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LIFE AND LETTERS
WILLIAM COWPER, Esq.
By WILLIAM HAYLEY, Esq.
u Obversatur oculis ille vir, quo neminem ætas nostra graviorem, sanctia
Plinäi Epist. Lib. 4, Ep. 17.
PRINTED BY W. MASON,
FOR J. JOHNSON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, LONDON.
Let us return from a digression of sorrow, from the
grave of Cowper's friend Rose, to Cowper himself in a state of chearfulness at Eartham, in the
year 1792!--Pleased, and enlivened as he was, by the new scenery around him, he failed not to testify, with great tenderness, his frequent remembrance of the friends most deservedly endeared to him in his own village.
To Mrs. COURTENAY.
Eartham, August 25, 1792.
Without waiting for an answer to my last, I send my dear Catharina the epitaph she