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" Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The... "
Sidney Roemlee: A Tale of New England - Page 254
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1827
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Wolsey, James. LIBERTY the chief Recommendation of (COPPER.) 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flow'r. •Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, ., ' >n \if JseviJ; hurts the faculties, impedes • •••! tf-vrr.'l Their progress in the road...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...• V As dreadful as the Manichean god, - . • .' i Adored through fear, strong only to dtstrdy.. J 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting...lustre and perfume; And We are -weeds without it. All constrain^. Except \vha-t wisdom lays oh -evil men,. -.-.. .. ..- .: ,-• ItfO THE TASK. BCOK VIs...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - 1806 - 330 pages
...it : it was erected by the peasants of the late Count Bernstoff, iu gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'er Of fleeting...lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. COWPER. Curiosity led me one day into the principal court of judicature : it was a handsome large room,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808
...to destroy. 'Tis liherty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume ; . i And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes o 3 Their progress in the road of science ; hlind « in V/ The eyesight...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810 - 368 pages
...through fear, strong only to destroy. Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. All...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discov'ry...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - 1811 - 212 pages
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. I 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are...constraint, Except what wisdom, lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discov'ry...
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The History of New South Wales from Its First Discovery to the Present Time ...

G. Paterson - 1811 - 624 pages
...vices was for a moment absorbed in the greatness of their punishment ; I exclaimed with enthusiasm, Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. " When, on the other hand, I viewed the lively appearance of the camp, the employments of the women,...
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The Englishman: A Novel. In Six Volumes, Volume 6

Medora Gordon Byron - 1812
...without Ottt a dread of oppression from a fellowbeing '!"* ' 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, . And we are weeds without it. All constraint, Kxcept what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road...
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Anselmo; or, The day of trial, Volumes 1-2

Mary Hill (novelist.) - 1813
...mysterious proceedings of Rodolphus, and procure a release from this unjust confinement. CHAP. CHAP. XI. Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we art weeds without it. All constraint, . » £xcept what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1869
...elements of true happiness. After expatiating on the great blessings of political liberty, which, " gives the flower of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, and we are weeds without it," he goes on to speak of A liberty unsung, By poets and by senators unpraised, Which mouarchs cannot...
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