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" Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill ; Bend the straight rule to their own crooked will ; And with a clear and shining lamp supplied, First put it out, then take it for a guide. "
Poems - Page 46
by William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...COWPEE. Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill, Bend the straight rule to their own crooked wm, And with a clear and shining lamp supplied, First put it out, then take it for a guide. COWPEE. Faults in the life breed errors in the brain, And these, reciprocally, those again. The mind...
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The old parish church: with The ghost of Merton hall

John Gibbs (architect.) - 1861 - 216 pages
...JOHN GIBBS. " Pleasure admitted in undue degree Enslaves the will, nor leaves the judgment free." " Faults in the life breed errors in the brain, And these reciprocally those again." WARD & LOCK, 158, FLEET-STREET. 1861. TO THE REV. LORD SAYE AND SELE, DCL, OP BROUGHTON CASTLE, OXON,...
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Oxfordism: or, The layman's guide for detecting ... the perils ... of ...

1865
...IV. Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill ; Bend the straight rule to their own crooked will ; And with a clear and shining lamp supplied, First...awkward pace, Secure of nothing— but to lose the race. PROGRESS op ERROR. Nor stay you here. There's more behind ; More papal nonsense, dark and blind, As...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical Notice of His ...

William Cowper - 1870 - 516 pages
...wind. Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill ; Bend the straight rule to their own crooked will; And, with a clear and shining lamp supplied, First...crutches of unequal size, One leg by truth supported, cue by lies, They sidle to the goal with awkward pace, Secure of nothing— but to lose the race. Faults...
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Old and New, Volume 1

Edward Everett Hale - Liberalism (Religion) - 1870
...content! " Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill, Bend the straight rule to their own crooked will, And with a clear and shining lamp supplied, First put it out, then take it for a guide." I design in the present article merely to throw out some hints respecting what is needed by a young...
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A suggestive commentary on the New Testament. St. Luke (St. John) by W.H ...

William Howard Van Doren - 1871
...troublesome adviser into prison and stifie its voice. Unrighteousness the fountain of all error. " Faults in the life breed errors in the brain, And these reciprocally those again." Gowper. Truth held in unrighteousness the root of all idolatry. The cause of the terrible success of...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...every wind. Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill ; Bend the straight rule to their own crooked CkDkEk Z j Xn] j j j j&k'k(k)k*k+k,kwD i i i gLkMkNkycNj f f f cratches of unequal size, One leg by truth supported, one by lies ; They sidle to the goal with awkward...
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Table talk, Truth, Expostulation, Hope, Charity, and other poems, Issue 352

William Cowper - 1872
...wrong with an ingenious skill, Bend the straight rule to their own erooked will, And, with a elear and shining lamp supplied, First put it out, then take it for a guide. Halting on erutehes of unequal size, i One leg by truth supported, one by lies, They sidle to the goal with awkward...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms, with a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1873 - 796 pages
...attention first of all upon himself — that was inevitable. — DE QUINCEY. CS Note I. — a. Errors in the life breed errors in the brain, And these reciprocally those again. CS b. Some place the bliss in action, some in ease ; Those call it pleasure, and contentment these....
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Cowper: The didactic poems of 1782 with selections from the minor pieces, A ...

William Cowper - 1874
...lamp supplied, First put it out, then take it for a guide. Halting on crutches of unequal size, 560 One leg by truth supported, one by lies, They sidle...in the brain, And these, reciprocally, those again. 565 The mind and conduct mutually imprint And stamp their image in each other's mint; Each sire and...
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