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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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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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...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....constraint. Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil : hurts the faculties, impedes 03 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discov'ry...
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