Minneapolis, University of Minnesota, MS 690235 f (M35)

Satires, chiefly of 1688–96 but with some earlier material interpolated. Includes Oxford terrae filius speeches and other neo-Latin material. Oliver Pickering noticed the inclusion of 16 poems by Henry Hall in this MS, which are flagged [Henry Hall – O.P.]. Note overlap of contents with Yo11.

<`The Contents of this Booke’ on first 6 pages>

My lords / The matter now expounded is of marvellous weight and consequence M35*1 (pp. 1-4)
was never firmly settled until the right heir repossessed the throne / Finis
<A speech spoken by the Bishop of Carlisle in the House of Lords Anno: i: Hen: 4: With some observations upon it Anno 1689 [prose text]>

First / That it may continue the king’s favour M35*2 (pp. 5-8)
or we may follow him we know not whither / Finis
<Dr Jane’s reasons to the Bishop of Oxon Dr Parker in the name of the clergy of the diocese in reference to the subscribing an address to his Majesty King James: 2: 87: for his declaration of liberty of conscience [prose text]>

First / I am not averse to the reading of the king’s declaration for liberty of conscience M35*3 (p. 8)
as the reading of it in the church in the time of divine service will amount to
<The Archbishop of Canterbury’s two reasons why he would not read the declaration for liberty of conscience in the church — 87 [prose text]>

In hope of speedy resurrection M35*4 (p. 9)
Condemned and sentenced thus she died
<An epitaph on passive obedience executed for high treason against our sovereign lords the people. By virtue of a warrant from six or seven bishops and others of the inferior clergy [end: Ætatis sua 1688]>

Beware ye Christian doctrines all M35*4.1 (p. 9)
Was anti-Christian self-denial
<[no title; not in TC. The second stanza of the `Epitaph’, but separated from it here by a double rule]>

As I walked with myself and talked with myself M35*5 (p. 10)
The self-same thing will be
<On P[rince of] Orange’s discoursing with himself>

Grandia pollicitus quanto maiora dedisti M35*6 (p. 10)
Promisisti liberatorem dedisti regem
<Upon P[rince of] O[range] 89 [distich]>

Great things you’ve promised greater yet you’ve done us M35*6.1 (p. 10)
You promised but a prince you’ve palmed a king upon us
<[no separate title; not in TC] [marg: Anglice] Translation of previous]>

Primâ fronte rogas cur panagrammate non sit M35*7 (p. 10)
In promptu causa est principem abesse scias
<Parliamentum: 89: Anag[ram]: Lar Amentium: [distich] [an anagram on `Parliamentum’]>

Pone Levian titulum quid prosit gratia coeli M35*8 (p. 10)
Cum magis emphaticum gratia sit populi
<In P[rincipem] O[rangiae] [distich; not in CTable]>

Burnet[us] ditescunt et fursonius audax M35*9 (p. 10)
Sherl[ockus] mendicat quis putat e[ss]e deum
<89 [not in TC] [distich] [marg (last line): since p[er]jured]>

To be emphatically wicked who would grudge M35*9.1 (p. 10)
Since Burnet’s a bishop and At—k’s a judge
<[no title; not in TC]>

Three saints to Fulham went as people hope M35*10 (p. 11)
Wave the one and with the other stand it out
<Upon the consecration of Still[ingfleet] Pa[tr]ick & Iron[s]ide per bishops of Lon[don] Asaph & Ro[che]ster>

Ecclesiæ militantis præsul ocreatus M35*11 (p. 11)
Pedo gladium / Antehabuit
<H: C[om]pton Bishop [of] Lon[don] 89>


From an impudent town that was always unjust M35*12 (pp. 12-14)
Is both our duty and our gain for to pray / We beseech thee
<The new litany in 89 [not in TC]>

Thou that of yore detaindst a godly plot M35*13 (p. 14)
Two princes for a double vengeance call
<On the Bishop of R[oche]ster 89 [end: Finis]>

I hold my faith / What Rome’s church saith M35*14 (p. 15)
Who shuns the mass / He’s Catholic and wise
<[no title; a poem to be read in two ways]>

In this great debate concerning the king’s speech M35*15 (pp. 15-20)
and he may take counsel as he thinks fit
<A speech made by a noble peer of the realm in K[ing] C[harles] 2: reign [prose text] {A . . . realm] Shaftsbury’s speech TC} [end: O Brave Tony! was ever Monarch so schooled]>

A shitten king bewrays the usurped throne M35*16 (p. 20)
Plenty of turd must be the nation’s gain
<The shitten character in Ireland 89 [title from TC]>

Lumine Aeon dextro caveat Leonella sinistro M35*17 (p. 21)
Sic tu sæcus amor sic erit illa venus
<On a mother and a son that had one eye apiece>

Ye hypocrites that fast and pray M35*18 (p. 21)
They fast in vain who pray but to rebel
<On the fast every third Wednesday 90>

To a king and no king an uncle and father M35*19 (p. 21)
A health to my landlord his wife and his son sir
<The loyal health>

