The Poetess Tradition

Pearch's Miscellanies

A Collection of Poems in Two Volumes. By Several Hands. Vol I.     

A Collection of Poems in Two Volumes. By Several Hands. A Collection of Poems. Vol. I.
George Pearch, compiler

Index to the First Volume


Abelard to Eloisa. By Mr. Cawthorne. Page 1

Death. By Charles Emily, Esq. 13

Epistle to Lord Viscount Beauchamp. By the same. 43

Epistle to the Countess of Hartford. By the same. 54

Some Thoughts on Building and Planning. By the same. 64

The Hymn of Cleanthes. By Gilbert West, Esq. 68

The House of Superstition. By Mr. Denton. 71

Elegies. By Mr. Delap. 77

Ode to Liberty. By Mr. Hudson. 84

Ode to Fancy. By the Same. 88

Ode True Greatness. By the Same. 91

Ode to Concord. By the Same. 94

Mount Caburn. By William Hay, Esq. 97

Elegy on a Pile of Ruins. By J. Cunningham. 116

Euthemia [anon.] 123

The Court of Discord. By the Same. 131

Witch of Wokey By the Same. 133

The Enthusiast: An Ode. By Wm. Whitehead, Esq. 137

The Ignorance of Man. By James Merrick. 141

Ode to Melancholy. By Miss Carter. 143

Ode. By the Same. 147

Written at Midnight in a Thunder Storm. By the Same. 149

To ---. By the Same. 151

Written Extempore on the Sea Shore. By the Same. 153

To Mrs. ---. By the Same. 154

To --- Occasion'd by an Ode written by Mrs. Philips. By the Same. 156

A Night Piece. By the Same. 159

The Power of Beauty. [anon.] 161

Il Pacificaa. By Mr. Mason. 180

Elegy to a Young Nobleman leaving the University. By the Same. 186

Isis. By the Same. 189

The Triumph of Isis. By Dr. T. Wharton. 194

New-market. By the Same. 204

On the Death of King George the II. and accession of King George the III. By the Same.

On the Marriage of King George III. and Queen Charlotte. By the Same. 217

On the Birth of George Prince of Wales. By the Same. 221

Ode for Music. By the Same. 225

Inscription in a Summer House. By Gilbert West, Esq. 232

Pollio [anon.]

Charge of Cyrus. By Richard Oneley, M.A. 238

Elegy written at the Approach of Spring [anon.] 249 1

Elegy written in the Hot Weather July 1757 [anon.] 253

Elegy written in the Harvest [anon.] 256

Elegy written at the Approach of Winter [anon.] 261

On the Approach of Summer [anon.] 265

True Beauty. By Dr. Fordyce.

Aristotle's Paean to Virtue imitatted. By Mr. Shepherd. 278

Ode to Ambition. By the Same. 280

Ode to the Atheist. By the Same. 283

Ode to Melancholy. By the Same. 285

Ode to Envy. By the Same. 288

Ode to Health. By the Same.

Prayer for Indifference. By Mrs. Greville. 294

The Man of Sorrow. By Mr. Greville. 298

The Man of Pleasure. By the Same. 301

Verses sent by Lord Melcombe to Dr. Young. By the Lord Melcombe. 304

Verses written on a Bust of Comus. By the Same. 305

Prologue by S. Johnson. [S. Johnson] 306

The 'Squire and the Parson. By S. J. Esq. 308

Ode to the River Eden. By Dr. Langhorne. 312

Ode to Evening. By Mr. Henley. 315

Allen and Ella. [anon.] 316

The END of Vol. I.


1. [This poem, and the four immediately following, are attributed to J. Scott, Esq. in the second edition of this collection, though are unattributed here.] BACK

Date: 1768 (Web page revisions: 11/17/2005). Author: George Pearch, compiler (Web page revisions: Zach Weir).
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