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" At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable climate, it is no easy matter for the owner of a mind like mine, to divert it from sad subjects, and fix it upon such as may administer to its amusement. "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page 15
1824
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 14

1824
...own views on one of «••» do much tow«nU d'""'1" "' . • • • i his pnncipal works :— " At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable...subjects, and fix it upon such as may administer to its amusemem. Poetry, above all things, is useful of melancholv thoughts, which, »W»" „„, ffcqi emp-|oy.djsare'...
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Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq: With Several of His Most ...

William Cowper, John Johnson - 1824
...called popularity, yet when a judicious friend claps me on the back, I own I find it an encouragement. At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable...things, is useful to me in this respect. While I am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that is...
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The Monthly Review

1824
...contemplations, though it were but a kitten playing with her tail.' Again, in another letter, he says : ' At this season of the year, and in this gloomy, uncomfortable...things, is useful to me in this respect. While I am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that is...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1824
...applied his art ; and the other, as explaining his own views on one of his principal works : — " At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable...all things, is useful to me in this respect. While 1 am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1824
...poet applied his art ; and the other, as explaining his own views on one of his principal works: — " At this- season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable...divert it from sad subjects, and fix it upon such аз may administer to its amusement. Poetry, above all things, is useful to me in this respect. While...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1824
...poet applied his art ; and the other, as explaining his own views on one of his principal works : — "At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable climate, it is no *asy matter for the owner of a mind like mine, to divert it from sad subjects, and fix it upon such...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Christian biography - 1826
...right side, retains all its color on the wrong. At this season of the year, and in this gloomy and uncomfortable climate, it is no easy matter for the...things, 'is useful to me in this respect. While I am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that is...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...poetry. Of this he was fully sensible, when he remarked to Mr. Newton, in December in the same year : " At this season of the year, and in this gloomy uncomfortable...mind like mine to divert it from sad subjects, and to fix it upon such as may administer to its amusement. Poetry, above all things, is useful to me in...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...right side, retains all its colour on the wrong. At this season of the year, and in this gloomy and uncomfortable climate, it is no easy matter for the...things, is useful to me in this respect. While I am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that is...
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The life of William Cowper

Thomas Taylor (biographer.) - 1833
...right side, retains all its colour on the wrong. At this season of the year, and in this gloomy and uncomfortable climate, it is no easy matter for the...things, is useful to me, in this respect. While I am held in pursuit of pretty images, or a pretty way of expressing them, I forget every thing that is...
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