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Poetical blossoms: or, the sports of the genius [T130580] [ecco]

DMI number:
1066
Publication Date:
1766
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T130580
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113618036
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
Poetical Blossoms: | OR, THE | SPORTS of GENIUS. | Being a Collection of | POEMS upon several Subjects. | [rule] By the YOUNG GENTLEMEN of | Mr RULE's ACADEMY at ISLINGTON. | [rule] | To which is annexed, | The AGREEABLE SURPRISE, | A COMEDY of ONE ACT. | Translated from an Original Piece of | Monsieur DE MARIVAUX, | Of the Academy of SCIENCE at PARIS; | And performed by Mr RULE's SCHOLARS, for | their EXERCISE at [i]Whitsuntide[/i], 1766, to the | general Satisfaction of their FRIENDS: | With an Occasional | PROLOGUE AND EPILOGUE. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for the AUTHORS, | By [i]J.[/i] and [i]W. Oliver[/i] in Bartholomew-Close; | And Sold by Messrs JOHNSON and DAVENPORT, | at the [i]Globe[/i], in [i]Paternoster[/i]-Row. | [short rule] | M DCC LXVI. | [Price One Shilling and Sixpence.]
Epigraph:
The young brisk Muse with sportive mirth diverts, | Unbends the bow, and cheers our drooping hearts, | And sage advice in lively Verse imparts.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany associated with group of poets and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Duodecimo
Comments:
Contents: drama 'The Agreeable Surprise' pp. 63-126.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Advertisement pp. [iii]-iv; List of subscribers pp. [v]-x; Contents pp. xi-xii. End matter: advertisements [4pp.]
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John Oliver
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Editor:
John Rule
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William Oliver
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Content/Publication
First Line:
So many orators on heads declaim
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pp.1-7
Poem Title:
A Poem upon Heads, Occasioned by the Celebrated Lecture upon Heads.
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Of all the arts in which the wise excel
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pp.7-9
Poem Title:
On Oratory.
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First Line:
What art thou death thou dread of human kind
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p.9-10
Poem Title:
On Death.
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First Line:
The soul with store of bright ideas fraught
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pp.10-11
Poem Title:
On the Immortality of the Soul.
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First Line:
Our father god of earth and skies
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p.12
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the Lord's Prayer.
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Tis virtue that exalts the human breast
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pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Stanzas upon Virtue.
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O thou whose power does all events control
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pp.14-15
Poem Title:
Ode on Destiny.
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O happiness our nature's only end
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pp.15-16
Poem Title:
On Happiness.
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First Line:
The time once come ordained by heaven's high will
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pp.16-17
Poem Title:
A Thought on Birth and Life.
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Let timid guilt with dastard dread
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pp.18-20
Poem Title:
Ode written at Midnight in a Thunder Storm.
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First Line:
Thinking unseen essence go
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p.18
Poem Title:
Imitation of Pope's Dying Christian to his Soul.
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From all the busy scenes of men retired
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pp.20-21
Poem Title:
Ode to Solitude.
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First Line:
Why so perplexed fond man take heed
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pp.21-23
Poem Title:
The Blind Man's Soliloquy.
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A man of merit would you find
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pp.23-24
Poem Title:
On Calumny
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Now mourn Britannia just's that cause of grief
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pp.25-26
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Death of His Royal Highness William Duke of Cumberland.
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By education nature is refined
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pp.26-27
Poem Title:
On Education.
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First Line:
Thou flame unseen which dost each art inspire
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pp.27-28
Poem Title:
Ode on Genius.
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First Line:
How gay this renovation of the year
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pp.28-29
Poem Title:
On the Spring.
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Her faded charms now drooping nature mourns
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pp.29-30
Poem Title:
On Winter.
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Past are the glories of the gorgeous day
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p.31
Poem Title:
Ode on the Evening.
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How calm a how sedate from realms of light
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pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Another on the Evening.
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A wife to make the state of wedlock blessed
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pp.34-36
Poem Title:
A Picture of a Good Wife.
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O solemn midnight sacred hour
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p.34
Poem Title:
An Ode on Midnight.
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In Pliny the receipt's conveyed
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pp.36-37
Poem Title:
Receipt for establishing the true Roman Friendship.
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A horse in science deeply skilled
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pp.38-39
Poem Title:
The Beast's Academy. A Fable.
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Tis education forms the mind
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pp.40-42
Poem Title:
The Academy of Animals. A Fable.
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Pyrrha what slender youth reclined
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pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode V. Book 1. To Pyrrha.
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See how Soracte's whitened over with snow
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pp.43-44
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode IX. Book I. To Thaliarchus.
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Strive not with impious daring mind
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p.44
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XI. Book I. To Leuconoe.
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When Lydia you will strange delight
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p.45
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XIII. Book I. To Lydia.
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First Line:
The blood and bucks of this lewd town
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p.46
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XXV. Book I. To Lydia.
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Eternally from clouds the rain
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pp.47-48
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode IX. Book II. To Valgius.
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Persian magnificence I hate
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p.47
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XXXVIII. Book I. To his Footman.
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Tempt not too much the boisterous main
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pp.48-49
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode X. Book II. Imitated.
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The merchant when the storms arise
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pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XVI. Book II.
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Whilst to my Lydia I was dear
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pp.52-53
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode IX. Book III. Dialogue between Horace and Lydia.
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Twixt Inachus and Codrus' age
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pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XIX. Book III. To Telephus.
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Ah Posthumus with rapid haste
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pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Horace, Ode XIV. Book II. Horace to Posthumus.
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I know not Phillis heavenly fair
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p.56
Poem Title:
A Madrigal.
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Though fate has made us part
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pp.56-57
Poem Title:
The Unprofitable Complaint.
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I'm a lover forlorn and unblessed
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pp.57-58
Poem Title:
A Song.
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First Line:
The shepherd when with genial ray
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pp.58-59
Poem Title:
A Song.
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First Line:
Apollo aid refuses
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p.59
Poem Title:
A Song. To a Lady who desir'd to have a Song wrote in her Praise.
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No mortal can love more sincerely
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pp.59-60
Poem Title:
A Song.
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First Line:
Our studies my lads we may now lay aside
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p.60
Poem Title:
Song for the Whitsuntide Breaking-up.
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Dear Will | I am glad to hear you hold the rudder
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pp.61-62
Poem Title:
Letter to Will the Pilot. Versified by J. W.
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Adventurous we to tread the stage aspire
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pp.63-64
Poem Title:
Prologue. Spoken by Master Anderson.
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What think you now sage critics of the pit
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p.125
Poem Title:
Epilogue, Spoken by Master Witherston In the Character of Pasquin.
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