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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 - 1841 - 423 pages
...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...All constraint. Except what wisdom lays on evil men, la evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight...
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... The Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...prerogative can please) AB 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 Tho eyesight of Discovery ; and begets, In those...
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The Task: A Poem

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...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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Reasons against government interference in education. By an ..., Volume 4

Reasons - 1843
...supplies us with an excellent answer:— " 'Tis liberty which gives the flower A fitting life—its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it....Except what wisdom lays on evil men, is evil— Hurts their faculties—impedes their progress In the road to science,—and begets, In those who suffer...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...to the throne, Not to the man who fills it as he ought /* "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, /* evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
...Regard the interests of otters, as wrell as» your own. Tis liberty, alone, that gives '.he flower Of fleeting life its lustre, and perfume ; And we are weeds without il. Man's soul— -in a perpetual motion flows, And to no ralKard cause— that moduli owes. . Light—...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 2

1846
...been described ; less liberty no man ought ever to accept. " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." It is right that every citizen should desire to possess himself, govern himself, employ himself, exalt...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1846
...been described ; less liberty no man ought ever to accept. " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." It is right that every citizen should desire to possess himself, govern himself, employ himself, exalt...
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The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men

Gardiner Spring - 1846 - 326 pages
...part 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 ill" Every where the men whose minds have been im* Travels in England, France, Spain and the Barbary...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...Manichean god, Adored throug) tcdr, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, 1s evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of...
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