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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

William Cowper - 1824
...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 threaten'd in the fields...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...all authority in modes 745 And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....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, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks arc well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man...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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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...when she paints thee thus. -^— ' Doing good, Disinterested good, is not our trade. p. 53. 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...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...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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The Young Clergyman

1828 - 18 pages
...of his wife. One day as he was reading aloud to his family, that fine passage in Cowper, " God made the country and man made the town ; What wonder, then, that health and virtue, gifts, Which can alone make sweet the bitter cup, Which life holds out to all, should most abound, And least...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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 And least be threaten'd in the fields...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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 threaten'd in the fields...
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The Task, and Other Poems

William Cowper - 1831 - 179 pages
...all authority in modes 745 And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....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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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...rites Have dwindled into unrespccted forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced. God made N4P N4 L4 bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in the fields...
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