The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on Epistolary Writers, 1. kötet

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J. Johnson and Company, 1812
 

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To W Hayley Esq Distribution of his time
21
To W Hayley Esq His dream respecting Milton
24
To W Hayley Esq On the proposal of a joint com
29
To the same On his projected poem of the Four
37
To the Rev W Unwin Quick succession of human
40
Mr T Hayleys letter to Cowper
51
His sufferings during childhood
66
To the same Nations like ants etching of the late
73
To Lady Hesketh On his lines and acknowledg
77
To the Rev W Unwin Delay of his publication
78
To the Rev J Newton Death of Mrs C May 31
83
To S Rose Esq Notes to his Homer August 22
84
To W Hayley Esq Revisal of his Homer Mar 19 52
86
Stanzas on reading Sir Charles Grandison
87
To the same On religious zeal June 17
89
To W Hayley Esq On his affected mirth
92
To the Rev J Newton Past and present politics
95
To the Rev Mr Johnson On Mr Johnsons visit
96
VOL I
97
His recovery
98
To Lady Hesketh Mrs Unwins gradual recovery
99
To the same On some verses of Lowths on
100
The invitation declined on account of Mrs Unwins
102
Letter
105
To the Rev W Bagot Reflections on the French
108
To the same Thanking him for books Jonathan
114
To the Rev Mr Buchanan
121
To the same On a particular providence expe
124
Letter Page
127
To the Rev W Unwin Reflections on the unkind
131
The ineffectual sympathy of his friends
136
Remarks on a poem of Cowper entitled Valediction
137
To the Rev J Newton Title and motto for a work
142
After remaining at Weston under the care of Lady Hes
143
To the same East India Companys Charter Jan 3
144
To W Hayley Esq On the notes to his Homer
146
To the same The probability of knowing each other
148
Removes to Mundsley a village on the Norfolk coast
149
To the Rev W Unwin State of departed spirits
150
Cowpers solicitude on the last morning of her life
155
To the same On the same subject on his own state
157
To the Rev J Newton Pleasant situation of Lym
162
To the same Introduction of Mr Unwins son
166
Effect of sounds Sept 18 230
168
To Joseph Hill Esq Reflections arising from
172
Short account and character of Cowpers brother
193
To the Rev W Unwin On facepainting May 3
194
To Joseph Hill Esq Expression of his gratitude
201
To the Rev J Newton Dr Johnsons favorable
202
The origin of his friendship with Mr Bull
207
159 To the Rev J Newton Mythology of the
208
On seeing a Sketch of Cowper by Lawrence
212
To the same Johnsons Biography his treatment
215
To the Rev J Newton Madness sometimes humor
216
Nightingale and Glowworm Feb 27
219
Verses to his Cousin Anne Bodham on receiving from
224
To the same Pluralities in the church April 6
226
To J Hill Esq The Chancellors Tw illness
233
Extracts from letters to Mr Johnson
236
To Mrs Cowper On her brothers death May 10
239
Memorandums in a copy of Clarkes Homer 243
243
To the Rev J Newton On the riots in 1780 danger
246
To the Rev J Newton Ingenuity of slander lace
253
TO J Hill Esq Recommendation of the lacemakers
259
To the Rev W Unwin Same subject Nov 29
260
To the Rev W Unwin Inscription of Tirocinium
266
Translations of Greek Verses
275
To Mrs Cowper Lady Cowpers death age a friend
276
To the same Public schools Sept 17 284
284
To J Johnson Esq Brilliant collection of names
287
On Hermocratia
288
To Mrs Newton On Mr Newtons arrival at Rams
291
By Philemon
294
Translations from Horace and Virgil
297
To the Rev W Unwin With the same Dec
298
To Dr James Cogswell On the Task and
300
To the same Publication of his first volume May 1
306
The origin of his translations from Milton
309
To the Rev Mr Hurdis Invitation to Weston
315
SI To the same On the design of his poems Mr
323
To the Rev J Newton In rhyme on his poetry
330
To the Rev W Unwin Brighton dissipation educa
339
To the same Danger of criticism to the taste young
350
To the same Pleasures of authorship Feb 16
359
To the Rev W Unwin Mr Newtons preface
365
Montes glaciales in Oceano Germanico natantes
367
To Lady Throckmorton On appropriating the pro
373
To the Rev W Unwin On the newspapers Mar 7
375
Example of Cowpers ingenuousness in speaking of him
381
The Connoisseur Nº 119
383

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90. oldal - Find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks > Sermons' in. stones, and good in every thing.
94. oldal - They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have none.
150. 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?
297. oldal - On the whole it appears, and my argument shows With a reasoning the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.
296. oldal - So Tongue was the lawyer, and argued the cause With a great deal of skill, and a wig full of learning ; While chief baron Ear sat to balance the laws, So famed for his talent in nicely discerning. In behalf of the Nose it will quickly appear, And your lordship...
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245. oldal - LADY. SWEET stream, that winds through yonder glade, Apt emblem of a virtuous maid — Silent and chaste she steals along, Far from the world's gay busy throng ; With gentle yet prevailing force, Intent upon her destined course ; Graceful and useful all she does, Blessing and blest where'er she goes, Pure bosom'd as that watery glass, And heaven reflected in her face.
162. oldal - At night we read, and converse, as before, till supper, and commonly finish the evening either with hymns, or a sermon, and last of all the family are called to prayers.
272. oldal - Gothic porch smothered with honeysuckles, their little gardens and high walls, their box-edgings, balls of holly, and yew-tree statues, are become so entirely unfashionable now, that we can hardly believe it possible, that a people who resembled us so little in their taste, should resemble us in any thing else.

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