William Cowper Quotes

Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay.

Manner is all in all whatever is writ, the substitute for genius sense and wit.

God made the country, and man made the town.

No wild enthusiast ever yet could rest, till half of mankind were, like himself, possest.

A business with a income at its heels, furnishes always oil for its own wheels.

Ye fearful saints fresh courage take, The clouds you so much dread Are big with mercy and shall break, With blessings on your head.

Thousands, careless of the damning sin, Kiss the book’s out side who ne’er look within.

Still ending, and beginning still.

Nycilla dyes her locks, ’tis said, but ’tis foul aspersion; She buys them black, they therefore need no subsequent immersion.

Drink, and be mad, then; ’tis your country bids! Gloriously drunk, obey th’ important call!