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The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Том 2
Полный просмотр - 1812
The life and letters of William Cowper, esq: with remarks on ..., Том 4
Полный просмотр - 1809
The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Том 1
Полный просмотр - 1812
Adieu affectionate amiable amusement answer beautiful believe blank verse Bodham Callimachus cerned comfort Cowper DEAR FRIEND DEAR SIR DEAREST COUSIN DEAREST COZ delight Eartham expect expression favor feel Gentleman's Magazine George Throckmorton give glad happy hear heard heart Homer honor hope Iliad JOHN JOHNSON Johnny JOSEPH HILL June kind labour LADY HESKETH learned least less live Lodge London Lord LORD THURLOW manner mean melancholy Milton mind morning neighbour never night obliged occasion Odyssey Olney once perhaps pleased pleasure poem poet poetry poor present reason received rejoice rhime SAMUEL ROSE seems seen sensible sent soon spirits suffered suppose sure tell tender thank thee ther thing thou thought Throckmorton tion translation truth Unwin Villoison W. C. LETTER walk WALTER BAGOT Weston WILLIAM HAYLEY wish write yesterday young
Стр. 50 - Oh! while along the stream of Time thy name Expanded flies, and gathers all its fame, Say, shall my little bark attendant sail, Pursue the triumph, and partake the gale?
Стр. 75 - The rest in order to the top. For 'tis a truth well known to most, That whatsoever thing is lost, We seek it, ere it come to light, In every cranny but the right.
Стр. 435 - Implored your highness' pardon and set forth A deep repentance: nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it; he died As one that had been studied in his death, To throw away the dearest thing he owed As 'twere a careless trifle.
Стр. 89 - ... you have chosen. What remains is in your own power. They say of poets that they must be born such : so must mathematicians, so must great generals, and so must lawyers, and so indeed must men of all denominations, or it is not possible that they should excel. But with whatever faculties we are born, and to -whatever studies our genius may direct us, studies they must still be.- I am persuaded that Milton did not write his Paradise Lost, nor Homer his Iliad, nor Newton his Principia, without immense...
Стр. 79 - Alas! sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him; but he is a gentleman of so much reading that the people of our town cannot understand him.
Стр. 435 - ... person at the point of death, we cannot forbear being attentive to every thing he says or does, because we are sure that some time or other we shall ourselves be in the same melancholy circumstances. The general, the statesman, or the philosopher, are perhaps characters which we may never act in, but the dying man is one whom, sooner or later, we shall certainly resemble.
Стр. 57 - Burns' poems, and have read them twice ; and, though they be written in a language that is new to me, and many of them on subjects much inferior to the author's ability, I think them on the whole a very extraordinary production.
Стр. 135 - Thus it appears, that my poetical adventure has succeeded to my wish, and I write to him by this post, on purpose to inform him, that the somebody in question is myself.