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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
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History of English Literature

Alastair St. Clair Mackenzie - English literature - 1914 - 477 pages
...more. — Bk. VI, 96-97. And — I would not enter on my list of friends (Tho' graced with polish'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. — Bk. VI, 560-563. Cowper's Literary Position. — The author of the Olney Hymns ranks among...
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Modern Paradise: An Outline Or Story of how Some of the Cultured People Will ...

Henry Olerich - Utopias - 1915 - 198 pages
...hand and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart and Shakespeare's strain. ' ' — Ralph Waldo Emerson. ''1 would not enter on my list of friends, Though...sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." — William Cowper. ''The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill...
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Modern Paradise: An Outline Or Story of how Some of the Cultured People Will ...

Henry Olerich - Utopias - 1915 - 198 pages
...and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart and Shakespeare's strain. ' ' — Ralph Waldo Emerson. ''I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced...sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." — William Cowpor. "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 4

John Davison Lawson - Crime - 1915
...of the poor boy, after the injuries were inflicted! What says that good Christian poet, Cowper : "I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced...sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." And again he uses these appropriate words : "The spring time of our years Is soon dishonored...
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Interpretation of the Printed Page for Those who Would Learn to Interpret ...

Solomon Henry Clark - Literature - 1915 - 317 pages
...me taking no farewell, Hither, to take my last farewell of you. — TENNYSON: Lancelot and Elaine. I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced...sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. — WILLIAM COWPER: Humanity. The smoke of censers, where heaped ambergris And myrrh and sandal-wood...
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American Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - American literature - 1915 - 281 pages
...English poet. The following lines from his The Task, Book VI, indicate what Lowell had in mind : " I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced...polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) tlie man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." 26. his parishioners. White was minister as well as...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. . . . I would not enter on my list of friends 560 (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlissly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in...
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World Stories for Children

Folk literature - 1916 - 196 pages
...comfort to have such a long word to say) "of all the unsatisfactory people I ever met—" NEEDLESS PAIN 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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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - Authors, English - 1917 - 597 pages
...that he has learned so much ; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." Winter Walk at Noon. 1. 96. " I would not enter on my list of friends, (Though graced...sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm." Ibid. 1.560. Gilbert White (1720-1793) began in 1767 and published in 1789 his " Natural History...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...slow solicitation, seize at once The roving thought, and fix it on themselves. [KINDNESS TO ANIMALS] 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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