The Life And Letters Of William Cowper; With Remarks On Epistolary Writers

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWilliam Hayley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809. Excerpt: ... first visit, George flew into the court to meet me, and when I entered the parlour Catharina, sprang into my arms. w. c. LETTER CLXXVIII. To WILLIAM HAYLEY, Esq. Weston, July, 15, 1792. The progress of the old nurse in Terence is very much like the progress of my poor patient in the road of recovery. I cannot indeed say that she moves, but advances not, for advances are certainly made, but the progress of a M eek is hardly perceptible. I know not therefore, at present, what to say about this long postponed journey. The utmost that it is safe for me to say at this moment is this You know that you are dear to us' both: true it is that you are so, and equally true that the very instant we feel ourselves at liberty, we will fly to Eartham. I have been but once within the Hall door since the Courtenays came home,much as. I have been pressed to dine there, and have hardly escaped giving a little offence by declining it: but though I should offend al the world by my obstinacy in this instance, I would not leave my poor Mary alone. Johnny serves me as a representative, and him I send without scruple. As to the affair of Milton, I know not what will become of it. I wrote to Johnson a week since to tell him that the interruption of Mrs. Unwin's illness still continuing, and being likely to continue, I knew not when 1 should be able to proceed. The translations (I said) were finished, except the revisal of a part. God bless your dear little boy and poet! I thank him for exercising his dawning genius upon me, and shall be still happier to thank him in person. Abbot is painting me so true, That (trust me) you would stare And hardly know, at the first view, If I were herd or there. I have sat twice; and the few who have seen his copy of me, are much struck with the re...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809. Excerpt: ... first visit, George flew into the court to meet me, and when I entered the parlour Catharina, sprang into my arms. w. c. LETTE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217123619

ISBN - 13:9780217123617

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