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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 - 1875 - 614 pages
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Poems: With a Memoir of the Author

William Cowper - 1847 - 524 pages
...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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...232 THE TASK. [BOOK iv. '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. 90 To hear the roarf she sends through all her gates A ta safe distance, where the dying sound l'alls...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

1854
...shrinking " soul— " '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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Letters and memoir, ed. by T. Hill

Walter Augustus Shirley (bp. of Sodor and Man.) - 1850
...after the Reform Bill. f " 'Tis pleasant, through the loophole of retreat, To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd." The Task, b. iv. I wish you were as far removed from it as we are, for the sake of your personal enjoyment,...
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Poems: Complete in One Volume

William Cowper - 1850
...wondering 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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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...wondering for his bread. Tie pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to blood he deems meet sweet. In surveying the ruins of A ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falle...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper, James Thomson - 1851 - 537 pages
...wondering for his bread. Tis pleasant, througb the loopholes of retreat, To peep at such a world; to , To hoar the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a...
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight

English history - 1851
...God made the Country and Man made the Town." The interesting Poet of " The Task " yet rejoiced " to see the stir of the great Babel and not feel the crowd." Rightly understood, the same Divine hand made both. The work which we now offer treats equally of the...
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