Vendidit ut Judas Christum sic Scotia regem M35*20 (p. 22)
Nemo minus precat precat uterque nimis
<The following verses were given me by a gentleman that came from Poland Coll: Lacy [TC title for this and following 2 items: The Scotch and English compared upon the murther of King Charles 2 . . . Lasey]>

Cum queritur mundus nos nostrum vendere regem M35*20.1 (p. 22)
Quis prohibet nam jus est sua cuique suum
<Apologia Scotiæ>

Cum queritur mundus nos nostrum occidere regem M35*20.2 (p. 22)
Sustulimus nam jus est sua cuique suum
<Apologia Angliæ>

What the priest[s] gospel call doth not move us at all M35*21 (pp. 22-3)
I’ll acquiesce if it stinks not when it is stirred
<In 1689: upon the conven[tion]>

I A. B. declare that I do owe no allegiance to the late King James M35*22 (pp. 23-4)
mental evasion or secret reservation whatsoever
<A declaration voted by the House of Lords May: 90: to be signed by all above sixteen against King James [prose text]>

That kings should from their thrones be rudely torn M35*23 (p. 24)
They’d damn themselves and lead whole flocks astray
<On the tithe pig>

Ye members of parliament all M35*24 (pp. 24-5)
But Lansdown delivered a king
<To the tune of Old Simon the king [TC title: On the sash window]>

The great loyal clergy are met with intent M35*25 (p. 26)
For Whigs must be pleased and have to the wind
<Upon the convocation. 89>

Born high yet bastard well bred but grew base M35*26 (p. 26)
Turned rebel so that mighty Grafton died
<On the Duke of Grafton killed at Cork 90>

What Nostredame with all his art can guess M35*27 (pp. 27-8)
Under a female regency may rise
<A prologue to The prophetess spoken by Betterton May: 90 and forbid [add (TC): to be acted viz from]>

From the Dutch coast when you set sail M35*28 (pp. 28-9)
It is the advice of Dr Lower
<The familiar epistle to King William 90>

[Nothing thou elder brother e’en to shade] M35*29 (p. 29)
<On nothing per Shepherd [ll. 46-51 of Rochester’s `Upon Nothing’, beginning `French truth Dutch prowess British policy’]>

[Nothing thou elder brother e’en to shade] M35*29.1 (p. 29)
<On ditto per Buckingham [ll. 37-45 of same, beginning `But nothing why does something still permit’]>

Nothing thou elder brother unto shade M35*29.2 (pp. 30-1)
<On ditto per Earl [of] Rochester [ll. 1-36]>

As in those nations where they yet adore M35*30 (p. 31)
And beauty’s a disease when it’s not kind
<On the scornful>

Great good and just could I but rate M35*31 (p. 32)
And write thy epitaph with blood and wounds
<An epitaph on King Charles first by the Marquess of Montrose with the point of his sword>

In all humility we crave M35*32 (p. 32)
The greatest prince in Christendom
<The Commons petition [add (TC): to King Charles 2nd with his answer]>

Charles at this time having no need M35*32.1 (p. 32)
Thanks you as much as if he did
<The king’s answer [distich]>

Shame of my life disturber of my tomb M35*33 (p. 33)
To your true parents the whole town you run
<The ghost of Alex[ander] Ross to the D[uke] of M[onmouth]>

Tired with the noisome folly of the age M35*34 (pp. 33-9)
Unthinking Charles ruled by unthinking thee
<Rochester’s farewell>

I cannot hold hot struggling rage aspires M35*35 (pp. 39-43)
For when thus satisfied I can forgive
<A satyr of George Lord Jefferies Baron of Wem>

Lo two rude waves by storms together thrown M35*36 (pp. 44-53)
As yours when you thank God for being beat
<A satyr. The puritan papist [end: Abr[aham] Cowley’>

Holland that scarce deserves the name of land M35*37 (pp. 53-6)
With fiery flails to swinge the ingrateful clown
<The character of Holland>

I’ll sing in the praise if you’ll lend but an ear M35*38 (pp. 57-9)
Then broke all their swords and cried Vive le roy
<On the city regiment. 89: or 90 [TC title: On the London Inniskilling regiment 90]>

Expectant iam forsan vestrum nonnulli ut ego tum M35*39 (pp. 59-70)
audacter enunciabo illud Archimedieum [Greek sentence]
<Oratio terræ filii Joh. Rotherham. Ex æde Christi 71. Quæ: An terra sit mobilis. aff: [prose text]>

Caveant Doctores omnes Magistri regentes et non regentes ego M35*40 (pp. 70-9)
cum satis dixi de hujus doctoris ventre orationem duco ad umbilicum
<Oratio terræ filii: J: Gerard e Coll[egio] Wadham. Prima in theatro. An omnis sensus sit tactus [prose text with two verse sections: `Nam ipse Oxoniensis praetor’ and `Dux magne bene venisti’]>

Make use of your next vowel M35*41 (p. 80)
<Characters for writings [title from TC] [a page of notes on cryptography, partly scribbled through]>

This page I send you sir your Newgate fate M35*42 (pp. 81-4)
Then farewell parsonage I shall ne’er be poor
<A poem upon the imprisonment of Mr Calamy in Newgate by Robert Wild: D: D: author of the late Iter Boreale [end: Finis]>

