A collection of witt and learning : (miscellaneously digested wherein the substance, as well as froth of the times, may be seen) consisting of verses, poems, songs, sonnetts, ballads, lampoons, libells, letters, discourses; remarques, speeches, orations, declamations, dialogues in all languages and of all nations throughout the universe, with other curiousityes, phancyes, and invention, 1666-1681.
1 v. (385 p.) ; 19.5 x 16 cm.
Perhaps the third volume in a collection as pagination begins with p. 858. pp. 974-977: A satyr against the present poetts, being an allusion to Horace.
pp. 1184-1185: A familiar epistle to Mr. Julian secretary to ye muses.
pp. 1196-1197: Cornelius Tacitus de vita Julius Agricolae prope initiu sic loquitur de Brittanis -- The paraphrase upon Tacitus. October 1680. -- How to know what colour a Coat of Arms should bear, when you find them without any, as on a seale or piece of plate. -- An Invective against marriage 1667.
Manuscript in unknown hand(s). Contains political verse and humour.
Ballads, English English poetry--17th century Proverbs, English Satire, English
English French Latin
Commonplace books Manuscripts Poems
Archives or Manuscripts
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The Osborn Collection
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
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Number of Pages: 16
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