God made the country, and man made the town.
William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
Source: The Task
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true,- A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew.
Source: Truth. Line 327.
The cares of today are seldom those of tomorrow; and when we lie down at night we may safely say to most of our troubles, "Ye have done your worst, and we shall see you no more."
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