When all the elements above conspire M35*43 (p. 85)
Call this success or heaven’s peculiar care
<The raising of the siege of Limerick>

Cursed be the sages which did ordain / That Whigs M35*44 (pp. 85-6)
God bless King James and so farewell
<The curse: 90:>

Cursed be the stars that did ordain / Queen Bess M35*45 (p. 87)
Prove that ‘mongst us and curse me too
<The anticurse>

Farewell damned Stygian juice that dost bewitch M35*46 (pp. 88-90)
And not let brandy be Philistian still
<The satyr against brandy>

These are to give notice to all gentlemen and others M35*47 (pp. 90-1)
and the rest of the heads of the houses that subscribed the association
<Posted upon Christ Church wall in Oxon 89 {Posted] The new oath ~ TC} [prose text]>

From unnatural rebellion that devilish curse M35*48 (pp. 91-2)
And desert the dull crowned cornuted state-holder
<The litany as it was sung the 3rd Wednesday in every month 90 [end: Amen Amen Amen]>

‘Mongst all the hard names that do denote reproach M35*49 (pp. 93-5)
A Scotchman’s greatest plague God send him home
<Dr Burnets character 90/91>

Here lies the relics of a martyred knight M35*50 (p. 96)
To cut off Holland’s head from England’s shoulders
<An epitaph upon Sir John Fenwick baronet murdered upon Tower Hill by an act of Par[liament] 97: January 28 [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

When a knight in the north is lopped in an axe-yard M35*51 (p. 96)
‘Tis too late to repent sin on and be damned
<Advice to England 96>

Solomon in his divine apothegms affirms M35*52 (pp. 97-8)
the expedition whereof is unfeignedly wished for by gentlemen/ Yours as you behave yourselves
<March 97: To the commissioners at Knaresborough: For taxes being the tools of the representative excrements of the nation [end: Philanax Twyford] [TC gives date `97′] [prose text]>

Ye children that do serve the lord M35*53 (p. 99)
And so God save the king
<To the 113 psalm [end: Amen]>

One Saturday night we sat late at the Rose M35*54 (pp. 99-101)
Perhaps there had hung our new envoy
<A Sunday’s ramble>

With Job-like patience we’ve our burthens bore M35*55 (pp. 101-2)
Lest not the taxes but the people rise
<Truth [first title scribbled through: The P…g of P…t Truth] [Henry Hall – O.P.] [end: Finis]>

Wonder not why these lines come to your hand M35*56 (pp. 103-4)
It’s so like nothing that there’s nothing like it
<The poor scholar his petitionary poem to his patron [end: Finis]>

Last year in the spring / The life of the king M35*57 (p. 105)
For a prince that hath never offended
<To King James upon the advantage of the Capitation Act and other confusions 95: 96:>

Cease hypocrites to trouble heaven M35*58 (p. 106)
You’d sacrifice his son
<Sent to the House of Commons in 96 [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Hail happy William thou art strangely great M35*59 (p. 106)
Must serve their master though they damn their souls
<A satyr upon William [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Great Tom of Lincoln M35*60 (p. 107)
For the devil has entered the swine
<Upon Dr Bar[low] B[isho]p [of] Linc[oln]>

The parliament thrifty to make up their wages M35*61 (p. 107)
It follows us after our death like damnation
<Upon the taxes [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Inque tubâ genitas haurire et reddere flammas M35*62 (p. 107)
<Upon smoking [single line; not in TC]>

King William concerned to leave his gulled loobies M35*63 (p. 108)
That he swore the next year he’d make ’em a dozen
<Upon the monarchy>

When Catesby and Faux with the rest of the gang M35*64 (p. 108)
And instead of preventing set fire to the train
<Upon Faux’s blowing up the convention [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Reverend sirs I fain would know M35*65 (p. 109)
No rebel then can enter heaven
<Upon the apostasy of the times>

Unhappy isle what made thy sons rebel M35*66 (pp. 109-10)
And let the indebted only and the guilty pay
<Upon ditto>

All in amaze at what is done I stood M35*67 (pp. 110-11)
Lord keep me steadfast for my trust’s in thee
<On ditto>

Currit ubi Hibernas securus Belga per undas M35*68 (p. 112)
Præsens numen habent pectora vestis habet
<Upon the bloody grazing of the bullet upon W[illiam’s] shoulder at the Boyne July 90>

Bent[inck] the goblet holds Carmar[then] fills M35*69 (p. 112)
And no man minds the writing on the wall
<[no title]>

Saying that nightly work would produce an heir M35*70 (p. 112)
Born for an age that wants an Hercules
<The prophecy in Amphitrio upon P[rince] W[illiam]>

[no first line] M35*71 (pp. 113-14)
[no last line]
<On the metamorphosis of an old picture of Oliver Cromwell into that of King William’s [title from TC, but pp. 113-114 are blank]>

Theologis anima[m] subjecit lapsus Adami M35*72 (p. 115)
Corpus sic medicis sic bona juridicis
<[no title; distich. Apparently #71 was not entered, and this and next work were entered together to fill the space at the top of p. 115. These 2 are not in TC]>

