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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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Double acrostic enigmas, with poetical descriptions selected principally ...

Kate Gordon (of Fyvie.) - 1866
...town of Italy. 9. The art of sweetening. 10. Immortal. 11. A fellow-preacher with Paul. LXVL l I :< 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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History of rationalism. Revised from the 3rd Amer. ed

John Fletcher Hurst - 1867
...valuable than all these vapourings about the non-Ego, the Ideal, and Self-hood. Simplicity is bliss. " Yon cottager who weaves at. her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Content though mean, and cheerful if not gny, Shuffling her threads about the live-long day,...
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Forward, a monthly magazine of liberal evangelical theology and ..., Volume 2

1868
...you know it ?" said he. "Sir, I know it m my heart." Of such an one the gentle Cowper sings : — " 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 knoin,...
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Plain sermons for perilous times

William Niven - 1868
...labourer's daughter, has found in the Bible that which the world cannot give and cannot take away. 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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Table talk, and other poems, with illustr. by H.Weir [and others].

William Cowper - 1869
...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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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - 1870 - 372 pages
...his latest breath, — And smothered in't at last, is praised to death. II. THE HUMBLE CHRISTIAN. 3. 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 thread about the livelong day,...
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The Home Life of Sir David Brewster

Margaret Maria Gordon - 1870 - 482 pages
...Bible, and bending that venerable head over the sacred page, he read it with all the faith of ' ' ' 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 Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1870 - 536 pages
...frankinceuse on every slde. He hegs their fiattery with his latest hreath, And smother'd in't at last, is prais'd to death ! Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and hohhius all her little stor.-. Content thongh mean, and cheerfnl if not gay, Shnffling her threads...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical Notice of His ...

William Cowper - 1870 - 516 pages
...begs their flattery with his latest breath, And, sinothcr'd in't at last, is praised to death I 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 live-long day,...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine

1871
...than the light of day, and is no less needed by the philosopher, ' exalted on his pedestal,' than by ' Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store ; And in that charter reads, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies.' As the...
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