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" Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescribed, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would... "
History of Remarkable Conspiracies Connected with European History, During ... - Page 15
by John Parker Lawson - 1829
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...page prescribed, their present state : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleased to the last he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood. O...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...prescrib'd, their present state; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could sutt-or being here below ? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'rv food, id licks the hand just rajs'd to shed his blood"....
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below ? The Iamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleased to the last he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood. O...
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 4

Isaac Disraeli - 1823
...exhibits. Even familiar as it is to our ear, we never examine it but with undiminished admiration. " The lamb, thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ? Pleased to the last he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood."...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to...to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. 10...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present^stale : From brutes what men, from men what spirits know; Or who could suffer being here below ? . The lamb thy riot dooms...bleed to-day, Had he thy reason would he skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood....
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...page prescrib'd, their present state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know ; Or who could o weigh the moment of eternal things, Of time, and...and fate's unbroken chain, And will's quick impulse Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flowery food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood. Oh,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1824
...and what sort of sounds it makes." — " Then, as to dancing," resumed the Poet, " what says Pope ? ' The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ?' Now, though I object to the word riot, since there is no such mighty excess in a leg'of lamb with...
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Report of the Committee of the Society for the Mitigation and Gradual ...

Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions - Slavery - 1824
...our Creator in assigning ignorance to the brute creation as a mitigation of their condition; — " The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, 'would he skip and play ? ' Pleased to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood.''...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...state ; From brutes what men, from men what spirits know, Or who could suffer Being here below ? 80 The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play ? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood....
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