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Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T133656]

DMI number:
358
Aliases
Poetical miscellanies
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Absolute (100%)
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Publication Date:
1714
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T133656
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111870182
Shelfmark:
BOD 12 Theta 1057
Full Title:
POETICAL | MISCELLANIES, | Consisting of | [i]ORIGINAL POEMS[/i] | AND | TRANSLATIONS. | [i]By the best Hands[/i]. | [rule] | Publish'd by Mr. [i]STEELE.[/i] | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for JACOB TONSON at [i]Shake-| spear[/i]'s [i]Head[/i] over-against [i]Catherine-street[/i] | in the [i]Strand[/i]. M DCC XIV.
Epigraph:
n/a
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Octavo
Price:
n/a
Pagination:
[14], [1]-318 pp. (255 misnumbered as 235)
Bibliographic details:
Plate facing title page
Comments:
Contents: Latin verse p. 290. Attributions: some attributions from contents page rather than from body of text.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'to Mr. Congreve' signed 'Richard Steele' [8pp]; Contents [4pp].
References:
Case 279 (b)
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Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T75180
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1 of 1
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Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [N37755]
Publication Date:
1726
ESTC No:
N37755
Volume:
1 of 1
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Unknown
Comments:
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies, consisting of original poems and translations [T75179]
Publication Date:
1727
ESTC No:
T75179
Volume:
1 of 1
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Unknown
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Related People
Publisher:
Jacob Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for JACOB TONSON at Shake-spear's Head over-against Catherine-street in the Strand.'
Editor:
Sir Richard Steele
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication signed 'Richard Steele'.
Dedicatee:
William Congreve
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedicated 'to Mr. Congreve'.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Page No:
pp.3-27
Poem Title:
The Wife of Bath Her Prologue, from Chaucer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
In vain my muse would imitate the strains
Page No:
pp.28-34
Poem Title:
A Pastoral.
Attribution:
By the Author of the Anonymous Verses before Cato
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Trust me dear George could I in verse but show
Page No:
pp.35-38
Poem Title:
An Epistle...In Answer to a Friend who desired him to write upon the Death of King William. April 20, 1702.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
This matchless picture Jervas hide
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
To Mr. Jervas. Occasion'd by the Sight of Mrs. Chetwind's Picture.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable the Countess of W----
Attributed To:
Anne Finch [nee Kingsmill]
First Line:
Grown old in rhyme twere barbarous to discard
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
Prologue. Design'd for Mr. D---'s last Play.
Attribution:
Written by several Hands
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A wretch long tortured with disdain
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Love's Relief.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In church the prayer book and the fan displayed
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
To Belinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be gone our nation's pleasure and reproach
Page No:
pp.44-45
Poem Title:
On Nicolini's leaving the Stage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature in pity has denied you shape
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
To Flavia
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentle air thou breath of lovers
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
A Sigh
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muses frolicsome and gay
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
The 30th Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mars the Lemnian darts surveyed
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
The Forty-Fifth Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can you count the silver lights
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
An Imitation of a French Author.
Attribution:
By another Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How ill the motion with the music suits
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
Upon a Company of bad Dancers to good Musick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Could he whom my dissembled rigour grieves
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
A Soliloquy out of Italian.
Attribution:
By the same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Cippus in the trembling stream surveyed
Page No:
pp.52-55
Poem Title:
A Translation of the Story of Cippus Returning to Rome to Triumph, taken Notice of by Valerius Maximus. Out of the 15th Book of Ovid's Metamorphosis.
Attribution:
By the same [previous poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely lasting peace of mind
Page No:
pp.56-60
Poem Title:
A Hymn on Contentment.
Attribution:
By Mr. Parnell
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
My days have been so wondrous free
Page No:
pp.61-63
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Parnell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
In Phoebus wit as Ovid said
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady, on Her Translation of the Story of Phoebus and Daphne, from Ovid.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Parnell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Gay Bacchus liking Estcourt's wine
Page No:
pp.64-68
Poem Title:
Anacreontick.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Parnell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
What kings henceforth shall reign what states be free
Page No:
pp.69-71
Poem Title:
Prologue To the University of Oxford...Spoken by Mr. Cibber.
