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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 poetical works of William Cowper, with life, critical ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1854
...rites Have dwindled into unrespectcd 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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The task, a poem, illustr. by B. Foster

William Cowper - 1855
...rites Have dwindled into uninspected 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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My Mother: Or, Recollections of Maternal Influence

John Mitchell - Christian biography - 1855 - 254 pages
...tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing." " 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 iu the fields...
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The complete poetical works of William Cowper, with life and critical notice ...

William Cowper - 1855
...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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Prize essays on juvenile delinquency

House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.), Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Vernon Moore, A. H. Grimshaw - Juvenile delinquency - 1855 - 159 pages
...miracle can save them from the consequences of ignorance — -juvenile delinquency. SECTION II. "God made the country, and man made the town, What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That alone can make sweet the bitter draughts That life holds out to all, should most abound, And least...
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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Poetry - 1855 - 570 pages
...The erieket ehirrups in the hearth, The eraekling fagot flies. GMsmith's Hermit. God mode the eountry and man made the town ; What wonder then, that health and virtue, gifts That ean alone make sweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...has a heart Susceptible of pity, or a mind Cultured and capable of sober thought. e, — Cowper. 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 rural poetry of the English language: illustrating the seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...MOST HEALTH AND VIRTUE. — IDLENESS. — SIMPLE DESIRES AND JOYS OF THE COUNTRY FOREBODINGS. God made does not fade ? The tower that long had The crash of thunder and the warring winds, [stood bitter draught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in the fields...
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Annual Report, Volumes 10-11

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1856
...in which he gives many valuable hints for the rearing of plants and flowers, tells us — "Qod 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, siwulil matt abound And least be threatened in the Jieldt...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq. and Memoir of the Author

G. Standfast - 1856
...centering all authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbafh rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the townu What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That ca\x alone make sweet the bitter draught,...
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