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" Tis not, as heads that never ache suppose, Forgery of fancy and a dream of woes ; Man is a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright, The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes with ease,)... "
A northern summer: or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden ... - Page 221
by Sir John Carr - 1806 - 330 pages
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1830
...is a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed (a task which if he please God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither heathy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care, Nor soft declivities...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Second Church ...

Asa Cummings - Christian biography - 1830 - 486 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task, which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use." " No wounds like those a wounded spirit feels, No cure for such, till God, who makes them, heals."...
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Medical Inquiries and Observations Upon the Diseases of the Mind

Benjamin Rush - Mental illness - 1830 - 365 pages
...mind of man, consider it as "A harp, whose chorda elude the Each yielding harmony, dispos'd aright. The screws revers'd! (A task, which, if he please, God in a moment executes with ease) Ten thousand times ten thousand strings go loose ; Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use." There is a...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...is a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed (a task which, if he please, God in a moment executes with ease,) Ten thousand thousand strings at oifcc go loose, Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither heathy wilds, nor scenes...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws revers'd (& task which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use.' The uninterrupted enjoyment of our mental powers, in full vigour and activity, is a blessing for which...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed (a task which, if he p'ease, God in a moment executes with ease), Ten thousand...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. " Babylon in ruins," observes Mr. Addison, " is not so melancholy a spectacle," as a man " whose imagination...
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The works of William Cowper; his life and letters by W. Hayley, ed. by T.S ...

William Cowper - 1835
...dream of woes. Man is a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, dispos'd aright ; The screws revers'd (a task, which, if He please,...Lost, 'till He tune them, all their power and use. No wounds like those a wounded spirit feels ; No cure for such, till God, who makes them, heals. And...
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The works of William Cowper; his life and letters by W. Hayley, ed. by T.S ...

William Cowper - 1835
...a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither healthy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care, Nor soft declivities,...
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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835
...a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither healthy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care, Nor soft declivities,...
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The Works of William Cowper: The life of William Cowper. Letters, 1765-1783

William Cowper - 1835
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task, which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. # # * * * No wounds like those a wounded spirit feels, No cure for such, till God, who makes them,...
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