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Poetical pieces by several hands [T120587] [ecco]

DMI number:
833
Publication Date:
1752
ESTC number:
T120587
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW110717843
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
POETICAL | [red]PIECES[/red] | BY | [i]SEVERAL HANDS.[/i] | [epigraph 1] | [epigraph 2] | [ornament] | [double rule] | [red][i]LONDON:[/i][/red] | Printed for the Editor, J. STEVENS; | And Sold by M. COOPER, [i]Pater-noster-row[/i]; R. GRIFFIFTHS, St- | [i]Paul[/i]'s Church-Yard[/i]; J. ROBINSON, [i]Ludgate-street[/i]; G. WOOD-| FALL, [i]Charing-Cross[/i]; and R. RICHARDS. Corner of B[i]arnard[/i]'s- | [i]Inn, Holborn.[/i] [Price one Shilling and Six-Pence. | [short rule] | [red]M,D,CC,LII.[/red]
Epigraph:
1: [i]Aut prodesse volunt, aut delectare poetae: | Aut simul et jucunda, et idonea dicere vitae.[/i] HOR. 2: Let such teach others who themselves excell; | And censure freely who have written well. | If MAEVIUS scribble in APOLLO's spight, | There are who judge still worse than he can write. | POPE.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1 s 6 d.
Bibliographic details:
Title page in red and black. Plates: frontispiece.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'To Richard Glover, Esq;' signed 'John Stevens' [1p]; Subscription List pp. [v]-viii; Address 'To the Reader' signed 'R. Richards' [2pp.].
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Editor:
John Stevens
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Mary Cooper
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R. Richards
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Dedicatee:
Richard Glover
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Soon as the cock shrill trumpeter of day
Page No:
pp.7-15
Poem Title:
A Poetical Rhapsody. Inscribed, To Richard Glover, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I'm sometimes large am sometimes small
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
An Aenigma.
Attribution:
H. Berrow.
Attributed To:
H. Berrow
First Line:
If friendship justly claims a seat in rhyme
Page No:
pp.17-50
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey, A Poem.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long I pined for buxom Dolly
Page No:
pp.51-52
Poem Title:
The Inconstant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life's like a flower the gardener plants
Page No:
pp.53-54
Poem Title:
Ode.
Attribution:
By the Same [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beauty riches and wisdom attacked me one day
Page No:
pp.54-57
Poem Title:
The Choice.
Attribution:
By the Same. [preceding poem unattributed]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It has been said by many a learned sage
Page No:
pp.57-59
Poem Title:
Prologue To the first Part of King Henry the Fourth. Performed January 3, 1752, at the New Theatre in Shepherd's-Market. By Gentlemen for their Diversion.
Attribution:
By the Same.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With no grimace no artificial leer
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
Epilogue To the same Play.
Attribution:
By D. E. B. Esq;
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To learn or not to learn that is the question
Page No:
pp.62-63
Poem Title:
The School-Boys Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The court was met and on his throne
Page No:
pp.64-66
Poem Title:
To the Author of Clarissa.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now every tender breast with sorrow heaves
Page No:
pp.66-68
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Lady Jane Gray. Acted in the Time of the Rebellion by Young Gentlemen for their Diversion.
Attribution:
By W. F. G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Belinda's perfections strike all with surprize
Page No:
pp.68-69
Poem Title:
Bad Verses. Wrote on the Back of some very bad Verses which a Gentleman made on Belinda's speaking some Lines from the Fair Penitent.
Attribution:
By the Same [i.e. W. F. G.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sleep possess me
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
To Sleep.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To Eliza the fair
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The black the fair the gay the young
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
On Miss M--c--y.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ah pity Colin cruel fair
Page No:
pp.72-74
Poem Title:
Sonnet. Set by Mr. Defesh.
Attribution:
By Miss V--.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As musing last night in my study I sat
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Verses, Sent to Belinda on Valentine's Day.
Attribution:
By D. E. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Full sixteen times the bright all cheering sun
Page No:
pp.76-78
Poem Title:
Ode On Belinda's Birth-day, Feb. 16, 1752.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. D. E. B.]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Miss Peggy at church on the conjugal day
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since in my port I'm safe arrived
Page No:
p.80
Poem Title:
Inveni portum, spes et fortuna valet | Sat me lusistis, ludite nunc alios. | A Parody, attempted in English.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed