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William Cowper Quotes
Brief author info: William Cowper (1731-1800) English poet.
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Domestic happiness, thou only bliss Of paradise that has surviv'd the fall!
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
God made the country, and man made the town.
Nor rural sights alone, but rural sounds, Exhilarate the spirit, and restore The tone of languid Nature.
There is a pleasure in poetic pains Which only poets know.
Freedom has a thousand charms to show, That slaves, howe'er contented, never know.
Great offices will have great talents.
Happiness depends, as Nature shows, Less on exterior things than most suppose.
Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
There is a pleasure in poetic pains Which only poets know.
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