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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 Brothers, a Monody; and Other Poems

Sir Charles Abraham Elton - 1820 - 119 pages
...17. Which no intruding worm may violate. " 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." Camper. Task....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the...unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...at evening in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile -live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the...sight, And charg'd perhaps with venom, that intrudes A visiter unwelcome into scenes Sacred 'to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...Will 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, th' alcove, . ' The chamber, or refectory may die. A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so, when held...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...at ev'ning iu the public patn ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the...unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...the public path; But he that has humanity, forevvarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. 2 The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charg'd...unwelcome into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die. A necessary act incurs no blame. 3 Not so, when held...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 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, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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