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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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Cowper: The task, with Tirocinium, and selections from the minor poems, A.D ...

William Cowper - 1875
...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 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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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1877 - 549 pages
...not dull, Nor such as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or proscribes the bound of mirth: I\Tor do we madly, like an impious world. Who deem religion...the God That made them an intruder on their joys, Htart at liis awful name, or deem his praise A jarring note. 05) oi} 386 EARLY LIFE OP HYBOJT. CHAPTER...
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The Task: A Poem

William Cowper - Bookbinding - 1878 - 263 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...of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, AVho deem religion frenzy, and the God That made them an intruder on their joys, Start at his awful...
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The task, a poem. Illustr. by B. Foster

William Cowper - 1878
...their humble doors, And under an old oak's domestic shade, Knjoy'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 fancv, or proscribes the sound of mirth : Nor do we madly, like an impious world, \\ ho deem religion...
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Life and Letters of John Howard Raymond

John Howard Raymond - 1880 - 744 pages
...flashed like newly opened champagne. Various were the topics introduced and discussed in " Discourse not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such as with a frown...play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. Nor did we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy and the God That made them an intruder...
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Life and Letters of John Howard Raymond

John Howard Raymond - 1881 - 744 pages
...dull, Nor such as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. Nor did we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion...frenzy and the God That made them an intruder on their joys,Start at His awful name, or deem His praise A jarring note." Mrs. C. always mentions you. You...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1881 - 649 pages
...shade, Enjoy'd, spare feast ! a radish and an egg ! Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Kor such as with a frown forbids the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth : Iior do we madly, like an impious world, Who deem religion frenzy, and the God That made them an...
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Great Thoughts from Latin Authors

Craufurd Tait Ramage - Quotations, Latin - 1884 - 679 pages
...Cowper's " Task " we find (1. 170):— " The customary rites Of the last meal commence ; a Boman meal. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting oft our gratitude and love, While we retrace, with memory's pointing...
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Great thoughts from Latin authors, by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884
...Cowper's "Task " we find (l. 170):— " The customary rites Of the last meal commence; a Roman meal. Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...the play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. Themes of a graver tone, Exciting oft our gratitude and love, While we retrace, with memory's pointing...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English ...

Charles John Smith - English language - 1890 - 781 pages
...eagles flew." POPE. " For how art thou a king, But by fair sequence fmd succession ? " SHAKESPEARE. '* Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, Nor such...play Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth." COWPER. FOPPISH. FINICAL. DANDYISH. SPRUCE. COXCOMBICAL. FOPPISH (Dut. foppen, to deride, to mock)....
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