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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 Works of Thomas M'Loughlin

Thomas McLoughlin - 1837 - 192 pages
...thought, A sacred impression to leave. THE WOULD-BE FREEMAN. "fis Liberty alone can give the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. COWPBR. Consider freemen, at this present hour, The strength of justice in the hand of power; View...
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A Plea for Africa: Being Familiar Conversations on the Subject of Slavery ...

Frederick Freeman - 1838 - 359 pages
...supply of 'missionaries. It is calculated to exert a mighty influence for good." ' CONVERSATION XVII. "Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...perfume; And we are weeds without it . All constraint, Eicept what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil; hurts the faculties; impedes Their progress in the road...
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The Greenwich Pensioners

Hatchway (lieut, R.N., pseud.) - 1838
...to assist us in our views of reaching England. CHAPTER V. 'Til liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume , And we are weeds without it. COWFED. But look, the morn in russet mantle clad. Walks o'er the dew of you high eastern hill....
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A Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity

Andrews Norton - 1839 - 64 pages
...without the light and glow of liberty. God has made you so. " T is liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. " Action without responsibility dwarfs the mind. Exalted duties inspire corresponding virtues. Give...
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The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men

Gardiner Spring - 1839 - 404 pages
...of the world ? Who but a Christian poet has ever sung, " Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower *. Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it 1" Every where the men whose minds have been imbued with the light and spirit of the Holy Scriptures,...
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The African Slave Trade, and Its Remedy

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - 1840 - 495 pages
...bondsmen ; '' ye be idle, ye be idle," says the master to the slave in all nations and in all ages. " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting...lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." I now proceed to the enumeration of the symptoms which lead me to hope that in due time the African...
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The African Slave Trade: Part II. The Remedy

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - 1840 - 259 pages
...bondsmen ; " ye be idle, ye be idle," says the master to the slave in all nations and in all ages. " 'T is liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life...its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. I now proceed to the enumeration of the symptoms which lead me to hope that in due time the African...
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The African Slave Trade and Its Remedy

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - 1840 - 582 pages
...bondsmen ; " ye be idle, ye be idle," says the master to the slave in all nations and in all ages. " 'T is liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life...its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. I now proceed to the enumeration of the symptoms which lead me to hope that in due time the African...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...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 Thn eyesight of Discovery ; and begets, In Ihoso...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. '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 VOL. n. T Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery ; and begets, In...
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