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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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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The ..., Volume 4

Edward Robinson - 1848
...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. The witness of the Spirit of God is then the...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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. THE LITTLE GRAVES. 'TWAS autumn, and the leaves...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...wit, Receives no praise ; but, though her lot be such, loilsome 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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Miscellaneous poems. Olney hymns. Anti-Thelyphthora. Table talk and other ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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 works of Thomas Chalmers, Volume 4

Thomas Chalmers - 1836
...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...Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads with sparkling eys Her title to a treasure in the ikies. " O happy peasant, O unhappy bard — His the...
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Remains, Volume 3

Alexander Knox - 1837
...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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Poems ... To which is prefixed a memoir of the author, by John M'Diarmid ...

William Cowper - 1837 - 514 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. 0 happy peasant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 13

1841
...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 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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 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. 0 happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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