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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 - Страница 89
по William Cowper - 1782 - 359 страници
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The Bible in the World of Today

Clarence Augustus Barbour - 1911 - 225 страници
...impressive passages. 8. William Cowper, comparing the poor Buckinghamshire lace-worker with Voltaire, says : Yon cottager who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store, Just earns a scanty pittance, and at night Lies down secure, her heart and pocket light; Just...

The Silver Shadow: And Other Day Dreams

Frank Boreham - 1918 - 272 страници
...bring his new sermon to a close. Perhaps Cowper's Cottager will furnish him with a fitting climax : 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,...

The Outlook, Том 65

1900
...following extract from Cowper's "Truth" contains four of the lines about which inquiry is made . " Yon cottager, who weaves at her own door, Pillow and bobbins all her little store : Content though mean, and cheerful it not gay, Shuffling her threads about the livelong day,...

The Manchester Quarterly, Том 27

1908
...more metrical ease. One short extract points the contrast between Voltaire and a Lacemaker : — 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,...

Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Том 15

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1883
...side to produce the desired ' sprig ' or ' border.' We see here what recalls Cowper's lines — " ' 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,...

Vision and Disenchantment: Blake's Songs and Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads

Heather Glen, Senior Lecturer Faculty of English Cambridge University and Fellow of New Hall Heather Glen - 1983 - 399 страници
...their first publication, Hazlitt was to quote 'an exquisite piece of eloquence and poetry' from them: 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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Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Mary-Ann Constantine, Reader in Welsh and English Literature Mary-Ann Constantine, Gerald Porter, Adjunct Professor of English Literature and Culture Gerald Porter - 2003 - 261 страници
...Cowper was presenting the lacemaker (in a poem called 'Truth') as the type of the 'deserving poor': 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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