Attribution:
Written by Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Let these soft lines my kindest thoughts convey
Page No:
pp.72-80
Poem Title:
Mary, Queen of France, To Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The reigning fair on polished crystal shine
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
Upon the Toasts of the Hanover Club.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Ye gentle loves and soft desires
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
The Lover's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Panthea long had felt love's pleasing smart
Page No:
pp.83-88
Poem Title:
Panthea.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Now Phoebus rose and with his early beams
Page No:
pp.89-95
Poem Title:
Araminta. A Town Eclogue.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Gay]
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Now thus it is when tender virgins burn
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the famed Cyprian isle a mountain stands
Page No:
pp.97-104
Poem Title:
The Court of Venus From Claudian. Being Part of the Epithalamium on Honorius and Maria.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.104
Poem Title:
On a Handsome Woman with a fine Voice, but very Covetous and Proud.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In vain O heavenly maid do I peruse
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a Lady, With the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When wintery blasts and ruffling storms expire
Page No:
pp.107-110
Poem Title:
The Spring
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So fair a semblance of so fair a face
Page No:
p.111
Poem Title:
To a Painter upon his Drawing a Lady's Picture.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Strephon the young the loveliest swain
Page No:
pp.112-114
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The nine fair daughters of immortal Jove
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
From Bion, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou who in thine early bloom of youth
Page No:
pp.116-119
Poem Title:
To Aristus, In Imitation of a Sonnet of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sun descending the Phoeacian train
Page No:
pp.120-134
Poem Title:
The Arrival of Ulysses in Ithaca. Being Part of the XIIIth Book of Homer's Odysses.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Close to the gates a spacious garden lies
Page No:
pp.135-137
Poem Title:
The Gardens of Alcinous, From the Seventh Book of Homer's Odysses.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Cease cease fair nymph to lavish precious tears
Page No:
pp.138-142
Poem Title:
The Speech of Pluto to Prosperine, From the second Book of her Rape, by Claudian.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Is Britain rescued from th' Italian chain
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
To The Author of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Those envious flakes came down in haste
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On Some Snow that melted on a Lady's Breast.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst on their wings the gentle zephyrs bear
Page No:
pp.145-161
Poem Title:
St. Julian's Prayer. A Tale in La Fontaine, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When pleasure's falling to the low delight
Page No:
pp.162-164
Poem Title:
To Mr. Congreve, Occasion'd by his Comedy, call'd, The Way of the World.
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele
First Line:
What mean these wonders can such beams of light
Page No:
pp.165-166
Poem Title:
Upon a beautiful Lady with Cataracts in both Eyes.
Attribution:
By a Gentleman who has an Impediment in his Speech.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As Venus once Latona's daughter spied
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
From Sannazarius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long will Cynthia own no flame
Page No:
pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more severely kind affect
Page No:
pp.169-171
Poem Title:
To a Jealous Mistress
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can this be he could Charles the good the great
Page No:
pp.172-176
Poem Title:
Thoughts Occasioned by the sight of an Original Painting of King Charles I. Taken at the Time of his Tryal. Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable George Clarke, Esq; one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Horses and hounds their care their various race
Page No:
pp.177-186
Poem Title:
A Fragment of a Poem upon Hunting.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Ere the foundations of the world were laid
Page No:
pp.187-189
Poem Title:
A Thought on Eternity.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My lord | To you when public grief implored your aid
Page No:
pp.190-195
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable Charles, Lord Hallifax, Occasion'd By translating into Latin his Lordship's Poem on the Boyn; and Mr. Stepney's on the late King's Voyage into Holland. Writ in the Year 1709.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Look here ye pedants who deserve that name
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
On Reading the Critique on Milton in the Spectator.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
From White's and Will's
Page No:
pp.197-198
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Now did the bagpipe in hoarse notes begin
Page No:
pp.199-204
Poem Title:
The Smock-Race, At Finglas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O sacred bards O all ye tuneful throng
Page No:
pp.205-208
Poem Title:
Upon the happy Disappointment of the French Invasion, in favour of the Pretended Prince of Wales. Written in the Year 1707.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever in a mean abode presumes
