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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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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...And kneesand hassocks are well-nigh divorced. ' jkjLm,a|1"-*h" ivmntiy, and man mndr tht- tnwn. Vfiat hat it was a trifle which, if he did not meet with, neither would he fee bitter draugh That life holds out to all, should most abound Ind least be threatened in the fields...
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Poems: With a Biographical and Critical Introduction, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1852 - 447 pages
...customs of her own. till Sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks ore well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be tbreaten'd in the fields...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853
...more the glory of the earth than she, A more accomplish'd world's chief glory now. * * * * * 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...Come we'll e'en to our country-se&t repair, The natire home of innocence and love. Norris. 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 poetical works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1853
...rites Have 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 threaten'd in the...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry, and a ...

William Cowper - 1853 - 785 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. God made the country, and man mj"1" *'"* tnv" WhaTwondettlien thai ncaitn and virtue, gifts '750 That cairalbne'ffiaEe sweet tSe...
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POEMS, BY WILLIAM COWPER, ESQ

JOHN JOHNSON - 1854
...modes 745 And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knoes and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound Anil least be tlircaten'd in the fields...
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The Guardian, Volume 5

Conduct of life - 1854
...friendly faces. How truly is it said, and one feels the force of it in rural regions — " 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 threatend in the fields...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COWPER

REV. H. STEBBING - 1854
...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 poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1854
...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, 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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