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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 English Presbyterian messenger, Volume 2

Presbyterian Church of England - 1849
...overmastering enthusiasm, as if indeed they felt that— " "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume — And we are weeds without it." Personal liberty is the birthright of every man. As a responsible and immortal being, no child of humanity...
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A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and ...

Wilson Armistead - 1848 - 564 pages
...rights without violating the laws of nature and of nations. " 'Tie liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of seience ; blinds The eyesight of discovery ; and begets, In thoso that suffer it, a sordid mind, Unfit...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evi, : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 11

1848
...come unto me, and forbid them not, for of such is the kingdom of heaven," RELIGIOUS LIBERTY. " Tig liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life...lustre and perfume | And we are weeds without it.' — Cowper. LIBERTY may be considered as of two kinds, civil and religious. The discussion of the nature...
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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1848 - 456 pages
...doubt he verified most acutely the sentiment of Cowper: '"Tis liberty alone which gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." In all speakers of the first class, the most predominant quality is force. The greatest ability in...
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The Appeal: A Magazine for the People, Volumes 1-9

1848
...CORNELIUS ELVEN. Xarratibes, S THE FREEHOLD LAND MOVEMENT. '"Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; . And we are weeds without it.1' Cowper. " If thou mayest befrcc, use it the rather." Paul. William. Oh, John, is it you ? T have...
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A New Elucidation of the Principles of Speech and Elocution: A Full ...

Alexander Melville Bell - 1849 - 311 pages
...they would have, - at least, - offended fewer persons. "Tis liberty alone - that gives - the flower Of fleeting life - its lustre - and perfume ; And...faculties, - impedes Their progress - in the road - to science ; blinds The eyesight - of discovery ; and begets In those - that suffer it - a sordid...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - 1849 - 672 pages
...Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 '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 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery, and begets In those that...
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History of the Persians

Edward Farr - 1850 - 329 pages
...it? Because the noble faculties of the mind were enslaved. " 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 of silence ; blinds The eyesight of discovery ; and begets In those that suffer it a sordid mind, Bestial,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 16

1850
...all the gold in wiirld that ie." COWPER. " 'Tis Liberty alone that gires the flower Of fleeting lile, its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without...All constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Ie evil; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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