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The seasons, and Castle of indolence

James Thomson

The seasons, and Castle of indolence

by James Thomson. With engravings from original designs. To which are added, various readings from the early editions.

by James Thomson

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Published by printed for P. Hill in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSeasons, Castle of indolence.
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4389, no. 17.
ContributionsThomson, James, 1700-1748
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],xi,[1],324p.,plates
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16922639M

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Other articles where The Castle of Indolence is discussed: English literature: Thomson, Prior, and Gay: In The Castle of Indolence () Thomson’s model is Spenserian, and its wryly developed allegory lauds the virtues of industriousness and mercantile achievement. James Thomson: The Castle of Indolence and Other Poems by James Thomson A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or Rating: % positive.


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Oxford, Clarendon Press, James Thomson (c. 11 September – 27 August ) was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for his poems The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence, and for the lyrics of " Rule, Britannia.

1 Scotland, – 2 London, – 3 Later life, – 9 Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. The Castle of Indolence is a poem written by James Thomson, a Scottish poet of the 18th century, in According to the Nuttall Encyclopedia, the Castle of Indolence is "a place in which the dwellers live amid luxurious delights, to the enervation of soul and body." The poem is written in Spenserian stanzas at a time when they were considered outdated and initiated an interest in this.

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The seasons, and Castle of indolence. by James Thomson,Son and Hodge (binder) Leighton,George Gilfillan,Harrison Weir,Ebenezer Landells,Green, W. T., fl. Full text of "The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author" See other formats.

Two title pages - 1) Ornate with an engraving of a boy and a dog opposite the frontis titled Mesidopa. The title page reads "The Seasons and Castle of Indolence" by James Thompson. Published by ; 2) The tp is plain and reads The Seasons, Britannia and the Castle of Indolence by James Thompson Halifax: Milner and Sowerby London: William Tegg, Full morocco, inches tall.

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Dentelles and all edges gilt. Particularly attractive endpapers. Neat ink inscription dated to the reverse of the paste down endpaper. The seasons; with The castle of indolence by Thomson, James, Publication date Publisher New-York: Published by W.

Gilley, 92 Broadway Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Contributor The Pages: The Castle Of Indolence by James castle hight of Indolence And its false luxury Where for a little time alas.

Page/5. New Monthly Magazine: "The Castle of Indolence has never been so popular as his Seasons, doubtless because of its allegory; but, as a poetical composition, it is as much superior to the other poems of Thomson as the Schoolmistress of Shenstone is to the rest of his meagre and uninteresting performances" 11 (May ) The Seasons ; and the Castle of Indolence, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

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8vo. Price. The seasons and The castle of indolence: ed. with biographical notice, introductions, notes, and a glossaryAt the Clarendon press in English. James Thomson was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for poems like The Seasons, The Castle of Indolence, and the lyrics of the song Rule Britannia/5.

The Castle of Indolence served as a reintroduction of Spenserian stanza, and inspired other poets, including Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Washington Irving and John Keats.

The text presented here makes use of the long ess (ſ) to preserve Thomson's original orthography. It is pronounced exactly like an s, and should be read as such.James Thomson (11 September - 27 August ) was a Scottish poet and playwright, best known for his masterpiece, The Seasons, and for the lyrics of "Rule, Britannia!." Thomson, son of the minister of Ednam, Roxburghshire, spent most of his youth, however, at Southdean, a neighbouring parish, to which his f.

was translated. He was educated at the parish school there, at Jedburgh, and at Born: 11 September Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland.