Yale University Library, Osborn Collection, MS b. 54 (Yo54)

`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, Dialougues (in all languages and off all Nations, throughout the universe) with other curiosityes, phancyes, and invention[s] from the year 1600, to this present year: 1677: / 1666 / A year of Remarque to England:’ <Compiler’s note at end extends this to `Dec … [illeg.] Februarii 1680/1′> 4o leaf size 187 x 148 mm. Original calf boards rebacked, 858–1242 pp. Mostly in a single, assured hand. Trimming of the lower edges of the leaves has caused the loss of the last line in several cases. Some texts are indicated as derived from printed sources. Librarian’s note: `Probably the 3rd volume in a collection since pagination begins 858′. Name (?) cut out from t/p. On verso `Dic mihi quid melius desidiosus agam?’

My lords / I have often troubled you with my discourse Yo54*1 (pp. 860-6)
and for the safety welfare and glory of the English nation
<The Duke of Buckingham’s speech in the House of Peers February the 15. 1676/7 [prose text]>

Buckingham swears and drinks Yo54*2 (p. 866)
Wharton prays and talks
<On the 16 of Feb: 1676/7 George Duke of Buckingham, James Earl of Sarum, Anthony Earl of Shaftsbury and Philip Lord Wharton, were committed to the Tower by the House of Lords, for proposing, abetting, and maintaining that the parliament was dissolved, because of its prorogation beyond a year. The following verses represent them in their retirements>

Vouchsafe o God to hear the mournful cries Yo54*3 (pp. 866-7)
Loathing the freedom once thou gav’st before
<A prayer for the nation. 1676 [colophon: `The preceding verses in paper, were found in the key-hole of the church door at St Dunstans in the West, Lond: 1676′] [pp. 868-9 are missing]>

Sir / Master Campy a Savoyard friar of the order of Saint Bennett Yo54*4 (pp. 870-1)
I am Sir your affectionate friend John Armand de Plessis Cardinal of Richelieu
A statesman’s letter [letter is addressed `Paris 23 Nov: 1638. [to the] Ambassador of France at Rome’ [p. 871 contains instructions on `the manner of reading the letter’ so that its meaning is reversed] [prose text]>

Monsieur / Le sieur Campy Savoyard de nation Yo54*4.1 (pp. 871-2)
demeurant Monsieur vostre affectionné Jean Armand du Plessis Cardinal de Richelieu
<Une lettre d’estat [the same text in French] [prose text]>

Monmouth the wittiest Yo54*5 (p. 873)
And the king for a great politician
<A lampoon upon the English grandees. 1676>

Is any church more catholic than we Yo54*6 (p. 873)
Hell would be hard put to’t to match the crew
<A character of the church of Chichester. 1673>

<The ensuing group from `Dr Francklin’s collections’ — see note on #33>

He who would learn how to fence for his life Yo54*7 (pp. 873-4)
And all day he consults with a stinking close stool
<The statesman’s academy erected in the Tower of London at the proper cost and charge of the House of Peers, for the better and more sure education of their hopeful children; where at present inhabit four of the best masters of their arts in Europe. Feb: 16. 1676/7 [A stanza each spoken by Buckingham, Salisbury, Shaftsbury and Wharton]>

He that can read a sigh or spell a tear Yo54*8 (pp. 874-5)
By blessing them once more against their will
<To the memory of my Lord Duke of Buckingham [colophon: `Dr Lewis’] [see also #33 below]>

Dum Marte amissos reparatum is Marte triumphos Yo54*9 (pp. 875-6)
Imprudens poticis quam sceleratus eras
<De vita et morte Ducis Buckinghamiensis 1628>

Fœlices animae superis quae ducitis ortum Yo54*10 (p. 876)
Fœlix illa magis quæ redit ad superos
<[section heading: `Carmina super quaestiones disputatas Cantabrigiæ in scolis philosoph: coram D. Legato Galliae etc. Oct: 1629′] [each 2 lines only] 1. Animae creantur>

Miraris dulces de ponto nascier amnes Yo54*10.1 (p. 876)
Desine cum dulcis sit venus orta mari
<2. Fontes oriuntur a mari>

Sit mihi non voto descendat sanguine regnum Yo54*10.2 (p. 876)
Sic erit ad votum sic et sine sanguine regnum
<3. Regnum haereditorium praestat electivo [section colophon: `Rich: Loue procurator’]>

Anne diu qui fit cum tam fœliciter annos Yo54*11 (p. 876)
Iste quis est qui sic invidet alme tibi
<[section heading (written at end): `Haec erant anagrammata ingeniosè quidem composita in Georgium Ducem Buckinghamiensem et In Johannem Feltonum qui crudeliter Ducem Buckinghamiensem occidebat’] GeorgIVs bVCkInghaMIae DVX.’ [ie IVVCIMIDVX, chronogram of the date] MDCXVVVIII. Cum diu vixi>

Tune ducem vixisse doles o improbe Felton Yo54*11.1 (p. 876)
Duxit ad infernum te tua stultitia
<Iohannes Felton. In eo flet annos>

Ignari medici me dicunt esse nocivum Yo54*12 (p. 877)
Si constipetui terminet illo dapes
<In caseum>

These doting doctors in their books sore blame me to be naught Yo54*12.1 (p. 877)
If want of stools doth make thee sick cheese eaten last will heal
<English [translation of the above, about (and spoken by!) cheese]>

Great heart who taught thee so to die Yo54*13 (p. 877)
We died thou only lived’st that day
<Upon Sir Walter Raliegh at his execution>

From such a face whose excellence Yo54*14 (pp. 877-9)
Heaven bless our king and all his senses
<A prayer for the king’s five senses. 1623>

Knewst thou whose these ashes were Yo54*15 (pp. 879-80)
Renew the letters with his tears
<An epitaph upon the hearse of Mr Washington, page to Prince Charles in his journey to Spain. 1623 [3 lines at the start are crossed out, beginning `Hast thou been lost and cannot be’]>

Here Hobbinall lies our shepherd while e’er Yo54*16 (p. 880)
In spite of his tar box he died of the scab
<Upon Sir Rob: Cecill Earl of Salisbury and Lord Treasurer [colophon: `By Sir Walter Raleigh’]>

I that my country did bewray Yo54*17 (p. 880)
Expect a damned soul among the just
<An epitaph upon George Villiers Duke of Buckingham>

And wilt thou go great duke and leave us here Yo54*18 (p. 881)
And we shall think’t a happy victory
<Upon the dukes voyage to the Isle of Rheez 1627>

That man is cowardly base and deserves not the name Yo54*19 (p. 881)
to sacrifice his life for his God his king and his country
<[section heading: `Two papers found in the lining of the hat of Captain John Felton, who stabbed the Duke of Buckingham at Portsmouth, in August. 1628′] [colophon: `John Felton’] [prose]>

Let no man commend me for doing of it Yo54*19.1 (p. 881)
he could not have gone so long alive
<[no separate title] [colophon: `John Felton’] [prose text]>

The lords craved all and the queen granted all Yo54*20 (p. 881)
Without God’s mercy the great devil will have all
<The view of our late state under Queen Elizabeth>

Must he be ever dead cannot we add Yo54*21 (pp. 882–3)
Which being his can therefore never die
<An elegy upon the prince’s death [colophon: `Made by Sir Edward Herbert’]>

The stakes three crowns four nations gamesters are Yo54*22 (p. 883)
Though three men vie it the fourth sets up his rest
<To the parliament. Nov: 1640>

Scots are no rebels why they’re conquerors Yo54*23 (p. 883)
Now bastard Lesley or else your own knavery
<The Scottish invasion 1640)

Yet were Bidentalls sacred and the place Yo54*24 (p. 884)
I loved the king and realm as well as they
<Upon the Duke of Buckingham killed by John Felton [colophon: `By the Lord Weston:’]>

