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Richard Ames (?1660-1693) was an English poet.


Before turning to poetry Ames was a coat-seller.[1]



  • Sylvia's Revenge; or, A satyr against man. London: Joseph Streater for John Southby, 1688.
  • The Folly of Love; or, An essay upon satyr against woman. London: E. Hawkins, 1691.
  • An Elegy on the Death of Dr. Thomas Saffold. London: A. Turner, 1691.
  • The Pleasures of Love and Marriage: A poem. London: H.N. for R. Baldwin, 1691.
  • Islington-wells; or, The three-penny-academy: A poem. London: E. Richardson, 1691.
  • The Search after Claret; or, A visitation of the vintners. London: E. Hawkins, 1691.
  • A Search after Wit; or, A visitation of the authors. London: E. Hawkins, 1691.
  • A Farther Search after Claret; or, A second visitation of the vintners. London: E. Hawkins, 1691.
  • The Last Search after Claret in Southwark. London: E. Hawkins, 1691.
  • The Female Fire-ships: A satyr against whoring. London: E. Richardson, 1691.
  • An Elegy upon the Death of that Learned, pious and laborious minister of Jesus Christ, Mr. Richard Baxter. London: Richard Baldwin, 1691.
  • A Dialogue between Claret and Darby-ale. London: E. Richardson, 1692.
  • The Jacobite Conventicle: A poem. London: R. Stafford, 1692.
  • Sylvia's complaint of her sexes unhappiness: being the second part of Sylvia's revenge. London: Richard Baldwin, 1692.
  • An Elegy upon the Death of That Brave Sea-commander, Rear-admiral Carter. London: Richard Baldwin, 1692.
  • Britannia Victrix; or, The triumphs of the Royal Navy: A Pindarick poem. London: R. Taylor, 1692.
  • The Double Descent: A poem. London: D. Kean, 1692.
  • Fatal Friendship; or, The drunkard's misery. London: Randal Taylor, 1693.
  • The Rake; or, The libertine's religion. London: Randal Taylor, 1693.
  • The Bacchanalian Sessions / A Farewell to Wine. London: E. Hawkins, 1693.


  • The siege and surrender of Mons : a tragi-comedy. London: Richard Baldwin, 1691.


  • The Character of a Bigotted Prince; and what England may expect from the return of such a one. London: Richard Baldwin, 1691.
  • Chuse which you will, liberty or slavery: or, An impartial representation of the danger of being again subjected to a popish prince. London: R. Stafford, 1692.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[2]

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  1. John Dunton, Life and Errors, 1705, 1:186-187. English Poetry, 1579-1830. Web, Apr. 17, 2016.
  2. Search results = au:Richard Ames 1693, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Apr. 17, 2016.

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