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William Cowper

"Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay." William Cowper
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"Variety's the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour." William Cowper
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"Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much;Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." William Cowper
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"Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will." William Cowper
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"Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose." William Cowper
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"Built God a church, and laughed his Word to scorn." William Cowper
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"So you must ride / On horseback after we." William Cowper
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"The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back how he esteems your merit, is such a friend, that one had need be very much his friend indeed to pardon or to bear it." William Cowper
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"Once more I would adopt the graver style -- a teacher should be sparing of his smile." William Cowper
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"Himself a wanderer from the narrow way, / His silly sheep, what wonder if they stray?" William Cowper
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"An honest man, close-buttoned to the chin,/ Broadcloth without, and a warm heart within." William Cowper
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"Our wasted oil unprofitably burns,Like hidden lamps in old sepulchral urns." William Cowper
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