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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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassacks are well-nigh divorc'i. 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 threaten'd in the fields...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1820
...uurespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the towi What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter dranght That life holds out to all, should most abouad And least be threaten'd in tin: fields...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...own, till sabbath-rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town....health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make sweet the bitter draught, That life holds out to all, should most abound AA 3 And least be threaten'd in the...
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Poems. by William Cowper. With the life of the author by T. Greatheed

William Cowper, T. Greatheed - 1821
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected 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 task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools

William Cowper - 1822
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are wellnigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...hitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten'd in the fields and groves? Possess ye therefore, ye who, borne about...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 36

English poetry - 1822
...centring all authority 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 draught, That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten'd in the fields...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draughts That life holds out to all, should most abound. And least be threaten'd, in the fields...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorced. God made the country , arid man made the town. What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts VOL. II. D That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...cent'ring all authority 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 draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten 'd in the fields...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...The dash of ocean on his winding shore, And lull the spirit while they fill the mind. Hid. 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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