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Select Epitaphs [Vol. 2] [ESTC T137253]

DMI number:
842
Publication Date:
1755
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
T137253
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW106242226
Shelfmark:
BL 143.a.25
Full Title:
SELECT | EPITAPHS. | COLLECTED BY | W. TOLDERVY. | VOL. II. | [epigraphs] | [ornament] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for W. OWEN, [i]Temple-Bar:[/i] And Sold by R. | and J. DODSLEY. A. MILLAR, J. JOLLIFFE, and | T. WALLER. | [rule] | M,DCC,LV.
Epigraph:
[i]Fleres si scires unam tua tempora mensem, | Rides, cum fuerint forsitan una dies[/i]. | Sir THOMAS MORE. Call round her Tomb each Object of Desire; | Each purer Frame, inform'd with purer Fire: | Bid her be all that chears or softens Life, | The tender Sister, Daughter, Friend, and Wife: | Bid her be all that makes Mankind adore; | Then view this Marble, and be vain no more. | POPE.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of poems about subject/person
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[12], [1]-238.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Index [10pp.]
References:
See Thomas Keymer 'William Toldervy and the Origins of Smart's a Translation of the Psalms of David' Review of English Studies (2003) 54(213): 52-66 doi:10.1093/res/54.213.52
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Title:
Select Epitaphs [Vol. 1] [ESTC T137253]
Publication Date:
1755
ESTC No:
T137253
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Part of a Series
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
W. Toldervy
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
William Owen
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Absolute (100%)
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Sold by:
Andrew Millar
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Confident (50%)
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Imprint reads "A. Millar"
Sold by:
James Dodsley
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Absolute (100%)
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Imprint reads "sold by R. and J. Dodsley"
Sold by:
John Jolliffe
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Confident (50%)
Comments:
Imprint reads "J. Jolliffe"
Sold by:
Robert Dodsley
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Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Imprint reads "sold by R. and J. Dodsley"
Sold by:
T Waller
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
Come ladies you that would appear
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
On Dame Rebecca Berry.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O last and best of Scots who didst maintain
Page No:
p.14
Poem Title:
On Lord Viscount Dundee.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Fair kind and true a treasure each alone
Page No:
p.15
Poem Title:
On Lady Whitmore.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Ye sacred relics which your marble keep
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
On Sir Palmes Fairborne, Knt.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
He who in impious times undaunted stood
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
On the Marquis of Winchelsea.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Of gentle blood his parents only treasure
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
On Master Rogers, of Gloucestershire.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
So fair so young so innocent so sweet
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Margaret Paston, of Barningham, Norfolk.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Below this marble monument is laid
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
On Mary Frampton.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
If weeping love enquires to seek to know
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
On the beautiful Niece of the famous Olivarez.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Time is supposed to say
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
On the Honourable Philip Carteret, youngest Son of Lord George Carteret, who died March 19, 1710, Aged 19.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Samuel Cobb, of Trinity-College, Cambridge.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
To the dark and silent tomb
Page No:
pp.56-57
Poem Title:
On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Unmarked by trophies of the great and vain
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
To the Memory of the Author's Father, and of his other Ancestors.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Much for the prerogative ever for my country
Page No:
pp.86-87
Poem Title:
On John Duke of Buckinghamshire.
Attribution:
Written by Himself. Translated from Latin, by Dr. Fiddies.
Attributed To:
Dr Fiddies
First Line:
Beneath these honours of a tomb
Page No:
pp.91-93
Poem Title:
On King William the IIId.
Attribution:
By Dr. Isaac Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
In her whose relics mark this sacred earth
Page No:
pp.111-112
Poem Title:
On the Grandmother of Mrs. Jones, of Kanelly in Caermarthenshire.
Attribution:
By Mr. Richard Savage.
Attributed To:
Richard Savage
First Line:
This peaceful tomb does now contain
Page No:
pp.116-117
Poem Title:
On Robert Huntington, of Stanton-Harcourt, Esq; and Robert his Son.
