The Poets of the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint) by Robert Aris WillmottThe Poets of the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint) by Robert Aris Willmott

The Poets of the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)

byRobert Aris Willmott

Paperback | January 23, 2019

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Adam by James Montgomery - a passage exquisite in conception, im agery, and language - the author is before me as I saw him in my early youth. Lisle Bowles is another name to be marked with a white stone. A delightful spot was Bremhill - indeed, is still - with the quaint garden, and the swans, Snow-dmp and Lily, sailing up to the parlour window to inquire after their dinner, and Peter the hawk, and the Vicar holding his watch to his ear, to make sure that he had not grown deaf since breakfast. Southey visited the Parsonage when the loveable old man was in his seventy-third year, and presented to the eye of his friend the most entertaining mixture that could be of nu tidiness, simplicity, benevolence, timidity, and good-nature; but nobody smiled at his oddities more heartily than the owner. The poetical merits of Bowles are great. His sonnets delighted Coleridge, and even Byron acknowledged the excellence of The Missionary.

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Title:The Poets of the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:698 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.4 inPublished:January 23, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1331636213

ISBN - 13:9781331636212

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