Yale University Library, MS Osborn fb 70 (Yo70)

A big collection of unbound separates. A number are in familiar professional scribal hands. Checking with the MS (or a print-out) would most likely reveal a common hand for more works than has been indicated here. The librarian has added through pagination, though not all blank versos have been numbered.

A poll and land tax are now coming forth Yo70*1 (pp. 1-2)
<Ballad on the Poll Act>

Assist me muse that in a glorious strain Yo70*2 (pp. 3-4)
<A postscript to the Golden Age [endorsed `To The Right Honoble Charles Lord Halifax / present’]>

Three nymphs as chaste as ever Venus bred Yo70*3 (pp. 5-8)
<On the three late marriages>

For Warwick she keeps two stallions in pay Yo70*4 (pp. 9-11)
<Lampoon on several ladies [p. 12 endorsed with title]>

That with much wealth and large increase my lord Yo70*5 (pp. 13-16)
<To my Lord of Dorsett>

From easing females in pain Yo70*6 (pp. 17-19)
<The midnight knight [no p. 20 on film: a blank verso?]>

Take courage noble Charles and cease to muse Yo70*7 (p. 21)
<Quintus Arbelius’s ghost to Charles Lord Halifax [no p. 22 on film]>

Near Holborne lies a park of great renown Yo70*8 (pp. 23, 25)
<[no title] [There is no loss of text, so pp. 24 and 26 must be blank, unfilmed versos]>

Cleveland was much to blame Yo70*9 (p. 27)
<[no title]>

Fucksters you that would be happy Yo70*10 (p. 27)
<[no title]>

In the isle of Great Britain long since famous grown Yo70*11 (p. 28)
<[no title]>

A countess of fame Yo70*12 (pp. 28-30)
<An ill song to a good old tune>

As Collin feed his sheep the other day Yo70*13 (pp. 31-3)
<A Bathe lampoon [p. 34 endorsed `Bath Lampoon 1698′]>

When Burnet perceived that the beautiful dames Yo70*14 (pp. 35-6)
<An excellent ballad, to the tune of Packingtons Pound [p. 37 endorsed `Ballad 1698′]>

Since fasts and Lenten sermons do no good Yo70*15 (pp. 37-42)
<Omnia sponte suæ reddit justissima tellus [unpaginated verso endorsed `Lampoon 1691′]>

Since all the mighty monuments of fame Yo70*16 (p. 43)
<To the Order of Toast [p. 44 endorsed `Mrs Petty’s petition to the Toast’]>

At length my dreams of virtue passed Yo70*17 (p. 45)
<Song. by Mr G. Granville>

How lovely’s a woman before she’s enjoyed Yo70*18 (p. 47)
<Song [same hand as previous; pp. 46, 48 not filmed]>

Such a sad fate prepare to hear Yo70*19 (pp. 49-50)
<Dildoides [4 pages, but numbered as 2 (!)]>

It was when the dark lanthorn of the night Yo70*20 (p. 50)
<The E of R. dream [ie Rochester. A very altered version!]>

No longer blame those on the banks of Nile Yo70*21 (p. 51)
<A riddle [p. 52 endorsed with title]>

Since love and verse as well as wine Yo70*22 (pp. 53-5)
<Sir George Etheridge to my Lord Middleton [`Ratisbone May the 10th 1686′] [p. 56 endorsed with title]>

Phillis men say that all my vows Yo70*23 (pp. 57-8)
<Song>

You Englishmen all that tender the curse Yo70*24 (pp. 59-61)
<The divorce [unpaginated verso endorsed `9. April. 1692. The Divorce’]>

Long has the poet his just licence waived Yo70*25 (pp. 61a-63)
<Simkin [another word or ornament?] [p. 64 not filmed]>

Drake Howard th’ impudent’st bawd in town Yo70*26 (pp. 65-7)
<Upon my Lord Salisbury, and his sisters [p. 68 endorsed with title]>

Arise my muse and to my tuneful lyre Yo70*27 (pp. 69-71)
<To the queen [p. 72 not filmed]>

Our ladies fond of love’s soft joys Yo70*28 (pp. 73-5)
<Tunbridge-lampoon. 1690 [same hand as previous] [p. 76 not filmed]>

