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" Than reign in this horrible place. 1 am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech, I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam over the plain, My form with indifference see, They are so unacquainted... "
Class-book of English Poetry - Page 83
by English Poetry - 1866 - 155 pages
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Selected Lyrics from Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns

Charles Swain Thomas - Lyric poetry - 1913 - 89 pages
...out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, 10 Never hear the sweet music of speech; I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam...indifference see; They are so unacquainted with man, 15 Their tameness is shocking to me. Society, Friendship, and Love Divinely bestow'd upon man, Oh,...
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The Sixth Reader

Martha Adelaide Holton, Charles Madison Curry - Readers - 1914 - 314 pages
...of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, 10 Never hear the sweet music of speech,— I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam...indifference see; They are so unacquainted with man, u Their tameness is shocking'to me. Society, friendship, and love, Divinely bestowed upon man, Oh,...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...finish my journey alone, 10 Never hear the sweet music of speech, I start at the sound of my own. Thr! or thy control; Mn nre so unacquainted with man, Their lameness is shocking to me. Society, friendship, and love, Divinely...
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Fur-fish-game, Volumes 23-24

Fur trade - 1916
...the house cat. Of the animals and birds Crusoe found in his island home, he is suposed to have said. "They are so unacquainted with man, their tameness is shocking to me." But on the contrary, constant association with human beings in the city renders squirrels and birds...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech; I , with throbs of pain, "Ah! when shall they all meet again?" As in the days long 0, had I the wings of a dove How soon would I taste you again! My sorrows I then might assuage In the...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech, I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam...indifference see ; They are so unacquainted with man, Their lameness is shocking to me. Society, friendship, and love, Divinely bestowed upon man, Oh, had I the...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1924 - 756 pages
...out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, 10 Never hear the sweet music of speech ; I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam...indifference see ; They are so unacquainted with man, 15 Their tameness is shocking to me. Society, friendship, and love Divinely bestow'd upon man, O had...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

Robert Bridges - Children's poetry, English - 1924 - 272 pages
...am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech ; I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam...indifference see ; They are so unacquainted with man, 88 Society, Friendship, and Love, Divinely bestow'd upon man, O had I the wings of a dove, How soon...
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A Day at a Time: The Diary Literature of American Women from 1764 to the Present

Margo Culley - Biography & Autobiography - 1985 - 341 pages
...— It rains most dreadfully & they say it is the clearing off shower — Oh, if it only proves so "Oh had I the wings of a dove, how soon would I meet you again" — We have never found the wretches indelicate till last evening, but while we were...
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The Title to the Poem

Anne Ferry - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 312 pages
...again revealingly reshaped from its source, this time lines spoken by Cowper's supposed "Selkirk": The beasts that roam over the plain, My form with...unacquainted with man, Their tameness is shocking to me.51 "Crusoe" ignores Cowper's particular satiric point here that the insulting "indifference" offensive...
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