Eve’s sins o’er souls gave Father Petre power M35*73 (p. 115)
Our goods Lord Wemb[ley] our bodies Dr Lower
<[no title; 2 lines, see above]>

As I was pondering one evening late M35*74 (pp. 115-?19)
[When you was only a protector known]
<The vision [incomplete, poem not continued after p. 118] [pp. 119–20 blank]>

[At dead of night after an evening ball] M35*75 (pp. ?120-2)
And leaves the trembling princess without tears
<The Duchess’s ghost [title from TC] [preserved from l. 34 `So great a monarch to be brought so low’]>

Come lay aside your murmuring M35*76 (p. 123)
When they had none at all
<A new song: January 90>

Straight his train of parasites appear M35*77 (pp. 123-4)
Heavens I beseech thee be forever free
<Upon Shadwell and the minion pimps of the town>

When heaven surrounded Britain by the main M35*78 (pp. 124-9)
Who bating but one blot had been a saint
<[no title]>

The worst mine enemies could have done to me M35*79 (pp. 129-30)
more than our ancestors did for liberty / Farewell
<December 23: 91. Nevil Paine a living pain and martyr [TC title: Nevil Paines speech in his imprisonment in Scot[land]] [prose text]>

Curse on those representatives M35*80 (p. 131)
And then it runs full spout
<Upon the representatives>

Are all those lights that gild the street M35*81 (pp. 131-2)
Mob on and make the most on’t
<The Jacobites queries for the Thanksgiving: 94 [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Ne’er blame the hero for the kingdom’s fall M35*82 (p. 132)
The fault’s not in the idol but the worshipper
<K[ing] W[illia]m cleared the rebellion laid upon the subjects of England [TC title: Blame not the hero] [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Six tedious months our senate sits M35*83 (p. 132)
To squander it away
<The parliament and the king’s management of England [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Come White prepare to ‘grave the man once more M35*84 (p. 133)
Of him who is the bright original
<Advice to Mr White June 91. Archbishop Sancr[oft] [TC title: Advice . . . to draw the archbishop]>

Take a fresh plate and to the life express M35*85 (pp. 134-5)
Wh’has been on every side but true to none
<Second advice>

Most good and gracious God we thy sinful creatures M35*86 (p. 135)
and reserve thy justice and judgement for us in the world to come / Amen
<The true intent and meaning of the new Church of Eng[land] in her monthly prayers for the fast [prose text]>

Ye hypocrites for what d’ye fast and pray M35*87 (p. 136)
Whilst to your God and king your duty do neglect
<Upon the fast: 90:>

Lost or stolen from the new Archbishop or his brethren M35*88 (pp. 136-7)
shall have a loyal man’s estate for his pains
<Advertisement: 91: [prose text]>

Here lies the great the loyal wise Dundee M35*89 (pp. 137-8)
Fear and despair run through their frighted host
<Dundee’s epitaph>

Man and wife are all one M35*90 (p. 138)
And you see him no more till supper
<A [ ]>

When Orange landed first upon our shore M35*91 (pp. 139-40)
Pray was’t not high time to retire
<The sham abdication>

Johannes utrinque instigatione Dia[boli] epis[copus] M35*92 (p. 141)
sub quo cum quo pereat / Amen
<In Tillot[son] [short prose text]>

Hic iacet ecclesia angl[icana] M35*93 (p. 141)
Cui patriarcha e[st] ethnicus et publicanus
<In eccle[sia] ang[licana]>

To our monarch’s return M35*94 (pp. 141-2)
Then both are at home
<A health: 91: [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

The miracle’s done / This year ninety and one M35*95 (pp. 142-3)
If religion proves worth a year’s purchase
<The miracle. 91.>

Rouse up brave monarch of this potent land M35*96 (pp. 144-145)
Nor need we care for London’s loyalty
<Upon the fanatics in 80>

Whereas divers wicked and malicious persons M35*97 (pp. 146-148)
for bringing these nations into the guilt of so unjust a war
<The French king’s declaration [end: July 91] [prose text]>

Puissant prince the object of our fears M35*98 (pp. 149-51)
God prosper long and bless our rightful king
<The congratulation of K[ing] W[illiam] coming from the campaign: October 91>

Post varios casus post tot discrimina M35*99 (pp. 151-60)
Hoc tantum fecit nobile quod periit
<Επιvικιov sive invictissimi principis auriaci triumphi>

Good people what will ye of all be bereft M35*100 (p. 161)
Why should we why should we be left in the dark
<Upon the taxes. Good people what will ye [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Was this the justice sir you came to do M35*101 (pp. 161-2)
These are the plagues from which rebellion springs
<[no title] [`spring’ in MS]>

Good people I pray you come hither M35*102 (pp. 162-4)
I hope we shall have no such more
<Tune Old Simon the [king] etc>

I A. B. do sincerely promise and swear that I will be faithful M35*103 (p. 164)
all other enemies or pretenders whatsoever sic me Dæman(?) ædj.
<90 The new solemn league and covenant 89 [prose text]>

Behold the man whose blood was rudely spilt M35*104 (pp. 164)
For none lived better none so bravely fell
<Upon Mr Ashton’s fall>

