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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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Poems

William Cowper - 1815
...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 gate* At a safe distance, where the dying sound . Falls...
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The North American Review, Volume 2

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1816
...tides of the ocean ! " Tis piratant 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 ail her gate« At a safe distance." ' In the morning all is calm,...
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Rina Cliffe: a village character, by E.M.L.

Emily M. Lawson - 1817
...subject. Listen ! " ' '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.' D I mentally reversed the poet's fancy, for, as regards freedom from observation, London might be called...
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Voyage en Angleterre, pendant les anneés 1810 et 1811: avec des ..., Volume 1

Louis Simond - Great Britain - 1817 - 530 pages
...^JV*JI ' T '•** * "-' ' Y -•' l * ' • ' • V ' ''•• i^ll•i To peep at sûch a world to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd < ' ' t iTo hear the roarshe syiuls through ail her gates . At a «ile distance. J ji . te matin Août...
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The juvenile tourist ; or, Excursions into the west of England: into the ...

John Evans - History - 1818 - 520 pages
...adjacent metropolis '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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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...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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The Hermit in the Country, Or, Sketches of English Manners, Volume 2

Felix M'Donogh - 1820
...MANNERS, 5 vols, £1 10s. " '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." COWPER. The Fourth and Fifth Vols are sold separately to complete Sets. THE HERMIT THE C OUNTRY; SKETCHES...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...La Claaaier f Ami*. " '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." Ctnrptr. Printed for Henry Colbum and Co. Conduit Street. In 4 vols. 24*. Ditto, in French, 3 vols....
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A Topographical, Statistical, & Historical Account of the Borough of Preston ...

Marmaduke Tulket - Preston (England) - 1821 - 347 pages
...cases. THEATRE ROYAL. " '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." Eligibly situated on the south side of Fishergate, may be seen that commodious brick building called...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...wond'ring for his bread. 'T is 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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