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" Sacred to neatness and repose, the alcove, The chamber, or refectory, may die : A necessary act incurs no blame. Not so when, held within their proper bounds, And guiltless of offence, they range the air... "
Poems - Page 206
by William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...held within their proper bounds And guiltlefs of offence, they range the air, Or fake their paftrme in the fpacious field. There they are privileged....Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Difturbs th' ceconomy of nature's realm, Who when fhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this : if man's...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books. To which is Added, Tirocinium: Or, A Review ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1787 - 186 pages
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field. There they are priviledg'd. And he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Dillurbs th' oeconomy of nature's realm, Who, when fhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1787
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field: There they are privileg'd 5 and he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Diflurbs th' oeconomy of nature's realm, Who, when fhe form'd, defigned, them an abode. The fum is...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field : There they are privileg'd ; and he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Difturbs th' ceconomy of nature's realm, Who, when fhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this : If...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1790 - 298 pages
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field : There they are privileg'd ; and he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Difturbs th' ceconomy of nature's realm, Who, when fhe form'd, defign'd, them an abodeThe fum is this : If man's...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field: There they are privileg'd ; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Difturbs th' economy of nature's realm, Who, when fhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this. — If...
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The Bee: A Selection of Poetry

English poetry - 1796 - 191 pages
...their proper bounds And guiltlefs of offence they range the air, Or tafce their paftime in the fpackius field; There they are privileged. And he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong, Difrurbs the ceconomy of nature's realm, Who when fhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field i There they are privileg'd ; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Difturbs th' economy of nature's realm, Who, when lhe form'd, defign'd them an abode. The fum is this. — If...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...offence, they range the air,'''' Or take their pastime in the spacious field : There, they are privileg'd; and he that hunts Or harms them there is guilty of a wrong, Disturbs th' economy of nature's realm, . Who, when she form'd, design'd them an abode. The sum is...
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The Nursery Garland: Being a Selection of Short, Classical Poems, Adapted to ...

W. M. - Children's poetry, English - 1801 - 172 pages
...offence, they range the air, Or take their paftime in the fpacious field : There they are privileg'd. And he that hunts Or harms them there, is guilty of a wrong ; Duturbs th' ceconomy of Nature's realm, Who, when (he form'd, defign'd them an abode. ,The fum is...
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