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" I am not for criticising hedgerows and black cattle. I go out of town in order to forget the town and all that is in it. There are those who for this purpose go to wateringplaces, and carry the metropolis with them. "
The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal ... - Page 73
1822
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 348 pages
...Frenchman*, his remark was shrewd.... How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude ! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper.. ..solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...Frenchman*, his remark was shrewd-*! How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...Frenchman*, his remark was shrewd — How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude ! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1808
...praise the Frenchman,* his remark was How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude 1 But grant rae stHl a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper— -solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...Frenchman*, his remark was shrewd — How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Table Talk, and Other Poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 204 pages
...Frenchman,* his remark was shrewd — How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may Whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save ns...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...Frenchman; his remark was shrewd,— How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude ! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper— Solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...the Frenchman *, his remark was shrewd How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...Frenchman*, his remark was shrewd — How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper — solitude is sweet. Yet neither these delights, nor aught beside, That appetite can ask, or wealth provide, Can save us...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...watering-places, and carry the metropolis with them. I like more elbow-room, and fewer incumbrances. I like solitude, when I give myself up to it, for the sake of solitude ; nor do I ask for " a friend in ray retreat, Whom I may whisper solitude is sweet." The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty,...
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