Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.
William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
Contributed by: Zaady
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."
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.
Source: Charity. Line 435.
A moral, sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can.
Source: Conversation. Line 193.
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