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As joyful nature who till then lay mute

DMI number:
6932
First Line:
As joyful nature who till then lay mute
Last Line:
I then would boast nay challenge Rome and Greece
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Satire
Themes:
Religion
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Author:
Aphra Behn
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
From 'Hail wond'rous bard! whose heav'n born genius first' to 'Sure in that age the poets knew not love' T145151 (p. 168): extracts from Behn's On the Death of E. Waller, Esq ('HOW, to thy Sacred Memory, shall I bring'). Todd (1992) I: 289-90.
Author:
Benjamin Hawkshaw
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Comments:
From 'You're Chrysotome let down from beams on high' to 'But in a new-year's-gift was sent from heaven' T145151 (pp. 170-171): extracts with alterations from Hawkshaw's On a Friend who desir'd me to make a Copy of Verses on his Name ('Had I the Pencil of Vandike to grace') LION
Author:
Benjamin Jonson
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Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Extract and Variant of An Epigram: To my Muse, the Lady Digby, on Her Husband, Sir Kenelm Digby. Bevington (2012) VII: 244.
Author:
Bevil Higgons
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Comments:
From 'To thee alone we are beholden more' to 'With masculine vigour, force and judgment joined' T145151 (p. 168): extract from Bevil Higgons' On the Death of Mr. VValler ('AH! had thy Body lasted, as thy Name') in Poems to the memory of that incomparable poet Edmond Waller Esquire by several hands (1688) - EEBO.
Author:
Daniel Defoe
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From 'Mighty in works of sacred charity' to 'He would supply the poor o' th' universe' T145151 (p. 174): extract from Defoe's THE CHARACTER Of the late Dr. SAMUEL ANNESLEY, By way of ELEGY ('Twas spoke from Heaven, the Best of Men must Die') - LION
Author:
Elizabeth Rowe [nee Singer]
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Comments:
From 'But since I on my lyre can touch no string' to 'I'll leave the world to brighter thoughts of you' (p. 162). Extract from 'To the Honourable Mrs. E--- Stretchy'. Rowe (1696): 17. From 'Courtly his style, as Waller's clear and neat' to 'Not Cowley's sense more beautiful or great' (p. 163). Extract from 'To the Author of the Poems'. Rowe (1696): prefatory. 'Some tuneful being does his breath inspire / With thoughts as noble as celestial fire' (p. 164). Extract from 'To Mr. ---- on his Poem [On Humane Love]. Rowe (1696): 5-6. 'How spirits act, and what they do and be' (p. 165). Extract from 'Parthenea, An Elegy'. Rowe (1696): 57 [second gathering].
Author:
Francis Manning
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
From 'Stennet, the patron and the rule of wit' to 'The poet's theme, reward and great defence' T145151 (p. 163): extracts with alterations from Manning's (?) Greenwich Hill ('Since every Mountain, where the Muses come') - LION. LINK TO POEM ID. 5987.
Author:
George Granville
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Comments:
From 'Our Royal Will. he raised above his hearse' to 'Immortal made, in his immortal verse' T145151 (p. 163): extract with alterations from Granville's To the Immortal Memory of Mr. Edmund Waller, Upon his Death ('Alike partaking of Celestial Fire'). Chalmers (1810) XI: 13.
Author:
H. Denne
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Comments:
From 'All rhymes are proved co-equal with the stars' to 'And sparkles happy omens from her eyes' T145151 (pp. 160-161): extracts with alterations from Denne's To my Ingenious Friend Mr. Hawkshaw , on the Advance of the Poetry ('When yet the World was young and Nature new') -LION [A tribute to Hawkshaw]
Author:
John Dennis
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Comments:
From 'The genuine form excels the painted face' to 'God, whose resemblance in each face me view' T145151 (pp. 165-166). Extract from 'Upon a Lady's Picture'. Miscellanies in Verse and Prose (1693, ESTC R20371): 90.
