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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 - 1810
...side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath ; And smother'd in't at last, is prais'd to death I Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; Content, though mean ; and cheerful, if not gay j Shuffling her threads about the livelong...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1812
...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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Poems by William Cowper ...

William Cowper - 1814 - 480 pages
...frankinceuse 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 bobbius all her little store; Content thongh mean, and cheerfnl if not gay, • Shnffling her threads...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1814 - 268 pages
...He beg? their fbtt'ry with his latest breath. And smother'd in't at last, is prais'd to death. YOB cottager, who weaves at her own door. Pillow and bobbins all her little store; Content, though mean, and cheerful, if not gayť Shuffling her threads about the livelong day....
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The Portico: A Repository of Science & Literature, Volume 3

1817
...put it out, then take it for a guide." The same defect in the poem entitled "Truth," often occurs: "Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, > Pillow and bobbins all her little store; Content, tbo" mean: and cheerful if not pay; Shuffling her threads about the livelong day."...
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Table talk, and other poems

William Cowper - 1817 - 204 pages
...frankincense on cv'ry side, He begs their flatt'ry with his latest breath, And smothcr'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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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1817
...on every side, He hegs their flattery with his latest hreath, And smothered in'l at last, is praised to death Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and hohhins all her little store ; Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...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 gar, Shuffling her threads about the livelong day,...
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Table Talk, and Other Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 179 pages
...on every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And smother'd 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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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...the parallel between Voltaire and the poor cottager, are exquisite pieces of eloquence and poetry. " Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store j Content though mean, and cheerful if not gay, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day,...
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