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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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Methodist Hymnology: Comprehending Notices of the Poetical Works of John and ...

David Creamer - Electronic book - 1848 - 470 pages
...expression of Watts. He is speaking of the cottager, who, while she sits weaving at her door, " 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." HYMN 403. " Equip me for the war."— C. Wesley....
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Lectures on the Bible, to the young

John Eadie - Bible - 1848 - 152 pages
...Bible is true, but he feels it. Such proof is enough for thousands — is all they possess : — " She knows, and knows no more — her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And in that treasure reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title clear to mansions in the skies." The apostle John seems...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 15

1848
...picture of the cottager whom Cowper so finely contrasts with Voltaire as one who " Just knew, and knew no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew." From the town we bent our steps to the churchyard, and, pacing in its quiet walks, we mused upon the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 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 ! 0 unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1864
...wit ; Receives no praife; Imt though her lot be such (Toilsome and indigent) she render* much ; JUHI knows, and knows no more, her Bible true — A truth...Frenchman* never knew— And in that charter reads with sparkling cjea Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant ! oh, unhappy bard I His the...
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A Manual of Morals for Common Schools

Miss Arethusa HALL - Christian ethics - 1849 - 212 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...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 14-15

Child rearing - 1849
...bear, perhaps, the description of Cowper's Cottager ; one who, in the language of his verse, " Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant skeptic never knew, And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a mansion in the skies."...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1850 - 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. Oh happy peasant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 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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The British Millennial Harbinger, Volume 3

Churches of Christ - 1850
...praise ; but though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent, she renders much. Just knows, and kncws 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 skics. O, happy peasant ! O unhappy bard ! His the...
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