Blessed is the man who hath not walked in the council of the King of Denmark Yo54*25 (p. 885)
for when his wrath is kindled yea but a little blessed are they that put their trust in him
<The exposition of a Jesuit upon the first and second psalms [prose text]>

I marvel that any will presume to dispraise thieves and thievery Yo54*26 (pp. 885-6)
nevertheless for this time I will be content and so they parted
<The sermon of parson Hiberdine which he preached at the command of certain thieves, after they had robbed him beside Hartly-Row in the fields, then standing upon a mole-hill; in the praise of thieves and thievery [prose text] [marginal note p. 886 in hand 2: `Christ was layd waite for, and so are you:’]>

Conductors come away Yo54*27 (pp. 886-7)
As serve so many masters / For nothing
<A ballad from the English camp in the north, 1640>

The holy brotherhood of zealous Scots Yo54*28 (p. 887)
The lord of heaven we trust will send them back
<Upon the Scots. 1641>

Great Strafford worthy of that name though all Yo54*29 (p. 887)
Our nation’s glory and our nation’s hate
<In obitum Thomae Wentworth comitis de strafford, D. Locum tenent: Hiberniae etc. qui decollatus erat apud Turrem Londinensem, May 12. 1641>

Our Canterbury’s great cathedral bell Yo54*30 (p. 888)
And have our church purged from new fangled toys
<Upon Arch-bishop Laud, prisoner in the tower 1641>

We fasted and then prayed the war might cease Yo54*31 (p. 888)
Could they but make an act there were no hell
<Upon the parliamentary occurents etc. 1641 [second version given of stanza 2 as `Aliter’]>

Know then my brethren heaven is clear and all the clouds are gone Yo54*32 (p. 889)
We’ll make the wanton sisters fall and hey then up go we
<The Round-head’s race. 1641>

A pim al rent Yo54*33 (p. 889)
An ill rapment
<Anagram of the parliament. 1642 [list of 9 anagrams: 8 are in hand 1, in a column; to their left hand 2 has added a 9th] [compiler’s note: `From the middle of page 874 is a collection out of Dr Francklins collections’] [pp. 890-1 missing]>

EX: To live in credit and be fortunate Yo54*34 (pp. ?-892)
<[last 3 lines only preserved — subject of poem was marriage viewed favourably]>

What rage provokes me thus to squabble Yo54*35 (pp. 892-5)
We’ll keep the freedom Nature gave us
<A reply to the former by the author of the broadside against marriage [colophon: `printed Anno. 1675′]>

Like the dumb man who found his tongue when he saw an arm lifted up Yo54*36 (pp. 895-9)
but remember you owe something to those that chose you. Farewell
<The Alarum written in November 1669. and sent in a letter to a member of the House of Commons [prose text]>

Must good men still die first and is there gone Yo54*37 (pp. 899-900)
That leave such works for others’ imitation
<An elegy upon the death of the much lamented able and learned physician Dr Thomson who died March 11. 1677. vivit post funera virtus>

Here lies wrapped up within this bed of clay Yo54*37.1 (pp. 900-1)
With his redeemer forever to be blest
<An epitaph [on Dr Thomson]>

Illustrious muse on thee we call Yo54*38 (p. 901-?)
<Groans from New-gate, or an Elegy on the suspension of the famous thief Tho: Sader, 15 times student in that renowned college, who to the great regret of all his associates was translated to Tyburn, March. 16. 1677 [incomplete; pp. 902-3 missing]>

EX: tantum non victor certe invictus X Aug: anno Eræ Christianae 1653. Aetat: 56. vivere ac desiit Yo54*39 (p. 904)
<[no title; last 6 lines only preserved] [prose text] [colophon: `Foederati Belgii patres heroi optimè merito. M.P’]>

We who profess ourselves the true learned philosophical chemists Yo54*40 (p. 904)
with other small papers of my writing. George Thompson M.D. a constant faithful sufferer for his king and country …
<Galenicorum ad lapidem Lydium praxeos provocatio. or, Fair equall undoubted experiments or trials in physic . . . [prose text] [colophon: `May.12.1675. From Well-court in Soper-lane nigh Cheapside. Geor: Thompson M.D a constant faithful sufferer for his king and country Christ: Stolberge M.D. Will: Slade. M.D. etc.’]>

The moon was set no stars in th’ skies did shine Yo54*41 (p. 905)
A prince the most benign and debonair
<On his majesty’s military sports at Windsor [colophon: `Lond: printed for S.N R.F. 1674′] [Richard Flecknoe? not in Crum or Wing]>

Are all the poets dumb and is there none Yo54*42 (pp. 905-7)
And gain yourselves a crown her crown more glory
<An elegy on the truly honourable and most virtuous and pious lady, the Lady Cavendish Countess of Devon: who lately departed this life being above a hundred years old, whose corpse now lies in deserved state in Holbourn. 1674.>

Apollo Pallas and the muses all Yo54*43 (pp. 907-9)
That stirs up truly valiant men to fight
<To our valiant English nation. An encomium on that worthy exploit of Captain John Baddison, commander of the Swallow . . . [colophon: `Printed. 1671.’] [in bottom margin `I.F.’]>

That the said hawkers and peddlars are computed and boast themselves Yo54*44 (910-11)
the ruin and perishing of many thousand souls who are now relieved by them
<Reasons humbly offered to the consideration of the High Court of Parliament, by the drapers, mercers, haberdashers grocers . . . of the great decay of their trades . . . [prose list] [colophon: `Lond: printed in the year 1675′]>

It is alleged that there are 18000 peddlars etc Yo54*44.1 (pp. 912-13)
and a prevention of other ill consequences which God forbid
<An answer to the pretended reasons of some drapers, mercers, haberdashers, grocers and hosiers etc. against peddlers, hawkers and petty-chapmen . . . [prose list] [colophon: `Lond: print: Anno. 1675.’]>

Now Lord have mercy on us all a strange thing I’m to tell Yo54*45 (pp. 913-?)
<Merry news from Lincolns Inn or a pleasant new ballad of the birth of young Tom of Lincoln, being, A true relation, of an impudent, wicked young woman, who went up into one of the garretts of Lincolns Inn, the 5. of June 1674 . . . To the tune of Help Lords and Commons, etc. [incomplete, pp. 914-29 missing]>

EX: I’ll act I’ll fuck what nature prompts me to Yo54*46 (pp. ?-930)
<[no title; last 8 lines only preserved]>

Alderman Holt his debt 9000 pound Yo54*47 (p. 930)
On Thursday February 25 Mr Church entered as warden
<On Tuesday night or rather Wednesday morning about five of the clock in the morning, Mr Duckingfield warden of the fleet, ran away, and took these prisoners with him, viz: Feb: 24. 1674/5 [prose list]>

Within a fleece of silent waters drowned Yo54*48 (p. 930)
My last shall give me back to life again
<On one drowned in a great snow [`? W. Browne’ and another name written at bottom (trimmed)]>

Go perjured man and if thou dost return Yo54*49 (p. 931)
Might blow my ashes up and strike thee blind
<To a false lover>

Death who’ll not change prerogative with thee Yo54*50 (p. 931)
I cannot write but I must weep her one
<An elegy on the incomparably beauteous lady Madam Venetia }Stanly.| Digby. [by `T Randoll’; see below]>

Beauty itself lies here in whom alone Yo54*50.1 (p. 932)
Nature despairs because her pattern’s gone
<Her epitaph [colophon: `T Randoll’]>

When bashful daylight once was gone Yo54*51 (pp. 932-3)
Whether he were a fool or no
<Upon 6 Cambridge lasses bathing themselves in a river, and espied by a scholar>

