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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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Miscellaneous poems. Olney hymns. Anti-Thelyphthora. Table talk and other ...

William Cowper - 1836
...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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The County [afterw.] Country miscellany, ed. by H. Burgess

Henry Burgess (of Luton) - 1836
...bard of Olney with some of his happy thoughts, as it was carried on in every street and cottage.— " 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; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...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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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

1838 - 320 pages
...every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And snunher'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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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 livelong day,...
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Memorials of a Beloved Friend: Or, A Brief Sketch of the Life of Mary Napier

Elizabeth Ritchie - 1838 - 161 pages
...obstacle that could hinder its growth, considered too great to be removed. " May 2nd, 1836." " You 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 Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...on every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And smotherM 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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"The Latest Form of Infidelity" Examined: A Letter to Andrews Norton ...

George Ripley - 1839 - 160 pages
...not besieged the libraries of the learned, to ask them whether they might believe in Christ or no. 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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Letters on the Latest Form of Infidelity: Including a View of the Opinions ...

George Ripley - 1840 - 399 pages
...not besieged the libraries of the learned, to ask them whether they might believe in Christ or no. 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, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...ev'ry side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, 315 And smother'd in't at last, is prals'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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