Princeton, Princeton University Library, Taylor Restoration MS 1 (Pt1)

A single clear professional hand, but with bad bleed-through in most of the MS. Note number of works (including first-line forms) in common with VAd43/V90 and 04pa.

<`The Index’ on first three unnumbered pages>

Now painter if thou darst design that fight   Pt1*1  (pp. 1-11)
In Petty’s double-keeled experiment
<The second advice to a painter for drawing the history of our naval business in imitation of Mr Waller supposed to be written by Sir J[ohn] Denham>

Imperial prince king of the seas and isles   Pt1*2  (pp. 11-13)
Advice to draw Madam L’Edificatress
<To the king>

Sandwich in Spain now and the duke in love   Pt1*3  (pp. 13-27)
Faith thou hast drawn her in effigy
<The third advice to a painter>

Great prince and so much greater as more wise   Pt1*4  (pp. 27-8)
To woods and groves what once she painted sings
<To the king>

Draw England ruined by what was given before   Pt1*5  (pp. 28-32)
Which most the Dutch or parliament they fear
<The fourth advice or The new instructions to a painter>

When Clarendon had discerned beforehand   Pt1*6  (pp. 33-7)
He comes to be roasted St James’s next fair
<The house warming to the chancellor>

Pride lust ambition and the people’s hate   Pt1*7  (p. 38)
His sacrilege ambition lust and pride
<The downfall of the chancellor>

Spread a large canvas painter to contain   Pt1*8  (pp. 39-42)
The crowd of traitors hanged in effigy
<Advice to a painter to draw a d[uke] by>

Great Charles who full of mercy wouldst command   Pt1*9  (p. 42)
Till the stroke’s struck which they can ne’er retrieve
<To the king>

As cities that unto fierce conquerors yield   Pt1*10  (pp. 43-5)
Yet we’d better by far have him than his brother
<Upon Sir Robert Viner’s setting up the king’s statue>

As t’other night in bed I thinking lay   Pt1*11  (pp. 45-57)
‘Tis ten to one but we shall dream again
<A dream of the cabal>

Prorogue upon prorogue damned rogues and whores   Pt1*12  (pp. 57-61)
If not next wish is we may all be free
<Upon the proroguing of the parliament>

I sing the praise of a worthy wight   Pt1*13  (pp. 62-
For his father was ruined by the best of the kind
<A new ballad to an old tune called, Sage leaf>

From a proud sensual atheistical life   Pt1*14  (pp. 66-8)
From making our heirs to be Morrice and Clayton / Libera nos Domine
<The Duke of Bucks litany>

The Londoner gent   Pt1*15  (pp. 69-73
Unless you all burn again burn again
<Upon his Ma[jes]ty’s being made free of the city>

Room for the bedlam Commons hell and furies   Pt1*16  (pp. 74-8)
Present you with pretty babes you ne’er begot
<Upon the parliament>

I’ll tell thee Dick where I have been   Pt1*17  (pp. 79-85)
And I for them be shent
<A ballad. Called The Chequer Inn>

Curse on such representatives {representation}   Pt1*18  (p. 85)
By this old Whitehall pump
<The answer>

What can the mystery be why Charing Cross   Pt1*19  (pp. 86-8)
To behold every day such a court such a son
<On King Charles the first his statue. Why it is so long before it is put up at Charing Cross>

We read in profane and sacred records   Pt1*20  (pp. 88-94)
They teach ’em the sooner to fall to their swords
<A dialogue between the two horses Charing and Woolchurch>

Chaste pious prudent Charles the second   Pt1*21  (pp. 94-100)
Is wretched kinged by stork or logs
<The history of the times>

Ah Raleigh when thou didst thy breath resign   Pt1*22  (pp. 101-7)
No pois’nous tyrant on thy earth shall live
<Britannia and Raleigh>

In the isle of Britain long since famous grown   Pt1*23  (pp. 107-8)
From th’ hector of France to th’ cully of Great Britain

I sing a woeful ditty   Pt1*24  (pp. 108-10)
How the bullets would whistle the cannons would roar
<A ballad. Called the Hay-market Hectors>

