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" Behold the picture ! — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again : pronounce a text, Cry, hem ! and, reading -what they never wrote Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well-bred... "
The Port Folio - Page 306
1809
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Poems. by William Cowper. With the life of the author by T. Greatheed

William Cowper, T. Greatheed - 1821
...of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture !—is it like ?— Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounce...woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loath All affectation. 'Tis my perfect scorn ; Object...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1821
...and reading what they never wrote Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well -bred whisper close the scene ! In man or woman, but far most in man, And must of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation. Tis my...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

English poetry - 1822
...grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ! — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounce...work, And with a wellbred whisper close the scene ! To conquer those by jocular exploits, Whom truth and soberness assail'd in vain. O Popular Applause...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ! — Is it like? — like whom? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again; pronounce...fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well bred whisper close the scene ! In man or woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that...
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The task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools

William Cowper - 1822
...things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again; pronounce a text; Cry—hem ; and reading what they never wrote, Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well bred whisper close the scene ! In man or woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that...
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The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come

John Bunyan - 1823
...of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture I—Is it like?—Like whom ? The things Ibat mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounce...work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene." The Task, Book II. The Time-piece. Passion and Patience. I saw moreover in my dream, that the Interpreter...
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The Methodist Magazine, Volume 6

Methodist Church - 1823
...stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament of Virtue's cause." — — " In man or woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation." Goldsmith will tell you that...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq

William Cowper - English poetry - 1824 - 427 pages
...grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ? — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounce...woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation. 'Tis my perfect scorn ; Object...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ? — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounce...woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe AU_aflectation. 'Tia my perfect scorn; Object of...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...disgust. Cowper's Tatk, b. 2. Behold the picture ! Is it like ? Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip And then skip down again. Pronounce...work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene. Ibid. From such apostles, oh ye mitred heads Preserve the church ; and lay not careless hands On sculls...
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