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" As with the diamond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life ? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His noble office, and, instead of truth, Displaying his own beauty, starves his flock... "
Beauties of Cowper. To which are prefixed, a life of the author and ... - Page 14
by William Cowper - 1801
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...di'mond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His...in him Who handles things divine; and all besides, Tho' learn'd with labour, and tho' much admir'd By curious eyes and judgments ill-inform'd, To me is...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...di'mond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life ? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames...avaunt all attitude, and stare, And start theatric, practis'd at the glass ! I seek divine simplicity in him Who handles things divine ; and all besides,...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...his fair form, 420 And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, 425 When I am hungry for the bread of life ? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames...flock ! Therefore avaunt all attitude, and stare, 430 And start theatric, pradised at the glass ! I seek divine simplicity in him Who handles things...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...diamond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life ? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames...Who handles things divine ; and all besides, Though learned with labour, and though much admired By curious eyes and judgments ill-informed, To me is odious...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...diamond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my 63^5, When 1 am hungry for the bread of life? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His...truth, Displaying his own beauty, starves his flock I Therefore avaunt all attitude, and stare, And start theatric, practised at the glass! I seek divine...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...his Maker, prostitutes and shames His nohle office, and, instead of truth, Displaying his own heauty, starves his flock. Therefore avaunt all attitude, and stare, And start theatric, practis'd at the glass ! I seek divine simplicity in him, Who handles tilings divine ; and all hesides,...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...di'mond on his lily hand. And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life ? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames...simplicity in him Who handles things divine ; and all beside, Though learn'd with labor, and though much admir'd By curious eyes and judgments ill inform...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...di'mond on his lily hand. And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His...Displaying his own beauty, starves his flock. Therefore a vaunt ! all attitude and stare, And start theatric, practised at the glass. L seek divine simplicity...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...diamond on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, When I am hungry for the bread of life? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His...avaunt all attitude, and stare, And start theatric, practis'd at the glass! I seek divine simplicity in him, Who handles things divine ; and all besides,...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...on his lily hand, And play his brilliant parts before my eyes, "\Vhen I am hungry for the bread of life? He mocks his Maker, prostitutes and shames His...flock ! Therefore avaunt all attitude, and stare, 430 And start theatric, practis'd at the glass! I seek divine simplicity in him, Who handles things...
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