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A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 1] [T144532]

DMI number:
1630
Publication Date:
1770
Volume Number:
1 of 6
ESTC number:
T144532
EEBO/ECCO link:
N/A
Shelfmark:
BL G.18.414
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN SIX VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [ornament] | LONDON: | Printed for J. DODSLEY, in PALL-MALL. | MDCCLXX.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellaneous collection
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[2], 1-335, [1].
Bibliographic details:
HALF-TITLE: [ornamental rule] | A COLLECTION OF POEMS. | VOL. I. | [ornamental rule] ANNOTATION AND OWNERSHIP: BL copy's cover stamped with mark of 'Rt. Honble. Thos. Grenville,' son of the prime minister George Grenville (see Thomas Grenville (1755–1846): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/11500). Contains MS identification of authors.
Other matter:
PREFATORY: Advertisement (pp.1-2). END MATTER: Index (pp.334-335)
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Title:
A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 2] [T144532]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144532
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2 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 3] [T144532]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144532
Volume:
3 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 4] [T144532]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144532
Volume:
4 of 6
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A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 5] [T144532]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144532
Volume:
5 of 6
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Title:
A collection of poems in six volumes, by several hands [Vol. 6] [T144532]
Publication Date:
1770
ESTC No:
T144532
Volume:
6 of 6
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Volume from the same edition
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Related People
Editor:
Robert Dodsley
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
James Dodsley
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printed for J. DODSLEY, in PALL-MALL.
Content/Publication
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
On The Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.3-21
Poem Title:
On The Prospect Of Peace A Poem. To the Lord Privy Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.22-26
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Warwick, &c. On the Death of Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.26-30
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.30-33
Poem Title:
An Imitation Of The Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace, Book III. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.34-36
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, At his Country Seat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.38-41
Poem Title:
An Ode Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable the Earl Of Sunderland At Windsor.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.41-60
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.61-68
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England, To A Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.69-81
Poem Title:
The Female Reign: An Ode.
Attribution:
By Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Roxana from the court retiring late
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
Six Town Eclogues.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Thou who so many favours hast received
Page No:
pp.85-89
Poem Title:
Tuesday. St. James's Coffee-House. Sillander and Patch.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.82]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
No fair Dancinda no you strive in vain
Page No:
pp.89-92
Poem Title:
Wednesday. The Tete a Tete. Dancinda.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.82]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The basset table spread the tallier come
Page No:
pp.93-97
Poem Title:
Thursday. The Bassette-Table. Smilinda and Cordelia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.82]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Now twenty springs had clothed the park with green
Page No:
pp.98-100
Poem Title:
Friday. The Toilette. Lydia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p. 82]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.101-104
Poem Title:
Saturday. The Small-Pox. Flavia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
At length by so much importunity pressed
Page No:
pp.105-107
Poem Title:
The Lover: A Ballad. To Mr. C--.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.107
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve. Written Extempore on a Window.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
How happy you who varied joys pursue
Page No:
pp.108-111
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord B--.
Attribution:
By the same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst pretty fellows think a woman's fame
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What could luxurious woman wish for more
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Mary, Queen of Scots. Design'd to be spoken by Mrs. Oldfield.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Why will Delia thus retire
Page No:
pp.114-115
Poem Title:
A Receipt to Cure the Vapours. Written to Lady J--n.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.82]]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.116-146
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C-- J--.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
pp.146-147
Poem Title:
An Epigram. On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Echard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
I lately saw what now I sing
Page No:
pp.147-149
Poem Title:
The Sparrow and Diamond. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Jove for amusement quitted oft his skies
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
Jove and Semele.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When I first came to London I rambled about
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
The Seeker.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
These sheets primeval doctrines yield
Page No:
pp.153-157
Poem Title:
On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.158-172
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
Page No:
pp.172-180
Poem Title:
Chiron to Achilles. A Poem.
Attribution:
By Hildebrand Jacob, Esq;
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.180-185
Poem Title:
[greek]. Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.186-199
Poem Title:
London: A Poem, In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Samuel Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.200-202
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken By Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury Lane 1747.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.203-213
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life. An Epistle to H. C. Esq;
Attribution:
By William Melmouth, Esq; First printed in the Year MDCCXXXV.
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.214-219
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.220-240
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome. A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Dyer]
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.241-255
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress. A Poem, In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
If to an human face sir James should draw
Page No:
pp.256-285
Poem Title:
The Art of Politicks, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Bramston.
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.286-297
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasioned by an Epistle Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Bramston]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
The art of converse how to soothe the soul
Page No:
pp.298-321
Poem Title:
An Essay On Conversation.
Attribution:
By Benjamin Stillingfleet.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.321-323
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady. On the Death of Col. Charles Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May 1745.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.324
Poem Title:
Ode. Written in the same Year.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.325-326
Poem Title:
Ode to Evening.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
p.327
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf, By Lord Lansdown, when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown,
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.328-329
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
pp.329-330
Poem Title:
On Lady's drinking the Bath Waters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.331-332
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
pp.332-333
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed