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Reliques of ancient English poetry [4th ed] [Vol 1] [T81998] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1402
Publication Date:
1794
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T81998
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112646255
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD
Full Title:
RELIQUES | OF | ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY. | CONSISTING OF | Old Heroic BALLADS, SONGS, and other | PIECES of our earlier POETS, | Together with some few of later Date. | THE FOURTH EDITION. | VOLUME THE FIRST. | [ornament] | LONDON: | PRINTED BY JOHN NICHOLS, | FOR F. AND C. RIVINGTON. | MDCCXCIV.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of ballads, Collection of songs, and Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
The miscellany was originally compiled by Thomas Percy; the advertisement to this edition is signed by his nephew (also called) Thomas Percy.
Comments:
Separated into three books: 'Book the First', 'Book the Second (Containing Ballads that illustrate Shakespeare.)' and 'Book the Third'. With glossary (pp. 365-381). Illustrations: opening plate, title page, vii, 1, 127, 265, 382. Contents: Latin verse p. xxxv, pp. lix-lx, p. xcviii, p. 96; French verse pp. lix-lx, p. lxxvii, p. lxxxix, p. xcii; Spanish verse pp. 354-358 (even pages).
Other matter:
Prefatory: dedication and advertisement signed by Thomas Percy [6pp], preface [8pp], essay 'On the Ancient English Minstrels' [34pp], 'Notes and Illustrations referred to in the Foregoing Essay' [52pp], errata for all three volumes [4pp], contents and epigraph from Sidney's Defence of Poetry [4pp]. End matter: additional note [1pp].
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Editor:
Thomas Percy
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
John Nichols
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
C. Rivington
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
F. Rivington
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Al maner mynstralcye
Page No:
pp.cv-cvi
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
John Lidgate
Attributed To:
John Lydgate
First Line:
Christofre him served longe
Page No:
p.lxxxiv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Downe came a lady faire and free
Page No:
p.xc
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For though that the best harper upon live
Page No:
p.lxix
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chaucer
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
I will make no vain carpinge
Page No:
p.ci
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chaucer
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
Menstrelles that walken fer and wyde
Page No:
p.cii
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stoden the castell all aboutin
Page No:
pp.lxix-lxx
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chaucer's Third Boke of Fame
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
The lady that was so faire and bright
Page No:
p.xc
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The ladye fayre of hew and hyde
Page No:
p.xci
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There sawe I syt in other ses
Page No:
p.lxx
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Chaucer
Attributed To:
Geoffrey Chaucer
First Line:
These venerable ancient song enditers
Page No:
opening plate
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Rowe.
Attributed To:
Nicholas Rowe
First Line:
When meate and drinke is great plentye
Page No:
p.cii
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your beauty lady fair
Page No:
p.xxxv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Burney
Attributed To:
Dr Charles Burney
First Line:
The Perse owt of Northombarlande
Page No:
pp.4-17
Poem Title:
I. The Ancient Ballad of Chevy-Chase.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yt felle abowght the Lamasse tyde
Page No:
pp.21-34
Poem Title:
II. The Battle of Otterbourne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The rain rins doun through Mirryland toune
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
III. The Jew's Daughter, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Ireland ferr over the sea
Page No:
pp.42-59
Poem Title:
IV. Sir Cauline.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But as extremes are short of ill and good
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Quhy dois zour brand sae drap wi' bluid
Page No:
pp.59-61
Poem Title:
V. Edward, Edward, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wyll not ones stirre off this grounde
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hearken to me gentlemen
Page No:
pp.64-76
Poem Title:
VI. King Estmere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The king sits in Dumferling toune
Page No:
pp.79-81
Poem Title:
VII. Sir Patrick Spence, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hear undernead dis laitl stean
Page No:
p.82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lythe and lysten gentylmen
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When shaws beene sheene and shradds full fayre
Page No:
pp.84-94
Poem Title:
VIII. Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wayle I wepe I sobbe I sigh ful sore
Page No:
pp.96-105
Poem Title:
IX. An Elegy on Henry Fourth Earl of North-Umberland.
Attribution:
John Skelton
Attributed To:
John Skelton
First Line:
I loked about and saw a craggy roche
Page No:
pp.106-108
Poem Title:
X. The Tower of Doctrine.
Attribution:
Stephen Hawes
Attributed To:
Stephen Hawes
First Line:
On yonder hill a castle standes
Page No:
pp.109-117
Poem Title:
XI. The Child of Elle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It fell about the Martinmas
Page No:
pp.119-126
Poem Title:
XII. Edom O'Gordon, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This memoriall men may have in mynde
Page No:
pp.131-132
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The father of Robin a forester was
Page No:
p.154
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With loynes in canvas bow case tyde
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
"The long vacation in London"
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Mery it was in grene forest
Page No:
pp.156-185
Poem Title:
I. Adam Bell, Clym of the Clough, and William of Cloudesly.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I lothe that I did love
Page No:
pp.186-189
Poem Title:
II. The Aged Lover Renounceth Love.
Attribution:
Lord Vaux
Attributed To:
Thomas Vaux
First Line:
Have you not heard these many years ago
Page No:
pp.190-192
Poem Title:
III. Jephthah Judge of Israel.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hey jolly Robin tell to me
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Robyn | Jolly Robyn | Tell me how thy leman doeth
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
IV. A Robyn Jolly Robyn.
Attribution:
Sir Thomas Wyat [with reservations]
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Wyatt
First Line:
Where gripinge grefes the hart would wounde
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
V. A Song to the Lute in Musicke.
Attribution:
Richard Edwards
Attributed To:
Richard Edwards
First Line:
I read that once in Affrica
Page No:
pp.199-204
Poem Title:
VI. King Cophetua and the Beggar-Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This winters weather itt waxeth cold
Page No:
pp.205-207
Poem Title:
VII. Take thy Old Cloak About Thee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My mother had a maid called Barbara
Page No:
p.208
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
A poore soule sat sighing under a sicamore tree
Page No:
pp.208-213
Poem Title:
VIII. Willow, Willow, Willow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All this beheard three wighty yeomen
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Arthur first in court began
Page No:
pp.214-219
Poem Title:
IX. Sir Lancelot Du Lake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There dwelt a man in Babylon
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
The Ballad of Constant Susanna.
