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" Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The... "
Sidney Roemlee: A Tale of New England - Page 254
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1827
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of discov'ry...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discov'ry...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 13

1801
...whose shrine he bowed with the purest devotion :— • . 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, . Is evil — hurts the faculties — impedes Their progress in the road of science — blinds The eye-sight...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - 1805 - 242 pages
...of freedom as circumstances will permit. And, involving much of the dignity and comfort of mankind, Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, 101 And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 480 pages
...late Count Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. COWPER. Curiosity led me one day into the principal court of judicature : it was a handsome large room,...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 306 pages
...late Count Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. COWPER. Curiosity led me one day into the principal court of judicature : it was a handsome large room,...
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An Account of a Voyage to Establish a Colony at Port Philip in Bass's Strait ...

James Hingston Tuckey - 1805 - 239 pages
...punishment ; J exclaimed with enthusiasm, ; ; *'•* • • • v . ••. . • • i '• ,;t "Pis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, Ari4 we are weeds without it, ; v « i When, on the other hand, I viewed the lively appearance of the...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Wolsey, James. LIBERTY the chief Recommendation of (COPPER.) 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flow'r. •Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, ., ' >n \if JseviJ; hurts the faculties, impedes • •••! tf-vrr.'l Their progress in the road...
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