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The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Zväzok 2
Úplné zobrazenie - 1812
able Adieu affection affectionate answer appear arrived attention believe called comfort continue course Cousin Cowper DEAR FRIEND DEAREST death desire doubt equally expect expression favor feel give given glad hand happy hear heard heart Homer hope interest Johnson kind labour LADY HESKETH lately learned least leave less lines live Lodge London look Lord manner March matter mean mention mind morning nature never night obliged occasion once opportunity passed perhaps person pleased pleasure poem poet poor possible present prove reason received respect ROSE SAMUEL ROSE seems seen sent soon spirits suffered suppose sure tell thank thee thing thou thought tion translation truth Unwin verse W.C. LETTER walk Weston whole wish write written young
Strana 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?
Strana 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.
Strana 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.
Strana 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...
Strana 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.
Strana 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.
Strana 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.
Strana 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.
Strana 26 - Flemish pencil, those bold and daring strokes of fancy, those numbers so hazardously ventured upon, and so happily finished, the matter so compressed, and yet so clear, and the colouring so sparingly laid on, and yet with such a beautiful effect?