O d’open the door sweet Betty Yo70*29 (pp. 77-80)
<Ballad>

Since I came last I’ve seen a lampoon here Yo70*30 (pp. 81-3)
<The second Tunbridge-lampoon. 1690 [same hand as #27, #28] [p. 84 not filmed]>

Hail gentle love and soft desire Yo70*31 (pp. 85-6)
<Song. by Coll. Cutts [same hand as previous]>

Happy those men whose hearts do lie Yo70*32 (p. 87)
<Song [p. 88 not filmed]>

Since Death on all lays his impartial hand Yo70*33 (pp. 89-90)
<Song [same hand as previous] [marg. `Rochester’ in later hand]>

When e’er those lovely eyes I view Yo70*34 (p. 91)
<Song [p. 92 not filmed]>

An act for the preservation of the Protestant religion Yo70*35 (pp. 93-6)
<The title of several public acts agreed to in the cabal [numbered prose list]>

How many fools at court bawl out aloud Yo70*36 (pp. 97-99)
<Satyr. Aug. 91 [p. 100 endorsed `1691 Tunbridge lampoon’]>

With clouted iron shoes and sheepskin breeches Yo70*37 (pp. 101-4)
<[no title]>

When Monmouth the chaste read those impudent lines Yo70*38 (pp. 105-7)
<An excellent new ballad; giving a true account of the birth, and conception, of a late famous poem, called The female nine. To the tune of Packington’s Pound [same hand as #27 etc] [p. 108 endorsed with title]>

Two knights six projectors four squires and Tom Twitty Yo70*39 (pp. 109-11)
<The Worcester cabal, or a very new ballad to a very old tune, called Packington’s Pound. The second edition with annotations and amendments. By [del]: [del]. Esqr. [heavily annotated in the margins]>

J. R. / Whereas by misrepresentation Yo70*40 (pp. 113-17)
<The true and genuine explanation of one K. J’s his declaration] [p. 112 endorsed `Explanation of K. James his declaration’] [p. 118 not filmed]>

The story of King Arthur old Yo70*41 (pp. 119-33)
<A ballad [p. 134 not filmed]>

Unhappy island whose hard fate ordains Yo70*42 (pp. 135-7)
<[no title] [p. 138 endorsed `Lampoon 1684′] [a later hand has attributed to `J. Ayloff’]>

Damon that author of so great renown Yo70*43 (pp. 139-41)
<The renegado poet or A satyr upon poetry [p. 142 not filmed]>

Spread a large canvas painter to contain Yo70*44 (pp. 143-4)
<Advice to a painter to draw the duke by>

Great Charles who full of mercy wouldst command Yo70*44.1 (p. 144)
<To the king>

Here’s a health to the king whom the people have chose Yo70*45 (p. 145)
<[no title] [p. 146 not filmed]>

Religion’s a politic law Yo70*46 (pp. 147-9, [149a], [149b])
<The deist, moderator, between the Roman Catholic and Lutheran churches. A satirical ballad [p. 150 not filmed; p. 149a unnumbered, p. 149b numbered `149′]>

Deserted and scorned the proud Marlborough sat Yo70*47 (pp. 151-3)
<The false favourite’s downfall. To a merry tune called, Packington’s Pound [p. 154 not filmed]>

Painter once more thy pencil reassume / And draw me Yo70*48 (pp. 155, 157)
<[no title] [pp. 156, 158 not filmed] [`once’ looks more like `our’]>

Since there are some that see with me the state Yo70*49 (pp. 159-60)
<The impartial trimmer>

Hear me great empress of my heart or I Yo70*50 (pp. 161-2)
<[no title]>

Now had the sun sunk down to’s liquid bed Yo70*51 (pp. 163-4)
<The taking of Namur by Lieutenant General Romney>

When shame for all my foolish youth had writ Yo70*52 (p. 165)
<To Mr Waller upon the last copy>

When we through age could neither read nor write Yo70*53 (p. 166)
<On the last poem in the book [same hand as previous]>

I that was once an humble log Yo70*54 (pp. 167-9)
<A true and full account of a late conference, between the wonderful speaking head and Father Godwin, as it was related by the head’s own mouth to Dr Frazer [p. 170 not filmed]>

When the joy of all hearts and desire of all eyes Yo70*55 (printed) (p. 171)
<Packington’s Pound [a page from a printed source] [p. 172 not filmed]>

