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Sacred poems or a collection of translations and paraphrases from the holy scriptures [N21358] [ecco]

DMI number:
809
Publication Date:
1751
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21358
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3318564016
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
SACRED POEMS: | OR, | A COLLECTION | OF | TRANSLATIONS and PARAPHRASES, | From the [i]Holy Scriptures[/i]. | By VARIOUS AUTHORS. | [epigraph] | EDINBURGH: | Printed by HAMILTON, BALFOUR, and NEILL. | M,DCC,LI.
Epigraph:
6 lines of Greek, from 'Sophocl. Oedip. Tyran.'
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh
Genres:
Collection of religious verse
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Attributions: attributions taken from contents page.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedication 'To The Right Honourable Charles Lord Hope' by 'The Editors' [1p]; Preface discussing merits of various poems contained in the collection pp. [v]-xiv; Contents with attributions [2pp.].
Related People
Dedicatee:
Charles Hope
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Possible dedicatee? Died. 9 years before miscellany was published.
Printer:
Gavin Hamilton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
John Balfour
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
Patrick Neill
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Author:
Sir David Dalrymple
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
ESTC says 'Edited by Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes.'
Content/Publication
First Line:
Thy glory Israel and thy beauty mourn
Page No:
pp.1-2
Poem Title:
The Lamentation of David over Saul and Jonathan. 2 Samuel i. 19.
Attribution:
From Howel's History of the Bible, vol 2. p. 35.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus has the son of Jesse said
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
David's Last Words. 2 Samuel xxiii, 1.
Attribution:
By Dr. Dodderidge.
Attributed To:
Philip Doddridge
First Line:
Thus Job began cursed be the fatal morn
Page No:
pp.5-6
Poem Title:
Chap. III. of Job Translated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Boyse.
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
Has not kind heaven regarding human woe
Page No:
pp.7-10
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. of Job Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Boyse]
Attributed To:
Samuel Boyse
First Line:
As when the flower to every breeze of prey
Page No:
pp.11-14
Poem Title:
Chap. XIV. of Job Paraphrased.
Attribution:
From the Newcastle Magazine, Feb. 1751, p. 79.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thrice happy Job long lived in regal state
Page No:
pp.15-30
Poem Title:
Part of the book of Job paraphras'd.
Attribution:
By Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
O Jehovah our lord how wondrous great
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
Psalm VIII. Translated.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
God is my hope in him distressed
Page No:
pp.32-33
Poem Title:
Psalm XII. Translated.
Attribution:
From the Student, vol. 1. p. 272.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
An Ode. Taken from the beginning of Psalm XIX.
Attribution:
From the Spectator.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
Psalm XXIII. Translated.
Attribution:
From the Spectator.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The lord hath spoken he who rules supreme
Page No:
pp.36-39
Poem Title:
Psalm L. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
No sooner time his hasty flight began
Page No:
pp.39-41
Poem Title:
Part of Psalm XC. paraphras'd.
Attribution:
From the Theological Magazine, p. 318.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great sovereign of the world thy glorious name
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
Psalm XCII. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Arise my soul on wings seraphic rise
Page No:
pp.43-49
Poem Title:
Psalm CIV. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Mr. Blacklock.
Attributed To:
Thomas Blacklock
First Line:
Happy the man whose faith instructed will
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Psalm CXII. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the blest seed of Terah's faithful son
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
Psalm CXIV. Paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
By Euphrate's flowery side
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
Psalm CXXXVII. Translated.
Attribution:
By Dr. Donne.
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
In pious hymns and consecrated lays
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
Psalm CXLVI.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
O azure vaults o crystal sky
Page No:
pp.58-61
Poem Title:
Psalm CXLVIII. Imitated.
Attribution:
By Lord Roscommon.
Attributed To:
Wentworth Dillon
First Line:
Heavy O Lord on me thy judgments lie
Page No:
p.62
Poem Title:
Considerations on Psalm LXXXVIII.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
My son the instruction that my words impart
Page No:
pp.63-65
Poem Title:
Chap. VII. of Proverbs translated.
Attribution:
From the Spectator.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whatever of good or excellent is found
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
Chap. VIII. of Prov. From verse 10.
Attribution:
By Mr. Needler.
Attributed To:
Henry Needler
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.67-71
Poem Title:
The Messiah. A Sacred Eclogue.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
All ye whom summer's life consuming heat
Page No:
pp.71-73
Poem Title:
Chap. LV. of Isaiah paraphrased.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When my breast labours with oppressive care
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Latter part of Chap. VI. of Matthew paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Mr. Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
His sacred name with reverence profound
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
Some reflexions upon the Lord's Prayer.
Attribution:
By Mr. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Attend ye men of Athens to the words
Page No:
pp.78-80
Poem Title:
The Speech of Paul the Apostle to the Athenians. Acts xvii. 22. paraphrased.
Attribution:
From the Newcastle Magazine, Nov. 1750, p. 586.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Did sweeter sounds adorn my flowing tongue
Page No:
pp.80-82
Poem Title:
Charity. Chap. XIII. of I Cor. paraphrased.
Attribution:
By Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
p.83
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul. Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope