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acquaintance admirable affection affectionate afford allow amuse answer appears attend believe blessing called character Christian collection concerning consider correspondence Cowper dear Cousin DEAR FRIEND death delight desire display doubt early English Epistles equally expected expression eyes feel friendship give grace hands happy heart honour hope Huntingdon interesting kind lady language least less Letters live Lord manner mean mention mind mother nature never Newton obliged observe occasion once opinion particular perhaps person pleased pleasure poem poet poetical poor Pope possible powerful praise present prove question reader reason received recollect regard relation remarkable remember respect Revd seems sent speak spirit suppose sure talents tender thank thing thought tion true truth UNWIN verse volume WILLIAM UNWIN wish write written wrote young
Page 16 - As if increase of appetite had grown By what it fed on; and yet, within a month, Let me not think on't: Frailty, thy name is woman!
Page xlv - All this, and more endearing still than all, Thy constant flow of love, that knew no fall, Ne'er roughened by those cataracts and breaks, That humour interposed too often makes; All this still legible in memory's page, And still to be so to my latest age...
Page 90 - For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
Page 102 - ... within doors or sing some hymns of Martin's collection, and by the help of Mrs. Unwin's harpsichord make up a tolerable concert in which our hearts, I hope, are the best and most musical performers. After tea we sally forth to walk in good earnest. Mrs. Unwin is a good walker, and we have generally travelled about four miles before we see home again.
Page 237 - On the whole it appears, and my argument shows, With a reasoning the court will never condemn, That the spectacles plainly were made for the Nose, And the Nose was as plainly intended for them.
Page 184 - SWEET stream, that winds through yonder glade, Apt emblem of a virtuous maid — Silent and chaste she steals along, Far from the world's gay busy throng ; • With gentle yet prevailing force, Intent upon her destined course ; Graceful and useful all she does, Blessing and blest where'er she goes.
Page 54 - ... built as upon a rock : the fall of man, the redemption of man, and the resurrection of man, the three cardinal articles of our religion, are such as human ingenuity could never have invented, therefore they must be divine; the other argument is this. If the prophecies have been fulfilled (of which there is abundant demonstration) the Scripture must be the word of God, and if the Scripture is the word of God, Christianity must be true.
Page 270 - I have writ Charity, not for popularity, but as well as I could, in hopes to do good ; and if the reviewer should say, " To be sure, the gentleman's muse, wears Methodist shoes ; you may know by her pace, and talk about grace, that she and her bard have little regard, for the taste and fashions, and ruling passions, and...