Cursed be those dull unpointed doggerel rhymes Yo70*56 (pp. 173-6)
<A faithful catalogue of our most eminent ninnies. Six sheets. Glorat. serm. 1o. Quos omnes. Vicini oderunt, noti, pueri, atque puellæ [pp. 175 and 176 are filmed out of order]>

What hand what art can form the artful piece Yo70*57 (pp. 177-9)
<Advice to a painter [p. 180 endorsed with title and `1698′]>

I sing the adventures this year did befall Yo70*58 (pp. 181-3)
<England’s triumph at sea, the year 1691. To the tune of The blacksmith [p. 184 not filmed]>

Have you not heard of an army complete Yo70*59 (p. 185)
<Song. To the tune of The king of France with forty thousand men etc [p. 186 not filmed]>

Let noble Sir Positive lead up the van Yo70*60 (pp. 187-9)
<[no title] [p. 190 endorsed `Ballad on the Parliament men 1693′]>

Gentlest air thou breath of lovers Yo70*61 (p. 191)
<A sigh [p. 192 not filmed] [p. 194 endorsed `A sigh. By Mrs Finch’]>

Gentlest blast of ill concoction Yo70*62 (p. 193)
<A fart >

The youth was beloved in the prime of his life Yo70*63 (pp. 195-8)
<A proper new ballad called Lamentable Lory. To the tune of Youth youth thou hadst better been starved at nurse>

Here lies a creature of indulgent fate Yo70*64 (p. 198)
<The epitaph>

Most of our civil broils may date their spring Yo70*65 (pp. 199-202)
<The household>

Draw England ruined by what was given before Yo70*66 (pp. 203-5)
<New instructions to the painter [a later hand has added `Denham’] [p. 206 endorsed `Satyr. On the Dutch coming to Chatham’]>

That Crowder would from whites abstain Yo70*67 (p. 207)
<The wish [p. 208 endorsed `1699′]>

Since it came in my mind of late to turn poet Yo70*68 (pp. 209-11)
<The complaint and conclusion>

Auspicious day the best in all the year Yo70*69 (pp. 213-14)
<On the 30th of January>

At the pastoral staff Yo70*70 (pp. 215-16)
<[no title] [`stafe’ in MS]>

May plagues like those which abdicated kings Yo70*71 (p. 217)
<A curse on King William’s enemies [p. 218 not filmed]>

Who could have thought that Rome’s convert so near Yo70*72 (pp. 219-220)
<A ballad, occasioned by my Lord S–d’s coming to court. To the tune of, Packington’s Pound [unpaginated verso endorsed `Lord Sunderland’s coming to court’]>

By Britain’s true monarchs great William and Mary Yo70*73 (pp. 221-3)
<The proclamation for a general fast. To the tune of Packington’s Pound [p. 224 not filmed]>

O vos qui de vestra salute securi estis Yo70*74 (p. 225)
<[no title]>

Sta viator / Sive tu Baccho seu Veneri vixeris Idoneus Yo70*75 (p. 225)
<[no title] [p. 226 endorsed `1691 Shephard’s epitaph’]>

Tell me sage Will thou that the town around Yo70*76 (p. 227)
<A dialogue between Will the coffee-man at Covent-Garden, and Fleet Shepherd Esqr Gentleman-Usher at court [p. 228 endorsed with title]>

If papist Jew or infidel would buy a place at court Yo70*77 (p. 229)
<A new ballad; as it was fixed on the Lord Dorset’s door at the Cockpit. To the tune of Hey, boys, up go we [p. 230 not filmed]>

A threefold cord the wisest man said true Yo70*78 (pp. 231-2)
<On Mr Pr–r’s letters to Mr Sheph-d; (not omitting the last short one unowned)>

You that to write and judge are able Yo70*79 (pp. 233-4)
<A letter to Mr Shepherd>

Betwixt Father Patrick and his highness of late Yo70*80 (pp. 235-6)
<His highness’ conversion by Father P. [MS has `P.’ and `H.’ in first line] [a later hand has added `Rochester’] [unpaginated verso endorsed `Dialogue between his highness and Father Patrick’]>

Here lies the great the loyal wise Dundee Yo70*81 (pp. 237-8)
<Dundee’s epitaph>

Your Nottingham ale and Halifax law Yo70*82 (p. 239)
<A short litany [same hand as previous] [p. 240 endorsed `Ballad’]>

