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Reliques of ancient English poetry [London and Frankfurt] [Vol 1] [T84265] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1393
Publication Date:
1790
Volume Number:
1 of 3
ESTC number:
T84265
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW115525999
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL
Full Title:
RELIQUES | OF | ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY: | CONSISTING OF | Old Heroic BALLADS, SONGS, and other | PIECES of our earlier POETS, | (Chiefly of the LYRIC kind.) | Together with some few of later Date. | VOLUME THE FIRST. | [ornament] | [i]LONDON and FRANCFORT:[/i] | Printed for J. G. Fleischer. | MDCCXC.
Place of Publication:
London and Frankfurt
Genres:
Collection of ballads, Collection of songs, and Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Separated into three books: 'Book the First', 'Book the Second (Containing Ballads that illustrate Shakespeare.)' and 'Book the Third'. With glossary (back of volume, 15pp.) Illustrations: title page, 1, 103, 209. Contents: Latin verse pp. 94-95; Spanish verse pp. 286-290 (even pages).
Other matter:
Prefatory: preface [8pp], essay 'On the Ancient English Minstrels' [12pp], contents and epigraph from Sidney's Defence of Poetry [4pp].
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Editor:
Thomas Percy
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
J. G. Fleischer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Men speken of romaunces of Price
Page No:
p.ix
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Perse owt of Northombarlande
Page No:
pp.5-16
Poem Title:
I. The Ancient Ballad of Chevy-Chase.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yt felle about the Lamas tyde
Page No:
pp.21-29
Poem Title:
II. The Battle of Otterbourne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The rain rins doun through Mirryland toune
Page No:
pp.31-32
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.34-47
Poem Title:
IV. Sir Cauline.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quhy dois zour brand sae drap wi' bluid
Page No:
pp.47-49
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.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hearken to me gentlemen
Page No:
pp.52-61
Poem Title:
VI. King Estmere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The king sits in Dumferling toune
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
VII. Sir Patrick Spence, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hear undernead dis laitl stean
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lythe and lysten gentylmen
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whan shales beene sheene and shraddes full fayre
Page No:
pp.68-76
Poem Title:
VIII. Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I loked about and sawe a craggy roche
Page No:
pp.76-79
Poem Title:
IX. The Tower of Doctrine.
Attribution:
Stephen Hawes
Attributed To:
Stephen Hawes
First Line:
On yonder hill a castle standes
Page No:
pp.79-86
Poem Title:
X. The Child of Elle.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It fell about the Martinmas
Page No:
pp.88-93
Poem Title:
XI. Edom O'Gordon, A Scottish Ballad.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wayle I wepe I sobbe I sigh ful sore
Page No:
pp.95-102
Poem Title:
XII. An Elegy on Henry Fourth Earl of North-Humberland.
Attribution:
John Skelton
Attributed To:
John Skelton
First Line:
This memoriall men may have in mynde
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
With loynes in canvas bow case tyde
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
"The long vacation in London"
Attribution:
Sir William Davenant
Attributed To:
Sir William Davenant
First Line:
Mery it was in grene forest
Page No:
pp.120-145
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.146-148
Poem Title:
II. The Aged Lover Renounceth Love.
Attribution:
Lord Vaux
Attributed To:
Thomas Vaux
First Line:
Where gripinge grefes the hart would wounde
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
III. A Song to the Lute in Musicke.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I read that once in Affrica
Page No:
pp.152-155
Poem Title:
IV. King Cophetua and the Beggar-Maid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This winters weather waxeth cold
Page No:
pp.156-158
Poem Title:
V. Take thy Old Cloak About Thee.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A poore soule sat sighing under a sicamore tree
Page No:
pp.159-163
Poem Title:
VI. Willow, Willow, Willow.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My mother had a maid called Barbarie
Page No:
p.159
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Shakespeare
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
All this beheard three wighty yeomen
Page No:
p.164
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Arthur first in court began
Page No:
pp.164-168
Poem Title:
VII. Sir Lancelot Du Lake.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewell dear love since thou wilt needs begone
Page No:
pp.169-170
Poem Title:
VIII. Corydon's Farewell to Phillis.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
There dwelt a man in Babylon
Page No:
p.169
Poem Title:
The Ballad of Constant Susanna.
