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" He is the happy man whose life e'en now Shows somewhat of that happier life to come ; Who, doom'd to an obscure but tranquil state, Is pleased with it, and, were he free to choose, Would make his fate his choice; whom peace, the fruit Of virtue, and whom... "
Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ... - Page 193
by William Eastmead - 1824 - 486 pages
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...state, Is pleas'd with it, and, were he free to choose, Would make his fate his choice; whom peace, the fruit Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith,...view; And, occupied as earnestly as she, Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his pleasures, for she knows them not; He seeks not her's,...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...state, Is pleas'd with it, and, were he free to choose, Would make his fate his choice; whom peace, the fruit Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith,...busy search Of objects, more illustrious in her view; .iiid, occupied as earnestly as she, Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802
...state, Is pleas'd with it, and, were he free to choose, Would make his fate his choice ; whom peace, the fruit Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith,...view ; And, occupied as earnestly as she, Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his pleasures, for she knows them not ; He seeks not...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...pleas'd with it, and, were he free to choose, Would make his fate his choice ; whom peace, the fruit 910 Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith, Prepare...his home. The world o'erlooks him in her busy search 915 Of objefts, more illustrious in her view ; And, occupied as earnestly as she, Though more sublimely,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...state, Is pleas'd with it, and were he free to chuse, Would make his fate his choice — whom peace, the fruit Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith,...view, And occupied as earnestly as she, , Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his pleasures, for she knows them noty He seeki not hcr's,...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 7

1805
...genius. The little librnry has all the air of an abbot's study, except that it discovers more taste. " f The World o'erlooks him in her busy search Of objects...illustrious in her view ; And occupied as earnestly as she, Tho" more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world.— Not slothful he, tho' seeming unemploy'd, And censur'd...
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Public Characters

1805
...The little library has all the air of an abbot's study, except that it discovers more taste." •f The World o'erlooks him in her busy search Of objects...illustrious in her view ; And occupied as earnestly as she, Tho' more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world.— Not slothful he, tho' seeming unemploy'd, AnJ censur'd...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...Would make his fate his choice ; whom peace, the. Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith, [fruit Prepare for happiness ; bespeak him one Content indeed...view ; And, occupied as earnestly as she, Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his pleasures, for she knows them not; He seeks not her's,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...Would make his fate his choice ; whom peace, the Of virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of faith, [fruit Prepare for happiness ; bespeak him one Content indeed...her busy search. Of objects, more illustrious in her viewi And, occupied as earnestly as.she,. Though more sublimely, he o'erfooks the world.. . i She scorns...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 pages
...make his fate his choice. Whom peace, the fruit Of Virtue, and whom virtue, fruit of Faithy * Prepare for Happiness; bespeak him one, *' Content...And occupied as earnestly as she, * Though more sublimely, he o'erlooks the world. She scorns his Pleasures ; for, she knows them not : tf He seeks...
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