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" God made the country, and man made the town What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten'd in the fields and groves? "
Poems - Page 29
by William Cowper - 1808
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...her day had pow'r to be, For whom God heard his Abr'am plead in vain. RURAL LIFE PREFERRED. CrOD made the country, and man made the town : What wonder then...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be thrcaten'd in the fields...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespefted- forms, And knees and hassccs are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and...town. What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts 750 That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound, And...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802
...rites Have dwindled into unrefpeeted forms, And knees and haffocks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...that health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make fweet the bitter draught, That life holds out to all , fhould moft abound And leaft be threatened in...
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The School of Wisdom; Or, American Monitor: Containing a Copious Collection ...

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...head on the frefh green recline, fHis head uncharg'd with fear, or with defign !—Comity, GOD made the country : and man made the town. What wonder,...that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, mould moft abound, And leaft be threatened, in...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...dwindled into unrefpected forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country,and man made the town. What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make fweet the bitter draught, That life holds out to all, mould moft abound And leaft be threatened in...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1803
...divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town. -- ,L — •• — -- * _ .. . — -^ _ . . What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, mould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...rites Have dwindled into unrefpected forms, And knees and haffocks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...that health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make fweet the bitter draught, That life holds out to all, fhould moft abound And leaft be threatened in...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...rites Have dwindjed into unrepected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town, What wonder then...health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make sweet the bitter draught, That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in the fields...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...lines by Cowper, the comparison between the tvtnL.jf ol town and country. God made the country, and mm made the town. What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound, And least he threaten'd, in the field*...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...centring all anthority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make sweet the bitter dranght, That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten'd in the fields...
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