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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 Pamphleteer, Volume 15

Abraham John Valpy - 1820
...superstition seemed very prevalent in some towns ; the professors of the art kept regular shops. 'Tis liberly alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre...constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of Science ; blinds The eye-sight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. '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 eye-sight of discovery...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1821
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god. Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint, Except what wisdom lays, on evil men, Is evil : butts the faculties, impedes N 3 Their progress in the road of science; blinds The eyesight of Discovery;...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...through fear, strong only to destroy. 'T is liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it....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 British poets, including translations, Volume 80

British poets - 1822
...prerogative can please) As dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. '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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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - 1824 - 381 pages
...How many houses were bnilt in Philadelphia, during the autumn in which f'enn fint arrived ? 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 to science ; blindc The eyesight of discovery...
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The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence

William Cowper - 1824
...Manichean god Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. '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 Discovery...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 2

1824
...agreeable; an art which few learn, and fewer practise; hut it is one of so much importance, that it ' gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." His place in the coach was soon occupied by a young man, who was going to enjoy the sports of the field,...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824 - 423 pages
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...prerogative can please) Vs dreadful as the Manichean god, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; \ ml we aro weeds without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, fs evil : hurts...
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