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Post-office intelligence: or, universal gallantry [T73279]

DMI number:
566
Publication Date:
1736
ESTC number:
T73279
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW109997838
Shelfmark:
BL 1340.e.16
Full Title:
POST-OFFICE Intelligence: | OR, | [i]Universal Gallantry.[/i] | BEING A | COLLECTION | OF | LOVE-LETTERS, | WRITTEN | By Persons, in all Stations, from most Parts of the | Kingdom. Faithfully published from their Origi- | nals, returned into the [i]General-Post-Office[/i] in [i]Lombard[/i]- | Street, the Parties to whom they were directed being either Dead, or removed from their usual Places of | Abode. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | WITH | [i]Rational Remarks[/i] upon Mr. [i]POPE[/i]'s LETTERS, | and some of his [i]former[/i] and [i]late Productions.[/i] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for E. CURLL, at [i]Pope[/i]'s Head, in [i]Rose[/i]- | Street, [i]Covent-Garden.[/i] 1736. Price 3 [i]s[/i].
Epigraph:
[i]The Am'rous[/i] Quaker here, is set to View; | The[/i] Cook-Maid, Courtezan, [i]and[/i] Liv'ry-Crew; | [i]Th' intriguing[/i] Priest, [i]the[/i] Soldier, [i]All Degrees | Encamp'd with[/i] Mars, [i]or[/i] Venus, [i]which you please, | In ev'ry Class th'Advent'rers take their Turn, | In Love they Languish; and for Love they Burn.[/i]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Price:
3 s
Pagination:
[16], [1]-80 (p.80 is mispaginated '88').
Bibliographic details:
The 4pp poems 'In Praise of Tobacco' are unsigned and unnumbered. They precede 'To the Reader', and it is questionable as to whether they were originally intended to be part of this collection.
Comments:
CONTENTS: Some letters contain verse quotations. Only those quotations of 4 lines or longer have been recorded. MISCELLANY GENRE: Collection of letters in prose and verse.
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATTER: 'To the Reader' (4pp.); Contents (5pp.)
Related People
Publisher:
Edmund Curll
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Blessed leaf whose aromatic gales dispense
Page No:
[1pp]
Poem Title:
Mr. Pope's Style, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Critics avaunt tobacco is my theme
Page No:
[1pp]
Poem Title:
Dr. Young's Style, Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven first taught letters for some wretch's aid
Page No:
A3v
Poem Title:
Of the Use of Letters.
Attribution:
'A. Pope'
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
O happy state when souls each other draw
Page No:
sig. A3
Poem Title:
Of Love.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
O thou matured by glad Hesperian suns
Page No:
[1pp]
Poem Title:
Mr. Thomson's Style Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pretty tube of mighty power
Page No:
[1pp]
Poem Title:
Of the Praise of Tobacco. Written in Imitation of the Style of Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bloom like thine attends the vernal rose
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Benjamin Brinton
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For swiftest rivers shall run back
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For the loss of gold is much
Page No:
p.24
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My dear soul of my life
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With you for ever I in woods could rest
Page No:
p.28
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When first I saw you you did sweetly play
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My tongue and pen
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Return an answer to me thou sweetest flower of beauty
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Believe me Celia tis the heart that speaks
Page No:
p.64
Poem Title:
Letter XXXIII. Military Gallantry, or the Letters which passed between a certain Captain, and the famous Mrs. S*** Punk-Errant of Bristol, well known both There and Here. Damon to Celia.
Attribution:
Damon
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How hard is the fate
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cynthia glide swiftly and give up thy place
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed