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Poems - Page 159
by William Cowper - 1803
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...true choice spirit we admit; With wits a fool, with fools a wit." Churchill's Duellist, Book iii. ' The solemn fop, significant and budge ; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.' Cowper's Poems, Conversation, \. 299. According to Rebecca Warner (Original Letters, p. 204), Johnson...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...true choice spirit we admit; With wits a fool, with fools a wit.' Churchill's Duellist, Book iii. ' The solemn fop, significant and budge ; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge.' Cowper's Poems, Conversation, \. 299. According to Rebecca Warner (Original Letters, p. 204), Johnson...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1806
...keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see, Quite as absurd, though not so light as ha: A shallow brain behind a serious mask, An oracle within...all its weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit inyites you by his looks to come, But when you knock it never is at home; Tis like a parcel sent you...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper, Richard Westall - 1810 - 368 pages
...cogence, we may say, Why such a one should keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see, Quite as absurd, though not so light as he: A shallow...He says but little, and that little said Owes all it's weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1810
...cogence, we may say, Why such a one should keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see, Quite as absurd, though not so light as he : A shallow...He says but little, and that little said Owes all it's weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1812
...cogence, we may say, Why such a one should keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see, Quite as absurd, though not so light as he: A shallow...He says but little, and that little said Owes all it's weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1817
...cogence, we may say, Why such a one should keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see r Quite as absurd, though not so light as he: A shallow...little said Owes all its weight, like loaded dice, to le&d. His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock it never is at home; Tis like a...
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Table talk, and other poems

William Cowper - 1817
...cogence, we may say, Why such a one should keep himself away. A graver coxcomb we may sometimes see, Quite as absurd, though not so light as he: A shallow...fool with judges, amongst fools a judge ; He says bnt little, and that little said Owes all its weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit invites you...
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Poems,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...cask, The solemu fop ; siguificant and hndge , A fool with jndges, amongst fools a jndge ; He says hut little, and that little said Owes all its weight, like loaded dice, to lead. His wit invites yon hy his looks to come, But when you knock it never is at home : Tis like a parcel sent yon hy the...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1817
...graver coxcomh we may sometimes see, Quite as ahsurd, though not so light as he : A shallow hrain hehind a serious mask, An oracle within an empty cask, The solemn fop ; significant and hudge ; A fool with judges, amongst fools a judge ; He says hut little, and that little said Owes all...
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