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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 Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower t. Thus on Mteander's flowery margin lies Th' expiring...drawn Clarissa down, Chloe stepp'd in, and kill'd 450 Their progress iu the road of scieuce ; blinds The eyesight of discovery, and begets, In those...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower ▄ ys on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress iu the road of science;...
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University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 3

University of California, Berkeley - 1916
...various forms, or weeping over the woes of the poor : ' ' 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. "si "Fled are those times when, in harmonious strains. The rustic poet praised his native plains. No...
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The Statesmanship of Wordsworth: An Essay

Albert Venn Dicey - 1917 - 134 pages
...of human progress. These men of hope all felt with Cowper: 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it.^ In welcoming the earlier stages of the French revolt against despotism all the Whigs, with the one...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 9

John Davison Lawson - 1918
...itself is not worth the having. In the words of Cowper: " "Pis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." Gentlemen of the jury, white and colored, what I have thus said, I have spoken from my heart, and have...
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The Early Life of William Wordsworth, 1770-1798: A Study of "The Prelude"

Emile Legouis - 1921 - 480 pages
...bleeding Thought's " memorial celI." Also The Taek, v. 446-8, Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume. And we are weeds without it ; and DS, 714-5, While Freedom's farthest hamlets blessing share Found still beneath her smile, and...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...the Lord is, there is Liberty. II Corinthians. III. 17. 8 "Pis liberty alone that gives the flower 1787) 12 Were there no COWPEEŚ The Task. Bk. VL 446. 9 Then liberty, like day, Breaks on the soul, and by a flash from Heaven...
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In the Light of Faith: Baccalaureate Sermons and Educational Addresses

John Augustus William Haas - 1922 - 275 pages
...make truth. Beauty is and as we grasp it we are free. It is such "Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." ŚCowfer. The will is the very center of liberty. By it we accept, through it we reject, motives....
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 58

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 1882
...gentle bard he was fond of quoting the fine lines on liberty : " Tis liberty 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." There was one point in which Cobden always considered himself as enjoying an important advantage as...
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Voices of Democracy: A Handbook for Speakers, Teachers, and Writers

1941 - 84 pages
...virtue to deserve them.ŚCharles Joseph Bonaparte (1920). 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. ŚWilliam Cowper (1783). haughty license of some potent individual or some predominant faction.Ś...
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