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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 English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 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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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...the public path; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, "Will tread aside and let the reptile live, a 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. jVot so, when held...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 204 pages
...crush the snail, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, 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. Not so, when held within their proper bounds, A necessary...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...pv'ning in the publick path ; 565 But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside. and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin. loathsome to the...Venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes 570 Sacred to neatness and repose. th' alcove, The chamber. or refectory, may die : A necessary act...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1826
...ev'ning in the publick path ; 565 But he that has humanity, fore warn 'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the...venom, that intrudes, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes 570 Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...tread aside, and let the reptile live. 2. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sigh*^, 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. 3. Not so, when held...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827
...the public path; But he that has humanity, forewarn'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. Not so, when held...
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The poetical ladder; or A selection of poetry ... to suit the capacities of ...

Poetical ladder - 1827
...Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the eight, 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 English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 252 pages
...the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let toe reptile live. a The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight, And charg'd perhaps with venom, that intrudM A visitor unwelcome into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th* alcove, The chamber, or...
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