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" Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies. "
The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 326
edited by - 1829
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The task, and minor poems [ed.] by E. Lee

William Cowper - 1900
...for a time ensure to his loved land, The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle fpr a brighter prize, And win it with more pain. Their...blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, 720 Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate...
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The Task: And Other Poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1846 - 192 pages
...strife, may earn indeed, And for a time ensure to his loved land, The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win...to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to he divinely free. To soar, and to anticipate the skies. Yet few remember them. They lived unknown Till...
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Baptist Magazine and Literary Review

Baptists - 1863
...critical moment with stout hearts and strong wills in defence of our dearest rights. They struggled " In confirmation of the noblest claim, Our claim to...immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To sour, and anticipate the skies." It would extend this paper unduly to trace the conflict for liberty...
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The baptist Magazine

...lost for ago, • THE WAY OP SALVATION ! YeS, ' Their hlood was shed In confirmation of the nohlest claim, Our claim to feed upon IMMORTAL TRUTH, To walk with God, to he DIvINLLY free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies.' " pp. 504—507. The Amulet, or Christian...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1905 - 741 pages
...strife, may earn indeed, And for a time ensure to his loved land, The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win...blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, 720 Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate...
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Medical library and historical journal, Volume 4

Association of Medical Librarians - Medical libraries - 1906
...To those who, posted at the shrine of truth. Have fallen in her defence. * * * * * * Their noblest blood is shed. In confirmation of the noblest claim,...immortal truth. To Walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies. Yet few remember them! * * * * * * With their names And now,...
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The Oxford Reformers and English Church Principles: Their Rise, Trial, and ...

George Fox Bridges - England - 1908 - 297 pages
...recompense ; But Martyrs struggle for a higher prize, And win it with more pain. Their blood is shod In confirmation of the noblest claim — Our claim...immortal Truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar and to anticipate the skies ; Yet few remember them." COWPKB. The palm for wit and eloquence...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...strife, may earn indeed, And for a time ensure to his loved Innd, The sweets of liberty and equal laws; winds dispers'd in empty air. But now secure the painted vessel glides, The sunbeam abed In confirmation of the noblest claim, 720 Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with...
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Family Fortunes: Men and Women of the English Middle Class, 1780-1850

Leonore Davidoff, Catherine Hall - History - 1991 - 576 pages
...adulthood, his religious faith gave meaning to his life and he saw spiritual salvation as man's 'noblest claim': to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies. . . .81 At the Day of Judgement, when the trumpet sounded, 'arrogant...
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Patriotism and Poetry in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Dustin Griffin - History - 2005 - 328 pages
...strife may earn indeed And for a time insure to his loved land The sweets of liberty and equal laws; But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win it with more pain. (v, lines 704-6, 712-19) Cowper may be thinking of such Greek patriots as Harmodius and Aristogiton,...
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