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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

William Cowper - 1824
...destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; \ ml we aro weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, fs evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight...
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The American Farmer

John S. Skinner - 1824
...tender hand, And ;.ll tin- moral harmony of life." Whence even' >ii'lue flows, in rival strife, flower of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume, and we are weeds without them.'' In a word, let bachelors be assured that after all 'tis conjugal love and children, which ^ivc...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...destroy, ï liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting Ufe Its lustre and perfume ; And we are weed* without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evu : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science; blinds Theeyesight of discovery;...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - 1825 - 372 pages
...first ship, they amounted to three thousand souls. 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 ; blinds The eyesight of discovery ; and begets In those that suffer it, a sordid mind Bestial,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, IB evil : hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight...
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Sidney Roemlee: A Tale of New England, Volume 3

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1827
...emancipated, without danger to themselves or the country." CHAPTER XI. 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. COWPER. THE squire would probably have expatiated at length on the topic of slavery, for it was one,...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 8

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1828
...GAZETTE. No. 221.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8,- 1837. [Price 3i/. >Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...it. All constraint, Except what Wisdom lays on evil man, It evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road.of Science ; blinds The eyesight...
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The Task, and Other Poems

William Cowper - 1831 - 179 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Mauichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...on evil men, Is evil: hurts the faculties, impedes 450Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of Discovery; and begets, In those that...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...Manichean god : Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. TU liberty alone that gives the flower ignant mien, Counsel of her country's gods ; Sage beneath the I- evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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