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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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The Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools

George Merriam, Charles Merriam - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...wondering for his bread. 7. '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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1844
...wondering for his bread. 'Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to of the fuller, or even the loom of the weaver, let ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...WORLD AT A. DISTAJTCK. Tis pleasant — through the loopholes of rctrcct, 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 nil her gatca At a safe distance, where the dying sound, Falls...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...WORLD AT A DISTANCE. Tis pleaSRiit— 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 gate», At a safe distance, where the dying sound, Falls...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...could gain from the ' busy map of life' — a newspaper ; or through the ' loop-holes of retreat, to see the stir of the great Babel and not feel the crowd.' I knew a lady whose feelings, in this respect, strongly resembled those of Cowper, who assured me,...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1846 - 284 pages
...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 Falls...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...get. BlCKERSTAFF. 5. '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 Falls...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...wondering for his broad. '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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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...»-> BlCKERSTAFF. 5. 'T is 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 Falls...
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Criticisms

John William Lester - 1848
...themselves, yet fear to break." 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 Falls...
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