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" 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. "
Poems - Page 77
by William Cowper - 1800
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1881
...Receives no praise; but though her lot be such, (Toilsome and indigent,) she renders much ; l Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true— A truth the brilliant Frenchman 2 never knew; And iu that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies....
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1881 - 649 pages
...be such (Toilsome and indigent), she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible trua— A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure hi the skies. Oh, happy peasant ! Oh, unhappy bard I His the...
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Gleanings from the sacred poets, with biogr. notices of the authors

Gleanings - 1882
...; Receives no praise ; but, though her lot be such, (Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth...Frenchman never knew — And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...wit; Receives no praise; but, though her lot be such, (Toilsome and indigent) she renders much; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth...Frenchman never knew; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant: I) unhappy bard: His the mere...
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Great thoughts on great truths, gathered by E. Davies

Great thoughts - 1882
...wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth...Frenchman never knew, And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant! 0 unhappy bard I His the mere...
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The power of an endless life, and other sermons. With a memoir

James Moir - 1882
...wit ; Receives no praise ; but though her lot be such (Toilsome and indigent). she renders much; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true— A truth...Frenchman never knew; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Light from the old lamp, homespun homilies

James Jackson Wray - Children's sermons - 1883 - 358 pages
...pocket light. She — for her humble sphere by nature fit — Has little understanding, and no wit ; Yet knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth...Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Selections from Cowper's Poems

William Cowper - 1883 - 234 pages
...wit, Receives no praise ; but though her lot be such (Toilsome and indigent), she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth...Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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The human sympathies of Christ

A Cunningham Geikie - 1883
...wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth...Frenchman never knew, And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies." Many, now-a-days especially, see little to admire...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...has been sent to roam Excels a dunce that has been kept at home. The Prugrea of Error. Line 415. Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew. Truth. Line 327. The sounding jargon of the schools.1 Line 367. 1 Compare Prior. Page 241. A fool must...
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