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The task: a poem, in six books. By William Cowper, ... To which are added, the same author, An epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq. ... To which are... by William Cowper

The task: a poem, in six books. By William Cowper, ... To which are added,

the same author, An epistle to Joseph Hill, Esq. ... To which are... by William Cowper

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In the poem, on the subject of education he would be very sorry to stand suspected of having aimed his censure at any particular school. His objections are such as naturally apply themselves to schools in general. If there were not, as for the mostMoreIn the poem, on the subject of education he would be very sorry to stand suspected of having aimed his censure at any particular school. His objections are such as naturally apply themselves to schools in general. If there were not, as for the most part there is, wilful neglect in those who manage them, and an omission even of such discipline as they are susceptible of, the objects are yet too numerous for minute attention- and the aching hearts of ten thousand parents mourning under the bitterest of all disappointments, attest the truth of the allegation. His quarrel therefore is with the mischief at large, and not with any particular instance of it,This is an edition of a classical book first published in the eighteenth century.