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The complaint: or, night-thoughts

Edward Young

The complaint: or, night-thoughts

on life, death, and immortality. To which is added, A paraphrase on part of the Book of Job.

by Edward Young

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Published by printed for A. Millar; and R. and J. Dodsley in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii,[1],315,[5]p.,plate
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21869052M

  The complaint; or night-thoughts: on life, death, and immortality. To which are added, some thoughts on the late rebellion, and a paraphrase on part of the book of Job. , printed by A. Donaldson and J. Reid. The Complaint; or, Night-Thoughts on Life, and Immortality by Edward Young (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product Brand new: lowest price.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. ; Find in a library; All sellers» The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. Edward Young. Johnson and Warner, - Death - pages. The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts (Excerpt) by Edward Natures law what may be may be now Theres no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise. Page/5.

The Complaint: or Night Thoughts (excerpt) By Nature's law, what may be, may be now; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn? Where is to-morrow? In another world. For numbers this is certain; the reverse Is sure to none; and yet on this perhaps. The Complaint, or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality [electronic resource] by Edward Young ; to which is prefixed the life of the author. Format EBook; Book; Online Published New-York: Sage & Thompson, (New York: L. Nichols) Language English Uniform Title Night Thoughts.


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Young's The Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts was written 50 years before this partial text was published. Conceived as a complete illustrated edition featuring plates by Blake, this text of the first four books of the much longer original did not sell well enough for the project to continue/5.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages The complaint; or, Night thoughts: Edward Young: : Books5/5(1). This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by night-thoughts book scanning : Edward Young. THE COMPLAINT: OR, NIGHT THOUGHTS. PREFACE. As the occasion of this Poem was real, not fictitious; so the method pursued in it was rather imposed by what spontaneously arose in the Author’s mind on that occasion, than meditated or designed.

Which will appear very probable from the nature of it. Night Thoughts: Or, the Complaint and the Consolation by Blake, William,Young, Edward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at the complaint or night thoughts on life death and immortality 5/ 5 portrait and biographical record of christian county illinois containing biog 5 / 5 night thoughts on life death and immortality / 53/5(3).

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. The Complaint: or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality By Edward Young.

Edward Young, The complaint; or, Night-thoughts on life, death, & immortality (London, R. Dodsley, and sold by M. Cooper, ). sli 1 Fisher Rare Book Library.

produced further writings of good quality, though nothing as great as Night Thoughts. 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 a 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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Get this book in print The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality Issue of Early American imprints: Author: Edward Young: Publisher: Johnson and Warner.

Night Thoughts: Or, the Complaint and the Consolation by William Blake, Edward Young Write The First Customer Review. "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.

The complaint, or, Night-thoughts on life, death, and immortality The complaint, or, Night-thoughts on life, death, &immortality. Other articles where Night Thoughts is discussed: Edward Young: author of The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts (–45), a long, didactic poem on death.

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 .Complaint and the consolation, or, Night thoughts Responsibility: illustrated by William Blake ; text by Edward Young ; edited, with an introduction and commentary, by Robert Essick, Jenijoy La Belle.