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Select lessons in prose and verse from various authors [N21758] [ecco]

DMI number:
970
Publication Date:
1798
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N21758
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113342693
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BL.
Full Title:
SELECT | LESSONS |IN | PROSE AND VERSE, | FROM | VARIOUS AUTHORS, | DESIGNED FOR THE | Improvement of YOUTH. | TO WHICH ARE ADDED, | A Few ORIGINAL PIECES. | [rule] | By [i]J. N.[/i] | [rule] | [i]The Seventh Edition, enlarged and improved.[/i] | [rule] | [g]Bristol:[/g] | PRINTED BY AND FOR R. EDWARDS, | BROAD-STREET; | 1798. | [Price One Shilling and Nine-pence.]
Place of Publication:
Bristol
Genres:
Collection of religious verse and Collection of educational texts
Format:
Duodecimo
Price:
1 s 9 d
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. 85-105, 110-8, 120-1, 135-6, 136-7, 139-41, 143, 146-8.
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Content/Publication
First Line:
The spacious firmament on high
Page No:
pp.3-4
Poem Title:
Ode on the Glories of the Heavens.
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
The lord my pasture shall prepare
Page No:
pp.4-5
Poem Title:
David's Pastoral Hymn on Providence.
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
When all thy mercies O my God
Page No:
pp.5-7
Poem Title:
Hymn on Gratitude.
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Father of all in every age
Page No:
pp.7-9
Poem Title:
Pope's Universal Prayer.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Ye nymphs of Solyma begin the song
Page No:
pp.9-13
Poem Title:
Messiah. A sacred Eclogue, composed of several passages of Isaiah the prophet. Written in imitation of Virgil's Pollio.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate
Page No:
p.13
Poem Title:
The Knowledge of Futurity wisely concealed.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
O happiness our being's end and aim
Page No:
pp.14-15
Poem Title:
On Happiness.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
But all our praises why should lords engross
Page No:
pp.15-16
Poem Title:
The Man of Ross.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
How rich the peacock what bright glories run
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
The Peacock.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Survey the warlike horse didst thou invest
Page No:
p.17
Poem Title:
The War-Horse.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
But fiercer still the lordly lion stalks
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
The Lion.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Go to the Nile and from its fruitful side
Page No:
pp.18-21
Poem Title:
The Leviathan.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Far in a wild unknown to public view
Page No:
pp.21-30
Poem Title:
The Hermit.
Attribution:
Parnell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Parnell
First Line:
Of man's first disobedience and the fruit
Page No:
pp.30-31
Poem Title:
Milton's Invocation.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Hail holy light offspring of heaven first born
Page No:
pp.31-33
Poem Title:
Hymn to Light.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
With solemn adoration down they cast
Page No:
pp.33-34
Poem Title:
The sublime Homage of Angels.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Two of far nobler shape erect and tall
Page No:
pp.34-35
Poem Title:
Adam and Eve in Paradise.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Here finished he and all that he had made
Page No:
pp.35-36
Poem Title:
The Creation finished and survey'd.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
For man to tell how human life began
Page No:
pp.36-38
Poem Title:
Adam relates to the Angel Raphael his pleasing Amazement on the first Survey he took of himself.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
pp.39-40
Poem Title:
Adam and Eve's Morning Hymn.
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
These as they change almighty father these
Page No:
pp.41-45
Poem Title:
Thomson's Hymn on the Creation.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Up springs the lark
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
The Symphony of the Spring.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But yonder comes the powerful king of day
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Sun-Rising.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
White break the clouds away with quickened step
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
The Dawn of a Summer's Day.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Informer of the planetary train
Page No:
pp.47-49
Poem Title:
Hymn to the Sun.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Falsely luxurious will not man awake
Page No:
pp.49-50
Poem Title:
The Praise of the Morning: Or the Sluggard Reproved.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Tis listening fear and dumb amazement all
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
A Storm of Thunder and Lightening.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Tis done dread winter spreads his latest glooms
Page No:
pp.52-54
Poem Title:
Moral Reflections on a future State.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Father of light and life thou good supreme
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
A Prayer.
Attribution:
Thomson.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
How poor how rich how abject how august
Page No:
pp.54-55
Poem Title:
Man a Miracle to himself.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
O thou great arbiter of life and death
Page No:
pp.55-56
Poem Title:
A Prayer.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Is there no hope the sick man said
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
The Sick Man and the Angel.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
It must be so Plato thou reasonest well
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
Cato's Soliloquy on the immortality of the Soul.
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Friendship like love is but a name
Page No:
pp.58-60
Poem Title:
The Hare and many Friends.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Death on a solemn night of state
Page No:
pp.61-62
Poem Title:
The Court of Death.
Attribution:
Gay.
Attributed To:
John Gay
First Line:
Mylo forbear to call him blessed
Page No:
pp.63-64
Poem Title:
False Greatness.
