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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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A Tribute for the Negro

Wilson Armistead - 2005 - 616 pages
...children. No one can deprive him of these rights without violating the laws of nature and of nations. alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre...without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on CTJ! men, Is evil i hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of scienee ; Windi The...
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The African Slave Trade - Part II, Part 2

Thomas Fowell Buxton - 2005 - 324 pages
...the master to the slave in all nations and in all ages. " T is liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it, I now proceed to the enumeration of the symptoms which lead me to hope that in due time the African...
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - 2006 - 314 pages
...southtwenty-one; but my correct age, as west Vermont. far as I can tell, is stated in page 98. [Roper's note] "'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower of fleeting...lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it." "Slaves cannot breathe in England; If their lungs receive our air, that moment they are free; They...
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William Etty: The Life and Art

Leonard Robinson - 2007 - 493 pages
... Get within sound of Minster Clock and sight of the Tower. Tis Soberly! [Sobriety?] alone which gives the flower of fleeting life its lustre and perfume and we are weeds without purity of mind and body for ever. The command "Never bind yourself again" suggests a commitment...
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