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Poetical Miscellanies, consisting of original poems and translations [T75179]

DMI number:
384
Aliases
Poetical miscellanies
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1727
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T75179
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111826989
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 218.
Full Title:
POETICAL | MISCELLANIES, | Consisting of | [i]ORIGINAL POEMS[/i] | AND | TRANSLATIONS. | [i]By the best Hands.[/i] | [rule] | Publish'd by | Sir [i]RICHARD STEELE[/i]. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for J. TONSON in the [i]Strand.[/i] | [rule] M DCCXXVII.
Epigraph:
n/a
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of literary verse
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[22], [1]-346 pp.
Bibliographic details:
BOD Harding C 218 has MS annotations on title page: 'Chester Pern' 'the Gift of Laurence Eusden M. A. Poet Laureat'. Case describes frontispiece but this is not present in BOD Harding C. 218. Some poems have separate title pages.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication to Congreve, sig. A3-A8r; Contents A9-A12r.
References:
Case 279 (d).
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Publication Date:
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T133656
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1 of 1
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Comments:
Title:
Poetical Miscellanies consisting of original poems and translations [T75180]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T75180
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
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
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Related People
Author:
Jacob Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. Tonson in the Strand'
Editor:
Sir Richard Steele
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Publish'd by Sir Richard Steele'
Dedicatee:
William Congreve
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'To Mr. Congreve' sig. A3-A8r.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Behold the woes of matrimonial life
Page No:
pp.3-22
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.23-28
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.28-30
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.31-32
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.32-33
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:
p.34
Poem Title:
Love's Relief.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In church the prayer book and the fan displayed
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
To Belinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature in pity has denied you shape
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
To Flavia.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Be gone our nation's pleasure and reproach
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
On Nicolini's leaving the Stage.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentle air thou breath of lovers
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
A Sigh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The muses frolicsome and gay
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
The 30th Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Mars the Lemnian darts surveyed
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
The Forty-Fifth Ode of Anacreon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Can you count the silver lights
Page No:
p.40
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.40
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:
p.41
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.42-45
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.45-48
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.49-50
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:
p.51
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.52-55
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.56-58
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.58-64
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.64
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.65-66
Poem Title:
The Lover's Prayer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Panthea long had felt love's pleasing smart
Page No:
pp.66-70
Poem Title:
Panthea.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Now Phoebus rose and with his early beams
Page No:
pp.70-75
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.75-76
Poem Title:
Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the famed Cyprian isle a mountain stands
Page No:
pp.77-82
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:
In vain O heavenly maid do I peruse
Page No:
pp.83-84
Poem Title:
Verses sent to a Lady, with the Tragedy of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So bright is thy beauty so charming thy song
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
On a Handsome Woman with a fine Voice, but very Covetous and Proud.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When wintery blasts and ruffling storms expire
Page No:
pp.85-87
Poem Title:
The Spring.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
So fair a semblance of so fair a face
Page No:
p.88
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.88-90
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The nine fair daughters of immortal Jove
Page No:
pp.90-91
Poem Title:
From Bion, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou who in thine early bloom of youth
Page No:
pp.91-93
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.94-105
Poem Title:
The Arrival of Ulysses in Ithaca. Being Part of the Thirteenth Book of Homer's Odyssey.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Close to the gates a spacious garden lies
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Gardens of Alcinous, From the Seventh Book of Homer's Odyssey.
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.108-111
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.111-112
Poem Title:
To The Author of Cato.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Those envious flakes came down in haste
Page No:
p.112
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.113-125
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.126-128
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.128-129
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.130
Poem Title:
From Sannazarius.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long will Cynthia own no flame
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No more severely kind affect
Page No:
pp.132-134
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.135-138
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:
p.139-146.
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.146-148
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.148-152
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 in 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:
p.153
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:
p.154
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Philips
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Now did the bagpipe in hoarse notes begin
Page No:
pp.155-159
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.159-162
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.162-163
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:
pp.163-164
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By Mr. Budgell
Attributed To:
Eustace Budgell
First Line:
Why will Florella when I gaze
Page No:
p.164-165
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
By another Hand
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heroic youth in whom a warlike grace
Page No:
pp.165-166
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:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long had I known the soft enchanting wiles
Page No:
pp.167-168
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.168-169
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.170-171
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.172-176
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.176-178
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.179-180
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.180-181
Poem Title:
An Epistle to D----.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now let the atheist tremble thou alone
Page No:
pp.182-183
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:
p.184
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:
p.185
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.186-189
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.186
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.190
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.191
Poem Title:
On the Death of a 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.191
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.192-195
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.196-199
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.199-202
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.203-226
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.227
Poem Title:
Imitated - Anno 1708.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To enjoy your life in happiness
Page No:
pp.228-229
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.229
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.230-232
Poem Title:
A Contemplation on Night.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gay
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Immortal Venus to whose name
Page No:
pp.233-235
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.235-240
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.241-248
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
First Line:
At the close of the day
Page No:
pp.248-250
Poem Title:
The Coquet Mother and Coquet Daughter. A Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If yet great sir your heart can comfort know
Page No:
pp.257-270
Poem Title:
An Epistle from the Elector of Bavaria to the French King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pardon great duke if Britain's style delights
Page No:
pp.270-273
Poem Title:
To the Duke of Marlborough.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The man whose life by virtue's model framed
Page No:
pp.281-301
Poem Title:
The Vision.
Attribution:
Mr. Croxall
Attributed To:
Samuel Croxall
First Line:
The muse that oft with sacred raptures fired
Page No:
pp.302-304
Poem Title:
To Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, With the Tragedy of Cato. Nov. 1714.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kneller with silence and surprise
Page No:
pp.305-308
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, on his Picture of the King.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
At length Britannia rescued from thy fears
Page No:
pp.309-310
Poem Title:
The Prologue at the Opening of the Theatre-Royal, the Day after His Majesty's Publick Entry. Spoken by Mr. Wilks.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What god what genius did the pencil move
Page No:
p.310
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, On his painting for me the Statues of Apollo, Venus, and Hercules.
Attribution:
A. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Fair daughter once of Windsor's woods
Page No:
pp.311-312
Poem Title:
An Ode. Occasion'd by His Excellency the Earl Stanhope's Voyage to France.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.315-316
Poem Title:
To the Lord Privy Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
The haughty Gaul in ten campaigns overthrown
Page No:
pp.317-336
Poem Title:
A Poem on the Prospect of Peace.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.337-341
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace Book I. Ode XV.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.341-343
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, At his Country Seat.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Safety attend the ship that brings
Page No:
pp.344-346
Poem Title:
An Ode on His Majesty's Return.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed