Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

This page contains the master list of all poets and poems currently available in our digital miscellany, organized alphabetically by author surname.  Clicking on an individual poem title will take you to its unique page, which includes a PDF download function.

NICHOLAS AMHURST (1697-1742)
“To Mrs. Centlivre at that time dangerously ill”

ANONYMOUS
“An Invocation to Poverty”
“Sonnet to Mr. Herschel, on his many Astronomical Discoveries”
“Evening and Night”
“A Picture taken from the Life”
“On the Dissection of a Body”
“Ode on the month of May, after the manner of Hagedorn”
“Thoughts on Life”
“Verses, Written by a young Lady, on the Death of her Father”
“Sonnet on the Inhabitants of London”
“Damon’s Complaint for Amynta’s absence”
“On seeing Saphira in a Riding Habit”
“Song for an Amazon”
“All is Vanity!”
“A Simile for the contending Poets at Dublin”
“Kitty”
“[On Tobacco, a translation]”
“Reasons against deifying the Fair Sex”
“The Snail’s Apologist. An Heroi-Comic Ode from the French”
“Epilogue”
“Second Thoughts are Best”
“Upon the sight of a Fair Ladies Breech, discovered at her being turned over in a Coach”
“Scattered Thoughts, by a Lady”
“The Rise of Tea”
“The Picture”
“Sickness. An Ode”

JACOB AXFORD (fl. 1764)
“On my sudden going on board the Orford and her leaving the Land”

“E.B.”
“Some additional Lines, which were recited at the CARACTACAN Meeting, at Longnor, in Shropshire, in July, 1776.”

MARY BARBER (c. 1685-1755)
“To a Lady, who invited the Author into the Country”
“Written from Dublin to a Lady in the Country”
“An Unanswerable Apology for the Rich”
“The Prodigy.  A Letter to a Friend in the Country”

JAMES BEATTIE (1735-1803)
“The Hermit”

JOHN BENNET (1737-1803)
“The Fortune-Teller”
“The Brewer and the Rat”

SAMUEL BOYSE (1708-1749)
“Wine the Cure of Love. A Ballad”

MICHAEL BRUCE (1746-1767)
“Pastoral Song”

GEORGE SAVILLE CAREY (1743-1807)
“The Negro’s Soliloquy”

ELIZABETH CARTER (1717-1806)
“A Dialogue”
“Ode to Melancholy”

JANE CAVE (1754?-1812)
“Written by Desire of a Mother, on the Death of an Only Child”

FRANCES MARIA COWPER (1726-1797)
“My Retired Hours”

RICHARD CUMBERLAND (1732-1811)
“Envy”
“Epilogue. [To The Battle of Hastings.] Spoken by Miss Younge”

MARY DARWALL (1738-1825)
“To a Friend, on her recovery from Sickness”
“To my Garden”

WILLIAM DINGLEY (1672 or 3-1735)
“Upon a Bee Entomb’d in Amber”

SARAH DIXON (1671-1765)
“On the Death of My Dear Brother…”

STEPHEN DUCK (1705-1756)
“On Music”
“To Death. An Irregular Ode”
“To His Royal Highness The Duke of Cumberland, on His Birth-Day”

“T.E.”
“To one quoting the common saying Words are but Wind”

NATHANIEL EVANS (1742-1767)
“A Riddle”

WILLIAM THOMAS FITZGERALD (1759-1829)
“An Address to the Company assembled at Freemason’s Hall, on the Anniversary of the Literary Fund, May 2 1799”

PHILIP FRENEAU (1752-1832)
“Port Royal”

JOHN FRIZZLE (fl. 1733)
“An Irish Miller, to Mr. Stephen Duck”

JOHN GAY (1685-1732)
“Epistle to a Lady. Occasioned by the Arrival of Her Royal Highness”
“Fable I:  The Lion, the Tiger, and the Traveller”
“Fable XXXIII: The Courtier and Proteus”
“Fable XXXI: The Universal Apparition”
“Fable IV:  The Eagle, and the Assembly of Animals”
“The Shepherd’s Week IV. Thursday; or, the Spell”

RICHARD GOUGH (1735-1809)
“To Mrs. S— on presenting the Author with a Lock of her Hair”

JAMES GRAEME (1749-1772)
“Rona: An Elegaic Ballad”

WILLIAM HAMILTON (1704-1754)
“The Wish”

WILLIAM HAMILTON, A DAY LABOURER (fl. 1786)
“Address to Humanity”

REV. HENRY HARINGTON THE YOUNGER (1755?-1791)
“The Hermite’s Addresse to Youth”

WALTER HARTE (1709-1774)
“A Soliloquy, Occasion’d by the Chirping of a Grasshopper”

JOHN HAWKESWORTH (1715?-1773)
“Life. An Ode”

