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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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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 he that...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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 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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...made the fool The victim of his own tremendous choice, And taught a brute the way to safe revenge. 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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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 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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The British preacher, Volume 3

British preacher - 1832
...of others. Cowper says — " 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." And this tenderness of feeling was somewhat characteristic of our departed friend, Mr. Greenfield:...
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The life of William Cowper

Thomas Taylor (biographer.) - 1833
...species, or towards any part of the Creator's works, are evinced by the following striking lines. " 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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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...species, or towards any part of the Creator's works, are evinced by the following striking lines: — * 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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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Comp. from His Correspondence , and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 277 pages
...species, or towards any part of the Creator's works, are evinced by the following striking lines. "I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced...manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the maii • Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertant step may crush the snail That crawls...
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The Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

Religion - 1835
...species, or towards any pan of the Creator's works, are evinced by the following striking lines— "I would not enter on my list of friends. Though graced with polished manners and fine souse, Yet wanting sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 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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