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" I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. "
The Universal Magazine - Page 216
1805
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...choice, ' "' ' And taught a brute the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends (Tho' grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting...inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path;"' But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...but spare the living brute ! I would not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polisli'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the...inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forcwarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends 5(50 (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and line sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly...the snail That crawls at evening in the public path ; 565 But he that has humanity, forewam'd. Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sensei Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets...inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile...
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The Maid, Wife, and Widow: A Tale, Volume 1

Henry Siddons - 1806
...would not reckon in my list of friends, " Though bless'd with polish'd manners and fine " sense, i " Yet wanting sensibility, the man, " Who needlessly...worm. " An inadvertent step may crush the snail " That idly crawls upon the midway path ; 44 But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, " Will tread aside and...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1808
...of a tyrannous control C*n find no warrant there." " I would not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting...sensibility,) the- man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." " The sum is this. If man's convenience, health, Or safety interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount,...
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An antidote [by H.Corp] to The miseries of human life [by J.Beresford] in ...

Harriet Corp - 1808 - 134 pages
...somewhat of the opinion of the poet Corvpfr, and would not enter oa my list of friends,, " (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, "•Yet...the man "•Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." " It is thy weak side, thou hast often made thyself miserable at these kind of accidents." " I feel...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1808
...no warrant there." " I would" not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polish'd manner* and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm ." " The sum is this. If man's convenience, health, Or safety interfere, his rights and claims •...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...(Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensihility) the man, Who Heedlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail, That crawls at ev'ning in the puhlic path ; But he that has humanity, forwarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...choice, And taught a brute the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting...inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile...
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