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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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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 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 ami repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die: A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so...
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Poems, Volumes 1-3

William Cowper - 1855
...ev'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 sight, And charg'd perhaps with venom, that intrudei, A visitor unwelcome, into scenes 570 Sacred to neatness and repose, th' alcove, The chamber,...
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The task, a poem, illustr. by B. Foster

William Cowper - 1855
...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 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper: With Life, and Critical ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1855 - 516 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 Poetical Works of William Cowper Esq. and Memoir of the Author

G. Standfast - 1856
...at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, fore warn'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 visitor.unwelcome, into scenes Sacred to neatness and repose, th'alcove, The chamber, or refectory,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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 Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper, Esq: Including the Hymns and ...

William Cowper, Henry Stebbing - English poetry - 1852 - 687 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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 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 reil'ctory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with Notices ...

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1858
...Will tread aside, 3,nd 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,...
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The Young Scholar's Guide: A Book for the Training of Youth

Robert Demaus - Education - 1860 - 269 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, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held within their proper bounds, And guiltless...
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