I love with all my heart / The Prince of Orange part / The loyal party here M35*105 (p. 165)
Though none do take my part / Resolve to live and die
<[no title; poem to be read two ways]>

The king having left to her great sorrow M35*106 (pp. 165-6)
And it’s all the honour I’ve done the nation
<[no title]>

O how rigid is our fate M35*107 (p. 166)
To rebels all the state
<[no title]>

Unhappy age and we in it M35*108 (p. 166)
And Dutchmen all commanders
<[no title]>

Kings like to God reward as we deserve M35*109 (p. 167)
You’d all be hanged and not have time to starve
<[no title; 2 lines followed by 2 line answer]>

Rejoice good people all and some M35*110 (p. 167)
May be the same with this
<[no title] [`The camp at Landen. 94: / Amen Amen Amen’]>

Several privateers were taken a year ago M35*111 (pp. 167-70)
Dr Littleton succeeded him for his elaborate nonsense
<The trial of the privateers by Dr Oldish [prose text] [title in CTable only]>

Whilst Europe’s alarmed with wars M35*112 (p. 170)
And then they need not fear my flight
<[no title]>

Knowing that I must immediately give an account to God M35*113 (pp. 171-2)
the merits of thy most dearly beloved son Jesus Christ our lord / Amen
<Sir John Freind’s speech April 3: 96 at the place of execution [prose text] [`John Friend / Martyr’]>

Contents 68 / Non contents 59 M35*114 (pp. 173-4)
<Sir John Fenwick’s adversaries and friends in the House of Lords [list of names in two columns, the `Contents’ in red] [title in CTable]>

Dum regina subit constanti pectore mortem M35*115 (p. 174)
Conjugis hic teneræ cor habet illa viri
<[no title]>

The queen so greatly died the king so grieves M35*115.1 (p. 174)
William should have knotted Mall have gone for Flanders
<[no title; translation of above] [not in CTable]>

Deel faw mine eyne M35*116 (p. 175)
As the stout bonny Scot took the Tartar
<[no title]>

What have the changes cost M35*117 (pp. 175-6)
Confederate princes
<Britannia lugens et lachrimans>

The glories of our birth and state M35*118 (p. 176)
Smell sweet and blossom in the dust
<[no title]>

The most undoubted kings have heretofore been forced M35*119 (p. 177)
from which we so shamefully run away and lost
<Sir Walter Clarges speech: 94: [prose text]>

What’s orthodox and true believing M35*120 (p. 177)
An holy duty food and clothes
<[no title] [`Hudibras’] [ll. 1273-1282 from Canto I of the Third and Last Part]>

If now you’re smart blame not the heavenly powers M35*121 (p. 177)
And now he makes us slaves yet we complain
<[no title] [probably an extract, but not in LION]>

To make it the blackest of crimes in the fanatics to murder Charles the first M35*122 (pp. 177-8)
since many die yearly for want of the cure
<Ten paradoxes to clergy and laity [`Appello vos nostrates pias fraudes’] [prose text]>

Some thieves by ill haste with an honest man met M35*123 (pp. 179-80)
Because he did freely his right abdicate
<The modern state meaning of the sullen word abdicate [spelt `Abcidate’ in title!]>

O happy people you must thrive M35*124 (p. 180)
Will quite and clean surround it

Hisce ædibus dominatur M35*125 (p. 180)
Brevi futurus inferorum præses
<Dr Tillotson Lamb.>

Here lies notwithstanding her specious pretences M35*126 (p. 181)

Too bad a daughter and too good a wife
<[no title]>

The author sure must take great pains M35*127 (p. 181)
And Mons within his hearing
<94 [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Aula profanâ M35*128 (p. 181)
Et superasti Neronem
<Deprædator Belgicus [each word written lengthwise along each side of text]>

Rejoice ye sots your king is come again M35*129 (p. 182)
Ring not your bells ye fools but wring your hands
<95 [at end of poem] [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Ex solo iamdudum venerabili et impolluto M35*130 (pp. 182-3)
Sic desinit ultima pars Mariæ / Prince Orange
<Recede lector (si sapis) [`January 95′]>

Close to my owner I adhered M35*131 (pp. 183-4)
And serve their end of me piece-meal
<Pellis [in right margin]>

In the name of the most H[oly] Tr[inity] in the first place M35*132 (p. 184)
Lord Jesus into thy hands I recommend my spirit / Amen
<Major Lowick’s speech April 29: 96 [`Rob: Lowick’] [prose text]>

Having committed the justice of my cause and recommended M35*133 (pp. 184-5)
so to prevent an heavier execution hanging over his head than what he inflicts on me
<Brigadeer Rooke-Wood [`Amb: Rookwood’] [prose text]>

Tobacco is an Indian weed M35*134 (p. 185)
We are but dust / Return we must

I know no virtue yet am placed M35*135 (p. 186)
None see by me but those that wear it
<[no title] [a conundrum, solution LARVA]>

Who’s that which is nobody’s friend M35*136 (p. 186)
And when he’s cursed he prospers most
<[no title] [a conundrum, solution in Greek, _αλ_πηξ, in CTable `Vulpes’]>

