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beneath bids blessings blest boast call'd charms Cowper dear delight divine dream e'en earth Eartham East Dereham eyes fancy fear feel fire folly form'd frown Gilpin give glory God's grace hand happy hast Hayley hear heart heaven Hertfordshire hope hour House of Lords Iliad JOHN GILPIN JOHN NEWTON labour land letter light live Lord lust lyre mankind mercy mind muse nature never night o'er Olney once pain Parnassian peace pity pleasure poem poet poet's poor praise pride prove sacred scene scorn Scripture seem'd shine sight Sir Robert Austen skies slave smile song soon sorrow soul Stamp'd stand stream sweet taste telescopic eye thee theme thine things thou thought tongue trifler truth Twas Unwin verse virtue waste Whate'er WILLIAM COWPER WILLIAM PICKERING wisdom woes wonder zeal
Side 205 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea, I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Side 243 - I'll go too, He will lose none by me, though I get a few." His scruples thus silenced, Tom felt more at ease, And went with his comrades the apples to seize ; He blamed and protested, but join'd in the plan : He shared in the plunder, but pitied the man.
Side 195 - I praise the Frenchman,* his remark was shrewd — How sweet, how passing sweet, is solitude ! But grant me still a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper— solitude is sweet.
Side 208 - So when a child, as playful children use, Has burnt to tinder a stale last year's news, The flame extinct, he views the roving fire — There goes my lady, and there goes the squire, There goes the parson, oh ! illustrious spark, And there, scarce less illustrious, goes the clerk ! REPORT • OF AN ADJUDGED CASE NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS.
Side xi - I was struck, not long after my settlement in the Temple, with such a dejection of spirits, as none but they who have felt the same, can have the least conception of. Day and night I was upon the rack, lying down in horror, and rising up in despair.^ I presently lost all relish for those studies to which I had before * Ashley Cowper, Esq.
Side 246 - John Gilpin's spouse said to her dear, Though wedded we have been These twice ten tedious years, yet we No holiday have seen. To-morrow is our wedding day, And we will then repair Unto the Bell at Edmonton All in a chaise and pair.
Side 191 - Tis easy to resign a toilsome place, But not to manage leisure with a grace : Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind- quite vacant is a mind distressed.
Side 139 - Words learn'd by rote a parrot may rehearse, But talking is not always to converse, Not more distinct from harmony divine The constant creaking of a country sign...