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Posthumous works of Monsieur Boileau [N36267]

DMI number:
1168
Aliases
Works of Boileau
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Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Publication Date:
1736
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N36267
Shelfmark:
[NLS] D.N.S.628
Full Title:
POSTHUMOUS | WORKS | OF | MONSIEUR [i] BOILEAU, | VIZ. [/i] | [two columns] [column 1] I. A SATIRE upon EQUIVOCATION, against the [i] Jesuits. [/i] | II. Seventeen New EPIGRAMS. | III. The HEROES [i] Romances. [i/] A Dialogue after the Manner of LUCIAN. | IV. A Discourse upon the [i] Style of Inscriptions. [/i] | V. LETTERS to M. RACINE, M. LE VERRIER, &c. | VI. Three New Reflections upon LONGINUS. [/column 1] | [column 2] VII. A Critical Dispute between Monsieur BOILEAU, M. HUET, Bp. of [i] Avranches, [/i] and M. LE CLERC ; concerning the SUBLIMITY of this Passage in [i] Genesis ; And God said, Let there be Light : And there was Light. [/i] Chap. i. 3. | VIII. M. LE VERRIER's Speech to the [i] French [/i] Academy, upon the Death of M. BOILEAU. [/column 2] | [rule] | Made [i] English [/i] by Several Hands. | [rule] | The SECOND EDITION. | [double rule] | [i] LONDON: [/i] | Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, against the Duke | of [i] Grafton's [/i] in the [i] New Bond-Street [/i] | and EDWARD | LITTLETON, at the [i] Mitre [/i] against St. [i] Dunstan's [/i] | Church in [i] Fleet-Street. [/i] M.DCC.XXXVI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
see comments box
Comments:
Pagination: [i-iv], v-ix (mispaginated as i-v), x-xi, viii-xi, xiv-xv, xii (mispaginated as xxii), xiii, xviii-xix, xvi-xvii, xxii-xxiii, xx-lxxxiv, lxxxvii-cii, ci-cii ci-cii [not duplicates], ciii-clxviii, [16], [1]-170, [171-172]
Other matter:
Preface End matter: table of contents
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Posthumous works of Monsieur Boileau [T143905]
Publication Date:
1713
ESTC No:
T143905
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
The works of Monsieur Boileau. Made English by several hands [Vol III] [T143903]
Publication Date:
1714
ESTC No:
T143903
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Another Edition of
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Related People
Sold by:
Edward Littleton
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, against the Duke of Grafton's in the New Bond-Street and EDWARD LITTLETON, at the Mitre against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street.'
Translated from:
Nicolas Boileau Despréaux
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Absolute (100%)
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Sold by:
W. Shropshire
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed and sold by W. SHROPSHIRE, against the Duke of Grafton's in the New Bond-Street and EDWARD LITTLETON, at the Mitre against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street.'
Content/Publication
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The man thou seest was to the law
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p. x
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This peaceful man who does the canvas stain
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p.xvi
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Wife to a man of candor sweetness ease
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p. xvii
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Twas sacred satire first inspired my song
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p. xxii
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My sire to business threescore years applied
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pp. xx-xxi
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Of you my verse if any should enquire
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pp. xxi-xxii
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You think the public will be proud to read
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pp. xxiii-xxiv
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Midst the soft pleasures of fraternal peace
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p. xlv
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If at my years said he I turn one page
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pp. xlvi-xlvii
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The prelate saw their fall with ghastful eyes
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Riches I saw must be acquired by sweat
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pp. lix-lx
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The reader now no longer can endure
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p. lxiii
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Even I whose merit's so much less than thine
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p. lxvi
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But now that I am old and on my head
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p. cviii
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If my past writings for my present plead
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p.cviii-cix
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Tell them by chance I in my greener age
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p. cx
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False teachers next in numerous crowds arise
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pp. cxv-cxvi
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The poets' wars at Paris cease
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pp. cxxi-cxxii
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Right when I undertook to prove
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pp. cxl-cxli
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Fathers in god whom I revere
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pp. clxviii-clxix
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But halt my pen and thou my presence quit
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pp. cl-cli
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Equivocation of infernal kind
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pp. [1]-20
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A Satire against Equivocation and Mental Reservation, wherein the author attacks the loose principles of the Jesuits.
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Shake off the error that obscures your view
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p.58
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Mean while the father full of dreadful care
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p. 62
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Mean time by mighty gusts a humid mountain
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pp. 74-75
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He that can put a bridle on the waves
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p. 77
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Mistake not fathers read it once again
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pp. 81-82
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Epigram. On my Brothers Book, Intitled, Historia Flagellantium , sive de recto & perverso usu flagorum apud Christianos; i.e. The History of Scourging, or an Account of the good and bad use of it amongst Christians.
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To send me madam in this picture here
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p. 82
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To the President * * * Lady, who sent me the Picture of Father Bourdaloue.
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Come philosophers come you that boast in your learning
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p. 83
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A Drinking Song made at 17 Years of Age, having just finish'd my Course of Philosophy.
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Brebeuf in well deserving lines
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p. 84
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A Burlesque Parodie of the first Ode of Pindar, in Praise of M. Perrault.
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The tuneful sisters at Apollo's call
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p. 84
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On Homer.
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Sworn foe to sleep I am and many a time
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p. 86
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A Riddle.
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The pride and honour of the Gallic stage
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pp. 86
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Verses to put under the picture of M. Racine.
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When with stiff air and awkward grace
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pp. 86-87
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On the Poet S--- reciting his own Verses.
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Paulus the famous quack renowned afar
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p. 87
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An Imitation of Martial.
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Tis said that Juno Jupiter and Mars
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pp. 87-88
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On Monsieur Perrault.
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In charming infancy's disguise
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pp. 88-89
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Verses to put under the Picture of the Duke of Maine, as yet a Child, who had publish'd a Volume of Letters with his Effigies prefix'd, in the garb of Apollo, with a Crown on his head.
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When in the senate honest Paul
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p. 89
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On the Speech of a Magistrate, who inveigh'd against Sollicitors at Law.
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The poet Boileau's picture here you see
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p. 90
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On the Speech of a Magistrate, who inveigh'd against Sollicitors at Law.
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Six clocks two watches to prepare
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p. 90
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On One that delighted in Clock-work.
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Yes thou mayst apoplexies cure
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p. 91
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On the Waters of Bourbon, which when the Author was drinking, an indifferent Poet shew'd him some of his Verses. He addresses himself to the Well.
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My rhyme unforced attends to reasons call
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pp. 91-92
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Upon my Picture. My Friend M. Le Verrier, wrote the Four following Verses under my Picture, engraven by M. Drevet, making me speak thus.
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Thanks to the mighty Phidias of our age
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p. 92
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On a Marble Busto of the Author, made by Mons. Girardon chief Statuary to the King.
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And dost thou music think to charm
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pp. 96-99
Poem Title:
Prologue. Poetry and Music.
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Thou charming scene whom Flora's powers adorn
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pp. 101-102
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A Complaint against the Tuileries.
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Or in cold couplets careless of the fair
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p. 102
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Who acts sincerely as my laws require
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pp. 106-107
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Great prince for from this hour I'll call you great
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pp.136-137
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