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" I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. "
The Rhode Island Educational Magazine - Page 371
edited by - 1852
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Love's Way

Orison Swett Marden - Conduct of life - 1918 - 300 pages
...half so powerful for good. No other can lift man to the divine. XV OUR LITTLE BROTHERS AND SISTERS I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced...sensibility), the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. COWPEB. A FAMOUS dog trainer says, "My dogs will do anything to please me." Beating is no good....
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Vocational English: A Textbook for Commercial and Technical Schools

William Ray Bowlin, George Linnaeus Marsh - Commercial correspondence - 1918 - 396 pages
...hangs his head, and a' that? — Burns 4. Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure .... — Dryden 5. I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet lacking sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. — William Cowper EXERCISE 4 Answer...
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School Education, Volume 13

Education - 1894
...those who cannot speak for themselves that boys will be above cruelty, and ready to say with Cowper: "I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced...manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the mnn Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." Occupations — Farms, gardens, shops, mills, mines, quarries,...
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Journeys Through Bookland, Volume 1

Charles H. Sylvester - Children - 1922
...beside the sea; But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle MERCY TO ANIMALS By WILLIAM COWPER I WOULD not enter on my list of friends ( Though graced...sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path; But he that...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...CORNEILLE — Cinna. V. 3. 10 I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polish'd Harold. Canto II. St. 81. 7 Who loves, ravea — 'tis youth's frenzy — but the cure I worm. COWPER— The Task. Bk. VI. L. 560. 11 She that asks Her dear five hundred friends, contemns...
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The Natural History of South Africa, Volume 1

Frederick William Fitzsimons - Birds - 1923 - 609 pages
...perverted lower passions and other selfish desires. There is deep wisdom in what Cowper says : — " I would not enter on my list of friends — Though graced...sensibility — the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." The beautiful white egret was nearly exterminated in Egypt by the plume trade. The Egyptian...
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The Kindergarten-primary Magazine, Volume 24

Bertha Johnston, E. Lyell Earle - Education - 1912
...you know will displease them. I would not enter in my list of friends, (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility), the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. — Cowper. But screw your courage to the sticking place And we'll not fail. — Shakespeare....
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Friendship: A Book of Quotations

Herb Galewitz - Literary Collections - 1999 - 54 pages
...may whisper, Solitude is sweet. I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. What is a Friend? I will tell you. It is a person with whom you dare to be yourself. FRANK CRANE...
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Ways of Wisdom: Moral Education in the Early National Period

Jean E. Friedman, Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein - History - 2001 - 286 pages
...books. This particular section is from book 6, "The Winter Walk at Noon," beginning with line 560: I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced...sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. Cowper continues to argue that it is justifiable to kill venemous creatures that have intruded...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - Nature - 2002 - 413 pages
...to more than companion animals: I would not enter on my list of friends (Tho' grac'd with polish'd manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm ... An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path, But he...
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