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" Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery, and begets In those... "
A northern summer: or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden ... - Page 171
by Sir John Carr - 1806 - 330 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...fcience ; blinds The eyefight of difcov'ry, and begets In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind Beftial, a meagre intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thy lofs of empire, and though fqueeza! By...
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Poems, Volume 2

1787
...fcience ; blinds The cycfight of difcov'ry, and begets, In thofc that fuffer it, a fordid mind Beftial, a meagre intellect, unfit, To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thylofs of empire, and though fqucez'd By...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...; blinds • The eyefight of difcov'ry, and begets In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind Beftial, a meagre intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee, therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thy lofs of empire, and though fqueezM By...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...fcience ; blinds Tlie eyefight of difcov'ry, and begets, In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind Beftial, a meagre intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, "With all thy lofs of empire, and though fqueez'd By...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...fcience ; blinds The eye-fight of difcov'ry, and begets, In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind Beftial, a meagre intellect, unfit, To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thy lofs .of empire, and -though fqueez'd...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...fcience; blinds The eyefight of difcov'ry; and begets, In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind BeftiaJ, a meagre intellect, unfit TO be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thy lofs of empire, and though fqueez'd By...
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The Britannic magazine; or entertaining repository of heroic adventures. Vol ...

...fcience; blinds The eye-fight of difcovery, and begets, In thofe that futTerit, a.ibrdid mind, l!i:(li;il, a meagre intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore ftill, blame-worthy as thoU art, • With all thy lofs of empire, and though fqucez'd...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of discov'ry ; and begets, In those that suffer it, a sordid mind Bestial, a...intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore still, blame- worthy as thou art, With all thy loss of empire, and though squeez'd By...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...fcience ; blinds The eyfight of difcov'ry ; and begets, In thofe that fuffer it, a fordid mind Bettial, a meagre intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form, Thee thece.ore irill, blame-worthy as thou art, With all thy lots of empire, and though fqueei'd By...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discov'ry ; and begets, In those that suffer it, a sordid mind. Bestial, a...intellect, unfit To be the tenant of man's noble form. Thee therefore still, blame worthy as thou art, With all thy loss of empire, and though squeez'd By...
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