Arithmetic nine digits and no more Yo54*52 (p. 933)
How soon mischance hath made a hand of thee
<On the loss of a finger [colophon: `T: Randoll’]>

Mush honord Madame / Me ha here wit sent your good laship de dildoa Yo54*53 (pp. 933-?)
<The copy of a letter dropped by accident out of the coat of Madam Shelton: Lady of honour to her Majesty In the Long Gallery at White-hall, Thursday 22 Sept: 1675. And taken up by a page of the Earl of Middlesex who carried it to his master. [prose text; 3 lines only, pp. 934-5 missing]>

Pulvis ad hydropinos accedit Tunbrigienses Yo54*54 (p. 936)
Unam altramve dosin doctor hic usque foret
<Pulvis de novo inventus ex generoso praescribentis | animo, magnatibus utriusque sexus exhibitus>

Here comes to the wells Yo54*54.1 (p. 936)
If of it we take but a dosa
<The title. To the lords and ladies of both sexes | Whom flatus, stone, or gravel vexes [translation of previous] [colophon: `Finis coronat opus, / ‘Tis wine not water doth tope us’]>

Was ever man so to himself unjust Yo54*55 (pp. 936-7)
And that’s too little for sweet Philomel
<A repentance for having shot the nightingale in Pantyoccyn fields. May 15. 1673>

The illegitimate Smectymnuan brat Yo54*56 (pp. 937-8)
God in his time those wicked men destroy
<Upon the club-divines etc.>

My masters and friends and good people draw near Yo54*57 (p. 939)
And then you had prevented their laughing aloud
<A poem on the monument on Fish-street Hill. A ballad to the tune of Packingtons pound. 1677>

The blazing comet and the monstrous whale Yo54*58 (p. 940)
Did go to Betty Bewdly’s for a whore
<Six observations for the year 1677>

Describe the Roman clergy who can do’ t Yo54*59 (pp. 940-2)
As to eat God in hell will eat the devil
<A new year’s gift for English papists. or A true description of the Roman clergy etc. By R.S an apprentice of London. 1673 [colophon: `Made by H. Carr.’]>

O Salisbury people give ear to my song Yo54*60 (pp. 943-5)
And twang it i’th’ second part
<The Salsbury ballad, with the learned commentaries of a friend to the author’s memory. The first part [heavily annotated] [for colophon see next entry]>

Old Sarum was built on a dry barren hill Yo54*60.1 (pp. 945-51)
And make it as good as the Thames
<The second part to the same tune [also heavily annotated] [colophon: `London. printed for Hen: Brome, at the gun at the west end of St Paul’s churchyard. 1676. By Dr Walter Pope M.D.’]>

That the said earl hath been a constant and most vehement promoter of popery Yo54*61 (pp. 952-3)
And contrary to the trust reposed in him hath given intelligence (trimmed)
<Articles of treasonable and other crimes of high misdemeanours against the Earl of Arlington principal secretary of state in the time of the sitting of parliament. Jan: 15. 1673 [prose text]>

Sir Gilbert Gerrhard brought in several articles against him Yo54*61.1 (pp. 954-9)
what he could for the satisfaction of his people in the meantime
<The Lord Arlington’s answer to the articles exhibited against him [prose text, part paraphrase]>

That whereas he who is lord of heaven and earth hath purposed Yo54*62 (pp. 959-62)
which they ought to have brought upon idolaters and the enemies of the Lord
<A proclamation from the Lord of Hosts, the only potentate, King of Kings, Lord of Lords; to his well beloved the Christian princes and people in the eastern, western and northern parts of Europe, for the destruction of idolatry. signifying [prose text] [colophon: `1677′]>

My lord / I did not intend to have spoken one word in this business Yo54*63 (pp. 962-4)
My lord this court being possessed with this business I am now your prisoner
<The Earl of Shaftesbury’s speech in the court of the king’s bench, when he was brought thither by habeas corpus, June 29th 1677 [prose text]>

How unhappy a lover am I Yo54*64 (p. 965)
And esteems all her sufferings your own
<A song. 1674>

The glories of our birth and state Yo54*65 (pp. 965-?)
<A song made as some say by James Shirley and others say by Alexander Brome about 40 years ago, with a new supplement by J. Fuller D.D. 1677 [first stanza and a half only, pp. 966-7 missing]>

EX: To render the ridiculous in prose Yo54*66 (pp. 967?-970)
<[no title, beginning missing, preserved from p. 968] [change of hand in middle of poem, p. 968]>

No scornful beauty e’er shall boast Yo54*67 (pp. 970-1)
Though I ne’er enjoy your love
<A song composed by his present majesty Charles the second, and set by Monsieur Le’s [or De’s?] Grange A D: 1677 [colophon: `This song preceding given me, by Mr Charles Mary, Clannent de Rennes in Brittania, a province of France, at Miles in Essex: Thursday September 20: 1677′]>

Since Celia’s my foe / To a desert I’ll go Yo54*68 (pp. 971-2)
Yet ’tis better / Than get her / By going astray
<A song: 1674 [hand 2 has written the title; a new hand, that appears only here, as written the date]>

Unhappy tyrant prithee stay Yo54*69 (p. 973)
Should court thy destiny
<An answer to No scornful beauty. By a lady of quality 1677. The song: [colophon: `Given me by my good friend Mr John Clerke of Cliffords Inn: November 24: 1677. Though made some months before: vide pag: 970′]>

Well sir ’tis granted I said Dryden’s rhymes Yo54*70 (pp. 974-7)
Approve my sense I count their censure fame
<A satyr against the present poets. Being an allusion to Horace. Satyr: X: book: 1: Nempe in composito Dixi pedi etc. Written by the Earl of Rochester 1677>

Whereas I have been ever from my infancy bred up Yo54*71 (pp. 977-9)
as that I may hereafter enjoy happiness to all eternity
<The motives of the late Duchess of York’s leaving the protestant religion, found in her cabinet after her death, written in her own hand: 1671 [colophon: `Ann: Dutc: York’] [prose text]>

At Mr Crooms at the sign of the Shoe and Slap Yo54*72 (p. 980)
sings whistles and all very pleasant to hear God save the king
<[section heading: `To be seen at Bartholomew Fair London 1677′ [prose text]>

At the Hope on the Bankside being his majesty’s Bear Garden Yo54*73 (p. 980)
fireworks and the Jackanapes on horseback you are desired to come betimes. Vivat Rex
<London [prose text, advertising the baiting of a dangerous stag]>

Ah the charms of the beauty disdainful and fair Yo54*74 (p. 980)
And she cures with those pleasures before she destroyed
<A song: 1676 [pp. 981-2 missing]>

[From a proud sensual atheistical life] Yo54*75 (pp. ?981-983)
And making our heirs to be Morris and Clayton
<[no title; beginning missing; preserved from `From sneaking ‘twixt castle yard and vande putt’ (stanza not in 04pa)]>

Mr Clement / Think it not strange that I should thus address myself Yo54*76 (pp. 983-5)
till she can rest as she would rest Sir your faithful though unfortunate Dorothy Clement
<A letter from a gentlewoman of Chichester in Sussex, to her husband, who had turned her out of doors, for her whoring and lascivious tricks . . . The letter is, as follows 1670: [prose text]>

Now curses on ye all ye virtuous fools Yo54*77 (pp. 985-94)
And acted somewhat which might merit more than hell
<Reader: 1677. For thy better understanding the reason of the composing this ensuing poem [long introductory paragraph] . . . Aude aliquid brevibus gyaris aut carcere dignum / Sivis esse Aliquis — Juven: Sat: Supposed to be spoken by a court hector. Pindaric>

As I went by St James’s I heard a bird sing Yo54*78 (pp. 994-?)
<A song, which in the singing every verse must be repeated twice: 1666 [incomplete, pp. 995-6 missing]>

