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CHAPTER X
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - LITERATURE UNDER THE GEORGES

sins were unpardonable. His later years were spent in the quiet villages of Westoti and Olney ; and he sent to his friends most charming letters about his pets, his garden, his long walks about the country, and the merry thoughts and witty fancies that were continually coming into his mind. Every one knew him and every one loved him. Here it was that he wrote. Many of his hymns, such as God moves in a mysterious way, and Oh ! for a closer walk with God, are familiar ; but equally well known are The Diverting History of John Gilpin with its rollicking fun, and The Task. " What shall I write on ?" the poet once asked his friend Lady Austen. " The sofa," she replied jestingly. He obeyed, and named The Task. his poem The Task. He wrote first and with 1788 mock dignity about the evolution of the sofa. Then he slipped away from parlours and cities and wrote of the country that he loved.

God made the country, and man made the town,

he said. Here he is at his best. Every season was dear to him. He writes of winter:

I love thee, all unlovely as thou seemest,
And dreaded as thou art.

He sympathizes with the horses dragging a heavy wagon in the storm ; he notes the robin,

Flitting light
From spray to spray, where'er he rests he shakes
From many a twig the pendent drops of ice
That tinkle in the withered leaves below.

He says indignantly :
I would not enter on my list of friends
(Though graced with polished manners and fine sense.
Yet wanting sensibility) the man
Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.

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