"Does not it make you think of Cowper. 'Ye fallen avenues, once more I mourn your fate unmerited'"
Illustration from 'The Task' entitled 'Crazy Kate' (1806/7)
Public DomainIllustration from 'The Task' entitled 'Crazy Kate' (1806/7) - Credit: Henry Fuseli

 William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and hymnwriter. The lines quoted are from 'The Sofa', the first book of  The Task, A Poem, in Six Books, first published in 1785.