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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 Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - 1915 - 918 pages
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. ny ys on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress iu the road of science;...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 pages
...prerogative can please) 140 As dreadful as the Manichean god,8 Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. ne, 10 Thy weaker novice to pcrforme thy will; Lay...out of thine everlasting seryne4 The antique rolle 145 ON THE RECEIPT OF MY MOTHER'S PICTURE OUT OF NORFOLK THE GIFT OF MY COUSIN, ANN BODHAM (C. 1790)...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 pages
...can please) 140 As dreadful as the Manichean, god,' Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. "Fis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life...its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. 145 ON THE RECEIPT OF MY MOTHER'S PICTURE OUT OF NORFOLK THE GIFT OF MY COUSIN, ANN BODHAM (C. 1790)...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 pages
...prerogative can please) 140 As dreadful as the Manichean god,' Adored through fear, strong; only to destroy. and company Arid we are weeds without it. 145 ON THE RECEIPT OF MY MOTHER'S PICTURE OUT OF NORFOLK THE GIFT OF...
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Planning Problems of Town, City, and Region: Papers and Discussions, Volume 8

1916
...used to quote Cowper's lines when I thought something was being done to interfere with my liberty: 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...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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University of California Publications in Modern Philology, Volume 3

University of California, Berkeley - 1916
...least, a radical, cursing tyranny in its various forms, or weeping over the woes of the poor : ' ' 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it. "si "Fled are those times when, in harmonious strains. The rustic poet praised his native plains. No...
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The Statesmanship of Wordsworth: An Essay

Albert Venn Dicey - 1917 - 134 pages
...people of France were entering on the path of human progress. These men of hope all felt with Cowper: 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it.^ In welcoming the earlier stages of the French revolt against despotism all the Whigs, with the one...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 9

John Davison Lawson - 1918
...believed correctly, that, without liberty, life itself is not worth the having. In the words of Cowper: " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." Gentlemen of the jury, white and colored, what I have thus said, I have spoken from my heart, and have...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 9

John Davison Lawson - 1918
...correctly, that, without liberty, life itself is not worth the having. In the words of Cowper: " "Pis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life...lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." Gentlemen of the jury, white and colored, what I have thus said, I have spoken from my heart, and have...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its luster ompany : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of Discovery...
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