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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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Poems,

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...indeed The tyranny, that doomed them to the fire, But gives the glorious fufferers little praife *. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are flaves befide. There's not a chain • See Hume. That hellifh foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...Man inborn Grace ir.akes free— Hit relijb of ite Works cf God— AdJrefi to tbt Creator. COWPER. . He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are Haves befide. There's not a chain '] hat helliih foes confed'rate for his harm Can wind around him,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...meaner themes, Is cold on this. She execrates indeed 'The tyranny, that doomed 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...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...glorious sufF'rers little praise *, ir ^ . • . -| ,.I He is the freeman, whom the truth makfs (Fjwji, And all are slaves heside. There's not a chain,, That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm,. i ^ Can wind around him, hut he casts it off, With as much ease as Samson...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 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 beside. There's not a chain That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 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 beside. There's not a chain That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...interfering with the " liberty of the subject." We need to remember the sentiment of the poet — " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides." The only freedom worth contending for is the freedom that harmonizes with the dictates of...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...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 beside. There's not a chain, That hellish foes, confed'rate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 11; Volume 29

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1819
...blessing to be co-extensive with human existence. In a lower sense we may adont Cowper's words : ' He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, ' And all are slaves beside.' America is not the land of liberty Even Mr. Birkheck started back at the prevalence of the...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...meaner themes, Is cold on this. She execrates indeed The tyranny, that doomed 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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