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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,)... "
Narrative of the Discoveries on the North Coast of America: Effected by the ... - Page xviii
by Thomas Simpson - 1843 - 419 pages
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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1838 - 363 pages
...affecting : 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,) Ten thousand strings at once go loose, Lost, till He tune them, all their power of use. Then neither healthy wilds...
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Goodrich's Fourth Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1839 - 312 pages
...1. 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...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. 2. Then neither healthy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care, Nor soft...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, ed. by H.F. Cary

William Cowper - 1839
...harmony, disposed aright, The serews reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment exeeutes with ease) Ten thousand thousand strings at once go...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 deelivities...
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A descriptive tour in Scotland; by T.H.C.

Chauncy Hare Townshend - 1840 - 395 pages
...harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright. The screws revers'd—a task, which, if he please, God in a moment executes with ease— At once ten thousand thousand strings go loose, Lost, till he time them, all their power and use."...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841
...harp, whose chords elude the sight, 325 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 thousand springs at once go loose, Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. 330 Then neither heathy...
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The Life and Travels of Thomas Simpson: The Arctic Discoverer

Alexander Simpson - Explorers - 1845 - 424 pages
...— we cannot but acknowledge that the decrees of God are inscrutable to mortals, and join in those beautiful lines of Cowper : ' Man is a harp whose...Lost, till He tune them, all their power and use.' " A close scrutiny of the statements made by one of the survivors of my brother's party, (from the...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1845
...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...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use." COWPER. How many immured within the walls of this asylum have learned this truth by sad experience...
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The History of France ...

France - 1845
...elude the sight, Kach yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task which, if lie please, God in a moment executes with ease,) Ten thousand...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use." The faction of the dukes once more assumed the reins of power. Burgundy menaced the constable, who...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight j Each yielding harmony, disposed aright: The screws reversed, Ten thousand thousand strings at once go loose, —...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. I have read the instructed volume, Of human nature; there, long since, have learned, The way— to...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight j Each yielding harmony, disposed aright: The screws werstfl, Ten thousand thousand strings at once go loose,— Lost, till he tune them, all iheir power and use. I have read the instructed volume, Of human nature ; there, long since, have learned,...
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