WILLIAM HAYLEY (1745-1820)
“A Charm for Ennui: A Matrimonial Ballad”

WILLIAM HUTTON (1723-1815)
“The Way to Get Married”

ANNE INGRAM, VISCOUNTESS IRWIN (c. 1696-1764)
“An Epistle to Mr. Pope…Occasioned by his Characters of Women”

RICHARD JAGO (1715-1781)
“The Blackbirds”

CATHERINE JEMMAT (1714-1766)
“The Rural Lass”

SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)
“Autumn. An Ode”

JOHN JONES (fl. 1768-1779)
“To the Unfortunate Miss Poynton, of Lichfield”

WILLIAM KENRICK (c. 1725-1779)
“The Beau and the Butterfly. A Fable”

JOHN LANGHORNE (1735-1779)
“The Tears of Music”

MARY LEAPOR (1722-1746)
“The Genius in Disguise”
“The Beauties of the Spring”
“A Summer’s Wish”

CHARLOTTE LENNOX (c. 1729-1804)
“The Language of the Eyes to Lady J—- F—-”
“Song”
“A Pastoral, from the Song of Solomon”
“To Aurelia, on her attempting to write Verses”
“The Rival Nymphs. A Tale”

“MRS. LETCHES” (fl. 1792)
“Evening Reflections on Brandon-Hill”
“A Tribute”

JANET LITTLE (1759-1813)
“From Snipe, a favourite Dog, to his Master”

MARIA LOGAN (fl. 1793)
“To Opium”

EDWARD LOVIBOND (1723-1775)
“To a Young Lady, a Very Good Actress”

GEORGE LORD LYTTELTON (1709-1773)
“A Prayer to Venus in her Temple at Stowe”

MARY MASTERS (c. 1706-c. 1759)
“On seeing a Lady with a new fashion’d Riding Dress, and a Hat cock’d up”
“To Lucinda”
“The Female Triumph”
“On Marinda’s Marriage”
“To my Self”

HANNAH MORE (1745-1833)
“The Plum-Cakes; or The Farmer and His Three Sons”

JOHN NORRIS (fl. 1761)
“The Rainbow. A Fable”

“I.O.”
“Reason’s Expostulation with Love”
“Love’s Answer to Reason”

MARTHA FERRAR PECKARD (1729-1805)
“An Ode to Spring. By a Lady”

“PHILOTHEORUS”
“Card Playing Philosophized, Addressed to a Young Lady, with a Pack of Cards”

MATTHEW PILKINGTON (1701-1774)
“The Lost Muse”
“Happiness”

JOHN POMFRET (1667-1702)
“To his Friend under Affliction”
“A Pastoral Essay, on the Death of Queen Mary, Anno, 1694″

“POSTHUMOUS”
“Morning Stanzas in October”

“POSTHUMUS”
“The Partridges: An Elegy…”

THOMAS POYNTON (fl. 1783)
“A Ballad written by Thomas Poynton, a Pauper…”

MATTHEW PRIOR (1664-1721)
“The Cameleon”
“The English Padlock”

CLARA REEVE (1729-1807)
“To my Friend Mrs.——, On Her Holding an Argument in Favour of the Natural Equality of Both the Sexes. Written in the Year MDCCLVI.”

WILLIAM HAMILTON REID (c. 1760-1826)
“The Panic; or a Meditation…upon the Discovery of the Plague”

ANNE ROSS (fl. 1791)
“To the memory of a Young Lady, who died in the eleventh year of her age”

“C.S.”
“Written in a Fit of Sickness, On Shipboard”

ANNA SEWARD (1742-1809)
“Written by Miss Anna Seward in the blank Leaves of her own Poems…”

JAMES SHIRLEY (1596-1666)
“Death’s Final Conquest”

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)
“The Furniture of a Woman’s Mind”

“TOM TELLTROTH”
“On the Hon. Master —- who bled to Death, after a cross incision on the Jugular…”

ELIZABETH TOLLET (1694-1754)
“In Memory of the Countess of Winchelsea”
“To A Gentleman in Love”
“The Portrait”
“On a Death’s Head”

“E.V.”
“The Nightingale’s Complaint”

PHILLIS WHEATLEY (c. 1753-1784)
“On Virtue”
“To the University of Cambridge, in New-England”

WILLIAM WHITEHEAD (1715-1785)
“A Second Epilogue. Spoken by Mrs. Pritchard”

GEORGE WOODWARD (fl. 1708-1730)
“On the Death of a Monkey”

THOMAS WOOLSTON (fl. 1789-1800)
“Sonnet to the Memory of Falconer, Author of the Shipwreck”

ANN YEARSLEY (1756-1806)
“Thoughts on the Author’s Own Death. Written when very Young”
“To a Friend, on Valentine’s Day”


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