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Дата рождения: 26. Ноябрь 1731
Дата смерти: 25. Апрель 1800

Уи́льям Ку́пер — английский поэт.

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„O tell me I yet have a friend,
Though a friend I am never to see.“

—  William Cowper

Источник: Verses supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk (1782), Line 37.
Контексте: My friends, do they now and then send
A wish or a thought after me?
O tell me I yet have a friend,
Though a friend I am never to see.

„The Frenchman's darling.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Источник: The Task (1785), Book IV, The Winter Evening, Line 765.

„Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre.“

—  William Cowper

"Boadicea" (1782).
Контексте: "Regions Caesar never knew
Thy posterity shall sway;
Where his eagles never flew,
None invincible as they."Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre.

„Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Источник: The Task (1785), Book VI, Winter Walk at Noon, Line 92.
Контексте: Knowledge, a rude unprofitable mass,
The mere materials with which wisdom builds,
Till smoothed and squared and fitted to its place,
Does but encumber whom it seems to enrich.
Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Books are not seldom talismans and spells.

„Regions Caesar never knew
Thy posterity shall sway“

—  William Cowper

"Boadicea" (1782).
Контексте: "Regions Caesar never knew
Thy posterity shall sway;
Where his eagles never flew,
None invincible as they."Such the bard's prophetic words, Pregnant with celestial fire, Bending as he swept the chords Of his sweet but awful lyre.

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„Religion! what treasure untold
Resides in that heavenly word!“

—  William Cowper

Источник: Verses supposed to be written by Alexander Selkirk (1782), Line 25.

„Whoe'er was edified, themselves were not.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Источник: The Task (1785), Book II, The Timepiece, Line 444.

„A hat not much the worse for wear.“

—  William Cowper

St. 46.
The Diverting History of John Gilpin (1785)

„Variety's the very spice of life,
That gives it all its flavour.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Источник: The Task (1785), Book II, The Timepiece, Line 606.

„Riches have wings, and grandeur is a dream.“

—  William Cowper, The Task

Источник: The Task (1785), Book III, The Garden, Line 265.

„Lights of the world, and stars of human race.“

—  William Cowper

Источник: The Progress of Error (1782), Line 97.

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