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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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...; Keceives 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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 86

1883
...hymn" with " tears all in her eyes." Cowper has faithfully delineated " that sister :" — . i " 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." Tradition says that No. 460 (,CHB), "There is...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...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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Hogg's Weekly Instructor, Volumes 1-2

English literature - 1845
...nothing in comparison of her of whom the pious Cowper sung : — . 1 She know«, and knows no morn, her Bible true ; A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Zlfrr title to a treasure in the skies.' This thought is humbling in the extreme to...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit : She knows, and knows no more, her /''••'i'. true, 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...Receives no praise ; but though her lot be such, (Toilsome and indigent,) she renders much ;3 Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth the brilliant Frenchman4 never knew ; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in...
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The Scottish Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

Christian life - 1846
...and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful if not eay— * * * * * » Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true A truth the...Frenchman * never knew, And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. О happy peasant ! О unhappy bard ! His the...
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Life and Correspondence of David Hume: From the Papers Bequeathed ..., Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Philosophers - 1846 - 534 pages
...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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On the speculative difficulties of professing Christians [by W. Lee].

William Lee - Apologetics - 1846 - 87 pages
...pocket light. She for her humble sphere by nature fit, //<ts little understanding, and no wit ; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that Record reads with sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant ! oh, unhappy...
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