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" And taught a brute the way to safe revenge. 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. "
Poems - Page 178
by William Cowper - 1802
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...Who neeJlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftcp may crufh the fnail That crawls at evening in the public path •> But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...fenfibility) the man Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufh the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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Poems: By William Cowper, ... In Two Volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1795
...fenfibifity) the man Who ncedlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufh the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

English poetry - 1796 - 191 pages
...Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufh the fnail That crawls at evening in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let th; reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the figlit . And charged perhaps...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...fenfibility) the man Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufh the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...fenfibility) the man Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufli the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he. that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...brute ! I would not enter on my list of friends (Though grac'd with polisli'd manners and fine sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets...ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forcwarn'd, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live. FASHIONABLI FRIENDSHIP. AVlIEXCE comes it then,...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...revenge. I would not enter on my list of friends 5(50 (Though grac'd with polish'd manners and line sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets...inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path ; 565 But he that has humanity, forewam'd. Will tread aside, and let the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...fenfibility) the man Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent ftep may crufh the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fightr And cbarg'd perhaps with...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...fenfibility) the man , Who needlefsly fets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent flep may crufh the fnail That crawls at ev'ning in the public path ; But he that has humanity, forewarn'd, Will tread afide, and let the reptile live. The creeping vermin, loathfome to the fight, And charg'd perhaps with...
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