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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 Bible and the Working Classes

Alexander Wallace - 1853 - 304 pages
...of glory about to be revealed. Turn to another scene, so beautifully described by Cowper : — " Ton 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 Works of William Cowper, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1854
...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 Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 5

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...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 book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, A nd 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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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...on every side, He begs their flattery with his latest breath, And smother'd m'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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Minor Works, Volume 1

John Cumming - 1854
...study the contrast to see where is the finger of God. It is well given by our great English poet : — "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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Miscellaneous Discourses and Expositions of Scripture

George Paxton Young - 1854 - 348 pages
...Christian cottager. After referring to the Frenchman's infidelity, he gives the opposite picture : — " 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 Training System, Moral Training School, and Normal Seminary, for ...

David Stow - 1854 - 528 pages
...passage from Scripture, and one from Cowper : — " Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth ;" ' Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Jut knowi, and know* no more, her Bible's true — A truth the brilliant Frenchman* never...
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The Church Before the Flood

John Cumming - 1854 - 385 pages
...salvation of the guilty, the hope of the dying; the ornament, the dignity, the glory, of the human race. " Yon cottager who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, She, for her humble sphere by nature fit, Has little understanding, and no wit; Just knows,...
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What Men Have Said about Woman: A Collection of Choice Sentences

1866 - 321 pages
...meanings ever rich and strange, Or lighten'd glory in the place. Gerald Massey. Content in lowly Sphere. 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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