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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [T27439] [ECCO]

DMI number:
953
Publication Date:
1757
Volume Number:
1 of 2
ESTC number:
T27439
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3302442700
Full Title:
SELECT and REMARKABLE | EPITAPHS | ON | ILLUSTRIOUS and OTHER PERSONS, | IN | SEVERAL PARTS of EUROPE. | WITH | TRANSLATIONS | Of such as are in | LATIN and Foreign LANGUAGES. | AND | Compendious Accounts of the DECEASED | Their LIVES and WORKS | [Rule] | By JOHN HACKETT, | Late Commoner of BALIOL-COLLEGE, OXFORD. | [Rule] | [Epigraph] | [ Rule] In TWO VOLUMES | [Rule] | VOL. I. | [Double rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for T. OSBORNE, and J. SHIPTON, in GRAY'S-INN. | [Short rule] | M.DCC.LVII.
Epigraph:
Life's but a walking Shadow, a poor Play'r That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; it is a Tale Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing.--------- Shakespeare, Macbeth &c.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Duodecimo
Other matter:
Dedication: 2pp.
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Editor:
John Hackett
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
J Shipton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
Thomas II Osborne
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Content/Publication
First Line:
As doctors give physic by way of prevention
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Intended by Mr. Prior for his own Monument.
Attribution:
Mr. Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Under this stone as here doth lie a corpse sometime of fame
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
Tiddeswall, Derbyshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Christ is to me as life on earth
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
Round the Verge of the Stone.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If birth illustrious or if beauty's pride
Page No:
pp.8-9
Poem Title:
Westmninster-Abbey. [...] The Verses in English are as follow:
Attribution:
H. N.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I pray you all that receive bread and pence
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
St. Faith's, under St. Paul's.
Attribution:
William Lambe
Attributed To:
William Lambe
First Line:
Receiver of this college rents he paid
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Gloucester Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
William Lambe so sometime was my name
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
St. Faith's, under St. Paul's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Go fair example of untainted youth
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
Sherborne, Dorsetshire. On the Monument of the Honourable Robert Digby, and of his Sister Mary, erected by their Father the Lord Digby, Anno 1727.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Look in this vault and search it well
Page No:
pp.24-25
Poem Title:
St. Mary's, Warwick.
Attribution:
Jervase Clifton.
Attributed To:
Gervas Clifton
First Line:
I lived in darkness such the all seeing fate
Page No:
pp.26-27
Poem Title:
On a Lady that was blind long before she died.
Attribution:
J. B.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If heaven be pleased when sinners cease to sin
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our Holt alas has stint his hold
Page No:
p.26
Poem Title:
All-Hallows, Staining, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Death and the king did as it were contend
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
On Sirt Antony Denny.
Attribution:
Henry Earl of Surrey.
Attributed To:
Henry Howard
First Line:
How apt are men to lie how dare they say
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
On Sir William Trumbal, One of the Principal Secretaries of State to King William III who, having resigned his Place, died in his Retirement at East Hamsted, in Berks, 1716.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
The husband speaking truly of his wife
Page No:
p.33
Poem Title:
Titchfield, Hants.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth wrapped in clay
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
St. Michael's, Crooked-Lane.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here snug in grave my wife doth lie
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Old Gray Friers, Edinburgh. [...] Which may be translated:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How how who is here
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Doncaster, in Yorkshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It that I gife I haif
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stephen and time are now both even
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
On little Stephen, a noted Fiddler in Suffolk.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From life's superfluous cares enlarged
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
In English thus:
Attribution:
Mr. Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
This grave o grief hath swallowed up with wide and open mouth
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis fit the English reader should be told
Page No:
p.40
Poem Title:
On Master Howard, Son to Lord Viscount ANdover.
Attribution:
E. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Richard Nordell lieth buried here
Page No:
pp.41-42
Poem Title:
St. Edmund's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The honourable merchant John Pickering
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
St. Lawrence Jewry, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Was rhetoric on the lips of sorrow hung
Page No:
pp.42-43
Poem Title:
On a young Clergyman at St. Peter's, in the Isle of Thanet.
