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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

William Cowper - 1850 - 514 pages
...patriots of high note, Perhaps by moonlight, at their humble doors, And under an old oak's domestic shade, Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or prescribes the sound of mirth. Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...their humble doors, And under an old oak's domestic shade, Enjoyed, spare feast! a radish and an egg. h joy», Start at his awful name, or deem his praise A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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...deem religion frenzy, and the God That made them an intrnder on their joys, Start at his awful name, or deem his praise A jarring note. Themes of a graver...
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Heavenly thoughts for morning hours: selections, with a short intr., by lady ...

Heavenly thoughts - 1851
...WILBEHFORCE. DECEMBER 2. " Let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ." — Phil. i. 27. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. Nor do ye madly, — like an impious world, WTio deem religion frenzy, and the God Who made them, an intruder...
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Father Rowland; or, The force of truth, ed. and enlarged by a Catholic bishop

father Rowland (fict.name.) - 1852
...and music. There " The poet's or historian's page by one Made vocal for the amusement of the rest ; Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. The sprightly lyre, whose treasure of sweet sounds The touch from many a trembling chord shakes out.*...
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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852
...humble doors, And under an old oak's domestic shade, Enjoyed, spare feast ! a radish and an egg. 8. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...forbids the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirtk : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and the God That made them...
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Poems: With a Biographical and Critical Introduction, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1852 - 447 pages
...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 as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or prescribes the sound of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1853
...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, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry, and a ...

William Cowper - 1853 - 785 pages
...their humble doors, And under an old oak's domestick 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 175 Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious World, Who deem religion...
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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...175 j! Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth : I; Nor do we madly, like an impious World, ! j Who deem religion frenzy, and the God ; That made them an intruder on their joys, jj Start at his awful name, or doem his praise 180 j; A jari'ing note. Themes of a graver tone jj Exciting...
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