Huntington Library, MS Ellesmere 8770 (HUe70)

Title obscured on film by Library’s invoice `<A Collection of> the best/ <Poems, Lampoons,> Songs &/ <Satyrs from the> Revolucõn/ <1688 to 1692> . . . (with a Table.)’ Belongs to Cameron’s `William’ group. Written in a single professional hand. Note some titles underlined in the manner of the `fish scribe’.

<The Table on first 2 unnumbered pages, in the same hand>

While crowding folks with strange ill faces HUe70*1 (pp. 1-4)
<A petitionary epistle from Mr Prior to Fleet[wood] Shephard [marg: 1688]>

Madam I loathe the censurers of the town HUe70*2 (pp. 5-9)
<A letter to my Lady Osborn [marg: 1688]>

Whence comes it that each base malicious pen HUe70*3 (pp. 9-12)
<The vindication [marg: 1688]>

While W[illia]m van N[assau] with B[en]t[inck] bardashaw HUe70*4 (pp. 13-14)
<Satyr [marg: 1688]>

By what I did hear a little bird sing HUe70*5 (pp. 15-17)
<Dialogue. Between Supple and Sturdy [marg. 1688]>

Long had my pen lay dull and useless by HUe70*6 (pp. 17-22)
<Satyr on B[en]t[inck] etc [marg: 1688]>

In hopes of sudden resurrection HUe70*7 (pp. 23-4)
<An epitaph on passive obedience. By virtue of the sentence of six or seven bishops and other inferior clergymen for high treason against our Sovereign Lord the Rabble [marg: 1688]>

Man and wife are all one HUe70*8 (pp. 24-5)
<A description of a Hampton Court life [marg: 1688]>

O last and best of Scots who didst maintain HUe70*9 (pp. 25-6)
<On Lord Dundee [marg: 1689]>

When soul of Jeffreys did to hell come HUe70*10 (pp. 26-7)
<Jeffrey’s welcome [marg: 1689]>

Ye members of parliament all HUe70*11 (pp. 27-30)
<The shash, a song. To the tune of Old Simon the king [marg: 1689]>

When lawless men their neighbours dispossess HUe70*12 (pp. 30-5)
<Suum cuiqu[e] [marg: 1689]>

What is’t to us who guide the state HUe70*13 (pp. 36-8)
<Ode. In imitation of Quid bellicosus cantaber. Hor: lib. 11 [marg: 1689]>

‘Tis common you know for goblins to walk HUe70*14 (pp. 38-43)
<A dialogue betwixt the ghosts of Sidney, and Russell [marg: 1689]>

I sing the man that raised the shirtless band HUe70*15 (pp. 43-52)
<The king of hearts [marg: 1689]>

In times when princes cancelled Nature’s law HUe70*16 (pp. 52-60)
<Tarquin, and Tullia [marg: 1689]>

Whil’st thou had’st all my heart and I all thine HUe70*17 (pp. 61-2)
<A dialogue between Horace and Lydia>

Franklyn’s beauty does surprise HUe70*18 (pp. 62-3)
<On the maids of honour [marg: 1689] [cf. #37 with date 1690]>

I used to wonder when I read / That one false woman HUe70*19 (p. 64)
<Song. By Lord Cutts [marg: 1689]>

I used to wonder when I read / That treacherous mankind HUe70*19.1 (pp. 64-5)
<Answer. By a lady [not listed separately in TC]>

Corinna in the bloom of youth HUe70*20 (pp. 65-6)
<Song>

Chloe the wonder of her sex HUe70*21 (p. 67)
<Song [not in TC]>

Celia this sullen pride forsake HUe70*22 (pp. 67-8)
<Song [not in TC]>

If abdicate James HUe70*23 (pp. 68-71)
<A new ballad: as it was made by Cool[ing] and Shephard. To the tune of God prosper long our noble king, our lives etc. [marg: 1689]>

All you that have Protestant ears to hear HUe70*24 (pp. 71-6)
<Ballad by Jo: Haynes on the Blue Guards [marg: 1689]>

If papist Jew or infidel HUe70*25 (pp. 76-7)
<A new ballad as it was fixed on the Lord Dorset’s door at the Cock Pitt [marg: 1689]>

At dead of night after an evening ball HUe70*26 (pp. 78-83)
<The Duchess of York’s ghost [marg: 1690]>

You say ’tis love creates the pain HUe70*27 (pp. 83-5)
<Dialogue [between a shepherd and shepherdess, with a closing chorus] by John Howe Esquire [marg: 1690]>

Die wretched Damon die quickly to ease her HUe70*28 (pp. 85-6)
<Song. By E[arl of] Dorset [marg: 1690]>

Damon if thou wilt believe me HUe70*28.1 (pp. 86-7)
<Answer [Additional quatrain at end headed `Added in the first Copy’: `But true vigor in performing,/ Turns the Tragick Scene to Farce,/ And she’l Rise appeas’d next Morning,/ With dry Eyes, and a wet Arse.’] [not listed separately in TC]>

From the Dutch coast when you set sail HUe70*29 (pp. 88-9)
<Dr Lower’s advice. In a familiar epistle to K[ing] W[illiam] [marg: 1690]>

Your Nottingham ale and Halifax law HUe70*30 (p. 90)
<The Devil Tavern Club [marg: 1690]>

What Nostredame with all his art can guess HUe70*31 (pp. 91-4)
<Prologue to The Prophetess. By Mr Dryden [marg: 1690]>

Let England rejoice with heart and with voice HUe70*32 (pp. 94-9)
<England’s congratulation for its happy condition under the glorious reign of King William and Queen Mary [Epigraph: Now wars, dissentions, want and taxes cease / And in their room comes wealth, trade, and peace] [marg: 1690]>

