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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 threatened in the fields and groves... "
Poems - Page 31
by William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...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...make fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to al!, fhould moft abound And leaft be threatened in the fields and groves ? Pofiefs ye therefore, ye...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...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...life holds out to all, mould moft abound And leaft be threatened in the fields and groves ? Poflefs ye therefore, ye who borne about In chariots and fedans,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...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...That life holds out to all, mould moft abound And lead be threaten'd in the fields and groves ? Poffefs ye therefore," ye who borne about In chariots...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town : What wonder then, that health and virtue, gifts That...fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, fhould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the fields and groves ? Pofiefs ye therefore, ye who,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...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...fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, fhould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the fields and groves ? Poflefs ye therefore, ye who...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...forms, And knees and haffocs are well-nigh divorc'd. /God made the country, and man made the town. ) What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts ' That can alone make fweet the bktef draught That life holds out to all, fhould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the fields...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...forms, And knees and hallocks are well-nigh divorc'd* God made the country, and man made the town* 'What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That...And leaft be threaten'd in the fields and groves.? Poflefs ye, therefore, ye, who, born about In chariots and fedans, know no fatigue But that of id!enefs,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...unrefpected forms, And knees and haffocs are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts That...fweet the bitter draught That life holds out to all, fhould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the fields and groves ? Poffefs ye, therefore, ye, who,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
..." M" ^.ftdtarfees aricThassoct'are wetir*aigh divee&UU 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...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...heard his Abr'am plead in vain. RURAL LIFE PREFERRED. CrOD 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 thrcaten'd in...
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