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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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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...brute the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets font upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail, That crawls at evening in the public path...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...IV. Cruelty to brutes censured. 1 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. An inadvertent step may crush the snail, That crawls at evening in the public path ; But he that...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Christian biography - 1826
...or towards any part of the Creator's works, are evinced by the followmg striking lines— " I wpuld not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with...sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening m the public path; But he that...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends, 560 (Though ffrac.'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 pv'ning in the publick path ; 565 But...
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Systematic morality, or, A treatise on the theory and practice of ..., Volume 1

William Jevons - Ethics - 1827
...says an amiable poet, \ * v . " I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced 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 that...
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The poetical ladder; or A selection of poetry ... to suit the capacities of ...

Poetical ladder - 1827
...me all. CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. 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. An inadvertent step tray crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path ; But he that...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...storm. His hour was come. ***** 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. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path j But he that...
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Edwin; Or, The Motherless Boy: Interspersed with Pieces of Original ..., Part 72

Bourne Hall Draper - Conduct of life - 1827 - 232 pages
...I think of Cowper's lines : ' I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced 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 that...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 264 pages
...*VCruelty to brutes censured. 1. I WOULD not enter on my list of friends, (Though grac'd with pohsh'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 evenirg in the publick path; But he that...
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The North American Review, Volume 27

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1828
...to the bee, that poets, the worst entomologists in the world, have led us astray. Cowper says, ' I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, the man, Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.' By worm, we wonder if he included the grub-worm. Alas...
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