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The Agreeable Medley or, Universal Entertainer [T98503]

DMI number:
728
Publication Date:
1748
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T98503
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW124637949
Shelfmark:
BL - 12354.bbb.17
Full Title:
THE | [red] AGREEABLE MEDLEY [/red] | OR, | Universal Entertainer. | [Ornament] | [Double rule] | [red] [i]MALTON:[/i] [/red] | Printed by JOSHUA NICKSON | MDCCXLVIII.
Place of Publication:
Malton
Genres:
Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[1-2] 3-434 pp.
Comments:
Contents: Mixture of letters, verse and prose. PAGINATION: pp.65-66 missing; p.98 mispaginated 97; p.179 mispaginated 176; pp.263 mispaginated 265; p.294 mispaginated 194.
References:
Case 457
Related People
Printer:
Joshua Nickson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
These are thy glorious works parent of good
Page No:
p.7
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Milton's Paradise Lost, Book v. l.153.
Attributed To:
John Milton
First Line:
His faultless shape appeared with every grace
Page No:
p.8
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Writ by lady B--s
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In what soft language shall my thoughts get free
Page No:
pp.9-12
Poem Title:
A Poem, by a Lady on the Death of her Husband.
Attribution:
By a Lady
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
On seeing a Miser at the late Concert in Spring-Gardens.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What still these mournful plaints and flowing eyes
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
Advice to the young Lady upon the Death of her Husband
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken world considerate how few
Page No:
pp.24-26
Poem Title:
Custom. A Satire.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Wretched the bard who from a golden dream
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
The Poet's Morning Ejaculation to his Empty Pocket.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your sage and moralist can show
Page No:
pp.30-37
Poem Title:
The Cobler. A Tale.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Taught by long miseries we find
Page No:
p.37
Poem Title:
Moral.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pleasures would court in vain and beauty smile
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis finished now the great deciding part
Page No:
p.39
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The counsel of a friend Belinda hear
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
Advice to a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Ten months after Florimel happened to wed
Page No:
p.55
Poem Title:
A True Maid
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prithee Belinda for thou knowst I'm young
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
The Females Choice. Set forth in a Dialogue, between Melissa and Belinda.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sceptics think 'twas long ago
Page No:
pp.59-63
Poem Title:
The Ladle
Attribution:
Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
This commoner has worth and parts
Page No:
p.63
Poem Title:
Moral
Attribution:
Prior
Attributed To:
Matthew Prior
First Line:
O Stephen Stephen if thy gentler ear
Page No:
pp.72-73
Poem Title:
Verses...to Stephen Duck
Attribution:
by a Miller in Ireland
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cupid make your virgins tender
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
The true Sportsman's prayer to Cupid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In our forefathers' stupid days the name
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
Epigram
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Maggot pretends to some discerning
Page No:
pp.73-75
Poem Title:
The Valetudinarian
Attribution:
Philo Grubaeus Cantab
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Bacchus to give the toping world surprise
Page No:
pp.75-76
Poem Title:
Epitaph on poor Robin, a late Drawer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Distracted with care
Page No:
p.77
Poem Title:
The Despairing Lover
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hans Carvel impotent and old
Page No:
pp.82-86
Poem Title:
Monsieur De la Fontain's Hans Carvel. Imitated.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear delightful tender creature
Page No:
p.86
Poem Title:
Ode to Caelia, an Anacreontick
Attribution:
Geff. Walmsley
Attributed To:
Geff. Walmsley
First Line:
Their golden harps they take
Page No:
p.89
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lucy while resting in this verdant shade
Page No:
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
A Pastoral. Henry and Lucy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thinkst thou I shun the marriage chain
Page No:
pp.92-93
Poem Title:
Caelia to Strephon
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My gentle Celia think again
Page No:
pp.94-95
Poem Title:
Strephon's answer to Caelia
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentlest air thou breath of lovers
Page No:
p.95
Poem Title:
A Sigh
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Gentlest blast of ill concoction
Page No:
pp.95-96
Poem Title:
A F-----t
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Amongst the myrtles as I walked
