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" You think, no doubt, he sits and muses On future broken bones and bruises, If he should chance to fall. No ; not a single thought like that Employs his philosophic pate, Or troubles it at all. "
Poems - Page 240
by William Cowper - 1803
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...fall ; No not a fingle thought like that Employs his philofophic pate, Or troubles it at all. 5He fees that this great roundabout The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, phyfic, law, Its cuftoms and its bufinefies Are no concern at all of his, Thrice happy bird ! I too...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1787
...No,, not a fingle thought like that: Employs his philofophic pate,, Or troubles it at all. V. He fees that this great round-about The world, with all- its motley rout*. Church, army, phylie, law,. In cuftoms and its bufinefs Are no concern at all of his, . And fays,— .what fays he?...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1788
...No not a fingle thought like that Employs his philofophic pate, - Or troubles it at all. V. He fees that this great roundabout The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, phyfic, law, Its cuftoms and its bufmefles Are no concern at all of his, And fays, what fays he ? Caw....
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...No ; not a fingle thought like that Employs his philofophic pate, Or troubles it at all. V. He fees, that this great roundabout— The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, phyfic, law, Jts cuftoms, and its bus'nefies, Is no concern at all of his, .^nd fays — what fays...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...fall; No, not a fingle thought like that imploys his philofophic pate, Or troubles it at all. ríe fees that this great round-about, The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, phyfic, law, rts cuftoms and its bufineffcs Are no concefn at all of his, And fays, what fays he ?...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1806
...thence securely sees The bustle and the raree-show That occupy mankind below, Secure, and at his ease. 4 You think, no doubt, he sits and muses On future broken...fall. No ; not a single thought like that Employs his philosophick pate, Or troubles it at all. 5 He sees, that this great roundabout — The world with...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...raree-show That occupy mankind below, Secure, and at his ease. 4 You think, no doubt, he sits and muse« On future broken bones and bruises, If he should chance...fall. No ; not a single thought like that Employs his philosophick pate, Or troubles it at all. S He sees, that this great roundabout — The world with...
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Poemata Latine partim reddita, partim scripta

Vincent Bourne - 1808 - 286 pages
...bustle and the raree-shovr That occupy mankind below, Secare and at his ease. You think, no doubt, be sits and muses On future broken bones and bruises, If he should chance to fail, No not a single thought like that Employs his philosophic pate, Or troubles it at all. He sees...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1809
...we have on the authority of Cowper, in an epigram on the speculations of that bird from a steeple : He sees that this great round-about, The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, phvsick, law, Its customs and its businesses, Are no concern at ail of his ; And says — \Vhat says...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...we have on the authority of Cowper, in an epigram otl the speculations of that bird from a steeple : He sees that this great round-about, The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, physick, law, Its customs and its businesses, Are no concern at all of his ; And saf's — What says...
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