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The works of Mr. John Oldham, together with his Remains

John Oldham

The works of Mr. John Oldham, together with his Remains

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Published by Printed for Jo. Hindmarsh ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 724:1
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 148 p
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15022325M

Lives He our mighty projects to oppose? Most of these, which include reproductions of Horace, JuvenalVirgilOvidCatullus, Martial, as well as of Bion and Moschus, the Psalms, and Boileau, are in the heroic couplet; but some of the lyrics are translated in Pindaric, i. Although his ability and attainments are said to have found recognition here, he quitted the university after graduating B. What Sacrifice of meaner worth, and price Could we have offer'd up for our success? Oldham's other Pindaric, in remembrance of 'Mr. He became an usher at the Whitgift School in CroydonSurrey now in Greater Londona position that was poorly paid, monotonous and left little time for him to compose poetry; his discontent at the time was expressed in these lines from one of his satires - "To a friend about to leave University": [2] "But who would be to the vile drudgery bound Where there so small encouragement is found?

Baldwin [etc. Richard Lower. Would it were His why should I fear to name, Or you to hear't? Unkennel those State Foxes, where they lie Working your speedy fate, and destiny.

Meere and Sold by J. FOR who can longer hold? This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Some of his paraphrases of classical and Biblical poetry were likewise composed, without particular effectiveness, in the same metrefor which the ode "Upon the Marriage of the Prince of Orange with the Lady Mary" likewise shows him to have been lacking in natural impulse. In Latin and English Verse.


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The works of Mr. John Oldham, together with his Remains book

Are you then Jesuits? John Oldham, the delight of the Muses, and glory of those last Times; a Man utterly unknown to me but only by Works, which none can read but with Wonder and Admiration; So Pithy his Strains, so Sententious his Expressions, so Elegant his Oratory, so Swimming his Language, so Smooth his Lines, in Translating out-doing the Original, and in Invention matchless; whose praise my rude Pen is not able to Comprehend.

John Oldham Poems. Only poem by Oldham included. From these, our Church's glorious Ancestors, We've learnt our arts, and made their Methods ours: Nor have we come behind, the least degree, In acts of rough and manly cruelty: Converting Faggots, and the pow'rful stake, And Sword resistless our Apostles make.

Thy generous fruits, though gathered ere their prime, Still showed a quickness; and maturing time But mellows what we write to the dull sweets of rhyme.

Bliss, iv. Once more, hail and farewell; farewell, thou young, But ah too short, Marcellus of our tongue; Thy brows with ivy, and with laurels bound; But fate and gloomy night encompass thee around. Preliminaries and footnotes omitted.

Thompson, iii. It is prefaced by a brief memoir, and a statement of the editors 'point of view. More ambitious, but really inadequate and low in tone, is the 'Satire' in which Spenser is introduced, 'dissuading the Author from the Study of Poetry.

John Blow. This he is asserted to have carried on for a year; but he makes no specific mention of medicine among the "thriving arts" for which he subsequently declined to abandon his muse. Under his influence he took up the study of medicine for a year before returning to his poetic muse. Archived from the original on Most of these, which include reproductions of Horace, JuvenalVirgilOvidCatullus, Martial, as well as of Bion and Moschus, the Psalms, and Boileau, are in the heroic couplet; but some of the lyrics are translated in Pindaric, i.

Edmund Hall, Oxfordin He entered fashionable society said to be centred around Will's Coffee Houseand was approached by the Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull to be a private chaplain to his household.

Greenblatt, Stephen et al. Do't more effectually; I'd see it glow In flames unquenchable as those below. Edmund Hall, Oxford, in Popping [etc. Inhe became, for a short time, tutor to the son of Sir William Hicks, through whom he made the acquaintance of the notable physicain Dr.

Oldham, John (1653

Stephen Greenblatt et al. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. A noble error, and but seldom made, When poets are by too much force betray'd. John Oldham, his father, after residing as a nonconformist minister at Shipton, and at Newton in Wiltshire, where he was "silenced" inserved a small congregation at Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, and survived in honourable repute till about For when you've toiled and laboured all you can, To dung and cultivate a barren brain, A Dancing-Master shall be better paid, Tho' he instructs the Heels and you the Head.

Those of and are identical, except as to the date. Dodsley 26 p. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ The works of Mr.

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Oldham, John, Imperfect: Poems and translations.Poems and translations.Remains in Author: John Oldham. If you can't find the book, map or memorabilia you are looking for, please fill out our ‘Offline Search Form’ and we will search our offline inventory, other antiquarian bookshops and book search services for you.

'The Antique Map and Bookshop' is proud to be a member of the 'Provincial Book Fair Association’. John Dryden was one of Oldham's admirers and upon his death Dryden expressed his admiration in "To the Memory of Mr.

Oldham". Although regarded as a vigorous and passionate satirst, Oldham is regarded as having been hampered by a poor ear for rhyme and rhythm; as Robinson has pointed out, however, "Oldham chose the rugged style of most of his.

DETAILS. This is the first edition of the Works of John Oldham, Together with his Remains. Bound in calf with gilt lettering and decoration. The advertisement to the Satyrs upon the Jesuits has been misbound after the general title page instead of the leaf of contents which belongs there, and vice-versa.

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The works of Mr. John Oldham, [Ressource électronique]: together with his remains / Oldham, JohnAuthor: Oldham, John ().