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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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Memorials of a Beloved Friend: Or, A Brief Sketch of the Life of Mary Napier

Elizabeth Ritchie - Biography - 1838 - 161 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." Cowper's " Truth." " We are here introduced...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...wit, Reeeives 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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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...Receives no praise ; but though her lot be such, 335 (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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Helen of the Glen: A Tale of the Scotch Covenanters

Robert Pollok - Covenanters - 1841 - 113 pages
...death, when an event occurred, which gave a new colouring to his life. CHAPTER VII. Just knew; and knew no more, her Bible true; A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew: And in that charter read, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. The licht she walked by, kindled from...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...be such (Toilsome and indigent), she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible tme — A truth the brilliant 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 Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

Children's literature - 1856
...pocket light ; 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. Oh happy peasantI Oh unhappy bard 1 His the mere...
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The Monthly Miscellany, Volume 9

Liberalism (Religion) - 1843
...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." Heathen poets represented the Destinies as three...
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Helen of the Glen: A Tale for Youth

Robert Pollok - Children and death - 1843 - 100 pages
...death, when an event occurred, which gave a new colouring to his life. CHAPTER VII. Just knew; and knew no more, her Bible true; A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew: And in that charter read, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. The light she walked Viy, kindled...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...euch (Toilsome and indigent), she renders much ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — Л sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. 0 happy peasant I 0 unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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