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" The sum is this. If man's convenience, health, Or safety interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them... "
Poems - Page 206
by William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
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A legacy of affection, advice, and instruction, from a retired governess, to ...

Legacy - 1827
...has humanity, forewarn'*!, Will tread aside and let the reptile live. For they are all, the meanest things that are, As free to live and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sov' reign wisdom made ihem all. LETTER XXXIV. Superstition and Credulity. MY DEAR...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 264 pages
...his rights and claims, Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who, in his sovereign wisdom, made them all. 4. Ye, therefore, who love mercy, teach your sons...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827
...paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are — As free to lire and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who, in his sovereign wisdom, made them all. 4 Ye, therefore, who love mercy, teach your sons...
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1827
...his rights and claims, Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live and to enjoy that life, As 4*0(1 was free to form them at first, Who, in his sovereign wisdom, made them all. 4. Ye, therefore,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 pages
...rights and claims' Are paramount', and must extinguish theirs*. Else they are all* — the ineanest things that are', As free to live^ and to enjoy that life', K As God was free to form them at the first', Who', in his sovereign wisdom', made them all*. * 4 Ye',...
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Something New on Men and Manners,: A Critique on the Follies and Vices of ...

Lucy Hake - Anecdotes - 1828 - 294 pages
...interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all—the meanest things that are As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sov'reign wisdom made them all." "The whole subject of humanity to animals," says...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sov'reign wisdom made them all. Ye, therefore, who love mercy, teach your sons To...
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Something new on men and manners [by L. Hake.].

Lucy Hake - Anecdotes - 1828 - 295 pages
...Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are A.sfree to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sov'reign wisdom made them all." 22 "The whole subject of humanity to animals," says...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish theirs. Else they are all — the meanest things that are, As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in his sovereign wisdom made them all." Mr. Templeton began to cultivate flowers about the...
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Domestic instruction on useful and interesting subjects, Volume 2

mrs. Matthias - 1829
...interfere, his rights and claims Are paramount, and must extinguish them. Else they are all—the meanest things that are— As free to live, and to enjoy that life, As God was free to form them at the first, Who in His sovereign wisdom made them all." We ought to take care of our little pets; —Charles,...
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