When daring Blood his rents to have regained   Pt1*25  (p. 110)
The bishop’s cruelty the crown had gone
<On Blood’s stealing the crown>

Reform great queen the errors of your youth   Pt1*26  (pp. 111-12)
And dance for joy that you are danced away
<The queen’s ballat>

Too long the wise Commons have been in debate   Pt1*27  (p. 112)
Must be damned in the cup like unworthy receivers

I am a senseless thing with a hey with a hey   Pt1*28  (pp. 113-15)
For a martyr’s place above
<A new ballad to an old tune. Called I am the Duke of Norfolk &c>

Whether Father Patrick be not Muckle John’s natural son   Pt1*29  (pp. 115-16)
He has been always so since his head was opened
<Queries from Garraway’s coffee house  [prose text]>

One whole piece of the Duchess of Cleveland’s honesty   Pt1*30  (pp. 117-21)
with considerable abatement for each bidding
<On Tuesday the ninth day of January are to be sold by inch of candle at the Royal coffee house near Charing Cross these several goods in parcels (vizt)  [prose text]>

Whereas there are two hundred and more common Catholic priests   Pt1*31  (p. 122)
he or she shall receive five hundred pounds for their pains
<An advertisement  [prose text]>

Seventy-four articles of war in large imperial paper   Pt1*32  (pp. 122-3)
and now known by the name of The Conquest of England
<A postscript of books to be sold by Mr Ogleby at White Fryars  [prose text]>

My lords and gentlemen / I told you at our last meeting the winter was [the] fittest time   Pt1*33  (pp. 124-7)
that I have ever practised since my happy restoration
<His majesty’s speech  [prose text] [not in TC]>

To make myself for this employment fit   Pt1*34  (p. 128)
None can so well instruct as my Lord Moone
<A young gentleman desirous to be a minister of state thus pretended to qualify himself>

And now ’tis time for their officious haste   Pt1*35  (pp. 129-34)
Where piety and valour jointly go
<Upon Oliver Cromwell late Lord Protector. By John Dryden>

‘Tis true great name thou art secure   Pt1*36  (pp. 135-46)
Did settle and secure ’em in the promised land
<Pindaric ode on the same subject by Mr Sprat>

We must resign heaven his great soul does claim   Pt1*37  (pp. 147-8)
Th’approaching fate of her great ruler told
<On the same subject. By Mr Waller>

From the dark Stygian lake I come   Pt1*38  (pp. 148-9)
Th’Assyrian’s palace to his urn
<Marvell’s ghost>

It happened in the twilight of the day   Pt1*39  (pp. 150-3)
Starts from his couch and bids the dame draw near
<Sir Edmond Bury Godfrey’s ghost>

When Hodge had numbered up how many score   Pt1*40  (pp. 153-7)
This Stuart’s trick legitimates thy name
<Hodge. A country clown went up to view the pyramid. Pray mark what follows>

O heaven we now have signs below   Pt1*41  (pp. 158-62)
Good Lord deliver this poor realm
<The dissolution>

The Lords and Commons having had their doom   Pt1*42  (pp. 163-7)
The Lords’ vexation and the king’s by God
<The character>

Would you send Kate to Portugal   Pt1*43  (pp. 167-9)
And once more make Charles king again

I would be glad to see Kate going   Pt1*44  (pp. 170-2)
And use plain dealing clear as water
<The queries answered>

Filled with the noisome folly of the age   Pt1*45  (pp. 173-81)
Unthinking Charles ruled by unthinking thee
<The Lord Rochester’s farewell>

Methinks I see you newly risen   Pt1*46  (pp. 182-4)
The reins of government will break
<To the Duchess of Portsmouth>

How our good king does papists hate   Pt1*47  (pp. 185-8)
Yet bear the Littletons in mind

Religion’s a politic law   Pt1*48 (pp. 189-92)
And then let us fight for the best
<A satyr on the parsons  [new hand; later entry? Entered in same hand in TC]>