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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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The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain, Volume 1; Volume 3

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 304 pages
...— Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down again ; pronounee a text ; Cry — Hem ; and reading what they never...huddle up their work, And with a well-bred whisper elose the seene ! I seek divine simplicity in him, • Who handles things divine ; and all besides,...
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The Idler, and breakfast-table companion

Idler and breafast-table companion - 1837
...which spring beneath ourfeet, than in drowsily listening to one of those well-paid gentlemen who ' reading what they never wrote, Just fifteen minutes,...work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene !' ' ' You should bear Mr. Russell !' said Hannah with energy. "Yes, he is a man of talent, and doubtless...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...philosophy, deep ; moral, grave ; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. BACON, Essay 1, Of Studies. — READING what they never wrote, Just fifteen minutes...work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene. COWPER, Task, book ii. Reason. — Give you a REASON on compulsion ! If reasous were as plentiful as...
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Y Wawr: cylchgrawn misol y Bedyddwyr Cymreig

Owen Griffith - Baptists, Welsh - 1877
...ar un adegyn lie i adverteisio gemau, dillad, neu fenyg kid. Fel hyn y dywed yr anfanvol Gowper : " 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. 'Tis my perfect scorn, Object...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...time will quickly pass, And one unbounded spring encircle all. Thomson. 77. AFFECTATION. Ministerial Bertram Ro 0 ministers And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation. "Tis my perfect scorn ; Object...
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The task, a poem. Illustr. by B. Foster

William Cowper - 1878
...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...work, And with a well-bred whisper close the scene ! And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe All affectation. 'Tis my perfect scorn; Object of my implacable...
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Religion in England Under Queen Anne and the Georges, 1702-1800, Volume 2

John Stoughton - Great Britain - 1878
...prattling scandal as he goes, But rare at home, and never at his books." " The things that mount the rostrum with a skip And then skip down again, pronounce...text, Cry hem ! and reading what they never wrote, VOL. II. G J Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work, And with a well.bred whisper close the scene."...
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Preachers and preaching

Henry Christmas - 1878 - 300 pages
...church ; affectation makes him a disgrace to it. Cowper, with as much truth as indignation, says : — "In man or woman, but far most in man, And most of all in man that ministers At the altar, from my rery soul I loathe All affectation. 'Tis my perfect scorn, Object of...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1879 - 536 pages
...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,...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 handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture 1 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. n,- To*, bk.li. The Mill, , ilia in* Oh, scenes surpassing fable, and yet true — Scenes of accomplished...
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