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" Perplex'd and pain'd, he wishes to retire From one whom critics, nay, whom crowds, admire — From her whose faith on no man's dictate leans, Who her large creed from many a teacher gleans ; Who for herself will judge, debate, decide, And be her own 'philosopher... "
The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and Journals ... - Page 188
by George Crabbe - 1834
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The Poetical Works of Crabbe, Heber, and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

George Crabbe - 1845 - 558 pages
...debate, decide. And be her own " philosopher and guide." Why call a lady Blue ? It is because She lead«, converses, studies for applause ; And therefore all...hide, It is the counterfeit that makes our pride. u A little knowledge is a dangerous thing" — So sings the Poet, and so let him sing : But if from...
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Spring and Autumn

Anne Judith Penny - 1865 - 192 pages
...scrawled a few couplets of verse when they were playing at bouts rimks the night before. CHAPTER VII. She reads, converses, studies for applause ; And therefore...desires to know Is just as much as she can fairly show. CRABBE. La veritable valeur reste, mais l' amour est plus epris de ce qu'il donne que de ce qu'il trouve....
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A story of two years; or, Gertrude Ellerslie, Volume 1

Meldrum - 1882 - 260 pages
...the shelf, she resolved henceforth to try to read it with more patience and interest. CHAPTER II. ' She reads, converses, studies, for applause ; And...desires to know Is just as much as she can fairly show.' CRABBE. ,RE the Colonel and Gerty coming to dinner on Thursday, Bruce ?' asked Lady Morell of her son...
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Gertrude Ellerslie

Mrs. Meldrum - 1884 - 424 pages
...the shelf, she resolved henceforth to try to read it with more patience and interest. CHAPTER II. • She reads, converses, studies, for applause; And therefore...desires to know Is just as much as she can fairly show.' CRABBE. RE the Colonel and Gerty coming to dinner on Thursday, Bruce ?' asked Lady Morell of her son...
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Poetical Works

George Crabbe - 1908 - 642 pages
...discourse abstruse : She no opinion for it« boldness spares, But loves to show her audience what shedares; The creeds of all men she takes leave to sift, And,...is a dangerous thing ! ' — So sings the Poet, and 90 let him sing : But if from little learning danger rose, I know not who in safety could repose. The...
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1914 - 634 pages
...discourse abstruse : She no opinion for its boldness spares, But loves toshow her audience what shedares; The creeds of all men she takes leave to sift, And,...hide, It is the counterfeit that makes our pride. 1 A little knowledge is a dangerous thing ! ' — So sings the Poet, and so let him sing : But if from...
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The Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1914 - 664 pages
...admire — From her whose faith on no man's dictate leans, Who her large creed from many a teacher Who for herself will judge, debate, decide, And be...fairly show. The real knowledge we in secret hide, ft is the counterfeit that makes our pride. ' A little knowledge is a dangerous thing ! ' — So sings...
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