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" He that holds fast the golden mean And lives contentedly between The little and the great Feels not the wants that pinch the poor Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state. "
Poems - Page 235
by William Cowper - 1803
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William Cowper - 1786
...tempt the diftant deep, Nor always timoroufly creep Along the treach'rous fhore. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all his ftate. 3The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blaft, the loftieft tow'r Comes heavieft to...
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William Cowper - 1787
...tempt the diftant d^ep, Nor always timoroufly creep, Along the treach'rous there. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between , ....poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Irabitt'ring all his flate. HI, The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blafts, the loftieft...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1788
...the diftant deep, Nor always timoroufly creep, Along the treach'rous fhore. He II. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all his ftate. III. The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blafts, the loftieft tow'r Comes heavieft...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...the diftant deep,. Nor always timoroufly creep, Along the treach'rous fhore. II. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's doorj Imbitt'ring all his ftate. III. The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blafts, the loftieft...
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The lady's preceptor: or, a series of instructive and pleasing exercises in ...

Mr. Cresswick - 1792 - 425 pages
...tempt the diftant deep, Nor always timoroufly creep Along the treacherous (horc, He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between, The...poor. Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his ftate. The talleft pines feel moft the power Of wintry blafts; the loftieft tower...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...always timoroufly creep Along the treach'rous more. HORACE. BOOK II. OfcE X. II. He, that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all his ftate. III. The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blafts ; the loftieft tow'r Comes heavieft...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...tempt the diiUnt deep, Nor always limoroufly creep Along the treach'rous Ihore. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The little and the great, Feels rot the wants that pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all his...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1798
...the diftant deep, Nor always timoroufly creep Along the treach'rous fhore. II. He, that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all hts fiate. HI. The talleft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blafis ; the loftieft tow'r Comes heavieft...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...of woe ; And blended form, with artful ftrife, The ftrength and harmony of life. He that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The...that haunt the rich man's door, Imbitt'ring all his ftate. The taileft pines feel moft the pow'r Of wintry blaft ; the loftieft tow'r Comes heavieft to...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800
...the difiant deep, Nor always timoroufly creep Along the treach'rous fhore. II. He, that holds faft the golden mean, And lives contentedly between The little and the great, v Feels not the wants that pinch the poor. Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Jmbitt'ring...
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