-t-n]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst Maro in lofty heroics delights
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
Subject. Beauty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In silken garments fluttering at the breeze
Page No:
pp.65-66
Poem Title:
Double Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My Laura's fair amongst the fair
Page No:
pp.66-67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J. M-ll-r, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What is beauty tis a flower
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear madam befriend
Page No:
pp.69-71
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Miller.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come all ye fair females of every station
Page No:
pp.71-74
Poem Title:
Subject. Beauty.
Attribution:
**** K-n-n, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Aurora spread her graces over the lawn
Page No:
pp.74-77
Poem Title:
Subject, The Pleasures of the Chace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh ye nimrods in green
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
Beauty, and the Pleasures of the Chace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The storm is up the driving rain
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
The Powers of Imagination. Lines upon seeing a very fine Picture, representing a Tempest.
Attribution:
J. M-ll-r, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I live in the breeze
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
No. XI. Enigma.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muses are ladies so bashful and shy
Page No:
pp.82-85
Poem Title:
Subject. Dancing.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though dull as a post I frequently shine
Page No:
pp.85-86
Poem Title:
No. XII. Enigma, and Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
E-d D-x, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A richer jewel than the gems that shine
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye bards again with wonted lustre shine
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
R. S-m-g, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fair Miller's splendid talents shine
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rich must each gem in native lustre shine
Page No:
p.87
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G-e Ogle, Esq.
Attributed To:
George Ogle
First Line:
Direct me Phoebus how to shine
Page No:
pp.88-89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Miss **** Burgess, at ten Years old.
Attributed To:
Miss Burgess
First Line:
Ye tuneful nine forsake the aonian grove
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hence each frown and wrinkled care
Page No:
pp.89-93
Poem Title:
Subject, The second Time of opening of the Tusculum Vase, at Batheaston Villa.
Attribution:
**** B-r-ss, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Let loud ambition in the senate shine
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Assist me muse to hail this sacred morn
Page No:
pp.93-95
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See Miller on man's various breast
Page No:
pp.95-97
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
**** H-p-t-n, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If want of decency as Pope
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
On omitting the Assembly at Batheaston Villa on Good-Friday.
Attribution:
Rev. Mr. G-ves.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dryden Milton Pope and Gay
Page No:
pp.99-101
Poem Title:
Subject, The Month of May.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Happy month to whom belong
Page No:
pp.101-103
Poem Title:
Same Subject.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Were my days again to pass
Page No:
pp.103-104
Poem Title:
Subject, On Society.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pale April with her childish eye
Page No:
pp.105-107
Poem Title:
Subject, First of May.
Attribution:
Mrs G-v-l.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Welcome Spencer lovely maid
Page No:
pp.107-109
Poem Title:
Address'd to the Right Hon. Lady Georgina Spencer.
Attribution:
J. M-ll-r, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Refulgent through the shades of night
Page No:
pp.109-112
Poem Title:
Subject, Painting. A Dream.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Miller thy attic scenes prolong
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The glory of this vase may time prolong
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
On the closing of the Vase for this Season.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Led by a sister of the tuneful nine
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
To Mrs. Miller.
Attribution:
By the Hon. Mrs. G-v-l.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On the fair summit of a verdant lawn
Page No:
pp.114-117
Poem Title:
On the Pleasures of Society at Batheaston Villa.
Attribution:
Mrs. M-ll-r.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more of trivial art
Page No:
pp.118-122
Poem Title:
The Beauties of Nature compared with those of Art.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As nature and art
Page No:
pp.123-126
Poem Title:
Same Subject. The Decision. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature and art if we compare
Page No:
pp.126-131
Poem Title:
Same Subject.
Attribution:
Master S-h-b-g, sixteen Years old.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dame nature once by frolic led
Page No:
pp.132-135
Poem Title:
Same Subject.
Attribution:
Miss D-s.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Imperial messenger of Jove
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
Bouts Rimees...An Invocation to Mercury, as God of Peace, upon the present Dissensions at Bath.
Attribution:
G-- H--t, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Impatient on this long expected day
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The beauteous flower my Chloe plucked today
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though choice as the day
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
No. XIII. Enigma, and Bouts Rimees.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Art at Batheaston on a certain day
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
G--e Ogle, Esq.
Attributed To:
George Ogle
First Line:
I Phoebus the fiddler and king of the day
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
To the Beaux Esprits of Bath.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Queen of the mournful song
Page No:
pp.139-142
Poem Title:
Ode to the Elegaic Muse.
Attribution:
**** C-ss-ns, Esq.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet as the rose was Delia's early bloom
Page No:
pp.142-143
Poem Title:
Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Venus in vain the Paphian nymphs
Page No:
pp.143-145
Poem Title:
Ode to Mrs. Miller, Under the Name of Myra.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hail the year and hail the morn
Page No:
pp.146-149
Poem Title:
Ode to the New Year, 1775.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could all Pygmalion's plastic art
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
Subject, The Beauties of Nature, compared with those of Art.
Attribution:
J. M-ll-r, Esq;
Attributed To:
Not attributed