Miscellaneous Pieces in Verse and Prose


Miscellaneous Pieces in Verse and Prose

[JENYNS, Soame]

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Volume missing one political tract: "Thoughts on the Causes and Consequences of the High Price of Provisions. All other works listed in the table of contents present: POEMS: The Art of Dancing; An Epistle to Lord Lovelace; An Essay on Virtue; The Modern Fine Gentleman; The Modern Fine Lady; Horace, Epist. I Lib. II imitated; To the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Chesterfield, on is being installed Knight of the Garter; To a Lady in Town, soon after her leaving the Country; To a Lady, in Answer to a Letter wrote in a very fine Hand; To the Right Hon. The Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley, presented with a Collection of Poems; Horace Lib. II Od. XVI, imitated; Horace, Lib. IV. Od. VII, imitated; To the Hon. Miss Yorke, on her Marriage to Lord Anson; Chloe to Strephon, a Song; A Song; A Song; The Choice; To a young Lady, going to the West-Indies; Chloe Angling; Chloe Hunting; On Lucinda's Recovery from the Small Pox; Written in Mr. Locke's Essay on Human Understanding; Written in a Lady's Volume of Tragedies; Cupid reliev'd; The Way to be Wife; The Snow-ball, from Petronius Afranius; Anacreon, Ode XX; A Translation of some Latin verses on the Camera Obscura, The Temple of Venus; On a Nosegay in the Countess of Coventry's Breast. In Imitation of Waller; The Squire and the Parson, an Ecologue; On the Immorality of the Soul. Translated from the Latin of Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq. PIECES, RELIGIOUS, MORAL, and METAPHYSICAL: Five Essays published in a Weekly Paper, call The World; A Free Inquired into the Nature and Origin of Evil in Six Letters; Philosophical Considerations on the Nature of Time; Reflections on Several Subjects. POLITICAL TRACTS: Short but Serious Reasons for a National Militia; Objections to the Taxation of our American Colonies, by the Legislature of Great-Britain, briefly considered.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. Dodsley
  • Edition: Third Edition
  • Date Published: 1770
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [7], 431p. 22 cm full leather binding. Spine cracked with thread exposed when open at p. 210-11. Leather worn with cracks on hinges, wear to edges and extremes. Bumped corners with leather worn off the bottom corners. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Bookplate for "William Irving" on front endpapers.

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