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A tribute to the memory of William Cowper, author of The task, and other poems

A tribute to the memory of William Cowper, author of The task, and other poems

occasioned by the perusal of his works, and the memories of his life

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Published by James P. Parke in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cowper, William, -- 1731-1800

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hayley
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 16346
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination24 p
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16900018M

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Author: Cowper, William, Title: The Task, and Other Poems Contents: The Task -- The Diverting History of John Gilpin -- An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq. After the publication of his “Table Talk” and other poems in March,William Cowper, in his quiet retirement at Olney, under Mrs.

Unwin’s care, found a new friend in Lady Austen. She was a baronet’s widow who had a sister married to a clergyman near Olney, with whom Cowper was slightly acquainted.

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William Cowper Title Author Year; Hatred and vengeance, my eternal portion. William Cowper The Castaway. William Cowper The Task, Book II, A Time-Piece [excerpt] William Cowper Olney Hymns, XLVIII [Joy and Peace in Believing] William Cowper Olney Hymns, I, [Walking with God].

William Cowper became a Christian in a psychiatric hospital. He struggled with depression and mental health problems throughout his life. The Task: Book Iii. -- The Garden poem by William Cowper.

As one who long in thickets and in brakesEntangled winds now this way and now thatHis devious course uncertain seeking home. Page.This 'Little Book of Poems' contain religious and inspirational verses. The poems date back to when Theodore was a young postulant in an Augustinian monastary .An illustration of an open book.

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