The Poetical Works of William Cowper

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Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1862 - 630 pages
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Contents

Horace
xxii
Verses written at Bath on finding the Heel of a Shoe in 1748
1
The Ninth Satire of the First Book of Horace
11
Table Talk
19
Truth
53
Expostulation
67
Hope
84
Charity
101
To the Nightingale which the Author heard sing on New Years
424
Catharina
427
To a Young Friend
434
On receiving Heynes Virgil from Mr Hayley
440
Monumental Inscription to William Northcot
446
To the Rev William Bull
452
On the High Price of Fish
459
Epitaphium Alterum
466

Conversation
116
Retirement
137
The Doves
155
Human Frailty
161
Idem Latine Redditum
167
A Reflection on the Foregoing
171
The Winter Nosegay
177
The Poet the Oyster and Sensitive Plant
184
207
287
An Epistle to Joseph Hill
311
The Diverting History of John Gilpin
336
To the Rev Mr Newton on his Return from Ramsgate
344
On Friendship
350
In Submersionem Navigii cui Georgius Regale Nomen
356
The Valediction
362
Lines composed for a Memorial of Ashley Cowper Esq
368
On the Benefit received by his Majesty from Seabathing
373
The Poets New Years Gift
382
Epigram
389
Motto for a Clock
393
Annus Memorabilis 1789
401
Hymn
408
The Judgment of the Poets
415
Written in a Quarrel
469
R S
476
An Attempt at the Manner of Waller
482
The Castaway
488
To Leonora singing at Rome
507
On the Platonic Idea as it was understood by Aristotle
513
To Giovanni Battista Manso Marquis of Villa
520
Sonnets
535
Translation from Ovid
547
A Manual more ancient than the Art of Printing
554
Denners Old Woman
560
TRANSLATIONS OF GREEK VERSES
568
On an Old Woman
572
On an Ugly Fellow
578
513
581
Avarus et Plutns
584
The Perfect Sacrifice
589
Watching unto God in the Night Season
597
Joy in Martyrdom
603
The Nativity
609
The Triumph of Heavenly Love desired
615
Happy Solitude
621
The Acquiescence of Pure Love
627

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