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The adventures of Catullus and history of his amours with Lesbia [T130888]

DMI number:
366
Publication Date:
1707
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T130888
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW111899766
Shelfmark:
British Library 12510.bbb.25.
Full Title:
THE | ADVENTURES | OF | [i]CATULLUS[/i], | AND | HISTORY | OF HIS | Amours with [i]LESBIA[/i]. | Intermixt with Translations of his | Choicest Poems. | [rule] | By several Hands. | [rule] | [i]Done from the[/i] French. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i]: | Printed for [i]J. Chantry[/i] at the Sign of [i]Lincolns- | Inn-Square[/i], at [i]Lincolns-Inn-Back-Gate[/i], 1707.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of translations/imitations
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[24],71,70-406p.
Bibliographic details:
Pp. 70-71 repeated in pagination; mispagination ('105' for 305, ‘42’ for 402, ‘43’ for 403); text and register continuous.
Comments:
PLATES: Facing title page, engraved by Vandergucht. CONTENTS: Mostly prose narrative, poems interspersed.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Frontispiece; title-page; dedicatory epistle (sig.A2-A4v); ‘Author’s Preface’ (sig.A5-A10v); table of contents (sig.A11-A12v). Back matter: Advertisement ('Books Printed for, and Sold by John Chantry), pp.401-406.
Related People
Engraver:
Gerard Vandergucht
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Frontispiece signed: 'M. V.er Gucht Sculp.'
Publisher:
John Chantry
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. Chantry at the Sign of Lincolns-Inn-Square, at Lincolns-Inn-Back-Gate.'
Dedicatee:
O'Brien||Henry||8th Earl of Thomond
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Wretched Catullus fool thy self no more
Page No:
p.6
Poem Title:
To himself [see contents table]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Diana is our patroness
Page No:
pp.16-17
Poem Title:
To Diana [see contents table]
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Not attributed
First Line:
That happy mortal seems to me
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p.20
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Prettiest of birds my Lesbia's favourite
Page No:
pp.23-24
Poem Title:
To Lesbia’s Sparrow [see contents table]
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First Line:
Quintilia's in the town's opinion fine
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p.27
Poem Title:
To Quintilla and Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Whilst on Septimius panting breast
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pp.30-31
Poem Title:
On Acme and Septimus [see contents table]
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First Line:
Joy to thee girl with half a nose
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p.32
Poem Title:
To Formianus’s Mistress [see contents table]
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Not attributed
First Line:
Come all ye Venus's ye Cupids all
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pp.37-38
Poem Title:
On the Death of Lesbia’s Sparrow [see contents table]
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First Line:
Let's live my dearest Lesbia and love
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pp.38-39
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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Not attributed
First Line:
Lesbia dost ask how many kisses
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p.39
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
My Lesbia swears she would Catullus wed
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p.40
Poem Title:
On the Inconstancy of Womens Love [see contents table]
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First Line:
However ardent is your amorous grief
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p.43
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Shut your heart and shut your eyes
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p.44.2
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
We then increase the beauteous object's fame
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p.44
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
A rival in a friend to see
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p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Licinius yesterday at leisure
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
To Licinius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Once Lesbia did you say and vouch it true
Page No:
p.56-57
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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Not attributed
First Line:
I hate and love perhaps you'll ask me why
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p.57
Poem Title:
On his Love [see contents table]
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First Line:
Gellius I did not therefore hope you'd prove
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pp.62-63
Poem Title:
On Gellius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Gellius is lean and why not such a son
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p.63
Poem Title:
More against Gellius. / On Gellius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Gellius is fair and beauteous to the view
Page No:
p.69
Poem Title:
On Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
My Ipsitilla charming fair
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pp.70-71
Poem Title:
To Hypthistilla [see contents table]
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First Line:
That Lesbia Caelius that dear faithless she
Page No:
p.70
Poem Title:
To Caelius of Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Calvus if tears which we profusely shed
Page No:
p.81
Poem Title:
To Calvus on Quintilia.
