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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 - 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...All constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, IB evil : hurts the faculties, impedes 450 Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

1826
...masterly production, the Task, he thus sings — ""fis liberty alone that gives the flower Of flveting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without...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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Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Speeches of William Pinkney

Henry Wheaton, William Pinkney - 1826 - 616 pages
...imbecility of human nature unassisted and oppressed. Well has Cowper said, " .' 'Tis liberty alone which gives the flower " ' Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, '• ' And we are weed* without it.' * *• . '• Again, it has been urged, ' that manumitted slaves will be, • as...
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Sketches of Hayti: From the Expulsion of the French, to the Death of Christophe

William Woodis Harvey - 1827 - 416 pages
...free and prosperous and happy. If liberty is a treasure next in value to existence itself, — if " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume," of that treasure are the Haytians in full and secure possession. At their head have been placed men...
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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - 1828 - 500 pages
...from the example set them by the chief of the state, to unite in support of the hallowed cause ; for 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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Portugal Illustrated: In a Series of Letters

William Morgan Kinsey - 1828 - 500 pages
...from the example set them by the chief of the state, to unite in support of the hallowed cause ; for 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 Poetical Melange

1828
...renew ; Who— if they dream — but dream of woe, And wake to find their visions true. Anon. 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 of science ; blinds The eye-sight of discovery,...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 8

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1828
...,FI*et it. MUSEUM, REGISTER, JOURNAL, AND GAZETTE. No. 221.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8,- 1837. [Price 3i/. >Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting...it. All constraint, Except what Wisdom lays on evil man, It evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road.of Science ; blinds The eyesight...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...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 Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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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