Attribution:
Shakespear
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
In Venice towne not long agoe
Page No:
pp.173-179
Poem Title:
IX. Gernutus the Jew of Venice.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Live with me and be my love
Page No:
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
X. The Passionate Shepherd to his Love.
Attribution:
Marlow, and Raleig
Attributed To:
Christopher Marlowe
Sir Walter Ralegh [Raleigh]
First Line:
You noble minds and famous martiall wights
Page No:
pp.185-190
Poem Title:
XI. Titus Andronicus's Complaint.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take oh take those lips away
Page No:
pp.190-191
Poem Title:
XII. Take Those Lips Away.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
King Leir once ruled in this land
Page No:
pp.192-197
Poem Title:
XIII. King Leir and His Three Daughters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Crabbed age and youth
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
XIV. 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.200-203
Poem Title:
XV. 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.203-208
Poem Title:
XVI. The Friar of Orders Gray.
Attribution:
the Editor
Attributed To:
Thomas Percy
First Line:
For Witherington my heart is woe
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The dint it was both sad and sore
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Of fifteen hundred archers of England
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Of fifteen hundred Scottish spears
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
God prosper long our noble king
Page No:
pp.214-223
Poem Title:
I. The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The glories of our blood and state
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
II. Death's Final Conquest.
Attribution:
James Shirley
Attributed To:
James Shirley
First Line:
Listen lively lordings all
Page No:
pp.227-233
Poem Title:
III. The Rising in the North.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How long shall fortune faile me nowe
Page No:
pp.235-243
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:
p.244
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My minde to me a kingdome is
Page No:
pp.244-246
Poem Title:
V. My Mind To Me A Kingdom Is.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Impatience chaungeth smoke to flame
Page No:
pp.247-254
Poem Title:
VI. The Patient Countess.
Attribution:
W. Warner
Attributed To:
William Warner
First Line:
You meaner beutyes of the night
Page No:
pp.254-255
Poem Title:
VII. You Meaner Beautyes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Listen to mee my lovely shepheards joye
Page No:
p.255
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Michael Drayton
Attributed To:
Michael Drayton
First Line:
Ye shall well heare of a knight
Page No:
p.256
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farre in the country of Arden
Page No:
pp.257-261
Poem Title:
VIII. Dowsabell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adieu fond love farewell you wanton powers
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
IX. The Farewell to Love.
Attribution:
Beaumont and Fletcher
Attributed To:
John Fletcher
Francis Beaumont
First Line:
Come worthy Greeke Ulysses come
Page No:
pp.262-265
Poem Title:
X. Ulysses and the Syren
Attribution:
Daniel
Attributed To:
Samuel Daniel
First Line:
It chanced of late a shepherd swain
Page No:
pp.266-268
Poem Title:
XI. Cupid's Pastime.
Attribution:
Francis Davison
Attributed To:
Francis Davison
First Line:
How happy is he born or taught
Page No:
pp.268-269
Poem Title:
XII. The Character of a Happy Life.
Attribution:
Sir Henry Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
He that loves a rosy cheek
Page No:
pp.269-270
Poem Title:
XIII. Unfading Beauty.
Attribution:
Thomas Carew
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
The queen of scots possessed nought
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gilderoy was a bonnie boy
Page No:
pp.271-274
Poem Title:
XIV. Gilderoy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Away let naught to love displeasing
Page No:
pp.274-275
Poem Title:
XV. Winifreda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come listen to my mournful tale
Page No:
pp.276-278
Poem Title:
XVI. Jemmy Dawson.
Attribution:
William Shenstone, Esq.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
In aunciente days tradition showes
Page No:
pp.279-281
Poem Title:
XVII. The Witch of Wokey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O solitude romantic maid
Page No:
p.282
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.283-284
Poem Title:
XVIII. Bryan and Pereene, A West-Indian Ballad.
Attribution:
Dr. James Grainger.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentle river gentle river
Page No:
pp.287-291 (odd pages)
Poem Title:
XIX. 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.292-296
Poem Title:
XX. Alcanzor and Zayda, A Moorish Tale, Imitated from the Spanish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed