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" Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no praise, but (though her lot be such, Toilsome and indigent) she renders... "
Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution - Página 185
de William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 páginas
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The Silver Shadow: And Other Day Dreams

Frank Boreham - 1918 - 272 páginas
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit. Receives no praise,...sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. The notable thing about this good lady, be it observed, is her mediocrity. She is neither ignorant...
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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...much a dunce that has been sent to roam Excels a dunce that has been kept at home ! Line 4is. .lust knows, and knows no more, her Bible true, — A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew. Truth. Line 327. The sounding jargon of the sehooL.1 Lint aer. When one that holds communion with the...
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The Outlook, Volumen 65

Ernest Hamlin Abbott, Lyman Abbott, Francis Rufus Bellamy, Hamilton Wright Mabie - 1900
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light ; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit ; Receives no...Bible true — A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knar ; And in that charier reads with^ sparkling eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy...
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The Outlook, Volumen 64

Francis Rufus Bellamy - 1900
...into the Bright family, and he never was a Catholic. SB Who wrote these lines? " Just knew, and knew no more, her Bible true, A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew, And in that charter read with wondering eyes Her title to a treasure in the skies. Happiest he of human race To whom our...
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The Manchester Quarterly, Volumen 27

1908
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light; She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding and no wit ; Receives no...sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. 0 happy peasant ! 0 unhappy bard ! His the mere tinsel, hers the rich reward ; He praised, perhaps,...
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Religious Trends in English Poetry, Volumen 2

H. N. Fairchild - 2010 - 406 páginas
...most famous passage in the volume — the contrast between Voltaire and the poor Olney lacemaker who Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true —...sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant! Oh, unhappy bard! His the mere tinsel, her's the rich reward; He prais'd, perhaps,...
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Vision and Disenchantment: Blake's Songs and Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads

Heather Glen - 1983 - 399 páginas
...and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light: She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. Oh, happy peasant! Oh, unhappy bard! His the mere tinsel, her's the rich reward; He prais'd, perhaps,...
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Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Mary-Ann Constantine, Gerald Porter - 2003 - 261 páginas
...'"Work the old lady out of the ditch'". 3" Wright. Romance of the Lace Pillow (first published 1919). Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...her Bible true — A truth the brilliant Frenchman [Voltaire] never knew; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the...
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William Cowper: Religion, Satire, Society

Conrad Brunström - 2004 - 207 páginas
...in Cowper's comparison of Voltaire and the pious cottager: She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit, Receives no...sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies. ("Truth," 323-30) How does the cottager "know her bible true"? Unlike Madan, she is presumably neither...
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Representative Sadleriana: Sir Michael Sadler, (1861-1943), on English ...

Jack Sislian - 2004 - 311 páginas
...richest wine' .... and, of the cottager lace-maker at her door: 'She for her humble sphere by nature fit/ Has little understanding and no wit,/ Receives no...knows no more, her Bible true/ A truth the brilliant Voltaire never knew!/ And in her chamber reads with sparkling eyes/ Her title to a mansion in the skies'....
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