Selected Works - Earl of Rochester

ISBN-10: 0140424598

ISBN-13: 9780140424591

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Wilmot, H. Frank Ellis, Earl of Rochester

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This is a new selection of the Earl of Rochester's poems published to coincide with the film release of 'Libertine', starring Johnny Depp as Rochester.
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Book details

List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

To his sacred majesty
To his mistress
Verses put into a lady's prayer-book
Rhyme to Lisbon
Song (give me leave to rail at you)
From Mistress Price, Maid of Honour to Her Majesty who sent [Lord Chesterfield] a pair of Italian gloves
Under King Charles II's picture
To his more than meritorious wife
Rochester extempore
Spoken extempore to a country clerk after having heard him sing Psalms
The platonic lady
Song (as Cloris full of harmless thought)
Song to Cloris (fair Cloris in a pigsty lay)
To Corinna
Song (Phillis, be gentler, I advise)
[Could I but make my wishes insolent]
[The gods by right of nature must possess]
To love
The imperfect enjoyment
On King Charles
A ramble in St. James's Park
Song (love a women? : you're an ass)
Seneca's Troas, act 2. : chorus
Tunbridge Wells
Atremisa to Chloe : a letter from a lady in the town to a lady in the country concerning the loves of the town
Timon : a satyr
A dialogue between Strephon and Daphne
The fall
The mistress
A song (absent from thee I languish still)
A song of a young lady : to her ancient lover
A satyr against mankind
Plain dealing's downfall
[What vain, unnecessary things are men!]
Consideratus, considerandus
Scene i. Mr. Dainty's chamber
The maimed debauchee
A very heroical epistle from My Lord all-pride to Doll-common
To all gentlemen, ladies, and others, whether of city, town, or country, Alexander Bendo wisheth all health and prosperity
An allusion to Horace : the 10th satire of the 1st book
[Leave this gaudy, gilded stage]
Against constancy
To the postboy
[God bless our good and gracious king]
Love and life
The epilogue to Circe
On Mistress Willis
Song (by all love's soft yet mighty powers)
Upon nothing
The Earl of Rochester's answer to a paper of verses sent him by L[ady] B[etty] Felton and taken out of the translation of Ovid's Epistles, 1680
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