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Poetry and songs

Poetry
William Combe, The Diablo-Lady: Or a Match in Hell, A Poem, (London, 1777).

Collections of songs and poetry covering gender-related themes, from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

Armstrong, John, The art of preserving health: a poem. In four books. I. Air. II. Diet. III. Exercise. IV. The passions, (London, 1748). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3312.P5.

Cowley, Abraham, The works of Mr Abraham Cowley: Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design'd for the press: now published out of the authors original copies, (London, 1684). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, Early English Folios, PR3370.A1.C84. * Other editions available.

D’Avenant, William, Gondibert: an heroick poem, (London, 1651). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR2474.G6 1651b.

Goldsmith, Oliver, Poems for young ladies: in three parts: devotional, moral, and entertaining, (London, 1785). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos,  PR1171.P63 1785.

Heywood, Thomas, A marriage triumphe: solemnized in an epithalamium in memorie of the happie nuptials betwixt the high and mightie Prince Count Palatine and the most excellent Princesse the Lady Elizabeth, [1613] (Bristol, 1936). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, PR2294.H33.M2.

The husband: a poem, expressed in a compleat man, (London, 1710). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3291.A1.H88 1710.

Johnson, John, Manteision ac anfanteision ystad priodas, yn ôl fel yr elir iddi gyda phersonau crefyddol neu anghrefyddol; wedi eu gosod allan dan gyffelybiaeth breuddwyd: gydag attodiad, yn yr hwn yr ystyrir y pwngc y'mhellach, ac y cadarnheir y rhesymau trwy brofion o hen hanesion Iuddewig ; at ba un y chwanegwyd cywydd, am ddyn yn ei gyflwr o ddiniweidrwydd, gan y cyfieithydd, (Liverpool, 1819). Special Collections: Hymnology (1449); WG9.J.

Morgan, William, (ed.), 18th century songs, (17??). Special Collections: Hymnology, 1508. Selection of eighteenth century songs including:  Gossip Joan -- The words by Dr. Wats [Say mighty love] -- The jolly toper -- On Ms. - singing -- Sung by Mr. Vernon at Marybon-Gardens [When Damon met Phillis first on the gay green] -- The conquest -- Why so pale and wan fond lover -- Love and innocence -- For two voices, German flutes or other instrumts. [Moggy and Jenny both do undo me] -- The life of a beau -- The parent bird -- Fickle Jenny & Jockey, a dialogue -- A new song ... to a favourite air in ye Beggars Opera [Oh! what pangs are felt in love] -- Our ordnance board -- The despairing lover -- A new song to a favourite air ... [Gently touch the warbling lyre] -- The cuckon -- Strephon and Phyllis, a pastoral dialogue -- The contented country farmer -- The forsaken maid -- The generous repulse -- The old and new courtier of the Queens -- A song in the play call'd Tyrannick love [Ah, how sweet, Ah, how sweet how sweet it is to love] -- The trifle -- A song with a trumpet in Don Qixot [Genius of England] -- A two part song [Go tell Amynta] -- A dialogue in the 2d. part of Don Qixot [Since times are so bad] -- A song sung before the late Queen [Celebrate this festival] -- A three part song [For folded flocks] -- Old Chiron -- [From Cephalus & Procris] : [Haste, haste ye little loves] -- [Oh, jealousy thou raging pain] -- [Go gentle sighs] -- [Ah silly swain] -- [In vain alas] -- [To Cephalus & Procris] -- Princely diversion -- A favourite song [When vernal airs perfume the fields] -- The huntsmans song in 'Love in a forest' -- Alexis [See from ye silent grove] -- A two part song [Go, go, go, go, perjur'd maid] -- Set by Mr. Monro [Free from sumers scorching heat] -- Flora [As in the blooming spring] -- Jockey and Jenny.

Modish, Maria, The Woman of fashion: A poem. In two letters from Lady Maria Modish to Lady Belinda Artless, (London, 1778). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3359.C5.D4 1777.

Sadler, Thomas, The muses cabinet, or, delights for the ladies: a miscellany of entertaining poems, and useful and instructive recreations for both sexes, in two parts. Part I. Contains, Eaton Hall, an Ode. Ode to Sir Wakin Williams Wynne,Bart. A poem to P. Egerton, Esq. Whitchurch, a lyric pastoral. Elegy on the death of the Marquis of Granby. -- on Mr. Samuel Hopley. Verses to Brass Crosby, Esq. &c. The jealous husband. The world. Richard's courtship, &c.An epigram. Advice to the author. Strephon to Sylvia. On the entity and goodness of God. Extemporaneous lines, &c. - on the Hon. William Beckford, Esq. On one whose nick-name was stiffy, &c. Verses to T. Sadler, &c. On money. The smoaking Bacchanal. The usurer. New enigmas, rebusses, paradoxes, queries, &c. Part II. contains, three useful as well as delightful recreations in practical mathematics, &c, (Shrewsbury, 1771). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG30(1771).

Spenser, Edmund, The faerie queene: Disposed into twelue books, fashioning XII. morall vertues, (London, 1590). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection, Early English Octavos, PR2358.A1 1590.

The choice of husband: a poem, (Oswestry, 1788). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG30(1788).

The husband: a poem, expressed in a compleat man, (London, 1710). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3291.A1.H88 1710.

Thomas, Edward, Feminine influence on the poets, (London, 1910).Special Collections: Reference, PR6039.H61.A6.F3.

Whitehead, William, The court of adultery: a vision, (London The sixth edition, with additions, 1778). Special Collections: Cardiff Rare Books Collection: Early English Octavos, PR3991.A1.C6 1778.

Williams, John, Sacred allegories; or allegorical poems...; to which is added, an anacreontic, on the discovery of vaccination..., (London, 1810). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG16.9.W. Poems include: ‘Cupid and Libido’, and ‘The Loves Reclaimed’.

William, Williams, Ductor nuptiarum, neu, Gyfarwyddwr priodas : mewn dull o ymddiddan rhwng Martha Pseudogam, a Mary Eugamus, ill dwy ar y gyntaf yn proffesu duwioldeb, ond y naill wedi gwrthgilio, yn priodi ar ôl y cnawd, a'r llall yn dal at rym duwioldeb, yn priodi yn ofn yr Arglwydd ... : at ba un yr ychwanegwyd ymddiddan rhwng Efangelius a Pamphila, yn nghylch y perygl o briodi y rhai digred, (Merthyr, 1833). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG14.3.W.

Wynne, J. H., Amusing and instructive tales for youth: in thirty poems; with moral applications, in prose, (London, 1815).    Special Collections: Salisbury, WG16.9.W

Wynne, J. H., Fables of flowers, for the female sex: with Zephyrus and Flora, a vision, (London, 1773). Special Collections: Salisbury, WG30(1773).