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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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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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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...brute the way to safe revenge, 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 ; But her...
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Something new on men and manners [by L. Hake.].

Lucy Hake - Anecdotes - 1828 - 295 pages
...IV. —s»Hif*>ON SENSIBILITY. 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 open a worm. THOUGH plausible excuses, with expressions of sorrow, are too frequently made to the unfortunate,...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...enjoy." In another place I find him quoting with approbation the beautiful lines of Cowper, — " I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced...sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. * ***"•».• The sum is this : — If man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere, his...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...enjoy." In another place I find him quoting with approbation the beautiful lines of C'owper, — " I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced...sense, Yet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly seta toot upon a worm. « * • The sum is this : — If man's convenience, health, Or safety, interfere,...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1833
...Task shows the delicacy and strength of his feelings, resulting from such an organization : — " I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced...sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the man Who needlessly sots root upon a worm." And he observes in a letter to a friend, " I ain not naturally insensible ;...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Meteorology - 1829
...regard to the bee, that poets, the worst entomologists in the world, have led us astray. Cowper says, "1 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 tcoriw, we wonder if he included the grub-worm....
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The Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

Natural history - 1829
...enjoy." In another place I find him quoting with approbation the beautiful lines of Cowper,— " I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced with polished manner* and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. •...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...inferior animals censured. 1 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 evening in the public path; But he that...
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Studies in natural history

William Rhind - Natural history - 1830 - 247 pages
...of the human heart observes, " 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." Certainly all uncalled-for infliction of torture on animals is highly reprehensible, at the...
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