The Poetical Works of William Cowper (Classic Reprint)

The Poetical Works of William Cowper (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Poetical Works of William Cowper In November 1786, he removed with Mrs. Unwin to a more commodious habitation in the adjacent village of Weston. Some of the sprightliest and most pleasing of his shorter poems are addressed to the Throckmortons, a Roman Catholic family, who were now his near neighbours, and for whom he felt the utmost cordiality so little did his religious sentiments abate his kindness for those of a different persuasion. About this time, Mr. Rose, a gentleman on his way from the University of Glasgow to London, called on him, partly as he supposed out of curiosity, but with the osten sible motive of returning him the thanks of the Scotch Professors for his two volumes. A repetition of the visit led to a correspondence productive of mutual esteem. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 717g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243090110
  • 9780243090112