William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items ca. 1784-1799

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William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799

William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items ca. 1784-1799

Holograph commonplace book : 1790-1799 : (MISC 0660) : includes part of Cowper's translation of the Aeneid, Book VIII, beginning at line 18 ; also a 65-line translation from Ovid, beginning: "You bid me write t'amuse the tedious hours, / And save from with'ring my poetic powers ..." Both pieces were first published in 1815 at the arrangement of John Johnson. A pencil drawing of trees and soldiers is on p. 2 (at front). Shelved with oversized bound manuscript volumes.

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Hurdis, James, 1763-1801

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Homer, ...

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Epithet: epic poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000295.0x00002b ...

More, Hannah, 1745-1833

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Hannah More, one of five sisters, taught at her family's school in Bristol, England. She became prominent in London's Bluestocking circle from 1774 onward, and was also a friend of Samuel Johnson. Her work soon moved from poetry and drama to the production of numerous popular religious books and tracts. In 1789, she moved to Mendip, Somerset, where she and her sister Patty founded several schools. In 1801, she and her sisters moved to the Barley Wood estate in nearby Wrington. From t...

Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.

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Johnson, John, 1769-1833

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Cousin of Wm. Cowper. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : East Dereham, Hounslow, etc., to Walter Bagot, 1805 Apr. 2-Jun. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270492223 ...

Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D

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Hesketh, Harriet, Lady, 1733-1807

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Friend of Cowper. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charles Street, to an unidentified correspondent, "Thursday noon" [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466740 Cousin of William Cowper. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : Clifton, to Walter Bagot, 1802 Jan. 26 and 1802 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270474805 ...

Hayley, William, 1745-1820

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English poet and biographer of Cowper. From the description of Transcript of William Cowper's poem To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis of Villa, undated [ca. 1803?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750522032 From the description of From manuscripts in Cowper's hand : transcripts of poems, undated [ca. 1798-1820]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750468911 William Hayley was an English writer, best known as the friend and biographer of William Cowper. Hayley won the fame...

Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809

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English bookseller and publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Cowper, 1782 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871157 Joseph Johnson, bookseller and publisher, lived in London from 1761 until the last few years of his life. A Dissenter, known for his progressive political views and for his role in bringing together many of the leading intellectuals of his time, Johnson was notable for publishing such writers as Maria Edgeworth,...

Rose, Samuel, 1767-1804

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Epithet: of Chancery Lane British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x00001f ...

Virgil

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