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I should be joyfull to heare how you fare

May 15, 2010


[Political tracts], [early 17th century]. Manuscript collection of ten tracts, in several hands. Tracts concern Parliament and political matters; the authors include Sir Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, Sir Edward Sackville Dorset, 1591-1652, and William Coryton, d. 1651.  Beinecke call number: Osborn b50.

Yet nought but single darknesse doe I find

May 14, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

Of power to cheat the eye

May 13, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

Strict aye, & sowre severity

May 12, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

To quench ye drouth of Phoebus

May 11, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

That ope’s ye Palace of Eternity

May 10, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

The Persons

May 9, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

A Mask of Mr John Milton

May 8, 2010


[Commonplace book], [ca. 1708].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing about 74 entries of political prose, political and religious poetry, and religious prayers.   Beinecke call number: Osborn b63.

Hence! hated Virtue, from our goodly Isle

May 7, 2010


Songs and verses upon several occasions, [ca. 1680?].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of about 59 satirical poems and songs by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester, John Oldham, John Dryden, Aphra Behn, and others. Poems include Rochester’s Satyr Against Man, Upon Nothing, and Tunbridge Wells; Dryden’s MacFlecknoe; Shadwell’s Upon A Late Fallen Poet; and George Etherege’s Ephelia to Bajazet. Beinecke call number: Osborn b105.

Now curses on yee all

May 6, 2010


Songs and verses upon several occasions, [ca. 1680?].  Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of about 59 satirical poems and songs by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester, John Oldham, John Dryden, Aphra Behn, and others. Poems include Rochester’s Satyr Against Man, Upon Nothing, and Tunbridge Wells; Dryden’s MacFlecknoe; Shadwell’s Upon A Late Fallen Poet; and George Etherege’s Ephelia to Bajazet. Beinecke call number: Osborn b105.