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" The sum is this : If man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all, the meanest things that are, As free to live and to enjoy that life As God was free to form them... "
The Universal Magazine - Page 216
1805
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Something new on men and manners [by L. Hake.].

Lucy Hake - Anecdotes - 1828 - 295 pages
...to follow. The latitude he allows for our acknowledged dominion, is said to be amply sufficient." " The sum is this— if man's convenience, health, Or safety interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things...
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Ornithologia, Or The Birds: A Poem, in Two Parts with an ..., Parts 1-2

James Jennings - Birds - 1828 - 468 pages
...the destruction of animals injurious to man, COWPER has stated the case with tolerable precision : " The sum is this : If man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs." When, however, noxious animals are to...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 304 pages
...of a wrong ; Disturbs th' economy of nature's relm, Who, when she form'd, designed them an abode. 8. The sum is this; if man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims, Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. F.lse they are all— the meanest things...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...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, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...are privileged ; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Disturbs the economy of Nature's realm, Who, when she form'd, design'd them...man's convenience, health, Or safety interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...privileged; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Disturbs the economy of^lature's realm, Who, when she form'd, design'd them an abode....man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest thinga...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...of a wrong; Disturbs th' economy of Nature's realm, Who when she form'd, design'd them an abode. 4 The sum is this: if man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims^ Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things...
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A selection of moral lessons, natural history, Bible lessons, and poetry

Alexander Spencer - 1831
...are privileg'd. And he that huntsOr harms them there, is guilty of a wiong: Disturbs th' economy of Nature's realm, Who, when she form'd, design'd them...man's convenience, health Or safety interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all (the meanest things...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...there is guilty of a wrong, Disturbs the economy of Nature's realm, Who, when she formed, designed them an abode. The sum is this. If man's convenience, health Or safety, interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...of a wrong; 20 Disturbs the economy of nature's realm, There they are privileg'd. And he that hurts Who when she form'd, design'd them an abode. The sum is this: if man's convenience, health, Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. 25 Else they are all—the meanest things that are, Or safety,...
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