Showing posts with label cowper. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cowper. Show all posts

Tuesday, 14 August 2012



He blam'd and protested, but join'd in the plan ;

He shared in the plunder, but pitied the man.

                                                   -COWPER, Pity for poor Africans.

 Further Quotes :
To beguile the time,
                    Look like the time; ....................                      .

                        .......... look like the innocent flower,

But be the serpent under't.

                                                                                   -SHAKESPEARE, Macbeth, I,5

No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures .

                                    -S.JOHNSON (Bosewell, Life for the year 1783 )

They set the sign of the cross over their outer doors, and sacrifice to their

 gut and their groin in their inner closets.

                                         -BEN JONSON,  Explorata 

Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue.

                                   -LA ROCHEFOUCAULD, Maxims, 218


With one hand he put

A penny in the urn of poverty ,

And with the other took  a shilling out.

                                                               -ROBERT POLLOK, The Course of Time

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Quotes on GOD

God moves in a mysterious way

  His wonders to perform ;

He plants his footsteps in the sea

 And rides upon the storm.

                       -COWPER, Light Shining out of Darkness