Poems upon several occasions: By Mrs. Leapor of Brackley in Northamptonshire. London: printed: and sold by J. Roberts, 1748. 15,[5],282p. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T127827; Foxon p. 413; OTA K101776.000)

  • POEMS UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.

    By Mrs. LEAPOR of Brackley in Northamptonshire.

    LONDON, Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane. MDCCXLVIII.

  • TO THE READER.

    THE Author of the following Poems was taken from the World at the time when she first began to meet with Encouragement to print them, and, in Compliance with her dying Request, they are now published for the Benefit of her Father, who is desirous to make use of this Opportunity of returning his humble Thanks to the Subscribers for the Favour they have been pleased to shew him.

    The short Account which has been given of Mrs. Leapor, with the Proposals for a Subscription, it is hop'd, will sufficiently apologize for the Defects that shall be found in this Collection. Had she lived to correct and finish these first Productions of a young unassisted Genius, certainly they would have been greatly improved, tho', as they now appear in their native Simplicity, they cannot surely but afford an agreeable Entertainment to the Reader, and serve as a convincing Proof of the common Aphorism, Poeta nascitur, non fit.

    Mrs. Leapor from a Child delighted in reading, and particularly Poetry, but had few Opportunities of procuring any Books of that kind. The Author[Page] she most admired was Mr. Pope, whom she chiefly endeavoured to imitate; how far she succeeded in this, or any other of her Attempts, must be left to the Judgment of the Publick. And indeed if the Poems will not recommend themselves to the Reader, little Advantage is to be expected from any thing that can be said of them here; but, in Justice to the Memory of the Author, as well as for the Satisfaction of all those who have so chearfully and generously contri buted to improve the best Legacy she could bequeath to her Father, we beg leave to inform them, that her Conduct and Behaviour entirely corresponded with those virtuous and pious Sentiments which are con spicuous in her Poems. She was courteous and oblig ing to all, chearful, good-natured, and contented in the Station of Life in which Providence had placed her. The generous and charitable Spirit that appeared in her was exerted upon all Occasions to the utmost of her Ability, and was such as would have been ornamental in a much higher Sphere, to which in all Probability, if it had pleased God to spare her Life, her own Merit would have raised her.

    Some of her Papers, a little time before her Death, were communicated to several Persons of Rank and of distinguished Taste and Judgment, who were pleased to express a great Satisfaction in the View they had of promoting a Subscription for their being printed, and by that means encouraging her to pro ceed in a Science so agreeable to herself, and enter taining to them; but her Friends are now left to la ment her Loss, and that so great a Part of a short and valuable Life was spent in Obscurity.

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  • THE CONTENTS.

    • DORINDA at her Glass. Page 1
    • Mira's Will. p. 8
    • The Friend in Disgrace. A Dialogue. p. 10
    • An Ode on Mercy: In Imitation of Part of the 145th Psalm. p. 12
    • The Beauties of the Spring. p. 15
    • Damon and Strephon. A Pastoral Complaint. p. 18
    • A Summer's Wish. p. 21
    • An Hymn to the Morning. p. 23
    • Colinetta. p. 26
    • The Linnet and the Goldfinch. p. 31
    • The Month of August. Sylvanus, a Courtier, Phillis, a Country Maid. p. 34
    • An Epistle to a Lady. p. 38
    • The Proclamation of Apollo. p. 41
    • [Page]The Fall of Lucia. p. 48
    • The Crucifixion and Resurrection. An Ode. p. 50
    • The Third Chapter of the Wisdom of Solomon. From the First to the Sixth Verse. p. 52
    • An Essay on Happiness. p. 54
    • An Essay on Hope. p. 60
    • The Moral Vision. p. 65
    • A Prayer for the Year 1745. p. 69
    • David's Complaint, ii Samuel, chap. 1. p. 72
    • An Essay on Friendship. p. 74
    • The Mistaken Lover. p. 81
    • The Way of the World. p. 90
    • The Fox and the Hen. A Fable. p. 97
    • The Head-ach. To Aurelia. p. 101
    • Strephon to Celia. A modern Love-Letter. p. 104
    • To Artemisia. Dr. King's Invitation to Bellvill: Imitated. p. 106
    • The Apparition. p. 108
    • The inspir'd Quill. Occasion'd by a present of Crow Pens. p. 111
    • The Penitent. Occasion'd by the Author's being asked if she would take Ten Pounds for her Poems. p. 118
    • Song to Cloe, playing on her Spinet. p. 120
    • To Grammaticus. p. 122
    • The Ten-Penny-Nail. p. 125
    • The Genius in Disguise. p. 131
    • Celadon to Mira. p. 136
    • On Mr. Pope's Universal Prayer. p. 142
    • The Fields of Melancholy and Chearfulness. p. 145
    • [Page]The Libyan Hunter, a Fable. Inscrib'd to the Me mory of a late admir'd Author. p. 153
    • The Temple of Love. p. 162
    • Advice to Myrtillo. p. 167
    • On Discontent. To Stella. p. 170
    • The Proposal. p. 173
    • Soto; A Character. p. 175
    • The Universal Dream. p. 177
    • The Sow and the Peacock. A Fable. p. 179
    • Florimelia, the First Pastoral. By Mr. Newton. p. 183
    • Florimelia, the Second Pastoral. By Mr. Newton. p. 187
    • Catharina's Cave. By Mr. Newton. p. 192
    • The Enquiry. p. 196
    • The Rival Brothers. p. 201
    • The Question. Occasion'd by a serious Admonition. p. 224
    • The Sacrifice. An Epistle to Celia. p. 226
    • The Power of Beauty. p. 229
    • The Death of Abel. p. 232
    • Job's Curse, and his Appeal. Taken out of Job, Chap. i, and xxxi. p. 238
    • The Tale of Cushi. From II. Samuel, Chap. xviii. p. 243
    • Proserpine's Ragoût. p. 247
    • The Charms of Anthony. p. 249
    • On the Death of a justly admir'd Author. p. 252
    • An Epitaph. p. 255
    • On Winter. p. 256
    • Mira to Octavia. p. 258
    • [Page]The Setting Sun. p. 261
    • An Epitaph. p. 263
    • On Sickness. ibid.
    • To a Gentleman with a Manuscript Play. p. 267
    • Silvia and the Bee. p. 270
    • The Cruel Parent. A Dream. p. 271
    • A Request to the Divine Being. p. 278
  • POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.

