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The first book of Cowper"s The task The sofa. With notes on the analysis and parsing by William Cowper

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Published by Walton and Maberly in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe sofa
ContributionsMason, Charles Peter, 1820-1900,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3382 T3 1859
The Physical Object
Pagination50p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14007957M

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  The Task AND OTHER POEMS. BY WILLIAM COWPER. CASSELL & COMPANY, Limited: LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK & MELBOURNE. INTRODUCTION. After the publication of his “Table Talk” and other poems in March, , William Cowper, in his quiet retirement at Olney, under Mrs. Unwin’s care, found a new friend in Lady Austen. She was a baronet’s widow who had a sister . The Task: Book I. -- The Sofa poem by William Cowper. I sing the Sofa. I who lately sangTruth Hope and Charity and touched with aweThe solemn chords and with a trembling hand. Page.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Similar Books. Readers also downloaded Bibliographic Record. Author: Cowper, William, Title: The Task, and Other Poems Contents: The Task -- The Diverting History of John Gilpin -- An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq. -- To Mary.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The Task: A Poem. In Six Books by William Cowper. Publication date Publisher Published by B. D. Packard, 41 State -Street. Be the first .

Cowper prefaced The Task with an account of its genesis. A lady, fond of blank verse, demanded a poem of that kind from the Author, and gave him the SOFA for a subject. He obeyed; and, having much leisure, connected another subject with it; and, pursuing the train of thought to which his situation and turn of mind led him, brought forth at length, instead of the trifle which he at first. William Cowper's "The Task" William Cowper "The Task" A Poem, in Six Books "A lady, fond of blank verse, demanded a poem of that kind from the Author, and gave him the SOFA for a subject. He obeyed; and, having much leisure, connected another subject with it; and, pursuing the. Make Offer - Poems By William Cowper Volume III 3 Antique Book Will Bedlington (O) AS IS Rev. W. Benham LETTERS OF WILLIAM COWPER 1st Edition 1st Printing $ William Cowper, The Task, Book VI: ‘The Winter Walk at Noon’, lines W. B. Hutchings. The night was winter in its roughest mood, The morning sharp and clear. But now at noon. Upon the southern side of the slant hills, And where the woods fence off the northern blast, The season smiles, resigning all its rage, And has the warmth of May.

The Task book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A lady, fond of blank verse, demanded a poem of that kind from the author, and ga /5(1).   Buy The First Book of Cowper's The Task: The Sofa. With Notes on the Analysis and Parsing by Mason, Charles Peter, Cowper, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Charles Peter Mason, William Cowper. Excerpt from The First Book of Cowper's Task; The Sofa: With Notes on the Analysis and Parsing Developed will suffice for the explanation of every sentence and phrase in the poem. At least I have detected no passage which presents any impracticable residuum, and, therefore, feel tolerably well assured that the principles and method adopted.   The First Book of Cowper's the Task: the Sofa. With Notes on the Analysis and Parsing Kindle Edition by Cowper (Author), William (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: Cowper, William.