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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. "
A System of English Grammar - Page 84
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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Something new on men and manners [by L. Hake.].

Lucy Hake - 1828 - 295 pages
...! 19 20 NUMBER 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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The English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 pages
...when she form'd, design 'd them an abode Yet wanting sensibility,) the man Who needlessly sets toot upon a worm . An inadvertent step may crush the snail, That crawls at evening m the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live....
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The North American Review, Volume 27

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1828
...regard 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...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 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 with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm."...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - 1918 - 364 pages
...at once [KINDNESS TO ANIMALS] I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the...evening in the public path; But he that has humanity, forewarned, Will tread aside and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight,...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - 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 with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm....
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Love's Way

Orison Swett Marden - 1918 - 300 pages
...half so powerful for good. No other can lift man to the divine. XV OUR LITTLE BROTHERS AND SISTERS 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...
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Vocational English: A Textbook for Commercial and Technical Schools

William Ray Bowlin, George Linnaeus Marsh - 1918 - 396 pages
...hangs his head, and a' that? — Burns 4. Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure .... — Dryden 5. I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet lacking sensibility, the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm....
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School Education, Volume 13

1894
...those who cannot speak for themselves that boys will be above cruelty, and ready to say with Cowper: "I would not enter on my list of friends, Though graced with polished manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility, the mnn Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm."...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With a Memoir, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1854
...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...evening in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathsome to the sight,...
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