EX: Nought can come worse unless the devil come Yo54*79 (pp. ?-998)
<[no title; beginning on p. 995 or 996 lost; apparently a lampoon on members of one of the Inns of Court] [note at end: `this poem wants several verses’, so may not be real last line]>

Sir / The vacancy of the seat of Chief Justice Yo54*80 (pp. 999-1003)
take the oath and place for the administration of this great charge. Finis
<The Lord Chancellor’s speech to sergeant Rainesford when he was called to be Lord Chief Justice of the king’s bench: April: 10: 1676 [colophon: `Sir Heneage Finch. Made Lord Keeper: November 9: 1673: Made Lord Chancellor December 19: 1675′] [prose text]>

May it please your lordship / When I contemplate his majesty’s favours Yo54*81 (pp. 1003-7)
who am your lordship’s most humble and bounden servant. Finis
<Mr Justice Ransford’s answer [note at end: `Sir Richard Ransford made a judge’] [prose text]>

[List of Lord Chief Justices since 1660] Yo54*82 (p. 1007)
<A list of all the Lord Chief Justices of England since the king’s restoration May: 29: 1660 [prose list: 5 names through April 30 1676; a 6th name added later in different ink `May 31: 16778 Sir William Scroggs’]>

My part is done and you’ll I hope excuse Yo54*83 (pp. 1008-10)
To visit for the sins of lewd mankind
<An apology for the preceding poem by way of Epilogue to be annexed at the end: p: 994: 1677: poem: pind: [ie. #77 above]>

When Fairfax hath o’errun the land Yo54*84 (pp. 1010-11)
May have free leave to plunder
<A ballad to the tune of the fourth psalm 1646 [scribe notes that his copy is `imperfect’; perhaps not true last line]>

Ut prior illa domus violento corruit igne Yo54*85 (p. 1011)
Hæc stet dum Flammis Terra polusque flagrant
<This ensuing distich, is placed upon the front of a house in that street which they call the Fishmarket: on the westside [marginal note: `Bury St Edmonds’] [note at end: `1609: standing: 1677′]>

When Shakespeare Jonson Fletcher ruled the stage Yo54*86 (pp. 1011-15)
Though by a different path each goes astray
<The occasion of Sir Car Scroop’s writing this ensuing poem, was upon a satyr of the Lord Rochester’s against the poets, in which he abuses him: vid: pag: 977 [ie. #70 above]. In defence of satyr, writ by Sir Carr Scroope 1677>

When plate was at pawn and fob was at ebb Yo54*87 (pp. 1015-16)
And when nobody else quack Vive le roy
<A lampoon writ by the Lord Buckhurst: 1667>

[The trial of Charles Lord Cornwallis 1676] Yo54*88 (pp. 1016-17)
<At the trial of Charles Lord Cornwallis for murder: June: 30: 1676 . . . A list of the peers that were of his jury . . . [prose]>

My lord Cornwallis / The breach of the king’s peace Yo54*88.1 (pp. 1017-18)
and the righteousness of all their lordship’s proceedings
<The lord high steward’s speech, to the prisoner at the bar [prose text]>

My lords / Here before you your lordships have a member of your noble body Yo54*88.2 (pp. 1019-20)
I will not detain your lordships any longer from hearing the evidence that is ready to be offered to you
<The lord high steward’s speech to the jury [prose text] [concludes with compiler’s summary of events of the murder and the acquittal of Cornwallis]>

To rack and torture thy unmeaning brain Yo54*89 (pp. 1021-2)
For any thing entirely but an ass
<On the supposed author of the Defence of satyr: vid: pag: 1012 [ie. #86 above] 1677 [colophon: `writ by the Lord Rochester’]>

Rail on poor feeble scribbler speak of me Yo54*90 (p. 1022)
Thy pen is full as harmless as thy sword
<The author’s reply>

My friends forsooth grow godly and precise Yo54*91 (pp. 1022-?)
<A poem made upon Mrs Eliz: Davis; by her great admirer and humble servant: Edward Croffe [for Crosse?] 1677 [marg. ref. to `Mrs Boutell: The poets Aunt’] [one-and-a-half stanzas only preserved; pp. 1023-4 missing]>

EX: But no man gets a groat that doth not swive Yo54*92 (pp. ?-1025)
<[no title; last 2 lines preserved only] [note at end: `Sir Thomas Osborne baronet, married Bridget . . . He was made Earl of Danby: June: 27: 1674: And Knight of the Garter: April: 19: 1677′] +++Assume this note refers to poem+++>

Most mighty monarch / They that change their lords before Yo54*93 (pp. 1025-6)
under the hurry of necessity as any others could do by their utmost reason
<A speech of the magistrates of Ghent, to his most christian majesty, upon the delivery of the keys to him: March: new-style: 1677/8. Translated out of French [prose text]>

I am the king and the prince of drunkards Yo54*94 (pp. 1027-8)
When we can neither go nor stand
<A song made by some scholars of Cambridge, in imitation of I am the king and the prince of fairies: 1675>

Yes I could love if I could find Yo54*95 (p. 1028)
Nor vain as to be pointed at
<A song: 1677 upon a lady asking a gentleman who had much conversed with the beauties of her sex, how he kept himself so long from being in love; and why he was not married yet [compiler’s note: `All these rare qualities are hardly to be found in one woman, I doubt’]>

I am like to have a good beginning on’t Yo54*96 (pp. 1029-35)
If you all complain I hope I shall win at last
<A game at piquet: 1656 [prose text; each para. spoken by a historical figure, beginning with Cromwell] +++Cf. Od8 `Le roi j’avois+++>

Though our town be destroyed Yo54*97 (p. 1035)
Let wine be our tide
<A song: 1676>

Frantic love to what extremes Yo54*98 (pp. 1036-7)
Ah lass ah lass what shall I do
<A song or poem, made by Mr William Cleggate, rector of St Mary’s in St Edmonds-Bury Suffolke, upon his mistress, Mrs Thomasin North, with whom he was desperately in love, she having been in love with him first, and he slighting her, and after she began to wean off her affections, he fell in love with her, and then she slighted him: AD: 1675>

[List of St Edmunds Bury beauties since 1660] Yo54*98.1 (p. 1037)
<A list of those beauties that have been most eminent, in the aforesaid town of St Edmonds Bury, and there flourished since the year: 1660 [prose list] [ends with `Mrs Elizabeth Macro: 1678′]>

Since the sons of the muses grow so numerous and loud Yo54*99 (pp. 1038-?)
<The sessions off poets: 1676/7 [incomplete; pp. 1041-2 missing]>

Christian sheep we celebrate today a great gospel Yo54*100 (pp. 1043-55)
hark my parishioners the clock strikes God send you all thither. Amen
<A sermon of the curate of Colignac: 1677 [prose text]>

Now listen good friends and I’ll tell you how ’twas Yo54*101 (pp. 1056-9)
And so he marched out of the town-a
<A proper new ballad, concerning the reception of his grace, the Duke of Buckingham, by the right worshipful the mayor and aldermen, of the city of Oxon: 1677. To the tune, of Cuckolds all a-row or Tom Tyler [in two parts]>

Pego resurrexit mediaque in nocte medullas Yo54*102 (p. 1059)
Junius in Madidas quas fingunt somnia vulvas
<Poema [colophon: `Schol: De Nov: Coll: Oxon: Fecit’]>

Under this stone doth lie Yo54*103 (pp. 1060-2)
A man as great in war as just in peace as he
<An epitaph upon Thomas Lord Fairfax, written, by George Duke of Buckingham: 1676: An ode>

Heavens are we all asleep all for our ease Yo54*104 (pp. 1062-?)
<A lampoon: 1678 upon the English not opposing the French in their unjust progress in Flanders [incomplete; pp. 1063-8 missing]>

