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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 Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...the heart of every Englishman ; but in his most masterly production, the Task, he thus sings ' "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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Quakerism Not Christianity: Or: Reasons for Renouncing the Doctrine of Friends

Samuel Hanson Cox - 1833 - 686 pages
...sorry, sly, and often simulating creature in the form of man. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flowed ^Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil; hurts the faculties ; impedes Their progress in the road of science ;, bhnds The eyesight of discovery...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 16

1850
...suld think Fredome uiar to pry Be Than ull the gold in warld that is." COWPER. " 'Tis Liberty nlone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre...All constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, IH evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

1835
...the heart of every Englishman ; but in his most masterly production, the Task, he thus sings " "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume j And we are weeds without it. All constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is eyu : hurls the...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835
...tric's torrid clime, or India's fiercest beat. Table Talk. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. Task, book v. His depressive malady and the source of its cure : I was a stricken deer, that left the...
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Works: Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835
...Afric's torrid clime, or India's fiercest heat. Table Talk. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. Task, book v. His depressive malady and the source of its cure : I was a stricken deer, that left the...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...prerogative can please,) As dreadful as the Manichean God, Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of discovery,...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...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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