Page No:
pp.96-97
Poem Title:
The Enquiry
Attribution:
By Thomas Carew, Esq
Attributed To:
Thomas Carew
First Line:
Pastora's come with myrtle crowned
Page No:
pp.97-98
Poem Title:
The Shepherd's Wedding.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Outward shows be least themselves
Page No:
pp.101-102
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Shakespears play of the Merchant of Venice
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare
First Line:
To learn on what intent
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
A Letter to a new married Friend
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your wife doubtless will say
Page No:
pp.105-106
Poem Title:
Postscript
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tom Ramble a rake of true catholic hope
Page No:
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Confession
Attribution:
By Mr. T---s R--l--t
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Celia who now are in your beauteous prime
Page No:
pp.107-108
Poem Title:
To Caelia, A Dissuasion from Marriage
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
May guardian angels sportive round you play
Page No:
p.108
Poem Title:
The Wish, address'd to the Ladies
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Trust not false man the experienced Prisca cries
Page No:
pp.110-112
Poem Title:
Prisca's Advice to Novinda
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When generous Prisca's early counsel came
Page No:
pp.112-113
Poem Title:
Novinda's Answer to Prisca
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Earth's as a printing house in which enclosure
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
On a Printing-House
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Here lies a knave in this cold grave
Page No:
p.117-118
Poem Title:
Mr. Whitfield's Epitaph
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How can a true lover enjoy
Page No:
p.117
Poem Title:
The Lovers Complaint. Tweed side. Written in the Midst of Despair.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Adam alone could not be easy
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
Epigram
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If I am doomed the marriage chain to wear
Page No:
p.121
Poem Title:
The Virgin's Prayer
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If you can sit on an old three legged chair
Page No:
pp.126-127
Poem Title:
From a Country Parson to a Country Squire In Imitation of Hor. Lib. I. Epist. V.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In ancient times as story tells
Page No:
pp.127-132
Poem Title:
Baucis and Philemon: Imitated from Ovid.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy well known malice fretful envy cease
Page No:
p.141-143
Poem Title:
Ovid's Love-Elegies. Book I. Eleg. XV. Of the Imortality of the Muses. Inscrib'd to Mr. Dryden.
Attribution:
By Henry Cromwell, Esq.
Attributed To:
Henry Cromwell
First Line:
Help me ye muses to discover
Page No:
pp.143-144
Poem Title:
On the happy State of Matrimony.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How wretched is a woman's fate
Page No:
pp.144-145
Poem Title:
Verses written by a young lady, on Women born to be controul'd!
Attribution:
written by a young lady,
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
How happy is a woman's fate
Page No:
pp.145-146
Poem Title:
The Answer:
Attribution:
By a Gentleman
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Oh ye delightful ye transporting scenes
Page No:
pp.148-151
Poem Title:
On the Approach of Winter: A Soliloquy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Erminia by the centinels surprized
Page No:
pp.151-155
Poem Title:
The Story of Erminia, translated from Tasso's Jeausalem, [sic] Book VI. Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable the Lady Viscountess Weymouth.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Hourly we see some raw pen-feathered thing
Page No:
pp.156-157
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Dryden's Trans. Persius.
Attributed To:
John Dryden
First Line:
Thy muses lamely paint the joy
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
An Answer to the Author of a Poem, On the Happy State of Matrimony.
Attribution:
Lothario
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When I sigh by my mistress and gaze on those eyes
Page No:
pp.166-167
Poem Title:
Love's Antidote
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Virtue and happiness are both the same
Page No:
pp.167-169
Poem Title:
Man exhorted to Virtue and a moderate and regular Use of Pleasure, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The rover scorns a husband's name
Page No:
pp.175-176
Poem Title:
A Reply to Lothario
Attribution:
Acasto
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In fruitful Lombardy of yore
Page No:
pp.176-189
Poem Title:
Woman.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To that sweet village where no purling rill
Page No:
p.198
Poem Title:
Cloe
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A monkey once an odd request
Page No:
ppp.199-200
Poem Title:
The Monkey and Jupiter: A Fable in imitation of Phaedrus.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
But happy they the happiest of their kind
Page No:
pp.204-205
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Thompson's Spring.
Attributed To:
James Thomson
First Line:
Thrice blissful day thrice memorable man
Page No:
pp.206-207
Poem Title:
The Grocers and Barbers Apprentices Jubilee: Or, Sabbath Restored
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Is no way left my boisterous dame
Page No:
pp.216-219
Poem Title:
A Dialogue Between Sir Roger and Peg
Attribution:
Rusticus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The marriage bed's a bed of thorns
Page No:
p.219
Poem Title:
Moral
Attribution:
Rusticus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Since all must certainly to death resign
Page No:
pp.224-225
Poem Title:
Against the Fear of Death
Attribution:
By the Honourable Sir Robert Howard
Attributed To:
Sir Robert Howard
First Line:
We love and hate as restless monarchs sigh
Page No:
pp.225-226
Poem Title:
Against Enjoyment
Attribution:
By Mr. Yalden
Attributed To:
Thomas Yalden
First Line:
There's no way left my blustering sir
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
Peg's Reply To Sir Roger's Moral, &c.
Attribution:
Rusticus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Cheering Phoebus come away
Page No:
pp.237-238
Poem Title:
To the Spring: An Invocation. Written in the Person of Anacreon.
Attribution:
By J. L.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
To every scene through humane life
Page No:
p.237
Poem Title:
Moral
Attribution:
Rusticus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
For many unsuccessful years
Page No:
p.239
Poem Title:
The Conquest
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When winter's rage and cruel storms
Page No:
pp.240-241
Poem Title:
The Grashopper, and the Ant. A Fable. In old English Verse.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In a fair island in the southern main
Page No:
pp.249-255
Poem Title:
The Statues: Or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale for the Ladies.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When we are laid within the peaceful grave
Page No:
p.265[i.e. 263]
Poem Title:
Some humble but affecting Lines, lately insculp'd and exhibited to the Glory of Divine Providence.
Attribution:
T. & A.G.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who though at Stonegate torn from life's estate
Page No:
p.265[i.e. 263]
Poem Title:
In Memory of Mr. Thomas Gent. Citizen of London, and Author of the Histories of England, York, Rippon, Hull, &c.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Studious from differing tales to show
Page No:
pp.264-268
Poem Title:
The Experimental Moralist. A Fable.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Transcendent maid still philosophic live
Page No:
pp.271-272
Poem Title:
To Miss D......
Attribution:
By another hand...Dorinant
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What though from low extraction sprung
Page No:
p.271
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The husband's the pilot the wife is the ocean
Page No:
pp.279-280
Poem Title:
A Satire on Marriage
Attribution:
Tom Brown
Attributed To:
Thomas Brown
First Line:
A man of wisdom may disguise
Page No:
pp.281-284
Poem Title:
A true Tale of a Country Squire
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Why pants my bosom for some joy unknown
Page No:
pp.288-291
Poem Title:
The Batchelor's Idea of Marriage. Inscrib'd to a young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A star indeed unrivalled in renown
Page No:
p.301
Poem Title:
To R.T. and W.D. &c.
Attribution:
Philemon
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Lulled in a pleasing sleep old Cornell lies
Page No:
pp.301-302
Poem Title:
The Miser's Dream
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A farmer once to London went
Page No:
p.302-305
Poem Title:
The Farmer's Blunder
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A finished form charms to allure the eye
Page No:
p.302
Poem Title:
The Character of Amanda of N. M.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
In matters of a vulgar kind
Page No:
pp.305-306
Poem Title:
A Tale
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A pretty young lady in love with a beau
Page No:
pp.314-315
Poem Title:
The Officious Mistress
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Say my Sametha say the wondrous charms
Page No:
pp.315-319
Poem Title:
To Sametha: An Epistle from the Country
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where Humber's streams divide the fruitful plain
Page No:
pp.322-328
Poem Title:
The Comic Gift. Imitated from Chaucer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Will K - h turned jester O fie fie that's dull
Page No:
p.322
Poem Title:
To the Burghers
Attribution:
Draw-Cansir
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
If can be found another who inherits
Page No:
p.330
Poem Title:
Amanda's Character approved.
