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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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Successful Preachers

George Jennings Davies - Christian biography - 1884 - 491 pages
...length : — • " She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit, She 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! His the mere...
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The poetical works of William Cowper [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 1885
...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. Oh happy peasant I Oh unhappy bard I His the mere...
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Unbelief: an essay addressed to young men

Maurice Charles Hime - 1885
...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." t " If any man," let me remind you, " will do...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 2

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885
...her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent), she renders much; jfust knows, and knows no more, her BMe true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh happy peasant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Johnsonian age

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885 - 1150 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 the brilliant Frenchman never Anew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh happy...
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A Popular Manual of English Literature: Containing Outlines of the ..., Volume 2

Maude Gillette Phillips - English literature - 1885
...lot be such, Toilsome and indigent), she renders much; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible (rue, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh happy peasant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Entering on Life: A Book for Young Men

Cunningham Geikie - Conduct of life - 1887 - 224 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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Entering on Life: A Book for Young Men

Cunningham Geikie - Conduct of life - 1888 - 298 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...brilliant Frenchman never knew), And in that charter reads witli sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His...
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What I Saw at Cassadaga Lake: A Review of the Seybert Commissioners' Report

Almon Benson Richmond - Spiritualism - 1888 - 244 pages
...surrounded with the inscription, " Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise." CHAPTER V. " Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Commission never knew." COWPBB. " His studio was but litel on the Bible." CHAUCEB. "Bibles laid open...
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The Poetical Works

William Cowper - 1889 - 536 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. 330 O happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the...
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