Attribution:
By Mr. Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Children are snatched away sometimes
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
On the young Lord Mount-Cashel.
Attribution:
By Mrs. Mary Barber.
Attributed To:
Mary Barber
First Line:
In act to combat or the foe survey
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
On the Duke of Berwick.
Attribution:
By Mr. J. Bancks.
Attributed To:
J. Bancks
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this sad shrine we trust
Page No:
pp.129-130
Poem Title:
On Nicholas Rowe, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Thy relics Rowe to this fair urn we trust
Page No:
pp.130-131
Poem Title:
Intended for the same.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
A pleasing form a firm yet cautious mind
Page No:
p.131
Poem Title:
On Sir William Trumbull, Knt.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Kneller by heaven and not a master taught
Page No:
pp.132-133
Poem Title:
On Sir Godfrey Kneller.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
To this sad shrine whoever thou art draw near
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
On the Honourable Simon Harcourt, only Son of the Lord Chancellor Harcourt. 1720.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Statesman yet friend to truth of soul sincere
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
On James Craggs, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Go fair example of untainted youth
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
On Robert Digby, Esq; (On the Monument of the Honourable Robert Digby and of his Sister Mary, erected by their Father the Lord Digby, 1724.)
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here rests a woman good without pretence
Page No:
pp.135-136
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Corbett.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Dorset the grace of courts the muses pride
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
On Charles, Earl of Dorset.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Here Withers rest thou bravest gentlest mind
Page No:
p.138
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Life is a jest and all things show it
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
On John Gay.
Attribution:
By Himself.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
This modest stone what few vain marbles can
Page No:
p.139
Poem Title:
On Mr. Elijah Fenton. 1731.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Of manners gentle of affections mild
Page No:
p.140
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
If modest youth with cool reflection crowned
Page No:
pp.141-142
Poem Title:
On Edmund, Duke of Buckingham. Who died in the 17th Year of his Age. 1735
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Nature and nature's law lay hid in night
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Over nature's law God cast the veil of night
Page No:
p.143
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By Mr. A. Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
All that accomplished body lends mankind
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On Henry Jernegan, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. A. Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
More than his name were less twould seem to fear
Page No:
p.144
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. Hill]
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Ripe in virtue green in years
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
On a young Lady who died unmarried.
Attribution:
By Mr. A. Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Why in such thoughtless haste oh stay and know
Page No:
p.145
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
By Mr. A. Hill.
Attributed To:
Aaron Hill
First Line:
Dear to the wise and good dispraised by none
Page No:
pp.148-149
Poem Title:
On Mr. Aikman, and his only Son, who were interred in the same Grave.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
Pensive peruse and keep whoever thou art
Page No:
p.148
Poem Title:
On Simon Tayler, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
This humble grave though no proud structures grace
Page No:
p.149
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady.
Attribution:
By Mr. Mallet.
Attributed To:
David Mallet
First Line:
If humour wit and honesty could save
Page No:
pp.150-151
Poem Title:
On Joseph Miller.
Attribution:
By Mr. S. Duck.
Attributed To:
Stephen Duck
First Line:
The ritual stone thy son doth lay
Page No:
pp.151-152
Poem Title:
On the Rev. Mr. William Edwards.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. Robert Edwards.
Attributed To:
Robert Edwards
First Line:
Whom Phoebus favoured on whom fortune frowned
Page No:
p.152
Poem Title:
On Richard Savage, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Coster adieu to native skies returned
Page No:
pp.153-154
Poem Title:
On Thomas Coster, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. John Shebbeare.
Attributed To:
John Shebbeare
First Line:
If with unequalled skill to win the age
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
On Benjamin Griffin, Comedian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here Stanley rest escaped this mortal strife
Page No:
pp.154-155
Poem Title:
On Miss Stanley.
Attribution:
By Mr. James Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
While Britain boasts her empire over the deep
Page No:
p.155
Poem Title:
On Lord Aubrey Beauclerk.
Attribution:
By Doctor E. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
No marble pomp no monumental praise
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
On Edward Bond, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Briton behold if patriot worth be dear
Page No:
p.165
Poem Title:
On John, Duke of Argyle. Suppos'd to be wrote by the Hand of History
Attribution:
By Mr. Paul Whitehead.
Attributed To:
Paul Whitehead
First Line:
Farewell forever he around whose urn
Page No:
pp.168-169
Poem Title:
On Dr. Cockman, Master of University College, Oxon.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Hawkins, Feb. 12, 1744-5.
Attributed To:
William Hawkins
First Line:
Her frail remains are here contained
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Poynter, 1745.
Attribution:
By Dr. Cobden.
Attributed To:
Edward Cobden
First Line:
Praised by the grandsires of the present age
Page No:
p.174
Poem Title:
On Thomas Southern.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath this stone the world's just wonder lies
Page No:
p.176
Poem Title:
On Dr. Keil.
Attribution:
By Mr. Christopher Pitt.
Attributed To:
Christopher Pitt
First Line:
Made to engage all hearts and charm all eyes
Page No:
pp.179-180
Poem Title:
On Lucy Lyttleton,
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable Sir George Lyttleton, Bt.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Ye weeping muses graces virtues tell
Page No:
pp.180-181
Poem Title:
On Captain Thomas Grenville.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable Sir George Lyttleton, Bt.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Though Britain's genius hung her drooping head
Page No:
pp.181-182
Poem Title:
On Captain James Cornwall.
Attribution:
By the Right Honourable Sir George Lyttleton, Bt.
Attributed To:
George Lyttelton
First Line:
Britons if yet that glorious name be dear
Page No:
p.182
Poem Title:
On Admiral Thomas Matthews.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Sleep here ye relics of the just and good
Page No:
pp.183-184
Poem Title:
On his Father.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Ye lovers of the muse oh thou whose breast
Page No:
p.183
Poem Title:
On Ambrose Philips, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Here truth of soul the heart forever kind
Page No:
pp.184-185
Poem Title:
On Meredith Thomas, Esq;
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
To thee an angel's form was given
Page No:
p.184
Poem Title:
On his Brother James Rolt.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
Oh friend of virtue foe to every vice
Page No:
pp.185-187
Poem Title:
On Mr. Pope.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
What art thou gone and numbered with the dead
Page No:
p.187
Poem Title:
On Mr. Ubank.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
If filial fondness or parental love
Page No:
p.189
Poem Title:
On his three Children, James, Anne, and Elizabeth Rolt.
Attribution:
By Mr. Rolt.
Attributed To:
Richard Rolt
First Line:
If deathless virtue claims immortal fame
Page No:
p.191
Poem Title:
On Lieutenant-General Campbell.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who surveyst these walls with curious eye
Page No:
pp.192-193
Poem Title:
On Sir Thomas Hanmer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy sable bed no pompous heralds raise
Page No:
pp.193-194
Poem Title:
On the Rev. Mr. James Wilson.
Attribution:
By Mr. Brooke.
Attributed To:
Henry Brooke
First Line:
Beneath this marble Devereux lies
Page No:
p.194
Poem Title:
On the Honourable Mrs. D'evereux.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When the stage heard that death had struck her John
Page No:
pp.194-195
Poem Title:
On John Hippisley, Comedian.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies the man whom generous nature blessed
Page No:
p.195
Poem Title:
On William Bunbury of Hadleigh in Suffolk, Esq; who died the 12th of September, 1748.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To real merit due this humble song
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
On the same.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Good nature upright heart unbiased mind
Page No:
p.197
Poem Title:
On William Radford, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To honoured rest here Montague's consigned
Page No:
pp.198-199
Poem Title:
On John Duke of Montague.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When his immortal part by heaven
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
On Thomas Applewhaite, Esq; Member of the Council of Barbadoes, who died June the 4th, 1749.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader if pity ever touched thy heart
Page No:
pp.202-203
Poem Title:
On Andrew Millar, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Reader if science honour reason charm
Page No:
p.209
Poem Title:
On Gilbert Walmesley, Esq; Obiit August the 3d, 1751, Aetat. 69.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The maid that owns this humble stone
Page No:
p.211
Poem Title:
In a Country Churchyard.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth
Page No:
p.212
Poem Title:
In a Country Churchyard.
Attribution:
By Mr. Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
In beauty's mould her lovely form was cast
Page No:
p.214
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Free.
Attribution:
By Dr. Free.
Attributed To:
Dr. Free
First Line:
With every charm was Celia graced
Page No:
pp.214-215
Poem Title:
On a Young Lady that was forced to marry her nearest Relation.
Attribution:
By Dr. Free.
Attributed To:
Dr. Free
First Line:
Sublime of genius and with science blessed
Page No:
pp.215-216
Poem Title:
On Paul Doddrige, D.D.
Attribution:
By Mr. Benjamin Sowden, at Rotterdam, Feb. 21, 1754.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Sowden
First Line:
This unambitious stone preserves a name
Page No:
pp.217-218
Poem Title:
On Sir James Sooty.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Henceforth be every tender tear suppressed
Page No:
p.218
Poem Title:
On Master Newberry.
Attribution:
By Mr. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Was rhetoric on the lips of sorrow hung
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
On a young Clergyman, at St. Peter's, in the Isle of Thanet.
Attribution:
By Mr. Smart.
Attributed To:
Christopher Smart
First Line:
Philips whose touch harmonious could remove
Page No:
p.222
Poem Title:
On Claudius Phillips, an excellent Musician at Bridgnorth, Salop; who died very Poor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Read Tickell's name and gently tread the clay
Page No:
pp.223-224
Poem Title:
On Thomas Tickel, Esq;
Attribution:
By Dr. Clancy.
Attributed To:
Michael Clancy
First Line:
See mortal where yon hallowed tapers burn
Page No:
pp.226-227
Poem Title:
On Sir Edmund Bacon, Bart.
Attribution:
By Richard Gardiner, Esq;
Attributed To:
Richard Gardiner
First Line:
Beneath this marble Butler lies entombed
Page No:
p.229
Poem Title:
On Dr. Joseph Butler, late Lord Bishop of Durham.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies D'Ablancourt that renowned sage
Page No:
p.230
Poem Title:
On D'Ablancourt, the French Translator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a rose a budding rose
Page No:
p.231
Poem Title:
On Miss Rose, Niece to Hugh Rose, of Kilravock, in Ireland, Esq;
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stranger these dear remains contained a mind
Page No:
pp.232-233
Poem Title:
On Rebecca Willshaw.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If the remembrance of whatever was dear
Page No:
p.233
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Dudley, Wife to the Rev. Mr. Dudley, of Woodbridge, in Barbadoes.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
On an Infant.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Beneath the horrors of a grave
Page No:
p.234
Poem Title:
On a young Lady, at Kinsale, in Ireland.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If native worth and piety sincere
Page No:
p.235
Poem Title:
On the Rev. Ferdinand Shaw, A.M. Pastor of the Dissenting Congregation, at Derby, Forty-six Years. Who died the 26th of January, in the 72d Year of his Age.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Come tender friendship drop thy pensive tear
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
On Benjamin Toldervy.
Attribution:
By the Editor.
Attributed To:
W. Toldervy
First Line:
When vice with syren charms corrupts the age
Page No:
p.236
Poem Title:
On Mr. Thomas Read, Son of the Rev. Mr. Read, of Tenbury, in Worcestershire.
Attribution:
By the Editor.
Attributed To:
W. Toldervy
First Line:
Mortals behold and tremble at this shrine
Page No:
p.238
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Susanna Knight.
Attribution:
By the Editor.
Attributed To:
W. Toldervy