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Farewell dear love since thou wilt needs begone
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
X. Corydon's Farewell to Phillis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In Venice towne not long agoe
Page No:
pp.224-231
Poem Title:
XI. Gernutus the Jew of Venice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come live with me and be my love
Page No:
pp.234-236
Poem Title:
XII. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love.
Attribution:
Marlow, and Raleigh
Attributed To:
Sir Walter Ralegh [Raleigh]
Christopher Marlowe
First Line:
You noble minds and famous martiall wights
Page No:
pp.238-243
Poem Title:
XIII. Titus Andronicus's Complaint.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take oh take those lips away
Page No:
p.244
Poem Title:
XIV. Take Those Lips Away.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
King Leir once ruled in this land
Page No:
pp.245-252
Poem Title:
XV. King Leir and His Three Daughters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Crabbed age and youth
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
XVI. Youth and Age.
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Now as fame does report a young duke keeps a court
Page No:
pp.255-258
Poem Title:
XVII. The Frolicksome Duke, or The Tinker's Good Fortune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It was a friar of orders gray
Page No:
pp.259-264
Poem Title:
XVIII. The Friar of Orders Gray.
Attribution:
the Editor
Attributed To:
Thomas Percy
First Line:
For Witherington my heart is woe
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The dint it was both sad and sore
Page No:
p.266
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of fifteen hundred archers of England
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of fifteen hundred Scottish spears
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.270-282
Poem Title:
I. The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The glories of our birth and state
Page No:
pp.284-285
Poem Title:
II. Death's Final Conquest.
Attribution:
James Shirley
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Listen lively lordings all
Page No:
pp.288-295
Poem Title:
III. The Rising in the North.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gernons fyrst named of Brutys bloude of Troy
Page No:
pp.293-294
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long shall fortune faile me nowe
Page No:
pp.297-307
Poem Title:
IV. Northumberland Betrayed By Douglas.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I am no such pil'd cynique to beleeve
Page No:
pp.307-308
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My mind to me a kingdom is
Page No:
pp.308-311
Poem Title:
V. My Mind To Me A Kingdom Is.
Attribution:
William Byrd
Attributed To:
William Byrd
First Line:
Impatience chaungeth smoke to flame
Page No:
pp.312-320
Poem Title:
VI. The Patient Countess.
Attribution:
W. Warner
Attributed To:
William Warner
First Line:
Listen to mee my lovely shepheards joye
Page No:
p.321
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Michael Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Ye shall well heare of a knight
Page No:
p.321
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farre in the countrey of Arden
Page No:
pp.322-326
Poem Title:
VII. Dowsabell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu fond love farewell you wanton powers
Page No:
p.327
Poem Title:
VIII. The Farewell to Love.
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher
Attributed To:
Francis Beaumont
John Fletcher
First Line:
Come worthy Greeke Ulysses come
Page No:
pp.328-332
Poem Title:
IX. Ulysses and the Syren
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
It chanced of late a shepherd swain
Page No:
pp.333-335
Poem Title:
X. Cupid's Pastime.
Attribution:
Francis Davison
Attributed To:
Francis Davison
First Line:
How happy is he born or taught
Page No:
pp.335-336
Poem Title:
XI. The Character of a Happy Life.
Attribution:
Sir Henry Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
The queen of scots possessed nought
Page No:
p.337
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gilderoy was a bonnie boy
Page No:
pp.338-341
Poem Title:
XII. Gilderoy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Away let naught to love displeasing
Page No:
pp.342-343
Poem Title:
XIII. Winifreda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In aunciente days tradition showes
Page No:
pp.345-347
Poem Title:
XIV. The Witch of Wokey.
Attribution:
Dr. Harrington of Bath
Attributed To:
Dr Henry Harington
First Line:
O solitude romantic maid
Page No:
p.348
Poem Title:
Ode on Solitude
Attribution:
Dr. James Grainger
Attributed To:
James Grainger
First Line:
The north east wind did briskly blow
Page No:
pp.349-351
Poem Title:
XV. Bryan and Pereene, A West-Indian Ballad.
Attribution:
Dr. James Grainger.
Attributed To:
James Grainger
First Line:
Gentle river gentle river
Page No:
pp.355-359 (odd pages)
Poem Title:
XVI. Gentle River, Gentle River ['Rio verde, rio verde']. Translated from the Spanish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Softly blow the evening breezes
Page No:
pp.360-364
Poem Title:
XVII. Alcanzor and Zayda, A Moorish Tale, Imitated from the Spanish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yee that frequent the hilles
Page No:
p.372
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Turberville
Attributed To:
George Turbervile [Turberville]
First Line:
Amongst the Monsters that we find
Page No:
p.380
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed