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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 71
by William Cowper - 1787
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...every side, He hegs 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 livelong day,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Lace-worker.] Yon cottager, who weave« at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; and surprise When a skeleton's head was exposed ! All present then uttered lire-long day, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 pages
...Voltaire and the poor cottager, are exquisite pieces of eloquence and poetry, particularly the last: " 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...wasted oil unprofitably burns, like hidden lamps in old sepulchral urns. THE LACE-WORKER AND VOLTAIRE. 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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 pages
...Voltaire and the poor cottager, are exquisite pieces of eloquence and poetry, particularly the last : " 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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The Training System of Education: For the Moral and Intellectual Elevation ...

David Stow - 1846 - 520 pages
...Scripture, and one from Cowper;— " Knowledge puft'eth up, but charity edifieth." (buildeth up.) " Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store. Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible's true— A truth the brilliant Frenchman * never knew...
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THE SCOTTISH CONGREAGATIONAL MAGAZINE.

JAMES MACLEHOSE - 1846
...life cternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast eent." " Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful if not eay— * * * * * » Just knows, and knows no more,...
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Life and Correspondence of David Hume ...

John Hill Burton - 1846 - 500 pages
...devise, as the order of the universe is superior to the greatest efforts of man's artificial skill. " 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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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And smother'd in't at last, is praised to death. Von 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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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 4

1848
...soul, and an unmistakable certainty of judgment, such as the proudest philosopher never arrived at. 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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