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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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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1847
...He shows the secret of his deep and untiring attachment to nature, in the love of Him who made it. " 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 gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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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The Elements of Language and Grammar: A Practical Course for Use in ...

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1894 - 224 pages
...me to do so. 5. The enemy's squadrons broke and fled. 6. No sounds of labor vexed the quiet air. 7. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free ; and all are slaves besides. 8. To kinder skies, where gentler manners reign, I turn. 9. The reason is so clear that it...
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The Task: With Tirocinium, and Selections from the Minor Poems, A.D. 1784-1799

William Cowper - 1896 - 283 pages
...meaner themes, Is cold on this. She execrates indeed 730 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, 735 With as much ease as...
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A Narrative History of the United States: For the Use of Schools

Thomas Hunter - United States - 1896 - 399 pages
...retreated toward the South. The loss was heavy on both sides. CHAPTER XLV. THE CIVIL WAR—Continued. " He is the freeman whom the truth makes free And all are slaves beside." " The mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands.'' EVENTS OF 1863. MORAL events are always...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...the Land of the Free. . ABRAHAM COLES — The Microcosm, and Other Poems. National lyrics, P. 213. Hyperion. Bk. IV. Ch. V. O precious evenings ! all too swiftly besides. /. COWPER— The Task. Bk. VL 733. No, Freedom has a thousand charms to show That slaves,...
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The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary on the Old Testament: Exodus

Bible - 1892
...tpeak of what " the voice of the first sign "does : — unwillingness to believe in freedom.: — " 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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Hazen's Primer and First-[fifth] Reader, Book 5

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1896
...of common life. His purity of character and great intellectual force are shown in all his writings. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. There's not a chain That evil foes confederate for his harm Can wind around him, but he casts...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...Slave to myself I will not be; Nor shall my future actions be confined By my own present mind. COWLEY. He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. COWPER. No ! Freedom has a thousand charms to show, That slaves, howe'er contented, never know....
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...but half succeeded in his theft— Thyself remov'd, thy pow'r to sootiest left. FREE IN THE TRUTH. UK is the freeman, whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves beside. Time's not i chain, That hellish foes, confederate for his harm, Can wind around him, but he...
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