Letter from Vincent Cooke to Robert Owen

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Manuscript letter in which Cooke writes that he has received 7 letters from their "Fair Friend and Co-operator Eliza Cook and will inform Owen of the contents at a later opportunity; hopes to see Miss Cook someday soon.

Discussion turns to poetry, with Cooke writing that he has recently read 'The Poetry of Life' an article published by Chamber's Edinburgh Journal; remarks that it is well written and pleasing to "those who cannot go any deeper than surface thought. , but to those who think more deeply, it is like much of the literature of the day in using "childish language"; encloses a copy of a letter he has written to Robert Chambers offering his opinions on 'The Poetry of Life'.


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