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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 70
by William Cowper - 1805
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth...eyes, Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere tinfel, her's the rich reward ; He prais'd perhaps for ages...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent; fhe renders much j Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew, ( 9 ) And in that charter reads with fparkling eyr. ' Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Tcilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her bible true, A truth...And in that charter reads with fparkling eyes, Her tick to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere tinfel, her's the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1787
...wit, Receives no praife, but (though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth...never knew ; And in that charter reads with fparkling cyes^ Her title to a trcafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant ! Oh unhappy bard ! His the mere tinfel,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1788
...wit, Receives no praife, but though her lot be fuch, Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew ; And And in that charter reads with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh happy peafant...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...wit, Receives no praife; but, though her lot be fiich, (Toilfome arid indigent) fhe renders much; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true A.../ And in that charter reads, with fparkling eyes, . er title to a treafure in the fkies. Oh, happy peafant ! Oh, unhappy bard 1 His the mere tinfel,...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1798
...wit, Receives no praife ; but though her lot be fuch, (Toilfome and indigent) fhe renders much ; Juft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true . A truth...with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the ikies. Oh, happy peafant ! Oh, unhappy bard i His the mere tinfel, her's the rich reward ; He prais'd,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1800
...wit, Receives no praife ; but though her lot be fuch, (Toilfbme and indigent) fhe renders much ; Jnft knows, and knows no more, her Bible true A truth...with fparkling eyes, Her title to a treafure in the ikies. Oh, happy peafant ! Oh, unhappy bard ! His the mere tinfel, her's the rich reward ; He prais'd,...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...understanding, and no wit, Receives" no praise ; but, though her lot be such, (Toilsome and indigent) she renders much; Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible...brilliant Frenchman never knew; And in that charter Twuls, 'with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant ! Oh, unhappy...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851
... " ' She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit ; She know, 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. happy peasant t unhappy bard ! His the...
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