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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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pagina’s
...low-brow'd baseness waits j)erfumo to pride. NO: — Men, high-minded men, With powers as far aliovo ndest wishes knew. Each soft enchantment of the soul...Thine be the joys to firm attachment due. As on she long-aim'd blow, And crush ihe tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a state ; And sovereign...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...and spangled courts ow-browed 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 hii political opinions at that moment : — ' Such wu thii...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pagina’s
...wafts perfume to pride Not hays and broad-arm'd ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride; In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude; NO:—Men, high-minded men, With powers as far ahove dull brutes endued Men, who their duties know,...
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History of Pennsylvania Hall

Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.), Samuel Webb - 1838 - 200 pagina’s
...recognise them as their peers and equals ; for, as I stated, they were, in the language of the poet, •" Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain : " — and therefore, fondly trusted, that the voice which proclaimed this sentiment to the world...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - 1839
...wails perfume to pride. — No! — men, high-minded men, With powers as far above dull brutes endu'd, In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks...their rights; and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain, — These constitute a state; And...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...spangled courts, Where low-brow'd baseness wafts perfume to pride. No : men, high-minded men, With pow'rs as far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake,...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 United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 11

1842
...starred and spansled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No: Men, hish-minded Men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued, In forest,...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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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 26

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1854
...wall, or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crown'd ; No ! Men, high-minded men, Men, who their duties know ; But know their rights; and knowing, dare maintain. These constitute a State I" • But this has merit only as a fine sentiment happily expressed. It is,...
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The history of literature; or, The rise and progress of language ..., Volume 1

sir William Cathcart Boyd - 1843
...or moated gate : Not cities fair with spires and turrets crown'd. No : men — high-minded men — With powers as far above dull brutes endued In forest,...rocks and brambles rude. Men, who their duties know, Know too their rights, and knowing, dare maintain.' In shatter'd tempest — beaten bark, With labouring...
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The Elements of National Greatness: An Address Before the New England ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1843 - 40 pagina’s
...starred and spangled courts Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No : men, high-minded men, Men, who their duties know But know their rights, and knowing dare maintain. These constitute a State, And Sovereign Law that State's collected will. Men constitute a State, and...
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