Attribution:
C. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
All ye that pass by on this pillar cast eye
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
St. Alban's.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I pye the Crysten man that hast g'ce to see this
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
Islington.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis not the tomb in marble polished high
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
Intended to be placed on a Stone in the Church of Bromham, in the County of Wilts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Hopkins dies a thousand lights attend
Page No:
p.51
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Beneath this stone --'s dust is laid
Page No:
p.59
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Congreve lies who too untimely fell
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
On Miss Kitty Congreve.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why do the tuneful chorus join
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey [...] In English thus:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Near his paternal seat here buried lies
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
On the R. H. Thomas Winnington, Esq;
Attribution:
Said to be by Sir C. H. W.
Attributed To:
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
First Line:
An angel saw and wondering cried less fair
Page No:
p.65
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stay passenger and shed a tear
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
Old Gray Friers, Edinburgh.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Boreas' blasts and Neptune's waves
Page No:
pp.70-71
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's, Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Under this marble or under this sill
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Musician and logician eke
Page No:
pp.71-72
Poem Title:
York Cathedral. [...] Which may be thus translated:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here fast asleep lies Saunders Scott
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the body of Daniel Saul
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's, Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This peaceful tomb does now contain
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
On Robert Huntingdon, of Stanten Harcourt, Esq; and Robert, his Son.
Attribution:
Wm. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
As the earth the earth doth cover
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
St. Mary's, Rotherhith.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Underneath this sable hearse
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Beneath this verdant hillock lies
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
On Mr. Demar, who died July the 6th, 1720.
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
John Sherry lies here whose fixed abode
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
On an old Hawker found dead in the Highway.
Attribution:
J. Kirk
Attributed To:
J. Kirk
First Line:
To me twas given to die to thee tis given
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
St. Peter's, Norwich.
Attribution:
by Mr. Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Stay bachelor if you have wit
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Though as Hardwicke esquire
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
In the Parish-Church of Leeds, Yorkshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Concord is conquered in this urn there lies
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On William Lawes, a Musician, killed at the Siege of Westchester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On London's toure in one place or anoder
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
by Thomas Slanley, Bishop of Man,
Attributed To:
Thomas Stanley
First Line:
They were so one that none could say
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
On a Husband and Wife.
Attribution:
Paul Jermin Foley.
Attributed To:
Paul Jermin Foley
First Line:
Here lies a head that often ached
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Goodwin.
Attributed To:
William Goodwin
First Line:
Here old John Randal lies who telling of his tale
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Garret some called him but that was too high
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
This is upon a Stone under the Grocers Arms, in St. Saviour's Church, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here he lies beside a witch
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis Otwell Hill a holy hill
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
Lincoln Cathedral. [...] Which I think may be thus Englished:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Death judgment heaven and hell think christians think
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
WRitten by Dr. Trapp for his own Tombstone.
Attribution:
Dr. Trapp
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
When Butler needy wretch was still alive
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Samuel Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies Trotplaid John
Page No:
p.92
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In parliament a Burgess Cole was placed
Page No:
p.94
Poem Title:
St. Margaret's, Westminster.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone fair ladies lies
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Great good and just could I but rate
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
On K. Charles the 1st.
Attribution:
Montrose.
Attributed To:
James Graham
First Line:
Here's Delia's buried at fourscore
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
H. Jacob.
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Jesu that suffered bitter passion and pain
Page No:
p.96
Poem Title:
Allhallows the Less, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies wise and valiant dust
Page No:
p.97
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Strafford.
Attribution:
John Cleveland.
Attributed To:
John Cleveland
First Line:
Not far remote lies a lamented fair
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
Aldersgate, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Passed the pilgrimage of this present life
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
St. Botolph's, Lincoln.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Yes we have lived one pang and then we part
Page No:
p.106
Poem Title:
On Dr. Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester. Who died in Exlie at Paris 1732.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Free from this dream of life this maze of care
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J. D. Cotton.
Attributed To:
J. D. Cotton
First Line:
Dear to the wise and good dispraised by none
Page No:
pp.108-109
Poem Title:
On Mr. Aikman, and his Son, who were both interred in the same Grave.
Attribution:
David Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Think not by rigorous judgment seized
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
Stanton Harcourt.
