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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 British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...destroy. 'T is liberty alone, that gives the flovr'r Of fleeting life it's lustre and perfume ; And we ana 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 Discovery;...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...prerogative can please) A* dreadful as the Manichean god : Adored through fear, strong only to destroy. TU liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life...constraint, Except what wisdom lays, on evil men, I- evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 95 pages
...that charter, sanction'd sure 'T NO. 106. ENGLISH FREEDOM. IS liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume ; And we...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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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Comp. from His Correspondence , and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 277 pages
...the heart of every Englishman ; but in his most masterly production, the Task, he thus sings " "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 Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...the heart of every Englishman ; but in his most masterly production, the Task, he thus sings ' "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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Quakerism Not Christianity: Or: Reasons for Renouncing the Doctrine of Friends

Samuel Hanson Cox - 1833 - 686 pages
...sorry, sly, and often simulating creature in the form of man. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flowed ^Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we...constraint, Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil; hurts the faculties ; impedes Their progress in the road of science ;, bhnds The eyesight of discovery...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 16

1850
...suld think Fredome uiar to pry Be Than ull the gold in warld that is." COWPER. " 'Tis Liberty nlone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre...All constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, IH evil ; hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science, blinds The eyesight of...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

1835
...the heart of every Englishman ; but in his most masterly production, the Task, he thus sings " "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume j And we are weeds without it. All constraint Except what wisdom lays on evil men, Is eyu : hurls the...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 5

William Cowper - 1835
...tric's torrid clime, or India's fiercest beat. Table Talk. 'Tis liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. Task, book v. His depressive malady and the source of its cure : I was a stricken deer, that left the...
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