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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 HIS LIFE, LETTERS, AND POEMS

1860 - 784 pages
...the bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important lit'', he expressed what he end-ired at the time in these remarkable A-ords: "They whose spirits are...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 107

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1860 - 576 pages
...Cowper, ' to demonstration that upon these terms the clerkship of the journals was no place for me. 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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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 50

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1860 - 612 pages
...Cowper, "to demonstration that upon these terms the clerkship of the journals was no place for me. 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 Quarterly Review, Volume 107

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1860 - 576 pages
...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.' While feeling it impossible to face the ordeal, it seemed equally...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 50

1868 - 654 pages
...said he, " to demonstration, that upon these terms the Clerkship of the Journals was no place for me. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves is mental poison, may have some ideas of the horrors of the situation, others can have none." Not possessing...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 20; Volume 28; Volume 50

1868 - 662 pages
...said he, " to demonstration, that upon these terms the Clerkship of the Journals was no place for me. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves is mental poison, may have some ideas of the horrors of the situation, others can have none." Not possessing...
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Half-hours with the Best Letter-writers and Autobiographers ..., Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1868 - 506 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 terrors of my situation ; others can have...
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Three Household Poets: Milton, Corrper, Burns Introduction on Poetry and Song

John Tomlinson - 1869 - 192 pages
...an examination before the bar of the house. "They whose spirits are formed like mine," he writes, " to whom a public exhibition of themselves is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have none. To require my attendance at the bar of the House, that I might there...
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., Volume 6

1876 - 616 pages
...after, shows how much he must have suffered in the summer months of 1763. " Those persons," said he, "whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public...themselves is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation; others can have none. Quiet forsook me by day, and sleep by night, a finger...
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Cowper. The didactic poems of 1782, with selections from the minor ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1874 - 320 pages
...he must undergo the dreaded ordeal, his terrors returned with redoubled force. ' They,' he says, ' 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 have...
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