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Poems on several occasions. Viz. To a gentleman who requested a copy of verses from the author. On poverty. The thresher's labour. The shunammite. Gratitude. A pastoral. A pastoral elegy on the sudden death of a beloved friend. On a good conscience. On musick. On Richmond Park, and Royal Gardens. Avaro and Amanda. A tale. In IV canto's. The absent lover. An ode to death. Truth and falshood. A fable. On mites. On the queen's grotto. On a screen work'd in flowers by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Orange. On the birth day of His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland. To the Revd. Dr. Freind, on his quitting Westminster school. On the marriage of the Princess of Orange. To the Right Honourable the Lord Sundon. A journey to Marlborough, Bath, Bristol, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Oxford, &c. Penelope to Ulysses paraphras'd, from Ovid. On Her Majesty's birth day. Felix and constance. A tale, from Boccace. Imitations from horace, &c. Of friendship. On the marriage of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. And on several other subjects. By Stephen Duck. To which is prefixed, an account of the author. By J. Spence, professor of poetry in the University of Oxon.

  • Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756.
M.DCC.XXXVII. [1737]
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London : Printed for W. Bickerton, at Lord Bacon's Head, without Temple-Bar, and at his shop at Eton College, M.DCC.XXXVII. [1737]

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xxxix,[1],312p.,plate : port. ; 80.


The second edition.

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ESTC T90513



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