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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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The Task

William Cowper - English poetry - 1825 - 220 pages
...meaner themes, Is cold on this. She execrates indeed The tyranny that doom'd them to the fire, But gives the glorious sufferers little praise. He is...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 he...
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - English poetry - 1825 - 160 pages
...God, my God, forgets me not ; And he is safe, and must succeed, For whom the Lord vouchsafes to plead. HE is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside ; there's not a chain, That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...sufferers little praise.* 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 he casts it off, With as much ease as Samson his green withes. He looks abroad into the varied...
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Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic ..., Volume 1

Edward Augustus Kendall - Catholic emancipation - 1826
...nobleness and spirit : " He is a freeman whom the Truth makes free, And all are slaves beside ! There is 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 wyths. * • * He is indeed a freeman....
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...execrates indeed 730 The tyranny that doom'd them to the fire, But gives the glorious suff'rers httle praise.* He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. There's not a chain That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, 735 Can wind around him, but...
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The Western Monthly Review, Volume 3

Timothy Flint - Mississippi River Valley - 1830
...must not only be resisted, but it must cease to have influence, before men can be said to be ire". " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides." ' The time must arrive when no man will presume to dictate to another, and when God alone...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...alone,. And he by means in philosophic eyes Trivial and worthy of disdain, achieves The wonder. p. 186. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. ***** Acquaint thyself with God if thou wouldst taste His works. Admitted once to his embrace,...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...this. She execrates indeed The tyranny, that doom'd them to the fire, But gives the glorious suff'rers little praise.* He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides. There's not a chain, That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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Expository Lectures on Paul's Epistles to the Corinthians

William Lothian - Bible - 1828 - 553 pages
...truth shall make you free." (John viii. 31, 32.) Or, as a christian poet beautifully expresses it,— " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. There's not a chain That hellish foes confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he...
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