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Poems on several occasions.

Main Creator: Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721.
Contributors: Rowe, Elizabeth Singer, 1674-1737.
Format: BOOK
Language:English
Published / Created: London : J. Tonson and J. Barber, 1718.
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Notes:Title vignette; head and tail pieces, initials.

The longer poems have special title-pages.

Dedication to Lionel, earl of Dorset and Middlesex, is signed Mat. Prior, and contains a eulogy on Charles Sackville, 6th earl of Dorset.

"Love and friendship: a pastoral. By Mrs. Elizabeth Singer": p. 31-33.

Physical description: 506, [6] p. : ill ; 49 1/2 cm.

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Table of Contents:
On Exodus II. 14, I am that I am
The Countess of Exeter playing on the lute
Picture of Seneca dying in a bath / by Jordain
An ode
Epistle to Fleetwood Shephard, esq.
To the Countess of Dorset
To the Lady Dursley
To my Lord Buckhurst
An Ode
A song
The despairing shephard, esq.
To the Hon. Charles Montague, esq.
Hymn to the Sun / by Dr. Purcell
The ladies' looking-glass
Love and friendship, a pastoral / by Mrs. Elizabeth Singer
To the author of the foregoing pastoral
To a lady refusing to continue a dispute
Seeing the Duke of Ormond's picture at Sir Godfrey Kneller's
Celia to Damon
Ode to the King on arrival in Holland
Imitation of Anacreon
And ode
Ode sur la prise de Namur 1692
To Cloe weeping
To Mr. Howard
Love disarmed
Chloe hunting
Cupid and Ganymede
Cupid mistaken
Venus mistaken
A song
The dove
A lover's anger
Mercury and Cupid
On beauty
The question : to Lisetta
Lisetta's reply
The garland
The lady who offers her looking-glass to Venus
Cloe jealous
Pallas and Venus
To a young gentleman in love
An English padlock
Hans Carvel
A Dutch proverb
Paulo Purganti and his wife
The ladle
Written at Paris, 1700
Written in the beginning of Mezeray's history of France
Written the Nouveaux Interests des Princes de l'Europe
Adrianti Morientis ad Animam suam / by M. Fontenelle
Imitated
A passage in the Moriae Ecomium of Erasmus imitated
To Dr. Sherlock
Carmen seculare 1700
Carmen seculare latine redditum / per Tho. Dibben
Ode to the Memory of Col. George Villiers
Prologue at court before the Queen, 1704
Letter to Boileaux Dispreaux
For the plan of a fountain
The chamelion
Merry Andrew
A smile
The flies
From the Greek
Epigrams
To a person who wrote ill, and spake worse against me
Quid sit futurum cras, fuge quaerere
The nut-brown maid
Henry and Emma
Ode to the Queen
Cantata
Her right name written in an Ovid
A true maid
A reasonable affliction
Phyllis' age
Forma bonum fragile
A critical moment
Epigram to the Duke de Noailles
Epilogue to Phaedra
Epilogue to Lucius
The thief and the cordelier
Epitaph
To Right Hon. Mr. Harley
To Mr. Harley wounded by Guiscard
Extempore invitation to the Earl of Oxford
Earl Robert's mice
A flower painted / by Simon Varelst
To Lady Elizabeth Harley
Protogenes and Apelles
Democritus and Heraclitus
For my own tomb stone
Gualterus Danistonus ad Amicos
The first hymn of Callimachus to Jupiter
To Apollo
Charity : paraphrase on the XIII Corinthians
Engraven on a column in the Church of Halstead, Essex
Written in Maontaigne's essays
An epistle desiring the Queen's pictures
Almaor, the progress of the mind
Solomon : a poem.On Exodus II. 14, I am that I am
The Countess of Exeter playing on the lute
Picture of Seneca dying in a bath / by Jordain
An ode
Epistle to Fleetwood Shephard, esq.
To the Countess of Dorset
To the Lady Dursley
To my Lord Buckhurst
An Ode
A song
The despairing shephard, esq.
To the Hon. Charles Montague, esq.
Hymn to the Sun / by Dr. Purcell
The ladies' looking-glass
Love and friendship, a pastoral / by Mrs. Elizabeth Singer
To the author of the foregoing pastoral
To a lady refusing to continue a dispute
Seeing the Duke of Ormond's picture at Sir Godfrey Kneller's
Celia to Damon
Ode to the King on arrival in Holland
Imitation of Anacreon
And ode
Ode sur la prise de Namur 1692
To Cloe weeping
To Mr. Howard
Love disarmed
Chloe hunting
Cupid and Ganymede
Cupid mistaken
Venus mistaken
A song
The dove
A lover's anger
Mercury and Cupid
On beauty
The question : to Lisetta
Lisetta's reply
The garland
The lady who offers her looking-glass to Venus
Cloe jealous
Pallas and Venus
To a young gentleman in love
An English padlock
Hans Carvel
A Dutch proverb
Paulo Purganti and his wife
The ladle
Written at Paris, 1700
Written in the beginning of Mezeray's history of France
Written the Nouveaux Interests des Princes de l'Europe
Adrianti Morientis ad Animam suam / by M. Fontenelle
Imitated
A passage in the Moriae Ecomium of Erasmus imitated
To Dr. Sherlock
Carmen seculare 1700
Carmen seculare latine redditum / per Tho. Dibben
Ode to the Memory of Col. George Villiers
Prologue at court before the Queen, 1704
Letter to Boileaux Dispreaux
For the plan of a fountain
The chamelion
Merry Andrew
A smile
The flies
From the Greek
Epigrams
To a person who wrote ill, and spake worse against me
Quid sit futurum cras, fuge quaerere
The nut-brown maid
Henry and Emma
Ode to the Queen
Cantata
Her right name written in an Ovid
A true maid
A reasonable affliction
Phyllis' age
Forma bonum fragile
A critical moment
Epigram to the Duke de Noailles
Epilogue to Phaedra
Epilogue to Lucius
The thief and the cordelier
Epitaph
To Right Hon. Mr. Harley
To Mr. Harley wounded by Guiscard
Extempore invitation to the Earl of Oxford
Earl Robert's mice
A flower painted / by Simon Varelst
To Lady Elizabeth Harley
Protogenes and Apelles
Democritus and Heraclitus
For my own tomb stone
Gualterus Danistonus ad Amicos
The first hymn of Callimachus to Jupiter
To Apollo
Charity : paraphrase on the XIII Corinthians
Engraven on a column in the Church of Halstead, Essex
Written in Maontaigne's essays
An epistle desiring the Queen's pictures
Almaor, the progress of the mind
Solomon : a poem.