Author:
John Hall
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Comments:
From 'Stars in their rising very little shew' to 'May only be thy foils or parelies' T145151 (p. 156): extracts with alterations from Hall's To Mr. Stanley ('Starres in their rising little show') LION. From 'Two brothers sweetly walking hand in hand' to 'Together in one fragrant flame expire' T145151 (p. 166): extract with alterations from Hall's Upon Mr. Robert Wiseman , Son to Sir Richard Wiseman , Essex('But that we weigh our happinesse by thine') - LION From 'Makes nature maps?' to 'Nature both thrift and a great prodigal' T145151 (pp. 172-173): extracts with alterations from Hall's Upon T. R. a very little man but excellently Learned ('Makes Nature maps? since that in thee') - LION
Author:
John Norton
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Comments:
From 'If forward twenty such a ripeness shows' to They bring you learning, you adorn with bays' T145151 (p. 161): extract with alterations from Norton's To the Ingenious Author, now of the Colledge in Dublin('Whilst thy dear native Soil with smiling Face') - LION [A tribute to Hawkshaw] 'A work to trouble fame, astonish praise' T145151 (p. 171); 'commend / Shall find nothing so hard as how to end' T145151 (p. 172): extracts with alterations from from Norton's A Funeral Elogy , Upon that Pattern and Patron of Virtue, the truely pious, peerless & matchless Gentlewoman Mrs. Anne Bradstreet ('Ask not why hearts turn Magazines of passions') - LION
Author:
John Oldham
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'So much a saint I scarce dare call him so / For fear to wrong him with a name too low' T145151 (p. 164). Extract from 'Presenting a Book to Cosmelia' Oldham (1684) III: 149-153.
Author:
Joshua Barnes
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Comments:
From 'Thus fated to high facts, Amphytrion's son' to 'For him who decks his wit with innocence' T145151 (p. 160): extracts with alterations from Barnes' On the hopefull Author of these Ingenious Poems ('When sent from Heav'n a more than common Guest') - LION. [N. B. This extract, like those from Denne and Norton, is from a tribute to Benjamin Hawkshaw.]
Author:
Nahum Tate
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Comments:
From 'As joyful nature who till then lay mute' to 'To proper spheres her brightest planets raised' T145151 (p. 150); from 'Muse, crown his brow, but make his laurel wreath' to 'And in his face delighted nature smiles' T145151 (p. 151); from 'Adorning him, who meetings does adorn' to 'The full proportioned tribute of his praise' T145151 (pp. 151-152); from 'Then oh! would strength with my desires comply' to 'But they tow'r swift, and I want wings to rise' T145151 (p. 156); from 'Sprung from a clergy race of old renown' to 'That pious spirit which inspired 'em all' T145151 (p. 156); from 'He's like the sun, the higher he ascends' to 'He further warms and more his beams extends' T145151 (p. 157): extracts with alterations from Tate's A POEM ON THE PROMOTION OF SEVERAL Eminent Persons IN CHURCH and STATE ('With conscious Fear my Muse approaches You'). Funeral Poems (1700, ESTC R31964): 109-125.
Author:
R. Fletcher
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Comments:
From 'Thou art restored, but with how strange a fate' to 'A life returned will never lose a day' T145151 (p. 171): extract with alterations from Fletcher's Ad Licinium Suram, Epig. 46 ('Licinius! thou crown of learned men!') - LION
Author:
Robert Gould
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Comments:
From 'But how does Dr. Williams wrongs controul!' to 'How still contention, and how tune the soul' (p. 154); from 'I cannot show the vast advance his youth' to 'More thoroughly pious, nor more early brave' (p. 158). Extracts w. variants from 'The Mourning Swain, a Funeral Eclogue on the much lamented Death of the Right Honourable James Earl of Abingdon'. Gould (1709) I: 375-391. Query: attribution?
Author:
Sir John Cotton
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Comments:
From 'Not sleep beneath the shade in flow'ry fields' to 'In this ('tis said) some negligence did shew' T145151 (pp. 167-168): extract with alterations from Cotton's To the Memory of my Noble Friend, Mr. VValler ('NOT Sleep, beneath the Shade in Flow'ry Fields') in Poems to the memory of that incomparable poet Edmond Waller Esquire by several hands (1688) - EEBO.
Author:
Sir Thomas Higgons
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Comments:
From 'His sermons do all sorts of hearers warm' to 'For still in Williams Dr. Bates does live' T145151 (p. 152): extract with alterations from Thomas Higgons (?) Upon my Noble Friend, Mr. Waller ('THough I can add but little to his Name') - EEBO. LINK TO POEM ID. 3809.
Author:
Thomas Brown
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Comments:
'By thee he moves our hearts, by thee he reigns / New Honours done to his immortal pains' T145151 (p. 163); from 'Sweetness combined with majesty prepares' to 'Our whole poetic tribe's obliged to you' T145151 (p. 164). Extract w. variants from 'To Mr. Henry Purcel'. Brown (1715) IV: 111-112.
Author:
Thomas Carew
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
'made of earth refined / At his blest birth the gentle planets shined' T145151 (p. 173): extract with alterations from Upon the Kings sickness ('Sickness the minister of death doth lay'). Chalmers (1810) V: 600.
Content/Publication
Title:
Athenianism: or the new projects of Mr. John Dunton [T145151]
Page No(s):
pp.150-174
Poem Title:
The Dissenting Doctors.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed