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" They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have none. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 4
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The Works of William Cowper: The life of William Cowper. Letters, 1765-1783

William Cowper - 1835 - 480 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward — all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation — others can...
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The Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

1835 - 440 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward, and pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation — others can...
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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835 - 448 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835 - 446 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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The Gallery of Portraits: With Memoirs, Volume 5

1835 - 312 pages
...for the post. " They whose spirits are formed like mine," he thus expressed himself in after-life, " to whom a public exhibition of themselves is mortal poison, may have some ideas of the horrors of my situation : others can have none." He fought hard against this morbid feeling...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ...

William Cowper - 1836 - 388 pages
...the bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself, of passages in his early life, he expressed what he endured at the time in these remarkable words : " They, whose spirits are formed...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ...

William Cowper - 1836 - 384 pages
...the bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself, of passages in his early life, he expressed what he endured at the time in these remarkable words : " They, whose spirits are formed...
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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper - 1836 - 372 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, mayhave some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835 - 448 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times ...: Gibbon to Wilberforce

1838 - 512 pages
...for the post. " They whose spirits are formed like mine," he thus expressed himself in after-life, " to whom a public exhibition of themselves is mortal poison, may have some ideas of the horrors of my situation : others can have none." He fought hard against this morbid feeling...
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