The origin and meaning of Young"s Night thoughts.

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Folcroft Library Editions , [Folcroft, Pa.]
Young, Edward, 1683-1765., Schlosser, Johann Georg, 1739-1799., Didactic poetry, English -- History and criti
ContributionsMutschmann, Heinrich, 1885-1955.
LC ClassificationsPR3782.N6 M8 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5413999M
ISBN 100841459185
LC Control Number73005506

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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 describes the poet's musings on death over a series of nine "nights" in which he ponders the loss of his wife and friends, and laments human.

The “Night Thoughts” were immediately commenced, and published between and This marvellous poem was all composed either at night, or when riding on horseback—an exercise, by the way, which gives a sense of mastery and confidence, stirs the blood, elevates the animal spirits, and has been felt by many to The origin and meaning of Youngs Night thoughts.

book eminently favourable. Edward Young () was an English poet, best remembered for Night Thoughts. Young is said to have been a brilliant talker. Although Night Thoughts is long and disconnected, it abounds in brilliant isolated passages. Its success was enormous.

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It was translated into French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish and : "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.

Young's Night Thoughts Introduction - 5 -p. 95). This was effectively a long commentary on ColossiansSet your affections on things above, not on things on the earth. As for the manner of composition, we can easily imagine Young quelling his sorrow,File Size: KB. 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.

In the s, when this edition of Young's "Night Thoughts" was originally published, William Blake was relatively unknown, and Edward Young was one of the best known English writers in the world.

Blake was contracted to provide illustrations for Young's most popular work. Young's "Night Thoughts" is divided into nine "Nights".3/5(4). Night. The ancient Hebrews began their artificial day at evening, and ended it the next evening, so that the night proceeded the day.

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This usage may probably be traced to the terms employed in describing the creation, Genesis ,8,13, etc.,"The evening and the morning were the first day.".

Edward Young's masterpiece Night Thoughts emerged from obscurity by being mentioned in Edmund Blunden's World War One memoir, Undertones of War (), as a source of comfort during time in the trenches.

This latter work emerged from the darkness of the more recent past thanks to its mention and discussion in Paul Fussell's The Great War and.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks1/5(1). The Book of Ne introduces us to treasury-chambers in the second temple-now used for the voluntary offerings (tithes) of the people-grain, and wine, and oil (Nehemiah ;; compare Malachi ).

A certain Meshullam had repaired the city wall "over against his chamber" (Nehemiah ), and he, with other Levites, kept "the watch at the. Edward Young (c. 3 July – 5 April ) was an English poet, critic, philosopher and theologian, best remembered for Night-Thoughts.

2 Literary career. 3 Night-Thoughts. 4 German connections. 5 Clerical career. 9 External links. Young was a son of Edward Young, later Dean of Salisbury, and was born at his father's rectory at Upham, near.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project : Edward Young. Edward Young’s Night Thoughts and its influence. James Stevens Curl. For more than a century Young's Night Thoughts was one of the most influential, widely praised, and well-known poems in the English language.

Most importantly, it was a seminal influence on the ‘secular cult of sepulchral melancholy’. Edward Young has books on Goodreads with ratings. Edward Young’s most popular book is Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality.

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Young Night-Thought poem by Robert Louis Stevenson. All night long and every night When my mama puts out the light I see the people marching by. Page/5. The Complaint: or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality By Edward Young Night the First.

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 tomorrow's dawn. Where is tomorrow. In another world. Night Thoughts. by Young. Other Format (Unabridged) $ $ Save 29% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 29%.

Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. Jonas Mekas, visiting the publisher of this paper, noticed on Phong Bui’s desk this small calf-bound book: Edward Young: The Complaint; or Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality.

To which are added The Last Day, A Poem. And A Paraphrase on Part of the Book of Job. (Brookfield, E. Merriam & Co. Edward Young, English poet, dramatist, and literary critic, 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.

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Doran" See other formats. Night Thoughts, a 10, line poem which some critics take to be a response to Pope's Essay on Man, is a soliloquy addressed to Lorenzo, a young profligate whom the.

Young definition, being in the first or early stage of life or growth; youthful; not old: a young woman. See more. Engraved t.p Edward Young engraving by J. Collyer Includes index ESTC The life of Dr. Young -- Night I: On life, death, and immortality -- Night II: On time, death, and friendship -- Night III: Narcissa -- Night IV: The Christian triumph -- Night V: The relapse -- Night VI: The infidel reclaimed, pt.

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1 -- Night VII: Ditto, pt. 2 -- Night VIII: Virtue's apology -- Night the IX: The Pages: Page 13 - Night Thoughts" he has exhibited a very wide display of original poetry, variegated with deep reflections and striking allusions, a wilderness of thought, in which the fertility of fancy scatters flowers of every hue and of every odour.

This is one of the few poems in which blank verse could not be changed for rhyme but with disadvantage.2/5(1). Night thoughts by Edward Young,Published by P.

Green, and sold at the Patriot-office bookstore. edition, in EnglishCited by: 3. Then God said, “Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years; and let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth”; and it was so.

God made the two great lights, the greater light to govern the day, and the lesser light to govern the night; He made the.

Buy Young's Night Thoughts by Young, Edward, Gilfillan, Rev. George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(3). French: on a toute la nuit devant nous (we have the whole night ahead of us) Hebrew: הַלַּיְלָה עוֹד צָעִיר ‎ (the night is still young) Hungarian: fiatal még az éjszaka; Italian: la notte è giovane; Persian: (تازه) سر شب است ‎ Portuguese: a noite é uma criança (the night is a child).