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How fleet is a glance of the mind!
Compared with the speed of its flight,
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How fleet is a glance of the mind!
Compared with the speed of its flight,
The tempest itself lags behind,
And the swift-winged arrows of light.

by William Cowper Found in: Mind Quotes,
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He stands erect; his slouch becomes a walk;
He steps right onward, martial in his air,
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He stands erect; his slouch becomes a walk;
He steps right onward, martial in his air,
His form and movement.

by William Cowper Found in: Soldiers Quotes,
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The beggarly last doit.

The beggarly last doit.

by William Cowper Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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His head,
Not yet by time completely silver'd o'er,
Bespoke him past the bounds of freakish youth,
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His head,
Not yet by time completely silver'd o'er,
Bespoke him past the bounds of freakish youth,
But strong for service still, and unimpair'd.

by William Cowper Found in: Hair Quotes,
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And spare the poet for his subject's sake.

And spare the poet for his subject's sake.

by William Cowper Found in: Poets Quotes,
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