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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 task, Table talk, and other poems: With critical observations of various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...hassocks are well-nigh divorced. FATAL EFFECTS OF EFFEMINACY AND DISSIPATION ON PUBLIC MEASURES. 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 740-1. " An infidel contempt of holy writ Stole by...
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the poetical works of william cowper in three volumes

1859
...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 first (second) book of Cowper's Task, with notes by C.P. Mason

William Cowper - 1859
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorced. Q-od 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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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - American literature - 1888 - 632 pages
...silent evening skies Together they followed the cattle home. KATE P. OSGOOD. TOWN AND COUNTRY. ODmade the country, and man made the town ; What wonder then, that health and virtue, gifts That can alone makesweetthe biiterdraught That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in...
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The Poetical Works

William Cowper - 1889 - 536 pages
...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 75o That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threatened in the fields and groves?...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...Trips with a smile the breezy scene along And pours the spirit of content in song. Dr. Wolcot. 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 Task And Other Poems

William Cowper - 1891
...rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are wellnigh 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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Land: Its Attractions and Riches

Charles Finch Dowsett - Agriculture - 1892 - 910 pages
...be forgotten. Even physically this inevitable deterioration is to be seen and felt : — " 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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Quotations, English - 1895 - 715 pages
...fancies, pouring forth more sweet, Wild above rule or art, enormous bliss. Milton, PL f. 294. 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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...excelling all the glare The world can boast, and her chief favourites share. COWPER : Retirement. 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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