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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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Sybil Lennard, by the author of 'The young prima donna'.

Elizabeth Caroline Grey - 1846
...proceeded on my journey, how often was I ready to exclaim with my favourite English poet, " 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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The American Agriculturist, Volume 5

Agriculture - 1846
...they would not have exchange*! for any othei station however exalted. They truly felt that " 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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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...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 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...TASK. 181 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 Ladies' Wreath, Volume 2

American literature - 1849
...condition and solid independence of a country life, we are tempted to exclaim with Cowper — " God made the country, and man made the town — What wonder...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That lite holds out to all, should most abound, And least be threatened in the fields...
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Exmoor: Or, The Footsteps of St. Hubert in the West

Herbert Byng Hall - Exmoor (England) - 1849 - 441 pages
...clearly distinguished. When looking on such scenes, we may well exclaim — " God made the country, 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 meet entwined, And least be threatened in the fields...
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Poems: Complete in One Volume

William Cowper - 1850
...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 Farmer's Every-day Book: Or, Sketches of Social Life in the Country ...

John Lauris Blake - Agriculture - 1850 - 654 pages
...feeling, they will seemingly grow poor out of spite to him for not giving them enough to eat. 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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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...than all the gloss of art. WILLIAM COWPER. BOKN, 1731; DIED, 1800. TOWN AND COUNTRY LITE. 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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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...rites Have dwindled into unrespccted forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced. God made ( , ' , gift* That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And...
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