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" Forbear, my son," the hermit cries, " To tempt the dangerous gloom ; For yonder faithless phantom flies To lure thee to thy doom. " Here, to the houseless child of want, My door is open still ; And, though my portion is but scant, I give it with good... "
Essays on Song-writing: With a Collection of Such English Songs as are Most ... - Page 45
by John Aikin, Robert Harding Evans - 1810 - 352 pages
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The Silent Isle

Arthur Christopher Benson - 1910 - 444 pages
...succurrere disco. What he rather says, to parody the words of the hermit in Edwin and Angelina, is — " The flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the Power that bullies me, I learn to bully them." It is a poor consolation to say that the man who...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
..."Here to the houseless child of want My door is open still; And though my portion is but scant, 15 d took a long farewell, and wish'd in vain For seats...shuddering still to face the distant deep, Return'd 20 "No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn; Taught by that Power that pities me,...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
..."Here to the houseless child of want My door is open still; And though my portion is but scant, 15 I give it with good will. "Then turn to-night, and freely share Whate'cr my cell bestows. My rushy couch and frugal fare, My blessing and repose. 20 "No flocks that...
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History of the Philadelphia Bible-Christian Church for the First Century of ...

Philadelphia Bible-Christian church. Maintenance committee - Animal rights - 1922 - 192 pages
...Goldsmith's eloquent and humane poem, with the faith' that sometime, somewhere, the universe will sing: " No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the Power that pities me I learn to pity them." CHAPTEE II MEMBEKS Name Almond, John Joseph " William...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...To lure thee to thy doom. " Here to the houseless child of want My door is open still ; And though my portion is but scant, I give it with good will. "Then turn to-night, and freely share Whate'cr my cell bestows ; My rushy couch and frugal fare, My blessing and repose. "No flocks that...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 11, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1884
...thus obtained will form a poet's name : i. Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory. 2. No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the power that pities me, I learn to pity them. 3. Now rosy May comes in wi' flowers To deck her gay,...
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Hartshorne and the Metaphysics of Animal Rights

Daniel A. Dombrowski - Philosophy - 1988 - 159 pages
...alone appreciates every creaturely nuance. As Oliver Goldsmith expresses the issue in "The Hermit": No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the power that pities me, I learn to pity them. Yet without the least taint of shrillness, the Nobel...
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The Just Law of Compensation

S. R. Parchment - Compensation (Law) - 1996 - 126 pages
...imprisoned animals instinctively realizing their doom. Silently I pondered the words of Goldsmith: "No flocks that range the valley free To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the Power that pities me, I learn to pity them." THE JUST LAW OP COMPENSATION When animals have remained...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - Nature - 2002 - 413 pages
...gives the bird's song its true relish."58 In The Hermit: A Ballad (1766) we find the following lines: No flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn; Taught by the Power that pities me, I learn to pity them.59 It was, however, in his The Citizen of the World...
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