Attribution:
Batchelerus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The tiger dreads the cuckoo's note as travellers relate
Page No:
p.331
Poem Title:
To Caliban
Attribution:
Misanthropos
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Transcendent sir still still poetic live
Page No:
p.331
Poem Title:
To Dorinant - On his Lines to Miss D -
Attribution:
Horatio
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Young Lysander wooed me long
Page No:
p.337
Poem Title:
The old Maid's Advice to her Sex
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The sturdy swains
Page No:
p.340
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Philip's Cyder
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
Exhilerate your languid minds within
Page No:
p.341
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Philip's Cyder
Attributed To:
John Philips
First Line:
Another there is every charm she inherits
Page No:
p.342-3
Poem Title:
To Batchelerus
Attribution:
Dorinant
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thou who dost all my worldly thoughts employ
Page No:
p.342
Poem Title:
From Mrs M - h at Bath, to her Husband in London
Attribution:
From Mrs M - h at Bath,
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The picture pleased and Batchelerus sends
Page No:
p.343
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By another Hand...Loveless
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
A bear who'd not age to make him seem wise
Page No:
pp.347-348
Poem Title:
The Bear's Progress
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What will you then requires a youthful friend
Page No:
pp.348-349
Poem Title:
The Wish
Attribution:
Phocyas
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
I wonder what possessed the bards of old
Page No:
pp.350-352
Poem Title:
Mr Burnet's Poem on the much-lamented Death of Trudge his favourite and only Horse, who departed this Life in the 25th Year of his Age.
Attribution:
Mr Burnet
Attributed To:
Mr. Burnet
First Line:
Whoever thou art that seest my stone
Page No:
p.352
Poem Title:
Trudge's Epitaph
Attribution:
Mr Burnet
Attributed To:
Mr. Burnet
First Line:
Huntsman lead on behind the clustering pack
Page No:
pp.358-363
Poem Title:
Hare-Hunting...Extracted from an excellent Poem of his, lately published, called, The Chace.
Attribution:
By William Somerville, Esq
Attributed To:
William Somervile
First Line:
In northern sphere where disaffection
Page No:
pp.369-370
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Of finest mould was formed fair S - w
Page No:
p.375
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It's you my friend who must poetic live
Page No:
pp.376-377
Poem Title:
To Horatio
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O fie fie ye criticks your lasses at Hull
Page No:
p.376
Poem Title:
To the Kingstonians
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Pshaw prithee now Dorinant why dost thou joke
Page No:
p.376
Poem Title:
To Dorinant
Attribution:
Batchelerus
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
You say she's a star unrivalled in renown
Page No:
p.377
Poem Title:
To Philemon on Miss D -
Attribution:
AG.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When approached by the sweet dewy fingers of spring
Page No:
pp.378-380
Poem Title:
The Spring, a Rural Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My life on't a wag I'll never come there
Page No:
p.390
Poem Title:
To Batchelerus
Attribution:
Dorinant
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old friend accept at once from me
Page No:
pp.390-391
Poem Title:
A Receipt for an Astma
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quoth I to my friend with a heart full of glee
Page No:
pp.397-398
Poem Title:
To A. G.
Attribution:
Philemon alias Dorinant
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Returning morn composed my pensive lay
Page No:
pp.398-400
Poem Title:
On Inconstancy and Resolution
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Brethren by this my mind you'll know
Page No:
pp.400-402
Poem Title:
A Letter from a Bishop to his Clergy.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Thy auspicious birth my pretty youth
Page No:
pp.413-414
Poem Title:
Upon the Birth of Lord Morpeth - Address'd to his Lorship.
Attribution:
Dorinant
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Your sparkling eye my lovely miss
Page No:
pp.414-415
Poem Title:
To a Young Lady
Attribution:
Philemon
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dear youth didst thou by sweet experience know
Page No:
pp.415-416
Poem Title:
The Happiness of Virtue.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Where can the wretchedst of all creatures fly
Page No:
pp.416-427
Poem Title:
Cruelty and Lust. An Epistolary Essay.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Excuse me bright Lucinda if I dare
Page No:
pp.429-430
Poem Title:
Love above Friendship. In a Letter to a Young Lady.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
While thus my thoughts their softest sense express
Page No:
pp.431-432
Poem Title:
To Miss ****
Attribution:
Laura
Attributed To:
Not attributed