There was a good man had daughters twain M35*137 (p. 186)
Their barbarous villains thus they disguise
<[no title]>

When English coin shall have a face M35*138 (p. 187)
Then leave you to your injured king
<A prophecy found in Benting’s pocket at Loo:>

Now what’s the result of this mystical summons M35*139 (p. 187)
When we find that ex intulo nihil fit
<[no title]>

Judas preserved mankind from perishing M35*140 (p. 187)
By Jove I’ll have Iscariot canonized
<Upon Captain Porter>

We have a gracious king indeed M35*141 (p. 188)
Our sins have been our misery
<[no title]>

Tell your great master it was fate not choice M35*142 (p. 188)
I shall endeavour to preserve his friendship
<From W[illia]m to Lewis 14: 97 by Marshall Bouflers [`P: O:’] [prose text] [CTable has as on p. 189]>

If mortals die as soon as breath departs M35*143 (p. 189)
Death’s but a fart and so a fart for death
<On a fart [not in CTable]>

Fran: Flani concerdunt Hispan: cum viribus urgent M35*144 (p. 189)
Corruit Anglorum oens perfida fraude suorum
<[no title] [`Sir Tho[mas] Cutler had these 40 years ago’] [CTable title: `In crepitum’]>

Bella fugis bellas sequeris belloque repugnas M35*145 (p. 189)
Mars ad opus Veneris Martis ad arma Venus
<In limine thalami R: J: 87>

Should you order Tom Brown M35*146 (pp. 189-90)
Shall neither pray write nor think
<Tho[mas] Brown’s petition to the Lords Jus: 98/97 for lampooning the F[rench] k[ing] upon the peace>

Apes we are all until twenty-one M35*147 (p. 190)
After that asses and so no more men
<[no title]>

Una dies Lotharos Burgundos Hebdomas una M35*148 (p. 190)
Una domat Batavos luna quid annus aget
<In Vict: Reg: Gall: [this and following 2 couplets linked together]>

Tu Lotharos raptu Burgundos fraude petisti M35*148.1 (p. 190)
Et Batavos pretio quid latro maius agat
<Recinit Belgia [`Belgicus’ in CTable]>

Lorraine thou stol’st by fraud thou gott’st Burgundy M35*149 (p. 190)
Holland you bought by God you’ll pay for’t one day
<Eng[lished] [trans. of previous; not listed separately in CTable]>

If you’ll lend an ear M35*150 (pp. 191-5)
Out of all our good money to squeeze us
<The new campaign>

A number of princes though poor ones it’s true M35*151 (pp. 195-6)
Not a turd sir
<Upon the confederacy 92>

Beat on proud billows Boreas blow M35*152 (pp. 197-9)
Disgrace to rebels glory to the king
<Hammon Le Strange his soliloquies during his confinement in Newgate in the reign of Oliver 1st [`Amen Amen Amen’]>

He is a bawd to the mouth that kills his own stomach M35*153 (p. 199)
or to cool his tongue in the cellar
<The character of a cook [`per Osburn’] [prose text]>

What hand what skill can form the artful piece M35*154 (pp. 199-202)
For knaves in embryo and for rogues to come
<Advice to the painter 98 [in CTable twice]>

Rebellion hath broken up house M35*155 (pp. 202-4)
And so I do end my story
<The sale of rebellious household stuff>

E Scotiâ presbyter profugus M35*156 (pp. 205-6)
Regnare proscriptum
<Burnett interdictus>

One Saturday she sent for divers persons of quality M35*157 (pp. 207-8)
that were he in the same case he would do the like
<The Lady Essex’s opinion concerning her Lord’s death [prose text]>

For missing thee how canst thou Burting blame M35*158 (p. 208)
For to be like would not be like Tom Broad
<On Tom: Broade’s picture Hereford [CTable has `Braid’s’] [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

No sooner our hero to Flanders was got M35*159 (p. 209)
Let her give him the plot for his glorious campaign
<On the Cheshire plot 94 [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

Now love and war the selfsame art is grown M35*160 (p. 210)
Revel in blood and triumph on the slain
<The comparison of love and war [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

It’s odd indeed indeed it’s wondrous odd M35*161 (pp. 210-11)
So here’s a Rowland for your Oliver
<On the election at Brecknock Sir Rowland Guin being chosen and Mr Jefferyes refused [O.P. lists this as by Hall in his email of 1/2/01]>

Duped by the bells I rose from bed M35*162 (pp. 211-12)
By force of noverint universi
<By Hen[ry] H: to E[arl] Chandos’s being beat by the E[arl] at gaming [Henry Hall – O.P.]>

M[ynheer?] H. Bentinck begs of King William for him and his heirs M35*163 (pp. 212-15, 280-2)
and find some other way of showing my favour to him
<Arguments of the Welsh council against the alienation of the revenues of the principality of Wales in 91 [prose text, continues in second hand on p. 280, see #204]>

After some threescore years of caterwauling M35*164 (p. 215)
For she’d as like be damned as be at rest
<Epitaph upon a scold>