[Epitaph on the return of Lord Cottington’s bones to England] Yo54*105 (pp. ?-1069)
<[work on lost p. 1068] [compiler’s note: `The preceding epitaph, is translated out of Spanish, the original’] [prose text?]>

To my very loving friends the commissioners of his majesty’s customs / After my hearty commendations Yo54*105.1 (p. 1069)
for which this shall be your warrant. Whitehall: Treasury Chambers 14 May 1678
<Here follows a copy of the Lord Treasurer’s warrant [prose text] [colophon: `14 May 1678: Danby:] [compiler’s note: `This epitaph and warrant was given me by my ingenious friend Mr John Gibbon, about the beginning of June: 1678: not dreaming then of a plot which was about the beginning of October publicly known’. (Was this the herald, John Gibbon, Bluemantle pursuivant 1668–1718? Cf. #232)]>

Our Father which art in Rome Yo54*106 (p. 1069)
and the bottomless pit forever (trimmed)
<A prayer made by some Jesuit or atheist: 1666 [prose text] [Latin version on p. 1102 as #106.1 below]>

Dear sir / The great conclusion Solomon made Yo54*107 (pp. 1070-?)
<A letter from London to Monsieur van de M. at Amsterdam: 1677 [incomplete, pp. 1083-4 missing] [prose text]>

[When Hodge first spied the labour in vain] Yo54*108 (pp. 1084-1085)
All but the city’s fundament
<[no title; beginning lost. Identified from Wing as `On the monument upon Fish-street Hill’; also in Pt4]>

There happened in the twilight of the day Yo54*109 (pp. 1085-8)
Starts from his couch and bids the dame draw near
<Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey’s ghost: 1679>

From the dark Stygian lake I come Yo54*110 (pp. 1089-90)
The Assyrians palace to his urn
<Andrew Marvell’s ghost: August 1678>

‘Ods life we are undone Yo54*111 (pp. 1090-3)
Turn which way we will we are undone
<The royal cuddens. A poem. Being a dialogue between the king and the duke: wrote in July 1678>

We’ve raised an army of lusty young fellows Yo54*112 (p. 1094)
Or else we shall sing but a sorrowful ditty
<A song wrote about the time of that story, of the French’s being landed in the Isle of Purbeck: 1678>

Her father gave her dildoes six Yo54*113 (p. 1094)
And swears by God she’ll frig no more
<Upon Betty Frazer 1677 [colophon: `Rochester’]>

[Riddle: What is faith] Yo54*114 (p. 1094)
<Q: What is faith? An: It is the resolution of a perverse will to give the understanding the lie [prose text, here given complete]>

R H they say is gone to sea Yo54*115 (pp. 1095-6)
The plot is still a-driving
<A psalm made and composed to be sung in all churches and chapels, throughout the kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, and town of Berwick upon Tweed, upon Friday, the eleventh of April 1679: Being a day set on part for fasting and humiliation, in relation to the horrid and damnable popish plot, lately discovered: To the tune of the 4th psalm [?`seze’ uncorr]>

‘Zwounds what ailed our parliament Yo54*116 (pp. 1096-1102)
And rogues like Tom of Danby
<Danby’s corant. To the tune of Black Jack: Wrote: 1678: By: D B:>

Sitting beyond a river’s side Yo54*117 (p. 1102)
But like unconstant wretches live again
<A song: 1678>

Papa noster qui es in Roma Yo54*106.1 (pp. 1102-3)
et predecessoris indignistis honore ab origine. Amen
<[no title; Latin version (not identical) of #106 on p. 1069 above] [prose text]>

Take a turd upon my word Yo54*118 (p. 1103)
Into five commissioners / And Guy
<Upon the king’s making 5 commissioners of the treasury, the Lady Harvey makes this following recipe for the kingdom [end note: `To John Chace esq. in Henrietta street, pro gente Anglicana, sumata hora nona, die martis proximo, cum patientia: March: 26: 1679 Rob: Talbor: equite Aur:’]>

Within this house lives Justice Scroggs Yo54*119 (p. 1103)
Who hath killed more men than his father did hogs
<Upon Sir George Wakeman’s being acquitted July 18: 1679: The people looked upon those who were executed before to be innocent; whereupon an unlucky rogue, places this ensuing distich upon Judge Scroggs his door in Serjeant’s Inn [distich]>

Thomas did once make my heart full glad Yo54*120 (p. 1104)
Yet Thomas I fear has betrayed the realm
<A song to the Scotch tune: Zany: 1679>

[Nell Gwyn’s mother found drunk] Yo54*121 (p. 1104)
<Upon Tuesday July 29: 1679 near the Neat houses by Westminster, was found dead drunk with brandy in a ditch: Nel: Gwyn’s mother [prose text, here given complete]>

O heavens we now have signs below Yo54*122 (pp. 1105-9)
Good Lord deliver this poor realm
<The dissolution>

First his majesty of Great Britain promiseth Yo54*123 (pp. 1109-11)
by razing the flower de Luces out of his arms for ever
<An abstract of the articles between the kings of England and France made in the year 1668 [prose text]>

A butcher’s son judge capital Yo54*124 (pp. 1111-13)
And so like a knave we leave thee
<Upon Judge Scroggs about Wakeman’s trial: 1679 [compiler’s note: `vide: pag: 1103′, i.e. #119 above]>

I’ll tell thee Dick where I have been Yo54*125 (pp. 1113-19)
And I for them be sent
<The Exchequer Inn or the supper. Made by Thomas Earl of Danbye upon the parliament’s clearing of him: A D 1675. Made in imitation of Sir John Suckling’s ballad>

Cloyed with the city and the fears that it brings Yo54*126 (pp. 1120-2)
I spent my five guineas and so returned home
<A satyr on Epsam: summer: 1679 [colophon: `Made by Thomas Durfey’]>

Come listen good people to what I shall say Yo54*127 (pp. 1122-3)
To the shame and confusion of Perkin Warbeck
<A ballad to the tune of Packington’s pound: made on the day of the Duke of York’s return, being the 2d September 1679 [compiler’s note: `By Perkin Warbeck, the poet means, the Duke of Monmouth: Sir Thomas Armstrong very solicitous to have the crown settled upon his master Monmouth . . .’]>

On Monday the chamberlain made a long speech Yo54*128 (p. 1124)
But they lost their design and that’s best of all
<The transactions of six days, beginning September 8: 1679>

Ye good men of Middlesex countrymen dear Yo54*129 (pp. 1124-6)
Till thou softenest his heart and openest his ear
<A ballad: called Peyton’s downfall: to the tune of Packington’s pound; or Youth youth, thou hadst better . . . purse: Sir Robert Peyton: 1679>

As on his deathbed Strephon gasping lay Yo54*130 (p. 1126)
Live not like Strephon but like Strephon die
<A poem on the Earl of Rochester. By Tho: Flatman esq. September 1680 [a new hand here continues for rest of volume]>

Slight not the following lines Yo54*131 (p. 1127)
Let Devil do his worst
<An advertisement to the grand inquest. Or the parliament, 2 September 1680 forewarned, forearmed>

England by all thought beauty’s natural soil Yo54*132 (pp. 1128-30)
I give good counsell which I ne’er can take
<A satyr on Tunbridge Wells 1680 [by Mr Skipwith- see next entry]>

O ye yes if anyone can tidings tell Yo54*133 (pp. 1130-1)
And you shall be sure of a swinging reward
<The supposed author of the preceding poem was Mr Skip-with as appears by this following Hue and cry to the crier of Tunbridge wells [`God save the King. 1680′]>

To lampoon ladies thus for everything Yo54*134 (pp. 1131-3)
And saved some virgins whom he never knew
<An answer to the Satyr on Tunbridge wells or A whip, a whip, poor pug lashed for spoiling the best parlour 1680>

