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London: MDCCLXXVI. Quarto. Pp. 11. The first edition was published in the same year. ODE to Myra. In imitation of Horace's Ode to Canidia. [By W. KING, LL.D., St Mary's Hall.] Dublin, printed. London, reprinted 1730. Octavo. Pp. 12.* [Bodl.] The above contains Myra's answer. An ode, in imitation of Horace, Lib. Ep. Ode xviii. pp. 9-12. ODE (an) to superstition, with some other poems. [By Samuel ROGERS.] London: MDCCLXXXVI. Quarto. Pp. 26, b. t.” [Dyce Cat.] The original edition of Rogers' first publication. ODE (an) to the Athenian society. In the second volume of the Athenian Oracle. [By Daniel DEFOE.] London: 1704. Octavo. 1 leaf. [Wilson, Life of Defoe, 47.] ODE (an) to the Creator of the world. Occasion'd by the fragments of Orpheus. [By John HUGHES, secretary to the Commissioners of the Peace.]
OH read ouer D. John Bridges, for it is a worthy worke: Or an epitome of the fyrste Booke, of that right worshipfull volume, written against the Puritanes, in the defence of the noble cleargie, by as worshipfull a prieste, John Bridges, Presbyter, Priest, or elder, doctor of Divillitie, and Deane of Sarum. Wherein the arguments of the puritans are wisely prevented, that when they come to answere M. Doctor, they must needes say something that hath bene spoken. Compiled for the behoofe and overthrow of the Parsons, Fyckers, and Currats, that have lernt their Catechismes, and are past grace: By the reverend and worthie Martin Marprelate gentleman, and dedicated to the Confocation house. The Epitome is not yet published, but it shall be when the Bishops are at conuenient leysure to view the same. In the meane time, let them be content with this learned epistle. [By John PENRY.]
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No date is given. But it may be learnt from the conclusion of the work: “Anno pontificatus vestri quinto, and I hope vltimo of all English Popes.” Whitgift was confirmed Archbishop of Canterbury on Sept. 23, 1583. The “annus quintus” of his “pontificate” would therefore be 1588. From a letter in the Lansdowne MSS. No lxxv. art. 28, the author is ascertained to have been John Penry. See also Wood's Athenae, i. 260. The author was John Penry.— Substance of notes by Douce on his own copy now in the Bodleian.
OLD England : or, the government of England prov'd to be monarchical and hereditary, by the fundamental laws of England, and by the authorities of lawyers, historians and divines; and allegiance to be due to the King, not only by the laws ecclesiastical and civil, but by the laws of God and nature; and that neither the Pope, nor any other power, upon any pretence whatsoever, can absolve the subjects of England from their oaths and allegiance to their King. In a letter to a reformer. By Henry GANDY, non-juring bishop.] With an appendix. London : M DCC v. Octavo. 119.” [Darling, Cyclop. Bibl.] Appendix has separate pagination [2.88].