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" Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. COWPER. Curiosity led me one day into the principal court of judicature : it was a handsome... "
A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ... - Page 38
by Sir John Carr - 1805 - 306 pages
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Aquatint - 1805 - 480 pages
...Bernstoff, in gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without...advocates present, who wore embroidered capes and blue silk gowns. The laws of Denmark, with an exception to the forest laws, are simple and wholesome, and...
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A northern summer: or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Europe, Northern - 1806 - 330 pages
...Bernstoff, iu gratitude for their liberation : 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'er Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without...advocates present, who wore embroidered capes and b!ue silk gowns. The laws of Denmark, with an exception to the forest laws, are simple and wholesome,...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1846 - 254 pages
...trees. b Rule xii., Bem. 7. c Rule xii., Rem. 3. ^Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. — Cowper. RULE X. They are flown, Beautiful fictions of our fathers, woven In Superstition's web when Time was...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 11

1848
...is the kingdom of heaven," RELIGIOUS LIBERTY. " Tig liberty alone, that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume | And we are weeds without it.' — Cowper. LIBERTY may be considered as of two kinds, civil and religious. The discussion of the nature and claims...
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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Poetry - 1855 - 570 pages
...presage of the good they seek. Cowpsr's Tusk. 'T is liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. , „, , Cowper si ask. The widow'd Indian, when her lord expires, Mounts the dread pile, and braves the funeral fires...
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Holy thoughts on holy things, selected and arranged by E. Davies

Holy thoughts - 1882
...themselves. — MILTON. Liberty. —Life Benefited by "Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it — COWPER. Liberty.— Our The liberty of the sons of God is a holy and amiable captivity to the Spirit The will...
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The Life of La Fayette: The Knight of Liberty in Two Worlds and Two Centuries

Lydia Hoyt Farmer - 1888 - 472 pages
...Comments upon the Visit of La Fayette to America. " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it." — COWPER. interesting ceremony took place at Washington a day or two before the departure of the Nation's Guest....
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Many Thoughts of Many Minds: A Treasury of Quotations from the Literature of ...

Louis Klopsch - Quotations, English - 1896 - 304 pages
...liberty at the same time. — THOMAS JEFFERSON. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume ; And we are weeds without it. — CowPER. The love of liberty that is not a real principle of dutiful behavior to authority is as hypocritical...
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The Good Lord Wharton: His Family, Life, and Bible Charity

Bryan Dale - 1906 - 208 pages
...to von Spaen.) COMMITTAL TO THE TOWER, 1677. " 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flower Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it." — COWPER. When the Declaration of Indulgence was annulled, in consequence of the opposition of the House of Commons,...
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The Handbook of Quotations

Quotations, English - 1913 - 250 pages
...liberty la worth a whole eternity in bondage. 'Tis liberty alone that gives the flow'r Of fleeting life its lustre and perfume, And we are weeds without it. Cowper: Task. — The wish, which ages have not yet subdued In man, to have no master save his mood. Byron:...
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