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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... "
The School of Wisdom - Page 58
1803 - 224 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...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,...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
...rites Have dwindled into unrefpe&ed forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town. What wonder then,...abound And leaft be threatened in the fields and groves ? Poflefs ye therefore, ye who borne about In chariots and fedans, know no fatigue But that of idlenefs,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...rites Have dwindled into unefpe6ted forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorced. God made the country, and man made the town ; What wonder then,...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
...rites Have dwindled into unrefpeded forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorc'd. God made the country, and man made the town : What wonder then,...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
...rites Have dwindled .into unrefpecled forms, And knees and haflbcks are well-nigh divorced* God made the country, and man made the town : What wonder then,...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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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...ritts Have dwindled into unrefpefled forms, And knees and halfocks are well nigh-divorc'd. God God made the country ,and man made the town What wonder then that health and virtue, gifts T hat can alone make fwcct the bitter draught That life holds out to all, mould mod abound, And lead...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...rites D 4 Have dwindled into unrefpected forms, And knees and haffocs are well-nigh divorc'd. /God made the country, and man made the town. ) What wonder...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
...rites Have dwindled into unrefpected forms, And knees and hallocks are well-nigh divorc'd* God made the country, and man made the town* 'What wonder then...life holds out to all, mould moft abound And leaft be threaten'd in the fields and groves.? Poflefs ye, therefore, ye, who, born about In chariots and fedans,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...forms, f^ *n~~.™~.v*f*f^~~n****"" " 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
...her day had pow'r to be, For whom God 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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