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A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. [Vol 1] [T101653] [ECCO]

DMI number:
984
Publication Date:
1765
ESTC number:
T101653
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW3313419224
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF | POEMS | IN SIX VOLUMES. | BY | SEVERAL HANDS. | [Ornament] | LONDON: Printed by J. HUGHS, | For J. DODSLEY, in PALL-MALL. | [Short rule] | M DCC LXV.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Other matter:
Advertisement: pp.5-6 Index: pp.382-383
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Printer:
J. Hughs
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Publisher:
James Dodsley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Contending kings and fields of death too long
Page No:
pp.7-29
Poem Title:
On the Prospect of Peace, A Poem. To the Lord Privy-Seal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Tickell.
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
If dumb too long the drooping muse hath stayed
Page No:
pp.29-34
Poem Title:
To the Right Honourable the Earl of Warwick, &c. On the Death of Mr. Addison.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Leinster famed for maidens fair
Page No:
pp.34-38
Poem Title:
Colin and Lucy.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
As Mar his round one morning took
Page No:
pp.38-42
Poem Title:
An Imitation of the Prophecy of Nereus. From Horace, Book III. Ode XXV.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To Whitton's shades and Hounslow's airy plain
Page No:
pp.42-44
Poem Title:
To Sir Godfrey Kneller, At his Country Seat.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Of Marlborough's captains and Eugenio's friends
Page No:
pp.45-46
Poem Title:
On the Death of the Earl of Cadogan.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Thou dome where Edward first enrolled
Page No:
pp.47-50
Poem Title:
An Ode Inscrib'd to the Right Honourable the Earl of Sunderland at Windsor.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
Where Kensington high over the neighbouring lands
Page No:
pp.51-73
Poem Title:
Kensington Garden.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
To thee dear rover and thy vanquished friends
Page No:
pp.74-82
Poem Title:
An Epistle from a Lady in England to a Gentleman at Avignon.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Tickell]
Attributed To:
Thomas Tickell
First Line:
What can the British senate give
Page No:
pp.83-97
Poem Title:
The Female Reign; an Ode.
Attribution:
Mr. Cobb.
Attributed To:
Samuel Cobb
First Line:
Roxana from the court retiring late
Page No:
pp.97-100
Poem Title:
Six Town Eclogues [...] Monday. Roxana, or, The Drawing-Room.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M.
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Thou who so many favours hast received
Page No:
pp.100-105
Poem Title:
Tuesday. St. James's Coffee-House. Silliander and Patch.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.97]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
No fair Dancinda no you strive in vain
Page No:
pp.105-109
Poem Title:
Wednesday. The Tete a Tete. Dancinda.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.97]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The basset table spread the tallier come
Page No:
pp.109-115
Poem Title:
Thursday. The Bassette-Table. Smilinda and Cardelia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L. M. W. M. [p.97]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Now twenty springs had clothed the park with green
Page No:
pp.115-118
Poem Title:
Friday. The Toilette. Lydia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.97]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
The wretched Flavia on her couch reclined
Page No:
pp.119-123
Poem Title:
Saturday. The Small-Pox. Flavia.
Attribution:
By the Right Hon. L.M.W.M. [p.97]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
At length by so much importunity pressed
Page No:
pp.123-125
Poem Title:
The Lover: A Ballad. To Mr. C---.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst thirst of praise and vain desire of fame
Page No:
p.126
Poem Title:
The Lady's Resolve. Written extempore on a Window.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
How happy you who varied joys pursue
Page No:
pp.127-131
Poem Title:
An Epistle to Lord B----.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Whilst pretty fellows think a woman's fame
Page No:
p.127
Poem Title:
The Gentleman's Answer.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
What could luxurious woman wish for more
Page No:
pp.131-133
Poem Title:
Epilogue To Mary, Queen of Scots. Designed to be spoken by Mrs. Oldfield.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
Why will Delia thus retire
Page No:
pp.133-134
Poem Title:
A Receipt to cure the Vapours. Written to Lady J---n.
Attribution:
By the same [i.e. the Right Hon. L.M.W.M.]
Attributed To:
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [nee Pierrepont]
First Line:
This motley piece to you I send
Page No:
pp.135-170
Poem Title:
The Spleen. An Epistle to Mr. C--- J---.
Attribution:
By Mr. Matthew Green of the Custom-house.
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Gil's history appears to me
Page No:
pp.170-171
Poem Title:
An Epigram. On the Reverend Mr. Laurence Echard's, and Bishop Gilbert Burnet's Histories.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
I lately saw what now I sing
Page No:
pp.171-174
Poem Title:
The Sparrow and Diamond. A Song.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Jove for amusement quitted oft his skies
Page No:
pp.174-176
Poem Title:
Jove and Semele.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
When I first came to London I rambled about
Page No:
pp.176-177
Poem Title:
The Seeker.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
These sheets primeval doctrines yield
Page No:
pp.178-182
Poem Title:
On Barclay's Apology for the Quakers.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Matthew Green]
Attributed To:
Matthew Green
First Line:
Now had the archangel trumpet raised sublime
Page No:
pp.183-199
Poem Title:
Pre-Existence: A Poem, In Imitation of Milton.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old Chiron to his pupil thus began
Page No:
pp.200-209
Poem Title:
Chiron to Achilles. A Poem.
Attribution:
By Hildebrand Jacob, Esq;
Attributed To:
Hildebrand Jacob
First Line:
What am I how produced and for what end
Page No:
pp.209-215
Poem Title:
[Greek] Know Your Self.
Attribution:
By the late Dr. Arbuthnot.
Attributed To:
John Arbuthnot
First Line:
Though grief and fondness in my breast rebel
Page No:
pp.216-230
Poem Title:
London: A Poem. In Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal.
Attribution:
By Mr. Samuel Johnson.
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
When learning's triumph over her barbarous foes
Page No:
pp.231-234
Poem Title:
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick, At the Opening of the Theatre in Drury-lane 1747.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Samuel Johnson]
Attributed To:
Samuel Johnson
First Line:
Yes you condemn those sages too refined
Page No:
pp.234-246
Poem Title:
Of Active and Retired Life. An Epistle to H. C. Esq;
Attribution:
By William Melmoth, Esq;
Attributed To:
William Melmoth
First Line:
Silent nymph with curious eye
Page No:
pp.247-253
Poem Title:
Grongar Hill.
Attribution:
By Mr. Dyer.
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Enough of Grongar and the shady dales
Page No:
pp.254-278
Poem Title:
The Ruins of Rome, A Poem.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Mr. Dyer]
Attributed To:
John Dyer
First Line:
Ah me full sorely is my heart forlorn
Page No:
pp.279-293
Poem Title:
The School-Mistress, A Poem. In Imitation of Spenser.
Attribution:
By William Shenstone, Esq
Attributed To:
William Shenstone
First Line:
If to an human face sir James should draw
Page No:
pp.294-325
Poem Title:
The Art of Politics, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry.
Attribution:
By the Reverend Mr. Bramston.
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
Whoever he be that to a taste aspires
Page No:
pp.326-339
Poem Title:
The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle Of Mr. Pope's on that Subject.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. Bramston]
Attributed To:
James Bramston
First Line:
The art of converse how to soothe the soul
Page No:
pp.340-366
Poem Title:
An Essay on Conversation.
Attribution:
By Benjamin Stillingfleet.
Attributed To:
Benjamin Stillingfleet
First Line:
While lost to all his former mirth
Page No:
pp.367-369
Poem Title:
Ode, to a Lady, On the Death of Col. Charles Ross, in the Action at Fontenoy. Written May, 1745.
Attribution:
By Mr. W. Collins.
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
Page No:
p.370
Poem Title:
Ode, Written in the same Year.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
If aught of oaten stop or pastoral song
Page No:
pp.371-373
Poem Title:
Ode To Evening.
Attribution:
By the Same. [i.e. W. Collins]
Attributed To:
William Collins
First Line:
A muse expiring who with earliest voice
Page No:
pp.373-374
Poem Title:
Verses written on a Blank Leaf, By Lord Lansdown, when he presented his Works to the Queen, 1732.
Attribution:
By Lord Lansdown,
Attributed To:
George Granville
First Line:
Asses milk half a pint take at seven or before
Page No:
pp.374-375
Poem Title:
Advice to a Lady in Autumn.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The gushing streams impetuous flow
Page No:
p.376
Poem Title:
On a Lady's drinking the Bath Waters.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Mistaken fair lay Sherlock by
Page No:
p.377
Poem Title:
Verses written in a Lady's Sherlock upon Death.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
When Fanny blooming fair
Page No:
pp.378-379
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whenever Chloe I begin
Page No:
pp.380-381
Poem Title:
Song.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed