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" Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew, And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. "
What Men Have Said about Woman ... - Page 72
edited by - 1865 - 320 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...or codille; Spleen, vapours, or small-pox, above them all, And mistress of herself tho' china fall. And yet believe me, good as well as ill, Woman's at best a contradiction still. 270 Hcav'n, when it strives to polish all it can, Its last best wort, but forms a softer man ; Picks...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 384 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth...Frenchman never knew, And in that charter reads with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 378 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent; fhe renders much j Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew, ( 9° ) And in that charter reads with fparkling ey«r. ' Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1786 - 756 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Tcilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth...Frenchman never knew, And in that charter reads with fparkling eyes, Her tick to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1787 - 334 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth...Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with fparkling cyes^ Her title to a trcafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1788 - 380 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And And in that charter reads with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 378 pages
...wit, Receives no praife; but, though her lot be fiich, (Toilfome arid indigent) fhe renders much; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true— • A...Frenchman never knew -, / And in that charter reads, with fparkling eyes, . • er title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh, happy peafant ! Oh, unhappy bard 1 His...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1798 - 370 pages
...wit, Receives no praife ; but though her lot be fuch, (Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — . A truth...Frenchman never knew; And in that charter reads, with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the ikies. Oh, happy peafant ! Oh, unhappy bard i His the...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 280 pages
...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...brilliant Frenchman never knew; And in that charter Twuls, 'with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant ! Oh, unhappy...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851 - 592 pages
...— " ' She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit ; She know«, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth the...sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. О happy peasant t — О unhappy bard ! His the mere tinsel — hers the rich reward ! He praised...
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