At Tunbridge Wells a new England apostle Yo54*135 (p. 1133)
And putteth sacred shams on all but Titus
<On Mr Haws at Tunbridge by Sir Rob: Howard. 1680>

On Tunbridge walks two bona robas justle Yo54*135.1 (p. 1133)
I could say more but that I fear they’ll fight us
<A reply by Mr Hawse his son [marg. `S`r R. Howard & Capt: phil Howard’]>

Women make us love and love makes us sad Yo54*136 (p. 1133)
Sadness makes us drink and drinking makes us mad
<A catch [distich]>

Here’s to him and to’t and to him that shall do’t Yo54*137 (p. 1133)
And to him that would do’t if he could come to’t
<A health [distich]>

Here lies a blessed virgin Yo54*138 (p. 1134)
Nor e’er will have another
<An epitaph on that good, virtuous, pious, lovely obliging lady Mrs Anne Luther; who put off this mortal and unkind life for a glorious and immortal one upon Saturday morning Oct: 16 about 2 of the clock Anno christi nati 1680. Ætatis suae 25 [colophon: `G.B. fecit in gratiam memoriam’] [compiler’s note: `Mr Jenner’s anagram. Anne Luther / The real nun’]>

Health [for `Hail’] to the myrtle shades Yo54*139 (pp. 1134-?)
<A song 1680 [by Nathaniel Lee] [incomplete, pp. 1135-6 missing]>

Ah cruel bloody fate Yo54*140 (p. 1137)
Then closed her eyes and died
<A song 1680>

Here lives the wolf justice that butcherly knave Yo54*141 (p. 1138)
We’ll die at our door ere at Smithfield we’ll burn
<A lampoon on Lord Scroggs put on his door Nov: 1679>

O strange what is’t I hear the man Yo54*142 (pp. 1138-40)
Would have been lost thus in a fog
<Another lampoon against Scroggs 1679>

The Lords and Commons having had their doom Yo54*143 (pp. 1140-3)
The lords’ vexation and the king’s by god
<The character. 1679>

As Colon drove his sheep along Yo54*144 (pp. 1143-7)
Blither girls than any there
<A satyr. 1679>

When Hodge had numbered up how many score Yo54*145 (pp. 1147-51)
His body fell out fled his frighted soul
<Hodge’s observations on the monument 1678. A country clown called Hodge went up to view / The pyramid, pray mark what did ensue>

Before we go to an exposition it is requisite to let you know Yo54*146 (pp. 1151-4)
and that the monarchy of England is limited
<The case of the militia stated. How the law is to be understood, and obedience yielded in reference to the militia of this kingdom; necessary for the present state of things; which being well grounded in the hearts of the people will secure them from popery and arbitary government. 1679 [prose text]>

Hold fast thy sword and sceptre Charles Yo54*147 (p. 1154)
And raising civil war
<Advice to the king on the parliament. March 1678/9>

Close hugged in Portsmouth smock thy senses are Yo54*148 (p. 1154)
Secure thy nation and thy self from harms
<Advice to the king 1679>

Would you send Kate to Portugal Yo54*149 (1155-7)
To make a courtier run away
<Advice to the king and parliament convened the 6 of March 1678/9>

Tony and Louisa upon a merry pin Yo54*150 (p. 1157)
They’ll puff it out and in and out and in and out again
<A mock song on the king and Duchess of Portsmouth. Feb: 1678/9>

Love is the fart Yo54*151 (p. 1157)
And others does offend when ’tis let loose
<A catch on love>

A wife I adore if either she’s constant and civil Yo54*152 (p. 1157)
But Jove take an whore she’s company fit for the devil
<A catch [distich]>

Friend for Jesus’ sake forbear Yo54*153 (p. 1157)
And cursed be he that moves my bones
<Shakspear’s epitaph by himself>

When daring Blood his rents to have regained Yo54*154 (p. 1158)
The bishop’s cruelty the crown had gone
<On Mr Blood who stole the crown>

May it please your majesty / I am commanded by the lords Yo54*155 (p. 1158)
thinking thereby to shelter himself under it
<The chancellor’s speech Oct: 1680 [prose text]>

May it please your majesty / I never used to make long speeches Yo54*156 (p. 1158)
both you and the kingdom will be destroyed
<The lord president’s speech [prose text]>

Who is a bashful woman Yo54*157 (p. 1158)
Because a vessel once broached must be drawn off
<A short catechism 1678 [prose text]>

The rabble hates the gentry fear Yo54*158 (p. 1159)
And thou the lumpish log
<The present state of England Oct: 1680>

O Paduæ fautor quæ tibi nota geni Yo54*159 (p. 1159)
Cum sit matura caballum
<On the 2d of Dec: 1678 were found in Lincoln’s Inn these following lines directed to Sir James Langham. Sir / You are accounted the prince of laic latines, and are accordingly well versed in badges and crests, expound these following numbers, and you reveal a cabalistical seeveth of concern>

Life is but a mixture of profit and pleasure Yo54*160 (p. 1160)
Who would not in Love’s happy dominion forever live
<A song upon love>

Tom Jolly’s nose I mean to abuse Yo54*161 (p. 1160)
We despise it and swear ’tis mine arse of a nose
<A drunken song. 1679>

In Albion’s isle shall rise a monk Yo54*162 (p. 1160)
When lions three shall mount the throne
<A prophecy 1654>

Let the Commons hunt after plots with a hey with a hey Yo54*163 (p. 1161)
After the old English way with a hey tronny nonny nonny nonny no
<A song 1679 [marginal note: `White-hall – Feb: 28′]>

Let’s laugh and let’s kiss let’s dance and let’s sing Yo54*164 (1161-2)
But none are so happy so happy as we
<The shepherd>

Sure Nature never did design Yo54*165 (p. 1162)
Than to live a young widow or to die an old maid
<A song>

Awake awake fair goddess of this place Yo54*166 (p. 1162)
But alas ’tis cold comfort to be loved in a dream
<A song>

Yonder meadows and groves shall repeat my sad moan Yo54*167 (p. 1162)
For alas my poor Celia how she lies all alone
<A song>

Who would have thought but Damon’s love Yo54*168 (p. 1162)
He sighed he cried he vowed the same to her
<A song>

Welcome welcome again to thy wits Yo54*169 (pp. 1162-3)
The way to cure madness is thus to be jolly
<A song>

Thou art so fair and cruel too Yo54*170 (p. 1163)
I must and will adore
<A song>

Tell me O tell me some powers that are kind Yo54*171 (pp. 1163-4)
The love of Amintor shall never decay
<A song>

From York to London town we come Yo54*172 (p. 1164)
And traitors all to justice bring / Amen amen amen
<These following verses were spoken at the burning of the pope at Temple-barr Nov: 1679 [This was the pageant believed to have been written/arranged by Settle]>

Vale fortuna Yo54*173 (pp. 1165-6)
Æternum sepulta iacet
<Planctus Guisii ducis adverso certamine fugientis [colophon: `IIX Kal: Decem: MDCLIV’]>

This chapel in Aldergate street must needs be that founded 1337 Yo54*174 (p. 1166)
and to have a master two custodes brethren and sisters etc
<[no title] [prose text, concludes: `see stow and weaver’]>

Mr Justice Scroggs / The late Lord Chief Justice Rainsford Yo54*175 (p. 1167)
that so his majesty’s prerogative may be fully asserted
<My lord chancellor’s speech to Mr Justice Scroggs upon his being made Lord Chief Justice of England the 31 of May 1678 [prose text]>

My lord duke / I did send Mr Humble Yo54*176 (pp. 1167-9)
I have not been so foolish as not to have made very good provision for myself in France
<The Duchess of Portsmouth’s speech to his grace the D. of Monmouth, upon his coming to Windsor to surrender his commission to his majesty before he went beyond sea. 1679 [prose text]>

