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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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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 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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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...only to destroy. Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its luster and perfume; 22B atory speeches of men like Patrick Henry in America. forms, he would deliver his sentimen : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of Discovery...
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The Early Life of William Wordsworth, 1770-1798: A Study of "The Prelude"

Emile Legouis - 1921 - 480 pages
...waters mournful measures swell, Unlocking bleeding Thought's " memorial celI." Also The Taek, v. 446-8, Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...its lustre and perfume. And we are weeds without it ; and DS, 714-5, While Freedom's farthest hamlets blessing share Found still beneath her smile, and...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...France. An Ode. V. 7 Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty. II Corinthians. III. 17. 8 "Pis to the Constitutional Convention. (1787) 12 Were there no COWPEEŚ The Task. Bk. VL 446. 9 Then liberty, like day, Breaks on the soul, and by a flash from Heaven...
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In the Light of Faith: Baccalaureate Sermons and Educational Addresses

John Augustus William Haas - 1922 - 275 pages
...and I make beauty as little as we make truth. Beauty is and as we grasp it we are free. It is such "Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life...lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." ŚCowfer. The will is the very center of liberty. By it we accept, through it we reject, motives....
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The Magazine of History, with Notes and Queries: Extra number, Issues 73-76

1922
...which has been the beacon light of a tempest tossed world to point to the haven of rest and plenty. " Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume." Freedom, sustained by Christian faith and influences, is the basis of the highest exploits of mind,...
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