Page No:
pp.208-210
Poem Title:
On a Tobacco Box.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm not one of your fops who to please a coy lass
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By Mr. Budgell
Attributed To:
Eustace Budgell
First Line:
Why will Florella when I gaze
Page No:
pp.211-212
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By another Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heroic youth in whom a warlike grace
Page No:
pp.212-214
Poem Title:
Written at Hanover, upon the Marriage Contracted, but not then consummated, between the Princess Sophia (whom the present King of Sw----n had demanded in Marriage) and the Prince Royal of Prussia.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [previous poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long had I known the soft enchanting wiles
Page No:
pp.214-216
Poem Title:
On a Lady, Who is the most Beautiful and Witty when she is Angry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
You ask my friend how I can Delia prize
Page No:
pp.216-217
Poem Title:
To Mr. --- ---- ----.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
To Dryden's muse I early homage paid
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
On a Dispute with a Gentleman about the Excellence of some of Mr. Dryden's Writings; when a Lady, being ask'd her Opinion, blam'd them.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Greece thus embroiled and arms around prepared
Page No:
pp.220-225
Poem Title:
From the Fourth Book of Statius's Thebaid. Beginning at Verse 246.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Fame now the important secret had betrayed
Page No:
pp.226-229
Poem Title:
From the Fourth Book of Statius's Thebaid. Beginning at Verse 309.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
Long have the writers of this warlike age
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Distrest-Mother. March the 26th, 1712.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I know your passion friend and well approve
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
An Epistle to D----.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now let the atheist tremble thou alone
Page No:
pp.234-236
Poem Title:
To Mr. Young, on his Poem on the Last Day.
Attribution:
By T. Wharton, A. M. of Maudlin Coll. Oxon.
Attributed To:
Thomas Warton
First Line:
While his redeemer on his canvas dies
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
On M. Angelo's famous Piece of the Crucifixion, who stabb'd a Person, that he might draw it more naturally.
Attribution:
By Mr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Gentle zephyr come away
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
Ode on the Spring. For the Month of May.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Daughters of Salem and ye virgin throng
Page No:
pp.239-243
Poem Title:
Solomon's Song. Chap. IV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So fair a form with such devotion joined
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
Written in a Lady's Prayer-Book.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Florella when those eyes I see
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
To a Very Young Lady.
Attribution:
By William Harison, Esq; late Secretary to her Majesty at Utrecht
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
And is Miss Tabby from the world retired
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
On the Death of Lady's Cat.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Harrison]
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
I feel O laudanum thy power divine
Page No:
p.245
Poem Title:
In Praise of Laudanum.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Harrison]
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
Hail sacred muse and vocal shell
Page No:
pp.246-250
Poem Title:
The Passion of Sappho.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Harrison]
Attributed To:
William Harrison
First Line:
At last is granted what we wished for long
Page No:
pp.251-235[i.e. 255]
Poem Title:
To the Author of the Tatlers.
Attribution:
By Mr. Eusden
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
If ever grief could perfect form improve
Page No:
pp.235[i.e. 255]-258
Poem Title:
To a Lady, That wept at the hearing Cato read.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Eusden]
Attributed To:
Laurence Eusden
First Line:
While the young hero thus with glory burns
Page No:
pp.260-289
Poem Title:
From the Ninth Thebais. Verse 570.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While through the flowery meads glad Isis strayed
Page No:
p.291
Poem Title:
Imitated - Anno 1708.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To enjoy your life in happiness
Page No:
pp.292-293
Poem Title:
Martial. Lib. 10. Ep. 47. Imitated.
Attribution:
By the same Hand [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Phillis the young the fair the gay
Page No:
p.294
Poem Title:
Song
Attribution:
By the same Hand [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whether amidst the gloom of night I stray
Page No:
pp.295-298
Poem Title:
A Contemplation of Night
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Immortal Venus to whose name
Page No:
pp.299-301
Poem Title:
A Hymn to Venus from the Greek of Sapho.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Their ancient friends as now they nearer drew
Page No:
pp.302-309
Poem Title:
Part of the Fourth Book of Lucan.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The days of man are doomed to pain and strife
Page No:
pp.310-318
Poem Title:
The Procession. A Poem on the Funeral of Queen Mary. Written in the Year 1695.
Attribution:
By Mr. Steele
Attributed To:
Sir Richard Steele