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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 Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...contrite Mary's, when — forgiven — An angel smiled, recording it in heaven ! ANON CHRISTIAN LIBERTY. HE is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. There 'a not a chain That hellish foes confederate for his harm Can wind around him, but he...
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Christian Truth: A Family Guide to the Chief Truths of the Gospel ...

Edward Bickersteth (rector of Watton, Herts.) - Meditation - 1838 - 548 pages
...the poet Cowper expressed the privileges even in this life of him who receives the truth of God: • He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides. There's not a chain That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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An Inquiry Respecting the Self-determining Power of the Will: Or, Contingent ...

Jeremiah Day - Free will and determinism - 1838 - 200 pages
...freedom, is an exemption from the controlling influence and bondage of evil propensities and passions. " He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free; And all are slaves beside." This may be called, for distinction's sake, moral freedom. It is far from implying, that the...
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An Inquiry Respecting the Self-determining Power of the Will: Or, Contingent ...

Jeremiah Day - Free will and determinism - 1838 - 200 pages
...freedom, is an exemption from the controlling influence and bondage of evil propensities and passions. " He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free ; And all are slaves beside." This may be called, for distinction's sake, moral freedom. It is far from implying, that the...
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The Inquirer, Volume 1

1838
...Hindoo, let us advert to our own situation, to that of our friends, and thousands of our countrymen. " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside." Alas ! how few attain this noble elevation ! How few are delivered from " the fear of man...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...tyranny that doom'd them to the fire, But gives the glorious sufferers littla praise1. 1 See Hume. 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...
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The Obligations of the World to the Bible: A Series of Lectures to Young Men

Gardiner Spring - Bible - 1839 - 404 pages
...character which the people sustain as citizens. The fear of God is the foundation of political freedom. "He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside." Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is impossible that a nation of infidels or idolaters...
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The British Pulpit, Volume 1

Sermons, English - 1839
...nature ; sold under sin, led captive of Satan at his will: heaven alone can furnish the emancipation. " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside." But if the Lord shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. And the precious deposit is...
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Publications, Volume 1

Protestant association - 1839
...is derived from God's holy Word can create the moral energy which bursts the shackles of Popery— " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides." But it will be asked, how is this knowledge to be imparted ? This brings me at once to an...
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The hope of the navy; or, The true source of discipline ... as set forth in ...

sir Jahleel Brenton (1st bart.) - 1839
...the principles of his holy religion, and he will feel the justice of the poet's beautiful lines : " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides." He will find himself further supported and strengthened in his firm and undeviating course,...
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