Poems and songs, ca. 1600-ca. 1750, compiled ca. 1713 and ca. 1745.

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Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Poems and songs, ca. 1600-ca. 1750, compiled ca. 1713 and ca. 1745.

Poems and songs, ca. 1600-ca. 1750, compiled ca. 1713 and ca. 1745.

The collector included many pro-Tory and anti-Catholic satires; some have been taken from newspapers. Among the poets are: Ben Jonson, Andrew Marvell, the Earl of Rochester [John Wilmot], John Thomas, Abel Roper, Abraham Cowley, Matthew Prior (see leaves 112r, 132v and reference to him on leaf 120r), Jonathan Swift, Colley Cibber, Edmund Waller, Thomas D'Urfey, Sir Roger L'Estrange, and William Davenant. Also, a receipt against the plague; Will (poem) of Matthew A-y of Cambridge in New England, December 30, 1731, "To my dear wife" (leaf 113v); manuscript copy of the illustrated title page of John Taylor's Mad fashions, od fashions, all out fashions from 1642 (leaf 74), and other items. Leaf 157v appears to be in a child's hand.

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Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr. Long, 1650 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526766 From the description of Autograph endorsement and signature : [n.p.], 1660 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512553 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00028d ...

Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637

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Rochester, John Wilmot, earl of, 1647-1680

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Prior, Matthew, 1664-1721

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hague, to William Blathwayt, "16th or 17th in the Morning." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619084 From the description of Receipt for his pension (incomplete) signed : Whitehall, 1696 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619097 From the description of Autograph letters signed (11) : Westminster, to Sir Thomas Hanmer, 1706 Aug. 8-1716 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619089 Fr...

Taylor, John, 1580-1653

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Waller Edmund 1606-1687

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Cavendish, third Earl of Devonshire, [1657?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586444 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x000246 Edmund Waller (1606-1687), the poet. For a fuller account of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the Te...

Roper, Abel, 1665-1726

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Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757

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Colley Cibber was an actor, playwright, stage manager, and poet laureate. From the description of Colley Cibber letter to Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington, 1747 June 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 37290455 ...

D'Avenant, William, Sir, 1606-1668

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D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723

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Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678

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English poet & satirist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westminster, to the Mayer and Aldermen of Kingston upon Hull, 1673/4 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270607885 ...

Thomas, John, 1691-1766

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Bishop. Born in 1691, John Thomas was Bishop of Lincoln from 1744 to 1761, Bishop of Salisbury from 1761 to 1766, and was the favorite of George II due to his knowledge of German. He died in 1766. From the description of Papers, 1759. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50656259 ...

L'Estrange, Roger, Sir, 1616-1704

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