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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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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...centring all authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into uninspected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....health and virtue, gifts, That can alone make sweet the bitter draught, 751 That life holds out to all, should most abound And least be threaten'd in the fields...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into uninspected forms, And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town....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: a poem

William Cowper - 1811
...her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocs are well nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town....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

William Cowper - 1815
...centring all authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....hitter draught, That life holds out to all, should must abound And least be threaten'd in the fields and groves ? Possess ye therefore, ye who, borne...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...heard in scenes where peace for ever reigns, And only there, please highly for their sake. Gud 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 - 1817
...rites Have dwindled into uurespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then...holds out to all, should most ahound And least he threatened ih the fields and groves ? Possess ye therefore, ye who, horne ahout In chariots and sedans,...
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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817 - 220 pages
...cent'ring all authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into unrespected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....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,

William Cowper - English poetry - 1817
...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...virtue, gifts, That can alone make sweet the hitter dranght, That life holds out to all, should most ahound And least he threatened in the fields and groves...
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The art of reading: containing a number of useful rules, exemplified by a ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1817 - 240 pages
...thebeami Of warm encouragement, and in the eye Of public note, they reach their perfect size. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then,...health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bi:ter draught That life holds out ro all,- should most abound And least be threaten d in :he fields...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...centring ull authority in modes And customs of her own, till sabbath rites Have dwindled into uinnspected forms, And knees and hassocks are well-nigh divorc'd....the country, and man made the town. What wonder then 'hat health and virtue, gifts That can alone make sweet the bitter draught Tlmtlife holds out to all,...
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