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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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Poems by William Cowper, Esq: Of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 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! Oh, unhappy bard! His the mere...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...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. 0 happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - English poetry - 1825 - 160 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 ! oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1826
...Receives no praise ; but though her lot be such, 325 (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 ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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 Magazine of the Reformed Dutch Church, Volume 2

1827
...beautifully in his Task, with the accomplished and gifted infidel Voltaire. She " Just knew, and knew no more, her Bible true ; A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew. But, Mr. Editor, while I was thus reading the extracts from this volume of Pollock, entitled, " The...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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! Oh, unhappy bard! His the mere...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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 Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1830
...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 ! Oh, unhappy bard ! His the...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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. Oh happy peasant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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