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BY

WILLIAM COWPER.

WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL INTRODUCTION,

BY THE REV. THOMAS DALE:

AND

SEVENTY-FIVE ILLUSTRATIONS, ENGRAVED BY J. ORRIN SMITH,

FROM DRAWINGS BY JOHN GILBERT.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

TILT AND BOGUE, FLEET STREET.

MDCCCXLI.

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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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The Task, in Six Books :-

Book 1.-The Sofa . . . . . . . . . . . 1

II.-The Timepiece · · · · · · · · · 31

III.-The Garden . . . . . . . . . . 61

IV.—The Winter Evening ... .

V.—The Winter Morning Walk ...

VI.—The Winter Walk at Noon . . . . . 153

Tirocinium ; or, a Review of Schools . . . . . . . 187

Yardley Oak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220

Sonnet, addressed to William Hayley, Esq. . . . . . 225

On the Receipt of my Mother's Picture, out of Norfolk . 226

An Epistle to an afflicted Protestant Lady in France 231

To the Rev. W. Cawthorne Unwin . . . . . . . 233

An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq. . . . . . . . . 234

To the Rev. Mr. Newton i . . . . . . . . . 236

On receiving Hayley's Picture . . . . . . . . . 237

Catharina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238

The Moralizer corrected. A Tale . . . . . . . . 240

The Faithful Bird . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243

The Neediess Alarm. A Tale . . . . . . . . . 245

To John Johnson . . . . . .

Boadicea. An Ode . . . . . . . . . . . . 250

Heroism · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · 252

Friendship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

On a mischievous Bull . . . . . . . . . . .

On the Queen's Visit to London, March 17, 1789 . . 263

Annus Memorabilis, 1789, written in Commemoration of

His Majesty's happy Recovery .......

Gratitude. Addressed to Lady Hesketh ....

To my Cousin, Anne Bodham . . . . . . . . . 271

A Poetical Epistle to Lady Austen . . . . . . . 272

To Mrs. King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275

Sonnet, to William Wilberforce, Esq. . . . . . . . 277

To Dr. Austin, of Cecil Street, London . . . . . . 277

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