The complaint: or, night-thoughts On life, death, and immortality. By Edward Young, L.L.B. Revised and corrected by himself. by Edward Young

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1188, no. 03).

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1188, no. 03.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination324p.
Number of Pages324
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Open LibraryOL16959014M

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In the bookseller Richard Edwards commissioned Blake to illustrate the nine 'Nights' of Edward Young's Night Thoughts, a popular meditative poem first published in Blake finished over watercolours but engraved only forty-three of them to illustrate the four 'Nights.

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The Work As already stated, Night Thoughts consists of poetic mediations ostensibly taking place on nine different nights. Of these, the first three Nights collectively constitute the Complaint: they set forth the problems of life. In the fourth Night the File Size: KB.

The Complaint: or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality, better known simply as Night-Thoughts, is The complaint: or long poem by Edward Young published in nine parts (or "nights") between and The poem is written in blank verse. The Complaint, and the Consolation: or, Night Thoughts book: 43 hand-coloured etched and engraved plates, letterpress, pages, gilt-embossed cardboard and leather cover, stitched binding × cm (each) (sheet) × × cm (closed) × × cm (open).

Although Night Thoughts is long and disconnected, it abounds in brilliant isolated passages. Its success was enormous. It was translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and Magyar.

T IR'D Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep. He, like the world his ready visit pays Where fortune smiles; the wretched he forsakes; Swift on his downy pinion flies from woe, And lights on lids unsullied with a tear. The Complaint; Or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. with a Paraphrase on Part of the Book of Job Edward Young Published by Gale Ecco, Print Editions ().

The Complaint and the Consolation, or Night Thoughts by Edward Young (London: Richard Edwards, ) by William Blake, Edward Young, R. Noble, Richard Edwards A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA.

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"Pursuing consolation for the loss of his stepdaughter in and his wife and son-in-law inYoung wrote The Complaint, or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality (–6), arguably the century's greatest long poem.

Its nine ‘Nights,’ issued serially in quartos tending to greater length, total nea lines of blank. The complaint, or, Night-thoughts on life, death, and immortality: to which is added, Some thoughts on the late rebellion, and A paraphrase on part of the Book of Job.

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The poem was inspired by the successive deaths of his stepdaughter, in ; her husband, in ; and Young’s wife, in The poem is a blank-verse dramatic monologue of nea lines, divided into nine. YOUNG, Edward. THE COMPLAINT, OR NIGHT THOUGHTS. (London): Jones, 24 mo. (3 1/2 x 2 inches).

Frontispiece, (ii), pages. Scarce edition with only six copies recorded on OCLC. Edward Young originall published his major work between andand it.

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In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn. Where is to-morrow. In another world.

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Although there are no extant documentary records of the contract, it was probably in late or early that the publisher Richard Edwards commissioned Blake to illustrate a new, deluxe edition of Edward Young's long meditative poem, The Complaint, and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts, first published in and generally known by the short title of Night Thoughts.

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Abstract. The poet, playwright, and Anglican clergyman Edward Young (–) is best known for his blank-verse meditative poem Night Thoughts, or The Complaint and The Consolation, published serially between and Widely seen as the most important English religious poem since Milton’s Paradise Regained (), it was both a national and an international success.

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