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" Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when held within their proper bounds, And guiltless of offence, they range the air, Or take their pastime in the spacious field :... "
The Universal Magazine - Page 216
1805
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1881 - 649 pages
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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Voices for the Speechless: Selections for Schools and Private Reading

Animal welfare - 1883 - 256 pages
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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John Heywood's Paragon readers

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1884
...Will step aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged, perhaps, with venom, that intrudes — A visitor unwelcome — into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, — the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, — may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when,...
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The New Franklin Fifth Reader: With a New Elocutionary Treatise, Essentials ...

Loomis Joseph Campbell - Elocution - 1884 - 432 pages
...tread aside, and let the reptile live. 2. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die: A necessary act incurs no blame. There they are privileged;...
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Poetry for children, selected and arranged with notes by E.A. Helps, Volume 3

Edmund Arthur Helps - 1884
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes A visitor unwelcome into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, 115 The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 4

Recitations - 1884
...Will tread aside, and lefr the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, — the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, — may die: A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when,...
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The poetical works of William Cowper [ed.] with prefatory notice by E. Hope

William Cowper - 1885
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes A visitor unwelcome into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die. A necessary act incurs no blame. I .Not so when, held...
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Bell's Ladies' Reader: a Class-book of Poetry for Schools and Families. With ...

David Charles Bell - 1885
...path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight And charged with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, — the bower, The chamber, or the hall, — may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when...
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Swinton's Advanced First, Second Reader, Book 4

William Swinton - Readers - 1886
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged, perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, — the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, — may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when,...
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The Continental First[-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

William A. Campbell - Readers - 1890
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charged perhaps with venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die: A necessary act incurs no blame. • Not so, when held...
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