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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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"Scientia", rivista di scienza: Rivista internazionale di sintesi scientifica

1915
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The Life of Richard Cobden

John Morley - 1910 - 985 pages
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American State Papers Bearing on Sunday Legislation

William Addison Blakely, Willard Allen Colcord - 1911 - 800 pages
...LIBRARY AMERICAN STATE PAPERS 'Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its luster 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 discovery;...
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The Freewoman: A Weekly Feminist Review, Volume 1

1912
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Recipe for a Happy Life

Marie West King - 1911 - 53 pages
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 761 pages
...of the good they seek. 2674 Cowper : Task. Bk. v Line 373 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. 2675 Cowper : Task. Bk. v. Line 445. Oh, could I worship aught beneath the skies, That earth has seen...
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Methodist Review, Volume 33

1851
...liberties. by the known and admitted influence of freedom in developing the higher faculties of man. " "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume." History verifies this sentiment. Its voice distinctly declares, that freedom is the great moving power...
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The History of English Patriotism, Volume 1

Esmé Cecil Wingfield-Stratford - 1913 - 59 pages
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The Handbook of Quotations

1913 - 250 pages
...of virtuous liberty la worth a whole eternity in bondage. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. Cowper: Task. The wish, which ages have not yet subdued In man, to have no master save his mood....
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. yes are made so killing ' was his last. Thus on...dies. When bold Sir Plume had drawn Clarissa down, ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress iu the road of scieuce ; blinds The eyesight of discovery,...
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