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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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Effective English

Philander Priestley Claxton, James McGinniss - English language - 1917 - 571 pages
...2. A subject in the singular takes its verb in the singular ; a plural subject takes a plural verb. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, and all are slaves beside. 3. A collective noun, when singular in form, may take a plural verb if the speaker is thinking...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...thousand charms to show That slaves, howe'er contented, never know. COWPER— Table Talk. L. 260. 24 OWNING — Blot on Hie 'Scutcheon. Act II. Sc. 1. Never the tim besides. COWPER— Task. Bk. VL 733. 25 1 want free life, and I want fresh air; And I sigh for the...
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A Primer of Citizenship

Anna De Koven - Citizenship - 1923 - 201 pages
...prosperous and self-reliant. CHAPTER II THE BEGINNINGS OF FREE GOVERNMENT \ i. THE VIRGINIA ASSEMBLY He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. — COWPER. 1. Although the rule of the King was still allpowerful in England, the people had...
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The Making of Political Thought

Charles E. Tomlinson - Political science - 1925 - 89 pages
...Cowper, a distinctly religious poet, to whom we owe these lines in " The Winter Morning Walk " :— He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. He is indeed a freeman. Free by biith Of no mean city ; plann'd or e'er the hills Were built,...
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Letture inglesi: coordinate al programma governativo dei licei e corredate ...

Carlo Formichi - 1925
...* * Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day, Live till to-morrow,' will have passed away. # # * He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides. William Wordsworth. Ha dato il nome a un intero periodo della poesia inglese, il quale va...
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William Cowper

Hugh I'Anson Fausset - 1928 - 319 pages
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1934 - 684 pages
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William Cowper and the Eighteenth Century

Gilbert Thomas - Evangelicalism - 1935 - 395 pages
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Der Niederschlag der evangelischen Bewegung in der englischen Literatur

Erich Thurmann - English literature - 1936 - 127 pages
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Quotations for Special Occasions

Maud Van Buren - Holidays - 1938 - 201 pages
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