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First Line:
Furius and Aurelius who
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p.84
Poem Title:
To Furius on Aurelius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Furius whose dwelling's not possessed
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pp.89-90
Poem Title:
To Furius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Varrus that wretch Suffenus whom you know
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p.96
Poem Title:
To Varrus [see contents table]
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First Line:
My faithful lover I have slain
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p.105
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Joys and pleasures mirth and gladness
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p.106
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Love's of the Gods and men the life and breath
Page No:
pp.109-110
Poem Title:
The Merchant of Plantus [see contents table]
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First Line:
Smyrna my Cinna's little book has taken
Page No:
pp.113-114
Poem Title:
On Cinna’s Poem, call’d Smyrna [see contents table]
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First Line:
Oh Davus am I so despised a fool
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
The Andrea of Terence [see contents table]
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First Line:
Juventius might I kiss those eyes
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p.123
Poem Title:
To Juventius [see contents table]
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First Line:
What fiend or wizard owed thee shame
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p.124
Poem Title:
To Ravidus [see contents table]
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First Line:
Atys embarked on shipboard hoisted sail
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pp.128-131
Poem Title:
On Atys [see contents table]
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First Line:
Lovely Juventius while you toyed I stole
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pp.135-136
Poem Title:
To Juventius [see contents table]
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First Line:
In vain you with a doubtful heart
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pp.145-146
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Iris would you the cause be told
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pp.149-150
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Strive not Leuconoe to know what end
Page No:
p.153
Poem Title:
To Leuconoe Horace, Ode 11 [see contents table]
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First Line:
The spring's now in its infancy the spring
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pp.182-187
Poem Title:
The Eve of Venus [see contents table]
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First Line:
But yet oh nymphs of Cupid have a care
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p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Let him to morrow love that never has loved
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p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Venus will all this jubilee enjoy
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p.192
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Aurelius I entreat your care
Page No:
pp.195-196
Poem Title:
To Aurelius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Conon the nice observer of the skies
Page No:
p.214-217
Poem Title:
On Berenice’s Hair [see contents table]
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First Line:
Strangers this tomb's inscription makes appear
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p.221
Poem Title:
Callimachus’s Epit. [see contents table]
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First Line:
Does Charidas entombed beneath thee sleep
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p.261
Poem Title:
Callimachus’s Ep. 22d. [see contents table]
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First Line:
To whom should I but to Cornelius make
Page No:
pp.268-269
Poem Title:
To Cornelius Nepos [see contents table]
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First Line:
Aurelius you the chief and head
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pp.273-274
Poem Title:
To Aurelius [see contents table]
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First Line:
Caesar so little I regard thy sight
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p.282
Poem Title:
Against Caesar [see contents table]
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First Line:
No two male harlots ever agreed
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p.284
Poem Title:
Against Mamurra and Caesar [see contents table]
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First Line:
Through many lands and many seas I'm come
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p.287
Poem Title:
On his Brother’s Death [see contents table]
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First Line:
Sirmio thou light and ornament of all
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p.289
Poem Title:
To the Island Sirmio [see contents table]
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First Line:
That vessel which you strangers see
Page No:
pp.290-291
Poem Title:
On a Ship that brought him home to his Country [see contents table]
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First Line:
Lesbia rails at me in her husband's sight
Page No:
pp.307-308
Poem Title:
On Lesbia’s Husband [see contents table, where p.306 is incorrectly given]
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First Line:
Each moment of the live long day
Page No:
p.308
Poem Title:
On Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Whatever Bythynia ever had entire
Page No:
p.332
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Asterius was a pretty sort of prince
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pp.337-342
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Furius you to me often cry
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p.348
Poem Title:
To Furius [see contents table]
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First Line:
If the remembrance of good deeds can please
Page No:
pp.372-373
Poem Title:
To himself [see contents table]
Attribution:
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First Line:
My Lesbia to that pass my mind is brought
Page No:
p.373
Poem Title:
On Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Believest thou I could curse the dame I prize
Page No:
p.381
Poem Title:
To a Friend on Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
Who can bear this or on it tamely look
Page No:
pp.392-393
Poem Title:
Against Caesar [see contents table]
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First Line:
If any blessing long desired and grown
Page No:
p.399
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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First Line:
My life you make proposals that our love
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p.400
Poem Title:
To Lesbia [see contents table]
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