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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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The Englishman: A Novel. In Six Volumes, Volume 6

Medora Gordon Byron - 1812
...curricle; " what joy to breathe at ease, without Ottt a dread of oppression from a fellowbeing '!"* ' 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...perfume, . And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Kxcept what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1869
...happiness. After expatiating on the great blessings of political liberty, which, " gives the flower of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, and we are weeds without it," he goes on to speak of A liberty unsung, By poets and by senators unpraised, Which mouarchs cannot...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...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....on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes 03 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discov'ry ; and begets, In those...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liherty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; hlinds The eyesight of discovery ; and hegets, In those that suffer it, a sordid mind Bestial, a...
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1817
...Manichean god, Adored throngh fear, strong ouly to destroy. . Tis liherty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : harts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; hlinds The eyesight of discovery...
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The memoirs of the late miss Emma Humphries, with a series of letters to ...

Timothy East - 1817
...consequence to your felicity than you are aware. " .. ': i' is -- " "Tis Friendship gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And "We are weeds without it." fi If you are so favoured as to find one, whose prevailing habits and dispositions are congenial with...
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Pamphleteer: Dedicated to Both Houses of Parliament, to be ..., Volume 15

Abraham John Valpy - 1819
...flower Of fleeting life its lustre uml perfume; '' , And we arc weeds without it. All constraint c¡.. Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progrett in the road of Science ; blinds The eye-sight of discovery ; and hrgttt Jn them that suffer...
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Voyage to South America: Performed by Order of the American ..., Volume 2

Henry Marie Brackenridge - 1819
...rise with ease to the natural standard of his character. " Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." Our enemies in Europe are still in the habit, in spite of the proofs we have given, both in peace and...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - 1824 - 381 pages
...Philadelphia, during the autumn in which f'enn fint arrived ? LIBERTY. 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...the faculties ; impedes Their progress in the road to science ; blindc The eyesight of discovery ; and begets In those that suffer it, a sordid mind Bestial,...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 2

1824
...which few learn, and fewer practise; hut it is one of so much importance, that it ' gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." His place in the coach was soon occupied by a young man, who was going to enjoy the sports of the field,...
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