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" Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the livelong day, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket... "
Poems - Page 89
by William Cowper - 1788
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1782 - 359 pages
...Exalted on his pedeftal of pride, And fam'd with frankincenfe on ev'ry fide, He begs their flattery with his lateft breath, And fmother'd in't at laft,...little ftore, Content though mean, and chearful, if not gajr, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Juft earns a fcanty pittance, and at night Lies...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...Fxalted on his pedeftal of pride, And futn'd with frankincenfe on ev'ry fide, He begs their flattery with his lateft breath, And fmother'd in't at laft,...gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, luft earns a fcanty pittance, and at night Lies down fecure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1787
...him at Paris in his laft career, Surrounding throngs the demi-god revere, Exalted on his pedeflal of pride, And fum'd with frankincenfe on ev'ry fide,...bobbins all her little ftore, ^ Content though mean, and cheerful, if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long -day, Juft earns a fcanty pittance,...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...fide, He begs their flatt'ry with his lateft breath; And, fmother'd in't at laft, is prais'd to death 1 Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and...all her little ftore ; Content, though mean ; and cheerful, if not gay ; Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Juft earns a fcanty pittance...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...frankincense, on ev'ry side, He begs their ilatt'ry with his latest breath; And, smother'd iu't at last, is prais'd to death ! Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; Content, though mean; and cheerful, if not gay; Shuffling her threads about the live-long day,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
...frankincense on ev'ry side, He begs their flatt'ry withhis latest breath ; And svnother'd in't at last, is prais'd to death ! Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; Content, though mean ; and cheerful, if not gay ; Shuffling her threads about the live-long...
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1803
...the Whale - - - 121 Anecdotes -. - - 135 Freedom - - ., - - 136 To the Swilcar Oak ... 137 < T I Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and...bobbins all her little ftore ; Content, though mean j and cheerful, if not gay ; Shuffling her threads about the live-long day, Juft earns a fcanty pittance...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1805
...on every fide, He begs their flattery with his lateft breath, And fmothered in't at laft, is praifed to death. Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her littlo ftore ; Content though me;m, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1806
...on every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And smothered in't at last, is praised to death. ' Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store; Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...frankincense on ev'ry side, He begs their flatt'ry with his latest breath, And smother'd in't at last, is prais'd to death. Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the livelong day,...
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