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" There's not a chain That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he casts it off With as much ease as Samson his green withes. He looks abroad into the varied field Of nature, and though poor perhaps, compared... "
Poems, - Page 117
by William Cowper - 1817
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Proceedings ..., Volumes 19-21

National Speech Arts Association - 1910
...conscience. The conscientious seeker after truth need never fear that conscience will make him a coward; for "he is the freeman whom the truth makes free, and all are slaves besides." Seeking truth, is good; living in the light of truth and in harmony with it, is better. \Vhen...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...that ground alone; 1 could not had I seen it with my own." 5374 Cowper : Conversation. Line -!iUğ He Is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. 5375 Cowper : Task. Bk. v. Line 133. All truth is precious, if not all divine, And what dilates...
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Methodist Review, Volume 29

1847
...dignity and trustful assurance are the lines which it will do thee good yet once again to read : — " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. There 's not a chain That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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Independence Day: Its Celebration, Spirit and Significance as Related in ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - Fourth of July - 1912 - 318 pages
...thousand charms to show, That slaves howe'er contented, never know. COWPER — Table Talk. Line 260. He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides. COWPER — The Task. Bk. V. Line 733. When Freedom from her mountain height Unfurled her standard...
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The Revised English Grammar: A New Ed. of the Elements of English Grammar ...

Alfred Slater West - 1912 - 336 pages
...and bird and beast.' 194. ' A man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?' 195. ' He is the freeman whom the Truth makes free, And all are slaves beside.' 196. ' Peace hath her victories Not less renowned than war.' 197. ' Full many a gem of purest...
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William Cowper

William Cowper, Edward Storer - 1913 - 299 pages
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The Handbook of Quotations

Quotations, English - 1913 - 250 pages
...be true. Nothing can need a lie; A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby. Herbert: Temple. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. Cowper: Task. Truth is eternal, and the Son of Heaven, Bright effluence of th' immortal ray....
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The Relief Society Magazine: Organ of the Relief Society of the ..., Volume 2

1915
...first we practice to deceive." — Scott. -for truth is truth to the end of reckoning.Shakespeare. "He is the freeman whom the truth makes free. And all are slaves beside." — Camper. Hymn in the LDS Hymn Book, "Oh Say What is Truth," etc.- — John Jaques. ART....
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...indeed 730 The tyranny that doomed them to the lire, But gives the glorious sufferers little praise.1 ompany beside. There 's not a chain That hellish foes confederate for his harm Can wind around him, but he...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 6

Plutarch - Greece - 1916
...hath made us free" — an idea happily amplified by Cowper, at the end of the fifth book of his Task. He is the freeman whom the Truth makes free. And all are slaves beside, Sac. l)ed, where it used to hang ; for Ijis son had taken it away while he was at supper. He,...
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