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" 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 a soft murmur on the... "
The historical reader: designed for the use of schools and families, on a ... - Page 22
by John Lauris Blake - 1824 - 381 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1786
...bread. Tis pleafant through the loop-holes of retreat - • To peep at fuch a world. To fee the ftir Of Of the great Babel and not feel the crowd. To hear the roar fhe fends through all her gates At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on th'...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1788
...bread. 'Tis pleafant through the loop-holes of retreat To,peep at fuch a world ; to fee the ftir Of Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar fhe fends through all her gates, ' At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on...
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Poems: by William Cowper, ... In two volumes. ...

William Cowper - 1790
...his bread. ,Tis plcafant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at fuch a world ; to fee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar fhe fends through all her gates, At .At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...his bread, 'Tis pleafant thro' the loop-holes of retreat To peep at fuch a world ; to lee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd; To hear the roar Ihe fends thro' all her gates At a fafe c'.iftance, where the dying found Fills a foft murmur on th'uninjur'd...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...his bread. 'Tis pleafant through the loop-holes of retrea To i>eep at fuch a world. To fee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd. To hear the roar foe fends through all her gates At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on th'...
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Poems: By William Cowper, of the Inner Temple Esq. In Two Volumes ...

William Cowper - 1793 - 359 pages
...his bread. 'Tis pleafant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at fuch a world; to fee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar fhe fends through all her gates At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on th'...
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Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library, Volume 4

Freemasonry - 1795
...themselves, yet fear to break, What is it but a map of busy life, Its fluctuations and its vast concerns ? Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To...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, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...his bread. Tis pleafant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at fuch a world ; to fee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar me fends through all her gates At a fafe dirlance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on th"...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1800
...his bread; .Tis pleafant through the lo.)p-holes of retreat -ep at fuch a world ; to fee the ftir I Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar flie fends through all her gates At a fafe diftance, where the dying found ' Falls a foft murmur on...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 30

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1800
...retreat * We here allude to th« death of (hit admiraMe poet. To peep at fuch a world ; to fee the ftir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar (he fends thro' all 'her gntcs At a fafe diftance, where the dying found Falls a foft murmur on th'...
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