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" And, having dropped the expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, Cold and yet cheerful: messenger of grief Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some, To him indifferent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of... "
The Task: A Poem. In Six Books - Page 97
by William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...thousands, and of joy to some; To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and .marriages, epistles...His horse and him, unconscious of them all. But oh th' important budget! usher'd in With such heart-shaking music, who can say What are its tidings? have...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801
...thousands, and of joy to some; To him indiff'rent, whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths and marriages, epistles wet With tears, that trickled down the writer's check Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or charg'd with am'rous sighs of absent swains, Or...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...thousands, and of joy to some; To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, aud the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles wet With tears, that trickled down the writer's cheek* Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or eharg'd with am'rous sighs of absent swains, Or...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...some ; To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, TOL< II. I Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles wet With tears,...His horse and him, unconscious of them all. But oh th' important budget ! usher'd in With such heart-shaking music, who can say What are its tidings ?...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifferent whether grief or joy. 1* Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles wet With tears, that trickled down the writer's cheeki Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or charg'd with amorous sighs of absent swain£,...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Brandenburger Tor (Berlin, Germany) - 1805 - 480 pages
...thousands, and of joy to some; To him indiff Vent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, or the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles...the periods from his fluent quill, Or charg'd with mn'rous sighs of absent swains, Or nymphs responsive, equally affect His horse and him, unconscious...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 306 pages
...thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. ftouses in ashes, or the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles...With tears, that trickled down the writer's cheeks, . . . i -Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, .- ,, . ; . .. Or charg'd with am'rous sighs of...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 306 pages
...ashes, or the fall of stocks, ' • I ~< Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles wet • , . . • .1 With tears, that trickled down the writer's cheeks, Fast as the periods from bis fluent quill, Or chargM with am'rous sighs of absent swains, Or nymphs responsive, equally affect...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1806 - 330 pages
...thousands, and of joy- to some ; To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, or the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles...affect His horse and him, unconscious of them all. ' When I had retired to my chamber, the constant dashing of the fountain in the court-yard, the frequent...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifferent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages, epistles...cheeks Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or charged with amorous sighs of absent swains, Or nymphs responsive, equally affect His horse and him,...
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