Author:Bezaleel Morrice

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Bezaleel Morrice
(1678–1749)
English sailor and poet

Works[edit]

  • The Muse's treat: or, a collation of wit and love (1702)
  • An essay on the poets (1712)
  • Miscellanies or amusements in prose and verse (1712)
  • Verses to Mr. Tickell, on Mr. Pope's translation of Homer (1715)
  • A voyage from the East-Indies. By Capt. Morrice (1716)
  • Love and resentment: a pastoral (1717) [[1]]
  • Astrea: or, the dream, and Composition (1719)
  • Three satires. Most humbly inscribed and recommended to that little gentleman, of great vanity, who has just published, a fourth volume of his Homer (1719)
  • An epistle to Mr. Welsted; and a satyre on the English translations of Homer (1721)
  • An essay on the poets (1721)
  • The present state of poetry. A satyr (1721)
  • Two odes of Horace, with a description of Fame or Report from Virgil (1721)
  • Poetical descriptions (1722)
  • Unequall enemies; being an essay in the stile of epick poesy (1722)
  • An address to Homer (1723)
  • The amour of Cytherea: a poem (1724)
  • An essay on the universe: a poem (1725)
  • A satire: address'd to a friend, and dedicated to Mr. Welstead (1726)
  • Verses on the king; occasion'd by his late danger and distress, at sea (1726)
  • Dissectio Mentis Humanae: or a satiraic essay on modern critics, stage and epic poets (1730)
  • Maria or the picture of a certain young lady (1730)
  • Dissectio mentis: or a satyrical display of the faults and errors of human nature; as manifested in the knowledge and manners of the present time: a poem (1731)
  • An epistle to Mr. Pope, on reading his translations of the Iliad and Odyssy of Homer (1731)
  • The amour of Venus: or, the disasters of unlicens'd love. A poem (1732)
  • An essay on the universe (1733)
  • On rural felicity; in an epistle to a friend (1733)
  • A satirical essay on modern poets (1734)
  • All is fish, that comes to the net (1735)
  • Rural felicity; or the delight and excellence of retirement: an epistle to a friend (1735)
  • The successful fisher, or, all is fish, that come to net (1735)
  • The present corruption of Britons, being a paraphrase of the latter part of Mr P — e's dialogue, entitled, One thousand seven hundred and thirty-eight. (1738)
  • To the falsely celebrated British Homer. An epistle. (1742)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.