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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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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
...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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The American Farmer

John S. Skinner - 1824
...with a tender hand, And ;.ll tin- moral harmony of life." Whence even' >ii'lue flows, in rival strife, flower of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume, and we are weeds without them.'' In a word, let bachelors be assured that after all 'tis conjugal love and children, which ^ivc...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...destroy, ï liberty alone, that gives the flower Of fleeting Ufe Its lustre and perfume ; And we are weed* without it. All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evu : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science; blinds Theeyesight of discovery;...
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The Task

William Cowper - 1825 - 220 pages
...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 .i The eyesight of Discovery...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...Manichean god, Ador'd through fear, strong only to destroy. 445 '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 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight of Discovery...
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