The Life of William Cowper

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Haskell House, 1892 - 681 من الصفحات
Mr. Wright, a long-time Cowper scholar, wrote an extremely comprehensive biography of the pre-Romantic 18th century English poet. He was able to avail himself of collections of Cowper's letters & of the unpublished journals of a number of Cowper's friends. Illus.
 

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The Nonsense Club
64
Charles Churchill
72
Death of the Poets Father July 9 1756
75
The Farewell to Theodora probably 1756
77
In Love a Second Time The Greenwich Beauty
79
Literary and other Amusements
80
Cowper at the Inner Temple
85
Cowpers Poverty
88
The House of Lords Affair 1763
90
At Margate August and September 1763
93
The Second Derangement
96
Laudanum and the River November 1763
98
On the Brink of Eternity
102
Damned below Judas 59 62 64 72 75 77 79 80 85 88 90 93
107
CHAPTER V
113
The Clouds begin to Break 27 Dick Colman 113
115
CHAPTER VI
125
Early Days at Huntingdon
127
Huntingdon in Cowpers Days
129
Sephus and Lady Hesketh
131
The Knight of the Bloody Spur
134
The Unwins
136
Cowper as an Economist
140
CHAPTER VIII
163
Early Days at Olney
171
The Influence of John Newton on Cowper
179
The Removal of Unwin to Stock and other Incidents of 1769
183
The Death of his Brother John March 1770
189
At the Bull 1771
196
CHAPTER IX
205
Cowpers Fondness for Fish
221
The Fire at Olney October 1777
227
Cowper and Scott
233
Newton removes to London January 1780
240
The Poet draws Mountains and Dabchicks
245
A Head once endued with a Legal Periwig
251
The Lacemakers June 1780
257
CHAPTER XII
265
Expostulation February 1781
269
The Greenhouse
275
Hope Charity Conversation and Retirement June
284
The Publication of the First Volume February 1782
291
CHAPTER XIII
297
Lady Austen again June 1782
303
John Gilpin October 1782
310
Mr Smiths Almoner November 1782
317
CHAPTER XIV
327
Thurlow Colman and Bacon
335
The Election of March 1784
345
The Brothers Throckmorton May 1784
351
Finding a Publisher October 1784
365
Carey at Olney June 1785
383

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