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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper. (with Life and Critical Notice of His Writings)

Cowper, William

Editore: Benediction Classics, 2010
ISBN 10: 1849027560 / ISBN 13: 9781849027564
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Titolo: The Complete Poetical Works of William ...

Casa editrice: Benediction Classics

Data di pubblicazione: 2010

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Riassunto: 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. 1905 Excerpt: ... and sweetest that blow On the beautiful bosom of May. 16 See how they have safely surviv'd The frowns of a sky so severe; Such Mary's true love, that has liv'd Through many a turbulent year. The charms of the late blowing rose Seem grac'd with a livelier hue, And the winter of sorrow best shows The truth of a friend such as you. 24 ON THE TRIAL OF ADMIRAL KEPPEL Written 1778. Published, from the copy among the Ash MSS., in The Universal Review, 1890. Keppel, returning from afar With laurels on his brow, Comes home to wage a sharper war, And with a fiercer foe. The blow was rais"d with cruel aim, And meant to pierce his heart, But lighting on his well earn'd fame Struck an immortal part. 8 Slander and Envy strive to tear His wreath so justly won, But Truth, who made his cause her care, Has bound it faster on. The charge, that was design'd to sound The signal of disgrace, Has only call'd a navy round To praise him to his face. 16 AN ADDRESS TO THE MOB ON OCCASION OF THE LATE RIOT AT THE HOUSE OF SIR HUGH PALLISER Written 1778. Published, from the copy among the Ash MSS., in The Universal Review, 1890.J And is it thus, ye base and blind, And fickle as the shifting wind, Ye treat a warrior staunch and true, Grown old in combating for you? Can one false step, and made in haste, Thus cancel every service past? And have ye all at once forgot, (As whose deservings have ye not?) That Palliser, like Keppel brave, Has baffled France on yonder wave; 10 And when his country ask'd the stake, Has pledg'd his life for England's sake? Though now he sink oppress'd with shame, Forgetful of his former fame, Yet Keppel with deserv'd applause Proclaims him bold in Britain's cause, And to his well known courage pays The tribute of heroic praise. Go learn of him whom ye ador...

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