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" At his own wonders, wondering for his bread. *Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where... "
The Life and Letters of James Henley Thornwell: Ex-president of the South ... - Page 341
by Benjamin Morgan Palmer, James Henley Thornwell - 1875 - 614 pages
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Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library, Volume 4

Freemasonry - 1795
...and its vast concerns ? Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world. To see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd." A NEWSPAPER is so true a type of the caprice and levity of Englishmen, that it may be stilcd their...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...wond'ring for his bread. 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...wond'ring for his bread. 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates. At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...wondering for his bread. 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...wond'ring for his bread. Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat. To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Palls...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...wond'ring for his bread. 'Tis pleasant, through the loop-holes of retreat, To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates, At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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The task: a poem

William Cowper - 1811
...wond'ring for his bread. ^Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 5

Anna Seward - Literary Collections - 1811
...attends." TASK. '• Tis pleasant, through the loop-holes of retreat, To peep at such a world — to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd, To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls, a...
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Journal of a tour and residence in Great Britain, during ... 1810 and 1811 ...

Louis Simond - 1815
...tides of the ocean. " 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world — to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates. At a safe distance.'' In the morning all is calm,...
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Journal of a tour and residence in Great Britain: during the years 1810 and 1811

Louis Simond - Great Britain - 1815
...tides of the ocean. " 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world—to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates, At a safe distance/' In the morning all is calm,—not...
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