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  • DORINDA at her Glass.
  • MIRA's WILL.
  • The FRIEND in Disgrace. A DIALOGUE.
  • An ODE on MERCY: In Imitation of Part of the 145th Psalm.
  • The BEAUTIES of the SPRING.
  • DAMON and STREPHON. A Pastoral Complaint.
  • A SUMMER'S WISH.
  • An HYMN to the MORNING.
  • COLINETTA.
  • The LINNET and the GOLDFINCH.
  • The MONTH of AUGUST.
  • An EPISTLE to a LADY.
  • The Proclamation of APOLLO.
  • The FALL of LUCIA.
  • The CRUCIFIXION and RESURRECTION. An ODE.
  • The Third Chapter of the Wisdom of SOLOMON. From the First to the Sixth Verse.
  • ESSAY on HAPPINESS.
  • An ESSAY on HOPE.
  • The MORAL VISION.
  • A PRAYER for the YEAR, 1745.
  • DAVID'S Complaint, ii Samuel, chap. 1.
  • ESSAY on FRIENDSHIP.
  • The MISTAKEN LOVER.
  • The WAY of the WORLD.
  • The FOX and the HEN. A FABLE.
  • The HEAD-ACH. To AURELIA.
  • STEPHON to CELIA. A modern LOVE-LETTER.
  • To ARTEMISIA. Dr. KING's Invitation to BELLVILL: Imitated.
  • The APPARITION.
  • The INSPIR'D QUILL. Occasion'd by a Present of CROW-PENS.
  • The PENITENT. Occasion'd by the Author's being asked if she would take Ten Pounds for her Poems.
  • SONG to CLOE, playing on her Spinet.
  • To GRAMMATICUS.
  • The TEN-PENNY NAIL.
  • The GENIUS in DISGUISE.
  • CELADON to MIRA.
  • On Mr. POPE's Universal PRAYER.
  • The FIELDS of MELANCHOLY and CHEARFULNESS.
  • The LIBYAN HUNTER, a FABLE. Inscrib'd to the Memory of a late admir'd Author.
  • The TEMPLE of LOVE.
  • ADVICE to MYRTILLO.
  • On DISCONTENT. To STELLA.
  • The PROPOSAL.
  • SOTO. A CHARACTER.
  • The UNIVERSAL DREAM.
  • The SOW and the PEACOCK. A FABLE.
  • FLORIMELIA, the First PASTORAL.
  • FLORIMELIA, the Second PASTORAL.
  • CATHARINA's CAVE.
  • The ENQUIRY.
  • The RIVAL BROTHERS.
  • The QUESTION. Occasion'd by a serious Admonition.
  • The SACRIFICE. An EPISTLE to CELIA.
  • The POWER of BEAUTY.
  • The DEATH of ABEL.
  • JOB'S CURSE, and his APPEAL. Taken out of Job, Chap. i, and xxxi.
  • The TALE of CUSHI. From II. Samuel, Chap. xviii.
  • PROSERPINE'S RAGOUT.
  • The CHARMS of ANTHONY.
  • On the Death of a justly admir'd AUTHOR.
  • An EPITAPH.
  • On WINTER.
  • MIRA to OCTAVIA.
  • The SETTING SUN. To SILVIA.
  • An EPITAPH.
  • On SICKNESS.
  • To a Gentleman with a Manuscript Play.
  • SILVIA and the BEE.
  • The CRUEL PARENT. A DREAM.
  • A REQUEST to the DIVINE BEING.
  • FINIS.