Attribution:
by Mr. Pope,
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
This Sheffield raised the sacred dust below
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
p.109
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope's
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
At Dryden's tomb inscribed with Sheffield's name
Page No:
p.110
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a youth who fell a sacrifice
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
*******.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
p.112
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Lucy Lyttelton, Daughter of Hugh Forescue, Esq;
Attribution:
Sir G. Lyttelton.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Three poets in three distant ages born
Page No:
p.113
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey.
Attribution:
Mr. Dryden
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
No trust to metals nor to marbles when
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
On Sir Edward Giles and his Lady, at Dean Prior, Devon.
Attribution:
-- -- Herrick.
Attributed To:
Robert Herrick
First Line:
Here lies John Flin
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
Mr. John Flin, a Painter, of Galway, in Ireland, though a Roman Catholic, wrote the following Epitaph for himself.
Attribution:
John Flin
Attributed To:
John Flin
First Line:
The world's a city full of crooked streets
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
Stoke, near Guildford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Approach ye wise of soul with awe divine
Page No:
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
The following was intended for his Monument by Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
More than his name were less twould seem to fear
Page No:
p.118
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Beneath the droppings of this spout
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
Allerton, Nottinghamshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All an accomplished body lends mankind
Page No:
pp.121-122
Poem Title:
On Henry Jernegan, Esquire.
Attribution:
A. Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Whoever knows or hears whose sacred bones
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
On Mrs. G.
Attribution:
A. Broome.
Attributed To:
Alexander Brome
First Line:
Every Christian seeketh to extoll
Page No:
pp.123-124
Poem Title:
St. Lawrence Poultney, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a babe that only cried
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
Peterborough Cahtedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now take thy rest dear soul in thy cold bed
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
Totteridge, in Hertfortshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth graven under this stone
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
St. Antony's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If you will the truth have
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
St. Mary, Low-Layton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Philips whose touch harmonious could remove
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
On Claudius Phillips.
Attribution:
S. Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Here lies John Duke of Marlborough
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
written by Dr. Evans of Oxford.
Attributed To:
Abel Evans
First Line:
Under this stone do lie six children small
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
Parish Church of Leedes, Yorkshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Under this stone lies honest Syl
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
On a Letter-Pounder at Oxford.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On this marble drop a tear
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Mrs. Monk.
Attributed To:
Mary Monck
First Line:
This unambitious stone preserves a name
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
On Sir James Sooty.
Attribution:
H.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A Brooke by name the Baron Cobham's child
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Equal as age advanced her virtues grew
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the bells be merely rung
Page No:
p.133
Poem Title:
St. Leonard's, Foster-Lane. Robert Trappis, Goldsmith, 1526.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here fast asleep upon his back
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
On J. B--d, Esq; late Alderman of D--.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I Mary Pawson lie below sleeping
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
St. Margaret's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Two virtuous hands one truth expressing tongue
Page No:
p.134
Poem Title:
Abbey Church, Edinburgh. To the Memory of Anna Fowler.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies Charles Ca'ndish let the marble stone
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Edm. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
Here lieth Humphrey Gosling of London vintner
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
St. John's, Westminster.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of gentle blood his parents only treasure
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
On Mr. Rogers, jun. of Gloucestershire.
Attribution:
J. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Robert Lee esquire his body is buried here
Page No:
p.137
Poem Title:
Eastwick, Herefordshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Kneller by heaven and not a master taught
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Wesminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Lo here in earth my body lies
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
Litchfield Cathedral.
Attribution:
Geo Bollen, lat Deane of this Church who made his own Epitaph, viz.
Attributed To:
George Bollen
First Line:
O god the father of heaven which art the everlasting light
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
St. Bennet Fink's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sons of industry learn hence to know
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
* * *
Attribution:
* * * * * *.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sacred relics which your marble keep
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
J. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
He first deceased she for a little tried
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
On Sir Albertus Moreton and his Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Palmers all our faders were
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
Snothland, In the Diocese of Rochester. Here lyeth * * * * Palmer of Otford, Esquire * * * *
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Time was I stood where thou dost now
Page No:
p.146
Poem Title:
On a Gravestone in the Ruins of an old Church near Broughton-Green, by Northampton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While sacred bard far worlds thy works proclaim
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey. [...] The Epitaph is in English thus:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Renowned Spenser lie a thought more nigh
Page No:
pp.148
Poem Title:
On Shakespear.