Milo’s from home and Milo being gone M35*165 (p. 215)
The land lay fallow but the wife was tilled
<Epigram Englished out of Mar[tial]>

A true dissenter here does lie indeed M35*166 (p. 215)
He faced to Rome that marched off to the devil
<An epitaph on Hen[ry] Carr>

Whereas it hath pleased almighty God in his great mercy M35*167 (p. 216)
with long and happy years to reign over us
<The notorious instrument presented by the convention [`John Brown Cleric: Parl:’] [prose text] [bad bleed-through here]>

Bella inter geminos plus quam civilia fratres M35*168 (p. 216)
Et tamen alterater se superasse dolet
<An epigram upon Dr John Reynolds and W[illia]m his bro[ther]. The one a Papist the other a Protestant, who having a conference, it so fell out that each was overcome with his brother’s arguments: so that W[illia]m a zealous Protestant became a Papist] and John a strong Papist became a rigid Protestant. By Dr Alabaster>

Aude aliquid brevibus gyaris et carcere dignum M35*169 (pp. 217-21)
Hoc itaque sufficiat it’s enough for nothing
<Libertas philosophandi non est interritus philosophæ. Oratio habita in commitiis Oxon 76 per Magistrum Vigures ex aula Sancti Albani [prose text]>

Pruriunt digiti Auditores væ omnibus istis M35*170 (pp. 221-7)
omnes orationem meam a mendaciiss abhorrere /Valete
<Oratio terræ filii habita. An pruritus scribendi sit scabies sæculi. Neg. [prose text, including with #170.1 just before the end]>

Magne dux qui titulum M35*170.1 (p. 227)
Pro Aris contra focos
<[no title; a burlesque poem to Monmouth]>

Lord let me know the period of my age M35*171 (p. 228)
This life that stays so long yet flies so fast
<Psalm 39: 4: v: Flatman>

Why so serious why so grave M35*172 (p. 228)
When your play’s at an end let your curtain fall down
<The whim. Flat[man]>

What though the sky be clouded o’er M35*173 (p. 228)
The worst that cruel man can do is done
<The immoveable. Flat[man]>

Now that the world is all in amaze M35*174 (p. 229)
And keep himself safe from the noise of a gun
<The unconcerned. per ditto>

Now fie upon him what is man M35*175 (p. 229)
Think on thy coffin not thy bridal bed
<Advice to an old man about 63 resolving to marry a girl of 16:, per ditto [Could Rochester’s `Ancient person’ be an answer to this?]>

Like a dog with a bottle fast tied to his tail M35*176 (pp. 229-30)
Good faith Mr Parson I thank you for that
<Bachelors song per ditto>

My lord out of the love I bear to some of your friends M35*177 (p. 230)
to whose holy protection I commend you
<The letter sent to the Lord Mounteagle son to the Lord Morley the day before the Gunpowder Plot [prose text, concluding with list of names of those involved]>

Whereof the Jacobites do brag M35*178 (pp. 231-2)
Observe these orders as you please
<By Will and Moll. A proclamation farther to gull the bubbled nation [`Finis’] [new hand]>

From a woman who thirty long winters has seen M35*179 (pp. 233-4)
And is ever commanding instead of obeying
<The bachelor’s litany [first hand returns]>

Grant me indulgent heaven a rural seat M35*180 (p. 235)
From silent life I’d stroll into my grave
<The choice>

She’s exiled now and it’s not strange to see M35*181 (p. 235)
Whilst shame and vengeance crush the rebel crew
<Loyalty enclouded>

Naked I came when I began to be M35*182 (p. 235)
And slumber both stark naked he and I
<Nudus redibo. Flatman>

After a blust’ring tedious night M35*183 (pp. 235-7)
And they whom heaven covers need no tomb
<Translated out of a part of Petronius Arbiters Satyricon per Flatman>

Thoughts what are they M35*184 (pp. 238-9)
‘gainst the full quivers of my destiny
<For thoughts per ditto>

Intolerable racks M35*185 (pp. 239-40)
Crammed in the quivers of my destiny
<Against thoughts per ditto>

En et ecce prodit re[giminis?] ille venator cum omnibus suis canabis M35*186 (pp. 241-5)
et valedictorium stercum post si reliquerunt / Finis
<An terræ filii sint utiles per M[agistrum] Crofts e coll novo 1676. Beginning with two or three Huntsmens Hollows reflecting upon Dr Houghton of Queens College [prose text] [bad bleed-through for next several pages]>

If senseless noise and Cambridge puns will please M35*187 (p. 245)
And the town flirting baggages here they are
<1680 The music speech spoken by T: Norden of Christ Church. Prologue [Prologue followed by prose speech and concluding with Epilogue]>

The honour of pleasing young ladies is so ambitiously desired M35*187.1 (pp. 245-8)
cried aloud in triumph behold here’s the start of a cuckold
<[prose section of the music speech]>

As none though ne’er so ugly mount the gallows M35*187.2 (p. 248)
I’ll turn them over to be lashed by gigger
<Epilogue [with preamble: `But now some think they have escaped but I’m a dog / If I don’t claw them in the Epilogue’]>

