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Solitary walks; to which are added the consolations of religion [T81041] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1217
Publication Date:
1775
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T81041
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3323463579
Full Title:
SOLITARY WALKS: | TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THE | CONSOLATIONS OF RELIGION | IN THE | VIEWS OF DEATH AND LOSS OF FRIENDS, | A Funereal ADDRESS on the late | Rev. EDWARD HITCHING, B. D. | WITH | POETICAL MEDITATIONS, | WRITTEN AMONG THE TOMBS. | [Rule] | [Epigraph] | [Rule] LONDON: | Printed for W. OTRIDGE, behind the New Church, in the | Strand; J. BUCKLAND, No. 57, Pater-Noster-Row; G. | KEITH, Grace-Church-Street; KITCHIN and Co. No. 59, | Holborn-Hill; and S. CHANDLER, at Holborn-Bars. | MDCCLXXIV.
Epigraph:
'How blest the man! who sick of gaudy scenes, | Is led by choice to take his favourite walk | Amidst death's gloomy silent cypress shades, | To read his monuments, to weigh his dust, | Visit the vaults, and dwell among the tombs. DR. YOUNG | Disce vivere et memento mori.'
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Comments:
Date on imprint: MDCCLXXIV Date in ESTC: 1775.
Other matter:
Preface, pp.iii-vi Advertisement, 1p. Contents, 1p.
Related People
Author:
George Wright
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
To read the monuments to weigh my dust
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
A dread eternity how surely mine
Page No:
p.5
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Christian is the highest style of man
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
If you would have good servants be good masters
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The Mirror.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where heart meets heart reciprocally soft
Page No:
p.10
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Slowly advance towards the opening tomb
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
That beam ethereal sullied and absorbed
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Distrust and darkness of a future state
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
In death's adversity thy danger lies
Page No:
p.22
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Man but dives to death
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Be like a sentinel keep on your guard
Page No:
p.25
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Stop gentle youth and view this clod
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Youth is not rich in time it may be poor
Page No:
p.27
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Improve the present moments as they fly
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I scarce can meet a monument but holds
Page No:
p.30
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Men may live fools but fools they cannot die
Page No:
p.34
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Here lies consigned to native dust a youth
Page No:
p.35
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The ways of providence are dark and intricate
Page No:
p.36
Poem Title:
Addison's Cato.
Attribution:
Addison.
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Life glides away Lorenzo like a brook
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
The thought of death indulge
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Virtue alone is true nobility
Page No:
p.38
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Step. Juv.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What is the world to them
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
I [i.e. Edward Hitchin]
Attributed To:
Edward Hitchin
First Line:
The morn | Waked by the circling hours with rosy hand
Page No:
p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Milton.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
Learn to live well that thou mayst die so too
Page No:
p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Denham.
Attributed To:
Sir John Denham
First Line:
Life's little stage is a small eminence
Page No:
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
A moment's space a transient span
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
And soon as man expert from time has found
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Beyond the grave two states alone remain
Page No:
p.46
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Earth's highest station ends in here he lies
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Man wants but little nor that little long
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thus earth receives what first it gave
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where is the dust that has not been alive
Page No:
p.47
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Here a kind parent in death's dark abode
Page No:
pp.48-49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Then o then
Page No:
p.49
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Blair.
Attributed To:
Robert Blair
First Line:
As some tall tower or lofty mountain's brow
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Beneath those rugged elms that yew trees shade
Page No:
p.50
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
the late ingenious Mr. Gray,
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
As I am now so you must be
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Their name their years spelt by the unlettered muse
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
What is this world
Page No:
p.52
Poem Title:
The Grave.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How populous how vital is the grave
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Night Thoughts.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Fond foolish man would fain those thoughts decline
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
Trapp's Four Last Things.
Attribution:
Trapp
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
Death wounds to cure we fall we rise we reign
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
O glorious hour o blessed abode
Page No:
p.56
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Watts.
Attributed To:
Isaac Watts
First Line:
In every storm thy safety to ensure
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
Trapp's Four Last Things.
Attribution:
Trapp
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
In steadfast hope of that glad day
Page No:
p.57
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Religion is all descending from the skies
Page No:
p.58
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
The late ingenious Dr. Young
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
This hour perhaps our friend is well
Page No:
p.60
Poem Title:
Hebrews ix. 27.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Religion providence an after state
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
Psalms xxiii. 4.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Reform my conduct mourn my follies past
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The soul secured in her existence smiles
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Addison's Cato.
Attribution:
Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Let virtue prove your never fading bloom
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
why shrinks the soul back on herself
Page No:
p.66
Poem Title:
Addison's Cato.
Attribution:
Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Heaven gives the needful but neglected call
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Happy day that breaks our chain
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Thy soul must leave its present house of clay
Page No:
p.68
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Norris.
Attributed To:
John Norris
First Line:
Whilst yon pale empress of the night
Page No:
pp.69-72
Poem Title:
A Walk in a Country Church-Yard, by Moonlight; Taken from Parnell's Night-Piece on Death: With Alterations and Additions.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
All men think all men mortal but themselves
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Praises on tombs are titles vainly spent
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The boast of heraldry the pomp of power
Page No:
p.71
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Gray.
Attributed To:
Thomas Gray
First Line:
With joy the hind his daily labour done
Page No:
p.72
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Anonymous.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Through yonder ground I'll often stray
Page No:
pp.73-75
Poem Title:
The Grave Stript of it's Terrors; A Poem: By a Lady. With Alterations.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My flesh shall slumber in the ground
Page No:
p.75
Poem Title:
I Corinthians xv.
Attribution:
Dr. Watts.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If God you own in all your ways
Page No:
p.103
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In this small portrait all may see
Page No:
p.115
Poem Title:
An Original Painting; Or a Striking Likeness of One who truly lives unto the Lord. A Picture Drawn from the Sacred Writings; Which All should Endeavour to Resemble in Life and Conversation.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
As all alone I slowly tread
Page No:
pp.121-132
Poem Title:
Poetical Meditations Among the Tombs. Written in Bunhill-Fields.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Our birth is nothing but our death begun
Page No:
p.122
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Lorenzo read with me Narcissa's stone
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
Proverbs iii. 13, to the 18th verse.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Virtue alone outbuilds the pyramids
Page No:
p.124
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Heart merit wanting mount we ever so high
Page No:
p.125
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
A pardon bought with blood with blood divine
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Here will I rest and build my hopes
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The spring of life essential dwells in thee
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
Trapp's Four Last Things.
Attribution:
Trapp
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
Thrice happy youth thou now canst tell
Page No:
p.128
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
William Saville
Attributed To:
William Saville
First Line:
Make then while yet you may your God your friend
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pomfret.
Attributed To:
John Pomfret
First Line:
The wise and good however certain bliss
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dr. Trapp.
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
Those fear death least who think upon it most
Page No:
p.129
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Trapp.
Attributed To:
Joseph Trapp
First Line:
All should be prophets to themselves foresee
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
Psalms lxxxix, 48.
Attribution:
Young.
Attributed To:
Edward Young
First Line:
Since we can die but once and after death
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pomfret.
Attributed To:
John Pomfret
First Line:
Lo now there does no place remain
Page No:
p.132
Poem Title:
Rev. xx. 14.
Attribution:
Pomfret.
Attributed To:
John Pomfret