Attribution:
Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
How many thousands of my poorest subjects
Page No:
pp.64-65
Poem Title:
A Speech of King Henry the Fourth, upon his receiving News in the night, of the Rebellion of the Earl of Northumberland.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Farewell a long farewell to all my greatness
Page No:
pp.65-67
Poem Title:
Cardinal Wolsey's Lamentation of his Fall.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
How are thy servants blessed O lord
Page No:
pp.67-69
Poem Title:
Preservation by Land and Sea. A Divine Ode. Spectator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When rising from the bed of death
Page No:
pp.69-70
Poem Title:
Recovery from Sickness. A Divine Ode. Spectator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Take holy earth all that my soul holds dear
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
On Mrs. Mason. In Bristol Cathedral.
Attribution:
By the Rev. Mr. W. Mason.
Attributed To:
William Mason
First Line:
O charity divinely wise
Page No:
pp.71-73
Poem Title:
Ode to Charity.
Attribution:
By Miss H. More.
Attributed To:
Hannah More
First Line:
The cloud capped towers the gorgeous palaces
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
The Inscription on Shakespear's Monument, taken from his Works.
Attribution:
Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
Underneath this marble hearse
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke. Spectator.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Underneath this stone doth lie
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
An Epitaph
Attribution:
by Ben Johnson.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Jonson
First Line:
Let high birth triumph what can be more great
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
Virtue the only Nobility.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Ye vain desist from your erroneous strife
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
True Ambition.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
To whom can riches give repute or trust
Page No:
pp.74-75
Poem Title:
Virtue constitutes true Happiness.
Attribution:
Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
What can be emptier than the chase of fame
Page No:
p.74
Poem Title:
The Pursuit of Fame.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Pleasures are few and fewer we enjoy
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
On Criminal Pleasures.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The love of gaming is the worst of ills
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
On Gaming.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Let angel forms angelic truths maintain
Page No:
pp.76-77
Poem Title:
The Real Beauty distinguished.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
O sacred solitude divine retreat
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
On Solitude.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
We smile at florists we despise their joy
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
The Florist moralized.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
If it be true celestial powers
Page No:
pp.77-78
Poem Title:
The Fair Lady's Wish.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Stella and Flavia every hour
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
On the Same. A Song
Attribution:
by Mr. Earl.
Attributed To:
Jabez Earle
First Line:
From flower to flower with eager pains
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
On a Bee stifled in Honey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I revolve this evanescent state
Page No:
p.78
Poem Title:
The Mirrour.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Sceptic whoever thou art who sayst the soul
Page No:
p.79
Poem Title:
The Unreasonableness of denying a future State.
Attribution:
Glynn's Prize Poem on the Day of Judgment.
Attributed To:
Robert Glynn [later Clobery]
First Line:
Look round the world with what a partial hand
Page No:
pp.80-81
Poem Title:
The grand Distinction betwixt the Virtuous and the Wicked reserved for another State.
Attribution:
Glynn.
Attributed To:
Robert Glynn [later Clobery]
First Line:
On that great day the solemn trump shall sound
Page No:
pp.81-82
Poem Title:
The Great Tribunal.
Attribution:
Glynn.
Attributed To:
Robert Glynn [later Clobery]
First Line:
How shall the muse her numbers all too weak
Page No:
pp.82-84
Poem Title:
The End of the World.
Attribution:
Glynn.
Attributed To:
Robert Glynn [later Clobery]
First Line:
When God the new made world surveyed
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The curfew tolls the knell of parting day
Page No:
pp.105-110
Poem Title:
An Elegy written in a Country Church Yard.
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
The hoary fool who many days
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Prior.
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
Eternity that boundless race
Page No:
p.114
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Congreve.
Attributed To:
William Congreve
First Line:
Ah fleeting spirit wandering fire
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
The Emperor Adrian to his departing Soul.
Attribution:
Translated by Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
First Line:
Vital spark of heavenly flame
Page No:
pp.119-120
Poem Title:
The Dying Christian to his Soul.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Parent of good almighty god
Page No:
pp.121-124
Poem Title:
A Morning Song: Being an Imitation, in Metre, of Milton's Morning Hymn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of all thou god alone
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
The Lord's Prayer in Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pretty fluttering tuneful bird
Page No:
pp.124-125
Poem Title:
The Soaring Lark.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lovely blushing prickly rose
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
The Fading Rose; or Sylvia instructed.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where am I now my head turns round
Page No:
pp.127-128
Poem Title:
Waking out of a frightful Dream.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Long had proud Nimrod's stately city stood
Page No:
pp.128-130
Poem Title:
A Paraphrase on the seven first Verses of the Prophecy of Nahum. Published in the New Universal Magazine, for Oct. 1752.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What joy possessed the chosen seed
Page No:
pp.130-134
Poem Title:
The Song of Moses.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Father of lights thou source of love
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
A Hymn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I have found out a gift for my fair
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
Taking of Birds' Nests.
Attribution:
Shenstone.
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
Pity the sorrows of a poor old man
Page No:
pp.137-138
Poem Title:
Compassion to the Poor.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh hear a pensive captive's prayer
Page No:
pp.141-143
Poem Title:
The Mouse's Petition, Found in the Trap, where he had been confined all Night.
Attribution:
Mrs. Barbauld.
Attributed To:
Anna Letitia Barbauld [nee Aikin]
First Line:
Oft has it been my lot to mark
Page No:
pp.144-146
Poem Title:
The Cameleon.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed