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POEMS INFLUENCED BY PARADISE LOST1
ROSCOMMON, Earl of. An essay on translated verse, 2d ed., 1685.
BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. King Arthur, an heroick poem, 12 books, 1697.
PHILIPS, JOHN. Imitation of Milton [the Splendid Shilling].-A New Mis-
ANON. The vision. -Examen Miscellaneum [ed. Gildon?], 1702, pp. 44-64.
1703-23 W. 1709–31 p. TRAPP, JOSEPH. The works of Virgil, 2d ed., 3 vols., 1735. 1704 ADDISON, JOSEPH. Milton's style imitated, in a translation out of the third Aeneid. - Works, Bohn ed., 1890, i. 38-41.
DENNIS, JOHN. Britannia triumphans, or a poem on the battel of Blenheim.
[Translations from Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, in] Grounds of criticism in poetry.-Ib. ii. 436, 448-50.
ROWE, ELIZABETH. A description of hell, in imitation of Milton.-Works, 1739, i. 49-52.
On heaven.-Ib. 52-5.
BLACKMORE, Sir RICHARD. Eliza, an epick poem, 10 books, 1705.
DEFOE, DANIEL. Lines. -A Review of the Affairs of France, 1705, vol. i,
A hymn to truth.-Ib., vol. ii, no. 1.
On the fight at Ramellies.-Ib., vol. iii (1706), no. 61.
ANON. Ramelies.-A. Harrach's John Philips, Kreuznach, 1906, pp. 111-21.
PARIS, Mr. Ramillies, in imitation of Milton, 1706.
PHILIPS, JOHN. Cerealia, an imitation of Milton, 1706.
1706 w. 1715 p. STANDEN, JOSEPH. To Dr. Watts, on his Horae Lyricae.-Isaac Watts's Works, 1810, iv. 419-21.
GAY, JOHN. Wine, 1709.
PHILIPS, JOHN. Cyder, 2 books, 1708.
ROWE, THOMAS. Horace, book i, ode xii, imitated.—Original Poems, etc., 1738, appended to Miscellaneous Works of Elizabeth Rowe, 1739, ii. 245-8.
ANON. [Short passages in] British Apollo, 1708-11, vol. i. nos. 50, 56, 78, 90, 99, 101, 105, 108, 111, quarterly paper no. 1, and supernumerary paper no. 8 (two pieces); vol. ii, nos. 3, 9 (two pieces), 14, 18, 19, 31, 55, 60, 61, 72, 90, 96, 104, 107, and supernumerary papers nos. 3, 4; vol. iii, nos. 17, 23, 127.
1 All the poems in this bibliography are in blank verse, except those by Blackmore (1695, 1697, 1703, 1705), Dennis (1695), Smith (1702), Burges (1801), Palmer (1802), Cottle (1815), and Wordsworth (1822), all but a few lines of Roscommon (1685), and parts of the anonymous Vision (1702), of Fellows (1770), Thomson (1796), and Mrs. Flowerdew (1803).
BELLAMY, DANIEL (the elder). Taffy's triumph, or a new translation of the
GROVE, HENRY. A thought on death.— Works, 1747, iv. 395.
"PHILO-MILTON." Milton's sublimity asserted, in a poem occasion'd by a
PRIOR, MATTHEW. The first hymn of Callimachus: to Jupiter. - Poems on
WATTS, ISAAC. The celebrated victory of the Poles over Osman. - Horae
To Mitio.-Ib. 261-79.
An elegiac thought on Mrs. Anne Warner.-Ib. 304-8.
bef.1710? w. ROWE, ELIZABETH. Part of the thirteenth book of Tasso's Jerusalem, translated.-Works, 1739, i. 147–50.
1711 W. 1724 p. NEEDLER, HENRY. [Poem proving the existence of God from the works of creation.]-Works, 2d ed., 1728, pp. 135-9.
To the memory of Favonia.-Ib. 198-200.
FENTON, ELIJAH. Part of the fourteenth chapter of Isaiah, paraphras’d. —
FINCH, ANNE, Countess of Winchilsea. Fanscomb Barn, in imitation of
1713 w. 1724 p. THOMSON, JAMES. The works and wonders of almighty power. —
ANON. Prae-existence, in imitation of Milton, 1714.
ANON. The mouse-trap, done from the Latin in Milton's stile, 1715.
c. 1718 w. 1847 p. THOMSON, JAMES. Lisy's parting with her cat.—Works, 1908, pp.
PECK, FRANCIS. Sighs upon the death of Queen Anne, in imitation of
"A GENTLEMAN OF TRINITY-COLLEGE IN CAMBRIDGE." An occasional
ANON. (J. BULKELEY?). The last day, book i, 1720(?).
bef.1721 W. PRIOR, MATTHEW. Virgils Georgic 4 verse 511, translated.-Dialogues of the Dead, etc., ed. Waller, Camb., 1907, p. 334.
Prelude to a tale from Boccace.-Ib. 339-44.
ANON. A description, in imitation of Milton.- Miscellaneous Collection of
PRIOR, MATTHEW. The second hymn of Callimachus: to Apollo.- Poems
1721 W. 1793 p. MALLET, DAVID. The transfiguration, in imitation of Milton's style. —
1 bef. 1719
Europ. Mag., XXV. 52.
BAKER, HENRY. An invocation of health, 1723.
NEWCOMB, THOMAS. The last judgment of men and angels, after the manner of Milton, 12 books, 1723.
BROWN, N. The north-country wedding. - Miscellaneous Poems, published by Matthew Concanen, 1724, pp. 1-15.
The fire.-Ib. 16-21.
WARBURTON, WILLIAM. Pygmaio-geranomachia, or the battle of the cranes and pigmies, in imitation of Milton's style. - Tracts by Warburton, etc. [ed. Samuel Parr], 1789, pp. 56–62.
ANON. A description of the four last things, viz. death, judgment, hell, and heaven, in blank verse, 2 pts., 2d ed., 1719. Not seen.
ANON. TO Miss M-reton, in Milton's stile.-A New Miscellany of Poetry,
ANON. A verbal translation of part of the first Aeneid.-Miscellaneous
THOMPSON, WILLIAM. A poetical paraphrase on part of the book of Job,
From the eleventh book of the Iliads of Homer, in the stile of
HARTE, WALTER. Psalm the civth, paraphrased.-Poems on Several Occasions, 1727, pp. 229-34.
Psalm the cviith, paraphrased.-Ib. 235-42.
PITT, CHRISTOPHER. The 139th psalm paraphras'd in Miltonick verse.-
RALPH, JAMES. The tempest, or the terrors of death, 1727.
SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. Hudibras and Milton reconciled.-Occasional
THOMSON, JAMES. To the memory of Sir Isaac Newton.-Works, 1908,
CURTEIS, THOMAS. Eirenodia.-R. Freeman's Kentish Poets, Canterbury,
GLOVER, RICHARD. A poem on Sir Isaac Newton.-Prefixed to Henry
LYTTELTON, GEORGE, Lord. Blenheim.—Poetical Works, 1801, pp. 26–33.
RALPH, JAMES. Night, 4 books, 1728.
Sawney, an heroic poem occasion'd by the Dunciad, 1728.
bef. 1729? CAREY, HENRY. To Handel. - Poems on Several Occasions, 3d ed., 1729, pp. 108-9.
ANON. The loss of liberty, or fall of Rome, 1729.
BROWNE, MOSES. To George Dodington.-Piscatory Eclogues, 1729, dedication.
RALPH, JAMES. Zeuma, or the love of liberty, 3 books, 1729.
THOMSON, JAMES. (?) To the memory of Mr. Congreve.-Works, 1908, pp. 457-62.
1730-42 W. BLAIR, ROBERT. The grave, 1743.
C.1730-65W.DUNKIN, WILLIAM. The poetical mirror, 4 books. -Select Poetical Works, Dublin, 1769-70, i. 100–337.
The frosty winters of Ireland in 1739, 1740.-Ib. 430–43.
Notes to the Parson's Revels. -Ib. ii., sign. b 4.
ANON. Isaiah, chap. lx.-A Miscellany of Poems, ed. J. Husbands, Oxford,
ANON. An epistle from Oxon.-Ib. 121-8.
on the death of J. Hill.-Ib. 134-40.
ANON. A hymn to the Creator.-Ib. 141-5.
ANON. From Oxford, to a friend.-Ib. 155-60.
ANON. Il penseroso.-Ib. 161-9.
ANON. Job, chap. the 3d.-Ib. 184-9.
ANON. The country.-Ib. 197–208.
ANON. A divine rhapsody, or morning hymn.-Ib. 255-62.
ANON. The adventures of Telemachus, attempted in blank verse, books i-ii, 1729. Not seen.
ANON. An evening hymn.-Ib. 266–70.
ANON. On Albanio's marrying the incomparable Monissa; in Miltonian
ANON. A paraphrase on the civth psalm, in imitation of Milton's style.—
B————, J—————. The templer's bill of complaint.-Ib. 119-29.
LAUDER, WILLIAM. A poem (Eucharistia) of H. Grotius on the holy sacra-
WOGAN, CHARLES. The psalms of David, paraphrased in Miltonic verse.-
ANON. Prize verses, no. xi: On her majesty and the bustoes in the royal
LLOYD, JOHN. The blanket, in imitation of Milton, 1733.-See the Bee,
LONG, ROGER. "When o'er the sounding main to Belgia's coast.'
ANON. Darius's feast, or the force of truth, 1734.
