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" Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders... "
Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution - Page 185
by William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 13

1841 - 538 pages
...lines of Cowper : — " She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true ; (A...title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant,! O unhappy bard ! His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward. He, praised, perhaps, for ages yet to come...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 554 pages
...pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Reeeives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and...title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward ; He praised perhaps for ages yet to come,...
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"The Latest Form of Infidelity" Examined: A Letter to Andrews Norton ...

George Ripley - 1839 - 174 pages
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Nor is it merely...
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Letters on the Latest Form of Infidelity: Including a View of the Opinions ...

George Ripley - 1840 - 414 pages
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Nor is it merely...
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On the miraculous and internal evidences of the Christian revelation

Thomas Chalmers - 1840 - 468 pages
...with that of Voltaire : " She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Of little understanding and no wit, Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilhant Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1841 - 456 pages
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward ; He praised perbaps for ages yet to come,...
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The Churchman's Monthly Review and Chronicle

1845 - 1036 pages
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light : She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit. Receives no...knows, and knows no more, her Bible true— A truth the brilliunt Frenchman never knew : And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841 - 362 pages
...at night, Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible tme — A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes,...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841 - 306 pages
...humble sphere hy nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit, Receives no praise ; but though iier lot be such, Toilsome and indigent, she renders much...— Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true. COWPER. All who enter on the world are in pursuit of happiness ; each one questions *f another where...
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Helen of the Glen: A Tale of the Scotch Covenanters

Robert Pollok - 1841 - 124 pages
...death, when an event occurred, which gave a new colouring to his life. CHAPTER VII. Just knew; and knew no more, her Bible true; A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew: And in that charter read, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. The licht she walked by, kindled from...
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