[Poetical miscellany] [not before 1727]


[Poetical miscellany] [not before 1727]

Manuscript poetical miscellany composed sometime after 1727, containing primarily John Gay's Fables (nos. VIII-L) in addition to Thomas Parnell's "The Hermit" and "Resignation" by James Hervey. The volume appears to have been written at least two different hands by collaborators working at the same time to copy Gay's Fables.

[188] p., bound ; 23 cm.

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Hervey, James, 1714-1758

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James Hervey (1714-1758) was born and brought up in Northamptonshire where his father was a village clergyman. He entered Lincoln College, Oxford at the age of 18 and graduated with a B.A. in 1736 after a not very distinguished career. Following several minor clerical appointments in 1740 he became the curate of Bideford, North Devon, where he started work on the drafts of his famous Meditations and Reflections . The latter works appeared in 1745-1746, to be followed in 1747 by his Contemplation...

Hillington, Joseph,

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Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718

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Irish poet and essayist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Binfield, to Charles Ford, 1714 Sept. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618002 Epithet: of Maryborough British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x000320 ...

Gay, John, 1685-1732

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Epithet: poet, playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0002c5 ...