Attribution:
Dr. Donne.
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
How lost this pomp of verse how vain the hope
Page No:
pp.149-150
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill, Esq;
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
My Shakespeare rise I will not lodge thee by
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
On Shakespear.
Attribution:
Ben Jonson
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Statesman yet friend to truth in soul sincere
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
This Epitaph is taken from Mr. Pope's Epistle to Mr. Addison, occasioned by his Dialogues on Medals;
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Weep with me all you that read
Page No:
p.150
Poem Title:
On S. P. a Child of Queen Elizabeth's Chapel.
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Beneath this stone the world's just wonder lies
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
On Doctor Keil, the Astronomer.
Attribution:
Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Here lies a proof that wit can never be
Page No:
p.151
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. Mrs. Aphra Behn, died April 16. 1689.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
On me perhaps in gay pursuits employed
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
Designed by the Author, * * * *, for himself.
Attribution:
* * * *
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Withers rest thou bravest gentlest mind
Page No:
p.157
Poem Title:
[no title.]
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Beauty itself lies here in whom alone
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
If chastity commends a wife
Page No:
p.166
Poem Title:
Haddington, in Scotland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath these horrors of a tomb
Page No:
pp.167-169
Poem Title:
On William the Third.
Attribution:
Isaac Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
Rare virtues feature every grace
Page No:
p.167
Poem Title:
Baginton, Warwickshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the subject of immortal praise
Page No:
p.173
Poem Title:
Epitaph written for Sir William.
Attribution:
Antony Wood.
Attributed To:
Anthony Wood
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
To the Memory of Nicholas Rowe, Esq;
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Dorset the grace of courts the muses pride
Page No:
p.175
Poem Title:
Withyam, Sussex. On Charles Earl of Dorset.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A body chaste a virtuous mind a temperate tongue an humble heart
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
A true Report of Mistres Isabell Harington, sometime of her Majesties privie Chamber
Attribution:
written by a credible person, that was well acquainted with her conditions
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In the grave the wicked cannot oppress
Page No:
p.177
Poem Title:
St. Luke's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
p.178
Poem Title:
St. Margaret's, Westminster.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
Page No:
p.181
Poem Title:
On the Grave of Shakspeare, at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
On the Grave of Shakespeare, at Stratford upon Avon.
Attribution:
Milton,
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
England Netherland the heavens and the arts
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
St. Paul's Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affection mild
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. On Mr. Gay.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Pray for the souls of John Caxton and Joan
Page No:
p.192
Poem Title:
In the Church of St. Elphege, Canterbury.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Life is a jest and all things show it
Page No:
p.193
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
From Orcade isles to Egypt's coast
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Hil. Jacob.
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
Here lieth a midwife brought to bed
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
Peterborough Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader behold the pious pattern here
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
Lincoln Cathedral. To the deathless Memory of the Revd. Father Mr. William Cole
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come ladies you that would appear
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's, Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Thomas Saffin lies interred ah why
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
St. Dunstan's, Stepney.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I was as ye be now in dust and clay
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
Sittingbourn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O ye good people that here go this way
Page No:
p.196
Poem Title:
St. Elphege, Canterbury.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O lord my saviour and heavenly maker
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
Narden.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pensive peruse and keep wherever thou art
Page No:
p.199
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
[no title]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Henceforth be every tender tear suppressed
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
On Master Newberry.
Attribution:
C. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Why in such thoughtless haste oh stay and know
Page No:
p.200
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Aaron Hill
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
The span of my days measured here I rest
Page No:
p.201
Poem Title:
On Sir Thomas Overbury.
Attribution:
By Himself. [i.e. Sir Thomas Overbury.]
Attributed To:
Sir Thomas Overbury
First Line:
For feats in Flandria's plains renowned
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
St. Bride's, London.
Attribution:
Beckingham.
Attributed To:
Charles Beckingham
First Line:
Ten in the hundred lies here ingraved
Page No:
p.204
Poem Title:
W. Shakespear.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Weaver who laboured in a learned strain
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
St. James's, Clerkenwell. [...] Upon a very worthy Friend, Master John Weaver, a learned Antiquary.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Farewell good lady and sister dear
Page No:
pp.207-208
Poem Title:
Howard's Chapel, St. Mary's, Lambeth.
