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" Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 13
1801
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery ; and begets, In those...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1805 - 480 pages
...it : it was erected by the peasants of the late Count Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...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
...it : it was erected by the peasants of the late Count Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...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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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Alexander fell, So Haman, Caesar, Spencer, Wolsey, James. LIBERTY the chief Recommendation of (COPPER.) 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flow'r. •Of fleeting...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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...• .' i Adored through fear, strong only to dtstrdy.. J 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life its- lustre and perfume; And We are -weeds without it. All constrain^. Except \vha-t wisdom lays oh -evil men,. -.-.. .. ..- .: ,-• ItfO THE TASK. BCOK VIs...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1806 - 330 pages
...late Count Bernstoff, iu gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'er 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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808
...to destroy. 'Tis liherty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume ; . i And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except...on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes o 3 Their progress in the road of science ; hlind « in V/ The eyesight of Discov'ry ; and hegets,...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...through fear, strong only to destroy. Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. All...wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil: hurts the faculties, inipedes *sa Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discov'ry ; and begets...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - 1810 - 193 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the M.anichean 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 weeds withoutit. All constraint} Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes...
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The History of New South Wales from Its First Discovery to the Present Time ...

G. Paterson - 1811 - 624 pages
...greatness of their punishment ; I exclaimed with enthusiasm, Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. " When, on the other hand, I viewed the lively appearance of the camp, the employments of the women,...
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