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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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Gale Middleton. By the author of 'Brambletye house'.

Horace Smith - 1833
...which they had so recently been pronouncing the highest and most fulsome eulogy. CHAPTER XII. God made the country, and man made the town ; What wonder, then, that health and virtue, pifts That can alone make sweet the hitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound....
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 6

William Cowper, William Hayley, John William Cunningham, Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1835
...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: In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1836 - 172 pages
...centring all authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unreapected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the townWhat wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught...
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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divcrc'd. 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 poetical works of William Cowper, ed. by H.F. Cary

William Cowper - 1839
...rites Have dwindled into unrespeeted 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 - 1841
...sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks aro well-nigh divorc'd. 1 made the country, and man made the 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 Task: A Poem

William Cowper - English poetry - 1842 - 150 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 Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...all authority in modes 745 And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespecttd 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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...gaiety that tills the bones with pain, The mouth with blasphemy, the heart with wo. TOWN LIFE. GOD made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...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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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
...customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassaeks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and...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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