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" Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No ! Men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued, In forest, brake or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing,... "
The Elements of Reading and Oratory - Pagina 349
door Henry Mandeville - 1888 - 356 pagina’s
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - 1807
...business wafts perfume to pride. No! — Men, high-minded Men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - 1807
...Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, nnd, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign Law, that state's collected will. O'er thrones and globes elate Sits Empress crowning...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Flower - 1808
...spangled courts, Where low-brow'd baseness wafts perfume to pride ; No: — MEN, high minded, MEN, With powers, as far above dull brutes endued, In forest,...they rend the chain :— These constitute a state, And sovereign LAW, t fiat state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits Empress, crowning...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Volume 280

Richard Warner - 1808
...spangled courts, Where, lo\v-bro\v'd baseness wafts perfume to pride. No: — Men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued In forest,...THEIR DUTIES KNOW, BUT KNOW THEIR RIGHTS, AND KNOWING, DARK MAINTAIN', Prevent the long-aim'd bknr, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : • *...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

1808
...spangled courts " Where low-brow'd baseness wafts perfume to pride ! " No; MEN! high-minded MEN, " With powers as far above dull brutes endued " In forest, brake, or den, " As beast excel cold rocks and brambles, rude ; " MEN who their duties know, " But know their rights, and...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809
...With pow'rs as far above dull brutes endu'd, • In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rock, and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But...their rights, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a state, And sov'reign...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

1814
...starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride No ; Men, high-minded Men, With powers as far above dull brutes, endued In forest...excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their dutia know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...baseness wafts perfume to pride. No — MEN, high-minded MEĽ, With powers as far above dull brutes endu'd In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks...rights, and, knowing, dare maintain ; Prevent the 1'ong-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a state ; And Sovereign...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - 1817
...starr'd and spangled courts. Where low-brow'd baseness wafts perfume to pride: No ; men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, . Asbca-ls excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; ,,V'- . Men who their duties know, But know their rights,...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 1

1817
...spangl'd courts, Where low-brow'd Baseness wafts perfume to Pride." After stating that it consists in " Men who their duties know; but know their rights ; and, knowing, dare maintain," he concludes with a stanza expressive of his political opinions at that moment : " Such ivas this heav'n-lov'd...
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