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HAYLEYs birth and boyhood
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To Mrs Cowper Aug 31 Lady Cowpers death Effects of
276
To Mrs Newton Oct 5 On Mr Newtons going to Ramsgate
284
To Jos Hill Esq Dec 25 Sending his Report of an adjudged Case
290
His youth 21
291
To the Rev William Unwin Feb 6 Advice how to deal with
297
To Joseph Hill Esq Feb 15 Great hurricane in the West Indies
300
To the Rev William Unwin Feb 27 Bond of Resignation Vestris
307
To the Rev William Unwin April 2 His time fully employed
312
To the Rev John Newton April 25 Contents of his volume Preface
318
To the Rev William Unwin May 23 Delays in printing Mischief
324
To the Rev William Unwin May Franks Cowper no horseman
328
To the Rev John Newton July 12 On rhyme
339
To the Rev William Unwin Aug 25 Congratulations on
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To the Rev John Newton Sept 18 Thanks for the Preface
354
To Mrs Cowper Oct 19 Drift of his poems Feelings towards the dead
362
To Mr Johnson Oct 20 The word there properly used in
364
To the Rev John Newton Nov 19 Martin Madan Mr Haweiss
370
To the Rev W Unwin Providence Moses Browne American war
377
To Mrs Newton Sept 16 An Epistle in verse concerning a barrel
380
To the Rev John Newton Dec 4 Politics renounced thenceforth
383
To Mr Johnson About Dec 17 Relating to the volume in the press
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To Joseph Hill Esq Dec 9 Conversing with his friend upon
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To the Rev John Newton Jan 13 Printers delay Difficulty
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To Mr Johnson Jan 31 Importance of minute accuracy in printing
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To the Rev William Unwin Feb 9 Schoolboys verses Bishop
408
To the Rev John Newton March 6 Politics Oliver Cromwell
412
To Joseph Hill Esq March 14 Fish His book is published and
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To the same May 27 Inclosing a copy of Dr Franklins letter
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To the Rev William Unwin July 16 Reflections on political
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To the Rev William Unwin Aug 27 Lady Austens illness
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To the Rev William Unwin Nov 4 John Gilpin Public sub
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To Mrs Newton Nov 23 Thanks for the interest she takes in
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NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
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To the same Thanks for books Mr Milner

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171. oldal - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village- Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
92. oldal - Twas my distress that brought thee low, My Mary! Thy needles, once a shining store, For my sake restless heretofore, Now rust disused, and shine no more; My Mary! For though thou gladly wouldst fulfil The same kind office for me still, Thy sight now seconds not thy will, My Mary!
140. oldal - semblance in another's case. No voice divine the storm allay'd, No- light propitious shone; When, snatch'd from all effectual aid, We perish'd each alone : But I beneath a rougher sea, And whelm'd in deeper gulfs than he.
6. oldal - ... A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see. The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has come to us from the shores of the Mediterranean.
178. oldal - For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
420. oldal - Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany. A complete Introduction to the Knowledge of Plants. New Edition, revised, under arrangement with the Author, by E.
139. oldal - Not long beneath the whelming brine, Expert to swim, he lay; Nor soon he felt his strength decline, Or courage die away : But waged with death a lasting strife, Supported by despair of life.
179. oldal - ... the rock whence we were hewn, and the hole of the pit whence we were digged !" — to recollect the time when our faith, which, under the tuition and nurture of the Holy Spirit, has produced such a plentiful harvest of immortal bliss, was as a...
93. oldal - For could I view nor them nor thee, What sight worth seeing could I see? The sun would rise in vain for me, My Mary!

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