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soe Clam’rous, & Factious a Croud

May 5, 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.

O! Love! how cold & slow to take my part

May 4, 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.

Nothing adds to your fond fire

May 3, 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.

Tis not that I’m weary growne,

May 2, 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.

Something, ye generall Attribute of all

May 1, 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.

Writings at Thornbury belonging to Stafford Duke of Buckingham

April 30, 2010


Writings at Thornbury Belonging to Stafford Duke of Buckingham, [circa 1520]. Beinecke call number: Osborn MS fa.41.2

Richt worshipfull Sir, the Presbyterie of Edinburgh having seene & considdered

April 29, 2010


John Hall and Charles Lumisden, Letter to Sir George Bruce of Carnock, 1617 March 15. Beinecke call number: GEN MSS 89, Box 99, folder 1795.

Susanna the daughter of John Barnesdale

April 28, 2010


Barnesdale family. Leaves from a commonplace book, [1620]. Beinecke call number: OSB MSS FILE 787.

Last night about 7 a Cloack a very strange Light appear’d to us in ye aire

April 27, 2010


Commonplace book, 1706-circa 1720. Beinecke call number: Osborn fc194.

A new Ballad occasioned by a late Edict of ye Popes for taxing and limiting ye Publick Stews att Rome

April 26, 2010


Commonplace book, 1706-circa 1720. Beinecke call number: Osborn fc194.