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The splendid shilling

John Philips

The splendid shilling

A poem, in imitation of Milton. By the author of Bleinheim.

by John Philips

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Published by printed, and sold by B. Bragg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6958, no. 13.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],6p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16842023M

The WHOLE WORKS Of MR. JOHN PHILIPS, Late Student of Christ-Church, Oxon.; Viz. I. The Splendid Shilling, an Imitation of Milton. II. Blenheim, a Poem Inscrib'd to. The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve was first minted in the reign of Henry VII as the testoon, and became known as the shilling from the Old English scilling, sometime in the midth century, circulating until The word bob was sometimes used for a monetary value of several shillings, e.g. "ten-bob note".Value: 12 pence sterling.

Also known as the Blydon Family Saga series Splendid (The Splendid Trilogy, #1), Dancing at Midnight (The Splendid Trilogy, #2), Minx (The Splendid Trilo Author: Julia Quinn. `Chris Shilling has done us all a splendid service in bringing together and illustrating the tremendous diversity and richness of sociological thinking on the topic of human embodiment and its implications' My best known book is probably The Body and Social Theory (Sage Press, Theory, Culture & Society series, ) which has been.

An imitation of Philips's The Splendid Shilling signed (or addressed) "Windsor." The anonymous poet adapts the thrice-familiar mock-Miltonic manner to the equally familiar theme of health, managing to insinuate some familiar topics from the Philips series. Buy Splendid Shilling: The Social History of an Engaging Coin by Mays, James O'Donald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(2).


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But "The Splendid Shilling" is a bit of a false lead; the poem is not about a shilling-- no shilling appears in the poem. In fact, what we might call "no-shilling" is its subject; the poem is about being broke.

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Free shipping for many products. The Splendid Shilling stands at the head of several busy series of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century burlesques variously treating themes of poverty, humble or low objects, liquor, tobacco, and education. While the object of the imitation is Milton's orotund syntax and diction, the poem is delivered in a plaintive tone of melancholy simplicity.

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Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Marshall Barron. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mays, James O'Donald. Splendid shilling.

Ringwood: New Forest Leaves, © (OCoLC) The Splendid Shilling poem by John Arthur Phillips. Sing Heavenly Muse Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime A Shilling Breeches and Chimeras Dire. Page/5. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Idwal, Splendid shilling.

Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Page & Co., A Shilling, Breeches, and Chimera's Dire. 1 HAPPY the Man, who void of Cares and Strife, 2 In Silken, or in Leathern Purse retains. 3 A Splendid Shilling: He nor hears with Pain. 4 New Oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful Ale; 5 But with his Friends, when nightly Mists arise, that a book without one is as seldom seen as a Bawdy.

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Here are a few bits and bobs: The Shilling was a form of currency used in Britain up until the s; even after that, the coins continued in circulation as smaller denominations (1 shilling was 5 p, and 2 shilling was 10p) until That brought me to the current book I’m reading, called “The Splendid Shilling” by James O’Donald Mays.

Here are a few bits and bobs: Here are a few bits and bobs: The Shilling was a form of currency used in Britain up until the s; even after that, the coins continued in circulation as smaller denominations (1 shilling was 5 p, and.

The Splendid Shilling-- -- Sing, Heavenly Muse, Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime, A Shilling, Breeches, and Chimera's Dire. Happy the Man, who void of Cares and Strife, In Silken, or in Leathern Purse retains A Splendid Shilling: He nor hears with Pain New Oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful Ale; But with his Friends, when nightly.

A Splendid Shilling: He nor hears with Pain New Oysters cry'd, nor sighs for chearful Ale; But with his Friends, when nightly Mists arise, To Juniper ' s-Magpye, or Town-Hall repairs: Where, mindful of the Nymph, whose wanton Eye Transfix'd his Soul, and kindled Amorous Flames, Chloe, or Phillis; he each Circling Glass.

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The Splendid Shilling-- -- Sing, Heavenly Muse, Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime, A Shilling, Breeches, and Chimera's Dire. Happy the Man, who void of Cares and Strife."Praise for the First Edition " Essential to any collection of work on the body, health and illness, or social theory' - "Choice " Sophisticated and acutely perceptive of the importance of the complex dialectic between social institutions, culture and biological conditions' - "Times Higher Education Supplement " Chris Shilling has done us all a splendid service in bringing together and /5(2).The private instructor, and young gentleman's pocket companion: comprising every thing necessary in arithmetic, mensuration, guaging, book-keeping, and conveyancing, to form and complete the man of business: also, tables shewing the value, in dollars and cents, of any number of pounds, shillings, and pence.: the whole upon a new and improved plan, and .