C., E. Gin, in Miltonick verse.-Lond. Mag., iii. 663.
THOMSON, JAMES. To Dr. De la Cour, in Ireland, on his "Prospect of
Liberty, 5 parts.-Works, 1908, pp. 309-421.
BROWNE, ISAAC HAWKINS. Imitation iii.—A Pipe of Tobacco, in Imitation
LILLY, WILLIAM. Psalm 8, in Miltonick verse.-Lond. Mag., iv. 683-4.
"ASTROPHIL." To Mr. Thomson on his excellent poems.-Gent. Mag.,
"ENDYMION." An astronomical paradox.-Ib. 159-60.
Solution of the astronomical paradox.-Ib. 283.
WESLEY, SAMUEL (the younger). The dog, a Miltonick fragment.- Poems on Several Occasions, 1736, pp. 148–50.
The descriptive, a Miltonick, after the manner of the moderns.—
AKENSIDE, MARK. The poet.-Poetical Works, Aldine ed., 1835, pp. 282–7.
D., M. Animal oeconomy.-Gent. Mag., vii. 246.
GLOVER, RICHARD. Leonidas, 1737.
THOMSON, JAMES. To the memory of Lord Talbot.-Works, 1908, pp.
1737 w. 1749 p. HOADLY, JOHN. Kambromyomachia, or the mouse-trap.-A Collection of Poems by Several Hands [Dodsley's Miscellany], 1758, v. 258–68. ANON. A hymn to the morning, attempted in Miltonic verse.-Lond. Mag., vii. 44.
A hymn to night, attempted in the same verse.-Ib. 44.
ANON. Written by a gentleman, a little inclin'd to melancholy.-Ib. 198–9.
LOCKMAN, JOHN. [Voltaire's] Henriade, an epick poem, in ten cantos, translated into blank
ANON. Verses wrote when smoaking some bad tobacco.-Gent. Mag., viii. 99-100.
"BRITANNICUS." The voice of liberty, a poem in Miltonic verse, occasion'd by the insults of the Spaniards, 1738.
"EUGENIO." A hymn to the Creator of the world.-Lond. Mag., vii. 509-10.
"A FRESHMAN OF CLARE-HALL." An elegy on the death of her majesty.— Ib. 253.
PRICE, HENRY. To Mr. [Moses] Browne.-Gent. Mag., viii. 651.
SHIPLEY, JONATHAN. On the death of Queen Caroline. -John Nichols's
EDWARDS, SAMUEL. The Copernican system.-Poetical Calendar, ed.
ANON. On the declaration of war against Spain.-Gent. Mag., ix. 596–7.
The wicked man's reflections.-Ib. 119-21.
BROWNE, MOSES. To Mr. Thomson.-Poems on Various Subjects, 1739,
GLOVER, RICHARD. London, or the progress of commerce, 1739.
DAVIES, SNEYD. Vacuna.-John Whaley's Collection of Poems, 1745, pp. 178-81.
STRAHAN, ALEXANDER. The Aeneid, translated, 2 vols., 1767.- See Mo.
ANON. Liberty regain'd, in imitation of Milton, 1740.
ANON. On the resurrection, in imitation of Milton. -Appended to Francis
DYER, JOHN. The ruins of Rome, 1740.
KING, WILLIAM. Milton's epistle to Pollio, from the Latin, 1740.
NEWCOMB, THOMAS. Part of Psalm cxlviii, after the manner of Milton.-
PARKER, BENJAMIN. Money, in imitation of Milton.- See A. Boyer's
RALPH, JAMES. (?) An essay on truth.-The Champion, 1741, ii. 63–70. SOMERVILE, WILLIAM. Hobbinol, or the rural games, a burlesque, 1740. c. 1740? w. DaviES, SNEYD. Rhapsody, to Milton.-J. Whaley's Collection, 1745, pp. 182-6.
On J. W. ranging pamphlets.-Ib. 202-7.
To the Hon. and Rev.
[Frederick Cornwallis].-Ib. 208-13.
A song of Deborah.-Ib. 217-24.
The nativity.-Ib. 225-8.
1740 W. 1744 P. WARTON, JOSEPH. The enthusiast, or the lover of nature. - Biographical Memoirs, etc., ed. J. Wooll, 1806, pp. 111-24.
ANON. The country christning, from a Latin poem.-Lond. Mag., x. 44–5.
WINSTANLEY, JOHN. An address from a youth his to father.-Poems,
YOUNG, EDWARD. The complaint, or night thoughts, 9 parts. - Poetical
bef. 1743 W. SAY, SAMUEL. Fragment.-J. Nichols's Collection, 1780, vi. 43.
1 bef. 1742 W. HINCHLIFFE, WILLIAM. [Translation of Telemachus, books i-ix, in manuscript.] In blank verse: Cibber's Lives, 1753, v. 25. Not seen.