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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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...world. — Wirt* He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free. And all ore slaves, besides. There 's not a chain, That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, hut lie casts it off", WiUi as much ease, RS Samson, his green withes. He looks abroad into the varied...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 82

1879
...is made free through the truth, and the service he renders is that of the affections. In reality, " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside." Conybeare and Howson's " Paul." At the same time, the word servant, in its primary signification,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...basis of the best, as it is of the surest, governments ;" or as more concisely expressed by Cowper, " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides." This recent importation, like a new acquaintance, they did not know how to treat with the...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
...this. She execrates indeed The tyranny that doom'd them to the fire, But gives the glorious suflTrers 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 Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...? W. MARTIN. TRUE FREEDOM. HE is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all arc 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 Sampson his green withs. He looks abroad into the varied field...
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Eight Historical and Critical Lectures on the Bible

John Prince - Bible - 1846 - 464 pages
...lines, I close : "He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves hesides. There 's not a chain That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, liut he coats it off H'ith as much tote as Samson hit grctn tcithei." *Judges, chapters, JIv., Xv....
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Eight Historical and Critical Lectures on the Bible

John Prince - Bible - 1846 - 464 pages
...happily, somewhat in this way, by the English poet Cowper ; and with his admirable lines, I close : "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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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...meaner themes, [s cold on this. She execrates indeed The tyrauny, 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 besides. There's not a chain. That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but...
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The Churchman's companion

1878
...grows lean." " Tis liberty alone that gives the bloom Of fleeting life, its lustre and perfume." " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside." " How many deeds with which the world has rung, From pride in league with ignorance have sprung."...
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Volume 20

1847
...are many, very many men of talent and wisdom among the oppressed Italians, who feel and know that " He is the freeman, whom the truth makes free, (•• ' And all are slaves beside;" who desire a moral change, a spiritual renovation ; who long for liberty, but not for licentiousness....
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