William Cowper

1731 - 1800

A Quote by William Cowper

A moral, sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: Conversation. Line 193.

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A Quote by William Cowper on country and god

God made the country, and man made the town.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: The Task

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A Quote by William Cowper on safety

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The man that dares traduce, because he can with safety to himself, is not a man.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

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A Quote by William Cowper on absence, death, despair, hope, and love

Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

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A Quote by William Cowper

I cannot talk with civet in the room, A fine puss-gentleman that 's all perfume.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: Conversation. Line 283.

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A Quote by William Cowper on kindness and slavery

Is base in kind, and born to be a slave.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: Table Talk. Line 28.

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A Quote by William Cowper on justice and truth

Just knows, and knows no more, her Bible true,- A truth the brilliant Frenchman never knew.

William Cowper (1731 - 1800)

Source: Truth. Line 327.

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