Attribution:
By thy most bounden Brother, Henry Lord Stafford.
Attributed To:
Henry Stafford
First Line:
Madoc wyf mwydic ei wedd
Page No:
p.210
Poem Title:
Found at Mexico.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a baron bold take care
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
On Lord Balmerino.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies John Mills who over hills
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
[no title.]
Attribution:
M.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever you are tread softly I entreat you
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
Here lies Randoph Peter, of Oriel, the Eater.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath in the dust the mouldy old crust
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His thrusts like lightening flew but skilful death
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
ST. Dunstan's in the West, London. Alexander Layton, Master of Defence, 1679.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Vere sought death armed with his sword and shield
Page No:
p.213
Poem Title:
On Sir Francis Vere.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Do pious marble let thy reader know
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
Michael Draiton, Esq; a Memorable Poet of this Age exchanged his Lawrel for a Crown of Glorye, 1631.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stretched underneath this stone is laid
Page No:
p.215
Poem Title:
Frome, Somersetshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone lies the old Katherine Gray
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come let us rejoice merry boys at his fall
Page No:
p.217
Poem Title:
On the Parson of -- Parish, in --.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here she lies whose spotless fame
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
The Temple, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
True to himself and others with whom both
Page No:
pp.218-219
Poem Title:
On Mr. Poultney.
Attribution:
Wm. Cartwright.
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
Under this stone
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
Norwich Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth Walter Garden come out of the west
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
St. Margaret's, Westminster.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here under lieth a man of fame
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
St. Michael's, C. L. Southwerk.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader beware immoderate love of pelf
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
On a Miser.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whoever treadeth on this stone
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All you that doth this epitaph read or see
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
Isleworth Church.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth the worthy warrior
Page No:
p.220
Poem Title:
From an old Manuscript.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a round woman who thought mighty odd
Page No:
pp.221-222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Here old -- lies
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
On ****
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
John Bell broken bow ligs under this stean
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Johnny Bell ligeth underneath this stean
Page No:
p.221
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good Christian people of your charity
Page No:
pp.222-223
Poem Title:
Hereford Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Francis Ch--s lies be civil
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Well then poor G-- lies under ground
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dean Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
First Line:
Here placed near Chaucer Spenser claims a room
Page No:
p.224
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey. [...] In English thus:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The first sepulted in this place after they it sacrated
Page No:
p.225
Poem Title:
Savoy Church, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
John Casy of this parish whose dwelling was
Page No:
p.226
Poem Title:
St. Michael's, Wood-street.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Wishech.
Attribution:
S. Wesley
Attributed To:
Samuel Wesley
First Line:
With diligence and trust most exemplary
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Weeping over thy sacred urn
Page No:
pp.230-231
Poem Title:
On the Earl of Halifax.
Attribution:
Ambrose Philips.
Attributed To:
Ambrose Philips
First Line:
Ask not who ended here his span
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who so him bethoft inwardly and oft
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
Feversham.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests in hallowed earth secure from spite
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
In English thus:
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And when thy ruins shall disclaim
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
Epitaph on M. Drayton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Briton behold if patriot worth be dear
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Vain Greece consult no more or haughty Rome
Page No:
pp.239-240
Poem Title:
On King William the IIId.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
His wife | That at this life have ended her pilgrimage
Page No:
p.252
Poem Title:
Hereford Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In her whose relics mark this sacred earth
Page No:
pp.252-253
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
R. Savage.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
Here lieth John Thorne musician most perfect in art
Page No:
p.253
Poem Title:
York Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While Britain boasts her empire over the deep
Page No:
p.254
Poem Title:
Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Although my corpse it lies in grave
Page No:
p.257
Poem Title:
From an old Manuscript.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
From pomp in mind and meanness in estate
Page No:
p.260
Poem Title:
On Richard Savage, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O thou whose eyes were closed in death's pale night
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
On a Child killed by procured Abortion.
Attribution:
* * *.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sacred spirits while your friends distressed
Page No:
p.261
Poem Title:
On a Father, Mother, and Brother.
