Cowper Quotes

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William Cowper

"Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys, / Unfriendly to society's chief joys, / Thy worst effect is banishing for hours / The sex whose presence civilizes ours." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"No one was ever scolded out of their sins." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"We perished, each alone: / But I beneath a rougher sea, / And whelmed in deeper gulfs than he." William Cowper
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"I shall not ask Jean Jacques Rousseau - If birds confabulate or no" William Cowper
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"It is a terrible thought, that nothing is ever forgotten; that not an oath is ever uttered that does not continue to vibrate through all times, in the wide spreading current of sound; that not a prayer is lisped, that its record is not to be found st" William Cowper
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"Let her pass, and charioted along / In guilty splendour, shake the public ways!" William Cowper
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"May I but meet thee on that peaceful shore,/ The parting word shall pass my lips no more!" William Cowper
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William Cowper

"Ye fearful saints fresh courage take, The clouds you so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break, With blessings on your head" William Cowper
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William Cowper

"Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books." William Cowper
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English Poet    Heart   

William Cowper

"He would not, with a peremptory tone,Assert the nose upon his face his own." William Cowper
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"He sees that this great roundaboutThe world, with all its motley rout,Church, army, physic, law,Its customs and its businesses,Is no concern at all of his,And says -- what says he? -- Caw." William Cowper
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"So let us welcome peaceful evening in." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"A hat not much the worse for wear." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"Knowledge dwells in heads replete with thoughts of other men; wisdom in minds attentive to their own." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"The nurse sleeps sweetly, hired to watch the sick, / Whom, snoring, she disturbs." William Cowper
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"Did Charity prevail, the press would proveA vehicle of virtue, truth, and love." William Cowper
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"To impute our recovery to medicine, and to carry our view no further, is to rob God of His honor, and is saying in effect that He has parted with the keys of life and death, and, by giving to a drug the power to heal us, has placed our lives out of His own reach." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"Toll for the brave - / The brave! that are no more: / All sunk beneath the wave, / Fast by their native shore." William Cowper
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"O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place." William Cowper
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William Cowper

"I cannot talk with civet in the room,A fine puss-gentleman that's all perfume." William Cowper
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"Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed." William Cowper
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