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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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The Churchman's Monthly Review and Chronicle

1845
...superior culture," and have cast our eyes upon the heading of our theme — " MIND among the Spindles." " 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 Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

1856
...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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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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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 Scottish Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

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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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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Life and Correspondence of David Hume. From the Papers Bequeathed ..., Volume 1

John Hill Burton - 1846 - 534 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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