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" They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations... "
The Belfast Monthly Magazine - Page 464
1811
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...murder and crimes. That strike my soul with horror but to name 'em. ADDISON. Cato, act ii. THEY err who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and...; to overrun . .. . .*, Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: what do these worthies But rob, and spoil, burn,...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...known; Where glory is false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: What do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...known; Where glory is false glory, attributed 1*0 things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. Fhey err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy of fame, They err, who count it glprious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: What do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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Hypocrisy: A Satire, in Three Books. Book the First

Charles Caleb Colton - 1812 - 296 pages
...Brother of Swede* fancies himself an Alexander ; but ke shall not find me o Darius, •f " They err who count it glorious to subdue By Conquest far and wide, to overrun Large Countries, and in Field great battles win, Great Cities by assault; what do these Worthies ? But rob and spoil, burn,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Where glory is false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. 70 They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, born,...
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The Friend of Peace, Volumes 1-2

Peace - 1816
...divulges hinj through Hcav'rt To ail liis Angels, who with true applause Recount his praises. — They err who count it glorious, to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault ; what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...; Where glory is false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, <Jreat cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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The History of the Crusades: For the Recovery and Possession of ..., Volume 2

Charles Mills - Crusades - 1821
...science and civilization, and turned the benevolent affections into furious passions. But VIII. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: What do these worthies, Rut rob and spoil, burn,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...; Where glory is false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn,...
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