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" And having dropped the expected bag — pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, Cold and yet cheerful : messenger of grief Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some, To him indifferent whether grief or joy. "
Poems, - Page 139
by William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 pages
...destined inn ; And, having dropp'd the' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light hearted wretch, Cold and yet cheerful ; messenger of grief Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifferent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages,...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...and yet cheerful : messenger of grief Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifferent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall...cheeks Fast as the periods from his fluent quill, Or charged with am'rous sighs of absent swains, Or nymphs responsive, equally affect His horse and him,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; 10 And having dropp'd th' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch. Cold...Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifTrent whether grief or joy. 15 Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; 10 And having dropp'd th' expected bag, pass on. Ho whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch. Cold and...Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifTrent whether grief or joy. 15 Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages,...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1827 - 870 pages
...ais one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; And, having dropp'd th' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch. Cold...some ; / To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Methinks, as I have always thought, that Cowper here missed the expression of u kind feeling, and rather...
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827
...his one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; And, having dropp'd th' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, ; Cold...Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifif 'rent whether grief or joy. Methinks, as I have always thought, that Cowper's familiar description...
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The table book: or, Daily recreation and information concerning remarkable ...

William Hone - History - 1827 - 870 pages
...hia one concern Is to conduct it to the desttn'd inn ; And, having drnpp'd th' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch. Cold and yet cheerful : messenger of grief Perhaps to thous4nd*. and of joy to *omeĦ To him indiff'rent whether grief or joy. Mi-thinks, as I have always...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...his one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn : And, having dropp'dth' expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, > Cold...Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indiff rent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages,...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...his one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; And, having dropp'd the expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, Cold...Perhaps to thousands, and of joy to some ; To him indifferent whether grief or joy. Houses in ashes, and the fall of stocks, Births, deaths, and marriages,...
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The Gentleman's Pocket Magazine; and Album of Literature and Fine Arts

English literature - 1829
...his one concern Is to conduct it to the destin'd inn ; And, having dropp'd the expected bag, pass on. He whistles as he goes, light-hearted wretch, Cold...to some ; To him indiff'rent, whether grief or joy. Methinks, as I have always thought, that Cowper here missed the expression, of a kind feeling, and...
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