Bless me what sight is this invades mine eyes M35*188 (p. 249)
Your crimes the offspring that she shall produce
<The music speech spoken by Mr Laurence of Uni[versity] Coll[ege]. Prologue [Prologue followed by prose speech and concluding with Epilogue]>

It’s briskly begun ladies but how poorly we come off M35*188.1 (pp. 249-52)
It would prove more to yours and our delights and satisfaction
<prose section of the music speech]>

As some raw lad by careful friends sent down M35*188.2 (pp. 252-3)
And on us freely will bestow their claps
<Epilogue [with preamble: `now therefore since it is the fashion of our modern wits to palliate a bad play with a verse rhyme, I pray take this Epilogue at parting’]>

Since the liberty of the subject to free quarter M35*189 (pp. 253-60)
and he suffered more than the whole book of martyrs
<The loyal satyrist [prose text]>

Acuto in pessimis ingenio obtusa in optimis M35*190 (p. 260)
prius gladium vedit quam solem
<De Tiberio [prose text] [CTable links this group together as `Characters of Tiberius, Nero, Vespatian, Domitian, Adam, Cain, Abel, Isaac, Jacob and Esau’]>

Inter privatos optimus M35*191 (p. 260)
justus sibi scipsum occidit
<De Nerono [prose text]>

Solus ad imperium evasit M35*192 (p. 260)
poterat nobilius ?scans obiit
<[De Vespasiano] [prose text]>

In theatro Bellator spectator in campo M35*193 (p. 261)
Hostibus musica muscis hostio
<De Domitiano [prose text, these two sentences only]>

Coelo natus ex coeno nec orbus nec posthumus fui M35*194 (p. 261)
cum inferos petiit
<De Adamo [prose text]>

Pejoris fruges aris M35*195 (p. 261)
cum committitur et cum [?]nitur
<De Cain [prose text]>

Primus huic omnium tremulus M35*196 (p. 261)
et vivam citat extinctus
<Abel [prose text]>

Spes patris ac timor M35*197 (p. 261)
quam finiti inum virtuti vitium
<Isaac [prose text]>

Rixantque pueri antiquam M35*198 (p. 261)
Quam secura munimenta suit munera
<Jacobus et Esau [prose text]>

These are the names of those that did actually sit M35*199 (pp. 262-3)
<[a list of names; title continues `as judges upon the trial of the King January 48 – 10th. The council and attendants of the court’]>

And hast thou left old Jemmy in the lurch M35*200 (pp. 264-5)
And may all Christian people say Amen to’t
<A satyr upon the French king. By Tho[mas] Brown after the conclusion of the peace in 97 [`London. Printed for W[illia]m Jackobite in the year of peace’]>

In Aesop’s tales an honest wretch we find M35*201 (p. 266)
He without hair and thee without a crown
<Aesop’s two wives parabled [title in CTable only] [CTable entries end here]>

All Dutch and English that are left M35*202 (pp. 266-7)
Would act fair and stand muter
<The Dutch – reasons for a Dutch Sunday>

God prosper long our noble king M35*203 (pp. 267-9)
Will now no longer do
<The Belgick wars or Chevy chase revived>

Near to an ancient famous house of prayer M35*204 (pp. 269-79)
If e’er I come to you to be confirmed
<The weesills. A satyrical fable giving an account of some argumental passages happening in the Lyons court about Weesilion’s taking the oaths [a passage from Dryden’s Don Sebastian is quoted, then:] Argument of first section [4 lines] / Husband and wife at variance are… [The Argument of the second section begins `A weasel of his former flock’ and Section 2 begins `And now Weesilion was in prosperous state’] [`Finis’] [new hand] [This item is followed by conclusion of #163 above, which ends `History of England printed 1706. folio. 708′]>

This fabric which at first was built M35*205 (p. 283)
And rise again by coal
<On St Pauls [`per T. Brown’]>

When Job contending with the devil I saw M35*206 (p. 283)
And make the saint against his will blaspheme
<Upon Sir R–‘s paraphrase on Job [marg. note: `Also a Doctor] [`By T. Brown. 3d vol. 25′]>

Reader beneath this turf I lie M35*207 (p. 284)
The Rose in Woodstreet killed me
<An epitaph by T. Brown on himself when in Wood Street compter [`Ibid 27′]>

Regibus obsequium dum binis obligat unum M35*208 (p. 284)
Cum per quos jurat tres habet ille deos
<On Dr Sherlock [`Ibid.’]>

The same allegiance to two kings he pays M35*208.1 (p. 284)
That hath two gods to swear by mote than we
<[Translation of previous] [`Ibid’]>

Our God and soldier we alike adore M35*209 (p. 285)
Our God’s forgotten and our soldiers slighted
<[no title] [`By the author of that original amusement Arguments against a standing army’]>

They are a congregation without teachers M35*210 (p. 285)
and Christians without baptism
<The Quakers meeting per T. Brown [prose text]>

Take a gallon of poor passive Church of England water M35*211 (pp. 285-6)
and all the daughters of latitude in Christendom
<A comprehension bowl of punch [prose text]>

A negative film which has been poorly focused. Hand clear, but very small. There is also considerable bleed-through in places. Checked against original 1994.