Poems, &c. written upon several occasions, and to several persons by Edmond Waller.
Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687.
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THE TABLE.

  • TO the King, on His Navy. Pag. 1
  • Of the Dangr His Majesty (being Prince) esaped in the road at Saint Anderes. 3
  • Of His Majesties *receiuing the Nes of the Duk of Buckingham's death. 13
  • To th Queen, occasioned upon sight of Her Majesties picture. 15
  • Vpon his Majesties repairing of Pauls. 19
  • The Country to my Lady of Carlisse. 23
  • The Countess of Carlisle i Mourning. 24
  • In answer to one who writ against a fair Lady. 27
  • On my Lady Dorothy Sidneys Picture. 29
  • To Vandike. 30
  • Of the Lady who can sleep when she pleases. 33
  • Of the misreport of her being painted. 34
  • Of her passing through a crowd of People. 36
  • The story of Phoebus and Daphne applied. 37
  • Fabula Phoebi & Daphnis. 38
  • Of Mrs. Arden. 39
  • To Amorett. 40
  • On the Head of a Stag. 44
  • To a Lady in a Garden. 45
  • The Misers Speech in a Mask. 46
  • On the friendship betwixt two Ladies. 48
  • Of her Chamber. 49
  • Of loving at first sight. 51
  • The self banished. 52
  • SONG. 53
  • Thirsis, Galatea. 55
  • Page  [unnumbered] The Battel of the Summer Islands in three Canto's. 58
  • SONG. 71
  • Of Love. 72
  • To Phillis. 75
  • To Phillis. 76
  • SONG. 78
  • SONG. 79
  • To Amorett. 80
  • To my Lord of Falkland. 81
  • For drinking of Healths. 83
  • On my Lady Isabella playing on the Lute. 84
  • To a Lady singing of a Song of his Composing. 85
  • Of the Marriage of the Dwarfs. 86
  • Loves Farewel. 8
  • From a Child. 89
  • On a Girdle. 90
  • The Apology of Sleep: For not approaching the Lady who can do anything but sleep when she pleaseth. 91
  • At Pens-hurst. 93
  • Another. 96
  • To my Lord of Leicester. 98
  • To a very young Lady. 100
  • SONG. 101
  • SONG. 103
  • On the discovery of a Ladies Painting. 104
  • To a Lady from whom he received a Silver Pen. 106
  • On a Brede of divers colours, woven by four Ladies 107
  • To my Lord of Northumberland upon the Death of his Lady. 108
  • To my Lord Admiral, of his late Sickness and Reco∣very Page  [unnumbered] 111
  • 〈◊〉 Malade. 114
  • Of the Queen. 116
  • Vpon the Death of my Lady Rich. 120
  • To the Queen-Mother of France upon her Landing. 125
  • To the mutable Fair. 127
  • Of Salley. 131
  • Puerperium. 133
  • Of a Lady who writ in praise of Mira. 135
  • o one married to an old man. Ibid.
  • To Flavia, a Song. 136
  • he Fall. 137
  • Of Silvia. 138
  • The Budd. 139
  • Vpon Ben. Johnson. 141
  • To Mr. George Sands, on his Translation of some parts. of the Bible. 143
  • Chloris and Hilas, made to a Saraban. 144
  • Vnder a Ladies Picture. 145
  • In answer of Sir John Suckling's Verses. 146
  • To a Friend of the different success of their Loves. 150
  • An Apology for having loved before. 152
  • To Zelenda. 154
  • On Mr. John Fletcher's Plays. 156
  • To Chloris. 158
  • On St. Jame's Park, as lately improv'd by his Ma∣jesty. Ibid.
  • To Sir William Davenant, upon his two first Books of Gondibert, written in France. 166
  • Page  [unnumbered] To my worthy Friend, the Translator of Gratius. 169
  • To the King, upon his Majesties happy Return. 171
  • To my Lady Morton on New-years-day 1650. at the Louvre in Paris. 178
  • Of a fair Lady playing with a Snake. 11
  • To his worthy Friend Mr. E'velyn upon his Translation of Lucretius. 182
  • Part of the fourth Book of Virgil Translated. 185
  • Vpon a War with Spain, and a Fight at Sea. 193
  • Epitaph, to be written under the Latine inscription upon the Tomb of the only Son of the Lord Andover. 199
  • To the Queen upon her Majesties Birth-day, after Her happy recovery from a dangerous sickness. 200
  • Instructions to a Painter, for the drawing of the Po∣sture and Progress of His Majesties Forces at Sea, under the Command of his Highness-Royal. Toge∣ther with the Battel and Victory obtained over the Duch, June 3. 1665. 203
  • To the King. 222
  • To a Friend of the Authors; a Person of Honour, who lately writ a Religious Book, Entituled, Historical Applications, and occasional Meditations upon several Subjects. 224
  • To Mr. Henry Laws, who had then newly set a Song of mine in the year 1635. 225
  • Vpon Her Majesties new Buildings at Somerset-House. 227
  • On the picture of afair Youth taken after he was dead. 230
  • Epigram upon the Golden Medal. 231
  • Page  [unnumbered] Of a Tree cut in Paper. 232
  • To a Lady from whom be received the foregoing Copy which for many Years had been lost. 233
  • The Night-piece, or a Picture drawn in the dark. 234
  • Of English Verse. 236
  • Sog by Mrs. Knight, to Her Majesty on Her Birth-day. 238
  • To his 〈◊〉 by Friend Sir Thomas Higgons, upon his Tran∣••tion of his Venetian Triumph. 240
  • Epitaph. 241
  • Of Her Royal Highness, Mother to the Prince of Orange, and of er Portrictt, written by the late Dutchess of York white she lived with her. 44
  • To the Dutchess of Orleans, when she was taking leave of the Cours at Dover. 245
  • Written on a Cord that Her Majesty tore at Ombra. 246
  • To he Dutchess when he presented this Book to Her Royal Highness. 247
  • Verse writ in the Tasso of her Royal Highness. 248
  • Vpon our late loss of the Duke of Cambridge. 249
  • Translated out of Spanish. 250
  • Of the Lady Mary, &c. Ibid.
  • To the Servant of a fair Lady. 253
  • Vpon the Earl of Roscommon's Translation of Horace de Arte Poetica: And of the use of Poetry. 255
  • Epitaph on Sir George Speke. 258
  • Of Her Majesty on New-years-day 1683. 261
  • A Presage of the Ruine of the Turkish Empire, presented to His Majesty on His Birth-day. 262
  • Of Divine Love. 267
  • Of Divine Poesie. 287
FINIS.
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