Hast thou at last that mother church too quitted Yo70*83 (pp. 241-4)
<A new address to Mr Bayes on his late conversion to the Church of Rome [very large sheets, with ornamental embellishments]>

Stain of thy country and thy ancient name Yo70*84 (p. 245)
<On the Earl of Torrington [p. 246 endorsed with title]>

If pagan papists tell us they brought in Yo70*85 (pp. 247-9)
<On stealing the candlesticks at Westminster-Abbey [p. 250 not filmed]>

If abdicate James Yo70*86 (pp. 251-2)
<A new ballad; as it was made by Cool– and Sheph–. To the tune of, God prosper long our noble king, / Our lives and fortunes all [same hand as previous] [unnumbered verso endorsed `1690. Ballad on Ld D─ ‘] [ie Cooling, Sheppard and Dorset]>

With Monmouth cap and cutlass by my side Yo70*87 (pp. 253-5)
<A long prologue to a short play: spoken by a woman at Oxford, dressed like a sea-officer [p. 256 endorsed `1690 On sea officers’]>

As by the rigid laws of Rome Yo70*88 (p. 257)
<An epigram, on the Lord Lovelace’s being beaten, not (as he falsely pretends) robbed, near Tiburn [p. 258 not filmed] [this and all following works to #103, plus #105, are in the same hand]>

Arthurus veniet clypeo seu nomen ab aureo Yo70*89 (p. 259)
<Merlin’s prophecy on the year 1690. Merlini vaticinia pag.>

Sure as you live who Arthur’s fate deplore Yo70*89.1 (p. 260)
<Englished>

Let England rejoice with heart and with voice Yo70*90 (pp. 261-3)
<England’s congratulation, for its true-happy condition, under the glorious and prosperous reign of King William and Queen Mary. / Now wars, dissensions, wants and taxes cease, / And we enjoy more wealth, more trade, more peace. / To the tune of Packington’s Pound [same hand] [p. 264 not filmed]>

Now wars dissensions wants and taxes cease Yo70*90.1 (p. 261)
<[add the two-line citation from the previous work to megafile]>

There was an old prophecy found in a bog Yo70*91 (pp. 265-7)
<Song. To the tune of Lilli bullero [p. 268 not filmed]>

Cursed be that star which did ordain / Queen Bess Yo70*92 (pp. 269-70)
<Ash-Wednesday>

What Notredame with all his art can guess Yo70*93 (pp. 271-3)
<Prologue to The prophetess. By Mr Dryden [p. 274 not filmed]>

Our zealous sons of mother church Yo70*94 (pp. 275-7)
<The Tory-creed [p. 278 not filmed]>

In times when princes cancelled Nature’s law Yo70*95 (pp. 279-85)
<Tarquin and Tullia [p. 286 not filmed]>

When only fools and villains rule a state Yo70*96 (pp. 287-9)
<Advice [p. 290 not filmed]>

When figures four set on their head Yo70*97 (p. 291)
<[section heading:] Mr Shepherd’s remarks on a late French prophecy./ Prophecy, translated from the French. 1691>

The year before / The figures four Yo70*98 (pp. 291-2)
<Remarks. 1690>

When Sieur Tour / That son of a whore Yo70*99 (pp. 292-3)
<The mock-remarks [p. 294 not filmed]>

‘Tis common we know for goblins to walk Yo70*100 (pp. 295-300)
<A dialogue between the ghosts of Russel and Sydney. The introduction [unnumbered verso endorsed `1689 Russell and Sydney’]>

A lord baron bish Yo70*101 (pp. 301-3)
<No lord bishops [p. 304 not filmed]>

When Heav’n surrounded Britain by the main Yo70*102 (pp. 305-11)
<The invasion [p. 312 not filmed]>

Here lies the governor of kings Yo70*103 (p. 313)
<Sunderland’s epitaph [p. 314 not filmed]>

My Lords and my Commons ’tis my resolution Yo70*104 (pp. 315-17)
<His majesty’s speech to his parliament, which gave both Lords and Commons great content. To the tune of Packington’s Pound [p. 318 endorsed `1689 King’s speech’]>

Such is the mode of these censorious days Yo70*105 (pp. 319-20)
<On Mr Hobs>