We have not been able to discover this epitaph, nor does it appear that it was ever translated by Cowper.
Dr. Waddell prefers him to Cowper and Byron as a letter-writer.
Read his three papers on Cowper over again, and you will agree with me.
It is true, if we except the heart-touching poems of Cowper, the Muses were silent.
Cowper—I only beg leave to observe that Gurrey denied that he went for him.
Cowper, I remembered, could testify to my having been seized by Tomas Castro.
Cowper, at any rate, is immediately diverted into a meditation on 'human grandeur and the courts of kings.'
Among the best known versions are those of Pope, Chapman, and Cowper.
Cowper's poetry has gone through not very strongly marked but rather curious variations of critical estimate.
Preface prepared by Mr. Cowper for a Second Edition, in edition of 1802.