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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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Stories for the fire-side; or, Moral improvement illustrated

Miss Rignall - Conduct of life - 1839 - 158 pages
...feel and say with Cowper, — " 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 upoa a worm." Neither would I enter on my list of friends one who wasted on a brute, time and money...
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Quadrupeds; or, Outlines of a popular history of the class Mammalia

Natural history, Quadrupeds - 1840
...merciful to all that breathes. " 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. ! The inadvertent step may crush the snail I That crawls at evening in the public path; liut...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 2

Phrenology - 1840
...manifested in his writings. "I would not number in my list of friends, (Though graced with polished manneis and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." Veneration and Wonder, equally large and active, disposed him to see signs and tokens, and a...
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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 2

1840
...infliction of pain upon any sentient being, so often manifested in his writings. "I would not number in my list of friends, (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Vet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." Veneration and Wonder, equally...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1876
...creatures should be treated with tenderness and care, and most cordially do we say, with 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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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Comp. from His Correspondence, and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1841 - 288 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 with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wantmg sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends, S60 (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 publick path ; 565 But...
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... The Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...the way to safe revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends, 560 (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 publick path ; 565 But...
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Life of William Cowper, Esq

Thomas Taylor - 1843 - 288 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...sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the man Who needlessly seta foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public...
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My school-boy days

My school-boy days - 1844
...beautiful lines of Cowper, on cruelty to animals. William hung down his head, and mumbled out — " 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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