Kind Jesuits you have but justly done Yo54*177 (p. 1169)
As anciently they were of noble race
<A satyr against the Inns of Court 1679 [marginal note: `This was made after the burning of the temple’]>

May it please your most excellent majesty / We your majesty’s most loyal and dutiful subjects the Commons Yo54*178 (pp. 1170-1)
as may by the blessing of God bring the said war to a happy conclusion
<The Commons’ address to the king. Jan: 31. 1677 [prose text]>

The House of Commons taking into serious consideration Yo54*179 (pp. 1171-2)
by some more effectual means than hath been already provided
<Reasons offered at a conference with the Lords concerning the danger the nation is in by the growth of popery. April. 30. 1678 [prose text] [pp. 1173-6 missing]>

Reverend brethren / I know no way better to communicate Yo54*180 (p. 1177)
so far as the interest of this country reaches I am affectionately yours to serve you Jo: Hildeyarde
<[section heading: `Three letters to the Norfolk clergy and some of the laity to prepare them against the election for knights of that shire to sit in parliament March. 6. 1678/9′] [prose text] [letter dated `Cawston Feb: 3. 1678′]>

Sir / I understand that there is a great interest Yo54*180.1 (p. 1177)
and that I will have it known what office I bear I am your affectionate friend and servant Yarmouth
<The lord lieutenant’s letter to Dr Hildeyarde Feb: 4. 1678 [prose text]>

If you meet with any of my brethren the clergy Yo54*180.2 (p. 1177)
and I think you cannot choose better your affectionate friend and diocesan
<The lord bishop’s letter to Dr Hildeyard [prose text]>

[Well-wishers of arbitrary government 1678] Yo54*181 (pp. 1178-80
they do not design themselves to be slaves though nothing more sure will follow
<These following names were found among Father Harcourt’s papers as friends and well-wishers to the design of arbitrary government: A copy of which was sent to the Jesuits at St Omers, and to Le chese the French’s king’s confessor. About the year 1678 [compiler’s note: `Annot: Now that many or none of these persons mentioned, may be really papists; yet being for arbitrary government . . . ‘] [prose list]>

How far are they deceived who hope in vain Yo54*182 (pp. 1180-1)
Before your pity I would choose your hate
<Ephelia to Bajazet>

Madam / If you’re deceived it is not by my cheat Yo54*183 (pp. 1181-2)
Disturbed with swords like Damocles his feast
<A very heroical epistle in answer to Ephelia>

Crushed by that just contempt his follies bring Yo54*184 (pp. 1182-3)
Than what thy very friends have said before
<On poet Ninny>

Bursting with pride the loathed impostume swells Yo54*185 (pp. 1183-4)
This knight o’th’ burning pestle makes us sport
<My Lord Allpride>

Thou common shore of this poetic town Yo54*186 (pp. 1184-6)
His mistress lost and yet his pen’s his sword
<A familiar epistle to Mr Julian secretary to the muses>

Julian to ease thy wants in verse I write Yo54*187 (pp. 1187-8)
May villain Franck fuck Mazarine no more
<To Mr Julian secretary to the muses>

Ye she-friends and he-friends whoever inherit Yo54*188 (pp. 1189-92)
But all of them just as wise as they came
<The ballad hereunder written hath not respect to all the principles and practices of the Quakers, but particularly to their two disputations which they had about Oct: 1674 with the Anabaptists . . . The Quakers’ ballad [with extensive annotations, the last taking up most of p. 1192]>

My lords / It is a bill deserves to be burnt Yo54*189 (pp. 1192-3)
some better expedient may be proposed and carried on for our security
<An abstract of Earl of Halifax his speech in the House of Peers upon the reading of the bill against the D. of Yorke. Nov: 15. 1680 [prose text]>

My lords / The rejecting this bill without alleging any reason Yo54*189.1 (p. 1193)
against these unreasonable and unjustifiable proceedings of part of our body
<An abstract of the Lord Grey of Werkes [ie Wark’s] speech in the House of Peers upon the rejecting the bill against the Duke of York. Nov: 15. 1680 [prose text] [compiler’s note: `This was the substance, though not the form of what was delivered in the two speeches above written’]>

No man hath a greater veneration for the royal family Yo54*190 (pp. 1193-4)
Love hates a competitor much more a crown
<Sir Will: Jones his speech in the House of Commons upon passing the bill against the Duke of Yorke Novemb: 11. 1680 [prose text]>

The grave House of Commons by hook or by crook Yo54*191 (pp. 1194-6)
To see their jolt heads left in pawn for the bill
<A ballad No: 1680. Made upon casting the bill against the Duke of Yorke out of the House of Lords [last stanza here not in 04pa]>

The freeborn English generous and wise Yo54*192 (pp. 1196-7)
To have enslaved but made this isle their friend
<Cornelius Tacitus de vitae Julii Agricolae prope initium sic loquitur de Brittanis. Ipsi Britanni dilectum . . . [3 Latin lines] The paraphrase upon Tacitus. October. 1680>

Aurum puncta dabunt argentum parinque simplex Yo54*193 (p. 1197)
Ductibus obliquis fitt purpura nota sinistris
<How to know what colour a coat of arms should bear, when you find them without any, as on a seal or piece of plate>

Marriage thou curse of love and snare of life Yo54*194 (p. 1197)
But that which sick men have of life their pains
<An invective against marriage 1667>

O heaven were she but mine or mine alone Yo54*195 (p. 1198)
But what we most desire to keep has none
<Nelly’s epilogue, or Nelly dressed. 1671>

Ah filthy shabby tarse Yo54*196 (p. 1198)
<A mock song to Philander. 1680 [left incomplete]>

Base mettle hanger by thy master’s thigh Yo54*197 (p. 1199)
Or I’ll ne’er draw thee but against a post
<A poor prick cursed. 1673>

Why should so much beauty fear Yo54*198 (p. 1199)
[trimmed] swell
<A song. 1670 [origin of Fishbourn’s parody]>

A hog in armour is no common sign Yo54*199 (p. 1200)
You ne’er was lugged so since you sucked a sow
<Robin Hogg uncloaked 1680>

And after singing psalm the twelfth Yo54*200 (p. 1200)
I am a rascal that thou know’st
<Rochester extempore 1670>

The bishop being angry looked grum Yo54*201 (p. 1200)
‘Ods blood says the bishop what do you swear
<On the archbishop and D of York upon the marriage of the Duke with the Duke of Modena’s sister 1673>

Le Strange the fop that arbitrary tool Yo54*202 (p. 1200)
As makes him vote for Marybone and Pope
<Upon Roger le strange 1680>

Cheer up my grieved soul and do not fear Yo54*203 (p. 1201)
And raise thy courage higher than thy fear
<Mrs Eliz: Cellier’s verses upon her sentence to stand in the pillory 1680 [motto at end: `Fiat voluntas tua’]>

May it please your majesty to know that the petitioner is the same Yo54*204 (pp. 1201-2)
if you said let it be so we found it was so etc
<The petition of Stephen Perrey brasier [prose text]>

In the first place I am commanded to acquaint your majesty Yo54*205 (p. 1202)
as in duty bound are resolved to stand by your majesty with their lives and fortunes
<The Lord Cavendish’s speech to the king by an order of the H. of Commons; Thursday April 17. 1679 [prose text]>

Mr speaker / The gentleman that spoke last seems to intimate Yo54*206 (pp. 1202-4)
and not suffer ourselves and posterity to be irrecoverably undone
<Coll: Titus his speech in the H. of Commons Nov: 11. 1680 [prose text]>

[List of lords who voted against the Duke of York inheriting the crown 1680] Yo54*207 (pp. 1204-5)
<A list of those noble lords who were for passing the bill to exclude James Duke of York from inheriting the imperial crown of England and Ireland and the dominions thereunto belonging. Nov: 15. 1680 [prose list]>