By Britain’s true monarchs great William and Mary HUe70*33 (pp. 99-105)
<The proclamation for a general fast [marg: 1690]>

If injured monarchs may their cause explore HUe70*34 (pp. 105-8)
<A conference between King James and K[ing] W[illiam] at the river Boyne the day before the battle [marg: 1690]>

With Monmouth cap and cutlass by my side HUe70*35 (pp. 108-14)
<A long prologue to a short play spoken by a woman at Oxford dressed like a sea officer [marg: 1690]>

Stain of thy country and thy ancient name HUe70*36 (pp. 114-15)
<On the Earl of Torrington [marg: 1690]>

Franklyn’s beauty does surprise HUe70*37 (pp. 115-16)
<On the maids of honour [marg: 1690] [cf. #18 with date 1689] [not in TC]>

Your lean petitioner sheweth humbly HUe70*38 (pp. 117-18)
<To her majestic mighty mistress / The Dorset countess in all distress [marg: 1690] [TC title: Lady Dorset’s petition]>

Our zealous sons of mother church HUe70*39 (pp. 118-21)
<The Tory creed [marg: 1690]>

Room for a pedant with those forms of speech HUe70*40 (pp. 121-5)
<The comparison [marg: 1690]>

Welcome great monarch to the throne we gave HUe70*41 (pp. 126-9)
<A congratulatory poem on his majesty’s return [marg: 1690] {return] ~ from Ireland TC}>

Since fasts and Lenten sermons do no good HUe70*42 (pp. 130-9)
<Omnia sponte sua reddit iustissima tellus [marg: 1690] [TC title: `Satyr on ladies etc’]>

A thin ill-natured ghost that haunts the king HUe70*43 (pp. 139-43)
<The nine [marg: 1690]>

What chance has brought thee into verse HUe70*44 (pp. 143-50)
<The female nine [marg: 1690]>

When Monmouth the chaste read those impudent lines HUe70*45 (pp. 150-3)
<An excellent new ballad giving a true account of the birth and conception of a late famous poem – called The Female Nine. To the tune of Packington’s pound [marg: 1690] [TC title: `Ballad on Lady Monmouth etc’]>

Ye mighty lampooners who grow so in fashion HUe70*46 (pp. 153-4)
<On Monmouth, Jack How, and Lord Mulgrave [marg: 1690]>

Beauty and wit so barely you requite HUe70*47 (pp. 155-6)
<Prologue. By Sir Charles Sedley. To The Strowlers [marg: 1690]>

Here / Lies a peer HUe70*48 (pp. 156-8)
<Epitaph on D[uke] of Grafton [marg: 1690]>

Our justices whose prudence does disclose HUe70*49 (pp. 159-64)
<Advice to a painter to draw the late ball at Clencarty House [marg: 1690] [includes `Postscript’ (Love the delightful’st passion of the mind)]>

Passive obedience and non- HUe70*50 (pp. 164-6)
<The female casuist or Sherlock’s conversion [marg: 1690]>

Our ladies fond of Love’s soft joys HUe70*51 (pp. 167-70)
<Tunbridge lampoon, 1st [marg: 1690]>

Since I came last I’ve seen a lampoon here HUe70*52 (pp. 170-5)
<Tunbridge lampoon 2d [reply to previous] [marg: 1690]>

With a grave leg and courteous smile HUe70*53 (pp. 175-86)
<The opening of the session in the House of Commons [marg: 1690]>

For the miracles done HUe70*54 (pp. 186-9)
<On the promoted bishops [marg: 1691]>

O vos qui de vestra salute securi estis HUe70*55 (pp. 189-90)
<Genti et sacello Sackviliano sacrum [marg: 1691] [TC title for this and following: Fl: Shephard’s preface to a Common Prayer Book]>

O all ye people of this land HUe70*55.1 (pp. 190-1)
<The preface to a Common Prayer Book [a translation of the previous]>

Such is the mode of these censorious days HUe70*56 (pp. 191-4)
<On Mr Hobbs [marg: 1691]>

Dear Somerton once my belov’d correspondent HUe70*57 (pp. 195-9)
<Somerton’s epistle [marg: 1691]>

How many fools at court bawl out aloud HUe70*58 (pp. 200-6)
<Satyr August 1691. On Tunbridge [marg: 1691]>

Places thus very near our pious schools HUe70*59 (pp. 206-9)
<Astrop Wells [marg: 1691]>

As in a dream our thinking monarch lay HUe70*60 (pp. 209-14)
<The ghost of Charles 2d [marg: 1691]>

No sooner had the royal senate met HUe70*61 (pp. 214-16)
<Supplement to the opening of the session [marg: 1691]>

Dear Mr Henningham / I make bold to send this ballad HUe70*62 (pp. 216-18)
<[no title] [prose letter introducing the following] [marg: 1691/2]>

You Englishmen all that are tendered the curse HUe70*63 (pp. 218-24)
<The divorce [marg: 1691/2] [p. 221 skipped in numbering]>

The faults of princes and of kings HUe70*64 (pp. 224-7)
<The universal health [marg: 1691/2]>

Deserted and scorn’d the proud Marlborough sat HUe70*65 (pp. 228-31)
<The false favourite’s downfall [marg: 1691/2]>

Who would have thought that Rome’s convert so near HUe70*66 (pp. 231-3)
<On L[ord] Sunderland’s coming to court [marg: 1691/2]>

A poll and land tax are now coming forth HUe70*67 (pp. 234-5)
<On the Poll Act [marg: 1691/2]>

Since Dorset’s grown dull HUe70*68 (pp. 235-7)
<On E[arl] Dorset. Sir Ch[arles] Sedley etc. [marg: 1692]>