ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Edmund Arwaker the Elder

(1660 ca.-1730)


Edmund Arwaker, who signs himself "M.A.," was a graduate of Kilkenny College in Ireland. He was Rector of Drumglass, chaplain to the Duke of Ormond, and archdeacon of Armagh. It is not always clear which publications are by the elder Edmund Arwaker, and which by the younger.

TEXT RECORDS:

1685The Vision: a Pindarick Ode.

PUBLICATIONS:

An elegy on her Grace Elizabeth Duchess of Ormond. 1684.
The Vision: a Pindarick ode occasion'd by the death of our late gracious sovereign King Charles II. 1685.
Fons perennis: a poem on the excellent and useful invention of making sea-water fresh. 1686.
Pia desideria [trans, Hugo]. 1686.
The ministration of publick baptism of infants to be used in the church. 1687.
A poem humbly dedicated to the Queen on the occasion of her Majesty's happy conception. 1688.
The apparition: or the genius of Ireland complaining of her present misery. 1689.
Thoughts well-employ'd: or the duty of self-observation. 1695.
God's King the people's blessing: a sermon. Dublin, 1698.
Truth in fiction, or morality in masquerade ... fables from Aesop and others. 1708.