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" My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them second-handed. My delineations of the heart are from my own experience ; not one of them borrowed from books, or in the least degree conjectural. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 54
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Comp. from His Correspondence , and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 354 pages
...the concessions I can that I may please them, but I will not do this at the expense of my conscience. My descriptions are all from nature, not one of them...borrowed from books, or in the least degree conjectural." The close of the year 1784, witnessed the completion of this extensive performance, and the commencement...
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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835 - 382 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of my conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1835 - 370 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of my conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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The Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

1835 - 440 pages
...the concessions I can that 1 may please them, but I will not do this at the expense 01 my conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them second-handed. My deim cations of the heart are from my own experience not one of them borrowed from books, or in the...
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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper - 1836 - 406 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; — not one...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1836 - 602 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of my conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836 - 574 pages
...mourned, — rise before us as though we had known and loved them too. As Cowper himself declares, " My descriptions are all " from nature, not one of...experience, not one of them borrowed from "books."* He could not, indeed, like poets of the highest order, — like Milton, for example, or like Dante,...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1839 - 380 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1839 - 382 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of conscience. My descriptions are all from nature; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1843 - 388 pages
...concessions I can, that I may please them, but I will not please them at the expense of conscience. My descriptions are all from nature ; not one of them...the least degree conjectural. In my numbers, which I varied as much as I could, (for blank verse without variety of numbers is no better than bladder and...
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