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" No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm, assaults these doors Till the street rings ; no stationary steeds Cough their own knell, while, heedless of the sound, The silent circle fan themselves, and quake. "
The Task: A Poem. In Six Books - Page 101
by William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...Of long uninterrupted ev'ning, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates; No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm, assaults...needle plies its busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depi&ed flow'r, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn, Unfolds its bosom; buds, and leaves, and...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates ; No powder'd, pert proficient in the art 1^5 Of sounding an alarm, assaults these doors Till the...circle fan themselves, and quake : But here the needle j)Hes its busy task, • 150 The pattern grows, the wetirdepifted flower, Wrought patiently into the...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...Of long uninterrupted evening, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates ; No powdered pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assaults...needle plies its busy task; The pattern grows, the well-depicted flower, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn, Unfolds its bosom ; buds, and leaves,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...Of long uninterrupted evening, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates; No powdered pert proficient in the art . : Of sounding an alarm...assaults these doors Till the street rings; no stationary streds Cough their own knell, while, heedless of the sound, The silent circle fan themselves, and quake:...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...stop short before these gates; NM powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assanlts these doors Till the street rings ; no stationary...themselves, and quake : But here the needle plies it's busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depicted flow'r, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn....
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...long uninterrupted evening know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gatesj No powder'd pen, ' Hear from the grave, great Taliessin, hear ; ' Cuuirli their own knell, while heedless of the sound The silent circle fan themselves, and quake ;...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...Of long uninterrupted ev'ning, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates ; No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assaults...themselves, and quake : But here the needle plies it's busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depicted flow'r, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn,...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...Of long uninterrupted ev'ning, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates; No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assaults...doors Till the street rings; no stationary steeds. The silent circle fan themselves, and quake: But here the needle plies it's busy task, 150 The pattern...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...uninterrupted ev'ning, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gates ; No powder'd pert proficient-in the art Of sounding an alarm, assaults these doors...needle plies its busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depicted flow'r, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn, Unfolds its bosom ; buds, and leaves,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...Of long uninterrupted ev'ning, know. No rattling wheels stop short before these gate* ; No powder'd pert proficient in the art Of sounding an alarm assaults...themselves, and quake : But here the needle plies it's busy task, The pattern grows, the well-depicted fiow'r, Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn,...
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