When one that holds communion with the skies Has fill'd his urn where these pure waters rise, And once more mingles with us meaner things, 'T is e'en as if an angel shook his wings.
William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
Source: Charity. Line 435.
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A moral, sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can.
Source: Conversation. Line 193.
God made the country, and man made the town.
Source: The Task
The man that dares traduce, because he can with safety to himself, is not a man.
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
I cannot talk with civet in the room, A fine puss-gentleman that 's all perfume.
Source: Conversation. Line 283.
Is base in kind, and born to be a slave.
Source: Table Talk. Line 28.
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