Attribution:
-- Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
What beauty would have lovely styled
Page No:
pp.264-265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
I have my piety too which could
Page No:
pp.265-266
Poem Title:
On Master Vincent Corbet.
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Reader stay | And if I had no more to say
Page No:
p.265
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
If passenger thou canst but read
Page No:
pp.266-267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Ben Jonson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
How strangely fond of life poor mortals be
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
* * * * *.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This humble grave though no proud structures grace
Page No:
p.267
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
David Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
This modest stone which few vain marbles can
Page No:
pp.267-268
Poem Title:
On Mr. Elijah Fenton, at Easthamstead in Berks, 1730.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
On the young Lord Mount Cashel.
Attribution:
Mary Barber.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
Here Mr Joseph Allein lies
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
In the Chancel of the Church of Taunton St. Magdalen.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This plain floor
Page No:
p.268
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Crashaw.
Attributed To:
Richard Crashaw
First Line:
Fair kind and true a treasure each alone
Page No:
p.269
Poem Title:
On Lady Whitmore.
Attribution:
J. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Under this stone closed and marmorate
Page No:
p.270
Poem Title:
In the Chancel of Stepney Church.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Learn curious reader whom you pass
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
Waltham-Abbey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the old flaming prophet climbed the sky
Page No:
p.272
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Wm. Cartwright.
Attributed To:
William Cartwright
First Line:
If modest youth with cool reflection crowned
Page No:
pp.273-274
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. Edmund Duke of Buckingham, Died in the Nineteenth Year of his Age, 1735.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Hail patriot youth lost in life's bloom
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Westminster Abbey. Edmund, D. of Buckingham. Died in the nineteenth year of his age, 1735.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O merciful Jesu that brought man soul from hell
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
York Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Roger lies here before his hour
Page No:
p.274
Poem Title:
Thunderidge in the Vale, Hertfordshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Felled by death's surer hatchet here lies Sprong
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
Ockham, in Surrey. John Sprong Dyed November XVII. M.DCCXXXVI. Aged LX.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The Lord saw good I was loping of wood
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Underneath whereas you see
Page No:
p.275
Poem Title:
Hampstead.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the last King Charles of Spain
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sweet virgin that I do not set
Page No:
p.276
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the late deceased Virgin, Mrs. Elizabeth Hereicke.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To the dark and silent tomb
Page No:
pp.276-277
Poem Title:
On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader stand back dull not this marble shrine
Page No:
pp.277-278
Poem Title:
Oakham, Rutlandshire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Posterity hath many fates bemoaned
Page No:
p.278
Poem Title:
On Sir Robert Cotton, the Antiquary.
Attribution:
T. Randolph.
Attributed To:
Thomas Randolph
First Line:
Under this stone lies virtue youth
Page No:
pp.278-279
Poem Title:
On Sir George Speke.
Attribution:
Edm. Waller.
Attributed To:
Edmund Waller
First Line:
If humour wit and honesty could save
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
St. Clement's Danes, London.
Attribution:
S. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Page No:
p.280
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
--- Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
Of gentlest manners ever formed to please
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
One charming bird to paradise is flown
Page No:
pp.281-282
Poem Title:
St. Lawrence, Jury, London. William Bird died the 2d of October, 1698, aged four Years.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here innocence and beauty lie whose breath
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ripe in virtue green in years
Page No:
p.282
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lieth Robin Masters faith twas hard
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
On an Undertaker.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heroes and kings your distance keep
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
For one who would not be buried in Westminster-Abbey.
Attribution:
A. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Take heed o good traveller and do not tread hard
Page No:
p.283
Poem Title:
On a large fat Physician.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You see old Scarlet's picture stand on high
Page No:
pp.283-284
Poem Title:
Peterborough Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the body of honest Tom Page
Page No:
p.284
Poem Title:
Norwich Cathedral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader if not a Papist bred
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
St. Anne's, ALdergate, L.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Such as I am such shall ye be
Page No:
p.285
Poem Title:
St. Antony's, London.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Youth beauty virtue here entombed doth lie
Page No:
p.288
Poem Title:
St. Alban's, Hertfordshire. Sacred to the Memory of Mrs. Barbara Griffith, late Wife to Edward Griffith, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed