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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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The New sporting magazine, Volume 13

1837
...reminded by seeing the tree of liberty planted in a village, by the way side. I'lie poet tells us, " "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume;" still " the tree hath lost its blossoms," as Byron says of it, in my eyes, when poverty and wretchedness...
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The New Sporting Magazine, Volume 13

1837
...seeing the tree of liberty planted in a village, by the way side. The poet tells us, " 'Tis l1berty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume;" still "the tree hath lost its blossoms," as Byron says of it, in my eyes, when poverty and wretchedness...
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The Greenwich Pensioners

Hatchway (lieut, R.N., pseud.) - 1838
...trading acquaintances, who might be able to assist us in our views of reaching England. CHAPTER V. 'Til liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life...lustre and perfume , And we are weeds without it. COWFED. But look, the morn in russet mantle clad. Walks o'er the dew of you high eastern hill....
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A Plea for Africa: Being Familiar Conversations on the Subject of Slavery ...

Frederick Freeman - 1838 - 359 pages
...to exert a mighty influence for good." ' CONVERSATION XVII. "Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume; And we are weeds without it . All constraint, Eicept what wisdom lays on evil men, Is evil; hurts the faculties; impedes Their progress in the road...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 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 The eyesight of discovery,...
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The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men

Gardiner Spring - 1839 - 404 pages
...Christian countries, than in any other part of the world ? Who but a Christian poet has ever sung, " Tis Liberty alone that gives the flower *. Of fleeting...its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it 1" Every where the men whose minds have been imbued with the light and spirit of the Holy Scriptures,...
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A Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity

Andrews Norton - 1839 - 64 pages
...patriotism, or heroic goodness, without the light and glow of liberty. God has made you so. " T is liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life,...its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. " Action without responsibility dwarfs the mind. Exalted duties inspire corresponding virtues. Give...
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The African Slave Trade, and Its Remedy

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - 1840 - 495 pages
...the master to the slave in all nations and in all ages. " 'Tis 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 African Slave Trade: Part II. The Remedy

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - 1840 - 259 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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Poems

William Cowper - 1841 - 423 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...All constraint. Except what wisdom lays on evil men, la evil : hurts the faculties, impedes Their progress in the road of science ; blinds The eyesight...
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