Yale University Library, Osborn MS b 218 (Yo18)

<No title-page or cover. Proper names in titles are written in red ink. Some trimming, with loss of end letters in titles>

In those cold climates where the sun appears Yo18*1 (pp. 1-9)
If spite of thee ’tis possible to die
<The temple of death>

Why Granville is thy life confined Yo18*2 (pp. 9-10)
She needs will love and we shall have thee back again
<Verses sent from an unknown hand to Mr G. Granvile in the country>

Whoe’er thou art who tempt’st in such a strain Yo18*3 (pp. 10-13)
By several ways and none are in the right
<An answer to the foregoing verses by Mr G Granvile>

Hector though warned by an approaching cry Yo18*4 (pp. 13-17)
Does his own part and leaves the rest to fate
<The parting of Hector with his princess Andro[mache] and his son Astinax when he went out and was slain [by] Achillis [MS has `through’]>

Fear not my dear a flame can never die Yo18*5 (p. 17)
Love but again and ’twill a heaven be
<Constancy [by Sedley]>

Ah happy grove dark and secure retreat Yo18*6 (pp. 18-19)
And whilst they live their flames can never die
<The grove>

Virtue dear friend needs no defence Yo18*7 (p. 19)
They seem submissively to roar in verse
<To Orinda [last line `Ve(trimmed)’]>

Madam though meaner beauties might Yo18*8 (pp. 19-20)
Quickly spring up and quickly fade
<To a lady who told him he could not love>

Cloris you live adored by all Yo18*9 (p. 20)
And when’t can speak unruly grows
<To Chloris>

Ah pardon me madam if I ever thought Yo18*10 (p. 21)
Is not the smallest trophy of your eyes

If I my Celia could persuade Yo18*11 (p. 21)
As well as beauty charms the heart
<To a lady who fled the sight of him>

Wouldst thou my dearest Lesbia know Yo18*12 (p. 22)
Enough for my insatiate love
<To Lesbia>

What is’ t to us who guides the state Yo18*13 (p. 22)
This moment and this glass is ours
<[no title]>

Could heaps of wealth prolong our fate Yo18*14 (p. 23)
We that best know how to live
<On gold, to a miser>

Sweetest bud of beauty may Yo18*15 (p. 23)
When thou shalt to thy noon arise
<To a very young lady>

Rise youths the evening’s come and her bright star Yo18*16 (pp. 24-7)
Thy sacred influence on the nuptial bed
<An epithalamium from Catulus [dialogue between youths and virgins]>

On Ida’s lofty top the thunderer sat Yo18*17 (pp. 27-31)
Melts in her arms and sinks to pleasing rest
<In this poem is described the contrivance of Jun[o] to lull Jupiter to sleep, that Neptune the meantime might assist the Grecians>

What has this life to make it worth our care Yo18*18 (pp. 31-3)
And court the fancied tyrant for relief
<The advice>

Since we can die but once and after death Yo18*19 (pp. 33-40)
Which no cessation knows
<A prospect of death [last line differs in Crum] [by the Earl of Roscommon]>

Michael to Adam judge not what is best Yo18*20 (p. 41)
By wisdom and superior gifts received
<[no title] [first line?] [blank verse]>

After a pretty amorous discourse Yo18*21 (pp. 42-3)
Y’d been more happy had you been less fair
<The imperfect enjoyment>

The god of day descending from above Yo18*22 (pp. 43-52)
In verse immortal as thy gallery
<The progress of beauty>

How doth the mournful widowed city bow Yo18*23 (pp. 52-5)
My sighs are many and my heart is faint
<The lamentations of Jeremiah>

O azure vaults o crystal sky Yo18*24 (pp. 56-8)
And with his glory recompense your praise
<A paraphrase on the CXLVIII psalm>