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" Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth: Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and the God That made them an intruder on their joy»,... "
The Saturday Magazine - Page 133
1841
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 316 pages
...yet not dull, Nor fuch as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or profcribes the found of mirth i Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion...frenzy, and the God That made them an intruder on thei- joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his praife A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
...trivial, yet not dull, Nor fuch as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or profcribes the found of mirth: Nor do we madly, like an impious world,...on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his ptaife A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting oft our gratitude and love, \Vhile we retrace...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...humble doors, And under an old oak s domestic shade, Enjoy'd — spare feast ! — a radish and an egg ! Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such as, with a frown, forbids the play J.75 Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...trivial, yet not dull, Nor fuch as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or profcribes the found of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world,...on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his praife A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting oft our gratitude and love, While we retrace...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...trivial, yet not dull, Nor fuch as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or profcribes the found of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world,...on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his praife A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting oft our gratitude and love, While we retrace...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...or prefcribes the found of mirth. Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Whr deem religion phrenfy, and the God That made them an intruder on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his prail? A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone Exciting oft our gratitude and lo\-e, While we retrace...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...trivial, yet not dull, Nor ruch as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or profcribes the found of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and the God, That mode them, an intruder on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his praife A jarring note. Themes...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...their humble doors, And under an old oak's domestic shade, -Enjoyed, spare feast ! a radish and an egg. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzj'. and the God, That made them, an intruder on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...humhle doors, .' And- under an old oak's domestic shade, Enjoy'd, sp.ire feast ! a radish and an egg. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such as with a frown forhids the play ' Il lau'-y , or proscrihes the sound of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...their humble doors. And under an old oak's domestic shade, Enjoy'd, spare feast ! a radish and an egg. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...we madly, like an impious World, Who deem religion frenay, and the God, That made them, an intrnder on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his...
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