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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts, on Life, Death and Immortality

Edward Young

Edward Young's collection of nine elegiac philosophical poems on the subjects of mortality and the ephemerality of human life. Elizabeth Montagu and Elizabeth Carter were enthusiastic readers of Night Thoughts, and he dedicated 'Narcissa: Night the Third' to Margaret Cavendish-Bentinck

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  • 1 ed., 1 vol., London: A. Millar 1750
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts, on Life, Death and Immortality (1 ed., 1 vol., London: A. Millar 1750)


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