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William Cowper (1731 - 1800)
English poet & translator [more author details]
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Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
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The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
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O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know.
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William Cowper, Task (bk. IV, l. 120)

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