Poems on Several Occasions. Written by a Young Lady. London: printed for, and sold by S. Paterson, 1747. ,88p.; 8⁰. (ESTC T139692; OTA K110146.000)
- POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. WRITTEN by a Young LADY.
- TO The RIGHT HONOURABLE the Lady ISSABELLA FINCH, First Lady of the Bed-Chamber to their ROYAL HIGHNESSES the PRINCESSES.
- A PASTORAL, FROM THE SONG of SOLOMON.
- THE RIVAL NYMPHS. A TALE.
- TO A LADY Singing.
- A HYMN to VENUS, IN IMITATION of SAPHO.
- AMINTA and DELIA. A PASTORAL.
- ENVY. A SATIRE.
- TO MONESES Singing.
- THE LANGUAGE of the EYES TO LADY J— F—.
- To AURELIA, on her attempting to write Verses.
- ON A LADY's Singing.
- To FLAVIA, An ODE.
- A SONG.
- On reading HUTCHISON on the PASSIONS.
- The QUESTION.
- The ADVICE, An ODE.
- ARDELIA to FLAVIA, An EPISTLE.
- An ODE To SLEEP
- An ODE, IN IMITATION of SAPHO.
- A SONG.
- A PARODY ON AN ODE of HORACE, As TRANSLATED by Mr. FARQUHAR.
- The DREAM.
- A SONG.
- The ART of COQUETTRY.
- To MIRA. Inviting her to a RETREAT in the COUNTRY.
- Verses wrote extempore on a Gentleman's playing on the Flute.
- An EPISTLE TO MONESES, IN IMITATION of OVID.
- An ODE.
- In Answer to Consolatory Verses wrote by a Friend.
- SHALLUM to HILPAH, An EPISTLE. From the SPECTATOR.
POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.
[Price One Shilling and Sixpence.]
LONDON: Printed for, and Sold by S. PATERSON, at Shakespear's Head, opposite Durham-Yard, in the Strand. MDCCXLVII.
THAT I presume to lay the following Trifles at your Ladyship's Feet, is not so much the Ambition of having a Patroness distinguish'd for so many shining Qualities as your Ladyship, as to have an Opportunity of acknowledging the Obligations you have conferr'd on me. — Yet, Madam, am I truly sensible of the extreme[Page] Honour your Protection will afford me, since your Approbation is sufficient to stamp a Value upon my other-ways trifling Performances. Your Ladyship's early Favour and Indulgence, as it was sufficient to satisfy the most boundless Vanity, gives you the strongest Claim to my perpetual Gratitude. Suffer me then, Madam, thus publickly to own your Ladyship's Goodness, and to profess myself with the greatest Respect,
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