Mr speaker / In the front of Magna Charta it is said Yo54*208 (pp. 1205-7)
let us purify the fountain and the streams will issue clear
<Sir Francis Winnington’s speech in the H. of Commons Nov: 23. 1680. [compiler’s preamble] The speech [prose text]>

Lent all the year faith that’s too much Yo54*209 (pp. 1207-8)
For his damned roguery to the Harwick crew
<A lampoon upon the purser of the Harwich frigate by George Alsop chaplain thereof. 1678>

Assist me some good sprite Yo54*210 (pp. 1208-11)
And like ravens cry York York / With a hey tronny nonny nonny nonny no
<A ballad sung by Aaron Smith before the D. of Bucks and those noble lords who were for passing the bill against the Duke of York’s inheriting the crown of England etc. when they dined at the Gun at Mile-end Monday Dec: 13. 1680>

Upon Saturday the Lord Stafford was brought to the bar Yo54*211 (p. 1211)
his speech and carriage at his death were printed for public information
<The substance of what was delivered by William Viscount Stafford at the bar of the lords’ house on Saturday Dec: 18. 1680 [prose text]>

You are absolutely the worst of men and have committed Yo54*212 (p. 1212)
you are become nauseous to this house and therefore they now spew you out
<Mr speaker Williams his speech to Sir Rob: Peyton upon his being expelled the House Dec: 15. 1680 [prose text] [note at end: `Note yt he received this severe censure or Reprimand upon his Knees’]>

Revelations 18 verse 9. Here you see Babylon must down Yo54*213 (p. 1212)
fall upon them even then when the kings of the earth shall lament them
<A transcript out of Mr Jeremy Borough’s book entitled The Lord of Hosts. pag: 145. print: 1643. being a brief answer to Dr Fern’s book [prose text]>

For the love of the smock Yo54*214 (p. 1213)
Then we shall live more at our ease
<A satyr 1679>

We are a game at cards the cabal deal Yo54*215 (p. 1213)
We’re cross and why prerogative is trump
<The game at cards 1675>

Non orbis gentem non urbem gens habet ulla Yo54*216 (p. 1213)
Urbsue domum dominum nec domus ulla parem
<On the Louvre at Paris by one Duglass a Scot. 1665 [distich]>

The world no nation has no nation town Yo54*216.1 (p. 1213)
[trimmed] of such renown
<[no separate title; translation of previous]>

Stet quicunque volet potens Yo54*217 (p. 1214)
Ignotus moritur sibi
<Seneca ex Thieste. Act: 2. Chorus>

Upon the slippery tops of human state Yo54*218 (p. 1214)
Nor what he is nor whither he’s to go
<The paraphrase by Abraham Cowley>

Let him that will ascend the tottering seat Yo54*219 (pp. 1214-15)
But unacquainted with himself doth fall
<The paraphrase by Sir Mathew Hale, late Lord Chief Justice>

From pensioners papists and rusty dragoons Yo54*220 (p. 1215)
That would bring us all to pay Peter Pence
<The new litany. 1672 [colophon: `Libera nos etc G. Canterbury’]>

In the bowels of love I salute thee o king Yo54*221 (p. 1216)
that stand in opposition to the Lord thy God and to thy peace and welfare
<A letter of advice from a quaker to the king. 1679 [colophon: `From the Bull and Mouth the 16 day of the second month. Johannes Quakerius’] [prose text]>

Worthy sir / Yours hath refreshed me exceedingly Yo54*222 (pp. 1217-19)
there cannot be a nobler fall than pro aris et foeis the cause [trimmed] fall
<A letter from a true zealous protestant to his worthy friend and patriot C.O.B. a member of parliament. 1679 [prose text]>

As I was walking the other day Yo54*223 (pp. 1220-5)
And when I more do hear I more will tell ye
<19. Jan: 1679. The fancy, or his R. Highness last farewell>

Sharpius exercet saevas dum perfidus iras Yo54*224 (pp. 1225-6)
Inter Luciferum Furciferumque quid est
<Scaevola Scoto-Britannus>

Draw me a lord standing in separation Yo54*225 (pp. 1226-7)
Draw him if possible thou canst to fight
<Directions to a painter July 1679 [in margin: `Lord Roberts’]>

Come come let’s mourn all eyes that see this day Yo54*226 (pp. 1227-9)
A god on earth more than a saint in heaven
<An elegy upon the death of our dread sovereign lord King Charles the martyr>

Thou worst of flesh in superstition stewed Yo54*227 (p. 1229)
And willing cunt descends between the brim
<On the queen 1679>

Near Holborn lies a park of great renown Yo54*228 (p. 1230)
If such turd flies shall break through cobweb laws
<A true and perfect relation how a bold and saucy beadle being upon the watch Sunday morning 26 Feb: 1670/71 was killed very fairly by 3 dukes, Monmouth, Albemarle, Somersett>

Shall we stand tamely mute and see our England sunk Yo54*229 (p. 1231)
From [trimmed] and let all the people say amen
<The ploughman’s complaint, the freeholder’s proposition, and the high shoes resolution. From the heart of England the 1. of March called St Taffy’s day. 1678/9>

Mary Waters daughter and co-heir of Robert Waters Yo54*230 (p. 1232)
in the 93 year of her age and the 44th of her widowhood the 10th of May 1620
<Mrs Honywood’s picture with the inscription upon her monument, set up in Marks-hall church in Essex by her son Robert Honywood esq. [prose text, with concluding note and distich: `Note that a glass is placed on the monument with this inscription. / Thy glass, thy heart are both cast on the ground, / One hand preserved the glass and heart both sound’]>

Is John departed and is Lilburne gone Yo54*231 (p. 1232)
For if they ever meet they will fall out
<John Lilburn’s epitaph>

Cur ego servitium temerarius ambio regum Yo54*232 (p. 1232)
Dii dederint modicis rebus adesse velim
<Epigramma de aulico servitio per amicum suum Johannem Gibbon [cf. #105.1]>

Rash fool that happy in a private sphere Yo54*232.1 (p. 1232)
To my first station may they guide my foot
<The English [translation of previous]>

Most illustrious prince / The king my master hath commanded me Yo54*233 (p. 1233)
for your majesty’s service and interest and other good ends before mentioned
<The speech of Laurence Hide esquire (his majesty of Great Britain’s ambassador) to the King of Poland. 1675 [prose text]>

When duns were knocking at my door Yo54*234 (pp. 1234-7)
That you may all go home and spew / As I did
<The ramble, writ in 1668>

From Swedish wolf see you yourself secure Yo54*235 (pp. 1237-8)
And of his detestable perfidy
<In memoriale L.S. imperatoris exhibitum. Simulata pietas duplex iniquitas>

As through the temple gate I late did pass Yo54*236 (pp. 1238-9)
And that the rascals both had hand i’th’ plot
<A quarrel between two rats, one belonging to the Temple, and the other to Clements Inn. 1679>

Must I with patience ever silent sit Yo54*237 (pp. 1239-40)
Or who’d be safe and senseless as Thom Thynne
<A satyr. 1679>

All in the town of London Yo54*238 (p. 1240)
And thrust it further in
<A song 1668. B. Rochester>

Well met my faithful steward where hast been Yo54*239 (pp. 1241-2)
They may say thank ye devil and the pope
<A dialogue betwen the pope and the devil. 1679>

<end of volume. Compiler’s note: `Finis [illeg.] Dec … [illeg.] Februarii 1680/1′>

You nursed me and bathed me and hugged me ’tis true Yo54*0.1 (p. [1243])
I’ll promise to make you a martyr
<The Duke of C–m–d’s most gracious answer to Lord Lovatt’s late address by way of ?this epigram [different hand, added at a later date]>


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